Shropshire Freemasons


Shropshire Freemasons
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  • Shropshire Freemasons making little lives a little brighter March 26, 2021
    As the nationwide rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine continues, many families are still struggling and it’s children, especially, who can be hit hardest As Easter approaches, the shops are full of chocolates and there’s a steady flow of adverts to tempt youngsters. But for too many, in Shropshire as elsewhere, this Easter will not be […]
  • Shropshire Freemasons rise to coronavirus challenge with £44,300 donation May 6, 2020
    Shropshire Freemasons have stepped forward to help their communities in their efforts to face and overcome the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, by both providing £44,300 to help local food banks and turning their hands to making and distributing PPE to local care homes The Shropshire Masonic Charitable Association, to which all members contribute, has […]
  • Spectacular Gala celebrates Shropshire Freemasons £1.2 million Festival February 11, 2020
    Despite its small size, the Province of Shropshire knows how to punch well above its weight. Back in 2014 when the then Provincial Grand Master Peter Taylor launched a Festival for the Province (the fifth smallest of the 48 Provinces) its 1,200 members found themselves facing the challenge of raising no less than £1 million […]
  • Midlands Air Ambulance gives top award to Shropshire Freemasons July 23, 2016
    500 supporters of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity dined and partied the night away at Edgbaston on Friday 8th July to celebrate 25 years of HELIMED service to the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Staffordshire The AIR25 ball and awards ceremony celebrated the special achievements of individuals and organisations who had made continuous […]
  • The Iron Bridge Lodge No. 9897 in Shropshire goes from strength to strength March 7, 2016
    Bridging the gap The Iron Bridge Lodge in Shropshire is attracting younger members with a blend of social media, streamlined ceremonies and core masonic values, as Peter Watts discovers On 1 February 2016, something happened in Shropshire for the first time in more then a century. At a meeting room in Telford town centre, three […]
  • Iron Bridge Lodge No. 9897 is new lodge in Shropshire August 4, 2014
    The traditionally peaceful masonic month of August has been enlivened by the announcement that the Most Worshipful Grand Master has agreed to the Petition for a new lodge for Shropshire, to be called the Iron Bridge Lodge No. 9897 This lodge, named after Shropshire's iconic Iron Bridge near to Telford, will be the 34th on […]
  • Shropshire mason John Wainwright is Winter World Transplant Games gold medallist February 26, 2014
    John Wainwright, Senior Warden of St Alkmund Lodge No. 2311 at Whitchurch in Shropshire, represented Great Britain at the Winter World Transplant Games in France this year and won gold in the snowboarding event The Games were held in France during January at the alpine resort of La Chapelle d'Abondance. Over 1,500 competitors attended from […]
  • Provincial Grand Chapter of Shropshire celebrates centenary November 26, 2013
    At a special meeting of Salopian Chapter No. 262 in November, the oldest chapter in the Province of Shropshire, the Provincial Grand Chapter celebrated its centenary in the presence of ME Comp George Francis, Second Grand Principal This was no sinecure for the Provincial Officers, however: at the invitation of the Principals of 262 Chapter, […]
  • Shropshire masons donate over £40,000 to local charities August 7, 2013
    Shropshire’s Freemasons gave over £40,000 to 49 local and regional charities at a special presentation on Monday, 10th June Awards included £5,000 to the Midlands Air Ambulance, £1,000 each to Shrewsbury MENCAP, SSAFA Forces Help (Shropshire Branch), Macmillan Cancer Support and the Midlands Centre for Spinal Injuries. Hope House Children’s Hospice received £1,500 and Combat […]
  • Shropshire Anniversary Helps Local Hospice December 1, 2010
    Shropshire has celebrated its 125th anniversary as an independent province. In 1852, the Grand Master, the Earl of Zetland, appointed Sir Watkin Williams Wynn as Provincial Grand Master for the joint Province of North Wales and Shropshire.
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  • Young carers get £15,000 boost from Freemasons May 10, 2021
    Young carers get £15,000 boost from Freemasons The post Young carers get £15,000 boost from Freemasons first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Oswestry charities benefit from Freemasons lodge’s donations May 8, 2021
    Oswestry charities benefit from Freemasons lodge's donations The post Oswestry charities benefit from Freemasons lodge’s donations first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
    A Brother
  • Freemasons donate £3k to help foodbank cause June 16, 2020
    She said the donation – which came out of their respective lodges and was match funded by the Freemasons’ charity arm – came out of the blue. The post Freemasons donate £3k to help foodbank cause first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
    A Brother
  • Freemasons donate new van to Shrewsbury Food Hub June 12, 2020
    Generous freemasons have handed over the keys to a brand new van that will be used to deliver food to residents in need. The post Freemasons donate new van to Shrewsbury Food Hub first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Newport Freemasons help food bank with £1,000 donation June 2, 2020
    “Charitable giving is the cornerstone of what Freemasonry is all about and it is fantastic that we are able to help out our local community.” The post Newport Freemasons help food bank with £1,000 donation first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
    A Brother
  • Shropshire’s Freemasons donate £44,000 to food banks May 17, 2020
    Shropshire's Freemasons have donated more than £44,000 to help local food banks and have created and distributed more than 1,700 visors to care homes during the coronavirus pandemic. The post Shropshire’s Freemasons donate £44,000 to food banks first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons donate £500 to Acorns Children Hospice August 21, 2017
    Acorns Children's Hospice care for children and young people and their families across the heart of England.  They have three children’s hospices – Selly Oak - Birmingham West Midlands, Worcester and Walsall. They provide a wide range of care services for children, from neonatal all the way through to transition to adulthood. Services include ongoing […]
    Stuart Harker
  • Art Deco Regal Cinema, to Stream Freemasons Tercentenary Celebrations at Royal Albert Hall August 6, 2017
    Exclusive streaming of the event broadcast LIVE from the Royal Albert Hall, London to the historic Art Deco Regal Cinema, Tenbury Wells, Worcs.. The post Art Deco Regal Cinema, to Stream Freemasons Tercentenary Celebrations at Royal Albert Hall first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
    Jeremy Lund
  • Ludlow Freemasons cook up £1,700 for Charity August 5, 2017
    The event, now in its 18th year was staged by Ludlow’s Lodge of the Marches at Culmington Village Hall, and this year attracted a bumper amount of diners with about 150 turning out compared to last year's 110. Organiser Colin Edwards said it was heartening to see, and said the event had raised £1,700 from […]
    Stuart Harker
  • Masonic Charitable Foundation First Year December 17, 2016
    A video about the work of the MCF in its first year has been produced – click here to view it. The post Masonic Charitable Foundation First Year first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
    Jeremy Lund
  • Hawk Group Charity Shoot November 23, 2016
    Once again this popular event was held at The West Midland Shooting Ground, Hodnet. About 85 shooting guests attended, and we were blessed with good weather. Light refreshments were served on arrival at 12.30 pm, shooting commenced at 2 pm through to about 4.30 pm, and the day was rounded off with a barbecue, wine […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • Freemasons & Midlands Air Ambulance mark 25-year partnership and over £1.1 million in donations November 22, 2016
      The long-established partnership between Freemasonry and the Midlands Air Ambulance movement has been recognised and marked by a Community Partners Award which WBro Dennis Hill collected earlier this year (see earlier post) on behalf of the Provinces of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire and the Mark Province of Staffordshire and Shropshire. Freemasons have […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • The Shropshire Corner Stone Club has been launched November 19, 2016
    A “Light Blue” club for Shropshire, to be called “The Shropshire Corner Stone Club”, has been launched successfully and is now in the process of gathering members. Intended mainly for ‘newer’ Masons and especially younger men, the club will draw together Brethren from across the Province of Shropshire who have yet to reach the Chair. […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • St Milburga approaching milestone November 17, 2016
    An Initiation Ceremony at St Milburga 1120 shows the lodge to be in good heart with its 150th anniversary meeting just one month away. The Initiate is Bro. Paul Matthews, who owns a double glazing business. Paul was proposed into Freemasonry by Bro Sunny Patel. His wife’s cousin Matt Butts of Idsall Lodge 7133 was […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • St Oswald Lodge 1124 celebrates 150 years November 9, 2016
    St Oswald Lodge 1124 in Oswestry celebrated its 150th anniversary in November. This historic occasion was marked by a meeting in the presence of the Provincial Grand Master and Deputy PrGM which included readings and facts from the early days of the Lodge – including its Minutes from 1866 – and especially from the Consecration. […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • Roger and Out for 2016 Perambulations! November 6, 2016
    On Thursday evening the 2016 programme of Festival Perambulations was completed by WBro Roger Michell who walked over twenty miles from Shrewsbury to Oswestry to attend a meeting of Cae Glas Lodge. Of course he was accompanied by the Walking Maul which has now journeyed over 500 miles around our Province, linking lodge with lodge […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • Burns Night organised by Group 6 lodges in aid of the 2019 Festival and the Royal British Legion September 25, 2016
    Book early for an unmissable Burns Night organised by Group 6 lodges in aid of the 2019 Festival and the Royal British Legion. This Black Tie Burns Night Charity Supper at the Park Inn (next to the Radisson) in Telford will include a three- course meal (three menu choices, all Scottish!), pipes and drums, poetry, […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • Slack by name but certainly not by nature!!! September 24, 2016
    The Iron Bridge Lodge 9897 welcomed a new Brother Initiate on the 14th when WBro Simon Clare (left) conducted an efficient Ceremony following his lengthy bicycle ride from the South-East. Brother Richard Slack became a Freemason on the same night that VWBro Roger Pemberton became Master Elect of Shropshire’s newest lodge. Richard is a security […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • Let’s all get behind this challenge!!! September 21, 2016
    Basil Brockhurst of Basil's Taxis in Market Drayton has already offered Clive £500 towards Blind Veterans UK if he (Clive) can stay sober between 4th February and 18th March (in the kindness of his heart he excluded St David's Day from the bet). The post Let’s all get behind this challenge!!! first appeared on Freemasonry […]
    Jeremy Lund
  • Teddies for Loving Care receives boost September 19, 2016
    Teddies for Loving Care is a favourite charity of Freemasons around the country and indeed beyond, with well over a million teddies distributed to children in Accident and Emergency situations in England, Ireland, and even abroad. The post Teddies for Loving Care receives boost first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
    Jeremy Lund

PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE OF SHROPSHIRE

Provincial Grand Master
Roger B. Pemberton

Provincial Grand Secretary
Ian W. Edgington

Address
Freemasons’ Hall
Crewe Street
Shrewsbury
SY1 2HQ

Tel: 01743 366000

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