363 MCC Motorcycle Club

363 MCC Motorcycle Club

On the 14th January officers from the motorcycle club went along to East Anglia Children’s Hospice to donate some wonderful art eggs for the children. The club would like to thank all for their donations! May the 4th will see the clubs annual show day at the Crown Inn in Littleport. Expect some awesome action packed shows, along with music and entertainments. Confirmed acts for the day are Phil Crawford, Graham Buxton, Rock Out and…

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Behind the Scenes at Littleport Food Bank

Behind the Scenes at Littleport Food Bank

I arrive an hour before the doors officially open at 10, warmly greeted by Susan Green and Elaine Law who run the independent Food Bank in Littleport. Situated in the little side room inside St George’s Church, the Food Bank is open every Tuesday and Friday between 10 and 12. A year prior to this I was here but in different circumstances: After moving from East London, my husband a qualified carpenter and myself a…

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The Hangar

The Hangar

It was sometime towards the end of February and beginning of March last year that the idea of a men’s shed for the community popped into my mind. I am not a very practical person, so it was a little unexpected. However, a week or two later the Men Shed ‘movement’ featured on TV and I was amazed! It turned out that others had had this idea a long time ago. In fact, the idea…

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Rita Williams tells us how she was welcomed by Littleport WI

Rita Williams tells us how she was welcomed by Littleport WI

I moved to Littleport 4 years ago to be nearer my son, but I knew not a soul. I had been a WI member many years ago. I rang the then President Mrs June Bird and asked when they met, thinking it would give me some time to steel myself to walk into a room full of ladies I did not know. Her reply was: “We meet tonight my dear, see you about 7”. She…

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Firefighter David Murfitt has retired!

Firefighter David Murfitt has retired!

There are many unsung heroes in Littleport – and not too many actually ever know about their achievements. David Murfitt for instance who is often seen helping out marshalling regularly at Littleport’s Parkrun. This is a man who has served 25 years with Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service at Littleport fire station. Announcing his retirement only this September, his wife Amanda said: “Today my husband retires from CFRS after exactly 25 years as a retained…

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Littleport Leisure hosts an exercise class for Cambridge MS Society every Monday Morning!

Littleport Leisure hosts an exercise class for Cambridge MS Society every Monday Morning!

Since we began a few of months ago the class numbers have risen to 14 and our excellent trainer Adam varies the seated exercises and has set up new equipment in a separate training room that we can all use. Motomed machines, spin bikes, battle ropes even a ski machine. Every week after the class we adjourn to the café for coffee / lunch and enjoy a social hour or so putting the world to…

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The Library Presents

The Library Presents

On Sunday 7 October you can enjoy a dramatic and innovative production of Shakespeare’s Henry V at Littleport Leisure Centre. This fast-paced and dynamic show brings to life the legendary Siege of Harfleur and Battle of Agincourt. The production has been created by professional national touring company Librarian Theatre and is both a perfect introduction to Shakespeare and an enjoyable adaptation for those more familiar with the play. The show is suitable for ages ten…

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Cathy Gibb-de Swarte takes a look at YPL

Cathy Gibb-de Swarte takes a look at YPL

YPL is a well-established charity which has been going since 2007 and continues to provide a good service for the Littleport Community. You will find them down Henry Crabb Road housed in an indoor area either busying themselves over yet another popular auction or regularly cooking a hearty meal plus preparing yummy food for anyone who visits their welcoming cafeteria courtesy of chef Dee Moffat. The YPL premises also has an upstairs treasure trove for…

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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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Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Update

In July, we started a NEW ROTARY YEAR The inauguration of a new president At the end of June Tony Summersgill became the president of the Littleport Rotary Club. A recent Golf tournament at the, Sheringham Golf Club organized by Rotarian Colin Every, raised over £2000 for Rotary Charities. Southery Play Group The Southery play group needed help with equipment The Rotary Club of Littleport donated £500 to purchase new equipment. The Team gave a…

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