Club to improve local attraction to mark centenary

The Ross Lions are seeking to enhance a major tourist attraction in Ross-on-Wye, whilst giving their group a legacy by marking the international Lions Club’s 100th anniversary. Four members of the club, Keith Wilding, Andy Walker, Richard Ball and Colin Parry, were at the full meeting of Ross Town Council on Monday, March 13th, to … Continued

Art Poster Exhibition kicks off 100 year celebrations

John Kyrle High School  recently held a special Preview Evening for the latest Peace Poster Exhibition at Ross Library in conjunction with Ross on Wye Lions Club. The Exhibition shows the work of Year 8 students and this year the posters are based on the theme of ‘A Celebration of Peace’. This is an appropriate … Continued

A fresh face for the future of the club

Members of Ross on Wye Lions Club are delighted to welcome their new President for 2016-17, Fiona Walker. Fiona has been a member since 2014, is the second female to take this post, and has Jenny Symington as her Vice-President. The outgoing President, David Ravenscroft, handed over the Chain of Office in a lunch held … Continued

New member for Ross Lions Club

Ross Lions are pleased to welcome a new member to their Club, Mark Button, who was welcomed by Lion President David Ravenscroft and his sponsor, Andrew Middlecote. Mark lives locally and is keen to do what he can as part of this local community volunteer organisation. Ross Lions are ordinary people from all backgrounds who … Continued

Prestigious Presentation to Headteacher

A rare presentation has been made at John Kyrle High School to Headteacher, Nigel Griffiths. This was the granting of a Melvin Jones Fellowship , the Highest Honour that can be given in the world of Lions Clubs International. The Members of Ross Lions wanted to recognise the tremendous support given to them over many … Continued

Peace Poster – End of An Era

Back in 1994, the Ross Gazette reported on Ross Lions launch of the Peace Poster Competition in John Kyrle High School. This International competition grabbed the interest of Art Teacher Neil Carroll, who has led thousands of Year 8 students through the design and painting of Peace Posters ever since. Now Neil is retiring from … Continued

Handover to New President

It’s that time of year again! Every July Ross Lions have a new president. This year Lion David Ravenscroft will be taking over presidential duties from Lion Richard Ball.

Art Poster Exhibition at Ross Library

This has to be as good a time as any to think about Peace, Love and Understanding among peoples of the world and this is what Year 8 students of John Kyrle High School excel at every year. The Art Department of the school encourages everyone to take part in a competition, organised by Lions … Continued

Two new members for Ross Lions

Ross on Wye Lions are delighted to be able to welcome 2 new members to their Club, Andy and Fiona Walker. At the meeting held on Tuesday, 7th October they were presented with their Lions Membership Certificates by President Richard Ball and their badges by their sponsor, Sue Wilding.

New President for Ross Lions

The 7th July 2014 saw the handover to a new president for the club. This year’s President Lion Sue Wilding handed over the President’s chain to incoming President Lion Richard Ball.