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Merseybells news feed as published


Hot springs, dolphins and Portugal's highest mountain: Discover the Azores - Express.co.uk

Posted: 30 May 2014 04:12 PM PDT


Express.co.uk

Hot springs, dolphins and Portugal's highest mountain: Discover the Azores
Express.co.uk
Men in flat caps play dominoes and smoke cigarettes. Women dressed up in twinsets and pearls saunter along the narrow pavement clutching wicker shopping baskets. A church bell peals softly in the distance as the bow-tied waiters bring out endless ...

134-year-old train bell at home in steeple in Hamburg church - Buffalo News

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:15 PM PDT


134-year-old train bell at home in steeple in Hamburg church
Buffalo News
When the old steeple at Trinity Episcopal Church in Hamburg had to come down last year, parishioners knew they wanted the new one to have a belfry. And it happened that ... The bronze bell was cast in 1880, 12 years before Trinity Church was established.

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Bells, chimes still ring out in Holy City - Lincoln Journal Star

Posted: 30 May 2014 02:38 PM PDT


Bells, chimes still ring out in Holy City
Lincoln Journal Star
Neighborhoods in Lincoln hear chimes or bells from First-Plymouth Congregational, the Cathedral of the Risen Christ, Saint Paul United Methodist, Southminster United Methodist and others. Nancy Gergen Savery, wife of my eldest son Doug, is a pianist, ...

Church bells chime once again in Horley - Banbury Guardian

Posted: 30 May 2014 11:05 AM PDT


Banbury Guardian

Church bells chime once again in Horley
Banbury Guardian
Mrs Tite paid tribute to the efforts of fundraising co-ordinator Mike Patching, without whom she said the project would not have been sewn up. The new bells and the frame were made at The Loughborough Bell Foundry and, despite dating to 1706, the ...

A place for all nations - Financial Times

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:36 AM PDT


A place for all nations
Financial Times
Perhaps not many visitors to the church or café notice a stone plaque set into the porch wall that reads as follows: “This church, built by Sir Christopher Wren, consecrated on July 13 1684, damaged by enemy action on October 14 1940, was rededicated ...

Boyertown Seeks to Restore Historical Bell Tower - bctv.org

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:30 AM PDT


Boyertown Seeks to Restore Historical Bell Tower
bctv.org
July 10, 2014 at 2 p.m. will mark the 94th anniversary of the first operation and bell strike of Boyertown's iconic Bell Tower Clock, located at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 35 West Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown. To honor the anniversary, members ...
Boyertown community members seek to save historic clock tower The Mercury

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Boyertown community members seek to save historic clock tower - The Mercury

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:14 AM PDT


Boyertown community members seek to save historic clock tower
The Mercury
Both the clock and bell tower have significant historical value. Said to be the second-oldest bell in the United States, the original clock hung in the belfry of the Union Church, now the site of National Penn Bank, at the corner of Philadelphia and ...

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Rescuers go high for Christ Church bell ringer - Times Colonist

Posted: 30 May 2014 07:14 AM PDT


Rescuers go high for Christ Church bell ringer
Times Colonist
He was able to thank all the firefighters involved on Thursday and give them a tour of the bell tower, including a demonstration on bell ringing. There are 10 bells at the cathedral, some weighing a tonne, which are rung by bell ringers pulling on ropes.

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Rescuers go high for bell ringer - Times Colonist

Posted: 30 May 2014 07:07 AM PDT


Rescuers go high for bell ringer
Times Colonist
He was able to thank all the firefighters involved on Thursday and give them a tour of the bell tower, including a demonstration on bell ringing. There are 10 bells at the cathedral, some weighing a tonne, which are rung by bell ringers pulling on ropes.

Bell ringing could raise $$ - Gothenburg Times

Posted: 30 May 2014 06:37 AM PDT


Bell ringing could raise $$
Gothenburg Times
Every time I walk past the fire hall, I get the urge to ring the bell on the pole in front. My idea would be for some energetic, organizational folks (unlike myself) to have a raffle for wannabe bell ringers to get a chance at winning an opportunity to ...

RED BANK: BON JOVI TALKS UP SOUL KITCHEN - redbankgreen

Posted: 30 May 2014 04:53 AM PDT


RED BANK: BON JOVI TALKS UP SOUL KITCHEN
redbankgreen
... the American Association of University Women used book sale continues every Saturday (except holidays) in the spacious basement of the Old First Church in Middletown. 06.01 - An Evening of Handbells at Tower Hill Church As part of the free Tower ...

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ARMY CORPS MAPPING NAVESINK RIVER FLOOR - redbankgreen

Posted: 30 May 2014 04:07 AM PDT


ARMY CORPS MAPPING NAVESINK RIVER FLOOR
redbankgreen
... the American Association of University Women used book sale continues every Saturday (except holidays) in the spacious basement of the Old First Church in Middletown. 06.01 - An Evening of Handbells at Tower Hill Church As part of the free Tower ...

What's happening in New West? Events calendar - May 29 - The Record (New Westminster)

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:47 AM PDT


What's happening in New West? Events calendar - May 29
The Record (New Westminster)
Block party and silent auction, St. Aidan's Presbyterian Church, 1320 Seventh Ave., 2 to 6 p.m. Includes a bouncy castle, popcorn and cotton candy machine, silent auction, music. Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages available by donation ... Tinnitus is ...

Celebrity auctioneer Charlie Ross ENGPNL00120120228092629 - Buckingham Advertiser

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:11 AM PDT


Buckingham Advertiser

Celebrity auctioneer Charlie Ross ENGPNL00120120228092629
Buckingham Advertiser
Family fun day at Garth Park, 1pm to 4pm, cakes, crafts, hot dogs, bouncy castles, nail-painting, face-painting, balloon-modelling, skate park competition, climbing wall. Lillingstone Lovell. Open gardens, noon to 6pm, 18 gardens, visit historic church ...

Support for the Bell Tower wings its way across the Atlantic - Evesham Journal

Posted: 30 May 2014 01:06 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Support for the Bell Tower wings its way across the Atlantic
Evesham Journal
EVESHAM'S Bell Tower Appeal has been reaching far and wide and has even been getting support from across the Atlantic. When residents of Evesham's twin town, Evesham in New Jersey, were asked if they would like to support the Bell Tower Appeal, they ...
Get in the running to help Bell Tower Evesham Observer

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Swell bells return to West Parish - Barnstable Patriot

Posted: 29 May 2014 06:30 PM PDT


Barnstable Patriot

Swell bells return to West Parish
Barnstable Patriot
Griff Gall shared this interesting story of handbell ringing's Boston roots: In 1902, Margaret Shurcliff of Beacon Hill accompanied her father on a trip to England to refurbish shuttered tower bells found around Boston. There they met the director of ...

CofE Clears way for Women Bishops*Three TEC Bishops to Retire*ACNA Grows ... - Virtue Online

Posted: 29 May 2014 05:55 PM PDT


CofE Clears way for Women Bishops*Three TEC Bishops to Retire*ACNA Grows ...
Virtue Online
Their sounds have echoed from the towers of the National Cathedral for 50 years. But on this Memorial Day afternoon, some feel like it's gone on that long, just today. "They can be pretty loud...actually, it's one of the complaints I have about living ...

It's green-for-go as AsparaFest kicks off - Evesham Observer

Posted: 29 May 2014 04:26 PM PDT


Evesham Observer

It's green-for-go as AsparaFest kicks off
Evesham Observer
... hold it somewhere with more space. Tickets for Asparafest are on sale now from £6 and the profits from all tickets sold will be donated to the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. Visit www.asparafest.co.uk for more information, a full programme and camping ...

WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS? - redbankgreen

Posted: 29 May 2014 03:02 AM PDT


WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
redbankgreen
... a Rock the River Waterfront Stage (hosted by Musicians on a Mission), plus Navesink River cruises, an Artisan's Alley, kiddie rides, and more. Click for link to more details. 06.01 - An Evening of Handbells at Tower Hill Church As part of the free ...

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Charlie Daniels at Times Union Center this weekend - The Saratogian

Posted: 28 May 2014 07:52 AM PDT


Charlie Daniels at Times Union Center this weekend
The Saratogian
... sparkling on the blue grass/Or the wind stir the wheat fields on a hot Kansas afternoon/Or driven the lonely stretches of old Route 66/Have you ever heard the church bells peal their call to worship/On an early Sunday in some small town in the deep ...

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AsparaFest is here as the Vale celebrates Gras - Evesham Journal

Posted: 28 May 2014 12:40 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

AsparaFest is here as the Vale celebrates Gras
Evesham Journal
... is our second year and we have put more into it in terms of the number and variety of performances and demonstrations." Tickets for Asparafest are on sale now from £6.00. The profits from all tickets sold will be donated to the Evesham Bell Tower ...

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