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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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Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg at a news conference in London where he announced his party's plans for the public sector. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Millions of teachers, nurses, police officers and other public sector workers will be spared further pay cuts under Liberal Democrat plans set out by Nick Clegg as he promised there was “light at the end of the tunnel” after years of austerity.

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Herts Aid director Suzanne Bannister.

Schoolchildren will learn about grooming and sexual exploitation in a hard-hitting attempt to keep them safe.

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Lynda Papworth, Yvette Richards, Amelia Otto and Nicola Price from North Hertfordshire Homes show off some of the new equipment that is being used by community centres across the area this week.

A housing association has launched a campaign to help tenants get online.

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The panel will be monitoring the use of stop and search powers to make sure they are used responsibly

A new independent scrutiny panel to make sure police in Herts are using ‘stop and search’ powers responsibly has held its first formal meeting.

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Smoking is the biggest contributory factor to fire deaths in the home

The warning on the packet has been marking our card for years – smoking is so bad for our general health that it can end up killing us.

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Computer keyboard

Advice and help at your fingertips – that’s the aim of a new website with updated features and information launched by North Herts & District Citizens Advice Bureau.

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Free security devices available from North Herts police

Householders in North Herts are being encouraged to lock out crooks – with free timer switches and heavy duty padlocks available while stocks last.

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Letchworth Arcadians Fiddler On The Roof, April 2015

A community drama company celebrating a sellout success on its return home is now getting set to tap into the appetite for dance.

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Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

People are being urged to register to vote in the general election ahead of the deadline at midnight tonight.

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The Brand New Heavies are on the bill for Rhythms of the World 2015

Organisers of June’s Rhythms of the World festival have added three names to the bill for the Hitchin Priory weekend of music and more.

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Blunt Beats DJs will return to the Priory Park Stage for Rhythms of the World 2015

The stage is set for this summer’s Rhythms of the World with organisers revealing more details about the 2015 event.

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Duty manager Harrison Johnson. PICTURE: Clive Porter.

Beer lovers were treated to a tasty evening of craft ale tasting at The Manor House in Royston last week.

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