Invitation to Histon & Impington Youth Forum

When:   Tuesday 25th November At:       7.30pm – 8.30pm Where:   The Community Room, Histon & Impington Recreation Ground What:    We are looking at the possibility of setting up a Youth Forum at which young people get the opportunity to get their voices heard. Why:     We want to provide you with a space to identify and respond to challenges young people face. This could  Read More...

New tennis courts proposed at this month’s PC meeting

It was a pretty short agenda at this month's Parish Council meeting and this was fortunate because it gave the council plenty of time to consider a proposal from the Rec Committee along with the Tennis Club for new tennis courts. A proposal for the new courts is attached and both the Parish Council and the Tennis Club are keen  Read More...

Junior School approach road to be resurfaced – Sunday 23rd November

The Parish Council is pleased to be able to confirm that the road beside The Green leading to the Junior School is to be resurfaced on Sunday the 23rd November. Work will start at 8am and likely finish at 3 between 4pm. Whilst this is an early start for a Sunday morning, it is a one-off, to everyone's benifit and has  Read More...

New Parish Council initiative – village Sustainability Group

Are you interested in helping the Environment or in Sustainability issues and would like to be involved in some Parish Council local initiatives? Some ideas so far include introducing wildflower verges, habitat protection events, supporting cycling initiatives, exploring alternative energy sources for the village, reducing village waste, recycling events and using our political influence to affect local and national  Read More...

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...