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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…

Join us at the Ride+Stride Social in Dursley

We’re counting down the days until the official launch of Ride+Stride 2017! All our supporters and particularly Local Organisers are invited to this social event in Dursley on Wednesday 7 June at 6pm. GHCT’s AGM will take place first in Dursley Methodist Church. We were pleased to award this church a grant of £2000 in…

Wanted! Volunteer administrators to help with Ride + Stride event

Finding a voluntary opportunity that's flexible and can fit into a busy lifestyle isn't easy, but we think we've got it. The County Organiser of GHCT's main fundraiser - our annual Ride + Stride event - is looking for a little help. As a result, the role of Area support volunteer has been created for…

New Minster Bells cast at Loughborough Bell Foundry

Six of the thirteen new bells being cast for Cheltenham Minster were cast on Thursday, watched by many of the people who have contributed to the cost of their creation. The new ring of bells is being cast by John Taylor of Loughborough, the UK’s only remaining bell foundry, which has operated in the same…

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