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Merseybells news feed as published


Bellringers to stay dry at historic Saltaire church - thanks to new funding - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 12:34 PM PDT


Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Bellringers to stay dry at historic Saltaire church - thanks to new funding
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Now that faulty stonework has been repaired the bell ringers at Saltaire's United Reformed Church can return for a drier season, says church treasurer David O'Loan. ... Recycling Environmental Limited (WREN) meant work to renew the damaged steps ...

Liberty Bell replica makes a home at UHCL - Your Houston News

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 10:01 AM PDT


Your Houston News

Liberty Bell replica makes a home at UHCL
Your Houston News
The full-scale replica was created by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, England, which cast the original Liberty Bell in 1752. It bears the inscription on the original bell: “Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the Land unto all the Inhabitants ...

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160 reasons to love our town - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 09:29 AM PDT


160 reasons to love our town
Swindon Advertiser
As we continue to celebrate the Adver's 160th anniversary we are pleased to present 160 reasons why we love Swindon. No-one is saying Swindon is perfect and our town has sometimes been criticised for allegedly lacking history, character, heritage and ...

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Getting Muddy - Evesham Observer

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 08:34 AM PDT


Getting Muddy
Evesham Observer
OLYMPIC and Commonwealth medalist Steve Cram is lending his support to a five mile cross country run being organised for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Fund. 'Mel's Mud Run' is being organised by Evesham triathlete Melanie Clarke, who recently ...

160 YEARS: I Love Swindon - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 08:29 AM PDT


160 YEARS: I Love Swindon
Swindon Advertiser
2 ALDBOURNE: With its memorial cross, duck pond, village green and 13th Century church Aldbourne is an archetypal English village. The home of a medieval bell foundry, it was the setting for an entire Dr Who series (The Deamons in 1971) while Paul ...

Seen & Heard: The Clocktower Bells Are Back - Tribeca Citizen

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 07:34 AM PDT


Tribeca Citizen

Seen & Heard: The Clocktower Bells Are Back
Tribeca Citizen
464 Greenwich ••• “I'm pretty sure today's the first day The Clocktower's bells are back,” commented David G. Imber (yesterday) about 346 Broadway. But if the clocktower is indeed turned into a private residence, can the bells really be around for long ...

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Desperate plight of Worcestershire's heritage: new at risk register published - Worcester News

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 07:32 AM PDT


Desperate plight of Worcestershire's heritage: new at risk register published
Worcester News
The Bell Tower in Market Place, Evesham dating from medieval times and formerly part of Evesham Abbey is now listed as being in a poor condition. The late Gothic building, known for its carved ornamentation, has experienced 'dangerous levels of decay ...

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Outdoor activities, clubs around Asheville - Asheville Citizen-Times

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:35 AM PDT


Outdoor activities, clubs around Asheville
Asheville Citizen-Times
1, 5:30 p.m., Chariot Restaurant, 715 N. Church St., Hendersonville. $30 for dinner at 6:30 p.m. .... Register in advance at https://orgsync.com/24496/forms/119256 or near the Alumni Tower starting at 8 a.m. $12.50 WCU faculty, staff and students and ...

DC community calendar, Oct. 23-30, 2014 - Washington Post

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 03:52 AM PDT


DC community calendar, Oct. 23-30, 2014
Washington Post
Carillon recital, carillonneur Edward M. Nassor performs. .... in costume and join all the ghoulishly attired musicians for a music-filled whodunit concert — orchestra member Stephen Dumaine reports his tuba as stolen and asks for the audience's help ...

Appeal for church bells is launched - Sussex Express

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 01:11 AM PDT


Sussex Express

Appeal for church bells is launched
Sussex Express
St Mary's Church in Westham needs to raise £15,000 to renew the bell frame and renovate the six bells in its tower. Residents are being asked to sponsor the bell frame at £5 an inch, or make a donation. There will be a fundraising Bells and Poppies ...

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Appeal for church bells is launched - Eastbourne Herald

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 01:07 AM PDT


Eastbourne Herald

Appeal for church bells is launched
Eastbourne Herald
The event promises fun for all the family, a raffle, exhibitions, decorate a bell, learn about the village's history during World War One, dress up in 1914 costumes and learn more about bellringing. Donations and sponsorship money for the bells can be ...

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Women kept the bells ringing - Frome Standard

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 12:35 AM PDT


Women kept the bells ringing
Frome Standard
For a short while during the First World War one the Bells of St Michael's Church, in Buckland Dinham, fell silent. This was due to so many young men of the village answering the call, "Your country needs you". The solution was to train a group of ...

St. Anne Parish in Castle Shannon marks 125 years - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 09:01 PM PDT


St. Anne Parish in Castle Shannon marks 125 years
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
As the congregation of primarily German Catholic farming families outgrew its confines, acreage for a church building was purchased at the corner of Rockwood and Willow avenues for $2,000. ... That same year, the St. Anne Memorial Bell Tower, standing ...

Local roundup: Blue Dragons earn big Senior Night win over Bulkeley - Middletown Press

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:38 PM PDT


Local roundup: Blue Dragons earn big Senior Night win over Bulkeley
Middletown Press
... to a 25-12, 25-7, and 25-18 Shoreline Conference sweep Wednesday at Higganum. Mackenzie Hinds had 10 kills and 13 digs, Lauren Brough had 10 kills, nine aces, and 14 digs, while Carly Church had 35 assists for H-K (18-1). The Bellringers fell to 9-9.

New Florence church prepares for centennial celebration - Tribune-Review

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:13 PM PDT


New Florence church prepares for centennial celebration
Tribune-Review
“My mother was one of the people who got the bell choir started in 1996,” she said. Frank Ashcom, the ... Improvements to the church through the years have included changing the top of the belfry tower in 1946 and replacing the roof in 1983. The most ...

Bishopsteignton, Devon

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Bells removed by Andrew Nicholson (to be tuned, rehung)

Steeplejack doing extensive work at Monson Community Church - Bangor Daily News

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 10:09 AM PDT


Bangor Daily News

Steeplejack doing extensive work at Monson Community Church
Bangor Daily News
George Burgess estimates that the weathervane on the Monson Community Church steeple spire was crafted in the 1860s in this recent photo in Monson. ... who lives in Sandbar Tract Township just south of Rockwood, is doing a complete surface preparation ...

Record Crowd Celebrated 243rd Birthday of San Gabriel Mission - Pasadena Independent

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 12:45 PM PDT


Record Crowd Celebrated 243rd Birthday of San Gabriel Mission
Pasadena Independent
“People came from even out of state to help the mission celebrate its 243rd birthday,” announced Chuck Lyons, mission public relations director. “Everyone enjoyed the international foods, games, rides and packed the entertainment pavilion each night ...

Spirit of Community event in Bishop's Sutton a success - Hampshire Chronicle

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 07:07 AM PDT


Hampshire Chronicle

Spirit of Community event in Bishop's Sutton a success
Hampshire Chronicle
Meanwhile, Bishop's Sutton residents could have a go at bell ringing in St Nicholas Parish Church. The Ship Inn hosted a lunchtime quiz session for adults while local children took part in arts and crafts in the Crows's Nest. In the afternoon an ...

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