Three St. John Ambulances and one Treatment Vehicle were Dedicated on June 23rd at Llandaff Cathedral in the presence of HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, GCVO, GCStJ, the Commandant in Chief, St John Cymru – Wales.
Our Provincial Grand Master, R.W. Bro Peter Talbot, was in attendance along with R.W. Bro. David Powell, Provincial Grand Master for Monmouthshire, and V.W. Bro. Jeff Clarke, Deputy Provincial Grand Master for South Wales.
The Annual Provincial Team Dinner took place at Elwy Hall Rhyl on 24th May, an enjoyable evening was had by all and the attendance was the most that there has ever been at a Provincial Team dinner – great support.
On May the 18th, the Provincial Grand Master and the Provincial Team attended the Gwynedd Lodge of Installed Mark Master Masons to perform a Banner Dedication.
The R.W. Provincial Grand Master has again agreed that the names of those Brethren who are to receive Promotion or Preferment in Grand Lodge may be advised to the Grand Officers, as soon as the recipients have signified their intention to accept the honour.
As responses have now been received from those Brethren concerned, I am pleased to advise you that the following are to be invested at the Communications of Grand Lodge in June & September.
V.W.Bro Phillip G Orton wearing his Grand Patron Diamond Collarette
At the meeting of North Wales Lodge of Installed Mark Master Masons held on Saturday 17th February at Llanfairfechan, V.W.Bro. Phillip G Orton, PGJO was presented with a Grand Patron Diamond Collarette to recognize the contributions that he has made to the Mark Benevolent Fund.
The Provincial Grand Master congratulated V.W.Bro. Orton and thanked him for the support that he had given to the Benevolent Fund, not only by his donations but also in the way he had delivered so many Lectures throughout the Province explaining the history and the structure of the Fund.
February 14, 2018
On 5th February, the Provincial Grand Master attended at Buckley Mark Lodge to present a 50 Year Certificate to W. Bro. Derek Moore, PPGJW (N & E Yorks).
W. Bro. Moore was advanced into Brough Mark Lodge No. 1170 on 20th October 1967 and was Installed in the Chair of that Lodge in 1971. He joined Buckley Mark Lodge in 2005.
During the meeting W. Bro. John Taylor delivered the Mark Lecture in an exceptional manner, he was congratulated by the Provincial Grand Master on the impressive way in which he had carried out the Ritual.
August 14, 2015
On the 6th of May a group of Brethren from North Wales together with their wives and partners attended at ‘The Mawddach Trail’ in Dolgellau to complete a nine and a half mile Sponsored Walk from Dolgellau to Barmouth