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Leighton Buzzard shop burglars are jailed

Two men responsible for a string of shop burglaries in Leighton Buzzard town centre have been jailed.

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‘Angry’ driver stopped twice in one night

‘Angry’ driver stopped twice in one night

An ‘angry’ Audi driver was pulled over twice on the same evening by traffic cops who clocked him doing 130mph.

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A 28-year-old man has been jailed for three years for dealing on streets of Skegness. ANL-170525-153830001

Biggleswade man jailed for threats and controlling behaviour to partner

A Biggleswade man has become the first person in Bedfordshire to be convicted of exercising coercive and controlling behaviour, following an investigation by the force’s Emerald team.

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Social worker fined for illegal blue badge use

Social worker fined for illegal blue badge use

A woman who fraudulently used a Blue Badge to park in a disabled bay has been sentenced in court.

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Slavery at Little Billington traveller site in TV doc

Slavery at Little Billington traveller site in TV doc

Modern slavery at a traveller site in Little Billington will be explored in tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in Police Custody

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Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

TV media player Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.

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Scam ticket website sells non-existent tickets

Scam ticket website sells non-existent tickets

Gig-goers have been left empty handed after a website sold non-existent tickets to Robbie Williams concerts and UK festivals.

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Breaking news: Former Beds police chief Alf Hitchcock dies after short illness

A former Chief Constable of Bedfordshire died on Friday morning (June 16) following a short illness.

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NATIONAL BREAKING: Armed police hold man at gunpoint outside Parliament

Parliament has been put on lockdown this morning after armed police detained a man at gunpoint.

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PD Brewster, RIP

‘Legendary’ police dog who worked for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire dog unit dies aged 15

A spaniel who served with the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire dog unit for more than ten years has died following a short illness.

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Herts Police is investigating the 'cowardly' attack

Victims attacked with baseball bats in violent Dunstable robbery

A violent Dunstable robbery which saw victims attacked with baseball bats has been described by police as “vicious” and “unprovoked”.

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Naval cadet officer jailed for child sex abuse

A Leighton Buzzard naval cadet instructor who featured in last week’s episode of 24 Hours In Police Custody has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for child sex abuse.

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A staggering 8 out of 10 motorists have suffered from road rage in the last year

A staggering 8 out of 10 motorists have suffered from road rage in the last year

A shocking eight out of 10 British motorists say they have fallen victim to road rage in the past year.

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Missing teen  John Price

Police believe missing teen could be in Leighton, Dunstable or Luton

Can you help to find a 16-year-old boy who has been missing for a week?

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Parsons Close Recreation Ground, Leighton Buzzard

Abusive girl gang take over children’s play area

Families were left reeling after an abusive girl gang took over a children’s play park last week.

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Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

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Armed police at Brighton station (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Number of armed police officers in Bedfordshire to increase by a half

The number of firearms officers available to provide armed capacity and capability across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire has increased by 50 per cent.

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Leighton Buzzard man trapped in barricaded restaurant as terrorists attacked premises next door

A Leighton Buzzard man has spoken about how he helped keep fellow diners calm when they were barricaded inside a London restaurant just metres away from where terrorists were attacking innocent members of the public on Saturday night.

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Fidget spinners are all the rage at the moment

Warning over sale of razor sharp fidget spinners

Evil web vendors are cashing in on the biggest craze of 2017 by selling metal fidget spinners - with razor-sharp edges.

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