Stanton Harcourt were the hosts this year. Although they were unfortunately unable to enter a team, Jane Eagle laid on a fabulous ringers’ tea for the competitors from 5 local towers.

On a lovely June evening in the glorious setting of St Michael’s, overlooking the famous Pope’s Tower, teams from Witney, Ducklington, Combe, Freeland and North Leigh competed for the Rounds and Call Changes trophy; and Witney, Ducklington, Freeland and North Leigh entered teams for the Method competions.

Peter Holden from Cirencester did an excellent job judging, eventually announcing the following results:

Rounds & Call Changes –

  1. Witney
  2. Freeland
  3. Ducklington
  4. Combe
  5. North Leigh

Method:

  1. Witney
  2. Ducklington
  3. North Leigh
  4. Freeland

The Witney team from left to right – Ted Martin; Roger Barnes; Richard Ford; Hazel Howarth; Dana Josephson; Andrew Goldthorpe.

2018 branch 6 bell striking competition @ Stanton Harcourt. Witney win Method and Call Changes.

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