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Herts police

A serial fly-tipper who dumped waste in several locations throughout North Herts and South Cambs has been jailed for two years.

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The Flying Scotsman passed through North Herts and South Cambs last week, so we’ve taken a special look at this legendary locomotive that strikes such a chord with the community.

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United Kingdom

The Royston & District Community Transport scheme is urgently seeking new drivers for its minibus fleet.

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Royston

The 90s Britpop era will be celebrated at a new music festival coming to Knebworth Park this summer – and you could be there for the weekend if you win our great Cool Britannia ticket competition.

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Knebworth House

A power cut is potentially affecting many of our South Cambs villages this evening.

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Litlington

Hertfordshire County Council has entered a joint venture to build new homes in Letchworth, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and elsewhere as part of a £2 billion development scheme.

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A car caught fire on the A505 between Baldock and Royston this morning.

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A505

Charitable members of the Royston community are gearing up to run the the London Marathon this weekend in aid of good causes.

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Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust

Do you have relatives from Royston who served in the First World War? Then town researchers would love to hear from you – and record any stories or material you might hold – for a new exhibition.

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Royston

There are currently delays on the Great Northern line due to signal failure between Hitchin and Cambridge.

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Govia Thameslink

A music evening with a twist is taking part this weekend in Litlington Village Hall.

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Litlington

A teenager who stole a car in Letchworth before being arrested in Royston less than 24 hours later has been given a suspended jail sentence.

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Royston

The Flying Scotsman is to pass through North Herts and South Cambs this morning on its way to Lincoln.

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Peterborough

The new headteacher appointed by Royston Schools Academy Trust to lead the new through school has spoken to the Crow in the wake of the announcement that theschools will not merge in the next academic year.

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Meridian School

Members of the public crammed into a meeting at Royston Town Hall on Thursday last week to hear about Therfield Heath’s management and from speakers of clubs who use it for sporting or leisure activities.

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Therfield Regulation Trust

Network Rail is set to carry out safety improvements at a level crossing in Shepreth next month as part of the company’s railway upgrade plan – and you can find information at a drop-in session later today.

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Network Rail

Members of a new Royston action group, who are taking on the fight to stop 120 homes being build by speculative land developer Gladman in the town, have held a public meeting attended by more than 60 people.

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Oliver Heald

Throughout our campaign calling on Herts County Council to make the A505 safer, the Crow has found that the single most devisive issue on the stretch between Royston and Baldock is the cut-through junctions in the central reservations to cross the dual carriageway and access the villages.

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Herts County Council

A couple has raised thousands of pounds for charity after a marathon effort on Sunday.

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Stevenage

Around 1,100 runners have taken part in the annual Cambridge Cambourne 10k Run which raised money for the Arthur Rank Hospice this year.

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Campaigners hoping to prevent the Grade II-listed Cabinet pub at Reed being turned permanently into a house have said they were “resolute”, as the appeal against refusal of planning permission was published last week.

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North Herts

More than 240 independent record stores across the UK will be celebrating Record Store Day on Saturday – including shops in Hitchin, Baldock and Letchworth.

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BBC

Primary school places have been allocated today – with 94.6 per cent offered their first choice in Cambridgeshire, and 86 per cent receiving the same news in Hertfordshire.

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Cambs County Council

The proposed Royston schools merger will not happen this September, the Royston Schools Academy Trust has announced in a letter to parents today.

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Meridian School

A disgraced former police officer who sexually abused two young girls over a period of four years has been jailed.

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Herts police

A 65-year-old man from Welwyn Garden City sadly died near Morrisons in Royston at the weekend.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital

A drink-driver who went the wrong way down the A505 while almost four times the alcohol limit has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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A Royston woman who was inspired to become a community first responder after looking after her sick mother is urging more people to come forward to help provide emergency care in the town.

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Royston

Royston Arts Festival organisers Creative Royston has received a £1,000 grant from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme, as voted for by the community.

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Creative Royston

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