363MCC Littleport’s Bikers are the Best!

363MCC Littleport’s Bikers are the Best!

The 363MCC, set up in honour of the Littleport Rioters of 1816, 5 of whom were hanged, are always in the forefront of doing good deeds for others. A rather overcast day in May was made much brighter when the annual ‘Crowning Around’ bikers event took place at the Crown Inn, courtesy of landlord Rob. There were rock bands and DJ’s playing music from the start at 11 am until late night. Stalls of every…

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Littleport Flower Arranging Club is part of the National organisation.

Littleport Flower Arranging Club is part of the National organisation.

This was begun when flower arranging clubs and societies joined together in 1959 and formed the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS) with help and advice from the Royal Horticultural Society.  The Association has been a unifying and guiding influence to thousands of men, women and juniors whose love of flowers has opened up a new world of creativity. Within NAFAS there are demonstrators, judges, speakers and teachers of flower arranging and each has…

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Littleport Rotary Club – Update

Littleport Rotary Club – Update

March – we had Crocuses April – Littleport Rotary Club staged a fund rasing event at the Anchor Little Downham the event was based on Call my Bluff and raised £800 for charity. May – During the weekend of May 19-21 – we organised a sponsored walk along the historical 46 mile Peddars Way, 15 Rotarians participated in the walk – including refreshments, it took three dats for all to complete the coarse. Mid summer…

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Our Roving Reporter accidentally finds a Kart racer and Tai Kwan-Do expert in Littleport!

Our Roving Reporter accidentally finds a Kart racer and Tai Kwan-Do expert in Littleport!

The great thing about writing for Littleport Life is that you’re always meeting amazing people whose achievements very often go un-noticed. One day I made a brief visit to the ‘Feline At Home Cat Hotel’ in Brickmakers Way to meet up with the busy cat lady herself, Adrienne, to see how they were getting on. Her husband Lee, an aircraft engineer, was fixing a kart that turned out to be his son’s, which had taken…

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Play up and play the game!

Play up and play the game!

Littleport Town Cricket Club deserves support from the people of Littleport! In a speech to his fellow Littleport Town Cricket Club members after a match when they had struggled to field a complete 1st X1 at the start of this season, Ishmeet Singh Arora, LTCC Secretary said: “Well done to everybody today, specially Nik Marsh and Luiz Salgado who managed to get together a full team. Luiz Salgado played a brilliant innings today and helped us getting to decent…

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Littleport Leisure Centre – They also Served

Littleport Leisure Centre – They also Served

As I have mentioned in some of my previous articles, I have been associated with the Leisure Centre since 1989, when as Secretary of Littleport Town Football Club I wrote to the Parish Council asking for a new sports pitch for the football and cricket club, as the owners of Highfield were not allowing us to renew our lease on the old Highfield sports field. Since those early days when under the Chairmanship of Grenville…

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Littleport Brass and Rock Vox Choir Christmas Concert

Littleport Brass and Rock Vox Choir Christmas Concert

On Sunday 11th December at 7pm in St George’s church, Littleport Brass and Rock Vox Choir held a Christmas concert, the first of what will hopefully become an annual event. It was a lovely festive event attended by over 120 people of all ages. Littleport Brass had a varied programme playing both traditional and modern pieces. Rock Vox played both traditional and modern music and Rock Vox gave a superb performance and had some lovely…

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Cricket in Littleport – Update

Cricket in Littleport – Update

Nik Marsh is captain of Littleport Cricket Club and is happy to share some information about what it’s like to be a part of this sporting tradition here in Littleport. And he tells us, “After a slow start, losing the first 8 games of last season, Littleport came back to win the last nine on the bounce beating all of the three teams that got promoted from division one! We are looking to continue this…

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Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Update

About Us Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland is the association of Rotary clubs within England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. We have over 1,800 clubs consisting of more than 50,000 men and women from all walks of life. Our clubs are based in local communities where members meet on a regular basis to enjoy friendship, networking and to plan projects that will benefit the lives of others. Clubs utilise the skills, expertise and dedication…

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Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club

Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club

Two years ago this March the Club was on the verge of closing but with a lot of hard work from a new Committee and the enthusiasm of the existing Members at the time, we have managed to come forward to 2017 with a healthy Club and a lot of hope for the coming year with the promise of new members joining us in March for the beginning of the 2017/18 programme. This is a…

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