Parish Council News

Parish Council News

Overview It is a very strange feeling writing this newsletter when the World has changed so much over the last few weeks following the outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Hopefully by the time you read this we will be over the worst and life will be returning to ‘normal’ and we will be able to visit our family and friends and enjoy the summer weather we hope will visit us. COVID-19 Help & Support Littleport…

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From the Leader of Littleport Parish Council, Clive Webber

From the Leader of Littleport Parish Council, Clive Webber

I would firstly like to say a huge thank you to all the groups that have been supporting our residents, as well as our wonderful NHS and all other key workers that are working so hard in such difficult circumstances. Our community has really come together to support each other and we are seeing neighbours supporting each other in addition to residents volunteering with the Littleport Mutual Aid Help and Support Group, the Council led…

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North Cambridgeshire 2019 General Election Results

North Cambridgeshire 2019 General Election Results

Here are the local results of the 2019 General Election: Name – Party – No of Votes Steve Barclay – Conservative – 38,423 Diane Boyd – Labour – 8,430 Rupert Moss-Eccardt – Liberal Democrat – 4,298 Ruth Johnson – Green – 1,813 The turnout was 63.3%, an increase of 0.2% from 2017 With 72.5% of the vote, Steve Barclay was elected. Data sourced from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/constituencies/E14000842

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The Electoral Register 2019/20

The Electoral Register 2019/20

At the end of July/early August, every household in the village will have received a Household Enquiry Form issued by East Cambridgeshire District Council. The information it requests is used to prepare the Electoral Register. It is easy to return the information, either via email, text, Freephone or post. Once the form is returned, any new Electors will receive an ‘Invitation To Register’ to complete. At the end of August and mid-September reminders are posted…

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Parish Council News – Summer/Autumn 2019

Parish Council News – Summer/Autumn 2019

Cllr Andy Wright Sadly our long standing colleague Andy Wright passed away on 25th March and we would like to place on formal record, via this Newsletter in part, our thanks and appreciation for the over 40 years of dedication and service he gave to the village. ‘It’s everyone’s business’ Update Whilst everything in this Newsletter is newsworthy, we want to put this towards the top of the list. We have increased the coverage of…

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Neighbourhood Watch – Free Street Signs

Neighbourhood Watch – Free Street Signs

WELL NOT QUITE FREE; the Parish Council have kindly agreed to pay for them. Signs are an important part of any neighbourhood watch scheme. Recent figures for Cambridgeshire show that the risk of burglary is reduced to 1/8th of what it would have been, and other crime is also reduced. This is why many insurance companies give a reduction on your household premium if you are within a neighbourhood watch scheme. If you are within…

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Parish Council News Autumn/Winter 2018

Parish Council News Autumn/Winter 2018

‘It’s everyone’s business’ Update Following the exceptionally well attended public meeting in August, the Parish Council have been kept updated by the Police about how they have been working to tackle the incidents of anti-social behaviour around the village. Residents will have noticed the increased patrols around the village. Significant progress has been made in respect of identifying criminality and the perpetrators. Arrests have taken place and dispersal enforcement taken. This work is ongoing and…

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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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Parish Council News Summer 2018

Parish Council News Summer 2018

Local Policing and CCTV Cameras We are still improving and extending the areas covered by our CCTV system … we currently have a bid in for funding for an additional 6 cameras (along with renewing some of the older ones). These new cameras are infa-red (ie work at night) and have number plate recognition capability. The Police too now have direct remote access into the system and can view not only live footage but can…

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Parish Council News

Parish Council News

The Community Hub East Cambridgeshire District Council, working in partnership with the Parish Council, are now running a monthly community drop-in event on the first Thursday of every month between 10am and 1pm in the Village Hall. If you need to talk to someone/need advice on debt, alcohol misuse, drug dependency, housing/homelessness, benefits, mental health, domestic violence etc representatives are there for you to talk to. No need to make an appointment, just drop in….

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