York Minster bells fall silent as new team recruited
The bells at York Minster will remain silent until 2017 after the volunteer ringers were told their services were no longer required as a new team was being recruited.
The Chapter of York said the move was part of its commitment to "a fully trained, motivated and engaged body of staff and volunteers by 2020".
A spokeswoman said: "Since 2014, we've been working with our groups of volunteers to introduce a consistent standard of recruitment, induction, training and development.
"It is also critically important to ensure that there is a consistent approach to health and... read more
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