Church bell rings to mark Olympic kick-off

PUBLISHED: 11:00 27 July 2012

Tower captain Margaret Bailey, Denis Hawkings, Richard Harris, Lesley Raisen, Colin Hornet and Brian Leonard

Tower captain Margaret Bailey, Denis Hawkings, Richard Harris, Lesley Raisen, Colin Hornet and Brian Leonard

Brian Cooper

A TEAM at St Mary’s Church in Hutton joined thousands of people across the country in celebrating the Olympic Games this morning (Fri).

To celebrate the London games, which kick off this evening with the opening ceremony, bells across the country rang out at 8.12am.

And the church’s bell ringers at St Mary’s got up extra early to ensure that the village was not left out in the national celebrations.

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