Category: Community

GREEN FINGERED LIONS TO THE RESCUE

The Lions Club was approached by local resident Anthony Perkins in August, through its website. He explained that he had recently moved into a bungalow but the lawn was uneven and full of potholes and the flower beds were overgrown. He suffers from Ataxia Cerebellum, which…


GETTING TO THE CRUTCH OF THE MATTER

Bexhill Lions Club, The Conquest Hospital and Bexhill Caring Community are on a mission to give new life to unwanted crutches and walking sticks

Lion Liz McGlynn, the project organiser said “Crutches and walking sticks are available for hospital patients but recycling them can help the environment, save the NHS money, and also help others in…


THE BEST BBQ IN TOWN?

Bexhill Lions were out in force at the annual Motofest event serving excellent Burgers, Hot Dogs & and Bacon rolls.  We were also serving teas & coffees as well as a selection of cold drinks.  We have…


SHIVER ME TIMBERS

Bexhill Lions club had a busy weekend with the Bexhill-on-Sea Carnival on 29th July.  We were Pirates of the Caribbean and what a motley crew we looked.  The Lions came 2nd in the best float of the day which is a credit to the dedicated “Lions Carnival team” who really pulled the stops out for…


EXCITING AWARD FOR YOUNG ACHIEVERS!

Bexhill Lions Club is launching the “Lions Young Achiever Award” to recognise, encourage and

support young people who are actively involved in their community. Candidates could be involved

in helping young and old people, disabled, able-bodied and disadvantaged or they may be involved

in organising projects in conservation, crime prevention, promoting healthier lifestyles,

fundraising or other initiatives.

The Award is…


LOCAL LION RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR SERVICE

Lions international recognise special achievements and above and beyond service by awarding “A Melvin Jones Fellowship” named after the founder of Lions clubs international – Melvin Jones.

Lions Clubs world-wide recognise outstanding individuals by bestowing on them this award. The award is the highest form of recognition and embodies humanitarian ideals consistent with the nature and purpose of Lionism.

Bexhill…


SKIN CHECK CLINICS

HELP TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY

On Sunday 9 July 10.30am – 3.00pm, Bexhill Lions will be

at the Rother BeActive day offering bottles of Ladival sun lotion SFP30 or SFP50+ for a minimum charitable donation of just £3.00. The bottles have a rrp of £20 and are provided by the Myfanway Townsend Melanoma Research Fund. All the…


PEACE THROUGH THE EYES OF CHILDREN

Bexhill Lions Club held its second Junior Peace Poster competition earlier in the year with local Primary schools giving it great support.

Lion Sue Cassell, Head of the Youth Committee commented ” The aim of the competition is to encourage young people to think about what peace means to them and to express that feeling as…


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 with special needs equipment. Julie explains…


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 knowledge that will help them keep…