The Active Learning Trust

The Active Learning Trust

The Littleport and East Cambs Academy site continues to develop on a daily basis. Since our last site visit in early January, windows and internal walls have been fitted and numerous meetings behind the scenes have decided furniture choices, IT systems, staffing ratios and lots more. The recruitment drive for the Academy has also been very successful with interest from nearly fifty candidates. The interviews for the positions will be in the next few weeks…

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Cricket in Littleport – Update

Cricket in Littleport – Update

Nik Marsh is captain of Littleport Cricket Club and is happy to share some information about what it’s like to be a part of this sporting tradition here in Littleport. And he tells us, “After a slow start, losing the first 8 games of last season, Littleport came back to win the last nine on the bounce beating all of the three teams that got promoted from division one! We are looking to continue this…

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5 useful tips for preparing your garden equipment

5 useful tips for preparing your garden equipment

Here are 5 useful tips for preparing your garden equipment this Spring from Carol Palmer of Fenland Spirit Services: Wash out old pots and trays using a weak cleaning solution and dry thoroughly before using. This will help to minimise disease and get rid of pests which overwintered inside. Clean or wipe down secateurs, loppers etc., and consider getting them sharpened and adjusted to improve their performance. It’ll save you money in the long run…

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Pies, Pints and Puddings – the 3 P’s come to The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek

Pies, Pints and Puddings – the 3 P’s come to The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek

The Ship Inn at Brandon Creek has been successfully run by Father & Son hosts, Keith and Mark Thomas for nearly 5 years, serving their numerous Great & Little Ouse river customers and those residents from the main A10 corridor between Ely and Kings Lynn. They have now decided it is time for a renewed focus and a change of direction with their menus. They have achieved acclaim 2 years running as national runners-up in…

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Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Update

About Us Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland is the association of Rotary clubs within England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. We have over 1,800 clubs consisting of more than 50,000 men and women from all walks of life. Our clubs are based in local communities where members meet on a regular basis to enjoy friendship, networking and to plan projects that will benefit the lives of others. Clubs utilise the skills, expertise and dedication…

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Need a venue? Go to Littleport Library

Need a venue? Go to Littleport Library

Littleport Library has been a part of the community for many years, and offers great services from free internet to photocopying. The library is also the meeting place for several of the local clubs. The Littleport Digital Camera club and the Family Lego Club meet at the library every month. Last year also saw many fantastic events that were enjoyed by many of our residents. The adults enjoyed the ever popular Opera Dudes and Casting…

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Spring Forward in 2017 with the WI

Spring Forward in 2017 with the WI

The WI held its AGM in November 2016. After the annual report and treasurers report for the year ending 2016, the vote was taken for the coming year’s committee. The president and secretary wished to retire, and so this was attended to first, although they were both willing to remain on the committee. The new president was then voted in. Rosemary Coleman is now president and Linda Whytock is the new secretary. Ms G Crawford…

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A Message from Littleport Christian Spiritualists’ Society

A Message from Littleport Christian Spiritualists’ Society

We are pleased to say that our regular Thursday evening meetings – 7.30pm at the Village Hall are becoming even more popular with around 25 to 30 people attending every week. We are Spiritualists, which means basically that we believe that not only is there life after death, but that it’s provable through mediumship, communication between this world and the next, from those gone before and loved ones left here. When we meet for such…

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St George’s Church

St George’s Church

By the time you read this 2017 will be well under way, but please just think back to New Year’s Day. When I was a child I always found New Year’s Day really flat; it was all over then and everything was back to normal. Of course when I was a child I reasoned like a child and now I’ve grown up, hopefully things are different. In the ancient world including the world of the…

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Melanie Designs in Littleport

Melanie Designs in Littleport

I met up with highly gifted textile artist and tutor, Melanie Missin (Keating) living here in Littleport, who has taken quilting, fabric dyeing and sewing to another level. Melanie teaches at ‘Be Crafty’ in Ellington, and ‘Button Up and Stitch’ in Wisbech, and often gives talks for the WI. Melanie is also giving a two-day workshop in Kent and is due a visit to Romford Embroiderers Guild. Her work is proving so popular that people…

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