Lions Carnival and Car Boot Sale Sunday 2nd August 2015

The car boot will begin on Sunday at 0700 with gates opening around 0630.

The carnival begins at 1030 with a parade lead by the Bridlington Mayor, Town Crier and the RAF Cadets Drummers starting from Trinity Cut (Donkey Bridge).

People who are forming the parade are asked to form up and be ready from 1015.

Those taking part in the carnival on the cliff top, and who have a stall can start setting up anytime from 8am. The earlier the better.

To find out where your pitch is please make your way to the Lions information tent which is pitch number 1 which is near to the Coast Guard station.

The carnival officially closes at 5pm.

Thank you.

 

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No Car Boot on Sunday 19th July

Unfortunately due to the forecast rain there will be no car boot sale on Sunday 19th July.

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Changeover 2015

Bridlington Lions Club held its annual changeover dinner at Rags Restaurant on Thursday evening.

Outgoing president Les Taylor handed over the reins to Gordon Boyes, and Vice President  this year will be Ray Pollard. The Club Secretary continues to be Eileen Sunderland.

Les Taylor thanked members of the Club for the work that they had done in the past year and wished everyone a very good year under the Presidency of Gordon Boyes.

Incoming President Gordon Boyes welcomed this years Board members and wished to thank Les Taylor for the work that he had done as President in the previous year.

The Board of Directors of Bridlington Lions Club are now the following:

President Gordon Boyes
Immediate Past President Les Taylor
1st Vice President Ray Pollard
2nd Vice President Ken Taylor
Secretary Eileen Sunderland
Treasurer Colin Hughill
2nd Year Director Simon Boulton
1st Year Director Simon Gregson
Lion Tamer Keith Abbott
Tail Twister Mark Prescott
Membership Chairman Eileen Sunderland
Health and Safety Officer Michael Plawecki

Pictures from this years change over: (Please click on them to get full size and the correct orientation)

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Lions receive a Russian Scout necker

following the visit last September by 20 Russian Scouts and their leaders we have been presented with necker by the group as a way of thanks to Bridlington Lions. Pictured here is the outgoing President Les and incoming President Gordon receiving the necker.

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Doo for the Elderly

On Saturday, June 20th we entertained some of the local community at St John Burlington.

Everyone had food and a tea or coffee. Entertainment was provided by local singer Emmie Beckitt and there was bingo. The bingo caller was Lion member Maggie.

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New Induction

Recently a new member of Lions Club was inducted.

Picture shows Nick Bale who became a member of Bridlington Lions Club.

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Zone Meeting at the Forum

This year the zone meeting took placeat the Forum in Bridlington. It took the form of a short meeting, a pie and chips supper followed by a ten-pin bowling competition. Excellent bowling
was displayed by the North Wolds Lions who finished up the winners. The evening was organised by PDG John Hall.

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Sewerby Scouts Presentation

Recently Bridlington Lions presented funds for the purchase of a resuscitation manikin for the training of CPR.

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Car Boot

The next car boot will be the 21st June, and then 5th July.

Gates open at 7am on Sewerby Road.

Cars and vans are both £10 with all proceeds going to the work that Bridlington Lions carries out.

Drinks and food is available.

Thank you for your support.

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AllRide

Bridlington Lions have contributed £2,000 and Wolds Lions’ Club £500 towards the purchase of a twin bike shown below. Back left, Adam Swann who is in charge of the scheme, back right Melvin White (Wolds Lions), front left Lion Helen Spence, front right Lion President Les Taylor.

On 14th April the Lions club supported a charity ride from the Allride bike store on North Promenade up to Sewerby Gardens to raise funds for another wheelchair loader bike.

The scheme is available for use by both Bridlington residents and holiday-makers alike. There are also a number of ordinary bikes for any family members or friends who wish to ride alongside the disabled riders.

Since the start of the of All Ride, Bridlington Lions have been very supportive of the efforts that have gone in to the scheme.

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