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Bomb drama in Wing was due to garden makeover in Bedford

A back garden makeover in Bedford blew up into a bomb squad drama in Wing when workmen unearthed three unexploded wartime missiles.

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Police

Police continue to appeal for witnesses to collision on A505 that left a child with a fracture

Police have revealed that a child suffered injuries including a fracture during a collision on the A505 in Leighton Buzzard last month, as they continue to appeal for information.

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Teenager from Leighton Buzzard has been missing for a week

Officers searching for missing Leighton Buzzard teenager Jade Froom are appealing for the public’s help.

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Policing

Police called to Wing after social club customer arrives with ‘little bombs’

The bomb squad and police were called to Wing Sports and Social Club yesterday afternoon (Monday) after a customer brought World War Two ammunitions to the club to show his friends.

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Drugs gang spotted at Linslade play area

Drugs gang spotted at Linslade play area

A recently refurbished Linslade play area has become the scene of anti-social behaviour and drug-taking among youths, an anxious resident has claimed.

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Crime

Tilsworth Golf Centre buggies vandalised by ‘mindless idiots’

A golf club in LBO land has met with another act of mindless vandalism after thieves broke into the centre on a Sunday night – damaging buggies and stealing their batteries.

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VIDEO: Police officers train for high-speed car chases at Silverstone

Police officers have been receiving extra lessons in high-speed car chases - by playing a PlayStation VIDEO GAME at Silverstone race track on the border of Northants and Bucks.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Court news

Leighton Buzzard pensioner convicted of historic child sex abuse

A Leighton Buzzard pensioner is facing jail after being convicted of child sexual abuse dating back 50 years.

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Crime

Leighton Buzzard duo charged after drugs raid in town

Two people have been charged in connection with drug offences following a raid at a property in Leighton Buzzard on Wednesday.

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961 knives seized at airport were on way to Leighton Buzzard firm

961 knives seized at airport were on way to Leighton Buzzard firm

A Leighton Buzzard firm found itself on the wrong side of the law after hundred of imported flick knives were intercepted at an airport.

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The waste traced to Mr Higgins

Paint dumped at Great Train Robbery bridge traced back to Leighton Buzzard business

Waste flytipped at the infamous “Train Robbers’ Bridge” has led to the prosecution of the operator of a Leighton Buzzard road lining company.

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Specials’ success in 100 days of action

Specials’ success in 100 days of action

Bedfordshire Police’s Special Constabulary has volunteered over 16,000 hours of service during 100 Days of Action.

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Ivinghoe Beacon

Flasher in his 60s exposes himself at beauty spot

A flasher, believed to be in his mid to late 60s, exposed himself to passers-by at Ivinghoe Beacon.

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Fined for flytipping TV in Houghton Regis

Fined for flytipping TV in Houghton Regis

Two fly tippers have been fined over £2,600 after both were caught on Central Bedfordshire Council’s CCTV cameras.

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Do you know the law on naked selfies?

Sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence — but not many teenagers know this

Young people have always explored their sexuality and shared these experiences with others.

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Councils join in fight against child sex abuse

Councils join in fight against child sex abuse

Safeguarding professionals joined together last week to attend the first-ever Bedfordshire Against CSE conference on child sexual exploitation which particularly focused on how to protect young people from online grooming.

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PCC Kathryn Holloway and new prison govenor Helen Clayton-Hoar

Beds PCC meets new Bedford prison governor

Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, welcomed Helen Clayton-Hoar to her post as the new Governor of HMP Bedford with an offer to work together to better prepare prisoners for release.

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Police and crime news

Intruder steals from Leighton Buzzard property while owner is abroad – but how did cat die?

A Leighton Buzzard resident is mourning the death of her cat after an intruder stole cigarettes and money from her home while she was away on holiday.

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News

Disgraced ex-Leighton Buzzard teacher is the husband of woman who hid body of stillborn baby in a drain

The husband of a woman who was jailed for a year for secretly hiding the body of their stillborn son in a drain behind her parents’ home, is a disgraced former Vandyke Upper School teacher.

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