(by editorial board, Horncastle News, January 22, 2020)
Lincolnshire’s 3,400 Freemasons, including those from Horncastle have committed to raise
£2.25 million for charity during the next five years.
They will be doing it through a ‘Festival’, a series of fundraising events to be staged throughout Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire, coupled with regular individual giving.
More than 160 Freemasons gathered at the weekend to launch the Festival and its #Lincs2025 hashtag.
The turnout delighted Chairman Jez Hyland, who is from Horncastle.
He said: “There was a tremendous buzz in the room with so many people not only attending, but being positive about what we aim to achieve.
“It was especially useful to have representatives of…