Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5612 (November 16 2018) and in the two preceding issues

Deaths

FRANK JOHN MATTHEWS. Beloved father to Hazel and Carol and husband of the late Marjorie Matthews, sadly passed away peacefully on 27th October 2018 aged 89. Funeral to be held at 2pm on 20th November 2018 at Thamesview Crematorium, Gravesend Road, Shorne, DA12 3JH and afterwards at the Clarendon Royal Hotel, Royal Pier Road, Gravesend, DA12 2BE. Further enquiries to Lewis Solomon 01474 352261. Family flowers only please, although donations to Alzheimer’s Research UK or MS Society will be gladly accepted. If you would like to donate, please visit
https://www.funeralzone.co.uk/obituaries/53673 or contact Lewis Solomon.       
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Thanks

C. MICHAEL ORME. Mike’s family would like to thank all those who came from across the country to attend his memorial service. Also, for the generous donations to Bloodwise and to all those who have rung in remembrance of him. The support of his many friends has been amazing, thank you all so much.[6074]


Change of Address


Publications


For sale / wanted

 

The Snowdon Series Books

Diagrams. The 2011 Edition (reprinted 2013 & 2017) of Jasper Whitfield Snowdon’s original work, comprising 202 methods showing their blue lines – £12 (A4 spiral bound copy £25).

Ropesight. The 1987 reprint of Jasper Snowdon’s ‘Introduction to The Art of Change Ringing’, first published in 1879 – £7.

Grandsire. The 1989 reprint of J Armiger Trollope’s revision in 1947 of Jasper and William Snowdon’s original work, first published in 1888 – £8.

Inspired by Bells. Some 80 articles and poems with some photographs featuring bells, collected by Frank Foden and published in 1991 – £20.

Campanalogia: or the Art of Ringing Improved. Published in 1990 with a new introduction by William T Cook, this book is a facsimile copy of the original written by Fabian Stedman and published in 1677 – £22.

Copies are obtainable from John Mitchell, Cobblers House, Roecliffe, Boroughbridge, York, YO51 9LY.
(Postage and package included in all prices)

Please make cheques payable to
‘YACR Snowdon Books’

Any enquiries, including payment options, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(Sorry, but there are no discounts
for multiple purchases).

All surplus proceeds to the
Yorkshire Association’s Bell Repair Fund.

 

 


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Recruitment

John Taylor & Co

General Manager

The company is entering an exciting period of development and growth and seeks to appoint a General Manager to strengthen and lead the management team. This appointment offers the prospect of an equity share in the company and a seat on the Board.

The company is one of the most important remaining assets in the sphere of bells and bellringing in the English-speaking world. The successful candidate will take responsibility for leading this historic institution, enhancing its current operations and constructing its future. With the recent creation of a southern hemisphere subsidiary and the company’s renewed presence in the carillon market, the opportunities for growth in the post Brexit export world are considerable. This is a role suitable for a generalist manager who can lead this iconic business forward.

The successful candidate will demonstrate: -

Strong man-management experience and history of successful project management.

Comprehensive understanding of company finance and budgeting.

Sound knowledge of business planning and production engineering.

Strong commercial awareness and ability to work with a diverse customer base including churches, carilloneurs and local authorities.

Insightful understanding of modern business systems and IT and ability to lead the team into new technologies and practices.

Ideally the candidate will also be able to demonstrate: -

Strategic thinking.

Aptitude and understanding for the musical dimensions of bellfounding.

Strong profile in bell ringing and understanding of the requirements of ringers and other clients.

The remuneration package is negotiable for the right candidate depending upon experience but will include a base salary of circa £50kplus bonuses, dividends, pension contributions and expenses.

The position will also include overseas travel, attendance at ringing functions and working closely with the Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust as they develop the proposed restoration and redevelopment of the Foundry site which is to be part funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Expressions of interest including a CV should be sent marked confidential to: -

The Chairman

John Taylor & Co

The Bellfoundry, Freehold St.
Loughborough. Leics. LE11 1AR
or
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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John Taylor & Co

General Manager

The company is entering an exciting period of development and growth and seeks to appoint a General Manager to strengthen and lead the management team. This appointment offers the prospect of an equity share in the company and a seat on the Board.

The company is one of the most important remaining assets in the sphere of bells and bellringing in the English-speaking world. The successful candidate will take responsibility for leading this historic institution, enhancing its current operations and constructing its future. With the recent creation of a southern hemisphere subsidiary and the company’s renewed presence in the carillon market, the opportunities for growth in the post Brexit export world are considerable. This is a role suitable for a generalist manager who can lead this iconic business forward.

The successful candidate will demonstrate: -

Strong man-management experience and history of successful project management.

Comprehensive understanding of company finance and budgeting.

Sound knowledge of business planning and production engineering.

Strong commercial awareness and ability to work with a diverse customer base including churches, carilloneurs and local authorities.

Insightful understanding of modern business systems and IT and ability to lead the team into new technologies and practices.

Ideally the candidate will also be able to demonstrate: -

Strategic thinking.

Aptitude and understanding for the musical dimensions of bellfounding.

Strong profile in bell ringing and understanding of the requirements of ringers and other clients.

The remuneration package is negotiable for the right candidate depending upon experience but will include a base salary of circa £50kplus bonuses, dividends, pension contributions and expenses.

The position will also include overseas travel, attendance at ringing functions and working closely with the Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust as they develop the proposed restoration and redevelopment of the Foundry site which is to be part funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Expressions of interest including a CV should be sent marked confidential to: -

The Chairman

John Taylor & Co

The Bellfoundry, Freehold St.
Loughborough. Leics. LE11 1AR
or
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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University Announcements

LONDON SOCIETY OF CHANGE RINGERS.  The AuGM of the University of will be held at St Olave’s Church, Hart St, at 2pm on Sunday 25th November.          [4048]


Guild / Association Announcements


Tower Announcements

PEALS AT WINCHESTER 2019. Applications are invited for peal attempts at Winchester Cathedral on Mondays 22nd April (Easter Bank Holiday), 27th May (Spring Bank Holiday) and 26th August (Summer Bank Holiday) 2019. The draw for these dates will be held on Wednesday 5th December, and the deadline for applications is 12 noon on that day. Further details from Bruce Purvis, Tower Secretary, tel. 01962 885234 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .[4049]


Weekday Meetings and Practices

LACR. Liverpool Branch. The next meeting will be on Monday 12th November at St Barnabas, Penny Lane, L18 1EP. Ringing commences at 7.30pm and finishes at 9pm. There will be a short business meeting to take any questions for the AGM.       [4041]


Meetings on Wednesday November 7

CHESTER D.G. South Branch. Ringing at Astbury 11am – 12 midday, followed by lunch and AGM at Congleton. Names for lunch to Mary Stanwell, 01270 628900 needed by 14th please.               [4042]


Meetings on Saturday November 10

GUILDFORD D.G. Chertsey District A.N.M. at St Peter’s Old Woking. Ringing 3pm, service 4pm followed by tea and meeting 5.45pm. Names for tea Doug Stoneham ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by 8th November.              [4032]

HERTFORD C.A. Western District. Meeting at Tring (8) 3pm. Service 4.30pm followed by tea, business meeting and evening ringing. Names for tea to Chris Hoare, 01442 822915.         [4033]

KCACR. Canterbury District. District Bye Meeting at Herne. Ringing at 11am, service at 12.30pm followed by lunch and meeting. Names for lunch to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01227 720121 as soon as possible please. Special methods: Single Oxford Bob Triples and Cambridge Surprise Major.          [4034]

LACR. Furness & South Lakeland Branch. Our next meeting will be held at St Andrew’s Church, Sedbergh on Saturday November 10th. Ringing from 2.30-4.30pm will be followed by afternoon refreshments. All are most welcome to join us.             [4035]

LACR. Preston Branch. Meeting at St John’s, Broughton. Ringing 3-5pm. All welcome.       [4036]

NDA. Northern Branch. ADM 10th November at St Margaret, Drayton. Service 3pm followed by ringing, tea and meeting. Names for tea to Barbara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .        [4039]

PDG. Daventry Branch. Meeting on Saturday 10th November at Fawsley and Preston Capes. Ringing at 3pm at Fawsley, with ringing at Preston Capes at 3.30pm followed by service at 4.30pm then tea and meeting. Evening ringing at Byfield 7-8.30pm. Names for tea to Sheila Bull tel. no. 01327 361395 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Thursday prior.             [4037]

SDGR. Calne Branch. Practice at Bremhill. Ringing at 15:00, service at 16:30 followed by bring and share tea. Evening ringing.   [4038]


Meetings on Saturday November 17

KCACR. Ashford District. Ringing Meeting at St Nicholas, Pluckley. Ringing 10.30am -12.30pm followed by a pub lunch at The Swan Inn, Little Chart. Contact the District Secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wednesday 14th November to book lunch.             [4043]

PDG. Northampton Branch. Practice Meeting at St John the Baptist, Piddington (6) from 7-9pm. All welcome.           [4044]

ESSEX ASSOCIATION OF CHANGE RINGERS. Southern District. Call Change Comp/Meeting at Eastwood (SS2 6UP). Comp ringing from 2.30pm. Service 4.30pm then tea/meeting. No’s. for tea to Peter Knight 01702 551906 by 14 Nov.      [4040]


Meetings on Saturday November 24

HCACR. 10/12 bell practice, St Albans Abbey 7-8.30pm. All welcome.       [4045]

LACR. Fylde Branch. 3-5pm, St John, Lytham (6) followed by branch AGM.              [4046]

SURREY ASSOCIATION. Southern District. Saturday 24th November 2018, Annual Business Meeting. General ringing from 3pm at St John the Evangelist, Caterham (8) with service at 4.30pm and then tea in the hall at 5pm, followed by ABM at 5.30pm and evening ringing. Names for tea to Milica ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 01883 340770) by Wednesday 21st please.               [4047]


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