Whilst the flooding has gone down across the village, the water level in many of the ditches remains high. The river levels are high but slowly falling in the St Ives and Houghton lock gauges and high and rising at the Tempsford (Roxton) and Bedford river gauges. A second peak of floodwater is moving down […]


Please be careful in the village tonight. The ford is now impassable. Graveley Way and Fenstanton Road are also flooded. Huntingdonshire District Council are managing the flooding incidents across the district and are currently unable to assist with individual requests. For assistance and advice please call Floodline on 0345 988 1188. If you are in […]

Weekly Policing Report

Very happily, there are no items to mention in our summary of offences and incidents affecting your community this week, reported to police during the period 13th to 19th December.

Census 2021

For the first time this will be a digital-first Census, but paper copies will be available for those who need it. Help will be available for people who need support to take part online or need translations, through a public contact centre. Accessible options are also available. You can find out more on the census […]

Slow Ways

Hilton Parish Council has passed a formal resolution to support Slow Ways. Slow Ways is a project to create a network of walking routes that connect all of Great Britain’s towns and cities as well as thousands of villages. Using existing footpaths, people will be able to use the Slow Ways routes to walk between […]

Map showing the proposed holding stack location, arrival routes into the stack and approach routes to London Luton airport.

London Luton Airport stack relocation consultation

A public consultation has been launched as part of a proposal to change the arrival routes into London Luton Airport. This proposal is jointly sponsored by London Luton Airport and NATS (Air Traffic Control). Currently, Stansted and Luton airports share arrival holds and routes.  It is unique for two major airports of this size to […]

Planning Application – 20/00164/OUT Land West Of Wychwood Church End Hilton

This is an Outline Application for Rural Exceptions Housing for up to 18 Dwellings with all matters reserved, except access. Hilton Parish Council has received an amendment to this planning application. A copy of the letter that Hilton Parish Council have sent to HDC is attached to this post. A copy of the original letter […]

Traffic Petition to achieve a 24hr ban on HGVs travelling through Hilton

All residents should now have received a hard copy of the petition from Hilton Parish Council. Unfortunately there is a slight mistake in the leaflet, the figures mentioned for vehicles through the village are daily, not weekly, numbers. The full text of the petition is below: In 1998, Hilton started discussions with Cambridgeshire County Council […]

Notice of Vacancy

Notice of Vacancy in office of Parish Councillor on the Hilton Parish Council   Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that due to the resignation of Councillor Laura Chorlton there is a vacancy on the Hilton Parish Council.   If, within 14 statutory days after the date […]