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The Bells are Ringing in Tanfield

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Following an appeal which was set up by parishioners of St Margaret’s Church in the village of Tanfield, Co Durham,  £127,000 was raised through donations and sponsorship to restore the bells and renew the framework within the belfry.

 

The Freemasons of Durham awarded the appeal a Community Support Grant of £1,000.  The organiser and Bell Captain Andrew Wallace issued an open invitation to the Durham Freemasons to come along on Saturday 30th November 2019 to join in the festivities of the bells being rededicated by The Right Reverend Paul Butler, The Bishop of Durham.

 

Freemasons, Stewart K Bell, Robert Nicholson and Dennis J Geer accompanied by their families attended the choral evensong and witnessed the rededication while the Bells rang out heralding a new dawn for the Bell Ringers of Tanfield

 

Picture L-R   Bell Captain Andrew Wallace, Dennis J Geer (Back) The Right Reverend Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, Parish Priest Rev Dr Andrew Miller, Stewart K Bell & Robert Nicholson.

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