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Bars and restaurants in Royston and surrounding villages have reopened following a major easing of lockdown restrictions by the government.

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Yesterday, 13:56

A Royston fundraiser who was set to take on the Nottingham Outlaw triathlon hasn’t let the coronavirus pandemic stop him from meeting the challenge, albeit a little closer to home.

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Mon, 12:49

Ian Stewart has appeared in court today charged with the murder of his first wife, Diane – more than three years after he was convicted of murdering fiancée Helen Bailey and dumping her body in a cesspit at their Royston home.

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Bassingbourn
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Racist abuse was shouted at a Royston police officer out on patrol near Therfield Heath last week.

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Royston
Thursday, July 2, 2020

A Herts police officer is to be sentenced later this month after admitting one count of misconduct in public office regarding an 11-year relationship he had with a woman he met through his job.

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Royston
Thursday, July 2, 2020

A total of 16 conservation organisations in financial crisis due to coronavirus lockdown losses – including Shepreth Wildlife Park – feature in a new video calling on the government to provide financial aid.

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Coronavirus
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

A ground-breaking decision by the Greater Cambridge Partnership to begin work on the Melbourn Greenway scheme has been enthusiastically welcomed by campaigners and councillors on both sides of the county border.

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Royston
Thursday, June 25, 2020

A lockdown Bloomsday Celebration was held in Melbourn’s United Reformed Church cemetery to celebrate the joys of reading and James Joyce’s great life-affirming novel Ulysses.

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Melbourn
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Anthony Browne, MP for South Cambridgeshire led a delegation of groups and businesses concerned about the county’s ailing water levels – affecting RSPB Fowlmere and more – to discuss tackling the crisis with the government minister for floods and water.

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South Cambs
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The director of Shepreth Wildlife Park has told the Crow of her relief that they have finally reopened after three months in lockdown – but says more support is needed to secure their future.

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Coronavirus
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Cambridge Wine Royston and In House Tasting are hosting a virtual tasting evening in aid of a North Herts hospice charity.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

A ‘dangerous and repugnant’ paedophile living in Odsey has been jailed for a string of child sexual abuse offences.

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Students at a Melbourn school struggling to access technology to complete online work have been given a further boost.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

A new initiative has been set up to revive our town centre and industrial areas – bringing life back to Royston as the coronavirus lockdown eases.

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Coronavirus
Thursday, June 18, 2020

A Steeple Morden woman has been sentenced after admitting being in charge of a dangerous dog who attacked her neighbour’s son.

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Steeple Morden
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Shopping in Royston town centre is now markedly different to how things were before the coronavirus lockdown began in March.

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Royston
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The biggest event in Royston’s calendar won’t go ahead as normal this year due to coronavirus – but there is a chance a live event could go ahead as lockdown restrictions ease.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The first strawberry-pickers of the year have descended on Melbourn’s Bury Lane Farm Shop, as lockdown restrictions ease.

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Melbourn
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Melbourn care home residents celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday in style at the weekend.

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Melbourn
Monday, June 15, 2020

A dead horse and foal have been discovered dumped in North Herts, and police and the district council are looking to trace those responsible.

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

“Strong words of advice” have been issued to the curator of Royston’s district museum by police after a series of posts describing ways to damage statues were made from her social media account.

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Royston
Monday, June 8, 2020

Royston’s biggest employer Johnson Matthey has donated space at one of its sites for the assembly of ventilators, vital in saving the lives of patients most seriously affected by COVID-19.

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Coronavirus
Saturday, June 6, 2020

The MP for South Cambridgeshire is calling on the government to ensure Shepreth Wildlife Park survives, after its owner revealed that its future is at risk due to financial losses.

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Shepreth
Friday, June 5, 2020

Shepreth Wildlife Park is at risk of permanent closure, having suffered losses of more than £400,000 during the coronavirus crisis – and it’s still not clear when they will be allowed to reopen.

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Coronavirus
Thursday, June 4, 2020

Fields that have been deemed a ‘wildlife haven’ by Royston campaigners are at risk of losing their biodiversity if a housing development gets the green light.

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Royston
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

A video of NHS workers on the coronavirus front line reciting a ‘thank you’ poem by a South Cambs writer has gone viral on social media, amassing around 220,000 views on Twitter alone.

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Coronavirus
Friday, May 29, 2020

As households in Royston and the surrounding villages stepped out onto their doorsteps for what is likely to be the last clap for carers, another fitting tribute to the tireless work of NHS staff soared through the sky.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Dominic Cummings’ drive to County Durham during lockdown has dominated national news since the weekend – but what have our MPs for North East Herts and South Cambs said on the matter?

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

A Second World War veteran has celebrated her 100th birthday at a Barley care home.

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Barley
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Fairies made by children are mysteriously going missing from woods in Royston – and families are appealing to the culprit to leave them be as they bring joy to youngsters in lockdown.

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