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Merseybells news feed as published


Mistress of the Mix: Ma Petite Citrouille - A News Cafe

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 02:04 PM PDT


A News Cafe

Mistress of the Mix: Ma Petite Citrouille
A News Cafe
... when the top of the hour rolled around, and the town's bell tower began to ring, and she stopped dead in her tracks, pointed towards the pealing bells, and shouted, "Les cloches! Les cloches!" and the townspeople erupted into laughter because she ...

Bell Ringers to Perform at United Methodist Church - Libertycountytimes

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 11:34 AM PDT


Bell Ringers to Perform at United Methodist Church
Libertycountytimes
On June 8 the Chester United Methodist Church will host a guest pastor, Ron Dorn and his wife Loretta who is the director of a bell choir at First United Methodist Church in Great Falls. First UMC has a rich history of bell choirs, and at one time had ...

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St Bart's bells will soon be ringing out again - Huddersfield Examiner

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 10:46 AM PDT


Huddersfield Examiner

St Bart's bells will soon be ringing out again
Huddersfield Examiner
A concert on Friday, June 20, aptly entitled 'Sing-a-Ding', aims to raise funds to re-hang the church's six bells, which have been silent for the past eight months following restoration work on the bell tower. Now that the work, which cost over £120 ...

Lincoln bishop blesses bells for new church - Westport News

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 09:33 AM PDT


Lincoln bishop blesses bells for new church
Westport News
In days past, the ringing of the bells was the only form of mass communication, Conley said. Bells sounded not only to signify that services were ... The four bells, which have a combined weight of 1,900 pounds, were ceremonially washed and anointed ...

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Bishop Cannings to stage festival fundraiser - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 09:05 AM PDT


This Is Wiltshire

Bishop Cannings to stage festival fundraiser
This Is Wiltshire
Other events include a quarter peal of bells at St Mary's Church on Tuesday. The church will also host an art, craft and photography exhibition from Tuesday to Saturday,June 14 and the primary school's annual summer fair on the Saturday will have a Rio ...

Now it is time for Beaconsfield to shine - Bucks Free Press

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 09:05 AM PDT


Bucks Free Press

Now it is time for Beaconsfield to shine
Bucks Free Press
Beaconsfield Society also said The WI, Churches Together, Simply Walking, St Marys and All Saints Bell Ringers and U3A are joining the event for the first time. As well as the numerous stalls there will also be entertainment, food and drink on offer ...

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Brownies on top of the world - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 04:22 AM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Brownies on top of the world
Market Rasen Mail
And on the way down, they stopped off in the bell tower to have a cup of tea to reward them for their efforts. The Brownies also had the chance to see the bells and try their hand at ringing them too, while also firing lots of questions at Mr Palmer ...

Bellringers welcome town's new civic head - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 04:07 AM PDT


Bellringers welcome town's new civic head
Morpeth Herald
Ringing Master Christopher Teasdale, who has recently been elected to the Membership of the Ancient Society of College Youths, the ultimate accolade in the ringing world, organised the peal. The bells will ring at the opening of Fair Day on Sunday and ...

Singing to keep Bell Tower ringing - Evesham Observer

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 01:51 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Singing to keep Bell Tower ringing
Evesham Observer
Buy photos » The Lygonian Singers who will be taking to the stage to raise money for the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. (s) ... Last year's event was the first concert to be held since the church was restored to its former glory by the Churches ...

Businesses urged to back Our Heritage - Evesham Observer

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 01:51 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Businesses urged to back Our Heritage
Evesham Observer
And to celebrate the tie-up, traders gathered at the Bell Tower on Sunday (June 1) with Fran Webb for a guided tour of the historic venue by the Bell Tower Ringing Master Chris Povey. 'Our Heritage' follows the YES card scheme which was set up ...

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Festival of Brides with flowers at Lytchett Matravers - Blackmore Vale

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 01:18 AM PDT


Festival of Brides with flowers at Lytchett Matravers
Blackmore Vale
The Festival of Brides will be held from 11th -13th July at the church on the Colehill Road. Bridal gowns will be on show, alongside wonderful displays of flowers depicting those the brides were carrying on their special day, together with more ...

The last mystery of the Romanovs: following the killers' footsteps - Russia Beyond The Headlines

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 01:10 AM PDT


The last mystery of the Romanovs: following the killers' footsteps
Russia Beyond The Headlines
During Easter week anyone can climb up the belfry and ring the bells. Working in the church is the singing school Oktoikh, a one-of-a-kind school of church bell ringers and icon painters. In mid-July, many pilgrims flock here to participate in the ...

D-Day 70: Church bells ring out - Portsmouth News

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 11:57 PM PDT


Portsmouth News

D-Day 70: Church bells ring out
Portsmouth News
CHURCH bells rang out over Southwick last night as a quarter peal was performed to mark the start of D-Day 70 commemorations in the village. The 42-minute long peal conducted by Roy Grayson was carried out by Eileen Jayne-Wood, MBE, Betty Daysh, ...

Angus girls have fun in capital run - Arbroath Herald

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 11:02 PM PDT


Arbroath Herald

Angus girls have fun in capital run
Arbroath Herald
His concentration was spot on and from the first bell he took control of the contest. Stiff left jabs, fast right crosses, stinging left-hooks all landed on target. Switching attack from body to head and back again Hill was landing shots in three and ...

Praise music: Two Te Deums + one combined choir = glory - Charleston Post Courier

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 10:33 PM PDT


Praise music: Two Te Deums + one combined choir = glory
Charleston Post Courier
It has been chanted in the Western Church since that time, often at the end of the morning office, but also on great occasion of celebration: military victories, coronations, music festivals, and the like. Music lovers will ... Part weaves vocal lines ...

Take a little time out and escape to Perth - MSN NZ News

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 08:55 PM PDT


MSN NZ News

Take a little time out and escape to Perth
MSN NZ News
With new bars and restaurants opening frequently, fine dining is becoming a must on the list of things to do in Perth (I still can't believe how much food I managed to squeeze in). Alongside the ... My comprehensive list included Ringing one of the ...

On the market: Living is easy at Blackrock's Cedar Square - Irish Independent

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 06:53 PM PDT


Irish Independent

On the market: Living is easy at Blackrock's Cedar Square
Irish Independent
Bells ringing at Ryecroft. Every New Year's Eve at midnight, the bells of Christ Church, the 19th Century Church of Ireland church in Bray, Co Wicklow, ring in the new year. Within earshot of the bells – and within sight of the bell tower – is Ryecroft ...

What's happening in the Long Beach area - Long Beach Press-Telegram

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 05:34 PM PDT


What's happening in the Long Beach area
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Bell Ringing Ceremony: The Los Cerritos Elementary School will host a traditional bell ringing ceremony to honor retiring teacher Jahneen Nadeau, who has taught for 38 years in the Long Beach School district. ... Saturday. Rummage Sale: From 8 a.m. to ...

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Reclaim the Church's lost boys - Church Times

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 04:26 PM PDT


Reclaim the Church's lost boys
Church Times
"SWEET sixteen, goes to church just to see the boys," went the words of a popular song from the 1960s. Teenagers today, however, might be puzzled by them. Until about 40 years ago, there were many boys in church choirs, and as servers and bell-ringers, ...

Remembering ordinary men and their extraordinary deed - Allentown Morning Call

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 04:03 PM PDT


Remembering ordinary men and their extraordinary deed
Allentown Morning Call
Representatives from all levels of government will conduct ceremonies, the Allen High School band will perform, and at noon, church bells throughout the county will peal, exactly as they did 50 years ago. The observance then will move to Zion's Church ...

Liverpool Cath, Mers

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Indication added re presence of toilets and simulator

Lytham, S Peter, Lancs

Posted: 05 Jun 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Ring key is nearer Ab than G (tenor nominal: Ab-42c)

Steeple restoration project underway at Pine Grove Community Church in Watson - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 02:02 AM PDT


Steeple restoration project underway at Pine Grove Community Church in Watson
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Deterioration in the bell tower at the Pine Grove Community Church in the town of Watson is visible after the removal of the steeple as part of a $14,000 restoration project. ... Workers from Schroy Builders, Watertown, recently began work on the ...

£50000 appeal to save Puriton church tower - This is The West Country

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 01:32 AM PDT


£50000 appeal to save Puriton church tower
This is The West Country
We have a team of bell ringers and it would be a real danger to them if water started coming in. “We are going to have to be serious about the tower. It really is getting more desperate.” Despite the monumental task, she is confident the community will ...

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