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Solicitors from firms across North Herts and Stevenage signed up on the dotted line when the Garden House Hospice held its first wills week promotion.

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More than 115 staff from 12 local companies took part in the One True Grit challenge held in Benington in March and made over £18,000 in sponsorship for the Forget Me Not Appeal.

More than £18,000 has been pumped into the appeal which aims to make the Lister Hospital a more welcoming place for patients with dementia.

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Royston Craft Fair organiser Laura Whitford with Royston town mayor, councillor Victoria Hulstrom-Allen. Credit: Ian Walls.

The first Royston Craft Fair of 2015 pulled in the punters on Saturday.

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Police wish to speak to this man in connection with a theft from a Costa Coffee in Cambridge.

Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in relation with a theft in Cambridge.

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Archant General Election Survey

It’s nearly time to cast your vote and with just a week to go before the country goes to the polls, we want to know your current views on several key issues.

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Tales of the new town are being sought by historians exploring the growth of Stevenage in the postwar years.

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Twizzle and Twirl are the mascots of 360 Play at Stevenage Leisure Park

A Stevenage play centre is getting set to support community groups with a week of free tickets.

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Sophie Mance, 21, from Baldock.

A 21-year-old from Baldock has her feet firmly set on the career ladder after completing an apprenticeship with Herts County Council.

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999 response

A Hitchin man’s decision to call 999 about his dieting may sound like a joke, but an ambulance service chief has warned the public it is no laughing matter.

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Jo Bradshaw was airlifted to Everest Base Camp.

An adventure leader from Great Chishill has been rescued after becoming stranded on Mount Everest by the devastating earthquake which has killed hundreds of people in Nepal.

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Organisers gearing up for June’s Rhythms of the World music and community arts festival in Hitchin are spreading the net to recruit the volunteer army which will make the weekend go with a swing.

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South Cambridgeshire District Council ecology officer Rob Mungovan, Liz Williams and Yvonne Chamberlain with Liz's grandchildren Robyn and Archa Willhurst.

An ecological project using photography, art and poetry to link two wildflower meadows is taking root in Melbourn.

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Saleesha Hall, owner of The Tally Ho pub.

A Barkway pub opened its doors on Tuesday morning to bring businesses from the area together.

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Melbourn Swimathon

Swimmers from Melbourn made a splash for charity at the weekend, when they took part in a national swimathon.

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Craig McMurrough has already tackled the Great South Run dressed as a trainer.

Not content with taking on the challenge in a traditional vest and shorts, Craig McMurrough from Royston will be running the London Marathon tomorrow in a giant training shoe costume.

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Julie Emmerson is pictured with Julie Calvert who is running the London Marathon in memory Julie Emmerson's daughter Nicola

A sales executive from Royston is set to run the London Marathon in memory of her friend’s daughter.

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Hayley Woods is running for Genetic Disorders UK.

A Fowlmere women with a potentially life-threatening illness said she is determined to finish the marathon.

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A University of the Third Age is being launched in Royston

A launch meeting is taking place to discover whether the people of Royston are keen for a University of the Third Age to come to the town.

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Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

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RAF Duxford VE Day parade. Credit: IWM Duxford

Imperial War Museum Duxford is commemorating the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day with an air show and an exhibition delving into the reality of the landmark occasion.

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Solar Farm on Black Peak Farm near Fowlmere.

Two local authorities in South Cambs are set to reap the financial rewards of solar farms that developed on their patch.

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Calls for speed reduction on Baldock Road.

Calls to reduce the speed at a major road in Royston were made by councillors at a town council meeting on Monday.

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Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has a selfie taken as he meets Labour supporters in Ipswich yesterday. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour is accusing the Conservatives of planning the biggest spending cuts in any of the world’s advanced economies as the parties again prepare to trade blows on the economy.

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Roysia Middle School has been given a welcome funding boost.

Staff and students at a Royston school are full of energy with the news that they have secured funding to the tune of £670,000 for a new boiler and heating system.

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Guy Westwood, Sergeant for the Safer Neighbourhoods team.

More than 60 cases of assault against taxi drivers in North Herts and Stevenage have been recorded in the last five years, the Royston Crow has learnt.

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A beach where you can build real sandcastles will be one of the attractions of the family fun run event at Royston Leisure Centre next month.

Are you able to spare an hour or two on Sunday, May 17, to help local families have a fun time?

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No more sitting indoors - McDonald's is getting a drive-thru.

Good news for those who prefer to scoot off with their burgers rather than sit and munch indoors – Royston McDonald’s drive-thru will open shortly.

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Emergency services were called to the A602 following a two-car crash.

A dead squirrel, a dropped burger and a locked door are just some of the reasons people have called 999 and asked for an ambulance so far this year.

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Rubbish left on the side of the road near Odsey

Around 40 split bags filled with brown waste were found dumped at the side of the road last week in the hamlet of Odsey.

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