The Library Presents… Arts Alive Events in Spring 2018

The Library Presents… Arts Alive Events in Spring 2018

This autumn Littleport Library hosted famous author and comedian James Campbell performing Comedy 4 Kids. There were also some energetic samba drumming workshops. Thanks to everyone who attended these events that are part of The Library Presents … Arts Alive programme (funded by Arts Council England). In February 2018 Littleport Library presents two more fantastic professional performances. Robert Lloyd Parry will be performing ‘Oh Whistle’, two ghost stories by M R James, on Friday 2nd…

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Littleport Bowls Club = Winners!

Littleport Bowls Club = Winners!

Littleport has one of the most successful bowls clubs in the country. There are 2371 affiliated Bowls Club in England and this year Littleport members won two national titles. Ellen Falkner won the National Champion of Champions, and also partnered her mother, Sue Alexander, to win the National Ladies Pairs. Sue and Ellen will represent England in the British Isle Championship next year in Belfast, where they will compete against the other home countries. The…

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Cycling for Little Miracles!

Cycling for Little Miracles!

Left to Right: Adam Mason, Levi Webb, Ryan Mason, (Adam’s young son), Michael Webb, and Jonathan Langley. They are all doing a charity cycle ride to Hunstanton to raise money for the Little Miracles Charity which supports families who have children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions. “The mileage isn’t as many as 100 ordinarily, but we are thinking of doing a different route which will take us up to the 100 miles….

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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

Current members of Littleport & District Flower Club gathered to celebrate its 55th anniversary at Littleport Village Hall on Friday 15th September when members and visitors enjoyed a wonderful evening celebrating this milestone. Chairman Pam Hayes welcomed everyone and introduced Louise Richards, the President and a Member for over 39 years, who opened the evening giving a short synopsis of the past 55 years and explaining that the Club was formed by Gwen Gilbert with…

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The Littleport Players – success after success!

The Littleport Players – success after success!

The Littleport Players can look back at a wonderful and successful year! And this winter season they present Peter Pan. This must be the top amdram group in the country with a dazzling array of talent. With Director Karen Booth, Choreography par excellence by Nikki Dyer, Musical Director Becky Green and Chris Nunn on keyboards, Peter Theobald on bass and Peter’s brother Jonathan Theobald on the drums, and the superb and award-winning costumier, Sheila Goodall,…

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Littleport Town Football Club – History at first-hand!

Littleport Town Football Club – History at first-hand!

Bev Scott shares his memories… There is nothing older footballers like more than reminiscing. Especially when browsing battered old footie photo-filled scrapbooks littered with unflattering pictures, where shorts looked ridiculously short, and football boots were plain, practical, considered suitable for purpose, and boring by today’s standards. Unless you wore those awful all white Alan Ball boots just to be different like me! Writes Cathy Gibb-de Swarte. With an age gap of 6 years between us,…

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WWT Welney is a neighbour with lots to offer!

WWT Welney is a neighbour with lots to offer!

Now is the perfect time to come and experience the winter wildfowl spectacle at WWT Welney. The arrival of thousands of ducks and swans over the past two months will soon bring numbers to their peak. Whooper swans coming in from Iceland can reach numbers of 8,000; whilst the smaller, shyer Bewick’s swans coming in from Arctic Russia number 3,000. To see the most swans a visit at dawn or dusk is best. The swan…

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Good News from Littleport Judo Club

Good News from Littleport Judo Club

Littleport Judo Club held an official opening weekend in October to celebrate the launch of the club in the brand new sports centre in Littleport. On Saturday 21st October, the club welcomed Brian Jacks who officially opened the club. Brian Jacks won Britain’s first ever Olympic Medal at Judo in 1972 at the Munich games. Jacks was also the first Judo World Champion medallist for Britain, and won medals at the European Championships six times….

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Littleport Town FC Sponsorship News

Littleport Town FC Sponsorship News

Littleport Life Magazine are proud to sponsor Littleport Town FC for the second consecutive season. Lee Yearns Manager of Littleport Town Reserves says they are also delighted to receive sponsorship this season from the magazine. Chettisham’s top local sportswear company 3Q supplying their smart shirts and pullovers. “We are so happy and want to thank Littleport Life for sponsoring both teams. It really does give our club a great boost this season,” said a delighted…

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Littleport Rotary Club — Update

Littleport Rotary Club — Update

September — Second Quarter — for the new President We inducted a new member into the Club at a recent meeting. Our new member is Stuart Coleman from Witchford an IT engineer. With all the natural disasters, Earthquakes without warning and Hurricanes with a bit of warning but leaving devastation in their paths. For many years Littleport Rotary has been engaged in the distribution of Shelter Boxes to disaster zones around the world. We recently…

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