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100 year old clock unveiled

March 26, 2013 Heritage, News

We were delighted and privileged to restore the gatehouse clock at Bishopthorpe Palace back to its former glory. The clock was manufactured by W Potts & Sons Ltd (part of the Smith of Derby group) in 1913 for Archbishop Cosmo Lang, the current Archbishop Dr John Sentamu, spoke of his delight at setting the clock and following in Cosmo Lang’s footsteps: Generations of local people have grown up with this clock as part of community life, passing it daily on the way to school or work. This restoration, which has been done with great care, is wonderful to see. Hopefully…

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Church Funding – an Issue?

July 25, 2012 Heritage, News

Fundraising is something that is part and parcel of parish life. Churches are having to compete harder than ever to raise money. If you are raising funds for major projects such as building works or the creation of new facilities, please download our latest fact sheet and learn how the information provided has proved to be successful for Smith of Derby Group clients.

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