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Shocking details emerge of six child abuse investigations in Bedfordshire

Beds Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has revealed there are six child sex exploitation investigations in Bedfordshire that are “ferociously absorbing” police resources.

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Luton brother and sister jailed over £38k fraud scandal

Luton brother and sister jailed over £38k fraud scandal

A cheating brother and sister duo from Luton have been jailed after scamming five people out of £38,000.

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Luton school sponsors boxing awards

Luton school sponsors boxing awards

A school in Luton has celebrated Anthony Joshua’s win of Boxer of the Year award.

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Sharon Fade death now being treated as ‘non-suspicious’ by police

Sharon Fade death now being treated as ‘non-suspicious’ by police

The death of a woman found lying in undergrowth in Houghton Regis is now being treated as ‘non-suspicious’ by police.

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Fundraising to help elderly Luton women attacked by gang

Fundraising to help elderly Luton women attacked by gang

Kind-hearted Lutonians have set up a fundraising page to help the two elderly women attacked by a gang during an “appalling” robbery.

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UPDATE: Luton North MP Kelvin Hopkins’ suspension

News that Luton North MP Kelvin Hopkins was suspended by the Labour Party over allegations of bad behaviour was greeted with shock in his constituency.

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Two teenage boys stabbed in Hockwell Ring

Two teenage boys stabbed in Hockwell Ring

Police are urging witnesses to come forward after a double stabbing in Hockwell Ring yesterday which left one boy with life-threatening injuries.

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Luton pervert jailed eight years for child abuse

Luton pervert jailed eight years for child abuse

A Luton man has been jailed for eight years after sexually abusing a young girl and possessing extreme child pornography.

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Cash boost of over £900,000 for Luton arts group

Cash boost of over £900,000 for Luton arts group

There was excitement as one of Luton’s leading arts groups received a cash boost of over £900,000 from the Arts Council today.

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Luton sex beast who applied to join child paedophile ring given suspended sentence

Luton sex beast who applied to join child paedophile ring given suspended sentence

A Luton man who accessed a child porn chatroom 88 times and applied to join a paedophile ring has been given a suspended sentence.

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VIDEO: Man attacked with crowbar in Luton

Shocking footage has been circulated online of a man being brutally attacked with a crowbar in Luton last week.

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Addict imprisoned Luton woman during 3-hour ordeal

Addict imprisoned Luton woman during 3-hour ordeal

A cocaine addict who imprisoned a woman in Luton and terrorised her during a three-hour ordeal has been jailed for seven and a half years.

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Man attacked with a crowbar in Luton

Man attacked with a crowbar in Luton

Police have issued CCTV images after a man was attacked with a weapon in Luton yesterday.

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Prohibition order at Luton restaurant

Prohibition order at Luton restaurant

A Luton restaurant was temporarily closed after a cockroach infestation.

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15kg of suspected cocaine seized from Luton business

A takeaway next to Luton Train Station was sealed off by police yesterday after a 15kg stash of suspected cocaine was seized.

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IN FULL: How one sister’s ‘bitter jealousy’ led to murder

IN FULL: How one sister’s ‘bitter jealousy’ led to murder

A Luton woman who murdered her sister after starting an affair with her brother-in-law has been jailed for life with a minimum of 22 years behind bars.

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PCC Kathryn Holloway with the report

Bedfordshire Police’s last-ditch plea for Government funding

Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has sent a last-ditch plea for extra funding to Policing Minister Nick Hurd.

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Man slashed with knife in ‘outrageous’ Luton road rage attack

A gang slashed a Luton driver with a knife after he signalled at them for driving dangerously.

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Luton robber who stole from prostitute is jailed after used condom identifies him

Luton robber who stole from prostitute is jailed after used condom identifies him

A Luton man who had sex with a prostitute and then robbed her using an imitation gun has been jailed after DNA from a used condom at the scene identified him.

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Scheme to make Luton a movie hot spot

Lights! Camera! Action! These could be the words on the street as Luton Borough Council seeks to offer up the town as an attractive location for film makers.

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