East Cheshire Branch

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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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Bill Dowse

Bill Dowse, long time tower captain at St Mary, Bosley, died 11th June 2021 after a long illness. Funeral service to be held at St Mary's Church, Bosley on Wednesday, 7 July at 10.45am. Numbers are limited (due to COVID regulations) but other mourners may attend...

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Insurance

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 16th Jun '24, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • East branch 6-bell competition: Sat 29th Jun '24, 14:00 - 18:00. St Thomas a Becket, Chapel-en-le-Frith (6,11-0-0 in G)
  • 10-bell practice: Sun 21st Jul '24, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • East Branch Outing: Sat 27th Jul '24, all day.
  • 10-bell practice: Sun 18th Aug '24, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • Guild 6-bell competition 2024: Sat 14th Sep '24, all day.
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