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New Members Meeting

 
 

Saturday February 3rd is our new members' meeting at Eccleshall. The first hour is reserved especially for new members and helpers, with general ringing after that. Our Chairman, Time Hine, will shortly be contacting all towers with members who have joined in the last year to invite them to this meeting.

So if you have new members at your tower, please alert them to this meeting and if possible accompany them on the day.

For further details, see the events page or click this link:   More...
 

Meeting Reminders

 
 

We have a facility to send you an email reminder one week before each of our meetings. If you would like to receive these reminders:
  • Click the link below to bring up an email to our webmaster
  • Ensure the email includes your full name and the tower at which you ring
  • Send the email
   
 

Monthly Meeting - Jan 6th

 
 

About 30 ringers attended our first meeting of 2018 which took place at Madeley on Saturday 6th January. It was an afternoon only meeting, ably run by our new Ringing Master, Phil Michie. There were several goes as the special method, Original Minor, with only the one (mis)called by me needing a 'Take Two' !

The raffle raised over £30 for the Bell Restoration Fund with the prizes going to Lydia and Jan. Our thanks to Sue Twigg of Madeley for providing the much appreciated tea, coffee & biscuits.    
 

Forthcoming Events

 
 

Wed 17th Jan - Surprise Minor Practice: Horton
Tues 23rd Jan - Call Change Practice: Caverswall
Sat 3rd Feb - New Members's Meeting: Eccleshall
Tues 20th Feb - Tuesday Daytime Band: Kidsgrove & Tunstall

View the full list of Association events here:   More...
 

100 Club

 
 

The Association runs a '100 Club' to raise funds for the Bell Restoration Fund. The way it works is that members pay a subsciption of £12 and are entered in 5 draws in the year. There will be four prize draws, usually at business meetings, and one Superdraw at the Association's AGM. If fully subscribed the first prize will be £50 at the prize draws and £100 at the super draw.

So if you would like a flutter in aid of a good cause, please contact our 100 Club organiser, Chris Adams.  

Visit our 100 Club page by clicking here -   More...
 

Safeguarding

 
 

Safeguarding of children and young people is an important issue both at a tower and an association level. The Association has therefore appointed a Safeguarding Co-ordinator, produced guidelines for tower captains, and policies and procedures for association events.

Copies of the documents can be found on our Publications page. They can also be obtained from our Safeguarding Co-ordinator, Ros Daybell.

Click here for further information:   More...
 

Learning to Ring

 
 

Have you ever considered learning to ring? Not sure where to start?

Take a look at our towers page to find somewhere close to you and just call in on a Sunday or practice night. Or go to the officers page and drop an email to our secretary for further information.

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Smart Phone Friendly Pages

 
 

This web site can now be viewed in a version specially designed for smart phones. So if you have an iPhone, Android, Blackberry, etc. click the link below for an improved browsing experience.

Click here to go to our mobile friendly pages:   More...

Tower Contact telephone numbers: Contact telephone numbers are now shown on our tower pages. The information is protected from web crawlers and has been tested with selected contacts for approximately 9 months without any problems. However, if you would prefer your number not to appear on the website, please email the webmaster.

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