Quacky Races 2017 – The Return!

Come along and join the fun!

Take one plastic duck and equip it with some sustainable power to join the race. It is a competition to design and make a sustainably powered duck which will be raced across Histon Brook On Sunday 24th September starting at 1pm For more details email QuackyracesHDD@gmail.com Click here to view the rules To download an entry form  Read More...

Weeding in The Community

Following the successful Road Adoption scheme that has over 100 members, a few of us have got together to weed and remove a build-up of leaves, debris etc. from our road gutters. A small team met for the first time on Friday 25th August to tackle the build-up on The School approach road to the Junior School. This is an  Read More...

Neighbourhood Plan Workshop

Tuesday 12th September 2017 19.30 – 21.30 Recreation Ground Community Room We have listened to your views and ideas and the Histon & Impington Neighbourhood Plan has progressed. We have been working hard over recent months to ensure that it reflects the aspirations of our community as evidenced especially by last year’s Big Survey. It is an important document as once  Read More...

Histon & Impington Parish Council Finance Consultation – Have Your Say!

Back in December 2015,  Histon & Impington Parish Council asked for your views in a survey on how to spend money collected via Council tax. Data collected from the survey was used to guide the Council with the budgeting process for the coming years. A lot has changed since then, so your help is needed once again! Histon & Impington Parish  Read More...

Children’s Centre Proposals – More Drop-In Sessions Added

We have just received the following from Cambridgeshire County Council: More drop-in sessions added for parents to discuss children’s centre proposals A series of drop-in events are continuing this month for parents to talk one to one about proposals to redesign Cambridgeshire’s Children’s Centre Services. The wide ranging plans build on the current offer, offering support to families of all ages, from  Read More...

July Full Council

Full Council was held on Monday 17 July, although there were no members of the public present for the Public Participation.  For draft minutes look here.   Items of note: Feast Festival 2017 Members of the Council all joined in thanking the Feast Committee for the exceptional  and outstanding event they organised for the villages on 2 July.  With only 6  Read More...

Baptist Church Junction Improvements

Back in November 2015, the Parish Council Highways Committee submitted an application under the County Council Local Highways Initiative scheme for improvements to the junction at Station Road/Water Lane (Baptist Church junction). The project brief submitted outlined:

  • Reduction in junction splay to slow down traffic
  • Improvement to uncontrolled crossing
  • Build out of kerbs reducing crossing widths
  • Marked bus stop
  • Designated  Read More...

Children’s Centre Consultation

The County Council is consulting on plans to restructure its network of children's centres which deliver a range of children's service. There are 40 such centres today including the one run at the Early Year's Centre in Histon. Under the plans the Histon centre will be 'redesignated'. The Council says that it 'would no longer  Read More...

Penelope Keith in Histon & Impington!

A film crew from Channel 4’s new Village of The Year Show were welcomed in Histon & Impington on Tuesday 18th July. Having already done some filming at the fantastic Feast Festival event on 2nd  July, they followed up with a whole day of  interviews and filming with the lovely Dame Penelope Keith on what was a beautiful sunny day. In  Read More...

supporting our High Street

Following the closure of the very popular Les Ward greengrocer's on the High Street the Parish Council has set up a working party (the Enterprise working party) to address the sustainability of businesses in the Community. Its first focus is on the High Street and it's recently carried out a simple pilot survey to determine what, if anything, it  Read More...