Grenville Lodge No. 1787, is the first lodge in the Province of Buckinghamshire to be admitted to the UGLE Universities Scheme. With two Nigerian students from the University of Buckingham joining the lodge in April…

Recruitment in the fast lane

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
With many lodges struggling to recruit and retain members, Mike Hailwood Lodge No. 9839, is gaining candidates fast, as one would expect from a masonic body named after a world champion motorcyclist and racing car driver. …

Still going strong

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
The Lodge of Rectitude, No. 335, has celebrated its bicentenary. The lodge by-laws state that membership is limited to 60, and as far as practicable be recruited equally from among lodges meeting in Wiltshire and…

initiative in Hinckley

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
In 1927, Hinckley Freemasons saw an opportunity to take masonry forward in the Midlands town and purchased land on which to erect a masonic hall. Now, the building has been refurbished. To finance this, members…

Jubilee flotilla on the Thames

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
A thousand boats gathered on the Thames on Sunday 3 June, in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee It was the largest flotilla in modern times with rowing boats, working boats and pleasure vessels of…

Peking to Paris

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Herefordshire Freemason Kip Waisell and his wife Carmen are intrepid travellers for charity They began in 2005 when they drove two new 125cc scooters back from Almaty in Kazakhstan, raising £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Care.…
Carrying the torch To coach a world champion is the pinnacle of the career of many coaches, but to achieve this twice takes a very special individual Since 2005, Monmouthshire Freemason Neil Smith has lifted…

LODGE FORGES ITALIAN LINK

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
A visit by Sandy Khouri, secretary of the Lodge of Freedom & Courtesy No.4762, to his family in Italy has led to the prospect of a twinning of his lodge, which meets at Mark Masons’…

EIGHTY YEARS A MASON

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Members of Hesketh Lodge, No. 950, Province of West Lancashire, called in on John Funk, 105, at his home in St Annes, to celebrate his remarkable 80 years in Freemasonry. John applied to join a…
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