East Midlands Chapter of the Widows Sons Masonic Bikers Association Distribute Funds to Local Charities

Reading Time: 3 minutes The East Midland Chapter has recently been distributing money that was raised at our annual National Rally. This is a weekend hosted by a different Chapter each year. It was our honour to co-host with the West Midlands Chapter last July. The Rally is a weekend event where members from across the UK, and even from abroad get together and party. In total this event raised £18,000. East Midlands are distributing half and West Midlands the other half.

Older carers in crisis will be helped with a £52,000 grant thanks to Nottinghamshire Freemasons

Reading Time: 3 minutes A hundred older carers who look after people with learning disabilities will be given help and support, thanks to a grant of £52,000 to the Reach Learning Disability charity from Nottinghamshire Freemasons. There are more than 15,000 people with learning disabilities in Nottinghamshire, a number expected to rise. They are part of nearly 1.2 million … Read more

Nottinghamshire Freemasons Festival raises over £2.6 million for charity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pro Grand Master Peter Lowndes was the guest of honor at the conclusion of the Nottinghamshire 2018 Festival, which raised over £2.6 million for the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys Festival President Philip Marshall, the Provincial Grand Master of Nottinghamshire, presented a cheque to the Pro Grand Master for £2,645,907, which was raised by Nottinghamshire Freemasons … Read more

Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice has received £3,357 from Mansfield Freemasons

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bluebell Wood supports around 250 children and young adults with life-threatening conditions each year. Its wide-ranging services include end of life treatment and care, music therapy, counselling, sibling support groups, home visits and much more. It costs more than £4 million for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice to keep its doors open each year and 90 per cent of this needs to be raised through community and corporate fundraising. Visit www.bluebellwood.org to make a donation or to find ideas for helping Bluebell Wood make more memories for the children it cares for.

Whom Have You There? Biographies of the men behind the Portraits Provincial Grand Lodge of Nottinghamshire

Reading Time: 2 minutes The biographies reflect the changing socio-economic status of these men from wealthy land owning members of the nobility to middle class business men and professionals. It is set in a period of immense change in Freemasonry with the expansion of Lodges and growth in membership.