September 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Jimmy Jones, 50 glorious years

    50 years ago, James (Jimmy) William Charles Jones was initiated into City Lodge No 2514 and has remained an active member of the lodge until recently. When Assistant Provincial Grand Master Kevin Poynton and Woolton Group Chairman Andrew Whittle heard that Jimmy was not going to be able to celebrate his Jubilee at his own […]

  • Brian installed at De Bon Cuer

    Another installation meeting within the Leyland and District Group took place at Wellington Park, Leyland. It was a well-attended event which saw Brian King, master elect, installed into the chair of King Solomon at De Bon Cuer Lodge No 6984 where there was a good number of acting Provincial grand officers in attendance to show […]

  • Happy Hawkshead

    A visit to Hawkshead Lodge No 4354 is always a pleasurable event and especially so when it is the installation meeting. The lodge is held in the centuries-old Market Hall situated in the main square of the beautiful village of Hawkshead. There is not a quiet time in the Lake District nowadays and the gentle […]

  • West Lancashire triumph at Eriswell

    The West Lancashire team eventually triumphed at the recent Jonathan Spence Tercentenary Challenge held at Eriswell Shooting Ground on 16 September. The competition attracted 167 entries to the biggest Masonic shooting event ever held. All the 19 Provinces plus Metropolitan Grand Lodge of London were represented and they had their eye on the Jonathan Spence […]

  • Martin takes the chair at Hutton

    It was back to school with the first installation meeting of the new season taking place at Hutton Grammar. It was of course Old Huttonian Lodge No 7614 and their meetings are unique within the Leyland and District Group as it is the only lodge which meets outside of Wellington Park in Leyland. The meeting […]

  • Never too young

    What is the best age at which to become a Mason? A simple question which has, understandably, no easy answer! In youth, one has the energy and drive to pursue dreams. In maturity, one has the experience to question the feasibility of a dream. Anyhow, age is unimportant – unless of course you’re a cheese […]

  • Dragon boat regatta

    The West Lancashire Freemasons’ Charity (WLFC) awarded the Litherland Sea Cadets dragon boats £2,000.00 to purchase buoyancy aids and Grey Owl Paddles, with the remainder of the grant being used to make the boathouse more secure. The Sea Cadets help many wounded ex-service personnel to discover dragon boat racing, they are given free tuition by […]

  • Garston Group Tercentenary Charity Ball

    In celebration of the tercentenary of the United Grand Lodge of England, the Garston Group made the decision to hold an ‘extra special event’ in recognition of this momentous milestone in our Masonic history. The ball was held at Liverpool Football Club stadium on a balmy early autumn evening, and was attended by over 200 […]