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  • West Lancashire Freemasons support youth and the Masonic Charitable Foundation, the Freemasons' charity September 12, 2020
    West Lancashire Freemasons have donated £29,000 to a local youth club and received another contribution to their MCF 2021 Festival appeal When Provincial Grand Master Tony Harrison and Assistant Provincial Grand Master Andy Whittle visited the Warrington Youth Centre, they were there for two reasons. The first was to visit the Warrington Peace Centre, where […]
  • West Lancashire are undeterred by cancelled fundraisers as they donate PPE to workers on the frontline June 1, 2020
    Jim Corcoran, a member of the Lodge of Harmony No. 220 in the Woolton and Garston Group of West Lancashire Freemasons, had been collecting, for many months at his own expense, sporting memorabilia to auction, raffle or sell at the fundraising event which should have been held at Liverpool Football Stadium at the beginning of […]
  • West Lancashire and Leicestershire & Rutland compete for the Freemasons Rugby Challenge Cup February 26, 2019
    Freemasonry provided its own version of the Six Nations when two Provincial rugby teams locked horns for the first time in Wigan, as they competed for the Freemasons Rugby Challenge Cup on 9th February 2019 Leicestershire & Rutland Light Blues RFC accepted an invitation to participate in the inaugural match of the Province of West […]
  • Tom Jackson celebrates 50 years of service to Freemasonry in West Lancashire October 16, 2018
    The friends and colleagues of Tom Jackson gathered at Chorley Masonic Hall, in the Province of West Lancashire, for a meeting of St George’s Lodge of Chorley No. 7161 to celebrate Tom's 50 years in the Craft Tom has been a very well-known figure in Masonic circles nationally for many years, not least because of […]
  • West Lancashire Freemasons ride to the rescue for regional riding show June 6, 2018
    The West Lancashire Freemasons’ Charity (WLFC) were delighted to sponsor the regional show of the North West Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), held at the Burrows Lane Equestrian Centre, St Helens The East Liverpool branch of the RDA were this year’s hosts and a very successful event saw riders from all across the region […]
  • West Lancashire Freemasons deliver two new 'blood bikes' April 19, 2018
    West Lancashire Freemasons have donated two new BMW 'blood bikes' to charity North West Blood Bikes The donation was in response to an appeal by North West Blood Bikes for help in replacing their ageing fleet of motorbikes, which led to two new bikes being purchased and equipped by the Freemasons at a cost of […]
  • A double Tercentenary celebration for West Lancashire Freemasons December 11, 2017
    The Province of West Lancashire was anxious to ensure that it celebrated the Tercentenary in style and with that in mind, two gala dinners took place within a few weeks of each other At the main event, held at the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool, over 400 brethren and their partners gathered to attend the Provincial Tercentenary […]
  • West Lancashire team shines at Grand Lodge October 31, 2015
    Demonstration teams are popular attractions at lodge and chapter meetings and in recent years a plethora of teams have performed with demonstrations of 18th century degree ceremonies, Scottish degree ceremonies, modern chapter exaltations, ‘Talking Heads’ presentations and many more; not forgetting the Fylde Group Lodge of Instruction Festival. For this purpose, a gathering of 29 […]
  • Investiture of Tony Harrison as Provincial Grand Master for West Lancashire July 31, 2014
    Following the announcement in March that the Provincial Grand Master, Peter Hosker, was to retire on 19 May, a great deal of planning and hard work has taken place in London by UGLE and the Provincial team in Hope Street to prepare for the investiture meetings In the last few days the all the planning […]
  • West Lancashire donates over £154,000 to local charities on Giving Day July 2, 2013
    The Chairman of the Leyland and District Group of Freemasons, Stewart Seddon, welcomed the newly installed Mayor of South Ribble, Councillor Dorothy Gardner and her consort Cllr Melvyn Gardner together with representatives from 19 local charities to the group’s fourth annual Giving Day After welcoming the guests to Leyland Masonic Hall, Stewart said he was […]
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  • Freemasons’ £29,000 boost for Warrington Youth Club July 21, 2021
    The charity runs a Boost Holiday Club which gives offers activities and healthy meals over the school holidays The post Freemasons’ £29,000 boost for Warrington Youth Club first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • St Helens carers’ centre receives £7,750 donation courtesy of Lancashire Freemasons August 3, 2020
    The centre supports 465 young carers in the St Helens borough between the ages of 6 and 18, who look after sick, disabled and mental health affected parents and adults. The lockdown, especially for the children caring for those with drug and alcohol problems, has created a greater ‘care load’, stress and isolation. The post […]
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  • Freemasons support Warrington Foodbank June 25, 2020
    MORE than 60 bags of shopping were delivered to Warrington Foodbank in a week as a result of an initiative by local Freemasons. The post Freemasons support Warrington Foodbank first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Southport Freemasons helps Foodbank May 19, 2020
    The Southport Masonic Group have donated £400 to the Southport Foodbank to assist their finances in helping local people in crisis during these difficult times. The money was part of surplus funds raised at the Southport Group Autumn Fayre late last year. The post Southport Freemasons helps Foodbank first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons provide NHS shift survival packs May 18, 2020
    It all started when members of Crosby Lodge No 3714, Ron Elliot and Jake Huggett produced and delivered some simple wash packs, containing a toothbrush, toothpaste, shower gel and deodorant which weren’t available on the wards to staff and recovering patients at Aintree Hospital to enable them to freshen up. Many staff are unable to […]
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  • Remembering VE Day – A hero and Freemason May 17, 2020
    This is the remarkable story of a hero and Freemason, Squadron Leader Sydney (Syd) Clayton DSO, DFC and Bar, DFM. It is a story of unimaginable heroism; one of unparalleled devotion to service for his country, and ultimately, of heart-breaking tragedy. Sydney Clayton completed 145 operational sorties as a pilot and navigator (100 as a […]
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  • Freemason rallies own firm to produce NHS PPE visors May 17, 2020
    East Lancashire Freemason rallies own firm to produce NHS PPE visors The post Freemason rallies own firm to produce NHS PPE visors first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • £27k raised by Freemasons for charity groups in Warrington March 10, 2019
    The Assistant Provincial Grand Master, for West Lancashire, Kevin Poynton, made presentations to the following organisations to other organisations including St Elphin’s Church, St Thomas’ Church, St Rocco’s Hospice, Brainwave, Room at the Inn, Warrington Talking Newspaper, The Salvation Army and the Walton Lea Project. The post £27k raised by Freemasons for charity groups in […]
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  • Freemasons help Youngsters raise the roof with fundraising efforts after £4000 donation January 25, 2019
    Youngsters raise the roof with fundraising efforts The post Freemasons help Youngsters raise the roof with fundraising efforts after £4000 donation first appeared on Freemasonry Matters.
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  • Freemasons Raven Winder walk raises £10,000 August 13, 2018
    Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Winder couldn’t have hoped for better weather for the ‘Raven Winder’ walk in aid of the MCF 2021 Festival. This was the key 2018 fundraising event for the Festival and the fine weather encouraged over 100 walkers to don their boots The post Freemasons Raven Winder walk raises £10,000 first […]
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  • Freemasons make donation to Lancashire and South Cumbria Kidney Patients Association May 17, 2018
    The recent installation meeting of Royal Preston Chapter No 333 saw the chapter presented the principal guest, Ian Higham, with a charity cheque in support of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Kidney Patients Association.As the funds for the donation were raised in the 2017-2018 season, the former first principal and charity steward of the chapter, […]
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  • Freemasons from Warrington Donate Over £30,000 to local and national charities, good causes and projects February 9, 2018
    Freemasons within the Warrington Group of Lodges and Chapters have again donated large sums of monies to Masonic and non-Masonic charities within the locality. Truly astounding donations demonstrated the generosity of Freemasonry continues in the Warrington area. This was amply confirmed at an annual charity giving day at Warrington Masonic Hall. Over £30,000 was distributed […]
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  • Freemasons support Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society January 12, 2018
    The LFHHS or Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society are a worldwide group with 13 branches in the UK, one of which is a facility at Astley Farmhouse, Astley Village in Chorley, and is a registered charity. The society is run by volunteers and provides the facilities and guidance to those interested in researching their […]
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  • Freemasons donate to Zoë’s Place Hospice December 29, 2017
    Two members of Red Triangle Chapter No 3874 were delighted to present a cheque for £200 as a donation to Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice, Liverpool. The chapter members are all very much aware of the tremendous work that the hospice does for babies and wanted to support their endeavours. The post Freemasons donate to Zoë’s […]
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  • William Brittain Roberts’ gravestone restored December 9, 2017
    In October 2016, Vic Charlesworth, Curator of the Warrington Masonic Museum, became aware of the existence of a Mason’s grave in the cemetery at St Thomas Church, Stockton Heath, Warrington. Vic visited the grave and discovered that the memorial and gravestones were in a very poor condition. Chris Gleave (left) and Vic Charlesworth admiring the […]
    Steve Riley
  • Freemasons donate to Salvation Army December 8, 2017
    Doug Holgate installed his successor at Anfield Lodge No 2215, which meets at Woolton Golf Club, in November 2017, and Doug and his wife Brenda have had a very enjoyable year. They have managed to organise several very enjoyable, well attended, social functions none more so that their Ladies Evening. Pictured from left to right, […]
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  • Freemasons make donation to St Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston December 8, 2017
    Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Grainger together with Furness and South Lakeland Group Chairman Peter Schofield visited St Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston to mark the latest donation made to that worthy cause by the Masonic Charitable Foundation. For several years the national Masonic charity has made a donation to each hospice in the country. This […]
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  • Freemasons donate over £2,000 to St Rocco’s Hospice December 7, 2017
    Rachel Ingham being presented with the cheques by Andy Barton. Warrington Group Chairman Andy Barton was delighted to present two cheques totalling £2,150 to Rachel Ingham, a fundraising officer from St Rocco’s Hospice. Of the total donated, £1,900 was on behalf the Masonic Charitable Foundation and £250 was on behalf of Warrington Lodge of Concord […]
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  • Freemasons donate £500 to Parkinson’s (UK) December 7, 2017
    At the installation meeting of Preston Guild Lodge No 4408 a number of charitable donations were made including one in support of Parkinson’s (UK). The immediate past master of the lodge Malcolm Berry, accompanied by members of the lodge, had the pleasure of personally presenting the cheque, to the value of £500 to the society. […]
    Bill Harwood
  • Freemasons donate 300 gold medals to reward children who have been particularly brave during Hospital treatment December 7, 2017
    As part of the long running West Lancashire Freemasons’ Caring in the Community initiative, local Freemason Peter Gunn, along with Joanne Gunn, have donated 300 gold medals on red, white, blue and rainbow ribbons to the Blackpool Victoria Hospital A&E Children’s Unit. In attendance at the presentation with Peter and Joanne were Assistant Provincial Grand […]
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PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE OF WEST LANCASHIRE

Provincial Grand Master
James A. Harrison

Provincial Grand Secretary
Peter M. Taylor

Address
6 Golden Hill Lane
Leyland
PR25 3NP

Tel: 01772 623 557

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