IVC 75 celebrations hotting up …

With the start of the new school year activities to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Impington Village College are starting to happen. Here's an update from Amy Wormald: Dear Colleagues, Friends and Supporters of IVC I am delighted to share with you our Impington 75 Festival brochure, detailing events and activities that are happening at IVC during the year of our  Read More...

Management of school traffic on The Green

With the new school term fast approaching the Junior School (the one behind The Green) has been leading an initiative to reduce the amount of vehicles driving up the side of The Green at drop-off and pick-up time. The mix of young children, parents, scooters, bicycles, prams, pushchairs all using this section of road where vehicles end up having to  Read More...

First part of improvements to The Green to commence

Residents around the area of The Green will have had a letter recently informing them of work starting after the Bank Holiday (Tuesday 28th August). This is the first part of the long awaited improvements to the Station Road/High Street  junction and the pavements by The Green. This will:

  • make crossing from The Boot to The Coop easier for pedestrians
  • reduce the speed of  Read More...

Drop In Event for Flooding Information

The Parish Council would like to hear about your experiences during the recent periods of heavy rainfall.  Many residents have already emailed their thoughts and sent photos through but we will be holding a drop-in at the Baptist Church, Station Road, on Thursday 21 August between 6pm and 8pm We would be interested to hear about how you were affected  Read More...

Weather Update

We have received the following brief from Cambs County Council, which we are sharing: In light of the stormy weather we have had in the last week we wanted to pass on this update received from our Met Office Advisor – please bear in mind that this covers a large area of the East of England and is not Cambridgeshire  Read More...

County Council budget consultation

In the same way that the football season seems to start earlier every year the County Council appears to begin its budget process ever earlier as well. It's just announced its budget consultation. Remember the budget will be set in February and run from April 2015. It has said: QUOTE Cambridgeshire County Council is currently reviewing its annual business plan which includes  Read More...

Rain, flooding update

Histon & Impington had 64mm of rain in 12 hours - most of it (44mm) by 6:30 on Friday evening, but a further 20mm overnight. That's a month's worth of rain - and it's not surprising that we've seen some flooding as a result. Some homes were flooded - and there have been problems elsewhere. Even with overnight rain, The Brook  Read More...

Changes to Guided Bus timetable

Stagecoach has advised the following changes effective 1 Sep 14 06:49 journey between Brampton and Cambridge now ends at Regent Street, not rail station (A) 07:02 journey between St Ives and Cambridge now ends at Regent Street, not rail station (A) New 08:18 and 08:33 journeys between Oakington and Cambridge rail station (A) It's difficult to understand why the first two connections are  Read More...

Community Highways Projects

Histon & Impington Parish Council would like to encourage and support community groups to consider applying to the County Council's annual Minor Highways Improvements scheme. This is an opportunity to suggest thought through schemes with up to £10, 000 funding (a 10% contribution is required). The Parish Council is working on a short-list for its own submission, including various further improvements to the central  Read More...

Photo Opportunity – Hillman Imp

We have received the following message from the Imp Club: The Imp Club Ltd, a car club for owners of Hillman Imps and related vehicles is holding their annual event at Huntingdon racecourse from 31st July - 4th August and expect up to 200 cars to be present. On Saturday 2nd August, their scenic tour will be passing through Impington in  Read More...