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Man denies being armed with a hammer in Stowmarket

A man alleged to have been armed with a hammer in Stowmarket will go on trial next year.

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Petition calls for police action over Shefford yobs

A petition calling for police action in Shefford over anti social behaviour has gained almost 700 signatures in less than 24 hours.

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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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Duo steal purse from 90-year-old

Duo steal purse from 90-year-old

Beds Police have released CCTV images of two women they would like to speak to following the theft of a purse at the M&S store in London retail park, Biggleswade, on Thursday.

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Leighton Buzzard burglar caught red-handed with property he’d stolen from Stotfold

A burglar from Leighton Buzzard has been jailed after being caught with stolen property linking him to a break-in in Stotfold in July last year.

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‘Substantial’ amount of cash stolen from woman in her 90s in Biggleswade’s M&S store

A woman in her 90s had a “substantial” amount of money stolen when her purse was taken by thieves in M&S at Biggleswade’s A1 Retail Park.

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MBTC Firearms amnesty

40 weapons handed in during Bedforshire firearms amnesty

Almost 40 weapons were handed in during a Beds Police firearms surrender campaign.

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The Cambridgeshire Police helicopter

How quickly do helicopters respond to incidents in Bedfordshire?

Questions have been raised after a watchdog highlighted concerns over the speed of response by helicopters to incidents.

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Day highlights risks to young drivers

Shuttleworth College has played host to an event aimed at cutting deaths on the county’s roads among the young,

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VIDEO: Landmark footage of hi-tech thieves serves as warning to owners of keyless entry cars

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.

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VIDEO: Heavy police presence at UK’s Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the “rings of steel” protecting Britain’s Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

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How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

Christmas markets spring up across the country and the high street seeing a surge in visitors, shoppers are being warned not to leave themselves vulnerable to theft this Christmas.

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Bedfordshire Police probationary officer dismissed for discreditable conduct

A probationary police officer for Bedfordshire Police has been dismissed after acting unprofessionally while off-duty.

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Two held in money laundering probe

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of money laundering and seven others safeguarded following a series of warrants targeting suspected human trafficking and modern day slavery across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.

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This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

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WATCH: Banned Royal Mail TV ad ‘too scary’ to be aired

A Royal Mail ad intended to raise awareness of the threat of identity theft has been banned for being too scary.

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Shock as woman dies after suffering serious injuries

Residents of a quiet Beyton cul de sac were shocked after one of their neighbours suffered serious injuries and died this week.

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‘I felt sick and worried’ says victim of £10,000 oil attack

The owner of an East Harling home targeted in an oil attack has described feeling ‘sick’ on discovering the damage.

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