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  • Duncan Hopkins is first principal of Westhoughton Chapter

    The friends of Westhoughton Chapter No 4215 gathered to celebrate the installation of Duncan Hopkins, Ken Morris and Derek English into the chairs of the three principals. The chapter was honoured by the presence of the Deputy Grand Superintendant Paul Renton. Paul was accompanied by Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals Tony Hall, Chorley Group […]

  • 50 years celebration at Astley and Ellesmere

    Members of Astley and Ellesmere Lodge 730 assembled at Chorley Masonic Hall to celebrate 50 years in Freemasonry of James Bolton in the presence of Stewart Seddon, our Assistant Provincial Grand Master and group chairman Peter Lockett. As is customary on these occasions, Stewart Seddon retained the gavel when it was offered and proceeded to […]

  • Perfect Points – ‘Lest we forget’

    The Chorley Group Research Society: ‘Perfect Points’ held a special meeting at Westhoughton Masonic Hall on Sunday 11th of November to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Perfect Points Chairman, Gary Smith welcomed 101 guests, a fitting number to celebrate 100 years. The principal guests were the Provincial Grand Master, Tony Harrison and his […]

  • Alan and Amity cranking it up!

    Amity Lodge No 7782 have a new Festival Rep, Alan Thomas who has cranked up support of the MCF 2021 Festival. Since his appointment at the installation meeting one month ago he has worked hard to ensure his lodge show their support by signing up and wearing the jewel with pride along with merchandise sales. […]

  • Question Time at Perfect Points

    The Chorley Group research society held their annual general meeting at Chorley Masonic Hall following which the brain power of some of its members was put to the test….

  • MCF 2021 Festival

    All the latest news regarding the Chorley Group and the MCF 2012 Festival….