Young bell ringers awarded at special service

Max Meeson, 7, and Maggie Harbour, 11, received their bell ringing certificates at St Nicholas Churc

Max Meeson, 7, and Maggie Harbour, 11, received their bell ringing certificates at St Nicholas Church, Dereham. Picture: Supplied by Marjorie Dingle - Credit: Archant

Two young bell ringers have been presented with certificates to mark a special songs of praise service at St Nicholas Church, Dereham.

Max Meeson, 7, and Maggie Harbour, 11, rang the bells at the songs of praise service on November 3 and received the certificates to honour their work.

Tower captain Chris Stebbings said: 'We really like to encourage young ringers, they are our future. It is so good for them to have a hobby which extends them mentally as well as physically.

'During the course of their ringing career they will meet many kind, helpful and like-minded people.'

Are you taking part in an event at a local church in the Dereham, Fakenham, Wells or Reepham area? Get in touch with our reporter Dan Bennett by emailing daniel.bennett@archant.co.uk or by phoning 01362 854702.


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