Leos Quaker Graveyard Project Completed!

It’s amazing how projects start. Westbury resident John Fryer remembered a small, narrow patch of land close to All Saints Church as a Quaker graveyard, long abandoned and now covered in weeds, rubble and rubbish. The only clue to its former use was a strangely shaped stone grave marker, half buried in the debris. John’s... View Article

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Redfish Santa 3k Raises £200!

Following their successful 3k Santa Fun Run in December, Redfish Events team Tracey Hyde and Adam Firks popped along to our January business meeting to present a cheque for £200. Also at the meeting was Leighton Recreation Centre manager Keith Brunsden, who hosted the event. The event is becoming more and more popular in Westbury,... View Article

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Christmas Float Report - 2018

With your donations we have raised over £6400 this year to support community projects and families in need over the next 12 months, matching last years amazing club record! Although we had to cancel one night due to poor weather, this result is a remarkable fundraising achievement for the town and we are especially grateful to... View Article

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Westbury Lions Club 10k - 2018 Results

Wow!  What an enjoyable morning, and we continue to be so lucky with the weather! We had 112 runners competing today, thank you to each and every one who took part and helped us raise a great sum for supporting the community of Westbury.  It was great to see so many competitors participating in the... View Article

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First White Horse Vehicle Show a Huge Success!

On Sunday 2nd September Westbury Lions and Trowbridge Lions joined forces to put on the White Horse Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show. This new event was the culmination of a desire from both clubs to work together on a fundraiser which would breath new life into their calendars and attract a new group of visitors... View Article

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Recent Club News

Leos Quaker Graveyard Project Completed!

It’s amazing how projects start. Westbury resident John Fryer remembered a small, narrow patch of land close to All Saints Church as a Quaker graveyard, long abandoned and now covered in weeds, rubble and rubbish. The only clue to its former use was a strangely shaped stone grave marker, half buried in the debris. John’s... View Article

Read more

Redfish Santa 3k Raises £200!

Following their successful 3k Santa Fun Run in December, Redfish Events team Tracey Hyde and Adam Firks popped along to our January business meeting to present a cheque for £200. Also at the meeting was Leighton Recreation Centre manager Keith Brunsden, who hosted the event. The event is becoming more and more popular in Westbury,... View Article

Read more

Christmas Float Report - 2018

With your donations we have raised over £6400 this year to support community projects and families in need over the next 12 months, matching last years amazing club record! Although we had to cancel one night due to poor weather, this result is a remarkable fundraising achievement for the town and we are especially grateful to... View Article

Read more

Westbury Lions Club 10k - 2018 Results

Wow!  What an enjoyable morning, and we continue to be so lucky with the weather! We had 112 runners competing today, thank you to each and every one who took part and helped us raise a great sum for supporting the community of Westbury.  It was great to see so many competitors participating in the... View Article

Read more

First White Horse Vehicle Show a Huge Success!

On Sunday 2nd September Westbury Lions and Trowbridge Lions joined forces to put on the White Horse Classic & Vintage Vehicle Show. This new event was the culmination of a desire from both clubs to work together on a fundraiser which would breath new life into their calendars and attract a new group of visitors... View Article

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Westbury Lions Supporting Matravers School

Matravers School is delighted to have received a donation from the Westbury Lions Club of £1700 to provide for a set of C-Reader Pens. This donation has enabled the school to further develop our resources which support students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities such as dyslexia. Matravers School has long-established links with the Westbury... View Article

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2018 Donkey Derby - What a Scorcher!

Wow!  What a day!  Over 700 paying visitors, no rain, and over £5000 raised for local causes! Once again Westbury turned out in force to support our Donkey Derby and we think it has to be one of the best shows ever.  Our final was won this year by Annabel Faulkner from Upton Scudamore, who... View Article

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Our New Community Bookshop is now OPEN!

Well, what an amazing result in just 3 weeks!   After receiving notice on our old premises on Warminster Road we honestly thought that was the end of our little community bookshop, which had been doing so well up until then.  But thanks to an appeal on Facebook we are very happy to confirm that we... View Article

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45th Westbury Lions Club Charter - 19th May 2018

Lion President Angie Fawcett and husband Rob were welcomed to this years Westbury Lions Club 45th Charter celebration at the White Horse Country Park in style…  With a small nod to their lifetime of working in the care industry they were both escorted into the event in wheelchairs steered by District Governor Peter Burnett and... View Article

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Westbury Leos 'lost' Cemetery Restoration Project

Once again our amazing Leo’s have been working hard in the community! On Saturday 24th February they made a start on reviving the ‘lost’ Quaker graveyard in which John Matravers, the original benefactor who donated £1000 in his will to start a school in Westbury, is buried. Lion Mike Pearce said, “The Leos came to... View Article

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The Club

Proudly serving the Westbury area since 1973

Westbury Lions are a group of people from all walks of life, both male and female, with a common interest in helping our local community.

We are part of Lions Clubs International, the worlds largest voluntary service organisation with 1.3 million members serving in over 200 countries. In Britain alone there are over 920 Lions Clubs all focused on improving their local communities and supporting worldwide needs such as disaster relief and eradicating disease. Specifically in the UK, we are members of Zone C, of District 105D, which consists of the Lions Clubs of Trowbridge, Warminster, Westbury, Bradford on Avon and Gillingham, Shaftesbury and Mere (GMS).

Westbury Lions meet twice a month for business and committee meetings. These meetings progress a range of topics including fund raising, welfare and social events. Our meetings start at 7:30pm and are held at the United Reformed Church Hall which is accessed from The Butts, off Warminster Road, Westbury.

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