NEW WHEELS FOR SIAN FROM THE LIONS

Weymouth & Portland Lions have donated a set of new wheels for Sian Moorcroft’s specialist wheelchair. L to R: Lion John Cake, Sian Moorcroft, Lions President Roger Hogbin. A grateful Sian, from Nottington, said “Thank you so much for my new wheels, due to my life-limiting condition, Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type II, I rely on my wheelchair, without The Lions Clubs help I would have lost my independence to do the things I love to do.” Roger Hogbin commented "Sian is a very inspirational and remarkable young lady and all the members of the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club are delighted ...
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LIONS SHOW THE WAY TO THE HUB

Weymouth & Portland Lions have given their support to the Veterans by providing them with a sign for their ‘Community Café’. Lions President Roger Hogbin, shown here with ‘Hub’ Director Darren Bowden, said “It was an honour and a pleasure to meet Darren. The Hub provides excellent support to the veterans and a warm welcome to visitors, and I am very pleased that the members of the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club have been able to contribute to their efforts in a small way”. The ‘Hub’ is located on the Portland Road in Wyke Regis just behind ‘Bits & Bobs’. The veterans would ...
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WEYMOUTH BEACH MOTOCROSS – ANOTHER RECORD EVENT FOR THE LIONS CLUB

20,000 Motocross fans descended on Weymouth to watch the annual Beach Motocross, staged by the Lions together with Purbeck Motocross Club. 360 riders took part and the line-up was headed by four times world champion times World Enduro Champion, Steve Holcombe, former European and British Enduro Champion Daryl Bolter, alongside of them is three times winner of the Beach Race, local lad, Jake Shipton plus no less than eight British Champions which includes the Women’s Champion Catherine King. This spectacular and thrilling event raised some £4000 for the clubs charity fund. Next year's ev...
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LIONS COMMEMORATE UN DAY WITH THE MAYOR

Lions helped the Mayor, Councillor Gill Taylor, and Civic Leaders commemorate UN Day at a flag raising ceremony at the Council Offices today, 24th October. Lion President Roger Hogbin was invited to speak on behalf of Lions and said "United Nations Day is a particular cause for celebration for the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club. Over the years, the Lions International and the UN have cooperated on many humanitarian endeavours. Lions have provided aid and manpower for UNICEF, for the World Health Organization and for UNESCO projects. Lions International has a consulting role with the U...
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THE BIG NAMES IN MOTOCROSS ARE HEADING TO WEYMOUTH THIS WEEKEND

The annual Beach Motocross, staged by Weymouth & Portland Lions Club and Purbeck Motocross Club, is set to be the most successful yet with a record entry of 362 riders. The line up is headed by four times World Enduro Champion, Steve Holcombe, former European and British Enduro Champion Daryl Bolter, alongside of them is three times winner of the Beach Race, local lad, Jake Shipton plus no less than eight BritishChampions which includes the Women’s Champion Catherine King. This all adds up to a thriller on Sunday.  Steve Holcombe World Champion Ste...
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WEYMOUTH & PORTLAND LIONS CLUB WELCOMES IT’S FIRST LADY MEMBER

The Lions inducted Julie Storey as their first lady member into their club at their monthly dinner meeting held at the Rembrandt Hotel. The ceremony was conducted by the Lions District Governor, Ken Staniforth, who said how proud he was to be invited down to Weymouth for this momentous occasion.   L to R: Lion President Roger Hogbin, Julie Storey, Lions District Governor Ken Staniforth.  Lion Club President Roger Hogbin said: As President of the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club and Julie's sponsor, I am extremely pleased to welcome her both as a member and especially as our first female...
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