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Closed 30/06/2020

raised of £19,956 target by 119 supporters

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    Funded on Tuesday, 30th June 2020

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    Tragically, we've just discovered that the lead has been stolen from the roof of our wonderful Church tower. As well as providing protection from the elements, the lead had historic inscriptions dating back to at least the 18th century. Now it's all gone.

    All we can do is begin the long and costly process of repair. Can you help us? We don't know what the costs will be yet, but it's likely to run into many thousands of pounds. Just making temporary arrangements to make the roof watertight is going to be challenging.

    St George's is a loved part of our village community - alongside our worship we host events all year round from Christmas and Easter to our popular Snowdrop Weekend each spring. Any amount, small or large, will make a real difference.



    • Leslie Player5 months ago
      Leslie Player

      Leslie Player

      5 months ago

      This page was closed as we achieved our initial fundraising towards the roof repairs. However, the task of meeting costs, especially in light of the pandemic continues. Our current JustGiving page cane be found here

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    • Leslie Player1 year ago
      Leslie Player

      Leslie Player

      1 year ago

      We, like all the Church, have moved online. But St George's is still there, and the repair work needs to be completed. In the process of removing concrete cladding on the east face of the Belfry severe damp was discovered behind it. This means the whole east face of the Belfry needs to be renewed. This, together with delays caused by poor weather, and the extended time scaffolding has had to be in place, has added some £15,000 to our total costs, of which we have raised perhaps £5,000. Can you help? Please donate today.

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    • Leslie Player2 years ago
      Leslie Player

      Leslie Player

      2 years ago

      Watch out for an interview (which took place at St George's Church, Damerham) on Monday, and which will hopefully be broadcast as part of a feature on Meridian News, examining the serious and widespread theft of lead across our region. And let people know we continue to raise funds, with work hopefully beginning in March.

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    3 years ago

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    • Anonymous


      May 23, 2020

      Here's a little more; keep up the good work and I hope you reach your goal soon.


    • Anonymous


      May 21, 2020

      Good luck with this work.


    • Anonymous


      Jan 14, 2020

      A significant and crucial project, sorry that it is required. Will be down to see the snowdrops soon. Sue W


    • Anonymous


      Nov 21, 2019

      This comes via Poulner Baptist Chapel, Ringood, and is from one of oldest members - Dorrie Green.


    • Anonymous


      Mar 13, 2019

      What bad luck, how will you stop it happening again?We are local and coming to james Mullens wedding

    • Kenneth Battle

      Kenneth Battle

      Feb 11, 2019

      Good luck with your fund raising. The Church means so much to our good friends Tom and Janice Harris.Ken & Ann Battle


    • El C

      El C

      Feb 8, 2019

      Can’t Count!


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