LittleportLions Club Activities

LittleportLions Club Activities

Littleport Lions Club have been very busy during the autumn and the run-up to Christmas with fundraising and took a well earned break over the holiday period to recharge the batteries. We met again on 1st Feb at our new comfortable meeting place, The Grange, Grange Lane, Littleport at 2pm and discussed, amongst other topics, fundraising events for 2015 and also beneficiaries to receive our help. Anyone is welcome to attend our meetings and if…

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Sharon Gets a Gold!

Sharon Gets a Gold!

A weight loss expert from Littleport has struck gold for the exceptional work she does in helping more than 100 people to lose weight at her local group every week. Sharon, who runs the group every week has been awarded ‘Gold’ status by the national slimming club because of her success in supporting slimmers to reach their dream weight and the super service she provides to those members. The accolade is given to Slimming World…

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Meet the Master of Ghost Story-telling

Meet the Master of Ghost Story-telling

Robert Lloyd Parry, local actor and founder of the Nunkie Theatre Company, will be visiting Littleport Library to present his thrilling one-man show which brings to life the spine-chilling ghost stories of M R James. The performance will take place on Friday 20th March between 7:30-9:30pm (including interval) in an appropriately atmospheric venue; the Victorian building that houses Littleport’s Public Library. This is the first event in Littleport’s Arts Alive in Libraries programme, an Arts…

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A Visit to The Gate House B&B

A Visit to The Gate House B&B

If anyone is au fait with the website ‘TripAdvisor’, Littleport are proud to announce that our very own AA Four Star The Gate House situated at 2B Lynn Road are constantly at the top of the ratings when it comes to successful B&Bs. “We have been between 9th to 13th out of 270 to 280 the best B&Bs in Cambridgeshire, and we are even fluctuating from 1st or 2nd place in Ely alone which is…

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Littleport Community Primary School

Littleport Community Primary School

Back in July the Sports Day KS2 was a real success reports Headteacher Mr Cattermole. He said, ”Children competed in a range of athletics and sports activities, and it was wonderful to see so many of you here. We were really impressed by the team work and great sporting attitude of the children, as well as a great deal of talent. Thank you so much to the PTFA for organising refreshments”. He also thanked Ms…

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Going From Strength to Strength – Littleport Women’s Institute

Going From Strength to Strength – Littleport Women’s Institute

The Women’s Institute has enjoyed its first quarter in their new venue, The Village Hall. This is proving to be a good move as we have been able to enjoy the extra space this venue affords us, with the help of the Parish Council. A sound system has been purchased which has been very beneficial and helps us enjoy our visiting speakers so much more. Once again membership has increased and we hope this trend…

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Littleport Life takes a look at the Swan on the River

Littleport Life takes a look at the Swan on the River

Its two owners are Richard Oyarzabal and Frank Burrow. They have an impressive work history! Richard has been a successful senior manager, project manager, consultant, fundraiser and executive in the Arts, Charity and Events sector. He has had a varied career which has included managing Manchester Lesbian and Gay Pride; creating outdoor theatre events around the world including Glasgow, Houston and Lisbon; managing a theatre company that used the arts to help homeless and ex-homeless…

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Beynur’s The Best

Beynur’s The Best

Beynur’s Tattoo Salon is one of the busiest places in Littleport’s Main Street. It is said that people come from as far as London and Brighton to get their arm, leg, or any other part of their anatomy tattooed. And they are “done by only the best you know,” said one tattoo emblazoned customer. Highly recommended by those ‘in the know’, Beynur Kaptan’s good reputation began back in his native Turkey where he first became…

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World Foods R Us in Littleport!

World Foods R Us in Littleport!

We have Turkish Kebabs, Chinese take-aways, a Polish Delicatessen and two really good Indian restaurants as well as a Steak House that serves non native to these shores exotic game among the traditionally English fish and chip shops… If you have a hankering for Asian cuisine there are two places in Littleport who can oblige. Mamun Rashid, one of the many Gunners fans in the village, is uniquely Managing Director of the Spice Lounge on…

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Littleport Parish Council Digest

Littleport Parish Council Digest

A review of the minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 20th January,17th February and 17th March 2014. Full minutes are available from the Parish Council Clerk and on the Shape your place website http:// littleport.shapeyourplace.org/littleport-parish-council/. The Parish Council sits on the third Monday of the month at 7:30pm at the Barn. All are welcome to attend. District council Jobs will be going at District Council at management level affecting 20 people which will…

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