Imagine waking up and finding a flock of flamingoes in your front garden. This morning someone’s day was made when they found a friend had Flamingoed them.
NEWS AND MEDIA
On Good Friday Morrissons hosted Swindon Lions’ Easter Bunny. While Swindon Lions were accepting donations and collecting used spectacles to recycle to poorer parts of the world the Easter Bunny was handing out Easter Eggs to youngsters.
Eva’s poster won the local heat of the Peace Poster competition and will now progress to the national heats.
“Peace through Service” Swindon student, Eva Freeland, of Abbey Park School has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognised artist by winning a local competition sponsored by Swindon Lions Club. Over 50 contestants, aged between 11 and 13 years of age on 15th November, submitted posters with the title “Peace through Service”. The […]
Swindon Lions were recently approached by a social worker for the charity CLIC Sargent which helps children with cancer. One of the children that she helps is a 7 year old boy from Swindon, currently in the second year of treatment for leukaemia, who had been recommended to take up cycling to help build up […]
On Thursday 8 October Swindon Lions marked World Sight Day when Lions Paul and Alan took boxes of used spectacles to Chichester. Swindon Lions club collects used spectacles at various locations in Swindon and Lions Paul and Alan boxed them up. Chichester Lions and other volunteers then process these using their considerable experience to select […]
Swindon Lions have presented 25 Certificates of Appreciation to individuals and groups who have supported the community during the current Covid-19 pandemic. Past president Maurice Watson said “I want to make a big thing of this. I really want to show appreciation for what people have done for Swindon during this difficult time. Swindon is […]
Swindon Lions Club has two Mobility Scooters which can be passed on to needy individuals who could make use of them. If you know of anyone who could benefit please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org giving some information about the potential recipients and saying why they would be suitable recipients – we will then assess […]
Swindon Lions Club has continued to meet, by means of virtual meetings, during lockdown and thereafter while we are unable to have our normal club meetings. The club has continued to receive request for assistance from various Swindon based organisations and individuals. In June the club made a £1,000 donation to Swindon Food Collective.
Swindon Lions Club members were shocked to learn that our local Prospect Hospice was desperately short of PPE. The Prospect serves a population of 300,000 in the North Wiltshire and Swindon area in a 16-bed in-patient facility and also provides nurses to administer care to individuals in the last stages of their lives in their […]