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A man from Wellingborough has been charged with murder in connection to the death of a man whose body was discovered in fields in rural north Bedfordshire...
A Kempston man has been sent down for three years after he was found in possession of cocaine and heroin. Ashish Nahar, 21, of Owen Close, was...
A burglar, who was captured and detained by her intended victim, has been sentenced to over three years imprisonment after targeting an address near Castle Road in Bedford...
Bedford prison
A prisoner who was caught with an iPhone while behind bars at HMP Bedford has had his sentence extended. A joint intelligence-led search by police and prison officers at...
Tavistock Street
Bedfordshire Police have released descriptions of the three men involved in an incident on Tavistock on Tuesday afternoon, when a teenage boy was stabbed...
Tommy Robinson
The former leader of the English Defence League and far-right activist, Stephen Yaxley Lennon - commonly known as Tommy Robinson - was arrested at...
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead in north Bedfordshire last Thursday (1 July). The body was found close to a farm track in fields off Turvey Road, between...
Jon Boutcher
After more than five years with the force - and a career spanning 35 years in the police service - Bedfordshire Chief Constable Jon Boutcher has announced he is stepping down.
Child abuse NSPCC
Bedfordshire’s newly elected policing chief is planning to put the spotlight on violence against women and girls. PCC Festus Akinbusoye...
Police Line
A teenager has been arrested after he was caught red-handed breaking into a shop in Brickhill, Bedford. Cops were called just after midnight this morning (18 July) to reports of a...
A man has been charged with attempted murder and three others arrested after a man was stabbed in Alexandra Road, Bedford, on Saturday (10 October)...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police were called just before 7pm on Saturday (25 January) to a report of a four-car collision in High Street, Bedford, between Debenhams...