Friday, 26 November 2010

A very middle class revolt! The flower arrangers and bell ringers fighting ...
Daily Mail
There is now a 'safeguarding procedure' for everything from 'safe photography' at nativity plays, to 'appropriate touch' for bell ringing, ...
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Where young bell ringers go to learn the ropes
Washington Post
Tessa heaves gamely up and down on the rope as the 627-pound bell, swinging madly through 360 degrees of arc, makes not so much as a ding. During ringing ...
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Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Abergavenny church bells to ring the changes
South Wales Argus
The church's Peter Munday, 62, who has over 50 years of bell ringing experience, assembled a group of ringers from churches in Cardiff, Newport and Usk for ...
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Thursday, 18 November 2010

Bell-ringing: Trickier than you might think - This Is Kent
THERE is something quintessentially English about the sound of church bells ringing across a village in the morning. But having to negotiate the...

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Try your hand at bell ringing
Weston & Somerset Mercury
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Friday, 12 November 2010

New bells get a ringing endorsement
Essex Echo
While all this was happening, the new bells were being cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, in East London, before the painstaking work of tuning and ...

Friday, 5 November 2010

Ringing the change as bells go for repair » South Shropshire Journals
By Cath Waring
Mr Childs said: “The bell hangers will remove a chunk of metal called the crowns, from the bells and they will then be sent to Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London where they will be re-tuned. “The bells will then be returned to Appleton ...
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Thursday, 4 November 2010

Little Paxton Has Bell Appeal
'Little Paxton Has Bell Appeal' aims to get the bells in St James' Churchringing again regularly for the first time in about 100 years. ...
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Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Ring the bells to get your child into school
He argued that ringing a bell or attending a coffee morning did not prove a person was any more religious. "You might have in a middle-class area a lot of ...
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BBC - In pictures: Loughborough bell foundry back in business
An historic Leicestershire bell foundry, threatened with closure 12 months ago, says business is booming again.

Monday, 1 November 2010

Four new bells cast for Truro Cathedral
BBC News
Robert Perry, Master of the Cathedral Ringers, observed the casting of the bells at the John Taylor bell foundry in Loughborough, Leicestershire. ...