News from HomeStart, Royston, Buntingford & South Cambs…

Home-Start Royston & South Cambridgeshire has been supporting families since 1983 in North Herts, South Cambs and Buntingford.

Home-Start is a registered charity that supports local families with children aged 9 and under who are struggling with post-natal depression, isolation, physical and mental health problems, relationship problems, multiple-aged children, bereavement and many other issues. Parents are also supported to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children. The benefits of HomeStart’s support include improved health and wellbeing and better family relationships.

Home-Start’s office is based in Meldreth, supporting families in:

  • Royston and surrounding villages
  • Buntingford and surrounding villages
  • The villages of South Cambridgeshire within the SG8 postcode

If you would like to find out more about HomeStart and how they can help you, or someone you know or work with, download the ‘Who we are’ leaflet HERE

February news & events…

Join Jude Simpson in conversation with local author and publisher Elena Mannion on Tuesday 27th February at The Old Bull Inn, Royston, 12.15 – 2.15pm.

Elena will be talking about her book – The Happy Hedgehog. This beautiful story has created ripples in the children’s book world. Elena takes you on a whimsical journey through the imaginative landscapes and lovable characters of this remarkable children’s book. Explore the power of storytelling and the significance of fostering creativity in young minds and discover how The Happy Hedgerow can ignite the spark of imagination in children.  

The book narrates the story of a hedgerow whose fortunes are reversed when a new landowner restores a bulldozed section. It has been acclaimed as “the perfect beloved bedtime read” by acclaimed children’s author Brian Selznick. The book has soared into the New York Times bestseller list and has become an instant classic. Elena will also be talking about her follow-up story, “Old Oak and Little Acorn”. 

To book your ticket, £15 to include a buffet lunch, please call 01763 262262, email or book online