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Segeant Luke Blackburn and Channitta Lendorevideo
On the fifth anniversary of Isaac Stone's death, his sister Channitta Lendore has been helping Bedfordshire Police to carry out a street sweep for knives and weapons in Bedford...
Award-winning actor Tom Hardy was in Thurleigh on Thursday 21 February, trying his hand at indoor skydiving at Twinwoods Adventure.
Jon Pauling Bedford Hospital 'North Wing' fire6
Questions have been raised about the level of security put in place by NHS Property Services at Shires Houses, with people saying the fire was "only a matter of time" and that...
Cemeren Yilmaz
Four people have been charged with murder after the death of a 16-year-old boy in Bedford. Cemeren Yilmaz, of Roman Paddock, Harrold, died after being attacked in Ashmead Road on Sunday night (16 September). Aaron Miller, 19,...
Town Centre Taxi Accident
A pedestrian has been run over at the town centre end of De Parys Avenue after a taxi driver suffered a heart attack at the wheel.
At 1.30pm this Saturday 23 February, Bedford town centre will witness a High Street 'funeral procession' with a symbolic coffin as part of Extinction Rebellion Bedfordshire's Day of Action.
Bedfordshire Police logo
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information after a woman's car was stolen from her in Biddenham by men wearing balaclavas.
Bedfordshire Police are asking for help to find 16-year-old Daniel Knight. He has been missing from Bedford since Monday (11 February) and concern is growing for his welfare.
Shires House make safe demolitionvideo
Concerns were raised this morning as a demolition crew arrived at Shires House at Bedford Hospitals 'North Wing' Health Village and started to pull down parts of the building...
Bedford prison
A new Bedfordshire Police operation has been targeting 'throw overs' and other illegal activity at Bedford Prison. As well as more patrols at key times around the prison..