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Merseybells news feed as published


Payton narrowing Saints' focus for finale vs. Bucs - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 02:49 PM PST


Payton narrowing Saints' focus for finale vs. Bucs
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell tower.more>>. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell tower.more>>. METAIRIE, La.

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After Protests Over All-Day Ringing, Manhattan Church's Bells Chime All Night - New York Times

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 02:38 PM PST


New York Times

After Protests Over All-Day Ringing, Manhattan Church's Bells Chime All Night
New York Times
By COREY KILGANNON. Published: December 23, 2013. The controversy over a Christmas-time bell barrage from a Manhattan church escalated on Monday, after the church, which recently began an all-day bell regimen, began ringing its bells all night as well ...

Ringing the bells of Bethlehem a fading tradition - The Inter-Mountain

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 01:28 PM PST


Ringing the bells of Bethlehem a fading tradition
The Inter-Mountain
The Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox denominations at the Nativity church — each of which has its own set of bells — have switched to automatic bell-ringing. But there's something special about the traditional approach, said Jaraiseh, who uses both ...

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Downtown Naperville events ring in the new year - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 12:36 PM PST


Downtown Naperville events ring in the new year
Chicago Tribune
"There are only four carillons in Illinois, and it is a very unique instrument — part of its purpose at its inception was to be a focal gathering place for our community," said Fred Gusel, program manager for the Naperville Park District. "To have ...

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Celia Rivenbark: How can anyone say 'no' to the kids? - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 11:47 AM PST


Celia Rivenbark: How can anyone say 'no' to the kids?
Spartanburg Herald Journal
The bell ringer gave me the stink eye when I didn't have any change for his kettle on the way out. “Save the attitude, Pops, I gave it all away in there. Take it up with them.” At one store, not to name names but everything's a dollar there, the clerk ...

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Thanks for the memories: Holiday traditions old and new - Gaston Gazette

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 11:42 AM PST


Gaston Gazette

Thanks for the memories: Holiday traditions old and new
Gaston Gazette
My mom, as the church's pianist, organist and hand bell director, always played a huge part in these beautiful services. When my siblings and I were ... As we got older, we would go to the late service instead, which started at 10:30 p.m. and ended by ...

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New Orleans coroner to retire after 40 years - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 10:01 AM PST


New Orleans coroner to retire after 40 years
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell tower.more>>. Members of St. Mary's ... center he's fought for come to fruition. Now he says he will spend his time raising cattle, caring for the living, and possibly ...

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dePeterse: 'Come and see the beautiful light' - Online Athens

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 09:58 AM PST


dePeterse: 'Come and see the beautiful light'
Online Athens
I pressed it and heard a bell ring somewhere in the kitchen. Magic! The menu never changed for ... The sound of “O Tannenbaum” being played on the piano in the great room meant we could now go to see the Christmas tree. This memory flames most vividly ...

News from Balsham/ West Wickham/ West Wratting - Cambridge News

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 09:47 AM PST


Cambridge News

News from Balsham/ West Wickham/ West Wratting
Cambridge News
NEW YEAR'S EVE/NEW YEAR'S DAY At the end of Tuesday 31 December, the church bell ringers will ring the old year out followed by ringing the New Year in on Wednesday 1 January. The ringers will begin by ringing something steady and stately for a ...

Baltimore Sun photographers' best 100 images of 2013 - Baltimore Sun

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:59 AM PST


Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun photographers' best 100 images of 2013
Baltimore Sun
On January 1, 2013 Gaye Baker, left, the site coordinator at Asbury Arnold United Methodist Church, comforts Susie Richmond, 56, who was scared into tears by an argument between two other homeless “guests” at the church. About 36 homeless “guests” will ...

Police investigate string of car burglaries in Bayou Cane - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:56 AM PST


Police investigate string of car burglaries in Bayou Cane
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower · Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell tower.more>>. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to ...

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4 more secrets of Parliament Hill - CBC.ca

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:54 AM PST


4 more secrets of Parliament Hill
CBC.ca
The West Block is currently closed for a massive restoration project, but Mackenzie's office — and the spiral staircase — are expected to be preserved in the renovation. 3. There is a Rodin sculpture near the Library of ... 1927 in England and were ...

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Ringing the bells of Bethlehem a fading tradition - Macon Telegraph (blog)

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:54 AM PST


Macon Telegraph (blog)

Ringing the bells of Bethlehem a fading tradition
Macon Telegraph (blog)
He pulls the ropes of four bells in a rooftop tower for a total of 33 times to symbolize the number of years Jesus was believed to have lived. Jaraiseh rings the bells for prayer services of the Armenian Apostolic Church, one of three denominations ...

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Handbells add to the sound of Christmas at Trinity Church in Menlo Park - InMenlo

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:48 AM PST


InMenlo

Handbells add to the sound of Christmas at Trinity Church in Menlo Park
InMenlo
People hear the word “choir” and most often think of voices, but Trinity Church in Menlo Park has a choir of a different sort, a dozen or so people who are part of a handbell choir called Trinity Ringers. The group will be accompanying a string quartet ...

Mandeville police seek suspect in holiday credit card theft - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:27 AM PST


Mandeville police seek suspect in holiday credit card theft
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower · Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell tower.more>>. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to ...

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Local pastor celebrates 29 years as “bell ringer” for the Salvation Army - KDBC

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:04 AM PST


Local pastor celebrates 29 years as “bell ringer” for the Salvation Army
KDBC
The sound of the bell ringing for 29 years is what has kept Torres in the hearts of many El Pasoans and it's precisely during the holiday season that he chooses to contribute by raising money for the poor. He says his motivation is to bring a happy ...

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Ringing the bells of Bethlehem a fading tradition - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:03 AM PST


Fort Worth Star Telegram

Ringing the bells of Bethlehem a fading tradition
Fort Worth Star Telegram
He pulls the ropes of four bells in a rooftop tower for a total of 33 times to symbolize the number of years Jesus was believed to have lived. Jaraiseh rings the bells for prayer services of the Armenian Apostolic Church, one of three denominations ...

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Complaints silence church bells for first time in 117 years - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 08:02 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Complaints silence church bells for first time in 117 years
Telegraph.co.uk
But he said the church had to agree to silence the bells at night because "the council would issue a noise abatement notice if we didn't". He said: "Then we would probably have to appeal and we wanted to avoid wasting public money in a legal procedure.".
Ashwell silences 'sleep disturbing' St Mary's church chimes BBC News

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Palestinian college student keeper of a fading tradition _ ringing the bells ... - Newser

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 07:54 AM PST


Palestinian college student keeper of a fading tradition _ ringing the bells ...
Newser
The Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox denominations at the Nativity church — each of which has its own set of bells — have switched to automatic bell-ringing. But there's something special about the traditional approach, said Jaraiseh, who uses both ...

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Palestinian college student keeper of a fading tradition _ ringing the bells ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 07:48 AM PST


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Palestinian college student keeper of a fading tradition _ ringing the bells ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
22, 2013, Khadir Jaraiseh, 22, pulls the ropes of four bells in a short tower on the roof of the Church of the Nativity, for prayer services of the Armenian Apostolic Church, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Photo: Nasser Nasser, Associated Press ...
Ringing the bells of Bethlehem a fading tradition Macon Telegraph (blog)

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Text Santa: thank you for helping us raise £4.2 million - stv.tv

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 04:00 AM PST


stv.tv

Text Santa: thank you for helping us raise £4.2 million
stv.tv
Robbie Williams opened the extravaganza from a cavalcade on Waterloo Bridge, with the singer playing Santa on his travelling sleigh, followed by 200 dancers marching bands, fire eaters, stilt walkers, choirs and bell ringers. Other highlights included ...

Calendar ranges from wolves to West End - Henley Standard

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 02:25 AM PST


Henley Standard

Calendar ranges from wolves to West End
Henley Standard
They sang three songs, Light the Christmas Candle, Silver Bells and an arrangement of Ding Dong Merrily on High written by musical director Anne Evans. Mrs Evans said: “I was teaching at a convent school in Kenya in 1979 and wrote it for the children.

Old-fashioned Christmas full of log fires, fun and tradition - North Devon Journal

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 02:01 AM PST


North Devon Journal

Old-fashioned Christmas full of log fires, fun and tradition
North Devon Journal
Lundy, promoted to being the nation's newest parish earlier this month, does celebrate Christmas – indeed its massive church plays host to a unique service to mark the big day – but it does so in a relaxed, low-key, and entirely old-fashioned way. For ...

Embroidery inspired by town landmarks - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 23 Dec 2013 01:02 AM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Embroidery inspired by town landmarks
LoughboroughEcho.net
The Sockman, Lady Jane Grey, the Bell Foundry, the Grand Union canal and Beacon Hill are just some of the local landmarks and characters that have been expertly recreated in thread. Over the many years that the class has been at Rawlins, students have ...

Man dies in mobile-home fire likely caused by cigarette - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Posted: 22 Dec 2013 11:19 PM PST


Man dies in mobile-home fire likely caused by cigarette
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower · Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell tower.more>>. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to ...

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Saints loss to Carolina tough for fans to swallow - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Posted: 22 Dec 2013 10:01 PM PST


Saints loss to Carolina tough for fans to swallow
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower · Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell tower.more>>. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to ...

In 'Duck Dynasty' hometown local loyalty prevails - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

Posted: 22 Dec 2013 10:01 PM PST


In 'Duck Dynasty' hometown local loyalty prevails
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell tower.more>>. Members of St. Mary's Assumption are raising money to restore the church's bell ... It's perhaps most on ...

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Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower - Bayoubuzz

Posted: 22 Dec 2013 07:57 PM PST


Church hopes to restore 160-year old bell tower
Bayoubuzz
"When the bells would ring or people would look at the clock and they could see what time it was, those were all ways for people to connect with feeling part of a neighborhood that has changed considerably many times over since the 1850s," says ...

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The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 22 Dec 2013 04:15 PM 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.

Staplegrove, Som

Posted: 22 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

PN exception on 4th Monday of month no longer applies

Wood Green, Gr London

Posted: 22 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

QP (on RWbb) implies ringing has recommenced

church offered financial lifeline after woodpeckers turned roof into "sieve" - Essex County Standard

Posted: 22 Dec 2013 12:08 PM PST


Essex County Standard

church offered financial lifeline after woodpeckers turned roof into "sieve"
Essex County Standard
The historic All Saints Church in Stisted, which is regularly used by bell ringers, a mother and baby group and village primary school, has been awarded a £197,700 grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for urgent repair work. It is the largest of ...

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