The Official Journal of the United Grand Lodge of England

Provinces, Districts & Groups

Lodges meeting in London (an area generally within a 10-mile radius of Freemasons’ Hall), are administered by the Metropolitan Grand Lodge of London, whilst those meeting outside London, and within England, Wales, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, are grouped into 47 Provinces, whose boundaries often correspond to those of the old Counties.

Lodges that meet outside England, Wales, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands are grouped into 33 Districts, and five Groups.

Practical support for MS sufferers Buckinghamshire masons have joined the battle to help hundreds of Thames Valley people hit by multiple sclerosis (MS), which attacks the central nervous system and can lead to patients virtually…
Freewheeling for life Devon Freewheelers is a life-saving charity that ferries urgent supplies of blood by motorcycle between Devon hospitals round-the-clock. Run by volunteers, the charity relies solely on the money it raises and was…
Code cracking at Bletchley Park A party of more than 90 brethren and their wives from the Province of Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire visited Bletchley Park, the home of the wartime codebreakers. They were given a…
The challenge was not simply to go the extra mile for the 2014 RMBI Festival, but to go an extra 3 miles, vertically, and then jump out of a perfectly serviceable aeroplane! No less than…
Twelve unemployed young people who completed The Prince’s Trust Get into Woodlands programme were presented with certificates of achievement at the Duchy of Cornwall’s Herefordshire Estate. Senior Herefordshire Freemasons were invited to attend the presentation.…
A team of Freemasons and their families were out marshalling the Reading Half Marathon in appalling conditions on Sunday 17th March 2013. Their efforts have helped CLIC Sargent to raise £41,000 from the race so…
Local Freemasons donate over £223,500 during 2012 to Community Groups and Organisations to Mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee During the course of 2012, local community groups and organisations have benefited from grants totalling over £223,500,…
The following list of books are surplus to the library's requirements and are offered to members and masonic centres who have, or may like to start, a small local library They are available on a…
With a fistful of dollars and European currency, two Chester Freemasons hand over their impromptu returns from a Mediterranean cruise to Cheshire’s Assistant Provincial Grand Master as a contribution to the Grand Charity. On board…
On a warm and sunny morning in February members of Henley Sea Cadets, TS Guardian, gathered at their Wargrave Road headquarters in Henley on Thames to name their brand new training and safety boat. The…
Brethren will be delighted to see that there was some time laid aside from the very serious work being done at a recent MetGC/MetGL strategic update meeting at Freemasons' Hall, London, on Friday 15th March.…
The Provincial Ball for West Lancashire has been held for the fourth year in a row at the De Vere Whites Hotel in the Reebok stadium in Horwich. This year's celebration was possibly one of…
The Reverend David Bowen, Provincial Grand Master designate for Herefordshire, has kept his promise in ensuring that the Province remains a Guardian of the local Haven Breast Cancer Support Centre, with the presentation of a…
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