Guisborough Lodges help to fund commemorative bench to honour D-Day hero Stan Hollis VC

Reading Time: 3 minutes On Thursday 30 June 2016, Hollis family members, the Mayor of Redcar & Cleveland Council Barry Hunt, members of the Green Howards Regiment, the local community and Freemasons from Guisborough gathered at St Cuthbert’s Church, Ormesby for the unveiling of a commemorative bench to Company Sergeant Major Hollis, the only man to receive the Victoria Cross for his Operation Overlord heroics serving with the 6th Battalion on Gold beach, Normandy on 6 June 1944.

50 years in Masonry on the 20th April 2016, WBro Graham Ellis – News from Salford District

Reading Time: 5 minutes A resolute member of the Salford District achieved 50 years in Masonry on the 20th April 2016. WBro Graham Ellis reached the occasion in the company of members of his Lodge, an APGM, an APGP, Officers of United Grand Lodge, the District Chairman, District Team and personal guests from Kinship Chapter. The Lodge was opened … Read more

History of Zetland Hall ( China ) – Sheffield Freemasonry

Reading Time: 2 minutes   The first Masonic Hall in Hong Kong was built in 1846 by The Zetland Lodge No. 525, English Constitution and was named Zetland Hall in honour of the Lodge that built it. The Zetland Lodge itself was named as a compliment to the then Grand Master, Thomas, Second Earl of Zetland, who was The … Read more

Pro Grand Master’s address – June 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes Quarterly Communication  11 June 2014 An address by the MW the Pro Grand Master Peter Lowndes  Brethren, over the last year or two there has been a certain amount of correspondence in the various masonic magazines regarding the pros and cons of reading rather than reciting our ritual. One correspondent suggested that as ritual was read … Read more