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Bedford Borough Mayoral election 2019 results
The polls in Bedford Borough closed at 10pm on 2 May. While many areas across the UK have counted well into the night, and already announced their results, Bedford Borough...
Castle Mound attack 23 July
Shocking videos of a teenage girl being beaten-up by a gang in broad daylight at Bedford's Castle Mound yesterday (23 July), have been posted on...
A fire has broken out at Bedford's North Wing Hospital. We're on the scene and will bring you regular updates as we have them...
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Two men, both from Great Denham, arrested on suspicion of causing or inciting a child under 16 to engage in sexual activity, have been bailed with conditions while the police investigation continues. The 39-year-old man and...
Lucy Applegate and Nacho
Bedfordshire Police say they are treating an incident, in which a woman with a rare genetic eye disorder was told she couldn't bring her guide dog inside a Bedford shop, as a possible...
Photo credit: Wioletta Wysockavideo
Bedfordshire Fire Service say the fire at Six's nightclub on Lurke Street started in an air conditioning unit in the roof of the building. Four pumps were called to the scene...
Bedford Park Entrance
A body was found at Bedford Park this morning. Witnesses say Police cordoned off an area opposite Pemberley Avenue. A spokesperson for Bedfordshire Police say they're not treating...
(l-R) Aaron Miller, Caleb Brown, Jacob Morgan, Ramon Djuana
Three 15-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man, who stabbed and battered a Bedford boy to death and filmed him as he lay defenceless on the ground, were jailed for a total of...
Bedfordshire Police have cordoned off an area near to Bedford College and the Riverside North footbridge, after a man was stabbed this morning...
Mile Road and Kempston Block Gang Jailed
Five men, involved in clashes between the rival Kempston Block and Mile Road gangs in 2017, have been sent to prison for their part in a kidnap and multiple conspiracies...