Bob Garwood Talks to Littleport Life about Littleport Cricket!

Bob Garwood Talks to Littleport Life about Littleport Cricket!

The 7th of April 2018 saw the dismantling of Littleport Town Cricket Club’s score hut and the end of local cricket as we know it in this village. There were some very touching comments on our social media pages like Littleport Notice Board and Littleport Community Group which prompted Littleport Life to track down one unassuming local gentleman who was quite a force to reckon with in his heyday as a cricketer. Bob Garwood better…

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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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Citizen of the Year – Maureen Scott

Citizen of the Year – Maureen Scott

Littleport’s very own Maureen Scott, who is a busy archivist for the Littleport Society, and can be found every Tuesday afternoon ready to show interested visitors around all its amazing historical gems, upstairs at the Parish Council’s ‘The Barn’ offices, at the back of the car park in Main Street, could not understand why she had received the Citizen of the Year award, writes Cathy Gibb-de Swarte. “When I received the letter I just put…

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Littleport’s Roller Skaters are Doing Well!

Littleport’s Roller Skaters are Doing Well!

Last year Littleport based Ely Roller Skating Club achieved the best ever tally of medals, beating all records by winning 67 medals from 10 competitions. As well as clinching the title Visitors Club for the best performing club. And the record speaks for itself with a team of 35 and 27 skaters winning at least one medal a year. The Club competes in various levels of competitions from Galas, to National and British Championships, under…

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Littleport Football Carries On Regardless!

Littleport Football Carries On Regardless!

It was just two months into the new football season that Littleport Town FC’s first team were finding it increasingly difficult to field a team each week, with the news that some players were leaving to join other clubs, including their leading goalscorer Jon Bartlett. “Sadly, we really had no alternative but to disband, yet I’m optimistic that we will be back even stronger next season,” their Player Manager Will Rolls told Littleport Life Magazine,…

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Cycling for Little Miracles!

Cycling for Little Miracles!

Left to Right: Adam Mason, Levi Webb, Ryan Mason, (Adam’s young son), Michael Webb, and Jonathan Langley. They are all doing a charity cycle ride to Hunstanton to raise money for the Little Miracles Charity which supports families who have children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions. “The mileage isn’t as many as 100 ordinarily, but we are thinking of doing a different route which will take us up to the 100 miles….

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Eating Out in Littleport Spoilt for Choice!

Eating Out in Littleport Spoilt for Choice!

We have so many eateries in this village we really are spoilt for choice with something like 19 venues. Writes Cathy Gibb-de Swarte. There are pubs, cafes, restaurants and centres that provide cooked food, including Woodies Café that’s housed in Delaynies furniture shop in Saxon Park run by the Woodruff family, and the Bijou Kitchen on the corner of White Hart Lane which replaced AJ Caterers, is managed by Steve Wong of Wok This Way…

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Pet Groomers A-Plenty

Pet Groomers A-Plenty

Cathy Gibb-de Swarte takes a look at some pet grooming services that advertise in Littleport Life! Cathy Gibb-de Swarte takes a look at some pet grooming services that advertise in Littleport Life! “My dog isn’t the easiest of dogs to groom and cut. In fact, she must be one of the worst to do as she is very nervous and frightened, but Beth has done a brilliant job today for Tilly’s very first haircut. She…

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Littleport Town Football & Cricket Round-Up

Littleport Town Football & Cricket Round-Up

Littleport has always been spoilt for choice when it comes to sports like cricket and football – be it Saturday or Sunday of total cricketing commitment, or a Saturday afternoon of blood and thunder gutsy footie. The village has always prided itself of having a top cricket club competing against the best season after season. Now into their 129th year, no one, not even their President or past successful fast bowler Norman South, would have…

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New venture for new couple in Littleport

New venture for new couple in Littleport

It is always a brave gamble to take on a new venture like running a café or coffee shop, but the new proprietors of the Sharmans Coffee Shop, Martin and Trina Johnson, felt it was a risk worth taking as Littleport Life Magazine caught up with this hardworking couple. Martin’s catering background was working in management for a top pizza establishment in Peterborough, while Trina has been baking delicious cakes at home for many years…

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