Message In A Bottle

Message In A Bottle

MiaB is a simple scheme to make available to emergency services details of an an individual's medication, allergies etc., information which could be vital in an emergency. Photo shows Lion Carol Malpass handing over a batch of bottles to a representative of one of the local Community Responders.

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Litter picking at Bawdsey

Litter picking at Bawdsey

One of our community activities is a annual litter pick as part of Suffolk Coastal District Council's Operation Spring Clean. Photo shows Woodbridge Lions and friends at the end of a successful litter pick on Bawdsey beach.

Presentation to 1st Martlesham Scout Group

Presentation to 1st Martlesham Scout Group

All funds raised from the public are returned to the community, for example as play equipment in local parks or hearing loops in public buildings. Photo shows a presentation to the 1st Martlesham Scout Group for refurbishment of their Scout Hall.

FEBRUARY NEWS

Quay Time, our joint project with Woodbridge Quay Church, is really taking off. 14 participants at the recent Wednesday afternoon session were busy making cards, playing carpet bowls and board games. A visiting speaker has been booked for a future event. A number of participants have been in touch to say how much they enjoy

January News

With Christmas now behind us, we take a breath and enjoy a few social activities including a theatre trip and a trivia quiz before Spring events get underway. Community activity isn’t neglected though, as we continue to support Quay Time which was launched in the Autumn of 2017.

DECEMBER NEWS

So, with 2017 drawing to a close it’s a chance to look back on the past twelve months.  We’ve seen record-breaking events in the form of the Woodbridge Regatta – a first ever sell out for the Duck Dive; and the highest ever participation in the Martlesham 10k, 5k and Fun Run.  The Art Show

November News

Following the success of the Martlesham road races, the Art Show & Sale held in The Salvation army Hall raised £420.  Thanks to all those who donated, bought or helped.  We hope to hold further Art sales in Spring and Autumn 2018. Quay Time, a joint venture with Woodbridge Quay  Church is gathering momentum. At

October News

This year’s Martlesham Heath 10k, 5k and Fun Run exceeded all expectations, with a record 500 entries in the 10k and strong fields in the other events.  This year, for the first time, the 10k was part of the Suffolk Athletic Grand Prix; runners gain points from eight nominated events at various distances, culminating in

News September 2017

Dreams of summer holidays are fast fading and Autumn is upon us. The Lions’ Club of Woodbridge & District looks forward to a busy time, with the annual Martlesham Heath 10k, 5k and Fun Run on Sunday 8th October. This year’s event is part of the Suffolk Grand Prix and we are hoping for a

News June/July 2017

Well the sun shone on the Woodbridge Regatta and the Duck Dive was a sell out.  Thanks to everyone who took part, not only helping our funds but contributing to the friendly atmosphere of the event.As with all funds raised from the public, the proceeds will be returned to the community in many ways. As

News May 2017

Our Summer season opened with some unseasonal weather – high winds and rain – as we assisted with stewarding and litter picking at the Woodbridge Horse Show.  More litter picking – followed by a pub meal – is planned for June and the spectacular Duck Dive at the Woodbridge Regatta. In the background, we have

News March 2017

With the days lengthening we look forward to a busy summer programme. Highlights are: 1st May we will be assisting with car parking and litter picking at the Woodbridge Horse Show; the Woodbridge Regatta is on Sunday 16th July – a revised date from some earlier publicity and Sunday 8th October will see the Martlesham