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The NHS trust which runs Lister Hospital in Stevenage has recorded a higher death rate than expected, according to a national report.

Fox and Hounds pub in Barley is being turned into housing

More than 150 villagers have signed a petition to oppose an application to turn a pub that lies in the heart of Barley into housing.

A woman is appealing for information after her step-father’s camper van was allegedly set on fire in Royston at the weekend.

Melbourn car park is being redeveloped

An ‘anti-social behaviour hotspot’ in Melbourn is undergoing a huge refurbishment which will take months to complete, councillors have said.

Stephen Marsh

An intolerance to alcohol isn’t an obvious reason to launch a gin brand, but that’s exactly what spurred on Barley’s Stephen Marsh.


Yesterday, 11:13

Steve Castle’s post-match dressing-down of his under-performing Royston Town side following their 3-1 Southern League Division One Central defeat at Potters Bar Town nine days ago seems to have done the trick.

Reed 4ths win promotion

The first team’s promotion ambitions may have been dashed last weekend but Reed’s 4ths made up for it by securing their place in next season’s Regional Division B East.

Jack Tidey Bowls for Reed

Reed’s faint hopes of promotion to Saracens Herts League Premier Division were extinguished with a narrow home defeat to the league’s bottom club on Saturday.

Martin Leary bowls for Royston

Royston made it three league wins on the bounce with a seven-wicket victory over Haslingfield.

Judo star Matthew Boyce

Royston’s Matthew Boyce will chase high profile success at the upcoming Sainsbury’s 2015 School Games in Manchester, when he competes in this prestigious multi-sport event for school-age athletes.

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It’s time for a steel stallion silver celebration at Knebworth Park this weekend, as the stately home celebrates the 25th year of its annual classic motor show.

Balstock orgnaiser G La Roche.

Hertfordshire’s biggest free music festival is set to rock into Baldock with no fewer than 234 bands, DJs, poets and comedians lined up to entertain over a single weekend.

Sister Act cast members at the Gordon Craig Theatre [Picture: CPG Photography]

Starring formerAllo! ‘Allo! favourite Arthur Bostrom, the show opens at the Gordon Craig Theatre on Tuesday, August 18.

Standon Calling 2015 saw a record number of people attend. Picture: Standon Calling

Super early bird tickets released on the back of a record-breaking Standing Calling have sold out in one day.

Cookery Eatery sessions at Standalone Farm

With a welter of key Second World War anniversaries being celebrated this year, here’s a chance to step back in time to experience life on the Home Front in the 1940s.


Thursday, August 20, 2015
Melbourn Village College

Pupils at Melbourn Village College excelled in maths and science, GCSE results published this morning show.

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