Freemason awarded Legion D’honneur by French government

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Friday 9th November 2018 W.Bro. Ronald Frederick Balshaw, PPrSGW (Phoenix Lodge 3236) was presented with the ‘Legion D’honneur’ issued by the French government in recognition of his service prior to and during the D-Day Landings. The Rt.Hon. Frank Field MP, was pleased to present W.Bro Ron with the Medal, the highest honour bestowed on … Read more

Fighting Fires with Fraternity: Freemasons and Lodges banded together to make a Difference

Reading Time: 5 minutes As wildfires blazed throughout Northern California, Masons and lodges banded together to make a difference. Marian McKenna – wife of Bro. Greg McKenna, a member of Mount Jackson Lodge No. 295 and Santa Rosa Luther Burbank Lodge No. 57 – reports that feelings of empathy and gratitude were intertwined in their hometown of Winsdor, where … Read more

Freemasons donate £26,815 to Charities

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Leyland and District Group of Freemasons once more put on a very humbling and public show, when the Chairman of Leyland Group Chris Blackwell welcomed the Mayor of South Ribble Councillor Linda Woollard and her consort Alistair, once again to their annual Giving Day. This was the eighth year in which the group had … Read more

New Provincial Grand Almoner for West Lancashire

Reading Time: 3 minutes Eric Hart was appointed and invested as the Provincial Grand Almoner at Provincial Grand Lodge. He succeeds Ernie Greenhalgh who has retired from the office in order to undertake other national responsibilities within the Masonic care system. Eric will also shortly assume the same role as PrGAlm within Provincial Grand Chapter.