Successful Charity Weekend

Successful Charity Weekend

The centre of Littleport resounded to the sound of music – and – motorbikes – as the Bike Show hit the village last month. And it was all for a good cause as The Crown Inn, the famous public house on Main Street along with 363 MCC the well known motorbike club were hosting this yearly event in an alldayer that raised much needed funds for the East Anglia Air Ambulance and Branching Out; ‘supporting…

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LGBT Group Has Started Well

LGBT Group Has Started Well

Littleport’s LGBT community are enjoying their regular weekly Tuesday evening get-togethers for a drink and a chat at the Crown Inn thanks to its welcoming Landlord Rob. “I have no problem with that at all” said Rob when he was approached back in May about the group’s needing a friendly venue to meet and socialise. Indeed all are welcome to come along from 7.30 onwards. You will find us over near the dart board!

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Connections Cancer Club

Connections Cancer Club

Connections Cancer Club is a small friendly group of people who meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the School Room, St Johns Methodist Chapel, High Street, Littleport, from 10.00 to 12.00. We offer support, friendship and time to those families affected by cancer in any way. We have planned some social events in the near future. Why not come along and join us, bring along your ideas and have a chat over…

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Sustainable Gardening

Sustainable Gardening

I have been a gardener and resident in Littleport for about 25 years. Initially my only interest was in trying to grow food for our family, every plant had to earn its space, so any money I had bought edible plants and trees. This has proved to be a really good investment for wildlife and us. The 25 year old cherry tree had so many cherries last year that we lost count after sixteen kilos…

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Littleport Rotary Club Quarterly Update

Littleport Rotary Club Quarterly Update

See all the pictures, and more on our website www.littleportrotary.org.uk The Rotary Street Fayre was held in December, we would like to thank all those who turned out in the cold. The three wise men (below) had travelled quite some distance in appalling weather and are to be congratulated. Rotary and Education (Report by our vocational chairman Tony Winchester) The Rotary Club of Littleport is very proud of its relationship with local schools and colleges….

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Littleport Bowls Club

Littleport Bowls Club

Before the present day green was developed, bowling took place on tennis courts in Barkhams Lane and on the tennis court behind “Harpenden House” in Wellington Street. The club was formed in 1921; the treasurer/secretary at the time was Mr L A Bray. In 1927 1 rood of land was purchased for £50 and transformed into a bowling green where it remains today. A clubhouse was built in 1952/3 and a further piece of land…

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A Year in the Life of your Leisure Centre

A Year in the Life of your Leisure Centre

At this time of year we all look back over the successes and failures of 2010 and look to see what we can do to improve in 2011. Trike The Leisure Centre Committee recently looked back over its diary and saw Ely Archers using the Centre in January and Newmarket Badminton in February. March found us hosts to a caravan rally and bowls competition. In April we had a further caravan rally and the annual…

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The Littleport Players

The Littleport Players

The Littleport players need you! Can you sing, dance or act? Can you play a musical instrument, operate sound/ men in draglighting equipment, paint/assemble scenery? Would you like to work front of house or backstage? Do you actorshave a keen approach to theatre work (either on stage or off)? If so, then look no further. The Littleport Players are recruiting new members (ages 11+) and we would like to hear from anybody with an enthusiasm…

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