Your chance to speak on planning applications

We've got two planning applications out for comment that could make a real difference to our community. The first is for the redevelopment of the Station Stores (Kendal Court/Anglia Fireplaces) site in Impington. This was originally registered in September, and objections were recorded from the community and a range of statutory consultees. The developers have responded by making a number of  Read More...

Covid-19: what should we do to stop it getting worse?

This might be as bad as it gets. But there again it could get worse and whether or not it does it’s down to us. The numbers are something else. In the 7 days to 4 Dec 20 Histon & Impington recorded 6 new infections. In the 7 days to 4 Jan 21 it recorded 80. We all have our fingers crossed  Read More...

Christmas Tree Chipping Saturday 9th January 2021

The Parish Council is pleased to remind everyone that we will once again be offering a Christmas Tree Chipping Service, kindly provided by Brookfield Groundcare, on Saturday 9th January 2021 between 9 and 11 am. Trees can be left at the Village Green next to the pump, as tidily as possible, from January 6th onwards, or at the Villa  Read More...

Goodbye 2020

COVID: it's still bad.

Infection rates remain high and this means more people going to hospitals which are already too busy.

The vaccine situation is good news but doesn't help today and is unlikely to have any  Read More...

Theories of Home Sculpture Installation

Many of you will have taken part in the community workshops organised in 2018/2019 to design a public art installation, celebrating the history and tradition of jelly making in the villages of Histon and Impington. Work has continued with the artist, Charlotte Howarth of Making Marks Ltd., on the second phase of the project, the creation and installation of  Read More...

Covid-19: what’s the right thing for us to do?

It's bad.

Maybe we've all seen it coming as Covid infection rates have crept up again locally but this weekend's announcement of tier 4 rules in Peterborough and several adjacent counties, and the severe curtailment of the Christmas option to just one day of  Read More...

HICovid19 digest (18 Dec 20)

It's scary how quickly the Covid situation can change. As we came out of lockdown 2 we were disappointed that we did not remain in tier 1. According to the way things are going now we're very fortunate not to find ourselves in tier 3.

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Free Dr.Bike Repair Sessions on Friday 15th January 2021

Get your bike up and running again with CyclingUK's Big Bike Revival Dr Bike repairs. Book a 30 minute slot then bring your bike along and a friendly mechanic from Outspoken Cycles will carry out an inspection, make necessary repairs and fit any minor necessary parts, all for free! Slots are available on Friday 15th January 2021 from 9.00 a.m.  Read More...

HICovid19 digest (7 Dec 20)

If there’s one thing we should have learnt by now it’s that this pandemic won’t be over until it’s over and no matter how we look at the stats and how positive the news about vaccines is there’s still a way to go.

Nationally  Read More...

The Importance of Our Village Benches

Have you seen our HAPPY TO CHAT SAFELY BENCHES popping up around our village? Histon & Impington Parish Council together with the HI COVID-19 Group have signposted some of village benches to encourage people to sit together and have a chat!  Especially in the midst of this second lock-down this could be the very time your neighbours might need someone  Read More...