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Yesterday, 17:14

Monty Python humour was brought to the packed-out audiences of Royston with Meridian School’s musical production of Spamalot over the weekend.

Could you help raise funds to care for hedgehogs?

Denise Graham of Royston Volunteer Centre highlights ways in which you can get involved

More than 200 weapons were handed in during the amnesty, including the revolver pictured.

More than 220 weapons have been handed in during a police amnesty – with second highest number surrendered in North Herts.

Area manager Richard Adams with staff at the newly opened Savers Store by Clive Porter

A Savers store has opened in Royston High Street, with the hope more shops will follow suit.

Cancer treatment and A&E waiting times targets are being missed.

Cancer treatment and A&E waiting time targets are being missed by the NHS trust which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital after an ‘unprecedented’ rise in patients.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:14

Melbourn Squash Club went top of the Ladies Cambridgeshire League after their 19-3 demolition at Crown Lodge.

Year 8 Basketball Greneway

Greneway Year Eight girls were crowned North East U14 Herts Schools champions after winning two deciding matches.

Royston U16s in action

In torrential rain on the Heath, Royston U16s ran out convincing 24-0 winners over Hertford.

Royston Hockey Club

Royston’s men turned around a 3-1 half-time deficit to win a seven-goal thriller at Berkhamsted.

Royston Town manager Steve Castle

Royston boss Steve Castle described his side’s late league defeat on Tuesday night as “a sickener”.

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Yesterday, 05:43

It’s free tree time in Meldreth this weekend – because on Saturday and Sunday Holy Trinity Church will be holding its annual Christmas tree festival.

Claude Bourbon

Globetrotting guitar virtuoso Claude Bourbon, known throughout Europe and America for amazing performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings into uncharted territories, is showcasing his talents in Royston on Friday night.

Music

The spirit of George Formby will be sounding out at All Saints Church in Shepreth on Saturday night.

A scene from Belfast-set movie 71

Taut thriller turns back the clock at Royston’s Picture Palace

King David carved on the wall of the Royston Cave

Things that go bump in the night are to the fore in Royston this week.

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