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Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Bedfordshire Police is warning people about the dangers of romance fraud, following several recent cases in Biggleswade.

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Leighton Buzzard police team don’t patrol after 10pm

Leighton Buzzard police team don’t patrol after 10pm

Residents of Leighton Buzzard’s Sandhills estate claim their area is being blighted by crime because police “won’t patrol the patch after 10pm”.

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Leighton Buzzard

Demand for public meeting to debate Leighton Buzzard’s crime concerns

Leighton-Linslade Town Council is urging Beds Police to attend a public meeting so officers can hear first-hand about rising concerns over anti-social behaviour and crime .

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Members of Leighton Buzzard Pubwatch

Pubwatch bans 12 people from its bars in Leighton Buzzard in 6 weeks since relaunch

Leighton Buzzard Pubwatch has been very busy in the first six weeks since its relaunch, with action taken against 14 people for anti-social behaviour.

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Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Travel fraud is costing UK holidaymakers millions of pounds per year – and also having a severe effect on their health or financial wellbeing.

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Police News

Immigration and crime, is there a link?

I am an immigrant. Many people worry about those like me, and those from other countries who might follow in my footsteps.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Leighton Buzzard man died in A41 collision

A Leighton Buzzard man has died after his car and a lorry were involved in a collision on the A41.

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Police warning after man receives call from wife’s phone number about horrible car accident

Police are issuing a warning about a sophisticated new phone scam in which the victim is targeted with a phone call from a loved one’s phone number.

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Leighton Buzzard

Substance used in Leighton Buzzard attack was not acid

Fears over an alleged ‘acid attack’ in Leighton Buzzard last week were abated after emergency services found the substance to be non-acidic.

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Police cracking down on nuisance bikers

Police cracking down on nuisance bikers

Bedfordshire Police seized four off-road motorbikes during three days of action over the Easter Weekend.

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Luton Magistrates Court

Teen charged with stabbing in Leighton Buzzard

A teenager has appeared in court charged with a stabbing in Leighton Buzzard last week.

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Police

Man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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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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Crime

Opinion - threats to schools

Breaking news - We are aware several schools in Bedfordshire have received emails this morning, which are considered to be a hoax.

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Court news

Aspley Guise man convicted of making indecent child images

A 47-year-old man has been sentenced, after being found guilty of making indecent images of children.

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Unlicensed anglers face hefty fines

Unlicensed anglers face hefty fines

As the Easter weekend approaches the Environment Agency is reminding anglers that they must have a valid rod licence and only fish where they are allowed during the close season.

Crime
Police

Members of the public detain suspected thief in Morrisons

A suspected shoplifter was apprehended by members of the public in Morrisons in Leighton Buzzard on Saturday night, as they waited for the police to arrive.

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Beds Police ‘requires improvement’ says latest inspector

Bedfordshire Police is patting itself on the back after turning one of its ‘inadequate’ ratings to ‘requires improvement’.

Crime

WATCH: Beds, Cambs and Herts Police Unit clock man doing over 100mph driving grandmother’s ‘motability’ vehicle in Hertfordshire

A driver was clocked by a Beds, Cambs and Herts Policing Unit officer driving at more than 100mph in Hertfordshire - in his grandmother’s ‘motability’ vehicle.

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Operation Torby results

Two-day operation targets Leighton Buzzard vehicle crime

Bedfordshire Police’s rural officers have carried out a two-day long operation cracking down on vehicle crime in Leighton Buzzard.

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