For the second time this year Abbey 1592 has been delighted to welcome a family member into the lodge. In January 2023 Steven Cooke was initiated in an excellent ceremony in front of a packed house at Bury St edmunds. Steve is the son-in law of Abbey Past Master WRead More →

Care provider RMBI Care Co is investing £16m to build a new care home on the site of its current home, Cornwallis Court, which received an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission in August 2023.With a sustainable approach in mind, the new care home will be designed and createdRead More →

Anyone visiting Ashlar House in Bury St Edmunds may have noticed the Headpiece on the Chair of Solomon in the main temple bears a stylised wolf standing on a head. This is a striking image which has deep meaning to the town and its history. Why then a wolf andRead More →

Something that is well worth considering and if you ever wondered where some of your charitable giving goes to…..please see press release from Friends of Cornwallis Court re one particular resident and how we helped him. Hello, Duncan is a freemason and a long time resident of Cornwallis Court. UnfortunatelyRead More →

Over 100 Lodge & Chapter members; family and friends supported the 3rd Annual BBQ at Ashlar House on Sunday 16th July and were joined by members of the Suffolk Provincial Grand Stewards’ Lodge and Light Blues.  The weather forecast had threatened to dampen the spirits but thankfully was incorrect and held off allRead More →

RMBI Care Co. has announced its proposed plans to construct a new care home, which can support up to 64 people, in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The new- care home will be built in phases, on the site of the existing home, Cornwallis Court.  Cornwallis Court was originally a maternityRead More →

ALMONERS CONFERENCE REPORT 2022 The Suffolk Almoners Conference 2022, which formed part of the “Year of the Almoner 2022” celebration, took place on Sunday 16th October at Ashlar House, Bury St Edmunds. It was attended by 124 delegates (up 10% on the previous year) including the Suffolk Rulers, members of theRead More →