Category: Town Facilities

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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Susan van der Ven Cycleway Talk and Fish and Chip Supper

On Thursday, October the 19th, popular local County Councillor Susan van der Ven will speak about The Royston-Melbourn Pedestrian/Cycle Link: Cracking and Connecting the County Border at Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston, SG8 5PT, from 8pm-9:30pm. Please contact Carol on carol_stanier@hotmail.com for tickets, or see the event’s page on Eventbrite (follow that link). Separated by …

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Stop the Brown Bin Tax

Did you know that Conservative-run North Herts District Council are consulting on whether they can get away with charging residents upwards of £40 to remove garden waste for them? This service is currently covered by our council tax. Introducing an additional charge for this service could mean that people who cannot pay end up fly-tipping …

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Rail Users – Petition and Consultation

The deadline for the consultation on changes to train services to or through Royston proposed to start next year is this Thursday (27th July). The proposed timetables can be seen at https://www.transformingrail.com/download-timetables. Whilst there are improvements in the service at some stations it is clear that there is a problem with the proposals for Royston. The …

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Our Council Candidates

LibDem council candidates Carol Stanier and Ruth Brown speak on Royston local issues:  

The Local Plan

North Herts LibDem leader Steve Jarvis speaks on the Local Plan for housing in North Herts:

The Number 26 Bus

Stagecoach have announced that they are going to reinstate an hourly service for the number 26 bus, starting at Royston and terminating at Trumpington Park and Ride, Cambridge, for off-peak journeys. This trial of a new route is entirely dependent on strong ridership. According to Stagecoach, the previous hourly 26 service would have needed an additional 300 …

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Play Areas Under Threat

North Herts Council appears to be backing down on plans to close 14 children’s play areas across the area, including those at Betjemen Road, Farrier Court, and Ivel Farm in Royston. In the face of local opposition and a petition organised by the Liberal Democrats, they are now proposing to keep these play areas open …

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