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  • Older men in Gateshead gain new community group thanks to grant from Durham Freemasons June 27, 2019
    Isolated and vulnerable older men in Gateshead will be able to have fun and make new friends, thanks to a £10,000 grant from Durham Freemasons to Teams and Bensham Community Care Around 20 local men are already collected by minibus and taken to a lunch club once a week, where they can socialise, take part […]
  • Durham Freemasons on hand to gift TLC Teddies to New Year babies January 10, 2018
    Sunderlands first New Year Baby received a little more TLC than usual New mum Chrystal Edwards' first baby was also the Sunderland’s Maternity Wards first of 2018. Delivered just before 6.30am on New Year’s Day, baby Masie-Lea Edwards weighed in at a healthy 7lb 4oz. Simon Craig Steele, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Sunderland Royal […]
  • Durham Freemasons enjoy night of celebration and support at Durham Cathedral September 30, 2017
    Nearly 1,000 Freemasons and their families gathered for a special evening of thanks and celebration in style in the world heritage site that is Durham Cathedral in September, as the Province of Durham marked the United Grand Lodge of England’s Tercentenary As well as brethren and their families from all corners of the Province, the […]
  • Freemasons sponsor Durham Cathedral and get special preview of newly laid stones June 7, 2016
    Durham masons preview cathedral sponsored stones Durham masons who had been generous sponsors of Durham Cathedral’s Great Kitchen project, which is part of its Open Treasure development venture, were among a group of special guests invited to the cathedral. Two years ago the Province set out to raise £100,000 for a new stone floor in […]
  • Durham 2021 Launched in Fine Style January 26, 2016
    Sunday 24th January 2016 saw twelve months of preparation and planning finally ended as Andrew and John Thompson’s vision of a Festival launch had finally arrived. The venue was the iconic Sage Gateshead, the impressive world-class music venue on the banks of the River Tyne. A stunning location to launch the Durham 2021 Festival with […]
  • Continuous Giving scheme huge success in Durham December 13, 2014
    As the Province of Durham gears up for the launch of their next Festival, starting in 2016 in aid of the Royal Masonic Trust for Boys and Girls, it has been extremely encouraging that their Continuous Giving has been an enormous success Provincial Grand Master for Durham, Eric Heaviside, has always been a champion of […]
  • Durham Cathedral to benefit from new fundraising initiative July 17, 2014
    When the Provincial Grand Master of Durham, Norman Eric Heaviside, announced earlier in the year an exciting new initiative to finance the re-flooring of the Great Kitchen at Durham Cathedral as a legacy from Durham Freemasons to celebrate our tercentenary, it was hoped that it would be well received The manner in which this project […]
  • Durham Masonic Rugby Team take on Northumberland at Darlington RFC September 5, 2013
    Durham tries again There is nothing like healthy sporting rivalry between Provinces, and so it proved when Durham masonic rugby team took to the field at Darlington RFC in an exciting rematch against the reigning champions, Northumberland Last year Durham had only eight players but returned with 25 recruits to win 36-29. Durham club chairman […]
  • Durham masons help fund defibrillators for Durham Cathedral May 21, 2012
    Durham Cathedral’s campaign to install Automated External Defibrillators in the Cathedral Church and its precincts is well underway thanks to a grant from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham of £1,600. A defibrillator is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses and treats Sudden Cardiac Arrest. In other situations, where defibrillators have been placed in […]
  • Chapter history made in Durham - with help from Bristol January 3, 2012
    The Provincial Grand Chapter of Durham held a special convocation on Friday 18th November at the Masonic Hall, Alexandra Road, Gateshead. For this meeting 12 companions from The Provincial Grand Chapter of Bristol including their Grand Superintendent EComp Alan Vaughan travelled to Durham where they were accommodated overnight at a local hotel. Having set off […]
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  • New autism support services thanks to Durham Freemasons £57000 Donation July 10, 2021
    New autism support services thanks to Freemasons' grant The post New autism support services thanks to Durham Freemasons £57000 Donation first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Prince Bishops Hospital Radio receive £1400 from Durham Freemasons June 17, 2020
    A charity hospital radio station which has seen its volunteers broadcasting from makeshift studios in their homes has been given a £1400 boost from Durham Freemasons. The post Prince Bishops Hospital Radio receive £1400 from Durham Freemasons first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Grade II listed Masonic Temple in Sunderland to be converted into apartments June 9, 2020
    Grade II listed Masonic Temple in Sunderland to be converted into apartments The post Grade II listed Masonic Temple in Sunderland to be converted into apartments first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Ambulance cadets get helping hand from Freemasons May 18, 2020
    Young volunteers at St John Ambulance in Chester-le-Street Cadet Unit will be able to learn how to use a lifesaving defibrillator, thanks to a donation from the Durham Mark Master Masons The post Ambulance cadets get helping hand from Freemasons first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons Assist NHS & Care Homes with PPE Equipment May 15, 2020
    Nearly 5,000 visors have already been produced with help from the Freemasons, who have adapted their business production lines to meet demand. The post Freemasons Assist NHS & Care Homes with PPE Equipment first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons donate to Friends of St. Clare’s March 23, 2020
    The cheque for £250 goes towards Friends of St. Clare’s Sponsorship Fund. Noel said, “I really appreciate the kindness and generosity of the chairman, committee and members of the Aycliffe Masonic Lodge”, and added, “This is a good start in our efforts to raise between £3,000 and £5,000 for our two year membership recruitment campaign.” […]
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  • Darlington Freemasons back cancer care appeal February 24, 2020
    Darlington Freemasons have donated £3,000 to the Excellence in Cancer Care appeal, which is aimed at improving the facilities at the University Hospital of North Durham The post Darlington Freemasons back cancer care appeal first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons bring festive joy to vulnerable elderly people in South Shields January 10, 2020
    Elderly people enjoying a Christmas party thanks to the South Shields Freemasons. The post Freemasons bring festive joy to vulnerable elderly people in South Shields first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Durham Freemasons donate to 8 Hospices in Annual Grants Presentations January 26, 2019
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  • South Tyneside Freemasons help fund new vehicle for Great North Air Ambulance Service December 28, 2018
    The handover of the vehicle was the latest in a long line of donations to the charity in the last decade. As well as the rapid response vehicle, the flight crew were also presented with a £1,000 cheque to enable them to buy new flight suits. The post South Tyneside Freemasons help fund new vehicle […]
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  • Durham Masonic Rugby Football Club look for Support November 28, 2018
    Durham Masonic Rugby Football Club, working out of Spirit of Rugby Lodge 9910, are looking to recruit players, coaches, match officials, administrators, organisers, spectators and anyone interested in raising money for charity by playing rugby in the Durham Province. They are looking to have two or three local (friendly) games against Durham clubs early in […]
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  • Freemasons raise funds for dementia cafe October 10, 2018
    Freemasons in Newton Aycliffe raise funds for dementia cafe The post Freemasons raise funds for dementia cafe first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Durham Freemasons present new blood bike to charity September 7, 2018
    Durham Freemasons present new blood bike to charity The post Durham Freemasons present new blood bike to charity first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons donate £10,000 to the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) December 3, 2017
    A golden and unique Masonic evening took place on 22nd November, at the always welcoming Derwent Lodge No. 4250 in the village of Chopwell, which saw over £10,000 donated to the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) The post Freemasons donate £10,000 to the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Durham Freemasons donate £1000 to Church restoration campaign September 23, 2017
    Window’s £50k restoration campaign given a canny start with donation The post Durham Freemasons donate £1000 to Church restoration campaign first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • St Aidan Lodge raise £5000 for 2021 Festival September 21, 2017
    St Aidan Lodge in Blackhill, Consett has numerous reasons to celebrate in their meeting after the Great North Run weekend. Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Sanders Hay, as part of a formal visit to St Aidan Lodge, presented a 50 Year Certificate to Worshipful Master, Jonathan Golightly on behalf of long standing St Aidan member […]
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  • New APGM for Durham September 21, 2017
    WBro John Paul Thompson PAGStB, the current Festival Director of Durhams 2021 Festival is to be appointed and invested as Assistant Provincial Grand Master of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham on 30th November 2017. The post New APGM for Durham first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Durham Freemasons donate £100,000 in Community Support Grants September 11, 2017
    Durhams Provincial Grand Master conducted a special award presentation from Durham Benevolence, distributing £100,000 in Community Support Grants to ten local worthy charities or organisations, who supported children or young adults in need The post Durham Freemasons donate £100,000 in Community Support Grants first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons help pay for South Shields dancers to perform for thousands at Wembley July 4, 2017
    South Shields dancers perform for thousands at Wembley The post Freemasons help pay for South Shields dancers to perform for thousands at Wembley first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Parents In Need of Support (PINS) has been awarded £1,000 by Durham Freemasons May 8, 2017
    The money will be used by PINS to provide IT training to its clients and the wider community to give people who have been out of work for some time skills to help them find employment. The post Parents In Need of Support (PINS) has been awarded £1,000 by Durham Freemasons first appeared on Freemasonry […]
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PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE OF DURHAM

Provincial Grand Master
John Arthur

Provincial Grand Secretary
Thomas F. Gittins

Address
8 The Esplanade
Sunderland
SR2 7BH

Tel: 0191 567 5365

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