Local News Archive

  • Lever Park Lodge celebrates 50 years.

    Lever Park Lodge No 8144 recently celebrated its consecration 50 years ago, with a special celebration meeting. Consecrated in December 1967, Lever Park is a daughter lodge of Horwich Lodge No 2324 along with Wilderswood Lodge No 5932.Rockhaven Lodge was also one of the daughter lodges and has now amalgamated with the mother lodge, and […]

  • 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:  

  • Perfect Points in the Second Degree

    The recent meeting of Perfect Points; the Chorley research group, re united them with that part of Craft Freemasonry from which they derive their name. A demonstration team from Howley Lodge No 5012 attended the meeting held at Westhoughton Masonic hall, with a Second-Degree demonstration, to explain the symbolism of the Second Degree ceremony. The […]

  • Brookfield Hall opens its doors

    Brookfield Masonic Hall is the meeting venue for the Chorley Group’s Westhoughton Lodges and Chapters. As well as being a Masonic meeting place, Brookfield Hall is, like many of our masonic venues, a thriving business enterprise in its own right. In a joint venture between both the masonic and commercial sides, the hall opened the […]

  • 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 […]