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Vadim Novikov crashed his car to avoid another car driving the wrong way down the A505

A Royston man who believes he is lucky to be alive is hoping the driver of a car which was travelling the wrong way down the A505 late at night will be brought to justice.

Nicole and Josh Mednick.

A Royston woman whose brother committed suicide last year is getting set to raise money for a mental health charity to help ‘remove the stigma’ of depression.

Michael, Tina and Mick Gough have recently taken over the Waggon and Horses pub in Steeple Morden

Pubs all over the country continue to close at an alarming rate, but the new landlord at Steeple Morden’s last remaining watering hole is on a mission to get the Waggon and Horses thriving.

Quentin Peacock with the coat of arms which he designed for the new Olympic kit

In terms of proud moments as a designer, there’s probably little that can top putting your own stamp on the Olympic kit for Team GB – but that’s the latest achievement for 38-year-old Quentin Peacock.

Georgina Keating, Laura Whitford, Anne Walls and Jeremy Whitford

The owner of a Royston craft shop is smiling from ear to ear after a successful yarn shop day on Saturday.

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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).

Simon Thomas on the ball. Picture: David Hatton

Royston Town gave themselves a fighting chance of stealing the Southern League Division One Central title from under the noses of Kings Langley as they beat Aylesbury 3-2 last night (Thursday).

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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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