Vision For All

Vision For All

In her 1925 address to the Lions International Convention in Cedar Point, Ohio, USA, Helen Keller challenged Lions to be “Knights of the Blind in the Crusade against Darkness” Since then, Lions have dedicated themselves to preventing blindness, restoring sight and improving eye care services. Since its inception in 1990 and through the involvement of Lions, the Sight First programme has helped to restore sight to 30 million people around the world. Sight First grants…

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A Message from St George’s Church

A Message from St George’s Church

Following on from my message in the last Littleport Life, I’m pleased to report that a great time was had by all at our two open weekends. Teddies & the Tower went very well with all teddies descending in either a ‘plane or a hot air balloon. And our very first Pet Service was huge fun with the dogs, the cat, the guinea pig, the tortoise and the bull… yes, a bull called Shaun who…

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Musical Littleport: God Hates Astronauts

Musical Littleport: God Hates Astronauts

There is a comic book series called ‘God Hates Astronauts’ and it’s now the name of a Littleport group of talented musicians, keyboard and lead vocalist singer Christopher France and drummer Jordan Powell aged 17 and 18 respectively. Christopher and Jordan explained that the name of their group doesn’t portray their opinions or their genre of music and they don’t wish to be pigeonholed either.Jordan says he prefers not to have their own music-making labelled,…

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Your District Councillors Report

Your District Councillors Report

ECDC Corporate Plan A new Corporate Plan covering the next four years has now been agreed by the ECDC Full Council. The document builds on the authority’s 100 Day commitment to bring more detail to how the Council will improve the district for residents and businesses in East Cambridgeshire through the following six priorities: Delivering a financially sound and well managed Council Genuinely affordable housing A fantastic place to live Improving local transport Improving infrastructure…

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Millfield School Littleport

Millfield School Littleport

I should like to extend a very warm welcome to staff, children and parents who are new to Millfield; I hope very much that by the time you read this, the new members of our school community will feel very happy and settled. We are all enjoying our newly expanded building and loving the additional space it has given us. Just one week before the start of the new academic year, the builders left our…

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An Interview with Phil Malkin

An Interview with Phil Malkin

Littleport’s Roving Reporter interviewed the founder of YPL aka Young People Littleport, Phil Malkin, to find out about how YPL is run and what is being provided for the community it was set up to serve. She found Phil in his small office in the large industrial unit in Henry Crabb Road, by name the YPL Indoor Arena. On the subject of some charity shops’ high prices, Phil said, “What we have found now is…

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