Mobile Library Service

We have received the following update from Histon & Impington Library Friends: Histon Library is currently closed for refurbishment and will open again in 2021. In the meantime, we’re delighted to confirm that a temporary mobile library will visit Histon regularly, starting on Monday 28th September. The mobile library will be parked outside Histon Baptist Church in Station Road,  Read More...

HICovid19 digest (21 Sep 20)

That's about as good as it gets for now but there's no reason why it should get worse .. You’d be forgiven for being confused by all the news of second waves and local lockdowns. But rest assured the ‘second wave’ was expected and the local lockdowns are responding to local situations and are not needed here. We can expect  Read More...

Work is Starting at School Hill Site

Work is starting at the School Hill site on Monday 21st September.  The first job will be the delivery of portacabins and then on the 22nd hoardings will be installed which will take approximately a week to erect and paint. Please allow for some minor delays if you are visiting the site next Monday/Tuesday by car. The hoardings will be  Read More...

Local Plan “Call for Sites” list published

The Greater Cambridge planners have today published the list (and an interactive map) of sites submitted as having potential for development, following the recent “call for sites”. This is an initial step required in the formulation of the next Local Plan for South Cambridgeshire and the City.  It is an extensive list, the publication of which  Read More...

Trinity launch bid to expand Science Park

Trinity College, which owns the Cambridge Science Park, has launched a bid to expand the park onto land in Impington. The designated land, currently owned by Chivers Farms Ltd, is the farmland bounded by the guideway, Butt Lane and behind developments on New Road and Milton Road - all to the north of the A14. Plans to  Read More...

Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant Relocation – Have Your Say!

Thank you to all who have already responded to the consultation on the proposed sites for Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant Relocation Project. Histon & Impington Parish Council have now submitted their comments, click here to view the Parish Council submission. Alongside this, members of the Planning Committee wrote to Lucy Fraser MP expressing the views of residents  Read More...

Road Works and Footpath Installation Cottenham Road

Work starts on the road changes and footpath installation in the area around Buxhall Farm School on Monday 14th September.  Work is expected to last until November. As part of this work, they will need to remove more of the hedgerow near the Greenleas estate than was originally intended as a safety audit recommended that the width of the path  Read More...

HICovid19 digest (07 Sep 20)

It’s too soon to start moaning! As we approach 6 months from the start of lockdown you’d be forgiven for thinking we should have been out of this by now. But if you watch the news and hear what’s going on in places with suddenly higher infection rates and note that even locally we’re seeing infections which are the first  Read More...

One-Way Traffic Experimental Order – Bell Hill, Histon

We have received notification from Cambridgeshire County Council work is planned to take place between 0800 and 1700 on Friday 11th September, ( road marking is weather dependent). Residents who usually park on Bell Hill, please can you park elsewhere during the day between 0800 and 1700 on the 11th September to enable the road markings to be completed as  Read More...

HICovid19 digest (24 Aug 20)

We started these digests because we perceived a need to inform the community about progress being made to move out of complete lockdown towards something like normality. We’ve come a long way in last the 3 months and it’s worth noting:

  • The level of infection in South Cambs is about a half of the national average and in recent  Read More...