Rossendale Lions Club

About Us

The Lions were born in Chicago in 1917, and their headquarters can still be found there to this day. Lions Clubs exist across the globe, their aim is to raise money for worthy causes and to provide help when the need arises. 

The Lions International Fund has helped local communities in times of natural disasters, such as floods and earthquakes, and during periods of human conflict. When
turbulent times prevailed in Bosnia and Croatia, the Lions supported essential medical services like hospitals and ambulances.

The Rossendale Lions came into existence in January 1971, and has helped countless organisations and individuals in the years since then. 

At a local level, perhaps the event for which the Rossendale Lions are best known is the sleigh that tours the Rossendale valley during December. The money raised during this and other events the Lions have participated in, is donated to a number of very worthy causes including Rossendale Hospice, Macmillan nurses, Air Ambulance and Guide Dogs for the Blind to name but a few.

On the subject of sight, the Rossendale Lions collect spectacles that are no longer used, but that are in good condition, so that they can be recycled. Since these collections started, Rossendale Lions have recycled between 40,000 and 50,000 spectacles.

The Rossendale Lions hold meetings every third Thursday of the month at 41 Bury Road, Haslingden to decide where it is best to distribute the funds they raise for worthy charities every day.  Anybody interested to know more please join our imformal meetings and meet some wonderfull people.

Contact Information

Rossendale Lions Club

3 Rook Hill Road
OL13 0SP

Tel: 01706 875425

Mobile: 07773 712493

Meeting times

Meetings held at 41 Bury Road, Haslingden BB4 5PG on the third Thursday of each month at 7.30pm.  


Why not pop along and see if you can make a positive change to our community.