ROSS LIONS FLOWER BOXES

Ross Lions have two flower boxes around the town that they keep an eye on and fill with bright colours during the summer months. They have been busy repainting their flower boxes located at High Street and Fiveways. Thanks to a generous donation from Ross Garden Store, they have been refreshed with new bedding plants ready … Continued

ROSS LIONS CELEBRATE 25 YEAR SERVICE AWARDS

Ross Lions celebrated 50 years of Service from two of their members at their recent Charter Anniversary Dinner Dance. President Jenny Symington presented chevrons for 25 years of Service to Lions Nick Dale and Andrew Middlecote, along with a letter of congratulations from International President Dr. Naresh Aggarwal. Nick and Andrew, who are both former … Continued

Lions Celebrate 100 years

A report on a special occasion from Mike – a Lion for 9 months – who attended the prestigious event in London on behalf of Ross on Wye Lions Club. (edited). Despite the weather carnage of the previous week, I managed to get to and from Buckingham Palace relatively easily, given extensive media coverage and … Continued

Ross Leos helping hand for other young people

The Ross Youth Lions Leo Club members think carefully about who they want to help. They are keen to take part in Community Activities and aware of those who need a bit of extra help in life. So their latest donation was made to an organisation that helps young people with disabilities and special educational … Continued

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