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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...
Latest News
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...
The family of a man who was murdered in Bedford last week have spoken of their devastation at his death. Przemyslaw Golimowski, 30, died after being attacked at his home in St Mary’s Street on...
A man and a woman from Kempston have been charged after officers carried out a drugs warrant. Liam McClean, 21, of Hartwell Drive, has been charged with possession with intent to supply a Class A drug....
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Jamal Jeng, 21, of The Close in Clapham, near Bedford, has been charged with murder following an incident on Friday morning (28th September). Police were called to a flat in St. Mary’s Street in the early...
St Mary’s Street Stabbing
Bedfordshire Police have released more details about the fatal stabbing in St. Mary's Street this morning and say they believe it was a targeted attack. Officers were called to a flat in St Mary’s Street after they...