It's no secret - Northumberland Freemasons donate £36,000 to charities
Northumberand Freemasons have presented more than £36,000 to charities and deserving projects.
The Trustees of the Richard Henry Holmes Benevolent Fund meet twice a year to consider any requests for financial help and support from worthy causes in Northumberland and Tyneside.
Awards totalling £36,750 to 28 recipients were presented.
Recipients included Wooler First School PTA, which received £2,500 for its forest school classroom.
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Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline, which works in the Alnwick and Rothbury areas, received £2,000, while Northumberland Widows Sons Masonic Motorcycle Association got £1,500 and Northumbrian Ranters got £1,000.