BALA Freemasons Lodge has donated £4,700 to schools in Bala and Dolgellau.

The money will go towards IT equipment to be used by students for home learning.

Delwyn Evans and Roy Jones from Bala Freemasons are pictured here handing over a cheque for £1,000 to Jano Owen, head of Ysgol Bro Idris.

The presentation took place on Friday, 7 May.

The lodge also donated £1,000 to Cronfa Ffridd y Llyn for the federation of the two primary schools at Cefnddwysarn and Frongoch. A £1,000 donation was also made to Ysgol OM Edwards, Llanuwchllyn, while Ysgol Godre’r Berwyn in Bala received a donation of £1,700 to be spent on tablets to assist with home learning.