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Advance details of the acts scheduled for slots at this year’s Royston Arts Festival have been published, and the list features a promising line up of music, theatre, exhibitions and family fun.

Police are on the look out for thieves who stole power tools from a white transit van in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Police are investigating after expensive tools were stolen during a burglary at a Meldreth garden centre over the weekend.

Retail revivals Mick Dobson, Rachel Edwards, Chloe Butler and Rebecca Edwards at the Music Trail in Royston

The shops came alive with the sound of music on Saturday a children took part in an exciting trail through Royston.

Proud gardeners pose next to the fruits of their labour. PICTURE: Picasa

For the past few months, children from schools across Royston have been growing their own food to learn how to be self-sufficient and make things from scratch.

There's plenty of sand play in store at the summer festival sessions

School’s out for summer, and there’s a seasonal series of free family-friendly festival events on the calendar to help people make the most of the break.

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Kai Wong, Louie Coppenhall, Erin Rutter-Davies, Skye Atkinson and Taylor Close

Pupils at a Royston school set to work to build a bridge using skills they’d learnt from different subjects as part of a unique learning day.

The new play area of Bramble children's ward is officially opened by deputy mayor of Stevenage Councillor John Lloyd and NHS staff including the chief executive of North and East Herts NHS trust Nick Carver in the new Bramble children's ward play area

Tears of happiness were shed as appeal organisers and parents praised the spick and span surroundings of Lister Hospital’s new play area for young patients – and the people who helped make it happen.

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Mrs Denise Knight showing memorabilia from World War I
Photo courtesy of Peter Alvey

Almost 10,000 people have visited an exhibition space commemorating the centenary of the First World War, but there is still time to visit before it closes at the end of next week.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

You can’t complain about the ‘does what it says on the poster’ nature of this week’s top title at Royston’s Picture Palace.

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