TRAVELLING LION MEETS THE ‘ROCK’ LIONS

Weymouth & Portland Lions Vice President Chris Bill met up with fellow Lions of the Gibraltar club whilst on holiday there recently. Chris said that they made him and his wife, Carmen, very welcome. Lion Vice President Chris Bill exchanges bannerettes with Gibraltar Lions Vice President Wendy Dibb. As you will see from the pictures below that Lions worldwide are 'on the same page' and that we are all involved in similar activities. Wherever you go in this world you will never be far from a Lions Club!
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Lions Entertain the Town Centre Shoppers

The Weymouth and Portland Lions Club held its annual “Busk” in the town centre. It was a lovely sunny, September day with hundreds of local people and visitors gathering in the town centre. They were treated to a wonderful and very enjoyable musical experience; musicians, led by the very popular local band Replay, entertained the crowds. Supporting acts included Ken Watkins, Blazing Strings, Wyke Ukedelics, Brian Lincoln and Weymouth’s own talented singer and dancer, 12 year old Maisie Sheridan. Also entertaining the crowd was Lesley the Lion, the club’s mascot, who helped the Lion’s club memb...
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Motocross, Next Sunday 22nd October 2017

  Don't miss this exciting and spectacular event, We are well on target to having 300 riders taking part in next Sunday’s Weymouth Beach Motocross. This year looks like being one of the best with a fantastic line up which includes: This year’s Dakar Rally winner (Ex Purbeck member) Sam Sunderland, first British rider to ever win this event. Previous triple winner of this event, 24-year-old Jake Shipton, a local lad who lives at Wareham, will be looking for a fourth win. Jake is a professional and is currently ranked in the top 5 in the MX National and British championshi...
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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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