For towers that cannot stand alone and provide sufficient teaching and development there will be a need for some sort of co-operation, gathering, clustering.
There are a lot of variables. What might work in one context or area might not work in another. And there are obstacles. If they won’t move out of the way try going over, under or round. Round is usually the easiest.
Obvious stuff. If learning is to be achieved it needs to be frequent, well supported, organised and planned. Teach the theory. Obvious stuff does not always happen.
You might have enough tower and ringer availability to carry on running all the normal weekly tower practices and put an ambitious developmental program in place. But perhaps not. Something might have to go. You might not be able to eat your cake and still have it on the plate.
AJB, St Martin’s Guild, Coventry DG, WDCRA