Dazzling Displays for a Cause: Paul Spann’s Illuminating Journey for Charity

In the quiet town of Westhoughton, East Lancs, Mason W.Bro Paul Spann of Internet Lodge No 9659 embarked on an extraordinary hobby in 2021, igniting not only the night sky but also the hearts of the community. Seeking a new pastime, Paul delved into the mesmerizing world of Xlights, a passion that would soon transform into a captivating spectacle for a noble cause.… Read more “Dazzling Displays for a Cause: Paul Spann’s Illuminating Journey for Charity”

Can you ride Tandem?

The Provincial Charity Steward Stewart Mills (TSM) is determined to raise as much money as possible for our amazing Charity ELMBF during his year 2023/24.  In his efforts, which we are sure your lodge and your members are keen to support, Stewart will undertake a 125 miles ride on a tandem with his Mrs TSM (Janet) riding tandem.… Read more “Can you ride Tandem?”

Grand Mark at Great Queen Street

On Tuesday 13th June, over 40 East Lancashire brethren accompanied the Provincial Grand Master, the Deputy and the Assistants in attending the Communication of Grand Mark Lodge at Great Queen Street, London. As well as supporting the event, they were also supporting those brethren who had received preferment in Grand Lodge, namely:

Gordon Edward Rosbotham Assistant Grand Inner Guard
Christopher Michael Wildman Grand Steward
David Hedley Thomson Past Grand Master Overseer
Barry Raymond Heal Past Grand Junior Overseer
Malcolm Ronald McCarthy Past Grand Junior Overseer
David Nicholas Entwisle Past Grand Junior Deacon
Colin Peter Bodimeade Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies
Robert Ian Frankl Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies
David Hudson Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies

Lodge of Instruction Emergency Meeting

On Tuesday the 30th May at Stanley House, Audenshaw, Semper Paratus Lodge No 852 (Lodge of Instruction) held an emergency meeting to conduct the Advancement of Brother Andrew Robert Taylor, a Craft member of Iron Road Lodge no 4964.
In attendance at this special meeting was RWBro John Hartley Smith, Provincial Grand Master along with WBro Kevin M Reaney, APGM.… Read more “Lodge of Instruction Emergency Meeting”

Return to Albert Hall Bolton

2023 saw the return of the East Lancashire Mark Provincial Grand Lodge meeting to the superb setting of The Albert Halls, Bolton on Wednesday 24 May.
The Hall opened its doors to over 240 Mark and RAM brethren, with many distinguished guests joining the members of the Province from around the country including the Isle of Man and beyond.… Read more “Return to Albert Hall Bolton”