Eling Ringers held their AGM and dinner on Tuesday 27th March at the Woodlands Lodge Hotel. Derek Jackson announced that, after many years’ service as Tower Captain he was standing down. The meeting agreed to appoint 2 joint Ringing Masters and a Chairman. Derek agreed to act as the latter for 1 year, Alan Elsmore and Steve Hough were elected to the posts of Joint Ringing Masters. Other officers were re elected. Agreement was made in principle to the acquisition of a simulator to help in the training of our 6 new recruits.
Following the close of the meeting we were joined by our friends for the meal during which tributes and presentations were made to Derek in appreciation of his services.