Category: Local

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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Libraries to be “Outsourced”

Conservatives at Herts County Council have decided to go ahead with a plan to “outsource” the running of all the county’s libraries. This means that, rather than being run by the council, supervised by our county councillors, they will are likely to be run by some sort of trust. Just like the trusts that now …

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Parking Problems

Residents in Heath Avenue, Chilcott and Briary Lane have been telling Carol Stanier that they are fed up with their roads used being used as a town centre car park making it difficult to get out of drives and cutting visibility at junctions. There was supposed to be a review of Royston’s parking problems which …

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Street light success

All lights to stay on until 1.00 am For several years Liberal Democrat County Councillors have been arguing that the street lights that are turned off at midnight should be kept on later. Particularly around town centres and stations there are people still making their way home at this time who need the lights to …

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Join us for our autumn quiz!

Date and time: Saturday 17th November at 19:00 Location: Market Hill Rooms, Royston Tickets are £12 per person to enter and they include a choice of fish, chicken or veggie burger with chips for dinner.  We’re happy for people to come along in teams or alternatively to join a team when they come along. Please …

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Councillor Paul Marment defects to the Lib Dems

Please welcome Councillor Paul Marment from Letchworth Grange to the party. https://hitch-harp-libdems.org.uk/…/defection-letchworth-co…

Astounding results in Royston!

We’ve had a busy few days! Ruth Brown was elected to North Herts District Council to represent Heath Ward, Royston and four local members were elected to the Royston Town Council: Ruth Brown and Emma Squire Smith in Royston Town West and Tom Perry and Carol Stanier in Royston Town South. Thank you to all …

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