Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5479 (April 29 2016) and in the two preceding issues

Deaths

PETER E J SADDLETON. Loving husband of Ann and father of Lydia, Philip and Richard sadly died on 18th April 2016 aged 82. Service and burial at St Michael’s Church, Hernhill, near Faversham, Kent on Friday 6th May at 3pm followed by refreshments at Hernhill Village Hall. If desired, flowers or donations for Hernhill Church PCC or the Multiple System Atrophy Trust via Hogben and Partis Ltd, 37 Stone Street, Faversham, ME13 8PH. If you are able to attend, or for further details, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Philip Saddleton.    [6028]


Change of Address


Publications


For sale / wanted


University Announcements

The AGM for the UNIVERSITY OF LONDON SOCIETY OF CHANGE RINGERS is taking place at 3pm, on Saturday 14th May, at St Olave’s Church Hall. For further information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .             [2048]


Guild / Association Announcements

SPRING MEETING. In the Greater Manchester area Ringing at 6 towers. All police staff welcome, serving or retired, including families. For further details contact Richard White, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .      [2047]

LINCOLN DIOCESAN GUILD

Annual General Meeting

Saturday 30 April 2016

9.30-10am       Ringing at Lincoln Cathedral (12)

10am             Holy Communion in The Ringers Chapel, Lincoln Cathedral

11am             Annual General Meeting at Bailgate Methodist Church

Bring and share lunch – please bring a plate of food to share - drinks will be provided

2-3pm            Ringing at Nettleham (6)

3.15.-4.15pm    Ringing at St Giles, Lincoln (8)

4.30-5.30pm     Ringing at Lincoln Cathedral (12)

5.30-6.15pm     Evensong at Lincoln Cathedral

Sandra Underwood, Secretary

01522 884682 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Advance Notice:

GUILD OF DEVONSHIRE RINGERS

Annual Guild Festival
& General Meeting

Saturday 18 June 2016

 Plymouth – South West Branch

Open towers for ringing from 10:00

Open ringing from 13:00 to 14:30
at the Minster Church of St Andrew, Plymouth

Annual General Meeting 14:30 - 16:45

Followed by service from 16:45 to 17:30
at the Minster Church of St Andrew, Plymouth

Open ringing afterwards until 19:00

Contact Branch Secretary, Clare Stagg:
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or Guild Secretary, Clare Griffiths:
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General Announcements

A Service of Celebration

50 Years dedicated service
by Mr Bryan Birkett as Tower Captain

3pm, Sunday 10th July

St Bartholomew’s Church, Mattersey Road, Sutton-cum-Lound DN22 8PN

Guest Preacher

The Right Reverend Tony Porter,
Bishop of Sherwood

Followed by Light refreshments and ringing

RSVP for catering purposes to
Dylan Boddy by 1st June

E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone 07507 263361

GIFT

The Church would like to present Bryan with
a gift for this remarkable achievement.

If you would like to contribute please contact Dylan Boddy.

 


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Long Length Attempts

An attempt will be made to ring 10080 CORNWALL SURPRISE MAJOR at Dore on Saturday 23 April 2016, commencing at 10:00hrs. [5010]


Weekday Meetings and Practices

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION. Wigan Branch. 10 bell practice from 7.30-9pm at St. Peter’s, Newton-le-Willows on Monday 25th April 2016. All welcome.[2038]

NORTHANTS MIDWEEK GROUP. Wednesday 4th May at Wicken (MK19 6BU) 2-4pm. Method Yorkshire Surprise Major. All abilities welcome.[2039]

SOUTHWELL AND NOTTINGHAM DIOCESAN GUILD. South Notts District. Meeting on Thursday 28th April at Holy Trinity, Clifton at 7.30pm.[2040]

TAW TORRIDGE & TAMAR MIDWEEK GROUP. Thursday 28th April. 11.30am Pillaton, 2.30pm Botus Fleming. All welcome.[2041]

L&MDA. Practice at Tredunnoc (GF) on Fri 29 April from 10.30am. All welcome.  [2024]

OXFORD DIOCESAN GUILD OF CHURCH BELL RINGERS

RINGING DAY – NEWBURY BRANCH

MONDAY 2 MAY 2016

09:00   Compton             St Mary & Nicholas  6       SU526796

09:30   Yattendon            St Peter & Paul         6       SU554745  GF

10:00   Stanford Dingley  St Denys                  4       SU575717  GF

10:30   Beenham             St Mary                   6       SU590684  GF

11:00   Aldermaston        St Mary the Virgin    8       SU596650

11:30   Midgham             St Matthew             6       SU556671  GF

12:00   Thatcham            St Mary                   10     SU516672         T

12:30   Newbury             St Nicolas                10     SU470671         T

13:00   Lunch

13:30   Shaw                   St Mary                   6       SU474683  GF   T

14:00   Speen                  St Mary                   6       SU455678         T

14:30   Kintbury              St Mary the Virgin    8       SU383670         T

15:00   Great Shefford     St Mary                   6       SU380753  Anti-clockwise

15:30   East Garston        All Saints                 6       SU361770

16:00   Lambourn            St Michael               8       SU326789         T

16:30   Chaddleworth      St Andrew               4       SU411779  GF

17:00   Brightwalton        All Saints                 6       SU427793  GF

17:30   Farnborough        All Saints                 5       SU435819

18:00   Peasemore           St Barnabas             6       SU457770

18:30   Beedon                St Nicholas              6       SU482781  GF

19:00   East Ilsley             St Mary                   8       SU493809

All towers open for one hour  T = Toilet GF = Ground-floor ring

£1 per tower, or day tickets (£15), which are available from stewards
at the first three towers on the route.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE OXFORD DIOCESAN BELL FUND

Any changes will be listed on the Guild website (www.odg.org.uk)
and at the first 3 towers of the day.

IMPORTANT: The start times shown here will be observed precisely.
Please do not embarrass the stewards or yourself by trying to begin ringing earlier.


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Meetings on Saturday April 23

BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Luton District. Quarterly Meeting at Studham (6). Business meeting at 6.30pm. Followed by evening ringing from 7pm.                                                            [2027]

LACR. Fylde Branch.15:30-17:30 Bispham All Hallows’ (8) (NB preceded by 13:00-14:30, ringing on the remaining ringable bells at Kirkham St Michael).                                                      [2019]

OXFORD D.G. East Berks & South Bucks Branch. AGM on Saturday 23 April at Hambleden (8). Ringing from 15:00 to 17:00 followed by tea and AGM.                                                           [2030]


Meetings on Saturday April 30

LADIES’ GUILD. South Midlands District. Spring Meeting 30th April 2016. 10.30 to 11.15am Potterspury, 11.30am to 12.15pm Cosgrove. Followed by lunch at The Barley Mow, Cosgrove. [2056]

LADIES’ GUILD. Marches District. 10:00-11:00 St Weonards, HR2 8NU, 11:30-12:30 Ross on Wye, HR9 5HT. Lunch The Red Lion Inn, Peterstow, HR9 6LH, 14:30-15:30 Llangarron, HR9 6NQ.[2033]

LEICESTER D.G. HYM & 8 Bell Striking Competition, Ashby Folville. Competition from 1.30pm. Open ringing 4pm, service 4.30pm followed by tea, results and meeting. Evening skittles at Carington Arms from 7pm. Names for tea to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wed 27th. Further details on www.leicesterdg.org.uk.[2042]

PDG. Northampton Branch. Practice Meeting at St Edmund, Hardingstone, Northampton (5) from 7.30pm to 9pm. All welcome.[2043]

LADIES’ GUILD. Central District. Meeting 30th April, 10:00-11:00 St Mary’s, Wendover, Bucks HP22 6NL .11:15-12:15 St John the Baptist, Aldbury, Herts, HP23 5RW. We can make tea/coffee in the Chapter House.        [2031]

LADIES’ GUILD. Marches District. 10:00-11:00 St Weonards, HR2 8NU, 11:30-12:30 Ross on Wye, HR9 5HT. Lunch The Red Lion Inn, Peterstow, HR9 6LH, 14:30-15:30 Llangarron, HR9 6NQ.          [2033]

SOCIETY OF SHERWOOD YOUTHS.30th April, Meeting, Sproxton 2.45-3.45pm, Saltby 4-5.30pm, Bottesford 7-8.30pm. All welcome. www.sherwoodyouths.org.uk                             [2032]

Lancashire Association of Change Ringers

Annual General Meeting 2016

Sodor and Man Branch

The Cathedral Church of St German                        St George’s Church

Derby Road                                                           Upper Church Street

Peel                                                                       Douglas

IMS 1HH                                                                IM1 lEE

8 Bells                                                                   12 Bells

9-2-10 in G#                                                          18-2-14 in E

Friday 29th April

Practice at Peel – 7.30pm-9pm

Saturday 30th April

Ringing at Peel 9.30-10.30am
Unconfirmed at present

Ringing at St George’s – 11.30am-1pm

Lunch at St George’s – 1pm
There will be a charge of approx. £10 for lunch

Service at St George’s – 2pm
Conducted by The Archdeacon of Mann Venerable Andie Brown

Annual General Meeting – 2.45pm
It may be possible to broadcast the AGM
via the internet.

Ringing at Peel – 4.30-5.30pm

Saturday Evening

Either a pub crawl through Douglas, or join the Manx ringers in one of our favourite restaurants. Note: 100% of Okells and Bushys pubs serve real ale.

Sunday 1st May

Service ringing at both Peel and Douglas
9.45-10.30am

Quarter peals with the Manx ringers,
to be arranged. Please contact us if you would like to take part.

Monday 2nd May

St George’s bells available for peal attempt.

Travel

By sea – during this period, there is a fast craft car ferry service from Heysham (dep 12pm) and Liverpool (dep 7.15pm).

(Over this weekend, the Ben my Chree is in dry dock, having her bottom scraped)

www.steam-packet.com

By air – Regular services from Liverpool (Flybe and Easyjet), Manchester (Flybe), Gatwick (EasyJet), Blackpool (Citywing) and London City (British Airways). On Sat 30th April, it is possible to do a day trip to The Island from either Manchester (Flybe) or Blackpool (Citywing)

www.easyjet.com

www.flybe.com

www.citywing.com

www.britishairways.com

Around the Island – All areas are covered public transport, run by Bus Vannin

Accommodation

There is a vast range of accommodation available on The Island, from four star luxury on Douglas Promenade, to cheap and cheerful bed and breakfasts, to remote farm houses and country cottages.

We would recommend that you book accommodation via the government tourism website

www.visitisleofman.com

Please let us know if you are coming to the AGM, and specifically if you require lunch at St George’s on the Saturday. Also, please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements.

Ernie de Legh-Runciman 07624 426654  Penny Thursfield 01624 844682

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See the LACR Website for further information www.lacr.uk


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Meetings on Saturday May 7

HERTFORD C.A. Northern District. Practice at Codicote (8) 6.30-7.30pm, and Knebworth (8) 7.30-8.45pm for Tower sponsored trebling to plain doubles and triples methods. Also Mon 16th May, District 10/12 bell practice, Hitchin (12) 7.30-9pm. All welcome.                                 [2049]

LADIES’ GUILD OF CHANGE RINGERS. East Midlands Branch. Saturday 7th May 2016. 10-10.45am Netherseal (8) 11½cwt SK 288128 (St Peter), 11-11.45am Lullington (6) 13½ cwt SK249129 (All Saints). Followed by meeting in church then lunch at The Cricketts Inn, Acresford (orders taken at first church). 2.30-3.15pm Overseal (8) 9¾ cwt SK294154 or short general ring followed by quarter peal. All most welcome.            [2054]

LINCOLN DIOCESAN GUILD. Eastern Branch. Meeting Saturday, 7 May 2016. Ringing, Benington 3-4pm; service, Freiston 4.30pm; tea, Freiston 5pm; meeting, Freiston. After tea; ringing, Freiston until 9pm.            [2050]

LADIES’ GUILD. SE District. Evening Meeting, Ardingly (6) 3.30 to 4.30pm, Turners Hill (8) 5 to 6pm, followed by a Pub Meal. All welcome. (If you intend to join us for the Pub meal please notify Helen Webb ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or Isabel Pearce ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by 1 May.)[2044]

NORWICH D.A. AGM. Ringing at St Nicholas Chapel, Kings Lynn (8) 11:00 to 12:15, East Rudham (6) 14:00 to 14:45, East Raynham (8) 15:00 to 15:45. Service at St Mary, North Creake at 16:30, followed by tea and AGM at South Creake Memorial Pavilion (NR21 9PD). Evening ringing at North Creake (8). Names for tea by Thurs. 5th May please to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01362 860835.[2035]

YORKSHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CHANGE RINGERS

AGM Saturday 7th May 2016

Inter-Branch 8 Bell Striking Competition

Competition             10:45 (draw), 11:00 (ringing) at Campsall (DN6 9ND) 11 cwt (8)

General Ringing

Adwick le Street (DN6 7AD)                           11:30-12:15       10cwt (6)

Arksey (DN5 0SD)                                          12:30-13:15       9cwt (8)

Barnby Dun (DN3 1EB)                                  13:30-14:15       10cwt (6)

Doncaster, St George’s Minster (DN1 1RD)     14:30-15:45       30cwt (8)

Bentley (DN5 0AA)                                        15:45-16:30       5cwt (5)

Service                       16:30 at Bentley

Tea followed by AGM                               17:00 at Bentley, Church Hall

Evening Ringing        19:00-19:45 Sprotbrough (DN5 7LP), 8cwt (8)

                                   20:00-20:45 Conisbrough (DN12 3HL), 13cwt (8)

Names for tea to Cate Ovington by Monday 25th April at the latest (Cost £5). No name no tea.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07961 027908.


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Meetings on Saturday May 14

GUILD OF DEVONSHIRE RINGERS. East Devon Branch. Spring Meeting to be held at Upottery Church, on Saturday 14th May 2016. Ringing from 3pm, service at 4.30pm followed by tea and meeting. Names for tea please by 11th May to Brenda Coley 01404 841187 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. All welcome.           [2051]

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CHANGE RINGERS. Preston Branch. Meeting at Holy Trinity, Tarleton. Ringing 3-5pm followed by tea and business meeting and evening ringing. Names for tea to Nick Davis on 07875 740779 by Wednesday 11th May please.                                    [2052]

SALISBURY D.G.R. AGM Saturday 14th May at Devizes, Wiltshire. Lunch 1pm. in the Town Hall. Service 2.30pm. at St John, Devizes. Meeting 3.30pm in the Town Hall. Tickets for Lunch are £8.00 per head, obtainable along with detailed map from the A. C. D. Lovell-Wood, 7 Snows Hill, Tisbury, Salisbury, Wilts. SP3 6RY by enclosing a cheque, made out to SDGR and a SAE with order by Friday 6th May. Please indicate if special dietary needs. Ringing arrangements - see website.[2034]

SALISBURY D.G.R. AGM Saturday 14th May at Devizes, Wiltshire. Lunch 1pm. in the Town Hall. Service 2.30pm. at St John, Devizes. Meeting 3.30pm in the Town Hall. Tickets for Lunch are £8.00 per head, obtainable along with detailed map from the A. C. D. Lovell-Wood, 7 Snows Hill, Tisbury, Salisbury, Wilts. SP3 6RY by enclosing a cheque, made out to SDGR and a SAE with order by Friday 6th May. Please indicate if special dietary needs. Ringing arrangements - see website.[2034]


Meetings on Saturday May 21

OXFORD DIOCESAN GUILD AGM

Saturday 21st May

10:30-11:30 Appleton (10 bells 13cwt)

11:00-12:00 Hinton Waldrist (6 bells 6¾cwt)

12:00-13:00 Buckland (8 bells 14cwt)

Ploughman’s Lunch at Faringdon Church

14:00 Guild AGM Faringdon Church

Songs of Praise approx 15:30 followed by ringing at Faringdon (8 bells 17cwt).

Finish no later than 17:00.

Names for lunch by Monday 16th May
to Lucy Laird This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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