Delightful donation to the West Lancashire 2021 Festival

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Masonic Order of Athelstan, Northumbria Province, which now covers the United Grand Lodge of England Provinces of Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland and the Province of West Lancashire made a delightful donation to the West Lancashire 2021 Festival in aid of the Masonic Charitable Foundation.

Don celebrates 50 years in the Royal Arch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Having celebrated 50 years in the Craft, grand officer Don Laurie repeated the exercise, this time in respect of his membership of the Royal Arch. The members of Holy Royal Architect Chapter No 314 and visitors were treated to an excellent resume of Don’s life both in and out of Freemasonry. Assistant to the Provincial … Read more

David leaves the chair for the fourth time

Pictured from left to right, are: Geoff Saul, Mark Dimelow, Kevin Walton and David Seed.

Reading Time: 5 minutes At the installation meeting of Ingol Lodge of St Margaret No 5844, the WM David Seed retired from office for the fourth time in his Masonic career. The event was witnessed by Assistant Provincial Grand Master Mark Dimelow as the principal guest, accompanied by grand officer and group vice chairman Geoff Saul. Mark (left) congratulates … Read more

Just singin’ in the rain

Reading Time: 4 minutes The weather looked a bit grim but then such was the prognosis for a Sunday morning in spring which found cyclists from the Preston and South Fylde Groups gearing up to tackle the Preston Guild Wheel yet again. Others, prefering a more sedate pace, opted for a six-mile walk. The object of the exercise was … Read more

David assumes the chair for the first time

Reading Time: 4 minutes Brethren attending the 800th meeting of Ribble Lodge No 4558 saw David Forrest installed as the 93rd master of the lodge. The principal guest on this occasion was Deputy Provincial Grand Master Philip Gunning accompanied by his colleague Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Winder supported by the group chairman Steve Bolton, vice chairman, Geoff Saul … Read more