Summer sporting Friday evenings at Histon Rec

Over recent years the Friends of the Rec have tried a number of new initiatives to encourage sports participation and are launching a brand new sports activity on the evening of Friday 5th June starting at 7.15pm. There will be an opportunity to try and out enjoy three different sports:

volleyball, ultimate frisbee and rounders

All equipment and coaches provided and everyone  Read More...

Enviro volunteers: hedge working party this Saturday

Many thanks to those who helped with the recent tree planting at Clay Close Lane pocket park and with the bonfire and tidy up event at the Gatehouse Allotments. We'll be meeting up again this Saturday,  16th May at 1:45pm at the Glebe Way allotments by the cemetery. This time we'll be weeding, mulching and trimming the hedge alongside the allotments and cemetery on Glebe  Read More...

Annual Parish Meeting for Histon and Impington Parishes

The Chairman of the Parish Council, David Jenkins, has called the APMs for the 2 parishes. They are to run concurrently on Monday 18th May from 7 p.m. at the Recreation Centre, Histon & Impington Recreation Ground, New Road, Impington. This is an opportunity to ask questions that concern you about life in our villages. Please come – all  Read More...

Darwin Green Development

The local plan examination is underway including this new development south of the A14 set to provide some 3,000 homes. An article appeared in yesterday’s News regarding feared traffic disruptions for residents in Histon & Impington from this and other significant developments in our area.   The News carries quotes from one of our representatives at the local plan examination, Councillor  Read More...

A14 Girton to Huntingdon Pinch-Point Programme – Update

We have received the following Works Information Notice from the Highways Agency: There will be need for further carriageway closures in the forthcoming week: Between Monday 4th May 2015 and Friday 8th May 2015 the eastbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 31 (Girton) and 32 (Histon & Impington). In addition there will be no westbound access to the A14 at  Read More...

Sir Graham Bright – Police & Crime Commissioner Public Surgeries

The Police Force are trying to make the PCC more accessible – this is an ideal way for people to get some of his time. As you may or not be aware, Sir Graham holds monthly surgeries across the county which the public can attend and speak with the commissioner face to face about issues that concern them. If you have  Read More...

WISER Collection 13th May

WISER have confirmed they will be carrying out another electrical kerbside collection in the villages on Wednesday 13th May. Look out for their advertisements in the next week detailing how to contact them to discuss any heavy items you need help with Histon & Impington have already recycled some 10 tonnes from the last three collections – Cambs County Council  Read More...

Youngman Avenue – Youngman Close

Following a meeting with the Parish Council we have received news from the County Council Highways Department: As part of the Transport Delivery Plan, Youngman Avenue & Youngman Close is due for carriageway refurbishment. These works are programmed for the 5th May 2015 and will last approximately 1 week. Works will take place between 07:30 and 17:30 however, no major  Read More...

A Lorax required – to speak for the trees

Are you a tree expert? Do you, or have you, work(ed) in arboriculture? Would you have a small amount of spare time to help by sharing your expertise? The Parish Council relies on a small group of volunteers to provide comments on proposals for tree works in Histon and Impington. The Parish Council is consulted when tree works are proposed within a Conservation  Read More...

First meeting of the Friends of Histon Library

There will be a first meeting of the new Friends of Histon Library and an opportunity to meet the author Adele Geras at Histon Library on World Book Night, Thursday April 23rd at 7.30 pm. Admission is free and there will be light refreshments. Please help us, by letting us know in advance that you are coming, at the Library or  Read More...