The Lions Club of Littleport

The Lions Club of Littleport

Littleport student advances in Lions International Peace Poster contest Alice Gardiner a student at Littleport and East Cambridgeshire Academy has taken the first step to becoming an international recognised artist by winning a local competition sponsored by The Lions Club of Littleport. Her poster will be amongst more than 600,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 31st annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Lions Clubs International is sponsoring the contest to emphasise the importance of world…

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The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion

I am happy to report on the final total for the 2017 Poppy Appeal, that raised the grand sum of £9669.59. A wonderful collection, one of the highest ever for Littleport. Now it is time to concentrate on the 2018 collection. During the two weeks of the Poppy Appeal, leading up to Remembrance Sunday the branch collected £10,576.37 which puts us on target for our best ever year! We hope that Littleport will continue to…

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Introducing Michelle

Introducing Michelle

Here the newest member of your Littleport Life magazine team tells you a little about herself. So here I am with all my worldly possessions precariously crammed into the back of a Luton. My husband, his crazy uncle and my father sigh a huge sigh of relief as we finally pull down the hatch. I have lived in the East End of London for 30 years at this point. With 3 children in tow I…

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The Field Theatre Group News

The Field Theatre Group News

The Field Theatre Group are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new Button Tree website. Please visit; www.littleportbuttontree.com To find out more about the project, and to view the beautiful images and fascinating stories produced by our lovely community participants. We also have a newly revamped website of our own; www.fieldtheatregroup.co.uk. This gives full details of our past, present and future projects and productions. And showcases fifteen years work in our community.

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BBC Children in Need Ramble and funds needed to help a young person in Littleport communicate by her laptop

BBC Children in Need Ramble and funds needed to help a young person in Littleport communicate by her laptop

When BBC’s Countryfile announced that their ‘Children in Need’ charity ramble was coming to Ely, without hesitation I was among 1,999 people who applied instantly to take part and was lucky enough to be picked out of a ballot and win a place to take part in such an amazing event. On the morning of Saturday 7th October, the day of the charity ramble, everyone gradually gathered on the green of the Ely Cathedral site…

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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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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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About The Royal British Legion

About The Royal British Legion

The British Legion was formed on 15 May 1921, from four Organisations of ex-Servicemen, established after the First World War. We help members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families all year round. We also campaign to improve their lives, organise the Poppy Appeal and remember the fallen. WHAT THE POPPY MEANS The poppy is: A symbol of Remembrance and hope Worn by millions of people Red because of…

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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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