A Hartlepool bell-ringing group has received a much-needed cash boost. The Hartlepool Guild of Bellringers was facing difficulties in funding trainers to attend the courses necessary for advancing members’ skills. The guild approached a local masonic lodge, Harte Lodge, to ask if they might be willing to make a donation towards its running costs. The lodge agreed to donate £100 from its charity fund, and this was topped up with another £100 from the Hartlepool Masonic Benevolent Association.
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