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Where you’ve helped: St Peter, Newnham

Work has started on the restoration of the bells of St Peter's Newnham, Gloucestershire, a project GHCT supported with a grant of £7500 in June. Work started on July 2 to dismantle the bells, fittings, frame and bell-chamber floor. The bellhanger from Nicholson Engineering in Bridport, Ian Hasman, is being supported by 6 local volunteers.…

GHCT launches Ride+Stride event for 2018

People from all over the county gathered at St Mary’s church in Frampton-on-Severn on Tuesday night (June 26) to celebrate the launch of this year’s Ride+Stride event, which takes place on September 8. This national event is run in this area by the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust and encourages people to visit their local churches…

Will you be attending our AGM? Please let us know

We’re hoping to see lots of our supporters at tonight's Annual General Meeting. It’s a chance to hear about the work of the Trust and to enjoy a tour and talk in the beautiful church of St Mary the Virgin, Frampton on Severn. There will be refreshments to follow – and of course Frampton &…

Grants totalling £76,000 awarded to local churches

Churches across the region have shared a £76,000 payout from the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust this month. The money will help 25 congregations pay for projects ranging from roof repairs to rehanging bells and creating loos and kitchens to make buildings more accessible and functional for the communities they serve. "We're delighted to be able…

GHCT Notice of AGM

GHCT will hold its Annual General Meeting at 6pm on Tuesday June 26 at St Mary's Church, Frampton on Severn. We hope to see many of our supporters there. The short meeting will be followed by a tour of this fascinating church, and a reception for our Ride+Stride organisers. For more information or to let…

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