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  • Banner Dedication at Prestcote Conclave No 375

    On Friday 8th November 2019 The PRESCOTE CONCLAVE celebrated  the dedication of a banner. This was made and presented to them by their 1st Visiting Deacon Bro. Leonard Kapp. The Dedication was led by the R. Wy. Provincial Grand Supreme Ruler Terry Maybury and the Provincial team.   The Banner was trooped in by the […]

  • WLFC present saddle horse to Master James Ashton

    Dr. Jennifer Hoggarth from the Riding for the Disabled Association North West, has contacted WLFC about Master James Ashton, who is wheelchair-bound with cerebral palsy, has severely impaired vision and learning difficulties. James benefits from therapeutic horse riding a wheelchair user when sitting astride a horse or saddle is put into an upright standing position without […]

  • St Helens Superwriters competition

    Prizewinners of the St Helens Superwriters competition held on Saturday 18th of May. Les Newman was a Judge, with over 130 entrants form St Helens schools sponsored by the WLFC.

  • Riding for the Disabled – RDA

    Big thanks from RDA to West Lancashire Freemasons Charity as we have made a £550 grant towards the Regional Show on 12 May 2019. The Regional Show was a fantastic event attended by Les Newman, who had the pleasant job of handing out awards at the event. After the national lottery and the red cross, the Masonic […]

  • St Helens and Prescot Group honoured at Blackpool

    Members of the group were at Blackpool Winter Gardens to receive honours from the Provincial Grand Master recently. Amongst those present were Ian Halsall who was re-appointed as Provincial Deputy Director of Ceremonies, Chris Maloney, re-appointed as Provincial Superintendent of Works, Norman Lay was apponted  Provincial Junior Grand Deacon, all three acting ranks. George Flinn […]

  • Willowbrook Hospice Benefit From Donation

    Willowbrook Hospice Benefit From Masonic Charitable Foundation Donation Past group Chairman Colin Rowling and Group Charity Officer Les Newman visited Wilowbrook Hospice recently to present a cheque for £1388.00 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation, The cheque was gartefully received by the Hospice Senior Fundraiser Diane Swann. Les was keen to mention for the benefit of […]

  • Two New Members For Prescot Lodge

    Alan with the Master (left) and John Whalley Prescot Lodge has recently initiated two new Masons, Brother Alan Campbell was initiated by the acting Master John Whalley assisted by a number of acting officers. Alan was conducted by the Senior Deacon Leo Kap acting as Junior Deacon, assisted by Norman Lay of Lodge of Loyalty […]

  • Install Sir Knight Graham Barker

    The main business of the meeting was to install Sir Kt. Graham Barker as a Knight of Malta. The Eminent Preceptor opened the Priory promptly at 6.30pm. and after the  opening, minutes adoption etc. there was a eulogy in respect of departed merit, E. Kt. Kenneth Bowdler P. Prov. Chamb., who had sadly died two […]

  • Prescot Initiates Alan Campbell

    Brother Alan Campbell was Initiated into Prescot Lodge recently by a Past Master of the Lodge John Whalley who took the Masters chair with only a few hours notice. John was ably assisted by the officers of the Lodge, several of whom had been asked to stand in at short notice due to ilness amongst […]