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A “dangerous” sex offender who travelled 51 miles from London to Bedford with two bags of sweets to commit child sex offences in Bedford has been jailed. Lee Millar, 53, of Locarno Road, Greenford...
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St Peter Square, the High Street, St Mary’s bridge and pedestrian areas near Mercury Hotel have been closed after a suspected unexploded mortar was found in the River Great Ouse. People are...
Officers from Bedfordshire Police are hoping that some of the many people in and around Bedford town centre following the Euro 2020 final can help them with their enquiries after a woman was raped in Bedford...
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Bedfordshire Police have erected a 100 meter cordon along the River Great Ouse in Pavenham after what’s though to be an unexploded WWII grenade was found…
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Bedfordshire's new Police and Crime Commission and the Labour MP for Bedford and Kempston have shown their support for the Borough's shopkeepers by supporting a change in the law...
The area around the grounds of the Higgins Bedford and Castle Mound remains cordoned off while Bedfordshire Police investigate a reported rape. At approximately 12.40am on Monday (12 July)...
A Bedford man who over six years amassed a sickening collection of child sex abuse images a well as extreme pornographic images has narrowly avoided being sent to prison. Instead, 45-year-old Gary Scott...
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A Bedford sex offender was today (Tuesday) banned from having children’s clothing in his home. Frank Breen, 60, was caught with five pairs of children’s underwear when the police...
CCTV images of a man police would like to speak to in connection with a robbery inside a Bedford shop have been released. The theft happened earlier this month at around 5 pm...
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the discovery of a body in fields near Carlton and Turvey earlier this month. He remains in police custody for questioning...
Embankment closed after suspected unexploded grenade found. Image: Lee Travers
The Embankment, Albany Road and Newnham Road have been closed by Bedfordshire Police. There are a number of rumours around why the roads have been closed but at present, there is no...
Tributes have been paid to Kamil Leszczynki, whose body was found in Carlton last Thursday (1 July). His family have described the 33-year-old as ‘cheerful and affectionate’ and said he will be missed...