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Merseybells news feed as published


'Nuisance and annoyance' injunctions abandoned after Lords defeat - The Guardian

Posted: 23 Jan 2014 10:39 AM PST


The Guardian

'Nuisance and annoyance' injunctions abandoned after Lords defeat
The Guardian
... amendment by the crossbench peer Lord Dear, a former chief constable, who claimed the move could criminalise any nuisance or annoying behaviour in the streets including peaceful protest, street preachers and even carol singers and church bellringers.

Frances Margaret (Watts) Torbeck - Coos Bay World

Posted: 23 Jan 2014 08:46 AM PST


Frances Margaret (Watts) Torbeck
Coos Bay World
Her hobbies, other than travel, included refinishing furniture; especially antiques, with which she furnished the family home; doll collecting from around the world; bell ringing with the PUMC bell choir; and hand-quilting, completing three full-sized ...

St. John's Ringing Of The Bell Scheduled For February 2nd - Eye On Annapolis

Posted: 23 Jan 2014 08:12 AM PST


St. John's Ringing Of The Bell Scheduled For February 2nd
Eye On Annapolis
stjohns Every year the bell of St. John's College's McDowell Hall rings to mark an important rite of passage for seniors at the country's third oldest college. Approximately 108 seniors will be allowed one celebratory peal between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m ...

INTERVIEW: Seth Lakeman on his new album ahead of Exeter show - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 23 Jan 2014 06:39 AM PST


Exeter Express and Echo

INTERVIEW: Seth Lakeman on his new album ahead of Exeter show
Exeter Express and Echo
Seth Lakeman to perform at Exeter HMV store to promote new album 'Word of Mouth'. Due for release on Monday, February 3, Seth spent most of last June in a studio set up at North Tamerton Church in Cornwall. ... I got the bellringers involved in the ...

In Ukraine, relative calm as both sides await outcome of talks - Washington Post

Posted: 23 Jan 2014 06:10 AM PST


In Ukraine, relative calm as both sides await outcome of talks
Washington Post
Farther along the boulevard, at St. Volodomyr's Cathedral, a bell-ringer in the tower sent out a clangorous endorsement of the strike. Thousands filled the Maidan itself, creating a much larger crowd than recent noontime weekdays have seen. On ...

Ex lock's long wait over, Belliss gets last laugh - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 23 Jan 2014 03:21 AM PST


Taranaki Daily News

Ex lock's long wait over, Belliss gets last laugh
Taranaki Daily News
Round five: Carter 28 Campbell 14, Fitzgerald 32 Trowern 10, Bellringer 28 Pepperell 23, Robertson 21 Jones 19, Mountney 17 Thompson 11, Murfitt 22 Hazelwood 7, Sturgeon 29 Drought 20. ... Section eight at Lepperton Round four: N Alexander (Rangiora ...

Norwich Bishop rings changes with church bells - Network Norwich

Posted: 23 Jan 2014 01:33 AM PST


Network Norwich

Norwich Bishop rings changes with church bells
Network Norwich
If you fancy have a go at bell ringing, the Southern Branch of the Norwich Diocesan Association of Belllringers are staging a taster day at Brockdish and Dickleburgh towers on Saturday March 15. Chairman David Hillier said: “You can visit a belfry and ...

Sheffield bell-ringing mum pulls out all stops - The Star

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 11:04 PM PST


Sheffield bell-ringing mum pulls out all stops
The Star
The 43-year-old accounts assistant spent months perfecting the art and now, five years on, regularly rings the bells at Eckington Parish Church, along with her husband David and their three boys, Christopher, William and Thomas. Andrea of Mosborough ...

Catholic schools week set for Sunday through Feb. 1 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 09:02 PM PST


Catholic schools week set for Sunday through Feb. 1
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
On Wednesday, as part of National Appreciation Day, the school will hold a flag-raising ceremony, following ringing of the church bells at 9 a.m. Grades 4-8 will make valentines to be taken to a veterans center. Next Thursday, focusing on vocations ...

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Clay County advocate dies Tuesday in Caribbean swimming accident - Florida Times-Union

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 05:32 PM PST


Florida Times-Union

Clay County advocate dies Tuesday in Caribbean swimming accident
Florida Times-Union
“Clay County is much stronger for his leadership and involvement in both business and regular community,” said Doug Conkey, President of the Clay Chamber of Commerce. Pass was in charge of scheduling the Rotary bell ringers this past holiday season and ...

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Chance to ring in the new year - Stratford Observer

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 04:17 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 ...

Brimfield, Herefs

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

Unringable; 2nd is cracked

Bristol, S Stephen, C Bris

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

Currently no ringing allowed: 'tower structural problems'

Hope u Dinmore, Herefs

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

Unringable added

Waltham Abbey Church to host National Bell Ringing Competition - AboutMyArea

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 10:38 AM PST


AboutMyArea

Waltham Abbey Church to host National Bell Ringing Competition
AboutMyArea
The opportunity to hear bellringing at its very best will take place at Waltham Abbey on Saturday 22nd March 2014. 6 teams of 12 ringers will ... Ringers range in age from teenagers to pensioners, and in a wide variety of professions too. Waltham Abbey ...

Elderly man hits head on bell at top of Swiss cathedral and gets stuck in belfry - Daily Mail

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 09:50 AM PST


Elderly man hits head on bell at top of Swiss cathedral and gets stuck in belfry
Daily Mail
And elderly man had to be airlifted from a cathedral tower in Basel-Country, Switzerland after hitting his head on the church bell. The 82-year-old civil engineer was inspecting the tower during a renovation at the cathedral of Arlesheim, when he ...

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Concerns raised over congestion as Riverside Drive partially closes - ABC Local

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 02:44 AM PST


Concerns raised over congestion as Riverside Drive partially closes
ABC Local
The Opposition says the partial closure of one of Perth's major roads will lead to further congestion in the CBD. From next week, part of Riverside Drive will be closed as construction continues on the government's Elizabeth Quay project. The strip of ...

Noisy blessings - Times of Malta

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 11:16 PM PST


Noisy blessings
Times of Malta
The fact is that those who want to go to church so early don't need any church bells to act as alarms while those who want to sleep on have every right to do so without being disturbed by early morning peals. Doesn't all this contribute to noise ...

Local Cardiff Elementary School Celebrating 100th Birthday - Patch.com

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 06:10 AM PST


Local Cardiff Elementary School Celebrating 100th Birthday
Patch.com
The Cullen Bell, weighing 250 pounds, was cast in 1828 in steel and purchased for the school by a school board trustee in 1924 for $20 from a wrecked train engine in Santa Ana. When the campus was rebuilt in 1950 and the named changed from the Cullen ...

Bushey church seeks funds to restore historic bells - Watford Observer

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:51 AM PST


Watford Observer

Bushey church seeks funds to restore historic bells
Watford Observer
St James' Church dates back to the 14th Century and has eight bells in the tower, two dating back before the Great Fire of London. Sue Morton, the tower captain, said the bell ringers will not stop until the full amount of money is raised. She said ...

Chance to ring in the new year - Stratford Observer

Posted: 20 Jan 2014 04:16 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 ...

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