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Police are appealing for information following the theft of a charity box from a funeral directors in Bedford Road, Kempston. The incident occurred between 12.10pm and 1pm on Monday, 22 October when a man entered the...
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Four people have been arrested as part of a murder investigation after a man was killed on Leven Walk in Brickhill last night (27 October).  They include: - A 54-year-old woman - A 26-year-old man - A 22-year-old man -...
appeal
Bedfordshire Police have launched a murder investigation and appeal for information after a man was killed in Leven Walk last night (Saturday 27 Oct). Police and ambulance crews were called to the area at around 9:40pm after...
Embrace
Bedfordshire Police praised the 'team effort' that helped win the Embrace Child Victims of Crime (CVOC) Fundraising Force of the Year 2018 award, at an event in London last week. Embrace CVOC is a national charity which has worked tirelessly...
Julian Cole
Three Bedfordshire Police officers have been sacked after they were found to have committed gross misconduct for their honesty and integrity in accounts given about a man’s...
town centre stabbing
A man had been killed after a stabbing in Bedford in the early hours of this morning. Police were called to a flat on St Mary's Street at around 2am. Paramedics also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Stocks
A former Bedfordshire man, who was educated in Bedford, has been found guilty of conspiracy and wire fraud charges in relation to the Libor rigging scandal. The Wall Street Journal reports that on Wednesday, Gavin Campbell...
Bedford prison
Temporary 'management boost' and pepper spray - not enough to improve HMP Bedford says MP The Justice Secretary, David Gauke has issued an improvement plan for HMP Bedford, following an official warning about unacceptable conditions. The plan...
Kathryn Holloway
https://youtu.be/1pdQNMCNkkg The Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Kathryn Holloway, has sent a firm request to the Government, asking for an emergency fund of £4.571m to fight against the spread of gangs, knife carrying and gun...
car fire
https://youtu.be/Hlphhwla6Ls "We will be back stronger than before" - Oakley businessman defiantly shrugs off vehicle fire as 'minor setback'. This is the moment Kieran Cowley found one of his work vans had been set on fire outside...
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A second man has been arrested in connection with the death of Przemyslaw Golimowski, 30, who was killed at his home in St Mary’s Street, Bedford on Friday, 28 September. Yesterday police arrested a man in...
Fancy Bakery
https://youtu.be/0Puls7D0JUY The owner of Fancy Bakery on Roff Avenue has told Bedford Independent that they are still waiting for Bedfordshire Police to gather evidence after they were burgled over a week ago. Police were notified of the...