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

Merseybells news feed as published


Carilloneur fills in playing bells high inside UM's Main Hall - The Missoulian

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 03:51 PM PDT


Carilloneur fills in playing bells high inside UM's Main Hall
The Missoulian
Far below the belfry, students crossed the Oval, moving from class to class under the dawning of spring. The ladybugs danced against the window panes and the bricks are etched with the names of those who've made this climb into the tower. With her ...

Four bells stolen from vacant church - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 03:41 PM PDT


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Four bells stolen from vacant church
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The church congregation had hoped to restore the historic bell tower or use the tonnes of hanging metal at their next spiritual home. Of the 13 bells that once ... “It didn't keep away the people that think they can sell metal for scrap,” Horne said ...

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Knee-jerk reaction to endangered species legislation - Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 10:30 AM PDT


Knee-jerk reaction to endangered species legislation
Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)
Therefore, when I heard that the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources would be considering four new ESA bills, I knew we would be hearing “their gutting the Act” alarm bells from the usual bell ringers. I wasn't disappointed. The Defenders of ...

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Highlights & Pictures: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - Londonist

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 07:13 AM PDT


Highlights & Pictures: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Londonist
Most visitors will be grateful for the lift up to the viewing platform, but there's the chance to walk down via a spiral staircase that projects a London soundscape as you descend, including cheering crowds at Wembley, Whitechapel Bell Foundry and ...

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Arts district expected soon for downtown Vancouver - The Columbian

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 06:03 AM PDT


Arts district expected soon for downtown Vancouver
The Columbian
"One bell ringer is how the community values the arts," she said. Making downtown an arts destination also will help other businesses, such as restaurants, pubs and wine bars, Andrade said. It creates a unique vibe in downtown that will also help to ...

Maitland church St Mary's will open the clock tower for tours - The Maitland Mercury

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 05:14 AM PDT


Maitland church St Mary's will open the clock tower for tours
The Maitland Mercury
Maitland would not be the same without the clock and chiming bells of St Mary's Anglican Church. It was the people of Maitland who insisted that the church tower have a clock, so changes were made to the structural design of the steeple. When ...

Jesmond school bell saved - ChronicleLive

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 04:03 AM PDT


ChronicleLive

Jesmond school bell saved
ChronicleLive
The old school bell from the former La Sagesse convent in Jesmond will help to ring in funds for a major restoration project at St Nicholas's Cathedral in Newcastle. The bell had been a fixture for 90 years at the school, which closed in 2008 and is to ...

Failure to reach compromise in Ashwell chimes row loses parish council £500 ... - Cambridge News

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 01:15 AM PDT


Cambridge News

Failure to reach compromise in Ashwell chimes row loses parish council £500 ...
Cambridge News
It has emerged that the substantial fund had been offered to the council more than a year ago on the condition of solving the row over the historical bells at St Mary's Church ringing during the night. But, it has now emerged that the offer will not be ...

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Bellringing taster session sees disappointing response, but still chances to join - Diss Express

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 12:52 AM PDT


Diss Express

Bellringing taster session sees disappointing response, but still chances to join
Diss Express
It was a disappointing turnout at Brockdish church for a bellringing taster session, but those interested in taking up the art are still encouraged to contact their local branch. Organised by the Southern Branch of the Norwich Diocesan Association of ...

47 University of Montana carillon bells each have a story to tell - The Missoulian

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:47 PM PDT


47 University of Montana carillon bells each have a story to tell
The Missoulian
Many have been here before, up in the tower, their names remembered on the brickwork, etched into the mortar by past visitors. Legend says a local fraternity once required new members to make this trip to the belfry and leave their name as part of ...

Acton, Gr London

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Gudgeon replaced(S Jakeman) and 6th now ringable

Dana Milbank: Marijuana may benefit Congress members - Florida Today

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 02:18 PM PDT


Dana Milbank: Marijuana may benefit Congress members
Florida Today
"Tests show that marijuana makes animals less sensitive to provocations such as a bell ringing." Translation: Conventional methods of control don't work so well on potheads. This might have something to do with resistance to relaxing the laws. Reply ...

San Antonio: Don't mess with our Missions! - mySanAntonio.com

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 10:17 AM PDT


San Antonio: Don't mess with our Missions!
mySanAntonio.com
Get a clue, menso (stupid)!” Even the Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS page chimed in: “We are always saddened to see this kind of damage to historic structures.” The status update, which was posted Monday, has 13 likes, 33 comments, and had ...

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