363MCC Bikers Support the Community!

363MCC Bikers Support the Community!

After the very successful Crowning Around annual fundraising event, held every year in May at the Crown Inn in Littleport, money was distributed to deserving causes. First to receive a cheque for £2,000 was the East Anglian Air Ambulance service; then ThePort, the extremely popular youth initiative received £500, and £500 was given to Littleport Youth Bikes.

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Littleport Players will take you to Neverland this Winter!

Littleport Players will take you to Neverland this Winter!

When the curtain rises on the first night of the Littleport Players Pre-Christmas panto, followed by the Saturday matinee at 2pm, and the evening’s performance at 7.30pm, through to the finale of Sunday’s matinee that begins at 2pm, the Littleport Players will be delighting their audiences with the modern Hollywood version of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan. Tickets will be available online, from the Bargain Centre in Main Street, and from Make-up artist, Hairdresser and Director,…

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Littleport W! – New Visitors Welcome!

Littleport W! – New Visitors Welcome!

Ladies! Are you interested in joining us for one of our meetings? We would very much like to see some new faces. Why not join us at one of our meetings? This is a great way to make new friends, especially if you are new to the area! All ages are catered for – age is no barrier – as well as talks and demonstrations, we have outings, visits to other WI’s and a speaker…

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Boxing – the Noble Art in Littleport!?

Boxing – the Noble Art in Littleport!?

The future of boxing in Littleport looks bleak – unless a reasonably priced venue can be found! Potential boxing and kickboxing champions are in training with the East Anglia Kickboxing and Boxing Club that has been based at Littleport Leisure Centre on Mondays and Wednesdays. Under the experienced eyes of trainers Paddy Paddock, and past champion Mark Johnson, boys, and even girls, have come in to the sessions at £4 for under 16’s (£5 adults)…

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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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Littleport Lions and the SightFirst Programme

Littleport Lions and the SightFirst Programme

“I hope you will adopt me. I am the youngest here,” Helen Keller said in her famous “Knights of the Blind” speech to Lions at the 1925 International Convention in Cedar Point, Ohio, USA. Keller was speaking figuratively, of course. She was 45 years old at the time. But the story she shared of her early childhood blindness and her heartrending struggle for independence as a girl left a lasting impression. It was one of…

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LITTLEPORT & DISTRICT FLOWER ARRANGEMENT CLUB

LITTLEPORT & DISTRICT FLOWER ARRANGEMENT CLUB

The Club has progressed well this year with some very interesting Demonstrators who have all brought a different dimension to the art of flower arranging. We are beginning to interest a few more people who have joined as members and who assure the Club they are enjoying the different aspects of flower arranging that are being demonstrated to us all. This is encouraging for the committee and gives us all a sense of purpose to…

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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 and Ely Timebank are official and we are now one entity!

Littleport and Ely Timebank are official and we are now one entity!

With now over 150 members including local organizations, we have really grown exchanging over 4,700 hours in help and time in just less than 5 years. We have a lot of new faces bringing in their own skills and abilities to share with fellow Timebank members in our community from bee keeping, to cookery sharing to gardening, our Timebank has skills on tap to share. Each week we bring you the Timebank news via our…

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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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