Month: April 2020


England - Midhurst Freemasons donate £500 to foodbank
30 Apr 2020

England – Midhurst Freemasons donate £500 to foodbank

(by Joe Stack, Midhurst and Petworth Observer, April 30, 2020)   The group made the donation despite Freemasonry in the […]

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England - Freemasons maintain gift tradition for Wigan hospice in coronavirus crisis
29 Apr 2020

England – Freemasons maintain gift tradition for Wigan hospice in coronavirus crisis

(by Charles Graham, Wigan Today, April 29, 2020)   The gift is funded by lodge and chapter donations and members […]

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Scotland - Freemasons donate iPads for lonely hospital patients
28 Apr 2020

Scotland – Freemasons donate iPads for lonely hospital patients

(by Claire Amber Young, Greenock Telegraph, April 28, 2020)   Kind-hearted freemasons from lodges across Inverclyde are making sure isolated […]

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England - Croydon Masons let NHS key workers use car park for free
27 Apr 2020

England – Croydon Masons let NHS key workers use car park for free

(by autor, Community News, April 17, 2020)   With key workers being told to avoid using public transport where possible […]

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England - Cheshire Freemasons commit to helping good causes throughout coronavirus pandemic
26 Apr 2020

England – Cheshire Freemasons commit to helping good causes throughout coronavirus pandemic

(by Mark Dowling, The Standard, April 14, 2020)   A CHESHIRE group which has donated £1 million to good causes […]

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Australia - Freemasons donate Rescue Boat
25 Apr 2020

Australia – Freemasons donate Rescue Boat

(by Simon Pierce, Coast Community News, April 21, 2020)   The Freemasons on the Central Coast have continued their longstanding […]

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The Economist: Freemasons want to be known for hand wash, not handshakes
24 Apr 2020

The Economist: Freemasons want to be known for hand wash, not handshakes

(by editorial board, The Economist, April 24, 2020)   The freemasons, a centuries-old network of fraternal lodges, have long provided […]

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England - Essex Freemasons join the fight against Covid-19 with campaign for PPE
23 Apr 2020

England – Essex Freemasons join the fight against Covid-19 with campaign for PPE

(by Colin Felton for the Essex Chronicle, Community News, April 23, 2020)   Essex Freemasons have mobilised its 9,000 members […]

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England and Wales - Freemasons vow to help the elderly during COVID-19 crisis
22 Apr 2020

England and Wales – Freemasons vow to help the elderly during COVID-19 crisis

(by Livia Ferreira, Keep the Faith, April 22, 2020)   Freemasons across England and Wales are coming together to provide […]

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Scotland - Kirkcaldy Freemasons to remain open over the summer to help people in need
21 Apr 2020

Scotland – Kirkcaldy Freemasons to remain open over the summer to help people in need

(by Darren Gibb, Fife Today, April 21, 2020)   Freemasons at Lodge 1599 in Kirkcaldy have raised £100 to help […]

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New chief executive of Masonic Charitable Foundation
20 Apr 2020

New chief executive of Masonic Charitable Foundation

(by Rebecca Tuffin, KentOnline, April 20, 2020)   A Kent man has been appointed the new head of a national […]

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Australia - Freemasons Foundation donates blankets to Uniting Ballarat to help vulnerable people
19 Apr 2020

Australia – Freemasons Foundation donates blankets to Uniting Ballarat to help vulnerable people

(by Erin Williams, The Courier, April 19, 2020)   Uniting Ballarat has received its largest donation of blankets from the […]

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The Times: Freemasons’ chief executive David Staples chips away at centuries of tradition
18 Apr 2020

The Times: Freemasons’ chief executive David Staples chips away at centuries of tradition

(by Tom Ball, The Times, April 18, 2020)   From the secret handshakes to the even more secret initiation ceremonies, […]

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The Times: The Grand Master Mason has suggested that the pandemic is a form of divine retribution
17 Apr 2020

The Times: The Grand Master Mason has suggested that the pandemic is a form of divine retribution

(by Marc Horne, The Times, April 16, 2020)   The leader of Scotland’s Freemasons has become embroiled in a controversy […]

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Ghana - Grand Master of Freemasons orders all ‘masons of rank & fortune’ to release cash to support COVID-19
16 Apr 2020

Ghana – Grand Master of Freemasons orders all ‘masons of rank & fortune’ to release cash to support COVID-19

(by Qwame Benedict, GHPAGE, April 16, 2020)   The Grand Master of the District Grand Lodge of Ghana E.C., R.W. […]

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Northern Ireland - Freemasons vow to help protect the elderly during Covid-19 crisis
15 Apr 2020

Northern Ireland – Freemasons vow to help protect the elderly during Covid-19 crisis

(by editorial board, Love Belfast, April 15, 2020)   ●Freemasons across England and Wales are joining forces to provide essential […]

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England - £15,000 Freemasons' grant will buy home visits for disabled children in Wiltshire
14 Apr 2020

England – £15,000 Freemasons’ grant will buy home visits for disabled children in Wiltshire

(by Tom Seaward, Swindon Advertizer, April 14, 2020)   A £15,000 grant from Wiltshire Freemasons will help fund home visits […]

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England - Bucks NHS staff was 'overwhelmed' with kind donation of more than 12.000 Easter eggs
13 Apr 2020

England – Bucks NHS staff was ‘overwhelmed’ with donation of more than 12.000 Easter eggs

(by Stephanie Wareham, Bucks Free Press, April 10, 2020)   Staff at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust have been given an […]

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England - The story of Penshaw Monument and its links to the Freemasons
12 Apr 2020

England – The story of Penshaw Monument and its links to the Freemasons

(by ony Gillan, Sunderland Echo, April 12, 2020)   Anyone who spends much time in and around Sunderland is familiar […]

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England - Freemasons offer their Upminster car park for free to key workers
11 Apr 2020

England – Freemasons offer their Upminster car park for free to key workers

(by Lindsay Jones, Romford Recorder, April 10, 2020)   Freemasons in Upminster have opened up their car park to NHS […]

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Masonry and mental health (a new MRT episode)
10 Apr 2020

Masonry and mental health (a new MRT episode)

Coronavirus and social distancing got you down? This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the intersection of Masonry […]

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Northern Ireland - Freemasons donate 2,000 safety gloves to Simon Community
09 Apr 2020

Northern Ireland – Freemasons donate 2,000 safety gloves to Simon Community

(by Elinor Glynn, Ballymena&Antrim Times, April 07, 2020)   Freemasons from Seven Towers and Masserene Masonic District Charity Committee have […]

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England - Sussex foodbanks to receive £28,000 support from Sussex Freemasons
08 Apr 2020

England – Sussex foodbanks to receive £28,000 support from Sussex Freemasons

(by Carly-May Kavanagh, Eastbourne Herald, April 08, 2020)   Foodbanks across Sussex are to benefit from an immediate grant of […]

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07 Apr 2020

England – Miles more food from the Freemasons

(by editorial board, Rochdale Online, April 07, 2020)   Rochdale District Freemasons are going the extra mile to help those […]

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England - Fundraising page set up for Eastbourne NHS staff
06 Apr 2020

England – Fundraising page set up for Eastbourne NHS staff

(by Ginny Sanderson, Eastbourne Herald, April 6, 2020)   Friends of Eastbourne Hospital have set up a crowdfunder to support […]

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Jacques de Molay: The Last Grand Master of the Knights Templar
05 Apr 2020

Jacques de Molay: The Last Grand Master of the Knights Templar

(by Lorne Pierce/ Elaine Paulionis Phelen, Universal Freemasonry, April 05, 2020) Originally Published in 1949 by Bro. Lorne Pierce, Past […]

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Donation of £5,000 given to Awyr Las serving North Wales health board to provide patients with Tablet PCs
04 Apr 2020

Donation of £5,000 given to Awyr Las serving North Wales health board to provide patients with Tablet PCs

(by Suzanne Kendrick, the free press, April 2, 2020)   THOUSANDS of pounds has been donated to a charity that […]

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Gibraltar - District Grand Lodge raises £26,400 in 24 hours for Covid-19
03 Apr 2020

Gibraltar – District Grand Lodge raises £26,400 in 24 hours for Covid-19

(by editorial board, Gibraltar Chronicle, March 3, 2020)   The District Grand Lodge of Gibraltar donated £26,400 to the Gibraltar […]

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India - Freemasons fight COVID-19 by providing the necessary equipment
02 Apr 2020

India – Freemasons fight COVID-19 by providing the necessary equipment

(by editorial board, APN NEWS, April 2, 2020)   The Freemasons of Telangana have been providing COVID-19 Relief to the […]

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North Wales Freemasons donate technology to support national health services
01 Apr 2020

North Wales Freemasons donate technology to support national health services

(by Steve Craddock, The Leader, March 31, 2020)   NORTH Wales Freemasons have donated thousands of pounds to help hospital […]

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