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Merseybells news feed as published


The Freedom Trail: There's an app for that - Boston Globe

Posted: 02 Nov 2013 03:10 PM PDT


Boston Globe

The Freedom Trail: There's an app for that
Boston Globe
In this section : Travel ... BOSTON — Imagine all the time and effort Paul Revere could have saved if only he had had a smartphone. Instead of ... As the Park Street Church's noontime bells started to peal a dozen times, I popped in my earbuds in ...

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Moving to the museum: Volunteers remove historic bell from Grantsdale School ... - Ravalli Republic

Posted: 02 Nov 2013 02:21 PM PDT


Moving to the museum: Volunteers remove historic bell from Grantsdale School ...
Ravalli Republic
The bell and its 23-foot-high tower were recently transferred to the Ravalli County Historical Society in a move that has been in the works since last spring when the Hamilton School District decided it could no longer afford to keep the 124-year-old ...

USA. Azamara Club Cruises L Discoveries promotion offers compimentary shore ... - BYM News (press release)

Posted: 02 Nov 2013 08:58 AM PDT


USA. Azamara Club Cruises L Discoveries promotion offers compimentary shore ...
BYM News (press release)
To start, guests will enjoy two days in Rome where church bells peal out across the city as Palm Sunday is celebrated. During the voyage, guests also will visit the stunning Amalfi coast with an overnight in Sorrento, before heading to Siracusa where a ...

Binbrook & District WI - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 02 Nov 2013 08:40 AM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Binbrook & District WI
Market Rasen Mail
... won by Marina Cawley, with her Campanula flower head and handcarved soap to look like a cat. At the next meeting, on November 6 in the Reading Room, Claxby bell ringers will be teaching members how to 'make a tune' using hand bells. And during ...

Withycombe Raleigh bellringers show they know the ropes - Exmouth Journal

Posted: 02 Nov 2013 08:08 AM PDT


Exmouth Journal

Withycombe Raleigh bellringers show they know the ropes
Exmouth Journal
Withycombe Raleigh church Tower Captain Janet Coles is pictured before the Interbranch Striking Competiton that was held on Saturday. Seven teams from across Devon competed at CSG, Lympstone then the church in Withycombe. Photo by Simon Horn.

Libby Murphy and Ernie Begin are wed in Suffield ceremony - The Ridgefield Press

Posted: 02 Nov 2013 02:37 AM PDT


The Ridgefield Press

Libby Murphy and Ernie Begin are wed in Suffield ceremony
The Ridgefield Press
14. The Rev. Erica Wimber Avena performed the ceremony at the couple's church, The Second Baptist Church in Suffield. The bride wore a traditional white lace and toule wedding dress in part designed by her. ... The couple gave stationary bell ringing ...

Just for the weekend? - This is Somerset

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 10:13 PM PDT


This is Somerset

Just for the weekend?
This is Somerset
During both evenings there are a variety of street entertainers including carol singers, Morris dancers, hand bell ringers, a large fairground organ and choirs in the parish church. In Devon, the last Friday in November is when the shops and charities ...

Bells will be ringing: Locals recognize hospice month - Escanaba Daily Press

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 09:30 PM PDT


Escanaba Daily Press

Bells will be ringing: Locals recognize hospice month
Escanaba Daily Press
"The bell ringing is a sound that reminds us of voices in the past or those going through hospice," he said. "Every bell has a different sound and every voice has a different sound." Hague also related the bell ringing as a symbol of people caring for ...

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Faith Briefs, Saturday Nov. 2 - Salisbury Post

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 09:24 PM PDT


Faith Briefs, Saturday Nov. 2
Salisbury Post
First Presbyterian Church of Salisbury and The Bell Tower Ringers will present a Handbell Festival concert at 5 p.m. today. A collaboration of 68 members from 10 different churches is the result of a two-day handbell workshop. The theme is “Handbells ...

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Brecksville church to highlight Hinduism and Indian culture - Akron Beacon Journal

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 08:52 PM PDT


Brecksville church to highlight Hinduism and Indian culture
Akron Beacon Journal
Celebrating 89 years of ministry with a banquet at University of Akron Infocision Stadium Club on the fifth floor. All church members at least 89 years old will be recognized and honored for their ... Bell ringing, candle lighting ceremony and an ...

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With a Bird's-Eye View of Herald Square, Seeing All but Noticed by Few - New York Times

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 08:01 PM PDT


With a Bird's-Eye View of Herald Square, Seeing All but Noticed by Few
New York Times
He apparently enjoyed riding his horse-drawn coach at full-speed down country roads while naked and yelling, and among his quirks was an obsession with owls. According ... Unlike the owls, Minerva and her bell-ringers are well-known park fixtures today.

Kensington, Gr London

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended (to Warner stated value)

Thoroton, Notts

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 05:00 PM PDT

Augmentation to 6 in memory of Sarah Stonehouse completed

Timworth, Suffolk

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 05:00 PM PDT

Tenor note supplied; nominal F#+22c

Raymer, Camp rejoin United Way board - Daily Journal Online

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 04:56 PM PDT


Raymer, Camp rejoin United Way board
Daily Journal Online
Both Camp and Raymer have long histories with United Way as “enthusiastic” diners during Dine Out For United Way and bell-ringers during the holiday season. “In a sense I feel as if I never left the UW and you can expect to see me and my family ringing ...

Roses & Raspberries - Battle Creek Enquirer

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 01:34 PM PDT


Roses & Raspberries
Battle Creek Enquirer
However, although some may incorrectly refer to the clock in the Parliament Tower (now named the Elizabeth Tower) as “Big Ben,” the name actually belongs to the bell in the tower. Question number 10 asked, “How is the dulcimer played?” The answer given ...

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Around Town - Lexington Clipper Herald

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 11:34 AM PDT


Around Town
Lexington Clipper Herald
13 at Calvary Assembly of God Church, 1304 N. Adams St. in Lexington. ... Those interested in volunteering as bell ringers for donations for the Salvation Army in Lexington in the Fall may contact Martha Draskovic with Community Action at 308-324-4219.9.

American Humanists Target Birdville ISD for Suspending Student Who Tore ... - Dallas Observer (blog)

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 10:35 AM PDT


American Humanists Target Birdville ISD for Suspending Student Who Tore ...
Dallas Observer (blog)
When he decided that the Pledge of Allegiance violates the separation of church and state, and that its claim of "liberty and justice for all" was bull, he protested by refusing to join his peers in saying it. And when his classmates kept telling him ...

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Fall fun around town - Times-Georgian

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 09:58 AM PDT


Fall fun around town
Times-Georgian
I'm told that most of the little door bell ringers are annually on Monroe and Kiker Streets for Halloween. I remember ... Brother Jimmy Bryan of the First Methodist Church took me to task about my bold statement saying that I was through moving. He ...

Clock in Burlington church fire can be repaired in 6 months, dates back to 1878 - The Tribune

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 08:34 AM PDT


Clock in Burlington church fire can be repaired in 6 months, dates back to 1878
The Tribune
BURLINGTON, Vermont — Officials say the bell in the steeple of a Burlington church damaged by fire is still in good shape, but the 1878 clock in the tower needs some work to be restored. Experts say brass parts had softened in the heat of the fire ...

Coggeshall: Festive season kicks off at Marks Hall - Halstead Gazette

Posted: 01 Nov 2013 08:13 AM PDT


Coggeshall: Festive season kicks off at Marks Hall
Halstead Gazette
Carol singers, bell ringers and big bands will put the final touches to this Christmas celebration, which will kick the festive season off with a bang. The show will be open from 10.30am on Saturday until 5pm on Sunday, with the visitor centre and ...

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The ancient village that rocks - Perth Now

Posted: 31 Oct 2013 09:30 PM PDT


The ancient village that rocks
Perth Now
But perhaps my favourite stood solitary in a tiny square - a 14th-century brick minaret turned bell tower with a typically Islamic horseshoe arch. Also tucked away, in the new town near the celebrated 18th-century Plaza de Toros that many consider a ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 31 Oct 2013 06:07 PM PDT


The bells are back in Henley
Stratford Observer
On Wednesday (October 2), three ancient church bells came back to St Nicholas Church in Beaudesert Lane after a spell at a bell foundry in Loughborough. They were originally removed from the tower for restoration 14 months ago as part of a jubilee project.

Vitor Belfort is prepared to stop TRT for UFC title shot - Ninemsn

Posted: 31 Oct 2013 06:03 PM PDT


Ninemsn

Vitor Belfort is prepared to stop TRT for UFC title shot
Ninemsn
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) keeps Vitor Belfort from fighting in Las Vegas, Nev., but that could change. Coming off two "Knockout of the Night" finishes over top-ranked middleweights Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold, "The Phenom" returns to ...

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Round-up: Bevy of beauties in Beverly Hills - The Express Tribune

Posted: 31 Oct 2013 10:47 AM PDT


The Express Tribune

Round-up: Bevy of beauties in Beverly Hills
The Express Tribune
With smoky eyes, lightly tinted lips and luscious hair, Alves' look was a bell ringer! Amy Adams. The Lullaby actor wore a plain white Antonio Berardi Resort 2014 sheath dress. While the dress flattered her figure, she wore matching platform heels with ...

Reading the interference: What we learned at Unsound Krakow - Drowned In Sound

Posted: 31 Oct 2013 09:13 AM PDT


Reading the interference: What we learned at Unsound Krakow
Drowned In Sound
Juliana Barwick's performance in the enormous St Catherine's Church is phenomenally moving, bringing her recorded music to life with angelic, looped vocal harmonies that reverberate around the vast 14th century building. Her sparing but purposeful ...

The Highland Line: remembering the Resolis Riot of 1843 - Herald Scotland (blog)

Posted: 31 Oct 2013 08:00 AM PDT


The Highland Line: remembering the Resolis Riot of 1843
Herald Scotland (blog)
... should appoint a minister - the congregation or the patrons, who normally were the landlords. The patrons' rights had been re-established by statute in 1712 but the 1834 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland had passed a Veto Act which allowed ...

Wambo Hall of Fame - The Singleton Argus

Posted: 30 Oct 2013 06:04 PM PDT


Wambo Hall of Fame
The Singleton Argus
Among his duties, Ted was responsible for winding the clock in the tower of the church each week, which he did for 49 years. Ted was on the engineering team that installed the bells in the tower of All Saints and was on the All Saints Vestry for 17 ...

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