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Manager Amran Hussain, chef Altaf Hussain, tandoori chef Ashique Dewana, and staff member Akbor Hussain with Gillian Taylforth.

A celebrity diner has become a regular at an Indian restaurant in Bassingbourn, much to the delight of the owners.

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A design of the splash park set to open in Priory Memorial Gardens next year.

A much-anticipated new splash park in Royston will most likely open in mid-June ‘if all goes well’, according to North Herts District Council.

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There have been a number of purse thefts in Royston town centre.

Police have issued a warning to people visiting Royston town centre, after a number of reports of purse thefts while people were out shopping over the last month.

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Close friends: (Left to right) Ed Mallen, Ollie Hastings, Seb Grant and Leo Charlesworth.

The close friend of a Meldreth teen who tragically took his own life last year has spoken of his pride in taking part in a trio of races to raise money for a charity set up in his memory.

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Steve Mallen
Helen Bailey.

In a show of solidarity for the team searching for missing Royston author Helen Bailey, 25 dog walkers took to the Heath on Sunday to help spread awareness of the campaign to find her.

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Meldreth Manor School

Children and young people with complex needs in South Cambs will continue to receive support after educational services faced with closure were taken over by a specialist provider.

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The Broadway Cinema

Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema will close for two months from tomorrow, Monday, while a new theatre space and bar are built.

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Five cars collided on the A10 this afternoon

The A10 between Buckland and Reed has been blocked after five vehicles collided this afternoon.

Royston fire crews attended the scene at 4.30pm after the collision and assisted police in cordoning off the road and making the scene safe.

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Hertfordshire Health Walks celebrate 10 years of walking in the county

An initiative of free walks to promote healthy activity and encourage more people to make the most of the outdoors has marked its 10th anniversary.

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Members of Reed Parish Council with Simon Marshall, EEAST Community Partnership Training Officer for Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, and their new defibrillator.

Villagers in Reed will soon be able to access a life-saving device from their old phone box thanks to a donation from the ambulance service.

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Police are primed to pull over drivers using their phones while at the wheel

Drivers who use a mobile phone at the wheel will be the target of a week-long operation by police in three counties which hits the road tomorrow, Monday.

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Phil Harkness

A rose created by experts in Hitchin will be showcased at next week’s Chelsea Flower Show – and go on to raise charity cash to help children in need.

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Barley-based entrepreneur Stephen Marsh is heading to the USA with his Pinkster product.

A Barley-based entrepreneur has set his sights on breaking America armed with his favourite tipple.

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Stephen Marsh
Laura Whitford, owner of No.3 Royston craft shop organised the carnival craft fair at Royston Town Hall to support voluntary arts week. Picture: Clive Porter

People were transported from Royston to Rio at this month’s craft fair in the Town Hall on Saturday.

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U.S. military personnel from bases in Europe and the United States will be participating in this years Royal International Air Tattoo July 17-19 at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom. U.S. participation in RIAT highlights the strength of the U.S. commitment to the security of NATO, our ever-strong alliance with the UK demonstrates our interoperability with allies and partners from around the world. Various US military aircraft and equipment that are scheduled on display include, but not limited to: F-15C Eagle, KC-135, Stratotanker, A-10 Thunderbolt II, and CV-22 Osprey. The presence of these aircraft and Airmen at the show promotes our strong ties with NATO, Europe and our worldwide partners.

Visitors to The American Air Show which is being staged at Duxford over the Whitsun bank holiday weekend will be able to see iconic aircraft like the pilotless Boeing ScanEagle and a Bell-Boeing CV-22 Osprey helicopter, pictured above, which will form part of a static display.

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Hitchin Swimming Centre

New portable pool hoists will be available at two outdoor swimming pools when they open for the summer season today, making it easier for disabled swimmers to get in and out of the water.

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Jane Gray
Edward Mallen's dad Steve set up MindEd to raise awareness and improve attitudes to mental illness.

Runners are to set off on Sunday for a fundraising 10k race at the historic Wimpole estate in support of a charity set up by a Meldreth man following the death of his son.

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MindEd Trust
People who took part in the A10 Corridor Cycling Campaign's awareness ride, which for the first time could not include the the cycle path between Royston and Melbourn, for health and safety reasons. Picture: Gerald Cranwell

Members of the A10 Corridor Cycling Campaign opted for caution and cut part of their planned ride at the weekend – because it was deemed too dangerous.

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Susan van de Ven
An Aveling Porter 1920 Steam Roller, previously used by Cambridge City Council for road repairs and now in the ownership of Nick Allan from Arrington since 1982, negotiates the Co-op corner in Melbourn en route for Bassingbourn. Picture: Clive Porter

Steam engine enthusiasts alighted at a pub in Bassingbourn at the weekend for their annual steam fair spectacular.

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Talha and the rest of the dads are hoping their Bassingbourn football match will raise enough to meet the cash target to get Izzi to Disney.

A group of dads whose sons play for Royston FC under 11s are to play in a Bassingbourn charity football match which they hope will be the final fundraising push to send a five-year-old girl with cancer to Disney World.

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Former Crow editor Les died earlier this month after a period of illness.

The funeral arrangements for former councillor and Crow editor Les Baker have been announced.

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People are urged to go on the 'Boris and Helen Bailey walk' on Royston Heath on Sunday.

Dog lovers in Royston are urged to step up for a Sunday walk which organisers hope will keep the search for missing author Helen Bailey and her dog Boris in people’s minds.

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Helen Bailey
Royston Art Society exhibition at the town museum, May 2016. Colourful Dog by Richard Clayton

Original artwork by talented members of Royston Arts Society will take pride of place at the town’s museum this weekend – and there’s plenty of time for you to catch show in the weeks to come.

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Jenny Oxley
The Tottenham Hotspur legends were in town for a charity match to raise money for the Nicola Emmerson Trust. Picture: Rebecca Iles Photography

Football legends were in town at the weekend to pit their skills against the fundraising family of a young woman who died while celebrating her 20th birthday.

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Nicola Emmerson Trust
Unison is to ballot frontline ambulance staff over possible strike action concering working conditions.

Strike action could be taken by frontline ambulance staff over working conditions.

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Cllr Sarah Dingley has been elected as the new Town Mayor for Royston.

The new town mayor of Royston says she will adopt a ‘family-focused approach’ to her year in office.

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Police are appealing for information after St Catherine's Church in Litlington was targeted by thieves.

The historic parish church of Litlington has been targeted by thieves who stole silverware dating back to the 16th century.

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Ashwell French horn player and BBC Young Musician 2016 finalist Ben Goldscheider, 18.

Ashwell French horn player Ben Goldscheider agonisingly missed out on the title of BBC Young Musician 2016 on tonight – but was called ‘a true ambassador’ for his instrument after his memorable televised final performance, and is set to work towards fostering international understanding with his music.

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Knights Templar School
Hitchin supporters get ready for Christian Aid Week 2016

Charity supporters across North Herts are getting ready to hit the streets for this year’s Christian Aid Week, which begins tomorrow.

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