Littleport and District Flower Club – ‘Flowers and Friendship’

Littleport and District Flower Club – ‘Flowers and Friendship’

The first meeting of the new year for the Club was in March when the new Chair Carol introduced the welcome return of Barbara Collins with her demonstration of ‘Past Present and Future’. This was also Membership Night and the Committee were delighted at the end of the evening when the membership rose to 50 members so all the hard work over the past 3 years to gain new membership and rebuild the Club had…

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Littleport Life’s Iris Copsey Remembered

Littleport Life’s Iris Copsey Remembered

Iris Copsey was a dedicated member of Littleport Life magazine for many years. Iris was not only a proofreader, spotting any errors that would otherwise get through to the finished magazine, but a regular editorial contributor and also delivered your finished magazine in all-weathers! In 2015, Iris, a member of Elysian Riding for the Disabled, wrote her personal experience of rescuing a horse and helping disabled riders too. We are reprinting that article as a…

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Learning Matters…

Learning Matters…

‘There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots. The other is wings.’ – Hodding Carter Jr. A Collection of Poems. I love this quote, because for all the noise and chatter of the modern-day world it cuts through to two simple truths that have guided parents, carers and educators throughout history. The quote highlights two important roles that those who bring up and work with children, of all ages, should…

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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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Littleport Women’s Institute – You Are Invited!

Littleport Women’s Institute – You Are Invited!

I am Maureen and would like to invite you to our monthly meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Village Hall at 7:15pm. We start by singing Jerusalem followed by the minutes of the last meeting. Then we have our speaker of the month. Let me tell you about our last meeting. Soham Tourist Board presented a hilarious and informative talk on the Tudors. The ladies in costume took us through…

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363MCC Ride Again!

363MCC Ride Again!

The 363 MCC Motorcycle Club raised £2,700 after their successful Crowning Around event in May at The Crown Inn. On the evening of the 16th of July, back at the Crown, the 363MCC President, Mark Robinson, along with his fellow bikers presented a cheque of £2,000 to Tammy Swiderski of The East Anglian Air Ambulance and a cheque for £500 to Abigail Abdel-Aal from The Sick Children’s Trust of Addenbrooke’s Hospital. “Over the years since…

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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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Littleport Scouts Group – Aiming High

Littleport Scouts Group – Aiming High

1st Littleport Scout Group have been busy raising funds for a snowy afternoon. You have probably seen members of the 1st Littleport Scout Group out and about at recent local events writes Louise Parfitt. You may well have eaten one of the delicious cakes they have been selling outside the Coop on Main Street numerous times this year or at Crowning Around in May; perhaps they gave you directions at June’s Littleport Leisure Fun Day;…

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“Cambridgeshire is leading the way in the fight against scammers”

“Cambridgeshire is leading the way in the fight against scammers”

Residents in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire have been accessing help locally to fight the scammers, thanks to a partnership set up seven months ago. Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Jason Ablewhite made his comment after a new service was launched by Citizens Advice to help victims of online fraudsters. Mr Ablewhite said: “Lot of agencies across our county had noticed increases in complaints from residents about an increasing number of scams – it…

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Littleport and East Cambs Academy

Littleport and East Cambs Academy

Another year has passed in the life of Littleport and East Cambridgeshire Academy. Time flies! This year the key focus is being ‘Ofsted ready’ in September 2019. That means huge amounts of work behind the scenes to develop the curriculum, map personal development and character, improve teaching and learning even further and much more. Schools are constantly shifting but as a new school we are building from the ground up. We pride ourselves on giving…

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