Rotary Club of Littleport Update

Rotary Club of Littleport Update

We haven’t had our regular weekly club meetings for over a year, we have been Using Zoom meetings as many have, through out the Covid-19 Pandemic. We frequently look at ways to generate funds which we donate to various causes. Our former President Colin Every is hopeful of running his Annual Golf Event which previously took place at Felixstowe. It was a super venue and those who attended were most complimentary both about the golf…

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Rotary Club of Littleport – Update

Rotary Club of Littleport – Update

President Ian Burrows — “We are supporting East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices”. Four members of our club carried out a sponsored — 48 mile Fen Rivers Walk, Cambridge to Kings Lynn over 3 days starting on 25th Sept. The walk started into high cold, northern winds. It was a struggle after 14 miles near the confluent of the Cam and the Great Ouse—Tony Winchester, fell, was injured and retired. The efforts of our walkers and club…

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Rotary Club of Littleport

Rotary Club of Littleport

As I’m sure readers are well aware we have been living under the threat of Covid-19, which has also impacted on the life of Rotary. We have been in lockdown and our meetings have been Virtual, using Zoom. Our incoming President Ian Burrows — “We are supporting East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) during this time of crisis.” Four members of our club will carry out a sponsored — 48 mile Fen Rivers Walk from Cambridge…

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Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

As I’m sure readers are well aware we have been living under the threat of Covid-19, which has also impacted on the life of Rotary. We have been in lockdown and our meetings have been Virtual, using Zoom. Earlier we had a live event—Gardeners Question Time in March. At the Anchor Little Downham, on Friday 6th March Littleport Rotary presented, Gardeners Question Time with Tamara Bridge Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS ) Awards—Young Designer of the…

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Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

Rotary Club of Littleport’s Third Quiz Night. This took place at the Village Hall, Friday evening 26th Nov. where the Club played host to 120 guests. During the proceedings all of the result on the answer sheets were loaded into the computer and displayed on the projection screen. At the end of the evening the computer, computed after a number of recounts…. 1st place went, to Ely Rotary Club 2nd place Soham Rotary Club 3rd…

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Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

Rotary Club of Littleport — Update

A tribute to John Crane — Airman, Haulier, Councillor, Rotarian and Gentleman. Sadly John died on the 17th August 2019 age 96 years. John was born in Bicester on 22nd September 1923. John, was very young, when he and his parents moved to Littleport. The family moved into a Granby Street house, which later became Coleby’s. After leaving school John worked with his father in his haulage contracting business. When World War 2 broke out…

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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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Rotary Club of Littleport – Update

Rotary Club of Littleport – Update

Rotary Club of Littleport’s second Quiz Night. This took place at the Village Hall, Friday evening 5th Oct. where the Club played host to over 120 guests. Amongst the guests, were the Littleport Players Quiz team, entertained—the Rotary Club members—who in turn, responded by making a donation to the Littleport Players. Littleport Scouts In early April we had an really interesting visit to the club by a couple of people, Julie Double and Darrel Gardiner…

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Rotary Club of Littleport

Rotary Club of Littleport

Rotary Club of Littleport’s second Quiz Night. This took place at the Village Hall, Friday evening 5th Oct. where the Club played host to over 120 guests. Food & refreshment — thanks must go to Rotary members who provided the wine and drink. Together with the “Codfather” which provided fish and chips, in record time, for all to be fed within 30 mins! To those of you who attended thank you so much for your…

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Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Update

In July, we started a NEW ROTARY YEAR The inauguration of a new president At the end of June Tony Summersgill became the president of the Littleport Rotary Club. A recent Golf tournament at the, Sheringham Golf Club organized by Rotarian Colin Every, raised over £2000 for Rotary Charities. Southery Play Group The Southery play group needed help with equipment The Rotary Club of Littleport donated £500 to purchase new equipment. The Team gave a…

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