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Everything that opera can do is here. English Touring Opera’s double bill of short Puccini operas, which reached Cambridge Arts Theatre this week (April 16-21) included the tragic Il Tabarro (the cloak) and the comic opera Gianni Schicchi named after a character who deceives all the others to do a good deed.

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Paris
Yesterday, 16:53

Do you have relatives from Royston who served in the First World War? Then town researchers would love to hear from you – and record any stories or material you might hold – for a new exhibition.

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Royston
Yesterday, 16:44

There are currently delays on the Great Northern line due to signal failure between Hitchin and Cambridge.

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Govia Thameslink
Yesterday, 14:01

A music evening with a twist is taking part this weekend in Litlington Village Hall.

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Litlington
Yesterday, 10:36

A teenager who stole a car in Letchworth before being arrested in Royston less than 24 hours later has been given a suspended jail sentence.

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Royston
Yesterday, 08:03

The Flying Scotsman is to pass through North Herts and South Cambs this morning on its way to Lincoln.

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Peterborough
Yesterday, 07:57

The new headteacher appointed by Royston Schools Academy Trust to lead the new through school has spoken to the Crow in the wake of the announcement that theschools will not merge in the next academic year.

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Meridian School
Wed, 17:01

Members of the public crammed into a meeting at Royston Town Hall on Thursday last week to hear about Therfield Heath’s management and from speakers of clubs who use it for sporting or leisure activities.

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Therfield Regulation Trust
Wed, 12:00

Network Rail is set to carry out safety improvements at a level crossing in Shepreth next month as part of the company’s railway upgrade plan – and you can find information at a drop-in session later today.

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Network Rail
Wed, 09:28

There may be a more amusing version of The Marriage of Figaro than this one from English Touring Opera, but I haven’t seen it and don’t expect to. This ingenious English translation by Jeremy Sams rhymes and it’s cheeky. When Antonio, the gardener describes seeing a man fall out a woman’s bedroom window and he’s asked where the is man now, he sings: “I don’t know, he buggered off.”

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army
Wed, 08:11

Members of a new Royston action group, who are taking on the fight to stop 120 homes being build by speculative land developer Gladman in the town, have held a public meeting attended by more than 60 people.

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Oliver Heald
Tue, 19:03

Throughout our campaign calling on Herts County Council to make the A505 safer, the Crow has found that the single most devisive issue on the stretch between Royston and Baldock is the cut-through junctions in the central reservations to cross the dual carriageway and access the villages.

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Herts County Council
Tue, 16:38

A couple has raised thousands of pounds for charity after a marathon effort on Sunday.

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Stevenage
Tue, 15:55

Royston’s Luke Mossey had a challenging few days at Brands Hatch for round two of the British Superbike Championship.

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Leon Haslam
Tue, 08:25

Campaigners hoping to prevent the Grade II-listed Cabinet pub at Reed being turned permanently into a house have said they were “resolute”, as the appeal against refusal of planning permission was published last week.

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North Herts

More than 240 independent record stores across the UK will be celebrating Record Store Day on Saturday – including shops in Hitchin, Baldock and Letchworth.

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BBC
Mon, 17:24

Primary school places have been allocated today – with 94.6 per cent offered their first choice in Cambridgeshire, and 86 per cent receiving the same news in Hertfordshire.

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Cambs County Council
Mon, 16:04

The proposed Royston schools merger will not happen this September, the Royston Schools Academy Trust has announced in a letter to parents today.

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Meridian School
Mon, 14:29

A disgraced former police officer who sexually abused two young girls over a period of four years has been jailed.

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Herts police
Mon, 13:29

A 65-year-old man from Welwyn Garden City sadly died near Morrisons in Royston at the weekend.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Mon, 09:11

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.

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Mon, 08:29

A Royston woman who was inspired to become a community first responder after looking after her sick mother is urging more people to come forward to help provide emergency care in the town.

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Royston
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Royston Arts Festival organisers Creative Royston has received a £1,000 grant from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme, as voted for by the community.

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Creative Royston
Sunday, April 15, 2018

The RSPCA is appealing to animal lovers in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire to play a vital role in its rescue operations.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

North Herts District Council leader Lynda Needham, speaking in a personal capacity, discusses the gender pay gap after the latest figures were published – a requirement enforced by law to tackle discrimination in the workplace.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

A friends of Therfield Heath group was launched last night at a rare public meeting held by the conservators.

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Therfield Regulation Trust
Friday, April 13, 2018

A couple from Royston – who got engaged while walking across Therfield Heath – have relinquished the chance of receiving wedding gifts at their nuptuals this summer in aid of good causes.

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Alzheimer's Society
Thursday, April 12, 2018

There’s a new face on the beat in Royston, in the form of newly-qualified police community support officer Charlie Crichton.

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Royston
Thursday, April 12, 2018

A woman from Royston is taking on her first marathon in more than a decade in memory of a friend who died suddenly last year.

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