The “Lions Out Loud Festival”, a music and entertainment event

The Lions Roar onto Weymouth Town Centre! A new and fantastic major event took place in Weymouth town centre at the weekend; the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club Outloud Music Festival, featuring nearly 40 acts over the two days. It all happened on a main stage in Debenhams Square and at 4 other performance sites in Weymouth Town Centre. Sponsored by Weymouth BID, there was music and dancing all around the town while people shopped and wandered around enjoying the sunshine. The event was organised by the Weymouth & Portland Lions Club, organisers of the annual Christmas show for senior ...
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TAEKWONDO STAR THOMAS GETS SOME HELP FROM THE LIONS

Lions Vice President Les Board (L) and Community Service Chairman Lion Howard Legg Thomas Carney, aged 13, currently ranked number 1 in Great Britain for under 14’s in Poomsae Taekwondo, receives a cheque from Weymouth & Portland Lions Club for £230 to help cover some of his expenses in pursuit of his chosen sport. In order to compete at this level Thomas has to travel long distances and, unfortunately, grants are not available for under 16 year olds so the Lions thought they would give him a little help so that he can concentrate on his sport.
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NEPAL EARTHQUAKE – LIONS CLUBS RESPOND

Nepal
Lions Clubs International Dear Lions, Once again - nature has struck a devastating blow - this time in the form of a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal. http://lcif.org/donate As the global leader in humanitarian service, Lions Clubs International is uniquely qualified to provide immediate assistance. Already, LCIF has issued an emergency grant in the amount of $100,000 USD. But more will be needed. You can help by donating now to the LCIF emergency fund. As we draft this letter, the Lions of Nepal are joining together, along with Lions from neighboring countries, t...
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A SPEC-TACULAR EFFORT FROM LIONS CLUBS

Lions Spec Trek 2015 (13)
Lions throughout the 62 clubs in our District have been collecting used spectacles for many years now and once a year the Lions Club of Petersfield have a 'SpecTrek' where they tour the Lions District collecting them. Pictured here, Lions Club members of Bridport, Dorchester and, Weymouth & Portland hand over 7300 pairs. This year a record 138,148 pairs have been collected. These will be sent on to the Lions Club of Chichester for processing and onward distribution, please follow this link for full details.
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LIONS SUPPORTING GULLY’S PLACE

Gully's Place
Members from the Lions clubs of Blackmore Vale, Bridport, Dorchester and Weymouth & Portland (Zone 1A) gathered at Dorset County Hospital to present a cheque for £2000 to Gully’s Place Trust in support of the project and towards the purchase of beds. Gully’s Place Trust provides children’s palliative care across Dorset from diagnosis to end of life.
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A THANK YOU FROM LIONS

'SPEC-TACULAR' EFFORT Lions Clubs of the British Isles and Ireland Spectacle Recycling Initiative, launched originally by the Lions Club of Chichester in 1967, today sees nearly a third of a million pairs of used glasses collected, sorted and distributed to clinics and eye camps in communities across Africa, India and eastern Europe in partnership with Medico France. The project also raises financial support for eye related projects at home and overseas by recycling scrap metal from spectacles that are broken or unsuitable for recycling. Thank you to all the individuals and organisation...
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LIONS HELP COMMEMORATE COMMONWEALTH DAY

Lion President Norman Stagles joined the Mayor and civic dignitaries at the 'Flag Raising' ceremony for Commonwealth Day This was one of over 650 Commonwealth Flags raised in 38 Commonwealth Countries as part of the 'Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth' event. For the first time in Maritime history, the 11 ships of P&O and Cunard Line will be raising the Commonwealth flag at various locations as they cruise around the world. In Weymouth the flag raising took place outside the North Quay Council Offices. The Mayor of Weymouth & Portland, Councillor Kate Wheller read a Commoneal...
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A GENEROUS DONATION TO LIONS

Purbeck Motocross Club present the Lions with a very generous cheque for £1,500 at their annual Presentation Evening. Club Chairman, Alf Stearn, said 'We are very pleased to do this from funds generated at the annual Wemouth Beach Race. We shall look forward to working with the Lions again at the next race in October'.
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