What are our village priorities? tell us what you think

The Neighbourhood Plan has made steady progress through the year. A core Neighbourhood Plan team has been formed and this works subject to the guidance of a steering committee which ensures that the work it does is on track and addressing what's seen as important by the community. Following a recent meeting with the steering committee (Oct 14) a list  Read More...

Histon FC: the trees are in!

Histon FC is pleased to announce that agreement has been reached with South Cambridgeshire District Council and Histon and Impington Parish Council on arrangements to replace the trees that were felled in error alongside the guided bus way. 390 silver birch, cherry, and lime saplings have now been planted in the affected area. The price of the saplings is  Read More...

Santa’s Grotto 2014

If you were down by The Copse last Saturday evening you would've enjoyed a magical Christmas Event. Clear skies, frost and moonlight added to the atmosphere when the crowd counted down for the BIG switch on of tree and woodland lights. This beautiful display signalled Santa's arrival. Children queued to visit him in his Grotto whilst carols were sung  Read More...

South Cambs Community Awards

Nominations are now open for South Cambs annual Community Awards which celebrate the outstanding achievements of local people and show how they make a big difference in small communities. This year’s awards are split in to five categories:

  • Village Hero: recognising outstanding individuals who have made a significant and voluntary contribution to their local community in the last year.
  • Parish Councillor of  Read More...

Carols on The Green 17th December

Why not join in the festivities and come along to the Carols on The Green on Wednesday 17th December from 6pm  Read More...

Apprenticeship Opportunity in Histon & Impington – Earn While You Learn!

The Parish Council is about to start the search for an Apprentice Grounds Maintenance Operative, to start in January 2015 or soon thereafter. The position is for 30 hours per week initially, based primarily at the Recreation Ground, and would suit someone wanting to qualify in Sports Ground Care and Horticulture, whilst providing a wide range of experience and  Read More...

Parish Council Meetings and Christmas Opening Times

Parish Office will be closed Wednesday 24th December 2014 – Friday 2nd January 2015 inclusive, re-opening on Monday 5th January 2015. Council & Committee Meetings Full Council – Recreation Centre from 7 p.m Monday ; Monday 19th January  2015, 16th February, 16th March Planning – Parish Office 7.30 p.m. – Tuesday 16th December 2014, 13th January 2015, 27th January, 10th February, 24th  Read More...

Switch on time for the King’s Meadow tree

The Xmas tree at King's Meadow was switched on in grand style on Wednesday. Children from the local school turned up to lead the carol singing and housing provider Circle Housing provided the mince pies.  Read More...

Christmas Lights on The Green

The lights on The Green will be switched on at 3pm from today, Thursday 4 December, and come on each night right through the Festive period. After the new additions, partly funded by some of our local businesses last year, the Parish Council has purchased some additional lights which complement the display. We hope to make some final “wow factor”  Read More...

Works Information Notice A14 Girton to Histon

We have received  the following update from Highways Agency/Costain As the work progresses there will be the need for further carriageway closures next week and in the forthcoming weeks. Between Monday 8th December and Friday 12th December, there will be a full closure of the A14 Westbound between junctions 36-32. This will take place between 20:00hrs and 06:00hrs each evening. There will  Read More...