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January 25, 2017

Wetherby Lions are celebrating their change to their charitable status – to that of a ‘Charitable Incorporated Organisation’ (CIO) and had a cake made for the occasion.

Wetherby District Lions Club has been registered with the Charity Commission as a ‘Charitable Trust’ since August 2003, this has enabled the Club to claim Gift Aid monies from the government and to operate in many places that only recognises registered charities, ie Morrisons Supermarket, Leeds City Council property.  One disadvantage of the Trust was that the Trustees were personally liable for any matters brought against the Trust and all contacts had to be signed in their personal names.

The CIO status does away with the disadvantages and frees up the Trustees from liability which should encourag...

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secretary.wetherbylions@gmail.com

Telephone: 0345 833 9529

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Registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales

Registered Charity Number 1166656

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