Tag: transport

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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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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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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The No.26 Bus to Cambridge

The number 26 bus, which runs between Royston and Cambridge, currently runs hourly. However, Stagecoach have apparently decided that, from January, it will run just once every two hours at off-peak times. This is because the route does not generate a significant profit, because the bus is used primarily by elderly people with bus passes. This will obviously affect people in …

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The Tesco Bus Shelter – Following Up

Protesters!

Following up on the immediately preceding post – last Wednesday, Royston Lib Dems issued the following statement: Today, the 2nd December, Royston Liberal Democrats took chairs for the convenience of bus travellers who use the bus stop at Tesco. The shelter has been refurbished to a poor standard overall, but in particular without seating. “Having …

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Press Release: Tesco Bus Shelter Seating

29th November 2015 Standing Room Only Tired of waiting for the seating in the refurbished bus shelter at Tesco’s to be reinstated, Royston Lib Dems have decided to draw attention to the plight of the elderly waiting for the bus at Tesco’s. Local Lib Dems have written to Tesco to ask why the seating has …

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Tesco – The Bus Shelter Again

The bus shelter at Royston Tesco has now been restored following the accidental damage it suffered – but it has not been replaced like-for-like, as it still lacks seating. We’ve looked into this, and although Tesco tried to claim that this is a council matter, it does seem to be up to Tesco to deal …

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Royston Market and Parking Safety

Market days in Royston are not what they were. The marketplace used to be a “No Parking” space; now, as the market is shrinking, that rule seems to be shrinking too. Members of the Royston LibDems party have seen cars endangering pedestrians who don’t expect vehicles among the stalls. We feel that the Council needs …

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