(by Graham Newton, Grantham Journal, March 09, 2020)
Freemasons in Grantham have made a defibrillator available to the public by moving the machine outside their meeting place.
The Masons in Lincolnshire are investing at least £20,000 to install defibrillators outside their 21 centres in the county, including Grantham.
The life-saving machine is now available to the public outside the Masonic Hall in Chambers Street. An agreement has been made with LIVES, Lincolnshire’s Community First Responder charity, to make sure the machines are maintained, with all funds going back into supporting the charity.
Grantham Freemason Ralf Galloway said: “We have had defibrillators in our Masonic centres for eight years, but until now they have been fitted inside, and…