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Merseybells news feed as published


Malta: A land of fierce legacy - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 02:17 PM PST


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Malta: A land of fierce legacy
TheChronicleHerald.ca
From my deck at the British Hotel, with its spectacular view of the harbour, I had heard the thump-a-thump of dance music floating across the water to commingle with the peal of church bells. Those gently wafting sounds and placid waters belied Malta's ...

Stroudsburg UMC celebrates 225th anniversary - Pocono Record

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 01:11 PM PST


Stroudsburg UMC celebrates 225th anniversary
Pocono Record
Its steeple houses the familiar church bells that ring every 15 minutes and sound off the number of the hour on the hour. David Cook has embraced his role as ... Construction included a prominent bell tower and steeple. The project cost $6,154 to build ...

Waters retires as bugler - InsideHalton.com

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 12:34 PM PST


Waters retires as bugler
InsideHalton.com
The born-and raised Milton resident's lifelong hobby was taken from him when his cardiac specialist told him he had to stop playing the trumpet for health reasons. It was a hard blow, he said. But mere weeks later, Waters, who's known around town as ...

St Micharl's, Flixton, to hold singing and ringing service - Messenger Newspapers

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 12:03 PM PST


St Micharl's, Flixton, to hold singing and ringing service
Messenger Newspapers
... such as Carol of the Bells and Ding Dong Merrily on High. Priest in charge, Rev Vicky Johnson, said: “We have a long tradition of both bell ringing and singing at this church, and this year we are bringing that together to retell the greatest story ...

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Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation Bellringer buys Christmas dinner for 100 families - North Kitsap Herald

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 11:25 AM PST


Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation Bellringer buys Christmas dinner for 100 families
North Kitsap Herald
A similar scene would take place later in the day at St. Olaf's Church, when St. Vincent de Paul accepted food donations for Christmas food baskets to be picked up the next day. “The thrill of helping people,” Lion Dennis Tesch said of his motivation ...

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Israel not welcoming to Christian residents - Indianapolis Star

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 10:24 AM PST


Israel not welcoming to Christian residents
Indianapolis Star
In small villages, especially in 1967 and after, churches were bulldozed along with the houses of Christians who worshiped at these churches. In Jaffa, Israel, the traditional ringing of church bells by St. George Church, built in 1870, was demanded to ...

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Senior leader fights to support Army Combatives Program - DVIDS

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 09:13 AM PST


Senior leader fights to support Army Combatives Program
DVIDS
A bell signaled the start of the fight and Vamvakias moved toward his opponent. “I was surprised he came out attacking first,” said Vamvakias. The spectators roared, but Vamvakias heard sounds of a muffled crowd with one voice cutting through it all ...

Dallas Salvation Army is 'changing the dialogue' on gays - Dallas Voice

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 07:22 AM PST


Dallas Voice

Dallas Salvation Army is 'changing the dialogue' on gays
Dallas Voice
DING DONG | A Salvation Army bell ringer sits outside Big Lots at Cityplace Market this week. Bell ringing begins on Thanksgiving ... The Salvation Army is an international organization and follows Christian Church doctrine. Its mission statement reads ...

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Actor Leslie Phillips, 89, to wed after tragic suicide of second wife Angela ... - Express.co.uk

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 07:09 AM PST


Express.co.uk

Actor Leslie Phillips, 89, to wed after tragic suicide of second wife Angela ...
Express.co.uk
The catchphrase of his character Jack Bell in Carry On Nurse - "I say, ding dong!" - became his trademark. A stalwart of the West End, who also invested in some of the productions he starred in, he was at one ... it's happening pretty quickly and if ...

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Singing for Christmas at St Michael's, Flixton - Messenger Newspapers

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 04:24 AM PST


Singing for Christmas at St Michael's, Flixton
Messenger Newspapers
... which will feature classics such as Carol of the Bells and Ding Dong Merrily on High. Priest in charge, Rev Vicky Johnson, said: “We have a long tradition of both bell ringing and singing at this church, and this year we are bringing that together ...

£193800 Lottery grant the greatest gift of all for East Winch congregation - Lynn News

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 03:04 AM PST


£193800 Lottery grant the greatest gift of all for East Winch congregation
Lynn News
The Grade II listed church needs significant repair work on the tower walls, providing new heating and repairing the West Door, but further funds must be raised to pay for all of the work. Rev Jane Holmes was thrilled to hear that the Heritage ...

Relic hunters: Islamists in Syria earn their daily bread selling Christian ... - The Voice of Russia

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 02:43 AM PST


Relic hunters: Islamists in Syria earn their daily bread selling Christian ...
The Voice of Russia
But clerics in the ancient Christian town of Maaloula continue ringing their church bells despite the ongoing fighting, blasts and the abduction of nuns. ... The protection of historical heritage is part of the solution for the humanitarian disaster in ...

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Otterbourne residents will hear the chimes on Christmas day once again - Hampshire Chronicle

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 01:03 AM PST


Hampshire Chronicle

Otterbourne residents will hear the chimes on Christmas day once again
Hampshire Chronicle
The new bell was made at Taylor's Bell Foundry in Loughborough earlier this year and was eventually installed in time for mass in late September. Now, after nearly half a century, the residents of Otterbourne were called to the Christmas service once ...

Ms. Cheap: Music swells as holidays arrive - The Tennessean

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 12:21 AM PST


Ms. Cheap: Music swells as holidays arrive
The Tennessean
One of my favorite events of the Christmas season is Belmont School of Music's annual Christmas Eve Carillon Concert at 2 p.m. Tuesday featuring Belmont faculty member Richard Shadinger in the Bell Tower at the center of the Belmont campus. You can ...

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Madison's Grace Church's singers, bells, pageant will usher in Christmas - New Jersey Hills

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 12:01 AM PST


Madison's Grace Church's singers, bells, pageant will usher in Christmas
New Jersey Hills
MADISON - The choirs at Grace Episcopal Church at 4 Madison Ave. in Madison, under the direction of Anne Matlack of Madison, are preparing for special choral services of the season. On Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, the ... A children's bell choir ...

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Christmas CD is ideal stocking filler - St Helens Star

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 11:58 PM PST


St Helens Star

Christmas CD is ideal stocking filler
St Helens Star
Hospice volunteer Tony Foster organised the recording sessions during summer with children from the three primary schools in Rainford featuring alongside choirs, the village's chamopionship brass band, bell ringers and solo instrumentalists. The ...

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Religious listings Exeter/Hampton area - Exeter News-Letter

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 11:18 PM PST


Leamington Courier

Religious listings Exeter/Hampton area
Exeter News-Letter
n EXETER ASSEMBLY OF GOD: 47A Hampton Falls Road, holds services Sunday, 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. Children's Church is 11:25 a.m. Sunday night service is 6 p.m. Wednesday night family night at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Ernest Karjala ... Voices needed for new ...
Religion briefs for Wayland and Weston for the week of Dec. 19 Wayland Town Crier

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Rainford village Christmas CD will boost Willowbrook Hospice funds - St Helens Star

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 10:18 PM PST


St Helens Star

Rainford village Christmas CD will boost Willowbrook Hospice funds
St Helens Star
Hospice volunteer Tony Foster organised the recording sessions during summer with children from the three primary schools in Rainford featuring alongside choirs, the village's chamopionship brass band, bell ringers and solo instrumentalists. The ...

Lard Lake joins the Fish House Parade - Aitkin Independent Age

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 10:03 PM PST


Lard Lake joins the Fish House Parade
Aitkin Independent Age
... of Lard Lake Lager, the fish house float was finished: a one quarter scale replica of The Little Red Church of the Albigensian Heresy, complete with bell tower and Big Ernie dressed as Sasquatch and ringing the bell, Lard Lake's own answer to ...

'God bless us, every one!' - Barnstable Patriot

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 07:09 PM PST


Barnstable Patriot

'God bless us, every one!'
Barnstable Patriot
Speaking of BELLS: the performance concluded with a triumphant bell ringing live from the tower across the quad as a group of change ringers perform their marvelous skill. Ringing out into a cold and moonlit night, it turned the winter evening magical.

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The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 04:12 PM PST


Stratford Observer

The bells are back in Henley
Stratford Observer
On Wednesday (October 2), three ancient church bells came back to St Nicholas Church in Beaudesert Lane after a spell at a bell foundry in Loughborough. They were originally removed from the tower for restoration 14 months ago as part of a jubilee project.

Cropwell Bishop, Notts

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Church is currently closed: no access (potential subsidence)

Dulverton, Som

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

PN info amended (from Wed 7pm)

FH Creates Safety for Filipino Children After Typhoon - PR Web (press release)

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 12:21 PM PST


FH Creates Safety for Filipino Children After Typhoon
PR Web (press release)
This time of year, it's sometimes hard to know how best to express one's charity. There's the bell-ringer outside the store (always able to make me feel guilty, even if I gave yesterday). Celebrity-sponsored tel-a-thons on television. The walk-a-thons ...

Sunny daze - Illinois Times

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 06:15 AM PST


Sunny daze
Illinois Times
British police reported that thieves cut a hole in the curtain side of a delivery truck parked in Cookhill, Worcestershire, and stole more than 6,000 cans of baked beans with sausages. Police appealed for information “about anyone trying to sell large ...

Polar Express ride lights up - The Durango Herald

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 05:33 AM PST


Polar Express ride lights up
The Durango Herald
A show of dancing lights, synchronized to “Carol of the Bells,” has been added to the festive train ride. This is the first time ... The lights brighten the valley as riders loop around the North Pole in advance of Santa Claus handing out their first ...

Ding dong! Leslie Phillips to get married for the third time at age of 89 - Irish Mirror

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 01:26 AM PST


Ding dong! Leslie Phillips to get married for the third time at age of 89
Irish Mirror
Ding dong! Leslie Phillips. I say! Suave movie lothario Leslie Phillips is to hear wedding bells tomorrow for the third time – at the age of 89. Leslie – known for his Carry On Doctor catchphrase “Ding Dong” as he eyed his next conquest – is to marry ...

Bell-ringers and direct donations - both making an impact on the Red Kettle ... - Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 06:57 PM PST


Bell-ringers and direct donations - both making an impact on the Red Kettle ...
Estes Park Trail-Gazette
Bell-ringers and direct donations - both making an impact on the Red Kettle campaign. By Lori Mitchell. Special to the Trail- .... new single, “No Better”. Lorde performs at the Alt 98.7 Penthouse inside the Hollywood Tower in Los Angeles on Nov. 11, 2013.

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