Leicester & Loughborough University Lodges donate £1,500 to educational charity

The three Universities Scheme Lodges meeting in Leicestershire and Rutland, including the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, donated £1,500 to Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation at a presentation ceremony at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester on Saturday 29th April 2017.   Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation offers financial support to individuals and schools  in Leicestershire helping them access education or training opportunities. The … More Leicester & Loughborough University Lodges donate £1,500 to educational charity

Wyggeston Lodge donates £1,000 to local breast cancer and disabilities charities

The Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, through the generosity of their members, have donated £1,000 shared equally between two local charities: Menphys and the Breast Care Centre, Glenfield Hospital at a special event held at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester on Saturday 4th February 2017. During his year as Master, W.Bro. Paul Bodycot, wished to concentrate fundraising efforts on two charities that have supported … More Wyggeston Lodge donates £1,000 to local breast cancer and disabilities charities

Wyggeston Lodge support children’s cancer trust to provide free holidays for families

The Wyggeston Lodge of Freemasons, which meet in Leicester, together with the Leicestershire and Rutland Masonic Charity Association have generously donated £2,112 to the Harley Staples Cancer Trust to provide a years rent for ‘Harley’s Caravan’ allowing families with children suffering from cancer to spend quality time together at the seaside and away from hospital. The Harley Staples Cancer … More Wyggeston Lodge support children’s cancer trust to provide free holidays for families

University of Leicester receives £65,000 from the Freemasons for heart research

A University of Leicester research project has received vital further funding of £33,000 from two Masonic charities. In the past 2 years, the Masonic Samaritan Fund and Freemasons’ Grand Charity have donated a combined sum of £65,000 to the DREAM (Daily Remote Ischaemic Conditioning Post-Acute Myocardial Infarction) research study, a randomised controlled trial currently being run in patients’ homes across Leicestershire. Michael Turnbull, … More University of Leicester receives £65,000 from the Freemasons for heart research

Certificate of Appreciation from the Our Space Appeal

We recently donated £407 to the Leicester Hospitals Our Space Cancer Appeal. Our donation will go towards the cost of developing the new children and young people’s cancer unit at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. This includes dedicated upgraded space for children up to 13 years including a playroom and televisions. There is an adjoining but … More Certificate of Appreciation from the Our Space Appeal

The Wyggeston Lodge donates over £780 to 2 local charities

On Saturday 1st February 2014, members of The Wyggeston Lodge attended a charity presentation morning held by the Leicestershire and Rutland Masonic Charity Association at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester to present donations to two local charities. The Immediate Past Master, Tom Bodycot, was given to opportunity to propose the two charities which were the recipients of … More The Wyggeston Lodge donates over £780 to 2 local charities

The Lodge raises over £300 for local Leicestershire and Rutland charities

At our Lodge meeting on Friday 20th December 2013, the members very generously donated a total of £317 for the following local Leicestershire and Rutland charities: Vista – Provides vital services and support to children and adults with sight loss including people with sight loss and learning disabilities, sight loss and dementia and people with dual sensory … More The Lodge raises over £300 for local Leicestershire and Rutland charities

Freemasons assist with FareShare Neighbourhood Food Collection

The Master of The Wyggeston Lodge, WBro Dipak Chauhan, and other members of the Lodge volunteered for the FareShare Neighbourhood Food Collection on Sunday 1st December 2013. Customers in the Tesco store at Narborough Road, Leicester were asked to donate items of non-perishable food as they entered. FareShare is a unique charity fighting hunger and … More Freemasons assist with FareShare Neighbourhood Food Collection

The Lodge donates £1,400 to two local charities

This year, the Wyggeston Lodge has donated £1,400 to two local charities: • PROSTaid – A local charity helping to fight Prostate Cancer. • Breast Care Centre, Glenfield Hospital Cheques were presented to the charities at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester in September 2012. Both charities were extremely grateful for the kind donations and thanked the Lodge for … More The Lodge donates £1,400 to two local charities

The Wyggeston Lodge win the Leicestershire & Rutland Provincial Fun Quiz 2012

Congratulations to the Wyggeston Stewards team from The Wyggeston Lodge who won the coveted Champions trophy at the Provincial Fun Quiz in aid of the 2012 Festival on Thursday 15th March 2012. We were very well represented at the quiz and had two other teams from the Lodge: Team 3, which came 5th, and the … More The Wyggeston Lodge win the Leicestershire & Rutland Provincial Fun Quiz 2012