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Rachel Fry with one of her paintings.

Pottery for a good cause is the order of the day at an exhibition at Royston’s Curwens gallery planned for this month.

MADS have a new production coming up called 'Bluebeard'.

A Melbourn theatre group is getting set to stage a frolicsome French folk tale next weekend.

Chloe Reed

A profoundly deaf 16-year-old from Royston has been selected by the National Deaf Children’s Society and leading deaf professionals from the arts industry to showcase her talent on stage.

Young volunteers at Royston Museum

A nationwide programme of arty activities includes a number of opportunities to get involved in Royston.

Precious jewellery was stolen during the burglary.

A Royston woman in her 70s whose house was broken into last week says the thieves have ‘destroyed priceless memories which can never be replaced’.

Sport

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Martin Leary bowls for Royston

As Royston Cricket Club prepare to kick off their 2016 Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Premier League Junior One South season on Saturday, first-team captain Paul Harris believes his side are ready to mount a promotion challenge.

Kate Bradshaw (second from right) with the England women's over 35s

Melbourn Squash Club member Kate Bradshaw’s international debut saw success for England as she and her teammates won the over-35s 2016 Home Internationals, which took place over the Bank Holiday weekend at the Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin.

Royston Town manager Steve Castle

Steve Castle cut a dejected figure after Royston Town’s second successive Southern League Division One Central semi-final play-off exit, this time to AFC Rushden & Diamonds on Tuesday night, and proclaimed that his side simply ran out of steam.

Royston manager Steve Castle

Royston Town have bowed out in the Southern League Division One Central play-off semi-finals for the second season running after losing 2-1 to AFC Rushden & Diamonds in a game that finished 10-a-side at Garden Walk tonight (Tuesday).

Danny May brings the ball upfield for Royston Town. Picture: David Hatton

Royston Town will need to negotiate the Southern League Division One Central play-offs if they are to secure promotion this season after drawing 1-1 with 10-man Egham Town at Garden Walk this afternoon (Saturday).

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Singer Charlotte Bell is on the bill at a Baldock night of swing music

Fans of big band music will be making a beeline for Baldock next week when Hitchin-based Shades of Swing and the Mike O’Neill Big Band join forces to present a bill of classic tunes.

Wall of Death daredevil Ken Fox is one of the attractions at the Stotfold Mill Steam Fair & Country Show 2016

Motorcyclist and Wall Of Death supremo Ken Fox is the man who put TV daredevil Guy Martin through his paces for his successful world record bid.

Enjoy chocolate box cottages in Ashwell this weekend

Ashwell is a lovely village – but you have to have a reason to go there.

Knebworth House will host the Knebworth Country Show in July

Knebworth House is set to host a new two-day country show this summer.

Nicholas Briggs provides the voices for the Daleks and other Doctor Who baddies

Nicholas Briggs may not be a household name, but his voice was the stuff of nightmares for many a nervous young Doctor Who fan.

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