Holme Valley Mountain Rescue

In February 2021, The Holme Valley Lodge successfully applied to the Provincial Grand Master’s Charity fund to award a grant of £2,500 to buy much needed equipment

Oh wonderful Masons

Platform 1, based in the town’s St George’s Square and which has a membership of 500 since its inception to years ago, has received a £10,000 grant as part of our Covid-19 response..

Helping recovery !

HVL successfully secured a grant of £4,000 from the Provincial  Grand Master’s Fund as a donation to a Huddersfield charity, Platform One.

Brass Band Grant – Helping to keep traditional forms of music going !

Holme Valley Lodge  ( No.652) have a tradition of supporting brass bands in the Holme Valley, none more so than the Hade Edge Brass Band.

Helping Hands in Haiti

Lodge Member Graham Basnett has just returned from a two week trip to Pignion in Northern Haiti where he and a team of ten volunteers have been building kitchen blocks for schools in remote villages.

Future Olympic hopefuls floored by grant !

Formed in September 2017 the White Rose Rhythmic Gymnastics attracts members aged 5 -15. The club wrote to HVL652 asking for contributions towards training mats…

Royal Masonic Benevolent institute (RMBI)

Charitable activities are an important part of masonic life and HVL are proud to sponsor the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institute facility of Connaught Court, based in York. Connaught Court provides residential care, nursing and dementia support for up to 90 residents Situated in extensive parkland close to York City Centre, the Home was purpose-built in […]

Donation Towards Defibrillator

Hepworth Community Association benefitted from a £1,000 grant from Provincial funds towards the cost of potential life-saving equipment. A defibrillator for use in emergencies was installed in the centre of the village , mounted on the wall of The Butchers ‘Arms. Pictured at the installation ceremony, representing HVL, were WB Ken Manning and Brother Ashley […]

Blowing Their Own Trumpets!

Hade Edge Silver Band were able to form a new junior section with help from another successful HVL 652 grant application of £8,500. The money was used to buy new instruments for the junior section. The cheque was formally handed over in our lodge rooms after the band gave a rousing rendition of favourite tunes […]

Local children benefit from Freemasons grant

A local skateboard park in Sands,near Holmfirth, has benefitted from a £25,000 grant from the Masonic Charities fund. Following the untimely death of Isaac Atkinson, who was just 14, Skate4Isaac was formed for the benefit of local children. HVL 652 were delighted to obtain this major grant from the Provincial charity fund. The picture shows […]