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Bedford Community Officer at Chandos Court with the extended closure order.
Bedfordshire Police Officers have secured a three-month extension on a partial closure order issued on an entire block of flats in Bedford. The closure was the first of its kind and was secured...
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...
The widower of a Bedford woman killed by a bus driver has spoken of his heartbreak at losing his “best friend and soul mate.” Shama Kalyan, aged 54 at the time, was on...
Mohammed Sada
A man has been jailed for more than four years after being spotted by police committing a robbery and then attempting to hide in a basement...
Arrest Police
Three people have been arrested after a stabbing in Alexandra Road, Bedford last night (Saturday). A man in his 20s  was found on the Road with several stab wounds at around 9pm last...
Ntrama Church Altar, Rwanda
A Bedford man has been named as part of an investigation into the 1994 Rwandan genocide after a referral from Rwandan authorities. The Daily Mirror reported that five men...
MK Food & Wine
A 16-year-old boy who took part in a spree of violent shop robberies in Bedford in the early part of this year has been given an 18-month detention...
Joseph Fahey and Toni Kinsella were captured on CCTV stealing a charity collection box for the Royal British Legion have been sentenced. The couple...
Mohammed Hussain
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for help in locating Mohammed Hussein who is wanted for a violent assault. Officers are looking to get in contact...
Luton Magistrates' Court
A man has been charged with rape in connection with an incident in Shortstown on Tuesday (23 February). Daniel Graham, 33, of Warwick Avenue, Bedford, was charged with rape, sexual assault...
A series of stickers featuring racist and inflammatory phrases - purporting to be from Extinction Rebellion - have been spotted on lampposts along the...
Prem Chandra
A double rapist was free for a decade because of a breakdown in communication between the forensic science service and the police. Prem Chandra, now 49, was part of a gang...