Freemasons grant of £800 to help Ashton Scout attend World Scout Jamboree

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here is another wonderful picture. It shows Molly receiving a cheque for £800.00, here being presented by Stuart Tennant on behalf of the ELMC Grant making Committee. Let us start by reading the letter that Molly sent to Peter Douthwaite, District Chairman for Ashton and Mossley District in the Southern Area (seen on the left.) … Read more

Derbyshire Freemasons donate £2000 to Drum Hill Scout Camp

Photo of the Master of Pioneer Lodge, W Bro. Andy Brown, accompanied by the Charity Steward, W Bro. Don Newing, and W Bro. Tony Harvey, presented the County Commissioner for Derbyshire, James Stafford, accompanied by the centre’s project manager, Tom Stoddart, with the cheque for £2,000.

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Pioneer Lodge learned that Derbyshire Scouts needed a new activity and accommodation centre at the county camp site, Drum Hill, members wanted to support the venture. Not only had some of them been volunteers at the site over the years, and some had actually helped build the previous centre, Birch Hall, but Pioneer Lodge itself has had a long attachment to Drum Hill.