January 2012

IT’S a new year and a new Challenge.

Make the Examiner Charity Challenge one of your personal goals this year.

That’s the plea from organisers of the annual event, who hope to raise pots of money for causes close to the hearts of the hundreds who will hopefully take part.

There’s also a chance to raise that cash while enjoying a new look at our beautiful countryside, as this year the Examiner event, in conjunction with local Lions Clubs, will be back with fresh, new routes to get you pounding the Pennines.

All those keen walkers, cyclists and horse-riders can get in on the action with a challenge from our new base at Lepton Highlanders Sports and Social Club.

Bob Armitage, from Huddersfield Lions said: “We’ve moved from Meltham to Lepton. We wanted new walks and new views and we’ve been out trying out some of the new routes already.

“One of them went from Lepton as far as Emley and Highburton and the other to Old Lepton.

“There are some fantastic views. I don’t think we realised how high up we are but up there you’re at the same height as Castle Hill which is nearly 1,000 feet.”

There are challenges designed for everyone, with sign-posted three and seven-mile walks with staffed points as well as a longer 12-mile accompanied walk.

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December 2011

Lions Santa dash raisers over £2,500 for local charities, read full story in the Huddersfield Examiner

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Visit the Huddersfield Santa Dash facebook page for all the photos

>November 2011

Roaring success for Huddersfield Lions Club member Jane Armitage

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October 2011

Launch of Santa Dash & Reindeer Run
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On Tuesday 27th September the Lions Club of Huddersfield launched the Santa Dash & Reindeer Run.
This is a new event for Huddersfield Lions and this year will be held Sunday11th December, with a mass start at 10:30am, the location of the event is within the area of the Huddersfield Town Centre.

The Santa Dash and Reindeer Run is an opportunity for you to raise funds for a Charity, Community Group, School or Play Group of your choice.

Adults will be putting on Santa suits while youngsters sport festive reindeer ears and flashing nose, and dashing (running, walking, skipping or hopping) for 1 mile, to raise funds for worthwhile causes

Huddersfield Lions Santa Dash and Reindeer Run will take place on Sunday December 11.
The launch was attended by local charities which will benefit from the event, if your charity would like to be a part of this event then please contact us either by phone 0845 833 2826 or through our email address

Email info@huddersfieldlions.org

See news story in the Examiner

September 2011

Lions visit the Gaints

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Several members, family and friends spent a very pleasant afternoon in the sunshine watching the Huddersfield Giants beat Harlequins 50-12 in Super League at the Galpharm Stadium. Many thanks to the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust for allowing us to share the box with you.
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August 2011 –

Visit by District Governor and induction of new member

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At the August Social meeting Huddersfield Lions was visited by District Governor Lion Ian Thornhill, along with 4 other Lions from Garforth and District Lions Club.

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The President’s charity The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust updated the Lions present at the meeting about their innovative work on Chat World.

During the meeting District Governor Lion Ian Thornhill inducted Howard Jacob as a member of the Lions Club of Huddersfield.

July 2011

HUDDERSFIELD Lions Club welcomed their new President.

New President for Huddersfield Lions

Incoming leader Andrew Thornes received his medal of office from outgoing President Judith Richardson.

Andrew, an Animal Health Inspector from Slaithwaite, has chosen this year’s charity as the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust.

The Laura Crane Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to funding research specifically into cancers affecting 13-24 year-olds.

http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/express-and-chronicle/2011/07/23/huddersfield-lions-club-welcomes-new-president-86081-29097357/