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DCI Jerome Kent, who led the Helen Bailey murder investigation.

The officer who led the investigation into Royston murderer Ian Stewart has said that following today’s guilty verdict he will be looking into the death of his first wife as well.

Ian Stewart has been found guilty of murdering Helen Bailey at their home in Baldock Road, Royston. Picture: Herts police

Ian Stewart has today been found guilty of murdering his partner Helen Bailey who he shared a home with in Royston – here we take a look back at the key points in the St Albans Crown Court trial.

Royston murderer Ian Stewart with his partner Helen Bailey, who he has today been found guilty of killing. Photo: Alice Boagey.

Ian Stewart has been found guilty by a jury of murdering his partner, Royston children’s author Helen Bailey.

Ian Stewart has been found guilty of murdering his partner Helen Bailey.

The family of Helen Bailey have said that ‘a long shadow has been cast over the lives of so many’ – after Ian Stewart was found guilty of killing the Royston children’s author this afternoon.

Kennedy Court in Fish Hill, Royston. Picture: Google Street View

Elderly residents at a retirement home are still unable to return to their complex more than a week after a burst pipe flooded more than half the flats.


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Matt Nolan celebrates. Picture: Kevin Richards

Goals from Matt Nolan and Josh Castiglione helped leaders Royston Town to a fifth successive Southern League Division One Central victory, beating third-placed Marlow 2-0 on Saturday.

Matt Nolan celebrates one of his two goals. Picture: Kevin Richards

Steve Castle’s Royston Town remain five points ahead of Farnborough at the top of Southern League Division One Central after a dominant win over bottom Petersfield Town.

Royston's Luke Mossey in the British Superbikes Championship at Brands Hatch. Picture: Mark Long

The 24-year-old sensation from Royston may not have a race win under his belt after two terms in the championship, but he is gunning for glory from the first race weekend at Donington Park on March 31.

Royston V Thetford

Royston RFC boss Mick Jones believes his side can turn around their struggling Herts/Middlesex One away form when they travel to Old Actonians on Saturday.

Ed Barker and Nicky Barker receiving Special Contribution award atThe Belfry & Resort

A Nuthampstead shooting coach has been posthumously honoured at an awards evening at The Belfry Hotel & Resort on Saturday.

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Liam Riddick and Oihana Vesga Bujan from the Richard Alston Dance Company in Holderlin Fragments.

The Richard Alston Dance Company returned to Cambridge Arts Theatre with four pieces inspired by an eclectic range of music, ranging from Benjamin Britten’s setting of Friedrich Holderlin’s poetry, to contemporary Romany music with a drum ‘n bass beat.

Judy Norman as Sally with the robot in Spillikin

In an intriguing combination of science and art, a robot took to the stage at Cambridge Junction.

The cast of 'Gaslight'.

Gaslight, written in 1938 but set in the Victorian era, about a woman whose husband is trying to drive her mad, used to be a staple of repertory companies because it is such a gem.

Aerobatic display team The Blades will be performing at the Duxford Air Festival

There will be some exhilarating entertainment at the Duxford Air Festival over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Jack and Dillon Richards with the Land of Narnia created by Pat Ames. Picture: Clive Porter

The organiser of the Winter Flower Festival in Melbourn said it was a well-supported success.

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