Community Gardens, Community Support

The Ross on Wye Community Garden is a project that fits in well with one of the Lions Clubs specialist areas, the environment. Ross Lions have two flower boxes around town that they keep an eye on and fill with bright colours during the summer months. So, when asked for some help by the Ross … Continued

Christmas Day Lunch

Christmas Day can be a busy time with family and friends, but some people like the company and spirit of good-will that they find by participating in the Ross on Wye Community Lunch. Held for the second time at the Larruperz Centre, many volunteers worked behind the scenes to make the day fun for all. … Continued

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

A long-standing Christmas Tradition continues once again this year as members of Ross on Wye Lions Club will be helping youngsters to meet up with Santa at Pengethley Garden Centre. They will be able to tell him how good they have been and to ask for their special present – hopefully the one that is … Continued

Record Crowds enjoy Ross Bonfire and Fireworks

‘Awesome!’ ‘Great, thank you’ just two of the comments made by people as they left the grounds of The Chase Hotel after enjoying the Annual Bonfire and Fireworks Display on Saturday November 5th. First estimates show that a record crowd of around 2,000 came to the event organised by Ross on Wye Lions Club.  The … Continued

Duck Race at Carnival

Good weather for ducks? Well the little yellow racers were in fine form when they raced along the River Wye towards the end of Ross Carnival 2016. Nearly 1400 tickets were sold, meaning that 1400 ‘owners’ could have watched the race that started at the Hope and Anchor. Crowds were seated on the launch steps … Continued

Pupils excel in Peace Poster Competition

The Art Department of John Kyrle High School has very strong links with the members of Ross on Wye Lions Club and the most lasting link has been the Peace Poster Competition held each Autumn. The Lions are an organisation for volunteers who want to help their local community and to ‘put something back’. As … Continued

Santa’s back at Pengethley

For many years now, Santa has been helping Ross on Wye Lions to raise funds for their projects and good causes. Once again he has managed to find time in his busy schedule to visit his grotto in Pengethley Garden Centre every Saturday and Sunday from the 29th November through till Christmas. Thanks to the … Continued

Bonfire & Fireworks 2015

Ross on Wye Lions Club would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who supported their Bonfire and Fireworks on November 1st. For once the weather was kind, and hundreds of people came out to enjoy the traditional style event. The Bonfire was a real spectacle in itself and the Fireworks display was … Continued

Another successful Carnival

It was once again another successful Carnival for the Ross-on-Wye Lions Club. Despite the rain, the Lions took advantage of a dry spell to set-up the ‘Lions Village’ with free teas and coffee, free children’s games, free face painting and of course, our famous Tombola and the Leos with their Jarbola.

Ross Lions Charter 2014

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