Nine people have been discovered in the back of a lorry in Bedfordshire.Read the full story ›
Bedfordshire's police and crime commissioner says she'll raise council tax by £12 per year, in an effort to claw back funds for the struggling force.
Kathryn Holloway will use her power to increase the police precept, a move which she says will raise nearly 3 million pounds, and pay for around 120 new officers.
The Government has promised to address Bedfordshire Police's historically low share of national funding at the time of the next spending review in autumn 2020.
100 years ago women over the age of thirty and who owned property were given the right to vote for the first time.Read the full story ›
A third teenager has been charged after two teenagers were stabbed in The Mall in Luton on 21st January 2018.
A 17-year old boy from Bedford was arrested in London. He has been charged with possession of a knife in a public place, violent disorder and two counts of wounding with intent. He's been remanded into custody.
Two 17-year old boys who were taken to hospital for treatment were charged with violent disorder and have been bailed pending further court appearances.
Luton is one of the worst places in the country when it comes to traffic jams, according to new study.Read the full story ›
Police have closed the investigation into the identity of a head found in a skip in Cambridgeshire.Read the full story ›
Between 15:00 Tuesday 6th and 09:30 Wednesday 7th Sleet and snow showers will affect parts of eastern England later on Tuesday and for a time overnight, when clearing skies will lead to ice forming in places, lasting into Wednesday morning.
Expect some delays to travel, while untreated surfaces become icy leading to an increased risk of accidents or injuries.
Chief Forecaster's assessment
A band of sleet and snow will turn more showery overnight but with some heavier bursts possible, especially over East Anglia. 1-4 cm of snow is possible in places, though rain and sleet may occur along coasts. Ice may be the more widespread hazard.
It's 'World Play Your Ukulele Day' on Friday 2 February and people all over the globe are celebrating the quirky instrument made famous in the 1930s by actor George Formby.
One band marking the occasion is the Sandy Ukulele Group in Bedfordshire. They will be busking at King's Cross station in London on Saturday.
They're hoping their Hawaiian shirts and feel good tunes can bring smiles to the faces of commuters in the capital.
- Watch the Sandy Ukulele Group in action by clicking below