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

Merseybells news feed as published


Barrow's St James' Church bells to ring once more - BBC News

Posted: 09 Mar 2014 08:03 AM PDT


BBC News

Barrow's St James' Church bells to ring once more
BBC News
"A lot of rain had got into the bell tower and so it wasn't possible to ring the bells because it was dangerous, so all the machinery around the bells had to be replaced." Fundraisers collected £79,000 while a further £74,000 came from a Heritage ...

Pop Culture - Irish Independent

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 06:36 PM PST


Irish Independent

Pop Culture
Irish Independent
Valentine's Day may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean the Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church – home of St Valentine's relics – isn't fit for purpose on any other day of the year. Newly engaged couples can also get their weddings rings blessed ...

Springfield launches $20M tower restoration plan - Boston Herald

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 11:12 AM PST


abc40

Springfield launches $20M tower restoration plan
Boston Herald
Officials say the 275-foot-tall tower needs repairs to its corroded structural supports and limestone exterior. Its 12 bronze bells also will be restored and it belfry waterproofed and repaired. Also on the renovation list are its four-sided clock and ...
$20 million needed to restore the Springfield Campanile WWLP 22News
Springfield City Council Announces Plans for Campanile Project abc40

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Washington, Old PO Tower, DC

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 04:00 PM PST

URL amended

Community archive going "exceptionally well" - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 08:54 AM PST


Cotswold Journal

Community archive going "exceptionally well"
Cotswold Journal
There will be an organ recital and campanologists will be invited from other bell towers to join the local band of ringers. Anyone with a a photograph, a memory or something to add to the archive or to volunteer for the committee, call Barry Metcalfe ...

Listen out for a long peal - Romsey Advertiser

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 12:52 AM PST


Listen out for a long peal
Romsey Advertiser
Romsey Abbey bells will be ringing for around three-and-a-half hours on Saturday as visiting ringers attempt a full peal of over 5,000 changes from 9.30am. The ringers all belong to The Society of Royal Cumberland Youths, who are visiting Hampshire.

Carillon Festival rings in spring at Bok Tower Gardens - The Ledger (blog)

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 01:09 PM PST


Carillon Festival rings in spring at Bok Tower Gardens
The Ledger (blog)
The attraction has been promoting its peak blooming time lately, and the Singing Tower gets a working during the 22nd International Carillon Festival, which runs from Saturday through March 16. Four emerging guest carillonneurs will debut world ...

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