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Bath bell-ringer gets tangled in rope

A bell-ringer in Bath has been injured after she became tangled in the ropes. Helen Springthorpe had only been bell-ringing for six months. She was pulled up into belfry and was injured when she fell to the floor.

Photo of Church in Bath Credit: ITV West
The bell ringer got stuck on one of these ropes Credit: ITV West
Fire crews had to lower her 20 feet through a trap door in the bell tower before she was taken to hospital. Credit: ITV West

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