Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5430 (May 22 2015) and in the two preceding issues

Ruby weddings

ROBIN & HEATHER MEARS OF PUDDLETOWN DORSET. Celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday May 24th. Love & Best Wishes from all the family.[6102]


PAUL WILLIAMSON of Ash Priors, Somerset died on April 29th after a long illness. His funeral will be at Ash Priors on Monday May 18th, 1.30pm and afterwards in the village hall. All welcome. If possible notify attendance to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Donations to Taunton Samaritans or Abbeyfield Taunton.     [6101]

Change of Address


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]

University Announcements

KEELE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY. Any members interested in a re-union in the autumn to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Society are invited to contact Phil Gay This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.      [2084]

Guild / Association Announcements


Annual General Meeting

Saturday 20 June 2015

Crediton-Exeter Branch

10.00-11.45 Crediton (12, 26cwt)

11.45-12.30 Service, Crediton

12.30-14.00 Lunch, Boniface Centre, Crediton

14.15 Meeting, Boniface Centre, Crediton

16.30-17.30 DenMisch simulator (10),
Exeter Cathedral School

17.30-19.30 Exeter Cathedral (12, 72cwt)

Tickets for Ploughman’s Lunch - £5
(Choice of ham or cheese, please indicate)
from Susan Meldon, 2 Queens Park, Shobrooke, Crediton EX17 1AS

Cheques payable to ‘Boniface Centre’

Book by 13 June, please enclose SAE[2085]



Saturday 20th June 2015

Friday 19th June 2015:

7.30pm-9pm Leominster Tower (10 bells)

Saturday 20th June 2015:

Route from North and East:

9.30am-10.30am  Bromyard, St Peter                  8, 14-2-22HR7 4DA

10.15am-11.15am                                              Bredenbury, St Andrew        6, 8-3-3   HR7 4TF

11am-12noon      Stoke Prior, St Luke                 6, 6-3-13   HR6 0LG

11.45am-12.45am                                              Eye, SS Peter & Paul             6, 8-1-0   HR6 0DT

Route from South:

9.30am-10.30am  Yarkhill, St John Bapt               8 4-1-27    HR1 3TD

10.15am-11.15am                                              Tarrington, SS Philip & James               6, 11-0-27              HR1 4EU

11am-12noon      Holmer, St Bartholomew         6, 10-1-12HR4 9RG

11.45am-12.45am                                              Burghill, St Mary V               8, 10-0-20              HR4 7SF

Service, Meeting and Tea at Kingsland

2pm-3pm Kingsland, St Michael & All Angels, 8, 11-1-12 HR6 9QW

Service 3pm

Meeting 4pm at The Coronation Hall nearby. (Gentlemen Tower: Eardisland)

Tea 6pm at latest

Ringing at Kingsland 7.30approx. 9pm

Ringing and Tea Tickets £11.50 or £1 per tower (tea £6.50) available from
Mary Bartholomew, 60 Godiva Road, Leominster, HR6 8UQ enclosing SAE.

Cheques payable to Mary Bartholomew.

Final date for application 13th June 2015.

Carolyn Dawson, Honorary Secretary


Southwell and Nottingham Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers


Saturday, 16th May 2015

Trebeck Hall Southwell

Ringing arrangements:

12.45pm-1.30pm Averham

1.45pm-2.30pm Upton

3pm AGM followed by tea and Evensong
in Southwell Minster.

Members are advised to look at the
Guild Web page at a proposed rule change.

Names for tea by previous Wednesday to Trevor Bryan 0792114088 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Open Days

SALISBURY DGR. Open Day 15th August. 20+ towers starting at Mere, Wiltshire in aid of the LEBRF.            [2043]

Weekday Meetings and Practices

NORTHANTS MIDWEEK GROUP. Wednesday 3rd June at Cardington Beds. 2.15-4pm. Special method Yorkshire. All abilities welcome.                                    [2081]

TAW TORRIDGE & TAMAR MIDWEEK GROUP. Thursday 28th May. 11.30am Tawstock, 2.30pm St Giles in the Wood. All welcome.                                           [2079]

L&MDA. Practice at Skenfrith on Fri 29 May from 10.30am. All welcome.        [2076]

SOUTHWELL AND NOTTINGHAM D G. South Notts District meeting on Wednesday 19 May at Upper Broughton at 7.30pm                                                   [2074]

SOUTHWELL & NOTTINGHAM DIOCESAN GUILD. Newark District. Evening meeting Wednesday 13th May at North Collingham. Business meeting in church 7pm followed by ringing until 9pm.        [2056]

Meetings on Saturday May 23

LACR. Fylde Branch. Meeting held at St Johns’s Lytham, (6) from 3-5pm.           [1160]

SOUTHWELL AND NOTTINGHAM D.G. Mansfield District. Evening Meeting Saturday 23 May at Warsop (8) 7pm.   [2075]

Meetings on Saturday May 30

OXFORD D.G. East Berks & South Bucks Branch. Branch practice at High Wycombe (12), 7-9pm. All welcome.              [2080]

PDG. Northampton Branch. Practice Meeting at St John the Baptist, Kingsthorpe (6). Ringing from 7.30pm to 9pm. All welcome.                                                [2077]

Meetings on Saturday June 6

DUNSTER BRANCH Business Meeting, Saturday 6th June 2015 at Carhampton 3-8.30pm. There will be ringing at 3pm followed by the service, tea, meeting and then more ringing. Special method is Durham Surprise Minor. There will be ringing for all abilities i.e. rounds and call changes etc. All welcome.