Sunday, 28 August 2011

Old St Martin's gets its new ring of bells
Worcester News
But the 10 bells, cast at Taylor's Bellfoundry in Loughborough, will serve to do more than just ring out on a Sunday – they have been chosen specially to ...

Saturday, 27 August 2011

Church to welcome visitors during open day
Droitwich Advertiser
To announce the start of proceedings a band of eight bell ringers will ring a Quarter Peal from 10 to 11am. Then from 11.15am until 4pm. Access to the ringing room and the roof of the tower will be available to the public. St Augustine's tower has a ...
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Monday, 22 August 2011

The bells of St. Columb's Cathedral will ring out today
Derry Today
“You get people coming even from England to ring what's known as peals and they would go on for at least three and three-quarter hours. They have to be fit to do that. “I've done a few peals over the years. “Bell ringing is a combination of numbers. ...
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Friday, 19 August 2011

Bell ringers head to Birmingham for church competition
BBC News
The competition has been organised by bell ringing society The Ancient Society of College Youths. It will form part of a bell ringers' tour which is currently taking place around the country and includes participants from overseas. ...
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Memorial fund planned for stalwart Norfolk bellringer

Norwich Evening News - Mark Tweedie - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bellringer and archivist Paul Cattermole outside Tharston church. Ringers are setting up a memorial fund in his honour. By Mark Tweedie Friday, August 19, 2011 Church bellringers across Norfolk and north Suffolk are planning a lasting reminder of the ...

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Young bellringers show pulling power at Wimbledon event
Wimbledon Guardian
A special training event for budding ringers aged 9 to 17, organised by Surrey Bellringers, took place on Thursday at St Mary's Church in St Mary's Road, Wimbledon. Carolina Goodship from Surrey Bellringers said: "Church bell ringing is an ancient ...
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Sunday, 14 August 2011

Bell-ringers send out a peal after Clock Tower overhaul
Morpeth Herald
Morpeth Clock Tower are recruiting new bell ringers and opening a new reception area with a library. Books have been donated by Stephen Wright from his father Nicholas' collection, who was Morpeth's most prolific bell ringer and died earlier this year. ...
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Friday, 12 August 2011

Record breakers ring changes
Bakewell Today
RINGING RECORD: One hundred bell ringers took part in a record breaking attempt at Bakewell Parish Church. One hundred bell ringers descended on Bakewell to take part in a world record attempt. Bakewell Parish Church hosted the event to celebrate 100 ...
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Thursday, 11 August 2011

Spire's rubble yields bells
The bells, which together weigh 7 1/2 tonnes, will be sent for re-tuning to Taylors Bell Foundry in Loughborough, England, where they were made in 1978. ...

Monday, 8 August 2011

Schools urged to have chime of their lives
Birmingham Mail
by Stacey Quane, Birmingham Mail Members of St Martin's Guild of Church Bell Ringers have launched an appeal for new pairs of hands to join them as the number of recruits has dropped off. The Birmingham Diocese has 300 bells but only 206 ringers. ...
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Friday, 5 August 2011

Bell-ringer and skilled electrical engineer Geoffrey Cheetham
Todmorden Today
GEOFFREY Cheetham, who died on Wednesday, July 20, was a skilled electrical engineer who, whilst in his teens, became passionately involved in church bell-ringing, writes Bill Birch. The only son of Arnold and Eva Cheetham, he was educated at Roomfield ...
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Sneak peek at the bells that will ring in city once again
Worcester News
By Sarah Davies » BELLS will ring out over St John's once more as a Worcester church nears the end of a £200000 project. Contractors have been carrying out repairs to the bell tower at St John-in-Bedwardine since February, following years of damage ...
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Thursday, 4 August 2011

Bell epoch
The West Australian
There is an audio-visual system, with a camera on the Swan Bells and screen in thebellringing loft, so that guests can see the bells as well as hear them. The Bell Tower, which has just celebrated its 10th birthday, is one of the world's biggest ...
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Volunteers needed to keep up Morpeth bell-ringing tradition
Journal Live
Now an appeal has been launched to recruit local young people to literally learn the ropes, and swell the ranks of the local bell-ringing society. The evening curfew is rung on a rota basis by six young members of the Morpeth Clock Tower Bell-Ringers, ...
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