Children’s Centre Consultation

The County Council is consulting on plans to restructure its network of children's centres which deliver a range of children's service. There are 40 such centres today including the one run at the Early Year's Centre in Histon. Under the plans the Histon centre will be 'redesignated'. The Council says that it 'would no longer  Read More...

Penelope Keith in Histon & Impington!

A film crew from Channel 4’s new Village of The Year Show were welcomed in Histon & Impington on Tuesday 18th July. Having already done some filming at the fantastic Feast Festival event on 2nd  July, they followed up with a whole day of  interviews and filming with the lovely Dame Penelope Keith on what was a beautiful sunny day. In  Read More...

supporting our High Street

Following the closure of the very popular Les Ward greengrocer's on the High Street the Parish Council has set up a working party (the Enterprise working party) to address the sustainability of businesses in the Community. Its first focus is on the High Street and it's recently carried out a simple pilot survey to determine what, if anything, it  Read More...

June Full Council

Full Council was held on Monday 19 June, when 1 member of the public attended for Public Participation.  For draft minutes look here.   Items of note: Outgoing Chairman Council put on record their thanks to Cllr Jenkins for his tireless, energetic time as Chair. His style had increased the Council’s ambition and activity for which the Council were grateful and  Read More...

Artisan Market on The Green

Histon Artisan Market has been set up by Kristen Ellery as a new venture for our villages

A year’s trial has been agreed by the Parish Council

The market is a unique representation of a High Street with a chance to shop for varied goods and services. It celebrates the diversity of local artisans and small businesses, with stalls ranging from  Read More...

Playing Out Scheme

A scheme similar to street parties with the aim of allowing children to play out in the street safely in a closed road area.  The scheme launched in Bristol has been making its way around the country has made it to Cambridgeshire.  More information can be found here http://playingout.net/ The scheme is to be held in the College Road  Read More...

Election Hustings 6 June 2017

We have been advised that a Hustings will take place for the coming elections at 7.30pm on Tuesday 6th June at Histon Baptist Church, Station Road, Histon, organised by Pastor Ron Day.   Local candidates will take part in what should be lively debate and the meeting will be chaired by Rob Campbell (Executive Head at IVC).   All welcome!  Read More...

E-Cops update – Crackdown Days

We have received the following update via e-cops: In February we launched a web-site where you could register complaints about parking in your village. As promised we have taken the information that you gave us and have run our first two crackdown days. ​During these days we ring-fenced our PCSOs and deployed them only to the places where you told us  Read More...

Sewer Repairs – Oakington Road, Girton

Following a recent post on HI People, please see the update below taken from the May edition of the Girton News: Residents will be aware of considerable activity relating to sewage pumping stations in the village. While the PC has had no direct notification of the issue, we have now been able to glean the following: as a result of  Read More...

Calling All Budding Artists

The first authorised Graffiti Art workshop has been arranged for Saturday 13th May near to the Guided Bus stop in Impington. The Public Art Working Group has asked for the following to be posted: Are you young and aged 12 or over? This is a public art initiative, in conjunction with the County Council, to encourage engagement with the youth of our  Read More...