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Bedfordshire Police have appointed Dr Jackie Sebire as the force’s new assistant chief constable.

It’s judgement day for the future of Central Bedfordshire next Thursday, as the district’s Local Plan goes before a vote on whether to submit it to central government.

A lorry fire caused the blaze at a packaging warehouse in Biggleswade last night, the emergency services have confirmed.

Dedicated fundraisers from Sandy, Langford and Stotfold will be joining the thousands running the London Marathon this weekend.

Firefighters have been tackling a massive blaze which broke out in a Biggleswade warehouse late yesterday evening.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Royston Town ran out comfortable 4-0 winners over Biggleswade Town in their Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division contest at Garden Walk.

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Royston Town beat near neighbours 4-0 Biggleswade Town in a contest they dominated at Garden Walk on Saturday afternoon.

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Biggleswade Town finally solved their goalkeeper crisis on Tuesday with the young debutant putting in an ‘outstanding’ performance against league champions Hereford FC.

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A Henlow soldier who raped a woman at knifepoint before trying to hang himself has today been jailed for more than 10 years.

A nurse from Shefford has offered a hefty reward for the return of her late grandfather’s watch after it was stolen by burglars.

Sandy town centre’s newly-refurbished Shannon Court surgery has officially opened.

A 20-year-old man from Biggleswade has been found guilty of outraging public decency by masturbating on a public bus.

All railway lines have reopened after a person was hit and killed by a train near Sandy this afternoon.

A drink-driver who went the wrong way down the A505 while almost four times the alcohol limit has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Six special constables who have served almost 150 years between them have been honoured at a special ceremony.

A 14-year-old girl from Upper Caledcote will be crowned as May Queen at Ickwell Green for her long commitment to Morris dancing at this year’s Ickwell May Day on May 7.

Biggleswade’s new Carnival Court for 2018 has been announced ahead of this year’s events.

Cyclists and bikers “take their lives into their hands” when they use certain pothole-ridden roads around Biggleswade and Potton – that’s according to an independent councillor.

A lane is closed on the A1 southbound this morning between Biggleswade and Baldock services.

A motorist who tragically died when his car hit a tree between Potton and Gamlingay has today been named by police.

A Biggleswade fashion store has expanded its range by adding an additional shop above the existing one.

Two teenagers were arrested in Biggleswade on Monday after a series of hold-ups in which two people were threatened at knifepoint and a third was confronted with a gun.

Community historians in Potton now have a permanent archive room after it was formally opened at the weekend.

Seven shops and businesses across Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton and Shefford will be a part of Central Bedfordshire Council’s revamp scheme.

Runners shimmered in the rain and a long-standing record fell on Sandy’s streets in the latest iteration of Biggleswade Athletic Club’s showpiece race.

RAF members and civilians lined Henlow’s roads for an emotional last farewell to motorcycle mechanic and wartime air force reservist John ‘Jack’ Furness.

A tracker fitted in a car meant police were able to find it in Biggleswade yesterday morning – hours after it was stolen in Essex.

Delays are expected on the A1 northbound at Tempsford this evening due to a broken down vehicle.

A house in Arlesey was burgled yesterday afternoon – and police are now investigating.

A man tragically died after a car hit a tree between Gamlingay and Potton yesterday afternoon – with a four-year-old boy also injured.

People living with diabetes in Bedfordshire are to benefit from an extra £500,000 of funding.

Stotfold Twirlers have returned from national competition and England selections with a number of trophies and medals.

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Bedfordshire Police have appointed Dr Jackie Sebire as the force’s new assistant chief constable.

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