Yellow weather warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the East Of England: 'Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely to continue northwards on Friday morning - the risk then continuing through the rest of the day. Many places will miss these but the public should be aware of the potential for isolated disruption due to surface water flooding, lightning  Read More...

Station Road Emergency Road Closure

We are advised there is an emergency road closure today on Station Road Impington, opposite The Firs Surgery, for gas works.  Diversions are in place but best to avoid the area if possible for the time being.  Read More...

No school crossing patrol on The Green

The Junior School has announced that there will be no school crossing patrol for the foreseeable future due to illness;  as a well known public servant for some years we wish him a speedy recovery. Obviously the area of The Green is already difficult at the moment with the roadworks, so we would ask everyone - parents, carers as well as  Read More...

New gates at Homefield Park

The fabulous new gates to Homefield Park in Impington are being officially unveiled on Saturday 27th September between 2 and 4pm by Caroline Chivers. There will be a picnic in the park with music being provided by Histon Junior School Choir and a band from Impington Village College. The Boot public house is providing a bar and barbeque.  Read More...

Parish Council meeting: Monday, 15 Sep 14

The next Parish Council meeting will be at 7.30 p.m. on Monday 15 September in the Recreation Ground Community Room.  Click here for the agenda Guest Speaker for the meeting is John Hall from Histon FC. The club has been through some tough times recently and it'll be interesting to hear about its plans for the future. There's also a proposal on the  Read More...

Cambridgeshire Cycle Challenge 2014

The Cambridgeshire Cycle Challenge 2014 will run from Monday 15th September to Sunday 12th October. It is being run for Travel for Cambridgeshire (TfC) and Cambridgeshire County Council by PleaseCycle and local company Outspoken Cycles. It's objective is to encourage companies to get more of its employees cycling. Click here for more information and to sign up.  Read More...

Open for Business

Open for Business is a South Cambs publication for small businesses. It's a mix of news, information and advice. Click here to read it on-line.  Read More...

New bus shelter lands at The Coppice

The new bus shelter at The Coppice (on Cambridge Road opposite Highfield Road) arrived today. As well as now having a shelter, the bus stop has been raised up allowing easier access by the less mobile. Modern buses are able to lower themselves to eliminate a difference in height. The provision of the shelter was funded by the Department for Transport under its  Read More...

A14 Girton to Histon Pinch-point programme night-time closures

We've had another update from the Highways Agency telling us about nighttime road closures next week. Here's an extract from the text of its announcement: QUOTE As the work progresses there will be further carriageway closures next week and between Monday 8th September 2014 and Saturday13th September 2014 (Six nights) the full eastbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 31 and 32  Read More...

Roadworks and the start of the new school term

Many of you will have seen that the area around The Green is busy with roadworks at the moment and tomorrow is the start of term for many schools, including the Junior School located behind The Green. Whilst it is unfortunate timing for the roadworks to start just before the start of term, the benefits  of the completed scheme will  Read More...