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Two Melbourn district councillors, who have campaigned tirelessly against plans to build 199 houses in the village, have said they are overjoyed the application has been turned down today.

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Mark Grundill with daughter Corinne.

A 48-year-old ‘couch potato’ is set to run 69 miles from Carlisle to Newcastle in aid of Cancer Research UK.

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It’s time to get on your glad rags – a summer ball is coming to The Heath on Friday to raise money for a cancer charity.

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Charles Kennedy, who died in the early hours of this morning.

A county councillor has spoken of how the ‘compassion’ of the late Charles Kennedy drew her to the Liberal Democrats.

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Jose Hales

A Melbourn councillor has spoken of his concerns that a potential revision of the South Cambridgeshire Local Plan could mean more houses earmarked for the village.

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Neville Staple

When the bill is announced for Hitchin’s Rhythms of the World festival, the proud boast is of music from around the world and around the corner.

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Local farmer Simon Parish demonstrates latest state of the art farming technology. Picture: Clive Porter.

It may have been pouring with rain, but that wasn’t enough to dampen the spirits of young farmers when they celebrated rural life at the Cambridgeshire County Show on Sunday.

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Archant Herts and Cambs sales director Kim Black-Totham speaking at the launch.

This year’s Hertfordshire Business Awards is under way, with a special launch event held in the grand surroundings of Brocket Hall.

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As communities in Nepal try to piece their lives back together after a devastating earthquake rocked the country killing thousands, a Royston charity is calling out for help to rehouse orphans.

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Hugh Pollock and Naomi Brind dress up as James Joyce characters Leopold Bloom and Molly Bloom

A Cambridgeshire village will be transformed into the mystical world of Joyce’s Ulysses on the exact day the novel is set.

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Na-Mara.

A folk duo who have performed across the UK, France and Spain and have had their music aired on Radio 4 will perform at this month’s Showcase night at the Old Bull Inn in Royston.

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From left to right: County councillor Susan van de Ven, district councillor Philippa Hart, Millie Handford and parish councillor Richard Handford.

A ramp which will allow disabled people and parents with buggies to use Shepreth Railway Station has now been completed.

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Sue Kirkby is a stroke survivor and is raising awareness during Action on Stroke Month

A mother-of-two who lost her ability to talk and walk after a stroke has praised the work done by a charity which is trying to make men and women in their 40s and 50s more aware of the risks they run.

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Open day held at pre-school

Saturday, May 30, 2015

A pre-school in Litlington will be open for the public next week from Monday to Thursday.

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Anna & Felix McMichael, with Joey and Luke, out to enjoy themselves for the day, in their wonderful veteran 1905 Argyll car, which originally belonged to Anna's grandfather. PICTURE: Clive Porter.

Acoustic bands, a black tie ball and a family fun day were just some of the highlights at the Bassingbourn Mayhem Weekend.

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A cancer charity will launch the start of its tea season in a Royston shop.

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Revellers in the beer tent. Picture: by Kevin Richards.

A great day full of beer, bouncy castles and banter was had on Sunday as Royston Town Football Club hosted its 10th beer and music festival.

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Councillor Lyndsey Davidson, councillor Fiona Hill, Winner Henry Silver, councillor Tony Hunter, councillor Victoria Hulstrom-Allen.

A fun run in Royston offered up a great day for all of the family, with 120 people putting their best foot forward.

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Becky Willers.

A charity which has close links with Shepreth Wildlife Park has received money from a local business.

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Jayne Bratton, Herts FSB Awards finalist

A Royston entrepreneur is up for two prestigious awards.

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An academic from Meldreth who was attacked so viciously he was temporarily blinded in one eye, has spoken to the Crow of the impact the assault has had on his life after the man responsible was jailed.

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Protestors outside the public exhibition

People were invited to have their say and to ask questions about plans for a solar farm development in Guilden Morden.

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Ben Lewis receiving the chains from former mayor Victoria Hulstrom-Allen.

A young pilot says helping families will be a number one priority after he took the mayoral chains.

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Lorna Woo-Sam

A student from Royston will be cycling 200 miles across the channel to raise money for charity.

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Raghu Dixit is playing at Rhythms of the World 2015. Picture: Gomtesh Upadhye

Having played to crowds of more than 100,000, and performed at Glastonbury and in front of the Queen, you’d be forgiven for thinking Raghu Dixit’s return to Rhythms of the World would be a little unremarkable in his eyes.

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US air crew. Picture: Gerry Weatherhead, www.creativeeye.me.uk.

Thousands of people dressed in 1940s clobber descended on Duxford Imperial War Museum at the weekend to mark the 70th anniversary of victory in Europe.

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Maria De Villota

No action will be taken by the Health and Safety Executive after test driver Maria de Villota died from injuries sustained in a Duxford crash.

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At the 50th birthday celebrations.

Members of the Royston and District Local History Society are calling on people to sign up for an up-and-coming trip as the group marks its golden anniversary.

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Chief inspector Damien Kennedy is the new head of Hertfordshire's special constabulary

There’s a new man at the top of Hertfordshire’s 300-strong team of volunteer police officers.

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