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    A Grand evening at Normoss Round Table

    At their recent meeting at Cleveleys Masonic Hall, Normoss Round Table Lodge No. 8741 was delighted to have the company of Ted Rhodes, Regional Charity Steward, and Duncan Smith, North Fylde Group chairman. Ted explained the details behind the 2021 Masonic Festival and a number of interesting facts to help the brethren appreciate its purpose. […]

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    Marc is welcomed into Biscopham

    Almost 60 brethren recently gathered at the Savoy Hotel, Blackpool to witness Marc Broome being initiated into Freemasonry at Biscopham Lodge No 7646. The letter of dispensation had been read by the secretary, Richard Anderson. The reason for the change in venue was that the lodge was hosting a meeting of the European Masonic Association, […]

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    A Lewis for West Lancs Century

    Almost 30 brethren recently gathered at Cleveleys Masonic Hall to witness Niall Coxey being initiated into Freemasonry at West Lancs Century Lodge No 2349. This was the eighth initiation ceremony for this lodge in the past two years, and made extra special due to the fact that Niall’s dad, Scott Coxey, is already a member […]

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    A Senior moment at Wayfarers

    Over 30 brethren recently gathered at Cleveleys Masonic Hall to witness Keith Senior being initiated into Freemasonry at Wayfarers Lodge No 7544. This was a particularly special evening as not only was his father Ian acting as junior warden, but his grandfather Ron, who is the current master, performed the ceremony of initiation. The candidate […]

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    The Group becomes a Grand Patron

    At the 47th North Fylde Group Ball held at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, the Group Chairman WBro Duncan Smith had the great pleasure of presenting the principal guest, WBro Anthony Bent with a cheque for £4500 in favour of the 2021 festival . In thanking Duncan, Anthony was pleased to present Duncan and the group […]

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    North Fylde charity show is a huge success

    Thornton Little Theatre was the venue once again for the North Fylde Group charity show and was held as part of the Tercentenary celebrations. During the evening references were made to famous musical freemasons and songs were performed in their honour. The talented cast members were either North Fylde masons or their close family members. […]

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    Ian claims the Crowd Jewel for Peace and Unity

    It is often observed that visitors are the lifeblood of Freemasonry and in order to encourage more brethren to visit other lodges, an initiative was set up on the Fylde Coast a few years ago called the Crowd Jewel. A trophy was commissioned and a set of rules drawn up to indicate how a lodge […]

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    North Fylde Group marksmen bag hat-trick

    The annual Inter-group Trophy battled over by the Masonic Clay Pigeon Shooting Society is a keenly contested competition and it could be said, albeit tongue in cheek and according to one of the society’s marksmen Tony Hough, that it brings to the fore men of the right caliber! Tony and his fellow sharp shooters Jason […]

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    Mike celebrates his 80th birthday in style

    The first meeting of 2017 at Fleetwood Masonic Hall of Hesketh Lodge No 950 was a very special one for lodge stalwart Mike Lamerton. Not only did the lodge celebrate his 41 years in Freemasonry but we were to learn that his 80th birthday was only a couple of days away. The lodge was delighted […]

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    Normoss Round Table send presents to the hospital

      Normoss Round Table Lodge No 8741 enjoyed a fabulous Christmas Sunday lunch at Cleveleys Masonic Hall recently. After dinner entertainment was provided by Hugh Mett, who sang several Christmas classics and told a few jokes of the Christmas cracker variety. Uniquely the lodge had decided to ask guests to bring a couple of wrapped […]

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    Frank is honoured posthumously

    At the November meeting of West Lancashire Century Lodge No 2349, the Worshipful Master, Derek Wilde informed the members and visitors of the sad passing to the Grand Lodge above of the Charity Steward and Assistant Secretary, Frank Pearson. He informed them of a resume of Frank’s masonic career and then the brethren stood with […]

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    Normoss Round Table giving generously to charities

    Normoss Round Table Lodge No 8741 enjoyed another great December meeting and ladies to dine. Traditional Christmas dinner was served and entertainment was provided by Pilling Brass band. ( from left to right): John Cross (Worshipful Master), Amy Hilton (Rosemere) and Peter Gunn (Charity Steward) . The lodge presented a cheque to the Rosemere Cancer […]