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We thought we had said Bye Bye to a DG meeting for 2011 Wrong We tried hard changing the venue twice and the date three times to no avail. Like a bad penny he turned up.......Read More...
Wow – what a great weekend.......Read More...
IOver the last year, Bromsgrove Lions have been busy transforming the Pat Chippendale garden at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bromsgrove.......Read More...
In May 1971, Southam Lions Club held its formation meeting at the Stoneythorpe Hotel which then became the Lions’ base for 32 years. For the past few years the Lions’ home has been Galanos House in Southam.......Read More...
Winner of the recent Lions trolley dash at Tesco’s in Monkspath Juliet Davis from Dorridge could not believe her luck when the Lions told her she had won the 4 minute £300 trolley dash held last Sunday......Read More...
Warwick Lions Club with some Wellesbourne Lions & friends went bowling in Leamington courtesy of Tenpin, Shires Retail Park......Read More...
Sunshine and showers were the order of the day when the Aldridge & District Lions held their 17th Annual Aldridge Fayre......Read More...
The Foxton Fun day continues to grow each year as a great family occasion with something for everyone to enjoy......Read More...
Lion Roderic , frequently treasurer of Northampton Lions Club (1969) has succumbed to his age and is moving house......Read More...
District Governor Elect Neil Chisholm and Beryl have become......Read More...
Worcester Lions held another successful golf tournament on Thursday 19th May and raised over £1,300......Read More...
1. Who is it???
2. Caption Competition......Read More...
Bushby Lions club organized a Charity Golf event at Leicestershire Golf Club on 12th of May 2011......Read More...
This year we are re-launching our Summer Stroll with a new charity – Troop Aid......Read More...
Kidderminster and District Lions Club Annual Raft Race from Arley to Stourport took place on Sunday with 44 rafts taking part......Read More...
The United Nations General Assembly, in Resolution 55/282 of 7th September 2001, decided that beginning in 2002, the International Day of Peace should be observed on 21st September each year......Read More...
With just one month to go, all the stalls at the Aldridge Fayre have been booked and a great afternoons entertainment is planned. The 17th Annual Aldridge Fayre, taking place on Saturday 18th June at Anchor Meadow in Aldridge, is promising to be even better than previous years’ successful events......Read More...
Wednesday 18th May Carnival Queen judging competition which attracted 13 contestants from local schools in Warwick (thanks to organiser Lion Pauline Fanti)and took place at Warwick Girls Marching Band headquarters......Read More...
Ideal cool and dry running conditions lead to fast times for most of the 1900 runners who entered last Sunday’s (15th May) 28th running of the Knowle Fun Run......Read More...
Watch out for Shirley and Knowle and Dorridge Lions when you are shopping in Monkspath over the next fortnight, as the 2 clubs are working together to raise funds for local causes raffling a Trolley Dash at Tesco’s......Read More...
Whilst on holiday recently in New Zealand, Lions Ken Barker and Phil Rippington were invited along to a dinner meeting of Dinsdale Lions Club, which is one of three Lions Clubs in Hamilton on the North Island......Read More...
Lions Club of Coventry Godiva is holding its 10th annual golf tournament on the 2nd of July at STONEBRIDGE GOLF CLUB......Read More...
Kidderminster & District Lions Club, Easter Bonnet competition in Weavers Wharf Husum Bridge, on Saturday the 23rd April......Read More...
Lion Ballett asked Club Members to cast their minds back to the Christmas Party, particularly remembering said Lion scrabbling around the floor......Read More...
On the three weekends leading up to Easter Northampton Eighty Lions held raffles for large Easter Eggs at the Northampton Garden Centre......Read More...
One of the baskets of Easter Eggs won in the Lions annual Easter Raffle was off to France to be enjoyed by the winners family......Read More...
Welland Juniors FC, sponsored by Malvern Hills Lions Club are this year’s District winners of the Lions Youth Football competition. In a one-sided final they defeated Knowle Juniors FC, sponsored by Shirley Lions Club 8 - 2 and now go forward to represent our District in the national stages of the competition......Read More...
On the 26th March, our Club joined together with the Redditch Borough Council and it's Landscaping Department in a tree planting exercise......Read More...
Roy Darkin has been a very active member of Wellesbourne & District lions and was instrumental in the very first club meeting......Read More...
Your support is needed! The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is celebrating its 50th birthday this year. To commemorate this special anniversary BHF have launched “Mending Broken Heart Appeal“......Read More...
Most people celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary might expect to receive champagne, flowers and cards but when George and Eunice Young reached their 60 year anniversary what should arrive at their house but two pallets of about 80 giant Easter Eggs!......Read More...
On 26th March Dudley Lions celebrated their 25th anniversary with a Charter with a difference......Read More...
With many people away taking advantage of the fine weather and extra Bank Holidays, Knowle and Dorridge Lions are concerned that runners will miss the vital deadline for online entry into this year’s 28th Knowle Fun Run – Saturday 7th May......Read More...
On Sunday 27th March over 30 Lions attended the District Marketing & P R Workshop organised by District PR Officer Lion Ken Barker.......Read More...
The brother-in-law of President of Warwick Lions Alan Lettis is Alan Lavender MBE, who was Chef at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s country house. He worked there from the time of Margaret Thatcher until his retirement when Gordon Brown left.......Read More...
‘New Hope’ children galloped towards the winning post to raise money for a new sensory room at their care centre that will cost over £5,000.......Read More...
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Dudley Lions recently made a donation to Dudley Hospital Radio which smashed all records.......Read More...
Kingswinford & Stourbridge and Dudley Lions Club have recently joined forces in the name of education.......Read More...
Back in 2008, we welcomed a Lion from Fornby to our ‘pride’ and what a good decision.......Read More...
Another convention has passed and it would appear that to many Lions in our District it is something.......Read More...
Worcester Lions Club have joined forces with their twinned club in France (Orleans).......Read More...
At the Lions 105M District Convention held at the Hilton Hotel in Warwick and hosted by Warwick Lions Club.......Read More...
With two teams having to drop out at the last minute, this years annual Inter-Schools quiz became a closely fought battle between teams from Shire Oak School and Aldridge Science College.......Read More...
On Saturday 12th March, 172 guests enjoyed a delicious three course meal before being well and truly entertained by Robbie Williams tribute.......Read More...
On Wednesday 16th March 240 girls in 24 teams from 15 schools in and around Worcestershire took part in the inaugural Lions Club European rugby championships at Sixways Stadium. There were three competitions; mixed age group TAG, Year 7/8 contact and Year 9/10 contact.......Read More...
The Fleur de Lys in Henley in Arden was the venue for the battle of the District Skittles final.......Read More...
Southam Spring Dance......Read More...
In their continuous effort to help local charities Lions Club of Coventry Godiva donated £1,000 to the Stroke Ward at University Hospital Coventry on 2nd March 2011......Read More...
Lions Club of Coventry Godiva are proud to announce the inducting of three new members......Read More...
The Annual MD Final to determine the Winner of the Lions 2010/2011 Young Ambassadors Contest was held again this year at the Village Hotel, Dudley......Read More...
The inaugural Worcestershire Schools Girls Rugby Festival will take place at Sixways on 16th March 2011 starting at midday and running through to around 3.30pm......Read More...
Lions Trevor and June Lloyd-Adams, from Worcester, spent 3 weeks last October as volunteers in Happy Home orphanage in Nepal and declared it “a life-changing experience"......Read More...
An evening of poetry......Read More...
February 28th saw 21 teams of Lions from all over 105M assemble at the Strawberry Bank Hotel, Meriden for the annual Lions District MasterTeam......Read More...
Southam is a sad place this week having seen the passing of one of its favourite characters, Ken Graham, 1938 – 2011......Read More...
Albeit a little late, and with an uncertain Spring in the air, Southam Lions at their last two meetings were delighted to present cheques each for £1650 to......Read More...
Knowle and Dorridge Lions are pleased to reveal their guest celebrity for this years Knowle Fun Run will be......Read More...
The Coventry Walkathon, which will take place on the Sunday 15 May at The War Memorial Park, has proven over the 15 years it’s been running a marvelous event for raising money......Read More...
Way back in 1970 a budding young architect by the name of Mike Cooke was asked to visit a neighbour’s property with a view to doing some work. The name of that neighbour was Vic Weekes, a member of the City of Birmingham Lions Club, and Mike noticed his house appeared to be full of Lions stuff. Intrigued ......Read More...
On the death of a long standing member of the Kingswinford & Stourbridge Lions Club Derek Pitt in 2009 it was decided by the Club to attempt to raise £5000 to cover the cost of sponsoring the purchase and training of a dog through the charity Hearing Dogs for the Deaf in his memory......Read More...
There has always been close co-operation between the Lions and Rotary Clubs of Warwick......Read More...
At last night's meeting (19th January) of Warwick Lions Club there was a solemn moment when the Club remembered again their late Welfare Chairman David Wright.....Read More...
On Tuesday 30th November a large number of people braved the cold and snowy weather to watch a performance of Cinderella at Worcester's Swan Theatre....Read More...
Like a lot of Clubs, Shirley Lions realised that the average age of the membership was increasing and that following the transfer of two very active members to Shrewsbury Lions a membership drive was required....Read More...
What do you do on a New Year’s morning? Well Bewdley folks line their bridge and throw ducks in the river Severn...Read More...
Fog, snow, slush and ice failed to deter over 750 walkers, as they set out on the 3, 5 and 8 mile sign-posted walks for this year’s 18th Lions Festive Walk from Baddesley Clinton National Trust house near Solihull on Tuesday 28th December, but at least they were not cold...Read More...
On a bitterly cold Warwick Victorian Evening on 25th November Warwick Lions wives ran a bric-a-brac stall to raise money for their President's Partner's fund...Read More...
Aldridge & District, Wolverhampton and other Lions Clubs are looking for new members to ensure the work of the Clubs in the area continues to thrive...Read More...
Lion Eric Morris of Shirley Lions was recently presented with a Melvin Jones Fellowship for his outstanding contribution to Lions Sight Service...Read More...
In July 2010 Graham Williamson, and myself from Stour Valley and Peter Patrick from Witney found ourselves once again on a good slog of a walking trip. Last year the three of us had reached the summit of Kilimanjaro without any major mishaps; this year we stayed closer to home and did the Coast to Coast Walk, popularised by Alfred Wainwright and, more recently, by Julia Bradbury...Read More...
Sunday 12th December, Warwick Lions Club collected tins of food door to door round the town and took them to All Saints' Church Hall to sort and count and make up over 170 parcels for old and needy people. Most of these were distributed the same day...Read More...
Malvern Hills Lions Club hosted another successful 'It’s a Knockout' competition with around 250 participants and helpers attending the event at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern...Read More...
Wellesbourne & District lions hosted a "Magic and Mayhem Show" featuring local magician and comedian, Mel Harvey...Read More...
On Tuesday 28th December Knowle and Dorridge Lions will be holding their 18th annual Lions Festive Walk at Baddesley Clinton NT House. This year’s walk will raise funds for the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, Stroke Association, Knowle and Dorridge Scout groups as well as a variety of other local causes...Read More...
Monday 11th October saw 18 teams take place in this year’s annual District Sports Quiz, organised by Shirley Lions Club...Read More...
Shirley Lions celebrated World Sight Day with a “Walk into the Unknown”. The Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Ian Courts and Solihull MP Lorely Burt both proved that they could “walk the walk” as well as “talk the talk” by participating in a blindfolded walk through the main shopping area of Shirley...Read More...
Shoeboxes, rubber bands, toothpaste, mittens, flannels, yo-yo's, sweets, pencils, rubbers, teddy bears. A rather strange shopping list? ..Read More...
Lions Clubs International recognises the efforts of young people in many ways, one of these being the Young Leaders in Service Awards. These awards recognise young people who provide significant levels of service to their communities...Read More...
Past 105M District Governors usually meet several times in the year, and once a year they arrange a golf match...Read More...
Worcester Lions Club recently had the pleasure to welcome again our friends from Orleans Doyen Lions Club France...Read More...
To coincide with Lions World Sight Weekend the Malvern Hills Lions Club has re-established their spectacles collection points.

The collection boxes have all been cleaned and re-signed. The new sign-age includes the clubs free phone number and web site details so that the staff at the collection points can contact the club to arrange for the box to be emptied if they get full before the scheduled by monthly planned collection...Read More...

Dudley Lions celebrated World Sight Day with Cllr Peter Miller, the Mayor of Dudley. Assisted by the Beacon Centre for the Blind the Mayor was taken blindfolded through the streets of Dudley to a charity shop where he made an unforgettable purchase of a plate to commemorate the wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson. With the assistance of the Lions and a cane with a rollerball on the end, he made his way back to the Council House...Read More...
When Immediate Past District Governor Lion Femi took on the mantle of District Governor, Lion Anna had to think of a suitable project which the District would embrace as a District project. Due to Lion Anna’s passion about her work this was not a difficult decision. Lion Anna came into regular contact with the Hospice at Home Service through St Giles Hospice. Discussions took place with Helen Relihan, Senior Fundraiser and the seeds of a project started to mature...Read More...
When invited to have Fun in the Park on Sunday 26th September all 7 Lions Clubs located in Solihull turned out with a show of unity aiming to raise their profile, agreeing to bring along different stalls to raise funds at the same time...Read More...
Following the article in the LION magazine dated Feb/Mar Holidays for Heroes Jersey (”H4HJ”) – a charity registered in Jersey and funded by donations - was offering free one-week holidays in Jersey at Maison des Landes Hotel...Read More...
On Saturday 9th October a total of 87 people helped Warwick Lions Club celebrate their 50th Charter Night with a reception, dinner and dance at the historic Lord Leycester Hospital...Read More...
When we were asked (Leanne and I) to help out with the Youth Exchange this year, we had no idea what we were letting ourselves in for. I was very wary and if I’m honest, felt reluctant to take part the closer it got. BUT………. We went anyway and within 1 hour, we were into the swing of things...Read More...
The Coventry Walkathon, an annual event, organised by the Coventry Leofric Lions once again has proven what a marvellous vehicle it is in serving the Local charities, schools, club and good causes it’s now raised £162,000.00 and the money is still coming in...Read More...
Knowle and Dorridge Lions celebrated another year of record achievements on Thursday 23rd September, when the club held its annual presentation evening for sponsors at the Greswolde Hotel in Knowle...Read More...
In May 2009, I was fortunate to be asked by fellow Lion Alex Patterson from my Lion’s Club Birmingham Sheldon could I approach the Lion’s from within our Zone C to ask if they could volunteer to assist with the running of the of The English Federation of Disability Sports (EFDS), Midlands Regional Athletics Finals to serve as volunteers at the at Alexandra Stadium, Perry Barr, Birmingham. My duties for the day were to present the bronze, silver and gold medals with others to the respective participating Athletes throughout the day...Read More...
In South Africa Lions cubs are well known, very active, well attended and very well publicised. Every city and large town has at least one Lions Club and there is always a prominent sign at the town boundary saying so. In the Cape Town area alone there are around 30 clubs. Stour Valley Lions have an informal link with one of these clubs- Bergvliet (pronounced Bergfleet) Lions...Read More...
The annual Coventry Walkathon has once again proved what a marvellous vehicle the event, organized by the Coventry Leofric Lions Club, is for raising money for charities and good causes...Read More...
Droitwich Lions Club recently held a Reception at the Droitwich Rugby Club for Lion Mettapala De Silva J.P. M.J.F; of the Hikkaduwa Lions Club, Sri Lanka, who is in this Country visiting his family...Read More...
Foxton Family Fun Day is an annual event for all the family. Organised by Market Harborough Lions Club Branch and Foxton Primary School...Read More...
Edinburgh, Borneo & Nepal are the destinations of three Knowle students following their successful applications to the Knowle and Dorridge Lions for funding under this year’s Youth Travel Bursary scheme...Read More...
In addition to the charitable donations made each year by the Aldridge & District Lions Club, several community events with local groups and schools are also undertaken. One such event is the annual Stan Clarke Memorial Trophy...Read More...
The sun shone on over 450 cyclists and 250 walkers from all over the Midlands who set out from Packwood House last Sunday for the 5th running of the Solihull & Warwickshire Bikeathon and 9th annual Lions Summer Stroll organised by Knowle and Dorridge Lions and sponsored by Bannatyne’s Health Club...Read More...
My thoughts on a lonely journey from Stourport to Wolverhampton walking the 20 miles between two spa towns of the West Midlands on the canal. Walking on water is not as easy as you might think!..Read More...
The First International Music Competition Held at the International Convention in Sydney 2010...Read More...
Aldridge Club at their 21st Charter Anniversary on May 21st celebrated in style and presented MJF’s to Charter member Lion Frank Anthony and LP Clyde Redfern...Read More...
A thank you letter from a child in Sri Lanka...Read More...
Knowle and Dorridge Lions are inviting everyone to join them for a great fundraising day out at Packwood House in Solihull on Sunday 11th July sponsored by Bannatyne’s Health Club...Read More...
At their June business meeting, Kettering & District Lions club inducted 8 new members, and for the first time in the club’s 37 year history, 5 women joined...Read More...
At Warwick Town Carnival on Saturday, there was a glitch with the public address system in the middle of prize giving. Unaware of the prize list, Warwick Town Crier Graham Sutherland, who was present, volunteered to call out the next prize...Read More...
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On Saturday, the Mayor of Walsall, Councillor Gary Clarke, accompanied by the Mayoress Mrs Yvonne Clarke, formally opened the 16th annual Aldridge Fayre...Read More...
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