Review of the year - December

The 2010 review ends, naturally, with December

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.


2 – Plans for almost 6,000 more seats on commuter trains going between London and Crow country were announced.

More frequent and faster services, as well as longer trains came into force on December 12, thanks to Oliver Heald MP lobbying for the improvements in parliament.

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9 – South Cambs District Council announced they were cancelling plans for a gypsy site in Bassingbourn, but another location had been put forward.

16 – X-Factor’s Olly Murs was snapped with a fan when he popped into Tesco’s in Royston.

16 – Greneway School head of PE Terry Graves called proposed school sport cuts “devastating.” Education secretary Michael Gove partially backed-down over the cuts the following week.