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posted 9 Aug 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 9 Aug 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Granville goes all out for Pelotonia - The Newark Advocate

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 02:05 PM PDT


Granville goes all out for Pelotonia
The Newark Advocate
It kept kids like Nick Habill, 12, busy at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, where he and other volunteers rang the church bell each time cyclists rolled through. The bell-ringers would have especially been busy between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. when the density ...

Laura Trott leads RideLondon bike bell-ringers in setting Guinness World Record - road.cc

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 11:41 AM PDT


Laura Trott leads RideLondon bike bell-ringers in setting Guinness World Record
road.cc
Cyclists taking part in today's opening day of the second annual Prudential RideLondon event were joined by world and Olympic champion Laura Trott and Olympic skier Chemmy Alcott outside the City of London's Guildhall this morning to set a new world ...

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World record success for bell-ringing cyclists - ITV News

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 07:17 AM PDT


ITV News

World record success for bell-ringing cyclists
ITV News
Led by bell-ringing musicians from the Guildhall School of Music, they surpassed the total of 503 cycling bell-ringers set in 2003 by the University of Leipzig in Germany, in front of officials from the Guinness Book of Records. Miss Trott, 22, who is ...
Bell record set at cycling festival Hartlepool Mail

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Riot of colour for Constantine Flower Festival: PICTURES - This is The West Country

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:07 AM PDT


This is The West Country

Riot of colour for Constantine Flower Festival: PICTURES
This is The West Country
Gardens across the village were raided as people got creative and needed the raw materials to put their displays together. Many organisations and individuals had contributed, from the church choir, bell ringers and organist to the bowling club, book ...

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Barnoldswick and Earby mark war centenary - Pendle Today

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 06:05 AM PDT


Barnoldswick and Earby mark war centenary
Pendle Today
Half muffled church bells rang out at 10am, noon and 3pm while alongside the service, there were small exhibitions of war militaria and one dedicated to the HMHS Rohilla tragedy in 1914 in which 12 Barlickers died, both of which attracted a stream of ...

Central city investors head north - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 04:51 AM PDT


Central city investors head north
Stuff.co.nz
The investors, operating through Cristo Ltd, are members of the Smith and Bell families who own the partly-demolished former BNZ House and old Press building sites, both in Cathedral Square. ... This week The Press reported that the syndicate of owners ...

RideLondon: Thousands ride in 100-mile bike race - BBC News

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 04:38 AM PDT


BBC News

RideLondon: Thousands ride in 100-mile bike race
BBC News
Saturday's event opened with Trott starting the 30-minute-long Guinness World Records attempt, for the largest bicycle bell ensemble which was broken when 639 cyclist took part in the event at Guildhall Yard, near St Pauls Cathedral in central London.

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RideLondon 100-mile bike race kicks off by breaking Guiness World Record for ... - The Independent

Posted: 09 Aug 2014 04:12 AM PDT


The Independent

RideLondon 100-mile bike race kicks off by breaking Guiness World Record for ...
The Independent
... gold medal cyclist Laura Trott and former British downhill skier Chemmy Alcott joined 639 cyclists, led by bell-ringing musicians from the Guildhall School of Music, for the beginning of RideLondon at Guildhall Yard, near St Pauls Cathedral in ...
Bell record set at cycling festival Hartlepool Mail

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Font fete fun - Romsey Advertiser

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 11:11 PM PDT


Font fete fun
Romsey Advertiser
These include a family pet show, musical performances by the Bernie Boozle Band, a demonstration by St John's Church bell ringers from Lockerley, chicken splat, traditional skittles, art displays and a local history display. Mottisfont author Charlotte ...

Towering adventure for Friendship Group - Craven Herald

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:52 PM PDT


Craven Herald

Towering adventure for Friendship Group
Craven Herald
His 90-minute tour began in the Ringing Chamber, where he gave a detailed and fascinating explanation of how the bells are rung and some of the special occasions on which the Holy Trinity Band has rung peals (which take about three hours), including ...

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My mother's unplanned pregnancy and bravery in a darker era - The Guardian

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:15 PM PDT


The Guardian

My mother's unplanned pregnancy and bravery in a darker era
The Guardian
One of my early memories was of him telling me: “I wish you had never been born,” and Pam, my little sister by nearly five years, being given a firm clout round the ear for daring to protest on my behalf. Having hitchhiked down to ... She could, of ...

Students and businesses get real [Seven Days news review] - Dubbo Photo News | Dubbo Weekender

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:04 PM PDT


Students and businesses get real [Seven Days news review]
Dubbo Photo News | Dubbo Weekender
The bells were ringing in the Dubbo CBD on Monday when the centenary of the commencement of World War I was commemorated throughout the city. With the Cenotaph in Victoria Park in line for a facelift, Dubbo's Clock Tower bells rang out at 11.15am to ...

Experts want to save the cathedral - The Press

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:17 PM PDT


The Press

Experts want to save the cathedral
The Press
"It is not just the cathedral but the peal of the bells, the whole package was part of a strong Canterbury sensibility." If Christchurch razes this church "it will lose a very important part of its memory". "It will lose its beating heart." For it is ...

Cash boost for Bell Tower appeal - Evesham Observer

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 04:06 PM PDT


Evesham Observer

Cash boost for Bell Tower appeal
Evesham Observer
The dramatic move meant Wychavon District Council no longer approved any new requests for advance payments - meaning bids to obtain funding for the Bell Tower appeal would not be considered. But earlier this year council chiefs at the district council ...

Newbury, Berks

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Postcode amended; URL added

Two-week festival celebrates wealth of talent in Hurst - Mid Sussex Times

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 04:15 AM PDT


Two-week festival celebrates wealth of talent in Hurst
Mid Sussex Times
Hurst Festival marks a decade as one of Sussex's most popular arts events this year. The two-week festival, which takes place from September 13 to 27, was founded to celebrate the wealth of talent in the picturesque West Sussex village and to provide a ...

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