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New Parents Room in Hascombe Ward RSCH

New Parents Room in Hascombe Ward RSCH

On 15 December Lions Barry Jutsum, Andy Bustin and Geoff Sheldon were shown around the new Parents Room in the Hascombe Ward at Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford.  Our host was Emma Searle from the Momentum charity which undertook the project. The Hascombe Ward...

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Jigsaw school presentation 2023

Jigsaw school presentation 2023

President Brian Watts presenting the cheque to Jigsaw Trust CEO Kate Grant, with Lions organiser Dave Brownjohn Following Guildford Lions Charity Golf Day held on 1st September 2023 in aid of Jigsaw Trust and School, pictured are Lion President Brian Watts presenting...

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NEW MEMBERS

NEW MEMBERS

We were very please to welcome Gill Vance and John Willcocks as new members.  Gill and John were inducted at our September 2023 business meeting by President Brian Watts.  They are old friends of Guildford Lions and have taken part in our annual charity raft race on...

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Charity Golf Day 2023

Charity Golf Day 2023

President Brian Watts presenting the trophy to winner Chris Stone Guildford Lions were very pleased to organise a golf day for Jigsaw Trust and School, and Guildford Lions Community Fund. Individual runner-up Paul Gibbs Weren’t we the lucky ones! Apparently while...

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Brian Watts takes over as our new President

Brian Watts takes over as our new President

Our President for 2023 – 2024.   Brian Watts has become the new President of Guildford Lions Club for the2023-24 year. ( seen on the right with outgoing President Dave Brownjohn)  Brian has been a Lions member for some 48 years . He transferred to Guildford Club...

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Guildford Lions Raft Race Results 2023

Guildford Lions Raft Race Results 2023

Following the duck races run by the Surrey Care Trust our Raft Race this year took place in lovey sunshine and was started at 3pm by the Mayor of Guildford Councillor Masuk Miah.  We had 19 rafts and 7 paddleboards this year and a great crowd of spectators. Rafters...

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Music in the Park 2023

Music in the Park 2023

Pictured: Lion President Brian Watts with Lisa Fletcher, Sight for Surrey's Head of Fundraising drawing the raffle. Phew! the weather held off and our 2023 Music in the Park event on 11 June was another successful and enjoyable event raising over £6,000 for Sight for...

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Weathering Winter Together

Weathering Winter Together

  This week, we visited North Guildford Food Bank with funds raised from our Weathering Winter Together campaign. We are pleased to report that on 21 April we were able to present a cheque for £6029.79.  Without the generous support of Chapters Financial, and...

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New van for Guildford Shakespeare Company

New van for Guildford Shakespeare Company

Guildford Lions Club was one of a number of donors who helped the Guildford Shalespeare Company to replace their worn out vehicle. The previous van had covered in excess of 130,000 miles and was an MOT failure with mounting repair costs. The vehicle is vital for...

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