Return to Scouting

Return to Scouting

1st Littleport Scout Group leaders and members of the executive committee have been busy preparing for the return of face-to-face Scouting in the autumn. This has involved following the guidance issued by the Scout Association, which is based on the National Youth Agency Guidelines; ensuring risk assessments are completed and approved; and that plans are in place to reintroduce Scouting activities. “We are keeping everything crossed for returning in September, we have all been missing…

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Littleport Rangers FC – Kick Off for the 20/21 Season in Fine Style!

Littleport Rangers FC have been back in training and are looking forward the next season. With last season being cut short in March all the players, coaches and parents are looking forward to watching games. We now have 3 U12 teams entering into the Colts District League along with the U13s, all playing on a Saturday morning. The U9s are playing in the mini soccer league playing local teams such as Sutton & Soham. The…

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Littleport Town Colts Football Club

Littleport Town Colts Football Club

Littleport Town FC Colts’ teams were delighted to be able to return to training this summer, after several months off. “It was great to see all the young people back together again. We’ve all really missed them – and watching them play,” says under-15s coach Chris Slatter. The first week or so was a little different as contact football was not yet allowed, but from August the teams will have been able to play matches…

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Carry on Scouting

Carry on Scouting

As with almost every leisure activity, Scouting as we know and love it was suspended from mid-March in line with government advice to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Sleepovers, hikes, games, quizzes and badge presentations were all cancelled – but Scouting did not stop. As with almost every leisure activity, Scouting as we know and love it was suspended from mid-March in line with government advice to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Sleepovers,…

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ThePORT Youth Group

ThePORT Youth Group

Joanne Coe is the busy organiser of ThePort youth group – and there was no stopping her – and the youngsters – during the recent stringent social distancing and isolation measures! Although unable to meet together at the Littleport Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Joanne told Littleport Life about many of the activities in which they have been involved. Joanne says: ‘We have been keeping busy in the community with many activities including random acts of kindness, crafts…

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Littleport Rangers – The Future of Football in Littleport!

Littleport Rangers – The Future of Football in Littleport!

Littleport Rangers started back in 2009. We have a U12 team in the Cambs Colts League, 3 U11 teams, an U8s team and an Academy. Our coaches give up their time to train the players each week with planned sessions as well as having fun and attend matches each Saturday. We are lucky to have fantastic facilities at Littleport Leisure. Matches take place on the front field, training under the spotlights, use of the ‘mugga’…

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Littleport Scouting Group is Very Popular! – All Change!

Littleport Scouting Group is Very Popular! – All Change!

Nothing stays the same for long – and that’s certainly true when you have a Scouting group as popular as the one in Littleport! Now the biggest group in the East Cambridgeshire district, Littleport Scout Group exists to broaden the horizons of young people by giving them the opportunity to spend time in the great outdoors, develop new skills, make friends, and give something back to the community. Volunteers are crucial to the group’s success,…

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ThePORT Youth Group

ThePORT Youth Group

The Port is Going Strong! ThePort is a social group for all in the current school year 5 and above. Monday’s Year 5/6 – 4.15pm -5.30pm Year 6/+ 5.30pm – 7pm £1.50 Our aim is to let the youth run the group and decide what activities are planned from week to week – Darts, Pool, Tuck Shop, Hot Food, Wifi, Music, TV, Games are just a few activities. With the support of the youth and…

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Littleport Scouts Group – Calling all campers!

Littleport Scouts Group – Calling all campers!

So how do you keep 59 children entertained, fed and happy over a weekend? Send them to camp, of course! Each September, the leaders from 1st Littleport Scout Group organise a camp for all the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts in Littleport to give the children a taste of life under canvas and parents a welldeserved break. This year, 59 children ranging in age from six to thirteen headed to Copley Wood Scout camp in St…

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ThePORT Youth Group

ThePORT Youth Group

The Port goes from strength to strength! The Port is a very successful social club for young people in Littleport. It is superbly managed by Joanne Coe who received the Citizen of the Year accolade for her efforts just this year! They coincide with school holidays and this winter the last session is December 9th for the Christmas Quiz, Prize Bingo and sale of Christmas gifts. Then it closes for the holidays and reopens 13th…

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