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Bedford North Wing Fire 7
Bedfordshire Police have launched an appeal for witness, saying they suspected the fire at Bedford Hospital's 'North Wing' was arson. Fire crews from Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire...
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A man was threatened and robbed of his mobile phone and bag outside Bedford Corn Exchange last night, 30 December. At around 9.30pm, the victim was approached...
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A cyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision on Christmas Eve near Tesco on Cardington Road...
Joel WILSON
Joel Wilson, 34, of St Michaels Road, Bedford has been found guilty jailed for 14 months and a court order extended, after breaching the conditions of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO)...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police and Bedford Borough Council have secured a closure order on five plots at a traveller's site in Cardington following reports of criminal activity...
Bedford prison
A new Bedfordshire Police operation has been targeting 'throw overs' and other illegal activity at Bedford Prison. As well as more patrols at key times around the prison..
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police are asking for anyone with information about an aggravated burglary in Bedford on Saturday to contact them. Three men wearing masks forced their way into a home on Queensbury Close in Queen's Park just...
Twinwoods Business Park
Bedfordshire Police have warned that copper cable, recently stolen in a burglary from Twinwoods Business Park, could create a health risk as it's coated in Asbestos.
Emerald Consent
Bedfordshire Police are on the hunt for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in the Church Arcade/Dane Street area of Bedford's town centre yesterday evening. The man asked...
Police Latest News
Anderson Cosma has been found guilty of raping a woman along Bedford's Embankment back in February, after a three week trial at Luton Crown Court that ended on Friday 14 December...
Arrest Police
180 officers from Bedfordshire Police and Bedford Borough Council have carried out a dawn raid of a travellers site near Cardington after receiving reports of criminal activity.
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Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Kathryn Holloway, and Chief Constable, Jon Boutcher, say they're celebrating after the Government has said they'll...