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Merseybells news feed as published


Liberian in Durham Working to Support Those Affected by Ebola in Africa - TWC News

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 11:13 AM PDT


TWC News

Liberian in Durham Working to Support Those Affected by Ebola in Africa
TWC News
The workshop is free and open to the public. It will take place on Saturday from 11 to 3 p.m. at Saint Philips Episcopal Church of 403 East Main Street in Durham. The medical director of the Durham County Health Department will share her remarks at noon.

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Crossness main pumping room (pic by Peter Dazeley) - News Shopper

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:30 AM PDT


News Shopper

Crossness main pumping room (pic by Peter Dazeley)
News Shopper
From Crossness pumping station to Whitechapel bell foundry, a new book is taking readers inside some surpising London rooms which most people never get to see. Unseen London is the work of celebrated London snapper Peter Dazeley with writer Mark ...

Eight stunning secret London rooms you've probably never seen - This is Local London

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 07:44 AM PDT


This is Local London

Eight stunning secret London rooms you've probably never seen
This is Local London
From Crossness pumping station to Whitechapel bell foundry, a new book is taking readers inside some surpising London rooms which most people never get to see. Unseen London is the work of celebrated London snapper Peter Dazeley with writer Mark ...

Devon's most haunted pub goes up for sale - Mid Devon Gazette

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 06:41 AM PDT


Mid Devon Gazette

Devon's most haunted pub goes up for sale
Mid Devon Gazette
According to the agent, the church bell ringers turn it each year to "keep the Devil away". The agent added: "The last year it was not turned on November 5 was during the Second World War, when such frivolity was frowned on." Christie and Co added ...

Ringing in the funds for church bell repairs - Dorset Echo

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 05:04 AM PDT


Dorset Echo

Ringing in the funds for church bell repairs
Dorset Echo
St Mary's Church in Litton Cheney boasts a peal of eight bells but two – the sixth bell dating from 1656 and the eighth or tenor bell from 1470 – need major surgery. The cost is likely to be ... Two of the church bells, the seventh and eighth, are pre ...

Ringing the Bells in South Petherton - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:14 AM PDT


Ringing the Bells in South Petherton
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
The team of bell ringers come from all over the country and there will be a video link. It is hoped the event will raise ... Macmillan Cancer Support. The church will be open all day and more information is available on the southperthertonchurch.org.uk ...

Archaeologists to dig at Bethel next summer - The Star Democrat

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:08 AM PDT


The Star Democrat

Archaeologists to dig at Bethel next summer
The Star Democrat
One is a funeral bell and the other is a church bell, both molded at Henry McShane's bell foundry in 1898. “And when you ring them they have different bell sounds,” Green said, noting that the community knew the difference. The Asbury church is ...

St Luke's Bell Tower restored to its former glory - Carluke Gazette

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 03:28 AM PDT


St Luke's Bell Tower restored to its former glory
Carluke Gazette
The bell tower in St Luke's cemetery has dominated that corner of the town for almost three centuries, but it had been sitting without its top for months. Asurveyor's report, carried out in February last year into damage caused by erosion of its ...

Village news October 9 - Northamptonshire Telegraph

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 02:10 AM PDT


Northamptonshire Telegraph

Village news October 9
Northamptonshire Telegraph
The existing ring of ten will not be changed in any way and will still be rung out as often as possible, but the lighter octave provided by the new bells will be especially useful for training and when some campanologists are away. The total cost of ...

Market traders in Stroud call for neighbouring church to keep the noise down - Gloucester Citizen

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 11:54 PM PDT


Gloucester Citizen

Market traders in Stroud call for neighbouring church to keep the noise down
Gloucester Citizen
“St Laurence Church has 10 bells – there are not many local churches with that number and, of course, the bells become popular for visiting bellringers,” the statement said. “On the morning of September 27, a visiting bellringer team managed to ring a ...

Church a proud memorial to lost First World War heroes - Frome Standard

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 09:22 PM PDT


Frome Standard

Church a proud memorial to lost First World War heroes
Frome Standard
The glory of the church, which dates back to the 15th century, is its tower, built in the Somerset Perpendicular style with triple windows, pinnacles and buttresses. It holds eight bells but the original peal was of five bells, which were recast into ...

Bell restored at St. Therese of Lisieux in Munhall - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 09:03 PM PDT


Bell restored at St. Therese of Lisieux in Munhall
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
John Taylor & Co. cast it in the Bellfoundry in Loughborough, England. It has not heard for the past year while it was repaired. ”We definitely missed it,'' Father O'Connor said. ''It calls us to worship and reminds us to pray.'' Don Thomas, area ...

BRANTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: New season opens Oct. 19 - Brantford Expositor

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 04:28 PM PDT


Brantford Expositor

BRANTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: New season opens Oct. 19
Brantford Expositor
... planning the kickoff concert for the Brantford Symphony Orchestra's 2014-15 season. "It was terrific to see how well Canada did. For Canadians, it all comes down to hockey. ... 13, at the Sanderson. Hear favourite holiday music in fresh ...

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Bricklehampton, Worcs

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt and note amended

Holford, Som

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 04:00 PM PDT

PN info amended: now only occasional and check advised

Maldon, S Mary, Essex

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing resumed (after temp repairs to ringing room floor)

Choir tunes up for new start - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 03:30 PM PDT


The Bell Ringer

Choir tunes up for new start
The Bell Ringer
Fletcher said throughout the semester various forms of gospel music will be explored, from contemporary artists such as Kirk Franklin and Hezekiah Walker to traditional ballads such as “My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord.” Choir members will be encouraged ...

Evesham Rotary Bell Tower Lottery – First winners drawn - Evesham Journal

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:46 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Evesham Rotary Bell Tower Lottery – First winners drawn
Evesham Journal
THE first ever draw of Evesham's new lottery took place today (Tues) and ten winners were revealed. The Rotary Club, the organisation behind the lottery, which raises money for the Bell Tower Appeal, made the draw on the computer at a meeting of the ...

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