Category: Local

Royston High Street Repairs

Royston Lib Dems Focus recently featured the loose cobblestones in the High Street and the danger this posed to pedestrians, as well as making our High Street look neglected.  Cllr Elizabeth Freeman recently chased this up with Herts CC and is pleased to report today that the loose stones in the road outside the Rasa …

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Statement on Elections

We are pleased to have run a good campaign for the 2011 elections, and our efforts mean we continue to be the largest party in opposition on North Herts District Council, though we are disappointed not to have won any more seats. We are very sad to see Sal Jarvis leave the council; she has …

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Rob Inwood Becomes Mayor of Royston

Royston Lib Dems are pleased that after 12 years as a Councillor – now representing Palace Ward at Town and District Councils, Rob Inwood has become Royston Mayor for the year 20011-12. The role of Mayor is ceremonial, but there is also a role to play as Chairman of the Town Council. The Mayor’s role is to …

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Results for District Elections 2011 – Royston

Palace Ward Con 667 Lab 402 Tim Greatrex (Liberal Democrat) 364 Green 127 turnout 39.49% Meridian Ward Con 1058 Lab 333 Karen Davies (Liberal Democrat) 261 Green 141 turnout 43.97% Heath Ward Con 996 Lab 354 Paul Jeray (Liberal Democrat) 264 Green 219 turnout 45.37%

A Short History of Royston Lib Dems Since 1971

When I moved to Royston with my family in 1965 there was no local Branch of the Liberal Party. Early in 1971 I saw an advert in a shop in the High Street about forming a Branch. A few of us met, and a new Branch was formed. There had been a previous local Branch …

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Royston Lib Dem AGM Results 2011

At last month’s Annual General Meeting of Royston Liberal Democrats the following were elected: Chairman – Caroline Coates Vice Chairman – Hazel Lord Secretary – Liz Beardwell Treasurer – Cllr Elizabeth Freeman Committee members – Olwen Peregrine Cllr Rob Inwood Phil Masters Lisa Thompson Paul Jeray Tim Greatrex

Save Our Cheque Update

Thank you to everyone who supported our `Save the Cheque Campaign` ( There is some good news – The Commons Treasury Select Committee has asked the Payments Council to submit fresh evidence for why cheques should be scrapped in 2018. They were not satisfied with the evidence given at an inquiry last year. This is …

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Rob Inwood Investigates New Cemetery

Paying respects to those who have died will soon become a real challenge, following the decision of the Conservatives at North Herts District Council to stop burials in new plots in Royston Cemetery. The seriousness of the decision was described so well by the Vicar recently in the local press. Your Lib Dem councillors have …

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