On Monday, October 24th , Parkgate Lodge initiated John James Harding. Bro John was initiated in style by the Master, WBro Darren Hibberd, assisted by WBro Arthur Youd, the charge being delivered by WBro Steve Williams.
The Lodge was delighted to have 24 members present accompanied by 27 guests. These included the Area 1 APGM, WBro Paul Massie and three Acting Provincial Officers – Tony Meadows (ProvJGD), Paul Stevenson (ProvGStdBr) and Michael Ireland (ProvGStwd).
On retiring from the Lodge the APGM asked the Secretary to record his view that the Worshipful Master and his Officers had conducted an excellent Ceremony and congratulated everyone who had taken part. A view shared by all present.