Isn’t it wonderful to hear the Parish Church Clock back in action and chiming the hour?! It’s a
sound that adds to the special feel of the village. The clock was out of action for lengthy spells
during 2019, and needed a major repair. The current clock dates from 1886, and replacement parts
have to be specially manufactured. The current bells were installed in 1976, having been acquired
from the church at Miles Platting in Manchester, replacing earlier bells (cast in 1725) that were sold
to the parish of Nether Whitacre. The Parish Council was delighted to have been able to make a
contribution towards last year’s repair costs.

Keep reading…. To get up to date with local news and to find out about upcoming
events in the Parish including the Great British Spring Clean, VE Day Celebrations and the
Hampton Festival.

Hampton in Arden Newsletter – February 2020