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Recent Additions/Updates

11 Feb 2019
Mansfield District updates completed.
Bingham District updates completed.

5 Feb 2019
February Bingham District meeting time change.

4 Feb 2019
South Scarle no longer GF (Dove)

2 Feb 2019
Library Catalogues updated
Nottingham St Peter and Wollaton information updated.

29 Jan 2019
South Notts Calendar updated.
100 Club results posted.
Surprise Major practice added.
12 bell practice added.

24 Jan 2019
Newark District Crawford Cup heat is at Upton.

21 Jan 2019
North Notts District updates and calendar for 2019/2020
February Ladies meeting updated.
Nottingham District March meeting details updated.

17 Jan 2019
Guild RW Index updated.
Nottingham District February details available.

10 Jan 2019
South Notts AGM details available.

9 Jan 2019
January Ladies meeting details added.

Bell Fund Governing Document100 Club Information Work In Progress Work Recently Completed Insurance

Work recently completed

Bunny (6)

A rope guide has been installed, partly funded by a grant from the Bell Fund.

Cuckney (6)

Following an adverse report from visiting ringers a team of Guild insured labour embarked on the removal of bird debris from the tower. It was so bad that it is a wonder that some of the bells had room to move. The louvres have been repaired and netted to keep birds out and four second hand ropes have been provided to replace the worst ones.

Gedling (8)

Several wheels, pulleys, and clappers have been refurbished and a grant was awarded from the Bell Fund towards the costs. Again the cost was reduced by the provision of Guild insured labour.

Hockerton (3)

This church has now been sold. A team of Guild insured labour removed the three bells for possible re-use within the diocese. They are currently being stored at Taylors. Sadly one of them was found to be cracked due to rusting of a cast in staple.

Kelham (3, now 4)

The existing frame has been strengthened and another bell added to an existing (empty) pit. A grant has been paid towards the cost of this project, which was considerably reduced by the provision of Guild insured labour. There is a possibility of further augmentation.

Tuxford (8)

An inspection was carried out by the Guild to see if any of the clappers needed re-bushing. It turned out that some of the clappers were loose. Once these had been tightened and a few missing bolts replaced the ring was declared to be in good condition.

Redundant Churches

Concern has been expressed to the Diocese about the bells in Darlton (3), Durham on Trent (6), and  Gamston (6). Hockerton (3) has now been sold.  The two mediaeval bells from Flawborough have been relocated in the Taylor Bellfoundry Museum.