Progress of the neighbourhood plan

The Parish Council’s leading the development of a Neighbourhood Plan. This is a strategic piece of work to deliver a document that guides the way the village will be developed in the future. Currently there’s a core team of 6 people made up from parish councillors and village residents who’re starting to put this document together. Last night they took  Read More...

Weekend Road Closures

We have received the following update from Costain, the principal contractor for the A14 Girton to Histon Pinch-point improvement scheme. They are working with the Highways Agency to deliver a safe and effective programme of works that will provide the much needed improvements on this busy section of road: You will recall receiving ‘Works Information Notices’ regarding the start of  Read More...

CAB supported role in Histon Library

A volunteer advice drop-in has started at the library every week . It in will support people to access advice on-line and also help them make an appointment with Cambridge Citizen's Advice Bureau (CAB) if this is required. The volunteer has previous CAB experience and this should be a real asset for Histon & Impington. The drop-in service is  Read More...

FREE Electrical Waste Collection Thursday 6th November

HISTON & IMPINGTON PARISH COUNCIL & WISER RECYCLING FREE ELECTRICAL WASTE COLLECTION You may well have been one of the residents who took advantage of the kerbside collections of unwanted (Household) Electrical Goods a couple of times in the last year? Over the last two events, a total of over 6300kg was collected from households - ranging from large appliances like  Read More...

Essential Skills – Heart Start Training

There is a FREE British Heart Foundation training session at the Recreation Centre on Saturday 22 November, from 10 a.m. to noon This FREE training covers a range of emergency life support skills including dealing with an unconscious casualty, cardiac arrest, suspected heart attack, choking or serious bleeding Advance booking is essential as places are limited, so if you are interested  Read More...

Ring Fort Path foot & cycleway consultation

The County Council is looking at ways to provide a more direct access for pedestrians and cyclists from Orchard Park to Histon and Impington. Developers in the area have contributed £350,000 towards a new path. This would provide a link from the end of Ring Fort Road up the A14 interchange embankment to existing foot and cycleways along the  Read More...

Join the Stop Suicide Pledge

Apparently twice as many people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough commit suicide each year as die in road accidents. STOP Suicide is a suicide prevention campaign that seeks to empower communities and individuals across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to help stop suicides by being alert to the warning signs, asking directly about suicide and helping those who are feeling suicidal to stay  Read More...

Parish Council secures £250k funding from County

The County Council's Economy and Environment Committee confirmed the allocation of £0.25M for two schemes to improve the infrastructure in Histon and Impington. One scheme is to make some improvements to the junction at The Green, including facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. The second concentrates on the approach to the A14 roundabout, and was given a maximum 10 out of  Read More...

110 bus service to Ely: saved and improved

The weekly 110 bus service to Ely will continue to run and, from 3 Nov 14, will run twice a week, on Saturdays as well as Thursdays. Click here for a copy of the timetable. Note a modification to the route: the service now runs via Rampton. Note also that it will no longer be run by Freedom Bus  Read More...

Parish Council meeting last night

Although there were no big debates about spending or matters of policy there were two highlights to last night's meeting. Firstly Steve Wilkinson presented the Council with its Quality Council certificate. Steve is a former chair of Histon PC and plays an active role in the Quality Council program. And soon after we elected and subsequently co-opted a new parish councillor.  Read More...