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posted 8 Aug 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 8 Aug 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


First Evangelical Lutheran church bells to get tune-up - Green Bay Press Gazette

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:58 AM PDT


First Evangelical Lutheran church bells to get tune-up
Green Bay Press Gazette
The congregation at First Evangelical, 743 S. Monroe Ave., voted July 27 to approve $46,000 for repairs to the elaborate instrument, which include updates to the bells' motors and anchor bolts. The carillon ... Greg Keiler, the longtime carillon ...

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Sutton Coldfield pauses to remember the Great War - Sutton Coldfield Observer

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:18 AM PDT


Sutton Coldfield Observer

Sutton Coldfield pauses to remember the Great War
Sutton Coldfield Observer
Candles were put on every table during the hour and pub-goers took time out to reflect. Licensee ... "A team of bell ringers managed to toll the bell for a full hour, which was some achievement, as it is hard work and people who were passing stopped to ...

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Wisconsin church plans $46000 repairs for bells - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 06:10 AM PDT


Wisconsin church plans $46000 repairs for bells
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The church's pastor says its carillon has 47 bells and a four-octave range. The largest bell weighs 2,200 pounds while the smallest is the size of a paint can. The instrument sits at the top of the church's tower. The World Carillon Federation says it ...

Alrewas Arts Festival gets set for return - Burton Mail

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 02:09 AM PDT


Burton Mail

Alrewas Arts Festival gets set for return
Burton Mail
"A street market marks the start of the event, which opens to the public from 11am on Saturday, August 23, with a special peal of the All Saints Church big bells." People will be able to visit an arts cafe at the Methodist Church Hall where an arts ...

Knight Life: Trek for veterans memorial sets fundraising record - Leader-Telegram

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 09:25 PM PDT


Knight Life: Trek for veterans memorial sets fundraising record
Leader-Telegram
For the northern route the sleeping arrangements were not deluxe, but food was the sort of home cooking you couldn't get in a restaurant, as VFW auxiliaries and American Legion auxiliaries tried to fatten up the riders. On Friday night I slept in ...

Remembrance of MH17 in CQ - ABC Online (blog)

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 09:07 PM PDT


Remembrance of MH17 in CQ
ABC Online (blog)
Jon Frazer in front of Bell Tower St Pauls Yesterday was the national day of mourning to honour the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Flags all over the country flew ... Verger and Bell ringer from St Paul's Anglican Cathedral in Rockhampton ...

Cash boost for Bell Tower appeal - Evesham Observer

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 04:24 PM PDT


Evesham Observer

Cash boost for Bell Tower appeal
Evesham Observer
The dramatic move meant Wychavon District Council no longer approved any new requests for advance payments - meaning bids to obtain funding for the Bell Tower appeal would not be considered. But earlier this year council chiefs at the district council ...

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The CCCBR President's blog

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 09:00 AM PDT

Chris Mew's July-August post is now online.

A huge turnout for 10k race boosts tower appeal - Evesham Observer

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 01:37 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

A huge turnout for 10k race boosts tower appeal
Evesham Observer
HUNDREDS of runners pounded the streets of Evesham as they took part in the annual Vale 10k race. More than 500 people battled against the showers to take part in the seventh Birdseye Sports Evesham Vale event and help raise funds for the Bell Tower ...

The bells ring out - Oxford Mail

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 03:36 PM PDT


Oxford Mail

The bells ring out
Oxford Mail
Bell ringers rang out a muffled half-peal ahead of the service at the Church Street church, which began at 10.45pm on Monday. Associate minister, the Rev David Payne, said men from the village who fought and died in the First World War are included on ...

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