Millfield School – Summer 2018

Millfield School – Summer 2018

As I write this contribution for the Littleport Life the sun is shining, we are having some of the hottest April days for 70 years and yesterday we received our Ofsted report following a 2 day inspection towards the end of March- both the sunshine and the report are bringing a smile to our faces here at Millfield! Those of you who have been members of the Littleport community for some time, will know that…

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Littleport Brass

Littleport Brass

It is with deep sadness that we are to announce that our President Tony Roberts has passed away. Tony had been involved with the band for more than 60 years. A boy when he joined as a player, playing cornet for many years, finally hanging up his instrument and taking on the position of President, something he maintained for over 15 years. In his later life he would follow the band and accompany the team…

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The PORT

The PORT

Celebrating our 3rd Year in June 2018! Joanne Coe tells us about ThePORT youth group Mondays 5-6.30pm @ The Ex- Servicemen’s Club Ponts Hill Littleport Entry £1.00 All are welcome from Primary School Year 5 upwards. Find us on FacebooK – ThePORT During the last few months ThePORT youths have been busy helping with community events, running ThePORT Rocks Easter Rock Hunt, and enjoying weekly youth group meetings – Upcoming activities over the summer will…

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Ely Table Tennis Club comes to Littleport Leisure!

Ely Table Tennis Club comes to Littleport Leisure!

If you have ever played table tennis, or otherwise known as Ping Pong, you will appreciate that initially it is a little harder than it looks to push a small, white, hollow ball over a low net, but it is without doubt a lot of fun writes Karen Byford. The origins of the sport are thought to go back to the 1880’s when it was played by the British upper classes. Seen as a parlour…

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Littleport Footballer goes to Peterborough United youth team!

Littleport Footballer goes to Peterborough United youth team!

Lennon White is becoming a much soughtafter talent since completing a successful season with Peterborough United’s Under 12 side. The side has only lost 3 matches all season and without hesitation Peterborough rewarded him with a two-year extension to his existing professional contract. And so Lennon will then be playing for Peterborough United’s Under 14’s and one day he may even play for Liverpool, the Premier League team he supports! Lennon’s proud father, Alan, has…

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The Royal British Legion meets Pos+Ability in Littleport and visits a new Drop in Centre in Ely

The Royal British Legion meets Pos+Ability in Littleport and visits a new Drop in Centre in Ely

In April, I was invited to attend a meeting of an organisation called Pos+Ability. The group meet on Friday mornings, from 10.00 – 12.00 in the new Leisure Centre. The aim of Pos+Ability is to give aid to people who have disabilities brought on by Stroke, TIAs, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, and other long term conditions. The aims of the group are to: support independent living at home, maintain cognitive skills, help prevent…

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Parish Council News

Parish Council News

The Community Hub East Cambridgeshire District Council, working in partnership with the Parish Council, are now running a monthly community drop-in event on the first Thursday of every month between 10am and 1pm in the Village Hall. If you need to talk to someone/need advice on debt, alcohol misuse, drug dependency, housing/homelessness, benefits, mental health, domestic violence etc representatives are there for you to talk to. No need to make an appointment, just drop in….

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Good News from Littleport WI

Good News from Littleport WI

After a good start to our year in January with Heather Gee, this was followed in February by a quiz evening with Quiz Master Peter Allen. After lots of laughs and fun, the winners were the team Ancient & Modern rewarded with a presentation plate and some chocolate. Unfortunately, in March, our scheduled speaker was unavailable to speak at this time, so we decided to stay in house and invite members to talk about their…

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Carol Driver Retires!

Carol Driver Retires!

With the grateful thanks of all the team at Littleport Life community magazine – and the people of Littleport who receive the magazine in their letterboxes, thanks to our army of volunteers – including Carol who is now retiring after many years serving the community in this and other ways! Carol told Littleport Life: “I have been sorry to finish my magazine delivery to the Holmewood Estate on Parsons Lane, i.e. Browning Close, Cottier Drive…

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The 363MCC Bikers Fund-Raiser

The 363MCC Bikers Fund-Raiser

A Grand Day Out at the Crown Inn. “A massive, massive thank you, to you all who attended Crowning Around yesterday. We had an amazing day and it was so good to see so many people there. Again, a huge galaxy sized thank you to the members of the 363MCC and the staff of the Crown and all the extra helpers for all your hard work it is much appreciated. And of course, thank you…

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