Drop In Event for Flooding Information

The Parish Council would like to hear about your experiences during the recent periods of heavy rainfall.  Many residents have already emailed their thoughts and sent photos through but we will be holding a drop-in at the Baptist Church, Station Road, on Thursday 21 August between 6pm and 8pm We would be interested to hear about how you were affected  Read More...

Weather Update

We have received the following brief from Cambs County Council, which we are sharing: In light of the stormy weather we have had in the last week we wanted to pass on this update received from our Met Office Advisor – please bear in mind that this covers a large area of the East of England and is not Cambridgeshire  Read More...

County Council budget consultation

In the same way that the football season seems to start earlier every year the County Council appears to begin its budget process ever earlier as well. It's just announced its budget consultation. Remember the budget will be set in February and run from April 2015. It has said: QUOTE Cambridgeshire County Council is currently reviewing its annual business plan which includes  Read More...

Rain, flooding update

Histon & Impington had 64mm of rain in 12 hours - most of it (44mm) by 6:30 on Friday evening, but a further 20mm overnight. That's a month's worth of rain - and it's not surprising that we've seen some flooding as a result. Some homes were flooded - and there have been problems elsewhere. Even with overnight rain, The Brook  Read More...

Changes to Guided Bus timetable

Stagecoach has advised the following changes effective 1 Sep 14 06:49 journey between Brampton and Cambridge now ends at Regent Street, not rail station (A) 07:02 journey between St Ives and Cambridge now ends at Regent Street, not rail station (A) New 08:18 and 08:33 journeys between Oakington and Cambridge rail station (A) It's difficult to understand why the first two connections are  Read More...

Community Highways Projects

Histon & Impington Parish Council would like to encourage and support community groups to consider applying to the County Council's annual Minor Highways Improvements scheme. This is an opportunity to suggest thought through schemes with up to £10, 000 funding (a 10% contribution is required). The Parish Council is working on a short-list for its own submission, including various further improvements to the central  Read More...

Photo Opportunity – Hillman Imp

We have received the following message from the Imp Club: The Imp Club Ltd, a car club for owners of Hillman Imps and related vehicles is holding their annual event at Huntingdon racecourse from 31st July - 4th August and expect up to 200 cars to be present. On Saturday 2nd August, their scenic tour will be passing through Impington in  Read More...

Planned Resurfacing Work B1049 – Update

We have received the following update from County Council Projects Team: The resurfacing of the B1049 in Histon & Impington that was due to commence on Sunday 3rd August has now been deferred until early September. Revised dates are to be confirmed.  Read More...

Great Idea for Fund Raiser

Yesterday GE Energy Management on Vision Park hired pitches on the Recreation Ground for a charity 5-a-side football tournament as part of a Company Family Fun Day.  They picked a beautiful day.  Great fun was had by all, with a barbecue lunch, and they went away very happy. Having raised over £500 for Impington based charity Camtrust, the organiser reports  'We had an excellent time in excellent weather  Read More...

Aged 10-17? Love Films?

Then this may interest you. Make and enter a film to be in with a chance of winning some great prizes. All you have to do is make a film that is no longer than 5 minutes in length and around the theme of 'past-present-future'.  It could be an animation spectacular, a totally awesome adventure movie or a documentary.  The  Read More...