[Photo - Lion Ken and supporter Jennie ready and waiting for customers] Wetherby Lions are pleased to support the forthcoming Wetherby Arts Festival events by providing a bars at: Comedy Night in the Town Hall on Sunday, October 2nd, starting at 7.30 pm; Bad Apple Theatre presents 'Yorkshire Kernel’ in the St. James Church Scout Hut on Friday October 7th, stating at 7.30 pm; Leeds Symphony Orchestra (LSO) in St. James Church on Saturday, October 8th, starting at 7.30 pm.
[Photo - An example of a certificate of twinning] Wetherby District Lions have been working with partners to help make Wetherby a ‘toilet twinned’ town. Good sanitation and clean drinking water are fundamental to communities, yet 1 in 4 people worldwide don’t have somewhere safe, private or hygienic to go to the toilet. In the world's poorest countries, clean water, toilets and hygiene kits will transform lives today. By donating £60 to twin your toilet, you help fund a proj
Wetherby Angling Club has put a huge amount of work into constructing a new fence to deter otters. A spokesperson for the club says “not only does it help protect our fish but also the bird life that lives on the ponds as the otters cannot destroy their nests or eat the eggs. But not everyone is happy…local otters are reported to be ‘furious’ with the club over the new fence arrangements. A spokesotter said “otters are now facing severe hardship as we cannot raid nearby fish
[Photo - James Skelton, aged 13, from Reston, Virginia, USA with his rosette] Wetherby Lions ‘Flat Cap Throwing’ at Tockwith Show - Yorkshire crosses 'the pond' to USA - Winner of the Under 16s category of the 'Flat Cap Throwing competition, James Skelton aged 13 is proud to take his rosette back home to Reston, Virginia, USA. His winning throw of 21.30 was just 2m short of the men's winner; a star for the future ! Want to make a positive contribution to your community?
[Photo - Kevin Williamson (left) being presented with his trophy by Lion President Tim Ritson] The traditional Yorkshire event, influenced by the anthem ‘Ilkley Moor Baht’ being about a man who lost his hat on Ilkley Moor, has been a regular event at the Tockwith Show for many years since its humble beginnings. The long awaited return of the show was a major success on the day generally and the Lions had a ‘brilliant’ day with their cap throwing and ‘Cuddly Lion’ stalls. Thr
[Photo - Lynne (centre) with Morrisons Community Champion Mandie Porteous (right) and Lion Ken Campbell] 'Local 'postie', Lynne Marsden, was the winner of the 'Yorkshire Day' quiz organised by Morrisons and Wetherby District Lions. A great response to the quiz ended with 40 correct papers going into the draw which was made by a member of the public on Tuesday. The prize was a substantial hamper donated by Morrisons. Want to make a positive contribution to your community?