BEXHILL LIONS CLUB

LIONS HELP IMPROVE A LIFE

Charlotte is a 16 year old, who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Until recently she was a full time wheelchair user as she cannot stand or sit. She is transferred into her bed and bath by a hoist.

Her dedicated mum Julie contacted Bexhill Lions Club asking if they could help…


SAFETY FIRST AT ST. MARY’S

Pupils at St Mary’s Special School & College recently took part in the annual “Safety in Action” education event at Bexhill Community Fire Station.

The event is organised by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) and is a special day of “hands on” experience offering vital safety skills and…


LIONS FLY THE FLAG FOR SCOUT GROUP

A recently formed new Explorer Scout Unit at the 1st Sidley(All Saints) Scout Group was presented with its own flag – following a donation from Bexhill Lions Club.

The flag is viewed as the identity and pride of the group and is presented at the start and end of all…


NEW LION TO COAST ALL THE WAY

Steve Allen was formally welcomed as a new member of the Club by Lion President Rick Hough at the May business meeting. After a short ceremony, his sponsor Nick Porter, presented him with his Certificate of Membership and Club pin.

Steve…


A VERY SPECIAL KNOCKOUT 2017

 “It’s a Special Knockout” is a very special event organised by local Lions Clubs and it was recently held at Bede’s School near Hailsham. Now in its 17th year, it was organised by David Burstow from Bexhill club and fellow members from six other Lions Clubs.

This event is for…


Peace poster competition

Students’ creative talent express their hopes

Young talent was on show when local senior schools entered this years’ Lions International Peace Poster competition. This encourages youngsters to show their artistic ability as well as expressing their view, aspirations and hopes for peace. This year the theme was  “A celebration of…


LIONS MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

 

 

Lions Message in a Bottle is a simple idea enabling people to keep their medical and personal details on a standard form and in a common location – the fridge

All emergency Services are aware of the scheme and look for the stickers when called to an emergency. It could…


LIONS FENCE IN WALLACE

Wallace, a 6 year old  labrador guide dog, is now able to relax, run around and have fun in his garden, thanks to the generosity of Bexhill Lions Club.

Mrs Penney, who is registered blind and lives in Bexhill had to move home and now lives in a bungalow with…


HAMPERS WERE CHILLI HOT

Lions Club Members and partners recently enjoyed a social night out at the Chilli Tree restaurant.

After enjoying an excellent buffet Lion President Rick Hough and Fundraising Chair Val Mewett presented the owner Sala with a certificate of Appreciation for his support of the Lions’ Christmas Appeal.

The restaurant staff and…


BEXHILL LIONS HELP WITH BEACH CLEAN UP

On Saturday morning Members of Bexhill Lions Club together with family members joined around 60 other local residents on the first beach clean of the year.
Many sacks of rubbish were collected together with 3 supermarket trolleys which had been pushed over the cliffs.
Lion Terry gave a demonstration…


ART COMPETITION FOR JUNIORS

Bexhill Lions Club has announced its second Junior Peace Poster competition, with three Primary Schools already entering; Glenleigh, Little Common and St Mary Magdalene. There is still time to get involved so please contact Lion Sue at peter_cassell@sky.com or call her on 07791 940687.

Sue, Head of the Youth…


BEXHILL LIONS 2016 CHRISTMAS APPEAL

Bexhill Lions Club started its busiest FUNdraising month of the year with another successful Santa Dash, enjoyed by over 150 “santas” of all ages and with various modes of transport including cycles and roller blades. The traditional house to house collections have started with Santa and his sleigh with…


CRAFTY LIONS HELP PREPARE FOR SIDLEY EXTRAVAGANZA

Lions Sue Cassell and Val Mewett helped children decorate lanterns for the Sidley lantern parade which will take place on December 1st.

With the prospect of glue, glitter, feathers and baubles, the event attracted excited children, and Lions, who thoroughly enjoyed decorating the lanterns – and themselves!!

As part of the


SANTA DASH 2016 – UPDATE

Another successful Santa dash for 2016 please go to our photo Gallery (About us tab) to see images from the day

 

 

 

 

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Yo! Ho! Ho! Santa Dash returns to Bexhill

 Following the growing success of the past few years, We are holding our fun Santa Dash on Saturday 3rd…


LIONS & SIGHTSAVERS

Lions and Sightsavers have been working together since 1972. Clubs make donations to the Lions Sight Savers Trust, a registered charity run by four trustees.

Initially, donations from Lions Clubs supported a Sightsavers eye camp outreach programme in India, focusing on cataract operations. But many people arriving at the eye…