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Congratulations to those Brethren of the Province honoured by the Provincial Grand Master.  See the full list here.

Tuesday the 15th November 2016 proved to be a very special, and proud, evening for the Provincial Grand Treasurer, W Bro John Burrell PGJD, when his son Matthew was Advanced into Carnarvon Lodge of Mark Masters No 62.

That well known Brother, Derek 'Skip' Attree, is once more on the move, you've been warned!  Skip has been saving for a mobility scooter for some time but W.Bro. Ian Hockney, Almoner of Army & Navy Lodge of Mark Masters No.349 recently surprised Skip by presenting him with a mobility scooter.

TWO EMMINENT MASONS RECEIVE 40 YEAR LONG SERVICE CERTIFICATES

On the 7th of October, the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, W.Bro. Brian Ridler, made a special visit to the meeting in Farnborough of the Aldershot Army and Navy Lodge of Mark Masters No.349 to present certificates of membership to V.W. Bro. Dr. Roger Jago and W.Bro. Dr. Ian Joiner

FUll details of the Annual Assembly of RAM, to be held on Saturday 21st January 2017 at Botley, can be found here.

The M W Grand Master has been pleased to appoint the following brethren to RAMGR. They will be invested at the Annual Assembly to be held at Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen Street London WC2B 5AZ on Tuesday 13th December 2016.

On July 5th 2016, the Provincial Grand Master, RWBro George Deacon, paid a visit to Mark of Education Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners No.1491 where he presented WBro Ken Hall RAMGR with a certificate commemorating 60 years a member of the Fraternity.

Masonic history turns up when you least expect it.  A recent visit by the Provincial Executive to the province of Derbyshire saw a minute book returned to the province of Hampshire & Isle of Wight which had been found in a skip.

The Provincial Grand Master recently wrote to all Mark Master Masons in his Province.  His letter is reproduced below.

On Friday the 15th of April, the Provincial Grand Master, the Deputy Provincial Grand Master , the Provincial Grand Treasurer, and the Grand Secretary Angus Hannagan, visited Stoneham House Nursing home to present V.W.Bro. Harold Mayne, PGMO, PAsstPGM & PProvGSec with his 60 year Certificate on behalf of Grand Lodge.

On Friday 15th April 2016, the Provincial Grand Master, accompanied by the Deputy Provincial Grand Master and the Grand Secretary, paid a visit to Stradbroke Mark Lodge No.874 to make a special presentation on behalf of the Grand Master.

All Mark Master Masons and Royal Ark Mariners in Hampshire & Isle of Wight send hearty congratulations to our erstwhile retiring Provincial Grand Master, RW.Bro. John H. Prizeman, on his appointment to Assistant Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons.  The appointment was announced at the regular communication of Grand Lodge on Tuesday 8th March 2016.

In an effort to spread the word about the honourable degree of Mark Master Mason, and aid recruitment, the Provincial Executive have put together a presentation aimed at Master Masons and Past Masters who are not yet a member of the degree.  Read more...

p>Congratulations to the Brethren honoured by the Provincial Grand Master with apoointments to, and promotions in, Provincial Grand Lodge.  See the full list here.

Carnarvon Lodge of Mark Masters No 62 celebrated two special events at their meeting on Tuesday 17 November 2015.

The retirement of R.W.Bro John Prizeman GMRAC as our Provincial Grand Master and the announcement of his successor has necessitated some further changes within the Province.

The Provincial Grand Master, R W Bro John Herbert Prizeman attended the November 2015 meeting of Bournemouth Mark Lodge No 125 when he was delighted to present Long Service Certificates to three Brethren who between them had achieved 142 years service in Bournemouth Mark Lodge.