FREE kerbside collection of all electrical appliances, Thursday 8th May 2014

Please recycle your waste electrical items and help our community! Do you have electrical items that you no longer use or want? WISER Recycling are a local recycling company based in St Ives and will be conducting another collection of household Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in Histon and Impington! Electrical items will be collected on Thursday 8th May  Read More...

Villages Neighbourhood plan – Digital Village

As part of the Villages Neighbourhood plan I am working on the Digital Village part. I am trying to get an idea on how our Broadband is in the village and have started a survey at this web address https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LNKS6PG Please go to http://www.speedtest.net and run a speed test and then feel free to answer the survey. Thanks for taking part  Read More...

A14 Girton to Histon Pinch-point Scheme

Costain has told us that it will be working with the Highways Agency on the delivery of planned road improvements on the A14 in Cambridge between J31 at Girton and J32 at Histon. The improvements are part of the targeted improvement programme and pinch point programme and are by their very nature intended to improve traffic movements through this  Read More...

Great turn out for Sustainability Event

Histon & Impington's first sustainability event took place today in the Community Room at the Rec. There was a great turnout with exhibitors presenting a range of sustainability topics at eight tables. The exhibitors included:

  • Cambridgeshire County Council
    • Cambridge Travel to Work
    • The Guided Bus
    • Business and Community Support
  • Cambridge Transition
  • Climate Energy Group
  • South Cambridge District Council
    • Parish Council Energy Project
  • Histon & Impington Parish Council
    • Open spaces
    • Allotments
  • Histon &  Read More...

Local bus service to the High Street

Did you know that there's a weekly bus service to take people into the centre of Histon every 2nd Friday of the month? It uses the HICOM minibus and goes round Histon and Impington picking up passengers and drops them outside the Barley Mow. It does the return journey about an hour later which leaves people plenty of time  Read More...

A14 improvement project

The Highways Agency published the Statement of Community Consultation (SoCC) for the A14 improvement project on Monday. This confirms the start of the ten week pre-application statutory public consultation next Monday, 7 April. The public consultation is in advance of the preferred route announcement (summer 2014) and the application to the Planning Inspectorate (autumn 2014) for consent to build the scheme  Read More...

Bishop’s site: decision deferred

It was the Planning Committee at South Cambs today and item number 2 was the Mitre proposal for the Bishop's site. There has been considerable community opposition to the proposal and the community was well represented by speakers at the committee. Local resident and windmill owner Steve Temple was followed by Brian Ing on behalf of the Parish Council and  Read More...

Sustainability event: final line-up completed

The final list of participants at next week's sustainability event has been announced and its pretty impressive. The event will take place in the Community Room at the Histon & Impington Rec on Saturday 5 Apr 14 starting at 1000 and running until 1500. It has been organised around four sustainability themes:

  • Transportation
  • Food sustainability
  • Energy reduction
  • Recycling
And will focus on helping people to understand  Read More...

Consultation on older people’s healthcare and adult social care

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the organisation responsible for planning, organising and purchasing NHS-funded hospital and community healthcare for residents. It has recently announced a consultation about old people's healthcare and adult community services. QUOTE Last week (17 Mar 14) we are launching a public consultation inviting feedback on proposals to improve older people’s healthcare and adult community  Read More...

The blocks are gone!

The concrete blocks off to the side of the guideway at Gatehouse Lane have finally been taken away. These blocks were put in place some time ago when that section of the guideway was finished but buses were not yet running. They were there to prevent unauthorised access but then when the guideway was formally opened they were simply moved  Read More...