A Message from St John’s Methodist Church

A Message from St John’s Methodist Church

When I arrived in the Ely and Newmarket Methodist Circuit four years ago, I knew little about the origins of St John’s Church on the High Street. Thanks to the loan of a booklet produced for the Centenary Anniversary in 1990, I was able to find out some interesting details about the history of the building and the Methodist Society in Littleport. I hope you find the following extracts from the aforementioned booklet of interest…

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Pet Groomers A-Plenty

Pet Groomers A-Plenty

Cathy Gibb-de Swarte takes a look at some pet grooming services that advertise in Littleport Life! Cathy Gibb-de Swarte takes a look at some pet grooming services that advertise in Littleport Life! “My dog isn’t the easiest of dogs to groom and cut. In fact, she must be one of the worst to do as she is very nervous and frightened, but Beth has done a brilliant job today for Tilly’s very first haircut. She…

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Branching Out in Littleport!

Branching Out in Littleport!

“Branching Out is a local charity based in Littleport opposite Millfield School on Grange Lane. We support people with learning disabilities to lead active and fulfilling lives during the day time, and part of the way we do this is by doing what we can to help the local community,” writes Susan Wiggans General Manager of Branching Out. “Did you know we have an apprenticeship scheme? We have recently taken on a new apprentice called…

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The Active Learning Trust – A Letter from Scott Gaskins

The Active Learning Trust – A Letter from Scott Gaskins

The main work during completion of the building work itself in the summer, was the installation of the IT hardware, the kitchen and some of the specialist rooms in Highfield Littleport. Then, throughout August, the newly appointed Site Manager and Campus Business Manager trained in all aspects of the building, from servicing the hydrotherapy pool to managing the security systems. Both Heads of School have been working with Dawn Holmes at the Leisure Centre to…

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Looking back at the unveiling of the Thomas Peacock Blue Plaque Saturday, 4th June 2011 with Maureen Scott of the Littleport Society

Looking back at the unveiling of the Thomas Peacock Blue Plaque Saturday, 4th June 2011 with Maureen Scott of the Littleport Society

The day finally arrived when Thomas Peacock, the founder of Hope Brothers factory was officially recognised for all that he did for his home village of Littleport. Thanks are due to the family of his brother William (to whom he was very close) a plaque was presented as a gift to Littleport and unveiled by Valerie Beattie. Thomas was her great, great, great uncle. The Whitfield Group, who purchased the factory after its final closure…

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YPL’s Bike Shop Keeps Andy Busy!

YPL’s Bike Shop Keeps Andy Busy!

Andy Ross has been living in Littleport for about 3 years now. Like many incomers he has added to the well-being of people living in the village with the skills he brought with him. From 9-5, Tuesday to Saturdays, you can find him at the YPL bicycle shop down Henry Crabbe Road, advising members of the public about all things to do with bicycle maintenance and doing repairs and restoration on second hand bikes. These…

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363MCC Bikers Support the Community!

363MCC Bikers Support the Community!

After the very successful Crowning Around annual fundraising event, held every year in May at the Crown Inn in Littleport, money was distributed to deserving causes. First to receive a cheque for £2,000 was the East Anglian Air Ambulance service; then ThePort, the extremely popular youth initiative received £500, and £500 was given to Littleport Youth Bikes.

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Littleport Players will take you to Neverland this Winter!

Littleport Players will take you to Neverland this Winter!

When the curtain rises on the first night of the Littleport Players Pre-Christmas panto, followed by the Saturday matinee at 2pm, and the evening’s performance at 7.30pm, through to the finale of Sunday’s matinee that begins at 2pm, the Littleport Players will be delighting their audiences with the modern Hollywood version of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan. Tickets will be available online, from the Bargain Centre in Main Street, and from Make-up artist, Hairdresser and Director,…

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THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD

THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD

New Covenant House, YPL Building, 11 Victoria Street, CB6 RLU New Covenant House is a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of David, Cambridge. It’s a place where Jesus Christ can be known, loved and served in a new power of His spirit. Sunday Service at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Wednesday Interactive Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Special Service 1st Sunday of every month: Thanksgiving…

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Greater Littleport and District New Christian Spiritualists’ Society

Greater Littleport and District New Christian Spiritualists’ Society

If there is a God, why do bad things happen? There was once an architect who had the idea of creating the greatest home for people there had ever been. He had it all worked out in his mind to build the nicest block of flats in the universe, it would be perfection. He put his plans down on paper and listed everything he felt would be needed, not just to actually build it, but…

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