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...

Balfour Beatty Works Update

We have received the following from Balfour Beatty: Balfour Beatty will soon be working on Cambridge Northern Bypass, Cambridge. Please click here to view a copy of the relevant plans(s). We are due to start work in this area w/c 25th April 2016 for a maximum of 20 days. This is a traffic route, traffic management will be arranged to ensure  Read More...

Environment Committee News

A meeting of the Environment Committee took place on 5 April, see minutes here Items of special note include:

  • The review of the uses of Homefield Park continues, with input both positive and negative received from residents. Lessons are there to be learned and the Council will be asked to consider and discuss the concept of increased use of our  Read More...

Council Elections

Although we are due for Parish Council elections this year, it will be a non-contested election on 5 May as exactly the number of available seats have received nominations – 8 for Impington and 11 for Histon. The current membership will retire the fourth day after the election day, and the new Council is elected on that same day We  Read More...

Breaking News: Roadworks on High Street

The Parish Council has heard in the last couple of days that various small improvements to the High Street are to be carried out from today (Thursday 7th April) for the next 5 days. Some of these improvements will necessitate up to 4-way traffic lights, which can introduce lengthy waits, so patience will be required. It had been hoped that this  Read More...

Make The Difference!

You may have seen the article in the March edition of the HISIMP News about becoming a Parish Councillor for Histon & Impington 19 seats will need to be filled at the Elections due 5 May this year Why not apply to join the Parish Council and see what difference you can make! On the lead up to the year 2020  Read More...

Works to repair the A428 Cambridge Road bridge

We have received the following from Highways England: Subject to weather conditions, we plan to close the A428 underneath the bridge to allow access to the embankment repairs east and westbound between the Madingley and Girton slip roads. These works will include 24/7 static temporary traffic management lane closure of one of the two lanes with temporary vehicle restraint barrier. The  Read More...

March Full Council

Full Council was held on Monday 21st March, when PCSO Tony Martin attended to update the Council on Policing issues and take questions.  Unfortunately no residents attended, but Tony was able to outline current challenges faced, and to promote the Big Bad Wolf House Security Survey which all residents are urged to take part in to identify home security  Read More...

Environment Committee News

A meeting of the Environment Committee took place on 8 March, see minutes here Items of special note include:

  • The members started a review of recent usage of Homefield Park, including the half term Funfair held. Items raised included seasonal issues, notification of events and fee structures. This item will be picked up again at the next meeting due 5  Read More...