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Merseybells news feed as published


Craftsmen from South Korea restore friendship bell given by that nation to ... - The Republic

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 11:31 AM PST


Craftsmen from South Korea restore friendship bell given by that nation to ...
The Republic
Roses in bloom form a circle around the base. An inscription reads: "May this bell ring and sound forth the hope and resolve of our two nations in their common devotion to enduring prosperity, liberty and peace." Traditionally, the bell has been rung ...

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UK manufacturing's unlikely heartland - Financial Times

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 10:57 AM PST


UK manufacturing's unlikely heartland
Financial Times
The Whitechapel Bell Foundry, founded in 1570, is Britain's oldest manufacturing company. Other London manufacturers include glass plants, jewellery workshops and wind turbine makers. Notable ones include Brompton Bicycle, SLE (baby ventilators), ABS ...

Stonehenge was made for 'rock music', study suggests - GMA News

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 08:00 AM PST


Stonehenge was made for 'rock music', study suggests
GMA News
The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere. December 10, 2013 | 12:00am PHL Time ... Stonehenge was made for 'rock music', study suggests ... By striking the Bluestones with small hammerstones, the researchers were able to generate sounds that were ...

You can't say Merry Christmas anymore? - ChicagoNow (blog)

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 06:32 AM PST


ChicagoNow (blog)

You can't say Merry Christmas anymore?
ChicagoNow (blog)
I was with one of my daughters and as I slipped the coins through the slot I simply said, "Merry Christmas" to the volunteer bell ringer. As we walked to the car, my daughter looked mortified and said, "why did you say that? You can't just say Merry ...

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New Hampshire Senior News Notes - NewHampshire.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 06:17 AM PST


New Hampshire Senior News Notes
NewHampshire.com
First Parish Congregational Church Choir will perform at Birch Heights at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15. RSVP early and enjoy lunch at 12:15 p.m. Call 425-7755 for more details. Alzheimer's Cafe will be Dec. 11 ... The vans leave at 5:30 p.m. and return to ...

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The best gifts don't always come wrapped in a box - Daily Journal Online

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 05:51 AM PST


The best gifts don't always come wrapped in a box
Daily Journal Online
Forty-six percent make a monetary donation directly to an organization and 64 percent donate to a third party like a bell ringer or store collecting donations for a charity at checkout. Twenty-four percent buy gifts for people through a mitten tree or ...

Winter storm leaves area, problems remain - Daily Journal Online

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 05:34 AM PST


Winter storm leaves area, problems remain
Daily Journal Online
It has been the slippery and snowy roads, along with the frigid cold temperatures, that has resulted in many people staying indoors over the weekend, as well as the cancellation or postponement of more than a few holiday activities, plays, sporting ...

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Winter storm leaves area, problems remain - Daily Journal Online

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 05:34 AM PST


Winter storm leaves area, problems remain
Daily Journal Online
“United Way of St. Francois County thanks every bell ringer and donor who made it to the Wishing Wells despite the snow and cold,” said Donna Hickman, UWSFC executive director. “Our donations have suffered badly. However we are adding some ...

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TACKLING TOPICS WITH FORMER CHARGERS GREAT - U-T San Diego

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 05:10 AM PST


TACKLING TOPICS WITH FORMER CHARGERS GREAT
U-T San Diego
Any bells he hears will have to peal from some nearby church, not his head. If there were a football league for old jocks, Ron Mix would still be a beast. The Chargers' star tackle no longer has the chiseled body of the guy who kept Deacon Jones out of ...

Ron Mix knows what it's like on and off the field - U-T San Diego

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 04:04 AM PST


Ron Mix knows what it's like on and off the field
U-T San Diego
Any bells he hears will have to peal from some nearby church, not his head. If there were a football league for old jocks, Ron Mix would still be a beast. The Chargers' star tackle no longer has the chiseled body of the guy who kept Deacon Jones out of ...

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Hundreds expected to show for 30th Community Candlelight Walk - Canton Repository

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 03:14 AM PST


Hundreds expected to show for 30th Community Candlelight Walk
Canton Repository
First United Methodist Church — 301 Lincoln Way E; 1810, founded; construction on current building began in 1892; 135-foot tower houses "Town Clock." 6. Central Presbyterian Church — 47 Second St. NE; 1905, present structure completed; unique stained ...

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A Pilgrimage to Mandela House in Soweto - AllAfrica.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 03:06 AM PST


A Pilgrimage to Mandela House in Soweto
AllAfrica.com
The apartheid police confronted the peaceful protest with violence, leading to the unforgettable massacre of hundreds of school children which took place in less than two kilometres from the residence of the hero of South Africa's liberation, Nelson ...

Craftsmen use traditional skills to restore Korean Friendship Bell - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 03:00 AM PST


Craftsmen use traditional skills to restore Korean Friendship Bell
Los Angeles Times
Then-South Korean President Park Chung-hee wanted the gift to be something special; his government spent more than $1 million to cast the bell, formally known as the Bell of Friendship, and build it a proper house. ... Bird excrement lined the belfry ...

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A celebration of traditional Christmas trees - Ashbourne News Telegraph

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 02:24 AM PST


Ashbourne News Telegraph

A celebration of traditional Christmas trees
Ashbourne News Telegraph
Displays have been created by church groups including Edward Bear infants and pre-school group, the choir, bell ringers, the Mothers' Union and the Monday Luncheon Club. Other trees have been decorated by town businesses including St Oswald's infants ...

Historic homes show holiday spirit - Mercury-Register

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 12:17 AM PST


Historic homes show holiday spirit
Mercury-Register
The Trinity Presbyterian Church Bell Ringers performed during the event held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. April Pitaluga and Josh Yates brought their children to the Lott Home. They said they visit the home every year for the Mistletoe Party. Pitaluga ...

Kolkota Armenian Clergyman Rebuts Charges of Mismanagement and Election ... - Hetq Online

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 10:27 PM PST


Hetq Online

Kolkota Armenian Clergyman Rebuts Charges of Mismanagement and Election ...
Hetq Online
Instead of shooting blank bullet in the air, let us all bond together and do our best to keep the Armenian heritage, faith and culture; to keep our flag flying high and shining brightly and to keep our Church bells ringing always not only in India, but ...

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Salvation Army bell ringer sets record in Colton but shares it with two others - San Bernardino Sun

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 10:16 PM PST


10News

Salvation Army bell ringer sets record in Colton but shares it with two others
San Bernardino Sun
COLTON >> Marcelino “Butch” Soriano, a Salvation Army major, will share a title with two others for setting a world record for the longest continuous hand bell-ringing by an individual, according to a Salvation Army news release. Soriano, who rang the ...
Red Kettle bell-ringer sets world record Inland Empire News
REGION: Salvation Army bell ringer surpasses world record Press-Enterprise

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Feature: Come to Tangub City, the Christmas Symbols Capital of the Philippines ... - Philippine Information Agency

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 09:22 PM PST


Philippine Information Agency

Feature: Come to Tangub City, the Christmas Symbols Capital of the Philippines ...
Philippine Information Agency
The Chain Bridge of Hungary, Bell and Belfry of Friendship in Korea, Enger Tower of Norway, Saint Basil's Cathedral (Pokrovsky Cathedral) in Red Square, Moscow, Russia, Dragon Landmark in Vietnam, Baobab (Kersfees Tree) of South Africa, Biblical ...

Politics live: December 9, 2013 - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 07:13 PM PST


Politics live: December 9, 2013
Sydney Morning Herald
5:34pm: We are still waiting on the final debt ceiling vote, but there has already been much bell ringing and dividing on the matter. The end result is ..... As mentioned below, the two are off, in bipartisan manner to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral ...

Eagles figure out a way to frolic in the snow - Philly.com

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 04:46 PM PST


Philly.com

Eagles figure out a way to frolic in the snow
Philly.com
Just beyond the stands at the south end of Lincoln Financial Field, the wide lanes of I-95 had become a parking lot by early afternoon on Sunday, a parking lot interrupted by the more-than-occasional muffled collision. Inside the stadium, there was ...

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Cowley, Glos

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Church has re-opened and ringing resumed

Ellesmere, Shrops

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Restoration work has started

Gorran, Cornwall

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Being replaced by ring ex Chatham S Mary, now 24-1-7 in D

Harrogate, S Wilfrid, N Yorks

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

PN start time added

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church upgrades in time for holidays - Chippewa Herald

Posted: 08 Dec 2013 08:10 AM PST


St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church upgrades in time for holidays
Chippewa Herald
There might not have been any room at the inn, but baby Jesus just got a nice place to call home this Christmas at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls. The church hasn't ... Loew and Schemenauer contribute to the parish in other ways ...

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Dads2Dads' Giving a gift is a joy to the giver - The Daily News Journal

Posted: 07 Dec 2013 01:01 AM PST


Dads2Dads' Giving a gift is a joy to the giver
The Daily News Journal
A young gang member wanted to pull himself up and out of his hopeless lifestyle. He agreed—even ... Tutors, builders, gleaners, bell ringers — civil servants all — can be any age. The only ... It could be arranged through your church or school. It ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 07 Dec 2013 12:26 AM PST


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.

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