Provincial Team for 2018

To be appointed 10/03/18
Senior Warden David Antony Bryan Tunstall Sykes 1830
Junior Warden Leslie Race Alverton 845
Master Overseer John Trevor Black The Farmers’ 1784
Senior Overseer Bruce Edwin Lowis Minerva 12TI
Junior Overseer Peter William Nesbitt Beverlac 281
Chaplain Maurice Hatton Streonshalh 337
Treasurer James Valentine Johnson The Victory 1588
Registrar Thomas James Spinks Fitzwilliam 277
Secretary William Ernest Glanville Beverlac 281
DC Ronald Leonard Campbell Streonshalh 337
Almoner John David Jennings Fitzwilliam 277
Charity Steward William Stephen Hawkes Alexandra 803
Inspector of Works Roy Henry Padwick Sykes 1830
Sword Bearer Donald William Cook The Victory 1588
Deputy Chaplain Andrew Nicholas Lawton Cleveland 1040
Deputy Secretary Geoffrey Nicholson Minerva 12TI
Deputy DC Leslie Richings Beverlac 281
Senior Deacon David Kirwan Middlesborough 276
Michael Riley Cleveland 1040
Junior Deacon Derek Picken Fitzwilliam 277
John Francis Spencer Alexandra 803
Assist Chaplain Ian Leslie Sugarman Lodge of St Andrew 1130
Assist Secretary Allan Williams Cleveland 1040
Assist DC Jonathan Mark Mitchell Smith Beverlac 281
Stephen Cox  Humber 182
Organist Robert Edwin Stannard The Victory 1588
Standard Bearer Michael John Townend St Cuthbert’s 743
Assist Standard Bearer James David Newton St Petere’s 1008
Inner Guard Duncan Roger Kilbride Abbot Hugh of Selby 1640
Steward Steven Kevin Pace Alexandra 803
Mark Duncan Lloyd Saltburn 1532
Kevin Raymond Lyons Beverlac 281
Ian Tissington Fitzwilliam 277
Tyler Kenneth Raymond Lawn York TI

Mark Benevolent Fund and homeless people in London

News from the Mark Benevolent Fund about their donation to taxiwarmclothing”, an organisation set up by London Taxi drivers, members of the Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association,  to help some of the homeless in London.

Click here to see the latest from the MBI.

RAMGR 2017 plus summons

At the RAM Assembly held in the Spa, Scarborough on Saturday 4th November 2017, RW Bro Bob Clancey announced the names of three members promoted to RAMGR.  The are:
John Stanley Broughton, David Hodgson and Michael George Pegg.

The Annual Assembly of the Ancient and Honourable Fraternity of Royal Ark Mariner will be held on Tuesday, 12 December 2017, in the Grand Temple at Freemasons’ Hall,
60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ at 1630hrs.

RAM_Summons_2017.pdf
RAM Dining 2017i.pdf     (Interactive)
RAM_Minutes_2016.pdf

RAMProvGR 2017

On Saturday 4th November 2017 at the Spa in Scarborough, the following members of the Province were appointed to RAMProvGR.

Ian Barry Gregson – Scarborough RAM 95
Charles William Maltby – Hull RAM 182
Phillip Clive Ellenor – Middlesbrough RAM 276
John Victor Thompson – Alexandra RAM 803
Michael Roche – Allertonshire RAM 845
Alec Norris Wilson – Allertonshire RAM 845
Maurice Hatton – The Beacon Centenary RAM 1583 (absent from photo)

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Shelter Boxes and MBF Caribbean News

With the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean causing so much damage to the lives and homes of the local populations, it’s good to know that freemasonry is ready to help without being asked.

Money has been donated to the Shelter Box Charity via the MBF to provided emergency shelter.  This letter has been received by the PGM from the MBF, thanking the Province for its contribution to the effort.

More news about what has been happening can be seen here.

Provincial Grand Secretary’s Report – October 2017

The General Purposes Committee Meeting was held at Connaught Court on Monday 16th 2017.  Amongst several reports presented to the PGM, was two from the Provincial Grand Secretary, W Bro Bill Glanville.  See links for details:

Mark: Mark Report to GP Committee – October 2017      RAM: RAM Report to GP Committee – October 2017

RMBI News – St Oswald’s Hospice

This was provided by our Provincial Almoner, W Bro David Jennings, to let members know about some of the actions taken by the RMBI.  In this case, it is St Oswald’s Hospice in the Province of Northumberland.

Download the information from this link.

Handover of the “Blood Bike”

Durham and North Yorkshire have a new “Blood Bike”.  It was donated by the MBF at the recent Provincial Meeting of Durham.  Martin Dixon Jnr applied to the MBF for a grant to be made in memory of his father, Martin Dixon Snr.  Martin Snr died in an accident last autumn whilst riding as a volunteer on blood bike duty in Hartlepool.  Click on images to enlarge.