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Graham Johnson-Mack
Euan after the wade with Sarah.

A Melbourn man undertook a wading challenge to raise awareness of ME or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to support sufferers such as his wife.

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Great Northern railway operator Govia has been urged to get its act together or face government intervention amid appalling passenger service.

Great Northern railway operator Govia has been urged to get its act together or face government intervention amid ‘appalling’ passenger service.

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Herts County Council
David Govan and his wife Marilyn were found guilty of breaching noise abatement orders

A Therfield couple who kept 38 dogs in their ex-council house pleaded guilty to breaching eight counts of a noise abatement notice after the sound of barking consistently disturbed their neighbours.

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Stevenage Magistrates' Court
Johnson Matthey, Royston

A 53-year-old man from Royston has been remanded in custody having been charged with attempted murder, attempted grievous 
bodily harm and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon after an incident at Johnson Matthey in Royston last Wednesday night.

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Ian Stewart
A 28-year-old man from Royston has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault following an incident in Letchworth.

A 28-year-old man from Royston has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault following an incident in Letchworth.

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St Mary's Church in Therfield. Photo: John Salmon

About 70sqm of lead was stolen from the roof of a historic church in Therfield.

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Mike Hardiman
North Herts District Council offices in Gernon Road, Letchworth.

The draft Local Plan for North Herts has been approved by councillors, with Royston set to grow by up to 25 per cent.

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North Herts District Council
Laura Whitford has arranged the 80s charity night with Nicola Emmerson Trust founder Julie Emmerson.

A Royston shop owner will be hosting a themed 80s night to raise money for a local charity.

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Laura Whitford
Ruby Wallington (7), Kaitlin Coley (7) and Jessica Wallington (6).

Parents and children are pleased as punch that after the troubles last week, Royston Splash Park seems to be working as normal.

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Greig Langdon, 42, with his wife Lynsey, 39, and children Jack, 12, Harry, nine, and six-year-old Isla.

The founder of a campaign to make the A505 between Baldock and Royston safer has arranged a meeting with North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald and county councillor Terry Douris on Monday.

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Oliver Heald
Nico Sofocleous, 7 has a go at cave painting at the Royston Museum Stone Age open day.

It was all about Flintstones fun at the weekend, when Royston Museum hosted its annual Stone Age day at the Lower King Street venue.

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Jenny Oxley
Parents and children next to the school gate in Royston.

The hours the back gate between Royston Leisure Centre and Meridian School is unlocked will be reduced to school opening and closing hours as a security measure.

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Meridian School
The  ladies from Royston walked all the way from London to Cambridge, non-stop throughout the night, to raise money for the C2 Children’s Cancer Ward at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

A group of ladies from Royston completed a 62 mile walk from London to Cambridge to raise money for C2 Children’s Cancer Ward at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Office manager Tracy Aggett, cllr Ben Lewis, senior coordinator Sarah Mascall, coordinator Jackie Cotton, bookkeeper Diane Raiola

The crew at Home-Start Royston and South Cambridgeshire would like to say a warm thanks to former Royston mayor Ben Lewis, who presented them with a cheque for almost £1,000 after making them his chosen charity last year.

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Ben Lewis

The Rabbit Residence Rescue in Great Chishill is organising a host of fundraising events to drum up funds.

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Stone Age fun at Royston Museum

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Royston museum curator Jenny Oxley, visitor Scarlett Hollamby, 8 and museum assistant Amy Judd make some clay models during stone-age day

It’s time to Yabba-dabba-doo on down to Royston Museum today and find out what life was like in the Stone Age.

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Royston cave guide James Robinson in the cave with visitors

Actor, comedian and historian Tony Robinson checked into Royston Cave to film a programme about ancient paths and trackways.

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The Listing team were proud as punch to win big.

The team at The Listing magazine in Royston are celebrating today after winning the top awards at the Cambridge Building Society Community Magazine Awards last night at Cambridge United Football Club.

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A person has been hit by a train at Potters Bar, according to National Rail.

One line remains blocked on the Great Northern route after someone was hit and killed by a train at Potters Bar railway station.

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Govia Thameslink
The 53-year-old has been charged with attempted murder.

A 53-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder, attempted grievous bodily harm and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon after an incident at Johnson Matthey in Royston on Wednesday night.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Dr Firth's retirement party was attended by former and current staff, pupils and governors.

Meridian school hosted a special retirement party for a headteacher who has served there for 37 years.

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Michael Firth
An area was cordoned off by police.

Two men were taken to hospital and a 53-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after a fight at a Royston business last night.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
North Herts District Council offices in Letchworth.

The draft Local Plan for North Herts was passed at a council meeting in Letchworth last night.

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North Herts Leisure Centre

Country fair set to return to Melbourn

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Pig racing at the Autumn Show

After the success of quirky pig racing last year, Melbourn Sports Centre and Community Pavilion will once again host a village country fair next weekend, featuring the unique event.

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Graham Johnson-Mack
NHDC offices in Letchworth

Fears are growing over yet more overspending by North Herts District Council – this time with an extra £2.5 million approved for a council office refit.

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Terry Hone
Hertfordshire Motor Show

The Hertfordshire Motor Show will be joining forces with the Annual Classic Motor Show at Knebworth Park, Knebworth House on Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016.

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Knebworth
Meridian School is supporting Mercy Ships by donating toothbrushes.

Meridian School has joined The Great Toothbrush Rush this week to support the vital work carried out by The Mercy Ships organisation.

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Meridian School
The Yuva team dish up curry to the crowds at Litlington Fayre.

Litlington Village Fayre was a hit yet again, when the village came together to celebrate.

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Bassingbourn Village College teacher Peter Bolton has his leg waxed for charity

Bassingbourn Village College was a sea of purple as staff and students supported a fundraising event for cancer charities.

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