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posted 17 Apr 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 17 Apr 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Larned State Hospital 100th anniversary celebrated - KHI News Service

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 02:07 PM PDT


Larned State Hospital 100th anniversary celebrated
KHI News Service
In 1956, the McShane Bell Foundry melted the iron of those chains and shackles and recast them into a 300-pound mental health bell. It serves as not only a reminder of the on-going invisible fetters hindering those with mental illness today, but also ...

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The Vermont Country Store hosts Vermont Challenge's final day barbeque - Bennington Banner

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 01:09 PM PDT


The Vermont Country Store hosts Vermont Challenge's final day barbeque
Bennington Banner
Riders who complete that final leg up to Stratton will be welcomed by a team of bell ringers to help them up those final few feet. In addition to the lunch on our final day, the Vermont Country Store headquarters location in Manchester will again serve ...

King's Stanley Church to take part in St George's Day bell ringing ceremony - Stroud News and Journal

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 12:09 PM PDT


Stroud News and Journal

King's Stanley Church to take part in St George's Day bell ringing ceremony
Stroud News and Journal
... campanologists will take part in various ceremonies on Wednesday, April 23 at 6pm to commemorate England's national saint's day. St George Church, in King's Stanley is just one of the churches taking part in the event. Libby Alexander, founder of ...

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Cary police reports for April 17, 2014 - Northwest Herald

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 12:01 PM PDT


Cary police reports for April 17, 2014
Northwest Herald
Fabian Esparza, 34, 1011 Timberwood Lane, Algonquin, was charged Saturday, Feb. 22, with driving under the influence of alcohol and ... David M. Stedman, 35, 4513 Linden Ave., Algonquin, was charged Sunday, Feb. 23, with driving under the influence of ...

St. John's Clock Is Ticking Again! Village Justice Becomes The New Clock Winder - Shawangunk Journal

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 11:18 AM PDT


Shawangunk Journal

St. John's Clock Is Ticking Again! Village Justice Becomes The New Clock Winder
Shawangunk Journal
But the bell is inscribed and came from the Meneely Bell Foundry, of West Troy and is dated 1873. That foundry had begun in 1826, and together with a sister company cast 65,000 bells before it closed in 1952. Today, there is one remaining American bell ...

News from Oxenhope - Keighley News

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 10:24 AM PDT


News from Oxenhope
Keighley News
St Mary the Virgin Church, 9am morning prayer Wednesday: Elderly Day Care , West Drive Methodist Church, 10.30am-2.45pm. Worth Valley Contact Point, Changegate, Haworth, 12-4pm St Mary the Virgin, Bellringing Practice 7pm in the Tower, (new ...

Patriot's Day, School Vacation and Spring Events at the Paul Revere House ... - NorthEndWaterfront.com

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 09:01 AM PDT


NorthEndWaterfront.com

Patriot's Day, School Vacation and Spring Events at the Paul Revere House ...
NorthEndWaterfront.com
The Paul Revere House and the Old North Church are again offering special guided walking tours of North End sites related to Paul Revere, ending with a visit to the church's bell-ringing chamber and the story of the Midnight Ride. Participants will ...

Town council commit to project spending - Evesham Observer

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:58 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Town council commit to project spending
Evesham Observer
Members of the town council had agreed to allocate £150,000 to the Almonry Museum project and a further £100,000 for the Evesham Bell Tower appeal from upcoming New Homes Bonus cash. Every time a new home is built and occupied in Wychavon, the ...

Royal Maundy Service takes place at special event - This Is Lancashire

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:52 AM PDT


This Is Lancashire

Royal Maundy Service takes place at special event
This Is Lancashire
After the service, experienced campanologists from all over the north west were taking part in a bell ringing epic, due to start at 3pm and lasting around three hours and 10 minutes. A special peal of 5,000 changes – meaning the bells change their ...

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The CCCBR President's blog

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:25 AM PDT

Kate's March post is now online.

Cumbria church rings the changes as 594 -year-old bell comes home - NW Evening Mail

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:23 AM PDT


Cumbria church rings the changes as 594 -year-old bell comes home
NW Evening Mail
The Harrington bell is the oldest ringing bell in England and has estimated to have been ringing since 1420. Restoration work includes a new headstock, retuning, as well as having work on its top. It was taken down to be restored along with another ...

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Preserving time - Milton Daily Standard

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 04:44 AM PDT


Preserving time
Milton Daily Standard
The Clock Restoration Committee at the First Presbyterian Church of Milton is in the process of relocating the church's historic clock from its bell tower to a first-floor location in the church. There, the clock will be easier to maintain. Currently ...

Plainfield Church Now Home to Village's Only Carillon - Patch.com

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 03:01 AM PDT


Plainfield Church Now Home to Village's Only Carillon
Patch.com
Church member and handbell choir director Kelly Markwell recalled how difficult the original bells were to play. He said when he was in junior high, he became the youngest student permitted to play the instrument because he had the strength to sound ...

A history of tick tock - Plattsburgh Press Republican

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 12:34 AM PDT


A history of tick tock
Plattsburgh Press Republican
Clocks and church bells would peal when the noonday sun registered on a sundial. NATURE/GOD. “The other way and an increasingly important form in the 1850s: time used by railroads,” Rudy said. “Railroads typically adopted the time of their main depot, ...

Krakow cathedral unveils Pope John Paul II sainthood bell - thenews.pl

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 12:20 AM PDT


Krakow cathedral unveils Pope John Paul II sainthood bell
thenews.pl
The bell will be hung in the Silver Bells Tower, the cathedral's oldest surviving bell tower. Wawel bell-ringer and engineer Andrzej Bochniak said that the seeds for the project were sown when he noticed several years ago that there was an empty ...

The things action movie heroes get up to on their days off - Den Of Geek

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 11:14 PM PDT


Den Of Geek

The things action movie heroes get up to on their days off
Den Of Geek
Bond himself has all kinds of things to do in his spare time: playing Baccarat and Poker, talking to exotic ladies and drinking Martinis. For all we know, Bond might also be into origami and bell ringing. ... Again, these aren't the kinds of hobbies ...

News Articles Court Adjourned - Salt Lake City Weekly

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 06:15 PM PDT


Salt Lake City Weekly

News Articles Court Adjourned
Salt Lake City Weekly
Although the new building is lavishly strewn with bells and whistles, the day-to-day business handled there isn't likely to waver a bit from the century of justice handed down in the older building. ... antics on the bench, including ordering federal ...

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High above Peabody Square, an age-old tribute to a young boy - Dorchester Reporter

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 04:06 PM PDT


High above Peabody Square, an age-old tribute to a young boy
Dorchester Reporter
Each of the 11 wooden levers is attached to a cable connected to one of the massive bronze bells that hang in an upstairs chamber, hidden from our view. In the corner ... 2:50 p.m. This was the first anniversary of the day, the hour, the minute when ...

High Ercall, Shrops

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Postcode amended

New Catholic church on the rise - Sequoyah County Times

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 09:21 AM PDT


New Catholic church on the rise
Sequoyah County Times
New Catholic church. The steel frame for the new St. Francis Catholic Church began going up last week. Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 11:06 am ... restrooms, Bill Buckner, owner of B & B Welding of Sallisaw said. A bell tower will be on the ...

Court Adjourned - Salt Lake City Weekly

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 05:09 AM PDT


Salt Lake City Weekly

Court Adjourned
Salt Lake City Weekly
Although the new building is lavishly strewn with bells and whistles, the day-to-day business handled there isn't likely to waver a bit from the century of justice handed down in the older building. ... antics on the bench, including ordering federal ...

Thousands expected to attend tribute to bombing victims - NECN

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 07:55 AM PDT


Thousands expected to attend tribute to bombing victims
NECN
On the campus of UMass Dartmouth, a vigil will take place in the afternoon, which also includes a moment of silence, followed by a ringing of the bells. Students and faculty will be allowed to make remarks during the vigil, which will be held at the ...

Boston Vows to Reclaim Its Race on Marathon Bombing Anniversary - Newsmax.com

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 03:27 AM PDT


Boston Vows to Reclaim Its Race on Marathon Bombing Anniversary
Newsmax.com
The bell in Boston's Old South Church, where Ben Franklin and Paul Revere were once parishioners, will ring out a darker bit of history today from its vantage point above the Boston Marathon finish line. It was a year ago that two pressure-cooker bombs ...

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