Sunday, 29 June 2014

Ilkley Gazette
Bells and buskers for Otley's Tour de France celebrations
Church bells will herald the Tour de France's arrival in Otley. All Saints Parish Church's ringers are contributing to a county-wide peal of bells that has ...

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Malvern Gazette
Ringing the changes at Malvern Priory's Bell Appeal
TWO new treble bells have been cast for Great Malvern Priory, as part of a £220,000 fund-raising project that is nearing completion, five years after it ...

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

The Star
Bell-ringing stunt to feature in Tour de France opening ceremony
Organisers of the team presentation opening ceremony of the Tour de France are inviting members of the public to ring a bell for two minutes to mark ...

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Hertfordshire bell ringers to compete for crown in Broxbourne
HERTFORDSHIRE'S top bell ringers will be crowned in a contest in Broxbourne ... striking competition for the Coburn trophy at St Augustine's Church.

Monday, 23 June 2014

Huddersfield Examiner
Meltham St Bartholomew's Church clock tower appeal celebrations hit the right note with Honley ...
Visitors to the newly renovated bell tower at St Bartholomew's Church, Meltham got a demonstration by the bell ringing team at the open day.

Saturday, 21 June 2014

Daily Echo
Couple's horror as ancient St Peter's Church is destroyed by fire days before wedding
Flames engulfed the 800-year old St Peter's Church in Ropley, near ... The loud clang of a bell falling could be heard as fire fighters hosed the tower, ...

BBC News
Cambridgeshire church bells replaced with bicycle bells
church has replaced its bells with a recording of children's bicycle bells to mark the imminent arrival of the Tour de France in the UK. Composer Rob ...

Manchester Evening News
Landmark church in bid to restore 'swaying' tower to former glory
Parishioners of one of Tameside's most famous churches are raising money to restore the bell tower to its former glory. After 126 years, the tower at St ...

Thursday, 19 June 2014

  1. Breaking news The Ropley fire: more photos

    Hampshire Chronicle-8 hours ago
    JUST a skeleton of the former church remains, as fire fighters continue to hose the clock tower. There are no visible flames but the building is ...

Portsmouth News
Massive blaze destroys church
A HUGE fire has destroyed the roof and bell tower of a Grade II listed church. The fire was discovered at St Peter's Church in Ropley, a village near ...

Teas aid bell tower appeal
church is holding a series of fund-raising teas to raise money to restore its bell tower. Sunday teas will be served at St Peter's Church, in Tilton on the ...

Ropley church gutted by blaze

BBC News-1 hour ago
The fire was spotted at the Church of St Peter, Ropley, near Alresford shortly before 09:00 BST. The blaze engulfed the main body of the church ...
The Ropley fire: more photos
Romsey Advertiser-4 hours ago

Network Norwich
Vicar blesses Cromer Church bells
The vicar of Cromer, Rev David Court, blessed the bells of Cromer church yesterday (June 18) before they were hoisted back into the belfry following ...

The Press, York
Bells to ring for start of Tour de France
Yorkshire will resound to the sound of bells of all kinds at the start of the Tour de France. Organisers are inviting the entire county to ring for two ...

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Tewkesbury ADMAG
Evesham Bell Tower Appeal hosts Walk the Week
"The bells were ringing as we approached the tower, where some carefully organised treats had been laid on," she said. "The upper Ringing Chamber ...

Mid Devon Gazette
ringing endorsement for Devon Guild
A BONANZA of bell-ringing is planned in Mid Devon this weekend as the Guild of Devonshire Ringers celebrate a significant anniversary. 140 bells ...

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Cromer Parish Church to welcome back the sound of its bells as they return after refurbishment
The bright medieval sound of Cromer Church bells, which has been missing for the past five months, will be heard once again as the bells return home ...

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Nottingham Post
Bells to ring out in honour of one of town's most prominent characters
Now, two former bell-ringing colleagues, Jack Chadwick and Colin Shaw, will return to the church to ring for half an hour before the funeral of Mr ...

Getting to know the ropes as a bell ringer
There is a real art to bell ringing but Ann Collins, who has been involved for 63 years, says there is no need to have a musical background to get ...

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Daily Mail
How roast beef, Scotch whisky and bell ringing are Britain's best: Great and the good including ...
Bell ringing, roast beef for Sunday lunch and watching the Red Arrows are among the things that define Britain – at least according to the great and ...

Western Gazette
Choir's visit marks dedication of new bells
During the one minute ringing of the grandsire doubles peal which followed, the ... The rehanging and augmentation of the bells was carried out by the ...

Saturday, 7 June 2014

Huddersfield Examiner
St Bart's bells will soon be ringingout again
The bells of St Bartholomew's Parish Church in Meltham will soon be ringing out once more - thanks to Honley Male Voice Choir. A concert on Friday, ...

Friday, 6 June 2014

Evesham Observer
Singing to keep Bell Tower ringing
MEMBERS of the Lygonian Singers will be in fine voice for a concert at St Lawrence's Church in aid of the Bell Tower Appeal. The concert will be held ...

Thursday, 5 June 2014

More events this weekend in support of the Bell Tower
Tickets cost £5 and are available from The Almonry, All Saints Church office, Bell Tower Appeal Committee chairman Sue Ablett by calling 0787 ...

Burton Mail
The bells are ringing after £6000 lottery grant
This exciting project in Hartshorne has been given £6,600 to carry out essential repairs and maintenance to the bells - which date back to 1580 at St ...

The West Australian
Bells top the ringer's bill
"Ninety-nine per cent of my travelling has included a little bit ofbellringing, but usually it's a lot," he laughed. Yesterday, with a steady eye, Mr Cater, 60 ...

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Auburn to raise money to by St. Louis' bells
The "magnificent, world-class bells" may serve as a reminder for the once-bustling church neighborhood, Manoian said. They may also serve to draw ...

Crawley News
Appeal to save Crawley church tower in need of urgent repairs
DESPITE its tower having been battered by bad weather this winter, the bells at St Alban's Church, in Gossops Green, have still rung out every ...