Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5713 (October 23 2020) and in the two preceding issues


ALAN S SMITH, ringer at Biggleswade and member of the Bedfordshire Association for over 70 years. Died suddenly on 16th October whilst helping with a canal working party.           [6085]

BARLOW. Tom Barlow of Maidstone wishes to announce his death, which occurred on Thursday October 15th. Sorry! Best wishes, TMB.              [6086]

JOHN HOWARD one-time ringer at East Grinstead and over 1000 peals, sadly died suddenly 16th September, in Brittany. Memorial Service being organised, for details please contact Tony Howard (        [6082]

VALERIE HOWARD one-time ringer at East Grinstead and Fairwarp and over 1000 peals, sadly died after a long illness 7th October. Funeral tba, for details contact Tony Howard (       [6083]

MARION (MAZ) MOLDON, Tower Captain at Corsley, passed away peacefully 23rd September following a short battle with cancer. Maz was instrumental in the refurbishment of Corsley bells, recruitment and teaching.           [6079]

ROD WALKER, ringer at Irchester, Northamptonshire, for at least 30 years and a member of PDG for almost 50 years sadly passed away on 26th September. Rod worked at Taylor’s Bell Foundry as a bell hanger for 23 years.     [6080]


SYLVIA DODD wishes to thank everyone who has sent her letters, cards and condolences following Geoff`s death.                 [6084]

Change of Address


For sale / wanted

HANDBELLS. Two chromatic octaves, 10 in A. Late 19th century Whitechapel. Excellent condition. OIRO £1,000? c/o             [6081]

University Announcements

Guild / Association Announcements

Tower Announcements

Weekday Meetings and Practices

Meetings on Thursday January 1

WELSH COLLEGES SOCIETY. Autumn General Meeting Saturday 24 October, 7pm. To be held via Zoom. Further details from Ainsley Gilbert, / 07891 401495. 


Meetings on Saturday November 21

CHESTER DIOCESAN GUILD OF CHURCH BELL RINGERS. Annual General Meeting, Saturday 21st November 2020 10.30am. The meeting will be an online Zoom webinar. Registration is required via the Guild web site     


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