Thursday, 26 February 2009

Bell ringing set to return in Falmouth
The Cornishman - Truro,England,UK
THE traditional art of bell ringing is set to return to Falmouth Parish Church after approval was given for improvements. The £155000 project, to be ...

Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Alistair is teen bell-ringer
Grantham Today - Grantham,England,UK
King's School pupil Alistair Cherry, 14, has particularly impressed since taking up bell-ringing at the end of 2008. He has already progressed to ringing ...

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Bell-ringing still appeals to Albert after 80 years - Melton Times
Bell-ringing still appeals to Albert after 80 years - A retired farmer from Suffolk is celebrating after clocking up 80 years of bell-ringing at a village church.
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Changes for Falmouth parish church
Falmouth Penryn Packet - Falmouth,UK
The new spiral staircase will mean easier access to ring the bells. “Our ringers find it difficult to climb the narrow stairs to the present bell ringing ...
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Monday, 23 February 2009

Bell changes are branded a clanger
Cambridge Evening News - Cambridge,England,UK
Canon Binns added: "They will still be ringing out every quarter of an hour - for a lot longer than they would have otherwise." The plans follow "years of ...
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The Bells Are Back
Smith College Grécourt Gate - Northampton,MA,USA
20, a nationwide collective bell ringing in memory of people killed during terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. The revamped bell-ringing group, ...
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The oldest bell ringer in Suffolk
East Anglian Daily Times - Ipswich,England,UK
More than 70 churches across England, including seven from Suffolk, joined in a bell ringing event on Saturdayto mark the 40th birthday of the Churches ...
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Ding, dong, silence
Weston & Somerset Mercury - eston-super-Mare,England,UK
Peter has been ringing for 28 years while his wife Jill has done it for 50 years. Peter added: "Bell-ringing is really enjoyable and challenging and anyone ...
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Sunday, 22 February 2009

Tribute to bellringer
Middlewich Guardian - UK
The bells were half muffled to give a mournful effect and to pay tribute to Mrs Garnett’s passion forbellringing. Rev Ian Bishop said: “”I knew Betty very ...

Saturday, 21 February 2009

Bells to ring for trust
Bury Free Press - Bury St. Edmunds,England,UK
The trust, which looks after historic churches that no longer have regular worship, is hoping the combined bell-ringing on Saturday will highlight its work ...
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Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Norwich,England,UK
The bell ringing on Saturday, from 2pm to 4pm, will celebrate 40 years of The Churches Conservation Trust which maintains the chapel, as it is no longer ...
Birthday bells to ring out for church
Reading Chronicle - Reading,Berkshire,UK
“Many historic churches are in desperate need of repair and cannot take part in the bell ringingcelebrations because their bells are broken or missing or ...
Cambridge Evening News
Great St Mary's, the university church, will install a new peal of 12 bells in April, but critics call it "an act of vandalism".

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Benson bells silenced ... but it’s only for repairs
Henley Standard - Henley,UK
The badly worn and distorted frame threatened to end the tradition of twice-weeklybell-ringing. A fund-raising team was formed from the village’s ...

Sunday, 8 February 2009

Arthur knows the ropes after 65 years - Wolverhampton,England,UK
Bell-ringing could be said to be in Arthur Peakman’s blood. After 65 years of pulling the ropes in the belfry at a Black Country church he has no plans to ...
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