The M.A.D. Blog

It’s back!  Introducing the “Making A Difference” Blog which started on our previous website during the pandemic but disappeared when we had to abandon our provider as they messed up transferring the site to our current provider.  So we had to start the website again and now as we start a new fiscal year for

New Year is starting

Our new Lionistic year starts tomorrow but we had our Changeover ceremony on Wednesday (28th) and our new President, Lion Paula Batchelor, took on the mantle and rallied the members with a challenge to induct five new members during her year of office.  She is also keen to raise public awareness of the good works


Since 2019, our Club has been engaged in increasing the numbers of defibrillators in the Clacton environs. Our first was on Clacton seafront at the junction of Pier Avenue and Marine Parade West fixed to the wall of Tom Peppers.  It was inaugurated by local MP, Giles Watling. The second defibrillator was provided in conjunction

Lions Clubs International Foundation

Lions around the world are united by a great spirit of giving and dedication to helping others. As the official charitable organization of Lions Clubs International, a leading humanitarian organization, Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) supports Lions’ compassionate works by providing grant funding for their local and global humanitarian efforts. We help Lions Serve LCIF

Message in a Bottle

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 by the National Health Service

Our President’s Charity

Each year, the President of our Club choses a charity that he or she particularly wishes to support, often in addition to the many charities we always support during his year of office.  This year – until 30th June 2024 – Lion President Paula Batchelor has chosen as her charity, the local charity Sailship Training

LCIF Focused Areas

Since our Centennial Year ended in June 2018 all Lions around the world have come together to support eight areas of need across the world.  These areas present significant challenges to humanity and our organisation believes it is our chance to meet these challenges.     Diabetes We serve to reduce the prevalence of diabetes

About Lions Clubs International

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organisation. It is an international network of over 1.4 million members in over 48,000 clubs in over 200 countries or geographic areas. These clubs work together through selfless, effective community service to answer the needs that challenge communities. Lions’ members are individuals who volunteer their time

Who are Clacton Lions

Despite our name, the Clacton on Sea Lions Club  (CIO) currently covers the whole of the Tendring District.  We are part of Lions Clubs International, the largest and most successful Non-Governmental Organisation involved in service and charity. The Club is a service organisation which fundraises for charitable purposes and cooperates with other charities and not-for-profit