“FIT FOR THE FUTURE” NHS Services Cafes This Summer

We have received the following information on Health Service Challenges: Find out about and give your views on the challenges local health services are facing at one of five ‘Saturday Cafés’ this summer. The Fit for the Future – Shaping Local NHS Services cafés are being held across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Drop in and help yourself to tea, coffee and  Read More...

Heatwave Alert!

A Heat Health alert level 2 has been issued by the Met Office.  The forecast indicates that there is a 70% probability of the average temperatures in the East of England reaching 30o C in the daytime and 15o C during night-time within the next 5 days. Until Friday 3 July it will be largely dry with long sunny spells.  Read More...

Flooding: be prepared

Remember the floods of last year? They were very localised and short lasting but they still gave us some problems. They may recur. What should we be doing in the meantime? Firstly the County Council has been asked and has agreed to double check the drains along Glebe Road/B1049 that gave us such problems last year. And secondly there's lots that residents  Read More...

Community Public Access Defibrillators

Histon and Impington now have two operational community access defibrillators. The first was installed at the Recreation Ground in June of last year and was totally funded by Friends of Histon & Impington Recreation. Following the fundraising concert organised by Neil Davies in February the second defibrillator unit was purchased and is now fully operational on the front external wall at  Read More...

June 2015 Council meeting

It was a full and varied Council meeting this month.  Several significant decisions were made.  Council:

  • agreed to a donation of £200 towards the summer reading challenge at the library;
  • noted receipt of a letter from the new MP, Lucy Frazer, and agreed to invite her to meet the Council and the community in August;
  • decided to purchase a Piaggio Ape 50  Read More...

Apprentice Groundsman

We are delighted to announce that Mr Adam Backshall has started an 15 month apprenticeship with the Parish Council as a Grounds Operative Adam will be working with the current grounds team both at the Recreation Ground and helping to look after our other open spaces in and around the villages He will be working with the College of West Anglia  Read More...

National Rural Crime Network – Have Your Say!

Cambridgeshire Constabulary are part of a major survey being undertaken by the National Rural Crime Network into rural crime. The survey into crime and anti-social Behaviour (ASB) in rural areas seeks to find out how the police can better serve rural communities. They are inviting people who work or live in rural areas to come forward and give their views  Read More...

Silver Circles Project – Do You Know Someone?

Future East have provided us with details of their Silver Circles project, as follows: A three year project is to be funded by Comic Relief to benefit the financial health of older people across the Eastern Region and we are looking for people to get involved with Silver Circles in their own area. What is a SILVER CIRCLE? - Silver Circles  Read More...

Histon Infants School: public meeting

The County Council has agreed to the holding of an open meeting to address primary school capacity issues in Histon & Impington. It will enable residents and especially parents of current and prospective pupils to understand current and expected increases in demand for school places, the options for responding to them and the decision taken regarding the provision of  Read More...

Annual parish meetings and AGM of Parish Council

The annual parish meetings of Histon and Impington and the AGM of the Parish Council took place last week at the Rec. At the annual parish meetings there were presentations from the Chair and from John Richards of Cambridge City Council about the City's 20mph speed limit program. Links to both presentations are given below. Members of the public asked questions  Read More...