Provincial Grand Lodge of
Roxburgh, Peebles & Selkirk Shires
On behalf of myself, Commissioned and Elected Office-bearers and of course all of our Lodges welcome to the Provincial Grand Lodge of Roxburgh, Peebles and Selkirk Shires operating within parts of the Scottish Borders.
We hope you find our website informative and interesting and if you ever have the opportunity to visit our Province in person you can be assured of a warm welcome and when you leave we hope it will be as a friend with fond memories.
Bro. John W. Blackie
Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master
Provincial Grand Lodge of Roxburgh, Peebles and Selkirk Shires
PGL Regular Communication
Nomination & Election of PGL Office-bearers
Friday 20 October 2017 at 7.30pm
in the premises of Lodge St. Ronan's No 856 - Innerleithen
Lodge Peebles Kilwinning No. 24
Saturday 21 October 2017 at 4pm
Lodge Visitation Headed by WDPGM
The Hawick Lodge No. 111
Thursday 26 October 2017 at 7pm
Visitors and PGL Deputation at 7.30pm
Lodge Kelso & Tweed No.58 Charity Fun Quiz Night
Saturday 28 October 2017 at 7pm
in aid of Motor Neurone Disease
Teams of 4 £10
Stop Press - Updates
The Traveling Trowel
The Traveling Trowel is still at Lodge Kelso and Tweed No. 58
waiting on a deputation of 7 or more to make a claim for it!!
To mark 250 years of Freemasonry in Jedburgh there wil be a
small Masonic exhibition on display within Jedburgh Castle Jail.
Passed to the Grand Lodge Above
It is with the greatest of sadness that we report that
Bro. Harry Wright PM
passed to the Grand Lodge Above
on Sunday 15th October
A Past Master of Lodge St. John Jedburgh No. 104, Harry was a well known and a very much respected Mason who was great supporter of his Lodge and the Province.
Bro. Harry's Funeral will take place on
Thursday 26th October 2017 at Jedburgh Old and Trinity Parish Church
at 12.30pm and interment, thereafter, at Castlewood Cemetery, Jedburgh at 1.30pm.
Family Flowers Only Please.
Donations if desired may be made in aid of the
Macmillan Centre, BGH.
Lodge Kelso & Tweed No. 58
Charity Fun Quiz Night
Saturday 28th October 2017 at 7pm
In The Lodge Premises
In Aid of The Motor Neurone Disease Charity
Teams of 4 £10
Changes to PGL Office-bearers
Further to the sad loss of the Depute Provincial Grand Master, Bro. Michael Peutrill, The Right Worhsipful Provincial Grand Master has had to make some changes to his Commission. Bro. Andrew Forsyth, Past Master of Lodge Kelso and Tweed No. 58 and formally Substitute Provincial Grand Master will resume the office of Depute Provincial Grand Master and Bro. James Thom, Reigning Master of the Lodge of Melrose St. John No. 1bis will now be Substitute Provincial Grand Master. Both have been appointed with Immediate effect and are both looking forward to their new challenges. Futher to this Bro. George G. Alexander, Past Master of Lodge St. John Selkirk No. 32 has been nominated for the Office of Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies.
PGL RPSS 100 Club
June 2017 Draw
1st :: Kevin Ferguson :: £30
2nd :: Alistair Little :: £16
3rd :: Danny Scottt :: £10
"CONGRATULATIONS & WELL DONE"
BYSS Support for Alistair
Bro. Kevin Stewart (Right), the Right Worshipful Master of Lodge St. John Stow No. 216 presents a cheque on behalf of the Borders Youth Support Sceme to Alistair Robinson to help fund a trip to Tanzinia.
Alistair is heading to Tanzinia where he will be helping to build a School as well as other life improving projects
BYSS Support for Jed Athletes
Bro. Kevin Stewart, RWM of Lodge St. John Stow No. 216 Left), presents a cheque for £200 on behalf of the Borders Youth Support Scheme to Brian Woods of the Jedforest Athletics Club in Jedburgh. The grant will be used to purchase equipment to aid the training of the young athletes in the town.
250 Years of Freemasonry in Jedburgh
The 250th Anniversary of Lodge St. John Jedburgh No. 104 was celebrated on 20 May 2017 in Jedburgh Town Hall when a deputation from the Grand Lodge of Scotland, Headed by the Most Worshipful Grand Master Mason, conducted a ceremony of re-dedication.
On this occasion the Province presented a Cheque for £1, 000 to the Most Worshipful Grand Master Mason for Prostate Scotland.
Bro. James West of Stow, Past Master of Lodge St. John Stow No. 216, presents a cheque on behlf of the Borders Youth Support Scheme to Erika Doherty who is raising funds to enable her to go to Tanzania to help build sustainable housing.