Littleport Rangers – Littleport Plays a Good Game!

Littleport Rangers – Littleport Plays a Good Game!

Littleport Rangers FC was established in 2009 and has gone from strength to strength, seeing 100’s of members over the years, teams a plenty from academy to league champions. We currently have five teams over three age groups who compete in mini soccer and colts leagues within the Cambs FA. We are and maintain our Chartered standard accreditation with fully qualified coaches within each team. We are run by volunteers and rely on local businesses…

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363MCC Littleport’s Much-Loved Bikers Club!

363MCC Littleport’s Much-Loved Bikers Club!

As 363MCC President Mark Robinson declares, “We are a local group of guys n gals with interests in all the good things. Motorcycles, Music and Good Times!” Yes, we have to agree with that description – but there is a serious side to the club. They take doing good in the community as a mission, as their activities in that direction throughout the year testify. In the autumn the guys and gals were involved in…

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Littleport Library is a Great Service!

Littleport Library is a Great Service!

Littleport Library is open Wed 2-6pm and Fri 10am-2pm. Customers must maintain 2 metre social distancing and, unless exempt, must wear a mask/face covering when visiting a library. We are delighted that so many of our customers have come back to us following the re-opening of our libraries. We are keeping things under continual review and will resume the full service as soon as it is possible to do so safely. Visit https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/libraries-leisure-culture/libraries or call…

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The Team at Littleport Leisure Welcome You! Back to Class

The Team at Littleport Leisure Welcome You! Back to Class

As you know from reading our article in the previous Littleport Life magazine we re-opened our doors to welcome you all back on the 1st August. We are pleased to say that many familiar faces have returned to resume their fitness regime. We have also welcomed many new faces and new friendships have been formed. We pride ourselves as always on the importance of maintaining a clean and safe environment especially during these difficult times….

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Scouts and Guides say – We’re back!

Scouts and Guides say – We’re back!

Scouting has resumed in Littleport! Of course, it was a lot of work and planning to ensure the safety of young people and their leaders, so at the time of writing meetings have been held online via Zoom calls – but they have been a hit! “We’ve toasted marshmallows, played bingo, been on safari and held a magic show” says Beaver Scout Leader Susannah Webb, known to the Beavers as Chestnut. “The children have responded…

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The Littleport Society gives you a look into the past glories and fascinating facts about the village!

The Littleport Society gives you a look into the past glories and fascinating facts about the village!

Chair of the Society Roger Rudderham tells us about: Henrick Lindahl And The Littleport Challenge Cup The Littleport Skating Club advertised the first race for their Littleport Challenge Cup for the 23rd December 1892. The Fifty Guinea Challenge Cup was made of solid silver, weighed 100 ounces, and was two feet three inches in height and seventeen inches wide. Anyone winning the cup three times in succession was to be declared outright winner and owner…

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Coping with COVID-19 at Branching Out!

Coping with COVID-19 at Branching Out!

At the end of March when, like everyone else, we were faced with managing a pandemic with implications for our charity shop, eBay Office and very importantly our social care Day Services. The inability to get replacement cleaning products and PPE, plus all the new guidelines being updated daily hit us like a steam train. No sooner had we updated the previous days guidelines and new guidelines were being issued in the evening for us…

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Scout and Guide Hut News!

Scout and Guide Hut News!

There is a building as you go into the grounds of the Littleport Leisure complex on Camel Road just behind the beacon. Its doors face the field and its own car park area, so you may not even really notice it – unless of course you are part of the thriving Littleport scout and guiding activities that take place there! As the autumn drew to a close, the Hut – that’s what it’s fondly called,…

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Littleport Fundraiser for East Anglian Air Ambulance Takes Off!

Littleport Fundraiser for East Anglian Air Ambulance Takes Off!

Joolz Gordon tells us about her efforts to raise money for the EAAA in her own words: “A few years ago I decided to start making greetings cards to sell, to raise funds for charity. I wanted to support a charity that not only helped people but had to be something to do with Aviation! This was because my late dad was a pilot for over 40 years and I felt he would have liked…

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Littleport’s Food Bank is Fantastic!

Littleport’s Food Bank is Fantastic!

Susan Green one of the indefatigable founders and voluntary workers for the community at Littleport’s independent food bank has given us an update. Susan writes: “I am writing this just after the second lockdown has been announced. Sadly this means we will be having more people needing our help. Since the first lockdown our numbers have nearly doubled. Thankfully we live in a caring community who support us so helping their fellow Littleport residents. Without…

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