Cottenham Parish Council – Public Meeting Tuesday 1st September

Cottenham Parish Council will be holding a public meeting on Tuesday 1st September at 7.30pm in the Main Hall at Cottenham Village College for residents to attend and comment on the outline planning application by Gladman Development for 225 houses + 70 care homes on land off Rampton Road, Cottenham. The proposal may have a direct impact on neighbouring  Read More...

Weather warning

The Met Office has issued a weather alert for Cambridgeshire over the weekend. As ever this may come to nothing but as there is the suggestion of possible localised flooding we wanted to make sure you are kept up to date. Here is the alert: QUOTE For the East of England, the warmest of the UK’s summer weather over the next  Read More...

Breaking News: work to start on Zebra Crossing on The Green

We have just heard that work will start next week on the long awaited crossing on The Green. This is given extra importance with the movement between the Infant and Junior Schools. More details to follow...  Read More...

The Prince’s Trust

The next 'Get into Retail' programme with M&S in Cambridge starts on 1 September and is aimed at young people between 16 and 25 who are unemployed. Interviews take place on 20 August. For more information and to apply text "RETAIL NORWICH" to 07946 559335 or email: Katrina.rand@princes-trust.org.uk  Read More...

Visit of Lucy Frazer, MP

Newly elected MP Lucy Frazer visit Histon & Impington this week. She addressed members of the community at a public meeting in the Community Room at the Rec. Lucy outlined her areas of interest which had formed part of her election campaign. She said that she would address them and will continue to do so:

  • Education Funding – getting better funding for Cambridgeshire's schools;
  • Infrastructure  Read More...

Parish council meeting 20 Jul 15

There was a good turnout from the public for this month's parish council meeting with about 30 people attending. It must have meant something important on the agenda and there was. The headline items were firstly the attendance of the Leader of the County Council and officers to outline the school capacity issues in the Community and to explain why  Read More...

Weather Warning

The Met Office have issued a Yellow Alert of Rain and Wind valid from 12:00 on Friday 24th July 2015 until 09:00 Saturday 25th July 2015 QUICK SUMMARY: 'An area of rain and strong to gale force winds is expected to cross much of southern England before clearing to the east on Saturday morning. There is a low likelihood that the system  Read More...

Summer Reading Challenge back again

For many years, Histon & Impington Parish Council has sponsored the Summer Reading Challenge at Histon Library. This enables the County Council to pay for extra staffing hours to prepare, support and deliver the challenge and to help fund a range of supporting activities such as storytimes, craft events and talks by authors and illustrators. Hopefully lots of children  Read More...

Solar Photovoltaic Panels – Group Discount Scheme

We have received the following information from eCoton Solar Savers Team: Back in 2011 a group from Coton in South Cambridgeshire got together to form a solar panel bulk purchase scheme. The resulting eCoton scheme allowed 75 residents from the surrounding area to install solar panels at a reduced price. Now, in 2015, a group of volunteers from the Sustainable  Read More...

The Future of Our Community

A space of life between... These words by Keats capture exactly one of the most vital and complex tasks now facing our community – to find a way by which young people in the two villages can be educated in the best possible environment but also where they can flourish freely in public open space. It’s arisen because the County Council  Read More...