Notices and Adverts
Notices published in issue 5510 (December 2 2016) and in the two preceding issues
DORIS RANDALL. Doris Randall (Warwick) passed away peacefully on November 19th. A service to celebrate her life will be held on Thursday 8th December at 3pm at St Nicholas Church, Warwick following a private cremation. Ringing beforehand. 
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Guild / Association Announcements
WHITECHAPEL BELL FOUNDRY LTD announces, with regret, that by May 2017 it will cease its activities at the Whitechapel Road site that it has occupied since its move there in 1738. The company intends to complete all work on projects presently in hand during the coming months. It will not be entering into new contracts for the time being whilst discussions with the company’s staff and other interested parties regarding the future direction, ownership and location of the company are ongoing. 
Weekday Meetings and Practices
LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION. Wigan Branch.10 Bell Practice from 7.30-9pm at All Saints, Wigan on Monday 28th November 2016. All welcome. 
NORTHANTS MIDWEEK GROUP. Wednesday 7th December at Blisworth (NN7 3BJ) 2-4pm. Method: Norwich Surprise Minor. All abilities welcome. 
TAW TORRIDGE & TAMAR MIDWEEK GROUP. Thursday 24th Nov, 11.30am Thorverton, 2.30pm Shobrooke. All welcome. 
HERTFORD C.A. Eastern District. Tuesday 29th November 2016. District 10 Bell Practice. Ringing at All Saints’ Church, Hertford from 19:45 to 21:00. All welcome. 
Meetings on Saturday November 26
SOUTHWELL & NOTTINGHAM DIOCESAN GUILD. Newark District. Meeting Saturday 26th November at Balderton. Bells 3pm. Tea 5pm in St Giles Community Hall, followed by the meeting. Further ringing until 7.30pm. Names for tea to Beryl Reed Tel: 01636 703585 by Thursday 24th November. 
BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Luton District. Afternoon Ringing Meeting at Stanbridge (6) 4.30-6pm. All welcome. 
HERTFORD C.A. Association 10-Bell Practice at Bishops Stortford, 7-8.30pm. Special method Lincolnshire Royal. 
SOUTHWELL & NOTTINGHAM D.G. Mansfield District. Evening Meeting, Saturday 26th November at Warsop, 7pm. All welcome. 
LACR. Fylde Branch. All Hallows', Bispham (8). 15:00-17:00. Followed by Branch AGM.
Meetings on Saturday December 3
LACR. Blackburn Branch. Meeting Saturday 3rd. Ringing at Padiham both at 3.30-5pm and then from 6.30-8pm (subject to number available). Padiham are providing tea. All and everyone is welcome to come along. Simon Butterworth, Branch Secretary. 
BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Bedford District. Meeting at Clapham 10-11.30am. Special methods London Surprise Minor and St Simons although ringers of all abilities welcome. 
HERTFORD C.A. Northern District. Practice Ringing at Baldock (8) 6.30-8.45pm. All welcome. 
LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION. Wigan Branch. AGM at All Saints, Rainford, 3.30-5pm and 6.30-8pm. Names for tea to June Burgess (01744 883187) by Wednesday 30th November. All welcome. 
Meetings on Saturday December 10
DERBY D.A. Chesterfield District. Christmas Event. Ringing at Creswell 6pm to 7.30pm followed by seasonal refreshments. Visitors most welcome. 
DERBY D.A. Peak District. Meeting at Darley Dale (8) 3-5pm. To be followed by a carol service accompanied by the Darley Dale Brass Band. All welcome to ring and to sing. 
HERTFORD C.A. Western District. Meeting at Aldbury (6) 3pm, service 4.30pm followed by tea, business meeting and evening ringing. Names for tea to Ann Denwood, 01442 827602. 
LACR. Furness & South Lakeland Branch. Meeting will be held at St Martin’s Church, Bowness on December 10th. Ringing from 2.30-4.30pm will be followed by refreshments. All are very welcome to join us. 
LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION. Rochdale Branch. Meeting, Saturday 10th December at St Thomas, Oldham (Moorside). Evening ringing from 7-8.30pm. Everyone welcome. 
SOUTHWELL & NOTTINGHAM D.G. Bingham District. Afternoon ringing at Scarrington from 3pm. Service at 4.30pm at Bingham followed by tea and meeting, then evening ringing from 6.30pm. Names for tea to Andrew Peters on 01949 836329. 
LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CHANGE RINGERS. Preston Branch. Meeting at St Leonard, Walton le Dale. Ringing 3-5pm. All welcome.