Local News Archive

  • Brookfield children’s party

    The children and grandchildren of Brookfield Hall members enjoyed their annual Christmas party that took place at Brookfield Hall, Westhoughton.. Entertainment, fun, laughter, food and drink, were on the menu for the day. Not forgetting, so visit from Santa, who made sure that every child received an early Christmas present. The ladies committee organised the […]

  • Lest we forget

    Brethren from Westhoughton attended Remembrance day services and laid wreaths on behalf of the brethren:  

  • MCF Festival meeting

    Members of lodges and chapters from the Chorley Group turned out in large numbers in support of the charity stewards’ and festival representatives at a meeting held at Ridgmont House, Horwich. 19 lodges and seven chapters attended. The regional charity steward Malcolm Warren thanked and welcomed everyone to the meeting. A particular welcome was extended […]

  • Nifty bowling Peter!

    The Provincial Bowling finals were held in glorious sunshine at the Tetley Social Club in Warrington. The Group was represented by the winner and runner up of the Group Bowling knockout, Peter Schofield and Mike Silver. Mike was beaten in the first round of the main competition but progressed through to the quarter finals of the […]

  • A Mountain to Climb

    Roger Sherlock and Simon Rogers both members of Anderton Lodge No 8470  recently climbed Ben Nevis as part of the Just Giving fund and raised a staggering amount for the campaign for The Gem Appeal.The donations were made up from £600 from the Just Giving website, Cash donations of £10 and a donation of £420 […]

  • Chorley Group Walking The Bay

    Taking a walk across Morecambe bay is no mean feat and several of the brethren along with their families friends and of course pets did so in order to raise money for the MCF 2021 Festival appeal. On a glorious June Day around 400 walkers from all over the Province were greeted at Arnside by […]

  • Curry Night at Ridgmont House

    Wilderswood Chapter No 5932 hosted a curry themed night at Ridgmont House in Horwich. The evening was organised by the Chapter’s First Principal, Peter Schofield with assistance from John Dawber. The duo are instrumental in arranging very fine themed cuisine nights at Ridgmont House and this event offered the Companions and their guests a mouth-watering […]

  • Rockhaven and Horwich Ladies Evening

    Phil Hampson, Master of Rockhaven and Horwich Lodge No 2324 and his wife Vivien, invited members, wives, family and friends to the Annual Lodge Ladies’ Evening which this year was held at Shaw Hill Golf Resort and Spa Hotel, Whittle-le-Woods. The evening commenced with a champagne reception during which Vivien and Phil mingled with guests. […]

  • MCF 2021 Festival

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

  • Chorley group walk

    The Chorley group walk has now become an established part of the groups calendar….