Twelve Derbyshire towers rang for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. This included a quarter peal at Belper. There was also a DDA quarter peal at Trowell. See the performances on Bellboard. BBC Radio Derby covered the event with three slots broadcast: Shirland – with Richard Whittle. The DDA (and Old Brampton) Read more about Ringing for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day[…]
I am pleased to report that the new Management Group has held its inaugural meeting. The meeting was well attended with only two apologies. Richard Brooke was coopted onto the group as the representative for the Southern District. This will be voted on at the next Southern District meeting. The discussions included formally recording the Read more about Management Group 1st Meeting[…]
In this period of Advent may I take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas and hope that whatever you do over the holiday that you have an enjoyable and rewarding time. I’m sure all of us will be involved in lot’s of ringing activities and hopefully all will go Read more about A Happy & Peaceful Christmas to all Members[…]
Hi At the most recent General Committee meeting held at Matlock on Monday 10th September 2018 those members present unanimously accepted the contents of the document below as the proposal for change to be put to the membership for approval to proceed at the October General meeting to be held on 6th October 2018. To Read more about Proposed Agenda for Change[…]
If you were at the Summer Meeting at Horsley on Saturday 9th June you will have seen and heard the latest information from the working group looking at the organisation of the DDA. These are the documents that were available to those attending the meeting, click on the link to view or download. Chart Update Read more about Update on Review of DDA Rules & Objectives[…]
The 6 Bell Striking Contests will take place at Horsley starting at 2 pm. Tea at 5 pm in Horsley Church, followed by the results and meeting. Numbers for tea to Gill Hughes please. Download the Poster and display in your tower. Also the Agenda, and Minutes of meeting held on 3rd October 2017.
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Questionnaire on the future shape of the Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers. Extracted from the results of the on line survey available to all members of the DDA during the last quarter of 2017. The survey was completed by a total of 121 respondents. Q: Indicate the importance of each of the Read more about Membership Survey Results[…]
The 2018 AGM is on the 14th April, at St Mary the Virgin, Beighton, commencing at 2:00 pm. Meeting papers are now available Agenda Proposed Rule Change Minutes of 2017 AGM There is a small car park at the end of Church Lane. There should be plenty of parking on High Street a few minutes Read more about AGM 2018 – Notice of Meeting[…]
The DDA insurance cover provided for members has changed. In particular the Public Liability policy now excludes working at height (above the ringing chamber or bell chamber floor) above 8m. There are some other restrictions which may apply when working with a third party. Read more about it on the Insurance page.