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 Access between platforms to be restored at Royston station
- 2 Bassingbourn Barracks: New chapter for Army’s flagship operational training centre
- 3 Person dies after being struck by train in Cambridge
- 4 What are the outstanding schools in Hertfordshire?
- 5 Arrests made in connection with large-scale money laundering operation
- 6 How many people in our area have been 'pinged' by NHS COVID app?
- 7 Police hunt 36-year-old wanted for harassment and restraining order breaches
- 8 Sir Tom Jones set for green, green grass of Newmarket Racecourses
- 9 Escape the crowds this summer at these places to visit in Hertfordshire
- 10 Man seriously injured in three-car crash between Barley and Royston
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.