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Nathan Stubbings
A Bedford man has been sent to prison for a year after pleading guilty to intimidating a witness with an axe. Last October, Nathan Stubbings, 28, of Poppyfields, Bedford...
(l-R) Aaron Miller, Caleb Brown, Jacob Morgan, Ramon Djuana
Three 15-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man, who stabbed and battered a Bedford boy to death and filmed him as he lay defenceless on the ground, were jailed for a total of...
A former Bedfordshire Police detective constable who sent inappropriate messages to female colleagues over social media, has been found to have...
Lurke Street Car Park
Bedfordshire Police have arrested a man after reports he was dealing to children at Lurke Street Car Park. Officers from the Bedford Community Policing Team and North Bedfordshire Rural Community...
Police Line
A 17-year-old from Kempston has pleaded guilty to driving a car he had taken without permission, whilst in possession of a firearm and a knife, and robbery. The teenager...
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...
Child abuse NSPCC
The NSPCC is calling for a transformation of the support system for children who have been abused after it was revealed sex crimes against Bedfordshire children have risen...
Older person phone hoax
Bedfordshire Police has warned residents about telephone scammers targeting the elderly, following three incidents in the county. Several elderly....
Cemeren Yilmaz
A 20 year old man and three 15 year olds who stabbed a battered another boy to death were today found guilty of murder. In the gang related attack one of...
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A Bedfordshire Police officer has been dismissed after using the force's computers to look up information not related to his work, including details of an incident involving a relative. He also failed to disclose that a...
Dearne Walk Clapham
Following neighbours' complaints about drug use and anti-social behaviour, Bedford Community Policing team successfully secured two closure...
Midland Road Bedford
Cash for "dramatic improvements" to Midland Road in Bedford has been secured to make the area safer. £434,000 was secured by Bedfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) after...