Re: [Bell Historians] Re: Stoke, Please do this
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Sun Apr 25 13:06:41 BST 2010
At 20:03 24/04/2010, Dave Simpson wrote:
>The two war memorial bells are not the issue here.
Let me expand on that.
There is a small group of people from Stoke who will fight every inch of the
way to prevent anymore of their heritage leaving the City. (Stone is a
couple of miles from the City boundary) There would be exactly the same
response, of vociferous lobbying, even if there were no memorial bells in
>I was told that the War Memorial Trust is still actively opposing the
removal of the bells. Is that information incorrect?
The War Memorial Trusts view is that there are other options to be looked
at for the bells future. Therefore the application is premature. Either
they are uninformed or they choose to ignore all the hard work that was done
by the Bishop of Lichfield and the various Church bodies over a long period
of time. They looked at all the possible options for the bells before the
Bishops decision was made.
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