Littleport Brass represents all that’s good about Littleport

Littleport Brass represents all that’s good about Littleport

Littleport Brass are out there representing the village in many a concert and competition over the course of the year. This autumn they were extremely busy, competing in various prestigious competitions and events such as the ‘own choice’ contest at Leicester on November 24th. And in a world-wide live streamed broadcast on Sunday October 6th they were shown live as they competed in the new Bolsover Festival of Brass in its Second Section category. The…

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Littleport Rangers FC Update!

Littleport Rangers FC Update!

Under 8s The Under 8s are now getting stuck into their second season of football and are enjoying playing football and developing their skills on a weekly basis. The players and parents travel across the county, early on a Saturday morning, playing against teams in the Cambridgeshire mini soccer league 5v5 format. Back in May the players had the opportunity to play on the pitch at the Abbey, home of Cambridge United, against some of…

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Littleport and District Flower Club

Littleport and District Flower Club

Since the last report we have had our September meeting at which Pat Barton from Attleborough gave a very entertaining evening with her designs title of ‘Where in the World’. Pat was a new Demonstrator for the Club and she proved very entertaining with her six designs from around the world. Her flowers were beautiful and filled the stage with loads of colour as well as her enthusiasm for the places she had visited. October…

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Littleport Judo News

Littleport Judo News

Based at Littleport Leisure, the next couple of events are coming up quickly at Littleport Judo Club. In September the club are hosting The Eastern Area British Schools Regional Championships. This will be on Sunday the 15th of September. The regional schools events are a great build up to the national event held at the English Institute For Sport in Sheffield early in 2020, It is always great for the young judoka to represent their…

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The Littleport Players get backing from Littleport Rotary

The Littleport Players get backing from Littleport Rotary

The Littleport Players have success after success with their productions! This summer they performed Disco Inferno to rapturous reviews and they are looking forward now to the winter pantomime, Sleeping Beauty! The organisers said in April: “We are so grateful to The Rotary Club of Littleport donating £500 to our group towards a much-needed new props shed. Last night we had the presentation and it was great to reminisce about the Players over the many…

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A Great Community Day Out at Littleport Leisure!

A Great Community Day Out at Littleport Leisure!

Saturday 22nd June saw the return of our annual ‘Fun Day’, which this year was renamed as ‘Open Day’. The event was filled with lots of fun and activities the whole community could come along to enjoy. The smiles and laughter that could be seen and heard were testament to a job well done. For the youngsters we had an array of Inflatables, Zorbs, Face Painting, Storytelling, Nerf Wars and everybody’s favourite, the Fun Fair….

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Littleport and District Flower Club – ‘Flowers and Friendship’

Littleport and District Flower Club – ‘Flowers and Friendship’

The first meeting of the new year for the Club was in March when the new Chair Carol introduced the welcome return of Barbara Collins with her demonstration of ‘Past Present and Future’. This was also Membership Night and the Committee were delighted at the end of the evening when the membership rose to 50 members so all the hard work over the past 3 years to gain new membership and rebuild the Club had…

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Littleport Brass – Puts Littleport on the Musical Map

Littleport Brass – Puts Littleport on the Musical Map

We enjoy our band that blow their brass instruments – and trumpets – for Littleport! Littleport Brass is a fantastic Brass band that represents Littleport around the country. Under the Musical Directorship of the renowned Ian Knapton the band takes part in many contests as well as giving concerts. Here are some dates for your diary! Bolsover Entertainments Contest Sunday October 6 2019 (all day) there is a new competition for the Band. They are…

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The 363MCC Does it Again!

The 363MCC Does it Again!

On Saturday May 4th the annual Crowning Around bikers meet with music, stalls, raffle and competitions was a resounding success despite the blustery fen weather! In fact the usual fly-over by one of the RAF’s WW2 aircraft had to be cancelled because of the inclement conditions. As President of the 363 Motor Cycle Club Mark Robinson said after the event: ‘A massive thank you to all who attended Crowning Around Bike Show braving the freakish…

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Littleport Parkrun

Littleport Parkrun

Cathy Gibb-de Swarte tells us some heart-warming human-interest stories from the weekly Littleport Parkrun and how some are running the Littleport 10k for the MS charity on July 28! Parkruns have now become such a phenomenon that the whole world and their dog are taking part every Saturday morning just to experience that ‘get fit fix’ and Littleport is part of that global phenomena. Such a regular event does encourage that community spirit of togetherness,…

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