Hale Fen’s Creature Comforts

Hale Fen’s Creature Comforts

Camelot Creature Comforts is another pet shop well worth a visit which serves the Chettisham, Ely, Littleport and surrounding areas. This family business prides itself on good value for money catering for all types of animals in a setting which were originally horse stables. Just drive past the Littleport Leisure Centre in Camel Road, past Sharman’s Garden Centre and across the A10 you will find The Willows, 3 Hale Fen by turning left and into…

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Littleport Leisure Centre

Littleport Leisure Centre

A healthy part of Littleport Life Here at Littleport Leisure Community Centre we pride ourselves on providing a range of Fitness Activities suitable for men, women and children of all ages and capabilities. We have a top of the range Fitness Suite complete with qualified Gym Instructors. At present you can enjoy unlimited access to the Gym, day or night, for just £25.00 per month. To use this facility you must be a member of…

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New Direction for Old Road

New Direction for Old Road

Parish Council Transport Spokesperson, Councillor Francis J Brown, is pleased with the progress being made at the much discussed Sandhill Bridge junction of the back road between Littleport and Queen Adelaide. Councillor Brown has played a major role in securing the changes at this junction in response to the number of incidents that have occured on that road. At the end of last year work was completed on making the junction safer and more visible…

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Littleport Scout Troop Taste-Test Takeaways

Littleport Scout Troop Taste-Test Takeaways

Littleport’s scout troop are looking forward now to the spring months of activities, but here is a backward glance to let you know what the group did as part of their active winter programme. The 1st Littleport Scout Troop undertook a taste-testing competition before Christmas! The competition was designed and undertaken by the members of Puma & Tiger Patrol overseen by 12 year old the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge to learn more about the…

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The Littleport Society Preserving our Heritage

The Littleport Society Preserving our Heritage

Just before the Society was founded in 1987 an incident occurred that highlighted how our heritage was being lost. A large pile of old bound copies of the Littleport Parish Magazines dating from the 1880’s was put out with a dustbin for the dustcart to take away. Fortunately the dustman recognised what this potential pile of refuse was and saved it from inevitable destruction. He took the items to Miss Eileen Gill, a former school…

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Heritage Centre Thriving

Heritage Centre Thriving

In the chilly month of February the Fen dweller’s warmest thoughts oft turn to ice! This year was no exception with the Adam’s Heritage Centre playing host to a two-day exhibition of all things fen skating. There were plenty of old skates and photographs of skaters from as long ago as the 19th century on display. Speakers from the Fen Centre – Chair Nigel Drake and its Publicity Officer, David Smith, who is also still…

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The Littleport Players Theatre Group

The Littleport Players Theatre Group

This has been another successful year for the Littleport Players after staging the fantastic production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in June and then Red Riding Hood in December, it has certainly been a busy time for everyone! Chairperson, Becky Green, stated – “time goes by very fast – one minute we are busy rehearsing for the show, next minute, the performances are upon us. It certainly couldn’t have been achieved without…

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Made With Love and Care

Made With Love and Care

It’s great to find out how people started their own local businesses and why. ‘Made With Love and Care’ This is the logo chosen by a fairly new and thriving Littleport business, ‘Kidd’s Kitchen’. Debbie Kidd spent 20 years working in the catering and training industry, but eventually decided, with the support of her husband Adrian, to turn her expertise into starting their own catering business working from home so that is how Kidd’s Kitchen…

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Littleport Parish Council Digest

Littleport Parish Council Digest

Littleport Parish Council decided to write an open letter to the East Cambridgeshire District Council highlighting their serious concerns over the cinema and leisure park planned for the outskirts of Ely. Councillors feel that it could have a detrimental effect on Littleport as well as on council tax rates for the rest of the district. At January’s meeting they opined that development could be a ‘death knell for a number of organisations’. In the Minutes…

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Ely Walking Group

Ely Walking Group

16 members of Ely Walking Group, together with 4 well behaved dogs, enjoyed a 6 1/2 mile walk in the winter sunshine. Starting at a frosty Santon Downham, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, they then used paths along the Little Ouse River, through Thetford Warren forest and stopped halfway at High Lodge in the forest for a hot drink. Revived, they followed paths to the outskirts of Brandon and there they turned and made their way…

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