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A Royston barista said having her long hair shaved off for charity was both ‘scary and amazing’ after she went under the razor as part of Brave the Shave month.

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Tesco Extra Baldock fundraisers Zoe Brown, Dave Pryor, ,Kim Ferguson, Elaine Hewett, Chris Shepherd, Janice Platt are backing Garden House Hospice's Care For A Cuppa campaign

Check this out – the caring team at the Tesco Extra store in Baldock will be hosting a tea party in the landmark High Street store today.

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Eight year old Sophie Symonds with Francesca Savage, 6,  with nine week old Gollum. PICTURES: Clive Porter.

T he persistent rain on Monday failed to dampen the spirits of visitors who turned up for the annual Hedgehog Day at Shepreth Wildlife Park.

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Bee Crafty workshop

A new craft group in Royston is going down a storm after being set up as part of the North Herts CVS Love Your Neighbourhood Campaign.

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Oliver Pritchard, Rebecca Day and Mark Hemmings

Macmillan Cancer Support is getting ready to takeover North Herts this weekend with events planned across the area.

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The East of England Ambulance Service Trust has come under fire.

As the new chief executive takes the helm of the region’s troubled ambulance service, a watchdog spokesman has warned that “prospects are not good”.

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Sitting down is Francis Law, to her left  is Natalie Dunsden, and David's wife Joanna Ayliffe.

The owner of a Royston fitness centre has taken on one of the toughest challenges known to man to raise vital funds in memory of his friend.

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Pat Van Spyk with her wallet

A pensioner who lost her wallet containing bank cards, cash and precious contact cards in Royston town centre, would like to track down the kind woman who returned it.

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Edward and Olivia

A friend of a talented Meldreth teen who took his own life in February after a sudden onset of depression is holding a music night to raise awareness of mental health issues among young people.

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Happy heads with Home-Start family support charity

Royston Volunteer Centre manager Denise Graham’s regular look at the voluntary sector in North East Herts

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Peter in action at the folly.

A young blacksmith is appealing for information after his decorative sword used for demonstrations was stolen over the bank holiday weekend at Wimpole Estate.

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Laura Whitford outside her new shop.

A Royston businesswoman who will open the doors of her own pop up shop this Saturday said she wouldn’t have been able to do it without her trusted team of crafters.

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Ashwell Show 2015 - George Wagstaff-Smith, aged four, from Ashwell

Monday’s Ashwell Show proved to be a hit with the punters as the wild and the wonderful drew the crowds once again.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after they were called to reports of a child on the train tracks in Royston on Friday evening.

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Sammy Lewis at her home

A Royston woman is hoping to encourage people to eat well, waste less and help the environment with her new community group.

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Manager Cate Hall, with Mandy Jinkerson the Community rep  from Tesco who came along to make some chicken wraps with the children and Cate's son, Amadeus.

Generosity and community spirit were served up in their droves this summer by eager volunteers as part of the Make Lunch initiative.

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Royston Town Council

A woman in Royston is sending out a warning message to others after receiving a scam letter in the post.

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Staff and patients at Lister Hospital. Credit: East and North Herts NHS Trust

The high quality of care that staff at Lister Hospital give people with learning difficulties when they treat them has been recognised.

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Herts County Council

Reality TV star and singer Peter Andre has backed a campaign to save a special school in Meldreth from closure.

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Meldreth Manor School

Take a peek into life of Barley artists

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Artist Christina Pattison and Gordon Shaw in studio

A studio in Barley will open its doors to the public as part of a countywide month-long exhibition.

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Patient power at health centre

Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Patient power at Royston Health Centre

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Ruth Wade with her book

Ruth Wade takes her time to respond when asked if she’d be offended by someone describing her new book as ‘Silent Witness Meets Call The Midwife.’

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Oliver Pritchard, Rebecca Day and Mark Hemmings

Our eager team of reporters at the Royston Crow will be donning their goggles and Speedo finery to take part in a charity swimming competition next Saturday, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Abdul Gaffar, (chef), A B Badsha, (Coordinator), Abdul Basith, (chef) and Selin Alam, (manager)

Staff at a curry house in Royston say they are ‘really happy’ after being awarded the top food hygiene rating following a reinspection.

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North Herts District Council
PC Mike Hardiman, PCSO Chris Brabrook, PCSO Penny Tomsett on the beat.

A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 hours of community service and ordered to pay £295 for stealing a tractor from outside a Royston farm.

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Alan Sinclair, with a Mk.1 Supermarine Spitfire, of the type of aircraft that his father, Gordon would have flown. PICTURE: Clive Porter.

In an intimate tribute to war heroes from RAF Duxford, an exhibition was launched on Thursday to remember seven local people who served in the air force in the Second World War.

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Lister Hospital in Stevenage, run by the East and North Herts NHS Trust.

The NHS trust which runs Lister Hospital in Stevenage has recorded a higher death rate than expected, according to a national report.

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Fox and Hounds pub in Barley may be turned into housing

More than 150 villagers have signed a petition to oppose an application to turn a pub that lies in the heart of Barley into housing.

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Baldock and Letchworth Fire Station is holding its open day on Saturday.

A woman is appealing for information after her step-father’s camper van was allegedly set on fire in Royston at the weekend.

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