Review of the year - January
We look back at 12 months in Crow Country - starting with January
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.
7 – The first paper of the year brought fearful news for one of Royston’s most celebrated events – the Arts Festival.
A spokesman for the volunteer group that runs the annual event admitted there was a “very real possibility” no festival would go ahead in 2010 due to a lack of organisers.
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Thankfully, a group led by chairman Graham Palmer eventually came forward to produce another successful carnival of music, art and culture, held in September.
Also this month
- 1 5 haunted locations that will give you a Halloween fright
- 2 'We were lied to' - Residents' dismay as development prompts privacy concerns
- 3 No Time To Die is 'a bloated but entertaining slice of spy action'
- 4 Julian Clary and Matthew Kelly star in 'a theatrical gem' at Cambridge Arts Theatre
- 5 Tributes paid to 'greatly respected' coach operator
- 6 Signs on A505 to discourage littering after stretch becomes 'eyesore'
- 7 Guitar once owned by Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett to be sold at Cambridge auction
- 8 Mission Impossible and Top Gun star Tom Cruise spotted flying at Duxford
- 9 Opinion: Shock tactics needed for retirement saving
- 10 Riverdance's 25th anniversary show lifts the roof off Cambridge Corn Exchange
14 - An arson attack destroyed a playground in Newmarket Road, Royston.
21 - The consultation for the development of Fish Hill Square began. Since then a plan has been approved by North Herts District Council.
28 - Parents hit out at security at Roman Way First School, after two four-year-old children left the premises during school hours. They were found at a nearby park.