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Arrest Police
A man from Luton has been charged with a number of offences after a burglary in Bedford. The incident took place on Monday 30 March...
Luton Magistrates' Court
A woman from Bedford has appeared at Luton Magistrates' Court and been charged with robbery. Sarah Pepper, 37, of Fenlake Road...
Bedfordshire Police has launched a new operation to combat cannabis factories in Bedford, identifying and dismantling two factories in one week. One of...
A series of stickers featuring racist and inflammatory phrases - purporting to be from Extinction Rebellion - have been spotted on lampposts along the...
interpreters
Bedfordshire Police’s Community Cohesion team have been helping everyone in the Borough to understand the government's coronavirus message...
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...
As the government urges people to stay at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, Bedfordshire Police is raising awareness of those where home may not be...
Byron Crescent
A property on Byron Crescent that was linked to drug crime and anti-social behaviour has been the subject of a three-month closure order...
Toffee cat
The owners of a 10-month old kitten have been left heart-broken after it was shot by an air rifle on Sunday (22 March). The incident happened in Cotton...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
The Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, has won a second Special Grant from the Home Office to fight gang, gun and knife crime...
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, has announced that she will stay as the county's PCC for a further year...
Joe Higgins
A man from Bedford has sadly died in hospital after he was attacked on Tuesday (17 March) by an off-road biker in Coventry...