Beach Motocross – Sunday 13th October 2019

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  Preparations are well under way for the annual Weymouth Beach Race that will take place on Sunday 13th October and Weymouth & Portland Lions Club would like to invite you to be a part of this year’s event. It is estimated that some 20,000 people, families and bikers alike, will travel to Weymouth to watch this thrilling and spectacular event. Entries are coming in fast from across the south of England, with more than 200 riders set to test their mettle in the race hosted by the Weymouth and Portland Lions Club and the Purbeck Motocross Club. Practice starts at 12.00 first race...
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LADY LION NUMBER THREE

  This evening saw Weymouth and Portland Lions Club welcome it’s third female member.  Barbara Mitchell was introduced to the club by its first female  member Julie Storey who joined just last year and she, along with fellow Lions, was delighted to welcome Barbara who is a busy member of the community with her voluntary work for both the Citizens Advice Bureau and Weymouth Pavilion. Club President Ryan Hope conducted the formalities and said “it is great that Barbara has joined our Lions Club and she will no doubt make a great contribution with her wealth of experience” Barbara...
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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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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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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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