Littleport Digital Camera Club

Littleport Digital Camera Club

Do you own a camera, but never quite get the photographs you aimed for? Why not come to our camera club which meets in the library on the first Tuesday afternoon of every month at 1pm. We’re a small group of Littleport people with varied knowledge which we share among the group. At the moment we’re collating a 2015/16 photographic archive of the village with each member choosing a few streets to photograph. This is…

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

It has been a while since our last update but during all of this time it has been business as usual dealing with an array of emergencies, leading to a very busy year so far. During this year we have had a couple of changes to our crew which has now given us vacancies to fill. Want to be an on call firefighter? In order to apply you must live or work within 5 minutes…

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Greater Littleport and District New Spiritualist Society

Greater Littleport and District New Spiritualist Society

As Jesus was recorded as saying by his follower John, God is a Spirit and those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth. This statement is at the heart of our Spiritualist philosophy. And as Paul stated some years later after Jesus had been killed by the Roman occupiers of his country, Israel, we are all spirit beings here in the physical body. What is more, Paul also reiterated that there…

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The Field Theatre Group Presents…

The Field Theatre Group Presents…

The Field Theatre Group are delighted to announce that they have received a Heritage Lottery grant for activities to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Littleport and Ely Riots. Following on from the success of our recent community projects, Littleport Festival Fourteen and The Horseman’s Word, residents are invited to participate in a variety of fascinating project strands. The project, entitled Riot in the Blood will involve the creation of a ‘digital narrative’ which will…

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The Lee Family of Littleport

The Lee Family of Littleport

Here we bring you a tale of one family’s life and times during the 20th Century…Elaine Lee tells us this is In Memory of Jack Lee, General Builder, Station Road, Littleport It was February 28th 1912 when Nellie Lee gave birth to her sixth child, a boy they named Jack. The labour was long and the birth difficult, and Susie who was 13 was running in and out of the room obeying orders given by…

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Littleport Community Primary School

Littleport Community Primary School

When The Rugby World Cup came to Littleport! We all enjoyed our Rugby World Cup activities in October. It was a wonderful experience with children learning a huge amount about all the countries taking part. Each class ‘adopted’ a country and then learnt about the language, food, geography and culture of countries from Samoa to Argentina and from Fiji to South Africa. On the Friday we all travelled ‘around the world’ visiting each country and…

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The Story Behind Coleby’s, the Shop in Granby Street

The Story Behind Coleby’s, the Shop in Granby Street

When July arrives, I always know that I will be volunteering myself for stewarding the Littleport 10k run which starts off and finishes at the Leisure Centre, writes Cathy Gibb. During one of my stewarding patches for the 2015 run, which happened to be the final stretch of the route on Camel Road, I encountered an enthusiastic spectator who asked if I had seen his brother Harry run past yet after describing him to me….

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A Letter from Ollie

A Letter from Ollie

Hello everyone – do you remember my last letter to Littleport Life? I’m the rather handsome black Labrador who wears a purple coat and I’ve come to live in the centre of Littleport with my ‘partner’ Ruth. I’m a Canine Partner who was specially trained to help Ruth live an independent life. She tells me I’m very clever as I load the washing machine and help her shop at the supermarket. We’ve been together for…

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Littleport Rotary Club — Quarterly Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Quarterly Update

Our President, Bram Holland, known to many, as the leader of the Salvation Army Church, presided over Race Night. Bram’s wife Loraine, with her culinary skills played a major role in the provision of Supper Clive Webber wife Jo and team produced another great Race Night Race Night The Annual Littleport Rotary Club race night proved yet again that the generosity of the Littleport residents remains as steadfast as ever despite these austere times. Over…

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Raising Funds for Charity at Camelot Creature Comforts

Raising Funds for Charity at Camelot Creature Comforts

John and Alison Bushe the friendly proprietors of Camelot Creature Comforts, the pet, poultry and equine provision vendors are a hard working pair who run this family business catering for the needs of all kinds of animals. They stock a vast range of pet food, accessories and supplies which you can also buy in bulk and get value for money. As well as other fund-raising efforts, like the annual fun dog show that this summer…

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