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Merseybells news feed as published


Churches urged to toll bells today to scrap pork - Inquirer.net

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 03:39 PM PDT


Churches urged to toll bells today to scrap pork
Inquirer.net
All church bells in the 34 parishes of the Diocese of Balanga in Bataan province will peal at noon Friday to demand the abolition of the pork barrel and decry the misuse and abuse of government funds, Bishop Ruperto Santos said. The bells would also ...

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2013-10-10T13:30:00Z News in brief La Crosse Tribune - The Courier Life News

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 12:26 PM PDT


2013-10-10T13:30:00Z News in brief La Crosse Tribune
The Courier Life News
Pre-identifying and training civilians to set up and staff a center will allow community resources to be utilized effectively when needed to support local disaster response and recovery. The course ... The La Crosse County Medical Reserve Corps will ...
News in brief La Crosse Tribune

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Pick of the week - Epworth Bells

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 09:12 AM PDT


Epworth Bells

Pick of the week
Epworth Bells
The Bay City Rollers Story is a celebration of those hectic days of hit songs, touring, TV shows and the behind the scenes pandemonium that followed the band everywhere they went. ... Tickets start from £16 available by ringing 0113 243 0808. Music ...

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Help restore the Christ Church bell tower - Brampton Guardian

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 09:07 AM PDT


Help restore the Christ Church bell tower
Brampton Guardian
It's should come as no surprise that after 139 years, the Christ Church bell tower is in need of some repairs. It was built in 1874, afterall, and while many of the bricks to the main body of the church have been restored, it's now time to move onto ...

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Civil Religion: It's What America Needs - Patheos (blog)

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 08:37 AM PDT


Civil Religion: It's What America Needs
Patheos (blog)
Here's where the story starts for me: it's 1990, and I'm a 9-year-old kid living in Maryland, only a few hours' drive from some of the most sacred sites in the American mythological corpus: the U.S. Capitol, the Smithsonian, the Liberty Bell – and also ...

This Swing Set Is the World's Coolest Musical Instrument - Gizmodo

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 07:59 AM PDT


This Swing Set Is the World's Coolest Musical Instrument
Gizmodo
At the historic Convento Das Dominicas n the Portuguese city of Guimarães—itself a Unesco World Heritage site—designers Cláudia Oliviera and Isabel Bourbon of creative studio Elas Duas gave visitors of all ages an opportunity to sway on a special ...

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This Musical Swing Set Is the World's Coolest Instrument - Gizmodo India

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 07:48 AM PDT


This Musical Swing Set Is the World's Coolest Instrument
Gizmodo India
A trio of unfussy plywood and knotted rope swings make up Baloica ("rocking," according to Google Translate), and each plays a single note when going back or forth. Though occasionally dissonant, the resulting chords are actually pretty pleasant and ...

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Column by Joe Phillips: It just takes one - walkermessenger

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 07:36 AM PDT


Column by Joe Phillips: It just takes one
walkermessenger
A favorite memory of Sunday mornings was the sound of church bells. For most of my young life my father was a Baptist minister and a great promoter. In Richland, Georgia the system was the gift of a man associated with ... The bell ringer, Junior Jones ...

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Festival celebrates 'Spirit of 76' - Adobe Press

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 07:10 AM PDT


Festival celebrates 'Spirit of 76'
Adobe Press
The festival also offered a cow milking booth, cow pie bingo, a petting zoo, a mule packing demonstration, a Boy Scout Expo, a dunk tank and a whack-the-pig bell ringer booth. Demonstrations by Nipomo and Arroyo Grande high schools' robotics teams and ...

Let the bell ring - Wicked Local

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 05:20 AM PDT


Let the bell ring
Wicked Local
Reading folks can now once again pocket their cell phones, leave their watches at home and just glance up to check the time in downtown ReadingThe clock and bell at the Old South Church was officially restarted last Tuesday morning, Oct. 1, at 7 a.m ...

Norwich bell takes its place in front of City Hall - TheDay.com

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 04:32 AM PDT


Norwich bell takes its place in front of City Hall
TheDay.com
The bell won't be set to ring at regular intervals, as it is surrounded by the City Hall clock tower and several church bells that ring hourly. But it can be rung either in person by the remote control or by a city computer control that can be ...

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Funds from charity walk will help repair bell tower at Leaden Roding church - Dunmow Broadcast

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 03:29 AM PDT


Funds from charity walk will help repair bell tower at Leaden Roding church
Dunmow Broadcast
A bell tower at a historic church in Leaden Roding, home to the oldest church bell in Essex, is moving closer to being repaired thanks to the efforts of a charity walker. Comments; Email; Print. To send ... The bell tower has been damaged by birds such ...

Celebrations as restored church bells arrive home - The Oxford Times

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 03:15 AM PDT


Celebrations as restored church bells arrive home
The Oxford Times
Churchwarden John Hemingway said: “Many people in the village haven't even heard the bells because they moved here after 2000. “It is wonderful they will ring again. They will chime for every Sunday service and special events. “It will be great to have ...

Church bells in Bataan to ring vs pork - Inquirer.net

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 03:05 AM PDT


Church bells in Bataan to ring vs pork
Inquirer.net
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines—All church bells in the 34 parishes of the Diocese of Balanga in Bataan province will peal at noon Friday to demand the abolition of the pork barrel and decry the misuse and abuse of government funds, ...

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Governor's Energy Conference gives boost to sector - Tulsa World

Posted: 10 Oct 2013 12:10 AM PDT


Governor's Energy Conference gives boost to sector
Tulsa World
Listening (from left) are Chris Benge, senior vice president of Government Affairs for the Tulsa Regional Chamber; ONEOK Inc. CEO John Gibson; Alliance Resource Partners CEO Joe Craft; and Cimarex Energy CEO Tom Jorden. JAMES ... Four of Tulsa's ...

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The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 04:17 PM PDT


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.

Bell tower stops ringing - The Concordian

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 04:08 PM PDT


The Concordian

Bell tower stops ringing
The Concordian
22, Concordia's bell tower stopped ringing as the main bell's striker flew from the top of the tower onto the brick ground below. The striker, which ... There are six bells in the top of the tower and the hourly bell is the largest one, located in the ...

Wragby, W Yorks

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Currently being restored

NASHOTAH, WI: Silent Bells Will Finally Ring at historic Seminary - Virtue Online

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 02:27 PM PDT


NASHOTAH, WI: Silent Bells Will Finally Ring at historic Seminary
Virtue Online
At 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2013, the usually quiet and serene campus of Wisconsin's oldest institute of higher learning may get much louder: A set of eight change ringing bells cast in 1990 by the famous Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London ...

Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 11:04 AM PDT


Search on site
Burns Times Herald
Chamber Music Bell Choir meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 393 W. “A” St. Bell ringers are being recruited. For information, call Carol Sawyer, 541-573-6886. Artists/Painters meet each Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at ...

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Fort Benning community remembers German Unity Day - Bayonet

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 08:46 AM PDT


Fort Benning community remembers German Unity Day
Bayonet
All the images of Berlin on the eve of Oct. 3 passed through my mind: people standing in front of the Reichstag building, moments of tingling suspense just before midnight, the sound of the Freedom Bell ringing, the moment when they hoisted the flag of ...

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No route to change through elections - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 08:22 AM PDT


No route to change through elections
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Cross-examining co-petitioner Harry Roque in last week's hearing at the Court of Appeals, Mr. Brillantes asked, “Why did you oppose my appointment to the Comelec?” Mr. Roque's .... After the current to-do, the systematic plundering of money extracted ...

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Think date was wrong - Winsford Guardian

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 08:17 AM PDT


Think date was wrong
Winsford Guardian
But after it was a pub it was made into a home for my grandparents to live, as at that time they were caretakers for the church. The Sunday school was in a room upstairs in the house. Grandpa was a bell ringer, and Gran cleaned the church. I remember ...

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New sixth form centre opens at St Gregory's Catholic College - This is Bath

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 11:58 PM PDT


New sixth form centre opens at St Gregory's Catholic College
This is Bath
Agree not much character- pity the back elevation faces one of the main entries into to the World Heritage City! Looks a bit like a projection box ... “It is truly great to see this pioneering partnership between the Church of England and Roman ...

Community comes together after Gunnison Chapel steeple damaged by fire - YNN

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 06:17 PM PDT


Community comes together after Gunnison Chapel steeple damaged by fire
YNN
LAWRENCE COUNTY, N.Y. -- In the shadow of the burned steeple of Gunnison Chapel, St. Lawrence University president William Fox pledged that the bells will ring again. The steeple was ... Restoration work has already begun on the steeple and bell tower.

Harby, Notts

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor no longer 7-0-21; nominal Bb+1c

Orford, Suffolk

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended (as per E&S records)

CG Centennial celebration begins - The Abington Journal

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 01:24 PM PDT


CG Centennial celebration begins
The Abington Journal
The bell, which was forged in 1869 by the Meneely Bell Foundry, West Troy, N.Y., and originally stood in the belfry of the former Clarks Green Baptist Church, was donated to the borough by members of the Waverly Lodge # 301 in memory of Earl's father, ...

Monopoly launches Perth board game edition - The West Australian

Posted: 07 Oct 2013 10:25 PM PDT


The West Australian

Monopoly launches Perth board game edition
The West Australian
The Perth edition seems to be marketed at tourists, with destinations including The Bell Tower, Fremantle Prison, Cottesloe and Scarborough beaches, Rottnest Island, Perth Arena, Paterson's Stadium, Perth Zoo, Adventure World and Crown Perth.

Perth Monopoly board unveiled, Kings Park and Fremantle Markets snatch blue ... - NEWS.com.au

Posted: 07 Oct 2013 07:54 PM PDT


Perth Monopoly board unveiled, Kings Park and Fremantle Markets snatch blue ...
NEWS.com.au
The riverside set of Light Blue properties are made up of the Swan River, The Bell Tower and the Fremantle Prison. As suggested by Perth's Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi, the brown properties have been assigned to Council House and the Town Hall. pn council ...

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