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posted 27 Jul 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 27 Jul 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


'New' bell at Holy Rosary made in 1908 - DL-Online

Posted: 27 Jul 2014 12:50 PM PDT


DL-Online

'New' bell at Holy Rosary made in 1908
DL-Online
The three bells of Holy Rosary have also joined the technological age. Long gone are the days of pulling a heavy rope to send the bells ringing. The church will use a digital system to set the timing of the chimes. At the 10 a.m. Mass on July 20 ...

Venice: Cruising by bike - The Independent

Posted: 27 Jul 2014 12:40 PM PDT


The Independent

Venice: Cruising by bike
The Independent
The interior of the church is unusual, with plaster hacked off to a height of four metres (the result of salt seeping up from its foundations) but its Torre dell'Orologio contains the oldest working clock in Europe, constructed in 1386. Two floors up ...

Brixham Civic Award Presentation - This is The West Country

Posted: 27 Jul 2014 04:46 AM PDT


This is The West Country

Brixham Civic Award Presentation
This is The West Country
The ceremony will be held at 8.30am at Brixham Town Council's open air pool, Shoalstone, overlooking the whole of Torbay. Numerous worthy nominees put forward for the ... Jenny Harriman, who was one of the people who nominated Nick Brown, said: "Nick ...

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Competition at open gardens - Daventry Express

Posted: 27 Jul 2014 03:33 AM PDT


Competition at open gardens
Daventry Express
Villager and member of the church council, Debbie Sampson said: “The whole community has pulled together to offer something for everyone so whether its competitions, bells, model railways, cakes or gardens do come along and support us.” ...

Bell-ringing is the real heavy metal - Hemel Gazette

Posted: 27 Jul 2014 01:40 AM PDT


Bell-ringing is the real heavy metal
Hemel Gazette
According to tower captain Richard Booth, the emphasis is on balance and timing rather than brute strength, so big muscles aren't required – just the ability to climb up a fixed wooden ladder to the first floor ringing gallery. The open evening starts ...

Alderney commemorates a week early - Channel Television

Posted: 27 Jul 2014 12:55 AM PDT


Alderney commemorates a week early
Channel Television
Thereafter, it is planned for a quarter peal, lasting around 45 minutes, to be rung on the 100th anniversary of the death of each of Alderney's fallen soldiers between 2014-2018. Alderney Museum has opened an exhibition with as many details as ...

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Final Call: Community pays last respects to Fort Mohave Fire District chief - Mohave Valley News

Posted: 27 Jul 2014 12:32 AM PDT


Final Call: Community pays last respects to Fort Mohave Fire District chief
Mohave Valley News
Raburn, 64, who died Monday, was remembered in a Funeral Mass at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, and later at a reception at Desert Valley Elementary School. The events were ... Bells rang thrice, with five peals each time. The tradition advises ...

Linda Davis: Saenger series offers up time travel - Pensacola News Journal

Posted: 26 Jul 2014 10:09 PM PDT


Linda Davis: Saenger series offers up time travel
Pensacola News Journal
Also, I can't be the only one who's glad to be rid of rotary telephones and their obnoxious bell ringers. And, as a piece of interesting trivia, “Psycho” was the first American movie to show a toilet flushing. For better or worse, our lifestyle has ...

Ravenna – an Italian monument to mosaics - Jerusalem Post

Posted: 26 Jul 2014 07:06 PM PDT


Ravenna – an Italian monument to mosaics
Jerusalem Post
The solid dome is made of a stone block over 11 meters in diameter that weighs 300 tons. One can only marvel at the skill of the architects who put this construction in place. Precisely how this was done is still unknown. Unfortunately much of the ...

Bells appeal - Dorset Echo

Posted: 26 Jul 2014 04:11 AM PDT


Dorset Echo

Bells appeal
Dorset Echo
St Mary's boasts a peal of eight bells but two – the sixth bell dating from 1656 and the eighth or tenor bell from 1470 – need major surgery. The cost is likely to be around £16,500. Restoration project manager John Salvetti said there was a ... That ...

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams - Stroud News and Journal

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 06:41 PM PDT


Stroud News and Journal

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams
Stroud News and Journal
We meet on alternate Fridays in the Stonehouse Community Centre so ring Ruth Biddle on 01453 828917 for more information. Stonehouse ... So get involved. APT is your 'go to' centre in Stonehouse for a range of services and the new timetable is now ...

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