Fireworks 2016 to Go Ahead
Following the response to our announcement that Fireworks 2016 was cancelled, we were encouraged to think again to see what could be done. After lengthy negotiations with the racecourse, we have come to an agreement that means the event can go ahead!!
Due to the very late agreement, it’s now all systems go to get the event organised in time.
Fireworks 2016 will be held on Saturday November 12th at the Newbury Racecourse. The lovely guys at FX Fireworks have assured us they can put a display together, with music, which will be up to their usual high standards. The funfair is booked and we are in full planning mode!
The club recently honoured two individuals with its highest award.
Lion Drew completed a successful year as president of the club and handed over the chain of office to Lion Di Merchant at a recent meeting.
2017 is the year Lions Clubs around the world are celebrating 100 years of Service in the heart of their local communities. As part of these celebrations, the 770+ Clubs in Britain and Ireland have been challenged to meet a series of targets centred on health, youth, supporting others, the environment and recognising local achievers.
As we approach the half way point in this our Centennial Year, the Lions Club of Newbury proudly records its achievements to date in 2017.
The Newbury Lions were at the Yattendon and Frilsham Village Fete on the Late May Bank Holiday with our roundabout.