Letchworth’s Brotherhood Hall resembled a packed-to-the-rafters train carriage yesterday evening as around 200 people attended the joint Royston, Ashwell and Letchworth rail user groups’ public meeting.
Rail user groups in our area have said they are waiting to see if the new interim timetable published by Govia Thameslink Railway on Friday will be adhered to, after a “string of broken promises” since May’s schedule overhaul.
There may be a light at the end of the tunnel for rail passengers, as Govia Thameslink has introduced an interim timetable and have news about when the original May timetable should be running smoothly.
With the “biggest timetable shake-up in history” now upon us, reporter Georgia Barrow spent the morning commuting to London on the Great Northern line to see first-hand whether passengers’ concerns about the changes held true.
Members of a new Royston action group, who are taking on the fight to stop 120 homes being build by speculative land developer Gladman in the town, have held a public meeting attended by more than 60 people.
Ahead of the feasilbility study into traffic on the A505 between Royston and Baldock concluding next month, county councillors have told the Crow they are continuing to push for a long-term solution to the stretch’s problems.
The MP for North East Herts will put forward a motion in the House of Commons calling for the law to distinguish between attacks on service animals and property, in the wake of police dog Finn being stabbeed in Stevenage last year.