Book Competition Winner!

Book Competition Winner!

We ran a competition to win the riveting book written by Littleport man John M. Taylor, and signed by him, entitled, I Will Find You. It’s a thrilling story based on truth. and totally compelling. Mystery and intrigue in the old school, starts here in a place that has another name but is obviously Littleport,- and moves across to Australia. And back. Our hero, Robbie Spalding, is a Barnado’s boy. From the children’s home in…

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Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Last Summer Rotarian Colin Every suggested, that it would be a good idea to raise our profile by holding a Quiz! This was met with general consensus and a small team set about making it happen. The date selected was Friday 24th November, which seemed to give plenty of time for the preparatory work Leigh Shaw, Question Master the brainiest club member, is tasked with preparing the questions— checking and collating questionpapers. Paul Cox assisted…

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Millfield School

Millfield School

Primary Schools are not just about reading, writing and maths- they’re about engaging children in the environment around them, awakening an interest in, amongst other things, science, sport, music and the arts. At Millfield we now have a very established commitment to sport and are developing our provision for music at the School. I am delighted to share with you that at the beginning of the autumn term, we were successful in being awarded the…

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Greater Littleport and District New Christian Spiritualists’ Society

Greater Littleport and District New Christian Spiritualists’ Society

When we first founded the Spiritualists’ Society aka Church in Littleport – we realised that the acronym spelled out gladness – minus an e. But that was enough for us! So ‘GLADN(e)SS’ was born! Then we added in the word Christian that looked like it might change that happy sobriquet too! But it then became, appropriately, a silent C! Appropriate because many of us know the meaningful motto that has hung on many a Christian…

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Littleport Lions

Littleport Lions

Once again we held our very successful Breakfast with Santa in December at The Almonry Restaurant in Ely. Our thanks go to all who came along over the three days and our special thanks to the managers of The Almonry, Michael and Lesley Blakey, without whose help and expertise this event would not happen. We catered for over 210 happy breakfasters, and Santa come along and gave all the children a present. It was a…

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Spotlight on the Littleport Society

Spotlight on the Littleport Society

For many years the Littleport Society has taken part in the Royal British Legion’s Remembrance Day ceremony. This year committee member Fiona Gilbert laid the Society’s wreath on the War memorial. Whilst it is important that we remember those whose lives’ were sacrificed in the terrible conflicts of the two world wars, and the other conflicts of the later 20th century, it is not readily known that Littleport men have fought in many previous wars,…

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The PORT

The PORT

ThePORT currently has 164 registered members which is fantastic! Each week a variety of games are on offer. Music is always available along with Wifi. Hot Food and a fully stocked Tuck shop offer a variety of goodies. ThePORT opening hours are – MONDAYS 5-6.30pm at Littleport Ex-Servicemen’s Club on Ponts Hill. (Extending the time by 30min may be possible if we need to) We have use of the Garden, Pin Ball Machine, Table Tennis,…

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Littleport Independent Foodbank

Littleport Independent Foodbank

In July Littleport Independent Foodbank will have been open for two years. We operate from the vestry in St Georges Church. The Church has made us welcome and they are very patient as we seem to be taking up more and more space. We open Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am -12 noon. As we are independent we are able to help in more ways than just supplying food, plus we are able to help for…

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Zumba Down Black Horse Drove!

Zumba Down Black Horse Drove!

Russ Welch is running the new Zumba class on the Drove, and is keen to let everyone know about the class and a bit about himself, writes Joy Tod. The class is open to absolutely everyone regardless of age or ability or fitness level. They have fun. It’s on a Thursday evening 7- 8pm in our Community Centre, and it’s £5 a week. These first few weeks have been popular so there might be the…

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The Littleport Button Tree Stitching our stories…together

The Littleport Button Tree Stitching our stories…together

Welcome to The Field Theatre Group’s latest community heritage project! What is the Button Tree? The Button Tree project is a unique story and memory gathering project that everyone can share in The Button Tree is a large scale community textile work created by Littleport based textile artist and tutor, Fiona Lidgey-Robinson (with volunteers from the community). Our workshops are free, and open to residents of all ages. These are drop-in sessions so there is…

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