Wike Mark lodge No. 142 held their installation meeting on Thursday 12th February at Radcliffe Masonic Hall. In attendance was V.W.Bro. John Hartley Smith P.G.J.O. D.P.G.M. accompanied by the Assistant Provincial Director of Ceremonies W.Bro Stephen Boyle PAGSB and a deputation of acting officers of the year. The main business on the summons was more “Wike Lodge 142 – £500.00 towards festival”
Semper Paratus Mark Lodge 852 held their regular meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday 11th February, at Audenshaw Mason Hall, though as it turned out it wasn’t quite as regular as was anticipated.
The Lodge opened in due form at 6:00 pm and was honoured with the presence of the Deputy Provincial Grand Master V.W Bro John Hartley Smith PGJO. There were none more “Semper Paratus – Always Ready”
Tuesday the 11 February Quatuor Legati Mark Lodge 1265 held their Installation meeting at Bolton Masonic Hall
In attendance was W.Bro Gerald Noel Howard Young the Assistant Provincial Grand more “Quatuor Legati Installation at Bolton”
Skelmersdale Mark 141 and its anchored Royal Ark Mariner Lodge have witnessed a major change in fortunes over the past 18 months. Committee meetings to discuss the future had been held, with fears the lodge would close. Skelmersdale Lodge was founded in 1871 and It was argued strongly that it should remain open and more “2021 Festival – First to Grand Patron Diamond”
On Wednesday the 5th February Middleton Mark No.1303 held their regular lodge meeting. At 6:45 pm the lodge was opened by the WM, WBro Andrew John Halford and in attendance was VWBro David H Thompson PGJO Assistant Provincial Grand more “Surprise Early Finish for Middleton Mark”
On Tuesday the 4th February at Bury Masonic Hall, Latham Ram No.136 held their Installation meeting. Presiding on behalf of the Provincial Grand Master was W.Bro Gareth Green RAMGR who was welcomed by the Worshipful Commander W.Bro Alan Ward RAMGR who was more “Latham Ram Hold Installation meeting”
Rugby Football Mark Lodge No. 1965 met at Rochdale Masonic Hall on 30th January. The Provincial Grand Master, RWBro Alex McLaren was in attendance.
After the usual administrative items, more “Customary whistle and yellow cards in evidence”