Littleport Brass – And the band played on!

Littleport Brass – And the band played on!

So goes the old song writes Lyn Gibb-de Swarte. Littleport Brass was unable to meet for band practice as they would normally do on a Wednesday night, but they have been playing on throughout the past troubles. They gave their first recorded video – a masterpiece in timing organised by MD Ian Knapton audio editing by Joe Winters of JW – with band members playing in their own homes and the mosaic performance was posted…

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Littleport and District Flower Club

Littleport and District Flower Club

The club has had a very good year of flowers and friendship over the past year and our membership has grown steadily, our demonstrators have as usual given us all great entertainment with their flowers and designs and humour. The year was rounded off at our Open Evening with 120 people coming along to see the magic of Gill McGregor, and the Club did a wonderful buffet for everyone to have before the demonstration commenced….

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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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Littleport Brass Gets Into The Groove

Littleport Brass Gets Into The Groove

Littleport Brass are presenting a great concert in April at Littleport’s friendly and welcoming Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Before that they have a serious task when they compete in the London and Southern Counties Area Contest. This takes place on March 21st at 09.00 in the Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage. Littleport Brass under their innovative Musical Director Ian Knapton give such pleasure whenever and wherever they play. And all of Littleport wishes them well in their musical…

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Littleport Parkrun is the Best!

Littleport Parkrun is the Best!

There are parkruns all over the world – but those who attend Littleport parkrun are sure it’s the best! James Lee has forged ahead over the last year driving this hugely popular weekly event. He has a trusty band of helpers including the indefatigable Amanda Murfitt and David Murfitt with John Lagrue, John McGivern, Lizzie Hyslop and Kath Gerighty among other stalwarts such as Cathy Gibb de Swarte. Every week over a thousand enthusiasts from…

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Littleport Leisure

Littleport Leisure

Spring 2020 conjures up ‘visions’ and inches? Join our new Weights and of Health and Wellbeing. Here, at Littleport Leisure, we are hoping that spring will be the springboard to a healthier you! If so, Littleport Leisure has all you need. We understand the trepidation, lack of self confidence or downright fear of starting any form of exercise and fitness. Will I cope? Will I look silly? Will I fail? These are the common worries…

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Peacock’s Meadow: a space in the community.

Peacock’s Meadow: a space in the community.

Well, Winter is now upon us. Time for gardeners to reflect on the passing year, and to plan for next year’s growing season. That’s what we’ve been doing in the Peacocks Meadow community garden. Summer saw a number of lovely community events in the garden. Our volunteers, together with support from Fenland Spirit Services, have cut the grass all through the year. This regular cutting is gradually eradicating the brambles. Youngsters from the PORT youth…

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Littleport Brass represents all that’s good about Littleport

Littleport Brass represents all that’s good about Littleport

Littleport Brass are out there representing the village in many a concert and competition over the course of the year. This autumn they were extremely busy, competing in various prestigious competitions and events such as the ‘own choice’ contest at Leicester on November 24th. And in a world-wide live streamed broadcast on Sunday October 6th they were shown live as they competed in the new Bolsover Festival of Brass in its Second Section category. The…

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Littleport Rangers FC Update!

Littleport Rangers FC Update!

Under 8s The Under 8s are now getting stuck into their second season of football and are enjoying playing football and developing their skills on a weekly basis. The players and parents travel across the county, early on a Saturday morning, playing against teams in the Cambridgeshire mini soccer league 5v5 format. Back in May the players had the opportunity to play on the pitch at the Abbey, home of Cambridge United, against some of…

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