The Royal British Legion meets Pos+Ability in Littleport and visits a new Drop in Centre in Ely

The Royal British Legion meets Pos+Ability in Littleport and visits a new Drop in Centre in Ely

In April, I was invited to attend a meeting of an organisation called Pos+Ability. The group meet on Friday mornings, from 10.00 – 12.00 in the new Leisure Centre. The aim of Pos+Ability is to give aid to people who have disabilities brought on by Stroke, TIAs, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, and other long term conditions. The aims of the group are to: support independent living at home, maintain cognitive skills, help prevent…

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Good News from Littleport WI

Good News from Littleport WI

After a good start to our year in January with Heather Gee, this was followed in February by a quiz evening with Quiz Master Peter Allen. After lots of laughs and fun, the winners were the team Ancient & Modern rewarded with a presentation plate and some chocolate. Unfortunately, in March, our scheduled speaker was unavailable to speak at this time, so we decided to stay in house and invite members to talk about their…

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Littleport WI – New Visitors Welcome!

Littleport WI – New Visitors Welcome!

Our November session was our Annual Meeting including re-election of officers for the forthcoming year. The President is now Pat Ollive, Secretary, Lynda Whytock, Treasurer, Iris Copsey. The Committee members are: C. Berstead, J. Bird, M. Dennis. M. Featherstone, H. Payne, V.Pendle, A White and G Wicker. The evening continued with Dr Bolina, the Senior Partner from St George’s Practice. We were all amazed at the amount of work that went on behind the scenes….

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Littleport Village Hall

Littleport Village Hall

The Littleport Village Hall Management Committee along with the Parish Council have made great improvements to the main Hall. The high ceiling has been completely re-boarded and decorated along with the Walls. The rear of the stage has also been renovated with the small toilet being renewed and the floor being levelled and floor covering laid. This has made the Hall a very bookable venue for anyone to hold a function at very reasonable prices….

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Busy Bee’s Pre-School Newsletter Spring Term 2018

Busy Bee’s Pre-School Newsletter Spring Term 2018

This term we will be basing our learning and activities on: Healthy Eating and Shape, Space and Measure. Please see the boards in the setting for more information. The book we will be reading this term is The Hungry Caterpillar. We will be making our own recipe books, if you have a favorite recipe please do send it in and we can either try at pre school or put it in the recipe book. You…

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Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Last Summer Rotarian Colin Every suggested, that it would be a good idea to raise our profile by holding a Quiz! This was met with general consensus and a small team set about making it happen. The date selected was Friday 24th November, which seemed to give plenty of time for the preparatory work Leigh Shaw, Question Master the brainiest club member, is tasked with preparing the questions— checking and collating questionpapers. Paul Cox assisted…

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Littleport Peacock’s Meadow Update

Littleport Peacock’s Meadow Update

Deb Curtis, Chair of the Friends of the Woodland Garden committee tells us about a great day in October! The 14th October was a big day for volunteers in Peacocks Meadow, Littleport’s community woodland garden. An army of helpers turned out in glorious sunshine to lay a path and trim and tidy a huge amount of ground, in preparation for the siting of planters and benches. An energetic group of Main St Co-op staff gave…

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Littleport WI – New Visitors Welcome!

Littleport WI – New Visitors Welcome!

As winter is with us, it would be a good time to think about coming along on a Tuesday evening once a month (the second Tuesday) to visit our thriving WI. You get the chance to try your hand at different crafts, hear a variety of speakers, watch demonstrations and meet new people and make new friends. As the Village Hall was closed due to being redecorated in August, we met in the parish room…

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Littleport Royal British Legion

Littleport Royal British Legion

I need to start his article on a sad note. On Friday 7 July 2017 Rex Strawson passed away. Rex was, for many years, the Branch Chairman of Littleport Royal British Legion. At a time when recruiting new members, in particular committee members, was difficult Rex played a vital part in keeping the Legion alive in this community. On behalf of the current committee members I would like to pay tribute to his work and…

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Update – Littleport WI

Update – Littleport WI

January saw us enjoying our Annual Dinner at the High Flyer in Ely, a most delightful evening with delicious food. Ann White was presented with the Silver Plate for the most points gained during 2016 in our monthly competitions. So far this year our monthly meetings have seen us entertained with a quiz night conducted by Peter Allen In February. We enjoyed an interesting talk in March by Jo-Beth Chapman from ‘Positive Ely Treated’ Complementary…

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