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Three-vehicle collision in Leighton Buzzard

Emergency services were out in force last night after a three-vehicle collision near the Leighton Buzzard bypass.

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Police advise drivers

Police are advising drivers to be aware of driving the morning after a night of drinking

Police are warning drivers to be aware of driving the morning after a night of drinking as they may still be over the drink drive limit.

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Police organise youth event in Leighton Buzzard

Bedfordshire Police’s community policing team is organising a young people’s engagement day in Leighton Buzzard to help prevent anti-social behaviour.

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Man robbed of surveying instruments in Leighton Buzzard’s Grovebury Road

A man was robbed of a significant amount of surveying instruments in Leighton Buzzard on Friday (December 8).

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Travellers who don’t wish to cooperate have decided to leave Greenacres

A new residents’ association for Greenacres and the fact that some travellers who did not wish to cooperate with Central Beds Council have left the site, offers real hope of improved behaviour in the near future.

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Billington Parish  Council chairman Helen Thompson said �9m could be money well spent when you consider the slavery operation at the site in 2011 (pictured) had cost a reported �1m

Villagers’ rage over lack of enforcement at Billington travellers’ sites for years

Central Beds Council came under fire for years of inaction over the Greenacres and The Stables travellers sites in Little Billington at last Tuesday’s Executive meeting.

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Police are reminding people to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity

Police are reminding people to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity, as they continue to promote the Action Counters Terrorism campaign in the lead up to Christmas.

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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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The fly-tipped waste in Bryants Lane

Leighton Buzzard shops fined for illegal disposal of waste

A Leighton Buzzard shop owner has been fined after waste from his business ended up being fly-tipped in Heath and Reach.

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(L-R) Dan Neil, of Dorvics Cycles, and PCSO Rachel Carne.

This Saturday: Get your bike security marked for free as Dorvics Leighton Buzzard crack down on theft

A Leighton Buzzard bicycle shop is on a mission to crack down on theft, as it teams up with Bedfordshire Police to help customers keep their possessions safe.

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Appeal dismissed for Linslade golfer convicted of rape

Appeal dismissed for Linslade golfer convicted of rape

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an application by Linslade golfer Gavin Samuels to have his sentence reduced following his conviction for a string of sex offences.

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Plasterboard firm fined £60k for health and safety breaches

A Totternhoe-based plasterboard recycling company has been fined £60,000 after health and safety concerns were identified during a routine inspection of their premises.

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Police appeal after “shocking and unprovoked” attack in Leighton Buzzard

Police say an assault in Leighton Buzzard which left a man with serious head injuries last week was “shocking and unprovoked”.

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Greenacres

‘Carrot and stick’ approach agreed to address controversial Greenacres travellers’ site

Central Beds Council has today voted unanimously to put its £9m plans to shut down the controversial Greenacres travellers’ site on hold for the time being.

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Police appeal for information after a man was assaulted in Leighton Buzzard

Police are investigating an assault which left a man injured in Leighton Buzzard on Friday.

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Beds Police supports Leighton Buzzard Shopwatch to tackle shoplifting

Bedfordshire Police has donated 50 radios to shop owners in Leighton Buzzard in a bid to help fight against shoplifting and anti-social behaviour.

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Gerard and John show the LBO their injuries.

Shoplifters ‘thought they were going to die’ after being rammed by pursuing car in Leighton Buzzard

Two self-confessed shoplifters who stole from a Leighton Buzzard shop are appealing for witnesses after claiming they were pursued by a car which crashed into them and “put their lives at risk”.

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Greenacres

Greenacres £9m closure plan could be put on hold as travellers promise to improve behaviour

Plans to shut down the controversial Greenacres travellers’ site could be put on hold – because its residents have promised to behave better.

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Leighton Buzzard burglar caught red-handed with property he’d stolen from Stotfold

A burglar from Leighton Buzzard has been jailed after being caught with stolen property linking him to a break-in in Stotfold in July last year.

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Elderly woman has bank cards stolen in Leighton Buzzard by man who asked her for directions

Police are investigating after an elderly woman in Leighton Buzzard had her bank cards stolen by a distraction thief.

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