News and Events from Newquay Towan Blystra Lions

All the latest about what we’re doing…

News and Events from Newquay Towan Blystra Lions

All the latest about what we’re doing…

Towan Blystra Lions Welcome a New Member

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club were delighted to welcome a new member at their meeting in the Griffin Inn on Thursday 24 November. Jay Anson, was presented with his certificate of membership by Lion President Jill Bunt who added her congratulations to Jay who had...

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Presentation to Indian Queens School

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions President Jill Bunt was accompanied by fellow Lions husband Phil, and Colin Wellington at Indian Queens School Primary School to be shown the three benches their club agreed to fund after they were approached earlier in the year to support...

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Wedding Anniversary for our President

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions send our congratulations to President Jill Bunt and Secretary Phil Bunt. Lions Phil & Jill are founder members of this club. They got married 43 blissful years ago at St. Columb Minor Church. They have been celebrating at the Penmorvah...

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Santa’s Tour Routes Confirmed

SANTA’S TOUR ROUTES CONFIRMED  Here’s where Santa will be touring during December - come on out and support him AND if you have a car with a tow hitch and some time to spare, how would you (and your kids if you like) fancy towing him for a night? SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY...

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Community Christmas Lunch

Picture. President Jill Bunt helping to serve the festive lunch at a previous Community Christmas Lunch Returning after a two year break because of COVID, Friday 9 December will be the date for the Community Xmas Lunch, organised by Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club...

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Santa Touring the Streets of Newquay Again

It won’t be long now until the big day and Santa has once again decided to get out and about around Newquay and the surrounding area to share a bit of festive cheer before Christmas Eve.   With the assistance of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club, who will be providing...

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Remembrance Parade 2022

On Sunday President Jill Bunt layed a wreath for the Lions & lion Colin Wellington paraded the Newquay Towan Blystra Lions standard. They were both supported by Lions Danny & lesley Baize, Bee, Jo rowland & Phil Bunt. A blustery day but the standard flew...

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Lions Crawle Through Town

President Jill Bunt, Lions Jo Rowland & Colin Wellington helped Newquay Bid along with the Rotary Club of Newquay & Newquay Lions, to help marshall this year's Zombie Crawle through town which was well  attended brought   a boost to the businesses in town...

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New Member for Towan Blystra Lions

On Thursday 27th October 2022 New member to the club was introduced & badged. Jo Rowland who has been sponsored by Lion Sarah Bunt has been busy previously helping at various events & in particular helping at the recent Newquay Beer Festival where she took on...

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Towan Blystra Lions Help to Provide New Kit for the Mints

Newquay Youth FC Under 14s Mints team have been together since they were seven years old and, all the way through, have been kindly sponsored through the funds raised by Lion Matt Way and the appeal he set up to help others after the death of his son, Joe, in 2008.  ...

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Top Award for a Member of Towan Blystra Lions Club

A member of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club has been awarded a prestigious fellowship by members of his club, recognising his long standing contribution to the community through his role as former president and current secretary of the club, as well as his efforts...

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Newquay Beer Festival

The 2022 Newquay Beer Festival was blessed with some great weather, jovial and very good natured crowds and magnificent music, drinks and food - and it will have raised many thousands of pounds for local good causes. The organisers, Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club,...

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An Evening With Johnny Cowling

Wednesday 21st September saw a packed audience with comedian Johnny Cowling at the beer Festival marquee, in aid of Chrissies Sunshine Appeal. An evening of song, dance and laughter. This marked the first night of the Festival and was a fitting tribute to the late...

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Beer Festival Preparations Well Under Way

Tuesday this week was full on putting the beer festival site at Hendra together - all done by our Lions and friends. Getting ready for Johnny Cowling on Wednesday night supporting Chrissie’s Sunshine Appeal good causes and then on to the 100 beers and ciders plus gins...

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Beer Festival is Upon Us This Week

Final preparations for next week’s Newquay Beer Festival are now well underway. On Friday we picked up the rental van from Dash Drive at Redruth who, for the second year running, supported our good causes so generously with a great rental deal. The van is so important...

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Rest In Peace Your Majesty

A message from our Club President - Lion Jill Bunt As did so many others across the World, I learnt of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II yesterday with great sadness. I felt it appropriate to acknowledge, on behalf of members of our club, the strong...

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Charter Night 2022

Dear fellow Lions and friends Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Charter Night  Saturday 15 October 2022 – 7pm for 7.30pm Our Charter Night this year will be the first we have had since 2019, with 2020 and 2021 being put off by COVID. We chartered in October 2008 and,...

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Beer Festival gets a Little Closer

The revised sign has now been put on display at Cliff Road. Not long to go now!!! Thanks to the Newquay Voice Newapaper, who are one of our primary supporters for theit continued support citing the coverage they are giving the Festival. (see images)

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Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Let Their Manes Down

The Towan Blystra lions had a social barbeque on Sunday for family and friends of the club. President Jill Bunt & chef Phil provided a plethora of lovely food with Lion Phil in charge of expertly barbequing the meat, home made burgers provided by Lion Colin, Lion...

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Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Go Shopping

Lions go shopping with Foodbank   Newquay Towan Blystra Lions agreed to donate £500 for shopping to Newquay Foodbank but this offer came with an attractive bonus to the foodbank as the Lions Club president and secretary came along and actually did the shopping and...

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Litter Pick. Towan Blystra Lions Clean Up Again

Thank you to Lions Alan and Jill for attending today's litter pick. In around 45 minutes we collected roughly 2 bags of rubbish...and a traffic cone, valiantly retrieved from a hedge by Al. Lots of bottles and cans today. Next pick: 2nd August, 9-10am at Atlantic Road...

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Litter Picks Continue

The litter picks continue. Thank you to Terry for joining me last week. We collected plenty of rubbish from Fore St car park area, around the bowling club (thank you to the kind members who offered us cups of tea!), the Eothan and around Beach Road. Sadly we didn't...

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Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Take to the Water

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club members and two friends of the club, Dave and Rob who were on holiday from Wiltshire, formed the basis of two pilot gig crews in this year’s Childrens Hospice SW charity gig race. Towan Blystra Lions, Phil Bunt, Alan Oatey, Chris...

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Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Litter Picking at Trevenson Road

Thank you to Trish, John and Al for joining me on this week's litter pick. We picked up an astonishing 5-and-a-half bags of litter in under an hour and a half from Trevenson Road and Porth Way.  Al was a hero and dragged a very large box all the way to the HWRC for...

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Towan Blystra Lions go Path Clearing

On 23rd June 2022 Lion Colin Wellington took it on himself to trim back a path behind Bedowan Meadows. Overgrown nettles & brambles & other weeds were impeding the path which a lot of dog walkers & pedestrians use. Whilst working there several people...

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Towan Blystra Lions litter Pick Family Affair

Litter pick 7th June    Thanks to Lions Phil and Jill for joining me on the litter pick today. The Bunt Trio! An hour's work resulted in about two full bin bags between us. Most offending items: cigarette butts (hundreds of them) and plastic wrappers. Over the past...

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Brains of Newquay Quiz Evening 2022

Children’s Hospice benefits from runners’ quizzing prowess Children’s Hospice South West, the charity which supports families across the area through their facilities at location like Little Harbour at St Austell, are £400 better off after a team of four Newquay Road...

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Towan Blystra Lions Help Marshall Jubilee Parade

Newquay Lions were assisted by Towan Blystra Lions with their Jubilee Parade. There were 7 floats each commemorating the seven decades of our Monarchs reign. Newquay Lions president, Dennis Arthbutnott rode in a classic MG sports car provided by the  Classic MG Club....

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Newquay Towan Blystra Lions on the prowl again for Litter

This time Lions Jill Bunt, Sarah Bunt and Colin Wellington cleared 6 bags of litter and a large bag of bottles from an area behind the Police Station in Tolcarne Road down to Trenance Gardens past Quarry Park Road and behind Trenance School in Hollywell Road.

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Lions go Litter Picking

On Tuesday 17th May Lions Sarah, Alan & Colin litter picked around the Wildflower Lane & Swimming Pool area. Met several people & Sarah gave instuctions to two lots of visitors as to where the Zoo was. We ended up with 3 half full refuse bags of rubbish so...

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JOINT ACTIVITY WITH NEWQUAY TOWAN BLYSTRA AND NEWQUAY LIONS

On Sunday 1st May 2022 members of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions & Newquay Lions  joined together on a volunteering venture supporting Newquay Road Runners with their Trevornick 10K run. Lions Colin Wellington, & Lyn Bartrip-Kay helped distribute goody bags at...

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FELLOW LIONS HAVE THEIR ACHIEVMENTS RECOGNISED

At the April Business Meeting of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions held at the Griffin Public House Cliff Road Newquay, Lesley Baise was awarded her certificate of Traffic Management by President Jill Bunt. At the same meeting it was announced that Lions Jill Bunt  and Alan...

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Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Have Son Christened

Edward, youngest son of Lion Matt & Lion Sarah Bunt was welcomed into the Church on Sunday 10th April 2022. He joins his brother Henry. The Ceremony took place at St Columb Minor Church with a reception at the Newquay Football Club afterwards.

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Former Lion Rhys re-joins a Pride

A former member of a Lions Club from the West Midlands has joined Newquay Towan Blystra Lions four years after having moved to Cubert to live with wife, Alison, in retirement. Rhys Morris, was a former president of Balsall Common Lions and also the chairman of the...

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Brains of Newquay plans postponed until later in year

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club have decided to postpone their plans for the annual Brains of Newquay charity give-away quiz from the planned date in February to later in the year. The quiz, which first started ten years ago, has conventionally been a summer event....

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Brains of Newquay to return in February 2022

The popular quiz night which was not held in 2020 or 2021 because of COVID, is due to return to Newquay Golf Club on the evening of Sunday 27 February. The Brains of Newquay Quiz has been held annually by Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club for over ten years and, on the...

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Over £1,800 raised as Santa’s tour ends

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club, who have just helped Santa tour the town in his sleigh, would like to say a massive: “Thank You” to everyone who came out to wish him well and donate to the Lions Community account which will go towards helping local good causes and...

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Lions help out at English Schools X-Country

Newquay were chosen as the location for the English Schools X-Country Final for the third time in 15 years and some of the Lions from Newquay Towan Blystra were delighted to help out as marshals. On a blustery and wet day, with very muddy conditions, hundreds of...

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Lions welcome Dave as newest member

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club have welcomed a new member to their ranks and he’s looking forward to getting involved straight away by helping Santa on his tours of Newquay in the next few weeks. Dave Brooks, who lives in Newquay, will be well known to some through...

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Lions bid farewell to former president

Members of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club have wished a fond farewell to one of their former presidents, Lion Lesley Clarke, who, with her late husband, Ken Clarke was one of the driving forces behind the establishment of the club in 2008. During her time as a Lion,...

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Lions remember

Members of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club attended the War Memorial on Newquay's Headland at 11am on 11th day of the 11th month to honour those who served and gave the ultimate sacrifice for others in previous military conflicts. Club Secretary, Tricia Roberts, laid...

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Lion Lynn receives top Lions award

Lion Lynn Bartrip-Kay, the founder of the Newquay branch of Purple Angels, was taken aback after she had delivered a dementia awareness course for members of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club last week. At the conclusion of the session, held at Newquay’s Royal British...

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Community Christmas Lunch Plans Abandoned

After a significant amount of discussion and consideration, Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club, the organisers of the annual Community Christmas Lunch which normally takes place at Sandy Lodge Hotel, have decided to not hold the event this year. Lion President, Jill...

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Newquay Beer Festival Success

Once again, Newquay Beer Festival, the hugely popular annual charity event held at Hendra Holiday Park has raised thousands of pounds which will go towards helping local good causes. Festival director, Lion Andy Hannan, of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club who organise...

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Jill takes over as new Lions President (July 2021)

Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club have a new president following the former holder of the office, Lion Chris Bernard, standing down after three years at the helm of the charity which supports the community and local good causes through events such as Newquay Beer...

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Lions help Santa raise over £1,200 for local good causes!

Santa fulfilled his promise to the children of Newquay with the help of members of Newquay Towan Blystra Lions Club when he paraded the streets of the town over twelve nights during December, resulting in many hundreds of smiles, generosity and good cheer from all who...

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