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Banbury Lions News

March 2023

Banbury Lions helped with the Banbury Tree Planting.

Banbury Tree Planting

September 2022

Banbury Lions are once again helping Woodlands Surgery in stewarding the car park for their vaccine clinics.

August 2022

Lion Phil Hassell meeting up with Lion President Richard Brown of Woodall Spa Lions Club at The Petwood Hotel - their meeting venue and previously home to 617 Squadron - the Dambusters.

Lion Phil meeting Lion President Richard Brown of Woodall Spa Lions Club.

January to March 2021

Banbury Lions are helping steward the car parking at the Vaccination Clinic for Cropredy Surgery.

Lions Covid Clinic Stewarding

December 2020

A great social evening with socially distanced Zoom Bingo.

202012 Lions Bingo

August 2020

Banbury Lions Club have now converted from a Charitable Trust to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.

This more reflects the status of the Club to the Charity Commission and our new charity number is 1191007

November 2019

Lion President Graham was honoured to represent the Club at Remembrance Sunday.

2019 Remembrance Sunday

October 2019

Lion Phil Hassell chaired the October 2019 meeting and welcomed new member Lion Talha Habib.

New member Lion Talha Habib

July 2018

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.

Lion President Richard then welcomed his new admin team for the year.

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

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

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 chevron. In June 2018, some Banbury members went to help our friends Loddon Valley Lions with their Tadley Treacle Fair in Hampshire.
Lion Graham Raven being given chevrons for long service Lion Stewart helping at the Tadley Treacle Fair
Lion President Phil helping Loddon Valley Lions at the Tadley Treacle Fair Lion Amy Bishop helping at the Tadley Treacle Fair

March 2018

At our recent meeting, Lion President Phil Hassell presented Lion Richard High with his 10 years service chevron.

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

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Business Meeting
1st Tuesday of the month @ 7:30pm
Whately Hall Hotel, 17-19 Horse Fair, Banbury OX16 0AN

CIO Registered Charity Number 1191007
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