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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Millfield School Update

Millfield School Update

As I write this, the children have finished school for the day, about to start their October half term break. Although the number of weeks is similar to the first half term of every school year, it has felt long and everybody is definitely ready for the break! Children and staff have struggled with coughs and colds; however whilst Covid numbers have increased locally in the last few weeks I’m pleased to say Covid hasn’t…

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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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Littleport Community Primary School

Headteacher’s Message – Mr Rivett It has already been a fun filled term with so many exciting things going on across the school and, at the time of writing this, it is only October! The activities and events our children have taken part in so far this term presents a stark contrast to where we were only a year ago. Year 6 – Miss Hoal, Year 5/6 Lead This term has been very busy for…

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Littleport Scout Group: Community Connection

Littleport Scout Group: Community Connection

As this issue is put together, we are all hopeful for a continuing easing of restrictions, and the opportunity for everyone in the village – and the country – to be able to start to come together and resume the activities that we enjoy safely. Scouting is very much embedded in the values of community and outdoors. Although the latter has had to take more of a back seat in the past year, the pandemic…

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The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and Black Horse Drove!

The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and Black Horse Drove!

The sad passing of HRH Prince Philip has brought more attention to the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, the foundation of which is one of his most notable achievements. The scheme started in 1956 and has been very successful in enhancing the lives of many young people ever since. Open to all 14 to 24 year olds regardless of ability, gender, background or location, the scheme comprises 3 levels – Bronze, Silver and Gold. Each…

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ThePort Youth Group Looks Forward

ThePort Youth Group Looks Forward

A planning application for a new youth centre in Littleport has been submitted to East Cambridgeshire District Council. The document has been drawn up by chartered architect Andrew Fleet. One of the main points it makes says: “The Port Youth Group is an all-inclusive youth group run by volunteers and funded completely by grants. At present the group meets in a small room to the rear of the Ex-Serviceman’s Club, which they have totally outgrown.”…

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Millfield School

Millfield School

I am writing this article at the very end of January and you will be reading it when it comes through your letter boxes sometime around Easter- I am looking forward to things being different at Easter compared with how they are now and it’s important that we remain hopeful. As I write this we are in a national lockdown and schools are ‘closed’ – but I think the definition of ‘closed’ must have changed….

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Littleport Scout Group: Onwards and outwards!

Littleport Scout Group: Onwards and outwards!

There is a definite theme of the great outdoors running through the online activities offered by the 1st Littleport Scout Group this spring. The Beaver Scouts have been busy gardening, making bird feeders, and designing kites, plus there has also been a spot of indoor den building. ‘Den building is one of the activities we love to do when on camp, so to see the Beavers having fun at home with our adapted activity indoors…

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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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