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Leeds Freemasons give gifts for children this Christmas

St Wilfrid Lodge and Freemasons from across Leeds have again been helping to ensure hundreds of children will receive at least one present this year. As in previous years, members of Lodges and side orders who meet in Headingley’s Castle Grove Masonic Hall have been asked to donate a present or money to buy gifts,…

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St Wilfrid Lodge Donates £1000 to St George’s Crypt

We are delighted to announce that this year St Wilfrid Lodge have donated the grand total of £1000 to the St George’s Crypt Christmas Appeal thanks to the generous donations in lieu of sending Christmas Cards this year within the Lodge. Huge thanks go to Brian who organised our efforts, to Firas who so generously…

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£1500 for the William Merritt Disability Learning Centre

After almost two and a half years since they initially visited, St Wilfrid Lodge were delighted to welcome back General Manager David Blythe and Paediatric Occupational Therapist Sophie Thomson to be presented with a cheque for £1500 raised as part of the Master’s Charity. They had first visited in May 2019 to talk to us…

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The 2021 Castle Grove Masonic Festive Toy and Gift Appeal

Despite Castle Grove being shut and Lodges unable to meet, the response from Castle Grove Brethren, Lodges, Chapters and Side Orders for the 2020 Toy & Gift Appeal was truly overwhelming.  Over £3,000 was donated by Lodges and Brethren which enabled us to purchase toys and gifts on your behalf to help six organisations, recognising…

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Cyril Green Trophy 2021

Despite the depleted numbers, four of our golfing athletes met at Garforth Golf Club to contest the Cyril Green Trophy. Good weather enabled a very enjoyable afternoon of golf with Graham eventually winning through to capture the trophy. Congratulations Graham and well done to our other competitors, Brian, Chris and Graeme. Many thanks go to…

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Robson Trophy 2021

The Lodge were represented in the annual Robson Trophy match against The Lodge of Fidelity by Graham Fuller, Graeme Webber and myself. Chris Chappell had to cry off at the last moment, having to isolate due to a case of covid at school. Despite our best efforts, in glorious sunshine at Leeds Golf Club, our combined score…

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Support for our Hospitals

NHS staff and hospitals across South, West and North Yorkshire are to benefit from a £60,000 grant, courtesy of the region’s Freemasons. The donation, from the fraternity’s Province of Yorkshire West Riding, will be used by 21 hospitals for a variety of projects including enhancing staff rest rooms, providing hospital ‘secret gardens’, funding therapy sessions with…

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St Wilfrid Return!

Restrictions permitting, ‘normal service’ is due to resume for St Wilfrid Lodge on Thursday 2nd September 2021. We are very much looking forward to being able to meet again in person and hope that you can join us!

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