Children at a Royston school have been teaching their grandparents that it’s not too late to get active as part of Herts County Council’s new public health campaign to encourage people to enjoy a more active and healthy lifestyle.
A peaceful meeting in Bassingbourn held 105 years ago today by a non-militant group campaigning for women to have the right to vote ended with hostile demonstrations and even explosions, as reported in a much more youthful Crow.
Royston Crow editor Nick Gill reflects on a week in The Gambia, where a Herts-based project is trying to make a world of difference to small and poverty-stricken communities in the African country known as ‘the smiling coast’.
A leaflet detailing proposals to build 120 houses off Briary Lane in Royston has landed on the doorsteps of residents of Sun Hill, Echo Hill and surrounding roads – two weeks after the conclusion of a public inquiry into whether eight homes could be built on common land nearby.
Councillor Lynda Needham, leader of North Herts District Council, reflects on the role of women in society – the progress that’s been made in striving for equality, and the work that still needs to be done.
With only two months to go until the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games begin in April, Team England has selected 13 divers who will compete for ‘Team and Country’ in Australia – including Meldreth’s Dan Goodfellow.
Trains are delayed through North Hertfordshire this morning after power lines went down because of the high winds overnight and police and fire services are warning motorists to beware of fallen trees.