Preparing your garden tools for storage

Preparing your garden tools for storage

As you’re putting your garden power tools away for the winter, it’s worth taking some time to ensure they’ll be good to go next year. Use these five tips to prepare your garden tools for storage – and keep them in top condition for spring: Make sure all tools are clean and dry Mud, dirt and old bits of garden plants can cause your tools to work ineffectively. If you’re anticipating that your machines aren’t…

Read More

BBC Children in Need Ramble and funds needed to help a young person in Littleport communicate by her laptop

BBC Children in Need Ramble and funds needed to help a young person in Littleport communicate by her laptop

When BBC’s Countryfile announced that their ‘Children in Need’ charity ramble was coming to Ely, without hesitation I was among 1,999 people who applied instantly to take part and was lucky enough to be picked out of a ballot and win a place to take part in such an amazing event. On the morning of Saturday 7th October, the day of the charity ramble, everyone gradually gathered on the green of the Ely Cathedral site…

Read More

Firefighter David Murfitt has retired!

Firefighter David Murfitt has retired!

There are many unsung heroes in Littleport – and not too many actually ever know about their achievements. David Murfitt for instance who is often seen helping out marshalling regularly at Littleport’s Parkrun. This is a man who has served 25 years with Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service at Littleport fire station. Announcing his retirement only this September, his wife Amanda said: “Today my husband retires from CFRS after exactly 25 years as a retained…

Read More

Littleport Lions

Littleport Lions

Lions Commonwealth Celebration Mayor of Ely Michael Rouse writes: “Thank you to the Lions Club of Littleport and New Century Alpha Leo Club for inviting Cassie and me to their Charter Party celebrating the Commonwealth at Prickwillow Village Hall today in September”. All the guests were well fed and entertained at a very enjoyable event. The Lions do sterling work within the community for others and they are always looking for new members, as are…

Read More

Scouting

Scouting

Sailing, gliding, diving, hiking, climbing and, of course, camping – just some of the fun activities the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts of 1st Littleport Scout Group have been up to in the past 12 months. Add to this baking, acting, sleepovers, dementia-awareness raising, and community activities such as the Remembrance Day parade, litter picking and delivering Littleport Life, and you’ll see why so many of Littleport’s young people want to join. Back in 2016, the…

Read More

Focus on Flooring in Littleport!

Focus on Flooring in Littleport!

Enkay Flooring alias Nigel Keith Jacklin continues to put customers first when it comes to his family-run business. In July they opened up a brand-new showroom literally on their doorstep where they live in Wisbech Road. Nigel felt that the village needed a flooring shop/showroom since the village no longer had a carpet shop to call their own. 25 years of experience in the flooring business and having spent 19 years living in Littleport after…

Read More

Crowning Around Bike Show 2019!

Crowning Around Bike Show 2019!

Yep you guessed it, we got drunk and decided it would be a good idea to have another bike show! So here it is. Put this date in your diary for 2019 for another awesome action-packed show raising money for worthwhile charities. Come show your bike, kick back, relax, have a beer and enjoy yourselves! Saturday May 4th at 11:00 · The Crown Inn Littleport · 34 Main Street, Littleport, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom  

Read More

WWT – Welney Wetland Centre

WWT – Welney Wetland Centre

The North wind doth blow and we shall have swans. Wrap up warm and watch the wildlife this winter at your local Wetland Centre. During this season, the Ouse Washes and WWT Welney become the home of our three species of swans: mute, whooper and Bewick’s. With a range of swan feed events you have a good chance of finding these wonderful waterfowl on the reserve. For the early birds why not book onto one…

Read More

The Gate House Gets Top Award!

The Gate House Gets Top Award!

‘Fantastic B&B I would give it 5 stars thanks for looking after us. The breakfast was great too, loads of choice for everyone. I will definitely stay again when visiting friends in the area,’ commented Paul ‘The Gate House is just fabulous. Edna and Peter are wonderful hosts. They helped with my luggage on arrival and on departure, carrying my bag into my boot. They have really thought of everything, chocolate and biscuits in the…

Read More

St George’s Church

St George’s Church

We have family in Australia and in a recent skype call, our son said “the weather is warming up now” because of course, in the southern part of the globe they are preparing for summer. The world keeps turning with its cycles of light and dark, warmth and cold, growth and rest and after our very hot summer, autumn is well under way and soon winter will be upon us; the damp and darkness, the…

Read More
1 2 3