Cambridgeshire Skills – Introduction to Horticulture

Cambridgeshire Skills – Introduction to Horticulture

Part of the “growing” list of courses offered by Cambridgeshire Skills. The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the skills a person would find invaluable to grow plants, maintain green spaces and get more from gardening. This introduction is also a gate way to progressing onto further horticultural courses that could be used as a springboard for those wishing to take a past time and turn it into a profession. So…

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Littleport Library

Samba Drumming & Percussion Games Workshop Saturday 14th March, 2-4pm, £6/£3. This high energy all- inclusive experience will get everyone having fun with beats and rhythm. No musical experience needed. Even if you have never touched a drum Anthony Paul will support you to have a go! All the drums and samba instruments are provided. For over 7s, young people and adults. Book in the library or online at www.CambridgeLive.org.uk Storyteller, Storyteller Saturday 6th June,…

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Why Not Shop Local?

Why Not Shop Local?

Littleport is the biggest village in England – by square miles! The population is hovering above 4,000 but with more houses being built, that number is on the increase. It may not be conventionally beautiful and wouldn’t have appeared on any of those old-fashioned chocolate boxes, but it is, as it always has been, a vibrant functioning traditional rural community. But with the burgeoning of out of town superstores, the shops and service providers in…

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Foodbank Update

Foodbank Update

Thanks to our wonderful community it was a busy time for Littleport’s Food Bank last December. We were able to provide full Christmas Dinners for people to cook on Christmas Day and treats like chocolates and festive tins of biscuits. The last Tuesday of the Christmas Term we were invited to LECA, Littleport and East Cambs Academy to collect the food students had donated, and to judge a special competition – the containers the students…

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Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

Rotary Club of Littleport’s Third Quiz Night. This took place at the Village Hall, Friday evening 26th Nov. where the Club played host to 120 guests. During the proceedings all of the result on the answer sheets were loaded into the computer and displayed on the projection screen. At the end of the evening the computer, computed after a number of recounts…. 1st place went, to Ely Rotary Club 2nd place Soham Rotary Club 3rd…

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ThePORT Youth Group

ThePORT Youth Group

The Port is Going Strong! ThePort is a social group for all in the current school year 5 and above. Monday’s Year 5/6 – 4.15pm -5.30pm Year 6/+ 5.30pm – 7pm £1.50 Our aim is to let the youth run the group and decide what activities are planned from week to week – Darts, Pool, Tuck Shop, Hot Food, Wifi, Music, TV, Games are just a few activities. With the support of the youth and…

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East Cambridgeshire District Community Eyes and Ears Scheme

You may have heard of the East Cambs District Council Community Eyes and Ears Scheme; see East Cambs website www.eastcambs.gov.uk or Littleport Life’s Facebook page for further information. The scheme was developed to help residents report anything they are concerned about, and the booklet has been distributed widely throughout the district. The scheme has been very successful and is now moving on a stage further with a relaunch in October at Ely Cathedral, an updated…

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Real help for the community – Littleport Independent Foodbank

Real help for the community – Littleport Independent Foodbank

We are now in our fourth year of Littleport Independent Foodbank. We operate from St George’s Church every Tuesday and Friday from 10 in the morning until 12 noon. We are always grateful to the church for allowing us to ‘take over’ their vestry, and we do take up quite a lot of space! We are so fortunate to be supported by such a caring community and humbled by people’s kindness. One lady come rain…

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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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Branching Out

Branching Out

What do we do? We have two contracts with Cambridgeshire County Council to provide day provision services for people who have standard or complex learning disabilities such as autism or a learning disability with other conditions. The wonderful work our team do helps us to provide this for almost 40 people to a very high standard. New team members undertake extensive training lasting 1 year, and then they constantly refresh that training yearly. Typically, a…

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