We are very grateful to the following who have committed their support to the Evesham Abbey Bell Tower Appeal:

Corporate support
A big thank you to Taylor Wimpey and to David Wilson Homes for sponsoring concerts. Many thanks also to the many local businesses who are supporting the Appeal:

A particular thank you to the local businesses who supplied provisions to the Monks’ Supper:

Raffle prizes
We regularly hold raffles at all our fundraising events and these have been a valuable source of income.  Thanks to the following who have kindly donated raffle prizes:

Local Organisations


Collecting Tins
A number of local shops generously agreed to hold collecting boxes for the Appeal including:

Manning stalls & store/street collections
Ian Retallick & family; Sue Hopkins; Brian Haines; Derek Newsham; Denise Payne; Betty Price; Joan Turvey; Laura Van Teller, with Ashley & Scott; Janet Webb, Merry Privett, John & Joyce Doyle, Jess Taylor, Patrick & Mary Brotherton, Sue Hopkins, Helen Povey, Martin Hammon, Nicki Lamb, Helena Furness (Sue Ryder team), Michael Elliman, Alan & Lindsay Marshall, Peter & Janet Lippett

Practical help
We very much appreciate all the practical help and support we have received from so many people. We cannot list everyone who has helped, but instead we have singled out just some key helpers:

  • Sarah Taylor (Evesham Journal) (publicity/promotion)
  • Katy Tarplee (printing/office support)
  • Rev Andrew Mottram (Heritage Buildings and Community Development Officer (HBCDO), Diocese of Worcester)
  • Mr Peter Rhodes FRICS (Ward & Dale Smith)
  • Bell Tower Ringers (donations, advice)
  • Glenda Harrison, Patricia Millard, Carole Vizor and others (volunteering)
  • Mick Hurst and team (Areca Design) (design/promotion)
  • Peter John (Editor, Evesham Journal) & John Wilson (Deputy Editor, Evesham Journal)
  • Ann Linehan (knitting dishcloths for sale)
  • Gillian Nicholls, Appeal Coordinator and Chair to October 2013.
  • John Turner (approaches to local professional firms).
  • Rev Alan Whitehouse
  • Everyone who has helped donate goods for sale or raffle prizes

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