Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Ding dong! Most church bells in the islands

Channel Television-22 Jan 2013
Six new bells for Alderney's St Anne's Church are expected to make the parish a ... Church BellRinger, Helen McGregor said, "Having such an ...

Monday, 28 January 2013


Pillaton's lightning strike church falls silent

BBC News-27 Jan 2013
A pinnacle on St Odulph's Church, Pillaton, was hit during a "tremendous" thunder storm on Monday night, causing blocks of granite to rain ...

Friday, 25 January 2013

Special service will mark return of bells
Weston & Somerset Mercury
Rev Paul Larcombe with the bells. Photo Joan Elliott. St Martin's Church in Church Road has sent its bells off for re-tuning by experts at a bell foundry in ...

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Ding dong! New bells for St Anne's Church
Channel Television
Helen McGregor, master of the Channel Islands district of Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers, said if the faculty was granted by the Deanery Guernsey, it would see Alderney ringers honing their skills even further. She said ...
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Monday, 14 January 2013

Bellringing trophy on display in Daventry - Local - Daventry Express
A TROPHY currently held by the Daventry branch of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers will be displayed in Daventry this month.
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Saturday, 12 January 2013

Brenchley church gets its bells fixed after 88-year wait
This is Kent
The church has eight bells in total and the repairs needed were uncovered following an examination by Whitechapel Bell Foundry in 2009.

Friday, 11 January 2013

Bell-ringer appeals for new recuits at Haworth's parish church
Keighley News
The leader of a church bell-ringing group is appealing for people to help keep the tradition alive in Haworth. Simon Burnett, the tower captain at the village's famous parish church, made the plea after a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the ...
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Haworth church bell ringers appeal for help
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
The leader of a church bell ringing group is appealing for people to come along and help keep the traditional hobby going in Haworth. Simon Burnett, the tower captain at Haworth Parish Church, said: “The present band of ringers at Haworth is very active.
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Thursday, 10 January 2013

PHOTO: First look at new bell for st Wulfram's church
Grantham Journal
Bell ringers from Grantham were able to witness the new bell soon to be at St Wulfram's church being created at John Taylor Bell Foundry in Loughborough.

Thursday, 3 January 2013

St James's Church in Bushey High Street recruiting new bell-ringers
Watford Observer
Campanologists from a Bushey church are on the hunt for new recruits to help ring the church bells. St James's Church in Bushey High Street has eight bells, and despite attracting a good mix ofringers, the church group is looking for new members.
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Bell ringers add to festive atmosphere
The Northern Echo
The St Cuthbert's Church Bell Ringers, a group of 12 people aged from their mid-twenties to their 70s, enjoy their busiest period over the Christmas season as they perform during carol services. The ringers also provide the soundtrack for many key ...
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Bells ring out at meet, greet and mardle in Starston
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Herbert Websdell, from Harleston, who looks after the bells and the ringers, said many ringers from other churches attended, along with some people who had never tried bellringing before and just wanted to have a go. “It was great,” said Mr Websdell ...