News

This page contains all the latest news and events from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Perthshire West.

We will also include articles of interest to all Freemasons.

News

Change of Installation Date

Lodge Breadalbane St Fillans No 815 to change the date of annual Installation of Office Bearers from Saturday 5 December 2015 to the new date of Saturday 27 February 2016.


New Grand Lodge Honours

Brother Robbie Matthew the Immediate Past Master of Lodge Breadalbane No. 657, Aberfeldy was presented with his Honorary Grand Junior Deacon Jewel by RWPGM Bro. Roger H. Bullard on Friday 18th December whilst attending the Lodge St Andrews No. 814 Installation.









New Provincial Grand Master

At the regular communication of The Provincial Grand Lodge of Perthshire West held on 11th June 2015 Bro Roger H. Bullard PM of The lodge of Dunblane No. IX, Grand Steward, was confirmed and appointed as the 24th Provincial Grand Master of the Provincial Grand Lodge Of Perthshire West.

The Brethren of the Province would like to show our appreciation of Bro. John S. Brockie who concluded his term as Provincial Grand Master on the same date.















PGL Visitation to Dunkeld No. 14

The Provincial Grand Lodge of Perthshire West paid its annual visitation to the United Lodge of Dunkeld No 14 on Thursday 26th March 2015.



The Provincial Grand Lodge Deputation was headed by the Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master Brother John Scott Brockie PM for the final time to Dunkeld as he approaches the end of his five year Commission.



To commemorate the occasion the Right Worshipful Master Bro Ian S Ford presented the Provincial Grand Master with a suitably engraved bottle and crystal glasses which were prepared by Bro James Cunningham of Dunkeld



Engraving courtesy
  • Dunkeld Engraving










  • 50th Jubilee Diploma

    Bro Jim McDonald PM of the United Lodge of Dunkeld No 14 and Substitute PGM of Perthshire West received his 50th Jubilee Diploma and a suitably engraved bottle to commemorate 50 years in the Craft.



    He was congratulated by PGM Bro John S Brockie and RWM Bro Ian S Ford along with all those in attendance at Dunkeld.









    Travelling Gavel Grabbed

    On Monday 16th February 2015 a deputation headed by their own Right Worshipful Master Brother Ian Ford from The United Lodge of Dunkeld No. 14 travelled to the Lodge of Dunblane No. IX.

    To claim the Travelling Gavel. RWM Brother Ford was delighted to head home with the Gavel and looks forward to a Lodge coming to claim it shortly.









    New PGM Elect

    At the regular communication of The Grand Lodge of Scotland held on 5th February 2015 Bro Roger H. Bullard PM The lodge of Dunblane No. IX, Grand Steward, was confirmed and appointed as the Provincial Grand Master of the Provincial Grand Lodge Of Perthshire West as of June 11th 1015.

    We warmly welcome his appointment and heartily and fraternally congratulate him. At this time we would also like to show our appreciation of Bro. John S. Brockie who will conclude his term as Provincial Grand Master on the same date.








    PGL Angling Competition

    On Saturday 31st May 2014 the PGL Angling Competition took place on Loch Frandy. Five Lodges were represented and under very challenging conditions varying from flat calm to a steady direction changing breeze, with blazing sunshine and slight cloud cover, all had an enjoyable day.

    On the weigh-in the PGL team of PGL Secretary Martin Cockburn and IPDPGM Alex Stewart, swept home with a bag of five fish for 11lbs 10oz.

    Runners up were the team from Lodge Breadalbane St. Fillans No 815, Johnny Chisholm and Dougal Ireland with four fish for 9lb 8oz.

    The best individual bag outwith the winning pair was Johnny Chisholm and the best fish outwith the winning pair and best bag was Don McPherson from Lodge St Michael No. 38

    Arthur Denholm DPGM presented the prizes and thanked Robbie McNeil of Lodge St James No 171 for organising the event and Lodge Breadalbane St. Fillans for assisting with the administration.

    Provincial dance

    On Saturday 19th April 2014 the PGM Bro. John S. Brockie and his wife welcomed their guests to the Provincial Grand Lodge of Perthshire West Dance held at the Bridge of Tilt Hotel in Blair Atholl.

    A very enjoyable evening was had by all that attended and the Provincial Grand Master would like to thank all those who came along on the night.

    A large selection of photographs from this event can be found in the gallery.

    Elected and Commissioned Provincial Grand Lodge Office Bearers

    This picture shows our current Provincial Grand Lodge Office Bears

    This photo was taken in December 2013.

    Grand Rank Awarded

    Brother Roger Bullard PM of the Lodge of Dunblane No. 1x and the IPPGSW was recently appointed a Grand Steward in the Grand Lodge of Scotland.

    Congratulation Brother Roger.





    PGM and Depute Grand Master Mason

    This picture shows our Provincial Grand Master Brother John S Brockie in the company of the Depute Grand Master Mason Brother Hugh Bryson.

    This photo was taken at the Provincial Installation held on 28th August 2010.