Category: Local

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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Royston Liberal Democrats

We are the Royston branch of the North Herts & Stevenage Local Party. We have five councillors elected in three councils covering the local area. Please explore our site for more information on what we do.

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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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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