Burnley Talking Newspaper gets welcome boost from Local Freemasons

Reading Time: 2 minutes Monday, October 23rd, 2017 Burnley Talking Newspaper is celebrating 40 years serving the blind and partially sighted in Burnley and Padiham. The Charity, which is run entirely by volunteers, needed to replace some aging and temperamental duplicating equipment which the volunteers use in the distribution process, copying memory sticks containing recordings of articles from local … Read more

Charity for all

Reading Time: 6 minutes As smaller charities struggle in the current economic climate, Tabby Kinder finds out how Freemasons on a local and national level are keeping community projects in business In 2012, donations to charity in the UK fell by twenty per cent, with £1.7bn less being given by British people between 2011 and 2012. A report by … Read more