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Have fun and support the Bell Appeal

Would anyone be interested in taking part in a 10 mile sponsored walk in the Cotswolds? “The Cotswold Way in a Day” sponsored walk takes place on Sunday June 3rd and is organised by Gloucester Kingsholm Rotarians.  The Way is … Continue reading

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Bells Restoration Update

When we launched the Bells Restoration Appeal in January 2016, the target of £150,000 seemed so huge, it was hard to believe we’d ever get there.  As we enter 2018 we have come a long way.  We now have a … Continue reading

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Reception and supper, with Countess Bathurst

Harpist Jemima Phillips was the surprise entertainer when the Bells Appeal committee laid on supper and entertainment in the church on Friday November 3rd.  It was a chance for us to say thank you to the many donors and supporters … Continue reading

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Fund raising events to date

The visit by the Ross Choristers (above) to Newnham last month (October 2017) was the latest in a series of fundraisers on behalf of the Bells Restoration Appeal.  We are grateful to all those who have given time and energy … Continue reading

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Progress on the project

From the Archive: originally published 9th September 2017 Getting the diocesan approval for such an ambitious project was always going to be a major task and so it proved. After two years of inspections, reports and budgeting, we finally got … Continue reading

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Letter from the chair

From the Archive: First published 9th September 2017 Having met Lady Sara Bathurst last week, I know that we are very lucky indeed to have her support as our patron. She made it clear that she wants to get involved … Continue reading

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Our appeal gains an influential patron

From the Archive: Originally published 8th September 2017 The Countess Bathurst has agreed to become patron of the St Peter’s Bells Restoration Appeal in Newnham.  Lady Sara Bathurst lives at Cirencester Park with her husband Allen, the 9th Earl Bathurst.  … Continue reading

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