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posted 9 May 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 9 May 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Deputies: Father shot family, burned home in Florida mansion fire - WXYZ

Posted: 09 May 2014 12:35 PM PDT


Deputies: Father shot family, burned home in Florida mansion fire
WXYZ
Darrin Campbell “systematically” shot his wife, son and daughter in their rented Avila mansion and then turned the weapon on himself, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Investigators had been trying to determine how the family died ...

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Ashwell church's chimes to be silenced after 117 years - Comet 24

Posted: 09 May 2014 09:05 AM PDT


Comet 24

Ashwell church's chimes to be silenced after 117 years
Comet 24
“We are not happy about it but we have accepted that a Noise Abatement Order (NBO) can be issued at any time and if one was then they chimes would not come back on at all. “Turning them off gives everyone some breathing space and allows us to raise ...

Historic church's bells will soon be ringing again after repair - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 09 May 2014 06:40 AM PDT


Plymouth Herald

Historic church's bells will soon be ringing again after repair
Plymouth Herald
Left, from left to right, are the 1st St Budeaux Girl Guides ringing the bells : Christine Hart (nee Rogers), Margaret Gynn (nee McGlinchey), Doreen McGlinchey, Rev Brown, Anne Hiscock, Reginald Miller (Bell Captain) Veronica Elliot, Ann Warren ... "It ...

Court case thrown out - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 09 May 2014 06:40 AM PDT


Court case thrown out
Plymouth Herald
PEOPLE can learn the art of bell ringing as part of a Tower Open Day at the Minster Church of St Andrew. Saturday's event runs from 10am until 3pm, and as well as guided tours of the ten-bell tower, visitors can enjoy light refreshments. Just go along ...

Pirate's castle goes on the market - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 09 May 2014 06:15 AM PDT


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Pirate's castle goes on the market
Tewkesbury ADMAG
The gothic property, featuring battlements and turrets, sits within the boundaries of Overbury Estate and links a row of early 17th Century cottages to an 18th Century look out tower. Captain Bell, a bold buccaneer of the Napoleonic Wars and beyond ...

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Red Devils win first county game since 2011 championship by stranding 12 ... - New Jersey Hills

Posted: 09 May 2014 05:20 AM PDT


Red Devils win first county game since 2011 championship by stranding 12 ...
New Jersey Hills
The other semifinal pits top seed and defending champion Bernards against Hillsborough. The championship is Saturday night at TD Bank Park. Ricca, who came into the game allowing only five walks through 27 innings, struggled to find the plate ...

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Cherry Picker marks first steps of work on Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower - Evesham Journal

Posted: 09 May 2014 04:10 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Cherry Picker marks first steps of work on Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower
Evesham Journal
The iconic Bell Tower is in much need of urgent repairs and is the subject of a campaign, backed by this newspaper, to raise £500,000 for repairs and to conserve. ... For more information on the appeal or to donate visit eveshambelltower.org.uk. The ...

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History Space visits Bakersfield - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Posted: 09 May 2014 03:10 AM PDT


History Space visits Bakersfield
BurlingtonFreePress.com
... timber-framed three-story brick building; the upper stories for an academy and the first floor for a Methodist Chapel. A bronze bell cast at the Menelley foundry in West Troy was hung on a wooden wheel in the belfry. It was called the South Academy ...

EU should "wake up" and fight "Hitler's ideological heirs" - InSerbia News

Posted: 09 May 2014 02:16 AM PDT


InSerbia News

EU should "wake up" and fight "Hitler's ideological heirs"
InSerbia News
They protested against the EU and brandished the slogan “Sweden for the Swedes”. Through the duration of the demonstration, church bells rang out across the southern Swedish town. It was the first time since 1939 that the churches rang their bells to ...

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Parish councillor dies - The Oxford Times

Posted: 09 May 2014 12:32 AM PDT


Parish councillor dies
The Oxford Times
Old Marston parish councillor Roy Jones who was due to stand at next month's elections has died, aged 80. Mr Jones, a bellringer at St Nicholas' Church for 70 years, died on Monday. Vice-chairman Duncan Hatfield said: “I'm saddened and very surprised.

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Keep calm and carillon: Students take on Rockefeller's bells - The Chicago Maroon

Posted: 08 May 2014 11:08 PM PDT


Keep calm and carillon: Students take on Rockefeller's bells
The Chicago Maroon
Both were created by the Gillett & Johnston bell foundry of Croydon, England in the early 1930s, with the intention of going beyond the grandeur of an average carillon's already formidable size and into the extraordinary. A carillon is defined as an ...

QB Johnny Manziel falls to Cleveland Browns - Knoe.com

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:15 PM PDT


QB Johnny Manziel falls to Cleveland Browns
Knoe.com
The team's sales staff received dozens of season-ticket renewals in the minutes after Manziel was picked, a bell ringing in the upstairs of Cleveland's headquarters with every sale. Pettine said Manziel won't be promised anything other than a chance to ...

Clean Energy Fuels' (CLNE) CEO Andrew Littlefair on Q1 2014 Results ... - Seeking Alpha

Posted: 08 May 2014 09:52 PM PDT


Clean Energy Fuels' (CLNE) CEO Andrew Littlefair on Q1 2014 Results ...
Seeking Alpha
In the East, we completed construction of a CNG station for Hillsborough Area Regional Transit in Tampa, Florida. Over the next five years HART will replace the entire diesel powered bus fleet to CNG. ... In Las Vegas, customers have ordered over 100 ...

LINCOLN SHAW: Gentle man will be much missed - Torquay Herald Express

Posted: 08 May 2014 09:06 PM PDT


LINCOLN SHAW: Gentle man will be much missed
Torquay Herald Express
A man with a ready smile and lovely Devon voice. I interviewed him many times, usually after a bout of complicated campanology. No wonder they gave Jack a noisy farewell at his funeral service, attended by more than 300 people with the bells ringing ...

Galion Places: The Deagan Carillon - GalionLive

Posted: 08 May 2014 07:21 PM PDT


GalionLive

Galion Places: The Deagan Carillon
GalionLive
After an extended absence, the extraordinary carillon housed in the bell tower of Peace Lutheran Church on South Market Street returned to operation this past month. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons at noon, ... The others are a massive 97 tone ...

Abandoned, mysterious, tropical and top-secret spots you'll never get to see - Perth Now

Posted: 08 May 2014 05:03 PM PDT


Abandoned, mysterious, tropical and top-secret spots you'll never get to see
Perth Now
Until 1968, the island was used as a mental hospital — legend says that one doctor who habitually butchered his patients was later thrown from the island's bell tower to his own death. Poveglia's deeper past is even darker: It was a quarantine spot ...

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Archbishop's school, 300 years later - Church Times

Posted: 08 May 2014 04:48 PM PDT


Archbishop's school, 300 years later
Church Times
THE bells of Croydon Minster rang a quarter peal last Friday for a Founder's Day service to celebrate the tercentenary of Archbishop Tenison School, Croydon. It is believed to be the longest-running mixed school in the world. The school, founded in ...

Wareham, Dorset

Posted: 08 May 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor (Warner 1910) replaced

Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers to perform in Conway May 9 - Conway Daily Sun

Posted: 08 May 2014 01:34 AM PDT


Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers to perform in Conway May 9
Conway Daily Sun
The Bell Ringers have performed throughout the United States, Canada, Bermuda and Iceland, as well as countries in South America and Europe. The group has played a variety of venues from the churches, prisons and nursing homes to Maine State Capital ...

Marauding jackdaws kill time on historic parish clock - Western Morning News

Posted: 08 May 2014 12:14 AM PDT


Marauding jackdaws kill time on historic parish clock
Western Morning News
The clock has just been repaired and is currently striking, but according to Mr Willcox it is only a matter of time before the jackdaws' nesting stops the bells ringing out in Probus once more. The mechanism itself is in first class condition and is ...

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Church uses flowers to celebrate diocese centenary - Braintree and Witham Times

Posted: 07 May 2014 03:03 AM PDT


Braintree and Witham Times

Church uses flowers to celebrate diocese centenary
Braintree and Witham Times
... by ticket only which can be booked on 01376 350025. Refreshments with homemade cakes, a handmade stall and children's competition also feature. The Flower Festival concludes with a Peal of Bells at 5.30pm and Songs of Praise at 6pm on the Sunday .

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Ukraine moves forces, helicopter downed in east - Emirates 24/7

Posted: 06 May 2014 10:22 PM PDT


Ukraine moves forces, helicopter downed in east
Emirates 24/7
The sound of an air-raid siren could be heard in the centre of Slaviansk, and a church bell rang in the main square. The self-declared pro-Russian mayor of Slaviansk Vyacheslav Ponomarev told Reuters by telephone: "(The ... Over 40 people were killed ...

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