A soldier from Bedfordshire who suffered horrific injuries in a Taliban bomb blast in Afghanistan has been awarded an MBE.
A rare Chinese wall covering, one of the first of its kind exported to Europe, has been uncovered at Woburn Abbey.
The partner of a man who was stabbed to death in Bedfordshire says that she is determined to bring his killers to justice.
Today is St George's Day, but research says that only one in five of us will mark the occasion.
English Heritage wants to see more people to celebrate England's patron saint and learn about our country's history.
There will be a St George's Day Festival in Wrest Park in Bedfordshire this weekend anyone with the name George or Georgina will get free admission.
Members of Bedfordshire’s Special Constabulary made over 500 arrests last year according to new figures.
They also stopped 1,061 vehicles, carried out 566 breath tests and seized 104 vehicles.
Police chiefs say they also issued 72 street cautions and made 93 alcohol seizures amongst other things.
The figures come ahead of a recruitment campaign aimed at boosting special Constabulary numbers from 206 to 322 by April 2015 and to 500 in the longer term.
– Special Constabulary Chief Officer Nigel Green, MBE
The figures make incredibly impressive reading and graphically illustrate what an important contribution the Specials make to policing in Bedfordshire.”
Police are asking members of the public to come forward if they recognise jewellery stolen during a burglary in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.
The items were taken along with two laptops during a break-in at a property in Crossway on 25 March.
DC Denise Comb is keen to speak with anyone who may have been offered jewellery matching the items.
Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact DC Comb, in confidence, at Luton Police Station, on 01582 394359, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.
Alternatively you can contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Bedfordshire Police has released a CCTV image of a man suspected of indecently touching a woman.
The victim was shopping in Bedford Square, Houghton Regis when she was followed by the man who indecently touched her.
The suspect is described as white, about 18 years old, slim build, 5ft 8ins tall with brown hair. He was wearing a distinctive light blue hoody.
Witnesses are being asked to contact PC Sam Shane at Luton CID on 01582 394064, or call the 24 hour non-emergency number 101.
An inquest into the death of a murdered teenager from Luton is due to begin today.
Micah Urquhart was stabbed to death outside his flat in Hastings Street in September.
Last month 19-year-old Waqar Younis was found guilty of his murder and sentenced to 28 years in prison while Paul Lynam, 18, was jailed for 10 years for manslaughter.
The three had fallen out in the lead up to the killing.
A drag racer who died from lung cancer has been given a final ride in his V8 Pick-up at the Santa Pod Raceway in Bedfordshire.
Oogie Barrett was followed up the drag strip by dozens of his friends and competitors in their Hot Rods before his body was taken to Kettering Crematorium for the funeral service.
Police in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire are taking part in a Europe-wide crackdown on speeding this week.
Officers in unmarked cars will be out in force across the three counties armed with speed guns.
Speeding is one of four offences known to increase the chances of having a serious or even fatal crash on our roads - along with using a mobile phone, not wearing a seatbelt and drink driving.
The biggest rowing event ever held on the river at Bedford took place today. More than 800 rowers took part in the 44th Bedford Fours and Small Boats Head of the River Race. It was held over a 2,000 metre course from Queen's Park to Newnham Bridge.
There were eight divisions with about 55 crews in each from clubs from all over the United Kingdom including those from York , Guildford, Derby, Peterborough, Henley, Norwich, Leicester, Cambridge, Bristol and a number of others from the London area. **
Ages ranged from 14 to over 70 years old. The biggest entry is from the host club Bedford Rowing Club with 36 entries including many from their newly expanded Junior Section. There were £1500 worth of prizes. Watch Russell Hookey's report.**