The new bronze bells for St Bartholomew's church have been cast by specialists in London

Nov 27, 2014, 07:12 AM

After raising around 85 thousand pounds for a set of new church bells, people in Churchdown are one step closer to hearing them ring for the first time.

The new bronze bells for St Bartholomew's church #Churchdown have been cast by specialists in London and are being tuned this week.

Some of the old bells were over 400 years old and the centuries of ringing had left them damaged beyond repair and extremely out of tune.

Heather Simons has been to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London to see how the new bells are getting along...