WBro Simon Richardson took over the reins from WBro George Mann as APGM for the new harmonised Area Five at a meeting of Provincial Grand Lodge at Hyde Masonic Hall on Monday 27 November. The meeting was hosted by Lodge of Gratitude where the Provincial Grand Master is already in the Master Chair. Over 140 brethren packed into the Ballroom to witness three Investitures; WBro David Dyson as Deputy Provincial Grand Master, WBro Simon Palfreyman APGM for Area Four and WBro Simon Richardson APGM for Area Five. Collarets were presented to the outgaining DPGM VWBro Alan Glazier and WBro George Mann Past APGM.
Earlier in the week the Area Files containing Lodge Histories, Members achievements, Installation Reports, confidential documents and Lodge Bylaws generated by more than three former APGM’s were handed over to Adrian Davies for Sandbach, Garry Horstman for Queen Street and Simon Richardson for the remaining part of Area Five. After the Lodge Meeting everyone tucked into a well presented meal in the new Orangery at Oakland’s Masonic Hall.
George Mann wishes Simon Richardson well as he takes control of Area Five
The Dining Room at Oakland’s Masonic Hall ready for over 140 members and guests.
Some of the Lodge files in transit to one of the three APGM following harmonisation of Areas.