Littleport’s Lyn and Cathy tie the knot

Littleport Life community magazine editor, Lyn de Swarte, and its ‘Roving Reporter’ and Advertising

Littleport Life community magazine editor, Lyn de Swarte, and its ‘Roving Reporter’ and Advertising Manager, Cathy Gibb, got married in a private ceremony at Ely Registry Office - Credit: Archant

Littleport Life community magazine editor, Lyn de Swarte, and its ‘roving reporter’ and advertising manager, Cathy Gibb, were married in a private ceremony at Ely Register Office.

The ceremony last Wednesday (20) had witnesses: Matron of honour, Ms Jacqui Burford and best man, the Rt Rev Nick Brown, who are also Littleport Life committee members.

Ms Burford is one of its proof readers and the Rev Nick is chairman, layout and assistant editor.

All four are founder members of the Greater Littleport and District New Spiritualists’ Society.

The Most Rev Lyn, a retired journalist, is a member of the Fen Centre committee and author of ‘Women and Sport’ among other books and is also project director of the Littleport Ice Stadium Project.


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The happy couple enjoyed a wedding breakfast with friends and family at the Hereward afterwards and are now getting on with all the community activities for which they are well-known – and the 40th anniversary issue of Littleport Life magazine.

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