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Merseybells news feed as published


First Reformed carillon still calls out at after 70 years - Lexington Dispatch

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 11:25 AM PDT


First Reformed carillon still calls out at after 70 years
Lexington Dispatch
Church secretary and longtime member Myra Thompson has the opportunity to hear the carillons most every day since her office is located across the street from the bell tower. She said they provide significant meaning to a board spectrum of people.

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Sam Rushay: A gift from abroad for Independence - Blue Springs Examiner

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 10:12 AM PDT


Sam Rushay: A gift from abroad for Independence
Blue Springs Examiner
(The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia was forged at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, England.) Their dimensions and tone were identical with those of the original Liberty Bell that rang out when Americans proclaimed their freedom in Philadelphia in ...

What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? - San Diego Free Press

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 09:06 AM PDT


San Diego Free Press

What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?
San Diego Free Press
The 4th of July is the first great fact in your nation's history — the very ring-bolt in the chain of your yet undeveloped destiny. Pride and ... The ear-piercing fife and the stirring drum unite their accents with the ascending peal of a thousand ...

Mr. Cope's Cave: Have A Happy Us Day - Boise Weekly

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 08:41 AM PDT


Mr. Cope's Cave: Have A Happy Us Day
Boise Weekly
I felt it the night I was in Moscow and heard that town's church bells all start to peal, one after the other, when the announcement was made that the Vietnam War was over. I felt it when I watched Richard Nixon board the plane that took him, in ...

Years of being hit has almost rung bells out - Oxford Mail

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 08:08 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

Years of being hit has almost rung bells out
Oxford Mail
Honorary treasurer of the St Nicholas Church Marston Society of bellringers, Anthony Hughes, said: “We were warned that the bells needed a major overhaul because the clangers have been hitting the same bit of bell, which has created large pits on the ...

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Years of being hit has almost rung bells out - The Oxford Times

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 08:03 AM PDT


The Oxford Times

Years of being hit has almost rung bells out
The Oxford Times
Honorary treasurer of the St Nicholas Church Marston Society of bellringers, Anthony Hughes, said: “We were warned that the bells needed a major overhaul because the clangers have been hitting the same bit of bell, which has created large pits on the ...

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New Logo and Website for All Saint's Church - Driffield Today

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 06:58 AM PDT


Driffield Today

New Logo and Website for All Saint's Church
Driffield Today
Peter Reed, All Saints' Church warden, said: “We wanted to create something of a brand label, something that even if you saw it at a distance would be instantly recognizable as relating to All Saints' Church. “The new logo highlights the tower of the ...

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Bells ring at All Saints' Church in Preston for the first time in 30 years - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 04:58 AM PDT


Hull Daily Mail

Bells ring at All Saints' Church in Preston for the first time in 30 years
Hull Daily Mail
There are two treble bells, dating from 1660, and a 1690 tenor bell. The headstock, which attaches the bell to the wheel, had completely corroded away. The bells were taken to a bell foundry, before being returned earlier this week. Ms Watling, who has ...

Beverley to host free Off the Wall arts festival - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 04:44 AM PDT


Beverley to host free Off the Wall arts festival
Hull Daily Mail
The bell tower will also be open to the public, with a promised visit by Quasimodo as part of the Beverley Bells Festival. The church will host a children's colouring competition and four exhibitions. Two workshops, for which there will be a ... The ...

OUR TOWN: Celebrate our independence! Fly Old Glory! - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 04:10 AM PDT


OUR TOWN: Celebrate our independence! Fly Old Glory!
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
Immediately after on the front lawn, will be bell ringing of the Post's replica of the Liberty Bell for all interested persons. A luncheon (guests asked to bring a dish to pass) will follow in the front hall with VFW dignitaries as guests. Our Town is ...

Facing facts about the Fourth - The Daily Progress

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 03:32 AM PDT


Facing facts about the Fourth
The Daily Progress
It was originally cast in 1751 at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, before it arrived in Philadelphia in 1752 to hang in the Pennsylvania State House (later known as Independence Hall). The bell's famous crack formed after it was rung for the ...

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Annie's Mailbox: The legacy of the Liberty Bell - Rockford Register Star

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 03:13 AM PDT


Annie's Mailbox: The legacy of the Liberty Bell
Rockford Register Star
1, 1751, a letter was sent to order a bell from Whitechapel Foundry in London and to inscribe on it a passage from Leviticus: “Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the Land unto all the Inhabitants thereof — Lev. XXV X. By Order of the ASSEMBLY of the ...

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How much do you really know about July 4th? - Highlands Today

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:16 PM PDT


Fox News

How much do you really know about July 4th?
Highlands Today
On July 8, 1776, chimes from the Liberty Bell reportedly rang out from the tower of Independence Hall so Philadelphia residents could hear the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. But the 2,000-pound bell has cracks now ... Liberty ...
Valerie Strauss: Popular misconceptions about American independence TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
What you know about July 4th is wrong Washington Post (blog)

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Silchester Fete and Dog Show raises cash for village church - Basingstoke Gazette

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:14 PM PDT


Basingstoke Gazette

Silchester Fete and Dog Show raises cash for village church
Basingstoke Gazette
The Silchester Fete and Dog Show saw hundreds of people enjoy a family day out, while raising thousands for the parish church, St Mary the Virgin. Attractions included country dancing by pupils at Silchester School, performances from ... Adults enjoyed ...

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HIDDEN HISTORY: Independence Day 50 years ago, 1964 - The Daily News Online (blog)

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 09:17 PM PDT


HIDDEN HISTORY: Independence Day 50 years ago, 1964
The Daily News Online (blog)
In Le Roy, Mayor Richard Ladd asked all churches in the village to ring their bells at 2 p.m. July 4, along with the bell in the Municipal Building tower. The bells were to ring in unison for four minutes to coincide with ceremonies at Independence ...

Cosy crime series Father Brown ticks all the boxes - The Reporter

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 06:46 PM PDT


Cosy crime series Father Brown ticks all the boxes
The Reporter
The characters all feel pleasantly familiar, as does the setting - the town church with bells ringing out, country houses, a quaint, rambling village set amidst the green countryside. What's works surprisingly well is basing ... BROADCASTER Andrew ...

Emperors Announce New Single And Tour Dates - theMusic

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 05:17 PM PDT


theMusic

Emperors Announce New Single And Tour Dates
theMusic
West Australian power-pop trio Emperors are making their return to the popular conscious with a bang, simultaneously announcing the release of anthemic new cut Shooting From The Bell Tower as well as a run of national tour dates this August ...

Get in the running to help Bell Tower - Evesham Observer

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 04:27 PM PDT


Evesham Observer

Get in the running to help Bell Tower
Evesham Observer
Taking place on Sunday, July 13 members of Evesham Running Club are encouraging all kinds of runners including beginners to take part in the event which will be supporting the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. Now in its seventh year, the race has attracted a ...

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Launch is on the cards - Evesham Observer

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 04:27 PM PDT


Evesham Observer

Launch is on the cards
Evesham Observer
Buy photos » Traders already signed up the scheme met at Evesham's iconic Bell Tower. (s). THE COUNTDOWN is on to the launch of 'Our Heritage', the new loyalty card backed by Evesham's independent traders. Following a rallying call for more ...

South Mimms, Herts

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Placename revised to OS Landranger map spelling

Wimborne St Giles, Dorset

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 04:00 PM PDT

6th has cracked and is being recast; ringing continues on 7

A Ringing Memorial for Old Soldier George - Ledbury Reporter

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 01:55 AM PDT


A Ringing Memorial for Old Soldier George
Ledbury Reporter
Seen here, from left to right - bell hanger Phil Dunnett with volunteers Paul Grey and Arthur Pearce inspect one of the restored bells before it is hoisted into the tower at Tarrington Church. ... Evening includes a virtual tour of the belfry. Lots of ...

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