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RWNYC Results

After an exciting (and hot!) day of young ringing at the Eighth Ringing World National Youth Contest yesterday in London...

The following teams reached the Final:

5= Fen Tigers - B

5= Young @ Herts - B

3= Bedfordshire Young Ringers - B+

3= Yorkshire Tykes - B+

In second place, the winners of the Method Ringing category and the Ringing World Editor’s Trophy for Excellence, are the Oxford DG (A-).

The overall winners of RWNYC2018, winning the Gold Medal for the Call Changes category and winners of the Whitechapel Trophy, are the Sussex Young Ringers (A).

The full results are available here.

Long footnotes

When submitting performances for print in the Ringing World, please consider the space taken up by long footnotes. In particular, we ask readers to avoid quoting large parts of the WWI Roll of Honour as well as extra information, where this former text has already been printed in these pages. When submitting performances to the RW from BellBoard you can edit the text that will appear in print; please consider abridging this from the version on BellBoard, where there are no space restrictions. We reserve the right to edit longer footnotes, but would prefer to print as submitted where possible.

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This week's issue

The Ringing World issue 5598

Purchase PDF version of issue 5598 (10 Aug 2018).
Also available in high resolution.

Older features

  • 25th Jan 2016: If you wish to have a group of quarter peals printed together, for example those rung for a district quarter peal week, please create an event for it, enable Linked performances and then select Collate performances in The Ringing World. Please ensure that all performances get associated with this event before (or at least shortly after) the performance submitter sends them for print so they can be caught and collated. This can be done either by the person who submitted the performance, or by the owner of the event; for performances imported from Campanophile, only the latter is possible.
  • 24th Jan: We now have an RSS feed of news bulletins from the front page of BellBoard.
  • 25th Oct 2015: Users who subscribe to The Ringing World may now see this week's issue in PDF format linked prominently from the front page of BellBoard. If you are a subscriber and do not see it when logged in, this is probably because we were unable to link your BellBoard account to your subscription automatically. Contact us and we will link them manually. We also have a library of back issues allowing users to access any issues from your period of subscription. These currently go back to 2011, but we hope to continue that to 2001; they will remain available indefinitely.
  • 6th Aug: A new page shows the days of the year on which you've rung peals or other performances.
  • 4th Jul: It is now possible to download a PDF version of any performance by clicking on the PDF icon in the updated navigation menu above the performance. Many of the old options on that menu have been relegated to a new edit menu marked with a pencil icon. The left and right arrows (or the arrow keys on the keyboard) navigate to the previous and next performances, and the new up arrow returns you to the list. We would be interested in opinions on this new style of menu, especially regarding their usability on phones and tablets.
  • 2nd Jul: BellBoard now tracks the donations you've made, and allows UK tax payers to fill in a Gift Aid declaration allowing The Ringing World to claim 25p from HMRC for every £1.00 donated. This is all linked from the new-look account page, formerly the user preferences page.
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