Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5674 (January 24 2020) and in the two preceding issues


DOREEN COX (née Coker) died 10th January 2020. Learnt to ring 1945, taught by Fred Hayes, Don Borum at High Wycombe, and rang at Hughenden. Funeral South Bristol Crematorium, 4th February 12pm.[6010]

LEONARD WILLIAM BULLOCK of Romford, Essex. Died peacefully on 27/12/2019 aged 89. Len spent many happy years bellringing in Essex. Funeral Thursday 23/01/2020 at 10.30am, Bentley Crematorium, Brentwood.[6006]

JIM COOK on 9th January, three days before his 89th birthday. A faithful and devoted Bath Abbey band member for thirty years, latterly also of the Christ Church Youths, and a member of the Ancient Society of College Youths since 1956. He will be much missed by all who knew him.[6007]

Funeral Announcements

STANLEY G SCOTT. Easthampstead Park Crematorium, RG40 3DW, at 15:00 on Wed 22nd Jan and afterwards at Easthampstead Park Conference Centre, RG40 3DF. RSVP by 18th for numbers to For details see No flowers, donations to Dementia UK.  [6004]

Change of Address



DOES YOUR ORGANIST NEED A BREAK? Bellringer and qualified organist seeks holiday locations. Full details at[6009]

University Announcements

Guild / Association Announcements

Tower Announcements

PEALS AT WINCHESTER 2020. Applications are invited for peal attempts at Winchester Cathedral on Mondays 13 April (Easter Bank Holiday), 25th May (Spring Bank Holiday) and 31st August (Summer Bank Holiday) 2020. The draw for these dates will be held on Wednesday 12th February, and the deadline for applications is 12 noon on that day. Further details from Steve Lamb, Tower Secretary, tel. 075 0800 8864 or email[6008]

Weekday Meetings and Practices

NORTHANTS MIDWEEK GROUP. Wednesday 5th February at Stanwick (NN9 6PS) 2-4pm. Method London Surprise Minor. All abilities welcome.[1016]

Meetings on Saturday January 18

BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Bedford District. Annual District Meeting at St Peter’s, Sharnbrook. 3.30pm ringing, 4.30pm service followed by tea. Meeting at 6pm with ringing after until 8.30pm.           [1012]

ESSEX ASSOCIATION OF CHANGE RINGERS. Southern District. Annual District Meeting at Thorpe Bay SS1 3NG. Ringing 3pm, service 4.30pm, tea and meeting.  No’s. for tea by January 13th to Steve Halliwell on 0776 3007 486 or by email to               [1005]

HCACR. Bishop’s Stortford. Annual District Meeting. Standon (SG11 1LB) 15:00 service, ringing 16:00, service 16:45, tea 17:45. Names for tea to    [1010]

LACR. Bolton Branch. The next Branch gathering will be on Saturday 18th January between 10.30am and 12noon at Blackrod (St Katherine, 6 bells). There will be ringing for all abilities. Everyone welcome.         [1014]

LINCOLN DIOCESAN GUILD. West Lindsey Branch. Ringing at Haxey from 3pm followed by tea and the AGM.     [1013]

PDG. Wellingborough Branch. AGM at Higham Ferrers. Ringing from 3pm, service at 4.30pm, tea and meeting from 5pm and evening ringing from 7pm. Names for tea to Charlotte on 01933 225848 by 16th January please.    [1011]

Meetings on Saturday January 25

GUILDFORD DIOCESAN GUILD. Farnham District. ADM at Holy Trinity, Hawley. Ringing from 3pm, service at 4.30pm followed by tea and meeting at 5.30pm. Names for tea to by 22nd January.[1017]

LACR. Fylde Branch. Lytham, St John the Divine (6), 3-5pm. All welcome.[1015]

Meetings on Saturday February 1

HERTFORD C.A. Northern District. Saturday 1st February, MORNING Practice. Ringing at Rushden (6) 10-11am, Cottered (6) 11am-12.30pm, followed by lunch. Also, Saturday 15th February, Training Morning at Weston (6) 10am-1pm. Booking essential, Geof Horritt 01763 246018. All welcome.[1019]

SOCIETY OF SHERWOOD YOUTHS. AGM at Beeston (St John) 5pm Tea, followed by meeting and ringing. Names for tea to secretary by 29th Jan please.[1018]

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