Thursday, 31 July 2014

Musical trio raise cash for bell tower fund
ONE of the country's leading church musicians and his two talented daughters have raised more than £1,000 for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Appeal.

Bell heralds the start of First World War commemoration in Hebden
Ian Simpson will ring the bell at St Peter'sChurch at 11am on Saturday and that will be followed by a few words from the curate, the Rev Heather ...

Chime in with Ilkeston church bell ringers
PEOPLE are being invited to have a go at ringing the bells at an Ilkeston ... visitors to see the rope and pulley mechanism that makes the bell ring.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Composer to honour Happisburgh bell ringers
For centuries, bells have given us pleasure as they ring out with tunefully rhythmic sound-waves. They have been used to warn us of invasion, help us ...

Tewkesbury ADMAG
Grier Trio concert raises roof for churchtower appeal
Grier Trio concert raises roof for church tower appeal ... the 14th century bell tower of Abbots Morton's Grade-I listed St Peter's church, Abbots Morton.

Barton under Needwood church bell appeal hits funding milestone
Reverend Andrew Ridley revealed that the appeal to raise the five figure sum to help buy a new steel bell frame at St James' Church, in Barton, had ...

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Bell-ringing is the real heavy metal
All Saints' Church in Marsworth is a tower that specialises in teaching new bellringers, with trained teachers accredited by the Association of Ringing ...

Bells appeal
RESIDENTS in Litton Cheney will be asked to dig deep to help repair their centuries-old church bells. St Mary's boasts a peal of eight bells but two ...

Appeal to keep old bells ringing
Richard Shaw, chief bell ringer, said: “We need to make sure the bells keep going for another 100 years. I have been ringing bells at the church for 30 ...

Friday, 25 July 2014

Barrow bells to ring first full peal of century
BELLS will ring for about three hours for the first full peal this century at a ... with more than 5,000 changes required to the sequence of the bells.

Toll bells on 4 August to number the Fallen
Sir, - I am a church bell-ringer, and, as one might imagine, there has been a certain amount of discussion, both locally and nationally in The Ringing ...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Ellesmere church's £90000 project is complete
All eight bells, which have hung in St Mary's Church tower in Ellesmere for more than 200 years, were reinstalled this year after being taken away in ...

Shoreham Herald

Rare full peal at parish church
BELLS of St Mary's will ring out for about three hours on Saturday for a rare full peal. The sound will be heard across Shoreham town centre from ...

Monday, 21 July 2014

The Press
Bells of Christ Church Cathedral come home
Thirteen earthquake damaged bells of ChristChurch Cathedral have been returned from England after a lengthy repair job. The bells

Sunday, 20 July 2014

The Press
The bells are ringing for recovery
WELCOME HOME: Canon Rosalie Hoddinott, assisted by Sacristan Grant Bennett, blesses the Christ Church Cathedral bells after they were restored, ...

Wednesday, 16 July 2014
New bells would be tribute to war dead
THE end of the Great War is set to be solemnly remembered in Bodmin in four years' time when special bells at St Petroc's Church will ring out over ...

NOW Bath
Bell Lowering Marks Start Of Exciting Church Project
Yesterday saw the removal of the existing ring ofbells from Christ Church on Julian Road in Bath, at the start of an exciting project to bring the 

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

BBC News
bells ring in tribute to WW1 dead
Church bells in Guernsey's capital, St Peter Port will ring for eight hours in tribute to those who died during World War One. The St Peter PortParish ...

Tewkesbury ADMAG
Exclusive artwork by Bell Tower Appeal supporter
The concert was important to Mr Zidani as he was married at All Saints Church and he said he was delighted to be supporting the Bell Tower Appeal.

Parish pump Hailsham - July 11, 2014
THE BELLS will be ringing out tomorrow, Saturday, from 11am to 4pm in aid of St Andrew's Church and the Sussex County Association of Change ...

Friday, 11 July 2014

Evesham Observer
Grier Trio to help bell tower fund
ONE of the country's finest church musicians is going back to his roots for a special concert to raise cash for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Appeal.

Ledbury Reporter
Appeal launched to repair cracked Hereford church bells
Tower Captain John Eisel with the damaged bell. ... But last year, bell ringersdiscovered that the fifth bell was cracked and were forced to stop ringing ...

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Newark Advertiser
Video: Church bells rededicated after £80000 scheme in Averham
The Averham Bells Education and Restoration Project at St Michael and All Angels' Church, Averham, involved extensive work to the church tower ...

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

This is The West Country
Othery bell ringers wanted
MEMBERS of a group of bell ringers at St Michael's Church in Othery are ... but now it is complete the original ringing team is down to three ringers.

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Children learn the ropes with new church bell ringing club
Children learn the ropes with new church bell ringing club ... sees the children climb into the bell tower to have a go at ringing the church bells.

Musician goes back to his roots for bell tower appeal
ONE of the country's finest church musicians is staging a special concert this month to raise money for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Appeal.

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Western Gazette
St John's Church, Yeovil, bells have returned after thousands of pounds of refurbishment
... at St John's Church, Yeovil, which cost thousands of pounds to refurbish in memory of his uncle Tom Setter, a bell ringer at the church for 60 years.

Saturday, 5 July 2014

King's Lynn bells off to be restored
John said: “One of the great features of St Nicholas Chapel is that you can see the bell-ringingchamber from the main chapel and as part of the ...

Ledbury Reporter
Bells can ring out again in Tarrington
Six bells that hung in the belfry at the church of St Phillip and St James in Tarrington were taken away to be fixed in February as they were in danger of ...

Scunthorpe Telegraph
John Harrison & longitude: Barton bellringer to perform at Greenwich celebrations
Joan Barton at St Mary's Church Barton- Upon-Humber. Joan will be ringingthe bells at Greenwich to mark 300 years since the passing of the 1714 ...

Friday, 4 July 2014

Hull Daily Mail
Bells ring at All Saints' Church in Preston for the first time in 30 years
JUST IN CHIME: From left, Richard Thorp, John Myers, Kevin Smallwood and Elizabeth Watling with one of the restored bells at All Saints' Church in ...

The Oxford Times
Years of being hit has almost rung bells out
Abingdon bell hanging firm Whites of Appleton would be the firm to remove and inspect the bells before they are sent to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry ...

Hull Daily Mail
Bells ring at All Saints' Church in Preston for the first time in 30 years
JUST IN CHIME: From left, Richard Thorp, John Myers, Kevin Smallwood and Elizabeth Watling with one of the restored bells at All Saints' Church in ...

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Worcester News
Young bell ringers prepare for competition in city
“We have magnificent bells, both old and new, in our churches in Worcester city centre and it will be wonderful to hear them all ringing at different ...

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Worcester News
Young bell ringers prepare for competition in city
“We have magnificent bells, both old and new, in our churches in Worcester city centre and it will be wonderful to hear them all ringing at different ...

Hereford Times
Ringing Memorial for Old Soldier George
THE newly-restored bells of Tarrington Church will soon ring out poignantly, in memory of a local bell-ringer who died of his war wounds, after World ...