Reading Time: 4 minutes Youth agriculture Focused on helping secondary school students at risk of exclusion, Jamie’s Farm brings together farming, family and therapy. Alex Smith takes a trip to the charity’s new site in Monmouth to find out how a grant from Freemasons is helping to cultivate change in disadvantaged children Thirty-five children will be excluded from school in the UK … Read more
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Rochdale District Charity Steward John Taylor, together with District Chairmen Doug Smith presented a cheque for £1,584 to Springhill’s Hospice Chief Executive Julie Halliwell from the Freemason’s Charitable Foundation. This is just one of 237 grants to hospices around the country from Freemasons. In total £600,000 will be donated to hospices all over England … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes A fantastic introduction to the delights of fishing was provided by the West Lancashire branch of the Masonic Trout and Salmon Fishing Charity (MTFC), who held their first event for 2017 at the Clear Water Fisheries, Borwick, Carnforth. The event was held over two days, with members of the Help for Heroes Band of Brothers and Sisters team attending on the first day and young adults with special needs attending on the second day.