The Skaters Sermon

The Skaters Sermon

The Skaters Sermon given by lay preacher, Rhiny Fletcher in 1900 in the Steam Engine Primitive Methodist Church on the Hundred Foot River. Now all of you know me when I spent my Sundays skating instead of preaching, but that was when I worked for the old Devil, But I gave him notice and now I work for another Master, though that doesn’t go to say I never go skating. What I want to tell…

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Vine Community Church

Vine Community Church

I have an ear-worm. Not a wriggly slimy thing in my ear but a song that is going round and round in my head: ‘A time for giving, a time for getting, A time for forgiving, a time for forgetting’ These are lyrics from ‘Mistletoe and Wine’ – a song that doubtless has been heard across the supermarket aisles as we all prepare for Christmas. I will be ready and keen to give out presents…

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Littleport Library

Littleport Library

Littleport Library offers adult, junior and young adult fiction, nonfiction, large print and audiobooks, a Local Studies section and a Health and Wellbeing area. There is free Wi-Fi and computer access, whilst online there is free access to e-books and e-audiobooks, plus an array of e-newspapers and e-magazines to download and read at your leisure. You can use the Spydus Mobile library app to access your account, request and renew items. We provide help with…

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The Littleport Players – Littleport Panto is Nearly Upon Us – Oh Yes it is!

The Littleport Players – Littleport Panto is Nearly Upon Us – Oh Yes it is!

Sleeping Beauty An amazing and well-loved classic pantomime, will be performed by the talented crew of The Littleport Players this year on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th December at 7.30pm, on Saturday 7th December at 2.00pm and 7.30pm and Sunday 8th December at 2.00pm in the school theatre at Littleport and East Cambs Academy. Seriously you don’t want to miss this one! Filled with lots of groovy songs we all know and love, comedic characters…

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Littleport Women’s Institute – Jam and Jerusalem?

A member of the Littleport Women’s Institute writes: We do sing the beautiful hymn Jerusalem, but make jam? No, I have not made jam in all the time I have been a member which is over 10 years. Apart from our speakers, demonstrators, entertainment etc which we enjoy at our monthly meetings; we receive invitations to other Institutes. We make frequent visits to place of interest, or outings simply for entertainment, and often invite guests…

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New Website for Anvil Cottage Crafts

New Website for Anvil Cottage Crafts

After months of planning, the team at Anvil Cottage Crafts have unveiled their new website. Not only are the company’s artisan pieces available to buy on the site, for the first time there is the option to hire a selection of items for weddings, parties and events. All pieces are handcrafted from new and used horseshoes in the forge on the banks of the river Great Ouse, close to Ely in Cambridgeshire, combining modern day…

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ThePORT Youth Group

ThePORT Youth Group

The Port goes from strength to strength! The Port is a very successful social club for young people in Littleport. It is superbly managed by Joanne Coe who received the Citizen of the Year accolade for her efforts just this year! They coincide with school holidays and this winter the last session is December 9th for the Christmas Quiz, Prize Bingo and sale of Christmas gifts. Then it closes for the holidays and reopens 13th…

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Peacock’s Meadow: a space in the community.

Peacock’s Meadow: a space in the community.

Well, Winter is now upon us. Time for gardeners to reflect on the passing year, and to plan for next year’s growing season. That’s what we’ve been doing in the Peacocks Meadow community garden. Summer saw a number of lovely community events in the garden. Our volunteers, together with support from Fenland Spirit Services, have cut the grass all through the year. This regular cutting is gradually eradicating the brambles. Youngsters from the PORT youth…

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River View Flowers

River View Flowers

Hello, my name is Jessica. A little about me. I am a freelance florist, wife and a busy mum. I run an independent floral design service from Ten Mile Bank. Growing up in the countryside has been really inspiring, so many beautiful wild flowers all around us in the fens. It truly is a wonderful place to live. With so much nature around it is hard not to feel inspired. The more you look, the…

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Littleport Lions Club News!

Littleport Lions Club News!

Littleport Lions Charter Meal On 15th September 2019, The Lions Club of Littleport and their guests, who included New Century Lions, had their Charter Meal at the High Flyer pub in Ely. The Mayor of Ely, Michael Rouse, gave a speech at the meal about the events he has attended during this year. He also spoke about fundraising for the Mayor’s charity. He praised the Lions for all their valuable work in the community. Club…

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