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

Bucket Collection for Flood Victims

Many people talked about wanting to help those who suffered in the UK floods this winter. Well, Ross Lions Club Members are people who dong just talk – they DO! Volunteers from the Club collected donations in Aldi on Sunday 21st February and every penny they raised will go to those in most need. Because … Continued

Another successful Beerfest

It was a second successful year for the Ross on Wye Beer and Cider Festival. Organised by Ross Lions and Rotary Clubs and held at Ross Rowing Club it was a great example of local groups working together for the benefit of others. For this was a Charity Beerfest, set up with the aim of providing … Continued

Aid for Ebola Orphans thanks to shoppers in Ross on Wye

Ross on Wye Lions Club set itself the target to raise £500 to aid the Orphans of Ebola. This target was reached thanks to the generosity of shoppers at Aldi and Sainsbury’s Ross on Wye. The Lions of the UK and Ireland heard that there are over 5000 children who are now orphans due to … Continued

Phoenix Singers Fund Raising

It was a cold night outside, but inside the atmosphere was warm, friendly and fun when The Phoenix Singers of Ross put on a special Fund Raising Concert in aid of Ross on Wye Lions charitable causes. The concert was a mix of songs from popular music and films interspersed with humorous sketches delivered with … 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.

Hours of Collecting buy hours of Care

Ross on Wye Lions Club recently collected for the Marie Curie Cancer Care as part of a partnership where Lions in the UK are supporting this charity. Thanks to Sainsbury’s Ross on Wye who hosted the collection and the generosity of local people, the sum of £571.28 was raised by Lion collectors. Two of these … Continued

Lions bring the Races to Ross

Ross on Wye Lions Club has a long tradition of holding a Race Night during Cheltenham Gold Cup week, and this year was no exception. The fun event was held thanks to the kind help of The Chase Hotel and its staff. To add to the occasion Lions are always pleased to have the added … Continued

Ross Lions raising funds with Santa’s help

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 in December. Thanks to the staff at the Centre, he … Continued