30 years ago

Residents in Royston were told to expect a 10 per cent increase in rates – meaning a rise of about £18 more a year. The increase was due to be approved despite cuts in North Herts District Council s budget. Herts County Council had given the go-ahead for

Residents in Royston were told to expect a 10 per cent increase in rates - meaning a rise of about £18 more a year.

The increase was due to be approved despite cuts in North Herts District Council's budget.

Herts County Council had given the go-ahead for an 18 per cent rise for ratepayers.