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beds

The number of staffed beds in a ward or department that are occupied or occupiable overnight.
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NORTHUMBERLAND struggled with the ball on the opening day of their Minor Counties Championship game against Bedfordshire. Breaking new ground by staging a game at Burnopfield, Northumberland were blown off course in a morning session dominated by the visitors.
On a turning wicket, and with the ball also swinging, Bedfordshire were bowled out for just 147 after 56 overs having won the toss and elected to bat first.
Sunday's raid on the Greenacres travellers' site, in Leighton Buzzard, was launched as part of a long-running investigation by Bedfordshire Police which suggested the men were being held against their will in poor conditions at the site, and forced to work for no pay.
Mr Dhillon now works as a forensic operations manager for Bedfordshire Police, after joining the force in 1994 as a scenes of crime officer.
Published in an oversized format (8.25x11.75"), and well illustrated with b&w and color plates of finds, drawings, and maps of the site, this volume presents a detailed analysis of excavations carried out between 2004-2005 by Oxford Archaeology on nine sites along the route of the new bypass around the town of Great Barford in Bedfordshire. The sites contain evidence from the later Bronze Age and were settled in the later Iron Age and during the Roman period.
But yesterday Bedfordshire Police said the loss of the ammunition the defence would not be able to fully test the accusation that it was linked to one of the defendants' guns.
Bedfordshire Police said a boy of 12 was practising with a golf club in the park when he was approached by a group of three older boys.
Bedfordshire police appealed for help yesterday in tracing them and French police launched a search.
A spokesman for Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: 'The car rolled over a small cliff surrounding the lake, and the water was deep enough for it to submerge.
Northumberland got over the line in a low- scoring game against Bedfordshire on a slow wicket at Luton - but only after a second disastrous start to their innings.
BEDFORDSHIRE Police are appealing for help from the North East to trace a teenage girl who has not been seen since mid December.
Constituents in her Mid Bedfordshire seat were left aghast at her admission.

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