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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Almost Stop Press!

Almost Stop Press!

Littleport players have an exciting year ahead! We are delighted to announce the next couple of shows that the Littleport Players will be performing in 2017 13 – 15 July 2017 – NUNSENSE THE MEGA MUSICAL – Fancy being a singing nun? Or a singing monk? Then this comedy musical with male/female parts, lots of great songs and dances (including a nun’s tap dance) is the show for you. 8 – 10 December 2017 –…

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Littleport Leisure Centre Looking back at many New Years’ Eves!

Littleport Leisure Centre Looking back at many New Years’ Eves!

Since we opened in 1994, we have held a New Year’s Eve party every year. On two occasions we have held two events, one for families, and one for adults only. During the life-span of this current Centre, approximately 6,000 people have partied in the new year somewhere within our building. In 2,000 the Millennium celebration night had over 750 people partying until 4 am. It was a great evening organised by an efficient committee…

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Basketball Cup Finals

Basketball Cup Finals

On Saturday 8th October the second semi-annual Littleport Basketball Cup Finals took place at Littleport Leisure Centre. The event started at 6pm with a third place trophy game between hosts Littleport Zalgiris and Mildenhall High Town Pirates. While the Zalgiris were leading most of the game, the Pirates continued to pressure the hosts and had a one point lead in last quarter. However the Zalgiris men held their composure and managed to claw back the…

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Local Kung Fu Club Gets Grading Success in 2016

Local Kung Fu Club Gets Grading Success in 2016

Your local Kung Fu club ‘Hung Kuen Shaolin Kung Fu’ enjoyed great success at our grading held on Sunday 23rd of October at Littleport Leisure centre – writes Kaira Smith. We promoted eleven students to the grade of first yellow belt, one to second green, one to first blue, and two to the senior level of second blue. The Littleport children did especially well and represented the village excellently in front of the head of…

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Looking Back at 2016 with the Women’s Institute

Looking Back at 2016 with the Women’s Institute

Since the 2015 celebration of 100 years of the formation of WI, things have been a little quieter this year. This has enabled one of our talented members to address the problems of the village sign. Miriam Farrell, along with a few other members, have been working hard and progressing with the renovation. We have had some very interesting and entertaining speakers, including talks on West Stow Saxon Village, Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, home…

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