North Cambridgeshire 2019 General Election Results

North Cambridgeshire 2019 General Election Results

Here are the local results of the 2019 General Election: Name – Party – No of Votes Steve Barclay – Conservative – 38,423 Diane Boyd – Labour – 8,430 Rupert Moss-Eccardt – Liberal Democrat – 4,298 Ruth Johnson – Green – 1,813 The turnout was 63.3%, an increase of 0.2% from 2017 With 72.5% of the vote, Steve Barclay was elected. Data sourced from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/constituencies/E14000842

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From the Littleport Society: Your Village Heritage – Can you help?

From the Littleport Society: Your Village Heritage – Can you help?

The Littleport Society is looking for volunteers to help on Tuesday afternoons at The Barn and/or to join the Committee. We have a fabulous collection of thousands of objects, photographs, film, family history records and an archive, all relating to Littleport. Our volunteers help with cataloguing, exhibitions, social media, admin, databasing, family history research, helping visitors at The Barn, digitising, publications, and looking after the collection. Whatever your interest in your heritage you will be…

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Cheerio

Cheerio

Saying Cheerio to the editor’s seat at Littleport Life! As the saying goes ‘all good things must come to an end’ and so it is for me as I pass the editor’s seat over to my erstwhile deputy editor David Barker. I have greatly enjoyed my time serving my adopted village over the last few years, but with increasing age thought it best to give way to a younger, much younger, more energetic incumbent. I…

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363MCC On Point Riders for Remembrance!

363MCC On Point Riders for Remembrance!

This year’s Remembrance Annual Parade was for the first time led by Littleport’s amazing 363- MCC famous for their charity events like the famous Crowning Around May Day Holiday annual fund-raiser and the yearly Santa Bike Ride. “What a great honour it was to step into the lead of Littleport’s Remembrance Day Parade while flying the Union Jack this year,” said a delighted Mark Robinson President of the 363 Motor-Cycle Club. The Parade toured round…

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A Tribute to Sister Joyce Louisa Rawkins

A Tribute to Sister Joyce Louisa Rawkins

Joyce died on Wednesday the 12th June 2019 after a few days in Addenbrookes Hospital, and she will be so sadly missed by everyone who knew her and that is a vast number of people. This includes so many of the folk that read this publication as well as countless others in many parts of our country. I recall that whenever I showed slides of my long walks in various parts of our country she…

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Parish Council News – Summer/Autumn 2019

Parish Council News – Summer/Autumn 2019

Cllr Andy Wright Sadly our long standing colleague Andy Wright passed away on 25th March and we would like to place on formal record, via this Newsletter in part, our thanks and appreciation for the over 40 years of dedication and service he gave to the village. ‘It’s everyone’s business’ Update Whilst everything in this Newsletter is newsworthy, we want to put this towards the top of the list. We have increased the coverage of…

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The Lions Club of Littleport have had a busy summer

The Lions Club of Littleport have had a busy summer

We joined with Timebank and the local scouts to do a litter pick around Littleport, on 16th June, and afterwards we all met at Adams Heritage Centre for refreshments and a chat. On Wednesday 19th June the Lions hosted an afternoon tea at Anchor Court. The entertainment was provided by the Littleport Community Choir with an eclectic mix of music ranging from songs from the shows, folk songs and ending with a medley of music…

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Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

Rotary New Year is July: Colin Every is our new President. Colin is a retired Auto Engineer, former owner of Kings of Witcham. His wife Liz is a councillor. Four Club Members spent a few days in June walking the North Norfolk coastal route to raise money for the excellent charity Therapy Dogs Nationwide and, through the use of a Just Giving page, the team manged to raise well over £800. For the walkers it…

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The Story of Fenprobe

The Story of Fenprobe

The story began in the mid 70’s. Tony May, then a young man living in Stretham with his family with a good job as an inspector at Marshals Airport in Cambridge, gradually began to lose his sight. Finally in the late 70’s his sight went completely and he became registered blind. There are many hardships to be faced living with blindness but one he didn’t reckon on was not being able to pick up the…

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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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