Starting out in an unfamilar town is difficult at the best of times, but for one man – a German who had come to Royston after been captured in the Second World War – being granted freedom in the town at Christmas sparked a host of events that changed his life forever.
Questions have been raised about the consultation into the Royston school merger proposals, since plans to scrap sixth form provision at the town’s only designated centre were confirmed a day before the feedback period into the joining of three schools was closed.
The MP for North East Herts will put forward a motion in the House of Commons calling for the law to distinguish between attacks on service animals and property, in the wake of police dog Finn being stabbeed in Stevenage last year.
A Melbourn mum whose husband died of cancer has spoken about the couple’s experience at Cambs-based Arthur Rank Hospice, as the charity’s drive to raise more than £20,000 in November reaches its final push.
During their weekly enrichment lessons Year 4 children at Tannery Drift First School have been reminding themselves about the significance of Armistice Day and have joined a national scheme to plant a ‘ribbon of poppies’ across the country.