Littleport

Littleport and East Cambs Academy Strikes Gold for Creative Work

Students and staff at Littleport and East Cambs Academy are celebrating as the school is awarded the prestigious Artsmark Gold Award. Artsmark is Arts Council England’s award for schools and education institutions that champion cultural education. It celebrates schools that embrace the arts across the curriculum, bringing them to life for children and young people. …

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New Community Hub to Reduce The Risk of Homelessness in Littleport

A community hub focusing on the range of life events which can result in homelessness will look at “intervention to prevent the worst from happening”. Littleport Community Hub is being relaunched with the aim of bringing together a range of experts from a variety of organisations, support groups and charities to help individuals from across …

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Students at Littleport and East Cambs Academy to benefit from £5,000 of DofE Diamond funding

Littleport and East Cambs Academy is delighted to have received a grant of £5,000 from The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award’s (the DofE) Diamond fund. The funding will give young people the opportunity to experience new activities and learn new skills whilst completing the prestigious award. The DofE scheme is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading …

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K9 Hydrotherapy Centre Opens in Littleport

October 1st saw the opening of SP K9 Therapy, a local professional therapy and rehabilitation centre for sporting, working & recovering dogs.  This brand new, purpose-built hydrotherapy centre offers a state-of-the-art heated hydrotherapy pool, water treadmill, and a fully qualified team that can provide a combination of hydrotherapy, pre & post-operative physiotherapy, rehabilitation programmes, a …

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Littleport Basketball Club opens to Juniors

After over ten years successfully running adult men basketball teams Littleport Basketball Club has decided to start offering children basketball training sessions this year. With some encouragement and support from Littleport Leisure Centre the first training session took place on 18th of September with 11 participants turning up ranging from ages of 5 to 13. Sessions …

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Ely Charity serves up more hot meals, with help from Tesco

A local charity in Littleport is helping to improve the lives of adults with complex learning disabilities, with the help of food donations from its local Tesco store. Founded in 1994, Branching Out provides specialist work-based training to its members, in areas such as upcycling, gardening, arts and crafts and cooking. The group also provides …

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Littleport ‘Run the Rainbow’ parkrun for Pride in Ely

Littleport parkrun held a special parkrun today to coincide with Pride in Ely, inviting parkrunners to run wearing bright clothes. A fantastic time was had by all. You can read the run report here: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/littleport/news/2019/08/10/run-the-rainbow-clare-andrews/ Everybody is always welcome at parkrun, which is a free, weekly, timed 5-kilometre run. Come and join us and enjoy …

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Fully-equipped: Highfield Littleport Academy receives free Premier League kit and equipment

Pupils attending Highfield Littleport Academy, in Cambridgeshire, will be looking to hone their footballing skills for the 2019/20 season after receiving their free Premier League Primary Stars equipment pack. Stocked full of items including Nike match footballs, training bibs and numbered and lettered floor markers, the Premier League equipment pack will aid teacher delivery of …

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A Star-Studded Spectacular (Littleport’s Finest) ‘Aladdin’ Opening Night

The cast and members of The Littleport Players promised an evening to remember and boy (or girl) they sure didn’t disappoint. From the off, the room (about 120 in the audience) was filled with laughter, music, fun, surprises and a huge dusting of talent ! All the cast members were amazing and everything went to …

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St. Georges Parish Church Christmas Fayre……Complete with Elves!

The Church Christmas fayre for me, starts the beginning of the festive period. An event which is at the heart of community life. The fayre is always well attended and has many quality craft stalls, which are all unique. Many are from out of the area and belong to several specialist crafting guilds. The running …

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Local Woman Holds Fundraiser to Fund Genetics Test

On Saturday, 17th November, local woman Tia Colcomb will be hosting a fundraising evening full of magic, music, and fun activities. Tia’s Bright Stars evening, taking place at Littleport Village Hall, will raise money for a potentially life-changing genetics test which Tia has been told by doctors will be a crucial part of her ongoing …

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Successful Community Yard Sale for Highfield Littleport Academy

On Sunday 9th September, Littleport held a community fundraiser by way of a village wide yard sale. 87 households in Littleport came together, to create one huge yard sale, complete with maps and the best walking routes. The idea was thought up by a parent group at the new Littleport,  Highfield Academy. To raise some funds, …

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