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Bill Pepper: funeral

Bill Pepper's funeral is to take place at SS Mary & Lawrence, Great Waltham, on Friday 8 July at 2.30pm.

Jo Elliott (21 June 2016)



Striking Competition finals

The Association Striking Competition finals 2016 will be held at Mistley (6-bell) and Kirby-le-Soken (8) on Saturday, 9th July. Draw for the 6-bell final will be at Mistley at 2pm and 6.30pm for… Read more

Lesley Barrell (21 June 2016)



Bill Pepper

It is with great sadness that I have to report the death today of Bill Pepper, formerly Tower Captain of Great Waltham.

Our thoughts are with Bill's family at this time.

Funeral details will follow when known.

Jo Elliott (20 June 2016)



Challenge 500 HOD

On 26 April Heritage Open Days announced that for this year’s September festival, Heritage Open Days have joined forces with the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers to open up the heritage hidden inside… Read more

(5 June 2016)



Central Council Review Action Group — can you help?

The Central Council voted to initiate a review of the Council with the outcome of concrete proposals next year, and is now looking for a number of ringers to volunteer for the Action Group. Members will… Read more

(5 June 2016)



Central Council Meeting 2016

Your Central Council Reps (Fred Bone, Paul Cammiade, Vicki Chapman, Wendy Godden and Steve Nash) were out in force at the 2016 Annual General Meeting in Portsmouth over the Bank Holiday weekend. A… Read more

Vicki Chapman (1 June 2016)



Wormingford: ringing suspended

There will be no ringing at Wormingford until further notice as the conversion work has now begun.

(22 May 2016)



CCCBR Question Time

As part of the annual Central Council meeting weekend, there will be an opportunity to debate some of the current "hot potatoes" in ringing today! Join some of the key commentators on the health of the… Read more

Vicki Chapman (3 May 2016)



Thank you

Dear all Just a quick note to say a big thank you to those who contributed to my "retirement" gift as I stood down as General Secretary at yesterday's Annual General Meeting. For those that couldn't… Read more

Vicki Chapman (3 May 2016)



AGM 2016

Just over a week to go until the EACR Annual Service and AGM at Chelmsford Cathedral on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May. Ringing starts at 9.15am, followed by the Master’s invited band for the service… Read more

Vicki Chapman (20 April 2016)




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