His application to the parochial church council led to an eight-month trial period and since then the clock has only struck on the hour during the night.
The parochial church council has unanimously rejected plans to move the 11 th Century church.
Western rationality and pride in democracy can seem an intolerable, parochial conceit to those whose lives have been so violently disturbed.
Our view of the blogosphere gradually narrows, becoming parochial and staid.
How can a reader possibly be engaged by such seemingly parochial considerations?
Americans who have long been criticized for parochial attitudes have grown more interested in the world beyond their borders.
A meeting of the parochial church council is to be held on September 17 and the legal move could be made then, or at a later meeting, said Mr Haskins.
They have to drop their parochial attitude, club together and shape their own futures.
The parochial church council met this week to discuss the damage and were told it would cost a minimum of £15,000 to repair the windows.
We are sick of the parochial and patrician attitudes of those we elect.