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The Iron Bridge Lodge No 9897 – 3 Provincial Firsts! – Page 3

The morning of the Consecration was also notable for three ‘Provincial Firsts’:

Representatives from the Universities Scheme (L-R) W. Bro Paul Grier, GPurs, W. Bro Edward Lord OBE JP (University Scheme Chairman), PAGDC and W. Bro David Staples, AGDC

Representatives from the Universities Scheme (L-R) W. Bro Paul Grier, GPurs, W. Bro Edward Lord OBE JP (University Scheme Chairman), PAGDC and W. Bro David Staples, AGDC

first new Lodge to be consecrated in the Province in nearly 15 years

first Lodge to have a digital Banner

the Province’s very first University Scheme affiliated Lodge

The Meeting was attended by three representatives of the Universities Scheme namely, W. Bro Edward Lord OBE JP (University Scheme Chairman), W. Bro Paul Grier, GPurs, PAGDC and W. Bro David Staples, AGDC. The Universities Scheme is “a pioneering attempt by the United Grand Lodge of England to help to forge links between well placed, enthusiastic Lodges and the many students and other young people who are seeking to become involved in freemasonry but who may not know where to begin.”  To find out more about the Universities Scheme click here

Iron Bridge Banner jpeg