Review of the year - August
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IT’S the time of year to cast our eyes back over the last 12 months, and pick out the highs and lows of a year of Royston news.
Reporter Joe Tyler takes a trawl through the archives to see what news has affected the people of Crow country in 2010.
5 – Four brothers from Crow country were united with the sister they never knew existed.
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Michael (63), Edward (62), Peter (60) and Chris (57) Wall were contacted by their sister Suzanne Brett (66).
The brothers grew up in Melbourn, but Suzanne was put up for adoption before any of them were born. She had been living in Cambridge and St Ives.
- 1 Cambridge Country Show promises 'something for everybody'
- 2 New care home for Royston unanimously approved
- 3 Bassingbourn Barracks: New chapter for Army’s flagship operational training centre
- 4 From Hertfordshire to the Strictly dancefloor: 7 Strictly Come Dancing contestant from the county
- 5 Stunning snap causes stir online
- 6 Nuthampstead Olympic Shooter takes bronze in Tokyo
- 7 Train services resume after earlier disruption at Royston
- 8 Huge splash of support for Meldreth diver Dan Goodfellow
- 9 Roystonian becomes president of American broadband firm
- 10 Arrests made in connection with large-scale money laundering operation
Michael Wall said at the time: “We could have passed each other in the street and we wouldn’t have known.”
Also this month
5 – It was confirmed by Royston First that parking in the town centre would be free after 3pm.
12 – Fundraisers at the Waggon and Horses pub in Steeple Morden raised �30,000 by climbing the peaks of Britain’s three highest mountains, after being inspired by local girl Charlotte Parr, who has leukaemia.
26 – A tree collapsed on Newmarket Road, Royston, during rush hour, narrowly missing commuters.