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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)...
Luton Crown Court
A young girl, on a night out in Bedford, was taken advantage of by a man who was supposed to be helping her a court heard yesterday (Thurs). Instead of helping...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage that may explain how a motorcyclist was killed on Ampthill Road last night. The Biggleswade man was...
Luton Crown Court
A Bedford scout leader, caught with child sex abuse and extreme pornographic images, has been given an 18 month community order and a £500 fine...
(L-R) John Manning and Mark Varney
Tributes have been paid to two men who died in a road traffic collision on Bromham Road, Bedford on Saturday (31 October). John Manning, 66, of Ashburnham Road, Bedford, and Mark Varney, 65, of...
Tavistock Street
The area around Sainsbury's Local on Tavistock Street was cordoned off on Tuesday evening, following the report of a stabbing...
Police Latest News
We are aware of an incident in the Queens Park area of Bedford. We are awaiting an update from Bedfordshire Police and will add further news as it arrives...
Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were killed in a road traffic collision on Bromham Road, Bedford yesterday afternoon (Saturday). The accident outside Bedford...
Bedford MOT centre police cordon
Bedfordshire Police have cordoned off an area at Greyfriars, near the junction with the Bromham Road (A4280). There are several police cars and an ambulance on the scene...
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...
Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire Police are piecing together the events that led to a road incident that took place yesterday (Sunday) morning in which a motorcyclist...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
A registered sex offender has plead guilty to making and possessing indecent images of children after being caught printing the material in a Bedford library. Appearing at Luton Crown...