Haughton Village News

Haughton Village News

North Staffs ClapperTrappings

 This quarters ClapperTrapping from the North Staffordshire Association of Change Ringers is now available from the links below:

Summer 2022 Part 1

Summer 2022 Part 2

Best Garden and Hanging Basket results

Just a reminder that we will be announcing the results and presenting the prizes for the Best Gardens and Hanging Baskets in Haughton 2022 at the Garden Guild meeting on Monday 14th August at 7:30pm in the village hall. Come along you may have won a prize.  



Haughton Bell ringing and Church Times August 2022




We will be practicing every Tuesday Evening at 8pm throughout August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, please feel free to come and join us.

Sunday 14th August - 10am to 10.30am Service Ringing

Wednesday 17th August - 6.30pm to 7pm Compline Prayer Service

Sunday 21st August - 5.30pm to 6.00pm - Service Ringing

Thursday 18th August  - Coffee Morning 10.30am - No Ringing

Sunday 28th August - 8.30am BCP Holy Communion 8.30am - No Ringing

We welcome New Ringers please come along on a Tuesday Evening, full Training will be given.

Jean Archer

Jean Archer is retiring from playing the Church Organ and her last service playing will be on Sunday 10th July.  She has been playing the organ for over 51 years and to Thank her for her amazing long service to the church, the bell ringers had a extra ringing session on Thursday Evening:

The details sent to the Ringing World BellBoard are shown below:

Thursday, 7 July 2022 in 15m (5–3–21 in B)
360 April Day Doubles
3 different extents of 120 April Day Doubles
1Karen Powell
2Trevor Lock (C)
3Richard Harris
4Sandra Penson
5David Hunt
6Trevor Stacey

Rung to honour our retiring Church Organist Jean Archer, who has played our organ for over 51 years. Jean also played the piano while Trevor Lock attended Haughton Playgroup and St. Giles Primary School, in the late 70's and early 80's. For my information visit our website www.thebellringers.org.uk 

To view the performance on BellBoard Click here: https://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/view.php?id=1527830


Well Done Jean, enjoy your retirement.




Keep Haughton Tidy 2022

Time to get your front gardens and hanging baskets into shape as we will be judging both next week. There are prizes. Be the best garden in Haughton

This is a wonderful way of making the village look great. Any front garden or hanging basket visible from a road within the 30 limit is judged. 








George Ian Sunley

Coordinator




Some North Staffordshire Peals

I was lucky enough to be invited to ring some more peals with the Shropshire Band, this time the chosen area was North Staffordshire.

St Michael and All Angels
Friday, 1 July 2022 in 2h 39 (8–0–23 in G♯)
5040 Minor (9m)
One extent of Ipswich Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Oxford TB, St Clements & Lakesend Bob, College Bob & Wimbotsham Place Bob, Single Oxford and Plain Bob.
1Nicola J Galton
2Trevor L Lock
3Adrian G Roberts
4Robert W Barcroft
5Rev Kevin M Price (C)
6Andrew W Gordon
Rung To Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of HM The Queen.
To see the listing on BellBoard please click here: https://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/view.php?id=1526987

St John the Baptist
Friday, 1 July 2022 in 2h 26 (5–0–11 in D)
5040 Minor (4m)
Three extents of Cambridge Surprise, one of Oxford TB, One of Single Oxford and Two extents of Plain Bob
1E Ann Williams
2Nicola J Galton
3Trevor L Lock
4Adrian G Roberts
5Andrew W Gordon
6Kevin M Price (C)
Rung to Celebrate The Platinum Jubilee of HM The Queen Elizabeth 11.
1100th different tower to a peal ;6
75th Peal;2
To see the listing on BellBoard please click here:








St John
Saturday, 2 July 2022 in 2h 40 (8–0–2 in G♯)
5040 Minor (9m)
one extents of Cambridge Surprise, Kent TB, Oxford TB, St Clements & Lakesend Bob, College Bob & Wimbotsham Place Bob ,Single Oxford and Plain Bob
1E Ann Williams
2Nicola J Galton
3Peter Neil
4Trevor L Lock
5Rev Kevin M Price (C)
6Andrew W Gordon
Rung To Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth 11.
To see the listing on BellBoard please click here:



Haughton Bell Ringing Times July 2022

We will be practicing every Tuesday at 8pm.  5th, 12th, 19th and 25th throughout July.

Thursday 7th July - Quarter Peal - TBC

Sunday 10th July - 10.00am to 10.30am - Service Ringing

Sunday 17th July - 5.30pm to 6pm - Service Ringing

Wednesday 20th July - 1.30pm to 2pm - School Leavers Service

Wednesday 20thJuly - Compline Service Ringing - No Ringing

Thursday 21st July: 10.30am Coffee Morning - No Ringing

There is the usual 8.30am BCP Holy Communion Service on 24th July - No ringing for this service.

We welcome New Bell Ringers please come and join us any Tuesday evening.