MARCH FOR MEN – IN AID OF PROSTATE CANCER UK

On Sunday 17th May 2020, the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club will be holding a “March for Men” along Weymouth seafront as part of a nationwide series of marches being organised by the Prostate Cancer UK charity and by groups and individuals The objective of this event is to raise much needed funds, to raise awareness of prostate cancer and to help save the lives of men. It will be a family event, it will not be competitive, and marchers will have the option of turning around at three different locations, depending on how far they wish to walk: the Pier Bandstand, the Groyne (opposite Sea L...
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LIONS DONATE £500 TO M.V.FREEDOM

Lions President Ryan Hope and Kevin the Lion were out and about mingling with volunteers and supporters of M.V. Freedom at the Pavilion Theatre in Weymouth recently, presenting them with a bumper cheque for £500 together with a Lions certificate of appreciation. Ryan Hope said,   “It’s a pleasure to donate this cheque and this certificate to you all today, not just for the help and assistance you provide for us on our Christmas Day swim, but for all the valuable hard work that you do throughout the year as well”.   M.V. Freedom provides Weymouth & Portland Lions Club ...
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TWO NEW MEMBERS TO THE CLUB

Our March dinner meeting saw Weymouth and Portland Lions welcome two new members to the club.  Hilary Maxwell was introduced to the club by Lion Kevin Brookes and Dave Taylor was introduced by Lion Trevor Stratton. Hilary, a gynae-oncology clinical nurse specialist at Dorset County Hospital NHS Trust, and Dave, a local guest house owner, were both welcomed into the club by President Ryan Hope who conducted the official formalities for the evening and said he was “delighted that Hilary and Dave have joined our Lions Club and they will no doubt make a great contribution with their wealth and bre...
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LIONS DONATION IS A GREAT LIFT

With help from the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club, the Osprey Leisure Centre on Portland has now been able to replace the swimming pool hoist.  The hoist allows the disabled swimmers to access the pool safely .  In the picture Lions Dave Woolford and Trevor Stratton are seen presenting a cheque for £1000 to John Jennison a member of the Leisure centre staff.
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CHARITY CABARET NIGHT

An evening of music, humour & magic at Weymouth Golf Club at 7 pm on Friday 20th March 2020, featuring local pianist and comedian Matt Black. Magician Rus Andrews and special guest star comedienne Helen Lederer. Tickets are £15 and includes a pie supper. There will be a raffle and a charity auction of a painting kindly donated by local Weymouth artist Paul Liggins. All proceeds from the evening will go to the Go Girls charity, a charity that raises awareness and helps support women with gynaecological cancers. Plenty of free parking. Follow the link to Billetto for tickets - https://bil...
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WEYMOUTH BEACH MOTOCROSS – SUNDAY 18th OCTOBER 2020

Weymouth & Portland  Lions Club and Purbeck Motocross Club will be teaming up again later this year to bring you this high-flying motocross extravaganza on Sunday October 18th, 2020 . Right here in Weymouth, right on the beach. The event will once again see the award winning pristine sands of Weymouth Beach transformed into a motocross course, complete with bumps and jumps and all the thrills and spills of the race. This event attracts thousands of spectators and some of the best riders in the world. Together with riders of all abilities, a superb location and setting, combine to make t...
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WEYMOUTH & PORTLAND LIONS CLUB DONATE £200 TOWARDS THE AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRE CRISIS APPEAL.

As the world is gripped by the devastating series of massive bushfires across Australia, Weymouth & Portland Lions Club is doing its bit. All Lions Clubs in the UK are launching an appeal to support the victims of the tragedy and have already donated in excess of A$250,000 in advance. The money will go directly to local Lions Clubs in the affected area in Australia and they can make the decision what is needed, as this may vary in different areas. 100 per cent of the money goes to victims of the disaster. At least 28 people have been killed in the tragedy so far, which has af...
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