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August 24, 2018

“We had just been discussing how to develop our community involvement when the Lions came calling”, said Priya, sales negotiator for Manning Stainton. 

(Photo Left to right: Pryya Hundal and Steve Riley of Manning Stainton with Ken Campbell of Wetherby Lions)  

Priya Hundal and Steve Riley (Branch Manager) decided instantly to work with Wetherby District Lions to help to raise money to support Yorkshire Air Ambulance…….and they did not stop at sponsorship – they immediately offered their services at the Beer Festival pulling pints and serving drinks!  “I’ve never had such an enthusiastic welcome” said Ken Campbell of the Lions. “We certainly look forward to working closely with Manning Stainton in the future.  ”Manager Steve Riley says, “Our team here in Weth...

August 23, 2018

'George of the Jungle' swings through Wetherby and bags another lion for his pride! (Actually George is from Bramham and he won the biggest lion on the Tombola stall).

Please look after it George - it takes a lot of feeding!

(Photo: George from Bramham with his new friend won from Wetherby Lions)

Wetherby Lions were proud to assist Morrisons in support of their chosen charity 'CLIC Sargent' by presenting their 'cuddly lion' tombola stall in the Horsefair.  The proceeds raised will be shared between local charities and 'CLIC Sargent'.

Many 'cuddly lions' moved to new homes including these:

Thanks to all for your support of Wetherby Lions.

If you would like to help your community we would love to hear from you so please contact us by telephoning 0845 833 9529,...

August 22, 2018

Wetherby District Lions have awarded ‘top marks’ to Paul and his ‘Top Marques’ team at Optimum Vehicles for their support in raising money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance !

(Photo: Paul Sanderson of Optimum Vehicles with Ken Campbell of Wetherby Lions)

“We didn’t hesitate to support Wetherby District Lions in their efforts to raise funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance”, says Paul Sanderson, managing director. “We wish them every success with the Beer Festival and are pleased to have helped them on their way to raising a substantial amount of money.”

The company, based at Thorp Arch Trading Estate, is recognised as one of the most respected and trusted suppliers of new and used vehicles.  Paul is keen to stress his determination to keep that reputation. “Our aim is to p...

August 17, 2018

Suzanne Kent of Wetherby Skip Services is a big fan of the work that Wetherby Lions do in the local community and is very pleased to become a major sponsor of the forthcoming Wetherby Beer Festival. 

(Photo: Suzanne Kent with Ken Campbell of Wetherby Lions)

“Not only is this a very enjoyable event that brings the Wetherby community together, but as all the proceeds go to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, it supports one of our main local charities,” says Suzanne.  Wetherby Skip Services is a very familiar presence in the area.  The company, based on Spring Road in Walton, provides a complete waste management solution to organisations and households. All skips collected from its customers are sorted and recycled through its fully registered waste recycling stations, with...

August 16, 2018

Wetherby Lions are pleased to count one of the town’s leading firms of accountants as a major sponsor of the forthcoming 8th Wetherby Lions Beer Festival in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

(A message heartily endorsed by Victoria Moulds (Moulds & Co) and Wetherby Lions President,
John Boulton)

Moulds & Co, located on the York Road Estate, has become the latest supporter of the popular community event.  Operated by Stephen Moulds and his daughter, Victoria, their company provides accounting, tax and business advice to limited companies, sole traders, partnerships and individuals in the Wetherby, Leeds and Harrogate areas.

“We have grown by providing a pro-active and friendly service to our clients and helping them to grow, “says Victoria, a former pupil of Harrog...

August 14, 2018

A very pleasing sight on the high street in Wetherby is the newly refurbished Frances Liddle Eyecare , located on Westgate just opposite the Library.

(Frances Liddle and Wetherby Lion President, John Boulton, outside the new premises on Westgate)

The popular optician, formerly known as Mackenzie Shaw, was one of the first in Wetherby when it opened in 1977.  In 2008 Fran Liddle, mother of twins Alexander and Barnaby, took over, and the practice has gone from strength to strength thanks to its excellent staff, professional attitude and friendly approach.  “At this very exciting time in our development, I am particularly pleased to be supporting Wetherby Lions and such a worthy cause as the Yorkshire Air Ambulance,” says Fran.

(Whilst Wetherby Lions Presiden...

August 3, 2018

One of Wetherby’s leading private companies showed its support for the forthcoming 'Wetherby Lions Beer Festival' by becoming one of the event’s first sponsors

(Photo - Rear - left to right ICC Team: Sam Eason , Michael Polkinghorne, Becky Coates, James Godfrey 
Front: Ken Campbell (Wetherby Lions)

“As soon as we recognised that it was one of the town’s major community events, and that the money raised by the Lions would all go to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, we were happy to sign up as a sponsor,” said Becky Coates, Marketing Manager of IT specialists, ICC.

The Sandbeck Lane based company is a global and independent IT solutions company, providing a comprehensive and customer focused service to the SME, enterprise and public sector markets.  Click here to read more...

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