Littleport Rotary Club – Update

Littleport Rotary Club – Update

A green-fingered approach to fund raising! The Club held a Dinner for Garden Lovers at the Anchor Little Downham which was attended by 60 guests and raised over £750 for Rotary Charities. Philip Laver One of our Rotarians is fortunate in having as his daughter-in-law. Tamara Bridge, a RHS Gold Medalist and designer of the Radio 2 Scent Garden at Chelsea last year Tamara gave a presentation of “Behind the Scenes” at Sandringham (winning Best…

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St George’s Church Summer 2018

One of the big questions about “church” is where does church happen? In the building, in the street? Or is it in both? To find the answer to this and similar questions, the best place to look is scripture and when we look there, we find that Jesus did in fact go to both the temple (church) and out in the streets. Jesus spent a lot of time talking to religious leaders and he did…

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A Message from St John’s Methodist Church

A Message from St John’s Methodist Church

How Dyslexia inspires a deacon’s ministry Working with many rural churches in South Kent Circuit, Deacon Carys Woodley offers a ministry of encouragement. Dyslexia means that I have struggled and felt isolated. However, this inspires my ministry as I come alongside the struggling and vulnerable. Dyslexia is an important part of who I am and what I do. Because I know the difference encouragement has made to me, I want to encourage others. So my…

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Citizen of the Year – Maureen Scott

Citizen of the Year – Maureen Scott

Littleport’s very own Maureen Scott, who is a busy archivist for the Littleport Society, and can be found every Tuesday afternoon ready to show interested visitors around all its amazing historical gems, upstairs at the Parish Council’s ‘The Barn’ offices, at the back of the car park in Main Street, could not understand why she had received the Citizen of the Year award, writes Cathy Gibb-de Swarte. “When I received the letter I just put…

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Caline Easey reports on the activities enjoyed by Time Bank members in Littleport!

Caline Easey reports on the activities enjoyed by Time Bank members in Littleport!

Alzheimer’s Research UK had a nationwide promotion to support their ‘Mighty Quiz’ campaign to raise much needed money to finding a cure for this terrible disease. The Timebank received a pack and got stuck in! With support from local fish and chip shop ‘The Codfather’ via Timebank members Cathy and Fiona, we were able to hold the quiz at Adams Heritage Centre and 16 members came to raise funds to test the little grey cells….

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Bugs, botany and baby birds; the summer sights, scents and sounds at your local Wetland Centre.

Bugs, botany and baby birds; the summer sights, scents and sounds at your local Wetland Centre.

Each spring brings with it the excitement of birds nesting and rearing young. The habitats on the nature reserve at WWT Welney provide ideal nesting sites for our regular summer visitors, including avocets, black-tailed godwits, reed warblers and swallows. This spring has been extra special as it saw common cranes successfully breed for the first time at Welney. In March a pair of common cranes, a species which until recently had been absent from the…

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Roller Skating at Littleport Leisure Rolling to Success!

Roller Skating at Littleport Leisure Rolling to Success!

Ely Roller Skating Club will be hosting their first gala on 15th and 16th September this year. The club who train at Littleport Leisure Centre three times a week, will be using Cambridge University Sports Centre for the competition and are expecting over 500 skaters from a number of different clubs to attend. The club, who have 3 skaters heading to the German Cup, representing Great Britain in May, are busy fundraising to cover the…

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Littleport Rangers Looking to Build Upward on a Great Foundation! Charting Their Success

Littleport Rangers Looking to Build Upward on a Great Foundation! Charting Their Success

Littleport Rangers FC was established in 2009. We are recognised by the Football Association as a Chartered Standard club. All coaches are DBS checked, have achieved a level 1 or 2 coaching qualification, have completed their child safeguarding course and are first aid trained. We currently have 3 teams, 2 in the Cambs Mini Soccer League, U9 & U10 2017/2018, and 1 in the Cambridgeshire & District Colts League, u12’s. We are operated and run…

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Radley from Johnson and Scott tells us all about Rabbits: How to keep your hopping companion happy and healthy

Radley from Johnson and Scott tells us all about Rabbits: How to keep your hopping companion happy and healthy

There’s no denying the cuteness factor of bunnies. It’s no surprise really that these wonderful, amusing, fascinating creatures are Britain’s 3rd most popular pet. However what a rabbit needs is often misunderstood. This lack of knowledge results in their needs not being met, and our adorable fluffy friends suffer neglect, loneliness and stress. Pet bunnies have much the same needs as wild bunnies; space, grass, companionship, grass, shelter, grass, safety from predators and more grass!…

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The Littleport Players Present Our House – The Madness Musical

The Littleport Players Present Our House – The Madness Musical

Musical by Tim Firth Music and Lyrics by MADNESS 12, 13 and 14 July 2018 at 7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm) The Village Hall, Littleport Tickets £10.00 per person Available from:- Online – www.ticketsource.co.uk/littleportplayers (online booking fee applies) In Person – from the Bargain Centre in Main Street or Bizzie Lizzie, the hairdresser’s on Ponts Hill. Email – rebekahgreen2016@outlook.com Refreshments are available, including beer and wine. About the show! This musical is actually two musicals…

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