W. Bro Anthony Bamford IPM on the far left and W. Bro Richard Toon Charity Steward far right were recently delighted to present two cheques to the branch Chairman and Secretary of SAFFA Derbyshire branch based in Belper.
St David’s Hospice provides 24 hour care, 365 days a year through their clinical service including emotional, physical and spiritual support. The Day Care Unit provide patient care, bereavement and counselling services, and the 14 bed Inpatient Unit offers symptom control, respite and end of life care.
Perhaps the most universal symbol of Masonry, other than the Square & Compass or the seemingly all pervasive letter G, is that singular mark of distinction which every Entered Apprentice is first presented with –the white lambskin apron. Recognised around the globe as the distinguishing “badge” of the Mason, the lambskin apron is rich with symbolism and practical instruction for the speculative initiate of our Craft who is willing to seek more Light.
Oliver was elected onto the hall committee a couple of years after it had moved from Abbey Road to its present home in Fairfield Lane. He has served on the committee throughout the intervening 55 years. Following several years as chairman he has served as president for the past 28 years until he stood down from that role at the annual general meeting in 2017.
On the 25th July, at Peterborough Masonic Hall, a cheque for £6,000 was presented to the Papworth Hospital Charity. The presentation was made to Mr Daniel Jackson (Head of Business Services at Papworth Hospital) by...