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A video showing a dance routine by a Bassingbourn woman with Down’s syndrome has been viewed more than 14,000 on Facebook and has reached as far as the USA and New Zealand.

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Many homes and the primary school in Bassingbourn are currently without power after a fault in an overhead electricity line.

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Bassingbourn

There is still time for your youngsters to get their entries in for Royston Arts Festival’s first Creative Writing Competition, but they best be quick as the newly-extended deadline looms.

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Royston

The Barkway community awoke to a portion of High Street being completely blocked by roadworks yesterday, which were in place to repair a damaged culvert “in danger of collapse”.

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Herts County Council

North Herts District Council is considering charging people for removing garden waste, it has been revealed.

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Lynda Needham

Royston’s new county councillor and Liberal Democrat campaigners have got stuck in helping to tidy up the town at the weekend.

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Steve Jarvis

Meridian school has been a hive of activity with hundreds of schoolchildren from Royston, the surrounding villages, and beyond heading to the site for a special sporting event and enrichment activity day.

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Meridian School

Rock music lovers are set to head over to Horseheath in South Cambs next month for the 13th Cambridge Rock Festival – and you could join them for free thanks to the Crow.

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United Kingdom

Fitness fans in Melbourn have been taking part in a variety of sponsored events to help raise cash for their community swimming pool repair fund.

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Melbourn Sports Centre

A group of Reed school mates have been busy raising money for a charity which provides children and their families with clean water to drink.

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Reed

A family from Sandon stepped up to take part in a mammoth walking challenge to raise money for a cancer charity last weekend.

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Sandon

Amnesty bins will be placed at police stations in Herts and Cambs next week as part of a national initiative to tackle knife crime.

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David Lloyd

The NHS trust which runs Lister Hospital in Stevenage has gone from being one of the worst performers when it comes to meeting targets for the handover of patients arriving by ambulance to being the best in the east of England.

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Lister Hospital

The MPs for North East Herts and South Cambs have stepped in to appeal to their constituents to have their say in the consultation for the proposed changes of the Great Northern timetable.

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Royston

Students have swapped lessons for a day of fun in Bassingbourn – and raised more than £1,700 for two charities which have supported students and families at the school.

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Bassingbourn Village College

A funding crisis has led to a raft of proposed health cuts in Hertfordshire which includes axing NHS-funded IVF and forcing smokers and obese patients to make bigger health improvements before surgery.

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NHS

A young man from Royston who lost his dad in a freak road accident earlier this year has taken on a 24-hour gaming marathon to raise money for the charity which has supported him and his family.

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Volkswagen

Staff at a Royston school were delighted to announce that the community’s generosity has meant they have bought two life-saving defibrillators after they launched an appeal to drum up funds.

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Meridian School

A Royston couple have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, with their group of friends who joined them for slice of cake.

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Royston

Visitors took a trip through history at the Wimpole Estate at the weekend, encountering everything from Roman re-enactments to a talk on Brexit Britain.

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National Trust

Hundreds of people turned out for a street party along Ashwell’s High Street on Sunday to celebrate the 1,100 years since the village was founded.

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Ashwell

Villagers in Abington Pigotts are set for their annual summer fete this weekend, which organisers say will be “a day of family friendly fun in a spectacular setting.”

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A leading UK electronic music festival is returning once again to Bygrave Woods near Ashwell – and has more on offer than ever before.

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Herts police

A seven-year-old animal lover from Ashwell has taken it upon herself to raise money for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home by selling her own toys at this year’s Ashwell Show.

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London

Motorists in Herts, Cambs and Beds are being asked where they keep their mobile phones while driving as part of a week-long campaign.

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Herts

The pilot of an aircraft taking part in the Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford was forced to make an emergency landing in a field this afternoon.

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Cambs police

A Bassingbourn woman saddled up with her family and friends for a charity bike ride to raise money for Macmillan last week, but the 60-mile challenge didn’t quite go to plan.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

Reed campaigners fighting to save their 400-year-old pub are asking supporters to “demonstrate the strength of feeling in the community” to stop the site being permanently turned into housing.

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North Herts District Council

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