Outdoors

Royston Runners – New Dates Announced for the next Couch to 5k Series

Royston Runners have confirmed the dates for their next Couch to 5k series.  Starting on 4th May and running for 10 weeks, the programme is free to attend and open to all fitness levels.  Just turn up no need to pre-book. Meeting every Saturday 1-2pm at the Heath Sports Club, Royston SG8 5BG.  The sessions […]

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Community News – Ashwell at Home 2024 ‘Hidden Ashwell’

Pop the date in your diary for Ashwell at Home 2024, on Sunday 12th May 11am – 5pm The theme for 2024 is ‘Hidden Ashwell’ and there will be lots to see and do throughout Hertfordshire’s beautiful and historic village, including a wide range of open gardens; live music, dance and entertainment around the village;

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News from Therfield Heath Conservation – April Pasque Flowers

Spring is here, and with it the beautiful Pasque Flower blooms have arrived. Somewhat worryingly, the first flowering was reported in February this year; normally this would be well into March with the peak flowering in April and May. This is a sign of the warm winter we have had. Pasque Flowers (Scientific name: Pulsatilla

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Community News: April update from The Friends of Therfield Heath and Greens

A big thank you goes to members, their friends, families and workmates who supported our fundraising quiz in March. All the tables were booked in the Heath Café, so we had a full house and lots of fun. Extra money was raised by the raffle, with an amazing array of raffle prizes donated by Tesco,

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Community News – Royston First – Easter Bunny Trail between Friday 29th March – Sunday 14th April

Bring your little adventurers on a bunny hunt around our Town Centre this Easter and you could win an amazing prize from Glazed Creations! Organisers Royston First BID, have announced the ‘Easter Bunny Trail’ as the theme for this year’s children’s Easter trail. Twelve bunnies will be hiding in shop windows in Royston Town Centre

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Community News – Royston May Fayre

Royston May Fayre will be held on Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May 2024, in Priory Memorial Gardens, Royston from 12noon until 4.30pm There will be lots of fun for all the family with many different activities including children’s fairground rides, bouncy castles and miniature train rides. Come along and try out our free attractions: ‘Topper’s

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Community News – Royston Arts Festival 2024

Royston Arts Festival will be taking place between 20th – 29th September 2024, and local organisations and creative businesses are invited to submit their entries and get involved! Last year’s Festival saw an audience of 5,000 attending the 75+ events, from music, drama, workshops, community events, talks and exhibitions. This year is set to be

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Community News – Learn To Drive a Steam Engine

The Royston and District Model Engineering Society was formed in the 1970s from attendees at evening classes in the Meridian School with the encouragement of the metalwork teacher Wally Moor. Some members still hire the school workshops on Monday nights. The aim of the Society is to encourage the enjoyment in making and operation of

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Community News: March update from The Friends of Therfield Heath and Greens

A variety of cordless equipment is now being used on the Heath by the conservators and volunteers to keep the scrub in check. The whole nature of the Heath would change without this necessary management. Over time the scrub would dominate the Heath, there would not be any grassland to walk across, fewer flowers would

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