Freemasons featured on Telegraph Saturday Magazine

The modern-day version of Freemasonry that the UGLE wishes to…


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Modernising the Masons

The Freemasons are having a bit of a revamp as they look to…


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Interview with David Staples on BBC News

David Staples gave an interview to BBC News regarding the passing…


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Freemasons featured on Telegraph Saturday Magazine

The modern-day version of Freemasonry that the UGLE wishes to present is ethnically diverse, split across genders and tolerant of all. Between March…


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Modernising the Masons

The Freemasons are having a bit of a revamp as they look to initiate young professionals into the brotherhood. But can the organisation ever throw…


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Interview with David Staples on BBC News

David Staples gave an interview to BBC News regarding the passing of Prince Philip.


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The Freemasons have paid tribute to Prince Philip

The Freemasons have paid tribute to Prince Philip, saying their members were “deeply saddened” by his death, writes Patrick Sawer. The Duke of…


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His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh started his life in Freemasonry in 1952

In a statement the group said: “The Freemasons are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Prince Philip this morning and we extend our sincere…


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Homeless to receive more than £850,000 in donations from Freemasons to help protect them this winter

Having donated £1m between April and July to help those impacted by the Covid-19 crisis, Freemasons are now focusing on protecting the homeless, with…


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Out of the shadows Freemasons

The freemasons, a centuries-old network of fraternal lodges, have long provided fodder for thriller writers and folk with overactive imaginations.…


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Freemasons’ chief executive David Staples chips away at centuries of tradition

As grand secretary and chief executive, Dr Staples is in charge of the day-to-day running of the UGLE, which includes nearly 7,000 regional lodges…


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Freemasons toast ‘absent friends, and those working on the frontline in the NHS’

At 8pm last night, a fretful nation paused for applause to show its gratitude to those fighting in the front line against the invisible enemy. The…


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Freemasons are inviting the whole country to toast ‘absent friends, and those working on the frontline in the NHS” at 9pm tonight

Freemasons are calling for the whole community to ensure no one feels alone, even if they are physically self-isolating, to be remembered in a toast…


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Freemasons Call on Public to Join Centuries-Old Tradition to Remind Them They Are ”Not Alone” Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The "Nine O'Clock Toast" is "a tradition within Freemasonry that has been observed for many hundreds of years," Dr. David Staples, the CEO and Grand…


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In the UK, thousands of Freemasons have been told to avoid handshakes

Thousands of Freemason members have been told to avoid special handshakes. The United Grand Lodge of England has written to thousands of members to…


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The schoolboy brothers making coronavirus visors for care workers

Last week, the hub, now known as PPE Hwb Wrexham, heard that two injection-moulding machines – one donated by Toolmakers Ltd and Newton Plastics Ltd,…


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THOUSANDS OF TABLETS ARE BEING DONATED BY FREEMASONS

Freemasons have provided the tablets to more than 50 hospitals, care homes and hospices across their regions at the start of a new nation-wide…


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Freemasons vow to help protect the elderly during the Covid-19 crisis

Freemasons across England and Wales are coming together to provide vital personal protective equipment (PPE) for care homes to protect the elderly,…


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