Sunday, 20 September 2015

Good Bye

This blog is closing down. It's been interesting running it but the value it had has been exhausted.

Best wishes to those few who read it regularly and those who promoted it on their own sites. I will leave it in its dormant state for a year before deleting it entirely.


Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Melton Times
Villagers set to enjoy church bells again soon
Villagers at Ab Kettleby will be able to hear their belovedchurch bells ring ... have commented about how much they have missed the church bells. ... of bells and we have added a new tenor bell it will change the key of the peel.
Bury Times
Church chimes in Ramsbottom in honour of the Queen
As she arrived to open the fair on September 9, the church's bell ringers performed to mark the Queen's special day as she became the longest ...

Monday, 14 September 2015

Bell-ringing and singing in Barton-under-Needwood
ANYONE looking to join a new choir or to have a go at bell-ringing is invited to join two community groups in Barton-under-Needwood. The Bar-Tones ...
Oxford Mail
Bellringing guild members faced expulsion for betting
Team secretary Roy Goodwin said: “Bellringing is terribly thirsty work and we obviously like to get plenty of refreshment. The social side of the trip is as ...
Ding! Ding! The couple 'obsessed' with ringing bells
Meet a Twizel couple doing their best to keep the ancient art of bell ringing alive in New Zealand. Source: Seven Sharp ...

Sunday, 13 September 2015

Bay walk raises nearly £1000 towards bell appeal at Barnoldswick's Ghyll Church
ST Mary-le-Ghyll Church is nearly £1,000 nearer its target of a full "ring" of eight bells after a team of ringers and friends faced a soaking ten-mile slog ...

The Bolton News
Bolton's historic buildings open for heritage weekend
Tower tours by tower captain Alan Forrester lead visitors up the 192 steps to test out bell ringing skills and take in the views from the top.

Saturday, 12 September 2015

Oxford Mail
Feature: Our mission to let the bells ring full circle once more
The bells will then be tuned at Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. A new treble bell will also be added and inscribed with the names of legendary ...

Friday, 11 September 2015

Oxford Mail
Feature: Our mission to let the bells ring full circle once more
The bells will then be tuned at Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. ... By special permission, the Great War Memorial Book of Church Bell-Ringers, ...

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Wokingham bells ring for the Queen
The rector, Reverend Sam Denyer, led a congregation in prayer on Wednesday, September 9, before handing over thebell pulls to the congregation.
Nation celebrates Queen becoming our longest-serving monarch - live
At 11.30am in Westminster Abbey, where Elizabeth II married in 1947 and was crowned less than six years later when she was 27, bell ringers will ...
Northampton Herald and Post
Church bells to ring out across Northants to celebrate Queen's record reign
Bells will round out from churches across Northamptonshire today to mark the moment the Queen becomes the nation's longest serving monarch.
Irish Independent
Business as usual for Queen as UK marks royal milestone
At Westminster Abbey, where she married Prince Philip in 1947 and had her coronation in 1953, bell ringers will ring a quarter peal at 11.30am for 50 ...
Queen reflects on 'a remarkable life' as she prepares to become longest-reigning monarch
The occasion will be celebrated by church bells ringing out across the country and a flotilla of boats processing down the River Thames behind the ...
Belfast Telegraph
Video: Westminster Abbey bells ring out in honour of the Queen becoming Britain's longest ...
Bells peel out at midday today from Westminster Abbey in central London in honour of the Queen becoming Britain's longest reigning monarch ...

Exeter Express and Echo
Church bells ring in celebration of Queen's reign
TODAY will mark the celebration of the Queens reign - as she becomes Britain's longest running monarch. Church bells are set to ring out across the ...

Walsall Advertiser
Church bells to ring out in Walsall to celebrate Queen becoming longest reigning British monarch
CHURCH bells will be ringing out in Walsall today (Wednesday, September 9) in celebration of the Queen breaking the record as the longest reigning ...
Bells ring in Manitoba to mark Queen Elizabeth's milestone reign
Church bells throughout Manitoba rang out at 11:30 a.m. as Queen Elizabeth became the longest-reigning monarch in Canada's modern era.
Leicester Mercury
Leicestershire bells ring out to celebrate the Queen's record breaking reign
Bells have rung out across Leicestershire to celebrate the Queen becoming the longest reigning monarch in British history. From the cathedral in ...
Winnipeg Free Press
Bells to ring Wednesday to mark Queen Elizabeth's long reign
Manitoba will celebrate a special milestone in Queen Elizabeth's reign with a light show and the ringing of churchbells. On Wednesday, the Queen ...

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Lancashire Telegraph
Churches urged to mark a milestone in the British sovereign history tomorrow
CHURCH bells are to ring out in celebration of the Queen becoming the longest reigning British monarch tomorrow. Westminster Abbey in London will ...

Fraser Coast Chronicle
Rare opportunity to ring the historic churchbells
... people in the ancient skills of ringing the church bells throughout the day. The heritage listed bell tower was constructed in 1887 as a memorial to ...
Story image for bells ringing queen sep from Dispatch Times
Dispatch Times

Are you celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's record-breaking reign? Let ...

Somerset County Gazette-1 Sep 2015
THE bells of St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton, will ring out at 10am next Wednesday, September 9, when the Queen becomes this country's longest ever ...
  1. Story image for bells ringing queen from Stratford upon Avon Herald

    The country's most patriotic village?

    Stratford upon Avon Herald-6 Sep 2015
    “Next Wednesday Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming our longest ... “Apparently Holy Trinity in Stratford are ringing the bellsand ...
  1. Story image for bells ringing queen from Halesowen News

    Church bells to ring out as Queen Elizabeth's reign reaches 64 years

    Halesowen News-19 Aug 2015
    The anniversary will be on Wednesday September 9 and bells are set to ring out ... on which Her Majesty the Queen's reign will surpass that of Queen Victoria.
Tiverton to mark Queen Elizabeth II's long reign
Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette
  1. Story image for worcester cathedral bells from Worcester Observer (press release) (registration) (blog)

    Appeal to mark royal milestone

    Worcester Observer (press release) (registration) (blog)-5 Sep 2015
    To celebrate the milestone, Worcester Cathedral will be leading the way with a peal of bells from midday, entitled '5040 changes of Cambridge ...
Bells to ring out as churches mark Queen's record reign
Littlehampton Gazette
Story image for worcester cathedral bells from ITV News

Church bells to ring out in Worcester to celebrate Queen's reign

ITV News-5 hours ago
Church bells are to ring out at Worcester Cathedral in celebration of the Queen becoming the longest reigning British monarch. The cathedral ...
  1. Story image for worcester cathedral bells from Malvern Gazette

    Bells at Worcester Cathedral will ring out to mark the Queen ...

    Malvern Gazette-2 Sep 2015
    Worcester Cathedral will be leading the way with a peal of bells, starting at noon, entitled: 5040 changes of Cambridge Surprise Maximus.

This is The West Country
Have a go at bell ringingat Truro Cathedral's open day
Truro Cathedral will be awash with bells between 11am and 4pm on Saturday, September 12, as it holds an open day for families and young people to ...

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Bronte register and bell-ringers at St Oswald's church
THE BRONTËS, bell-ringing and vintage afternoon tea will be some of the themes of an open day at a Guiseley church. St Oswald's will be opening its ...

South Wales Evening Post
Bells to ring across West Wales as Queen becomes longest serving monarch
THE hills will be alive with the sound of bells in Swansea and South West Wales to mark the moment the Queen becomes the nation's longest serving