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Foresters Arms
The Foresters Arms was back open for business yesterday (Tuesday) just hours after they'd been broken into. Bedfordshire Police confirmed that they had...
Police on the beat
Bedfordians will see an additional 20 police constables on the streets, after an increase in the police share of council tax which was approved by the...
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man wearing a Spiderman mask robbed a Shortstown convenience store at knifepoint...
Police carry out a warrant
Drugs and weapons were seized during two successful warrants in Luton and Bedford in a bid to reduce serious youth violence. Bedfordshire Police’s Boson team, dedicated to tackling gun and gang activity, carried out a warrant...
A Bedford man has been given a life sentence, after being found guilty of attacking his partner and setting her alight at their home. The woman sustained...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police were called just before 7pm on Saturday (25 January) to a report of a four-car collision in High Street, Bedford, between Debenhams...
Arrest Police
Four teenage boys have been arrested and are being questioned by Bedfordshire Police following robberies at two shops in Putnoe over the weekend.
Bedford prison
A recent study by University of Bedfordshire academics has shown a rising number of prison officers who have experienced aggression or assault at work in...
Luton Crown Court
A woman has been charged after an altercation in Bedford town centre that took place on Sunday (9 February). Candice Cush, 33, of Needwood Road...
Aaron Irvine
A Bedford teenage boy who dressed up like an SAS soldier and went to the home of a young girl to sexually assault her after she spurned his Snapchat advances was jailed for eight years and...
Snap Dance 2020
Over a hundred 11 to 14-year-olds enjoyed an evening of music and dance acts as well as anti-knife crime messages with the return of the Snapdance...
Ross Birnie
Police have issued a further appeal to trace a man wanted in connection with £1 million cryptocurrency theft who has links to Bedfordshire...