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10 year jail term for Henlow rapist

A soldier from Henlow has been jailed for 10 years and four months for raping a woman at knife point.

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Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Bedfordshire Police is warning people about the dangers of romance fraud, following several recent cases in Biggleswade.

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Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Travel fraud is costing UK holidaymakers millions of pounds per year – and also having a severe effect on their health or financial wellbeing.

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Immigration and crime, is there a link?

I am an immigrant. Many people worry about those like me, and those from other countries who might follow in my footsteps.

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Police warning after man receives call from wife’s phone number about horrible car accident

Police are issuing a warning about a sophisticated new phone scam in which the victim is targeted with a phone call from a loved one’s phone number.

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Crackdown on off road bikes

Crackdown on off road bikes

Bedfordshire Police seized four off-road motorbikes during three days of action over the Easter Weekend.

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Prolific burglar is sectioned by court

Prolific burglar is sectioned by court

A prolific burglar who smashed his way into three separate homes, including one in Arlesey, before leading police on a car chase has been sectioned indefinitely.

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Appeal after ram raid on Aldi in Biggleswade

Police are appealing for information after a ram raid at an Aldi store on Bonds Lane in Biggleswade in the early hours of yesterday morning (Monday).

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Man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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Opinion - threats to schools

Breaking news - We are aware several schools in Bedfordshire have received emails this morning, which are considered to be a hoax.

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Unlicensed anglers face hefty fines

Unlicensed anglers face hefty fines

As the Easter weekend approaches the Environment Agency is reminding anglers that they must have a valid rod licence and only fish where they are allowed during the close season.

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Appeal for witnesses after boy injured in police scuffle in Shefford

The IOPC has launched an investigation after a 15-year-old sustained a broken arm while being detained by Bedfordshire Police outside a Shefford supermarket.

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Beds Police ‘requires improvement’ says latest inspector

Bedfordshire Police is patting itself on the back after turning one of its ‘inadequate’ ratings to ‘requires improvement’.

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Fined for no insurance

Fined for no insurance

The latest appearances at Luton Magistrates Court

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WATCH: Beds, Cambs and Herts Police Unit clock man doing over 100mph driving grandmother’s ‘motability’ vehicle in Hertfordshire

A driver was clocked by a Beds, Cambs and Herts Policing Unit officer driving at more than 100mph in Hertfordshire - in his grandmother’s ‘motability’ vehicle.

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Stotfold landlord fined AGAIN for serious hazards in rented property

A private landlord has been found guilty to renting out a flat with serious hazards.

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Potton man jailed for dangerous driving

Potton man jailed for dangerous driving

A man has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment and disqualified from driving for four years and two months in Luton Crown Court on Thursday.

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MBTC Cyber Hub award

Beds Police Cyber Hub wins award for its work in safeguarding children

Bedfordshire Police’s Cyber Hub has received an international award for its ‘exceptional hard work to investigate and proactively target the highest harm offenders’.

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School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

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Many men are sexually harassed in the workplace ' so why aren't they speaking out?

Many men are sexually harassed in the workplace – so why aren’t they speaking out?

The #MeToo movement has been a powerful force in helping to raise awareness of sexual harassment, especially in the workplace.

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