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Police are investigating an incident in Luton in which a gun was believed to have been fired.
Police were called to reports of the sound of gunfire in the Biscot Road area of Luton on Friday 17 February.
It’s believed that disorder broke out in Kennington Road before moving to the car park of the Biscot Mill pub. The people involved dispersed before officers arrived.
No-one was believed to be injured in the incident and no arrests have yet been made, however an axe was recovered from the scene.
“We believe that shots were fired during an altercation between a group of men, and we’re appealing for anyone who witnessed the disorder to get in touch.
“We take firearms criminality very seriously and will not tolerate gun crime in our community."
The Met Office has issued an early storm warning for strong winds forecast to hit the Anglia region on Thursday.Read the full story ›
The region has enjoyed its warmest day of the year and the hottest February day for five years.Read the full story ›
The region is seeing its warmest February day in five years, with temperatures set to climb to 10 degrees higher than expected for FebruaryRead the full story ›
A video report by Hannah Pettifer:
Are we unhealthily obsessed with our phones and tablets? A new survey suggested that we are and many parents are worried about the way smart phones have changed the way we live and interact.
A man has been charged with a number of offences following several incidents in Leighton Buzzard yesterday (16 February) in which young girls were reported to have been assaulted.
Stuart Land, 38, of no fixed address, was charged today (17 February) with three counts of common assault, theft from a shop, criminal damage, indecent behaviour at a police station and failing to comply with a notification order.
He has appeared at Luton Magistrates’ Court this afternoon and has been remanded into custody pending a further court hearing.
A former Army tank driver who ploughed his lorry into a queue of traffic on the Bedford bypass killing two people has been jailed for 56 months. Six vehicles were involved in the accident.
Martyn Graham, 58 and from Stevenage , hit the first vehicle at 56 mph, without braking at all. A web cam in his cab showed the brake lights ahead for 17 seconds before the collision.
Graham pleaded guilty at Luton Crown Court to two charges of causing death by dangerous driving and two charges of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He was also banned from driving for five years.
A video report by Liz Summers:
Downton Abbey may be, sadly, long gone, but children in Bedfordshire have been learning what it takes to be a servant in a stately home.
English Heritage is running 'Butler School' at Wrest Park in Silsoe this half term to teach youngsters about the history and hierarchy of servants.
And as our reporter Liz Summers found out - it takes a certain skill to walk and keep fruit on a silver tray at the same time!
A rise in temperature by the end of the weekendRead the full story ›