Parish Council News

Parish Council News

Overview It is a very strange feeling writing this newsletter when the World has changed so much over the last few weeks following the outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Hopefully by the time you read this we will be over the worst and life will be returning to ‘normal’ and we will be able to visit our family and friends and enjoy the summer weather we hope will visit us. COVID-19 Help & Support Littleport…

Read More

From the Leader of Littleport Parish Council, Clive Webber

From the Leader of Littleport Parish Council, Clive Webber

I would firstly like to say a huge thank you to all the groups that have been supporting our residents, as well as our wonderful NHS and all other key workers that are working so hard in such difficult circumstances. Our community has really come together to support each other and we are seeing neighbours supporting each other in addition to residents volunteering with the Littleport Mutual Aid Help and Support Group, the Council led…

Read More

Black Horse Drove

Black Horse Drove

Always a steady hamlet, as with other villages, it’s been quieter on the Drove in recent months, however, some of our community spirited neighbours have stepped forward to offer help during this unsettling time. First was Gavin Vanns, who, immediately lockdown was announced, posted a note through all doors offering help to those who may be self isolating. Julie and Roger Goodson of JR Cars assisted by Richard Tod, rolled up their sleeves and spent…

Read More

North Cambridgeshire 2019 General Election Results

North Cambridgeshire 2019 General Election Results

Here are the local results of the 2019 General Election: Name – Party – No of Votes Steve Barclay – Conservative – 38,423 Diane Boyd – Labour – 8,430 Rupert Moss-Eccardt – Liberal Democrat – 4,298 Ruth Johnson – Green – 1,813 The turnout was 63.3%, an increase of 0.2% from 2017 With 72.5% of the vote, Steve Barclay was elected. Data sourced from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/constituencies/E14000842

Read More

From the Littleport Society: Your Village Heritage – Can you help?

From the Littleport Society: Your Village Heritage – Can you help?

The Littleport Society is looking for volunteers to help on Tuesday afternoons at The Barn and/or to join the Committee. We have a fabulous collection of thousands of objects, photographs, film, family history records and an archive, all relating to Littleport. Our volunteers help with cataloguing, exhibitions, social media, admin, databasing, family history research, helping visitors at The Barn, digitising, publications, and looking after the collection. Whatever your interest in your heritage you will be…

Read More

Cheerio

Cheerio

Saying Cheerio to the editor’s seat at Littleport Life! As the saying goes ‘all good things must come to an end’ and so it is for me as I pass the editor’s seat over to my erstwhile deputy editor David Barker. I have greatly enjoyed my time serving my adopted village over the last few years, but with increasing age thought it best to give way to a younger, much younger, more energetic incumbent. I…

Read More

363MCC On Point Riders for Remembrance!

363MCC On Point Riders for Remembrance!

This year’s Remembrance Annual Parade was for the first time led by Littleport’s amazing 363- MCC famous for their charity events like the famous Crowning Around May Day Holiday annual fund-raiser and the yearly Santa Bike Ride. “What a great honour it was to step into the lead of Littleport’s Remembrance Day Parade while flying the Union Jack this year,” said a delighted Mark Robinson President of the 363 Motor-Cycle Club. The Parade toured round…

Read More

A Tribute to Sister Joyce Louisa Rawkins

A Tribute to Sister Joyce Louisa Rawkins

Joyce died on Wednesday the 12th June 2019 after a few days in Addenbrookes Hospital, and she will be so sadly missed by everyone who knew her and that is a vast number of people. This includes so many of the folk that read this publication as well as countless others in many parts of our country. I recall that whenever I showed slides of my long walks in various parts of our country she…

Read More

Parish Council News – Summer/Autumn 2019

Parish Council News – Summer/Autumn 2019

Cllr Andy Wright Sadly our long standing colleague Andy Wright passed away on 25th March and we would like to place on formal record, via this Newsletter in part, our thanks and appreciation for the over 40 years of dedication and service he gave to the village. ‘It’s everyone’s business’ Update Whilst everything in this Newsletter is newsworthy, we want to put this towards the top of the list. We have increased the coverage of…

Read More

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…

Read More
1 2 3 7