Foodbank Update

Foodbank Update

Thanks to our wonderful community it was a busy time for Littleport’s Food Bank last December. We were able to provide full Christmas Dinners for people to cook on Christmas Day and treats like chocolates and festive tins of biscuits. The last Tuesday of the Christmas Term we were invited to LECA, Littleport and East Cambs Academy to collect the food students had donated, and to judge a special competition – the containers the students…

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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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Some Memories From The River Bank

Some Memories From The River Bank

Along the stretch of river bank on Lynn Road, Littleport, between the 48 hour mooring and the end of the old road, is a free fishing area; all that anyone needs to fish legally is a rod licence. This relatively small area attracts a vast amount of people from all walks of life. Some years ago we met several people from Hackney. They would arrive two or three times a year, set up camp and…

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