East Cambridgeshire District Council Annual Report

East Cambridgeshire District Council Annual Report

Councillors for Littleport: David Ambrose Smith, Christine Ambrose Smith, Jo Webber and Paul Cox Littleport Annual Parish Meeting, Monday 21st May 2018 1.0 Introduction We set out in 2014 to create a customer driven, efficient Council with a “can do” and “open for business” culture in everything we do. 2014 seems like a very long time ago – that’s testament to the sheer volume of delivery of East Cambs District Council in the last 4…

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Preserving The Photographic Records Of Your Family

Preserving The Photographic Records Of Your Family

I wonder if anywhere in this nation there is a house that does not contain, somewhere within its walls, at least one box of faded monochromatic photographs – images that reflect the era known as the twentieth century; an era that has all-too-quickly become “the past”. It was my era. At 63, I am somewhat reluctant to give up “my era”. As midnight each 31st December arrives, I now find myself struggling to welcome the…

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Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club

Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club

At the Club’s AGM in February we met at the Village Hall, when Fairways Catering put on a two course meal for the 36 members that attended. It did not seem a year ago that the Club was in the Hall for the 2017 AGM. As usual Fairways did the Club proud and had an enjoyable meal. After the meal came the AGM. The President, Louise Richards, opened the evening with thankyous to all of…

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Littleport Lions and the SightFirst Programme

Littleport Lions and the SightFirst Programme

“I hope you will adopt me. I am the youngest here,” Helen Keller said in her famous “Knights of the Blind” speech to Lions at the 1925 International Convention in Cedar Point, Ohio, USA. Keller was speaking figuratively, of course. She was 45 years old at the time. But the story she shared of her early childhood blindness and her heartrending struggle for independence as a girl left a lasting impression. It was one of…

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Littleport Brass and Rock Vox Choir Christmas Concert

Littleport Brass and Rock Vox Choir Christmas Concert

On Sunday 11th December at 7pm in St George’s church, Littleport Brass and Rock Vox Choir held a Christmas concert, the first of what will hopefully become an annual event. It was a lovely festive event attended by over 120 people of all ages. Littleport Brass had a varied programme playing both traditional and modern pieces. Rock Vox played both traditional and modern music and Rock Vox gave a superb performance and had some lovely…

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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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Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Another highly successful Race Night —A Family Charity Social Evening, was held at the Littleport Village Hall on Friday 7th Oct We raised £2000 for Rotary causes Littleport Rotary have been engaged in providing some 50,000 Crocuses which have been planted by Rotarians & school children in Littleport and Little Downham Thousands of primary and secondary school pupils were planting the purple crocus bulbs in October as part of a project by Rotary International in…

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Littleport Rotary Club – Update

Littleport Rotary Club – Update

All Change at The Top! At the end of June Littleport Rotary Club President Bram Holland handed over the chain of office to Clive Webber as the new President for the Rotary year 2016/2017. Clive has been a long standing member of Littleport Rotary Club and first held the office of Club President in 2009. He is perhaps better known as Chairman of the Littleport Parish Council, as an added bonus. Clive’s Vice President is…

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Millfield School

Millfield School

A Look Back As always, the end of the school year in the summer was very busy but great fun for the children. Sports day took place with a slightly different format, with key stage 2 in the morning and key stage 1 in the afternoon – the weather was ideal, the children did themselves proud and it was lovely to see so many parents and grandparents enjoying the day; the plan for the day…

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Littleport Remembers In November

Littleport Remembers In November

The annual Remembrance Day parade and service is on Sunday November 13th and will march off as it does every year after assembling at the Littleport Ex- Servicemen’s Club in the morning. All community groups and parish councillors participate, with Littleport Brass Band leading the way. The band rehearses all year round of course, and apart from other distinguished concert appearances is always more high profile during the week in which Remembrance Sunday and Armistice…

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