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Ventnor church bells silenced after one complaint

19 August 2014 Last updated at 23:46 BST

The hourly chime of a church bell has been silenced after a noise complaint.

Mark Bell, treasurer of Holy Trinity Church in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight, said the church had agreed to stop the bell ringing while the council investigated the complaint.

The bell was turned off in April for repair and when it resumed one resident made a complaint about the noise level.

It hasn't been heard since the middle of July but a number of residents say they miss its chimes.

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