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Officers from Bedfordshire Police's Public Protection Unit have released an e-fit image and are appealing for information, after a boy recently reported being raped in Bromham in 2018...
A series of stickers featuring racist and inflammatory phrases - purporting to be from Extinction Rebellion - have been spotted on lampposts along the...
Ross Birnie
Police have issued a further appeal to trace a man wanted in connection with £1 million cryptocurrency theft who has links to Bedfordshire...
Luton Crown Court
A drunken clubber who sough revenge on another woman has been handed a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to the attack in a Bedford nightclub. Courteney Dymond targeted...
Aaron Irvine
A Bedford teenager serving a sentence for the sexual assault of two teenage girls has been further convicted, after being found guilty of possessing...
Arrest Police
A man and a woman have been arrested as part of a county lines crackdown that has seen more than £50,000 worth of Class A and Class B drugs seized...
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”...
Bedford Park Entrance
A body was found at Bedford Park this morning. Witnesses say Police cordoned off an area opposite Pemberley Avenue. A spokesperson for Bedfordshire Police say they're not treating...
Shiv Nahar andKen Kwezi
Two drug dealers have been jailed after a major operation by detectives targeting drugs lines in Bedford. The men involved with the ‘Chrisy’...
Two further members of a Bedford drugs gang have been handed prison terms, taking the total number of men sentenced in a single investigation to 15...
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...
(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...