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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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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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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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Britain’s Got Talent in Luton next week

Britain’s Got Talent in Luton next week

Bedfordshire’s best performers are invited to rise to the challenge next week as Britain’s Got Talent rolls into Luton.

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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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Man hurt in collision with bus

Man hurt in collision with bus

A man needed hospital treatment this afternoon after a collision between a car and a bus on Bluebellwood Close in Luton.

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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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Four Luton friends and bloggers who call themselves JWAGS are up for two blogging awards

Your vote could help Luton friends and bloggers JWAGS

They’re a quartet of Luton friends who’ve been blogging about love, life and everything in between for just over a year.

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Luton jewellery designer Sally Brady who has made special festive ear rings to support the Foodbank

A gem of an idea to help Luton Foodbank

Luton jewllery designer Sally Brady has come up with a gem of an idea.

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Lea-surely walks along Luton’s River Lea

If all the festivities are already begining to get to you, why not enjoy a Lea-surely walk along the River Lea?

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Flooding in Dunstable on Dec 6

Fears of traffic jams calmed after flooding A505 water main fixed

Fears of traffic jams and flooding have been calmed, after Affinity Water worked through the night to fix the the damaged water main on the A505.

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Presents are being donated by members of the public to Household Estate Agents who will be giving them to patients at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital

There is still time to give a gift this Christmas

Household Estate Agents is delighted with the amount of presents it has received for patients at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

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Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as �50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.

New £5 notes engraved with Jane Austen worth £50,000 circulated in Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Dunstable mum’s anger after ‘misleading’ alphabites can’t spell son’s name

Dunstable mum’s anger after ‘misleading’ alphabites can’t spell son’s name

An angry mum has complained to Tesco because her bag of ‘alphabet’ potato shapes did not contain the correct letters to spell her son’s name.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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The mariachi band

Merry Mariachi band bring cheer to Dunstable Amazon workers

Workers at Amazon’s Dunstable warehouse were treated to a Mariachi band to celebrate Black Friday and the countdown to Christmas.

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Flooding in Dunstable on Dec 6

Damage to water main causes flooding in Dunstable

Affinity Water is working to fix a damaged water main in Dunstable after a number of calls from customers about the water supply.

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