Our Recycling Bin Locations

We have a large number of recycling bins throughout the Tendring District: The list below is accurate as at 6th June 2020 and shows the main sites where bins are available to the general public.  It is not exclusive and from time to time may be subject to change.  Ardleigh Ardleigh Surgery, Dedham Road, CO7

Diabetes Awareness Day

On Saturday 9th June, we shall be setting up a stall at the Clacton Factory Outlet to promote awareness of Diabetes, a growing epidemic in the UK which can seriously alter sufferers lifestyle and can even shorten their lifespan.  We shall also be promoting our Message in a Bottle kits which can save the lives

Good Specs Sorting in the Sunshine

A group of 7 Lions and 3 Lions Ladies sorted around 5,600 spectacles for sending off to Lions Sightsavers today.  There were also 125 Hearing Aids and around 2000 printer cartridges not to mention numerous designer specs cases; mobile phones and old batteries that have yet to be sorted and numerous bags of rubbish. Well

Young Ambassador of the 21st Century

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A… YOUNG AMBASSADOR FOR THE 21st CENTURY DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO MAY BE SUITABLE? They must be between the ages of 15-18 Have interests or activities that involve the community / organisations Or have done something exceptional Be outgoing and sociable There are various levels to this competition which starts

Great Time at Clacton Carnival

Having missed last year, we were back taking part in Clacton Carnival’s Procession last night with a float celebrating Lions Clubs International’s centenary and advertising some of our projects.  Our President, Lion Peter and his lady, Lynda, were judges prior to the Procession moving off as well.  Very well done everyone.  On Monday and Thursday

Centennial Celebrations

Lions Clubs International celebrated its 100th birthday in June 2017 and all around the world Lions Clubs commemorated this important event in many different ways but with a common theme of serving their local community. We are no longer updating this page or recording events in connection with the Centenary/ April 2019

Our Projects

Our Projects We have run a number of major projects over our 37 years and although some of these are no longer part of our programme you will find here the major projects that we are currently involved in. From the International Peace Poster Competition to Message in a Bottle and Recycling Spectacles and other

International Peace Poster Competition

International Peace Poster Competition The International Peace Poster Competition was created in 1988 to give young people the opportunity to creatively express their feelings for world peace and to share their visions with the world.  Approximately 600,000 children from more than 65 countries participate in the contest annually. The competition is open to young people

Our Recycling Projects

Keep Feeding the Recycling Lion For nearly thirty years, our Club has been collecting used and unwanted pairs of spectacles and hearing aids across the Tendring Area.  The spectacles are sorted and graded and then sent out to the Third World by Lions organisations based in France.  Those spectacles that are not suitable for re-use

Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

Message in A Bottle Project Message in a Bottle is not solely a Lions initiative, however it is an initiative that very many Lions Clubs across the country have taken to and recognise as a means of fulfilling our motto “We Serve”, often funding the scheme from their own charity accounts.  It is also recognised