Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5907 (July 12 2024) and in the two preceding issues


BROWN, Richard, of Loughborough passed away peacefully on Monday, July 1st surrounded by his family. Richard learned to ring in Kessingland, Suffolk before becoming a proud member and lifelong supporter of the Nottingham University society. His funeral will be held at St James, Oaks-in-Charnwood on Monday,  August 5th at midday with open ringing before and after the service. Refreshments after the service will be available in the adjacent church hall. All welcome. It would be helpful, for catering purposes, if you could let Sally know if you plan to attend. 07778 269081 3107[3107]

COZENS, Alan, ringer for many, many years in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire and Roade, Northamptonshire passed away on 19th June 2024. Funeral to be held at 1pm on Tuesday 23rd July at Nene Valley Crematorium, Wellingborough NN8 2NX. Bellringing friends of Alan are very welcome, please kindly email if you are planning to join us. In lieu of flowers donations to Cancer Research would be appreciated, please follow the link to view the funeral notice and to make a donation. [3105]

DUNNING Tony, ringer for many years in Whitehaven, Cumbria and the surroundings, died on 19.6.24. Funeral to be held at Distington Hall, CA14 4QY, Thursday 11th July, 2pm. Family flowers only. RSVP to allow for appropriate catering, appreciated to[2124]

MAYNE John. We are sorry to report that John died on 23rd June. Our condolences to Dorothea. Funeral details to follow.[2125]

Funeral Announcements

MAYNE, John’s funeral will be held at St Stephen’s, St Albans on Friday 19th July at 1pm, followed by a committal at West Herts Crematorium (High Elms Lane, Garston) and refreshments in St Stephen’s Church Hall. All are welcome to attend the funeral and committal. To assist with the arrangements, please let John Hughes-D’Aeth know if you plan to attend (01844 279965 or [3103]

Change of Address


“CHANGE RINGING”, by Wilfrid G Wilson. The Art and Science of Change Ringing on Church and Handbells. Payment with order – £14 (p&p free in UK) from Alison Williams. Tel: 07970 286577. Email:

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University Announcements

Guild / Association Announcements

Long Length Attempts

LLA On Friday 12th July, starting at 3.30pm, attempting to ring 10,080 Stedman Singles, at St Peter Port, Town Church, Guernsey. Donny Brock 


LLA We will be attempting a 36,000 of Plain Bob Minimus in hand at 66 Bootham, York starting at 9am on Saturday 10th August. Patrick Deakin [3104]

Weekday Meetings and Practices

LADIES’ GUILD SE DISTRICT – Meeting Tuesday 30th July at Newnham (6) 11.15 to 12.15, Lynsted (6) 3.00 to 4.00 pm. Everyone is welcome. There will also be a lunch at The Alma, Painters Forstal  from 12.45 to 2.30 pm. If you wish to come to the lunch, please notify Isabel Pearce by Sunday 21st July at the latest. [3003]

Meetings on Saturday July 13

LACR. Furness & South Lakeland Branch. Our next monthly meeting will be held on Saturday July 13th at St. Michael’s Church, Hawkshead. Ringing from 2.30 to 4.30pm will be followed by afternoon refreshments. All are very welcome to join us. [3002]

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