Local News

  • George Seddon and Derek Todd present a cheque to Julie Nicholson of the Brick Project.

    Calling all golfers

    Members of the Wigan and District Masonic Golfing Society enjoy their golf, and don’t mind raising a bit of money at the same time. This fits in with the aim of the society, which is to raise money for local and Provincial charities, whilst having fun and exercise in the fresh air. From the events […]

  • Geoffrey to gain Grand Rank

      Wonderful news that our Group Chairman Geoffrey Porter will be honoured at Grand Lodge in April when he will be invested as Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies (PAGDC). This is a great honour for Geoffrey and the group, and recognises his many years of dedicated service.  

  • David Ogden to be new Assistant Provincial Grand Master

    It has been announced by the Provincial Grand Secretary that Tony Bent, Assistant Provincial Grand Master with responsibility for the Wigan, Leigh and St Helens groups will retire from his duties at Provincial Grand Lodge on May 9th. He will be replaced by David Ogden, Vice-chairman of the Wigan group, who will be appointed and […]

  • Malcolm’s 19-year stint as secretary

    It was with mixed emotions that after 19 years’ service as lodge secretary, Malcolm Currie put away his pen and stepped aside at the installation meeting of Holmes Lodge No 2708 in October at Hindley Masonic Hall.  So much was his dedicated service appreciated by the brethren that, on the following meeting, he was presented […]