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Community News: Nuthampstead, Station 131…

In 1942, Nuthampstead, a quiet town located in North Hertfordshire, was transformed overnight to accommodate the needs of the 398th Bombardment Group. The construction of the airfield at Nuthampstead involved clearing forests and levelling fields to create runways and necessary facilities. This transformation highlighted the urgency and scale of wartime preparations during that era. Over […]

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Community News: ‘Play 4 Lesley’ raises £5,000 for Addenbrook’s Charity in memory of Lesley Judge…

A day of fundraising called Play 4 Lesley recently raised approximately £5000 including GiftAid for the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT).  The event, which was kindly hosted by Royston Leisure Centre took place at the end of April in Memory of Lesley Judge, long time Royston resident, who sadly passed away last September. Lesley had lived

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Alpaca Walking with Yew Tree Alpacas! Why not book an Alpaca Walk…

Why not consider Alpaca Walking an unforgettable experience just 15 minutes drive from Royston.   Yew Tree Alpacas, based in the picturesque village of Anstey, near Buntingford,  offers a fabulous Alpaca walking experience in the East Hertfordshire countryside. It’s a fantastic day out for a special occasion or treat for yourself and makes a fantastic present for

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Community News: Barkway Market attracts record number of visitors

Barkway Market attracts a record number of visitors and is dubbed a huge success! Crowds embraced the sunshine and flocked to Barkway Market on Saturday 11th May in Barkway, Hertfordshire. The quintessential English country event, which takes place annually in the beautiful village, attracted over 4,000 visitors and is thought to have raised around £20,000

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Community News: Carnival Atmosphere at 10th Steam Event @ The Hoops, Bassingbourn by Clive Porter…

On Saturday 18th May, there was a real carnival atmosphere at the Hoops in Bassingbourn when the pub presented its tenth steam event, raising money for local charities. What started as a one-off show in 2014 with a solitary steam engine has, throughout the years, transpired into an extraordinary day each year with color and

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Community News: Much To Do at The Royston May Fayre by Clive Porter

Although the depressing damp weather may have disappointed the crowds from near and far that turned out for the Royston May Fayre the eclectic mix of exciting and varied activities dealt up by the hosting organisers certainly didn’t. A much loved event, with a vast repertoire of stimulating attractions, the annual Fayre, which is sponsored

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Community News: Local fundraisers, honoured with the prestigious Prime Minister Point of Light awards…

Local fundraisers, Mr Craig McMurrough, MBA and Dr Sarah Temple (Fritchley) PhD, known as Mr and Ms Ovary, have been honoured with the prestigious Prime Minister Point of Light awards. Their tireless efforts have made an incredible impact, as they have conquered a range of physical challenges, including marathons and regional mini tours, to raise over £70,000 for ovarian

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Business Profile: Bow Books Royston June Update: Celebrating One Year

Our thanks to the thousands in the area who have bought from our huge range of new and secondhand books. To those who have encouraged us, added to the stock, placed orders, spread the word. And a personal thanks to my invaluable small team of helpers. Books matter. In their infinite variety, they inform, entertain,

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Welcome to the Town: The Outdoors Project in Cambridge & Royston

Our mission is to show that it’s great to be outside all day even if (or especially when) it’s wet and muddy! My name is Jonny and I live in Royston with my wife and two children. I believe that spending plenty of time outside is so important for mental and physical health. I hope

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Royston Museum Celebrating 40 Years (1984-2024) June Update – Recruitment & Events…

Royston Museum Celebrating 40 Years (1984-2024) – June Update…                                                            Recruitment:  Royston Museum are looking for a pro-active, experienced Treasurer to join the Board of Trustees.  The

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Royston Market Traders – June Focus On… F.E. Tucker & Sons Fishmongers

This month we caught up with F.E.Tucker & Sons Fishmongers who have had a presence on Royston Market for over 60 years.  Offering fresh catches of fish which they bring into Royston from Great Yarmouth every Wednesday and Saturday, they are without doubt one of the most popular pitches on the market. Sea bass, salmon,

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