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  • Tyldesley Lodge get the Christmas hump!

    Tyldesley Lodge No 2572 met at Brookfield for their December meeting, followed by their traditional ‘Christmas Ladies to Dine’. 126 members, ladies and guests enjoyed a substantial festive board prepared by David, Victoria and their teams. A cheque was presented to the staff to show the lodge’s appreciation for all their efforts throughout the year. […]

  • Mark starts a new year at Astley and Ellesmere Lodge

    Once every year, all Masonic lodges appoint a new master and a new team for the coming year. For Astley and Ellesmere Lodge No 730, their new Masonic year starts at the beginning of the year in January, and this year it is also the start of a new decade. Astley and Ellesmere Lodge No […]

  • Bob is everything a Freemason should be

    The many brethren and guests of Rockhaven and Horwich Lodge No 2324 were honoured by the presence of Assistant Provincial Grand Master Stewart Seddon at their regular lodge meeting. Bob Baxendale next to the 100 year old Horwich Lodge Banner. This evening however was not just any regular lodge meeting as it was the long-awaited […]

  • St Bartholomew and The Peace Lodge enjoy joint festive board.

    St Bartholomew No 6071 and The Peace Lodge No 2269 had a night to remember at Westhoughton Masonic hall with a festive board to celebrate the time of year. The two lodges were joined by members of Westhoughton Lodge No 4215 who had requested a dispensation to move their meeting and this meant it was […]

  • A most excellent installation at Wilderswood Chapter

    The companions of Wilderswood Chapter No 5932, along with their many guests, gathered at Horwich Masonic Hall to witness the installation ceremony of Martin Brownlow as first principal, Peter Schofield as second principal and Daniel Healy as third principal. The three principals The companions were honoured to have the presence of Second Provincial Grand Principal […]

  • Duncan Makes a Big Splash

    Duncan Hopkins of Tyldesley Lodge No 2572 decided to make a big splash in an effort to raise money for the 2021 MCF Festival by undertaking a sponsored swim. Duncan, a former water polo player who represented Tyldesley Swimming and Water Polo Club for many years, swam the 25 metre Tyldesley pool for 1 hour […]

  • MCF 2021 Festival

    All the latest news regarding the Chorley Masonic Group and the MCF Festival will be appearing here. To visit the MCF Festival site click HERE. Allan Shields is now the Group Charity Steward, with Gary Smith taking on the role of Festival Representative. To read the Group Chairman’s communication click HERE Click HERE to read […]