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Members are urged to regard the interests of the family as paramount however, Freemasonry also teaches and practises concern for people, care for the less fortunate and help for those in need.

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How do I get help? Watch this video to see how a family in Preston got help from the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys to enable them complete the rebuilding of their house…

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DPrGM’s diary

Charles Dickens in Great Expectations said: “March, when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” This March has been very similar….

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Gone and forgotten?

Elias Ashmole – The First West Lancashire Freemason – When Stanley Oldfield, Third Provincial Grand Principal attended the annual installation ceremony of Elias Ashmole Chapter No 148 in Warrington, it was on St Patrick’s Day…

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Recent announcements


The Provincial Grand Master has announced the appointment of David Grainger, as an Assistant Provincial Grand Master….

Date announced for the installation of Tony Harrison, as Grand Superintendent and Provincial Grand Master

Admission to the Royal Arch ceremony will be freely available to all qualified companions. Admission to the Craft installation in the afternoon will be by ticket only….

Provincial Grand Master announces his retirement

The Provincial Grand Master, Peter Hosker has announced his retirement from office with effect from….

Honours in Grand Lodge

The Provincial Grand secretary has released the list of this year’s honours in Grand Lodge and….

News from around the Province

By the type of life Peter has led, Freemasonry can be judged

Peter can be happy that by the kind of life he has led, Freemasonry can be judged….

The Province is in a ‘vibrant and positive state’

Peter said that the result of the many strategies implemented during his time as Grand Superintendent he feels….

Quingenti Lodge hosts a presentation titled ‘The sacred path’

Robert has developed the presentation after many months of research and….

News from around the groups

South Fylde Group ‘Giving Day’

The South Fylde Group held its fourth annual Giving Day at the Masonic hall, Poulton le…..

Dad presents lad to Temple

Al McDonald had brought along something rather special, it belonged to his grandfather who had been….

Mike makes master of Wigan Lodge

Tony was accompanied on his visit by no less than seven grand officers at the installation of….

North Fylde Group Ball

The brethren and companions of the North Fylde Group gathered at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool ….

Teamwork promotes quality

Stanley Oldfield, the Third Provincial Grand Principal was full of praise….

Walking out for good

Asthmatic blackbirds witness Blackpool Group walkout – which could raise over £2,500 for charity….

Wigan’s premier team

Wigan has no shortage of sporting heroes, and great teams to allow them to show off their prowess….

Four makes it 50 in four years

Visitors to the University Lodge of Liverpool saw the initiation of four new members, they also witnessed an unofficial delivery of the 2014 Prestonian Lecture….

Peter Elmore enjoys a delightful installation at Royal Protector

The three principals were on this occasion, proclaimed and remained in their respective offices ….