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Merseybells news feed as published


Historical churches get modern fix - Nanaimo News Bulletin

Posted: 05 Jul 2014 10:14 AM PDT


Historical churches get modern fix
Nanaimo News Bulletin
The work, estimated to cost more than $3 million, follows on the heels of roof repairs as well as efforts by other long-standing churches to preserve their own buildings as local landmarks, including St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and St. Andrew's ...

Bells can ring out again in Tarrington - Ledbury Reporter

Posted: 05 Jul 2014 03:41 AM PDT


Ledbury Reporter

Bells can ring out again in Tarrington
Ledbury Reporter
Ledbury Reporter: From left to right: Bell hanger Phil Dunnett and volunteers Paul Grey From left to right: Bell hanger Phil Dunnett and volunteers Paul Grey and Arthur Pearce with one of the restored bells ready to be hoisted in to the tower at the ...

Insight into ancient church mentioned in Domesday Book - Eastwood Advertiser

Posted: 05 Jul 2014 03:05 AM PDT


Insight into ancient church mentioned in Domesday Book
Eastwood Advertiser
The church's tower captain Don Beech escorted visitors to the bell chamber where he provided a fascinating insight into the art of campanology and in the church hall there was a wide variety of stalls and refreshments served up by the church's social ...

King's Lynn bells off to be restored - Lynn News

Posted: 05 Jul 2014 01:48 AM PDT


King's Lynn bells off to be restored
Lynn News
John Martin, of the Friends of St Nicholas, said: “The bells are specifically not being retuned, and the bell advisor from the Diocese said that once they are rehung, they will have the finest ring in the whole of West Norfolk. “Before, they couldn't ...

Sale of table top means money for Edgware coffee bar - Minuteman Press (blog)

Posted: 05 Jul 2014 12:48 AM PDT


Sale of table top means money for Edgware coffee bar
Minuteman Press (blog)
They were also able to participate in games, such as guessing the number of Roman tiles to be found in the tower of the church, and witnessed a performance by the bell ringers. One of the organisers, Vanessa Bergman, said: “It was such a lovely day.

John Harrison & longitude: Barton bellringer to perform at Greenwich celebrations - Scunthorpe Telegraph

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 11:33 PM PDT


Scunthorpe Telegraph

John Harrison & longitude: Barton bellringer to perform at Greenwich celebrations
Scunthorpe Telegraph
Joan will be ringing the bells at Greenwich to mark 300 years since the passing of the 1714 Queen Anne Act of Longitude ... Joan said a full-peal lasts for about three hours, and a quarter-peal is the specific number of times that a bell rope is pulled.

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Loughborough family event will honour those who lost their lives in the First ... - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 11:05 PM PDT


Loughborough family event will honour those who lost their lives in the First ...
Leicester Mercury
... family activities, a vintage tea party, live music and performances. Mel Gould, manager of the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, said: "By the end of the First World War nearly every family in the land had been in some way affected.

Bennington celebrates July 4th - Bennington Banner

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 10:10 PM PDT


Bennington celebrates July 4th
Bennington Banner
After the reading, the Bennington Rotary Club held a "traditional" bell ringing ceremony in front of the town offices using the USS Bennington Bell on South Street. Simultaneous with many other New England towns, the bell was struck 13 times at 2 p.m ...

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Column: Independence Day Was Really Independence Days - Valley News

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 09:09 PM PDT


Fox News

Column: Independence Day Was Really Independence Days
Valley News
It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forever more.” In fact, Ellis makes the case that Adams ... The ...
How much do you really know about July 4th? Highlands Today

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OUR TOWN: Celebrate our independence! Fly Old Glory! - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 07:15 PM PDT


OUR TOWN: Celebrate our independence! Fly Old Glory!
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
Immediately after on the front lawn, will be bell ringing of the Post's replica of the Liberty Bell for all interested persons. A luncheon (guests asked to bring a dish to pass) ... LET'S SALUTE BAY-RAMA'A Lisa Edwards: She ran seven events during the ...

Get in the running to help Bell Tower - Evesham Observer

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 04:04 PM PDT


Get in the running to help Bell Tower
Evesham Observer
Taking place on Sunday, July 13 members of Evesham Running Club are encouraging all kinds of runners including beginners to take part in the event which will be supporting the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. Now in its seventh year, the race has attracted a ...

Launch is on the cards - Evesham Observer

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 04:04 PM PDT


Launch is on the cards
Evesham Observer
Buy photos » Traders already signed up the scheme met at Evesham's iconic Bell Tower. (s). THE COUNTDOWN is on to the launch of 'Our Heritage', the new loyalty card backed by Evesham's independent traders. Following a rallying call for more ...

Loyalty card launched to bring shoppers back - Evesham Observer

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 04:04 PM PDT


Loyalty card launched to bring shoppers back
Evesham Observer
Buy photos » Traders in Evesham stepped back in time for the launch of 'Our Heritage' last weekend. ... The scheme will also have a charitable twist as it will help raise cash for the Bell Tower appeal as a donation will be made when each card is ...

Chorley, S Laurence, Lancs

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 04:00 PM PDT

PN now Thursday

Five things to do in and around Cohasset - Wicked Local Cohasset

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 01:25 PM PDT


Five things to do in and around Cohasset
Wicked Local Cohasset
Cohasset Carillon Recital Series —at 6 p.m., Sunday July 6 — Gordon Slater (Ottawa, Canada). ... After each recital, a brief tour of the tower is offered for those interested in seeing the instrument in the playing cabinet and the bells in the tower ...

First Reformed carillon still calls out at after 70 years - Lexington Dispatch

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 08:52 AM PDT


First Reformed carillon still calls out at after 70 years
Lexington Dispatch
Church secretary and longtime member Myra Thompson has the opportunity to hear the carillons most every day since her office is located across the street from the bell tower. She said they provide significant meaning to a board spectrum of people.

Years of being hit has almost rung bells out - Oxford Mail

Posted: 04 Jul 2014 08:06 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

Years of being hit has almost rung bells out
Oxford Mail
Honorary treasurer of the St Nicholas Church Marston Society of bellringers, Anthony Hughes, said: “We were warned that the bells needed a major overhaul because the clangers have been hitting the same bit of bell, which has created large pits on the ...

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Cosy crime series Father Brown ticks all the boxes - Toowoomba Chronicle

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 06:48 PM PDT


Cosy crime series Father Brown ticks all the boxes
Toowoomba Chronicle
The characters all feel pleasantly familiar, as does the setting - the town church with bells ringing out, country houses, a quaint, rambling village set amidst the green countryside. What's works surprisingly well is basing ... BROADCASTER Andrew ...

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100 Missoula icons - The Missoulian

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 05:05 AM PDT


100 Missoula icons
The Missoulian
A fox makes her den near the trailhead, and the songs of Western meadowlarks ring strong. M, the songbirds say, is for our home. ****** ... High in the belfry, the school's carillon of 47 bells endures deep winter freezes and summer's heat. The music ...

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St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh, carillonneur to perform in Europe - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 10:16 PM PDT


St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh, carillonneur to perform in Europe
Montgomery Newspapers
“There is no electronic assistance to ring the bells. ... The way they were rung signaled when to get up, when to take the midday meal, when to muster to battle stations, et cetera, et cetera … everything from feasts to emergencies. ... You also have ...

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