Officers recovered a large number of cannabis plants during a warrant at a property in Toddington.Read the full story ›
A fire at a zoo in Bedfordshire which killed 13 monkeys was accidental, the fire service has confirmed.
The fire broke out in the Jungle Enclosure of Woburn Safari Park around 2.37am overnight.
When firefighters arrived, the roof of the building had already collapsed.
The fire was in the monkey house where they are kept at night during the winter months.
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Following our fire investigation at Woburn Safari Park we have concluded that it is likely that the fire started accidentally in a generator."
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After a chilly but bright start with some sunshine, thickening cloud and rain will spread east during the morning. That will clear later.Read the full story ›
Travelling from Chelmsford or Luton to London costs five times more than a similar commute into Paris or Rome.
New fares come into force today - and the much higher cost of a 30 mile trip compared to Europe is being highlighted by the TUC.
A monthly season ticket to London from Luton costs £400, and from Chelmsford it's £381.
In Europe a 30 mile commute from Étampes to Paris costs £66 a month and from Civita Castellana to Rome is £65
The UK and Ireland have been left counting the cost of Storm Eleanor after winds tore a destructive trail across the country.Read the full story ›
Dozens of people in the Anglia region have received awards from the Queen in the New Year's Honours list.Read the full story ›
Luton based car giant Vauxhall says it's following a "strategic plan" after slipping to third place in the UK sales rankings.
Vauxhall has seen a 22 per-cent year on year fall in new car registrations and has now been overtaken by Volkswagen, which is now second behind Ford.
Overall sales of new vehicles are down - with manufacturers blaming anti diesel messages.
Vauxhall, which has van production and headquarters in Luton, says its focus is on being profitable.
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A number of roads have been closed in the Bedford area because of flood water.
The worst areas are around Radwell Road and Harrold Bridge.
A number of bus services have had to be changed because of the road closures. They are:
- Service 50 - will not be able to serve Radwell and Felmersham and will divert through Milton Ernest on into Sharnbrook.
- Service 25 - will not be able to serve Harrold and will only serve as far as Carlton.
- Service 51 - will divert through Lavendon and Turvey although will continue to serve Harrold and Carlton.
Teams from Bedford Borough Council are monitoring water levels and inspecting bridges, but they remain open at present.