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Beds PCC Olly Martins

Visible policing

With 65 newly trained Bedfordshire Police officers out on patrol, 94% of officers in the county are deployed in ‘visible frontline roles’ according to HMIC’s definition. This places Bedfordshire at the top of the league compared to other police forces in England and Wales and delivers the visible policing that the public tell me they value so much, even at a time when Government funding reductions mean the overall size of the force is falling.

Colin Firth in Devil's Knot

Geoff Cox’s DVDs: Devil’s Knot, A Million Ways To Die In The West, Joe, Mr Peabody & Sherman

A notorious American murder case 21 years ago, in which three teenagers were jailed for killing a trio of eight-year-old boys, has been examined in various documentaries.

Liam Neeson in A Walk Among The Tomstones

Taken is child’s play compared to latest Neeson thriller

Liam Neeson is the man with particular skills who can kick copious amounts of ass to get them back and make the bad guys pay, writes Matt Adcock.

300: Rise Of An Empire

Geoff Cox’s DVDs - 300: Rise Of An Empire, Fading Gigolo, Blended, Postman Pat: The Movie

An enthralling tidal wave of epic sea battles, stunning CGI, clever slow-motion...and laughable dialogue.

Philip Seymour Hoffman in A Most Wanted Man

Classy spy thriller is a slow-burner, says Matt Adcock

With Islamic militants all over the current news agenda, it seems timely to check Anton Corbijn’s new film, A Most Wanted Man, writes Matt Adcock.


Geoff Cox’s DVDs: Frank, Legends Of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, Only Lovers Left Alive

On first look you might not be able to recognise the star of quirky comedy drama FRANK (Curzon).

Dan Stevens in The Guest

Matt Adcock at the cinema: Guest appearance by Downton Abbey star

Adam Wingard reanimates the spirit of the ’80s with slick action/horror thriller The Guest, writes Matt Adcock.

Arnold Schwarzenegger in Sabotage

Geoff Cox’s DVDs: Sabotage, Pompeii, The Two Faces Of January, Vamps

Arnie Schwarzenegger’s undemanding style of acting continues to do exactly what it says on the tin.

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Violence, action and nudity in sinful city

Nine years after the hard-boiled graphic novel sensation Sin City burst onto the big screen, co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller (who is also the writer) reunite to take us back to the mean black and white, hyper- stylised streets, writes Matt Adcock.

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