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Recent Additions/Updates

11 Feb 2019
Mansfield District updates completed.
Bingham District updates completed.

5 Feb 2019
February Bingham District meeting time change.

4 Feb 2019
South Scarle no longer GF (Dove)

2 Feb 2019
Library Catalogues updated
Nottingham St Peter and Wollaton information updated.

29 Jan 2019
South Notts Calendar updated.
100 Club results posted.
Surprise Major practice added.
12 bell practice added.

24 Jan 2019
Newark District Crawford Cup heat is at Upton.

21 Jan 2019
North Notts District updates and calendar for 2019/2020
February Ladies meeting updated.
Nottingham District March meeting details updated.

17 Jan 2019
Guild RW Index updated.
Nottingham District February details available.

10 Jan 2019
South Notts AGM details available.

9 Jan 2019
January Ladies meeting details added.

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.