ALL DAY STREET BUSK WILL NOW BE A VIRTUAL BUSK . FOLLOW THE LINK TO SEE THE SHOW.

The Weymouth and Portland Lions Club street busk scheduled for the 25th July in Weymouth Town Centre will now be a virtual busk and will be shared online. Owing to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and after following Government advice regarding large gatherings of people, this years busk is going online. The 25 minutes clip has been put together from previous years busks and from the Lions Christmas show at the Pavilion theatre. Follow the link as see what you think. Our thanks for producing this virtual show go to Bob & Francis Underwood and Trevor Matthews. Thank you.     https://vimeo.c...
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PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING DAY TESTED OVER 200 LOCAL MEN

Prostate Cancer kills over 11, 500 men per year. However, if identified early survival rates can be much improved. The New-Man Group in Partnership with PCaSO ( Prostate Cancer Support Organisation) and the Lions Club carried out over 200 free PSA blood tests on local men at The Pavilion in the Ocean room. (The New-Man Group is named in honour of their founder, Barry Newman, who was the driving force in setting the group up though terminally ill with the disease). L-R: Jenny Haines, Lion Bob Underwood (in Lion suit), Derek Pilling, Lions John Davies and Trevor Stratton. The PSA blood tes...
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CHRISTMAS DAY HARBOUR SWIM – FRIDAY 25th DECEMBER 2020

Every year thousands of people line the harbour at Weymouth to witness this annual Lions event which has become a landmark event for the town. It all started back in 1948 as a bet between two friends, Dill Laker (Landlord of the Duke of Cornwall public house) and Reggie Bugler (a local taxi driver). It has grown over recent years to be a great way to raise much needed cash for local charities. For those brave enough to suffer a Christmas morning dip, the 70 metre plus distance starts from the Cove on Trinity Road and finishes across the water opposite the harbour masters office on Custom Hous...
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LIONS ‘TOP UP’ THE FOOD BANK

Weymouth & Portland Lions Club were delighted to respond to the needs of Portland Food Bank by making a £200 donation. L to R: Lions Trevor Stratton and Dave Woolford, volunteers Gordon Cunningham and Ray Radnor, Rosemarie Husain (manager), Reverend Tim Gomm (chairman of Portland Foodbank. Manager, Rosemarie Husain said “We are really so grateful for the donation of £200 to us. Unfortunately many people on Portland still need the support of Portland Foodbank at this time. The money will allow us to purchase food items that we are short of, and so continue to help those in need. Witho...
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March for Men – Sunday 12th May 2019 – CANCELLED

WEYMOUTH & PORTLAND LIONS CLUB REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT THEY HAVE TAKEN THE DECISION TO CANCEL THIS EVENT BECAUSE IT CLASHES WITH ANOTHER MAJOR EVENT IN WEYMOUTH OVER THAT WEEKEND WHICH THEY HAVE NO WISH TO COMPETE WITH. ALL TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE REFUNDED. THE CLUB APOLOGISES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.   On Sunday 12th May 2019, 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 (https://prostat...
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A BIG THANK YOU TO WEYMOUTH FOR A VERY SUCCESSFUL LIONS CONVENTION

As the representatives of the Lions Clubs of the southern central part of England, from Henley on Thames in the North to the Channel Islands, left Weymouth on 24 March after their annual Convention, Lion Steve Spencer said:  “Everyone agreed what a fantastic weekend we had, due to the efficiency of the staff of the Best Western Rembrandt Hotel and the friendly welcome we got from the people of Weymouth”. Proceedings were open by the Mayor,  Councillor Gill Taylor who later attended the Convention banquet in the evening. Seen here with the District Governor, Lion Ken Staniforth, receivin...
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The Lions Roar into Town!

Representatives of the 70 Lions Clubs of the southern central part of England, from Henley on Thames in the North to the Channel Islands, will descend on Weymouth from 22 to 24 March for their annual Convention, hosted by the Weymouth & Portland Lions Club. These Lions look forward to learning how they can help in the battle against the 5 areas that Lions concentrate on worldwide: Diabetes, Vision, Hunger, Environment, Childhood Cancer. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organisation, with 1.4 million Lions in 206 countries, and serve their communities,...
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