Mary Poyner

Mary Poyner, life-long bellringer of hand and tower bells who taught many and rang many peals, died on Friday 26th January. 

Her funeral will be 12 noon on Tuesday 13th February at Whissendine Church.  Open ringing before and after the service. 

If you are planning to attend please email  so we have numbers for refreshments. 

Max Boden

We are very sorry to report that Max Boden passed away on Saturday 13th January. As well as a loyal member of East Leake tower and South Notts District, Max had been the S Notts Guild Committee Rep for several years and attended the Daytime Meetings.
Please keep Annette and the family in your thoughts at this time.

Max’s funeral will take place on Thursday 1st February at 4.15pm at Loughborough Crematorium.

Michael Poppleston

With sadness we have to report the passing of another of our members. Michael Poppleston passed away on Thursday 18th Jan. Some of you will remember Michael from the early 1960’s when he was ringing master at Wollaton and then at St Peter’s when he returned to Nottingham from the North East in 1997. From then he was a member of the band at St Peter’s for some 12 years. Before Covid, Michael made it to many of the daytime weekday sessions, even though he was struggling with mobility. Please remember his wife, Anthea, in your thoughts and prayers.

Michael’s funeral will be held on Wednesday 31st January, at Bramcote Crematorium at 4.30p.m.

ADM – Newark District

Sutton on Trent 3PM. Sat 24 February 2024

The Newark District Annual District Meeting will be held in the church. Please attend as this year we will be required to install new officers in the role of Chair and Secretary.

Worthington 2024

W W Worthington
10 Bell Striking Contest

Back for 2024

St. John the Evangelist, Ranmoor, Sheffield

Saturday 18th May
12 noon onwards
More details to follow

Grayham Allenby

We are very sorry to have to let you know that Grayham Allenby passed away on Saturday 18th Nov.
Grayham had been a stalwart at Stapleford and had been a regular at the Guild’s Daytime Ringing Meetings.

Please keep Carole and the family in your thoughts at this time.

Bill Blagg

Bill Blagg (former TC at Mansfield Woodhouse) died on Friday 26th May after a short spell in hospital.

His funeral will be on the 21st of June 1pm at St Edmunds Church, Mansfield Woodhouse followed by a service for the family at the crematorium afterwards.

Bryn Richards

Bryn Richards (Warsop) passed away yesterday, aged 92. He had been in hospital for a week following a stroke.

Bryn Richards’ funeral will be on Tuesday 23rd May:

  • 1pm  –    Service at Warsop Church
  • 2.15pm – Crematorium (family only)
  • 3pm    –   Wake at Carr Bank Venue, Windmill Lane, Mansfield.

There will be general ringing from 11.45 – 12.50