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Ride+Stride 2017: Explore our historic churches & help us look after them

It’s that time of year when the team at GHCT start dusting off the walking boots, pumping our bike tyres or getting together with friends to plan a driving tour around some of our wonderful local churches. We’re asking anyone who appreciates our region’s historic churches to consider taking part in GHCT’s sponsored Ride+Stride event…

From new loos to an organ overhaul: county’s churches share £70,000 in grants

Congregations learned today that they will be getting help with funding for a wide range of projects in churches across Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. From an overhaul of the 17th century organ in Tewkesbury Abbey to roof repairs following a lead theft at Holy Trinity, Cold Ashton, the grants from the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust…

Join our AGM & Ride+Stride Social this Wednesday

We’re counting down the days until the official launch of Ride+Stride 2017, following our AGM this week. All our supporters and particularly Local Organisers are invited to this social event in Dursley on Wednesday 7 June at 6pm. For more details please read our Annual Report for 2016 which is available to download now. GHCT’s…

Taking orders now for Ride+Stride advertising banners & boards

We’re delighted to be able to offer churches a new way of advertising our annual Ride+Stride event, with colourful banners and boards in the style shown below. To help more churches take advantage of this, GHCT can offer these at a subsidised price. The banners are 6ft by 3ft and cost £30, the boards are…

Double winners collect Ride+Stride trophies

Congratulations to St Michael’s Church, Dowdeswell, which raised the most amount of any individual church during last year’s Ride+Stride event – a magnificent £1616! This success is largely down to the hard work of Bryan Taylor – both in gathering sponsorship and cycling on the day; he raised £1526 of the total. Bryan, pictured above…

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