North Cambridgeshire 2019 General Election Results

North Cambridgeshire 2019 General Election Results

Here are the local results of the 2019 General Election: Name – Party – No of Votes Steve Barclay – Conservative – 38,423 Diane Boyd – Labour – 8,430 Rupert Moss-Eccardt – Liberal Democrat – 4,298 Ruth Johnson – Green – 1,813 The turnout was 63.3%, an increase of 0.2% from 2017 With 72.5% of the vote, Steve Barclay was elected. Data sourced from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/constituencies/E14000842

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Remembering the Dead of Littleport

Remembering the Dead of Littleport

Readers of these articles are reminded that these are extracts of research work I did some years ago. The results of the research are available in Littleport Adams Heritage Centre. Anyone may read the research free of charge but there are two conditions: You may not copy any of the material, and you may not remove any material. It cost me a lot of money to visit, and photograph, many of the memorials and headstones…

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Welney Wetland Centre – Winter beckons

Welney Wetland Centre – Winter beckons

Most of the autumn management has now taken place, and finished not too soon as the wet weather throughout October has resulted in the Earith sluice gates opening early. Fingers crossed we won’t have to take on excessive quantities of water before winter has properly begun, but it all depends how much water comes down the River Ouse. As the Bewick’s swans have begun their migrations, leaving Arctic Russia this month, the first whooper swans…

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Christian Spiritualists in Littleport

Christian Spiritualists in Littleport

Although the well-established Spiritualist meetings on a Thursday night at the Village Hall are obviously geared to local people after a bit of spiritual upliftment, guidance and messages from ‘Beyond’, there is more to your Littleport Christian Spiritualists’ group than you might think. Even more than the development circles, healing circles and various regular workshops led by its Pastor, the Right Reverend Nick Brown and his team of ministers would have you assume. Affiliated to…

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The Skaters Sermon

The Skaters Sermon

The Skaters Sermon given by lay preacher, Rhiny Fletcher in 1900 in the Steam Engine Primitive Methodist Church on the Hundred Foot River. Now all of you know me when I spent my Sundays skating instead of preaching, but that was when I worked for the old Devil, But I gave him notice and now I work for another Master, though that doesn’t go to say I never go skating. What I want to tell…

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Littleport Library

Littleport Library

Littleport Library offers adult, junior and young adult fiction, nonfiction, large print and audiobooks, a Local Studies section and a Health and Wellbeing area. There is free Wi-Fi and computer access, whilst online there is free access to e-books and e-audiobooks, plus an array of e-newspapers and e-magazines to download and read at your leisure. You can use the Spydus Mobile library app to access your account, request and renew items. We provide help with…

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Littleport Women’s Institute – Jam and Jerusalem?

A member of the Littleport Women’s Institute writes: We do sing the beautiful hymn Jerusalem, but make jam? No, I have not made jam in all the time I have been a member which is over 10 years. Apart from our speakers, demonstrators, entertainment etc which we enjoy at our monthly meetings; we receive invitations to other Institutes. We make frequent visits to place of interest, or outings simply for entertainment, and often invite guests…

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The Littleport Players – Littleport Panto is Nearly Upon Us – Oh Yes it is!

The Littleport Players – Littleport Panto is Nearly Upon Us – Oh Yes it is!

Sleeping Beauty An amazing and well-loved classic pantomime, will be performed by the talented crew of The Littleport Players this year on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th December at 7.30pm, on Saturday 7th December at 2.00pm and 7.30pm and Sunday 8th December at 2.00pm in the school theatre at Littleport and East Cambs Academy. Seriously you don’t want to miss this one! Filled with lots of groovy songs we all know and love, comedic characters…

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New Website for Anvil Cottage Crafts

New Website for Anvil Cottage Crafts

After months of planning, the team at Anvil Cottage Crafts have unveiled their new website. Not only are the company’s artisan pieces available to buy on the site, for the first time there is the option to hire a selection of items for weddings, parties and events. All pieces are handcrafted from new and used horseshoes in the forge on the banks of the river Great Ouse, close to Ely in Cambridgeshire, combining modern day…

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River View Flowers

River View Flowers

Hello, my name is Jessica. A little about me. I am a freelance florist, wife and a busy mum. I run an independent floral design service from Ten Mile Bank. Growing up in the countryside has been really inspiring, so many beautiful wild flowers all around us in the fens. It truly is a wonderful place to live. With so much nature around it is hard not to feel inspired. The more you look, the…

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