Lion Russ Woolley has been awarded a Melvin Jones Fellowship

This is the highest award a Lion can receive and is given by Lions Clubs International to Lions who are nominated by their peers for outstanding service to Lions, their club and to the community at large. Lion Russ Woolley and VDG Lion Peter Burnett Russ, a retired Police Officer, has been a member of Weymouth & Portland Lions Club since 1995. In that time he has been very active and has been President no less than four times, he has also held the post of Membership Chairman for many years and is also the club Almoner and Youth Officer. The award was made on behalf of Lions Intern...
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‘Weymouth Wade’ – A new fun event for the family on Easter Sunday April 16th

Weymouth and Portland Lions Club are delighted to announce their new Weymouth event, the WEYMOUTH WADE! Sea jogging is a new craze that is sweeping the country and lots of people are having fun, jogging through the water; keeping fit and raising money for good causes. The event will take place on EASTER SUNDAY at 11am, with registration between 9.30am and 10.30am on the beach near the Pavilion. Entry will be just £5 and it is open to everybody from the age of 5 upwards. There will be 3 categories: 16 and over, 12-15 and 5-11. (These to be accompanied by an adult). Fancy Dress is optional...
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CHRISTMAS DAY HARBOUR SWIM – WHO WILL YOU BE RAISING FUNDS FOR?

Last year, several thousand people lined Weymouth Harbour on Christmas Day morning to watch a record breaking 336 swimmers take to the water raising over £23,000 between them for a whole host of national and local charities. If you would like to take part in this very popular and worthwhile event then please follow the link below for online registration, event details and downloadable sponsorship forms:  
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BEACH MOTOCROSS – 16TH OCTOBER 2016

For over 30 years the Purbeck Motocross Club has organised the Weymouth Beach Motocross event in association with the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club. This year the event will take place on Sunday 16th October when over 300 riders will battle it out in a series of races throughout the afternoon across the golden sands of Weymouth beach. (ENTRY DETAILS FOR RIDERS PLEASE GO TO THE AMCA SITE - http://www.amca.uk.com/motocross/motocross-fixtures/1500-purbeck-at-weymouth-beach-race-16-10-16 ) Thousands of spectators are expected and they will be treated to the exciting thrills and occasional s...
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OUT LOUD FESTIVAL – SATURDAY 25TH & SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 2016

Building on the fantastic success of the inaugural event last year where over 40 different acts took to the stage and entertained the public over two days. The Lions and Weymouth BID hope to even better last year’s event. There will be a line-up of dancers, singers, musicians and bands performing at five different stage positions around the town centre over the two days. The feed- back from the public last year was very encouraging with one person commenting that “the town came to life as a community”. CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE OF ACTS APPEARING There will be a line-up of dancers, sin...
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