Young Lions roar to the aid of the Ross Action Bus Appeal

The need for a replacement bus has inspired the Ross Youth Lions to make a donation from funds they have raised this year. The Club also known as ‘Ross Leos’ is based in John Kyrle High School and is a great way for teenagers to learn about running projects, raising funds and helping those in … 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

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

Leos Cycle for Fisher House

The Leos of 105W are a resourceful bunch and when faced with a challenge found a way to make it happen. The Leos of Ross on Wye and Porthawl were determined to add to the contributions of the Leos of Europa in raising funds for Fisher House. Ross Leos decided on their challenge – to … Continued

Celebrating new Leos

On Tuesday the 4th of March, the Ross Youth Lions (Leo) Club were really pleased to be able to hold an enrolment celebration at John Kyrle High School. In front of invited guests, Lion President Sue and representatives of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, RYL President Elliot officially enrolled 14 new members to our growing club. … Continued

Lion’s donation to Children’s Sensory Room

Ross on Wye Lions know that a lot of children from the area benefit from the wonderful care they receive at Hereford County Hospital. The members of the Club like to acknowledge this by making a donation of goods or equipment that can be used by those young patients. This year Stacey Edwards, who herself … Continued

Young Ambassador 2014

The Young Ambassador Competition 2014 was held at the Holiday Inn, Newport on Sunday 19 January. Four fantastic candidates, all worthy of winning the Competition, took part. Antonia supported by Llandrindod Wells Club, Rohan supported by Lechlade & District Club, Charley supported by Porthcawl Club and Sophie supported by Ross-on-Wye Club. It was so nice to see so … Continued

Peace Poster 2013

Over more than 20 years the Peace Poster competition has been run in conjunction with the local High School. This has provided a major link between the Art Department and Ross Lions Club and has had many positive spin-offs, not least the opportunity to spread the word about Lions to the younger generation of young … Continued