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  • Christmas Hope - Time to make a difference to care leavers in Derbyshire December 16, 2020
    For those of us lucky enough to be with our friends and loved ones at Christmas, it’s easy to forget that there are some that are much less fortunate. There are many who will be spending Christmas alone and have nothing to share and no-one to share it with Young care leavers are an example […]
  • Derbyshire Freemasons honour Royal Navy connection by donating £5,000 to Sea Cadet organisations December 9, 2019
    “England Expects Every Man will do his Duty”. Those were the immortal words of Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson in his message to the officers and ratings of the British navy assembled off Cape Trafalgar on the 21st October 1805 and just prior to the historic sea battle that was to follow when the Spanish and […]
  • Derbyshire Freemasons back local tennis star with training grant September 25, 2019
    Derbyshire Freemasons have provided support to local tennis star Joshua Johns with a training grant of £160 a month 13-year-old Joshua has Right Sided Hemiplegia (Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy) and is a talented and very promising Wheelchair Tennis player. Joshua has been playing now for three years and in this time has already represented England […]
  • Derbyshire Freemasons help local children take part in prestigious Prince William Award with £150,000 grant May 9, 2019
    Hundreds of local children will be able to take part in the year-long Prince William Award experience, thanks to a £150,000 grant to the education charity SkillForce from Derbyshire Freemasons Derbyshire Freemasons have committed to support SkillForce for the next three years, with a large part of the donation going towards supporting programmes for pupils […]
  • Derbyshire Freemasons make a flying visit with £1,700 donation to the Jon Egging Trust August 28, 2018
    Derbyshire Freemasons have donated £1,700 to the Jon Egging Trust, which supports young people who find themselves in difficult circumstances On 20th August 2011, Flt Lt Jon Egging lost his life whilst completing a display at the Bournemouth Air Festival. He was coming to the end of his first year with the world-famous Royal Air […]
  • Blue plaque commemorates life and works of Derbyshire Freemason June 27, 2018
    A blue plaque, commemorating the life and works of Derbyshire Freemason Dr John Hollis Pigot, who was recognised for reviving Freemasonry in Derby, is now on display The first recorded Freemasons lodge in Derbyshire was founded in 1732 and met at the Virgins Inn in Derby market place. As was customary in those days when […]
  • A pioneering challenge in Derbyshire to help dementia patients April 9, 2018
    As many people are now living beyond what was once considered a normal life span, there is an increasing awareness of age-related mental health problems, dementia being uppermost The problem has recently been brought to the attention of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Derbyshire and the Derby-based Spencer Lodge No. 8773 to seek their practical […]
  • Derbyshire Freemasons celebrate Tercentenary with charity awards ceremony September 25, 2017
    To celebrate the United Grand Lodge of England's Tercentenary, Derbyshire Freemasons made awards to 14 charities in the county, totalling £25,000 The awards recognise the good work these charities do for local people and the impact their work has on the community. As well as a financial contribution, each charity was presented with a crystal […]
  • Derbyshire Freemasons hold funfair for children with special needs May 1, 2016
    Fun day out for Derbyshire kids Derbyshire children with additional or special educational needs had a fantastic day on Friday, 22nd April, when they attended the fifth annual funfair organised and supported by the Derbyshire Provincial Grand Charity. Over 1,200 children from 27 different groups from all around the Province enjoyed free coach transfers from […]
  • Derbyshire Freemasons at Remembrance Services November 11, 2015
    Derbyshire Freemasons were visibly present at many of last years Remembrance Services around the county. The Provincial Grand Master, Steven Varley, gave his permission for those Derbyshire Freemasons who were also Forces Veterans to wear their Masonic collars at the public parades and services. In Derby, the Provincial Grand Master, Arthur S. Varley, wearing his […]
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  • Freemasons donate £1000 Children’s Heart Unit at Glenfield Hospital July 11, 2021
    The Worshipful Master OF Harrington Lodge No 5098 Philip Laing and his lady wife Dilys raised £830 at their Ladies Night last year, at which they held a raffle and an auction The post Freemasons donate £1000 Children’s Heart Unit at Glenfield Hospital first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons have made dreams come true for a six year old July 8, 2021
    Spear headed by Royal Alfred Lodge, all five of the Alfreton based Lodges of Derbyshire Freemasons worked together to help assist in sending this very special young lady on a dream trip to perform in a dance troupe on Broadway, New York in July. The post Derbyshire Freemasons have made dreams come true for a […]
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  • Freemasons Square Meals delivered in Derbyshire May 20, 2020
    The lockdown which has taken place in recent weeks has caused worry and difficulties for many people – getting groceries and keeping the household in essential supplies has been of major concern and stress to many. Our meeting halls in Derbyshire also face difficulties – we have catering staff who rely on our meetings for […]
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons send help for drought crisis in Africa January 10, 2020
    Derbyshire Freemasons send help for drought crisis in Africa The post Derbyshire Freemasons send help for drought crisis in Africa first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons help local children take part in prestigious Prince William Award with £150,000 grant May 11, 2019
    Derbyshire Freemasons help local children take part in prestigious Prince William Award with £150,000 grant The post Derbyshire Freemasons help local children take part in prestigious Prince William Award with £150,000 grant first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons donate £800 to Blythe House Hospice January 20, 2019
    Blythe House Hospice At Home service attracts £800 from Derbyshsire Freemasons The post Derbyshire Freemasons donate £800 to Blythe House Hospice first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons donate £28,990 to Plot to Plate allotment project run by Disability Direct January 10, 2019
    The £28,990 grant to the Plot to Plate allotment project, run by Disability Direct, will pay for a new Project Co-Ordinator, who will work with volunteers to deliver the ‘Grow Your Own’ service to 350 local people. Alongside the wheelchair-accessible vegetable beds, there will be practical cooking classes, weekly gardening sessions and community open day […]
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  • Buxton Freemasons raise £2250 from members for seven worthy causes December 28, 2018
    Buxton Freemasons raise £2250 from members for seven worthy causes The post Buxton Freemasons raise £2250 from members for seven worthy causes first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons donate to Derbyshire Hospice’s December 23, 2018
    Earlier in 2018, the Masonic Charitable Foundation announced that £600,000 had been approved to support hospices across England and Wales this year. In July, hospices were invited to apply for grants towards core funding and £300,000 was allocated to each hospice that receives less than 60% funding from the NHS. The other £300,000 will be […]
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons unveil Memorial December 11, 2018
    the twenty Derbyshire Brethren who lost their lives in the Great War. The Memorial had been transferred to the Grange from Gower Street in 1972 where it had been located inside the main entrance. The post Derbyshire Freemasons unveil Memorial first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Derby Freemasons present donations to Air Training Corps with the help of the last British Dambuster December 1, 2018
    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, the 100th Anniversary of the end of the First World War and the 75th Anniversary of the Dambusters Raid, Derbyshire Freemasons with special guest, Squadron Leader George 'Johnny' Johnson MBE DFM, made generous presentations to Derbyshire Air Cadets The post Derby Freemasons present donations to Air Training Corps with the help of the last […]
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons Launch Porchway Club for for New and young Masons November 20, 2018
    Pictured is one of our newest initiates Bro David May receiving the Porchway Club introductory letter from the Provincial Grand Master at the meeting of United Services Lodge in Derby on Friday 2nd November. The post Derbyshire Freemasons Launch Porchway Club for for New and young Masons first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Centenary Armistice Tie October 11, 2018
    To commemorate 100 years since Armistice Day, the Provincial Grand Lodge of Derbyshire has asked James Morton Ties to create a Centenary Armistice Tie to help raise money for the Poppy Appeal organised by the Royal British Legion. The post Centenary Armistice Tie first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons grant of £110,000 supports seriously ill children in Derbyshire October 8, 2018
    Children in Derby will need to spend less time in hospital, as a new Children’s Nurse from WellChild, the national charity for seriously ill children, will be arranging and coordinating the care they need at home. The new nurse is being funded by our recent grant of £110,000. Caring for children at home The WellChild […]
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  • Blue plaque commemorates life and works of Derbyshire Freemason September 13, 2018
    A blue plaque, commemorating the life and works of Derbyshire Freemason Dr John Hollis Pigot, who was recognised for reviving Freemasonry in Derby, is now on display The first recorded Freemasons lodge in Derbyshire was founded in 1732 and met at the Virgins Inn in Derby market place. As was customary in those days when lodges typically […]
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons make £1,700 donation to the Jon Egging Trust September 2, 2018
    Derbyshire Freemasons have donated £1,700 to the Jon Egging Trust, which supports young people who find themselves in difficult circumstances On 20th August 2011, Flt Lt Jon Egging lost his life whilst completing a display at the Bournemouth Air Festival. He was coming to the end of his first year with the world-famous Royal Air […]
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons donate £2,000 to help local school purchase new minibus September 1, 2018
    St Thomas Lodge No. 2583 in Derbyshire has donated £2,000 to Swanwick School and Sports College to enable them to purchase a much-needed minibus The school identified that a new nine-seater minibus was required for school outings, which could be driven by all school personnel, and would offer more flexibility for an enhanced programme of activities for the […]
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  • Freemasons Support Ashgate Hospice December 29, 2017
    On Saturday 9th December W Bro Guy Raynor-Edwards, IPM of Tyrian Lodge 253, was pleased to present a cheque for £1,500 to Ashgate Hospice in Chesterfield The post Freemasons Support Ashgate Hospice first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Burton’s Pirelli Stadium hosts prostate screening event for members of the Derbyshire Freemasons November 19, 2017
    Burton's Pirelli Stadium hosts prostate screening event for members of the Derbyshire Freemasons The post Burton’s Pirelli Stadium hosts prostate screening event for members of the Derbyshire Freemasons first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Derbyshire Freemasons donate £2,500 to 126 Squadron (City of Derby) RAF Air Cadets November 11, 2017
    Worshipful Master Nick Fox of Spencer Lodge 8773 in the Province of Derbyshire, accompanied by six Brethren, visited 126 Squadron (City of Derby) RAF Air Cadets. The post Derbyshire Freemasons donate £2,500 to 126 Squadron (City of Derby) RAF Air Cadets first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE OF DERBYSHIRE

Provincial Grand Master
A. Steven Varley

Provincial Grand Secretary
Keith Roberts

Address
Derby Masonic Hall
457 Burton Road
Littleover
Derbyshire
DE23 6XX

Tel: 01332 272202

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