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posted 29 May 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 29 May 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Time has taken its toll on Sacre-Coeur bells - Niagara Falls Review

Posted: 29 May 2014 02:57 PM PDT


Niagara Falls Review

Time has taken its toll on Sacre-Coeur bells
Niagara Falls Review
Roger weighs 1,900 lbs and plays fa, Louis weighs 1,600 lbs, and rings so, and Isabelle weighs 870 lbs and rings la. Gérald is the lightest at 560 lbs, and rings doh. Roy said Sacre-Coeur is the only church south of Hamilton with five bells in its tower.

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Time has taken its toll on Sacre-Coeur bells - Times of Fort Erie

Posted: 29 May 2014 02:47 PM PDT


Times of Fort Erie

Time has taken its toll on Sacre-Coeur bells
Times of Fort Erie
... only church south of Hamilton with five bells in its tower. In addition to ringing for church services, the bells ring daily at 12 and 6 p.m., and Roy said “it's unbelievable” how many people rely on the ringing of the bells to serve as an alarm ...

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Time has taken its toll on Sacre-Coeur bells - St. Catharines Standard

Posted: 29 May 2014 02:44 PM PDT


St. Catharines Standard

Time has taken its toll on Sacre-Coeur bells
St. Catharines Standard
In a church initiative called the Carillon Project 2000, five century-old bells were installed at the belfry at the French Catholic church at 72 Empire Rd. at a cost of about $120,000, shipped to Welland from Notre Dame de Grace church in Quebec City ...

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Church plans to hold concert with restored bells - Toledo Free Press

Posted: 29 May 2014 02:14 PM PDT


Church plans to hold concert with restored bells
Toledo Free Press
Currently, the bells only ring at each hour with occasional musical interludes. The new bells come equipped with an updated keyboard. ... “They hang on the bell rack that sits inside the Trinity Tower.” The history of the Gardner Chime dates back to ...

RED BANK: ANOTHER RIVERFEST REVIVAL - redbankgreen

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:05 AM PDT


RED BANK: ANOTHER RIVERFEST REVIVAL
redbankgreen
... a Rock the River Waterfront Stage (hosted by Musicians on a Mission), plus Navesink River cruises, an Artisan's Alley, kiddie rides, and more. Click for link to more details. 06.01 - An Evening of Handbells at Tower Hill Church As part of the free ...

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It's green-for-go as AsparaFest kicks off - Evesham Observer

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:04 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

It's green-for-go as AsparaFest kicks off
Evesham Observer
... hold it somewhere with more space. Tickets for Asparafest are on sale now from £6 and the profits from all tickets sold will be donated to the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. Visit www.asparafest.co.uk for more information, a full programme and camping ...

RED BANK: TENNIS, TRESTLE, PARKING & DOGS - redbankgreen

Posted: 29 May 2014 06:05 AM PDT


RED BANK: TENNIS, TRESTLE, PARKING & DOGS
redbankgreen
... a Rock the River Waterfront Stage (hosted by Musicians on a Mission), plus Navesink River cruises, an Artisan's Alley, kiddie rides, and more. Click for link to more details. 06.01 - An Evening of Handbells at Tower Hill Church As part of the free ...

Cash in the Community competition: Vote now to help grab your group a share of ... - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 29 May 2014 05:31 AM PDT


Exeter Express and Echo

Cash in the Community competition: Vote now to help grab your group a share of ...
Exeter Express and Echo
The shop is run by 27 volunteer staff in a portable building which is now nearing the end of its life. The community is hoping to build a new permanent shop, which will also give residents somewhere to meet and exchange news. There will also be a small ...

Penkridge - week beginning May 29 - Staffordshire Newsletter

Posted: 29 May 2014 05:04 AM PDT


Staffordshire Newsletter

Penkridge - week beginning May 29
Staffordshire Newsletter
There is a meeting of The Historic Churches Trust on Monday at 2pm and Bell Ringing practice on Tuesday at 8pm. Fellowship Lunches are on Wednesday 12 noon to 2pm in church, church office to arrange baptisms, funerals or weddings is at 5.30pm and choir ...

Jerusalem's light railway: commuting with a rifle through the conflicted city - The Guardian

Posted: 29 May 2014 04:31 AM PDT


The Guardian

Jerusalem's light railway: commuting with a rifle through the conflicted city
The Guardian
The clang of an approaching train's warning to pedestrians to get off the open tracks has become part of the city's soundtrack, along with the constant honking of car horns, the five-times-a-day Muslim call to prayer, the occasional peal of church ...

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Mayoral history made by council stalwart - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 29 May 2014 02:51 AM PDT


Mayoral history made by council stalwart
Morpeth Herald
Coun Best was led in by a Northumbrian piper and mace bearer, while the Clocktower Bellringers heralded his appointment. He will act as the civic head in an important year for the authority as it marks its 30th anniversary, the 300th anniversary ...

Handbell Choir Concert June 1 - Herald and News

Posted: 29 May 2014 12:12 AM PDT


Handbell Choir Concert June 1
Herald and News
The Klamath Joyful Ringers Handbell Choir will present a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 601 Pine St., according to a news release. The public ..... Another piece entitled “Jubilation” by Fred Gramann, is reiminscent of bell ...

Churches set to mark D-Day anniversary with bell ringing - The Independent

Posted: 28 May 2014 08:51 PM PDT


Churches set to mark D-Day anniversary with bell ringing
The Independent
To mark the anniversary of the pivotal battle, and Ashland's role in World War II, church belfries will once call to the community with bells ringing at noon on June 6. The bell ringing effort is being organized by Dan Bailey and the Alpha ... The bell ...

READER SUBMITTED: 2014 Summer Carillon Series In West Hartford Center - Hartford Courant

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:19 PM PDT


READER SUBMITTED: 2014 Summer Carillon Series In West Hartford Center
Hartford Courant
A Carillon is a musical instrument consisting of at least two octaves of carillon bells arranged in chromatic series and played from a keyboard permitting control of expression through variation of touch. The First Church tower bells, cast bronze and ...

Badgworth, Som

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended (to 'as received' value); nominal added

Brattleby, Lincs

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Soon to be removed as a 'ring': being converted to a chime

Chapel en le Frith, Derbys

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

PN info modified (from Mon)

Llangybi, Monmths

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing currently suspended: west end ceiling cracks

Marksbury, Som

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing suspended: crack in the tower + much frame movement

North Cave, ER Yorks

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Presence of simulator noted

Plymouth, St Budeaux, Devon

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Bells restored: new 2014 frame with layout as per 1931 vn

Stretham, Cambs

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Dedication amended (from S James Gt)

Westgate on Sea, Kent

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Submitted Thu PN start time 18:30 was incorrect (act 19:30)

Youngster pledges support to Bell Tower Appeal - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:33 AM PDT


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Youngster pledges support to Bell Tower Appeal
Tewkesbury ADMAG
Sue Ablett, chairman of the Bell Tower Appeal, which needs to raise £500,000 to repair and conserve the building, was thrilled to hear about Ashley's plans and decided to join him on the walk. "It appears Ashley was inspired to do something for charity ...

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Charlie Daniels at Times Union Center this weekend - Troy Record

Posted: 28 May 2014 07:45 AM PDT


Charlie Daniels at Times Union Center this weekend
Troy Record
... sparkling on the blue grass/Or the wind stir the wheat fields on a hot Kansas afternoon/Or driven the lonely stretches of old Route 66/Have you ever heard the church bells peal their call to worship/On an early Sunday in some small town in the deep ...

AsparaFest is hear as the Vale celebrates Gras - Evesham Journal

Posted: 27 May 2014 09:03 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

AsparaFest is hear as the Vale celebrates Gras
Evesham Journal
... is our second year and we have put more into it in terms of the number and variety of performances and demonstrations." Tickets for Asparafest are on sale now from £6.00. The profits from all tickets sold will be donated to the Evesham Bell Tower ...

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