Monday, 30 November 2009

Church bells ring out again in Weston
Comet 24
... and the others were re-tuned at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London's East End. It is the first time the bells have been silent since five of the ...
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Thursday, 19 November 2009

Defection deals another blow to Tullett Prebon
Times Online - UK
A sound that has not been heard for more than a century drifted across the City yesterday evening: the restored bells at St Katharine Cree on Leadenhall Street... repaired at the Whitechapel Bell foundry and were rung again last night as part of a campaign to restore the City's historic church bell ...

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Mark helps to ring the changes
Peterlee Mail
That's bell ringers for you." The Hartlepool group meet every Tuesday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm at All Saint's Church, in Stranton. For more information ring ...
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Monday, 16 November 2009

MP Visits New Owners at Bell Foundry | Blogminster
Loughborough MP Andy Reed met the new owners of Taylor's Bell Foundry on Friday to see what can be done to turn around the fortunes of the historic firm.
Photos of the visit on flickr: Taylors Bell Foundry on Flickr Photo Sharing

Friday, 13 November 2009

Scouts ring out the bells
Hutton Cranswick Today
... to the test by having a go at tolling the tenor bell which weighs almost one ton and pictured is senior patrol leader Matthew Heuck bell ringing. ...
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Sunday, 8 November 2009

The wider view: Britain's oldest bell foundry where chimes never ...
Daily Mail - UK
In another moment at the foundry, a newly cast bell for another church is being tuned so it perfectly complements its partners. The workman is striking it ...

Saturday, 7 November 2009

Called by bells? Preston Churches seek volunteers
Click Lancashire
Diane Taylor, the Preston secretary of the Lancashire Association of Change Ringers said: "People might be put off by bell-ringing because they think it's ...
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Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Carlisle bellringer admits downloading child porn
News & Star
By Steph Johnson A pervert bellringer who was helping out at a picturesque rural church near Carlisle has admitted downloading child pornography. ...
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Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Fred rings in a ton
Standard Messenger
“I call bellringing a disease it's incurable,” Mr Smearton says. “Once you get to a certain stage, you can't get enough of it.” Mr Smearton has beenringing ...
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The Bell Boys
Radio 4 Tuesday 3 Nov 13:30-14:00
In the heart of London's East End, a team of craftsmen preserves a set of skills dating back to the 1500s, turning out bells for churches and cathedrals across Britain and around the world. Poet and closet campanologist Ian McMillan spends a day among Whitechapel's foundrymen, and follows the birth of a new ring of bells set to bring back life to a church tower which has stood silent since the Second World War.