The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found in Luton with a severe neck injury.
Tensions ran high at a meeting in Luton last night, with many people raising concerns about their local police force.
Leo Bamford has tinnitus and it was making bedtime unbearable. But then doctors in Cambridge found a way to help him get some rest.
Three men have been arrested in Luton on suspicion of possessing offensive weapons after members of the public reported seeing a group of men brandishing weapons at a shop in Sundon Park Parade.
The incident happened on Friday 7 March when a group of men entered Greggs the Bakers armed with a crowbar and a gun.
Bedfordshire Police said unarmed officers quickly responded to the call for help and one officer detained a man armed with a crowbar in Tenth Avenue. Another had fled in to a nearby shop and was also quickly arrested along with a third man.
Three men were questioned and released on bail.
– Chief Superintendent Jim Saunders, Bedfordshire Police
“Bedfordshire Police takes violent crime extremely seriously and will do all it can to crack down on those who put our communities in danger. This incident demonstrates how our officers put themselves in danger to protect the public within Bedfordshire and I am extremely proud of the bravery shown by these individuals.”
The spur road between junction 10 and 10a will have a contraflow and people heading to Luton Town Centre and Luton Airport are being warned their journey could take longer than normal.
The roadworks are part of a £30 million scheme to speed up traffic in the area.
There were angry scenes at a public meeting last night, held to raise concerns about the way a man with autism was allegedly treated by Bedfordshire Police.
The family of Faruk Ali say he was assaulted by police outside his home in Luton last month.
Around 150 people attended the meeting, including representatives from the police and council.
"From my perspective it was an opportunity to try to reassure the public in what we're doing to address that and to recognise that we're taking their complaints and their views seriously," Assistant Chief Constable Nigel Trippett told ITV News Anglia.
The family of a man with autism called a meeting last night, to raise concerns about the way he's allegedly been treated by Bedfordshire Police.
The family of Faruk Ali says he was assaulted by police outside his home in Luton last month.
Police are investigating the incident and attended the meeting, along with other members of the community.
The family of a man with autism has called a meeting this evening, to raise concerns about the way he's been treated by Bedfordshire Police.
The family of Faruk Ali says he was assaulted by a police officer outside his home in Luton last month.
Bedfordshire police are carrying out a full investigation and will be attending the meeting, along with other members of the community.
Bedfordshire Police have apologised for any distress.
They say the police officers acted out of concern for his wellbeing - they've now been placed on restricted duties while this investigation takes place.
"All front line officers receive Disability Awareness training in order to assist them when interacting with vulnerable people.
"Any findings from this investigation will be incorporated into the on-going development of officers. A review of the wider safeguarding measures available to the family is also underway."
Detectives in Luton are trying to find a number of items of gold jewellery which were taken during a burglary in Ketton Close.
The burglary happened on February 25 sometime between 2.20pm and 7.37pm. Cash, a £50 John Lewis voucher and various items of gold jewellery were taken.
Police are keen to speak with anyone who has been offered similar jewellery for sale recently.
Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact DC Hussain at Luton Police Station, in confidence, on 01582 394435, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.
Alternatively contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
The first stages of a major redevelopment of the Marsh Farm area of Luton has begun.
Once finished, the scheme is set to include 111 new council homes, an improved road layout and a revamped shopping area.
The first phase of the development includes removing a roundabout from outside the school and creating a two-way single carriageway.
Bedfordshire Police are becoming increasingly concerned about a 24 year old woman who has been missing since Thursday morning.
Elizabeth Hanrahan - who is originally from Cheshire but had been staying at her aunt’s home in Luton - was last seen in Hitchin Road, wearing a white dressing gown.
Elizabeth is around five feet six inches tall, of medium build, with blue eyes, dark hair and speaks with an Irish accent.
While she was last seen wearing just a dressing gown it is believed that she had access to other outfits – namely blue jeans, black trousers, a red top and a white top/jumper.