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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police are urging a man who has been missing from Biggleswade for more than two weeks to get in touch with them.

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Spate of shop burglaries in Leighton Buzzard

Beds Police states it is stepping up its efforts in Leighton Buzzard after a number of shop burglaries.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Aylesbury teens arrested after fatal crash in Ivinghoe

A pair of teenagers from Aylesbury have been arrested following a fatal collision in Ivinghoe.

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Minority are giving youth of Leighton Buzzard a bad reputation

A mum whose son was beaten up by a young thug who tried to steal his bike, has called on the police to do more to tackle crime in Leighton Buzzard.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Investigating Officer Nash Hussain and PC Mark Paul during an episode of the documentary

BAFTA nomination for fly-on-the wall Beds Police documentary

Fly-on-the wall documentary series 24 Hours in Police Custody which follows Bedfordshire Police has been nominated for a BAFTA award.

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‘Please come home, we miss you’

‘Please come home, we miss you’

The family of a missing Biggleswade man say they are desperate for him to get in touch.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Leighton Buzzard

Leighton Naval Cadets petty officer admits sexual activity with underage girls

A petty officer in the Naval Cadet Corps in Leighton Buzzard has admitted sexual activity with two underage girls.

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Red kite Milvus milvus, in flight, UK, March

Appeal after Red Kite found shot in Bedfordshire wood

A Red Kite has been shot dead near Toddington.

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New CCTV gets go ahead

Central Bedfordshire Council’s Executive has approved plans to invest in a new CCTV system.

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A number of break-ins have been reported in the Mablethorpe area.

Thanks from hitchhiking cop

Beds police officers have sent a big thank you to the member of the public who helped them catch a man in Biggleswade last week.

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Courts

Football hooligan from Hockliffe banned for five years

A football hooligan from Hockliffe has been banned from attending matches for the next five years.

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Buzz Wine North St Leighton Buzzard

Leighton off-licence fined for sales of alcohol and nicotine to children

A Leighton Buzzard shopkeeper has been fined after selling restricted products to children.

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Police watchdog investigating 15 Bedfordshire Police officers and staff for racial discrimination

Police watchdog investigating 15 Bedfordshire Police officers and staff for racial discrimination

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has confirmed that 15 current and former officers and civilian staff from Bedfordshire Police are under investigation for gross misconduct for their roles in a case of internal racial discrimination.

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Home security low on house move priorities

Home security low on house move priorities

More than one in ten people regularly go out without locking windows and doors.

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UPDATE! Peacock Mews community rallies together after Espresso-Head and Twinstyle Hair Salon suffer break-ins

UPDATE! Peacock Mews community rallies together after Espresso-Head and Twinstyle Hair Salon suffer break-ins

Peacock Mews businesses suffered two break-ins on Tuesday, with plucky owners determined to “carry on”.

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Digital speed camera

Were you caught going UNDER the speed limit on Leighton bypass? Here’s why...

The LBO has solved the mystery of a “faulty” camera on A505 Leighton bypass, after worried motorists reported being flashed whilst driving under the speed limit.

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