Who Are The Lions?

Who Are The Lions?

“Aren’t they the people who have that fantastic Bookshop in Jengers Mead; and don’t they raise lots of money and make donations where they’re needed? I know they provide books and help at schools and come round every Christmas with that “Flying Bedstead”, playing carols and Santa waving to everyone. Apart from that, we don’t…

Lions Support for the New School Year

Lions Support for the New School Year

With the start of a new school year, this is how Billingshurst & District Lions Club can provide financial and practical help to local primary and pre-schools throughout the area. Primary schools involved are: Barns Green, Billingshurst, Loxwood, Plaistow and Kirdford, Rudgwick, Shipley CoE, Slinfold CoE, St. Mary’s (aided) CoE in Pulborough, William Penn in…

More Than A Bookshop

More Than A Bookshop

Established for over twenty years, the Billingshurst & District Lions Bookshop, offers much more than books and jigsaws. Most importantly, it’s a way of meeting and greeting our loyal supporters. Without them, we could not raise the funds needed to support so many areas of our local community. Nor would we be able to make…

New President for 2023/24

New President for 2023/24

We recently held our traditional handover lunch where Peter Coleman was installed as the new President for 2023/24. During the handover, Peter received the Chain of Office from outgoing President Michael Snell at the Bat & Ball Pub. Peter thanked Michael for successfully guiding the Club for the previous 12 months. He gave special thanks…

Billingshurst Lions Golf Day For Chestnut Tree House

Billingshurst Lions Golf Day For Chestnut Tree House

We had the pleasure of handing over a cheque for £4,500.00, to Nicky Clark, Community Fundraiser for Chestnut Tree House. The amount was raised at the Club’s recent annual Charity Golf Day held at the Slinfold Golf and Country Club. Eleven teams of 4 players arrived for a pre-round breakfast, before playing 18 holes of…

New Members: Mark & Oliver

New Members: Mark & Oliver

President, Michael Snell, had the pleasure of inducting Mark Clover and Oliver Stevenson into the club at our latest business meeting. Mark and Oliver had previously helped as volunteers and subsequently attended several meetings to learn more about the Lions. About Mark Mark Clover’s early career was spent in film and television. However, for the…