There’s Fun for Everyone at Littleport Ex-Servicemen’s Club

There’s Fun for Everyone at Littleport Ex-Servicemen’s Club

Littleport has a really great social and sociable venue that provides fun and entertainment for the whole community from 0 to 100 plus! Whether it’s darts, pool or dominoes that interests you or seeing sport on the big screen, playing Bingo and a ‘Saturday night out’ with live bands or a quiet sup with friends on other days – not forgetting the different groups like Slimming World and youth club ThePort. It’s run by a…

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Rotary Club of Littleport Update and Special

Rotary Club of Littleport Update and Special

Update Since the last edition of Littleport Life we have held our regular quiz at the Village Hall on 24th September. We were delighted that around 100 people turned up and helped us raise almost £600 for various local charities. A big thank you to all those who helped and in particular Jo Webber who, as ever, pulled out all the stops in ensuring a good turnout. We have been able to support the new…

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News from Littleport & District Pony Club

News from Littleport & District Pony Club

Well, what a busy few months it has been here at LDPC, but what a lot of fun we’ve had! I think I’ll start with Summer Camp ’21 held at Ely Eventing Centre. As you can imagine, with a pandemic going on around us, camp was a game of logistics this year. It was the first one we’d had for 2 years and with many new members, there was lots to organise. With newly raised…

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WWT Welcoming Back Winter Wildlife

WWT Welcoming Back Winter Wildlife

Most of the autumn management has now taken place, and finished not too soon as the wet spells in October resulted in the Earith sluice gates opening briefly. Fingers crossed we won’t have to take on excessive quantities of water before winter has properly begun, but it all depends how much water comes down the River Ouse. Ideally we like to see shallow flooded washes at across the far side of the reserve, but not…

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Littleport Leisure’s Gift to You

Littleport Leisure’s Gift to You

As we all know January is a time to make resolutions and promises to ourselves that we will do what we can to make our lives healthy and active. We at Littleport Leisure would like to help and assist you in either maintaining your existing fitness regime or by encouraging you to begin a new one. We would like to offer you FREE taster sessions for some of our classes in January, all you need…

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Littleport Rangers Football Club

Littleport Rangers Football Club

Under 13s Yellows It’s been a real tough time for the yellows recently. A lot of change and inconsistencies for them. They even came close to folding. However, with one of the other coaches stepping in temporarily and with the help of new coaches Anton, Wayne and Bailey, the team are back on track hopefully and moving forward. The Yellows have had a difficult start to their league with some heavy defeats but hopefully that…

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Littleport Brass – The Band Plays On

Littleport Brass – The Band Plays On

Littleport Brass has put Littleport on the musical map for all lovers of the big sound that is a brass band! The members of the band play for love and no money! But that is no criteria for their musicianship and these gifted players do Littleport proud wherever and whenever they perform. They have done extremely well over the lockdown period and are now looking forward to entertaining us all more in the coming winter…

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Scouts Update

Scouts Update

Smiles all around! All About Cubs Cub Scouts is all about learning new skills, becoming more responsible, and also about making friends and having fun. In Littleport we are lucky enough to have two Packs – called Sandhill and Larks – and they welcome children aged 8-10 1/2. Larks Pack meets on a Tuesday evening at 6.30pm–8pm and the leader is Clare Bass, whose Scouting name is Kaa (Cub Scout leader names are taken from…

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John Lyons Trinidad Christmas Cake

John Lyons Trinidad Christmas Cake

INGREDIENTS • 225g (8oz) Sultanas • 225g (8oz) Raisins • 225g (8oz) Currants • 1Bottle 750ml Dark Rum • ¼ Bottle Cherry Brandy • ¼ Bottle Port (optional) • 225g (80z) Soft Brown Sugar • 225g (8oz) Unsalted Butter plus extra for greasing • 6 Free Range Eggs • Peeled Rind 1 Lemon • 225g (80z) Plain (all-purpose) Flour • 1/3 teaspoon Freshly Grated Nutmeg • 2 teaspoons Ground All Spice • 2 teaspoons Ground…

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Littleport Lions Update!

Littleport Lions Update!

Littleport Lions club held a ‘Win Every Time’ soft toy Tombola at Soham’s Pumpkin Fair at the end of September, and we raised some much needed funds after a break, because of Covid, of 18 months. The fair was very well attended with very nice weather on the day. Two local ladies deserve a mention for all their hard work making soft toys for our club. A big thank you to Rosemary and Shirley for…

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