Stats counter, realtime web analytics, heatmap creator

Presentation to St. John Ambulance of an ambulance support vehicle – 1st December 2018

Immediately after the Provincial RAM Assembly at Corby on Saturday 1st December a presentation of an ambulance support vehicle was made to representatives of St.John Ambulance by the Provincial Grand Master, R.W.Bro. Bob Stokes.
 
 

l to r: Alan Boaden– Chairman of the Northamptonshire County Priory Group, St.John Ambulance, Peter Castle - St.John AmbulanceR.W.BroBob Stokes– ProvGM,

W.Bro. Brian Elliott– DepProvGM

The Northamptonshire vehicle is one of over 50 mobile treatment centres, ambulances and support vehicles which are being handed over in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands in a phased programme from October 2018 to early 2019.

              

The vehicles have been secured by a capital grant by the Mark Benevolent Fund of over £3M to the Order of St.John with the specific aim of providing new vehicles to the operational arm of the Order, St.John Ambulance.

The Northamptonshire vehicle will be put to use at events in the county as volunteers deliver life saving first aid to members of the public.

At the handover ceremony, Provincial Grand Master, R.W.Bro. Bob Stokes said “18 years ago the MBF carried out a similar exercise donating vehicles in every county so that the charity could continue its life saving mission.  We look forward to continuing our long relationship with St.John Ambulance and the Order of St.John over the coming decades and sincerely hope that this vehicle will provide many years of service for the Northamptonshire volunteers”

In reply Alan Boaden, Chair of the Northamptonshire County Priory Group said “The donation of this vehcicle is wonderful news for both counties and will significantly help enhance patient care and contribute to more lives saved locally.  We are immensely grateful to the Mark Master Masons of the Province of Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire and to the Mark Benevolent Fund for their generosity and we look forward to seeing the positive use made by local St.John Ambulance volunteers in the future as they continue the charity’s life saving mission”

Before presenting the keys of the support vehicle vehicle to Peter Castle, the Provincial Grand Master called upon W.Bro. Rev’d Tony Avery, the Provincial Grand Chaplain who then delivered a dedication address and blessed the vehicle. 

Brian Elliott

 

Photos: Ian McLachlan/Darren Coleman

l to r: Peter Castle - St.John Ambulance, Darren Coleman– MBF Charities and Communications Co-Ordinator, R.W.Bro Bob Stokes– ProvGM, W.Bro. Brian Elliott– DepProvGM, W.Bro. Richard Bedells– ProvGDC and W.Bro. Rev’d Tony Avery– Provincial Grand Chaplain.

 

Forthcoming Meetings

Tue Oct 22 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Ferrers Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners
Wed Oct 23 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
607 St Ivo Lodge of MMM
Mon Oct 28 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
685 Powys Lodge of MMM
Mon Oct 28 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Perseverance Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners
Wed Oct 30 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Steanforde Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners
Thu Nov 07 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Forest Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners
Fri Nov 08 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Powys Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners
Tue Nov 12 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
794 Socrates Lodge of MMM
Tue Nov 12 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Socrates Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners
Wed Nov 13 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Lilford Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners

How Many Visitors?

20443
TodayToday181
YesterdayYesterday265
This_WeekThis_Week433
This_MonthThis_Month3312
All_DaysAll_Days20443
Logged in Users 0
Guests On-line 40
No. of Registered Users 84
Who's Online
-
56.6%United Kingdom United Kingdom
36%United States United States
2.2%France France
1.2%India India
0.9%Spain Spain
0.6%Belgium Belgium
0.3%Ghana Ghana
0.3%Denmark Denmark
0.3%Italy Italy
0.3%Republic Of Korea Republic Of Korea

Today: 4
Yesterday: 18
This Week: 22
Last Week: 72
This Month: 156
Last Month: 516
Total: 13863
Go to top

Copyright © 2007-2014 Masonic Province of Northamptonshire & Huntingdonshire      All Rights Reserved      Cookies, Privacy and Other Small Print