Freemasons give £500 to stroke unit

Reading Time: < 1 minute Whitehaven Masonic Lowther lodge cheque presentations The Lowther lodge of Whitehaven Masonic Society on Duke St handed over £500 to the Stroke Unit at West Cumberland hospital Present were Lodge officials (l to r) , Trevor Days ,Hannah Bragg who accepted the cheque on behalf of the hospital , Maurice Tunstall and Geoff Billingham . pic John Story August 25th 2016

By Ben Graham

Hay Day at Billingham

Reading Time: 2 minutes What’s behind a name? Well! The roots of the Hay family are firmly in Billingham. Let us start with George Hay. He is a man who’s is associated in the competitive business in catering, cafes and restaurants. From his first small café which was in John Whitehouse Park, Billingham then progressed to the premises known … Read more

Two Passings and Two Certificates – Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham

Reading Time: 4 minutes Two Passings and Two Certificates Posted on 10/05/2016 Michael Graham John Watts had a busy night in South Shields, on Tuesday 3rd May, presenting two certificates to recognise 50 years of membership to two members of Hadrian Lodge. The evening was made even more special by the passing of two apprentices, one of whom was … Read more