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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...
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...
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...
Bedfordshire Police say they're investigating an unexplained death after a body was found in a field in Turvey. Around 15 forensic officers were said to be scouring a field last...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
Tavistock Street
The area around Sainsbury's Local on Tavistock Street was cordoned off on Tuesday evening, following the report of a stabbing...
Andrew McCleary
A Bedford man will be behind bars for four-and-a-half years after being sentenced for a string of crimes including two robberies and assaults against a number of people...