York Minster bells silenced after bell-ringers axed for 'new team'

York Minster bells silenced after bell-ringers axed for 'new team'
 

The bells at York Minster have been silenced because the volunteer bell-ringers have been sacked.
All 30 volunteers were told by York Minster that bell-ringing activity had "ceased with immediate effect".
A spokesperson for York Minster said their "agreements were terminated" for a fully trained professional team led by a new head bell ringer.
The Minster said: "The main bells will be silent until we have recruited a new team in the New Year."
Volunteers were immediately denied access to the Minster's bell tower, the BBC understands.
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13 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 82
Source: BBC
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