The Port From My Point Of View!

The Port From My Point Of View!

When I first joined The Port in 2016 I never thought that it would be one of the best decisions I’ve ever made writes member Chelsea Hirst. I never knew that I would make as many friends at this youth club as I have, and I’m still friends with most of these amazing people. And I wouldn’t want any other person to run it other than Jo. She and her staff are the most fun-loving…

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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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Spring has sprung at your local wetland centre

Hello from WWT Welney Wetland centre, we are situated less than seven miles from the centre of Littleport. Plus we are on the same side of the Ouse Washes as you, so when the Welney Wash Road floods it does not affect access from the A10 and yourselves. We see most of our human visitors during our winter season when about 10,000 swans return to the Ouse Washes, and we provide a fantastic place to…

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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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Littleport Brass Sounds Grand

Littleport Brass Sounds Grand

Littleport Brass has been entertaining the public since around 1880 performing all styles of music, from a traditional brass band repertoire to arrangements of modern pop songs, film soundtracks and swing band music. As well as performing in numerous summer concerts they also compete in local and national contests two or three times a year. Today they are a second section band under the baton of Nicholas Garman. Littleport Brass is as active as ever,…

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Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club – Celebrating 55 Years Flowers Friendship and Fun

Littleport & District Flower Arrangement Club – Celebrating 55 Years Flowers Friendship and Fun

The Club has enjoyed a very good year and also celebrated reaching 55 years of wonderful flower demonstrations and friendship. A very versatile year has just flown by and we are coming up to our AGM in February when we will be having a meal at Littleport Village Hall with Fairways Catering providing all of the food to kick off our AGM and going into a new year of Demonstrators. The highlight of 2017 was…

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Littleport Leisure Centre

Littleport Leisure Centre

The new year has started in the new venue, with an explosion of activity. Many first time users and many regulars are visiting the centre for the new and the ever popular classes. We are all looking forward to the return of the Trikes at the end of May, and the 10K run in July looks to be bigger, better but fortunately, not longer! The Nerf gun parties are proving to be a ‘hit’ with…

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Littleport Lions

Littleport Lions

Once again we held our very successful Breakfast with Santa in December at The Almonry Restaurant in Ely. Our thanks go to all who came along over the three days and our special thanks to the managers of The Almonry, Michael and Lesley Blakey, without whose help and expertise this event would not happen. We catered for over 210 happy breakfasters, and Santa come along and gave all the children a present. It was a…

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Zumba Down Black Horse Drove!

Zumba Down Black Horse Drove!

Russ Welch is running the new Zumba class on the Drove, and is keen to let everyone know about the class and a bit about himself, writes Joy Tod. The class is open to absolutely everyone regardless of age or ability or fitness level. They have fun. It’s on a Thursday evening 7- 8pm in our Community Centre, and it’s £5 a week. These first few weeks have been popular so there might be the…

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The Littleport Players in Rehearsal

The Littleport Players in Rehearsal

Lots of talented people live in Littleport. And the members of The Littleport Players demonstrate their talents for singing, dancing, acting, as well as the abilities to stage professional standard performances of top West End shows! The production team behind these great presentations are skilled producers, directors, musical directors and choreographers, who if they weren’t occupied in other careers, would most certainly be in the employ of the big theatre companies. After many, many, successful…

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