It's no secret - Northumberland Freemasons donate £36,000 to charities

Northumberand Freemasons have presented more than £36,000 to charities and deserving projects.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 10th June 2019, 10:26 am
Updated Wednesday, 26th June 2019, 4:17 pm
The Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland, Ian Craigs with Rachael Tait, chairman of the Wooler First School PTA
The Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland, Ian Craigs with Rachael Tait, chairman of the Wooler First School PTA

The Trustees of the Richard Henry Holmes Benevolent Fund meet twice a year to consider any requests for financial help and support from worthy causes in Northumberland and Tyneside.

Awards totalling £36,750 to 28 recipients were presented.

Recipients included Wooler First School PTA, which received £2,500 for its forest school classroom.

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Ian Craigs, the Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland, with award recipients.

Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline, which works in the Alnwick and Rothbury areas, received £2,000, while Northumberland Widows Sons Masonic Motorcycle Association got £1,500 and Northumbrian Ranters got £1,000.

Cadets from Northumberland and Tyneside received funding.
Ian Craigs, the Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland, with Brainbox chief executive Julie Cordon.