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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YPL Hosts Free Drama Classes

YPL Hosts Free Drama Classes

With class act Mark Tunstall Mark Tunstall has been a professional actor for over twenty years, including lead roles in television, film, theatre and radio. You may be aware if you’re a soap fan that he played Adam Leigh in Brookside. Recently Mark was Head of Drama at The Pauline Quirke Academy and this included teaching voice and speech lessons, acting techniques, monologue work, movement, modern and classical text work, sight reading, warm-up skills and…

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Children’s Summer Holiday Activities

Children’s Summer Holiday Activities

At Littleport Leisure Community Center Monday 27th July – Dodgeball Tuesday 28th July – Inflatables Day Wednesday 29th July – Archery Thursday 30th July – Coach Trip To Yarmouth Monday 3rd August – Mini Olympics Tuesday 4th August – Inflatables Day Wednesday 5th August – Crafts And Football Thursday 6th August – Mini Olympics And Inflatables Friday 7th August – Badminton Monday 10th August – Archery Tuesday 11th August – Inflatables Day Wednesday 12th August…

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Littleport Scout Troop Taste-Test Takeaways

Littleport Scout Troop Taste-Test Takeaways

Littleport’s scout troop are looking forward now to the spring months of activities, but here is a backward glance to let you know what the group did as part of their active winter programme. The 1st Littleport Scout Troop undertook a taste-testing competition before Christmas! The competition was designed and undertaken by the members of Puma & Tiger Patrol overseen by 12 year old the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge to learn more about the…

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