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posted 10 Jul 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 10 Jul 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


West cathedrals get share of £20 million fund to pay for vital repairs - Western Morning News

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 02:12 PM PDT


Western Morning News

West cathedrals get share of £20 million fund to pay for vital repairs
Western Morning News
... on decorative areas of the cathedral which have suffered so much erosion in Cornwall's maritime climate that some exposed stonework was left resembling a honeycomb. Earlier this year, bellringing was halted after masonry was brought down by storms.

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Derde concert Vlaardingse Beiaardweken - Dichtbij.nl

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 10:01 AM PDT


Derde concert Vlaardingse Beiaardweken
Dichtbij.nl
Op dinsdag 15 juli speelt de Franse beiaardier Charles Dairay om 20.00 uur het derde concert in de Vlaardingse Beiaardweken. Hij speelt een gevarieerd programma, van Pachelbel tot Charles Aznavour. Charles Dairay is een van Frankrijks topbeiaardiers, ...

St Bart's Bells Chime Again - News Four

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 09:02 AM PDT


News Four

St Bart's Bells Chime Again
News Four
Bells were first used in Christian churches in AD 400. Their initial use has been credited to Saint Paulinus of Nola, whose remains lay at the church of Saint Adalbert, now Saint Bartholomew's, in Rome. 1,600 years later, we are still divided by the ...

Appeal launched to repair cracked Hereford church bells - Hereford Times

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 08:55 AM PDT


Hereford Times

Appeal launched to repair cracked Hereford church bells
Hereford Times
Hereford Times: All Saints Church in Hereford City Centre are looking to raise money to All Saints Church in Hereford City Centre are looking to raise money to repair one of the bells which has cracked.Tower Captain John Eisel with the damaged bell.

Hot shots head for boules festival at Sherston - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 05:50 AM PDT


This Is Wiltshire

Hot shots head for boules festival at Sherston
This Is Wiltshire
A peal of bells from the Church of the Holy Cross will ring out at 9am on Saturday to signal the start of the action. More than 120 boules teams from far and wide will compete for the coveted cup on boules pistes set up along the High Street. At 10am ...

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Video: Church bells rededicated after £80000 scheme in Averham - Newark Advertiser

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 05:33 AM PDT


Newark Advertiser

Video: Church bells rededicated after £80000 scheme in Averham
Newark Advertiser
The Averham Bells Education and Restoration Project at St Michael and All Angels' Church, Averham, involved extensive work to the church tower and restoration of the bells. A modern electronic drive system has been installed in the church clock and its ...

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What's happening in New West? Events calendar - July 9 - The Record (New Westminster)

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 03:47 AM PDT


What's happening in New West? Events calendar - July 9
The Record (New Westminster)
Tinnitus is a ringing, humming, buzzing or other sound in our head or ears that doesn't have an outside source. The group discusses the latest treatment information and coping and ... Netherlands Association, speak Dutch with others and celebrate your ...

£153000 to be church's saviour - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 03:19 AM PDT


£153000 to be church's saviour
Leicester Mercury
"For the past two to three years, the bellringers have had to contend with very wet conditions in the tower," she said, adding that most of the money would be spent on the tower, with the remainder used to secure the northern wall. "This work should ...

Goring & Streatley Festival a rousing success - Henley Standard

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 02:27 AM PDT


Henley Standard

Goring & Streatley Festival a rousing success
Henley Standard
It also accompanied piper Ian King, from Goring, for a rendition of Highland Cathedral and the Oxford Welsh Male Voice Choir for patriotic songs including Land of Hope and Glory and Jerusalem with soprano Bonnie Dawn Roberts, who lives in Goring.

Location, location: Choose idyllic Brough, Elloughton or Welton to settle - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 02:19 AM PDT


Hull Daily Mail

Location, location: Choose idyllic Brough, Elloughton or Welton to settle
Hull Daily Mail
If you are looking for a new leisure pursuit, there are Brough Golf Club; Humber Yawl Club, based at Brough Haven, and Welton and Brough Cricket Club to try out, or you can enjoy a swim at a number of leisure centres close by. Village and church halls ...

Hopes for harmony to return to Ashwell Village as resolution found over church ... - Cambridge News

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 10:18 PM PDT


Cambridge News

Hopes for harmony to return to Ashwell Village as resolution found over church ...
Cambridge News
“Perhaps with a mechanism like this, maybe other churches around the country may one day see the end to Noise Abatement Order on their bells.” With such an order hanging over the village church since last year, the quarterly chimes were switched off in ...

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Where the world's oldest family businesses call home - Business Spectator

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 06:13 PM PDT


Where the world's oldest family businesses call home
Business Spectator
The oldest Italian business on the list is Fonderia Pontificia Marinelli, a bell foundry established in 1040. The company's bells toll in New York, Beijing, Jerusalem, South America and Korea. The 20 employees there include five descendants of the ...

Church rallies to save a 128-year-old bell tower - WBIR-TV

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 04:12 PM PDT


Church rallies to save a 128-year-old bell tower
WBIR-TV
"The bell is sort of like a symbol to the church," said Pastor Donald Grady. "The bell ringing means the church is open. If the bell doesn't ring, and the tower is falling down, then we're falling down on our job. We need to repair it to keep it going ...

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Posted: 09 Jul 2014 04:00 PM PDT

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Award-winner composer throwing fundraising concert for bell tower - Worcester News

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 06:12 AM PDT


Worcester News

Award-winner composer throwing fundraising concert for bell tower
Worcester News
Award–winning composer, Francis Grier, who now lives in North London, is holding the concert at Inkberrow parish church to raise money for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Appeal. As previously reported, £40,000 is needed to repair the masonry of the bell ...

Award-winner composer throwing fundraising concert for bell tower - Evesham Journal

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 06:08 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Award-winner composer throwing fundraising concert for bell tower
Evesham Journal
Award–winning composer, Francis Grier, who now lives in North London, is holding the concert at Inkberrow parish church to raise money for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Appeal. As previously reported, £40,000 is needed to repair the masonry of the bell ...

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Award-winner composer throws fundraising concert for bell tower - Worcester News

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 05:17 AM PDT


Worcester News

Award-winner composer throws fundraising concert for bell tower
Worcester News
Award–winning composer, Francis Grier, who now lives in North London, is holding the concert at Inkberrow parish church to raise money for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Appeal. As previously reported, £40,000 is needed to repair the masonry of the bell ...

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Praise is ringing out with a 'big gesture' - Evesham Observer

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 04:15 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Praise is ringing out with a 'big gesture'
Evesham Observer
Launched last year, the £500,000 appeal to save the Bell Tower, one of Evesham's most prominent buildings, has gone from strength to strength raising almost £100,000 which follows a £200,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund last year. Money has ...

Othery bell ringers wanted - Bridgwater Mercury

Posted: 09 Jul 2014 02:41 AM PDT


Bridgwater Mercury

Othery bell ringers wanted
Bridgwater Mercury
MEMBERS of a group of bell ringers at St Michael's Church in Othery are appealing for more ringers to join them. The church tower has undergone work but now it is complete the original ringing team is down to three ringers. The group meets at the tower ...

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Swimmers enjoy first bridge to bridge river race in 80 years - Evesham Journal

Posted: 08 Jul 2014 03:29 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Swimmers enjoy first bridge to bridge river race in 80 years
Evesham Journal
There was a buzz around Evesham Rowing Club as the competitors' warmed up and listened to the safety briefing and an air of excitement evident as the first swimmers' took to the water." After the race a certificate and Bell Tower commemorative paper ...

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