Freemasons support Mental Health Charity

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Huddersfield community charity which supports men with mental health issues is overwhelmed at financial support from West Riding Masonic Charities.Platform 1, based in the town’s St George’s Square and which has a membership of 500 since its inception to years ago, has received a £10,000 grant as part of our Covid-19 response to assist valuable work in local communities.

Freemasons sponsor PPE Production

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crewkerne Freemasons and the Somerset Provincial Grand Lodge are sponsoring Donald Gray’s production of PPE ear protectors for NHS staff, care workers and others employed on the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr Gray who is a member of the Parrett and Axe Lodge, whose meetings are held at the Masonic Hall in South Street, is making batches of the ear protectors on a 3D printer at his home near Yeovil.

Freemasons donate £5,000 to Harrogate Scrubbers to help keep hospital staff safe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the last two months the Harrogate Scrubbers – an army of volunteers led by teacher Fran Taylor – has been busy making scrubs, laundry bags, scrub caps and waterproof gowns, to help ensure the medics are protected when treating Coronavirus patients.