Current Bedfordshire News
Man's threat to 'slice' WPC like Lee Rigby - Bedfordshire News
A MAN who threatened to 'slice up' a policewoman in the same way Drummer Lee Rigby was murdered in Woolwich last month says he didn't mean to cause her any distress. Jermaine Jackson, 29, of Honey Hill Road, Bedford, made the threats against the ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:49:17 GMT
Man pulled from River Great Ouse dies in hospital - Bedfordshire News
Five crews from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service rushed to the scene, joined by a rapid response car, duty officer and an ambulance from the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust and a police car from Bedfordshire Police. When the crews ...
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:20:29 GMT
Man who died after falling in River Great Ouse is named - Bedfordshire News
THE man who died on Monday after falling into the River Great Ouse in Bedford has been named by police. David Millar, 93, of Warwick House, Linden Road, Bedford, died at Bedford South Wing Hospital on Monday (June 17) after falling into the water on ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:07:32 GMT
Bedford Youth Fair targets ambitious youngsters - Bedfordshire News
A GROUP of young people held the town's first Youth Fair at the weekend to give budding entrepreneurs from the area an opportunity to run their own business for the day. The event on Saturday, June 15 saw young people from the town selling a variety of ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:18:30 GMT
Marking the birth of Trevor Huddleston - Bedfordshire News
DOZENS of people turned out to celebrate 100 years since the birth of Trevor Huddleston on Sunday with a special commemoration taking place around his bust in Silver Street. Huddleston, an English Anglican bishop, was best known for his anti-apartheid ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:52:02 GMT
Forces festival will be a force for good - Bedfordshire News
FOR many servicemen and women face who have faced the horrors of war, returning home does not mean the battle is over. Adjusting to life back in the UK is tough and the SSAFA, the UK's oldest Armed Forces charity, supports more than 50,000 servicemen ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:15:22 GMT
Connors family lose court appeal for enslavement - Bedfordshire News
A BEDFORDSHIRE family gang of travelling slave masters who forced their workers into medieval-style 'abject serfdom' have lost appeals against their sentences in front of the country's most senior judge. The Connors family, who lived on a site at ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:52:00 GMT
Nadine Dorries hints at Strictly Come Dancing appearance - Bedfordshire News
NADINE Dorries may jump back on the reality TV bandwagon after saying she would 'love to do Strictly Come Dancing'. The Conservative MP said yesterday her constituents 'absolutely loved' her after she appeared on I'm a Celebrity in November last year ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:09:11 GMT