Lion Graham takes over as President

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At a combined charter and changeover dinner at The Woodside Hotel on Friday evening, Graham Pemberton took over from Gordon Henderson as President of Kenilworth Lions Club for the year 2019/2020. The event also marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of a local Lions Club in Kenilworth. Special guests for the evening included the Rt Hon Jeremy Wright MP …

Restricted service at the Furniture Store tomorrow

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Due to alterations we are making at our Furniture Store, there will only be a restricted service when we open for business tomorrow (Saturday) morning. Sales will be restricted to the front forecourt only, and we shall not be able to sell any beds or wardrobes. Our Bazaar bric-a-brac shop will also be closed. Our apologies to all our customers …

Grand Show – See you next year!

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Kenilworth Lions take our responsibility to the local community very seriously, so the forced cancellation of our Grand Show on the 8th June was a huge disappointment to us, as we’re sure it was to you. The adverse weather meant that the ground was waterlogged even before the day of the Show. This, together with the wind and rain on …

Supporting Kenilworth School music department

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Ahead of their forthcoming tour to Austria, members of the Kenilworth School music department will be performing two free concerts in Kenilworth on Thursday 27th June. Kenilworth Lions were delighted to be able to support the tour via a grant from our Dream Scheme, which paid for the special uniforms which the young musicians will wear when they perform. The …

Grand Show raffle winner receives prize

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Local resident Jane Davies-Sayer, the overall winner of the recent Grand Show raffle received her prize today, a £250 gift voucher from Sylvesters Jewellers in Kenilworth. Phil Sylvester handed over the voucher at his shop in Talisman Square. Kenilworth Lions are very grateful to Phil for the tremendous support he has given to our events over many years.

Dream Scheme Awards

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At a special event at the Kenilworth Sports & Social club yesterday evening, Kenilworth Lions president Gordon Henderson presented Dream Scheme cash awards to twelve local groups and organisations. The Dream Scheme was launched at the beginning of the year, as part of the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Kenilworth Lions Club. The objective of …

Grand Show Washout!

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For the first time in its near fifty year history, the Kenilworth Lions Grand Show in Abbey Fields had to be cancelled on Saturday due to the adverse weather conditions and the waterlogged state of the ground. The difficult decision was made early on Saturday morning, when it became clear that it would be impossible to continue. The Show had …

Grand Show Cancelled

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Today’s Grand Show in Abbey Fields has had to be cancelled due to the bad weather and the waterlogged state of the ground. We’re really sorry to have to take this decision, but we’ll be back next time, never fear!

Grand Show programme of entertainment published

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The final programme of entertainment to be enjoyed at the Lions’ Grand Show next Saturday has now been published. From the moment the Royal Spa Brass Band strikes up at 12.30 through to 5.00pm when the Mayor closes the afternoon show, it will be a non-stop sequence of acts and events for everyone to enjoy. Then it will be the …

The Worthies Awards 2019

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Kenilworth Lions were delighted to sponsor two of the top awards at The Worthies event hosted by the Kenilworth Chamber of Trade at the Chesford Grange Hotel this week. The awards were for “Charity/Fundraising Organisation of the Year”, which was won by Kenilworth Foodbank, and “The Worthies Award” won by Jan Burnell, recognising an unsung hero who goes above and …