Author Archives: David Jenkins

About David Jenkins

Been around a bit and still active: some business and local politics; enjoy sport and stay fit despite an over-indulgence in good food and decent wine.

Shape our future!

The surveys are in the hands of our delivery team and we should be getting our copies this week, some of us may already have them. It’s also available on-line at http://www.enventure.co.uk/ourhi. Please use the password/access code ‘ourhi’ If anyone … Continue reading

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The survey is ready!

The Parish Council took delivery of the Neighbourhood Plan survey questionnaires yesterday and these will be delivered to households over the next few days. At the same time an on-line version is now ready and will be available on Monday. … Continue reading

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10 (great) walks starting in H&I

Cedric Forster’s Healthy Walking Group goes out every Friday at 10am (check on Facebook; click here) and gets some really good exercise before lunch. I’m sure they enjoy that extra special as a result. The walks listed here all start … Continue reading

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No surprises from the focus groups

Enventure, the company which is helping us with the Neighbourhood Plan work has reported on the findings of the focus groups which they ran earlier this month. Click here to see the full report. These findings are now being used … Continue reading

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10 (significant) organisations based in H&I

Not many communities mix village character with business and industry as we do in H&I. The legacy of Chivers is still with us of course with the continuing successful operation of what is now Histon Sweet Spreads but it’s also … Continue reading

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10 ‘native’ languages

One of the Neighbourhood Plan’s cross cutting themes is ‘diverse and inclusive’ but we’re hardly diverse in a visual sense. But if you look a little more closely there’s plenty of people here who bring difference. As a proxy measure … Continue reading

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10 creative artists

Cambridge Open Studios (click here) come round every year in July and there’s generally a good handful of artists from Histon & Impington. This year there’s been a bumper crop with 10 local people displaying their artistic talents. I know … Continue reading

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