Friday, 31 January 2014

Stratford Observer
Chance to ring in the new year
Stratford Observer - THOSE keen to learn more about the ancient art of bell ringingare invited to St Nicholas' Church in Henley for an open day. Campanologists - better ...

Diss Express
Try out bell ringing at Brockdish
Diss Express - The South Norfolk Ringers have arranged a taster day which includes visiting a belfry, and a chance to have a look at the bells under the guidance of ...

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Daily Echo
Winchester Cathedral Open Evening
Daily Echo - Hear the Boy Choristers in a short Concert and try your hand at bellringing and calligraphy. Volunteers and staff will be on hand to answer any ...

Grace Episcopal Church | The Tower Bells - St. Dunstan's Guild of Change RingersPractices are at 6:00 p.m. Tuesdays Doug McCoy, Bell Tower Captain 324-3456. We ring from within the ...

Monday, 27 January 2014

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The Bishop of Norwich helps village celebrate the return of bell ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - He said: “I would say bell ringing is healthy at the moment but there is a neeed for a new generation of bell-ringers to ensure it remains that way for ...

Sunday, 26 January 2014

Diss Express
Petition started to get new church bells
Diss Express - A petition has been started by a church heritage group in a bid to speed up the process of getting new bells cast and hung. Former tower captain ...

Channel Television

Tribute to Paul Arditti
Channel Television - ... Paul Arditti had been helping to maintain the bells as the church steeple keeper. ... It will be the first time a 12 bell peal has ever been rung in the Channel Islands

New bells ring out in time for World War I centenary
ChristianToday - Sunday will see the dedication of a new peal of eight bells at theChurch of St Mary the Virgin, Saxlingham Nethergate. It marks the happy end of nine ...

Friday, 24 January 2014

Plymouth Herald
Thank you all – now help us celebrate a ringing success
Plymouth Herald - BACK in September 2012, the bells of St Francis Drake's church, St Budeaux, had to be silenced due to safety issues with the bell frame. Since that ...

Set of historic Barrow bells set to ring out
NW Evening Mail - The only church bells in Barrow to form a full circle were last heard back in 1999. They have been restored and retuned as part of a £180,000 project, ...

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Network Norwich
Norwich Bishop rings changes with church bells
Network Norwich - The Bishop of Norwich will be ringing in the changes at The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Saxlingham Nethergate on Sunday January 26 when he ...

Sheffield bell-ringing mum pulls out all stops
The Star - When the Sheffield mum-of-three tagged along to watch her son being 'shown the ropes' of bell-ringing, she had no idea the noisy skill would soon ...

Burton Mail
Bells peal to start the war tribute
Burton Mail - The St Mark's church bell ringers will sound a half-muffled quarter peal at 10am on Sunday as part of a ceremony to mark the rededication of the grave ...

Waltham Abbey Church to host NationalBell Ringing Competition
AboutMyArea - The opportunity to hear bellringing at its very best will take place at Waltham Abbey on Saturday 22nd March 2014. 6 teams of 12 ringers will battle it ...

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Ap-peal-ing sound will ring out across Norfolk countryside once more
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, will be attending a special service St Thomas' Church, Foxley and rededicating the bells, which will be ...

Basingstoke Gazette
Coming up at Winchester Cathedral: girls choir open afternoon and ...
Basingstoke Gazette - Another popular activity is the mini-belfry which gives budding campanologists the chance to try out their arms at bell ringing. Meet the stonemasonry ...

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Watford Observer
Bushey church seeks funds to restore historic bells
Watford Observer - A church in Bushey has raised £21,000 to restore the historic bells of Bushey Parish Church, which have been ringing out over Bushey for the last 500 ...

Oxford Mail
Ten-year-old bellringer Tiggy just loves learning the ropes
Oxford Mail - SHE has to stand on two boxes to reach the enormous bells towering above her. ... He had actually startedbellringing in 1944, aged eight.

Friday, 17 January 2014

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Cromer church's ancient bells are lowered down and taken away for ... 
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - The loud chimes of Cromer's church bells have been helping the town keep time and celebrate weddings for more than 500 years. Comments; Email ...
The Pull of BellringingShropshire Magazine
It is an uplifting sound on Christmas morning, the joyful peal of church bells resonating through the crisp winter air. Yet the art of bell-ringing is endangered...
Cromer church's ancient bells are lowered down and taken away for ...Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Helping to operate the electric chains was fifth-generation bell ringer David Leeder, who has been ringing the bells at Cromer for 54 years.
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Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Bishop Graham rings restored bells in FoxleyNetwork Norwich
Bell Tuition Foxley Church bells which have remained largely silent for more than 60 years will ring out once more in the Mid Norfolk village of Foxley ...
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Saturday, 11 January 2014

Search for war historyEvesham Journal
A CHURCH near Ledbury has won support in a bid to restore its bells. The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £31,800 to Tarrington Church and the cash will also help create an exhibition about a First World War bell-ringer from the village.George Evesham, who rang the bells at the church, was killed in France after being gassed, although his death came too late to ensure his name was ...
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Ring in the new: The replacement of the 235-year-old, three-quarter ...Romford Recorder
“My first thought was it would be a lot of work,” admitted Clive, “and it was going to upset the bell ringing with the wedding season approaching.”.
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Thursday, 9 January 2014

Bells of Shankill a welcome fixture to ring in the new yearLurgan Mail
Bells make a daily statement that the church is alive and well in the local community; the melodious sound of cast bronze church bells is timeless.
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Westbury's bells peal out to welcome in 2014This Is Wiltshire
It is a tradition that the bells of All Saints Church, Westbury are rung at midnight on New Year's Eve to welcome in the New Year. This year the ringers ...
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Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Joy as New Year bells ring out from a Rhyl Church for the first time in ...Rhyl Journal
The bells have been silent in previous years due to a lack of bell ringers. ... This was a church bellringing event that had not occurred for nearly 20 ...
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Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Lottery windfall for church turned into 'sieve' by woodpeckers

Essex Chronicle-5 Jan 2014
Close to £200,000 of funding has been awarded to the Grade I listed All Saints church in Stisted, near Braintree, for urgent repairs to the roof ...

Sunday, 5 January 2014

Chance to ring in the new yearStratford Observer
THOSE keen to learn more about the ancient art of bell ringing are invited to St Nicholas' Church in Henley for an open day. Campanologists - better ...
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Ossett bellringing society wants legacy to continueWakefield Express
Ossett14 bellringing society has been in existence for about 100 years, but they are concerned that there are no young bellringers coming through, ...
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Friday, 3 January 2014

South Creake's ap-peal Lynn News 
Mr Prince-White emphasised that it was important the work be done because church bells play an important part of the life of any village. “They help to ...
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LYME REGIS: Bell ringers set world recordView Online
The church bells were rung for six hours straight on Saturday, successfully setting the world record for the longest peal in a specific method of bell ...
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Thursday, 2 January 2014

Documentary film charts restoration of church bellsBridport and Lyme Regis News
THE bellringers of Whitchurch Canonico-rum and Chideock have been busy restoring the bells in the churches of St Candida and Holy Cross, and St ...
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Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Gallery: Fond farewell to Bacton couple who helped to restore ...East Anglian Daily Times
The village of Bacton came alive one December weekday morning to the sounds of the bells at St Mary's Church being struck in recognition of Peter ...
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Cromer Church's bells and clock to fall silent until summer after New ...Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Bell ringer and steeple keeper Maureen Gardiner said that later this month the bells, weighing a total of about two tonnes, would be lowered to the ...
Project launched to awaken South Creake's silent church bellsNorfolk Eastern Daily Press
A £14,000 project is under way to install modern technology which could allow the five bells at St Mary's church, South Creake, to be rung "full circle" ...
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