Tom Perry

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Closure of Morrisons store

We have just heard that Morrisons plan to close their Royston store on 25th October 2020. We are saddened by this decision, which we as County, District and Town Councillors, and as local campaigners, have done everything in our power to prevent. We believe this closure could adversely affect the whole town centre and in …

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Consultation open on local community health services

Our local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking for your views on community health services. Section 11 in the questionnaire allows you to share your ideas and is an opportunity to suggest an NHS Health Hub on the Royston hospital site. The Royston Community Health organisation has suggested that this could have nurses, physios …

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Local Transparency page now live

On our Local Transparency page you can now find recordings of recent public meetings of Royston Town Council. We have uploaded these to allow more people to learn what occurs at council meetings and to facilitate a greater level of transparency and accountability in local government. Please let us know if you have any feedback.

More changes delivered by Lib Dems in Royston

Progress on parking problems Carol Stanier is meeting the District Council officers responsible for parking to press for progress on Royston’s parking review. Steve Jarvis has secured agreement for double yellow lines to be installed next year on the bend near the entrance to Layston Park. Town Council Action on Environment Royston Town Council recently …

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Carol Stanier elected in Royston Heath!

Carol Stanier has been elected in Royston Heath ward by a sizeable margin.  The full results are as follows: Labour Party 119 Conservative Party 538 Green Party 134 Carol Stanier – Liberal Democrats 963 The turnout was 40.34%. A number of other Liberal Democrats were elected in other wards in North Hertfordshire, including Sean Prendergast …

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Our District Council Candidates for Thursday 2nd May 2019

The District Council elections are less than an month away!  Here’s some information on the candidates that are standing in Royston on behalf of the Liberal Democrats. Royston Heath – Carol Stanier Carol made her home in Royston nearly ten years ago and loves the area. She is an active Town Councillor for part of …

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East West Rail

Plans are being developed for a rail link between Cambridge and Bedford, as part of a wider reinstatement of a railway line between Cambridge and Oxford (which was called the “Varsity Line”).  This brings a number of opportunities for residents of Royston as well as some concerns that we believe should be addressed.  The organisation …

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Making Votes Matter

Ian Stuart is one of our local Liberal Democrat members.  He recently visited Parliament to make the case for electoral reform to Sir Oliver Heald, our MP for North East Hertfordshire, and he’s written the following report for us: It was a very interesting day organised by the group Make Votes Matter, who brought together …

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