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Alan Barber

Alan Barber, a well-known former member of the Association, died on 12 July 2021. Alan's funeral will take place at St Paul's Whitley Bay at 1 pm on Monday 26th July. The service will be live streamed… Read more

(19 July 2021)

Ringing for the new Bishop

The new Bishop of Chelmsford, The Rt Rev Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani, will be officially "seated" on Saturday 4th September at 3.30pm at Chelmsford Cathedral (attendance at this event is by invitation only). Read more

Vicki Chapman (17 July 2021)

Bob Christy

It is with great sadness that I am writing to inform you that Bob Christy of Goldhanger died peacefully at home on Friday 2nd July.  He was a well loved and respected ringer of Goldhanger who will be… Read more

Hazel Steed (4 July 2021)

Brian Sayer

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the death of Brian Sayer, Tower Captain of Tolleshunt D’Arcy who died on 1st June following a short illness. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.

Hazel Steed (15 June 2021)

Ringing guidance summary

The Central Council has issued a one-page summary of the current guidance.

(31 May 2021)

Des Thorne

It is with great sadness I have to let you know that we have been informed by Sue Browne Church Warden of Ardleigh Church, that Des Thorne has passed away. This is all the information we have at… Read more

Helen Bridgman (29 May 2021)

2021 Annual Dinner

2021 Annual Dinner information and booking form now available. Please see this page.

(29 May 2021)

Rope splicing video

During the Virtual Essex Ringing Course this year Bill Hindley ran a rope splicing workshop. He has given permission for the recording to be shared which has now been added to our YouTube Channel. You… Read more

(18 May 2021)

Ringing Recovery Convention

ART are running a Recovery Convention starting on 8th May. Book your place here.

(3 May 2021)

CCCBR Guidance from 17th May

As we ease out of lockdown, it is likely that we will be able to do some face to face ringing again from 17th May. The CCCBR has issued helpful guidance to help shape this return to ringing whilst keeping… Read more

(3 May 2021)

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