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This note is circulated from Robert Newton. It sets out a proposal that could affect many parishes and includes references to other documents and websites giving more detail. Although the ODG officers do not feel that it would […]
Broadwell

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The first quarter peal in over a century was recently rung on the newly re-hung and augmented bells at Broadwell. https://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/view.php?id=1458262

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Seven ringers attended a very enjoyable practice, including Rick Taylor who unfortunately had to leave before the photo. Touches of Grandsire Doubles, Plain Bob Doubles and Minor, St Simon’s Doubles, Plain Hunt and Call Changes were rung.
Witney

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The re-furbishment and installation of the clappers has been completed, along with the installation of new pulley blocks, improved rope drops and flapping boards, and eight new ropes and ceiling bosses. In addition, a major clean-up of the […]
South Leigh

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I am delighted to inform you that Martin Spurrier of South Leigh (nominated by Evadne Adrian-Vallance, also of South Leigh) was awarded “Highly Commended” in the “Westley award for church bell maintenance and improvement 2021”. I feel it […]
South Leigh
Message from Tony Crabtree, Chair, Towers & Belfries Committee. Please see the attached invitation to enter for the 2021 Westley Award. I know it has been a strange year for tower work, but it may have been an […]

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Useful links and suggestions. Getting fit for ringing – article in Ringing World 24th May 2019 https://ringingteachers.org/application/files/2116/1623/3632/Yoga_for_Ringers.pdf There is a webinar on the St Martin’s Guild website at https://stmartinsguild.org/teaching/training-and-resources/exercises-to-support-us-back-into-ringing/ Video from the Peterborough Guild at the end of […]

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This notice appeared yesterday on the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers’ website: What the Church is expecting is tolling of a single bell during the hour before the funeral, which starts with a minute’s silence at 3pm […]

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The CCCBR has just issued guidance in the following link: Easter Sunday ringing – CCCBR

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ART has issued some helpful guidance on returning to ringing in their newsletter which can be found at this link: Survival_Recovery_Newsheet_Issue_4.pdf (ringingteachers.org)