Millfield School

Millfield School

All schools are legally obliged to follow a broad and balanced curriculum and yet with the national focus on reading, writing and maths, along with everything in the media about standards not being high enough, it would be easy to think that this was all schools offered. However at Millfield we believe very much in providing a range of rich opportunities for all our children. It is through these that children learn about the things…

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Spotlight on the Littleport Society

Spotlight on the Littleport Society

The Littleport Society has an unrivaled collection of historic exhibits illustrating the past centuries of Littleport’s fascinating history including maps, pictures, artifacts and manuscripts, as well as its unique library of genealogical documents which contain the family histories of so many Littleport’s residents from the past 400 years. All this plethora of interesting ephemera is housed upstairs to the parish council offices at The Barn, Main Street, CB6 1PH. They held a very successful weekend…

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Our Roving Reporter accidentally finds a Kart racer and Tai Kwan-Do expert in Littleport!

Our Roving Reporter accidentally finds a Kart racer and Tai Kwan-Do expert in Littleport!

The great thing about writing for Littleport Life is that you’re always meeting amazing people whose achievements very often go un-noticed. One day I made a brief visit to the ‘Feline At Home Cat Hotel’ in Brickmakers Way to meet up with the busy cat lady herself, Adrienne, to see how they were getting on. Her husband Lee, an aircraft engineer, was fixing a kart that turned out to be his son’s, which had taken…

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Home-Start Cambridgeshire

Home-Start Cambridgeshire

Home-Start is one of the UK’s leading family support charity, a voluntary organisation offering support to families who have at least one child under five when family life becomes difficult. All round the country local schemes recruit and train volunteers to support local families with young children at home. We operate in Cambridge City, East and West Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire, North & South Fenland – offering consistent and seamless support to families across the County….

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Play up and play the game!

Play up and play the game!

Littleport Town Cricket Club deserves support from the people of Littleport! In a speech to his fellow Littleport Town Cricket Club members after a match when they had struggled to field a complete 1st X1 at the start of this season, Ishmeet Singh Arora, LTCC Secretary said: “Well done to everybody today, specially Nik Marsh and Luiz Salgado who managed to get together a full team. Luiz Salgado played a brilliant innings today and helped us getting to decent…

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What’s Happening at Littleport Library

What’s Happening at Littleport Library

Children and Young People Our wonderful volunteers continue to run our Library Lego Club on the 2nd Tues of each month from 15.45 till 16.45. Forthcoming dates (with the theme for the session) are as follows: 9th May – Pets 13th June – Monsters 11th July – Trains 8th Aug – Animals Children attending must be accompanied by an Adult. Please bring your own baseboard (with your name on the back) to each session. Over…

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Taking Your Cat to the Vets – A Cat Friendly Approach!

Taking Your Cat to the Vets – A Cat Friendly Approach!

Tips from Super-Vet Rachel from Johnson and Scott in Littleport Many cats find coming to the vet a lot more stressful and scary than their bouncy canine friends, although a few of these get scared too! International Cat Care (www.lcatacre.org) has some excellent advice on how to make this journey more enjoyable for you and your cat. They’ve also created the Cat Friend Clinic scheme to show which veterinary practices are taking steps to help…

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Littleport Village Defibrillator

Littleport Village Defibrillator

A defibrillator has been purchased for Littleport Village. It is attached to the wall of the Village Hall on Victoria Street. The defibrillator was formally unveiled at 11am on Saturday 11th March 2017, in the Village Hall. The defibrillator and cabinet is the first of three being purchased for the village. It has been funded by: Littleport Parish Council, Townlands Charity, Wood Fen Lodge, 363 Motor Cycle Club, Littleport Riots 200 committee, and the customers…

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Tales of long ago in the Fens

Tales of long ago in the Fens

This is a true story of a little girl who grew up in the Fens. When she was born she lived briefly with her mother and grandparents. Their home was a house near the railway line, near Downham Market on the border of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. When she was 2 years old went to permanently live with her aunt and uncle who had just got married and had no children. They lived at the side…

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News from the Methodist Church

News from the Methodist Church

Last month we had the school room decorated at St John’s and I am pleased to say that the new colour scheme has made such a difference to the space. If you have not visited us for a while you will notice the change from the previous dingy mustard –gold. The room seems so much lighter and welcoming now. Our coffee mornings on the first Saturday of each month continue, so why not drop in…

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