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MP tells Beds Police to restore 24/7 policing to ‘poorly served’ Leighton Buzzard as crime rises by two thirds since 2012 changes

South West Beds MP Andrew Selous says crime in Leighton Buzzard has increased by two thirds since October 2012 and is demanding that Beds Police restore cover to the levels before community policing hubs were introduced.

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Anti-social behaviour and fairer funding hot topics at Leighton Buzzard policing meeting

Over 120 residents put their questions to Bedfordshire Police in a well-attended public meeting in Leighton Buzzard today.

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Helicopter deployed in Leighton Buzzard as four suspected burglars are arrested

Four men were arrested on suspicion of burglary in Leighton Buzzard in the early hours of Friday morning.

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England take on Russia in Marseille at Euro 2016

World Cup banning orders for 16 Bedfordshire football fans

Sixteen people from Bedfordshire have been banned from attending the World Cup in Russia, which kicks off today.

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Leighton Buzzard teenager jailed for string of burglaries where he crept into homes as residents slept

A Leighton Buzzard teenager has been jailed for two years in relation to a series of burglaries in the town.

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Winners of the Above and Beyond Award, from left to right,  Keleel Baksh, John Laidlaw, Janice Heath and Colleen Atkins MBE (who presented the award)

Celebrating outstanding police work and acts of bravery in Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, celebrated outstanding police work and acts of bravery across the Force at the 2018 Bedfordshire Police Awards last week (June 6).

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The Baldwin family

‘It was the worst 8 months ever’ say Leighton Buzzard family after acquittal in attempted murder trial

One week ago, three family members in a high profile attempted murder trial stood nervously in the dock and awaited their future.

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These are the laws for flying England flags during the World Cup

The World Cup is just days away and that means only one thing - flags will be flying everywhere.

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The Baldwin family

Baldwins hit back over police’s reaction to Leighton Buzzard attempted murder trial verdict

The Baldwin family say they have been angered at a statement given by Deputy Chief Constable Garry Forsyth after their ‘not guilty’ verdicts last week.

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Jail for brothers who burgled more than 60 houses in seven month spree across 15 counties

Two "callous" brothers who burgled more than 60 houses across 15 counties in just seven months have been jailed.
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Beds police on keeping your keyless cars safe from thieves

Beds police on keeping your keyless cars safe from thieves

Bedfordshire Police is issuing crime prevention advice to advise motorists how to protect their keyless vehicles.

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Police warn they are coming for ‘evil predators’ after Luton taxi driver jailed for historic rapes

Police warn they are coming for ‘evil predators’ after Luton taxi driver jailed for historic rapes

Two women, who were raped by a Luton taxi driver over a decade ago, in two separate attacks in Eaton Bray and Luton have finally been able to get justice.

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The top 40 weird 'crimes' you did not know you were committing

The top 40 weird ‘crimes’ you did not know you were committing

The average Brit commits 32 different ‘crimes’ every year - including using a vacuum on a Sunday afternoon and pocketing incorrect change.

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Beds Police’s ‘concerns’ after verdict in Leighton Buzzard attempted murder trial

Bedfordshire Police has issued its statement after a jury cleared a Leighton Buzzard father and son accused of shooting at an umarked police car.

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UPDATE: Two people arrested after multiple vehicle collision in Linslade

Two people have been arrested following a police pursuit, which ended with a multiple car collision in Linslade.

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Multiple car pile up in Linslade after ‘police chase’

A multiple car collision on Linslade’s Old Road has taken place this afternoon, following what is believed to have been a police chase.

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BREAKING: Jury finds Baldwin family not guilty of all charges

BREAKING: Jury finds Baldwin family not guilty of all charges

The three family members of the Baldwin family have been found not guilty of all charges following their trial at Luton Crown Court.

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Loud bangs on door that woke occupants of house in Edlesborough believed to be burglary attempt

Occupants of a house were woken by loud bangs at the front door in what is believed to have been an attempted burglary.

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Armed police unit stops car ‘causing havoc’ in Leighton Buzzard

A silver Toyota Avensis spotted being driven dangerously around Leighton Buzzard was stopped by armed police last week.

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Appeal after car stolen from Linslade garage

Appeal after car stolen from Linslade garage

A Linslade garage has shared CCTV showing the theft of one of its customer’s cars by a gang of youths.

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