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Attempted murder trial begins for Leighton Buzzard father and son

The trial for a father and son accused of attempted murder after allegedly shooting at an unmarked police car began today.

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The scene at Bishopscote Road on Sunday

Bedfordshire knife crime up 86% since 2014

Questions are being asked whether Beds Police can handle the growing rate of stabbings in Luton after one young man died and another was injured in separate incidents on Sunday.

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Two teens stabbed in latest gang attack in Luton

Two teenagers were stabbed in the latest outbreak of gang violence in Luton on Monday night.

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Precious memories: Lee and Laura

WATCH: ‘Our mummy is a star’ – Family’s tribute to Leighton Buzzard mum Laura

A Leighton Buzzard family is creating a treasure trove of memories of a beloved wife and mother who died in a tragic road collision.

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The homeless have been taking shelter under the bridge at the southern end of Parson's Close Recreation Ground

Were bikers behind homeless fire in Leighton Buzzard?

Questions are being asked about who was behind last week’s fire on a homeless man’s encampment after a witness came forward.

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Laura Jones

Loving wife and mum from Leighton Buzzard died in tragic RTC

A devoted wife and mother from Leighton Buzzard died in a tragic road collision, an inquest heard yesterday.

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Up to 85 job losses at former B/E Aerospace site in Leighton Buzzard

Bosses at the former B/E Aerospace plant in Leighton Buzzard have this week confirmed up to 85 jobs will be lost as roles are moved to the Philippines.

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The homeless have been taking shelter under the bridge at the southern end of Parson's Close Recreation Ground

Leighton Buzzard homeless man the victim of arsonist

Police are investigating after the few worldly belongings of a homeless man were set ablaze in a deliberate arson attack.

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The match on Saturday

‘A match to remember Linslade lad Jamie’

Friends, family and former team mates gathered together for a football match on Saturday in celebration of the life of a young Linslade man.

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Future of Luton Vauxhall plant secured by £170m investment

The future of Luton’s Vauxhall plant looks secure after owners Peugeot SA announced it will move production of its own Vauxhall Vivaro to the facility in 2019 – assuring the livelihoods of nearly 1,500 workers.

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Jamie Parker

Jamie’s special match in Linslade looms near

Excitement is brewing as preparations are underway for a special match next weekend in memory a young football fan from Linslade.

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Leighton Buzzard

CBC and police to take action against yobs in Leighton Buzzard

Central Bedfordshire Council says it is working with Bedfordshire Police to take action against yobs carrying out antisocial behaviour in Waterborne Walk.

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Members of Leighton Buzzard Pubwatch

Leighton Buzzard ‘Pubwatch’ to tackle drugs and anti-social behaviour

Pubs in Leighton Buzzard are teaming up with Bedfordshire Police in a crackdown on drugs and anti-social behaviour.

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The tree climbing activity at Center Parcs

UPDATE: Center Parcs Woburn fined £250k for safety failings

Center Parcs Woburn has been fined for safety failings after a girl fell from a tree.

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A zombie-knife handed in at a recent amnesty.

Man’s ‘zombie blades’ under bed in Leighton Buzzard

A man from Leighton Buzzard was given a community order after being caught in possession of rare ‘zombie blades’.

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A Leighton Buzzard resident who witnessed some of the trouble sent us this photo taken outside Tesco

Juvenile yobs in Leighton Buzzard are ‘killing the town’

Beds Police has come under fire after a group of boys ran riot in Leighton Buzzard town centre last week during the extreme weather.

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NHS Trust has ‘made improvements’ after deaths in Bedfordshire

NHS Trust has ‘made improvements’ after deaths in Bedfordshire

A report by the Care Quality Commission has judged that the main provider of mental health services in Bedfordshire is improving after four unexpected deaths.

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Felled trees at Tiddenfoot

Tiddenfoot trees felled to protect rare acid grassland

A number of trees around Tiddenfoot Lake have been felled by Central Beds Council to protect a patch of ‘rare acid grassland’ from the shade.

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PCSOs stepped up in Leighton Buzzard after strangers approach children

PCSOs have been deployed to reassure the community in Leighton Buzzard after children were approached by strange men on two separate occasions this week.

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Concerns after child wanders out of Cheddington school

Safeguarding concerns have been raised after a seven-year-old wandered out of Cheddington Combined School last month.

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