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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LIONS SAY THANK YOU TO THE VOLUNTEERS

Weymouth & Portland Lions Club have donated £645 to the Weymouth Community Volunteers in recognition of all the help they have given over the past year to not only the Lions but to the people of Weymouth. 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 continue to provide services to the local community. This donation will go a long way to helping us keep our mini bus on the road for th...
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Coming Soon – Beach Motocross – Sunday 16th October

Practice Starts at 1200 and First Race at 1300 Preparations are well under way for the annual Beach Motocross staged by Weymouth & Portland Lions Club together with the Purbeck Motocross Club. Entries from across the south of England are coming in fast now and it is anticipated that over 200 riders will take part in this thrilling and spectacular sport. A previous double winner of the Expert Class, 23 year old Jake Shipton, is a local lad who lives at Wareham. Jake is a professional and spent last year riding in Dubai and returned home in time to win the Weymouth Beach Motocro...
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