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Cranfield jewellery burglary

Thieves have stolen almost £20,000 worth of jewellery from a house in Cranfield near Bedford.

The house on Holywell Road was empty during the day on Wednesday 29 January. During this time burglars broke in by smashing the rear window, they climbed in and stole items including:

· Blue Versace watch

· Christian Lacroix stainless steel watch

· Black leather bangle with freshwater pearls and gold and silver charms

· Gold ruby and diamond ring

· Diamond pave white gold ring

· Platinum freshwater pearl ring with diamond shanks

Anyone with information can contact Det Con Lynn Adams direct at Bedford CID on 01234 275142, or via the police 24 hour number 101.

Alternatively you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


Cash machine stolen in Cranfield raid

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information from the public after a cash machine was stolen from outside a bank in Cranfield this morning.

The incident happened at the National Westminster Bank in College Road at approximately 3.11am when a stolen JCB was used to pull the cash machine from the outside wall of the building.

The offenders then left the scene in a blue pickup style vehicle and a silver car.

Carbon monoxide warning after BBQ death

A man who's partner died from carbon monoxide poisoning at a Norfolk campsite says he is desperate to raise awareness of the risks of campfire cooking.

Roland Wessling and his partner Hazel were poisoned as they slept in their tent at Clippesby Hall. He says a better understanding of the dangers could have saved her life.

Click above to see ITV News Anglia's Olivia Paterson reporting on carbon monoxide poisoning

Cranfield Aerospace helps keep Vulcan flying

The last flying Vulcan Bomber Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive

Engineers at Cranfield Aerospace near Bedford have come up with a sollution to keep the world's last airworthy Vulcan bomber flying until the end of 2015.

The 1960 plane needs its wings strengthened but manufacturing new parts is complex because none of the original design drawings survive.

But the engineers have been able to create three dimensional models using computer scanners to enable them to modify the aircraft.

Two injured in light aircraft crash

Two people were hurt when a light aircraft crashed at Cranfield in Bedfordshire this afternoon.

The plane is believed to have overshot the runaway at the airfield at around two o'clock.

Two air ambulances were called to the scene to take the injured people to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

The Civil Aviation Authority is investigating the cause of the crash.