Tower Captain's Handbook: Free download - advice on organisation, recruiting, teaching bell handling, running the ringing and maintenance, with appendices on call changes and touches of Plain Bob, Grandsire and Stedman.
Rope Splicing: Leaflet from the Oxford DG with instructions and diagrams for short splicing, long splicing and whipping. Includes a glossary.
Belfry care and maintenance: Leaflet from the Oxford DG with advice on maintaining your bells, a diagram showing what's what on a bell, and a suggested maintenance schedule.
Sound Control: Leaflet from the Oxford DG with advice on various methods of sound control, both internal and external, and how to install it.
Tower Management: Guidance for ringers, parochial church councils and clergy regarding the management of the bell tower.
Child Protection In Towers: The Incumbent, Churchwardens and PCC of any parish have a legal and primary responsibility to maintain a safe environment for all people in the Tower. This provides guidance on complying with the legislation.
Tower Safety and Risk Assessment: Guidance on risk assessment to meet the minimum requirements in any situation.
Noise, the Law and the Environmental Health Officer: As ringers we have always been aware of the possibility of complaints being made about noise. This offers advice in the event of a complaint being made to the Local Authority.
Fire Risk Assessment and Protection: How to conduct a Fire Risk Assessment for your tower.
Beacons and Church Towers: Safety advice if your church is planning a church tower beacon.