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Petition calls for police action over Shefford yobs

A petition calling for police action in Shefford over anti social behaviour has gained almost 700 signatures in less than 24 hours.

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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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Trainers similar to the pair stolen

Nike trainers, jewellery and gaming console stolen during burglary in Bedford

A pair of Nike trainers, jewellery and a gaming console were stolen during a burglary in Curlew Crescent, Bedford.

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Police are urging shoppers to be on their guard

Witness appeal following distraction thefts in Bedford

Two elderly women had their purses stolen in Bedford last week, prompting Bedfordshire Police to appeal for witnesses and advise shoppers to be vigilant.

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Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information

Man stabbed in Bedford has 'life-threatening' injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with serious injuries after being stabbed in the chest in Bedford.

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Dropping wrapper and foil from cigarette packet costs litterbug more than £400

Dropping a wrapper and foil from a cigarette packet has cost a litterbug nearly £400.

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Brothers jailed after series of violent robberies in Putnoe area of Bedford

Two brothers from Bedford have been jailed after pleading guilty to robbing 12 elderly women between May and September this year.

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MBTC Firearms amnesty

40 weapons handed in during Bedforshire firearms amnesty

Almost 40 weapons were handed in during a Beds Police firearms surrender campaign.

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Bedford man convicted of sexually abusing two young children

A man from Bedford has been convicted of 11 counts of child sexual abuse, after sexually abusing two young children over a period of years.

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Man from MIlton Keynes convicted of multiple sex offences

A man from Milton Keynes has been convicted of multiple sexual offences, including rape of young girls in Bucks, Beds and Herts.

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Bedford man charged over pavement collision with pedestrian

Bedford man charged over pavement collision with pedestrian

An 18-year-old man has been charged following a collision between a car and a pedestrian on a footpath.

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Six men have been jailed after a shooting in which it was 'by the grace of God' no-one was killed, according to the judge

Six men jailed for more than a century for 'shocking' Bedford shooting

Six men have been jailed more than 100 years after a violent gang battle which turned Bedford into 'a scene more reminiscent of Chicago in the 1920s'.

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The Cambridgeshire Police helicopter

How quickly do helicopters respond to incidents in Bedfordshire?

Questions have been raised after a watchdog highlighted concerns over the speed of response by helicopters to incidents.

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Day highlights risks to young drivers

Shuttleworth College has played host to an event aimed at cutting deaths on the county’s roads among the young,

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VIDEO: Landmark footage of hi-tech thieves serves as warning to owners of keyless entry cars

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.

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VIDEO: Heavy police presence at UK’s Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the “rings of steel” protecting Britain’s Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

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How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

Christmas markets spring up across the country and the high street seeing a surge in visitors, shoppers are being warned not to leave themselves vulnerable to theft this Christmas.

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Woman threatened with metal crowbar during robbery at Kempston shop

A thief threatened a shop assistant with a metal crowbar before stealing cash during a robbery in Kempston.

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Man and dog hurt during burglary in Barkers Lane Bedford

Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary at Barkers Lane, Bedford, on Wednesday (November 22).

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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