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Police have found seven knives in Bedford during weapons sweeps on the third day of Operation Sceptre, a week-long operation to tackle knife crime. Officers from the force were out today (Wednesday) searching open spaces and...
Cemeren Yilmaz
The family of a 16-year-old boy killed in Bedford have paid tribute to their “lovely and popular boy”. Cemeren Yilmaz, of Roman Paddock, Harrold, who was known as Cem, was the victim of a fatal attack...
Priory Country Park
Bedford's Priory Country Park has been recognised by the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame for the fifth year in a row. The park has once again been awarded a Certificate of Excellence recognising consistently high rates from travellers. TripAdvisor's ‘Certificates of Excellence’...
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Detectives have made further arrests in the investigation into the death of a 16-year-old boy in Bedford on Sunday night. Four people – two 19-year-old men and two 15-year-old boys, all from Bedford – have been...
Putnoe Medical Centre
A partial victory has been won by local campaigners, following Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group's announcement that they have agreed a new two year contract to continue to deliver walk in services at Putnoe Medial Centre....
John Howard Statue
A statue of the great prison reformer and former High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, John Howard overlooks St Paul's Square in Bedford, 241 years since he began campaigning for improvements in prisons. In the wake of a...
etienne stott it happens to boys too
Bedford Olympian Etienne Stott has stepped up to share the important message that boys and young men are also at risk of child sexual exploitation (CSE). Bedfordshire Police, in partnership with Bedford Borough Council, Luton Council, Central Bedfordshire Council...
appeal
A 16 year-old boy was murdered on Ashmead Road in Bedford on Sunday night. The boy suffered stab wounds and other injuries but despite being taken to hospital for treatment, later died from his injuries. Bedfordshire...
The Fragrance Shop
There will be a formidable scent in the Harpur Shopping Centre from this weekend as The Fragrance Shop moves to a new premises in Bedford. Harpur Centre Manager, Samantha Laycock, said, “We are delighted the store is moving into a bigger...
iKan
Bedford i-Kan, a pioneering project by Bedford Borough Council to provide flexible and affordable office accommodation for fledgling business and start-ups, celebrated its tenth birthday this week. Located on Mill Street in the town centre, i-Kan has been...