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A charity shop supporting children and young people with life-threatening conditions is opening its first Hertfordshire store in Royston.

Royston’s British Raj Express is supporting the inaugural British Curry Day today, by helping to fund meals for the vulnerable, children entitled to free school meals and NHS workers working at hospitals across the festive period.

Coronavirus cases in North Herts and South Cambs continue to steadily decline as the counties heads into tier 2 high alert measures.

Melbourn Community Hub has used the November lockdown to improve its safety measures and continue to protect customers.

Following the resignation of a Labour councillor, Conservative members of Royston Town Council have voted to fill the vacancy with someone from their own party.

Sport

Tue, 14:02

Golfers have made their return to the fairways and greens at Royston Golf Club – and it coincides with a new captain being elected.

Their last games were back in March but finally rugby clubs across England can see a return to some sort of competitive action.

A multi-million-pound nationwide plan has been launched to help “unlock the power of football pitches in England” and allow more people to play the game as well as “improving their physical and mental health, empowering young people and strengthening communities”.

Like many other athletics clubs Royston Runners have been forced to retreat back to virtual and solo activities in order to get the running fix but unlike the spring lockdown, this one has involved a twist.

Royston Town will be thrust straight back into the fray of competitive matches should the government’s restrictions end as planned.

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The Market Theatre in Hitchin is open for Christmas with the venue’s popular annual adult panto kicking off tonight (Friday).

The Christmas show will go on – well online – at Cambridge Junction this year.

The show will go on this Christmas after Cambridge Arts Theatre confirmed there will be a COVID-safe panto themed adventure taking the stage.

What can open in the new tier system when lockdown restrictions are lifted? From Wednesday, December 2, the country will revert to a strengthened three-tiered local COVID alert level system. Here’s a guide to the new medium, high and very high tiers.

A series of socially distanced concerts will take place at Cambridge Corn Exchange early next year.

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