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Police release e-fit after knifepoint robbery in Dunstable

Police investigating a knifepoint robbery in Dunstable have issued an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to.

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Crackdown on street drinking in Houghton Regis and Dunstable

Community policing officers in Houghton Regis and Dunstable have been cracking down on street drinking this week.

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Cllr Goodchild, Mrs Houghton and Mrs Pargeter with school pupils

String of burglaries at Houghton Regis schools causes thousands of pounds worth of damage

Mindless thugs have inflicted thousands of pounds worth of damage on Houghton Regis schools after a spate of burglaries.

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Bedfordshire Police urge public to only call 999 in an emergency after busiest day of the year

Police in Bedfordshire are facing ‘unprecedented’ levels of demand and are urging people to only ring 999 in an emergency.

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What a load of crepe! Dunstable firm fined for dumping waste

What a load of crepe! Dunstable firm fined for dumping waste

A director of Crepe Cottage, on High Street South in Dunstable, has been prosecuted for fly-tipping commercial waste.

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Azaan Kaleem

Youth key to fighting gang crime

Young people have to be central to resolving issues of gang culture and knife crime in Luton, a meeting in the town heard.

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The woman has released this picture of the dog that attacked her dog

Woman bitten in bid to save dog

Police are investigating after a woman was attacked by a dog while pulling it off her own dog in Houghton Regis on Sunday, June 24.

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‘Frustration’ at £4.5k bailiffs costs to evict traveller camp from Houghton Regis Green

‘Frustration’ at £4.5k bailiffs costs to evict traveller camp from Houghton Regis Green

Houghton Regis Town Council was forced to cough up £4,500 on bailiffs to remove travellers from the Village Green, it has emerged.

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The Countess of Chester Hospital in Chester.

Healthcare worker arrested on suspicion of the murder of eight babies at hospital and attempted murder of six more

A female healthcare worker is under arrest on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of another six babies after an investigation of a neo-natal unit.

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Luton Magistrates Court

Dunstable woman slapped racist drunk in face after he patted her bottom at petrol station

A woman in Dunstable slapped a racist drunk in the face after he assaulted her at a petrol station.

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Stay vigilant this summer

Bedfordshire Police are urging residents to remain vigilant with regards to home security.

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Police hunt for Luton flasher

Police hunt for Luton flasher

Police are on the hunt for a man who indecently exposed himself in a lift.

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Dunstable woman fined over blue badge abuse

Dunstable woman fined over blue badge abuse

A Dunstable woman was caught out during a Blue Badge checking exercise in the town.

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Bedford Prison

Beds Police and HMP Prison launch crackdown on smuggling of drugs and phones into jail

A new partnership has been launched between Beds Police and HMP Bedford to clamp down on the smuggling of drugs, phones and other illegal items into the prison.

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Bikes seized in April by Operation Meteor

Police continue crackdown on nuisance bikers

Bedfordshire Police is continuing to crackdown on nuisance bikers in the county, following a complaint from a Dunstable resident.

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Andrew Selous MP

MP tells Beds Police to restore 24/7 policing to ‘poorly served’ Dunstable and Houghton Regis as crime rises significantly since 2012 changes

South West Beds MP Andrew Selous says crime in Dunstable and Houghton Regis has increased significantly since October 2012 and is demanding that Beds Police restore cover to the levels before community policing hubs were introduced.

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Luton taxi driver in Buckingham Palace terror trial claimed Queen “will be in hellfire”

Luton taxi driver in Buckingham Palace terror trial claimed Queen “will be in hellfire”

A Luton Uber driver attacked police with a Samurai sword outside Buckingham Palace out of “hatred” for the Queen, a court has heard.

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The mess at Ashton Square car park. The containers were undamaged but the cost of the vandalism is estimated to be around 600 pounds.

Yobs are taking blooming liberty in Dunstable!

“Mindless vandals” have been ruining Dunstable’s beautiful floral displays – and residents hope the incidents will stop with Anglia In Bloom looming on the horizon.

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Luton teen jailed four years after Houghton Regis stabbing

Luton teen jailed four years after Houghton Regis stabbing

A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to four years in jail for his involvement in a stabbing.

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