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Merseybells news feed as published


Happy Christmas, fake tree and all - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 02:36 PM PST


Auckland stuff.co.nz

Happy Christmas, fake tree and all
Auckland stuff.co.nz
There is an absence of cars on the road, few people on the streets, no newspapers in the letterboxes, a blessed lack of emails in the inbox. If you're in Hamilton, and you live near the Cathedral Church of St Peter, you hear the joyful peal of bells ...

Capital Bell Ringers were excellent - Cape Gazette

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 01:03 PM PST


Capital Bell Ringers were excellent
Cape Gazette
To the Lewes Public Library, Delaware Division of the Arts and St. Peter's Church: the Capital Ringers from Dover put on a performance that was excellent, fun, professional, and delightful to listen to. Anyone who missed this on Saturday, Dec. 14 ...

All they want for Christmas is a better tomorrow - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 12:11 PM PST


All they want for Christmas is a better tomorrow
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
View(s): As the evening shadows lengthen, gently nudging the time towards midnight on December 24 and the joyous peal of bells heralds the celebration of the birth of a tiny Babe 2013 years ago, the “image” that flashes across the mind is one of ...

Ruben Rosario: Yes, Ruben, there is a Santa Claus - Pioneer Press

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 11:06 AM PST


Ruben Rosario: Yes, Ruben, there is a Santa Claus
Pioneer Press
With apologies to then-8-year-old letter writer Virginia O'Hanlon and Francis Pharcellus Church, whose unsigned 1897 New York Sun editorial response, according to the Newseum, is the "most reprinted editorial in the world, appearing in part or whole in ...

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Here's what's happening around Concord - Wicked Local- Concord

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 09:18 AM PST


Here's what's happening around Concord
Wicked Local- Concord
Each tree serves as a canvas for the artistic creations of a dedicated team of volunteer decorators. Inspired by the storyline, the illustrations, the characters or setting of a particular book, the decorators let their imaginations take flight. During ...

Smith: Boston is like chocolate e'clair - Online Athens

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 09:08 AM PST


Smith: Boston is like chocolate e'clair
Online Athens
I like visiting the Old North Church where Paul Revere was once a bell ringer. I like sitting in Fenway Park and looking to the mound where Babe Ruth once was a dominating pitcher before he became a notorious Yankee slugger. Boston is like chocolate ...

Festive fun at Sandholme Fold - Brighouse Echo

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 08:09 AM PST


Brighouse Echo

Festive fun at Sandholme Fold
Brighouse Echo
A Christmas performance by local belly dancers entertained residents along with the Abehill Hand bell Ringers. Susan Burke, activities ... “The performance went very well and all the staff have been practising very hard. “We have been rehearsing for ...

Margery Alice Wratten

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 06:35 AM PST

Around Town Dec. 20 to Dec. 24 - Lexington Clipper Herald

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 05:34 AM PST


Around Town Dec. 20 to Dec. 24
Lexington Clipper Herald
29 with an Open House at the Cozad United Methodist Church from 2 to 4 p.m. Hosts for the event will be their children, Bill & Sharon Andres, Joe & Julie Linn and Ken & Kimberly Terry & families. May your presence ... Citizenship Classes at St. Ann's ...

ITV thanks viewers for Text Santa support of UK charities - ITV News

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 04:42 AM PST


ITV thanks viewers for Text Santa support of UK charities
ITV News
From the spectacular cavalcade Waterloo Bridge opening with Robbie Williams playing Santa on his travelling sleigh followed by 200 dancers, marching bands, fire eaters, stilt walkers, choirs and bell ringers to Ant & Dec's 25 metre high Christmas Tree ...

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Loughborough firm to repair New Zealand cathedral bells - Minuteman Press (blog)

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 04:29 AM PST


Loughborough firm to repair New Zealand cathedral bells
Minuteman Press (blog)
Loughborough is repairing a set of Cathedral bells from New Zealand that were damaged in an earthquake. Based on Freehold Street, John Taylor and Co is set to restore 13 bronze bells that were damaged during a tremor in the city of Christchurch more ...

Way We Were: Former Audley bell-ringer Reg Proctor relives memories of a ... - Stoke Sentinel

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 02:26 AM PST


Stoke Sentinel

Way We Were: Former Audley bell-ringer Reg Proctor relives memories of a ...
Stoke Sentinel
A FTER spending 65 years ringing the bells for St James' Church in Audley – following in the footsteps of his father to become the tower captain – the festive period always brings back warm memories for Reg Proctor, now aged 83. ... Reg, who now lives ...

Cash boost secures future of Norfolk churches - Network Norwich

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 02:10 AM PST


Network Norwich

Cash boost secures future of Norfolk churches
Network Norwich
A heritage open day will invite local people to share their memories and photographs of events such as weddings held in the church over the years, with displays exploring the history of the building and its place in the community. ... (pictures in the ...

A Canadian Christmas - S.E. Saskatchewan Booster

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 01:25 AM PST


A Canadian Christmas
S.E. Saskatchewan Booster
“I usually go to the temple and ring the bell,” said Narita. In Japan, bells are rung at midnight on Dec. 31 108 times to signify the 108 human sins and desires. In Buddhist tradition, the ringing of the bell symbolizes ridding themselves of those sins ...

History of Southwold Sailors' Reading Room is explored in new book - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 21 Dec 2013 12:09 AM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

History of Southwold Sailors' Reading Room is explored in new book
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The reading room was built on the instructions of the widow of Royal Navy Captain Charles Rayley and constructed by Benjamin Howard Carter, who had a workshop in Victoria Street. Sharp-eyed visitors will be able to spot the letters and numbers ... The ...

Parents ashes must not be moved to Northchapel - Midhurst and Petworth Observer

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 11:32 PM PST


Parents ashes must not be moved to Northchapel
Midhurst and Petworth Observer
A TOP church judge has told a Northchapel bell-ringer to 'bear her grief with fortitude' after refusing her permission to exhume the cremated remains of her parents. Mark Hill QC, chancellor of the diocese of Chichester and a judge of the Church of ...

Faith guide - Billings Gazette

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 11:00 PM PST


Durham Herald Sun

Faith guide
Billings Gazette
First Congregational United Church of Christ, 310 N. 24th St.: The 10 a.m. Forum will meet in the sanctuary for the traditional singing of Christmas carols. Coffee and refreshments are available. Lighting the Advent wreath at the 11 a.m. ... Bell will ...
Holiday service schedule for Wayland and Weston Wicked Local

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By whom the bells toll - The New Indian Express

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 10:30 PM PST


The New Indian Express

By whom the bells toll
The New Indian Express
"Once in six months or a year, we go up that to grease the bells," he says, pointing to a fixed metal ladder going up from the wooden loft where we are standing to one just below the bells. ... "I also ring the long bell for the first mass at 6.10 am ...

A 'sensory-safe' Santa experience - Gazettextra

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 09:10 PM PST


A 'sensory-safe' Santa experience
Gazettextra
JANESVILLE—Renee and Troy Tarnutzer wondered Friday night if their son, Alex, would ever have a moment with Santa. In the past, typical Santa Claus situations—shopping mall photo-ops and grocery bell-ringer Santas—have intimidated Alex. ... Friday ...

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ITV's Text Santa: Highlights of £4.2m charity fundraiser - ITV News

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 08:32 PM PST


ITV's Text Santa: Highlights of £4.2m charity fundraiser
ITV News
The show opened with Robbie Williams playing Santa on his travelling sleigh, followed by 200 dancers, marching bands, fire eaters, stilt walkers, choirs and bell ringers. Emmerdale's Text Santa special sketch: ...

Ding dong! Wedding bells ring out again for Leslie Phillips at age 89 - Express.co.uk

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 06:46 PM PST


Express.co.uk

Ding dong! Wedding bells ring out again for Leslie Phillips at age 89
Express.co.uk
Yesterday's ceremony in London's West End was followed by a church blessing in nearby Maida Vale and comes after a difficult few years for the veteran star. It was in 2011 that the father-of-four suffered heartache when wife Angela, 65, took her life ...

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Faith Factor | Usher in the Christmas season - Tahoe Daily Tribune

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 05:56 PM PST


Faith Factor | Usher in the Christmas season
Tahoe Daily Tribune
24, St. Nicholas Episcopal Church: Christmas Eve services, 5 p.m. family service; 9 p.m. Holy Eucharist; 11:15 p.m. Midnight service, 855 West Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, 530-583-4713, www.stnicksepiscopal.org, stnicholastc@yahoo.com. Dec. 24, First ...

DODD: A Christmas blessing - Newsandtribune

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 05:38 PM PST


DODD: A Christmas blessing
Newsandtribune
Opal and George along with Bill shared a similar experience. It was a very cold and windy evening. There was a bell ringer for a bucket that kept singing Christmas carols and looked pretty cold. Upon first glance, it appeared to be the kind of person ...

Murray Hill Church's Neighbors Would Prefer to Look at the Clock - New York Times

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 05:11 PM PST


New York Times

Murray Hill Church's Neighbors Would Prefer to Look at the Clock
New York Times
“It's so drilled into my head that, even when it's not ringing, I still hear it,” said Tamara Kozlakowski, whose apartment is directly across the street from the church's tower, which has the look of a bell tower but, neighbors said, emits electronic ...

Old Cleeve, Som

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Practice is now weekly (rather than by arrangement)

Church bells ring for Christmas in Greenville - WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 03:50 PM PST


Church bells ring for Christmas in Greenville
WLNE-TV (ABC6)
It's all thanks to restoration work to the bells atop of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. "It's going to ring in the ... "People use to set their clocks by going by so they knew it was noon," said Dziadosz. ... Besides the bells, hymns will soon be heard ...

Carols bring community together for 103 years - The Evening Sun

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 06:15 PM PST


Carols bring community together for 103 years
The Evening Sun
The sound resonates in stark contrast to what will fill the church Sunday during the 103rd Annual Carol Sing, when locals will come together to sing, play carols and feel the closeness of community. "It is a beautiful, sacred ... The Emmanuel Ringers ...

North Lake Tahoe community announcements - Tahoe Daily Tribune

Posted: 19 Dec 2013 03:45 PM PST


North Lake Tahoe community announcements
Tahoe Daily Tribune
20, 7 p.m., 10046 Church St., Truckee. For more information about the Field of ... 22 at 3 p.m. Suggested donation is $10. Clad in their trademark green Converse shoes, this hour-long concert will feature unique arrangements of everyone's favorite ...

Gibbons performs for Woman's Club - The Inter-Mountain

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 10:36 PM PST


The Inter-Mountain

Gibbons performs for Woman's Club
The Inter-Mountain
The nine bell-ringers were led by Deb Super, music chairman of the Woman's Club. Also during the meeting, Marijane Kiley, chairman of the Arts and Crafts Fair, announced that fundraising goals from club projects during the October Show had. been met.

After years of silence, Greenville will hear the bells on Christmas Day - Valley Breeze

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 08:24 PM PST


Valley Breeze

After years of silence, Greenville will hear the bells on Christmas Day
Valley Breeze
Greenville residents will soon hear the bells of St. Thomas ring again. In the midst ... Now, with Christmas approaching, joyous peals are again imminent from the rugged bell tower atop the fieldstone church, a Putnam Pike landmark since before the ...

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