Bell Restoration Officer 2020

Welcome to Ray Helliwell (Grappenhall) voted as the Guild Bell Restoration Officer at the AGM on 31st October 2020. No Photo Available Ray Helliwell Guild Bell Restoration Officer, Mid Branch Guild Rep Tower Grappenhall postal Email:...

Audlem February 2021

Following the meeting of the DAC in December, where replacement of the bell frame was discussed, we have been asked to provide robust evidence that removal of the existing frame is necessary. After all it is nearly 300 years old and the church is a Grade 1 listed...

Audlem – December 2020

The technical team will soon be deciding the preferred supplier. This is an exciting moment for the project as we commit ourselves to the bell hangers who will deliver the expertise to get the job done. We continue to work with the PCC developing the church Faculty...

BRF Update December 2020

The ABRA project at Audlem to refurbish and rehang the six bells at St James is already raising funds and is seeking a faculty. The projects at Cheadle and Chester are applying for grant funding from Guild BRF.

Grappenhall – BRF update 2020

Grappenhall’s complete mix of bells have now been replaced with a brand new 10, all cast in early 2019.  They have been blessed, dedicated and now pealed (5040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal in 3h 3m on 13th October 2019), so are now ringing regularly for...