The Guild will be collating all tower and branch news here.
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As of 17th October…
The main advice page at CCCBR is updated with advice about Tiers 2 and 3.
As of 29th June…
The main advice page at CCCBR is full of practical advice and pro-form risk-assessment documents.
As of 25th June…
Return to Service Ringing – advice from CCCBR
As of 29th May…
Advice from the CCCBR:
Our bells have not been rung for many months so it is very important that ringers arrange to undertake appropriate maintenance checks and any necessary remedial work before we start to ring in every tower.
As of 5th May 2020…
Advice from CCCBR
As of 18th March 2020…
Runcorn: all ringing stopped until pandemic is over – Rich Westman.
As of 17th March 2020…
Archbishops of Canterbury and York decide that the usual pattern of Sunday services must be put on hold.
Goostrey: all ringing suspended for three months until mid-June – Mike Hodge.
Malpas: ringing is continuing – Ben Kellett
Macclesfield: Christ Church and St Michael’s: all ringing suspended – Melanie Curwen.
Middlewich: all ringing is suspended – Simon Taylor.
Nantwich: all ringing suspended until further notice – Stefan Zientek.
Sandbach: all ringing suspended – fb
Wirral Branch: all Branch-led ringing including training and events are suspended until May – Randle Tinkler.
As of 16th March 2020…
HM Govt: everyone in the UK is now being advised to avoid “non-essential” contact with others and “unnecessary” travel.
Alsager: Practices cancelled. Sunday ringing is ON but will be reviewed – Mary Pickstone.
Astbury: all ringing suspended until further notice, inc weddings 21st & 28th March – Peter Stanway.
Bromborough, Bebington : no ringing until further notice – Jo Dowson.
Church Lawton: all ringing suspended – Chris Sherratt.
Davenham: all ringing is suspended until further notice – Helen Knight.
East Branch: all branch ringing events suspended until further notice – Graham Jenkins.
Eastham: suspended all ringing – Dave Hocker.
National 12-bell competition is cancelled – inc eliminator 28th March at Chester Cathedral
Port Sunlight: suspended all ringing – Dave Hocker.
Wallasey St. Nicholas: no ringing until further notice – Jo Dowson.
West Kirby: all ringing suspended – Janet Michelle
As of 15th March 2020…
Guild 8-bell striking competition 4th April is postponed.
Guild AGM 25th April is postponed.
Guild committee meeting 1st April is cancelled.
South Branch 6-bell striking competition 21st March is postponed.
South Branch coach trip 16th May is cancelled.
As of 12th March 2020…
Holmes Chapel: suspended ringing for the time being – Mervyn Harrison