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  • "As a ringer myself, I am assuming you are talking about the bell's at St Helen's Witton? I ring there from time to time. As far as the night you referred to in your entry goes, you are mistaken, as their practice night is on a MONDAY, not Tuesday. Those particular bells were cast and placed in the tower in 1911, and, forgive me if I'm wrong, but the bells have therefore been there a much longer period of time than you have! I suggest that if you don't like the fact that this has been the situation for 103 years, then either: move abode; go to Safestyle UK or invest in some earplugs."
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Church bells are noise pollution

Church bells are noise pollution

Church bells are noise pollution

First published in Letters

DO church bells not count as noise pollution or disturbing the peace?

I have to put up with the constant sound of ringing bells from as early as 8.30am every Sunday.

This disturbs my sleep on a regular basis. This is as well as, what I can only assume, is bell practice on Tuesday nights. I’m fairly sure I’d get arrested if I stood outside blasting my horn full blast.

Josh Carney Wesley Place Northwich

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