Local Highways Projects 2017

With Cambridgeshire County Council now accepting 2017/18 Local Highways Improvement (LHI) Initiative applications, the Parish Council Highways Committee are looking for ideas from the community. Examples of recent LHI’s in our village include:

  • Improvements to kerbing and splay at The Green
  • Marked bus stop Winders Lane
  • Build out of kerb to provide extra pavement width and safe crossing point at  Read More...

Devolution for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – Time is running out for consultation responses

Time is running out to get views heard about a devolution deal for our area.  Devolution is when certain power, responsibilities and funding are transferred down from Central Government to a local region. This could mean that more important decisions are decided by a local combined authority rather than being imposed by Government as well as new funding. This would  Read More...

Highways Committee News – Have Your Say!

The Highways Committee are looking to increase the number of cycle stands around the villages with the view of making cycling a more convenient way of getting around. We would like to hear your views on possible locations, it does not have to be the obvious places either. For example you may cycle somewhere on the outskirts of the village  Read More...

Work at The Green

The Parish Council has taken on the task of cleaning the white fence and bridge at The Green, owned by the County Council.  This follows many comments made to Councillors about the dirt and algae becoming problematic.   Volunteers are being sought from the community to form a working party to paint them, with the County Council agreeing to fund  Read More...

Histon & Impington primary school consultation

The County Council has published the results of the first stage of its consultation regarding new primary school capacity in the community. Note that this was a consultation about what sort of extra capacity should be provided and not about where it should be built. that comes later. Click here for the report.  Read More...

Full Council meeting Monday 18 July 7.30 p.m.

The Council will meet on Monday with a busy agenda including:

  1. An update on the Milton Road, Impington proposals for public open space and housing
  2. A progress report on the Neighbourhood Plan, and
  3. Feedback we received at our staff at the Feast Market last weekend.
For full agenda click here As always all residents are welcome at our monthly meetings in  Read More...

A14 Overnight Closures

We have received the following information from the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Team at Highways England: Essential A14 works will be taking place in the next few weeks with overnight closures to the A14 Eastbound (J31) and A14 Westbound (J32) from the 18th July (Mon to Fri up to 2 weeks). Please beware that diversions will be in place, which may  Read More...

Save our station

Remember this? Well just last week we saw the latest development plans which really are very exciting. Unfortunately the station building itself has had three break-ins in recent weeks. These have been reported as criminal damage to the police and as yet the culprit have not been apprehended. Please, everybody, let's be vigilant and not let this community asset be further  Read More...

City Deal: Tackling peak-time congestion in Cambridge

We have received the following information from the Greater Cambridge City Deal Team: From Monday 11 July until Monday 10 October, the County Council will be talking and listening to communities, businesses and members of the public to find their views on their eight-point package of measures to tackle congestion. The package includes:

  • Better bus services and expanded use of Park  Read More...

Next Sunday Steam Trains Return to Histon Station!

We have received the following news from the H & I Model Rail Group On Sunday, 17 July, the Histon and Impington Model Rail Group, will be displaying and operating the 'Little Histon Model Railway' at the Pavilion at the Recreation Ground as part of the Festival Sunday celebrations. We will be there from 12.30pm until 5.00pm. Histon & Impington  Read More...