Peter Silver

I am sad to report of the death of Peter Silver of Halling in the Rochester District.  Peter died on 9th July, just a few days short of his 82nd birthday.  His funeral took place on 16th July in accordance with the present Covid-19 restrictions. He was for many years Read more…

Jan Boughton

Sadly we have to announce the death of Jan Boughton of Cliffe.  Jan was an active member of the Cliffe band until she developed alzheimers & sadly could no longer ring. We send sincere condolences to her family, especially to Bryan her husband & tower captain of Cliffe. Jan’s funeral Read more…

Maypole Bells trial

Trevor Arnold from Rodmersham has built a portable, 6-bell simulator and it having an open ‘trial’ session on Saturday 31st August.  Details in the poster below. There are 4 rules for the day: Have fun New ringers to be given maximum help No quarter peals Constructive criticism welcome

Rhian Bagshaw

Dear All It is with great sadness that I have to report that Rhian passed away peacefully this morning (Sunday) with Judith and his two daughters Joanna & Rachel at his bedside. He had a serious stroke more than two years ago and has been bedridden ever since with no Read more…

Frank Matthews

I am sorry to have to pass on the news that Frank Matthews of Meopham passed away on Saturday after a long illness. Frank was an excellent ringer from a renowned ringing family. He was a Past Secretary of the Cumberland Youths and a prominent member of the Rochester District Read more…