Sunday, 27 February 2011

Roving Ringers strike around Shropshire
BBC News
A group of bell ringers is trying to get around as many Shropshire churches as they can this weekend. The Society of Roving Ringers, a group of a dozen people, tour the country ringing bells and aims to carry out peals in nine churches in the county. ...
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Meet the eight-year-old boy who rings bells up to 8 times his body weight!
Ewan Hull, who took up the hobby when he was five, is part of a bell-ringing family and joins nine others at St Wilfrid's Church, in York. What's more, he is celebrating ringing his first quarter peal on 10 bells - a continuous piece of bell ringing ...
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Friday, 25 February 2011

Bells will ring out at village
Ledbury Reporter
CHURCH bells will peal for nearly three hours in Colwall to celebrate 125 years of bellringing in Herefordshire. Ten members of the Hereford Diocesan Guild of Bellringers will ring 1125 changes of Yorkshire Royal at St James the Great on Wednesday, ...
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Four Hingham projects up for community preservation funding
Hingham Journal
The work would be done by the London bell foundry that originally installed the bells 100 years ago. The structure is owned by the town. ...

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Right royal ringers bound to have a peal here
Central Western Daily
BY KATE MCCARTHY THE ORANGE Pealers are preparing for the biggest event of the year for bell ringing enthusiasts at Holy Trinity Church. Tomorrow afternoon, The Ancient Society of College Youths will be visiting Orange in their tour of Australia. ...
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Thursday, 17 February 2011

ONE of them dates from as long ago as the 14th Century, the other from the ...
This is Nottingham
The smaller bell will be inscribed with the name of Mrs Mills-Kennedy's late husband Brian. He is buried in the church graveyard, just yards from the tower where he helped ring out sound across Shelford. His headstone is in the shape of a bell.
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Bell ringers rock - see the video
Geelong Advertiser
The group from England's Ancient Society of College Youths are touring Australia, visiting bell towers and ringing bells all around the country. A three-hour peal of St Paul's 145-year-old bells involved more than 5000 changes or patterns of the eight ...
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Saturday, 12 February 2011

Young Devon bell ringers aim to keep skill alive
BBC News
And Sarah is really keen to promote the pastime to people who may never have even thought bell ringing is for them. She and her children are now part of the ...
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Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Fleet prints ring St Saviour bells
Goulburn Post
BY LOUISE THROWER THE city will be alive with bellringing today when St Saviour's Cathedral hails a new addition to its history. The South Coast Chapter of ...
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BBC South West TV
Augmentation at Truro
BBC South west documentary programme "Inside Out"on the project at Truro and Anthony Davidson's part in it. (The Truro project is about 10 minutes long and is the first item in the program)

Sunday, 6 February 2011

Stairway to heaven? British church spends £12000 installing climbing wall in ...
Daily Mail
... Mr Dodwell said the decision was made because the tower was not used for bell ringing and it would also be expensive to replace the rotting tower steps. ...
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Wednesday, 2 February 2011

News2 new results for bell ringing
MPs rap church school criticism
BBC News
He said some parents were given credit for bell ringing and church cleaning - "skewing" a school's intake. Appearing before a committee of MPs on Wednesday, ...
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