William Bosworth (Editor)

Will has been Editor of The Ringing World since November 2019, succeeding Robert Lewis after his nineteen years in the chair. Will learnt to ring in Dorset as a child, did too much during his time as a student in Birmingham, and rang with the band at Great St Mary’s in Cambridge during his time there as a doctoral student. He now lives in Peterborough, where he sings in the Cathedral Choir. 

He joined the Ringing World team as Editorial Assistant in 2016, gaining experience in all aspects of the company and preparing the journal’s content, along with the occasional writing assignment.

Christopher Teasdale (Assistant Editor)

Christopher joined the Ringing World team in January 2020. He came into ringing in 2001 following a local Scouts' visit to the Clock Tower in Morpeth, Northumberland, famed for being the first civic bell tower in England. He is an environmental scientist by training, but is also interested in local history and likes to keep active with swimming, fell walking, bouldering and climbing. He is a keen photographer and gardener and has been a volunteer ranger for the National Trust at Cragside since 2018. 

Jacky K (Administrator)

Jacky is the first point of contact in the office, dealing with queries relating to subscriptions, notices and adverts, and she spends most of her time before Christmas mailing out diaries, calendars and Christmas cards around the world. She enjoys babysitting her five grandchildren, supports Chelsea and is Elvis Presley’s greatest fan. 

Chris C (Compositor)

Chris lives in a village near Salisbury and rings mainly at Downton and St Thomas, Salisbury. He has spent his entire working life in the origination part of the print industry and joined the RW when operations were set up in Andover in 2002. Chris can call upon his ringing knowledge and experience whilst formatting articles and making up the paper. His other interests include classical music, N-Gauge railway modelling, British steam railways, walking, cycling, nature and astronomy. Chris is a keen follower of the 'Grand Tours' and classic races in professional cycling.

Christine H (Accounts Assistant)

Christine coordinates and oversees all aspects of the accounting process at The Ringing World on a part-time basis. Whilst juggling life as a busy working Mum, she occasionally finds the luxury of spare time to indulge her enthusiasm for gardening and following country pursuits.

Sam W (Digital Assistant)

Sam started work with us in July 2020 as a web developer. As well as recording performances, our BellBoard site is an increasingly important communication tool, and also hosts some of the vital administrative functions of the company. Sam studies Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics as part of a Natural Sciences degree at Durham University. He learnt to ring in 2018 at university and also enjoys virtual Air Traffic Control on the VATSIM network as well as tinkering with his home server.

External typesetters:

Doug (quarter peals) and Tom (peals)

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