Histon & Impington Primary Education Consultation ends today

The consultation on future primary education provision in the villages run by the County Council ends today - make sure you've had your say. Details here: http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/info/20059/schools_and_learning/347/school_changes_and_consultations/18 Survey here: http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/histonimpingtonconsultationfeedback/  Read More...

May Full Council – The Annual General Meeting

This year’s AGM was held on Monday 16th May, following the Annual Parish Meetings for each parish The first item on the agenda was to elect a Chairman for the coming year, along with a Vice Chairman David Jenkins was re-elected as Chairman but made it clear he would not be standing again next year.  One of our newer Councillors, Andy  Read More...

“Op Hunter” Crime Prevention

The first Histon Sector event will be held in Papworth Everard on Tuesday 7th June at the village hall on Ermine Street South between 5pm and 8 pm. Cambridgeshire Constabulary are encouraging residents to get involved. They are giving the community the opportunity to meet their local policing team and receive security advice on how to protect their home.  Read More...

Save Your Skin Event

You might be interested in an event How to Save Your Skin this Thursday, 12 May at 7.30 pm (doors open at 7.00 pm) at Cottenham Community Centre kindly organised by the Firs House Surgery Patient Participation Group.  Read More...

Regional Award for Histon Post Office

Owners of Histon Post Office, Rakhee and Harry Parekh and their team are celebrating today after winning a Regional Award from the Post Office. Their 'Special Recognition' award reflects the excellent service they have provided to their customers many of whom are regular visitors. In June this year, they are proud to be celebrating 24 years of providing Post  Read More...

Council Talk …

The Council met for the last time on 18 April, as from 9 May a brand new Council will be in place for the next 2 years Members were able to say goodbye to three retiring Councillors and wish them well: Hooda Abdullah has been on the Council for 17 years, having served on Impington Parish Council prior to the grouping  Read More...

Primary school places consultation

The County Council believes that extra primary school capacity is needed for Histon & Impington. It has identified four options to address this need and is running a consultation to gather the views of the community. It has made it clear that it is interested in other options which might be identified. Note that at this stage this is not  Read More...

Double Yellow lines on New Road finally arrive

The County Council have now put in place the double yellow lines along one side of New Road. This was funded by a scheme focused on keeping buses moving through the village and was consulted on last year; due consideration was taken of comments received including some objections. A similar scheme on Cambridge Road has not proceeded. The lines are along the side  Read More...

Highways Committee April 2016

The last Highways Committee of this Council met on Thursday 21st, with a number of residents attending to discuss parking on the entrance to Narrow Lane. Ruth Moulder, a current Parish Councillor but also of the village Sustainability Group also spoke to outline plans for a car-sharing scheme focused on the villages; the idea being to match commuters with a common  Read More...

Library Event

Histon Library has an event coming up on Thursday 28th April from 7pm. The Friends of the Library have sent the following information: An evening with local crime writer Alison Bruce. It promises to be an interesting evening.  Alison Bruce sets her crime novels in Cambridge and they're a fascinating read for those of us who know the city's less  Read More...