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Adam Bullard
Bedfordshire Police have shared a photograph of the prolific beggar banned this week from the town centre. Adam Bullard was issued with a Criminal...
Luton Crown Court
A Bedford sex offender was today (Tuesday) banned from having children’s clothing in his home. Frank Breen, 60, was caught with five pairs of children’s underwear when the police...
Police on the beat
A man used offensive language, believed to be racially-motived, when he was challenged about queue-jumping in a Bedford bank on Friday (12 June)...
The United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women was addressed by Bedfordshire Police's Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) this week.
Midland Road Area Residents Assoc
In the fortnight since we reported on the launch of Operation Apex, partner organisations involved have begun to see positive improvements to the Midland...
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...
appeal
Bedfordshire Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed or has information about a robbery near the Slipe in Queen's Park on Thursday evening (6 Sept). A man was approached by a group of 6-7 black and...
A man from Kempston will be behind bars for three years after grooming a teenage girl and persuading her to send him indecent images of herself over...
Luton Crown Court
A drunken clubber who sough revenge on another woman has been handed a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to the attack in a Bedford nightclub. Courteney Dymond targeted...
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Bedfordshire Police have confirmed that a man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in Great Denham last week. Emergency services attended an incident at the building...
Arrest Police
180 officers from Bedfordshire Police and Bedford Borough Council have carried out a dawn raid of a travellers site near Cardington after receiving reports of criminal activity.
Bedfordshire Police officers join staff from Willmott Dixon and Bedfordshire's PCC to 'break ground' on the new Police HQ custody suite.
Work has started on a new £18 million custody suite for Bedfordshire Police at its Kempston headquarters. The suite, due for completion in 2022, will include...