HICovid19 digest (25 Feb 21)

Good news about Covid has been a bit like London buses this week. You wait for one and then there’s three. First we’ve had the excellent vaccine performance with Firs House etc now well into the next level of vaccinations. Then we had Johnson’s roadmap and some real visibility of when we might be able to do a little more.  Read More...

Repairs to sewer at The Copse

As part of the repairs to the sewer break at The Copse/ New Road area, it requires tankers to transport waste from the pumping station at Home Close. This may cause temporary traffic issues and extra noise but it should finish quite soon. We thank you for your patience while this problem is fixed.  Read More...

HICovid19 digest (13 Feb 21)

‘What a difference a day makes’ or in this case a few days. The latest Histon & Impington and Orchard Park cumulative infections total over the 7 days to 8 Feb 21 is 21. Given that it’s recently been as high as 80 that seems pretty good but please note:

  • It’s still higher than the England average (just); and
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Burst main at The Copse

Please be aware there is a burst sewer at The Copse, next to the Crossing Keeper’s Hut. It has been reported to Anglia Water. Please avoid the area when walking around the woods.  Read More...

Draft Villages Public Art Trail

As the Tony Hillier sculptures are now in place, we have started work on producing an art trail for the village, detailing the location of the current Public Art works located in Histon and Impington. This draft map can be found here: HIPC Public Art Map Eventually we will link this to our website, and include links to acquire  Read More...

HICovid19 digest (31 Jan 21)

Our infection rate stays stubbornly high and they’ve been back up to 80 again. That’s 80 new infections recorded in a 7 day period. Today the latest number is 54 for the 7 days up until 25 Jan 21. And from what we understand that’s largely north of the A14.

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Come and meet the Tony Hillier sculptures in their new homes

After many weeks of planning, five of Tony Hillier’s statues have joined Truffle the pig in finding new homes around the villages. As many of you will know, Truffle moved to his new location at the Community Orchard in Manor Field last weekend, and over the past two days the Camel, Andy Cap, Grandfather and Grandson, Man and Dog and  Read More...

Impington breathes collective sigh of relief

Anglian Water have announced their decision on the site to be used for the upcoming relocation of the waste water treatment plant. Three sites were up for consideration - one in Impington on land owned by Chivers Farms Ltd, one in Milton on the site of Sunclose Farm and one on land north of the A14 between Fen Ditton and  Read More...

Full Council meeting Monday 18th January 2021

A Full Council meeting was held via Zoom on Monday 18th January 2021 Items of note:

  • Connections Bus Project: An update was received from the Connections Bus Project. Despite lockdown, they are still finding ways to engage with young people, including being able to successfully transfer their planned babysitting course online to Zoom,  and going out into the village to  Read More...

Histon & Impington – getting online and connected

We would like to say Thank You to Colin Myles and his daughter Anya who have done some amazing work in recycling old laptops for children without access to computers in our village schools. Whilst Colin and Anya’s work began with our local schools, it has now expanded across the UK and globally to get other people interested in  Read More...