Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5468 (February 12 2016) and in the two preceding issues

Deaths

JOAN HOOTON. I regret to say that Joan died at Northwick Park Hospital, Kenton, Middx, on 14 January at the age of 74. Her funeral will be at S Mary’s, Kenton on 3 February at 12:30. Cremation (family only) will be at Breakspear Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip, Middlesex at 14:00. The Wake will be at ‘The Traveller’s Rest’, Kenton Road, Harrow, HA3 8AT at 15:00. Family flowers only, donations in Joan’s memory may be sent to the undertakers, James Funeral Service, 502 Kenton Lane, Belmont Circle, Harrow, HA3 8RD They will be distributed as follows: one-third to St Luke’s Hospice, Harrow, one-third to the Middlesex County Association Bell Restoration Fund, one-sixth to The Ecumenical Friends of Fátima Association, one-sixth to The Society of Our Lady of Walsingham. Alan Spreadbury.[6005]


Change of Address


Publications

“CHANGE RINGING”, by Wilfrid G Wilson. Art and Science of Change Ringing on Church and Handbells. Payment with order, £14 post free UK from Alison Williams, St Peters Cottage, Old Mansion Drive, Bredon, Worcestershire, GL20 7LH. Tel: 07970 286577.


For sale / wanted

TOWER BELL. Models with/without bells. Church Bells of Staffordshire by Lynham, quarto sized, excellent condition. Taylor bell 1979 1¼cwt with headstock, clapper, chiming rope and wheel. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. [6082]

Association of
Ringing Teachers Price List

Available to everyone
from ART Shop

Visit www.ringingteachers.org
and select ‘Shop’

Bell Handling DVD *                        £17.00

Recruitment DVD *                           £3.00

Youth Toolbox CD *                          £5.00

Teaching Toolboxes CD *                £10.00

From Rounds to Ropesight book + DVD £10.00

Teaching with Simulators book          £3.50

Also available from the ART Shop,
selected Whiting Society publications

Plain Bob Minor –
A Mine of Information book          £6.00

Carry On Counting book                   £3.00

Doubles or Quit book                        £6.00

Available after attending a Day Course
or to ART Members
Login to www.smartringer.org
and select ‘shop’

LtR Ringers Personal Progress Logbook £2.50

LtR Ringers Personal Progress Logbook
(x10)                                          £20.00

LtR+ Ringers Personal Progress Logbook £3.00

LtR Badges for each Level (x5)           £5.00

All products have free postage and packaging to UK addresses.
Payment accepted via cheque,
bank transfer or PayPal.

* Discount or free download
available to ART Members

 


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University Announcements

OPEN UNIVERSITY. Spring Meeting, 27th February 2016. Nottingham Tram Trip with 6 towers. Meet at Phoenix Park by 9am or at Basford for 9.30 ringing. Full details on www.opuscr.org.uk or from Sue Tompsett email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . New members welcome.                         [5006]

WELSH COLLEGES SOCIETY. AGM and Dinner weekend 5th-7th February. AGM Saturday 6th February 16.30, Southall Activity Centre, Southall, UB1 2BE.[5005]


Guild / Association Announcements

KCACR. AGM, Easter Monday 28th March 2016 at Tunstall Village Hall, Tunstall Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1YZ at 2.30pm. Nomination Form for the Election of Officers, posts listed in the Handbook, available on the web at www.kcacr.org.uk. Written nominations to be signed by the proposer, seconder and nominee and sent to the General Secretary, Mr Douglas G Davis, 14 Monmouth Close, Rainham, Kent ME8 7BQ or by email (nominee to confirm separately) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the latest Friday 18th March 2016. The current Training Officer, PR Officer and 1 Central Council Rep are not seeking re-election. An additional vacancy also exists for another Central Council Rep.         [1080]

GUILD OF RAILWAY RINGERS. 27th February. Outing by train on North London Line. First tower Richmond, St Mary10.30-11.15am. All welcome. Further details from Secretary, Chris Mew on 01926 402273.     [6007]


General Announcements

Friday 11th March,
at Sheffield Cathedral, 7.30pm

‘Ringing the Changes –

a celebration of bellringing through readings, poetry, music, song and dance’.

Tickets cost £8 to include a glass of wine/juice

Available from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or through the Cathedral shop.

 


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Weekday Meetings and Practices

KCACR. AGM, Monday 28th March 2016. Service at St John the Baptist, Tunstall ME9 8DU at 12 noon. Lunch will be available in Tunstall Village Hall, Tunstall Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1YZ at 1pm, cost £15.00. Lunch can be booked via Margaret Funnell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Online payments preferred – KCACR A/C No: 15723666, Sort Code: 52-41-42, use the reference ‘AGM Meal+YourName’ and inform Margaret once paid. For those not online postal applications to Mrs Margaret Funnell, 40 Trubridge Road, Hoo, Rochester, Kent ME3 9EW. Cheques payable to KCACR, and send SAE if you would like acknowledgement sent. No tickets to be allocated, names will be checked on a list at the door. 54 parking spaces at the hall plus 4 disabled bays. Note there are no alternative lunch venues in the village.Tower routes for the day available at www.kcacr.org.uk.   [1081]


Meetings on Friday February 13

CALNE BRANCH. Practice at Hilmarton on Saturday 13th February. Ringing at 15:00, service at 16:30 followed by tea. Evening ringing until 20:00. Tea numbers to Elaine Leighton, please, on 01249 760537 elaine.f.leighton@ btinternet.com                                                              [1057]


Meetings on Saturday February 6

LACR. Blackburn Branch. Meeting, Saturday 6th. Afternoon ringing at Nelson 3.30-5pm followed by tea at Colne (names for tea to be provided by Wednesday 3rd) then evening ringing at Colne from approximately 6.30-8pm. All and everyone are welcome to come along. Please contact me if you should require any further details. Simon Butterworth, Branch Secretary, Blackburn, 01282 777914, 07928 102552, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.               [1056]

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION.Wigan Branch. Meeting at St John’s, Coppull 3.30-5pm and 6.30-8pm. Own arrangements for tea. All welcome.[1051]


Meetings on Saturday February 13

SOUTHWELL & NOTTINGHAM D.G. Bingham District. Afternoon ringing at Granby from 3pm. Service, tea and meeting at Cropwell Bishop from 4.30pm followed by evening ringing. Names for tea to Godfrey Allison on 0115 989 9275.        [1065]

DERBY D.A. Peak District. Wirksworth (8) 7-8.30pm. Saturday 13 February 2016. All welcome.    [1055]

DUNSTER BRANCH. Business Meeting at Dunster from 3-8.30pm. There will be ringing followed by a service, tea followed by the meeting and more ringing. The special methods are St Simons Bob Triples and Double Norwich Major. There will be ringing for all abilities including rounds and call changes. All welcome.  [1058]

HERTFORD C.A. Eastern District. Saturday 13th February. Afternoon meeting and afternoon ringing at All Saints’ Church, Little Munden 15:00 to 17:00. All welcome. [1059]

HERTFORD C.A. Western District. Meeting at Great Gaddesden (6), 3pm, service 4.30pm followed by tea, business meeting and evening ringing. Names for tea to Val Mills, 07929 650664.            [1060]

LACR. Furness and South Lakeland Branch. Our next Branch Meeting will be held on Saturday February 13th at Holy Trinity, Kendal. Ringing from 2.30-4.30pm will be followed by afternoon refreshments. All are very welcome to join us.              [1061]

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CHANGE RINGERS. Preston Branch. Meeting at St James, Brindle. Ringing 3-5pm. All welcome.                                                [1062]

OXFORD D.G. East Berks & South Bucks Branch. Surprise Practice on Saturday 13 February at Chalfont St Giles (8) 16:00 to 18:00.                                                    [1063]

PDG. Daventry Branch. Meeting Saturday 13th February at Whilton. Ringing at 3pm, service at 4.30pm followed by tea and meeting Evening ringing at Great Brington 7 till 8.30pm. Names for tea to Janet Bowers, tel no. 01327 842851 or email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                        [1064]

SOUTHWELL & NOTTINGHAM D.G. Bingham District. Afternoon ringing at Granby from 3pm. Service, tea and meeting at Cropwell Bishop from 4.30pm followed by evening ringing. Names for tea to Godfrey Allison on 0115 989 9275.        [1065]

GUILD OF DEVONSHIRE RINGERS.East Devon Branch. AGM to be held at Ottery St Mary Church, on Saturday 13th February 2016. Ringing from 3pm, service at 4-30pm followed by tea and meeting. Names for tea please by 10th February to Richard Coley 01404 813163 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. All welcome.[1053]

OXFORD DIOCESAN GUILD. East Berks & South Bucks. Surprise Practice at Chalfont St Giles 16:00-18:00.[1054]


Meetings on Saturday February 20

CHESTER D.G. South Branch. Ringing at Church Minshull 3-4.30pm. BYO tea, hot drinks available. Evening ringing Wistaston 6.30-8.30pm. Further details from Mary Stanwell 01270.628900 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    [1072]

DERBY D.A. Southern District. Meeting at Weston on Trent (3) 10-10.30am and Shardlow (6) 10.30am until 12noon. All welcome.                                                [1073]

EAST DERBYSHIRE AND WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CHURCH BELLRINGERS. Meeting on Saturday 20 February 2016 will be held at the Parish Church, High Street, Tibshelf, Derbyshire from 3-4.30pm. All will be welcomed.                                             [1079]

KCACR. Ashford District. The next meeting will be a morning event at Aldington, ringing from 10.30am until 12.30pm followed by a pub lunch at the Duke’s Head, Sellindge. Please make menu choices from their website www.dukesheadsellindge.com and send to the Dist. Sec. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tel: 01622 890675 by Feb 13th at the latest.                                          [1067]

LINCOLN DIOCESAN GUILD. West Lindsey Branch. Ringing at Saxilby (6) 3-5pm. Focus on spliced ringing. All welcome.                                                              [1074]

LDG. Harborough District. Practice at Medbourne 10.30-12.30pm. Tea and biscuits will be provided. All welcome.        [1075]

NORWICH D.A. Southern Branch. Quarterly meeting at Tasburgh on Saturday 20th February. Ringing 2.30-4pm followed by prayers and meeting.                          [1076]

PDG. Culworth Branch. Monthly Branch Ring will take place on Saturday 20th Feb from 3-4.30pm, at Woodford Halse. All are welcome.            [1078]

BISHOPS STORTFORD. District Practice. Sawbridgeworth (8-bell): Ringing 19:00-20:30.              [1066]

KCACR. Ashford District. The next meeting will be a morning event at Aldington, ringing from 10.30am until 12.30pm followed by a pub lunch at the Duke’s Head, Sellindge. Please make menu choices from their website www.dukesheadsellindge.com and send to the Dist. Sec. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tel: 01622 890675 by Feb 13th at the latest.                                          [1067]

LADIES GUILD. East Midlands Branch. Thrumpton 6(G.F) NG11 0AX, 10-10.45am. Barton in Fabis 6(G.F) NG11 0AB, 11-11.45am. Lunch and ADM Cookoo Bush Inn, Gotham, NG11 0JL, 12-1.45pm. Kingston on Saor 6(G.F) NG11 0DA, 2-2.45pm. All most welcome.                     [1068]


Meetings on Sunday February 21

PDG. Wellingborough Branch. Training afternoon at Orlingbury between 2.30-4.30pm. Surprise practice at Stanwick from 10am.                                                    [1077]


Meetings on Friday February 26

L&MDA. Practice at LLANTARNAM on Fri 26 Feb from 10.30am. All welcome.   [1069]


Meetings on Monday May 30, 2016

The Central Council of
Church Bell Ringers

Registered as a Charity

Registered Charity No. 270036

The third session of the 42nd Council
will be held on MONDAY 30th May 2016
at the Best Western Royal Beach Hotel,
St Helen’s Parade, Portsmouth.

Nominations for election to Life Membership of the Council, in all cases signed by two Members of the Council, must reach me by 30th March. Nominations for Additional Members, accompanied by a single supporting statement of not more than 250 words and signed by two Representative, Life or Ex-officio Members of the Council, must also reach me by 30th March.

Notices of Motion, also signed by two Council Members, must reach me by 18th April.

Society secretaries are reminded that subscriptions for 2016, at £30 per representative, if not already paid, are now due.

Unless already notified, please let me know of any changes of representatives or of their addresses since the last meeting.

MARY BONE, Hon Secretary


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