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Recent Additions/Updates

8 Apr 2019
Data Protection information updated.

27 Mar 2019
Document for Guild AGM now includes details of two motions for Bell Fund Governing Document.

20 Mar 2019
Poster for AGM added

15 Mar 2019
April Daytime meeting added
April Surprise Major practice Added (provisional)
Nottingham District Outing details and menu added.

11 Mar 2019
North Notts: update to various ringing times and contacts; also update for Gotham
Guild AGM venue confirmed

6 Mar 2019
Nottingham Calendar added
Education information updated

4 Mar 2019
North Notts April meeting time amendment.
East Leake and Stanford on Soar practice updates.

26 Feb 2019
District committee tidy up.
Newark district report update.

22 Feb 2019
Newark District Calendar and Report added.

20 Feb 2019
2018 Reports added for Bingham, Mansfield, North Notts, Nottingham & South Notts.
Bingham calendar updated.

Bell Fund Governing Document100 Club Information Work In Progress Work Recently Completed Insurance

(Registered Charity No 259703)

Charity Commission Information

The Southwell and Nottingham Diocesan Guild Bell Fund exists to assist parishes with the restoration of their bells.

Help can be provided in several ways both directly and through the Guild Bell Repair Committee:

  • Advising parishes on the best way to proceed with repairs, restorations and augmentations

  • Giving grants towards work being undertaken by approved contractors

  • Donating good quality second hand bells or fittings (when available)

The BF will consider giving grants for:

  1. The repair and restoration of existing rings of bells.

  2. The provision of new rings of bells.

  3. The augmentation of rings of bells.

  4. The provision of sound control systems for rings of bells.

Outside the scope of the BF:

  • Replacement of minor fittings (ropes, stays,etc.)

  • Repair work to towers.

The Bell Fund generally tries to give grants in the order of 10% - 12.5% of the total cost of work before VAT, but this depends upon the level of funds available to the Trustees at the time.


Applying to the Trustees for a Grant
Guidance Notes: please click here

Donations
Donations to the Bell Fund are always welcome and can be Gift Aided where appropriate as the Bell Fund is a Registered Charity. Please contact the

Assistance.
The Guild Bell Repair Committee can provide insured physical assistance for the removal and installation of bells during restoration by members of the Guild supervised by members of the BRC and/or the bell hangers. If you are in a position to help with the removal or installation of bells etc. yourself, please contact the who will add your name to BRC’s list of volunteers.