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Autumn Update

Ringing Reminders and Diary Dates Hi Everyone. Our next Branch Meeting is on Saturday, October 3rd. There is a slight change to our programme. We will be ringing at Stoke Doyle from 7p.m. to 7.55p.m.then moving on to Aldwincle from … Continue reading

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2013 Branch Dinner

The Annual Branch Dinner was held in November 2013 at Hargrave Village Hall.  The ladies of the Hargrave Women’s Institute provided an excellent meal.  The evening was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who attended (see below).

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Annual Report 2013

Report from Thrapston Branch. Looking back to the Exciting Ringing Events of 2012, including Jubilee Day and Olympic Ringing, 2013 in the Thrapston Branch has definitely been of a quieter hue. From September quite a number of our members had … Continue reading

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February 2014 Branch Practice at Weldon

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Branch Practice at Stanion 2 November 2013

Apologies for the late notice, but unfortunately the branch practice at Stanion on Saturday 2 November has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.  

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Branch Practice at Raunds

There was a very good turnout for the branch practice at Raunds on Saturday 3rd August. The annual branch barbecue held on a fine and warm evening at Rachel & Richard’s at Woodford was enjoyed by everyone who attended.  

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February 2013 Branch Practice – Weldon

A very well attended and successful practice meet was held at St. Mary’s Church Weldon with sunny early Spring weather to accompany us. It was good to welcome both new and old ringers and to see such a well attended … Continue reading

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Review of 2012

2012 has proved to be a very eventful year with many highlights. Our year started with a very merry group ringing in the New Year at Woodford. A very successful A.G.M followed a few days later when a busy and … Continue reading

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2013 Branch Programme

The 2013 Branch Programme is now available – click here for more details.

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2013 Branch Annual General Meeting

The Branch AGM was held at St Mary’s Woodford on Saturday 5th January 2013.  More than twenty members enjoyed the practice session, ringers service, supper and AGM.  The Guild representative attending the meeting was Nick Churchman (Guild Steward).  Thanks are … Continue reading

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Retiring Members

There was a good turnout to the regular Friday evening practice at Thrapston on 21st December to congratulate local ringing stalwarts Chris & Frank Jenkins, and Diane & Ted Buckby on their retirement from paid employment. Photos by Dennis Thrift … Continue reading

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2013 Branch Annual General Meeting

The Branch AGM will be held at Woodford on Saturday 5th January 2013 following the monthly practice (3pm),Ringers Service (5pm) and tea / supper (5:30pm) and will commence at approximately 6pm. Please let Rachel Goodband know if you require tea … Continue reading

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Ringing in the London 2012 Games

A band met at St Mary’s Woodford at 08:12 am on Friday 27th July to ring for the Olympics. Photo courtesy of Dennis Thrift, Thrapston Branch Photographer, on far right of photo.

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2012 Branch Barbecue

The barbecue on 7th July was enjoyed by all in traditional British summer conditions, a good mix of sunshine and showers. Branch Ringing Master Ted Buckby and his wife Diane took the opportunity to celebrate their ruby wedding anniversary at … Continue reading

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Jubilee Celebration Ringing Saturday 2nd June 2012

Thrapston Branch are celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee by ringing at most of the towers in the branch.  All ringers are very welcome to join us at selected towers or for the whole day. Raunds 09.00 Ringstead 09.45 Thrapston 10.30 Titchmarsh … Continue reading

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Branch Outing – 12 May

The arrangements for the Branch outing to ring at three 6 bell towers in Rutland on 12th May have been finalised: 1645 to 1730 – Glaston – LE15 9BN 1745 to 1830 – North Luffenham – LE15 8JR 1845 to … Continue reading

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Hargrave ringers moving up….

With major works underway at Hargrave Church the ringing chamber is being moved up to first floor level.  Until the works are complete the Church is closed and there will be no ringing.

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Gidding Midweek Ringing Group

The Gidding Midweek Ringing Group was founded in late 2009. Made up of ringers from the Ely Association and Peterborough Guild (plus occasional visitors), we have two main objectives: a) Enjoying the company of other ringers (that includes a good lunch). … Continue reading

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Ringing at Peterborough Cathedral

A visit for branch members to ring at Peterborough Cathedral has been arranged for Sunday 11 March 2012.  This should be a trip to remember as we climb some 135 steps within the cathedral to reach the ringing chamber and … Continue reading

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2012 Branch Programme now available

The 2012 Thrapston Branch programme was agreed at the AGM held on 7 January in Thrapston.  For full details please see the Programme page.

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