Reading Time: < 1 minute The recent installation meeting of Royal Preston Chapter No 333 saw the chapter presented the principal guest, Ian Higham, with a charity cheque in support of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Kidney Patients Association.As the funds for the donation were raised in the 2017-2018 season, the former first principal and charity steward of the chapter, Trevor Phillips, arranged to meet with the association chairman, John Sagar to personally present the cheque for £300.
Reading Time: 2 minutes St Aidan Lodge in Blackhill, Consett has numerous reasons to celebrate in their meeting after the Great North Run weekend.
Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Sanders Hay, as part of a formal visit to St Aidan Lodge, presented a 50 Year Certificate to Worshipful Master, Jonathan Golightly on behalf of long standing St Aidan member James Richardson who was sadly unable to attend due to ill health.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A Darlington businessman and Freemason who helps former servicemen back into work has received an MBE for services to business and the community. Richard Tucker, 58, served for 20 years in the RAF, including in the first Gulf War. Originally from Plymouth, when he came out of the RAF he settled in Darlington, working … Read more
Reading Time: < 1 minute Cash Boost for Youth Theatre React Youth Theatre received a major cash boost on Sunday 9th October, having been presented with a cheque for £1,000 by Durham Benevolence. The award will be used to help with the costs of putting on their forthcoming show “Peter Pan – a Musical Adventure” at the Empire Theatre … Read more