A DOUBLE FIRST FOR THE LIONS CARNIVAL FLOAT

We had a great time at Carnival yesterday winning a first in two categories for our float, the Community category and the Charity category. We gave the Community prize to the young ladies in their Lion cub costumes of the 'Lets Dance Group' for their enthusiastic support which we thought only right and proper. Well done kids, you were brilliant, thank you. Lion President Roger Hogbin and Lion Russ Woolley proudly display our trophies   Some of the young 'Lion cub' ladies who worked so hard at making the day a success for us.  
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Charity Golf Day – ‘A good time had by all’

Weymouth & Portland Lions Charity Golf Day at Weymouth Golf Club was another great success and a good time was had by all. With grateful thanks from the Lions to all our sponsors and golfers alike. The winning team: Giles Burton, Lion Mike Rossiter, Ray Brown, Philip Burton The Runner Up Team: Nick Rose, Lion Andy Rose, Phil Mercer, David Upshall.
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ROGER TAKES THE HELM AT WEYMOUTH & PORTLAND LIONS CLUB

Lion Roger Hogbin was installed as President of Weymouth & Portland Lions Club for the year 2017 – 2018 by past President Mark Lockie, on right, at the club’s monthly dinner meeting at the Rembrandt Hotel. Roger, who is a very active member of the club having held several important posts said upon receiving his chain of office “ I am delighted and honoured to become President of a club of fine, community-minded, fun-loving people, especially during Lions International's centenary year. Weymouth and Portland Lions Club gives tremendous help to those less fortunate than ourselves and org...
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Good luck to Molly and Imogen at the Dance World Cup

These two young ladies have been chosen to represent their country at an international dance event. Their names are Molly Thorne and Imogen Breaks, both dance with Weymouth Dane Studio, and have been chosen as finalists in the Dance World Cup, being held in Offenberg, Germany, starting this weekend. The competition is basically the equivalent of the Olympic Games for dancing and they have been chosen to represent team England with their duet. The Lions are only too pleased to give them a little help to send them on their way. For further details see: http://www.dwcworld.com and...
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A new buggy for ‘Lily Grace’.

W & P Lions have donated a specialised buggy to young Lily Grace Cleaver who is on the Autism Spectrum and has special needs which among many includes the fact that she is hypermobile which means she doesn't like to walk far and can't walk far, she has no concept of roads danger etc. The buggy means that the family can now go 'off road'. The Special Tomato Jogger is a versatile pushchair for children with special needs. It has a range of features designed to provide a comfortable experience for children who deserve to have the most advanced support while on the go. Lions club members ...
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New charity ‘Smile with Siddy’ gets a boost from the Lions

Lions Zone Chairman Peter Oswick presents Sally Matthews with a cheque for £1000. Lions from Blackmore Vale, Bridport, Dorchester and, Weymouth & Portland clubs have donated £1000 to fledgling charity 'Smile with Siddy'.  Sally Matthews spoke movingly about this new charity set up following the death three years ago from Neuroblastoma cancer of her 17 month old grandson Sidney.  Neuroblastoma is the most common of the 200 or so childhood cancers afflicting very young children.  It is very aggressive and difficult to diagnose as the symptons mimic other childhood diseases.  The cause is ...
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DCH Cancer Charity gets some help from four Lions clubs

Lions from Blackmore Vale, Bridport, Dorchester and, Weymouth & Portland clubs gathered at DCH to present Rachel Cole, Fundraising & Communications Manager for the DCH Cancer Appeal with a cheque for £1000. The four clubs that form 'Zone 1A', a section of the 60 clubs in this District, contribute to a fund that is dispersed annually to charities and good causes in the communities local to these clubs. The Lions always strive to ensure that funds raised from their various events throughout the year are given back to their local communities to worthy causes such as this.
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Bellinger Trophy – and the winner is ……………….BRIDPORT!

  On Thursday 11th May the Lions of zone 1A, Bridport, Blackmore Vale, Dorchester & District and Weymouth and Portland, were preparing themselves for the battle ahead that evening.  They met at the Colliton Club in Dorchester for the annual Bellinger Trophy Skittles competition which has been keenly contested for over 30 years.  The event was the brain child of Lion Jack Bellinger of Dorchester Lions who presented the first trophy.  In the early days it was decided that the club which won the competition would organise the event for the following which meant of course that ever...
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