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...

New BRF Rules

Following lengthy discussion across the BRF team and the Executive Committee, a new set of Bell Restoration Fund rules were presented to the membership of the Guild at the AGM in October 2019. All members supported the change and the new rules were unanimously agreed,...