Parish council meeting 20 Jul 15

There was a good turnout from the public for this month's parish council meeting with about 30 people attending. It must have meant something important on the agenda and there was. The headline items were firstly the attendance of the Leader of the County Council and officers to outline the school capacity issues in the Community and to explain why  Read More...

Weather Warning

The Met Office have issued a Yellow Alert of Rain and Wind valid from 12:00 on Friday 24th July 2015 until 09:00 Saturday 25th July 2015 QUICK SUMMARY: 'An area of rain and strong to gale force winds is expected to cross much of southern England before clearing to the east on Saturday morning. There is a low likelihood that the system  Read More...

Summer Reading Challenge back again

For many years, Histon & Impington Parish Council has sponsored the Summer Reading Challenge at Histon Library. This enables the County Council to pay for extra staffing hours to prepare, support and deliver the challenge and to help fund a range of supporting activities such as storytimes, craft events and talks by authors and illustrators. Hopefully lots of children  Read More...

Solar Photovoltaic Panels – Group Discount Scheme

We have received the following information from eCoton Solar Savers Team: Back in 2011 a group from Coton in South Cambridgeshire got together to form a solar panel bulk purchase scheme. The resulting eCoton scheme allowed 75 residents from the surrounding area to install solar panels at a reduced price. Now, in 2015, a group of volunteers from the Sustainable  Read More...

The Future of Our Community

A space of life between... These words by Keats capture exactly one of the most vital and complex tasks now facing our community – to find a way by which young people in the two villages can be educated in the best possible environment but also where they can flourish freely in public open space. It’s arisen because the County Council  Read More...

Visit by Lucy Frazer MP – 4th August

As part of a larger programme in our region our new MP will be coming to meet the Parish Council and members of the community on Tuesday 4th August. Everyone is very welcome to attend There will be an open meeting at the Recreation Ground Centre between 4pm and 5pm for her to take any questions or comments. Refreshments will  Read More...

HISIMP News – Heart Radio Competition

The competition run by Heart Radio in the recent HISIMP news has been won by a lucky Impington resident, who will be going along to the Newmarket Nights evening with Status Quo later this month. Tickets have been delivered to the winner Thanks to all those who entered and thanks especially to Heart Radio for this generous prize  Read More...

“FIT FOR THE FUTURE” NHS Services Cafes This Summer

We have received the following information on Health Service Challenges: Find out about and give your views on the challenges local health services are facing at one of five ‘Saturday Cafés’ this summer. The Fit for the Future – Shaping Local NHS Services cafés are being held across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Drop in and help yourself to tea, coffee and  Read More...

Flooding: be prepared

Remember the floods of last year? They were very localised and short lasting but they still gave us some problems. They may recur. What should we be doing in the meantime? Firstly the County Council has been asked and has agreed to double check the drains along Glebe Road/B1049 that gave us such problems last year. And secondly there's lots that residents  Read More...

Community Public Access Defibrillators

Histon and Impington now have two operational community access defibrillators. The first was installed at the Recreation Ground in June of last year and was totally funded by Friends of Histon & Impington Recreation. Following the fundraising concert organised by Neil Davies in February the second defibrillator unit was purchased and is now fully operational on the front external wall at  Read More...