Wigan Freemasons Tercentenary Church Service

Following on from the several successful social events celebrating 300 years of Craft Freemasonry already held in the Wigan Group, this year’s church service was a special event with a tercentenary theme. Brethren and their families from across the Wigan and District Group, and even from further afield, filled St Matthew’s Church, Highfield to participate … Read more

Freemasons donate £700 to Leigh Hospice

It is a tradition in the Wigan Group to make an annual donation to the local hospice. This is above and beyond individual lodge donations and those from the central charity structure. Pictured from left to right, are: (front row) Alison Ogden-Banks and Sue Stone, back row Geoffrey Porter, David Ogden, John Selley and Chris … Read more

Peace and Pemberton Chapter bows out, with 3 Donations to Charity

It was an installation tinged with sadness at Peace and Pemberton Chapter No 4686. The chapter was honoured and delighted to receive Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals Ian Cuerden as the principal guest, on this special occasion at Pemberton Masonic Hall. Pictured from left to right, are: Ian Cuerden, Danny Jones, Derek Ishmael, Corrie Wilson-MacCormack, … Read more

Stanley Littler Brown celebrates his Golden Jubilee

Sadly Stanley was unable to celebrate his Golden Jubilee in the Holy Royal Arch in his mother Chapter of  Faith No 484 in May owing to illness, however, the companions did celebrate Stanley’s  50 years in Royal Arch Masonry in his absence. Ian presents Stanley with his certificate to mark his 50 years of Royal … Read more