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Bedfordshire victims of Zeebrugge disaster remembered

Four local victims of the Zeebrugge disaster are remembered today, the 30th anniversary of the disaster which claimed 193 lives.

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Man dies at Tempsford level crossing

Man dies at Tempsford level crossing

A 27-year-old man has died after he was struck by a train at Tempsford level crossing close to Sandy station.

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Woman hurt in three car collision in Stotfold

A woman had to be cut out of her car following a collision in Stotfold on Wednesday.

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Train delays after woman injured

A woman has been injured after falling from a train station platform and hit by a train.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Police

Serious injury after Biggleswade collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision earlier today (Wednesday) in Langford Road, Biggleswade.

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Cyclist airlifted to hospital

Cyclist airlifted to hospital

A cyclist was badly injured after a fall from his bike in Shefford on Saturday.

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Man hospitalised

Woman hurt in airport fall

A woman was seriously hurt after falling twelve feet onto tarmac at Luton Airport on Christmas Eve.

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Tribute to man killed on Christmas Eve

Tribute to man killed on Christmas Eve

The family of a Luton man killed on Christmas Eve have paid tribute to him.

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Justice Secretary  Liz Truss and Alan Mak

Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

On Monday night there will be an incredible supermoon – when the full moon will be at its biggest and brightest for almost 70 years.

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Taurid meteor shower to bring fireballs to UK skies this weekend

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

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Queues on the M1

Workman killed in collision on M1 yesterday

A workman has died after a collision on the M1 yesterday, police have confirmed.

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Man hurt after car ends up in ditch

A man has been taken to hospital after his car crashed into a ditch on Eyeworth Road in Wrestlingworth today (Friday, 30th September).

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Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Mixed news for motorists this week as the cost of fuel has remained largely the same this week, with unleaded petrol still at 111.3 pence per litre.

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PIC BY MERCURY PRESS

(PICTURED: MOMENT THE HAY BALE TRUCK SET ALIGHT, IN EVERTON)

This is the moment a giant hay bale load erupted in flames turning an entire lorry into a moving fireball and sending burning hay flying throughout a quiet suburb.
The heart-stopping clip shows the hay bales start to smoulder and then lumps of the flaming straw drop into the road before bursting into a raging inferno that the driver was lucky to escape.
Professional driver John Coleman, from Leighton Buzzard, Beds, captured the chaos unfold as he drove in Everton, Beds, on Thursday (Sept 1) at around 3pm.

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Great bales of fire! Driver’s lucky escape

This is the moment a giant hay bale load erupted in flames turning an entire lorry into a moving fireball and sending burning hay flying throughout a quiet suburb.

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