(by Jan Smith, Northumberland Gazette, 10 June 2019)
Northumberland Freemasons have presented more than £36,000 to charities and deserving projects.
The Trustees of the Richard Henry Holmes Benevolent Fund meets twice per 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 at an evening in Cramlington Masonic Hall.
Recipients included Wooler First School PTA which received £2,500 for its forest school classroom.
Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline, which works in…