Local History

New film offers ‘behind the scenes’ look into the world of Cheshire Freemasons

A new film which, for the first time, offers a glimpse of what happens in the county’s Lodge rooms, has been welcomed by Cheshire Freemasons. The new film, Discover Freemasonry, shows interviews with leading Freemasons, as well as delving into Freemasonry’s unique history and symbolism, including the famous handshake. Freemasons being filmed during a ceremony inside […]

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Freemasons’ BBQ raises a sizzling £800 for The Christie at Macclesfield.

The Old Castle Lodge in Macclesfield raised £800 for The Christie appeal recently with a summer barbeque. Around 100 tickets were sold for the event hosted by lodge member Norman Bebington and his wife Bronwyn at their home in North Rode, Congleton. For each ticket sold, £3 was donated to The Christie at Macclesfield appeal […]

Sandbach Freemasons’ Casino Night raises £780 for charity

Sandbach Masonic Hall recently held a fun casino night with Lodge members, family and friends all invited. The event was hosted by an ‘international’ team of Freemasons, all members of lodges which meet in Sandbach – Rob Turnbull representing England, Thomas Eves from South African and Meurig Williams from Wales. Rob Turnbull, who has also […]

Valerie is write up there!

Actor and writer, Valerie Bundy from Altrincham, has won a national screenwriting competition with Grazia magazine. Grazia teamed up with BAFTA to find an exciting new talent in screenwriting and after a nationwide search, and hundreds of entries Valerie was picked as the winner. The competition, which sought to find someone with the potential to be the next […]

Jodrell Bank Observatory added to UNESCO World Heritage Site List

Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The observatory becomes the 32nd UNESCO World Heritage Site in the UK and joins the prestigious list alongside international sites such as Machu Picchu, the Great Wall of China and the Taj Mahal. Jodrell Bank, owned by the University of Manchester, is famous […]

The Joshua Tree ‘breaks ground’ on its new support centre

Construction has begun on The Joshua Tree’s new purpose-built support centre in Sandiway following 13 years of fundraising. Due for completion during early 2020, the centre will provide an appropriate and much-needed environment for families, accommodating children of all ages from toddlers through to teenagers. It will feature a multi-functional activity room, counselling suites, soft […]

Cheshire Freemasons present minibus to Greater Manchester Scouts

A delegation of Freemasons attended Linett Clough Scout Camp near Marple recently to present a fully fitted 17-seater minibus to Greater Manchester East Scouts. Steve Holloway, County Commissioner was delighted to take ownership of the vehicle and on receipt of the keys said: “We are very grateful to the Cheshire Freemasons for providing us with […]

‘Love Your Local Market’ in Knutsford

Local Market fortnight has been launched with a rousing performance from Egerton Primary School Choir at Knutsford’s indoor market hall. Visitors were treated to a beautiful performance from the choir after a short speech from Knutsford Town Mayor, councillor Peter Coan. ‘Love your Local Market’ fortnight extends until May 31st and Knutsford Market Hall traders […]

The Art of Photography

From the gnarled, sun-leathered face of an Indian drifter caught on the platform of Delhi Station, to the crumbling majesty of a former cotton mill in Salford, this exhibition features some of the most poignant photography of the 21st century, writes Malcolm Storer. Peter Aitchison’s work depicts a chance encounter with a person or a […]

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