Photo Gallery 2014

View "Year in Close up" filmstrip and enlarged photo's of events below

December 2014

End of year Christmas greeting from Honiton Lions 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Honiton Lions

 Sat' Dec 20th - Honiton, Final collection of the year Tesco Honiton.

   Lion Paddy with Lion Santa Bill           Lions John and Barnard with Santa Lion Barry    

Wed' Dec 17th - Honiton, 130 Senior Citizens at Christmas Dinner in Honiton College.

    Welcome with a glass of sherry  Lion Tom with the drinks   Time for the meal with Lions doing the drinks   Lions Tom and Ron with Lion Santa Bob

 Sat 6th Dec - Honiton, Lions Presidents Christmas Party Swinging 60's - Hippie's.

     Young Honiton Lions Ladies      Honiton Lions in their young kit   

Wed' 3rd Dec - Honiton, £350 presented to Diabetes UK at Tesco Honiton 

    And it all started in April - Lion Roy with bucket       And ended in Oct - Lion Bill with bucket       All ended with Lion President Brian presenting £350 to Tesco for Diabetes UK        

Mon' 1st Dec  -  Honiton, Annual Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner, £100 Cheque presentation.

Lions Bill and Ed presenting £100 to Gary Wills from Honiton College

Wed' 26 Nov - Honiton, Lions Ladies present two cheques of £750 each to ForceCancer & Hospiscare.

£750 presented by Lions Presidents wife Linda to ForceCancer     Lions Ladies with Hospicecare and ForceCancer   Lions Ladies present the £750 to HospiceCare

Wed' Nov 5th Ottery St Mary, Tar barrels - "Eat for Charity" Lions BBQ stand, £800+ raised.

  Lions getting setup and ready to serve   Through the smoke and fire, the Lions chefs work on   the que gets longer    

      The great set-up, everyone ready?   Chefs work through smoke & fire       And the queues gets longer

 Fri 24th Oct - assisting Macmillan Cancer Support collect in Honiton

Lions Barry and Ed assisting Macmillan with collection in Honiton 

Tues' 14th Oct - Honiton, Presenting Teignmouth RLNI with £400 following local request to assist.

Presenting RLNI Teignmouth with £400 

Sat 11th Oct - Honiton, Tesco and Club collection

Lion Bill working the bucket at Tesco Honiton

Thurs' 9th Oct - Honiton, Lions ladies pamper evening raises £567.50 for Hospiscare Day Care Centre Honiton and FORCE cancer charity. 

    getting pampered       group of Lions ladies who helped run the pamper evening       Lottery time at the pamper evening 

Wed' 1st Oct - Exeter,  60" interactive TV & Screen to WESC - West of England School & College for visually impaired.

                  Lions Tom and Bernard presenting screen to Jon Duckham at WESC

 Sat' 27th Sept - Honiton, Honiton Rugby Club gets New Scoreboard

        New scoreboard for HRFC     Honiton Rugby club      Handover of new scoreboard to HRFC 

Sat' 30th Aug - Honiton, £300 to Hybrid Gallery

Winners Business Red Duck race Nominate Cystic Fibrosis Quality of life Fund as their charity.

Lion President Brian presents £300 to Tim from Hybrid Gallery for Cystic Fibrosis        Tim from Hybrid hands £300 to Liz Brown from Cystic Fibrosis             

            From Lions to Tim Woolgar from Hybrid Gallery to Liz Brown from Cystic Fibrosis East Devon

 Fri' 29th Aug, Ottery St Mary - Presentation of £250 to VisionOM

Lions Bill and Barnard presenting the cheque for £250 to Vision OM       

Tues' 26th & Thurs' 28th Aug, Honiton - cheques to Local Student Volunteers

Lion President Brian presenting £97 cheque to Yazmine Hoyle

£97 to Yazmine Hoyle setting off to Ecuador, working in childrens day care centre, for 4 weeks

Lion Tom presenting Charlotte Miller-Ratcliffe with cheque for £100£100 to Charlotte Miller-Ratcliffe off volunteering to Botswana in October for three months

 Sun' 10th Aug -  Otter Inn, Weston - Annual Duck Race (On fast flowing river) & Fête

The who does what meeting Before the start but flowing fast Lions ladies plant stall Honiton twirlstars in full flow
Big crowds for twirlstars in front of Lions ladies plant stand Red ducks for business

Red duck race for Honiton businesses

Yellow ducks start race to finish

Ducks start their swim
Racing to the finish line Ducks soon at finish line headway at duck race Ducks escape on fast flowing river
Lion president presenting winner with £150 Lion president Brian with winner collecting £150.

 Sat 2nd Aug - Lions assist two Girl Guides and their groups with £100 & £75 each towards swiss trip

Girl Guide Phoebe Roberts receiving £100 from Honiton Lions

Phoebe Roberts off to Switzerland on a Girl Guide trip with £100 from Lions after selling Club Duck race tickets

And also off to the same destination is Hannah Phillips who also raised £75 by selling Lions Duck race tickets.

Girl Guide Phoebe Roberts receives £100 from Honiton Lions

Sat 26th July - Classic car day event on Allhallows Honiton.

Lions BBQ and stalls at classic car event Real classic cars at Lions day event Mini Classics The falkner and birds at Lions Classic car event
Real Classic car
Well visited Lions Classic car day event
More classic cars Lions BBQ with cooks at the ready


Tues 24th June - Otter Inn Weston, Honiton, Presidents Handover 2014/15, visitors from Finland   

Lion President Ed Juhani Haveri visiting Finnish Lion Welcome to Presidents handover Lions to their tables
Past and new presidents with Finnish visitors Presidents Handover from Lion Ed to Brian Ladies handover Its the new President Brian
Finnish Lions Paula and Juhani Haveri The president is speaking LionEd welcomes Lions from Finland Lions lady Wendy gets thank you

Friday 20th June - £500 Laptop Presentation to Headway by Lion President Ed

Headway laptop presentation by Lion President Ed

Sat 31st May - Honiton, Lions Ladies out with their plant stall

Lions ladies all set up and ready to sell                Lions Ladies at their plant stall in Honiton  

 Sat' 31st May - Honiton, Special Car seat purchase for local family, working with Devon Pram Centre

Lion Tom with Richard Culshaw from Devon Pram Centre    Devon Pram Centre Honiton           

 Friday 30th May - Ottery St Mary, Tumbling Weir Hotel, Clubs 37th Annual Charter Evening

Lion Predident Ed welcomes DG Marianne to charter Welcome Tostmaster Lion Steve Guilbert Friends getting together and checking the running order Lion President Ed with DG105sw Marianne Warren
Welcome to DG Marianne
Welcome to Toastmaster Steve from Ed & wife Barbara
Getting to know friends again
Lion Pres' Ed with DG Marianne
Lions Brian and Bern Lion Phil with Ann Lion Tom with wife Linda Top Table
Lions Brian & Bern (exchanging jokes ??)
Lion Phil and Ann with Lion Ed's wife Barbara (centre)
Lion Tom & wife Linda
The Top Table "ready for the off"
Guests ready for meal Guests at table Guests catching up on the past Speech from Lion President Ed
And of course the raffle prizes Lion Barry with wife Wendy Lion Kevin and wife Loveday Lions wifes Lyn Guilbert & Anja Francis
Lion Bill starts "The raffle"
Lion Barry & wife Wendy
Lion Kevin & wife Loveday
Lions wives Lyn & Anja


Tues' 20th May-Honiton, £1200 presented to Sarah Smith towards new Honiton Hospiscare day centre

£1200 presented to Hospiscare Honiton towards new day Centre 

 Thurs 15th May - Honiton Honiton Youth Orchestra £100 Grant

Presentation to Honiton Youth Orchestra 

 Monday 12th May - Honiton, Friends of Honiton Library. £156 from raffling  2 x 1Kg Easter eggs

 Presentation by Lion President Ed of the £156 from Easter Egg raffle

 Wed 30th April - Honiton "Lions in the Tank" £300 petrol facility set up for Freewheelers

Freewheeler Treey with Richard from Honiton Garage and Lion President Ed 

Tues' 22nd April - Whimple, East Devon Explorer Scouts £150 grant towards equipment for 10 Tors

          Down at the Scout Hut             Lion Tom presenting the £150 cheque to Scouts      

Thurs' 17th - Plymtree, Donated 1kg Easter winner at Plymtree Primary School, £100 raised via raffle.

       Winner of the 1kg donated Eater Egg raffle raised £100 at Plymtree primary                    Thank you from Plymtree to the Lions

Wed' 16th - Honiton, April £300 to Hospiscare Honiton

Lion President Ed with supporting Lions present Mary Bolshaw from Hospiscare with £300      

Sun 13th April - Otter Nurseries, Wheelbarrow raffle - on a wonderful sunny spring day.

         Lion Trevor convinces another customer to enter the raffle        Lions Bill and John with the wheelbarrow for of garden equipment       Lions Bob and Trevor with the well filled wheelbarrow    

 Sat 12th April - Honiton Collection for local charities and Tesco's charity of the year, Diabetes UK

Lion Roy also tryiing hard to collect                  Lion John trying hard to collect             Lions John Ed and Roy collecting at Tesco April 12th      

Sat 5th April - Offwell Village hall, Big breakfast for new Honiton HOSPISCARE day Care Centre

The Big Breakfast Team

The Big Breakfast team

Welcome to the Big Breakfast

Welcome to the Big Breakfast

Too many cooks or kitchen staff

Too many cooks?, the kitchen

Lion John taking orders

May I have your order sir

Service with a smile from Lion Barry

Breakfast on it's way

Lion Tom serving Mind the ketchup

Steady hand from Lion Tom
Lion Roy from the washing up teamLion Roy, well someone has to wash up

The cooks Lions Ed and Steve

Cooks through the smoky haze

 Friday 21st March - Ottery St Mary, £100 Cheque presentation to Food Bank at United Reform Church

cheque presentation to Ottery St Mary Food Bank

Wed 26th Feb - Honiton, £100 grant for educational material to Honiton College students.

Lion President presenting £100 cheque to Students

 Big smile from Hollie Trudgeon & Daryl Young as Lion President Ed presents £100 cheque for Latin America trip

Tues 11th Feb - Honiton, Freewheelers get £300 petrol gift, fill and go.

Devon Freewheelers Lions Bike ready to fuel up and go

Wed 15th Jan - Honiton, Lions Ladies off to flying start in 2014 with meal / meeting (& gossip)

Lions ladies start with meal and meeting for first time in 2014