Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5708 (September 18 2020) and in the two preceding issues


AUDRIE SAMSON, ringer at Orlingbury for 35 years and member of PDG for over 50 years sadly passed away 4th September aged 90. Memorial service planned for next year.         [6076]

IRIS CHEKETTS, ringer at Hartlebury and WDCRA Northern Branch Treasurer, sadly passed away 21st August. Funeral 11th September 12:45pm, Ombersley Church with outside broadcast service as limited attendees in church.              [6073]

GEOFFREY K DODD of Highclere, Hants died on September 3rd aged 88 after a long illness. Funeral arrangements subject to Covid restrictions but memorial service planned for next year.      [6074]

IVOR R. NICHOLS sadly died 5th September just before his 94th birthday. A valued member of St Michael’s, Macclesfield band for 45 years and tower captain for over 20 years.          [6075]

MRS HEATHER FURNIVAL, first wife of Bill Jackson, died in Wilmslow on 2nd August aged 84. Heather and Bill were married for 17years, before divorcing in 1980. They are survived by their three children, Richard, Edward and Clare.        [6072]

Change of Address


For sale / wanted

12 HANDBELLS in custom-made carrying case. Size 15 in C. Excellent condition. Offers around £1800. Enquiries to 01298 872891.    [6071]

University Announcements

Guild / Association Announcements

Tower Announcements

Weekday Meetings and Practices

Meetings on Saturday September 19

SUFFOLK GUILD OF RINGERS. AGM Saturday 19th September 2020 at 5.30pm. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, this meeting will be held by Zoom. All members are encouraged to take part. Joining instructions will be released in early September. To help with registration, please contact Kate Gill, Guild Secretary, with your name, tower and contact details if you wish to attend. 07810 836303.          [3008]

PETERBOROUGH DIOCESAN GUILD. Virtual AGM to be held via Zoom on Saturday 19th September 2020 at 6pm. Full details available at: Items of AOB, nominations and matters arising to be submitted to the Secretary by 14th September. Contact the Secretary to register and receive joining details: or 01832 735266.     [3009]

Meetings on Saturday October 10

BATH & WELLS DIOCESAN ASSOCIATION. Annual General Meeting. Given the continuing pandemic, the postponed 2020 AGM will be held by Zoom at 10am on Saturday 10th 2020. If you wish to attend and are a B&W DACR member please liaise with your Tower Correspondent or Branch Secretary.        [3010]

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