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Asst. Secretary North

For those of you who are not aware, I will be stepping down from the role of Assistant Secretary North as of the AGM in November. Therefore, the Association will be looking for somebody to fill this role. The main

Devon Association Eight Bell Festival – Car Parking at Stoke Fleming

Please be aware that car parking is limited for the Devon Eight Bell this year, so the host team has arranged parking for everyone going to Stoke Fleming on Saturday 15 September 2018. Please see the directions from John Dietz

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Ugborough Flower Festival with the bells on display on the church floor

Click the link below for: Ugborough Flower Festival 2018 poster Dear Fellow Ringers Over the weekend of 3-5 August, the Ugborough Bellringers will be celebrating the return of the newly recast Church Bells with a Church Bells & Flower Festival entitled

Sampford Courtenay Competition

Sampford Courtenay Competition 28th July 2018 Dear Tower Captains, By kind permission of the Church Wardens, the ringers of Sampford Courtenay wish to invite you to take part in a competition on the 28th July 2018. All times will be

Battle’s Over

A Nation’s Tribute 11th November 2018 A nationwide Day of Commemorative Events marking the Centenary of the end of the First World War and paying tribute to the millions killed or wounded in battle, and those on the home front

Devon Association of Ringers Grand Draw 2018

Message from Julia Jarvis – A huge thank you to all who supported this year’s draw .Almost £3500 has been raised! Winners as follows: 1st prize of £250 – Colin Heath (Stoke Gabriel) 2nd prize of £75 – Mr. Scott

Horace Clements celebrates 80 years of ringing

Horace started ringing at Diptford in 1938, aged 9 years, and in those early days needed a mound of hassocks, four deep, to be able to reach the rope. Ringing came quite naturally to him and what he lacked in

Norman Betts of Stoke Gabriel Receives Maundy Money from the Queen!

Please see the BBC article on this link: for all the details.  Congratulations Norman! and thank you for your service.  

RIP – Glen Yeo : Hartland Deanery Guild of Ringers

Dear all – Sad news concerning our long time friend and Guild member We are sad to advise the passing of Glen Yeo, long term ringer at Appledore tower. He learnt to ring in the late sixties and ever since