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Chester Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers


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Guild Constitution

Updated after 2002 AGM

Guild Rules

Updated after 2008 AGM

Risk Assessments

Example Risk Assessments and links for further guidance.


List of Booklets for learning and training held by the Guild.

Bells on Sunday

Radio 4 "Bells on Sunday" and you

Quarter Peals Reported in 2015

Summary and detailed analysis of QPs rung in Guild Towers and reported via The Ringing World in 2015.

Guild Achievement Certificate

General-purpose Guild Achievement Certificate.


List of all Guild towers showing Town, Dedication, Branch in which located, OS Grid Reference, Latitude and Longitude (for SatNav), Practice Night and Number of Bells.

Striking Competitions

1: Rules for Guild Striking Competitions
2: Table of Results of All Guild Striking Competitions

Central Council Meeting
Chester 2012

Reports and Updates

BRF Proforma

Proforma Application Form for Grants/Loans from the Guild Bell Restoration Fund.

Gift Aid Declaration - Single

Gift Aid form for single donations.

Gift Aid Declaration - Enduring

Gift Aid form for for past, present and future donations.

Work on Bells

Guidelines from the Diocesan Bells Advisor

Beeston Library

Catalogue of Contents of Guild Library at Stockport St George (Aug 2007).
Photographs of the Library.
Short History of the CDG 1887-1912.

Guild Archive

Guild Archive Catalogue
(with Introduction).

Occasional Reports from the Guild Archivist
(Latest June 07)
Images from the Archive.

Addleshaw Tower

History of the Cathedral Tower and Guild Headquarters.

Order of Service

Service Sheet for Guild & Branch Meetings

Bells in the Diocese of Chester

Reprinted from Guild Annual Report 2004

Ken Lewis Peals

A complete record of the peals rung by C Kenneth Lewis.


Including Child Protection, Safety and Noise Complaints



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