The bells of St James were rung to ring in the New year  by the St James' Bell Ringers as has been the custom for many years. 7 bells were rung this year by Geoff (tower captain), Jean, Richard, Kay,Sue, Dave and Nigel, a regular visitor and former ringer at St James. On the stroke of midnight the tenor bell was rung 12 times. Call changes were rung before and after.

Bells

Earlier in the evening the ringers along with Rachel and Michael, neither of who are ringers but are married to Dave and Kay respectively, enjoyed a lovely chinese takeway meal, a couple of quizzes organised by Richard and Jean.

We thank Jean and Richard for hosting this lovely social evening