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Celebrating outstanding police work and acts of bravery in Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, celebrated outstanding police work and acts of bravery across the Force at the 2018 Bedfordshire Police Awards last week (June 6).

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These are the laws for flying England flags during the World Cup

The World Cup is just days away and that means only one thing - flags will be flying everywhere.

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Helicopter search after burglary in Cardington Road

Helicopter search after burglary in Cardington Road

The police helicopter has been flying over the Kingsbrook area of Bedford today, following a burglary in Cardington Road.

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Jail for brothers who burgled more than 60 houses in seven month spree across 15 counties

Two "callous" brothers who burgled more than 60 houses across 15 counties in just seven months have been jailed.
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Beds police on keeping your keyless cars safe from thieves

Beds police on keeping your keyless cars safe from thieves

Bedfordshire Police is issuing crime prevention advice to advise motorists how to protect their keyless vehicles.

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'Wholly unacceptable behaviour,' says Sussex Police

Beware door knockers in Bedfordshire villages

Police are warning people to be vigilant after a spate of suspected ‘Nottingham knockers’ incidents on the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire border.

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Police warn they are coming for ‘evil predators’ after Luton taxi driver jailed for historic rapes

Police warn they are coming for ‘evil predators’ after Luton taxi driver jailed for historic rapes

Two women, who were raped by a Luton taxi driver over a decade ago, in two separate attacks in Eaton Bray and Luton have finally been able to get justice.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident on Thursday

Two teenagers arrested in connection with stabbing of police officer in Kempston

A man and woman were arrested following the stabbing of a police officer in Kempston yesterday morning (June 6).

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The top 40 weird 'crimes' you did not know you were committing

The top 40 weird ‘crimes’ you did not know you were committing

The average Brit commits 32 different ‘crimes’ every year - including using a vacuum on a Sunday afternoon and pocketing incorrect change.

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Man jailed for string of knife- point robberies in Bedford

A man from Bedford has been sentenced to seven years’ prison after a string of knifepoint robberies, targeting victims who had withdrawn cash from Bedford petrol station cashpoint.

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This photo submitted by Mr Contessa is of police on the beach after the shooting

Family’s concerns for safety following ‘drug related’ murder on beach in Mexico

A family who witnessed a fatal shooting on the beach during a holiday in Mexico are concerned for their safety.

Raf Contessa, of Wilstead, is staying at the Cancun Riu Dunamar resort where the shooting happened.

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Fraudster got more than he bargained for in Central Bedfordshire when pensioner outwitted him

A fraudster got the shock of his life when he called at the home of an 84-year-old Central Bedfordshire resident.

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Prison wall of silence, as HMP Bedford goes into special measures

Prison wall of silence, as HMP Bedford goes into special measures

Bedford Prison has been placed in special measures - but the town’s MP, mayor and councillors were all left in the dark.

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Bedford Prison enters special measures

Bedford Prison enters special measures

HMP Bedford has entered special measures.

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Kempston pensioner, 75, jailed for sexually assaulting two women

A pensioner with a “creepy smirk” has been jailed after sexually assaulting a female estate agent and a client who went to view a house in Kempston.

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Bedford Dad became a drug dealer to ‘help his kids’

Bedford Dad became a drug dealer to ‘help his kids’

A Bedford drug dealer caught red-handed with a huge amount of cannabis and £1,000 cash in his car will serve only a few months in prison.

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Police want to speak to this man in connection with a series of bike thefts from Bedford station

Do you recognise this man?

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How police spot a drink driver - even before they’ve stopped your car

Police officers have issued a warning to drink and drug drivers who think they can get away with it: Don’t bother.

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Man charged with Bedford arson

Man charged with Bedford arson

A 44-year-old man has been charged with arson, after a fire at a flat in a multi-occupancy building on St Peter’s Street on Sunday (May 20).

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