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  • Diaries

    Diaries are still available for purchase in both Masonic Halls. Proceeds from the sale of the diaries is going towards the MCF 2021 Festival.

  • Willowbrook Hospice Benefits

    Willowbrook Hospice Benefits From Masonic Donation The weather stayed fine and sunny, if a little cold, as Assistant Provincial Grand Master Tony Bent, accompanied by St Helens and Prescot Group Chairman Graham Williams and Group Charity Steward Les Newman, visited Willowbrook Hospice in Prescot recently.  The reason for the visit was to present a cheque […]


    The Main Fundraising event in the Province for 2018 and in aid of the MCF 2021 Festival is to be held on Sunday 03rd June 2018 with a start time of 1.00pm, leaving Heysham Village which is an ideal Meeting point with public conveniences, lots of parking space and a £1.40p charge for the whole […]

  • Masons V Catenians annual bowling event

    We held the Masons V Catenians annual bowling event on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at the Windle Bowling Club, Hard Lane, St Helens. It was a very sunny and warm evening, attended by about 30 people. After the bowling we all tucked in to a light buffet. At the end of the evening we had […]

  • SIX Entered Apprentices

    At the initiation of Mark Humphries in Hardshaw Lodge 8722, five other entered apprentices, including three from other lodges, were present to witness the ceremony and re-live their first steps in Freemasonry. The Antient Charge was read by Kenny Marsh before the ballot was taken and the ceremony was impressively conducted by (THE) Master, Paul […]

  • Prescot Trinity Lodge installs a new master

    Prescot Trinity Lodge installs a new master John James Brown was Installed as the Master of Prescot Trinity Lodge in a superb ceremony performed by Norman Stringfellow with his accustomed flair, The Lodge was honoured by the presence of Andy Whittle PAGDC, Chairman of the Woolton Group, representing the Provincial Grand Master, Tony Harrison. Prescot […]

  • Almoners meet

    linking in the chain To ensure that almoners are fully aware of the help available to them from the new care team in the Province and the wider Masonic and non-Masonic charity structure, the Provincial Grand Almoner Ernie Greenalgh, delivered the presentation entitled ‘The Last Link in the Chain’, to Almoners of the SHPG in […]

  • Group Scottish Weekend

    Members and guests of the Group enjoyed a three-day break at the Winnock Hotel in Drymen near Loch Lomond recently.  The trip was organised by Ron Clark with the co-operation of Ogden’s Travel. A total of 76 trippers made up of members with their guests and ladies travelled on two coaches, one from Prescot and […]


    THE FIRST EPISODE OF THE FORTHCOMING SKY 1 DOCUMENTARY SERIES ‘INSIDE THE FREEMASONS’ WILL AIR ON THE 17TH APRIL AT 8PM Emporium Productions, who were commissioned by Sky to produce the series, have this to say on their website: ‘Welcome to one of the oldest social networking organisations in the world; a fraternal order that […]

  • Welcome to Lewis

    St. Helens Lodge 4121 initiated a new candidate recently, Lewis Yates Cassidy, being the newest member of the Lodge. Lewis was initiated by the Graham E. Williams and Vice Chairman of the Group, assisted by the Officers of the Lodge in a truly first class manner. The charge was delivered in exemplary fashion by Cyril […]