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OTLEY LIONS TOAST 40 YEARS
OTLEY Lions Club has celebrated reaching a milestone anniversary in 2020.
HAMPER SCHEME SPREADING CHRISTMAS CHEER TO OTLEY FAMILIES
A PARTNERSHIP between Otley Lions and Prince Henry’s Grammar School is helping families who have been affected by the pandemic.
OTLEY LIONS' GIFT FOR CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS GIFT APPEAL
OTLEY Lions have done their bit to help ensure poorly children receive a Christmas gift this year.
The club has made a £500 donation to the Yorkshire Children’s Hospitals Christmas Gift Appeal which collects and delivers thousands of presents for children who are having to spend the festive season in a local hospital or hospice.
OTLEY LIONS CLUB MAKES DONATION TO BURLEY CRICKET CLUB
Over the Christmas period Otley Lions Club raised funds for the president’s awards and grants scheme.
These funds were put aside for people and groups to apply for.
A spokesman for the Otley Lions Club said: “Due to the coronavirus we had to put the scheme on hold even though many worthy applications came in."
With restrictions being eased President David McDowell was able to visit Burley Cricket Club to present them with a cheque for £1,000.
EARLY FESTIVE GIFT FOR LIONS CLUBS
AN OTLEY garden centre has given an early Christmas gift to two Lions clubs.
Otley Lions hold a fundraising Santa’s grotto at Stephen H Smith’s each winter but had to cancel it this year due to the pandemic.
The Smith family, however, have donated £2,500 to the club - and to Keighley Lions, who they also work with - to ease the blow.
NEW PRESIDENT FOR OTLEY LIONS CLUB
The club usually holds a relaxed gathering with food and drink for its handover ceremony - but things had to be done a little differently this time due to COVID-19.
SANTA’S VISITS TO OTLEY AND POOL RAISE THOUSANDS
Otley Lions and Santa have thanked local residents for their support.
The club helped Santa make his usual pre-Christmas visits to streets in Otley and Pool-in-Wharfedale in December
SANTA VISITS WHARFEDALE
OTLEY LIONS CHARTER DINNER
Otley Lions held their annual charter dinner to celebrate the 39th year since the club began.
OTLEY LIONS NEW PRESIDENT
Otley Lions Club has appointed its new President for the year ahead.
OTLEY LIONS JOIN UNION COURT CELEBRATIONS
Otley Lions Club have helped sheltered housing residents celebrate the refurbishment of their building.
OTLEY LIONS' GIFT FOR BRAIN RESEARCH
Festive fundraising in Otley has delivered a boost to the Yorkshire Brain Research Centre.
OTLEY LIONS SUPPORT AFRICAN WATER PROJECT
Otley Lions have presented a cheque for £1000 to the St. Mary’s, Menston based charity, The Bambisanani Partnership, in order to complete an ambitious Water Project at Mnyakanya School situated in the remote rural area of Nkandla in South Africa.
LIONS LEND A HAND TO OTLEY SCHOOL
NEW cycle and scooter racks have been installed at an Otley school - thanks to the local Lions Club.