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Family business distressed after £25K digger stolen from Leighton Buzzard

Thieves used a haulage firm’s excavator to cut out an escape route as they broke into the company’s premises and drove off with a £25,000 digger from Leighton Buzzard.

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The park near Tesco Express, Aries Court. Credit: Google

Leighton Buzzard dog walker followed by teen gang who said ‘give us your pet’

A Leighton Buzzard pet owner is issuing a warning to others after she was followed by a gang of teenagers who told her to give them her dog.

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Leighton Buzzard mum’s warning after daughters left traumatised by stranger who followed them in car after school

A worried Leighton Buzzard mum whose daughters were left traumatised after a man followed them in a car as they walked home from school is now chaperoning them on their daily route.

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Heartbreak for Toddington florist burgled on Valentine’s Day

A Toddington florist was left heartbroken after her shop was broken into on Valentine’s Day, and she arrived to find her lovingly crafted bouquets and hampers stolen.

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Bedfordshire Police ‘overwhelmed’ by viewers’ reaction after story of corrupt detective featured on documentary

Bedfordshire Police says it has been “overwhelmed” by public support following Monday night’s screening of 24 Hours in Police Custody, which featured a corrupt detective blackmailing a prostitute’s customer.

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Police crackdown on firearms and drugs offences after Luton warrant

Four men and a teenage boy have been charged with a total of 36 offences, including drugs and firearms offences, following a warrant carried out by Bedfordshire Police’s Boson team in Luton on Friday (February 16).

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Knifes recovered from weapons bin

Police recover hundreds of knives and ten guns from weapons bins in Bedfordshire

Ten guns and hundreds of knives were recovered on Friday when Bedfordshire Police emptied weapon bins across the county.

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Full planning permission for the new homes was granted last Thursday (February 15)

Slapton company fined for illegally using hydrants on four occasions

A Slapton business has been successfully prosecuted for illegal hydrant use.

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Leighton Buzzard shop failed police’s knife sales test

A Leighton Buzzard shop was one of three businesses caught out during a Beds Police operation testing knife sales policies yesterday (Thursday).

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Duo break into van in Leighton Buzzard

A van was broken into by two men on Wednesday, February 14 in Turnham Drive, Leighton Buzzard.

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Beds PCC Kathryn Holloway

Don’t miss deadline to apply for grant funding awarded by Police Crime Commissioner

Organisations which run projects preventing offending, protecting communities and supporting victims of crime are being urged to submit their application for the PCC’s Grant Fund.

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Man charged for possession of knife in Leighton Buzzard

Man charged for possession of knife in Leighton Buzzard

A man has been charged with possession of a knife in Leighton Buzzard.

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Man arrested after sting in Leighton Buzzard

A man was arrested in Leighton Buzzard after a sting carried out by self-professed paedophile hunters.

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Kane Lee

Leighton Buzzard man jailed over Luton burglaries

A man from Leighton Buzzard has been jailed for three-and-a-half years over a string of Luton burglaries.

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Former Luton Town star guilty of £5m apprenticeship fraud

A former Luton Town footballer, who played almost 100 games for the Hatters, has been found guilty of a £5million apprenticeship fraud.

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Luca Maglio

Appeal to find missing 14-year-old Leighton Buzzard boy

A teenager from Leighton Buzzard has gone missing, prompting a Beds Police appeal for the public’s help in finding him.

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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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Arrests made following series of burglaries in Stanbridge and Studham

Bedfordshire Police has arrested two men in connection with a series of recent burglaries in Stanbridge and Studham.

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