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

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

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