Category: Sussex

FESTIVE SANTAS DASH ALONG THE PROM @ BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Festive Santas dash along the Prom

The weather was kind to the Santas on Sunday, as around 200 people helped to turn the Promenade a festive red and white. Families together, babes in pushchairs, sons on father’s shoulders and Air Cadets all helped to make it a fun community start to the Christmas season.

Organiser Brian Comber…


BEXHILL LIONS SUPPORT SKATEPARK CAMPAIGNERS

Bexhill Lions Club is supporting the Bexhill Skatepark Action Group (BSAG) by providing financial and practical support. Sue Cassell who heads up the Youth committee said “We are committed to supporting youth activities in Bexhill and having seen a press report about the state of the existing skatepark site we decided we wanted to help….


LIONS HELP OUT PUDSEY

Members of Bexhill Lions Club will be out and about on Friday and Saturday collecting for the BBC “Children in Need” appeal.

Friday morning rail commuters will be greeted by “Roary” the Club mascot and friends. On Saturday morning there will be collections in Bexhill Town Centre, outside LIDL in Sidley and also in Little Common….


DIABETES AWARENESS DAY

Someone is diagnosed with diabetes every two minutes.

Diabetes Awareness Day is November 14TH.. This date was chosen as it marks the birthday of the man who discovered insulin – Frederick Banting. Together with Charles Best he discovered insulin  in 1922.

It is on the increase across the world, not just the UK. More and more children…


LIONS YOUNG ACHIEVER 2017

Recognising the best of youth in Bexhill

Oliver Brookes, a sixteen year old from Bexhill High School, was presented with the award by at the Clubs’ monthly business meeting. His proud parents joined him at the ceremony.

Oliver has been active in the community through his role with the…


CANADA WAY PLAYGROUND OPINION POLL

The Bexhill-on-Sea Lions Club, supported by Rother District council, are looking into the possibility of increasing the play facilities at Canada Way, Sidley, to include equipment for children aged 7 – 11.

 

We are asking local residents whether they think this would be a good idea and to receive any comments they may have, regardless of…


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…


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…


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 was born in Hastings, grew up…