by Chris Lovatt (Alsager) and Caroline Beckett (Sandbach) for publication in The Ringing...We are sad to announce that Maurice Grisenthwaite (Wirrall Branch) died on 18th February 2018 following a short illness.Mike Hoggard, past tower captain at Barthomley, died on 12th February. He had been ill for quite some time. His funeral will take place midday on Tuesday March 6th at St. Bertoline’s Church, Barthomley. There will be ringing from 11.30am and all are welcome.Chester, Cheshire Old St Mary’s Friday, 16 February 2018 in 42m (13–3–8 in F) 1260 Plain Bob Triples 1. Gregory P Morris 2. J David Adams 3. Randle T J Tinkler 4. Dominic Haughton 5. Roger A Howes 6. Thomas D Miles 7. Ben Kellett (C) 8. Peter G L Vernon Rung in...Jim Blowers, for many years Tower Captain at St Mary’s, Bowdon, passed away on 3rd February 2018 aged 97. His funeral will be held at Altrincham Crematorium at 11am on Friday 23rd February.It is with great sadness we report the death of Peter Bebbington of Wrenbury on 25th January 2018. He had been unwell for a long time but only recently gave up ringing having been tower captain since 1986.