Saturday, 1 December 2007

East Rudham bells to ring again
Lynn News - King's Lynn,England,UK
Ringers are always needed and anyone wanting to learn bellringing should contact Fr Bundock on 01328 838385. The full article contains 222 words and appears ...
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Wednesday, 28 November 2007

Golden age of bells at Fakenham
Lynn News - King's Lynn,England,UK
Dennis Allcock's love of bellringing goes back even further than that because he first touched a bell rope at the age of nine, 57 years ago. ...
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Thursday, 15 November 2007

Bell ringer celebrates
Fakenham and Wells Times - Fakenham,England,UK
He took part in ringing the bells for many weddings and funerals in those early years until a move to Lancashire in 1970. But the bell-ringing continued and ...
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Friday, 9 November 2007

English couple gets ringing endorsements
Augusta Chronicle (subscription) - Augusta,GA,USA
The Cheesmans have a long history of bell ringing in their families. Mr. Cheesman's parents were bell ringers, and the couple met in college through a ...
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Monday, 5 November 2007

Clock is stopped for repair
Buckingham Today - UK
"So the clock has stopped, the chimes are silent and no bell ringing will take place for the duration." While the work is in progress, bell ringing practice ...
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Monday, 29 October 2007

Dursley folks' bid to save church
Gloucestershire Gazette - Dursley,England,UK
He also put to good use the bell-ringing skills he had learned in Dursley. As well as heading the push to obtain the bells, he supervised their installation ...
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Monday, 22 October 2007

Bells ring out for Philip
Dorset Echo - England,UK
"We don't usually ring peals but this is a special one-off occasion." The bell-ringing chamber and bell tower were re-fitted in 1906 and two spaces were ...
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The rise (and spread) of the mesomorphs - United Kingdom
There is yet more to the benefits of bell ringing than curing back pain as recently described in this column. Michael Hill, from North Yorkshire, ...
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Monday, 15 October 2007

Ringing the changes
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
This is the mechanical constraint that explains the third rule of bell ringing, and motivated bellringers to invent mathematically perfect bellringing. ...
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Thursday, 4 October 2007

The Wolds a stage for bells appeal
Driffield Today - UK
By Staff Copy A BELL-RINGING fundraiser has been recovering this week after walking the Wolds Way for the appeal to buy new bells for the Nafferton parish ...
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Monday, 1 October 2007

If you want to hang-glide at 60, try bell ringing - United Kingdom
"But since taking up tower bell ringing two years ago I have had no recurrence". Further similar reports would be much appreciated.
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Sunday, 23 September 2007

Peal curb proposed
Evening Telegraph - UK
Proposed restrictions on bell-ringing at Dundee's Old Steeple would only apply to special occasions and will not interfere with church services or weddings, ...
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BELL ringers are set to be silenced by a council after complaints ...
Glasgow Daily Record - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
The city council look set to back a move to ban ringing during office hours and allow just one hour's practice a month. A full peal - which lasts three ...
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Bells to fall silent?
Midweek Herald - UK
THE ANCIENT tradition of bell ringing could be in danger of disappearing from the Axe Valley due to a growing shortage of trained bell ringers

Tuesday, 4 September 2007

Bellringing: a peal under threat
Telegraph Weekend,UK
Campanology is a strange mixture of computation and creativity... but, asks Stephanie Boucher, is its number up?

Saturday, 1 September 2007

Bells silenced at ancient church
ic - Solihull,UK
As well as bell-ringing being stopped for the time being, the east end of the church has been closed off as a safety measure. Barriers are in place to keep ...
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Tuesday, 28 August 2007

Bell ringers take to the skies
Express & Star - Wolverhampton,West Midlands,UK
The bell-ringers will fly first to Glasgow before travelling eight miles to Paisley to perform a 45-minute bell-ringing service there. ...
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Mysterious bell ringing in Ipswich
East Anglian Daily Times - Suffolk,England,UK
Ben Gooch, who has come to Ipswich from Gloucester, said: "We just like bell ringing. We are a dying breed unfortunately but it is a very good hobby and ...
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Monday, 20 August 2007

Church neighbours clash with bell ringers over 9pm practice peal
Daily Mail - UK
Peter and Karen Elton wrote to their council in a bid to silence "excessive" bell-ringing sessions at the 14th century St Peter's Church in picturesque ...
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Tuesday, 14 August 2007

Peelers shortage threatens bells
BBC News - UK
The ancient tradition of bell ringing could be in danger of disappearing in Devon because of a growing shortage of trained bell-ringers. ...
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Saturday, 11 August 2007

A very English sound - United Kingdom
It is a very English novel, for change-ringing is an English invention. In foreign lands, they hit bells with hammers or try to play tunes on them. ...
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Police on the trail of mystery church bell saboteur
Daily Mail - UK
The damage was only discovered when campanologists held an open day at the church and demonstrated the ancient art of bell-ringing - only for three ropes to ...
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Thursday, 26 July 2007

Bells will ring out for village
York Press - York,UK
David Potter, head of bell ringing at York Minster, helped to take the former three bells - which were in a state of disrepair - out of the church. ...
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Thursday, 19 July 2007

Ringing festival
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser - Barnstaple,England,UK
BELLS will ring out over Shirwell on Saturday evening as the community holds its annual Bell Ringing Festival at St. Peter's Church. ...
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Thursday, 5 July 2007

Quebec cathedral celebrates newly-tuned bells
Anglican Journal - Toronto,ON,Canada
A bell-ringing team from Quebec, the United States and the United Kingdom completed a full peal of the eight bells at Quebec City's Holy Trinity Cathedral ...
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Wednesday, 4 July 2007

Unholy row silences Lynn church bells
Lynn News - King's Lynn,Norfolk,UK

THE world of church bell ringing has been rocked by an unseemly row that has led to a Lynn church becoming silent - for the first time in nearly 1000 years. ...

Angry voices clash over who is to blame for silencing church bells
Daily Mail, UK - 20 hours ago
The bells have been silenced at a church in Norfolk - but the clash of voices about who is to blame is resounding. Ringing has been heard at St Margaret's ...

Thursday, 28 June 2007

Bell ringing - the ultimate team sport
Norwich Evening News - Norwich,England,UK
Bell ringing may suffer from an image problem, but a practitioner for 40 years is doing his best to change that. Simon Rudd, 50, who rings the bells every ...
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Friday, 1 June 2007

WREN award keeps Winslow bells ringing
Inspire Magazine - Worthing,West Sussex,UK
The bell ringing team consists of 11 people aged between 15 and 75 who meet every Monday for bell practice, as well as ringing the bells for each Sunday ...
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Friday, 25 May 2007

Real 'ding-dong' row compromise
BBC News - UK
A compromise has been reached in a real 'ding-donger' of a row which developed over the unlikely subject of bell-ringing in Hillsborough. ...
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CHURCH bells dating back more than 500 years have been given a new ...
Leamington Observer - Leamington Spa,Warwickshire,UK
"We held a sponsored bell ringing session and a Medieval banquet to raise money, and have also had great financial support from National Lottery Heritage ...
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Sunday, 20 May 2007

Bell-ringers go like the clappers to break record
A TRIO from Cambridgeshire are feeling pretty clapped out today (Friday, 18 May) after a world record-breaking bell-ringing marathon - wearing nappies.
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Friday, 18 May 2007

Bell ringers in party mood

Express & Star - Wolverhampton,West Midlands,UK
... the generations using hands-on training. For more information about the anniversary celebrations, or to try bell-ringing, call Steve on 0121 422 3067.
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Sunday, 22 April 2007

Boy hits the roof

The bellringgaarggh! Boy hits the roof after run-in with faulty ...
This is London - London,England,UK
James, who hopes to take part in bell ringing celebrations for the 2012 Olympics, was taken to Whipps Cross Hospital, East London. ...
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Thursday, 19 April 2007

Bell ringer catapulted into tower
BBC News, UK - 19 hours ago
A 14-year-old boy pulling down on a church bell rope held on too long and found himself catapulted into a loft cavity where he became trapped. ...
Bellringer dragged up into church loft in freak accident
East London and West Essex Guardian Series, UK - 23 hours ago
By Edmund Tobin. AN over-enthusiastic bell ringer had to be rescued from a Loughton church tower last night after being dragged up by a bell rope. ...

Sunday, 15 April 2007

Ringing endorsement

Ringing endorsement
Ledbury Reporter - Ledbury,UK
St Mary's Church in Much Cowarne has found it is eligible for Heritage Lottery funding for its bell restoration appeal. ...
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