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Yesterday, 16:38

The pedestrian who died in the Royston fire engine crash yesterday evening has been named by police.

The murder trial of Ian Stewart, accused of killing Royston author Helen Bailey, is set to continue tomorrow morning after a two-day delay caused by the defendant’s illness.

The chief fire officer for Hertfordshire has spoken about last night’s ‘tragic incident’ in Royston which saw a pedestrian killed after a collision with an on-duty fire engine, and said that the service’s thoughts are with the family and friends of the person who died.

Police have launched an investigation following a fatal crash in Royston yesterday evening where a fire engine responding to an emergency call collided with a pedestrian.

A pedestrian has died after a collision with a fire engine near Tesco Extra in Royston yesterday evening.

Sport

Yesterday, 10:24

Royston Rockets BMX Racing Club hosted the fourth round of the BMX East Region Winter Series on Sunday with over 100 riders representing the region’s clubs.

On the back of opening his Royston Town account with a brace in Tuesday night’s 5-0 drubbing of Southern League Division One Central title rivals Farnborough, Matt Nolan wants to weigh in with as many goals as possible to aid the Crows’ quest for silverware.

Steve Castle’s Royston Town may have been guilty of ‘bottling it’ at the final hurdle in the past two seasons but they showed on Tuesday night that they may just have found the mental aptitude to get over the line this campaign.

Royston Town’s 13-match winning run in Southern League Division One Central was ended via a disappointing 2-1 defeat at Kidlington on Wednesday night.

Royston RFC coach Mick Jones says a change in mentality and commitment have been the main catalysts for his side’s upturn in form this season.

What's On

Wed, 17:07
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Kick start the New Year at The France Show which returns to Olympia London on 27th January for three days of fun and enjoyment of all that France has to offer.

The team at Royston Picture Palace are up for the challenge of continuing the success of the community cinema throughout this new year, no mean feat as nearly 10,000 tickets were sold in 2016!

Bride: The Wedding Show returns to the historic venue Knebworth House in Hertfordshire for its fifth year on January 7 and 8, 2017 from 10am-4pm.

Tchaikovsky’s beautiful, glittering, Christmas gift of a ballet, The Nutcracker, was danced exquisitely at Cambridge Corn Exchange by Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet. The score played by the Hungarian Sinfonietta Orchestra conducted by Igor Shavruk was entrancing.

A guitarist is set to take to the stage in Shepreth this evening at a venue known for putting on top music nights.

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