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David Govan and his wife Marilyn were found guilty of breaching noise abatement orders

A Therfield couple who kept 38 dogs in their ex-council house pleaded guilty to breaching eight counts of a noise abatement notice after the sound of barking consistently disturbed their neighbours.

Johnson Matthey, Royston

A 53-year-old man from Royston has been remanded in custody having been charged with attempted murder, attempted grievous 
bodily harm and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon after an incident at Johnson Matthey in Royston last Wednesday night.

A 28-year-old man from Royston has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault following an incident in Letchworth.

A 28-year-old man from Royston has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault following an incident in Letchworth.

St Mary's Church in Therfield. Photo: John Salmon

About 70sqm of lead was stolen from the roof of a historic church in Therfield.

North Herts District Council offices in Gernon Road, Letchworth.

The draft Local Plan for North Herts has been approved by councillors, with Royston set to grow by up to 25 per cent.


Yesterday, 17:28
British Superbikes rider, Luke Mossey from Royston, bags a victory. Picture: Tim Keeton

Luke Mossey scored a second podium finish of the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship season at Thruxton on Sunday.

Jonnie Peacock. Photo credit should read Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

London 2012 gold medallist Jonnie Peacock has been named in ParalympicsGB’s track and field team for the 2016 Rio Games.

Ryan Ingrey

It would not be an understatement to say Vanarama National League South side Bishop’s Stortford are a bogey team for Royston Town when it comes to the Herts Charity Cup.

Rob Gill batting for Royston CC

League leaders Royston recorded their 10th Junior One South win of the season on Saturday with what was ultimately a comfortable win over Thriplow 2nds.

Royston Town will host Kidlington on the opening day

Royston Town will begin the new Southern League Division One Central season at home to league new boys Kidlington.

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Yesterday, 09:58
Theatre Royal Bath June  2016 Dress Rehearsal
Present Laughter by Noel Coward Directed by Stephen Unwin
Designer Simon Higlett   Lighting Designer Paul Pyant
Samuel West/Garry Essendine   Phyllis Logan/Monica Reed
Daisy Boulton/Daphne Stillington   Martin Hancock/Fred
Rebecca Johnson/Liz Essedine  Sally Tatum/Miss Erikson
Toby Longworth/Henry Lyppiatt   Zoe Boyle/Joanne Lyppiatt
Jason Morell/Morris Dixon  Elizabeth Holland/Lady Saltbury
Patrick Walshe McBride/Ronald Maule

This is far and away the best production Cambridge Arts Theatre has staged this year and possibly the funniest and slickest in its 80-year history.

Liz Beardwell

The work of a keen lining printing group is currently on show at Curwen’s Gallery in Royston.

Letchworth Garden City Classic & Vintage Car Club event at Halls Green in North Herts, June 2016. The beautifully restored ‘Stanley Steamer’ is locally-owned and, as the name suggests, is a steam powered vehicle, having a boiler rather than an engine under the bonnet

A rare and unusual car which is more than a century old will be one of the stars of the annual transport picnic staged by members of the Letchworth Garden City Classic & Vintage Car Club later this month.

Lady Anna

Lady Anna: All at Sea is an eloquently written, beautifully acted, tightly directed costume drama that engages and delights.

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