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Merseybells news feed as published


Far From Trafalgar and Waterloo - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 02:05 PM PST


Wall Street Journal

Far From Trafalgar and Waterloo
Wall Street Journal
... from buttons and bullets and standards (Sir Walter Scott collected four of them) to bits of bone and even skulls. A former soldier ran an inn nearby to accommodate tourists. ... Ms. Uglow shows us, in 1798, a nation celebrating Nelson's victory in ...

The War in Ukraine Has Somehow Gotten Even Worse - The New Republic

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 12:51 PM PST


Newsweek

The War in Ukraine Has Somehow Gotten Even Worse
The New Republic
NATO, too, has been ringing the alarm bells again over increasing Russian involvement in support of the rebels. But this does not mean that the efforts of the Contact Group are ... Meanwhile the U.S. has increased its military assistance to Ukraine on ...
Ukraine Sliding Towards All-Out War Despite Mediation Efforts The Epoch Times

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Silver Dollar City hosts ceremony for Fireman's Landing - Branson Tri-Lakes news

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 12:49 PM PST


Branson Tri-Lakes news

Silver Dollar City hosts ceremony for Fireman's Landing
Branson Tri-Lakes news
Thomas said the staff located the bell, forged in the 1890s by the American Bell Foundry Company in Northrup, Michigan, in a community building where it was likely to have been used to summon volunteers to fight fires. Thomas said he plans on Silver ...

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Makeover restores appeal of El Camino Real bell - U-T San Diego

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 12:12 PM PST


U-T San Diego

Makeover restores appeal of El Camino Real bell
U-T San Diego
The first El Camino Real bell was placed in 1906 in front of the downtown Los Angeles Old Plaza Church, followed soon after by installation of 450 cast iron bells by 1915. As these fell into disrepair, the California State Automobile Association ...

Historic quilt is the star of show - Kent and Sussex Courier

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 12:01 PM PST


Kent and Sussex Courier

Historic quilt is the star of show
Kent and Sussex Courier
Loans from Cranbrook Museum include a painting of local eccentric Old Buck the bellringer. The exhibition, with craft workshops and other events running alongside it, reflects a revival in a form of art which has often been overlooked. "We wanted to ...

"His primary identity was as a priest” - Catholic World Report

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 11:55 AM PST


Catholic World Report

"His primary identity was as a priest”
Catholic World Report
(CNS photo/Bob Mullen); right: The bell tower of the basilica at Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo in Carmel, Calif.; the remains of Blessed Serra are entombed in the mission's basilica. (CNS photo/Gregory .... Another bell would ring, and ...

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Donors save historic church's crumbling bell tower - WWL

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 11:43 AM PST


WWL

Donors save historic church's crumbling bell tower
WWL
"The bell tower is very fragile right now," said architect Robby Cangelosi. "We have water coming into the church through some of the louvers in it. Thibodeau added, "It has suffered through a lot of weather-related forces." Now the fragile brick work ...

The 1840s brought influx of Protestants - San Antonio Express-News

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 11:42 AM PST


The 1840s brought influx of Protestants
San Antonio Express-News
Before independence, Catholics had opened their church doors to the newcomers — ignoring one dissenting priest's proclamation that “From now on, NO bell will ring out at San Fernando for cockfights, bullfights — or Protestant funerals!” Protestants ...

Orlando Day Trip: Bok Tower Gardens - Orlando Magazine (blog)

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 10:22 AM PST


Orlando Magazine (blog)

Orlando Day Trip: Bok Tower Gardens
Orlando Magazine (blog)
... top carillonneur in the world to perform the park's twice-daily concerts. Geert D'hollander, who grew up playing 15th-century carillons in Belgium, says the Bok Tower instrument with bells ranging from 16 pounds to 12 tons, is the most beautiful in ...

Many gather for 13th annual King Day observance - Essex News Daily

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 08:59 AM PST


Essex News Daily

Many gather for 13th annual King Day observance
Essex News Daily
19, at New Light Baptist Church. The Dewey Street church is the traditional venue for the event although one element of that tradition was missing this year. Former Councilman Bernard Hamilton, who helped establish the observance of the holiday in the ...

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Award for loyal bellringers - Eastwood Advertiser

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 08:26 AM PST


Eastwood Advertiser

Award for loyal bellringers
Eastwood Advertiser
Don has 'given encouragement and shown kindness' to all those he has taught to ring during his 56 years in office. The presentation was made by his successor, Emmi Checkley, in the presence of the Revd Dave Marvin, fellow bellringers and members of the ...

Dublin: 2 Days, 2 Nights - Toronto Star

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 08:16 AM PST


Toronto Star

Dublin: 2 Days, 2 Nights
Toronto Star
... the flying buttresses, as well as the chance to try bell-ringing. If you want to go even farther back in time, get the combination ticket (13.25 euros) that includes the Dublinia museum, the Viking “experience” connected to Christ Church by bridge ...

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Two wins keep Danny Delany on track - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 08:07 AM PST


Two wins keep Danny Delany on track
Taranaki Daily News
In the first round of knockout play in the TSB Bank-sponsored event, Delany and his team from Onehunga beat Marton's Warren Hausman 22-11 and then ended the chances of a Wanganui East four skipped by Robbie Robertson 28-21. Delany skipped a Rawhiti ...

Bell choir getting off to a great start - Piqua Daily Call

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 07:27 AM PST


Bell choir getting off to a great start
Piqua Daily Call
PIQUA — The large box contained a wide assortment of musical bells for their performances during the Catholic Mass. Alexis Packard, Madison Guillozet, and Karolina Polakonski reached for the musical instruments consisting of natural notes, sharps, and ...

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Letters: Can Islam be reconciled with reason? - The Independent

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 05:09 AM PST


Letters: Can Islam be reconciled with reason?
The Independent
Maybe I could add to Ziauddin Sardar's appeal for the restoration of reason to Islam by pointing out that in England in the 17th century Islam was sometimes seen as a more reasonable religion than Christianity, on account of having no Trinity, which ...

Football: This week's fixtures - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 04:51 AM PST


Spalding Guardian

Football: This week's fixtures
Spalding Guardian
First Division South: Brigg v Gresley, Carlton v Lincoln, Coalville v Chasetown, Goole v Kidsgrove, Leek v Sheffield, Loughborough Dynamo v Norton, Newcastle v Tividale, Romulus v Market Drayton, Spalding v Rainworth Miners Welfare, Stafford v Sutton ...

Yes: Talking to Coma Patients Does Speed Recovery - Laboratory Equipment

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 04:26 AM PST


Laboratory Equipment

Yes: Talking to Coma Patients Does Speed Recovery
Laboratory Equipment
In another test, patients listened to a small bell ringing as before. But this time, patients' brains responded ... Their church raised funds to hire an air ambulance to transport the comatose Godfrey to the Chicago hospital. While there, the family ...

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Appeal to revive a bell ringing band for Darlington church - The Northern Echo

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 03:20 AM PST


The Northern Echo

Appeal to revive a bell ringing band for Darlington church
The Northern Echo
AN appeal is being made to get the long-silent bells of a Darlington church ringing once again. St John The Evangelist Church off Yarm Road has not had a regular band of campanologists ringing its bells since the 1990s but tower captain Stephen Duguid ...

Open auditions Sunday for 'Carousel' - Eagle-Tribune

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 02:39 AM PST


Open auditions Sunday for 'Carousel'
Eagle-Tribune
ATKINSON — Community Bells, a handbell ringing group based at Atkinson Congregational Church, is looking for some new members. Anyone ... No previous experience with handbells is needed; learn all you need to know in three or four practices.

Citizen journalists cover the 'Millennial Pope' - Rappler

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 01:39 AM PST


Rappler

Citizen journalists cover the 'Millennial Pope'
Rappler
When the papal plane landed, netizens immediately shared videos of church bells from Tacloban and Manila ringing to welcome the Pope. Ash Gonzales, another Mover, navigated the crowd that lined up along Roxas Boulevard, hoping to see the papal ...

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From a £1.50 Subway lunch to sampling real ale in St George's Hall: 5 things ... - Liverpool Echo

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 12:37 AM PST


Liverpool Echo

From a £1.50 Subway lunch to sampling real ale in St George's Hall: 5 things ...
Liverpool Echo
Bell-ringing practice. Expect your ears to be ringing at Our Lady and St Nicholas' church this evening as bell-ringing practice is scheduled to take place between 7.30pm and 9pm. End to roadworks coming into city. If you are travelling into the city ...

Ringing tribute to Shropshire bell ringer and golfer - shropshirestar.com

Posted: 23 Jan 2015 12:14 AM PST


Ringing tribute to Shropshire bell ringer and golfer
shropshirestar.com
His son, Brian, said he had been a tower captain in his home in Essex and had rung bells in churches across the world. “There have already been a dozen peals rung in his honour, including one in Perth, Australia, and one here in St Oswalds, Oswestry.”.

Plea from the bellringers of Shepton Mallet - Shepton Mallet Journal

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 11:26 PM PST


Shepton Mallet Journal

Plea from the bellringers of Shepton Mallet
Shepton Mallet Journal
The eight bells in the tower of the parish church are rung for weddings, funerals, some church services, monthly practice nights, and occasionally by visiting bellringers. There have been bells in the tower since the early 1600s. Most of the current ...

What's In a Coke? Kevin Ashton Spills It - Everyday ebook

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 10:12 PM PST


What's In a Coke? Kevin Ashton Spills It
Everyday ebook
It is in the sound of passing sirens, distant music, church bells, cell phones, lawn mowers and snow blowers, basketballs and bicycles, waves on breakers, hammers and saws, the creak and crackle of melting ice cubes, even the bark of a dog—a wolf ...

Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock - Stratford Observer

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 04:13 PM PST


Stratford Observer

Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock
Stratford Observer
He rang the bells at St Peter's Church in his home village, and more recently was one of the volunteer team staffing Bidford library. As a teenager, Felix had spent many happy hours with his brother 'messing about with boats' on the River Thames, and ...

Villager semi-retiring - after 665 years - Leamington Observer

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 04:05 PM PST


Leamington Observer

Villager semi-retiring - after 665 years
Leamington Observer
Buy photos» All Saints' Tower Captain Mark Sayers lends Mary Barrass a hand with the casting of the new treble bell. (s). Latest News. Buy photos» The bells were been removed from the belfry in January and lowered to the ringing chamber. (s). Latest News.

FirstPeal2015 -- marking a special year for ringing

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

Stoke St Milborough, Shrops

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

URL added

Tonge, Kent

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

Derelict added (treble has a broken wheel)

Film Review: R100 - Film Journal

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 07:19 AM PST


Film Review: R100
Film Journal
Soon we find him in a dungeon-like building, ringing the bell on a door marked “Bondage.” A diabolical fellow behind the desk (Suzuki Matsuo) offers him something special: a year-long contract for surprise beatings when he least expects them—a ...

Ronnie Ronalde - The Guardian

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 05:50 AM PST


Ronnie Ronalde
The Guardian
His heyday was 1949-56, and his records – such as Delia Murphy's Irish folk song If I Were a Blackbird (1950), Little Swiss Maid, Mockingbird Hill and Bells Across the Meadow – sold in their millions. His popularity as a live ... Before him came Arthur ...

Wednesday marks 1 year since deadly Purdue shooting - WTHI

Posted: 21 Jan 2015 07:41 AM PST


Wednesday marks 1 year since deadly Purdue shooting
WTHI
It coincides with the Purdue Bell Tower ringing 12 times at noon. “It really shook the whole community, ... A panel on security made the recommendations after receiving feedback from students and employees that day. Among the new security features are ...

Friends, Family Remember Triad Pastor Killed in Car Accident - TWC News

Posted: 20 Jan 2015 03:43 PM PST


TWC News

Friends, Family Remember Triad Pastor Killed in Car Accident
TWC News
HIGH POINT -- Friends, co-workers and congregants were remembering a Triad pastor and Wesleyan Church official who died, Sunday, in a auto accident in Florida. A drunk driver reportedly rear-ended the car of 68-year-old Rev. Darrell Scruggs as he and ...

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