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Minutes of the 2016 AGM

Posted by Cathfleet on March 2, 2016 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (2)

Steeple Aston Bellringers’ Annual General Meeting 2016

The meeting took place at the Rectory on 9th February. Ten ringers were present and the Rector took the chair.

Graham Clifton, as tower captain, reported that we have not always been able to ring all 8 bells on Sundays and that we rely heavily on our regular visitors to practise on Tuesdays. However, we are delighted to have Pamela Knowles and her son Jack as new recruits. We enjoyed an afternoon outing in March to visi...

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Tower Open Evening

Posted by Cathfleet on February 23, 2015 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The tower held an Open Evening on 10th Feb. This was well supported by existing members and our regular visitors from other towers, but only 3

locals came. Fortunately two of them, Andy and Zoe Shayler were keen to learn and 'had a go'. Both showed great promise so we are hopeful for the

future. The other visitor only came for a look, which was good as we always enjoy talking about ourselves!!   :)


Dorothy Clifton

Facts about our bells

Posted by Cathfleet on February 14, 2015 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)

SS Peter & Paul Bells

Bell Weight                     Nominal           Note                         Diameter              Cast     &#...

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Handbell ringers

Posted by Cathfleet on February 14, 2015 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Handbell ringing round the village for the two weeks prior to Christmas went surprisingly smoothly, with the weather being much kinder than in previous years and the welcome addition of two former ringers along with two new recruits.

 

As you know we were collecting money for the fight against Ebola via the DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee), and the amount we raised was a magnificent £1,195.70.

 

Our heartfelt thanks go to everyone who gave so generous...

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Winning Ringers !

Posted by Cathfleet on June 10, 2014 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Saturday 7th June was the Branch Striking competition held at Mollington on their Light 6.  Despite the big difference in weight to our bells, our ringers handled them so completently that they won the cup by a large margin.  Eight other tems took part.  this is the 7th time in 10 years that Steeple Aston have won !


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