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Merseybells news feed as published


Television|That 'Old Guy'? He's Retired Now, Right? - New York Times

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 02:18 PM PST


Television|That 'Old Guy'? He's Retired Now, Right?
New York Times
He started his show every night by wading into a crowd of audience members and shaking hands — or rather pulling hands like a Swiss bell ringer. His jokes weren't cutting edge, and his references were sometimes dated: In his last days he made cracks ...

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Perth is alive and well - Coffs Coast Advocate

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 01:44 PM PST


Perth is alive and well
Coffs Coast Advocate
From the series of beautiful gardens, riverside walk and Bell Tower to the new heart of bars, shopping, cafes and restaurants. While Perth is a city quickly moving toward a new future, it has a community nostalgically hanging on to its proud past ...

Rabindranath Tagore: A Sage in the Dust – A Bilingual Edition of Selected ... - The Daily Star

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 10:11 AM PST


Rabindranath Tagore: A Sage in the Dust – A Bilingual Edition of Selected ...
The Daily Star
(While European poetry also suffers in English translations, there is a shared tradition, and common frames of reference, that allow them to migrate better, and become more easily digestible, across linguistic frontiers. .... that continent and the ...

Book review: Landfall 226 - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 09:06 AM PST


Book review: Landfall 226
New Zealand Herald
This number features some excellent poetry: of particular note are Frankie McMillan's gorgeous and heart-rending The Campanology of Wishes, Joanna Preston's witty Stop me if you've heard this one before, Ruth Corkill's beautiful and brutal Oakura, and ...

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Word Of Mouth says that this is Seth's best yet - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 08:20 AM PST


Plymouth Herald

Word Of Mouth says that this is Seth's best yet
Plymouth Herald
The album was recorded not in a studio setting, but in a church. "After recording my last (solo) ... "North Tamerton Church was perfect, with great acoustics." He came to the ... Seth wrote Bells after meeting the North Tamerton church bell-ringers and ...

Schoolchildren witness St Budeaux history as bells come down for repair - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 08:20 AM PST


Plymouth Herald

Schoolchildren witness St Budeaux history as bells come down for repair
Plymouth Herald
Pupils from St Budeaux Foundation Junior School visited St Budeaux parish church on Wednesday to witness the Tenner Bell, the largest of the six bells, be unhinged and removed. The removal of the bells took nearly a week in total. The church, where Sir ...

Players differ on Christchurch CBD growth - Marlborough Express

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 08:01 AM PST


Marlborough Express

Players differ on Christchurch CBD growth
Marlborough Express
Cristo Ltd director Stephen Bell, owner of the former BNZ House in Cathedral Sq, said the company was looking to sell up. The site was among the preferred locations for Government tenants but Bell said negotiations had failed. Tenants did not want to ...

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Movie review: The Monuments Men - Ottawa Citizen

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 06:27 AM PST


Movie review: The Monuments Men
Ottawa Citizen
They were seeking to preserve an artistic history that was being stolen. "Who will make sure the statue of David is still ... The tension comes in a frantic hunt for two Belgian works that were stolen by the Nazis - the Ghent altarpiece, an important ...

Would you want God to read this? Diocese of Bath and Wells social media ... - Bath Chronicle

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 05:01 AM PST


Would you want God to read this? Diocese of Bath and Wells social media ...
Bath Chronicle
Communications manager Gillian Buzzard said: “Social media is an important tool for us, it's immediate, allows us a more informal voice than people might expect and helps us reach out to people who may not usually engage with the Church. We wanted to ...

St Matthew's Church fundraising drive will go up a few decibels this weekend - Walsall Advertiser

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 03:40 AM PST


Walsall Advertiser

St Matthew's Church fundraising drive will go up a few decibels this weekend
Walsall Advertiser
Ring the bell – residents will get exclusive access to St Matthew's Church's ringing chamber when members host fund-raising tours this weekend. Comments (0). FURTHER fund-raising ... John Edlin, tower captain, said: "The ringing chamber is normally off ...

Bath Abbey To Hold Family 'Light & Sound' Day - NOW Bath

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 01:14 AM PST


NOW Bath

Bath Abbey To Hold Family 'Light & Sound' Day
NOW Bath
There will be opportunities to go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Abbey's bells, clock and carillon, have a go at ringing the Ellacombe Chimes, as well as to take part in a 'change ringing' activity involving hand bells and some colourful hats ...

Appeal starts to raise funds for historic church - This is Kent

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 12:41 AM PST


Appeal starts to raise funds for historic church
This is Kent
The church has applied for a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to repair the tower, clock and window for the Grade ll* listed building. The repairs would also save the eight church bells which are played at the weddings held more than 20 times a ...

Milo E. Miller - Sioux City Journal

Posted: 06 Feb 2014 10:04 PM PST


Milo E. Miller
Sioux City Journal
Milo was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, where he was a bell ringer. He was a longtime member of the Marcus Fair Board and an unofficial greeter to all he met. His favorite hobbies were fishing, horseback riding and dancing. Milo's hometown ...

LA County faces suit over adding religious cross to seal - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 06 Feb 2014 07:45 PM PST


LA County faces suit over adding religious cross to seal
Los Angeles Times
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who joined them in the vote, said in a statement that keeping the cross off the seal "is not honoring a line between church and state; it is a politically correct whitewashing of our shared history." The county initially ...

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Cathedral bells near completion - Timaru Herald

Posted: 06 Feb 2014 06:22 PM PST


Timaru Herald

Cathedral bells near completion
Timaru Herald
The mould was cast at John Taylor & Co The Bell Foundry in the English Midlands town of Loughborough. It is for one of 13 bells from the cathedral that were shipped to England for repair in 2012. After hanging in the cathedral tower for nearly 33 years ...

Chance to ring in the new year - Stratford Observer

Posted: 06 Feb 2014 04:13 PM PST


Stratford Observer

Chance to ring in the new year
Stratford Observer
Campanologists - better known as bell ringers - will be showcasing their skills to members of the public at the Beaudesert Lane church on Saturday, January 18 between 2pm and 4.30pm. Henley in Arden bell ringers have invited campanologists from across ...

Winter in Crested Butte, Colorado's hard-core skiing town - Washington Post

Posted: 06 Feb 2014 04:12 PM PST


Washington Post

Winter in Crested Butte, Colorado's hard-core skiing town
Washington Post
But I don't think she can hear me. My voice is muffled, my mouth hidden behind a balaclava and the high neck of my jacket. If you go: Crested Butte, Colo. ... In Crested Butte, the sound of snowplows overnight is akin to the bells of Santa's sleigh. It ...

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New Cromer Church bells are cast - Network Norwich

Posted: 06 Feb 2014 04:11 PM PST


Network Norwich

New Cromer Church bells are cast
Network Norwich
Meanwhile, the two new lighter “treble” bells were being cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London - makers of Big Ben and Cromer's five Victorian bells. “We actually saw the two new bells being cast at foundry” said bell ringer and steeple keeper ...

At Indigo, homestyle Punjabi cooking transports diners to northern India - Washington Post

Posted: 06 Feb 2014 03:18 PM PST


Washington Post

At Indigo, homestyle Punjabi cooking transports diners to northern India
Washington Post
Next to the arch is another scribble of graffiti: “If you enjoyed your meal,” it says, “ring the bell.” A bellhop dinger sits nearby. Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! ... The “G” men of spices also infiltrate the palak paneer, although their presence is ...

News from Balsham/West Wickham/West Wratting/Weston Colville - Cambridge News

Posted: 06 Feb 2014 07:44 AM PST


News from Balsham/West Wickham/West Wratting/Weston Colville
Cambridge News
PARISH NURSE PROJECT There will be a money raising Coffee Morning on Saturday 8 February from 10.00am until 11.30am including a Bring and Buy, Raffle and Swap a Paperback. Please come and support this very .... The only other person to do so was Queen ...

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