AN EARLY CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR THE CSIDERS FROM THE LIONS

Members of the Lions Club presented Peter Meacham (R) of the Csiders with a £100 cheque in a show of support for this fledgling organisation. Peter Meacham said “C’Siders is a newly formed cancer support group in Weymouth and Portland. We offer opportunities for anyone who has been affected by cancer, whether newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment or recovered, to meet like-minded people, share experiences and learn from each other. Everyone is welcome, whether patients themselves or friends, partners or carers of those affected by cancer, we are open to all. The group’s next meetings ar...
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LIONS CHRISTMAS SHOW – ANOTHER SELL-OUT

Every seat was taken in this 1000 seater theatre at the annual Lions Christmas Show for senior citizens where entry is free. The audience were entertained by a wealth of local talent headed up by that ever popular band 'Replay' who hit the right spot with their 50's & 60's numbers and led by our very own Lion, Norman Stagles. A high spot of the evening was the presentation of a 'Melvin Jones Fellowship Award' to Ann Stagles in recognition of the many years she has organised and produced this show along with her husband Norman. This award is very rarely given to anyone who is not ...
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A new iPad for a visually impaired local lad

Advisory Teacher Margaret Townsend at Vision Support Services receives the iPAD from Lion President Mark Lockie, supported by club members, on behalf of her client. Margaret then went on to say " Once again thank you so much for your work to provide the iPad for the pupil at Budmouth College. When I went to the family home following the presentation yesterday and presented it to him he was so pleased with it and the smile on his face said it all. He was really pleased and I’ve never seen him smile so much or have so much to say as yesterday! He was busy charging it up when I left. ...
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Thank you to the volunteers for helping us and where needed throughout the borough

The mayor of Weymouth and Portland, Cllr Richard Kosior said: “I’m a great supporter of the community volunteers. It isn’t until you become mayor that you realise how much volunteering goes on in the borough of Weymouth and Portland, and how much wouldn’t happen without those volunteers. Once you understand it, you spread the word.” Manager, Kate Stone said ’WCV would like to express their sincere thanks to the Lions Club for their generous donation and continued support of our charity. WCV are having a very difficult time at present trying to secure funding to remain open and contin...
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Thank you to our sponsors

On Sunday 16th October the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club together with the Purbeck Motocross Club held the 34th annual Weymouth Beach Motocross. The event was an absolutely spectacular success, with over 300 brave riders taking part and with over 20,000 spectators lining the seafront. This year we changed the event from two days to one day to focus our efforts on the racing, and this proved to be a good decision. As well as achieving a very successful event, many visitors from all over the country were once again drawn into Weymouth “out of season”. The unexpected warm autumn sunsh...
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Lions join the Mayor in raising the UN flag on UN Day

Lions President Mark Lockie joined with the Mayor and Councillors to mark UN Day by raising the UN flag at the council offices. Lion President Mark was invited to speak at this ceremony and said "The Lions Club will next year be 100 years old and the United Nations was formed 71 years ago in 1945. The Lions Club was formed in 1917 in Chicago USA by a business man named Melvin Jones who thought that his business club should reach beyond business issues and address the betterment of their communities and the world. Jones' group, the Business Circle of Chicago, agreed. Lions club now has...
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BEACH MOTOCROSS – A ROARING SUCCESS

On Sunday the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club together with the Purbeck Motocross Club held the 34th annual Weymouth Beach Motocross. The event was an absolutely spectacular success, with over 300 brave riders taking part and with over 20,000 spectators lining the seafront. This year we changed the event from two days to one day to focus our efforts on the racing, and this proved to be a good decision. As well as achieving a very successful event, many visitors from all over the country were once again drawn into Weymouth “out of season”. The unexpected warm autumn sunshine meant that ...
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