Sunday, 25 April 2010

For George's sake, please give us a ring
Bournemouth Echo
Bell ringing goes back such a long way, and is part of the history of this country. “It has such a deep meaning, and people like to hear them. ...
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Open day helps show public art of church bellringing
Essex Echo
People were given a unique insight into the art of bellringing and literally shown the ropes during an open day at Basildon Belltower, built to mark the ...
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Friday, 23 April 2010

BBC Radio Nottingham
BBC Radio Nottingham's Andy Whittaker has sparked a nationwide campaign to mark St George's Day with bell ringing...
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In a statement of support to the Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers, the Bishop said: "This (the pealing of bells) will portray St George in a ...
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Church bell ringing threat
The Christian Institute
St Mary the Virgin church have already had a noise ban placed on them for bell ringing. A church which has rung out its bells since the 16th century is ...
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Thursday, 22 April 2010

Church asked to soundproof bell tower
But since nearby flats were built in 2006, the church, in Leigh, Greater Manchester, the chuch has had to cut-back on its bell ringing practice after ...
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Wednesday, 21 April 2010

For whom the bell tolls
The Bolton News
"The council is committed to continue to work with all parties in helping them find a resolution that allows bell ringing but prevents major problems for ...
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Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Brentford Conservative Council Candidates 2010: Bells ringing out ...
By Tracey Bleakley and Nicky Dykes
The central council of church bell ringers writes that early in 2009 a campaign was initiated to encourage the celebration of St George's Day,23rd April by ringing out bells from as many English church towers as possible. ...
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Sunday, 18 April 2010

Hove bell ringers celebrate 125 years
Bell ringing is traditional, it is as English as cricket and Morris dancing.” The group are aiming to ring a peel at every church in Sussex during their ...
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Friday, 16 April 2010

Ding-dong row over church bells
Leigh Today
But since new flats were built in 2006, residents have complained about bell ringingpractice, resulting in a noise abatement order being issued. ...
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Thursday, 15 April 2010

A chance to get roped in to new hobby
Essex Echo
By Paul Offord » BASILDON'S iconic glass bell tower will be open to people interested in learning the traditional skill of bell ringing. The bell ringing ...
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Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Volunteers lead the way on travels through time
Worcester News
Up in the bell tower teams of ringers took it in turn to keep the momentum going during an endurance feat that's known in bell ringing circles as ringing a ...
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Saturday, 10 April 2010

Three hours of bell ringing coming up at Burgess Hill
Sussex Express
By phil dennett BELL ringers will make a peal attempt of more than 5000 changes lasting three about hours at St. John the Evangelist church in Burgess Hill. ...
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Sunday, 4 April 2010

90-year-old Sidmouth bell ace gets ring of approval
Devon 24
SIDMOUTH Parish Church's oldest bell-ringer celebrates a landmark birthday next week, and great granddad John Martin will still be going, and ringing, ...
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A head tuner on why there's more to bells than ringing
BBC News
Bells have been cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in east London for more than 400 years. Big Ben was cast here in 1858 - at over 13 tons, ...

Thursday, 1 April 2010

The Bells of Burwood ringing loud
Inner West Courier
As tower captain, the Burwood resident is joined by fellow bell ringers who practice every Thursday evening to hone their skills. “The ringing is a...
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