Margaret Lewis

Margaret Lewis was born on 23/8/32 (a palindrome, she boasted) and learnt to ring at Shirley (Birmingham) in the late 1940’s. She attended grammar school in Solihull where her headmaster (and maths teacher) was the late Edgar C Shepherd, a…

2020 Westley Awards success for Josh Richardson

We are pleased to announce that Josh Richardson has been recognised in the ‘highly commended’ runner-up category of the 2020 Westley Awards for Church Bell Maintenance for his work on the bells and fittings at Dunsfold and especially at Hascombe.  Josh has coordinated a team effort at both towers to improve lighting and sound control, remove debris and…

Pam Bird

We are sorry to announce the sad news that Pam Bird, a Vice-President of the Guild, died peacefully in her sleep at Winton House Nursing Home in Nether Wallop, Hants, on Monday 9th March aged 86. Pam rang at Hersham for…

2020 ART Awards

The Association of Ringing Teachers has announced the opening of applications for the 2020 ART Awards. Further details of the awards and how to apply can be found on the ART website at www.ringingteachers.org/recognition/awards and in the attached document: 2020…