Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

This simple and free project is designed to help save lives in the event of a medical emergency.

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Recycling Glasses

Recycling Glasses

Lions are known for the 'Sight work'. This is just one of the projects we support.

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Each year Lions help collect funds for Marie Curie.

Reviewing our Club’s Rich Heritage

Last night, our Club held a Fellowship Meeting, where Past Presidents brought along their scrapbooks and there were books of Press Cuttings across the years and other memorabilia.  We started with some games and then after swapping reminiscences and examining the scrapbooks we viewed the video produced on Operation Lionheart, a district-wide project which our

More Food Help

    Having already made a contribution of over 100 items, we have today handed over more than 100 items to the Foodbank based in Brightlingsea. Many thanks to all who contributed towards this donation.  Another Centennial target achieved.

Nostalgia Pays

Last Night’s Annual Nostalgia Quiz was won by regular team “The Flying Piglets” who donated the £100 donation for charity to “Epilepsy Action Tendring”. Lions funds benefited by over £400 and now we look forward to the “Centennial Celebration Quiz” on Friday 23rd June at St. James’s Church Hall.  Book early to avoid disappointment –

Voucher Draw Success

Our Voucher Draw concluded on Saturday (13th) and the winners are now being contacted. The profit is up with £750 now confirmed as the final figure. Thank you all for taking part in the Draw and helping us to help others.

Merry Month of May

We have a busy month in May with a Pig Race Night for St. Helena Hospice on Friday 12th, in addition to our Business Meeting on Wednesday.  But we are also running a Voucher Draw at Morrison’s in Little Clacton with a top prize of £100. The selling of tickets starts on Tuesday 9th to the


At our meeting last night, we not only elected our officers for the next year starting at the beginning of July but the awards won at our District Convention last month where our Press Officer received the District’s “Scribe” award for his submissions to the District’s monthly newsletter.   New Member Lion Irene Lock took


Our President, Lion Liz, along with Lion Jim put out 40 collecting boxes – with daffodil pins – around our area early in March. These have now been collected in and the money counted. The total by the 40 boxes was £743,36 which is now winging its way to Marie Curie.

Yummy Eggs

Do not delay.  We will be at Morrison’s Superstore, Little Clacton all this week selling tickets for our Easter Egg Hamper Draw.  Three Magnificent Prizes.  Come and get your tickets and help us to help others.  

Award for Alan

At our recent District Convention for Lions and Lionesses from all over East Anglia, our Press Officer, Lion Alan Mercer, received an award called the “Scribe” Trophy for his numerous and varied contributions to the District’s monthly newsletter, “Lions Roar”  over the past year.  Well Done Alan.  Keep up the good work.

Wartime Treats

Our meeting tomorrow night is a chance to try out some World War II food “delights”.  Should be an interesting night but will they be tasty bites.  It will not be a trip down Memory Lane for many of us but it will not hurt to be reminded what our parents or grandparents went through.