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posted 7 Aug 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 7 Aug 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Tyson players dominate A team for nationals - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 10:01 AM PDT


Stuff.co.nz

Tyson players dominate A team for nationals
Stuff.co.nz
The full squads for the championships from September 29 to October 4 is: Amber Bellringer (Tysons), Abbie Bailey-Nowell (Tysons), Harriet Hardy (Tysons), Bridgette Hollander (NPOB), Kelly Jury (NPGHS), Heidi Kiser (Tysons), Vanessa McCarthy (Naumai), ...

Cash boost for Bell Tower appeal - Evesham Observer

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 09:56 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Cash boost for Bell Tower appeal
Evesham Observer
The dramatic move meant Wychavon District Council no longer approved any new requests for advance payments - meaning bids to obtain funding for the Bell Tower appeal would not be considered. But earlier this year council chiefs at the district council ...

Video feature: A towering sound peals forth from Princeton's carillon - Princeton University

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 09:01 AM PDT


Video feature: A towering sound peals forth from Princeton's carillon
Princeton University
Princeton's carillon tips the scales at 36.5 tons, has a clapper that weighs 200 pounds, and with 67 bells is the fifth largest in North America. It rings out from atop the Graduate College's Cleveland Tower, and you can hear it a mile away. Installed ...

Two-week festival celebrates wealth of talent in Hurst - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 04:18 AM PDT


Two-week festival celebrates wealth of talent in Hurst
West Sussex County Times
Hurst Festival marks a decade as one of Sussex's most popular arts events this year. The two-week festival, which takes place from September 13 to 27, was founded to celebrate the wealth of talent in the picturesque West Sussex village and to provide a ...

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King Edward VI Grammar School comes back to life: a tour of the site - Retford Times

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 02:50 AM PDT


Retford Times

King Edward VI Grammar School comes back to life: a tour of the site
Retford Times
The clock tower will be turned into the living room of an 'upside down' house, while the old fireplace in the library will be retained. ... The external stonework has also been recently cleaned and 'buffed' to restore its traditional red colour ...

News from Cherry Hinton - Cambridge News

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 02:20 AM PDT


Cambridge News

News from Cherry Hinton
Cambridge News
A Quarter Peal of bells was rung to honour the memory of the Fallen, not just of the village of Cherry Hinton but of all the Nations involved in the First World War. The Cherry Hinton Branch of The Royal British Legion participated in the service, with ...

Angry Church Eaton residents offer £500 reward to catch mower thieves - Staffordshire Newsletter

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 02:13 AM PDT


Staffordshire Newsletter

Angry Church Eaton residents offer £500 reward to catch mower thieves
Staffordshire Newsletter
The thieves broke into a reinforced shed in the grounds of the historic St Editha's Church, in Church Eaton and took three lawnmowers and two grass/brush cutters. ... Bellringer and volunteer gardener David Mullard, 69, added: "It is just dreadful ...

The sound of centuries - The Harvell gazette

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 12:41 AM PDT


The sound of centuries
The Harvell gazette
Following extensive fundraising and restoration, the white steeple, belfry and bronze bell were installed on July 10 to the cheers of neighbors and volunteers who helped make the project a reality. The historic wood-framed church building where poet ...

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East Parish neighbors an inspiring group - The Harvell gazette

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 12:41 AM PDT


East Parish neighbors an inspiring group
The Harvell gazette
David Hewey restored the belfry and the bell's frame and also handcrafted a new wooden wheel for the bell. Neighbors' efforts have restored the building from the kind of disrepair that was allowing rodents and other creatures to make their way inside.

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Remembering their sacrifice - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 10:58 PM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Remembering their sacrifice
LoughboroughEcho.net
Mel Gould, chairman of the Loughborough Carillon tower and War Memorial Museum, said there was a cut off date for the brass plaque so some names were not added to the tower. Coun Paul Day, Mayor of Charnwood lost his grandfather during World War ...

WW1: Night vigil draws crowds on Wells Rec - Wells Journal

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 10:31 PM PDT


Wells Journal

WW1: Night vigil draws crowds on Wells Rec
Wells Journal
Silence fell among the crowd as the Last Post was played by a single bugler and a muted peal of a bell from St Cuthbert's Church rang out. Robin White, from the Royal British Legion, said: “Like all these types of event you never know how it's going to ...

LONG BLOWS: 80th birthdays, water bills and marriage debates - Boorowa News

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 02:14 PM PDT


LONG BLOWS: 80th birthdays, water bills and marriage debates
Boorowa News
When this column appears, the author will have officially become an octogenarian. Which means that he has become an old man. There are some disadvantages with being this old, but of course, as someone pointed out, it's preferable to the alternative.

Frome Cricket Club match reports - 1st XI complete stunning run-chase to beat ... - Frome Standard

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 04:15 AM PDT


Frome Standard

Frome Cricket Club match reports - 1st XI complete stunning run-chase to beat ...
Frome Standard
Spinner Edwards got Frome's second wicket when R Bellringer advanced down the pitch to also be stumped by Copp. Frome looked to be paving a way back into the game but skipper Ian Oliver's 85 made sure that Fitzhead got within reach of their target.

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Sutton bell-ringers are swinging their doors open to the public for a good old ... - This is Local London

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 02:53 AM PDT


Sutton bell-ringers are swinging their doors open to the public for a good old ...
This is Local London
Sutton bell-ringers are swinging their doors open to the public for a good old-fashioned ding-dong. Anyone can drop in to the All Saints Benhilton Church throughout Give Us a Ring week for a free lesson in the ancient discipline. The sessions are open ...

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St Johns bells toll to recall the Great War - Parramatta Sun

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 04:10 PM PDT


St Johns bells toll to recall the Great War
Parramatta Sun
Thirteen memorial bells tolled at Parramatta's St Johns Cathedral at 8am to mark the exact moment Australia and the British Empire became involved in the Great War. The bell ringing matched a London vigil service at Westminster Abbey at 11pm August 4 ...

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