Preserving The Photographic Records Of Your Family

Preserving The Photographic Records Of Your Family

I wonder if anywhere in this nation there is a house that does not contain, somewhere within its walls, at least one box of faded monochromatic photographs – images that reflect the era known as the twentieth century; an era that has all-too-quickly become “the past”. It was my era. At 63, I am somewhat reluctant to give up “my era”. As midnight each 31st December arrives, I now find myself struggling to welcome the…

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The Friendship Co-operative

The Friendship Co-operative

The Friendship Co-operative Group began in December 2017 and was born out of the previously known YANA (You Are Not Alone) group. The idea behind the group is to bring together residents from Littleport and surrounding villages who may find themselves at a loose end and would like a bit of company. We meet on the first Sunday of the month from 2-4pm in Littleport Village Hall and the entry fee is £2, which goes…

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The PORT

The PORT

Celebrating our 3rd Year in June 2018! Joanne Coe tells us about ThePORT youth group Mondays 5-6.30pm @ The Ex- Servicemen’s Club Ponts Hill Littleport Entry £1.00 All are welcome from Primary School Year 5 upwards. Find us on FacebooK – ThePORT During the last few months ThePORT youths have been busy helping with community events, running ThePORT Rocks Easter Rock Hunt, and enjoying weekly youth group meetings – Upcoming activities over the summer will…

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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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Littleport Lions

Littleport Lions

Why you should join them and take part in their many activities that benefit the community locally The Littleport Cambridgeshire Lions decided to do a Litterpick as a thank you to The Almonry at Ely who allowed us to hold our Easter event in their wonderful gardens. It was decided to extend the litterpick to include the Cathedral grounds, a local park and the river bank! Lots of bags of rubbish were collected and we…

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The Port From My Point Of View!

The Port From My Point Of View!

When I first joined The Port in 2016 I never thought that it would be one of the best decisions I’ve ever made writes member Chelsea Hirst. I never knew that I would make as many friends at this youth club as I have, and I’m still friends with most of these amazing people. And I wouldn’t want any other person to run it other than Jo. She and her staff are the most fun-loving…

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The Heritage Centre & Community Market

The Heritage Centre & Community Market

A list of Market Dates for your diary: Saturday 3rd March, Saturday 7th April – Easter Celebration, Saturday 5th May The Centre itself is generally open on Tuesday afternoons from 2 pm – 4 pm to coincide with The Littleport Society and St George’s Church (Easter through to October). A wide variety of local produce is available on market days, including regular guest stalls, ensuring that there will always be something worth popping in for….

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The PORT

The PORT

ThePORT currently has 164 registered members which is fantastic! Each week a variety of games are on offer. Music is always available along with Wifi. Hot Food and a fully stocked Tuck shop offer a variety of goodies. ThePORT opening hours are – MONDAYS 5-6.30pm at Littleport Ex-Servicemen’s Club on Ponts Hill. (Extending the time by 30min may be possible if we need to) We have use of the Garden, Pin Ball Machine, Table Tennis,…

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Littleport Independent Foodbank

Littleport Independent Foodbank

In July Littleport Independent Foodbank will have been open for two years. We operate from the vestry in St Georges Church. The Church has made us welcome and they are very patient as we seem to be taking up more and more space. We open Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am -12 noon. As we are independent we are able to help in more ways than just supplying food, plus we are able to help for…

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Sue Sollinger tells Littleport Life how she became a Yoga teacher

Sue Sollinger tells Littleport Life how she became a Yoga teacher

“I decided at the age of 40 to change direction in my working career after being divorced and becoming a single parent to my two boys. I needed something that would fit in with the school time table and also help pay the bills. I had always enjoyed sport and fitness classes at various health clubs around the country, so I decided to take the RSA Exercise to Music, Step Reebok and Advance Study in…

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