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Work begins – how the first fortnight went

This photo shows almost the entire content of the bell chamber dismantled, lowered and stored ready for transit.  There are bells, wheels, chime hammers, frame sides, and much besides.  You can follow the progress of the first fortnight in our … Continue reading

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Good news from the National Lottery

Meanwhile children from Newnham primary school get up close to the bells Children in Newnham have been enjoying a once in a lifetime opportunity to see and touch the church bells of their parish church. That’s because instead of being … Continue reading

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We’re off!

                                   From left to right: David Hill, John Simms, Cozmic Dave, Bruce Leigh, Ian Hasman If you’ve been out and about in Newnham today … Continue reading

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WORK STARTS SOON ON THE RESTORATION OF NEWNHAM BELLS

After years of planning and fundraising, the long awaited work on the bells of Newnham church is about to start. It was back in 2012 that the parish learned that its eight bells were in such a poor state, that … Continue reading

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Artist donates charcoal drawing to help bells appeal

A large drawing of the River Severn by Newnham artist, Carolyn Black, is to be sold in a sealed-bid auction to raise funds for the St Peter’s Bells Restoration Appeal. This original work of art captures the view as you … Continue reading

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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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