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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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Royston LibDems Have a New Chair and Vice-Chair

Following the Special General Meeting on the 29th of June, the Royston Branch of the LibDems are happy to announce that we have elected two new committee members for the branch. Ian Stuart was elected as Vice Chair, and Carol Stanier as Chair. They will be in touch shortly to introduce themselves. In addition, a date was set …

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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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Royston LibDemPint, January

Following on from the success of our initial, informal, Royston LibDemPint in November, we will be holding another of these on Wednesday January 18th, at the Boar’s Head pub in Royston from 8 pm onwards. Come and have a post-Xmas drink and chat about local and national issues close to your heart. Please note the event in your …

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The New Royston Burial Ground

Several members of the Royston LibDems committee attended the public meeting on the 28th of June at which the choice of location for the new Royston Burial Ground was explained, if not usefully discussed. We have considerable sympathy for the opponents of the choice, which is seemingly being presented as a fait accompli rather than …

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Joe Jordan appointed Parliamentary Candidate for North East Herts

The Royston Liberal Democrats are happy to say that our parliamentary candidate for the upcoming general election is one of us. Joe Jordan, a scientist and software engineer who lives in Royston, has been appointed the candidate to fight the Tories for the North East Hertfordshire constituency. Joe said: I am proud to be standing for parliament …

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Royston LibDems Quiz Night: October

One for your diaries; another of our regular quiz nights will be held at the Market Hill Rooms, Fish Hill, Royston, on Saturday October 18th, 2014, at 7.30pm. Bring a team of six or so, or come alone or in a smaller group and help make up a team. More details will follow soon!

The Horse and Groom

The Royston Liberal Democrat Party committee are unhappy to note that an appeal against the refusal of planning permission for development of the old Horse and Groom site on the A505 just outside town has failed. Hence, the current building on the site is likely to remain a decaying ruin for some time yet. While …

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