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Yesterday, 19:18

A Biggleswade man has become the first person in Bedfordshire to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour after his ex-partner was subjected to ‘appalling’ attempts to take away her freedom by watching her every move.

A Biggleswade pubgoer was allegedly robbed and assaulted after taking a ride in what turned out to be an unlicensed minicab at the weekend – and police have today appealed for witnesses.

A social worker from Biggleswade recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his work with disabled children has said we are all only as good as the teams of which we are part.

A veterinary practice serving the Biggleswade area is set to welcome visitors to an open day this weekend, with pony rides, exotic animals and more for all the family to enjoy.

Rather than settling for a quiet birthday meal, a super-fit fundraiser has celebrated her 70th birthday with a 192-mile walk across England for charity.

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Around 80 teenage girls took part in a tournament at Biggleswade United in an event which raised over £400 for the club’s academy.

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Increased support for the wellbeing and mental health of our region’s ambulance service staff has been pledged, with employees working “under huge pressure and often in unpleasant or dangerous conditions”.

North East Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt is back in government as a foreign office minister – and he’s looking forward to working with Britain’s Middle East partners again.

The A1 has now reopened southbound between the two Biggleswade roundabouts after a car involved in a crash was recovered – with a motorist arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

A lane is closed on the A1 southbound near Biggleswade after a crash that saw a car leave the carriageway.

A Biggleswade care home worker who left an 86-year-old patient helpless on the floor for more than an hour has been given a suspended sentence.

The UK’s longest-serving police dog, whose keen nose saw him sniff out drugs across Beds, Herts and beyond, has died after a short illness.

Champions of education, young people and disability sport are among those from our community recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, released last night.

Tributes have been paid to highly-respected former Bedfordshire chief constable Alf Hitchcock, who today died at the age of 58.

A daring group of autogyro pilots hope they have flown into the record books after an ambitious Guinness World Record attempt at the weekend.

The first evening of street dance classes at a Biggleswade community hub turned out to be a huge hit.

Central Beds Council has turned down another controversial planning application in Potton – this time for 80 houses on the west side of Sutton Road, near the top of Bury Hill.

New volunteer members are sought to give independent advice to Bedfordshire’s police force.

A family of fraudsters who pocketed more than £45 million in the largest tax scam of its kind in UK history have been jailed for a total of 27½ years.

Four train drivers have swapped electric engines for pedal power to cycle twice around the Isle of Wight raising more than £3,000 for Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice in Moggerhanger.

A cancer sufferer has been reunited with a pony she rescued 19 years ago – thanks to the hospice where she is being cared for.

Famous faces have come out in force to donate their rare items to help children and adults with terminal illnesses.

Get the latest results, reaction and analysis from General Election night 2017 in our live blog – with reporters at counts across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

There is quite a spectacle at the Shuttleworth Collection’s Old Warden home tomorrow – between 30 and 50 autogyros are taking to the skies in the first world record attempt of its kind.

The number of firearms officers available across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire has been increased by 50 per cent, in line with moves initiated last year.

A Guinness world record for the largest number of people to build model aircraft in the same place at the same time has been set at the Shuttleworth Collection near Biggleswade.

Potton is closer than ever before to getting a new town hall as a community group prepares to submit its application for planning permission.

People are being asked to raid their garages and dig out their cars, vans, bicycles, skateboards – and anything else that has wheels – to enter into the Biggleswade Carnival on June 24.

A jeweller, a photographer and an artisan woodworker from Shefford now have their work on show in a new workshop just off the High Street.

A 12-year-old Shefford schoolgirl has written a heart-rending song dedicated to the victims of the Manchester attack.

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Yesterday, 19:18

A Biggleswade man has become the first person in Bedfordshire to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour after his ex-partner was subjected to ‘appalling’ attempts to take away her freedom by watching her every move.

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