Weʼre raising £60,000 to help fund overhaul and tuning of the bells at St Gregory's Church Sudbury, Suffolk
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It's more than 100 years since the 8 bells at St Gregory's Church had a professional overhaul. In the interim, Suffolk Guild members worked on the bells, and put the 7th and the tenor on ball bearings, these fittings are now wearing badly, along with the fittings on the other 6 bells and all are becoming difficult to ring. The parishioners are always pleased to hear the bells ring for Sunday Services, and so the bell ringers are keen to have the bells overhauled without causing financial problems for the parish.
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Mar 8, 2021
Feb 7, 2021
Well done Pauline keep going
Feb 4, 2021
Look forward to hearing them once they've been overhauled. Might be easier to ring too!
Feb 3, 2021
Keep up the good work Pauline
Hornchurch Bell Ringers
Jan 23, 2021
Good luck with your project Pauline!
Dec 15, 2020
Good Luck, Pauline.
Nov 12, 2020
Glad to hear your still invcolved with ringing.
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I'm the Tower Captain of St Gregory's church. We are a keen band of ringers. We like to teach anyone who is interested in learning this rewarding hobby. It is not necessary to be a member of the church -anyone is welcome to try. The bells add to the heritage of this Suffolk town.