A Hertfordshire village's parish council has agreed to turn off a
church's chimes at night to settle a row over sleep disturbance.
Complaints about the bells of St Mary's in Ashwell chiming every
15 minutes were investigated by North Herts District Council
It decided they were "prejudicial to health".
Save the Bells campaigners said the majority of villagers wanted
to keep the chimes sounding.
None of the complainants could be reached for comment.
The St Mary's bells, which chime through its clock mechanism, have
been ringing since about 1896 but stopped for 18 months while
repairs were carried out. (...)
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