NEWSFLASH – County Gritting

County Council have just confirmed: Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire will have their gritting routes reinstated as of today, Thursday 12 January 2017, rather than Friday 13th January 2017 as previously stated. Due to forecasts, all gritters will be going out at 16:30 tonight and 03:00 tomorrow along all reinstated primary gritting routes across the county    Read More...

Update on County Gritting Routes

Further to our post at the beginning of January, we have just received the following update from County Council: The City and South Cambridgeshire will have their gritting routes reinstated as of midday this Friday, 13 January 2017. Therefore, as of Friday all gritting routes will have been reinstated. The online map of gritting routes across the county can be found at:  Read More...

January Full Council Meeting

Full Council meet on Monday 16th January after the Christmas and New Year Break. Please see agenda here Council will be making important decisions on budgets and the Precept request from Council Tax payments for 2017-18 We are also expecting to hear from the Head of Histon & Impington Junior School on the future pattern of primary school provision in  Read More...

The Dementia Carers Support Service (NHS) Community Lunch

WHO IS IT FOR? People with dementia/ Alzheimers and family members to meet together in a supportive atmosphere whilst enjoying a delicious two course lunch. WHERE? The Six Bells Public House, 9 High St, Fulbourn. CB21 5DH WHEN? On the Third Tuesday of every month. Arrive at 12.30 for welcome, choose from menu. Eat at 1pm. Finish 2.30pm. COST: £10 per person  Read More...

County Council Gritting Update

With the recent icy weather, you may have been wondering why the roads have not been gritted in Histon & Impington as often as past years.  The update below received from County Council will assist in answering the question: "As most of you will be aware, Councillors agreed at Full Council, on Tuesday 13 December, to increase the percentage of  Read More...

Works to Minimise Flooding Risk

You might recall our post in November about plans for work by South Cambs District Council at the Green on removing some of the silt in order to establish a clear channel through the Brook that should be able to cope with the flows from winter rain.  The silt was to be deposited at the side of the Brook  Read More...

Christmas Tree Chipping

Matt from Tates Treework will be on hand to chip your Christmas trees on Saturday 7th January at the Village Green and The Crescent Please take your tree to The Green near to the pump before 2pm on Saturday or to the island area at the entrance to The Crescent before 2.45pm  for this free chipping service. The enviro.volunteers will  Read More...

November Full Council

Full Council was held on Monday 21st November, with one member of the public attending to address the Council under the item for Public Participation.  For draft minutes look here.   Items of note: Open Space issue on north east of community raised by resident present A resident expressed concern over the lack of suitable walking routes in the north east  Read More...

Emergency road closure, Water Lane, Histon

We have received the following from Cambridge Water: Advance notice of emergency road closure, Water Lane, Histon from 7pm on Wednesday, 14 December Rush hour motorists travelling through Histon are being advised to expect delays from tomorrow morning through until Friday night. Cambridge Water has to close the aptly named Water Lane, which is the main route through the village, to  Read More...

Christmas Lights

Hopefully everyone will have enjoyment from the new addition to our lights on the Green.  Barry Starling took this lovely picture last night. The lights have been part funded by the Chop shop raffle held last Christmas together with the Parish Council Environment Committee budgets. Thanks are due to our groundstaff  Trevor Smith and Alex Hale who ably assisted the contractor,  Read More...