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The Town Centre as a Place

Activists, councillors and interested members of the public met with Cllr Keith Hoskins, long time Hitchin  Town Centre and BID manager and now current North Herts Councillor to discuss what could be done to improve Royston’s town centre. Discussions were diverse and included examples of what had been done elsewhere. The top priorities that came …

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Liberal Democrats painting Royston Green

Recent discussions on sustainability and biodiversity generate enthusiasm for Royston Liberal Democrats.  Royston Liberal Democrats welcomed South Cambridgeshire Councillor and Liberal Democrat Lead on the Local Government Association’s Environment, Housing and Transport board Pippa Heylings to Royston on Wednesday, 14th July to lead a discussion of how to deliver the green recovery and build a more sustainable …

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Our Annual Report is now available

Please click here to read our Annual Report which describes some of the changes and improvements that your Royston Liberal Democrat councillors have achieved on your behalf in the last year.

Statement on delivery of literature during COVID-19

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Tories up to their old tricks

In a fraught Town Council meeting on Monday 30th November, Conservative councillors voted to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of ex Labour councillor Amy Bourke-Waite with a Conservative party member. There were four applicants for the vacancy: Cathy Brownjohn, Brian Bylett, Dave Carter and King Mills. Cllrs Ruth Brown and Carol Stanier said …

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Zoom councillor surgeries

Our Councillors are available to meet residents remotely in our Zoom councillor surgeries, where we welcome questions, comments or suggestions on any local issues. From 5th September onwards, they are held monthly on the first Saturday of the month at 11am. The meetings are hosted by County Councillor Steve Jarvis and the Zoom meeting ID …

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Statement on recent Twitter comments surrounding the Royston Museum

Black Lives Matter. Royston Liberal Democrats reject all prejudice and discrimination based upon race, colour, religion, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation and oppose all forms of entrenched privilege and inequality. We do not celebrate historical figures that have strong associations with slavery or oppression of any sort, and will work via democratic means to …

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Town Council is suspended

Royston Town Council decided at its Extraordinary meeting on 23rd March 2020 (draft minutes are available here) to suspend many council functions, including regular meetings. All necessary decisions are being made by two councillors and the clerk. Virtual meetings are now permitted by law, and many parish councils locally are holding meetings in this way. …

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