Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5492 (July 29 2016) and in the two preceding issues


I, John Hearn, regret the passing of FRED ELLIS on Wednesday 6th July, at The Knolls Nursing Home, Leighton Buzzard. R.I.P.                    [6044]

Regret to report that Doctor PETER S. FRANKS MBBS MD(LON) DRCOG family doctor and ringer at Bacton, Suffolk, died on 13th July. Winston Girling.               [6045]

LACR. Furness & South Lakland Branch. We are sad to report the passing of DIANA HANDLEY on Tuesday July 5th. Details of commemoration service from Branch Secretary (Keith Hackney).                                                              [3027]

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University Announcements

Guild / Association Announcements

The Scottish Association of Change Ringers welcomes all ringers to


Friday 29th July 18:00 – 20:00

Saturday 30th July 14:00 – 16:30 & 18:00 – 19:30

Sunday 31st July 13:30 – 15:30

For more details contact Angela Deakin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Open Days




In aid of the N.D.A. Bell Restoration Fund and the Paul Cattermole Fund

All towers open for 1 hour from time stated.

T = toilet R = refreshments GF = ground floor

TBC = to be confirmed

Gt Yarmouth, Minster of St Nicholas  9.00                 12 bells, 30-2-4 NR30 1NE      TG524080
                                                        Parking in street

Martham, St Mary                       9.45    6 bells, 12-2-8              NR29 4PR    TG454184
                                                        Church car park                                  T R

Catfield, All Saints                        10.30  6 bells, 10-0-23           NR29 5DB    TG381212
                                                        Church car park opposite church    GF

Ludham, St Catherine                  11.00  5 bells, 18-0-19           NR29 5AB    TG387182
                                                        Parking in layby next to church       GF

Blofield, St Andrew                      11.30  8 bells, 15-2-0             NR13 4NA    TG335091
                                                        Parking outside church                             T

Saxlingham Nethergate, St Mary V    12.00               8 bells, 7-3-27NR15 1TD        TM231971
                                                        Church car park       new ring of bellsT GF

Mulbarton, St Mary Magdalene          12.30               6 bells, 8 cwt. NR14 8JS         TG194011
                                                        Parking by church and                             
T in church rooms
                                                        behind Harvest Home                                R GF

Intwood, All Saints                       13.00  5 bells, 5-2-18                NR4 6TG    TG196041
                                                        Parking outside church

Hethersett, St Remigius              13.20  8 bells, 9-2-21               NR9 3JW    TG160049
                                                        Church car park                                     T

Ketteringham, St Peter               13.40  6 bells, 8-1-20              NR18 9RS    TG163025
                                                        Parking outside church                             GF

Hingham, St Andrew                    14.10  8 bells, 16-1-0                NR9 4RF    TG021021
                                                        Parking on roadside


Gt Ellingham, St James                14.10  6 bells, 8-3-7  NR17 1LGTM020971
                                                        Park in churchyard and on roadsideT

Rockland All Saints, All Saints    14.40  5 bells, 9 cwt.              NR17 1XR    TL994960
                                                        Roadside parking

Griston, SS Peter & Paul             15.00  5 bells, 7-0-10               IP25 6QF    TL942993
                                                        Parking on roadside                                  TBC

Caston, Holy Cross                       15.30  6 bells, 8-3-21             NR17 1DB    TL959975
                                                        Parking outside church

Shipdham, All Saints                    15.50  6 bells, 10-0-4                IP25 7JY    TF957073
                                                        Park in churchyard                       T R GF

Reymerston, St Peter                  16.10  6 bells, 5-2-7  NR9 4RETG020060
                                                        Parking – no information                         GF

Yaxham, St Peter                          16.30  6 bells, 12-1-14           NR19 1RQ    TG007107
                                                        Park at village hall  GF 
T in village hall
                                                                                           and church rooms

Mattishall, All Saints                    16.50  6 bells, 14 cwt.           NR20 3QB    TG053110
                                                        Parking – no information                         T R

Lyng, St Margaret                         17.10  5 bells, 9 cwt.                 NR9 5AL    TG068178
                                                        Parking – no information

Swanton Morley, All Saints        17.30  6 bells, 8-2-22              NR20 4PB    TG019173
                                                        Church car park                                     T

Beetley, St Mary                           17.50  8 bells, 4-0-7  NR20 4BZTF973185
                                                        Parking outside church

Gressenhall, Assumption of the BVM                        18.1010 bells, 9-2-13              NR19 2QQ                                                        TF959155
                                                        Parking outside church

East Dereham, St Nicholas         18.30  8 bells, 22-3-21           NR19 1EB    TF987132
Parking on roadside, market place
                                                        or public car park

Scarning, SS Peter & Paul           18.50  6 bells, 14-2-18            NR19 2PF    TF953122
                                                        Parking in layby to west of churchR  GF 
T in
                                                                                          village hall opposite

King’s Lynn, St Nicholas              20.00  8 bells, 18-3-12            PE30 1DZ    TF618204
                                                        Parking – public car park nearby       T

Day tickets £12 available on the day from morning towers and first few afternoon towers,
or in advance from Mrs Betty Baines, Algars Farm, Walcot Green, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 5SR.
Please make cheques payable to NDA Ringers and enclose a stamped, addressed envelope.
Junior ringers half price.
  Individual towers –
£2 per tower.

Any queries please phone Betty Baines on 01379 643293 or 07780605176
or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Weekday Meetings and Practices

LACR. Liverpool Branch. The next meeting will be the mid-week meeting on 9th August 2016 at All Saints, Childwall L16 5EY commencing at 7.30pm.    [3031]

L&MDA. Practice at Porthkerry on Fri 29th July from 10.30am. All welcome.               [3028]

NORTHANTS MIDWEEK GROUP. Wednesday 3rd August at Earls Barton (NN6 0JJ) 2-4pm. Method Lincolnshire Surprise Major. All welcome.  [3029]

TAW TORRIDGE & TAMAR MIDWEEK GROUP. Annual outing Thursday 28th July, starting at 10:00 Culmstock. For further details, 01837 861107.         [3032]

Meetings on Monday November 30

P.D.G. Culworth Branch. 8 Bell Branch Ring will take place on Saturday 30th July from 7.30-9pm at Brackley. This is a tower change. All are welcome.          [3035]

Meetings on Saturday July 30

LADIES’ GUILD. Central District. Meeting 30th July. 10:00-10:45 St Mary’s Hitcham (GF) 6, SL1 7DP. 11:15-12:15 St Mary’s Langley Marish 8, SL3 7EL. The Red Lion opposite is available for lunch.                                                             [3033]

LADIES GUILD. Marches District. 10:00-11:00 Shelsley Beauchamp, GF, WR6 6RA. 11:30-12:30 Hallow, T, WR2 6PW. 13:00 Lunch at Camp House Inn, Grimley, WR2 6LX. 15:00-16:00 Areley-Kings, DY13 0AR.                                            [3024]

Meetings on Saturday August 6

BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Bedford District. Ringing at Melchbourne 10:00 to 11:00 and Stanwick 11:15 to 12:15. Special methods Bristol Minimus and Waterloo Surprise Minor. All welcome.                                            [3036]

HCACR. Northern District Practice. Sat August 6th. Ringing at Wallington (6) 6.30-7.30pm and Norton (8) 7.30-8.45pm with tower sponsored method Stedman Triples. All welcome.            [3037]

LACR. Blackburn Branch. Meeting Saturday 6th. Ringing at Long Preston from 2.45-3.15pm, Gisburn 3.30-5pm and then Bolton by Bowland from 6.30-8pm. Bolton by Bowland are providing tea and sandwiches. All and everyone are welcome to come along. Simon Butterworth, Branch Secretary, Blackburn 01282 777914, 07928 102552, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.              [3038]

Meetings on Saturday August 13

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CHANGE RINGERS. Preston Branch. Meeting at St Leonard the Less, Salmesbury. Ringing 3-5pm. All welcome.  [3039]

Meetings on Sunday July 23, 2017

BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Luton District. Quarterly meeting at Flitwick (6) Business Meeting at 6.30pm. Followed by Evening Ringing from 7pm.            [3021]

SOUTHWELL & NOTTINGHAM D.G. Mansfield District. Evening Meeting, Saturday 23rd July at Edwinstowe, 7pm. All welcome.     [3023]

Meetings on Sunday July 30, 2017

SOCIETY OF SHERWOOD YOUTHS. 30th July Meeting, St Peter’s Derby. 7.30-9pm. All welcome.        [3034]

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