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Merseybells news feed as published


Harrold and Tunney make World Champs Final debut - British Gymnastics

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 03:07 PM PDT


British Gymnastics

Harrold and Tunney make World Champs Final debut
British Gymnastics
Ruby followed up and unfortunately also had difficulties, her flick layout was out of line and she couldn't hold on and with another fall on her change ring she scored 11.066. On the floor Rebecca stepped out on the first of her explosive tumbles but ...

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Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide - Religion News Service

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 12:40 PM PDT


Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide
Religion News Service
Over a glass of mint tea taken in the shade of St. Giragos' courtyard, Demirciyen, the bell ringer, draws a line across his throat when describing the ordeal of his Armenian father. In 1915 at the age of five, Demirciyen's father was taken in by ...

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Pope visits Assisi on feast of St Francis – as it happened - Catholic Herald Online

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 11:06 AM PDT


Pope visits Assisi on feast of St Francis – as it happened
Catholic Herald Online
18:40 The bells of Assisi peal as the Pope leaves town. Thank you for following .... He urges people not be afraid to go out and meet people in these situations but only with the Word of God in your heart and walking with the Church. It is not us who ...

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Historic church bell is returned to Milford - Milford Mirror

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 09:24 AM PDT


Milford Mirror

Historic church bell is returned to Milford
Milford Mirror
Former Sunday School pupils, now in their 70s and 80s, fondly remember the former church sextons allowing them to help pull the rope to ring the bell — if they were well behaved — announcing the beginning of classes. The temporary wooden church ...

40320 rings to rule them all - Waikato Times

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 09:06 AM PDT


40320 rings to rule them all
Waikato Times
"There are more than 5000 bell towers in the UK and we have rung at a few hundred," Mrs Sluter said. In Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers - which is also available as a smart phone and tablet app - they tick off the towers where they have rung bells ...

Would any other sound have a better pull? - Isle of Wight County Press

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 08:01 AM PDT


Isle of Wight County Press

Would any other sound have a better pull?
Isle of Wight County Press
My appreciation of the bells themselves, and the people who work them, was enhanced last year when I spent several weeks learning the basics of campanology from the experts at All Saints' Church, Ryde. I'm sure they, like me ... He/she described the ...

The reality of "Life after Sport" - LawInSport

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 05:16 AM PDT


The reality of "Life after Sport"
LawInSport
I was lucky enough to be invited to the Professional Players Federation's Conference on "Life after Sport" held at the Belfry on September 12 2013. When I say "lucky", I must say that it was one of the hardest hitting conferences that I have ... At the ...

Clockmaker bring bells back to historic Sabden church clock - Clitheroe Today

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 04:49 AM PDT


Clockmaker bring bells back to historic Sabden church clock
Clitheroe Today
But now it has been brought back to life as part of lengthy restoration work on the church including the tower, spire, ceiling and masonry. Matthew, who has also been a bellringer since the age of 10, said: “My grandad Raymond lived in Sabden and when ...

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Clockmaker bring bells back to historic Sabden church clock - Burnley Express

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 04:47 AM PDT


Clockmaker bring bells back to historic Sabden church clock
Burnley Express
A clockmaker has brought the chime back to a historic Sabden church where his beloved grandfather was a former bellringer. Matthew Warburton (29) who runs Lancashire Clockmakers in Padiham, has brought the sound of bells back to the village after ...

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The Borehamwood Times abroad Day Three - Borehamwood Times

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 03:50 AM PDT


Borehamwood Times

The Borehamwood Times abroad Day Three
Borehamwood Times
While the early risers went to church – the priest was very welcoming and knew Dominic McKenna of St Teresas Church in Borehamwood – I wandered through the deserted Sunday streets of the town, the only sound the joyous ringing of church bells and the ...

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A crafty start to Westbury's festival fortnight - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 02:41 AM PDT


A crafty start to Westbury's festival fortnight
This Is Wiltshire
As well as the market stalls, the day included a performance from Polish dancers and an opportunity for a history walk around the church, while people could also try their hand at bell ringing in the tower. The groups in the parish hall included ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 04 Oct 2013 01:01 AM PDT


Stratford Observer

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.

Festival celebrates 'Spirit of 76' - Adobe Press

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 11:33 PM PDT


Festival celebrates 'Spirit of 76'
Adobe Press
The festival also offered a cow milking booth, cow pie bingo, a petting zoo, a mule packing demonstration, a Boy Scout Expo, a dunk tank and a whack-the-pig bell ringer booth. Demonstrations by Nipomo and Arroyo Grande high schools' robotics teams and ...

White dresses, first communion and a bunch of good questions - Cochrane Eagle

Posted: 03 Oct 2013 11:59 AM PDT


White dresses, first communion and a bunch of good questions
Cochrane Eagle
Next question was about ringing the bell. The church has a beautiful bell and the kids are all allowed to pull the rope after mass. If you're wondering why you can hear the bell clanging and clanging each Sunday at around 12 o'clock, that's why. “You ...

Grants worth £2000 given to Helston charities - but some miss out - Falmouth Packet

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 11:17 PM PDT


Falmouth Packet

Grants worth £2000 given to Helston charities - but some miss out
Falmouth Packet
CAST wanted funds towards the ongoing restoration of 3 Penrose Road, the town's former community centre. Supporting the request councillor ... Councillor Ronnie Williams believed shows should be put on at the hall to raise the money. But Mr Upton ...

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145-year-old clock needs work - The Recorder

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 08:28 PM PDT


145-year-old clock needs work
The Recorder
“It's actually rare to see a tower or steeple clock with that type of face,” he said. ... Martin said he'd also like to find out if the church is eligible to participate in the town's facade improvement program, which, if it is, could mean the church ...

Finalists announced for 2013 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards - NEWS.com.au

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 07:04 PM PDT


Finalists announced for 2013 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards
NEWS.com.au
... and Sunsmart Ironman Western Australia. The finalists in the Major Tourist Attraction category were AQWA , Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, Fremantle Markets, Fremantle Prison, Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Rottnest Island, The Bell Tower and Whiteman Park.

Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 11:47 AM PDT


Search on site
Burns Times Herald
Chamber Music Bell Choir meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 393 W. “A” St. Bell ringers are being recruited. For information, call Carol Sawyer, 541-573-6886. Artists/Painters meet each Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at ...

Wolves homecoming route announced - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 02:21 AM PDT


Warrington Guardian

Wolves homecoming route announced
Warrington Guardian
The bus will travel along Manchester Road and Church Street and will slow at landmarks including the Rope and Anchor, Dog and Partridge, Ring O'Bells and the Bulls Head. It will head down Dial Street, Scotland Road and Winwick Street before reaching ...

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