Lions’ Christmas Carol Concert needs to find a new venue

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Kenilworth Lions are urgently seeking a new venue for their Christmas Carol Concert, having been recently informed by English Heritage that Kenilworth Castle is not available this year. The Carol Concert, traditionally held on the last Saturday before Christmas at the Castle for the last thirty years, is a much-loved fixture in the Kenilworth community calendar, and for many local …

Lions support ‘Walking for Health’ scheme

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Kenilworth Lions have made a £600 grant donation to a Walking for Health activity launched by the Abbey Medical Centre in March 2017, as the first stage in a comprehensive Active Kenilworth initiative. The funding has secured a regular venue at the Kenilworth Centre for the next year year, during which it is planned to widen its scope beyond the …

Melvin Fellowships awarded to two local club members

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At a recent meeting of Kenilworth Lions Club, Lion President Phil Inshaw was delighted to make Melvin Fellowship awards to two long-standing members of the Club – Ray Hulse and Tim Lee. The Melvin Fellowship is one of the top honours within Lions Club International, and recognises their service and long standing contributions to the Club’s activities.

Come to the Grand Show this Saturday!

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The Kenilworth Lions annual Grand Show is being held in Abbey Fields this Saturday afternoon (10th June). Lion President Phil Inshaw says, “this event is for all the family to enjoy in a village fete type atmosphere and is supported by many local organisations. Our thanks are extended to Sylvesters Jewellers, Boothroyds, Damian J Plant Solicitors, Warwick Kia and Broadlands for their …

KENILWORTH LIONS WIN PRESTIGIOUS “ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR” AWARD

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In the recent “Worthies” ceremony organised and run by the Kenilworth Chamber of Trade, Kenilworth Lions were delighted to be selected as this year’s overall winners of the “Organisation of the Year” trophy. Kenilworth Lions President Phil Inshaw and his wife Jane were at the ceremony to receive the award on behalf of the club. This prestigious award, which was …

More support for “talking books” for the blind

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For the second year running, the volunteers who run the ‘Bazaar’ shop at the Kenilworth Lions Store at John Price House in Farmer Ward Road are delighted to have been able to provide financial support for the De Montfort Talking Books Service (DMTBS), with a donation of £650. DMTBS is based at the Kenilworth Library, is run by about 24 …

Anya gives her new Theraplay trike the thumbs up!

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Kenilworth Lions and Round Table have joined forces recently, to help a local couple buy a specialised Theraplay tricycle for their 4-year old daughter Anya, who is registered disabled and unable to walk without assistance. This is a trike that she can ride independently, be pushed along on or can be hitched to a parent’s bike and towed. Cycling is a good …

Lions and Choir join forces to support Myton Hospice

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Kenilworth Lions and the Stoneleigh Male Voice Choir have joined forces recently to pay for an additional syringe driver for Myton Hospice in Warwick, at a cost of £1,035. This will enable the hospice to reduce the need to move this type of equipment between its Coventry and Warwick sites depending on where the patient need occurs. Phil Inshaw, Kenilworth …

Lions back school rugby and football team on their Canadian tour

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Kenilworth Lions have been delighted to help sponsor the combined rugby and football teams from Kenilworth School who are touring Vancouver & Victoria, Canada in April. Each member of team has been provided with a backpack proudly displaying the Lions International logo. Lions President Phil Inshaw said: “We’re delighted to be backing a sports team from Kenilworth School again this …

Duck Race Winning Numbers!

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In case you weren’t at the duck Race yesterday in Abbey Fields – although many thousands of you were – here are the numbers of the winning ducks:- 1st     1008 2nd   781 3rd   1382 4th   1042 If you have a winning ticket, but weren’t able to claim your prize on the day, we’ll be in …