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Harry Frost
The family of a young man killed in a traffic collision in Bedford last week have paid tribute to his “polite, helpful and considerate personality”...
Police on the scene Prebend Street fight 23 April
Two people have been taken to hospital after a "massive fight" on Bedford's Prebend street this evening (23 April). Police were called shortly after 5pm...
Castle Road RTC 17 May 2019
Castle Road in Bedford has been closed between Pembroke Street and York Street after a road traffic collision outside Kidman's Pharmacy. It's believed an elderly lady has...
Michael Crichlow
A Bedford man has been sentenced to six years and six weeks in prison after pleading guilty to the violent armed robbery of a town centre jewellers...
Ryan Glanfield
Ryan Glanfield has been jailed for seven years after being found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving after he crashed a moped he was driving. He then ran off, leaving his friend...
Police Latest News
A man was pronounced dead at the scene on Tavistock Street last night (Tuesday) after police and ambulance services were called...
Police raided a property in Brickhill on 22 October 2020, they later arrested a man for drugs-related crimes.
Three Bedford people have been arrested on suspicions of crimes connected to drug dealing after early-morning raids in the town. Police carried out the raids at addresses in Crowe Road and at an address in Brickhill...
Luton Crown Court
A Kempston teenager was reported to the police by his parents after his mother found a gun in his wardrobe. Umar Javid’s mother was cleaning the 19-year-old’s room...
A man had been hospitalised and five others arrested after a fight on Midland Road, Bedford in the early hours of this morning (16 June). Emergency services were called...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police are asking for anyone with information about an aggravated burglary in Bedford on Saturday to contact them. Three men wearing masks forced their way into a home on Queensbury Close in Queen's Park just...
Barkers Lane crash
A man has been airlifted to hospital after the car he was in spun off the road and smashed into a tree along Barkers Lane in Bedford. Two men were in the car when it crashed...
Police carry out a warrant
Five people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking offences after a major Bedfordshire Police operation targeting a suspected organised...