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David S. Pratt - Provincial Grand Master
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|23 April 2017||UGLE Launch Revamped Website|
|21 April 2017||Tercentenary Events confirmed are listed in the Masonic Diary Dates section.|
|21 April 2017||Freemasons Plant 300 Oaks On Otley Chevin To Mark Brotherhood’s 300th Anniversary|
|21 April 2017||Areas 1 to 5 Regular Lodge Meetings Monthly Calendars Updated in Masonic Diary Dates|
|20 April 2017||Father Initiates Son at Royal Forest Lodge 401|
|19 April 2017||Goose & Gridiron, Carleton-In-Craven, 25th April!|
|15 April 2017||West Yorkshire Freemasons Donate More Than £33,000 To 27 Regional Organisations|
|12 April 2017||Final Festival Fling ‘Come Dance the Night Away’ – A Great Success!|
|6 April 2017||Pentalpha Chapter No.974 – Address by iPad!|
|31 March 2017||Tapton Masonic Hall, Sheffield – Open Events Announced!|
|30 March 2017||The Provincial Grand Master’s Message – March 2017|
|30 March 2017||Mirfield Freemasons Host Charity Presentation Evening|
|28 March 2017||Provincial Masonic Meeting Places Committee Seminar|
|28 March 2017||Masonic Charitable Foundation – Lifelites|
|21 March 2017||“Smart” Move By Leeds Freemasons’ In Supporting Martin House Children’s Hospice|
|7 March 2017||Lessons At Kirkburton First School Just Got More Exciting, Thanks To The Freemasons|
|4 March 2017||Provincial Charity / RMBI Festival Newsletter – March 2017|
|27 February 2017||The Provincial Grand Master’s Message – February 2017|
|26 February 2017||Todmorden Freemasons Drum Up Financial Support For Army Cadet Band|
|13 February 2017||Freemasons Cook Up Financial Support To Help Upgrade Fell Rescue Association’s Kitchen!|
|12 February 2017||MASONIC LIGHT Lauches in Area 2|
|3 February 2017||Windfall For Yorkshire Charities As Freemasons Celebrate 300th Anniversary|
|29 January 2017||The Provincial Grand Master’s Message – January 2017|
|24 January 2017||Victoria Lodge Supports Bradford Disability Football Club|
|24 January 2017||Goose & Gridiron Comes to Skipton!|
|23 January 2017||MORE TERCENTENARY & BI-CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS FOR HARROGATE AND RIPON|
|22 January 2017||Harrogate Hospital Radio’s Call For New CD Storage Units Answered By Town’s Freemasons|
|20 January 2017||Hospice Certificate Presentations in Area 5|
|20 January 2017||Organ Concert Grand Lodge London 8 March 17|
|19 January 2017||Yet More Charity Presentations|
Yorkshire, West Riding is one of the oldest Province in Freemasonry and has retained its name from the reorganisation of the English Counties under the Boundary Commission of 1974.
Within the Province there are over 200 Lodges and 82 Royal Arch Chapters with almost 6,000 members. The name does not reflect its geographical extent, which covers the whole of West and South Yorkshire and parts of North and East Yorkshire, an area of some 2,350 sq miles, from Ripon in the North to Sheffield in the South, Bentham in the West to Goole in the East.
The diversity of the region, from moorland to major industrial and commercial centre and market town to large urban conurbation, is reflected in the membership profile, which represents every social and cultural group of the population.
White Rose Masonic News is published in spring and autumn each year by Yorkshire WR Masonic Activities Ltd, under the chairmanship of W Bro John B Gledhill, PSGD.
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