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Peterlee & District Lions Club

Although, the site of Peterlee was a medieval settlement as far back as 900AD. Peterlee the town only reached maturity with the granting of parish status, and its resolution to become a town council with its own Mayor in 1974. Finally  the  Government administered,  Development Corporation went out of existence on March 31st 1988 and Peterlee became a Town.

Gunners Pool Bridge in Castle Eden Dene

Called after Peter Lee, who rose from Parish to County Councillor and ultimately Chairman of Durham Miners Federation.

His vision was to see a better way of life for the Co. Durham mining  community he whom he served.

Peterlee and District Lions Club” formed twenty nine years ago  are part of “Lions Club International” which was recognised by  the United Nations as the World`s no 1 NGO( non govermental organisation).

Fund Raising for Hartlepool and District Hospice

Peterlee and District Lions support and take an active part Carnivals, Fun days,and  other festivities held in surrounding villagesWe are involved in many other fundraising ventures from Church Anniversary celebrations to the provision of lip reading teachers and subsiding training courses  other supportive projects.

We also sponsored a local young lady to enter the 2013 World Dwarf Games. Please click here to read the thank you letter we received and see some photos from the event.

Who are the Lions?

We are part of the world`s largest voluntary service group.

We are young and old, male and female from all walks of life,

We are people who care, just like you.

We support Youh Projects, Health Projects,The Elderly,The Infirm, The disadvantaged.

We raise funds in many diverse ways. 

Our scope is wide. Our aims are practical.

Come along, Check us out, Make new friends. Prospective members always made welcome. 

For more information please visit our website.


District Convention 2018

Convention in 2018 took place in Northallerton from 16th to 18th November at The Golden Lion Hotel. For the full story of this the final 105NE Convention follow this link

If you need the password to the "Member's Area" please e-mail here including the name of your Lions Club.
International President Guðrún
It’s just what Lions do!

Celebrating 100 years of helping the community 👏🎉

Posted by BBC Radio York on Saturday, 21 October 2017
British Isles & International