Working together to make Central Bedfordshire a safer place to live.


We want to know what issues are important to you – whether you are new to the area or have been a resident for a long time. Your views will help to set SaferCentral's priorities for the next two years.


Safer Central brings together Central Bedfordshire Council, Bedfordshire Police, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Services, Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, Offender Management Services and other partner agencies to work together to make Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.

We aim to :

  • Reduce crime and disorder
  • To support and protect individuals from harm and abuse
  • To maintain public confidence by making residents feel safe and secure


Using the links below, you are able to Report Community Safety Issues or find our more information on Crime Prevention.


3 days ago

Following reports of ASB at Sunderland Road Park, Sandy. Safer Communities Engagement Officer has been carrying out patrols in the area. The officer engaged with dog walkers & youths, no concerns were reported, but this ...

6 days ago

We want to hear from you! Safer Central run annual surveys to get the views of residents, about crime and community safety in their local area. It only takes a few minutes to complete &can be found online here:

1 week ago

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, help is available. You can call the 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247. If you are in immediate danger call the police on 999. More information can be found at

1 week ago

Our online housing self-serve tool: 🏠 is available 24/7 🏠 is easy to use - on your phone or a computer 🏠 gives you useful advice, tailored to your individual situation Head to: and answer a few questions about you...

1 week ago

❓ Do you test your regularly ❓ House fires are the main cause of fire deaths and injury. Did you know... you are more than twice as likely to die in a fire at home if you haven’t got a working smoke alarm ❗ Test y...

1 week ago

Have your say on how we can better meet the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) through our existing funding approach for short break leisure activities. Click  for...

1 week ago

KEEPING HOUGHTON REGIS SAVE - KNIFE SWEEP with conducted a weapon sweep around the Parkside Drive yesterday, incorporating the ACB School, leisure centre & immediate surrounding area. I am pleased to inform...

2 weeks ago

Do you know what Cuckooing is? Cuckooing is the practice of gangs taking over the home of a vulnerable person to use it as a base for the production or dealing of drugs, as well as exploitation of the person living there. Would you...

2 weeks ago

If a Trading Standards Officer is attending your home for a scams visit, here's what they won't do 👇