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posted 3 Jan 2014, 15:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 3 Jan 2014, 15:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Mission San Luis Obispo built on grizzlies' turf - San Francisco Chronicle

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 02:31 PM PST


San Francisco Chronicle

Mission San Luis Obispo built on grizzlies' turf
San Francisco Chronicle
The bell tower at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Photo: Preston Gannaway, Special To The Chronicle ... So Lt. Pedro Fages, commander of the Presidio of Monterey, decided to lead a hunting expedition to La Cañada de los Osos, near present-day San ...

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South Creake's ap-peal - Lynn News

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 08:20 AM PST


Lynn News

South Creake's ap-peal
Lynn News
When bells were sounded out all over the country did they ring in South Creake?” Since the 1930s it is believed that the bells have only been clocked or chimed individually. This has weakened them to an extent that there was a danger they could crack ...

Last chance for a Manchester Town Hall clock tower tour - Manchester Evening News

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 05:44 AM PST


Manchester Evening News

Last chance for a Manchester Town Hall clock tower tour
Manchester Evening News
After ringing in 2014 and chiming up a sell-out winter, Manchester Town Hall clock tower will host its final tours of the season this weekend. Hundreds of people have climbed the 173 spiral steps to Great Abel - the famous bell at the top of the city's ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 04:24 AM 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.

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Chance to ring in the new year - Stratford Observer

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 04:20 AM PST


Stratford Observer

Chance to ring in the new year
Stratford Observer
THOSE keen to learn more about the ancient art of bell ringing are invited to St Nicholas' Church in Henley for an open day. Campanologists - better known as bell ringers - will be showcasing their skills to members of the public at the Beaudesert Lane ...

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LYME REGIS: Bell ringers set world record - View Online

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 03:15 AM PST


LYME REGIS: Bell ringers set world record
View Online
The church bells were rung for six hours straight on Saturday, successfully setting the world record for the longest peal in a specific method of bell ringing, named the Swindon Surprise Royal. The record attempt was held to mark the 25th anniversary ...

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Ringing in a New Year MBE - Diss Express

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 01:46 AM PST


Diss Express

Ringing in a New Year MBE
Diss Express
You meet people from all walks of life and get to visit wonderful buildings that sometimes are not always open to the public.” She is the ... She has served diligently for many years at national level of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers for ...

Today in local history - Berkshire Eagle

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 10:07 PM PST


Today in local history
Berkshire Eagle
They are as follows: Assistant church school director, Thomas R. Sheldon; senior acolyte, William C. Smith; junior acolytes, Richard N. Hall, James R. Blanquart, Frederick C. Edwards, Robert S. Baker, and Alan S. Labendz; senior bell ringer, George N.

Profile: Florence, Colorado - cozine

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 07:49 PM PST


cozine

Profile: Florence, Colorado
cozine
18 of the Bell Tower Cultural Center, a former Baptist church that was donated to the Council when the congregation grew too small. The Center offers studio space for artists, art and music classes, a performance venue and ... Under the direction of ...

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Restoration bid to let Blitz warning bell ring out again - Herald Scotland

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 07:09 PM PST


Herald Scotland

Restoration bid to let Blitz warning bell ring out again
Herald Scotland
Father Jamie MacLeod has launched a £150,000 appeal to restore the bell along with more than 20 others at his church and retreat house, Whaley Hall in Derbyshire. Loading article content. The priest hit the headlines last week when it was revealed that ...
Van Dyck Portrait Purchased For £400 Discovered On Antiques Road Show ArtLyst

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Photo: Peal appeal - Church Times

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 04:29 PM PST


Photo: Peal appeal
Church Times
The mould for a new number five bell for ChristchurchCathedral, New Zealand, is cast at the bell foundry of John Taylorand Co. in Loughborough, on 13 December. The original bell wasdamaged in the earthquake in Christchurch in ... If you have a valid ...

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Rode, Som

Posted: 02 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN info removed: no longer practising

Pope urges world to accept diversity as sober messages replace New Year's ... - The Globe and Mail

Posted: 01 Jan 2014 06:27 AM PST


Pope urges world to accept diversity as sober messages replace New Year's ...
The Globe and Mail
Fireworks explode over Britain's Houses of Parliament – including Queen Elizabeth II tower which holds the bell known as Big Ben – as London celebrates the arrival of New Year's Day. ASSOCIATED PRESS ... In New York, hordes of people, many decked out ...

City of Salisbury to host Bell Tower celebration - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2013 09:08 PM PST


City of Salisbury to host Bell Tower celebration
Salisbury Post
Geoffrey Hoy, was the first to ring the bell, during the annual ringing in of the new year at the old presbyterian belltower in Salisbury. Hoy just moved to Salisbury two months ago from Mayville, Wis. Photo by Jon C. lakey, Salisbury Post. SALISBURY ...

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