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Campaigners are concerned about the risk to the public water supply near a proposed 120-home development site in Royston after the Environment Agency deemed nearby groundwater as “highly vulnerable”.

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Coombes Community Centre
Tue, 11:59

Brown bins have been left uncollected in Royston and the surrounding North Herts villages for more than a week – causing residents to brand the situation “unbelievable”.

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North Herts District Council
Friday, May 18, 2018

The new chairman of North Herts District Council was announced last night – along with the Labour chairmen for two of the authority’s area committees.

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Julian Cunningham
Friday, May 11, 2018

Overloaded public bins across North Herts are left “heaving and stinking to high heaven” for days amid scant collections, a year on from the removal of many of the district’s dog poo bins.

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North Herts District Council
Friday, May 11, 2018

North Herts District Council leader Lynda Needham last night defeated a challenge for her position by one of her cabinet members.

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Lynda Needham
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

“Operational issues” meant the splash parks in Hitchin and Royston failed to work amid the sweltering heat over the bank holiday weekend – but they are set to be fixed this week.

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Judi Billing
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The changes to waste collection services for households in North Herts are officially being rolled out from today.

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East Herts Council
Friday, May 4, 2018

The Liberal Democrats have doubled the size of their group on North Herts District Council, with Labour also making gains on a difficult election day for the controlling Conservatives.

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Ben Lewis
Thursday, May 3, 2018

An election leaflet by the North East Hertfordshire Conservative Party which was put through doors in Royston last week claimed that the brown bin collection service was to continue to be “heavily subsidised by North Herts District Council”

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Liberal Democrat
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Royston’s tip was closed on Sunday due to a “mechanical fault” – causing concern among the community over how waste is managed ahead of collection service reforms being rolled out next month.

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Steve Jarvis
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

North Herts residents will have the chance to quiz the area’s new waste contractor about changes to their waste and recycling services at an event in Hitchin this weekend.

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East Herts Council
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

North Herts District Council has told this paper its officers took weeks to inform the leader that questions had been raised over an unlawful allowance rise vote.

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Lynda Needham
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Gender pay gap figures have been revealed – with North Herts having the biggest disparity among all councils in the UK.

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South Cambridgeshire District Council
Saturday, April 7, 2018

A grant funding pot of almost £90,000 for charities, volunteer groups and more is up for grabs until May 4.

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North Herts District Council
Friday, April 6, 2018

A young mum from Ashwell is facing eviction from her family home after her mum and stepdad died within two years of each other – and she was told she couldn’t take on their tenancy.

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North Herts District Council
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

An “administrative glitch” was to blame for North Herts District Council voting to raise members’ allowances unlawfully, its leader has told this paper.

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Lynda Needham
Thursday, March 15, 2018

A Conservative association has been criticised for falsely claiming it is possible to pay North Herts’ new brown bin charge by instalments.

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Judi Billing
Monday, March 12, 2018

Roman treasures found between Baldock and Royston went on show for the first time at the weekend – and visitors were queueing out the door.

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North Herts District Council
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Residents fighting the proposed access down the narrowest part of a busy Royston road to a new 330-home neighbouring development are feeling “disheartened” at the way the application is being handled by North Herts District Council.

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Royston Town Council
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

North Herts district and Herts county councils have now set their budgets for the next financial year – and there are council tax rises at both levels.

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David Williams
Monday, March 5, 2018

North Herts District Council’s staff have moved back to their offices in Letchworth’s Gernon Road today, after the completion of a £6 million revamp.

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Julian Cunningham
Friday, March 2, 2018

Conservative councillors at North Herts District Council have expressed their concerns that women in North Herts have not been properly informed by the government about increasing age limits for claiming their state pensions.

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North Herts District Council
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The husband of a woman who he says slipped in cooking oil and fell outside a chip shop in Royston, suffering “life-changing” injuries, has labelled the response from authorities as “astounding”.

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Herts County Council
Friday, February 23, 2018

Concerns are continuing to grow regarding access to a new housing development east of Garden Walk in Royston, with residents vowing the authorities to ‘say no to a TRO’.

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Herts County Council
Friday, February 16, 2018

Royston residents of an area that will neighbour a new housing development are concerned an access route to the homes will cause an influx of traffic in an already busy street.

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Royston Town Council
Thursday, February 15, 2018

A Bassingbourn man has been fined after a load of waste was dumped in trolleys at Royston’s Tesco Extra.

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Environment Agency
Sunday, February 11, 2018

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.

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Lynda Needham
Friday, January 19, 2018

A development of almost 300 homes on the edge of Royston is one step closer after the planning application received the go-ahead on Wednesday night.

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Royston Town Council
Friday, January 19, 2018

North Herts District Council’s members last night voted themselves a two-per-cent allowance rise.

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Lynda Needham
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The team at North Hertfordshire Museum are celebrating after they won £60,000 of grant funding that will ensure Roman treasures stay in the district.

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Tony Hunter

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