Banbury Lions News


July 2018

At our July business meeting, Lion Stewart Addley was made Lion Tamer as part of the new Lions year. This position involves looking after the club regalia.

Lion Stewart taking over as Lion Tamer

Our handover on the 1st July was the mark of the new Lions year. Lion Phil Hassell handed over the presidency to Lion Richard High at the Wroxton House Hotel after a Sunday lunch.

Outgoing president Lion Phil Hassell (L) with incoming president Lion Richard High

Lion President Richard (R) with Lion Secretary John Washburn

Lion President Richard (R) with Treasurer Lion Amy Bishop

Lion President Richard (R) with Fundraising Chair Lion Rita Kimberger

Lion President Richard (R) with Welfare Chair Lion Graham Raven

Lion President Richard (R) with Minute Secretary Lion Tim Zollmann

Lion President Richard (R) with Social Chair Lion Nicky Clifton

Lion President Richard (R) with Membership Chair Lion Phil Hassell


June 2018

In June, some of our members attended the Banbury and District Show, talking about Lions and what we do. The weather was brilliant!

Lions Ian Wilson and Fred Nicholls with our stall

Banbury Mayor Cllr Shaida Hussain with Lion Fred and a Message in a Bottle

At our June meeting, Lion Graham Raven was presented with long service chevrons.

Lion Graham Raven being given chevrons for long service


In June 2018, some Banbury members went to help our friends Loddon Valley Lions with their Tadley Treacle Fair in Hampshire.

Lion Stewart helping at the Tadley Treacle Fair

Lion Amy Bishop helping at the Tadley Treacle FairLion President Phil helping Loddon Valley Lions at the Tadley Treacle Fair


March 2018

Lion Richard High receiving 10 years of service from Lion President Phil Hassell

At our recent meeting, Lion Richard High was given his 10 years service chevrons.

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