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posted 24 Oct 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 24 Oct 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


High hopes for fire-scarred Burlington church - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 04:02 PM PDT


BurlingtonFreePress.com

High hopes for fire-scarred Burlington church
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The church's ton-and-a-half Meneely bell hangs tough and true in the stone tower. The clock, built in 1878 (an E. Howard & Company Model No. 2) took a pounding, though. Its restoration from new and salvaged parts is progressing slowly. No one was ...

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The Chanticleer Singers' concert, St Chad on the Knavesmire Parish Church ... - The Press, York

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 09:24 AM PDT


The Chanticleer Singers' concert, St Chad on the Knavesmire Parish Church ...
The Press, York
"My first instrument was the hand bell, played four in hand, because all my family were hand-bell ringers, and I still have those bells." Not only does he have those bells, but he also has designed a stained glass mosaic of hand bells for his hall ...

Bells to ring out over Salford as church pays tribute to murdered hostage Alan ... - Manchester Evening News

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 06:56 AM PDT


Manchester Evening News

Bells to ring out over Salford as church pays tribute to murdered hostage Alan ...
Manchester Evening News
The tribute by bell ringers at Eccles Parish Church will also mark the last opportunity for people to sign a book of condolence before it is handed over to Mr Henning's widow Barbara and their two children. The Reverend Cyprian Yobera from the church ...

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Parishioners left 'desolate' after historic bells stolen from West Suffolk church - Bury Free Press

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 04:10 AM PDT


Bury Free Press

Parishioners left 'desolate' after historic bells stolen from West Suffolk church
Bury Free Press
They fear the heavy bronze bells, which are more than 500-years-old and taken from the nave of St Nicholas Church, in Little Saxham early last week, will be melted down. It follows an incident at St Mary's Church, in Dalham, between Oct 12 and 13 when ...

Diss bellringers get their hands on the ropes - Diss Express

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 01:02 AM PDT


Diss Express

Diss bellringers get their hands on the ropes
Diss Express
Diss, Norfolk. Bell RIngers of St Mary's Church will be returning to St Paul's Cathedral in London on Sunday after 30 years since they first rang them with a paque to commerate their orginal visit pictured from left Michael Hodgkinson, Betty Baines ...

Your chance to be shown the ropes and ring Durham Cathedral's 10 bells - Sunderland Echo

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 11:05 PM PDT


Sunderland Echo

Your chance to be shown the ropes and ring Durham Cathedral's 10 bells
Sunderland Echo
Visitors can step up to the challenge – and the 260 stairs up the historic church's tower – to learn the basics of campanology and discover the history behind the instruments. On the ground at ... Christopher Crabtree, bell major with Durham Cathedral ...

Church in £35k appeal joy - Lytham Today

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 11:03 PM PDT


Lytham Today

Church in £35k appeal joy
Lytham Today
Edwina Gillett, part of the church bell restoration appeal committee, praised the support of the community. She added: “St Joseph's Church ... Earlier this month, the Girls Choir from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral visited the church for an evening ...

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Church in £35k appeal joy - Blackpool Gazette

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Blackpool Gazette

Church in £35k appeal joy
Blackpool Gazette
The historic peal of eight bells were cast by Whitechapel Bell Foundry in 1908 and installed in the tower in 1911 at a cost of £800. The updated work includes the installation of an angelus tolling unit, which will allow the bells to sound ...

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PCRTA learns about identity theft - Weatherford Democrat

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:11 PM PDT


PCRTA learns about identity theft
Weatherford Democrat
Bells ring differently now for retired teachers. Shown proudly displaying the Bellringer, PCRTA's newletter, are Patsy Tison, Elane Hardaway who prepares the publication, Carole Carter, and Reta Kinyon. ... 4 at Central Christian Church Cuppett Hall ...

Getting Muddy - Evesham Observer

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:11 PM PDT


Getting Muddy
Evesham Observer
OLYMPIC and Commonwealth medalist Steve Cram is lending his support to a five mile cross country run being organised for the Abbots Morton Bell Tower Fund. 'Mel's Mud Run' is being organised by Evesham triathlete Melanie Clarke, who recently ...

Chirk, Wrexham

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:00 PM PDT

PN no longer Tue but Mon 19:00-20:00

Desperate plight of Worcestershire's heritage: new at risk register published - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 07:25 AM PDT


Desperate plight of Worcestershire's heritage: new at risk register published
Malvern Gazette
The Bell Tower in Market Place, Evesham dating from medieval times and formerly part of Evesham Abbey is now listed as being in a poor condition. The late Gothic building, known for its carved ornamentation, has experienced 'dangerous levels of decay ...

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San Miguel Chapel set to ring bell after century of silence - Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:07 PM PDT


Santa Fe New Mexican.com

San Miguel Chapel set to ring bell after century of silence
Santa Fe New Mexican.com
God willing, and if some technical problems get solved in time, a bell will peal in the tower at San Miguel Chapel, known as the oldest church in the country, for the first time in more than a century on Thursday evening. The bell is scheduled to ring ...

Washington Co. candidates answer questions - Holmes County Times Advertiser

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 02:44 PM PDT


Washington Co. candidates answer questions
Holmes County Times Advertiser
WASHINGTON COUNTY - With early voting underway and the Nov. 4 General Election approaching, voters are gearing up to decide whether to approve a proposed half-cent sales tax, as well as who will serve as the county's new Clerk of Court and District 2 ...

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