Water Pump

Water way to go! Ross Lions received a wonderful email recently from Rob Sedman. He and his family and  have just returned from a visit to Namutumba in Uganda, the twin town of Ross on Wye.  Rob wrote to the Club members: “Our host Mugenyi James, Deputy Head at the local high school, was keen … Continued

Local donations

Thanks to their fund-raising efforts, Ross on Wye Lions Club have been pleased to be able to make donations to 2 local charities, Severn Free Wheelers and Ross Adult Literacy Group. Both of these groups make significant contributions to our area, but much of what they do is not always seen by the rest of … 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

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

Donation to Children’s Ward

This young patient was supposed to be going home from Hospital, but he insisted on staying to accept a gift for the Children’s Ward of Hereford Hospital from Ross on Wye Lions President Fiona. The Lions and Leo Club members always try to make Christmas a special time for giving. In keeping with their focus … 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

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

Christmas Cook-in

This new cooker is going to get a good work-out this Christmas as it is going to be the vital piece of equipment for the Christmas Day lunch. Fitted into the kitchen at the Larruperz Centre and paid for by fund-raising from Ross on Wye Lions Club, this cooker will be used to make dinners … 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