Category: Charity

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 lights and festive music, out and…


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 Heart of Sidley Christmas Extavaganza, Bexhill…


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 December.

This popular family festive event is…


Bexhill Carnival 2016

What a fabulous day the weather was kind to us the crowds were friendly and generous.  Bexhill Lions participated with their float based on the film Bugsy Malone or MaLION to use a great play on words.  Please go to our Gallery click FLICKR in About us tab and see what fun we had and if you…


DRAW FOR SIGHT – SUCCESSFUL DAY

Draw for sight was another successful day for Bexhill Lions Club as well as local charity “Homecall”  Lots of money raised thanks to our Sponsors, Advertisers, and those who helped before on and after the event. We intend staging this event in 2017 but earlier in the season to hopefully have better weather.  Thanks to…


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 camps had other eye conditions or…


SAILING CLUB CADETS SET SAIL

Cadets and other Members of Bexhill Sailing Club were present when Bexhill Lions Club donated funds to purchase 4 new Topper Class sails.

In presenting the cheque to Malcolm Brookes the Cadet Captain, Lion President Paul Fleming said “We are delighted to continue our support of the Sailing Club and the Cadets in particular. Funding these…


SURF’S UP FOR JUNIOR LIFE SAVERS

The Junior section of Bexhill Surf Lifesaving Club has received a donation from Bexhill Lions Club to enable it to buy much needed equipment.

In presenting a cheque for £900, Lion President Paul Fleming said “It’s so encouraging to see that youngsters are keen to get involved. Not only do they learn about valuable lifesaving skills…


SEE HOW YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE – IT’S SHOCKINGLY SIMPLE!

See how you can save a life  ….It’s shockingly simple

 Defibrillators are an essential lifesaving step in the chain of survival. After a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and defibrillation reduces someone’s chance of survival by 10%.

They are simple to use, very safe and save lives. Although they don’t all look the same,…


LION PRESIDENT THANKS LOCAL RESIDENTS

Public generosity makes annual appeal “A huge Success”

 The annual Christmas Appeal by Bexhill Lions was a great success said Lion President Paul Fleming.

“The people of Bexhill have once again demonstrated their caring and generosity in donating money to our Christmas Appeal for which we offer a really big “thank you”.

At the weekends in December, Members…