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Teaming up to fight fly-tipping

Central Bedfordshire Council has teamed up with residents to combat the problem of fly-tipping.

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Beds man arrested over attempted murder of police officer

Police investigating the attempted murder of a police officer in London have arrested a man in Bedfordshire.

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Cyber crime

‘Sexting’ blackmail on the rise, says Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire Police is issuing advice on ‘sexting’ with strangers after numerous reports of people being blackmailed.

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National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery operator Camelot has this morning revealed they are aware of “suspicious activity” which has been detected on a number of players’ online accounts.

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Jail threat after assaulting woman

A man had been sent to jail for 14 weeks, suspended for 18 months after pleading guilty to assaulting a woman in Sandy.

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‘Punch destroyed our life completely’

‘Punch destroyed our life completely’

The family of a man killed by a single punch in the car park at Biggleswade’s Asda have spoken of their loss in a TV documentary.

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Police appeal in hunt for man 
over kill threats

Police appeal in hunt for man 
over kill threats

Police are appealing for information to help find a man from Colchester they want to speak to on suspicion of making threats to kill and possession of a firearm.

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Sandy victim’s family say they want his voice to be heard

Sandy victim’s family say they want his voice to be heard

A TV show featuring the incident in which a Sandy man was killed in a row over a disabled parking space is to air on Channel 4 tonight(Tuesday).

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Gang claiming to be cops conned elderly out of thousands

Four men who pretended to be police officers as they conned over £100,000 out of elderly and vulnerable victims in a nationwide fraud have been sentenced to a total of 15 years at Leeds Crown Court.

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Spiked flail among guns and knives handed in to police

Spiked flail among guns and knives handed in to police

A home made flail with vicious spikes was among more than 2,000 items handed to Beds police in a recent knife amnesty.

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News from the courts. ANL-161028-174709001

Two in court over armed robberies

Two men arrested in Sandy on Friday, 18 November - as part of a Metropolitan Police Flying Squad investigation into armed robberies across North London, Sussex, Hertfordshire, Essex, Oxfordshire and Kent - have been charged.

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Rogue dentist kept hedgehogs in clinic

Rogue dentist kept hedgehogs in clinic

A rogue dentist illegally practised on people for two years in a filthy clinic where he kept HEDGEHOGS.

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Police scrap ISIS-like logo mistake

Police scrap ISIS-like logo mistake

Bedfordshire Police have had to scrap their Islamophobia Awareness logo, after it was considered to be similar to a symbol used by ISIS.

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News from the courts. ANL-161028-174709001

Family friend stole cash from couple

A couple who noticed money going missing from their home set up a CCTV snare and were shocked to find their friend of over ten years was the culprit.

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The car on fire outside the bungalow

Couple pulled to safety after arson attack

A couple were woken and pulled to safety by their neighbours when their car ‘exploded’ after being set alight on their driveway at night.

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Bedford Prison

BREAKING: Police and ambulance crews called to ‘riot’ at Bedford Prison

Police and ambulance crews have been called to assist guards tackling a riot at Bedford Prison tonight.

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Late night store faces alcohol ban

A shop in Biggleswade’s High Street is facing having its alcohol licence revoked.

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‘Ban lanterns to cut fire risk’

Bedfordshire’s councils are being urged to ban sky lanterns ahead of Bonfire Night and New Year’s Eve to protect residents, businesses, and environment from the “enormous” risks they pose.

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Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

Recent research has revealed concerning figures relating to the number of car thieves, and thieves targeting items left in cars, that escape prosecution.

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Family works with police over mobile phone dangers

WARNING: viewers may find this video distressing Family works with police over mobile phone dangers

The families of four people killed by a lorry driver distracted by his mobile phone have worked with police to highlight the dangers

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