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The East Cheshire Branch comprises 34 towers in the north east of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Greater Manchester. The branch includes Stockport, Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Buxton and Altrincham, as well as a number of smaller towns and villages in the area. The other branches in the guild are Chester Branch [19 towers with 6 or more bells], Mid Cheshire Branch [18 towers], South Cheshire Branch [22 towers], and Wirral Branch [20 towers]. As you can see by the numbers, we’re the largest branch in terms of towers!

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Advanced notice of East Branch AGM

I know it's two months till our Branch AGM (on Saturday, 25th November) but I thought I'd send the notice in the hope that we can have a really good crowd at this important yearly event.  Once the Branch Committee has met and compiled a suggested programme...

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Next committee meeting

Your Branch Committee is due to meet on 12th October to plan next year's Programme of Events and would like to hear your suggestions. Please let me know by the end of this month any suggestions you may have on how events in 2018 can better suit your needs.  In your...

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Events in September 2017

These are the events for September * Sunday 10th – 10 Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3:00 Till 4:30 * Monday 18th – 8 Bell Practice at Marple 7:30 Saturday 23rd – Guild AGM & 6 Bell Competition at Poynton [See Below] You can download the monthly poster for...

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Featured Articles


I recently became aware of a request from a tower (not in the CDG) for an assurance that we have insurance in case of damage. Otherwise they didn't want us ringing at their tower! I didn't know if I was covered by the CDG insurance, so with thanks to Paul Treby, I...

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Future Branch events
  • 10-bell practice: Sun 17th Dec '17, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • 8-bell training: Sat 6th Jan '18, 14:30 - 16:30. St Mark, Bredbury (8, 11-2-7- in G)
  • 8-bell practice: Thu 18th Jan '18, 19:45 - 21:30. St Thomas, Norbury (8, 14-1-22 in F#)
  • 10-bell practice: Sun 21st Jan '18, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • Guild Committee: Tue 6th Feb '18, 19:45 - 21:30.
  • Ringing Meeting (pt1): Sat 10th Feb '18, 10:00 - 11:00. St Peter, Prestbury (8, 14-2-8 in F)
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