Littleport’s Successful Parkruns!

Littleport’s Successful Parkruns!

The need for a Parkrun in East Cambridgeshire has been known for a few years now, but several failed attempts in Ely have proven there simply has not been a suitable venue to meet the needs and requirements. Matt Holmes of Littleport had the idea to set up an event in Littleport in September 2017, and made some initial enquiries, and on the suggestion of myself, applied for a grant from the Parish Council to…

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Spotlight on the Littleport Society

Spotlight on the Littleport Society

The Spring edition of The Littleport Society Magazine was a Black Horse Drove Special Edition, which detailed the history of the Drove its shops, pub, and school, as well as Carol Driver’s memories of living on the Drove. Every resident of the Drove received a complimentary copy of this 20 page special. If anyone has any anecdotes or stories of living on the Drove please let us know and we can include them in future…

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363MCC do it again for Littleport!

363MCC do it again for Littleport!

Every year the 363MCC biker fraternity host a wonderful fundraiser while everybody has fun! This is the famous ‘Crowning Around’ event that is a May Day celebration with a difference! This year the date for your diary is May 5 and 11.00 hours GMT venue; Littleport’s historic Crown Inn on the corner of Crown Lane and Main Street. And there will be a flypast at a time to be advised nearer the date when you…

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Jo Cole’s Healthy Options!

Jo Cole’s Healthy Options!

Jo Cole moved into Littleport 26 years ago. You may have seen her, as she puts it, “pounding the pavements, or at my allotment” as she likes to keep fit. And fitness is something that Jo takes very seriously. After a bout of illness, she decided to amend her diet in order to consolidate her recovery, and so her own business, ‘Nourishing4U’ came into being. Jo says, “The nourishing and fermented foods I began preparing…

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Littleport Village Defibrillator

Littleport Village Defibrillator

A defibrillator has been purchased for Littleport Village. It is attached to the wall of the Village Hall on Victoria Street. The defibrillator was formally unveiled at 11am on Saturday 11th March 2017, in the Village Hall. The defibrillator and cabinet is the first of three being purchased for the village. It has been funded by: Littleport Parish Council, Townlands Charity, Wood Fen Lodge, 363 Motor Cycle Club, Littleport Riots 200 committee, and the customers…

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Littleport Community First Responders

Littleport Community First Responders

Were you aware that there are people in the village who may turn up to help you should you call for an ambulance? We are known as Community First Responders or CFR’s. What are Community First Responders? We are people who all have an interest in caring and supporting those of you that are experiencing medical emergencies that require an ambulance crew to assess you. From the recent news reports you will be aware of…

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Be our eyes and ears on care in Cambridgeshire

Be our eyes and ears on care in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire volunteers and is helping us with a new project to look at how health and care services communicate with people who have a sensory loss. Lizzie’s told us “I am a service user myself and have disabilities so I rely on good healthcare and support, such as having a good relationship with the GP.” We need your help to talk to more people about Healthwatch and find out what care is like for them….

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Remember. Celebrate. Change Lives.

Remember. Celebrate. Change Lives.

A leading cancer charity has created a special place where people can remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones they have lost to cancer. Losing someone you love can leave you feeling lost. So, Macmillan Cancer Support have created a permanent place where friends and family can come together, share memories and even change lives. Local fundraising manager, Jessica Levin says “The website allows you to create a lasting legacy for your loved one…

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Sharon Gets a Gold!

Sharon Gets a Gold!

A weight loss expert from Littleport has struck gold for the exceptional work she does in helping more than 100 people to lose weight at her local group every week. Sharon, who runs the group every week has been awarded ‘Gold’ status by the national slimming club because of her success in supporting slimmers to reach their dream weight and the super service she provides to those members. The accolade is given to Slimming World…

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Connections Cancer Club

Connections Cancer Club

Connections Cancer Club is a small friendly group of people who meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the School Room, St Johns Methodist Chapel, High Street, Littleport, from 10.00 to 12.00. We offer support, friendship and time to those families affected by cancer in any way. We have planned some social events in the near future. Why not come along and join us, bring along your ideas and have a chat over…

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