Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5401 (October 31 2014) and in the two preceding issues

Personal Announcements

GUILD OF DEVONSHIRE RINGERS. N/NW Branch. AGM at Bratton Fleming (6). 2.30pm open ringing; 3.30pm Service; 4.15pm tea; 5pm AGM; 6pm open ringing. Names for tea to 01271 883381 or 07840 850341 by 28/10 please. Visitors welcome. 4037

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HERTFORD C.A. Northern District. Practice ringing at Lilley (6) 10-11am, Great Offley (6) 11-12.30pm. SMs: Stedman Doubles & Bastow Little Court Minor. Also, 10/12 Bell Practice, Monday 17th Nov, Hitchin (12) 7.30-9pm. All welcome. 4036

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LADIES GUILD. Eastern District. Quarterly meeting (Essex), 9.30-10.30am Langham; 11-12 noon Ardleigh, followed by meeting in church. Lunch - own arrangements; 2.30-3.30pm Little Horkesley. 4-5pm Wormingford. All welcome.  4039

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Deaths

COATSWORTH. I regret to report that Brian Coatsworth, formerly a ringer at Putney and Horsell, passed away peacefully on 22nd October after a long illness. Funeral at St Mary’s Horsell at 1pm on Wednesday 5th November. Enquiries and numbers for catering to Chris Mew 01926 402273.               6059


Memorial Services

Norwich D.A.

Songs of Praise
and Act of Commemoration

Sunday November 2nd 2014 3.30pm at St Mary the Virgin, Watton

The service will include an Act of Commemoration for the fifty six members
from
Norfolk and Suffolk who lost their lives
in the Great War 1914-1918.

Ringing from 3pm. Tea will be available afterwards. Everyone is most welcome.

Names for tea would be helpful.
Contact Mrs Diana Millard 01953 483347
or email email@dianamillard.pluscom


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Change of Address


Publications


For sale / wanted

For Sale

MINIATURE BELLROPE SWITCH PULLS. Order before November 19 for Christmas delivery. Please state sally colours. £32 each c.w.o. from J. A. Minchin, Rhea House, Bishops Frome, Worcester. WR6 5BQ.     6052

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Wanted

HANDBELLS WANTED. Late 20th Century Whitechapel 19F, 18G, 17A, 16B. Any condition (not cracked). Len Porter 01865 763932.                                       6056[6056]


University Announcements


Striking Competitions

National Twelve-Bell Striking Contest for the Taylor Trophy 2015

Eliminators to be held at St Chad’s Shrewsbury, Our Lady & St Nicholas Liverpool and Wakefield Cathedral
on
Saturday 28 March 2015

Final to be held at St Peter Mancroft Norwich on Saturday 27 June 2015

The methods will be half-courses of
Cambridge Maximus (Eliminators)
and Lincolnshire Maximus (Final)

Entries are invited from teams representing centres where 12 bell ringing is arranged
and practised

An online entry form is available on the website
The closing date for entries is
5pm on Friday 28 November 2014

Ms George Unsworth, Contest Secretary
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
07736 616662
www.12bell.org.uk


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Open Days

Southwell & Nottingham Guild
of Church Bell Ringers

Open Day – Newark District

Saturday 15th November 2014

Day tickets £10 available at the first 4 towers
or £1 per tower

In aid of the Guild Bell Restoration Fund

All towers open for 1 hour

09:00    Harby                       6  SK 878706

09:15    South Scarle  (T)        5  SK 848641

09:30    North Collingham      6  SK 830620

09:45    South Collingham      5  SK 826614

10:00    Winthorpe                6  SK 812563

10:30    Sutton-on-Trent  (T)  8  SK 800660

11:00    Ossington                 6  SK 759651

11:15    Wellow                     6  SK 671661

11:30    Eakring                     5  SK 675621

12:00    Norwell  (T)               6  SK 775618

12:15    Caunton                   6  SK 745600

13:00    Southwell                 12SK 702538

13:30    Upton                      6  SK 737543

14:00    Rolleston                  6  SK 742525

14:15    Averham                  6  SK 768543

14:45    North Muskham       6  SK 798587

15:15    Farndon  (T)              6  SK 768518

15:30    Elston                       6  SK 759480

15:45    Staunton                  5  SK 805433

16:15    Balderton  (T/R)        8  SK 820516

16:45    Barnby                     6  SK 860521

17:00    Coddington  (T)         6  SK 835545

(T) = Toilets (R) = Tea/Coffee.

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General Announcements

BELTOWER 2014. Software for practising at home or tower, now with male and female ringers. BELTUTOR for trainees. Order on-line at www.beltower.co.uk. Tel: 01404 42732.             6058[6058]

Simulators

Practise any method on your Windows PC, Apple Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. See www.abelsim.co.uk              6043

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Long Length Attempts

I wish to give notice of an attempt to ring 10,080 Plain Bob Triples in hand on Sunday 30th November, 11am at Aldenham School. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Weekday Meetings and Practices

L&MDA. Practice at Caerleon on Friday 31st October from 10.30am. All welcome.           4032[4032]

NORTHANTS MIDWEEK GROUP. Wednesday November 5 at Stony Stratford 2-4pm special method Yorkshire Surprise Major. All welcome.    4040

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L&MDA. Practice at Caerleon on Friday 31st October from 10.30am. All welcome.           4032[4032]


Weekday Meetings and Practices

NORTHANTS MIDWEEK GROUP. Wednesday November 5 at Stony Stratford 2-4pm special method Yorkshire Surprise Major. All welcome.                                4040

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Meetings on Wednesday November 30

 PDG. Northampton Branch. Practice Meetings at St Botolph, Church Brampton (5) from 7-8.30pm. All welcome.            4034[4034]

BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Bedford District. Ringing at Little Staughton 2-4pm. Special method Stedman. All welcome.     4038

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LACR. Blackburn Branch. Meeting at Cathedral 5-6 30pm (please note unconventional time due to services).                                   4035

PDGCBR. Guilsborough Branch. Creaton 3.30pm, Spratton 4.30pm. Meeting. Tea. Phone for details and price @ 7 days before 01604 847457. Evening ringing Spratton.      4033

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Meetings on Wednesday November 14

LADIES GUILD. Eastern District. Quarterly meeting (Essex), 9.30-10.30am Langham; 11-12noon Ardleigh, followed by meeting in church. Lunch - own arrangements; 2.30-3.30pm Little Horkesley. 4-5pm Wormingford. All welcome.            4039[4039]


Meetings on Friday November 14

DERBY D.A. Chesterfield District. Ringing at Pinxton 4 -5pm and Kirkby in Ashfield 5.30-6.30pm. Followed by pub meal at Fountain Bridge NG17 8HX. Numbers for the meal to Anne Westman (07952 900107 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by previous Wednesday please. Visitors welcome. 4043[4043]

EAST GRINSTEAD AND DISTRICT GUILD. Evening meeting at Coulsdon 6.30-8.30pm.              4044[4044]

GUILDFORD D.G. Chertsey District ANM at Christ Church Esher. Ringing 3pm Service 4.30pm followed by tea and meeting 5.30pm. Names for tea to Jennifer Meade (email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by 6th November.            4045[4045]

HERTFORD CA. Eastern District. Saturday 8th November. Afternoon meeting. Afternoon ringing at St Dunstan’s church, Hunsdon from 3-5pm. All welcome.         4047[4047]

HERTFORD CA. Western District. Meeting at Redbourn (6) 3pm, service 4.30pm followed by tea, business meeting and evening ringing. Names for tea to Pauline Ridgwell, 01582 626055.     4046[4046]

KCACR. Tonbridge District. Afternoon Practice at St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Lamberhurst, 2.30-4.30pm, all welcome.                                                               4048[4048]

LACR. Furness and South Lakeland Branch. Our next branch meeting will be held on Saturday November 8th at St Mary’s Crosthwaite. Ringing from 2.30-4.30pm will be followed by afternoon refreshments. All are welcome to join us.                                                               4049[4049]

LACR. Furness and South Lakeland Branch. Our next branch meeting will be held on Saturday November 8th at St Mary’s Crosthwaite. Ringing from 2.30-4.30pm will be followed by afternoon refreshments. All are welcome to join us.                                                               4049[4049]

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION. Rochdale Branch. Saturday 8th November. Afternoon ringing at Shore 3-5pm. All welcome.                                                               4050[4050]

NORTH WALES ASSOCIATION. Quarterly Meeting Saturday 8th November 2014 St Matthew Buckley. Ringing 2-4pm, service 4pm, tea and meeting. Names for tea by 6th November to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Everyone most welcome.                                                              4058[4058]

OXFORD D.G. East Berks & South Bucks Branch. Branch practice at Amerhsam (12), 6-8pm. All welcome.     4052[4052]

PDG. Daventry Branch meeting 8th November at Kilsby. Ringing 3pm, service 4.30 followed by tea and meeting. Evening ringing Long Buckby 6.45-8.15pm. Names for tea to Margaret Dean, tel. 01788 822724 by Thursday prior.      4051[4051]

SDGR. Calne Branch meeting at Yatesbury at 3pm, followed by service at 4.30pm, bring and share tea, and evening ringing. Visitors welcome.                                    4053[4053]


Meetings on Saturday November 14, 2015

SALISBURY DIOCESAN GUILD. West Dorset Branch. AGM Sherborne Abbey. Visitors welcome. Open ringing 2.30, service 4.30pm followed by tea and meeting. 4054[4054]


Meetings on Wednesday November 14, 2029

ELY D A. Quarter Peal Day Saturday 29 November 2014, 2.30-4pm and 6-7.30pm, quarter peal attempts.There will be short business meeting at 5pm after tea in The Guildhall, Burwell at which it is proposed to ratify the following grants: £500 to Holywell, £10,000 to Bottisham, £15,700 plus £15,000 loan to Meldreth. There will also be the ratification of Robert Bramley as Bell Fund Trustee. Names for quarters and teas required to Dee Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 15th November.                                              4055[4055]