3 Weeks to 11th Braintree Real Ale Festival

There are less than 3 weeks to the start of the 11th Braintree Real Ale Festival. Are you a local business? How would you like to sponsor a firkin of beer or cider? Please visit our website for further details. It is not too late to be involved with this years event. http://www.braintreebeerfestival.co.uk/viewsponsorship.aspx

The Tom Dix Train’s First Outing Of 2015

Today our train, The Tom Dix, made its first outing of 2015. Traditionally our first train run of the year is at the Bocking May Day Fair.  As always the crowds were out in force and the train was kept very busy all day. The money raised today has been shared between the school and… Read More »

11th Braintree Real Ale Festival

The 11th Braintre Real Ale Festival is now less than 6 weeks away. This year we will have 60+ beers, ciders and perrys available. These will include our traditional selection from Essex breweries and for 2015 a number of award winning beers.

Easter and Braintree Lions

As we approach Easter, Braintree Lions have placed Easter Eggs in two local pubs and a town centre business. These eggs are being raffled with all proceeds going to local causes. If you would like to purchase tickets, to win one of these eggs, please visit Stationery Solutions, Fairfield Road; The Wagon & Horses, South… Read More »

Marie Curie Collection 2015

Braintree Lions collected the magnificent sum of £592.41 on behalf of Marie Curie Cancer Care at Tesco Great Notley on Friday. This is the highest amount we have collected at Tescos. We would like to thank all those who donated and the staff and management of Tesco for their help.

Braintree Lions Long Service Awards

At our club meeting on the 8th January, we were visited District Governor Kevin Rodgers. During his visit he presented long service award to three of our club members. Lion Stan Davies received his 10-year award; Lion Kevin Cross his 30-year award and Lion Paul Vowles his 35-year charter award.

Lion Gordon Helm

It is with much sadness that the Lions Club of Braintree have to announce that Lion Gordon Helm passed to higher service on Christmas Eve, after a short illness. Lion Gordon rejoined Braintree Lions in 1995 and was a committed and active member of the welfare team. He was also our Club President in 2002/2003.… Read More »

Happy Christmas from Braintree Lions

With our Christmas collections now finished, and Father Christmas having headed back to the North Pole to get ready for the big day, Braintree Lions would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. During our collections this year we were able to collect a superb £4121.90. This includes £508.15… Read More »

12th Day of Christmas 2014

On the twelfth day of Christmas 2014, Father Christmas visited the children of White Courts. We were able to collect a total of £546.53. Thanks to all that came out to see us and to generously donate. All the proceeds from the evening will be used to support local charities.