Review of the year - October and November
The 2010 review exits Autumn and enters Winter
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.
14 – Residents and dignitaries of Royston expressed their anger after a far-right political meeting was held in the North Star pub.
You may also want to watch:
Between 20 and 30 people from throughout the country descended on the pub, and staged a meeting which lasted several hours.
Stickers and flyers were later found throughout the town, promoting the group’s anti-immigration messages.
- 1 Mass vaccine centre opening marks 'big step forward' in beating COVID-19
- 2 Granta surgeries deliver COVID-19 vaccinations
- 3 Two arrested after drugs raid in Bassingbourn
- 4 'Heavy snow' expected across Hertfordshire from tomorrow
- 5 Is lockdown working in Herts? Here's what the latest data tells us
- 6 Fraudster jailed after £60,000 shopping spree
- 7 Make the A505 Safer: Improvement works to continue in 2021
- 8 Tribute to beloved mum, friend and artist Debbie Horabin
- 9 Political row over South Cambs new town proposal
- 10 Thief pleads guilty to assaulting two people
Also this month
21 – A move to end the parking situation at Market Hill, Royston was announced, after an on-call nurse was blocked in.
28 – The first Royston Community Exhibition was successfully held at the Coombes Community Centre. 28 – An off-duty police officer from Royston was cleared of assault after he was said to have attacked a man whilst drunk in Hitchin.
4 – Passengers staged a break-out from a broken-down train after it was stood still for nearly four hours.
The service from London Kings Cross to Cambridge halted just outside Foxton, and a group of 15 people forced open a door and walked 500 metres to the village’s station.
British transport police were called to the scene, but no one was apprehended.
Also this month
4 – Care company Appletrees was investigated after reports employees had not been paid. Two weeks later they had their contract with Cambridgeshire County Council revoked.
4 – An explosion at the Johnson Matthey laboratory caused injuries to three men.
11 – North Herts District Council started a resident consultation process over redevelopment of The Cross, in Royston.