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White dresses, first communion and a bunch of good questions - Cochrane Eagle

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 12:59 PM PDT


White dresses, first communion and a bunch of good questions
Cochrane Eagle
Next question was about ringing the bell. The church has a beautiful bell and the kids are all allowed to pull the rope after mass. If you're wondering why you can hear the bell clanging and clanging each Sunday at around 12 o'clock, that's why. “You ...

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The Island of St. Matthews Directed by Kevin Everson - Exclaim!

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 12:37 PM PDT


The Island of St. Matthews Directed by Kevin Everson
Exclaim!
In its simplest terms, Everson's latest feature is a series of vignettes shot in 16mm, vacillating between interviews with church patrons about the flood, a conversation at a barbershop and a pointed meeting between a young couple and an insurance ...

Shropshire bellringers pull off marathon peal - shropshirestar.com

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 11:18 AM PDT


Shropshire bellringers pull off marathon peal
shropshirestar.com
Eight members of the Shropshire Association of Church Bellringers rang a full peal on the eight bells of St Alkmund's Church in Whitchurch yesterday. The challenge took three hours and 14 minutes, and involved ringing 5,040 changes in the order of the ...

Looking Back - Neepawa Press

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 10:32 AM PDT


Looking Back
Neepawa Press
24, 1953: The Knox Church has completed the installation of musical chimes in the church's tower. October 3, 2013. Cecil Pittman/Neepawa Press. 80 years ago ... An amplifying system for recorded chime and bell hymn broadcasts will be dedicated by Rev ...

A crafty start to Westbury's festival fortnight - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 09:05 AM PDT


A crafty start to Westbury's festival fortnight
This Is Wiltshire
As well as the market stalls, the day included a performance from Polish dancers and an opportunity for a history walk around the church, while people could also try their hand at bell ringing in the tower. The groups in the parish hall included ...

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Dalton church bells could fall silent - in-cumbria

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 08:17 AM PDT


in-cumbria

Dalton church bells could fall silent
in-cumbria
After this date, there were three bells hung in a tower. It is believed one or two bells were transferred from Furness Abbey when it was demolished. Bell ringer and Dalton's official Ale Taster, Carl Hallows, said many people wanted bells ringing on ...

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Dalton church bells could fall silent - NW Evening Mail

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 08:14 AM PDT


Dalton church bells could fall silent
NW Evening Mail
The campanologists at the Market Place church have 10 bells to ring, but only a team of seven regulars. It is one of only two churches in Cumbria to have that number of bells. Ringers will also be needed for St James' Church, in Barrow, when its bells ...

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BELL RINGER Junior leads Milwaukee to 3-1 win - ChicagoLand Soccer News

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 05:33 AM PDT


BELL RINGER Junior leads Milwaukee to 3-1 win
ChicagoLand Soccer News
OMAHA, Neb. - Junior Laurie Bell, sophomore Aaron Horvat and senior James Ashcroft each scored in the second half to send the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to a 3-1 victory over the University of Nebraska Omaha Wednesday at the UNO Soccer Field ...

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"EUropean Jazz @ UCLA," a Four-day Festival of Arts and Culture, Spotlights ... - Newsday

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 04:55 AM PDT


"EUropean Jazz @ UCLA," a Four-day Festival of Arts and Culture, Spotlights ...
Newsday
Seasoned percussionist Munyungo Jackson has performed with Miles Davis, Sting, and Herbie Hancock and is co-producer of the Watts Towers Day of the Drum and Jazz Festivals. greg-manning.com, reverbnation.com/enzotodesco, myspace.com/hussainjiffry ...

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The Weekly Interview: Siegfried & Roy, 10 years later - Las Vegas Weekly

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 12:02 AM PDT


The Weekly Interview: Siegfried & Roy, 10 years later
Las Vegas Weekly
He exits the church through a heavy side door, which closes with a thick “thump.” Then, he spins around ... “He will also ring the bell,” Siegfried says, pointing to a bell tower that shadows the residences. Roy pulls a rope to make the bell sound ...

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Grants worth £2000 given to Helston charities - but some miss out - This is The West Country

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 11:12 PM PDT


This is The West Country

Grants worth £2000 given to Helston charities - but some miss out
This is The West Country
St Michael's Parish Church Bell Ringers Group was given £200, having earlier heard from tower captain Roger Nott, who said more than £13,000 was needed for work on the bells that had not been renovated for half a century. “We need to do in some cases ...

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Cruises do come in some different shapes and sizes - This is Lincolnshire

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 11:12 PM PDT


Cruises do come in some different shapes and sizes
This is Lincolnshire
If you like gun emplacements, Guernsey's collection is among the world's finest: many boast a brand new coat of Dulux, and Castle Cornet, bastion of the English Crown for 800 years, fires an 18th Century cannon each day. A gentler Fred Olsen outing ...

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145-year-old clock needs work - The Recorder

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 08:59 PM PDT


145-year-old clock needs work
The Recorder
“It's actually rare to see a tower or steeple clock with that type of face,” he said. ... Martin said he'd also like to find out if the church is eligible to participate in the town's facade improvement program, which, if it is, could mean the church ...

Finalists announced for 2013 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards - Perth Now

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 07:14 PM PDT


Finalists announced for 2013 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards
Perth Now
... and Sunsmart Ironman Western Australia. The finalists in the Major Tourist Attraction category were AQWA , Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, Fremantle Markets, Fremantle Prison, Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Rottnest Island, The Bell Tower and Whiteman Park.

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Four basilicas in Vietnam - VietNamNet Bridge

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 06:31 PM PDT


VietNamNet Bridge

Four basilicas in Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge
... impressed by a bell tower with the four giant bells with different sounds. The biggest bell weighs nearly 2.5 tons. ... its style is French Gothic. The church has two bell towers. The four bells were cast in France, weighing from 100 kg to 2 tons ...

Funding change threat to historic buildings - Evesham Observer

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 04:20 PM PDT


Evesham Observer

Funding change threat to historic buildings
Evesham Observer
Members of Evesham Town Council had agreed to allocate £150,000 to the Almonry Museum project and a further £100,000 for the Evesham Bell Tower appeal from upcoming New Homes Bonus cash. Every time a new home is built and occupied in ...

Bathurst Cath, NSW

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Bicknoller, Som

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Work complete: now a ring of 6

Harby, Notts

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Augmented to 6 (with 1/8 ex Saxlingham Nethergate via WBF)

Old South Clock and Bell set to resume working Tuesday morning - Woburn Daily Times

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 09:08 AM PDT


Old South Clock and Bell set to resume working Tuesday morning
Woburn Daily Times
It has been six months since the clock stopped working, to allow for restoration work on the church steeple and bell tower. Like something out of Back to the Future, the clock and bell will be restarted, and bells will be ringing in the Square once ...

Marshall's church bell placements approved - hngnews.com

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 08:02 AM PDT


Marshall's church bell placements approved
hngnews.com
The church may ring the bell on Sunday mornings, he added. The bell was originally handing on 10 by 10 foot barn beams. The solid brass bell weighs between 3,000 and 4,000 pounds, Blaschka said. A metal tower is being constructed to hold the bell in ...

Wolves homecoming route announced - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 07:35 AM PDT


Warrington Guardian

Wolves homecoming route announced
Warrington Guardian
The bus will travel along Manchester Road and Church Street and will slow at landmarks including the Rope and Anchor, Dog and Partridge, Ring O'Bells and the Bulls Head. It will head down Dial Street, Scotland Road and Winwick Street before reaching ...

Churches: losers in German reunification? - Deutsche Welle

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 07:06 AM PDT


Churches: losers in German reunification?
Deutsche Welle
In the movement to bring down the Berlin Wall, Protestant pastors and churchwardens opened their doors to protesters in the peaceful revolution. Many church leaders sought political change, and fought for German reunification. Joachim Gauck, now ...

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Fremont County Bulletin Board - Canon City Daily Record

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 06:56 AM PDT


Fremont County Bulletin Board
Canon City Daily Record
Weigh-in starts at 4:30 p.m., meeting starts at 5 p.m. at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 622 W. Second St. in Florence. For more information ... 6 p.m. Candidate's Forum will be offered in the Belltower Art Center at Second and Petroleum. Hosted by ...

An old-fashioned Christmas at Germany's markets - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 04:30 AM PDT


Stuff.co.nz

An old-fashioned Christmas at Germany's markets
Stuff.co.nz
Wandering over to the Frauenkirche church, now famously rebuilt, I poked my head in the door and was lucky enough to get a ticket for that evening's Christmas concert. Here, too, was my chance to ... In Weimar, they're lined up on the market square ...

Ex-straw special Belbroughton scarecrow festival - Bromsgrove Advertiser

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 11:36 PM PDT


Ex-straw special Belbroughton scarecrow festival
Bromsgrove Advertiser
There was also craft stalls, animals on show by Dudley Zoo and a bell ringing demonstration in Holy Trinity Church. This year's theme was selected from a competition for the children of Belbroughton and was suggested by Scarlett Vaughan, age nine, as ...

Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 2-8, 2013 - The Rock River Times

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 11:08 PM PDT


Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 2-8, 2013
The Rock River Times
CoCo Key Water Resort – Best Western Clock Tower Resort & Conference Center, 7801 E. State St. Info: 815-398-6000. Coronado PAC – 314 N. Main ... Healing Pathways Cancer Resource Center – 2821 Bell School Road, Rockford. Classes in yoga ... Activity ...

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Tales from the Tombs and More Await at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery - The Hudson Independent

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 10:21 PM PDT


Tales from the Tombs and More Await at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
The Hudson Independent
Mobile Millennium Carillon, a set of large church bells connected to an organ-style “keyboard” on a truck bed, is in residence now through October 20, from noon to 4 p.m.. Visitors may play the carillon, one of only two in the United States, for a ...

Town rings in new life for old Bow Bog Meeting House - Concord Monitor

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 08:43 PM PDT


Town rings in new life for old Bow Bog Meeting House
Concord Monitor
Faye Johnson can remember her grandmother, Eva Alexander, telling stories about the old Bow Bog Meeting House, where, years before, she had attended church services and eaten baked bean dinners with her family. Alexander was “a ... Johnson, a member of ...

Catching up in Black Hawk - The Mountain -Ear

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 08:42 PM PDT


Catching up in Black Hawk
The Mountain -Ear
Council held a public hearing and then approved a proposal to grant a Certificate of Appropriateness for exterior improvements for the Police Department building at 221 Church Street. ... additional cabling to synchronize some of the wall wash-lighting ...

Mundelein church restores 19th-century bell - Lake County News Sun

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 05:03 PM PDT


Mundelein church restores 19th-century bell
Lake County News Sun
St. Mary's of the Annunciation Church near Mundelein has restored a 19th-century bell and moved the antique to the new church along Erhart Road. The prize ... The bell is a treasured piece of the parish's beginnings (the earliest records go back to ...

Grays, Essex

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Removal of indication that practices have been suspended
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