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posted 30 Nov 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 30 Nov 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Shoppers pause to watch bell-ringing dog - Richmond

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 03:36 PM PST


Richmond

Shoppers pause to watch bell-ringing dog
Richmond
Alvin was calm even when surrounded by groups, but he has plenty of practice. Alvin visits nursing homes ... Alvin even has his own page on Facebook called Alvin's Therapy Fan Club, and followers were notified of his bell-ringing gig in advance. “We ...

In This State: The capricious business of Christmas trees suits Peter Purinton - vtdigger.org

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 03:17 PM PST


vtdigger.org

In This State: The capricious business of Christmas trees suits Peter Purinton
vtdigger.org
But soon, he and as many as a dozen helpers will be busy netting and ringing up cut-your-own sales for the nicely shaped trees that run in neat green pinstripes across the southward sloping hillside, with the top of Camel's Hump in the distance. Inside ...

The 17 hottest cities to visit in 2015 - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 02:18 PM PST


Stuff.co.nz

The 17 hottest cities to visit in 2015
Stuff.co.nz
That's on top of this year's 20 per cent reduction in the number of ships of more than over 40,000 tons allowed in nearby Giudecca Canal✓ – and ship movements are now limited to five a 5 per day. With more than over 650 big ships ... Be sure to visit ...

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Swiss Role in Aggressive Tax Avoidance by Royal Dutch Shell - Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 01:30 PM PST


Swiss Role in Aggressive Tax Avoidance by Royal Dutch Shell
Royal Dutch Shell plc .com
I revealed that ESDV leak-off tests were purposely falsified, not once but many times and that Brent Bravo platform management had admitted responsibility for the dangerous practices being followed. In response to my team ringing alarm bells ...

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CEO Ben van Beurden too honest to sign Shell's Business Principles? - Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 12:03 PM PST


CEO Ben van Beurden too honest to sign Shell's Business Principles?
Royal Dutch Shell plc .com
I revealed that ESDV leak-off tests were purposely falsified, not once but many times and that Brent Bravo platform management had admitted responsibility for the dangerous practices being followed. In response to my team ringing alarm bells ...

Hundreds Gather in Union Co. to Remember Classmate - TWC News

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 08:04 AM PST


TWC News

Hundreds Gather in Union Co. to Remember Classmate
TWC News
"It's such an awful pain, but we're all going to get through it. And we have to be strong, because he wants us to be strong as well,” his friend Jessica Strange said. Jake O'Neill's funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church in ...

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The black day Christmas finally died, by Former Archbishop of Canterbury - Daily Mail

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 07:50 AM PST


Daily Mail

The black day Christmas finally died, by Former Archbishop of Canterbury
Daily Mail
It is less a case of bringing glad tidings than of ringing up profits. You can imagine hushed discussions in boardrooms about when consumers will be ... Is this sort of retail practice responsible? The supermarkets know they have to give something back ...

Tis the Season, don't fall to cynicism, Wit and Wisdom, by Martha Bauman - The Keene Sentinel

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 05:11 AM PST


Tis the Season, don't fall to cynicism, Wit and Wisdom, by Martha Bauman
The Keene Sentinel
The holiday season has arrived, with all its charm and nostalgia. Decorations, candles, church fairs, concerts, travel plans, twinkling lights … and requests for donations. On main streets across the nation there will soon be bell ringers with buckets ...

Duchess of Cambridge christening church holds final service - BBC News

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 04:32 AM PST


Duchess of Cambridge christening church holds final service
BBC News
The duchess and her sister Pippa Middleton were baptised at St Andrew's Church, Bradfield in the 1980s. The village church is closing after 160 years as it is too large for the congregation and is expensive to heat and maintain. A full peal of its ...

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Kennebunkport's 33nd Annual Christmas Prelude - KeepMEcurrent.com

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 03:47 AM PST


Kennebunkport's 33nd Annual Christmas Prelude
KeepMEcurrent.com
Gift wrapping services, with proceeds to benefit a local charity. Classic .... 6 p.m. Live Nativity right after the tree lighting, join the South Church Youth as they present a Nativity Tableau complete with live animals. ...... 1 – 2 p.m ...

Colorado Calendar - Colorado Springs Gazette

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 03:24 AM PST


Colorado Calendar
Colorado Springs Gazette
Thursday - Dillon, Lighting of Dillon, Santa, Mrs. Claus, refreshments and more, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Dillon Community Church, 371 Labonte St.; townofdillon.com. Thursday - Akron, Chamber Parade of Lights, 5:30 p.m., Akron; townofakron.com. Thursday ...

Books of the year 2014: Sunday Herald Choices - Herald Scotland

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 03:09 AM PST


Books of the year 2014: Sunday Herald Choices
Herald Scotland
It's a fascinating read, rather moving, and just the perfect length for a train-ride from Edinburgh to London and back. This summer someone challenged me to read The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman (Black Swan, £7.99) without crying. I lost big-time ...

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Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village includes activities for ... - MassLive.com

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 02:19 AM PST


MassLive.com

Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village includes activities for ...
MassLive.com
Christmas by Candlelight activities for children include Punch and Judy puppet shows; holiday readings from Christmas classics including “'Twas the Night Before Christmas,” “Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas;” the Bob ...

North Penn region calendar: Week of Nov. 30 - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 02:13 AM PST


North Penn region calendar: Week of Nov. 30
Montgomery Newspapers
What's happening at the Lansdale Public Library: 301 Vine St., Lansdale. Information: 215-855-3228; inforequests@lansdalelibrary.org; or visit www.lansdalelibrary.org. The library is open: Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

December calendar: Christmas festivities, New Year's Eve, winter celebrations - The Idaho Statesman

Posted: 30 Nov 2014 12:52 AM PST


The Idaho Statesman

December calendar: Christmas festivities, New Year's Eve, winter celebrations
The Idaho Statesman
7, Emmett Church of the Nazarene, 1144 W. Washington St. Multi-church musical consists of 10 to 12 Emmett churches represented in the choir, drama and orchestra. Bring canned food donations for the Emmett Valley Friendship ... Boise State Broncos men's ...

Perth free wi-fi reaches Northbridge - WA today

Posted: 29 Nov 2014 11:32 PM PST


WA today

Perth free wi-fi reaches Northbridge
WA today
"Users can now walk from the Bell Tower to Northbridge Piazza without being disconnected." Almost 25,000 devices were connected to the network during September, according to companies working on the project. Ruckus and TSG said more than 200,000 ...

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Church Women United members reach out, locally and globally - Pueblo Chieftain

Posted: 29 Nov 2014 10:35 PM PST


Church Women United members reach out, locally and globally
Pueblo Chieftain
Locally, about 20 women from 14 churches are part of the multidenominational group. And these members will honor area church women 90 and older who are still active in outreach and charitable endeavors at a Friday tea at Westminster Presbyterian ...

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The Nawaz Sharif and Model Town Lahore that I remember - The Express Tribune (blog)

Posted: 29 Nov 2014 09:01 PM PST


The Express Tribune (blog)

The Nawaz Sharif and Model Town Lahore that I remember
The Express Tribune (blog)
While he carries on stubbornly, not caring about what's going on outside the walls of the Prime Minister House, lording over a broken infrastructure and a highly fragmented country, the ominous presence of the dharnas and the opposition calls of him ...

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Ohio Republicans Push Law To Keep All Details Of Executions Secret - Huffington Post

Posted: 29 Nov 2014 08:19 PM PST


Ohio Republicans Push Law To Keep All Details Of Executions Secret
Huffington Post
FILE - In this July 7, 2010 file photo, Nebraska's lethal injection chamber is seen at the State Penitentiary in Lincoln, Neb. .... "Cruel and Unusual" ring any bells, or do you only cite that document when it's convenient? .... employment, income ...

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Ferguson Officer who Shot Michael Brown Resigns - TWC News

Posted: 29 Nov 2014 03:46 PM PST


Ferguson Officer who Shot Michael Brown Resigns
TWC News
The U.S. Justice Department is still conducting a civil rights investigation into the shooting and a separate probe of police department practices. Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast ...

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Church volunteers in Lynchburg make 12000 meals for the hungry - Lynchburg News and Advance

Posted: 29 Nov 2014 03:18 PM PST


Lynchburg News and Advance

Church volunteers in Lynchburg make 12000 meals for the hungry
Lynchburg News and Advance
In about an hour Saturday morning, the volunteers at St. Thomas More Catholic Church had packed 2,016 bags. Each bag feeds six hungry people. That's enough for more than 12,000 meals. All destined for Third World countries where people do not have ...

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Bromsgrove MidWinterFest proves itself popular - Bromsgrove Standard

Posted: 29 Nov 2014 02:30 PM PST


Bromsgrove Standard

Bromsgrove MidWinterFest proves itself popular
Bromsgrove Standard
HUNDREDS of residents flocked to Bromsgrove's St John's Church after the lights switch-on on Saturday for the second MidWinterFest. Visitors were able to see the town illuminated from 200ft in the air by climbing the church tower, give bell-ringing a ...

Annual fundraising concert benefits children in need - Pueblo Chieftain

Posted: 28 Nov 2014 10:38 PM PST


Annual fundraising concert benefits children in need
Pueblo Chieftain
The fifth “Celebrate Christmas, It's All About A Child” concert and “toyraiser” will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Praise Assembly of God Church, 2000 Troy Ave. Jesse Sena. The event celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ in word and song and collects toys ...

OUR TOWN: Christmas tree has been chosen for Our Town - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Posted: 28 Nov 2014 08:18 AM PST


OUR TOWN: Christmas tree has been chosen for Our Town
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
Children in the audience will be invited to the front to sing "Jingle Bells," "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" and "Deck the Halls." The audience will be invited to sing carols as well. Mark the calendar. Note: Because the date is also Pearl Harbor Day ...

River Hills Community Church to hold calm service - Lake Wylie Pilot

Posted: 28 Nov 2014 05:54 AM PST


River Hills Community Church to hold calm service
Lake Wylie Pilot
“Everybody's ringing bells and lights are sparkling everywhere you go, and you are not feeling that at all.” ... “However, I have found through my practice, as well as personal experience, that all milestone events are difficult after the loss of a ...

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Trainee teacher hung himself while wearing PVC underwear, inquest hears - North Devon Journal

Posted: 28 Nov 2014 03:12 AM PST


North Devon Journal

Trainee teacher hung himself while wearing PVC underwear, inquest hears
North Devon Journal
49-year-old Gavin Wonnacott, who was also a local church bell ringer, had drunk several pints of cider and his blood alcohol level was just over the legal top limit for driving. His wife Lisa told an Exeter inquest that his low mood had improved ...
Bovey Tracey trainee teacher and bell ringer hanged himself at home, inquest ... Exeter Express and Echo

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Holidays come alive at Kitchener's Christkindl Market - Tillsonburg News

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 10:11 PM PST


Tillsonburg News

Holidays come alive at Kitchener's Christkindl Market
Tillsonburg News
A young visitor to Kitchener's Christkindl Market enjoys a yummy waffle. Visitors to the festival can try many ... Along the way, the Grand Philharmonic Choir and many carollers are accompanied by the ringing of church bells. Members of the community ...

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