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The murder trial of Ian Stewart, accused of killing Royston author Helen Bailey, is set to continue tomorrow morning after a two-day delay caused by the defendant’s illness.

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John Sinfield

The chief fire officer for Hertfordshire has spoken about last night’s ‘tragic incident’ in Royston which saw a pedestrian killed after a collision with an on-duty fire engine, and said that the service’s thoughts are with the family and friends of the person who died.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

Police have launched an investigation following a fatal crash in Royston yesterday evening where a fire engine responding to an emergency call collided with a pedestrian.

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Herts Police

A pedestrian has died after a collision with a fire engine near Tesco Extra in Royston yesterday evening.

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Royston

The murder trial of Ian Stewart, accused of killing Royston author Helen Bailey, has been adjourned until tomorrow due to the ‘defendant being unwell’.

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Ian Stewart

Murder suspect Ian Stewart told a police call handler when reporting his partner Helen Bailey missing that he had ‘literally checked everywhere’ for the children’s author, St Albans Crown Court heard today.

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Ian Stewart

A teenage boy is being sought by police after a sculpture created from a damaged tree in Royston’s Priory Memorial Gardens was vandalised at the weekend.

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Royston Town Council

The First World War heroes of the Hertfordshire Regiment are set to gain their first memorial outside the UK – with the monument to be unveiled at the site of their most famous action, exactly a century on.

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United Kingdom

Members of the Melbourn Short Story Reading Group celebrated a James Joyce classic in book and film in support of charity WaterAid on Friday last week.

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Melbourn

Members of the Save The Cabinet campaign group in Reed have organised a pop-up pub night in the village this evening to thank volunteers and supporters who have backed the cause.

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Reed

Jurors in the Ian Stewart murder trial have visited the Royston home where he is accused of killing his partner Helen Bailey and dumping her body in a cesspit beneath the garage.

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Helen Bailey

A Royston man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder at St Albans Crown Court after an attack at Johnson Matthey involving a knife and an axe.

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St Albans Crown Court

A yellow weather warning has been issued for Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire today, with rain expected to turn into snow.

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Met Office

South Cambs MP Heidi Allen and Meldreth mental health campaigner Steve Mallen have welcomed new measures to transform the way children and young people’s mental health is tackled.

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Steve Mallen

Former computer software engineer Ian Stewart alerted police to him being in possession of ‘missing’ Helen Bailey’s phone after he failed to anticipate the device would be picked up on the WiFi network at their Kent holiday home, St Albans Crown Court heard yesterday.

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Helen Bailey

The death of Royston author Helen Bailey at the hands of her partner Ian Stewart was a cold-blooded financially motivated murder, St Albans Crown Court heard on the first day of the trial.

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Ian Stewart

The caring Royston community have pulled together to help a homeless man seen sleeping rough in the town last week after a young mum posted about it on Facebook.

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Royston

The jury selection has begun at St Albans Crown Court for the murder trial of Ian Stewart, who is accused of killing Royston author Helen Bailey.

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Helen Bailey

Students taking part in evening enrichment activities at Melbourn Village College have been getting home with the help of community transport scheme.

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Melbourn Village College

Children at Litlington Preschool have had an important visitor pop in to chat to them about road safety.

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Litlington

Royston’s Slimming World manager has rounded off a successful 2016 by meeting Stephen Mulhern.

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Royston

Two brothers who posed as water board officials and police officers to break into homes in towns including Stevenage and Royston have been jailed for a total of 21 years.

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NHS

The weather wasn’t the only obstacle at the New Year’s Day classic car meet in Barrington at the weekend as it also went ahead without an organiser – but was still deemed a success.

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Barrington

A man in his 80s driving a black Mitsubishi Mirage was unhurt following a crash with a lorry in Orwell this afternoon.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

People suffering with flu are being urged to stay away from Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge after eight bays were closed as a result of an influx of patients at the weekend.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

Fundraising efforts to raise £60,000 to save Meldreth’s dilapidated tennis courts are to be given a cash boost by supermarket giant Tesco, and your vote will help decide how much cash they rack up for the village.

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Tesco

The team at Royston Picture Palace are up for the challenge of continuing the success of the community cinema throughout this new year, no mean feat as nearly 10,000 tickets were sold in 2016!

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Royston

Two men have been jailed for supplying class A drugs in the Royston area following a year-long investigation by specialist police officers.

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Hertfordshire Constabulary

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