The Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master, Arthur Steven Varley, has announced that he is to appoint W Bro. Ian Robert Copestake, PPSGW, PM of Phoenix Lodge of St Ann No. 1235, to be Assistant Provincial Grand Master in succession to W Bro. Martin John Graham Bates, PSGD, who has tendered his resignation as APGM with effect from 12th June 2016.
The Provincial Grand Master will invest W Bro. Copestake as Assistant Provincial Grand Master at the regular meeting of High Peak Lodge No. 1952, at the Masonic Hall, Buxton, on Monday 13th June.
A revised toast list will be issued to Lodge Secretaries.