French touch for library

A SELECTION of books from Royston s French twin-town La Loupe have been donated to Royston library. The books were handed over by Royston & District Twinning Association president David Gray after a recent visit to La Loupe. The mayor of La Loupe, Chris

A SELECTION of books from Royston's French twin-town La Loupe have been donated to Royston library.

The books were handed over by Royston & District Twinning Association president David Gray after a recent visit to La Loupe.

The mayor of La Loupe, Christian Escobar, decided to donate the books after Royston has made a similar presentation to the French twin-town two years ago.

Twinning association publicity officer Clare Davies said that the English books were in "great demand" in the library in La Loupe.


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"Those book were much appreciated and they are being used as a teaching aid for people learning English," she said.

A wide-ranging selection of books have been donated to Royston library which include French translation of well-known English authors such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, P D James and Barbara Taylor Bradford.

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There was also a selection of children's books.

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