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Merseybells news feed as published


A wild party, cemetery-style - The Ranger

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 03:02 PM PST


A wild party, cemetery-style
The Ranger
Then, 24 hours before, come the fireworks and the ringing of the Catholic church bells. Indeed, the Catholic Church has embraced the Day of the Dead and today incorporates the ancient rituals into what has become the most popular religious event of the ...

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin and actors Lena Headey, Michelle ... - Herald Sun

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 02:49 PM PST


Game of Thrones author George RR Martin and actors Lena Headey, Michelle ...
Herald Sun
Uni bell tower plays 'Game of Thrones'. The bell-ringers at the University of Sydney have played the theme song from popular TV show 'Game of Thrones'. Video: FlavourWave and Ben Wenke. "In one way it shows a tremendous interest in the show, but ...

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Revelations: Church used to require effort - Victoria Advocate

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 02:25 PM PST


Revelations: Church used to require effort
Victoria Advocate
While interviewing Matocha about the brass church bells, he suggested I get a closer look inside the sanctuary's bell tower where thousand-pound bells have been ringing since they were dedicated in 1908. We climbed one staircase and entered the room in ...

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10 things you may not know about Trinity Lutheran Church's bell-ringing tradition - Victoria Advocate

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 02:06 PM PST


Victoria Advocate

10 things you may not know about Trinity Lutheran Church's bell-ringing tradition
Victoria Advocate
A joyous sound of recorded traditional hymns and old-fashioned bell ringing, the bells summon Christians everywhere that church services, weddings or a funeral is about to begin. And while other churches in the downtown area ring bells, one church ...

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Around Town Nov. 8 to Nov. 12 - Lexington Clipper Herald

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 12:59 PM PST


Around Town Nov. 8 to Nov. 12
Lexington Clipper Herald
The same event will be held at Cozad Parkview Methodist Church from 1:30 - 3 p.m. The program is free to the public. The McClellan family singers will be at the Harvest Festival, A Fall Banquet, Saturday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at ... Those interested in ...

Gardner Chime to ring at rededication service Nov. 8 - Toledo Free Press

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 12:33 PM PST


Gardner Chime to ring at rededication service Nov. 8
Toledo Free Press
The chime will ring a five-minute peal after the service as well. The chime, a unit of 13 bells collectively weighing 9.6 tons, was donated in 1941 by Ellen Gardner, whose brother designed the Gardner Building. They were purchased to hang in the ...

MYBELL keeps cyclists safe by blasting their MP3s of choice (hands-on) - Engadget

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 12:20 PM PST


MYBELL keeps cyclists safe by blasting their MP3s of choice (hands-on)
Engadget
The handlebar-mountable MYBELL, created by Pottier and his two colleagues, pumps out sound at up to 96dB -- the average mechanical bell tops out at about 70dB -- and features LEDs to improve nighttime visibility. Safety is clearly the focus here, but ...

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NOV 8, 2013 JEFFERSON COUNTY CHURCHES RING THE BELL FOR ... - My Moinfo

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 11:00 AM PST


NOV 8, 2013 JEFFERSON COUNTY CHURCHES RING THE BELL FOR ...
My Moinfo
The tradition of ringing bells for veterans began at the end of the Great War, commonly known as World War 1. ... But in honor of that moment, of promised peace to the world, local churches are ringing their bell 11 times at 11 o'clock on Monday morning.

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Ralph McTell: Master guitarist is streets ahead of the rest - The Oxford Times

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 08:33 AM PST


The Oxford Times

Ralph McTell: Master guitarist is streets ahead of the rest
The Oxford Times
He wrote the song for Fairport while staying with the band's Dave Pegg, who lives in the village. Another song, Barges ... “I've also had the privilege of twice playing in the big church in Banbury where my Uncle Reg used to be a bell-ringer.” After ...

JUNIATA COLLEGE CHORAL UNION PERFORMS FOLK SONGS FROM ... - Juniata College

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 08:30 AM PST


JUNIATA COLLEGE CHORAL UNION PERFORMS FOLK SONGS FROM ...
Juniata College
In addition, the Stone Church of the Brethren Ringers, a bell choir, will perform, as will singers from Standing Stone Elementary School and Southside Elementary School. The concert will open with the majestic hymn, "Gloria in Excelsis Deo," written by ...

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Garrison church facelift nearing completion - Fermanagh Herald

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 08:15 AM PST


Fermanagh Herald

Garrison church facelift nearing completion
Fermanagh Herald
The last six months has seen the Church of Ireland church undergo a major facelift that has included the re-pointing of the tower, as well as the re-hanging of the tower bell. The building ... The contractor is Terry McGovern, of McGovern Restoration ...

RED BANK: STEEPLE STABLE, WEDDING'S ON - redbankgreen

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 08:05 AM PST


RED BANK: STEEPLE STABLE, WEDDING'S ON
redbankgreen
That means Sunday services will be held, dozens of students will return to their school and – most pressing – a wedding will go off as planned Friday evening. The bride-and-groom-to-be, whose names were not disclosed, held a rehearsal Thursday night at ...

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This Holiday Season, Give Back with Every Gift You Send - 3BL Media (press release)

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 06:25 AM PST


This Holiday Season, Give Back with Every Gift You Send
3BL Media (press release)
Whether it's a kindness done for a friend, a helping hand for a stranger in need or simply a few coins dropped in the bell ringer's red bucket outside the department store – it all reflects gratitude and a desire to give back. With education among ...

Stunning views of Chester from new cathedral tour - ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 06:22 AM PST


ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Stunning views of Chester from new cathedral tour
ChesterChronicle.co.uk
The dark and atmospheric belfry will feature projections of relevant historical figures on the walls with highly directional speakers broadcasting bell ringing, designed to give visitors a surprise when they walk in to just the right area. The �1.4m ...

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA - Heritage Florida Jewish News

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 05:55 AM PST


Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA
Heritage Florida Jewish News
Heritage Florida Jewish News - Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice. Reader Comments (0) Print · Share/Save/Bookmark · Home · News .... In Weimar, American expatriate musician Alan Bern is coordinating a sound installation that will include the ...

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You haven't arrived till you have a nickname - ESPN (blog)

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 05:01 AM PST


You haven't arrived till you have a nickname
ESPN (blog)
When you're 8 in the pre-Barney the Dinosaur world, "The Purple People Eaters" sounded cool. It didn't get any better than Alan Page. Carl Eller ... Southern Bellringers -- I do declare, not sure where that one came from. The DNC -- The Democratic ...

Readers chip in to fund appeal for bell tower - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 08 Nov 2013 12:03 AM PST


Cotswold Journal

Readers chip in to fund appeal for bell tower
Cotswold Journal
The first phase will include archive research and sourcing of appropriate stone for the Grade one listed late medieaval bell tower, as well as carrying out a detailed programme of photography to help identify the conservation need, stone by stone.

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AFTERNOON UPDATE: $150000 state heritage grant for Bathurst's Catholic ... - Western Advocate

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 10:27 PM PST


AFTERNOON UPDATE: $150000 state heritage grant for Bathurst's Catholic ...
Western Advocate
"Specialist stonemasons have painstakingly removed the old mortar from between each of the bricks in the bell tower in preparation for repointing, to prevent further water damage, and the replacement of the damaged sandstone with high quality, heritage ...

Star Shots | Photos of Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 - Kansas City Star

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 08:42 PM PST


Kansas City Star

Star Shots | Photos of Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013
Kansas City Star
Salvation Army volunteers will begin their annual bell-ringing fundraiser on Friday and continue until Dec. 24. Buy Photo. RICH SUGG — The Kansas City Star Traffic On Broadway Blvd. backed up as .... Alexander Zemlianichenko — AP A Russian soldiers ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 04:26 PM 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.

Fireworks go with a bang - Evesham Observer

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 04:20 PM PST


Evesham Observer

Fireworks go with a bang
Evesham Observer
A total of £2,500 was raised for three local charities; Caring Hands in the Vale, Ourside Youth Centre and the Bell Tower Appeal. Latest News. Buy photos» Crowds were entertained by the fireworks on Crown Meadow. Pictures by IDUZ Photography.

Blagdon, Som

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 04:00 PM PST

Tue PN discontinued: lack of ringers

St Anne, Alderney

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 04:00 PM PST

Augmentation from 6 completed, test rung, and ringing again

To Mexico to meet the dead - Teton Valley News

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 03:55 PM PST


To Mexico to meet the dead
Teton Valley News
At 2 p.m. the church bells that had tolled a steady, solemn ding-dong since that hour the day before, stopped ringing. The dead were gone. © 2013 Teton Valley News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or ...

News in brief - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 03:09 PM PST


News in brief
La Crosse Tribune
Anyone interested in an appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals can pick up an application at the Bangor Municipal Utility offices at 106 15th Avenue North, or they may contact Village Administrator Shelly Miller at 486-4084. Veterans Day ...

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Clockwork Orange: The restoration of Tel Aviv's Templer colony clock - Haaretz

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 03:51 AM PST


Haaretz

Clockwork Orange: The restoration of Tel Aviv's Templer colony clock
Haaretz
Clockwork Orange: The restoration of Tel Aviv's Templer colony clock. For more than 130 years, a carillon clock adorned the front of the Beit Hava'ad building in Sarona, Tel Aviv's Templer colony. .... He learned to be a locksmith and traveled ...

Remembrance Sunday services in and around York - The Press, York

Posted: 07 Nov 2013 01:00 AM PST


The Press, York

Remembrance Sunday services in and around York
The Press, York
Norton: A service will be held at St Peter's Church, in Norton, at 9.45am on Sunday, which will include the laying of wreaths and two-minutes silence. At 3pm, there will be a peal of bells. Pickering: An afternoon service at the Parish Church of St ...

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A lifetime of living in the Echo Lake community - NorthJersey.com

Posted: 06 Nov 2013 10:57 PM PST


NorthJersey.com

A lifetime of living in the Echo Lake community
NorthJersey.com
Bob served as an altar boy, church usher, and pulled the rope to make the bell in the belfry sound. For years-before heavy ... When Bob politely asked her mother if he could give her a ring he got a firm, clear message – "No way!" While training in ...

War veteran, 94, prepares to mark Remembrance Sunday - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 06 Nov 2013 06:49 AM PST


Gazette & Herald

War veteran, 94, prepares to mark Remembrance Sunday
Gazette & Herald
A service will be held at St Peter's Church, in Norton, at 9.45am on Sunday, which will include the laying of wreaths and two minutes silence. At 3pm, there will be a peal of bells. •Pickering will hold an afternoon service at the Parish Church of St ...

Steeple removed from burned Burlington church - Bennington Banner

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 10:14 PM PST


Steeple removed from burned Burlington church
Bennington Banner
The Oct. 23 fire caused at least $1 million in damage to the College Street Congregational Church. The mid-19th century bell tower could not be saved. Once it was removed, workers cut it into scrap. The Burlington Free Press reports a crew examined the ...

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