Well done Histon & Impington!

There were those who talked it up as being some great 'independence day' but it seems that the residents of Histon & Impington and the businesses which serve them took a more considered view of their new freedoms. Several of our pubs opened last weekend, those that did not have already advised when they will do so, and did so  Read More...

Play Areas to Remain Closed

Statement from Histon & Impington Parish Council: 'The advice we are receiving is that it's not yet safe to open equipped play areas (including outdoor gym) unless we can guarantee regular and effective hygiene measures (which at this time we are unable to do with our limited resources). We understand that many will be disappointed but expect that most people will understand  Read More...

HICovid19 weekly digest (03 Jul 20)

Many of our hospitality businesses will reopen (see below) this weekend. However let’s recognise that these businesses must operate under Covid rules and we must respect that and not make it difficult for those who have to implement them. No doubt they find the rules onerous, they reduce their revenue earning potential and they’ve probably also cost money to  Read More...

Respect

This Saturday several of our community's pubs, restaurants and cafes will reopen for business albeit in a Covid compliant fashion. That's good news and it's another step towards the 'new normal' whenever and whatever that may be. These businesses have suffered during lockdown and it will be good to see them back. If we are serious about our community returning  Read More...

Top Tips & Useful Guidance from SCDC

We have received the following information from South Cambridgeshire District Council: The weather is warm and lots of people will be enjoying being outdoors and starting to see a few more people (in a socially distanced way) – click here to read some handy top tips from Public Health England to help yourself and your residents ‘beat the heat’. You  Read More...

Casual Vacancy – Histon & Impington Parish Council

A vacancy has arisen on the Parish Council following the resignation of one of our Impington Councillors. The Parish Council hope to fill this vacancy by co-option at the next Full Council meeting on Monday 20th July 2020.  If you would be interested in being considered for this opportunity, please can you write or email by 13th July with your  Read More...

HICovid19 weekly digest (26 Jun 20)

If it was a secret is was a badly kept one but this week the Government has announced that not only will pubs etc be allowed to open 4 Jul 20 but the social distance minimum is also to be reduced from 2 to 1 metre. There has been talk of parties to celebrate but many people on social  Read More...

Emerging from lockdown

The government has said (relevant article at https://bit.ly/2YuX6sN) that 'people with underlying health issues who are most at risk from Covid-19 will no longer have to shut themselves away in their home and can mix with other people from 6 July'. That's good news but we need to recognise that after such a long period of self-isolation people  Read More...

HICovid19 weekly digest (18 Jun 20)

The sad news that Daisy Chain will not reopen is a reminder of how important it is to support our local shops and tradespeople. It’s important that we give them the support which they need and that means spend more locally. WARNING: it may seem strange to issue a warning when our community is showing such resilience in reopening following  Read More...

May Full Council

Following the new regulations published as part of the Coronavirus Act 2020 allowing parish councils to meet virtually, Histon & Impington Parish Council held its first Virtual Full Council meeting on Monday 18th May 2020, click here to view the minutes.  Normally at this time of year we would be looking at the committee memberships, Chair and Vice  Read More...