Lions name the reindeer - 'Moonlight' & 'Cinnamon Gallopsalot'
Rudolph is resting in preparation for Christmas Eve and has asked two of his friends to tow Santa's sleigh around Wetherby during December.
LinkedIn to the Community.....
(Photo - Gifts for the community) Wetherby Lions are linking with agencies and businesses in the town as the community comes together to support children and families at Christmas. Like all other organisations, the Lions have been severely restricted in their operations due to the COVID-19. However much has been going on behind the scenes to ensure that their input to the welfare and benefit of the town has been as fulsome as possible. They include: Food hampers for 32 famil
Santa is coming to town.....
(Photo - Santa arriving in Wetherby soon) The Wetherby Lions’ much-loved Santa’s Sleigh is coming out of 'ICE-solation' and is ready to bring some much-needed cheer to you all. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions this year, Santa will unfortunately be unable to stop and talk to the children. He does of course, still really enjoy seeing everyone, so he asks that you all stay inside and wave to him from your window or front door. You can see Santa on the streets of Wetherby
Fayre Play in Pandemic
(Photo - Dickensian Christmas Market 2019 One of Wetherby’s most popular attractions, the ‘Dickensian Christmas Market and Craft Fayre’, will take on a different look this year owing to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Regrettably, and with a heavy heart, Wetherby Lions are unable to play their usual active part at the festive event because of the coronavirus rules and restrictions relating to charity stalls, entertainment and sideshows. However, a Christmas Fa
Lions - will remember them
(Photo - Lion President Tim Ritson) With members of the public encouraged to observe the Remembrance Sunday two minutes’ silence on their doorsteps, Wetherby was much quieter than usual on this solemn occasion. This was just one other aspect of the restrictions brought about by the pandemic. However, it was permissible to lay wreaths at the war memorial and pictured here is Wetherby Lions President Tim Ritson paying respects on behalf of our organisation. Other wreaths were
Toast of the Town - Townsperson of the Year Award 2020/21
(Photo - Simon Donkin, Townsperson of the Year 2019/20) The prestigious Wetherby Lions Townsperson of the Year award remains up for grabs as we enter the run-up to Christmas. Many great deeds will have been done over the course of what has been an extraordinary year. And the Lions are seeking nominations of those who have gone out of their way to improve lives, make an impact on our lovely town or done something amazing. Last year Lion President Tim was pleased to present Si