Review of the year - June
The Crow enters summer in the 2010 review
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.
3 – Pensioner Jim Chamberlain had his car destroyed after it was flipped on its head by vandals.
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The 67-year-old was left housebound after the incident, which followed two occasions when the yobs had tipped the Microcar Prestige on its side.
Jim said at the time: “I have reported the incidents to the police, but they don’t seem to be able to catch them.”
- 1 Drug dealer caught after being pulled over for using phone on A505
- 2 No Cambridge fireworks display on Midsummer Common this year for Bonfire Night
- 3 Of all the places in all the city to park an uninsured 4x4
- 4 MPs vote on whether raw sewage should continue to be pumped into waterways
- 5 11 questions to decide how Royston you are!
- 6 Where in Hertfordshire are the most incidents of weapon possession?
- 7 HGV crashes into car damaged in earlier incident
- 8 25-year-old admits Royston drug dealing
- 9 Royston's George Crotty selected by GB for World Boxing Championships
- 10 Cambridge Film Festival returns for its 40th outing
Also this month
3 – Experts were called in to deal with a suspected bomb found in a Royston garden, only to discover it was a flower pot.
3 – Royston Town Council remained Tory controlled, taking 13 of the 15 available seats, with two going to the Liberal Democrats.
17 – Cllr Martin Beaver took over as Mayor of Royston, replacing Rod Kennedy.