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Youngsters from Therfield First School have harvested the gift of giving with the help of the surrounding community.

Waitrose plans to open a store in Royston

Plans to build a Waitrose supermarket on the edge of Royston remain in the pipeline, despite rumours that the development has hit a snag.

Paul Merson

A footballing hero came to Letchworth to speak at a Samaritans fundraising auction last week.

Gary Fielding of Mill Road, Royston, has been jailed for three years for possessing drugs with intent to supply at his Royston home

A Royston man arrested in a police swoop witnessed by the Crow has been sentenced to three years in jail after being found guilty of possessing Class A and Class B drugs with intent to supply.

Alison Balsom

A Royston musician widely acclaimed as the finest classical trumpet player of her generation says she would not have made it as a musician if she was a schoolgirl today.


Wed, 17:09

A high-speed crash on the opening lap of round 11 of the 2015 Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship at Silverstone put paid to James East’s chances of a points finish.

Bassingbourn Bowls Club Division One champions

Bassingbourn Bowls Club are celebrating a successful 2015 season after being crowned champions in three separate leagues and also securing cup glory.

North Herts cross country team Greneway Middle School

Buntingford’s Edwinstree School played host to the seventh annual North East Herts Schools’ Cross Country Championships for Years 7 and 8.

This Girl Can in Herts 2015 launch

Hertfordshire is embracing female sport with the This Girl Can in Herts Week 2015 later this month (October 16-25).


Royston Town took their winning streak to five matches in all competitions with a 3-0 home win over Great Wakering Rovers in the FA Trophy preliminary qualifying round last Saturday.

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Thu, 14:33
Gordon Craig

When one of the world’s best-loved ballets comes to Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre next week you can bet that many members of the audience will be wide awake – keeping a sharp eye out for their young stars in the making among the cast of Sleeping Beauty.

Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams in Southpaw

Whether your tastes run to fluffy romance or gritty physical drama, Royston’s Picture Palace is in your corner this weekend.

A carthorse waiting outside Stotfold Mill as grain is delivered

It’s easy to forget that, not so long ago, rural life was much more closely related to the seasons of the year.

Circus Wonderland at Fairlands Valley Park in Stevenage

There’s all sorts of clowning around as well as death-defying daredevil displays on offer this week as Circus Wonderland rolls into Stevenage for the first time.

Barron Knights will be appearing in Stevenage

Leighton Buzzard can’t really compare with the likes of Liverpool and Manchester as a hotbed of musical creativity.

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