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Police outline plans for Houghton Regis

Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway and Temporary Deputy Chief Constable Mike Colbourne will hold a public meeting in Houghton Regis to discuss policing plans for the area.

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Beware the risks of festive spirits

Ahead of what is expected to be one of the busiest weekends of the year, Bedfordshire Police is urging people to follow their advice to ensure they don’t face spending Christmas behind bars.

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Bedfordshire triage team help tackle mental health issues

Bedfordshire triage team help tackle mental health issues

Bedfordshire’s multi-agency Mental Health Street Triage has been commended at the annual NHS Business Awards.

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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Police news

Over 400 claims of police abusing power for sexual gain in two years, watchdog reveals

Hundreds of police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people, including vulnerable victims of crime, a damning report has revealed.

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The break-in was reported at Beales in Worthing

Pat on the back for police

Bedfordshire Police has been rated ‘Good’ at keeping people safe and reducing crime in the latest inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC).

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a knife point robbery

Woman serious after White House pub attack

A woman suffered serious head injuries after an attack in the smoking area of the White House in Luton.

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£200k theft of electrical equipment from Toddington Services Station

Police are in investigating after electrical equipment worth £200,000 was stolen from a vehicle at the MOTO Services at Toddington on the M1.

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The Beech Road mess

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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Hunt for attackers after man stabbed in Luton street

Hunt for attackers after man stabbed in Luton street

A man has received life changing injuries after being stabbed in a Luton street.

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Houghton Regis child abuser Jake Prescott jailed almost 20 years

A “manipulative” child groomer from Houghton Regis who preyed upon vulnerable boys has been jailed for nearly 20 years.

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Sabah Khan trial adjourned to New Year

Sabah Khan trial adjourned to New Year

The trial of a woman accused of murdering her sister in Luton has been adjourned until early next year.

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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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Luton city trader fined £2m for hiding assets after going bankrupt

A former city trader has been hit with a £2m-plus confiscation order for concealing assets during his bankruptcy.

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Couple lose neglect appeal

The NSPCC has welcomed the news that the Appeal Court rejected a bid from a Luton mother and daughter to have their baby neglect convicton overturned.

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PCC Kathryn Holloway at the Dunstable public meeting

New deal means extra police officers for Dunstable

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway and her senior police team launched a new deal on community policing for Dunstable announcing a team of officers dedicated to more visible policing in the town.

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