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Christmas in Stoke-on-Trent - your definitive guide to festive events - Stoke Sentinel

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 03:14 PM PST


Christmas in Stoke-on-Trent - your definitive guide to festive events
Stoke Sentinel
FROM light switch-on evenings to festive markets, Christmas is coming to Stoke-on-Trent. Wherever you live in the city you will be sure to find an event to get the whole family into the swing of the season. Here is our guide to some of the key events ...

Monty Python's Michael Palin discovered performance in the pram - The Age

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 03:10 PM PST


The Age

Monty Python's Michael Palin discovered performance in the pram
The Age
I remember watching my father ringing the bells at the local church. It was peal of 10 and he'd always ring number nine or 10, which required a lot of strength and I was quite proud, especially as the swing of the great bells lifted him off his feet ...

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Ellison Bay: Seasonal events begin to pile up - Green Bay Press Gazette

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 02:49 PM PST


Ellison Bay: Seasonal events begin to pile up
Green Bay Press Gazette
The Kiwanis Club Bell Ringers have begun now, and Russ Smith wishes to remind people who write checks to the campaign to be sure and drop them in the kettles and not to mail them. They will receive a receipt through the mail. The big evening in Ellison ...

Union County Deputy to be Laid to Rest Saturday - TWC News

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 01:56 PM PST


TWC News

Union County Deputy to be Laid to Rest Saturday
TWC News
There will be a visitation Friday night from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church. A memorial service will be held there Saturday morning at 11 a.m. Lakeview Baptist's pastor, Steve Jirgil, said then Greene will be laid to rest at Lake Lynn ...

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Bigstone's lost opportunity - Macleans.ca

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 01:03 PM PST


Macleans.ca

Bigstone's lost opportunity
Macleans.ca
While Bigstone claims the entire area as its traditional territory, it only has direct authority over the 77,000 hectares of land that make up its reserves. The royalties the band receives from the limited oil and gas pipelines that flow within its ...

Holiday events: From 'Nutcrackers' to noisemakers - The News Journal

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 12:36 PM PST


Holiday events: From 'Nutcrackers' to noisemakers
The News Journal
Also the Women's Club Christmas Craft Shop (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Appoquinimink Training Center, 118 S. Sixth St., Odessa) and antique show (10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Odessa Fire Hall). ..... at the New Castle Presbyterian Church, and town tree lighting and ...

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Doctors Encourage Flu Shots Following Second Death of Season - TWC News

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 11:40 AM PST


TWC News

Doctors Encourage Flu Shots Following Second Death of Season
TWC News
So we have plenty of vaccine now,” said Horowitz. Because the flu virus evolves each year, Horowitz is now participating in a study to further flu vaccine research. “Our practice is fortunate enough to be involved in a study of a new flu vaccine that's ...

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Campaign funds are used to renovate, repair and improve - Pittsburgh Catholic

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 10:58 AM PST


Campaign funds are used to renovate, repair and improve
Pittsburgh Catholic
The pastor of St. Peter, St. Paul and St. Michael the Archangel parishes in Butler is forming six teams of parishioners who will use campaign funds to evangelize, reach out to the poor locally and in Appalachia, help families afford a Catholic ...

Sneak peek: Drago's Castle from 5 Wits at Destiny USA (photos/video) - Syracuse.com (blog)

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 10:29 AM PST


Syracuse.com (blog)

Sneak peek: Drago's Castle from 5 Wits at Destiny USA (photos/video)
Syracuse.com (blog)
... a princess capture a dragon that escaped from a magical story book. Participants make their way through the castle's dungeon, throne room and bell tower, where the final confrontation with the dragon takes place. ... They include finding hidden ...

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Ordeal of being a rural teacher - Times of Zambia

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 09:29 AM PST


Ordeal of being a rural teacher
Times of Zambia
It showed me that the region was one of the richest in fauna but, incredibly, the people who lived there were as poor as a church mouse. Pawpaw .... The structures were used as hide-outs during the day and for spending nights, to the beat of drums and ...

Fayetteville Girl Hit by Car Dies - TWC News

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 09:25 AM PST


TWC News

Fayetteville Girl Hit by Car Dies
TWC News
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A Fayetteville girl who was hit by a car last week has died. The Highway Patrol said 8-year-old Lamiya McLaughlin darted out in front of traffic Nov. 14 near Cedar Creek and Tabor Church Roads. She was airlifted to UNC Hospital in ...

Vicki-Hayden: Why wedding is 'on hold' - Philippine Star

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 08:27 AM PST


Philippine Star

Vicki-Hayden: Why wedding is 'on hold'
Philippine Star
Meanwhile, Vicki's friend Marian Rivera and her sweetheart Dingdong Dantes will beat Vicki and Hayden to the altar as they get married on Dec. 30 at the Immaculate Conception Church (in Cubao, Quezon City), with Vicki as one of the principal sponsors.

Why Visit – Kőszeg? - Hungary Today

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 08:25 AM PST


Hungary Today

Why Visit – Kőszeg?
Hungary Today
Kőszeg (German: Güns, Croatian: Kiseg) is one of the most attractive towns in Hungary and a popular tourist destination for Hungarians as well as foreign tourists. The town, located in Western Hungary near to the Austrian border, was awarded the Hild ...

Tributes following death of councillor - Evesham Observer

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 08:11 AM PST


Evesham Observer

Tributes following death of councillor
Evesham Observer
The caring councillor worked with the homeless both in Evesham and further afield and also served on the Bell Tower Appeal committee, regularly promoting events to raise cash for the cause. Evesham Mayor Coun Charlie Homer said: “Reg was a committed ...

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What To Do: Holiday season goes into high gear - The Times of Chester County

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 07:42 AM PST


The Times of Chester County

What To Do: Holiday season goes into high gear
The Times of Chester County
A carillon with 62 cast bells plays holiday music every half hour during daylight hours. Longwood's Open Air Theatre fountains dance ... in and out of bridges and tunnels. Admission to Longwood Gardens is $20 (non-peak), $27 (peak) for adults), $17/$24 ...

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TSO gets abducted by an alien, Flamingos flies in Monticello - Tallahassee.com

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 07:40 AM PST


Tallahassee.com

TSO gets abducted by an alien, Flamingos flies in Monticello
Tallahassee.com
Here are the acts on tap for Saturday: Ernest & Sarah Toole (10 a.m.), Barry Sager (11 a.m.), Blue & Lonesome (noon), Drew Tillman (1 p.m.), various ensembles from Leon High (2 p.m.), the Capitol Bells (3 p.m.), The Bothys (4 p.m.) and Coon Bottom ...

Real character whose fame rings through the decades - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 07:32 AM PST


Real character whose fame rings through the decades
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
But now there is a book which tells the extraordinary story of the bells at one magnificent church in the heart of Norwich. St Peter Mancroft, founded between 1071 and 1075 by Ralph de Guader, Earl of Norfolk. The very first true peal rung anywhere in ...

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What would you do if the lights went out? - The Grocer

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 07:25 AM PST


The Grocer

What would you do if the lights went out?
The Grocer
Those tools include powers to put power stations on standby, and pay large energy users (including retailers) to decrease demand at peak times. Rudd claims that will ensure the lights stay on. So for this winter at least, the UK should, technically, be ...

Combustible pioneering behemoths – the Hindenburg and Shell Prelude - Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 06:37 AM PST


Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Combustible pioneering behemoths – the Hindenburg and Shell Prelude
Royal Dutch Shell plc .com
But taking the example of a modern day plant complying with UK standards and Codes of Practice, and the results of Social Impact studies etc, the facility at Mossmorran covers a substantial area (this Esso/Shell plant is of course more than a LNG plant ...

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32 seasonal markets to get you into the Christmas spirit - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 06:15 AM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

32 seasonal markets to get you into the Christmas spirit
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Deepdale Christmas Market Burnham Deepdale, December 6-7, 10am-4pm, free admission, www.deepdalefarm.co.uk/christmasmarket Over 90 stalls in three marquees, plus at nearby St Mary's Church, with festive activities and entertainment. Christmas Street ...

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Complaints about coach prompt Lely soccer boycott - Naples Daily News

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 06:11 AM PST


Naples Daily News

Complaints about coach prompt Lely soccer boycott
Naples Daily News
After the bell rang at the end of the day Wednesday, the members of the boys' soccer team had less than an hour to prepare for their meeting with Athletic Director Josh Corr, set for 2:45 p.m.. The meeting was ... More than a dozen members of the team ...

Norman Busby tells court partner Isabelle Sanders allegedly stabbed - stv.tv

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 06:04 AM PST


Norman Busby tells court partner Isabelle Sanders allegedly stabbed
stv.tv
An 86-year-old man told a court of the night his partner of 30 years was stabbed to death by an intruder. Norman Busby, a retired police sergeant, told a murder trial that he was stabbed three times in the chest in the incident. Mr Busby told the High ...

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Escape the crowds at Račišće on Korcula Island in Croatia - Courier Mail

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 05:07 AM PST


Courier Mail

Escape the crowds at Račišće on Korcula Island in Croatia
Courier Mail
The main landmark is the bell tower of the newer of Racisce's two churches (the older one, St Vlaho, was built in 1682 but is now closed). The village ... Korcula is accessible via passenger ferry from Split and Dubrovnik, with regular services in peak ...

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Stars of the future at Ettrick and Lauderdale Sports Awards - Border Telegraph

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 04:44 AM PST


Stars of the future at Ettrick and Lauderdale Sports Awards
Border Telegraph
Coach of the Year Pippa Bell admits her first five years of bringing through emerging hockey talent is just taking off, while the Junior Coach, Rory Banks, has only just reached the end of his first innings on the cricket field. They all have ... “It ...

Bellringers hit right notes at care home concert - Salisbury Journal

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 04:23 AM PST


Salisbury Journal

Bellringers hit right notes at care home concert
Salisbury Journal
The bells belong to St. Mary's Church in Fordingbridge, where some originals cast as far back as 1894 are still kept. To keep them in pristine condition, the bells have to be periodically overhauled and tuned by campanology experts at the Whitechapel ...

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Looking Back: Farmers co-operatives agree merger - Darlington and Stockton Times

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 03:07 AM PST


Darlington and Stockton Times

Looking Back: Farmers co-operatives agree merger
Darlington and Stockton Times
On Sunday last, the Rev W H Elliott, vicar of Sockburn, preached an able sermon in the Parish Church of Witton-le-Wear, on behalf of the Additional Curates' Society. Hunting ... Mr Salvin, of London, by whom Alnwick Castle was restored, will be the ...

Oil Industry Risks Trillions of Stranded Assets on US-China Climate Deal - Proactive Investors UK

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 12:25 AM PST


Oil Industry Risks Trillions of Stranded Assets on US-China Climate Deal
Proactive Investors UK
Deutsche Bank and Sanford Bernstein both expect China's coal use to peak as soon as 2016, a market earthquake given that the country currently consumes half the world's coal supply. The US in turn has agreed to cut emissions by 26-28pc below 2005 ...

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Bagsvaerd Church by Peter Clash - Architects' Journal

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 12:06 AM PST


Bagsvaerd Church by Peter Clash
Architects' Journal
Along with this, the sense of inversion; what you expect to see and to feel in a church is darkness punctured by light, soaring verticality, reverence, shock and awe, heaven and hell. None of that here; no heart of darkness, ... Each single door is ...

Countdown to Christmas begins - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 11:03 PM PST


Morpeth Herald

Countdown to Christmas begins
Morpeth Herald
Morpeth's own Star Tenors will then lead the carols and everyone else present will be encouraged to join in – the Ellington Colliery Band will accompany the singing. ... At about 5pm, there will be some festive bellringing by the Clock Tower Bellringers.

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La Jolla's 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame' Is A Musical Theater Blessing - Neon Tommy

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 10:52 PM PST


Neon Tommy

La Jolla's 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame' Is A Musical Theater Blessing
Neon Tommy
Years of ringing the bells of the tower have robbed Quasimodo of nearly all his hearing, although he can read lips and accomplish basic communication with others. Menken, Schwartz and Parnell sidestep this potential obstacle with a brilliant bout of ...

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Festive atmosphere for church fundraiser - Shoreham Herald

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 10:10 PM PST


Shoreham Herald

Festive atmosphere for church fundraiser
Shoreham Herald
The bells of St Mary's Handbell Ringers rang out in East Street, outside the entrance to St Mary's Hall. East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton opened the fair and judged the yule log competition. Churchwarden Julie Gates said: “There were yule ...

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Tyranny of oppression and war - Pinedale Roundup

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 10:02 PM PST


Tyranny of oppression and war
Pinedale Roundup
He was a young officer in the British army during World War I. He was sent to the front in 1916. He was sent ... that ended the war. His mother received the telegram informing her of his death on Armistice Day as the church bells were ringing out in ...

This Week in Jazz - DCist.com

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 09:13 PM PST


This Week in Jazz
DCist.com
Local jazz vocalist Rochelle Rice partners with classical soprano Marlissa Hudson on Saturday at All Souls Church Unitarian. >> Thirty years have passed ... Jamie Broumas is best known among the local arts community as the Director of the Kennedy ...

In midst of Greek Life moratorium, national headquarters pulls charter, WVU no ... - The Daily Athenaeum

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 08:00 PM PST


WTAE Pittsburgh

In midst of Greek Life moratorium, national headquarters pulls charter, WVU no ...
The Daily Athenaeum
The Trinity Episcopal Church in Morgantown held a memorial service Thursday with Eucharist service in celebration of Burch's life. Burch was a member of the Episcopal Church and received Last Rites before he died. WVU will hold a bell-ringing ceremony ...
WVU Cancels Bus Trip To Student's Funeral WCHS

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List: Colorado Springs area holiday events - Colorado Springs Gazette

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 07:02 PM PST


List: Colorado Springs area holiday events
Colorado Springs Gazette
Old-Fashioned Christmas Carol Sing - With Grace Bible Church Choir and Hand Bell Choir, 6 p.m. Dec. 7, Living Hope Church, 640 Manitou Blvd.; ... Repeat Boutique Holiday Edition - Bring used, but suitable for giving, items and take home new-to-you ...

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For 150th game Saturday, Lafayette, Lehigh take on Manhattan - Allentown Morning Call

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 06:41 PM PST


For 150th game Saturday, Lafayette, Lehigh take on Manhattan
Allentown Morning Call
You know a football game is special when it's held in Yankee Stadium. This Saturday, Lehigh and Lafayette oppose each other for the 150th time. A once in a lifetime event with highest of stakes on the line ... school pride! You know a football game is ...

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Dulcimer group making music in the park - The Ledger

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 06:27 PM PST


Dulcimer group making music in the park
The Ledger
Anderson, who is a four-time state dulcimer champion, described the sound of a dulcimer as a cross between a harp and a harpsichord, with the similar ringing resonance that bells have. The group practices at St. Paul's Episcopal Church and performs at ...

Bishop's Hull, Som

Posted: 20 Nov 2014 04:00 PM PST

Wed PN is 19:30 not 20:00

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