Tag: Rye Lions

John’s heavenly route here

A face regularly seen around town, often fundraising . . . but what is his past? And was there divine intervention? Dee Alsey reports in her latest "Ryers Unwrapped" series. This article on John Izod, who died last night, was first published in December 2015

Eggstraodinary effort

The Easter fundraising efforts of the Cock Inn at Peasmarsh - for local hospices - have earned it recognition from Rye & District Lions

Quick off the mark

A reader in Northiam was the first to send us an advert for our free classified section. Rye watchers will know him well: Conrad...

Male Lions take a mauling

By Dan Lake Male pride was dented when Rye & District Lions held their annual men versus ladies skittles competition at The Kings Head in...

Ahoy! Losers come up tops

On the day the Ambrette raft race team didn't look as if it had fared too well. The team's raft was rammed by bigger craft and it turned over four times. But the "losers" in Rye's annual race run to raise money by the Rye Lions did surface as the team to raise most money. It collected £700 for its chosen charity - the RNLI

Hall repairs hit the heights

Rye's community centre, home to a local film club, dance school and regular fetes, needs money. Urgent repairs to the hall ceiling have cost £10,000

Aid sent to typhoon zone

Rye Lions sprang into action as soon as the scale of the typhoon disaster in the Philippines became apparent and joined in the international aid effort

Air Ambulance goes 24/7

Thanks to the fund-raising work of local Lions clubs, our region's air ambulance service has become the first in the country to operate round the clock

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