Goodbye to Our Village Butcher

Goodbye to Our Village Butcher

This April Littleport has to say farewell to its butcher’s shop after it’s been open for 97 years. For 47 of those Mr Andrew Binks has been Littleport’s butcher. He will still be supporting and supplying the cafe run by his wife Jenny in Wellington Street. His cheerful service to the village will be missed.

Read More

Reviewed Bus Service

Reviewed Bus Service

Reviewed bus services progress as new timetable specifications are issued for tender Following a process of community engagement and discussion through a Working Group, several bus services under review are now at the penultimate stage of the process where new timetables have been designed and issued for tender. The following bus services are currently out for tender: 117 (Upware – Soham – Ely) 125 (Wardy Hill/Little Downham – Ely) – includes current service 116 129…

Read More

Adams Heritage Centre Opens Its Door

Adams Heritage Centre Opens Its Door

His-story … Her-story …. Your-story ….Our-story! You may have noticed that there has been a great deal of activity in the old ironmonger’s shop JH Adams in Main Street over the past few months writes Deb Curtis on behalf of the Trustees of the Heritage Centre. The shop has been transformed into Littleport’s one and only dedicated Heritage Centre.  Much sloshing of buckets and frantic mopping, cleaning and dusting has been taking place, together with…

Read More

Littleport Community Primary School

Littleport Community Primary School

Back in July the Sports Day KS2 was a real success reports Headteacher Mr Cattermole. He said, ”Children competed in a range of athletics and sports activities, and it was wonderful to see so many of you here. We were really impressed by the team work and great sporting attitude of the children, as well as a great deal of talent. Thank you so much to the PTFA for organising refreshments”. He also thanked Ms…

Read More

Going From Strength to Strength – Littleport Women’s Institute

Going From Strength to Strength – Littleport Women’s Institute

The Women’s Institute has enjoyed its first quarter in their new venue, The Village Hall. This is proving to be a good move as we have been able to enjoy the extra space this venue affords us, with the help of the Parish Council. A sound system has been purchased which has been very beneficial and helps us enjoy our visiting speakers so much more. Once again membership has increased and we hope this trend…

Read More

Busy Summer Term at Millfield School

Busy Summer Term at Millfield School

Well the summer term proved to be as busy as every other summer term – if not more so! There was so much happening to enrich the children’s experiences here at Millfield but I shall talk about just a few. Visits and trips play a really important part in children’s learning – not just to support the curriculum but also to develop children’s independence. This term our Y6 children had a 3 day residential visit…

Read More

Successful Charity Weekend

Successful Charity Weekend

The centre of Littleport resounded to the sound of music – and – motorbikes – as the Bike Show hit the village last month. And it was all for a good cause as The Crown Inn, the famous public house on Main Street along with 363 MCC the well known motorbike club were hosting this yearly event in an alldayer that raised much needed funds for the East Anglia Air Ambulance and Branching Out; ‘supporting…

Read More

Please Watch Out For Callers!

Please Watch Out For Callers!

Please be cautious of traders who call at your door without a previous appointment! Advice from Trading Standards In the last 5 years it is estimated that £1 million has been paid to rogue traders by older residents living in Cambridgeshire. In most cases the rogue trader will have called at the customer’s door offering to do work on their house or garden, and will have overcharged for unnecessary and shoddy work. These are serious…

Read More
1 4 5 6