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Next Deadline Thursday 13th June

With June comes some beautiful weather (we hope!) and many things to celebrate. Our delicious looking covers remind us that it’s strawberry picking season and Strawberry Fair in Cambridge, which just marks the start of a huge month for Fetes and Fayres. To find out which ones to attend visit our What’s On pages 16-17.

We also have Father’s Day which is our #TLM this month. We have been reminiscing about childhood memories with our wonderful Dads before Sunday 16th of June where we will spend the day treating all the amazing Dads, Grandads, Step Dads and the influential men in our life. Do let us know if you have anything special planned. Finally, don’t forget that Royston In Blue takes place this month so don’t miss your chance to register for a fun filled morning at Therfield Heath.

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My Local Life

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Ivan Titmuss This month our local life is Ivan Titmuss, the proud owner of The Fox and Duck in Therfield, a pub perfect for those who love the countryside, fine food and the warmest of welcomes. Located in the stunning village of Therfield, Hertfordshire, The Fox and Duck is a multi-award winning pub and restaurant that is the centre piece of this community. Situated just three miles from Royston, The Fox and Duck is easily accessible while maintaining its picturesque and tranquil village character. From the rustic charm and open fireplace found in the pub to the scenic village green in front of the pub, this well disguised gastropub is perfect for all. Where do you live? Therfield What’s your favourite local place to eat: The Old Bull Inn for lunch and dinner. The Heath Cafe for breakfast and great coffee and cakes in the afternoon. Favourite shop: Barbara’s Flowers, they supply lovely fresh flowers for the pub. What makes you happy? Bangkok and Ibiza What do you love about your work? Lots of things, getting to know all the villagers in Therfield, it’s like they have taken me under their wing. Seeing and hearing the satisfaction when customers have had a great dining experience in the pub. Working with the most motivated, happy and professional team! Favourite thing to do in Royston? I love Royston Cave and the whole mysterious history behind it. Every time visitors from overseas visit me I take them there; they are always amazed, and I believe it’s historically undervalued. I would love to have applied for the cave guide job if I had more time!

What are you looking forward to most this month? The Fox and Duck’s first beer festival, ‘Foxy Fest’ over the weekend of the 29th and 30th June. On the same day as the Therfield Fete, so much fun to be had in the village that weekend! What is the most challenging aspect of your position? Keeping the business ahead of the game, by always looking to improve our offering and keeping the highest standards of a country pub. What has been the most valuable life lessons that you have learned? That I am still learning! That you get out of life what you put in. That life shouldn’t always be about work, but you need to work hard to get ahead in this world. That’s it’s so easy to get caught up in this way of thinking and we should all try and find a life balance, as soon as possible! Four people you would invite to dinner: Johnny Vegas, Peter Kay, John Wayne and Sara Cox - I want to have fun at the dinner table! What inspirational quote sums you up? Always look on the bright side of life. The Fox and Duck, Therfield, SG8 9PN 01763 287246 info@thefoxandduck.co.uk thefoxandduck.co.uk

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Save the date - Royston historical pagaent

It’s now a month to our medieval Pageant with a range of period entertainment, there is something for everyone

Priory Memorial Gardens Sunday 7th July 11am-5pm www.roystonpageant.uk

Bag 2 school Bag 2 School is a free fundraising scheme that arranges to collect unwanted clothes. The next collection has been arranged at Barrington C of E Primary School on Friday 7th June You can donate clothings, shoes, belts, handbangs, hats and soft toys. www.bag2school.com

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Loving Local Living STEEPLE MORDEN LITERARY FESTIVAL Sunday July 7, 11am - 5pm Steeple Morden Village Hall Revel in a full and varied programme of author events featuring successful writers with a local connection MORNING Christine Adams on her smash hit ‘A Lifetime in the Building’ AFTERNOON Poet Tom Weir reads from and discusses his work Novelists Jenny Chapman, Sarah Harrison and Jim Prothero chew the fat on fiction Sarah Shaw, author of bestselling memoir ‘Portland Place’ in conversation with Sarah Harrison Tickets £20 (U 16s £10) to include elevenses and ploughman’s lunch with glass of wine, on sale early June from: Steeple Morden PO or Sarah Harrison, 853171 novel@sarah-harrison.net Proceeds to Friends of Steeple Morden Church

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MUSEUM MUSINGS:

– a parent trying to get some knapping Early people started using done, stone tools around 2.5 Flint is a beautiful material while their million years ago. This most and a lot of skill was (and young likely started in Africa and is) needed to turn it into an child as people travelled, they arrow head, knife, spear decides now is a good brought their tools with head, scraper or whatever time to ask them all the them. Others would have else is needed. questions about everything seen how useful these newever. Maybe the kid was fangled gadgets were and It’s likely that children would bored with flint and instead have started learning this would have got on board. from a young age. Women became a hunter. and men who were the in We have some worked group flint knappers might flint in the museum and it’s have had a group of kids to amazing to think someone teach. was holding the flint

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Jane Harvey – Artist Commissions, paintings and prints for sale Art Classes Studio open weekends 10am – 2pm or by appointment

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Loving Local Living Vacancy for Melbourn Primary School Melbourn Primary school is a warm and welcoming school on the Cambridgeshire / Hertfordshire border with approximately 350 children in 13 classes. Our children are friendly and enjoy learning. We believe that learning should be irresistible and we strive for excellence in all we do. School Cleaner Level 1A (point 6) £9.00 per hour We require an additional cleaner to undertake the cleaning of designated areas within the school premises to ensure that they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition in accordance with the school cleaning specification. Term time only (38 weeks) Monday – Friday 10 hours per week 3.30pm – 5.30pm School Holiday 35 hours The school holiday working times will be scheduled as 5 hours each during Christmas, Easter, half terms with 10 hours over two days in the summer holiday. Melbourn Primary School is committed to the protection and safety of all its pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject satisfactory references, health and an enhanced DBS checks. For more information contact Natalie Mulvey Tel: 01763 223457 email: office@melbourn.cambs.sch.uk Closing date for applications: 10.00am Friday 14th June 2019

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Church Update

The Police and Fire Services have now ruled out arson as the cause of the fire of 9th December 2018. We may never know the cause. The bells have been inspected, and unfortunately almost all are cracked and will probably need recasting. The memorial book is unscathed and a suitable accessible location has now been found. It can be viewed at the offices of Newlings of Royston in Fish Hill and we are most grateful for their help and support.

In the meantime the Church Sunday services have continued to take place with great support at Greneway School. This has been augmented with other services being held at both Royston Methodist church and the Town Hall - we are most grateful for their continued support at this difficult time. People in the community continue to come forward and express their concern and support within the generosity of their donations towards the Refurbishment Fund which now stands at in excess of £27,000. At the recent May Fayre in Royston great interest was shown at the stand which showed pictures of the inside of the church following the fire. Many questions were raised about the condition of the church.

Bakers of Danbury have been awarded an “Enabling Works” contract to clear all debris and non-recoverable items and take measures to protect all items of value. They will also erect internal scaffolding to allow inspection of the tower stonework and nave roof timbers, and remove the bells, as well as investigating the areas of subsidence in the floor. These works are expected to occupy most of May and June. Another important decision that will be required is whether to refurbish our existing organ to a If you have any questions, please speak to good condition for the next few decades, or our Church Warden, whether to replace it either with another pipe Nick Hindle: 01763 324325 or Treasurer, organ or a digital organ. Phil Burchell: 01763 848937

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MusicFest for our summer concert. This year, we will be featuring exciting new band Tin Giants - featuring virtuoso instrumentalists including members of the popular ‘Shave the Monkey’ and ‘Boxwood Chessmen’. Hear mandolin, hurdy-gurdy, bagpipes and saxes combine to create a stunning sound described as ‘modern acoustic(ish) folk’. Support comes from Elizabeth and Jameson - a highly-regarded new duo featuring Hannah Elizabeth (formerly ‘Said The Maiden’) and Griff Jameson (formerly ‘Fred’s House’) who have established a growing reputation over the last year. Advance tickets available for £10: www.creativeroyston.org, www.roystonmusicfest.org, direct from The Old Bull Inn or on the door for £12.

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Spotlight On...

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Citizens Advice Citizens Advice North Hertfordshire, (we dropped the bureaux in 2013) offers free impartial advice to North Herts and South Cambs residents via drop-in sessions held at Royston Town Hall on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9.30am - 12pm. We also offer appointments at the Melbourn Community Hub, on the first and third Monday morning of every month - which you can book via the hub’s centre manager by calling 01763 263303.

Rosie Waters, Chief Executive and Lecia Fraser, Advice Services and Project Manager

Most people have heard of ‘CAB’ - as we used to be known - but don’t realise how we operate. There is a national brand, providing some central support in the form of policies, procedures, and shared systems, but as a legal entity, Citizens Advice North Herts is a completely independent charity with its own board of local trustees.

Of the people we helped:

We’re entirely reliant upon the grants we receive, those we apply for and generous support from the community.

We’re looking to build relationships with individuals and organisations, so please get in touch if you’d like to know more.

A little bit of background; in 2018/19 Citizens Advice North Herts supported over 5,000 people with 11,500 issues. We have 18 part time members of staff and 73 trained volunteers, most of whom volunteer twice a week. We can all face problems that seem complicated or intimidating. At Citizens Advice, we believe no one should have to face these problems without good quality, independent advice.

Perhaps you work in a company that supports local charities throughout the year, or maybe for one of the larger companies who have a fund that can be applied for. Perhaps you’d be interested in making a small regular donation to support us in our work, or maybe you’re interested in helping us in a volunteer capacity?

We provide confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.

• 7 in 10 people felt less stressed, depressed or anxious • Nearly 1 in 2 felt their physical health had improved • 3 in 5 found it easier to manage day to day

Either way, we’d love to hear from you, so please email Catherine Bennett on bennettc@nhdcab.org.uk if you’d like to be kept updated on our latest news, visit our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook www.northhertscab.org.uk @CitizensAdvice

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It can be intimidating hiring professionals to do work in your home for you. A quality carpet and flooring company will explain your options, their methods and how they will save you money. How will I be billed for this job? Any professional worth their weight in salt will write out and explain each charge on an itemised list. Art of Flooring lists out the cost of the carpet, the underlay, plus any accessories they need to complete the task such as gripper rods. They will also list the fitting cost per square meter of carpet and then the overall total fitting cost. There will also be a separate section on service costs for floor prep with or without existing floor removal and disposal. You should also discuss furniture removal and replacement when going through the itemised cost list.

How do I know you know what you are doing? Every carpet company should be following the British Standard BS5325 which is the code of practice for installation of textile floor coverings. Someone who is handy around the house or works as a basic contractor therefore may not do the best job. Companies that go above and beyond by getting further training care about having the best information for the job. Art of Flooring has a membership for the Carpet Foundation which offers extra training and extra guarantees which they can pass on to their customers. Tip: Check the company’s website or social media page. They may do a special post about employees that go to extra training! How to ask for references

Check online first. They should have reviews on Google, Facebook, Houzz or TrustPilot. Art of Flooring has a testimonials section on their Tip: You need new gripper rods to hold the website. When asking for examples of their carpet down tight any time you get new work in person, they should have pictures of carpet. Someone trying to cut corners may recent jobs and will explain how and why they suggest reusing the old gripper rods, but they fitted the carpet the way they did. likely won’t be set for the new carpet thickness www.artofflooring.co.uk or they could be installed poorly previously.

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Some screenings are subject to confirmation, please keep an eye on our website for up to date screenings. Royston Town Hall, Melbourn Street, Royston SG8 7DA

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Home & Garden

Grand re-opening of Great Chishill Windmill There has been a windmill in Chishill since

at least the 16th century. The present one was built in 1819: it is 200 years old but may have failed to reach this if it had not been for the action of a group of villagers. Great Chishill Windmill Trust, leased the mill and set about fundraising for a major restoration. With grants from Historic England and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and the tremendous generosity of Friends of the Windmill over £130,000 was raised to fund the work.

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There will be a Grand Re-opening on June 8th with parking, tea and information at Great Chishill Village Hall together with a celebratory drink and special guests at the mill itself. There is no charge but please book by sending details to dm@greatchishillwindmill.com

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We are fully accredited & vastly experienced Wet Room installation specialists. In addition to our acute attention to detail, we take immense pride in our work, assisting you with firstly inspiration, design management, then project delivery, installing excellence as standard.

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Hidden Royston

Steps To Success National news about the demise of high street stores is a serious development for thousands of shop staff across the country. The average high street in England and Wales has lost 40 shops in the past five years. Locally in Royston, the recent disappearance of the Stationery Cupboard (albeit for a new life online) is confirmation that jobs in retail are far from secure. It’s refreshing then that at least one business in Royston town centre believes the secret to success is to give their staff five-star support in the belief that they, in turn, will give great service. The management style is also about empowerment – giving the people at the front line the authority to make business decisions (with any above-target sales successes rewarded with bonuses in their pay packets). The company’s exceptional employee

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benefits also include a day off on their birthdays and leave to take their child to school on their first day. If staff members marry, the happy couple can use the company limousine, are given a week’s holiday and £100. The company has holiday homes for staff to use. They also train and employ people who may be facing particular barriers to getting jobs. Well, that’s what I’d been told and had read about the company. I set out to find out first-hand whether, particularly given the gloom and doom on high streets across the country, there really could be an employer doing things so differently, and doing it successfully. To find out who the company is and more about them visit: http://bit.ly/HiddenRoyston Written by Chris Lee: leeinroyston@aol.com

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Literary Lunch Local Entertainer and Home-Start’s Poet in Residence Jude Simpson hosts a chat with Philip Birtles author of ‘The Past, Present and Future commemoration the 25th year of the Garden House Hospice and in memory of his late wife Martha, who spent time there. Tickets £15 The Old Bull Inn, High Street, SG8 9AW Tuesday 11th June 12.15 - 2.15pm A Night at the Races Join Home-Start for a night at the races in aid of Home0Start Royston and South Cambridgeshire. There will be a licensed bar, ploughmans supper and raffle. Cash only on the night. Tickets £12 Meldreth Village Hall Friday 14th June 7pm 01763 262262 www.ticketsource.co.uk/hsrsc admin@hsrsc.org.uk

Royston Choral Society Royston Choral Society Summer Concert takes place this month with the theme of Songs of Love. There will be music by Morten Lauridsen and Alexander L’Estrange and by musical Director Andrew O’Brien Tickets £12, Concessions £9, and school students £1

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Saturday 29th June 7.30pm Barkway Parish Church For tickets see website: www.roystonchoralsoc.org.uk Tel. Caroline Franks 01920 822723 or ask a choir member

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ras young artist awards 2019 Calling on all talented aspiring artists to enter this And for years, Royston Arts Society Young Artist Awards. the entry Get creative and don’t miss the opportunity to that best win a great prize for your best artwork.

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The competition is now open to all artists age 15-25, who live or work in Royston neighbouring towns and the surrounding villages.

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Closing date for entries 31st July. Judging One year Tate membership with a plus one. will take place on 31st August and the winning artwork will be displayed at the Great Art Supplies Award RAS Autumn exhibition in Royston Town £100 art supplies hamper Hall on 27th – 29th September Gravelly Barn Art Tutorial Award

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June 12th will see us hosting Kids Out, where we treat around 100 disadvantaged children to a special day out at Wimpole Hall. The children will benefit from a variety of games and attractions and a nice picnic lunch. From past experience the day is extremely popular with the children. June is also the end of the reign of our current President, David Blundell, and so we will be going to Madingley Hall to enjoy a nice meal where the role will be handed over to Martin Berry. The monthly Memory Café will be held on Monday 10th of June, so if you know of anyone with memory problems please send them with their carer for an enjoyable and stimulating morning, 10.00 to 12.00am at the Old Barn, Upper King Street in Royston, no booking needed.

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Home & Garden As always we ask you to News from the conservators June. keep dogs on leads in grazing By the time you read this article we will have had our public meeting at Meridian School with the work due to start on the car park repairs week commencing June 5th. There will be access at all times, & there will be some traffic management, so please be patient. Hopefully the brief inconvenience will be outweighed by the long term benefits. Please remember that as temperatures increase, more people use the site. We all need to be respectful and make sure we don’t impact negatively on others’ enjoyment. There is also a chance that we will get little rain, increasing the risk of fire, so we take this opportunity to remind you not to take BBQs or any naked flame onto the heath and to be careful not to discard any cigarette butts, please. Sheep The sheep are due to return to the heath in

areas and we will keep you up-to-date with their whereabouts via The Listing, the map on the Heath Sports Club, our website and social media. Control of invasive species Last year, the volunteers spent time pulling up ragwort and no doubt it will need doing again. In addition, this year we have been implementing measures to control the spread of rape, cow parsley and tor grass on the site. While none of these are without benefits to some wildlife, all of them can become quickly out of hand. What the site is special for is its chalk grassland species and that is what we always have to bear in mind.

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Cambourne wild Festival

This family-friendly music festival is looking to celebrate the community and the Wildlife Trust BCN’s involvement in making it a great place to live and work. The live bands on both days comprise an interesting mix from ska to rock, to young up and coming Cambridge band, Limited Time, to John Verity, who was in Argent. Headline act on Saturday evening are Magic Queen – a tribute band emulating the classic sound of Freddie Mercury, Brian May et al. Saturday features lively dance music, generating an upbeat party mood; Sunday will be a more chilled, relaxed day, with a gospel choir and ukulele band. Local food and drink suppliers plus street food stalls, and the Trust’s own Wild Beer on sale in the beer tent. There will be a funfair and family fun activities.

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Rubix is a 2 year old lady who had a tough start and was very worried about being handled. Rubix needs an adult only home with a very gentle approach, but once she knows you she loves rubbing around your legs and sitting up with you. An ideal companion for someone wanting a friend to live alongside, Rubix may become more lap friendly over time but currently just wants someone to love her and gain her trust. Luna Animal Rescue 07970 800530 / 07860 480015 luna.ar@hotmail.co.uk www.lunaanimalrescue.org

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The average life span of dogs and cats has increased and Vet Surgeons and Nurses are more aware of conditions that occur commonly in elderly animals. These include high blood pressure, endrocrine diseases (Diabetes, Cushing’s disease), Kidney failure, tumours and so on. The earlier a problem is identified, the earlier an treatment can be started Most pets have an yearly check up. Sometimes a disease can progress very quickly, so having an additional check-up after 6 months can be very helpful. You might think that your dog or cat is just slowing down because he/she’s “getting old”, but maybe he/she has some joint pain. Your Vet or Veterinary Nurse will be happy to have a chat with you and have a check-up. You can make the difference to the quality of life of your elderly dog or cat. Pay attention to his/ her daily routine and ensure regular check-ups. In this way your furry friend can live a longer and better life!

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From Tallulah’s Kitchen

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Gooseberry fool Hello my fellow foodies...

the custard to cool. To prevent a skin and welcome to another bright and shiny from forming edition of The Listing. as the custard This month I am hoping for a glut of soft cools, lay fruit from the garden. In particular I have greaseproof my eye on the gooseberry bushes and I paper directly have my finger crossed for a good harvest on to the this year. In years past crumbles, compote surface of the and chutneys have all be well received but custard while Gooseberry Fool is always a firm favourite. it is hot. Some This recipe yields four “polite” sized people sprinkle a layer of sugar on to the portions, so you will need four individual hot custard’s surface but this may result in serving glasses. over sweetening the custard. In the Le Fey house there is always a fight for the skin but Gooseberry Fool I accept this is not a battle in everyone’s • 250g Fresh Gooseberries (topped and tailed) house! • 20g Caster Sugar When both the custard and the gooseberries • 50mls Elderflower Cordial are cold, whip the cream to soft peaks. Next, • 1 egg yolk from free running, healthy hens into each of the four serving glasses pop a spoonful of the cooked gooseberry mixture. • 1/2 tsp Cornflour Now add the remaining gooseberry mixture • 75ml Milk to the custard and gently swirl together, you • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Paste don’t have to completely combine as swaths • 15g Caster Sugar of the two mixtures looks attractive. Now • 75ml Double Cream add the whipped cream, again swirls of the fruit, custard and cream looks attractive, Let’s begin by cooking the gooseberries but if you wish to combine the mixture in a pan, with the Elderflower Cordial and 20g (or less if you are looking for a sharper completely the choice is yours. All that remains is for the fool to be spooned on top flavour) of caster sugar. of the cooked gooseberries in the serving Gently heat up the gooseberries until they glasses and to decorate with the reserved begin to soften. At this point you may wish whole gooseberries. You may choose to chill to scoop four whole gooseberries from before serving but I prefer room temperature the pan and set aside for decorating the to enjoy the full flavour of the fruit. finished deserts. Gently cook the fruit until it Other fruits and flavour combinations can reduces to a soft pulp, then leave to cool. be used if Gooseberry and Elderflower are While this is happening we can make not to your liking, rhubarb and orange is the custard part of the dessert, so, in a always popular in our house, blackberry pan gently heat the milk until just below and apple, spiced plum, strawberry boiling. While the milk is heating, in a heat and lime, summer fruits, raspberry and proof bowl pop the cornflour, egg yolk, coconut... the list is limited only by your vanilla paste and caster sugar and mix to imagination! a smooth paste. Pour the hot milk onto the paste and mix thoroughly. Return this to the Until next time dear reader... heat and stir continuously until the mixture thickens- take care not to boil or you will end up with scrambled egg! Now leave

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Leisure Coton Countryside Walk: Coton Reserve, Madingley Rise, American Cemetery

Sat 1st Jun, 10am – 3pm Martin Car Park at Coton Countryside Reserve, CB23 7PZ Join us for a sociable countryside walk around picturesque Coton village. Enjoy striking, long-distance views south from Madingley Rise and north from the American Cemetery, and visit the Millennium Wood.

BMX ‘Come and Try’ Day

Sat 1st Jun, 10.30am – 12.30pm Royston BMX Club, SG8 5UP A small number of loan bikes and helmets are available and our coaches will be on hand to assist and guide you through the first stages of BMX Racing. www.roystonrockets.co.uk

Preloved Chidren’s and Maternity Wear Sale

Sat 1st Jun, 12.30 - 4pm Market Hill Rooms, Fish Hill, SG8 9DW We stock quality second hand & new, maternity, baby & children’s clothes & shoes (0 – 5 years), designer to high street, all in nearly new condition, waiting to be worn again. info@luciesboutique.co.uk

What’s On... A10BC Soft Play Session

Tue 4th Jun, 9.15 – 11.15am Coombes Community Centre, Burns Rd, Royston SG8 5PT £5 per child or £13 for a family ticket of 3 children. Tea and coffee available. 07732 133007

Living Well with Hearing Loss Tue 4th Jun, 10am – 12.30pm Royston Town Hall, SG8 7DA Come to a free informal workshop delivered by Cambridgeshire Hearing Help in Partnership with Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service and explore ways to improve hearing. Come with a partner/family member/friend. www.cambridgeshirehearinghelp. org.uk/living-well

North Herts Art Society Lecture: Gustav Klimt

Thu 6th Jun, 11am Spirella Ballroom, Bridge Rd, Letchworth Garden City SG6 4ET This lecture looks at the many changes in Klimt’s life, his rejection of public pomp and the impact on his style and works. Visitors £7. www.theartssocietynorthherts.org.uk

Royston Day Centre AGM

Fri 7th Jun, 9am The Old Barn, Upper King St, SG8 9AZ

Gt Chishill Antiques & Vintage All welcome. 01763 244229 Fair Ladybird Playgroup Quiz Sun 2nd Jun, 10am – 4pm Great Chishill Village Hall, SG8 8SH Antiques & Vintage stalls, tea and cake. £1 entry. www.ruralmagpie.co.uk

Hinxton Watermill Open Day

Sun 2nd Jun, 2.30 - 5.30pm Mill Ln, Hinxton, CB10 1RD Drop in and explore this 17th century working watermill, built on a site dating back to the Domesday Book. bookings@cambridgeppf.org

Teatime Praise!

Sun 2nd Jun, 3.30pm Greneway School, SG8 7JF A short service for all followed by tea and cake. Royston Parish Church.roystonpc.familymissioner@ gmail.com

Wandlebury Adventures: Woodland Crafts

Mon 3rd Jun, 6 - 8pm Wandlebury Country Park, CB22 3AE Have a blast making your very own miniature treehouses using natural materials! The actionpacked Wandlebury Adventures take place on six consecutive Monday evenings. Term (£75) or individual session (£15). enquiries@ cambridgeppf.org

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Fri 7th Jun, 7.30pm Thriplow Village Hall, SG8 7RY £5 per head, teams of up to 6. Nibbles, paid bar, and a raffle raising money for Ladybird Playgroup Thriplow. 01763 208055

Re-opening of Great Chishill Windmill

Sat 8th Jun, 1.15 - 4pm Great Chishill Windmill, SG8 8SD There will be a grand re-opening ceremony with special guests as well as a chance to have a celebratory drink and inside tours of the windmill. Richmonds Coaches will be on hand to take you to and from the Village Hall where there will be a chance to enjoy afternoon tea and other attractions.

Barn Dance

Sat 8th Jun, 6.30pm Queenbury Barn, Reed, SG8 Hosted by Friends of Reed Church. A licensed bar and BBQ will be available. Dancing will commence at 7.30pm. 01763 848398

Royston Lions Quiz Evening Sat 8th Jun, 7.45pm Market Hill Rooms SG8 9DW Teams of up to 8, £5 per person. Licensed Bar. 08458 335842, lionkgc@gmail.com

A10 Corridor Cycling Campaign Annual Ride

Sun 9th Jun, 10am Trumpington Park & Ride, CB2 9FT Family friendly ride along A10 cycleway to Phillimore’s Garden Centre for refreshments. All welcome! Cycling officers will join us at Phillimore’s to launch public consultation on proposed ‘Melbourn Greenway’ cycle route.

Orwell Open Gardens

Sun 9th Jun, 2 - 6pm Throughout Orwell A wonderful celebration of Orwell’s Settlement Fair gardens and gardeners. Open to all, Sat 8th Jun, 9.30am – 12.30pm to raise vital funds for St Andrew’s Letchworth Settlement, SG6 4UB Admission is £1 which automatically Church. Collect your programme enters you into our lucky ticket draw. from the Church. Adults £6, Under From gourmet goods to books and 16s Free. plants there’s lots of on offer.

Saturday Stories

Wandlebury Adventures: Wonderful Clay

Make your Father’s Day Cards at Royston Museum

Trees of Wandlebury in Summer

Sat 8th Jun, 10 – 10.30am Royston Library, SG8 9JN 01438 843277

Mon 10th Jun, 6 - 8pm Wandlebury Country Park, CB22 3AE Get creative with clay as you sculpt unique natural art in the outdoors! No3 Craft Fair The action-packed Wandlebury Sat 8th Jun, 11am – 4pm Adventures session is £15. The Coombes Community Centre, Burns children will play a large part in Rd, SG8 5PT choosing activities. www.number3royston.co.uk enquiries@cambridgeppf.org

Sat 8th Jun, 11am – 4pm Royston Museum, 5 King St, SG8 5AL One week before Father’s Day, come along to make your own unique cards. £3 per person to make as many cards as you need.

Tue 11th Jun, 10am – 12pm Wandlebury Country Park, CB22 3AE Join us for this gentle walk around the woods of Wandlebury, guided by a park warden. enquiries@cambridgeppf.org

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For more events please visit our website Email your events to lucy @townhousepublishing.co.uk for them to appear on our website and printed in the month of the event (subject to space). Literary Lunch British Red Cross Open Garden Mini Music Fest Tue 11th Jun, 12.15pm The Old Bull Inn, High St, SG8 9AW Jude Simpson, hosts a chat with Philip Birtles, author of “The Past, Present and Future”. Commemorating the 25th year of the Garden House Hospice in Letchworth and in memory of his late wife Martha, who spent time at the hospice Tickets £15. www.ticketsource.co.uk/hsrsc

Summer Festival

Fri 14th Jun, 6pm Sat 15th and Sun 16th Jun, 12pm The Three Tuns, Ashwell, SG7 5NL Live music, beer, gin and prosecco bar, street food and games! www.threetunsashwell.com

Royston Folk Club Showcase

Sat 15th Jun, 2 - 5pm Mill River Nature Reserve, SG8 0HJ A rare opportunity to visit this recently created wildlife corridor. Different length walks and Treasure Hunt for children. Dogs on leads. £5 per adult, children under 12 free.

Fri 21st Jun, 7.30pm Royston Methodist Church, SG8 7AU In association with Creative Royston featuring the Royston Saturday Morning Music School. Proceeds to Penniwells Riding for the Disabled. Tickets £6. 01763 243815

Auction of Promises & Things

The Plough Shepreth: Vera & Jake’s Gin May Ball

Sat 15th Jun, 7.30pm St.Mary’s Church, Mill St, SG7 5LY Supporting the restoration of Ashwell Village Museum. Entry £3 on the door (includes a glass of wine & nibbles).

Melbourn Open Gardens

Sun 16th Jun, 11am – 4pm Throughout Melbourn Past gardens will be open again, as will St George’s Allotments. Three new gardens. Teas and cakes. Plants for sale. £5 adults, under 16s free. www.facebook.com/ melbournopengardens/

Fri 14th Jun, 7pm The Old Bull Inn, High St, SG8 9AW Featuring Ward and Parker, Jack in a Barrel, 2Steps 4 Words, Christopher Law, Craig Joiner. £4 per person. £3 performers, £2 under British Red Cross: Thundridge Hill House Open Garden 25s. www.roystonfolk.org Sun 16th Jun, 2 - 5pm Throughout Thundridge, SG12 0UE The Races Big Screen Refreshments available. £4 entry. Fri 14th Jun, 7pm www.facebook.com/redcrossherts Meldreth Village Hall, SG8 6LX In aid of Home-Start Royston and South Cambridgeshire. Tickets £12. Messy Church Sun 16th Jun, 3.30 - 5.30pm 01763 262262 Royston Methodist Church, SG8 7AU The theme for June is “Journeys”. Royston Arts Society: Demonstration by Rob Wareing Adults and accompanied children of all ages are welcome to come Fri 14th Jun, 8 - 10pm enjoy creative crafts, science Market Hill Rooms, SG8 9DW experiments, a short celebration Rob Wareing will be giving a service and a meal shared together. demonstration, painting “A Portrait in Oils”. Non-members £3 including Wandlebury Adventures: a refreshment. 01763 261808 Scavenger hunt Mon 17th Jun, 6 - 8pm Saturday Family Bushcraft Wandlebury Country Park, CB22 3AE Sat 15th Jun, 9 – 11.30am Wandlebury Country Park, CB22 3AE Navigate your way around Wandlebury on the hunt for Construct shelters, cook on an scavengers. The action-packed open fire, whittle feather sticks and butter knives, and practice primitive Wandlebury Adventures session is £15. The children will play a large fire-building techniques in these immensely satisfying and rewarding part in choosing/creating activities. enquiries@cambridgeppf.org sessions.

Twistin’ the Night Away

Sandon Village Market

Sat 15th Jun, 9.30am – 12.30pm Sandon JMI school, SG9 0QS Fundraising village market for Sandon JMI School.

Icknield Walk Summer Fair

Sat 15th Jun, 12 - 3pm Icknield Walk First School, SG8 7EZ Bar, BBQ, stalls, and fun for all the family! Free entry.

Meldreth Church Fete

Sat 15th Jun, 12.30 - 5.30pm Meldreth Church, SG8 6NT BBQ, refreshments and fun for all! churchfete2019@gmail.com

Thu 20th Jun, 7.30pm The Broadway Theatre, Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3DD Featuring the dynamic Sicranstoun and his band! Tickets £19.50. www.broadway-letchworth.com relaxed and friendly atmosphere. £20 per person. 01763 247440

Street Food Heroes

Fri 21st Jun, 4 - 9pm Priory Gardens, Royston, SG8 Come out and enjoy the food, drinks & music in the Priory Gardens with family & friends. Let’s fill the park up folks, tell all those you know!

Sat 22nd Jun The Plough Shepreth, SG8 6PP 3 course supper, live music from the Ben Smith Band. Black tie & ballgowns. £40 per person. www.theploughshepreth.co.uk

Royston Summer Market

Sat 22nd Jun, 10am – 1pm Fish Hill, Royston SG8 With music from Royston’s Ukulele Band. Fun for all the family, as well as many stalls and traders.

Wimpole History Festival

Sat 22nd and Sun 23rd Jun, 10am-5pm Wimpole Estate, Arrington SG8 0BW A day out full of things to see and do. With debates, book signings and performances and more. Normal admission applies plus additional tickets required for authors, debates etc. wimpolehistoryfestival.com

Free Musical Instrument “Taster Morning”

Sat 22nd Jun, 11am – 12.15pm Duxford C of E Primary School, 52 St John’s St, CB22 4RA At this event, experienced tutors and players will be on hand to enthuse, encourage and allow you to have a hands on, experience of several instruments. www. duxfordsaturdayworkshop.org.uk

Summer Fair

Sat 22nd Jun, 12pm St Mary’s Church, Reed, SG8 8AN Come and enjoy the tasty BBQ and after browsing our cake, nearly new and toy stalls, have a relax with a cup of tea and delicious cake or strawberries and cream or something cold from our bar.

Reed Choir Summer Concert

Sat 22nd Jun, 6.30pm St Mary’s Church, Reed, SG8 8AN Concert to raise money to purchase choral music and to launch an organ fund for St Mary’s Church in Reed. Tickets cost £10 for adults and £5 for children over 5 years. lizkershaw@hotmail.co.uk

Royston in Blue

Sun 23rd Jun, 10.30am Therfield Heath, Royston, SG8 In aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. www.facebook.com/RoystonInBlue

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Leisure British Red Cross: Braughing Village Open Gardens Sun 23rd Jun, 12 - 5pm Quin Ct, Braughing, SG11 2PY BBQ, Refreshments, NUTS (Nostalgic & Unusual Transport). £7 entry. www.facebook.com/redcrossherts

Foxton Gardens Association: Open Gardens Sun 23rd Jun, 1 - 5pm Throughout Foxton Village In aid of the Cambridge Branch of Parkinson’s UK. Many gardens to enjoy, as well as tea, cakes and produce stalls. Admission £3, children under 13 are free.

12th Annual Eastern Counties Mowing Competition Sun 23rd Jun, 3-5pm Wimpole Estate, Arrington SG8 0BW Bring your own scythe, sign up and go. Categories include: Mow a 5m x 5m plot, Team Mowing, Scythe v Strimmer, 10m x 10m and more.

Wandlebury Adventures: All Things Nets!

Mon 24th Jun, 6 - 8pm Wandlebury Country Park, CB22 3AE Grab your net and prowl the woods and ponds, hunting for beasties! The Wandlebury Adventures session is £15. The children will play a large part in choosing and creating activities.

Greenfingers Garden Club

Wed 26th Jun, 7.15 - 9pm Coombes Community Centre, SG8 5PT Philip Nalpanis will be speaking on National Parks. 01763 244424

Royston Folk Club

Fri 28th Jun, 7pm Old Bull Inn, 56 High St, SG8 9AW Featuring Joshua Burnell Band and Lizzy Hardingham. £13 per person (£11 in advance), £2 under 25s. www.roystonfolk.org

Ashwell Museum Tours

Sat 29th June Ashwell Museum, SG7 5NY Featuring the sculpture garden and studio of Jo & John Mills. Numbers will be limited to 30 people per visit. All proceeds will benefit ‘The Ashwell Museum’. £5. sandra.basketmaker@gmail.com

Monoprinting with Gel Plates Sat 29th Jun, 10am – 1pm Letchworth Settlement, SG6 4UB On this half day course you will learn about a new form of monoprinting using gel plates and acrylic paints, which is exciting and creative. www.curwenprintstudy.co.uk

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Second Hand Booksale

Deadline for July What’s On: 10th June

Sat 29th Jun, 10am – 4.45pm Royston Museum, 5 King St, SG8 5AL Bag a bargain book!

Foxy Fest Beer Festival

Sat 29th Jun, 5pm Sun 30th Jun, all day The Fox and Duck, Therfield, SG8 9PN Hog roast and salad bar on the Saturday, BBQ on the Sunday. www.thefoxandduck.co.uk

New Cambridge Singers Concert

Sat 29th Jun, 7.30pm St Mary’s Church, Guilden Morden, SG8 0JF Join the New Cambridge Singers for a concert of sumptuous and reflective music, featuring the last great pieces of two very different composers. Tickets are £10.. Tickets: 01763 853149

Royston Choral Society Summer Concert: Songs of Love Sat 29th Jun, 7.30pm Barkway Parish Church, SG8 8EJ Brahms Liesbslieder Walzer, Schubert Fantasia in F Minor for Four Hands. Music by Morten Lauridsen and Alexander L’Estrange. Musical Director Andrew O’Brien. Tickets £1. www.roystonchoralsoc.org.uk

Run Orwell

Sun 30th Jun, 10am Orwell Recreation Ground, SG8 10k, 5k and 2k Fun Run. Medals for finishers of all events. See website for start times for each run. www.runorwell.com

Bourn Windmill Open Day and Teas

Sun 30th Jun, 2 - 4pm Off Caxton Road, CB23 2SU Come and see inside one of the oldest mills in the country, set in beautiful scenery near Bourn village. Teas and cakes available. www.cambridgeppf.org/whats-on

British Red Cross Open Garden Sun 30th Jun, 2 - 5pm The Old Rectory & Beck House, Wrestlingworth, SG19 Beautiful planting schemes and wide range of areas. 10 minutes walk apart. Teas & plant stall. £6 per adult for both gardens, children under 12 free.

Throughout the month Baby Rhyme Time Every Wed, 10.15am & 11.15am Royston Library, SG8 9JN Baby Rhyme Times are a fun half hour session of songs and

rhymes suitable for babies and toddlers of all ages.This activity is free; however we do welcome a voluntary contribution of £1 per family. www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Wednesday Walk

Every Wed, 11am – 1pm Wimpole Estate, Arrington SG8 0BW Join us for a different walk each week, showing off some of the best views, woodland paths and secret seats in and around Wimpole’s parkland. www.nationaltrust.org. uk/wimpole

Royston Health Walks

Every Wed, 1.30 - 2.30pm Royston Heath, Baldock Rd, SG8 Royston Health Walks is a social walking group. We are very welcoming and friendly and pride ourselves in being positively inclusive and noncliquey. The walks are free and accompanied children and dogs are welcome. 01763 852769 or roystonhealthwalks@btinternet.com

Tots in Church

Every Thurs, 9.30 – 11am Sport Pavilion at Meridian School, Garden Walk, Royston SG8 7JH A friendly baby and toddler group run by Royston Parish Church. Suggested donation of £1. Includes snacks, story, singing and much more. roystonpc. familymissioner@gmail.com

Junior Park Run

Every Sun, 10 – 11am Wimpole Estate, Arrington SG8 0BW Weekly free 2k timed run for 4-14 year olds. www.parkrun.org.uk

Sunday Afternoon Teas

Every Sun, 2.30 - 5pm Parish Room, Ashwell, SG7 5NY We extend a welcome to all comers with a nice cup of tea or coffee and cakes. 01462 742138

Toddler Tales

Every Fri, 2 - 2.30pm Royston Library, SG8 9JN Toddler Tales is the perfect step on from Baby Rhyme Time, with a mix of lively stories and rhymes for you and your child to join in with. This activity is free; however we do welcome a voluntary contribution of £1 per family. www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Park Run

Every Sat, 9 – 11am Wimpole Estate, Arrington SG8 0BW www.parkrun.org.uk

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Markets in June Orwell Pannier Market

1st Saturday monthly, Sat 6th June 10am 12pm, Orwell Village Hall

Linton Farmers & Crafts Market

1st Saturday monthly, Sat 6th June 9am 12pm, Linton Village College

Fowlmere Farmers Market

2nd Saturday monthly, Sat 13th June 9am 11.30am Fowlmere Village Hall

Sandon Farmers’ Market

3rd Saturday monthly, Sat 20th June 9.30am - 12.30pm, Sandon JMI School

Herts Country Market

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Tucker & son Fishmongers This month we would like to introduce Royston’s longest standing trader – Tucker and Sons Fishmongers. This family run business has been trading in Royston since 1956 and regular patrons of the market will know Darren and Andy who work on Saturdays and Wednesdays respectively. Making the long journey from Great Yarmouth they provide an enormous variety of fish of the highest quality – which includes Dover Sole, Sea Bass, Halibut, Sea Bream and Salmon to mention just a few. Cromer Crab, Scallops and Squid are also on offer and of course everything is fresh! This very popular stall is located adjacent to Angel Pavement and if you are a lover of fish is really worth a visit. We are sure you will not be disappointed.

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Russell’s Outside Catering & Davey’s Butchers

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heydon Grange mixed open golf In aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, Heydon Grange Golf Club are hosting their 25th Anniversary mixed open. Teams of Men, Women or a combination can enter. There will be coffee and a bacon roll on arrival as well as a halfway house and rolling buffet. Entries by 8th June to The Secretary, Heydon Grange Golf & Country Club Fowlmere Rd, Heydon, Herts SG8 7NS Tel: 01763 208988 or enquiries@ heydongrange.co.uk Thursday 4th July Registration from 8.30am

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Outdoors there is an Ice Cream and Refreshments Hut and the Beach Shop provides everything you need from buckets and spades to sun cream lotion.

The large summer outdoor play area offers diggers, trampolines, bungees, go karts, climbing boulder, sandy beach and much more! The Beach is one of a kind, with a huge range of play equipment for children to enjoy.

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Materials For A Purpose... Path Products Melbourn garden designer, Richard Arnott

Continuing my series of articles for 2019, Materials For A Purpose, I am going to be discussing how best to choose the right materials for your desired purpose and how they best fit into the design of a space. I want to get you thinking about the options you have and how the right selection can give you a cohesive, timeless solution rather than a predictable, uninspiring result. This month I want to investigate products used for providing shade in the garden. Pergolas are a great way to create shade in the garden. There is no doubt that temperatures are changing and we need to protect ourselves from the sun. Pergolas come in all shapes and sizes but are essentially a structure of timber or metal that you sit under. The structure is then a frame for growing plants. I use them in my designs as shade in outdoor entertaining areas. The key is to match the style of structure to the property. We recently built a lovely green oak, chunky pergola to match the old cottage aesthetic where a metal contemporary structure would have been too modern. Pergolas can be free standing or attached to the brick work of your property. They also add interest with height and opportunity for climbing plants to thrive such as Wisteria, roses and grape vines, but beware the fruit from grape vines can stain your patio below. Arbour seats are less imposing as a garden feature but can offer smaller spots of shade for the garden. I like to use arbour seats as a focal point in my designs. A feature at the end of a path helps to draw the eye through a space. An arbour seat is simply a seat with sides and a roof over the top and again is a good frame to grow plants onto. The garden centres up and down the land are full of arbour seat choices but if you are remotely practical they are easy to build from scratch too. Storage space under the seat is very welcome in smaller gardens. It is a good way to encourage children out into the garden and can become a reading space. If you have an existing mature tree, tree seats provide a shady resting spot. Sails & retractable blinds have become more popular as shade solutions. Again it is down to context and matching the theme of the outdoor space you want to create. Sails can look great in a seaside themed garden with pebbles, chunky natural rope and seaside planting. Sails are obviously nautical and link well with decking and timber structures, but bear in mind that they will only provide limited shade and are much more of a statement feature in a garden as they are harder to soften with planting. Retractable blinds can be useful off the back of a house to

give protection from the sun, but beware the cheap and cheerful options as they can look very municipal. I have found over the years of designing gardens that the simple solutions are usually the best. On a pergola we designed and built one year, a simple strained metal wire allowed us to install a material shade that could be drawn across the roof like a curtain when the sun was too hot. When not in use it concertinaed up neatly and looked good. Planting a tree is a pleasing way to resolve shade issues. Not only are you providing a solution to your problem but you are helping the environment too. As always it is about choosing the right plant for the right place. I like to use trees that will provide a dappled shade into the garden such as Betula utilis Jacquemontii or Amelanchier lamarckii. Trees are becoming very important in our increasingly small spaces for screening unsightly views and it may be that a full grown tree is not appropriate but multi stemmed versions of the above two are readily available and will not dominate the garden. If space allows then a grander gesture may be appropriate and there are too many choices to mention, but why not choose something different such as a copper beech or a candy floss tree!

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Royston bmx Club

The Royston BMX racing Club were hosts to a session of the 2019 UK clinics Tour by Coach M #81 – more commonly known as Maris Štrombergs – double Olympic Champion at Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012. Maris completed the London Olympic 2012 BMX course in 37.576 seconds. This is one of the fastest BMX races on record and with a history of World Championship successes stretching back to 1996 as a 9 year old.

who gained a lot of useful information to include in the regular coaching sessions run by the club. Just having the greatest ever BMX racer at Royston BMX track was an absolute gift for all the club members and we hope Maris comes back next year.

For those who want to have a try at BMX riding / racing we have our 2nd ‘come and try’ day on Saturday 1st of June - at 10.30am -12.30pm a small number of loan bikes and helmets are available and our coaches will be on hand to assist and The Royston members had over 2 hours of guide you through the first stages of BMX solid coaching around the track culminating Racing. with a chance for photos with one of the For more information: greatest BMX racers of all time – a special www.roystonrockets.co.uk or visit on event put together by the club coaches Saturday afternoons or Tuesday evenings. The UK clinic is in its second year as Maris travels around the country to pass on his skills to riders who are competing at Regional and National level as well as passing on training ideas to coaches.

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Father’s Day takes place in June and we hope for some good weather to celebrate. Many of the events in June remind me of some of my childhood memories with my Dad. Royston in Blue being one where even at a young age Dad was keen on us taking part, even if it meant pushing my sister round in a pram one year! We also as a family have had many trips down to the seaside so perhaps that will be on the cards for Father’s Day, and if not maybe The Beach @ Bury Lane will be close enough!

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Meldreth Church Fete takes place this month. Pop along for BBQ and refreshments, auctions and raffles, family games and lots more. If you can spare a bottle or two our collectors will be out over the next few weeks. We also welcome books or plants you wish to donate. There will also be a Mens Cooking Competition. Look out for the recipe and instructions on Facebook. Saturday 15th June 12.30-4pm Meldreth Church N End, SG8 6NT For news follow on Facebook @ churchefete2019 or email churchfete2019@gmail.com

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NEWS FROM OUR CLUBS & SOCIETIES... Since its launch in 2005, The Listing has been proud to support the very many clubs and societies. We maintain and publish a comprehensive list of all the organisations, clubs and societies on our website: www.bit.ly/ClubsDirectory

Melbourn community Royston Mencap Royston Mencap recently held a social allotment and bingo evening at Wetherspoons. Fancy spending some time in the fresh air and getting more time outdoors?

Melbourn Community Allotment meets 10-12pm every Friday (weather permitting) at the Moor allotments. Helpers get lots of fresh air, gentle exercise, and produce to take home.Tools and refreshments provided, all abilities welcomed. Contact Diana Barker: 01763 260141; Diana.e.barker@btinternet.com

Royston U3A When Margaret Reardon got married the furthest she had travelled from Cambridge was a trip to Southwold. But that all changed when she became the wife of colonial officer Patrick Reardon and embarked on a life in Africa in the dying days of Empire. She recorded her amazing experiences and challenges she faced in letters, diaries and photographs - and in her early nineties wrote the book An Unexpected Journey with her daughter Kate Armstrong and granddaughter Phyllis. Kate gave us a fascinating glimpse into Margaret’s life and said it has been a privilege to highlight her mother’s deep sense of duty and love for the work she helped her husband carry out. The next monthly meeting on June 25th 1.30pm at the Town Hall will be the AGM followed the life of W S Gilbert by Mike Levy

www.u3asites.org.uk/royston Jystonu3a@gmail.com or 01763 248097

On the last Sunday in April we had a coach trip to Paradise Wildlife Park. We could marvel at the new addition of the Dinosaur Park. These remarkable exhibits were very lifelike and we were quite spellbound by them. Coming up in the next few months we have trips to the Nene Valley Railway and Cromer.

Royston Mencap welcomes all disabilities and all ages and an annual subscription of £15 entitles all members and their carer/ parent/guardian to attend various events and outings during the year. Should you require any further information Linda: 07767 847796 or Kyra: 07780 843296

Black Squirrel Credit Union

What is Black Squirrel Credit Union? BSCU is a credit union open to anyone living or working in North Herts. It is a savings and loans cooperative run for its members, who can save as much as they want on a regular basis. Membership is only £2 a year. Any surplus is given back to members in the form of a dividend. The credit union complies with strict regulations and has annual checks by the FCA. Members’ money is protected under the FSCS up to £85,000. Members over 18 can apply for very low cost loans, at favourable rates.

Find out more at www.bscu.org.uk or drop in on Mondays, 10-11.30am at Royston Evangelical Church near Tesco’s.

Email your club news to ellie@townhousepublishing.co.uk Please note that all entries are published subject to space and we cannot guarantee inclusions

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Royston in Blue

Since 2012, when Royston in Blue first created a Wave of Blue across the Heath in late June, we have raised just over £120,000+ for Teenage Cancer Trust. Every day in the UK around seven teenagers and young adults (aged 13 – 24 years) are diagnosed with cancer and Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity meeting the critical need of these young people who need specialised nursing and emotional support. Right now, we can only help half of young people with cancer with our world-leading nursing.

our wards, providing support in their local hospital or at home.  We’re also exploring other ways to reach more young people, such as through our popular support events and improving our digital support services.   Royston in Blue on Sunday 23rd June is again hoping for a record number of entries for the 5km (3 miles) event which is open to everybody.

The morning starts with a few welcoming We don’t have enough nurses to help speeches followed by a fun aerobic warmevery young person with cancer get the specialised nursing they desperately need: up at 10.40am where you can shake your booty and warm up your muscles before • Without Teenage Cancer Trust’s starting on the route around Therfield specialist support young people risk facing Heath at 11am. Some of you will choose cancer isolated and alone, not accessing to run the course and achieve a personal the specialist emotional support and care best, whereas others of you will choose they need through their cancer journey. to walk and chat with friends or may have toddlers / buggies / pets in tow. Whatever • Teenage Cancer Trust relies 100% on your goal or fitness level, Royston in Blue voluntary donations to protect and grow is for you - remember, it’s all about fun these vital services for young people whilst raising funds! • We need your support to maintain our 28 Once you cross the finishing line you will outstanding Teenage Cancer Trust Wards be presented with your commemorative (units) in every major Hospital (Principal medal for taking part. Treatment Centres) across the UK and fund specialist nursing staff who help run After the event, why not stay and enjoy the them. hospitality of the Heath Sports Bar, with homemade burgers, cakes and treats on • We need to fund our outreach nursing sale, and a well-deserved cold drink? and support service that will provide support to young people not accessing Sunday 23rd June, 11am one of our wards. This service reaches Therfield Heath www.roystoninblue.co.uk young people who live further away from

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Royston runners Royston Runners were out in force for the Virgin Money London Marathon last month. Whether running, volunteering or supporting, their presence around the capital contributed to the incredible spectacle that is the London Marathon. Sixteen runners were fielded from the club with many running for charity as well as those who had been granted places in the ever popular public ballot and the club’s own ballot. The runners ranged from those going the distance for first time as well as those with much more experience. Achievements included Brian O’Connor- 2hrs 39mins Liam Butler- 2hrs 41mins Paul Haynes- 3hrs 18mins Sam McKenzie- 3hrs 35mins Ella Chapman -5hrs 32mins and raised £2,810 for St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Rachel Morgan-4hrs 35mins and raised £805 for Multiple Sclerosis Society David Rootes- 3hrs and 55mins and raised £1,236 for Phabkids

Jackie Hart- 4hrs 45mins and raised £708.20 for the Letchworth Garden House Hospice Chris Minion-3hrs 50mins and raised £2,360 for Cancer Research U.K. Abbie Chiswell-White 4hrs 37mins and raised £2,250 for Mind and CPSL Mind (the local Cambridgeshire branch) Andrea Cook- 4hrs 12mins and raised £5,700 for Children with Cancer UK Sharon Windebank – 4hrs 40mins and raised £2060 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Royston Runners also volunteered all day and managed two baggage trucks for runners to collect their bags from and receive warm congratulations. Club members were also scattered around the course volunteering at aid stations as well as giving a much needed motivational shout to fellow club mates. www.roystonrunners.co.uk

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The relaxation part of Yoga known as Savasana is at the very end and allows your body to absorb the movement Do you always seem stressed and tense? you have created but is Do you feel as if you’re carrying the entire also known as a great world on your shoulders? Yoga can really way to calm the mind, reduce stress and help with your all round mental well-being. fatigue, lower blood pressure, relieve According to the British Psychological headache pain, and improve sleep. Society, yoga involves concentration on the breath and body, which makes it a So with such a busy lifestyle that we all great way to soothe a person’s mind and seem to have Yoga gives you the chance release any worries or stress. By helping to improve your strength, mobility but also discharge tension and stress, yoga to release tension and stress in the mind. posesEdition (known as Asana) and breathing e Listings – Villages There is a reason it has been around for (pranayama) exercises can keep a so many years, and that’s because it has eak for Aug 2014 person feeling much more free from such such powerful effects on everyone that negative thoughts. Research has shown practices. that yoga has the ability to lower blood landscape 1/8th pg: 45x60mm pressure and heart rate as well as improve KIM FLETCHER respiration, yoga provides you with the www.kimfletcheryoga.com Let’s talk Yoga. We know that Yoga has huge benefits on the body but what about the mind and your mental health?

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Guilden morden cherubs cricket club We would be delighted to hear from any cricket clubs in the area who are interested on playing on Saturdays or preferably Sundays and who have mixed aged teams. We have a few junior members who are very keen to play competitive games alongside adult members. We have our own ground and are willing to play any matches from 20:20 format upwards. Please contact us on guildenmordencherubs@gmail.com or contact Peter Furmston on 01763 852125 pjfurmston@btinternet.com

Reed choir Summer Concert

Reed Choir will be staging a concert to raise money to purchase choral music and to launch an organ fund for St Mary’s Church in Reed. The concert will feature a broad range of music. All are invited to come along to this special evening, where you are guaranteed to hear music from a range of genres, eras and composers. A bar and BBQ will be available from 6.30pm and a bar will be available in the interval. Tickets cost £10 for adults and £5 for children over five years. Tickets can be reserved in advance from lizkershaw@hotmail.co.uk and some tickets will be available on the door. Reed choir welcomes singers from age eight upwards.

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Royston Day centre

Royston Day Centre is locally known as ‘The Old Barn’, and was purpose-built for access by senior citizens and the disabled.

GYMBO’S Personal Training Studio Meldreth

The Day Centre provides a friendly atmosphere where up to 25 older disabled or housebound clients can meet and socialise each day. A cooked meal is available, and various recreational activities take place. Day care sessions are on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings, and a drop-in on alternate Mondays. Other groups who use the Centre include carers and self-help groups, Stroke Support and Speech Therapy, Royston Lions, Royston Share Club, Royston Homestart and many more. www.north-herts.gov.uk/royston-daycentre

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Coming up at royston Library

Hertfordshire Libraries have dedicated CreatorSpaces in some of their largest libraries but Royston Library are lucky to be able to offer activities from our mobile CreatorSpace Out of the Box. The event is a drop in and totally free of charge. VR headsets will be available for adults and children to experience riding a rollercoaster and getting up close and personal to a dinosaur! The other activities for children to try out with an adult include coding Cubetto and Ozobot robots, playing tunes on the Banana Piano and bringing pictures to life with augmented reality.The event is free but donations are welcome. No need to book. Saturday 29th June 10am – 3pm Royston Library

sharon mentions.. Our mentions this month focus on Father’s Day, all our dads are the best Superheroes and make us feel proud like we do them! My dad likes nothing more than to be busy in his garden, keeping the grass / flowers and greenhouse maintained (imagine his face if I did this to his grass – the best present of all!) and his new-found love of his self-built outdoor fishpond! As a child I always remember him talking about his love of historical vehicles and still has a collector’s late 1950’s Land Rover stored- away, this month with so many historical car shows a trip out to see and meet some of the owners is planned along with a trip to an outdoor aquarium to maybe inspire a few ideas and a possible Father’s Day fish or gnome for something a bit different…

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Home & Garden S.M. Building Services

Specialising in tiling and plastering www.smbuildingservices.co.uk

Call 07833912350 for a no obligation free quote. No job too big or too small.

For all your tiling and plastering needs... Floor/Walls/Kitchens/Bathrooms/ Conservatories/Hallways/Removal of Artex/ Dry Lining/Plastering/External rendering. Based locally, holds £2m Public Liability Insurance, references available.

“bring your garden to life” All Aspects Of Hard & Soft Landscaping All Year Round Experienced Service Local & Reliable 01763 853689 / 07769 661461 chris@sullivanlandscapes.co.uk www.sullivanlandscapes.co.uk

Whatever the season, call Chris for a FREE quotation or visit his growing website for more details

Handylamb

• Picture, mirror, blind & curtain rail hanging • Plumbing fixes, taps, toilets, leaks etc. • Repairs to electrical fittings sockets and lights • Flat pack furniture assembly • Woodwork repairs and door hanging • Lock and security hardware replacement • Deck, fence, gate and shed repairs • Local collection or delivery of domestic items Royston based, fully insured, good rates, friendly and reliable Larry Lamb • Phone: 07702 563 834 E-mail: lazza.lamb@outlook.com

NEED A LOCAL, RELIABLE EXPERIENCED AND TIDY PLASTERER? CALL DAVE ON: 0793 267 9851 EVENINGS: 01954 715 860 FREE ESTIMATES All aspects of plastering including: Skimming over artex and old walls and ceilings. Plasterboarding and coving. External rendering and pebble dashing. Traditional lime rendering. Also painting and decorating if required.

• Environmental Management Diploma • (IOG) Institute of Groundsmanship Cricket Pitch Preparation & On-Going Maintenance

Rory Harper Mobile: 07597 946535

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Royston is to become more Dementia Friendly The Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friendly Communities is a city, town or village where people with dementia are understood, respected and supported. Royston Business Network have committed to setting up one of these communities in Royston.

becoming Dementia Friends and are now taking it further by rolling out across their businesses small changes that make life better or more inclusive for anyone with dementia. Sam Adby from Margaret House, who is leading the group said “I have seen how well these communities are working in other areas and the difference they are making to people’s lives. We really hope that other businesses and community groups will join us so that the initiative can be expanded to cover as much of Royston as possible so that we create a community where people with dementia feel engaged and valued.”

In a dementia-friendly community people will be aware of and understand dementia, so that people with dementia can continue to live in a way they want to and in the community they choose. Too many people affected by dementia feel society fails to understand the condition they live with, its impact or how to interact with them. That’s why people with dementia sometimes feel they need to withdraw from their community as the condition progresses. In fact, over a third of people with dementia have said that they have felt lonely recently and a number of For more information please email sam@ carers said they felt ‘cut off from society’ too. margarethouse.co.uk, for more information on RBN visit www.roystonbusinessnetwork.co.uk The group, which comprises a range of local and to find out more about Dementia Friendly businesses who meet weekly at The Heath, Communities visit www.alzheimers.org.uk/.../ have taken the first steps to improve this by dementia-friendly-communities

psst... Steeple Morden Primary School Summer Fete Fun for all the family. Entertainment, BBQ, Games and more Saturday 6th July 1-4pm Steeple Morden Primary School

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For further details please contact Yvonne Wright 07872 880107 • 01462 743159 Email yvonne@thewrightaccounts.com

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Professional Don’t Wait - Do it now!

what really needs doing.

Procrastination: that dreadful curse of putting off important things until later. It never helps, but we all do it, even when we know it’s wrong. And we keep trying to justify it to ourselves. Sometimes we do it because the task appears difficult or scary. Maybe we’re hoping that, by putting it off, someone braver or more clever may volunteer? But that hardly ever happens, does it? Sometimes we conceal our procrastination by calling it perfectionism, ‘I can’t call on that prospect until I’ve done just a bit more research’. Yes of course we need to do background work, but don’t get drawn into ‘analysis paralysis’ and use it as an excuse for not actually completing the job. The most common excuse is that we’re too busy. No-one can argue with this one, surely? If that is your excuse, then you need to remind yourself of your business objectives and then reprioritise – decide

If a task is worth doing, do it now. Now that doesn’t mean charge at everything like a bull at a gate, but once you’ve decided it’s the right thing to do, put it into your diary and get it done! By doing things on time, you get to feel the benefits sooner, your brain is less cluttered for other tasks, and it can do wonders for your self-esteem! The last word must go to one of my favourite pieces of graffiti: ‘If I procrastinate today instead of tomorrow, would that be called progress?’ So there you have it. If you’re looking for the magic bullet, that one thing that will give you the edge over your competitors, you could do a lot worse than stop procrastinating. And do it today! julian@julianberry.co.uk

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Professional The Walkers

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DO YOU NEED TO MAKE OR UPDATE YOUR WILL? We offer a FREE initial appointment to discuss your circumstances, offering advice on Wills including ring-fencing your home from care and guidance regarding Inheritance Tax Nil Rate Bands. HOME VISITS are available at NO EXTRA CHARGE within a 20-mile Radius of Royston.

cath mentions... taking a trip into Cambridge and visiting the Fitzwilliam Museum makes for a fun and cultural Father's Day outing. I went with my Dad a few years back, and we enjoyed visiting the ancient artefacts in the Egyptian collection and the art galleries, until our visit I hadn’t realised that some of Monet’s works are in the Museum.

Saturday morning appointments also available on the following dates:* 8TH and 22ND JUNE 2019 FREE WILL SERVICE for the over 55’s through the Cancer Research Free Will Scheme.

For more information please contact:Fish Hill Chambers, 2-3 Fish Hill, Royston, Herts. SG8 9JY Tel: 01763 241 121 t.pilcher@walkerspartnership.co.uk *Home visit appointments are subject to availability. Saturdays by appointment only Wills | Probate | Lasting Powers of Attorney Conveyancing | Commercial Property

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We specialise in planned print jobs and can design and print your leaflets, documents, posters, business cards, newsletters, price lists, brochures and more. The Listing, 2 John Street, Royston 01763 248447 ask@thelistingmarketing.co.uk www.thelistingmarketing.co.uk *minimum spend £20, 4-7day turnaround

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Berry Accounting Services Litlington, Royston Offering a friendly personal service for small businesses o o o o o o o o o

Self Assessment Tax Returns Annual Accounts Tax Planning Business Start-up Specialist Business Planning & Support Compliance / Disputes with HMRC Mentoring VAT Returns Payroll Services Contact Jim or Maeve to discuss your requirements

Tel: 01763 852622 Mob: 07850 426325 www.berryaccounts.co.uk jim1berry@aol.com

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CHURCHES

Melbourn Hub 01763 263303 01763 246458 01462 742684 Melbourn UR Church Hall 01763 877558 Meldreth Village Hall 01763 262512 01763 245571 Reed Village Hall 01763 848303 admin@hsrc.org.uk Royal British Legion Churches Together in Royston & Dis. 01763 244560 Fowlmere United Reformed Church 01763 208767 Royston Conservative Club 01763 243242 Guilden Morden Congregational Church 01763 852869 Royston Golf Club 01763 243476 Guilden Morden Parish Church 01763 853217 Royston Methodist Hall 01763 243849 Litlington Congregational Church 01763 853427 Royston & District Museum 01763 242587 Melbourn Baptist Church 01763 261650 Royston Town FC 01763 241204 Melbourn Parish Church 01763 220626 St Mary’s Church Hall, Royston 01763 243117 Melbourn United Reformed Church 01223 870869 01763 268605 Meldreth Parish Church 01763 220626 Shepreth Village Hall 01763 853073 Open House Project 01763 246799 Steeple Morden Village Hall 01763 235100 Revelation Youth Church, Meldreth 01763 262440 Tannery Drift First School 01763 242003 Royston Catholic Church 01763 243117 The Old Bull Inn, Royston 01763 245484 Royston Evangelical Church 07999 538961 Town Hall and Market Hill Rooms 01223 839546 Royston Ignite Community Church 01763 852118 Thriplow Village Hall www.whaddon.org/village_hall Royston Methodist Church 01763 243849 Whaddon Village Hall Royston Parish Church 01763 246371 HEALTH Royston Spiritualist Church 01223 503345 NHS Telephone Advice Service 111 St Mary’s Church, Ashwell 01462 743922 LIBRARY Therfield Chapel 01763 287220 Royston Library 0300 123 4049 Therfield Parish Church 01763 287364 Thriplow Parish Church 01763 209160 MPs 01954 212707 Trinity Life Church 01763 230350 Heidi Allen MP for S Cambs 01462 486074 United Benefice of Barkway, Reed 01763 848756 Sir Oliver Heald QC MP for NE Herts NHS DENTISTS and Buckland with Barley Ashwell Dental 01462 742353 COUNCILS 01763 262034 Cambridgeshire County Council 03450 455 200 Melbourn Dental Practice Priory Dental Centre 01763 246677 www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk 01763 244805 Hertfordshire County Council 03001 234040 Royston Dental Suite www.hertsdirect.org OPTICIANS North Herts District Council 01462 474000 J Oliver Radley 01763 273300 www.north-herts.gov.uk Ashwell United Reformed Church Bassingbourn Parish Church Bassingbourn URC

Royston Town Council www.roystontowncouncil.gov.uk South Cambridgeshire District Council www.scambs.gov.uk

DOCTORS

Ashwell Surgery Barley Practice Bassingbourn Surgery Market Hill Surgery, Royston Orchard Surgery, Melbourn Roysia Surgery, Royston The Health Centre, Royston

HALLS FOR HIRE

01763 245484 POLICE Non emergency number 03450 450 500 ROYSTON TOWN CENTRE Markets Town Manager Geraint Burnell 01462 417377 SCHOOLS 01763 848244 Bassingbourn Village College 01763 290555 Freman College 01763 848244 01763 260220 Greneway Middle School 01763 243166 Melbourn Village College 01763 242981 Meridian School Roysia Middle School

101 01763 245484 01763 878242 01763 242344 01763 271818 01763 243650 01763 223400 01763 242236 01763 241555

Abington Pigotts Village Hall www.abingtonpigotts.org

TRANSPORT

Anstey Village Hall 01763 849724 Ashwell UR Church Hall 01462 742757 Ashwell Village Hall 07805 216869 Barkway Pavillion BarkwayPavilion@barkway-village.co.uk Barkway Village Hall 01763 848347 Barley Town House 01763 848992 Bassingbourn Village College 01763 246136 www.chrishallvillagehall.co.uk/bookings Chrishall Village Hall Coombes Community Centre 01763 248081 Eternit Sports and Social Club 01763 260250 Fordham Memorial Hall, Therfield 01763 287549 Fowlmere Village Hall 07484 106292 Greneway School, Royston 01763 243650 The Guide Hut, Royston 01763 662904 gmvillagehall@btinternet.com Guilden Morden VH Litlington Recreation Centre 07885 774775 Litlington Village Hall 01763 852809 Lumen House, Royston 01767 688714 MC- Sport Pavillion 01763 263313 Melbourn Community Hall bookings@communityhallmelbourn.com

Royston & District Community Transport

08457 484950 01763 245228

Affinity Water Emergencies (24 hrs) Anglian Water Emergencies

03453 572 407 0345 791 9155

Electricity Emergency (National Grid) Gas Emergencies (National Grid)

0800 40 40 90 0800 111 999

National Rail Enquiries (24 hrs)

UTILITIES

(Water supplies and sewerage)

VETS

Royston Veterinary Centre Village Vets – Royston & Meldreth Melbourn Veterinary Surgery

01763 242221 01763 245059 01763 262696

Household Waste Recycling Centre off York Way, Royston SG8 5HF All year M T W S S, 8am - 4pm Household Waste Recycling Centre Thriplow, Cambs SG8 7HZ All year daily 8am - 4pm North Herts South Cambs

0300 123 4051

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INDEX Accounting Services

Berry Accounting & Business Services Ltd 44 Fourways Chartered Accountants 42 The Wright Accounts Service Ltd 42

Aerial & Satellite Services Ace Aerials

Artists

Jane Harvey Artist

Brewery

Hadham Brewery Ltd

Building & Construction Services C P Building Services S M Building Services

Butchers

Davey’s Butchers

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St Georges Nursing Home

Carpentry & Joinery Iain Wilson

Catering Services Ace Catering

Coach Hire

Richmonds Coaches

Gardening Services BrowniePoints HL Ground and Garden Maintenance Leaf & Lawn The Green Lounge

41 41

8 15

With Love From Ash

Amber Health Charity King Sports Massage Therapist Royston Complementary Health

Home Furnishings

Borders & Bows Linda Turner Interiors New Dawn Blinds Homemade @ The Barn

Home Improvements & Handyman Services AV Handyman Handylamb Handyman Dave Knight Handyman Services S Borley & Son

8

House Clearance

3

Insurance Services

Spires House Clearance Penguin Insurance

Computer Services The PC Doctor

19 41 47 41

Health Therapist & Wellbeing

18

Brian Bulley

7,10,28,40

23

Cleaning Services Clock and Watch Specialists

Bikerdikes

Hair, Health, Beauty & Fitness

23

British Window and General Cleaning Co

Our Advertisers

8

27

Care Homes

Garden Centre

9

Decorating Services

37

47 41 47 30 47 40 43

Kitchen & Bathroom Fitters

Bury Lane Farm Shop

21

Fitness

Bonfitness Pilates Gymbo’s

37 39

Flooring

Art Of Flooring

12

Furniture

A J Furniture

16

Garage Doors

The Doors Group Limited

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6

47 47 14

Kitchens, Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Royston Kitchens & Bathrooms Ltd 18

Landscaping Services All Seasons Landscape CW Landscapes G M Sharp Landscapes John Cobb & Sons North Herts Surfacing Ltd Sullivan Landscapes

GOSH Charity Ball Steeple Morden Litfest Therfield Fete

38 7 3

Marketing & Advertising Services The Listing

44

D & J Garage Services

7

Alexander Green Office Interiors

Opticians

J Oliver Radley Opticians

43 38

Outdoor Pursuits

The Beach @ Bury Lane

29

Pest Controllers

Electricians

Farm Shop

13

Local Event

Office Interiors

Jewellers

Kendall Install P W H Installations Trademark Kitchens

Crystal Leisure Pools Ltd

37 36 9 7 28 27

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Leisure Pools

Motor Services

H C Jewellers & Gold Buyers 13 Harriet Kelsall Jewellery Design Ltd 48

30 33

The Walkers Partnership

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Decorating & Restorations Service 41 Grahams Electricks JHE Electrical Contractors Ltd

Legal Services

14 33 30 16 32 41

Pest Right Ltd

9

Plasterers

DGN Plastering JS Plastering & Carpentry

41 32

Plumbing & Heating Services H20 LMJ Plumbing & Heating

30 47

Public House

The Fox and Duck The Three Tuns Ashwell

2 23

Recruitment

Melbourn Primary School The Listing

9 6,21

Self Storage

Royston Self Storage

9

Tree Services

Shelford Tree Surgery Shire Trees Limited

Venue Hire

19 15

Royston Town Football Club

Veterinary Practices

Royston Veterinary Centre

Windows Elglaze

27 20 17

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DIGITAL TV • FM your local digital specialist call now for a free quote and advice

For a friendly reliable service call Henry Burgess on 01223 208441 Mobile 07831 774757

Call for free design and estimate Recommendations / references if required. Local Tradesman with 20 years experience 01767 631716 or 07808 367542

S. Borley & Son Handyman Services • General Gardening • Patios • Deckings • Walls & Paths • Fencing • Turfing etc... Free Quote

Tel Steve 07508 946603 or James 07955 622997 BATHROOM & KITCHENS COMPLETE INSTALLATION SERVICE Plumbing • Tiling Carpentry • Wooden flooring Supply and fit or install only For a free quotation call Peter on 07885 143164 • 01763 257 877 e-mail p.w.hunt@btinternet.com

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Carpentry • Doors • Locks • DIY • Flat-Packs • Shelving • Flooring • Painting & Decorating • Wall & Floor Tiling • Odd Jobs • Shed Re-Felting • Pressure Washing • Fence Spraying • Gutters Cleared • • Free Friendly Advice & Quotes Given • No Job Too Small Fully Insured • City & Guilds Qualified • CRB Checked

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