Rainbows

Rainbows

Rainbows are the youngest members of the Girlguiding movement, age 5-7. Activities are fun and exciting and it is a chance for girls to try out new things with girls of their own age. There has been at least one Rainbow pack in Littleport for 30 years, at one time there were as many as four. The current leaders have been involved for the last 23 years and feel now is the right time to…

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Bake Off in Littleport!

Bake Off in Littleport!

Clair’Marie Mackness tells Littleport Life about her stall at Adams Community Market and new kids classes! Newcomer to our area, Clair’Marie says, ”In September I started a regular stall at the Littleport Adams Community Market. When I was shown around this beautiful, historic building I was thrilled at the idea of selling my freshly made bakes in there to my new neighbours. This market has so much potential and is perfect if you fancy a…

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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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The PORT

The PORT

ThePORT opening hours are – MONDAYS 5-6.30pm at Littleport Ex-Servicemen’s Club on Ponts Hill. (Extending the time by 30min may be possible if we need to) We will have use of the Garden, Pin Ball Machine, Table Tennis, Pool, Air Hockey, Retro Games Machine, Xbox One, Table Football, Tuck Shop, Hot Food, Wifi. Entry will remain at £1 We welcome new members current year 5 upwards – (From September we will no longer be able…

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Our Roving Reporter accidentally finds a Kart racer and Tai Kwan-Do expert in Littleport!

Our Roving Reporter accidentally finds a Kart racer and Tai Kwan-Do expert in Littleport!

The great thing about writing for Littleport Life is that you’re always meeting amazing people whose achievements very often go un-noticed. One day I made a brief visit to the ‘Feline At Home Cat Hotel’ in Brickmakers Way to meet up with the busy cat lady herself, Adrienne, to see how they were getting on. Her husband Lee, an aircraft engineer, was fixing a kart that turned out to be his son’s, which had taken…

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Wrestling for charity

Wrestling for charity

Little Miracles is an award winning Cambridgeshire and Suffolk based charity and parent led support group for families with children that have autism, additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions. We are based in Ely and put on weekly sessions every Saturday for our members. We offer different themed sessions with a sports hall, sensory room, cinema room, arts and crafts room, general toys/ play room and a quiet room to mention a few. Themes…

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Littleport Rangers are thriving!

Littleport Rangers are thriving!

Littleport Rangers was founded in 2009 and in its short history has reached the chartered standard, which is the FA’s benchmark for grass roots football. As well as providing a fun and safe environment for children to play football, we provide FA qualified coaches with CRB checks, child welfare and first aid certificates. Our aim is to focus on player development with age appropriate training sessions. We currently have three teams in the Cambs FA…

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YPL Cinema Club News

YPL Cinema Club News

YPL is at last able to let you know that a full programme of future films and showing times is coming soon. We will initially be showing age appropriate films for the following age groups: Families with young children (under the age of 5 years) 5 – 7 year olds 7 – 9 year olds 9 – 11 year olds All children must be registered with us. Membership is FREE and film viewing is FREE….

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Musical Littleport: God Hates Astronauts

Musical Littleport: God Hates Astronauts

There is a comic book series called ‘God Hates Astronauts’ and it’s now the name of a Littleport group of talented musicians, keyboard and lead vocalist singer Christopher France and drummer Jordan Powell aged 17 and 18 respectively. Christopher and Jordan explained that the name of their group doesn’t portray their opinions or their genre of music and they don’t wish to be pigeonholed either.Jordan says he prefers not to have their own music-making labelled,…

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