A Lorax required – to speak for the trees

Are you a tree expert? Do you, or have you, work(ed) in arboriculture? Would you have a small amount of spare time to help by sharing your expertise? The Parish Council relies on a small group of volunteers to provide comments on proposals for tree works in Histon and Impington. The Parish Council is consulted when tree works are proposed within a Conservation  Read More...

First meeting of the Friends of Histon Library

There will be a first meeting of the new Friends of Histon Library and an opportunity to meet the author Adele Geras at Histon Library on World Book Night, Thursday April 23rd at 7.30 pm. Admission is free and there will be light refreshments. Please help us, by letting us know in advance that you are coming, at the Library or  Read More...

Work on the Culvert, Water Lane

We are advised that work will commence on Tuesday 14th April to complete the survey and de-silting of the remaining section of culvert..  SKANSKA and ADC will be working up from the Brook on The Green towards the new manhole chamber and the second chamber by the path exit from Hereward Close.  This will mean that the footpath will  Read More...

Election Candidates May 2015

Election for Parliamentary Constituency The returning officer at East Cambridgeshire District Council has published our candidates for the General Election for our constituency of South East Cambridgeshire. They are as follows: CHATFIELD Jonathan Peter, Impington, Liberal Democrat Party FRAZER Lucy, London, Conservative Party JONES Huw, Histon, Labour Party RENNIE Deborah, Stevenage, UK Independence Party (UKIP) SEMMENS Clive Kenneth, South East Cambridgeshire, Green Party As you probably  Read More...

Busway maintenance

County Council Guided Bus people have advised: 'Over the last few weeks the bus operators have notified the Busway team of a number of beams requiring attention along the busway.  These have now been assessed by our contractors and  Skanska will be undertaking maintenance works as follows: Friday 10th April Midnight to Monday 13th April 05:00 hrs  Histon.  Guideway closed between  Read More...

Youth Committee News – Babysitting Course Update

I am very pleased to announce that a further 12 local young people have successfully completed their babysitting course this week. The young people have attended a 10 week British Red Cross Looking After Other People’s Children course funded by Histon & Impington Parish Council and run by Andrea Cramp, Parish Council Youth Worker. Each young person has put together a  Read More...

Make a Will Week

Making or updating your Will can seem like a big challenge. However, it can be easier and more affordable than you may think. Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust’s Make a Will Week will take place from 20-24 April, when a group of local solicitors and Will-writers, including Miller Sands in Impington and Thomson Webb and Corfield in Histon, have agreed to waive  Read More...

Histon library secure

The good news is that the lease has been renewed for Histon library. The new lease is for 10 years with a 5 year rent review. That's great news. And as far as I know there is no bad news. The Friends of Histon Library group has now been set up and is starting to develop ideas.  Read More...

Bishop’s site: the Inspector delivers

It's easy to be cynical about what happens in central government and for it to make decisions which don't appear to reflect the wishes and best interests of local people. And so when we knew that the refusal by South Cambs to allow the Mitre proposal for the Bishop's site development to go forward was 'going to appeal' and  Read More...

IVC Lunchtime Drop In

We have just received the following from our dedicated Youth Worker: I’ve just completed an extra Drop-in at IVC today (I usually just go every Monday). I was helping to sell tickets for the cinema screening of Hungergames Mockingjay Part 1 which will take place after school tomorrow. On top of this I was asking year 10s and 11s if they  Read More...