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March Quarterly Meeting


As we prepare for the arrival of spring, our meeting on Saturday 4th March takes us to the canal side town of Gnosall. We start the afternoon just down the road on the six bells of Haughton before moving on to Gnosall for tea and the Business meeting. Evening ringing is on the eight bells at Gnosall.

As this is a quarterly meeting, there will also be a 100 club draw with four cash prizes. See lower on this page for details of the 100 club.

Full details of the march meeting are on our events pages. Just click this link to go there now:   More...

New Members Meeting - Feb


Over 50 new and existing members met up at Alton on Sat 4th February for our new members meeting. The first part of the meeting was for new members and their tower captains, with other members joining us later in the afternoon.

It was good to see so many new members in attendance and we would love to see you all again at our next meeting in March.

Our thanks to the Alton ringers for hosting the event and providing a fine tea of soup, roll and hot dog followed by a selection of delicious cakes.    

Forthcoming Events


Thur 17th Feb - Committee Meeting: Stafford

Tues 21st Feb - Tuesday Daytime Band: Market Drayton & Norton in Hales

Sat 4th March - Quarterly Meeting: Haughton & Gnosall

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

100 Club


The Association is running 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...

Special Methods


Many of our monthly meetings have special methods. Our events pages show the names of the special methods and also have a link to the method diagrams. Diagrams can be both viewed and printed, so now it is easy to look them up ready for the next meeting.

For an example, click this link to see the March 2017 page:   More...

Meeting Reminders


We now 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

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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