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President’s Blog – March 2024

The Eastern District held their AGM on Saturday, 2nd March at St. Stephens, Saltash.  Thanks to all who provided the refreshments. There was a cracking turnout from all over our district and the Guild as a whole. Richard Warwick stood down as Chairman and is replaced...

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President’s Blog – February 2024

My first task this month was to Chair the Standing Committee meeting at Kenwyn. Business as usual although many items were discussed and lots sorted out. That evening there was another successful Guild 12 bell practice at the Cathedral with 37 present. Unfortunately,...

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President’s Blog – January 2024

Bledhan nowydh da!! This month sadly saw the passing of Dilys Rowe, Tower Secretary at Zennor. A half muffled QP was rung there in her memory which included Philippa’s first QP inside. Another at Truro Cathedral was scored in which the Tenor was rung by Jemma Hoare....

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Sad news about Dilys Rowe

I've received the sad news of the passing of Dilys Rowe after her recent struggle with cancer. Dilys was the tower Secretary at Zennor for many years, and rang over 30 quarter Peals, and 2 full Peals. Dilys was a stalwart of Zennor tower, and will be greatly missed....

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President’s Blog – December 2023

This month sadly saw the passing of Tony Liddicoat, Tower Captain at Withiel. I send my condolences to his family. RIP Tony. Saturday, 2nd December saw the Eastern District hold their annual Quarter Peal Day. All of the 6 quarter peal attempts were successful and it...

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Acting Education Officer visit to Pillaton!

It has been a quiet few weeks for me due to work and family commitments! However I was fortunate to be invited to Pillaton on a Sunday afternoon, for an introduction to plain hunting session for two of their young ringers. Taking their first steps into method ringing...

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President’s Blog – November 2023

Friday 10th November saw another first in Cornwall – Truro Cathedral hosted a south-west practice of the Ancient Society of College Youths. This was run by a past Master, Colin Newman and many ringers from all over the south-west region attended. Several commented on...

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President’s Blog – October 2023

This month saw the passing of Eric Hearle who was a stalwart of ringing at Crantock. We have also lost Frances Kent of St Endellion who rang there continuously from 1957 until a few years ago. Just last week we heard news that the former Tower Captain at St Columb...

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