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Annual Dinner

2016 Annual Dinner information and booking form now available. Please see this page.

Information about the speakers will be available shortly.

Andrew Brewster (19 April 2016)



BBC Music Day

The inaugural BBC Music Day in 2015 reached an audience of over 15 million. It united over 50 partners who delivered more than 20 live music events and over 17 hours of coverage. Events included a magical… Read more

Vicki Chapman (5 April 2016)



Gift Aid changes

HM Revenue and Customs have issued some new requirements for Gift Aid declarations. As a result, the Membership Application Form, Membership Information Form and Gift Aid Form have been updated. The… Read more

Fred Bone (21 March 2016)



Revd John Delfgou

The Association regrets to announce the death, on 24 February, of Revd John Delfgou, a former Chaplain to the Association

The funeral will take place at St Michael, Loughton, at 12 noon on Thursday 3 March.

Fred Bone (29 February 2016)



Essex Course — Volunteers needed to serve refreshments

During the Essex Ringing Course around 1,300 cups of tea and coffee are served to some 12 tutors, 72 students and around 100 helpers over the three days of the course held at Honywood School in Coggeshall. Volunteers are needed to maintain this vital service to the Course participants. Read more

Andrew Brewster (16 February 2016)



Ron Petchey — funeral

The date for Ron Petchey's funeral has been confirmed as Tuesday 16th February at St Margarets church, Barking. The service will start at 12.30 with General ringing from 11.30 until 12.15. Philip… Read more

(9 February 2016)



David Doy

I am sad to report the death on 28 January 2016, of David Doy, formerly a ringer at Boreham. The funeral is to be held at St Andrew's, Boreham, on Monday 22 February at 11am. Family flowers… Read more

Jo Elliott (4 February 2016)



Ron Petchey

We have received the sad news that Ron Petchey of Barking passed away on Friday after a very short illness. I will post details of the funeral arrangements, when available.

Mike Coggins (31 January 2016)



Nominations for Association Officers

As you know, nominations for Association Officers (Master, Secretary, Treasurer, 5 Central Council Representatives, 3 Property Trustees, 2 Independent Examiners, Education Officer, PRO and Technical Adviser) must be received by me in writing by 1 February 2016. Read more

Vicki Chapman (29 January 2016)



Dennis Withams — funeral

The funeral of Dennis Withams is to be held at 2.30pm this Thursday, 28th January at St. Martin's Church, Little Waltham.

More details to follow when known.

Jo Elliott (25 January 2016)




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