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Merseybells news feed as published


Confederate sub: Chemical bath to expose hull - Yahoo South Africa

Posted: 01 May 2014 02:01 PM PDT


Yahoo South Africa

Confederate sub: Chemical bath to expose hull
Yahoo South Africa
Five years later, in August of 2000, cannons boomed, church bells rang and thousands watched from the harborside as the 40-foot-long sub was raised and brought by barge to the conservation lab. The silt-filled interior of the sub was later excavated ...

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Bells ring out for birthday salute - Armidale Express

Posted: 01 May 2014 01:41 PM PDT


Bells ring out for birthday salute
Armidale Express
The ringers will ring a quarter peal lasting about 45 minutes to mark the occasion. The stone foundation of the tower was laid in September 1937 but it was not until May 1939 that the tower was dedicated by the Archbishop of Sydney. Tower Captain Simon ...

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This week in Tampa: Big Guava Festival, Dropkick Murphys, Doobie Brothers ... - Tampabay.com (blog)

Posted: 01 May 2014 09:30 AM PDT


Tampabay.com (blog)

This week in Tampa: Big Guava Festival, Dropkick Murphys, Doobie Brothers ...
Tampabay.com (blog)
Vampire Weekend, Foster the People, Tegan and Sara, Cake, Slightly Stoopid, Sleigh Bells, Girl Talk, Chance the Rapper and countless others will also take the stage at the Florida State Fairgrounds this weekend. All this action kind of makes the rest ...

New festival celebrates blues connections - Durham Herald Sun

Posted: 01 May 2014 07:06 AM PDT


New festival celebrates blues connections
Durham Herald Sun
Born in 1929 in Hillsborough, Holeman is one of Music Maker Relief Foundation's artists. He has performed internationally, at the National Folk Festival and at Carnegie Hall. He moved to ... In addition to Holeman, scheduled performers are Tad Walters ...

Dambuster wins vote for public honour - Hinckley Times

Posted: 01 May 2014 06:56 AM PDT


Hinckley Times

Dambuster wins vote for public honour
Hinckley Times
... Flying Circus Graham Chapman from Melton, missionary and teacher Alice Young from Enderby, social reformer Charles Booth from Thringstone, Brigadier General James Lochhead Jack from Kibworth and the John Taylor Bellfoundry in Loughborough.
Monty Python star and Dambuster hero among first to receive Leicestershire ... Leicester Mercury

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Monty Python star and Dambuster hero among first to receive Leicestershire ... - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 01 May 2014 06:28 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

Monty Python star and Dambuster hero among first to receive Leicestershire ...
Leicester Mercury
More than 4,000 people took part in the vote, which also decided to erect plaques in memory of The John Taylor Bell foundry in Loughborough, Brigadier General James Lockhead Jack, from Kibworth; Charles Booth, the social reformer from Thringstone; and ...

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Work begins on the Bell Tower - Evesham Journal

Posted: 01 May 2014 06:00 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Work begins on the Bell Tower
Evesham Journal
This "exciting" move marks the first real stage of the scheme to repair and conserve the Bell Tower and has been welcomed by those leading the campaign to fund the project. Sue Ablett, chairman of the appeal, said: "I think it's an exciting stage, it's ...

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Eccleshall and surrounds - week beginning May 1 - Staffordshire Newsletter

Posted: 01 May 2014 04:46 AM PDT


Staffordshire Newsletter

Eccleshall and surrounds - week beginning May 1
Staffordshire Newsletter
The competition which will take place in the Holy Trinity Church on Saturday June 21 between 2pm and 4pm is open to local youngsters aged 16 and under. For online forms visit www.eccleshallfestival.co.uk. The event is .... It will allow visitors the ...

District News - April 29 - Lynn News

Posted: 01 May 2014 01:10 AM PDT


Lynn News

District News - April 29
Lynn News
Games were supplied by Mrs Jenny Howling; competition winners were Mrs Linda Howling, Mrs Eileen Spurgeon, Sharman Kunes, Jane Byrne and Phyllis Readshaw. On Maundy Thursday parish church members joined the Methodists for a Passover meal ...

Portraits from Ukraine: Lesya Orobets's Campaign - New Yorker (blog)

Posted: 30 Apr 2014 09:02 PM PDT


New Yorker (blog)

Portraits from Ukraine: Lesya Orobets's Campaign
New Yorker (blog)
In January, after the first protesters were killed, she had worn a bulletproof vest to parliament to call attention to the violence. The image went viral. (Later, she appeared in news ... Finally, a loud bell rang from the Rada, and Orobets handed the ...

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Midtown church's 2700-pipe organ getting full transplant and repair - Omaha World-Herald

Posted: 30 Apr 2014 07:36 AM PDT


Midtown church's 2700-pipe organ getting full transplant and repair
Omaha World-Herald
The church embarked on a $35,000 pledge drive, about half of which was raised when church bells rang for V-J Day on Sept. 2, 1945. Also by that time, the realities of the memorial were coming into sharper view. Almost 700 of Kountze's roughly 4,500 ...

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Bells ring out for Sydney's big day - Kenilworth Weekly News

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 06:47 AM PDT


Bells ring out for Sydney's big day
Kenilworth Weekly News
The keen bell-ringer attended the school in School Lane before leaving at the age of 14. He went on to have various jobs before the war and served in the Royal Army Pay Corps at Shrewsbury, Shropshire and Caversham, near Reading. In 1914, he married ...

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