Reading Time: 2 minutes Freemason Paul Leary and his wife Alison run Access Catering based in Leicestershire. Access Catering are the resident caterers at Syston Masonic hall, and during the current lockdown, period have been using existing facilities to provide meals for nurses and other NHS frontline workers at the three main Leicestershire hospitals. The head of Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons, Peter Kinder, was so impressed with Paul and Alison’s efforts, an emergency grant of £3,000 was made to keep their operation supplied with the necessary raw ingredients.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Young people in Leicester not in employment, education or training (NEETS) are to be helped into work thanks to a £35,000 grant from Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons Around 250 young NEETs between the ages of 11-24, many of whom are also homeless, involved in substance misuse and crime, will be helped by TwentyTwenty through their … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes Young people in Leicester not in employment, education or training (NEETS) are to be helped into work thanks to a £35,000 grant to youth charity, TwentyTwenty. This grant will helped to fund the Journey to Work programme. Supporting disadvantaged young people Over the next three years, around 250 young NEETs between the ages of 11-24 – many … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes A new and exciting exhibition opened in Leicester on Friday 6th October 2017, as local Freemasons marked the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the formation of their governing body, the United Grand Lodge of England The exhibition provides insights into what Freemasonry is all about and how it has become a significant social institution … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes Older people who have never learned to use the internet are to be helped online thanks to a £66,000 grant to Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland from Leicestershire and Rutland Freemasons Age UK will recruit at least 20 “Digital Champions” who will support and guide 2,000 older people to use communication tools like email, … Read more