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Merseybells news feed as published


Shhhh Seville, I'm trying to sleep - EL PAÍS in English (blog)

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 08:11 AM PDT


EL PAÍS in English (blog)

Shhhh Seville, I'm trying to sleep
EL PAÍS in English (blog)
I clearly remember my first night's sleep in Seville. It was 2am as I slipped into bed, late by UK standards, though in most Spanish cities the time when an already ebullient population comes into its own. But for the next 4 hours I was party to ...

IN PICTURES: Honiton Charter Day 2014 - Midweek Herald

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 07:37 AM PDT


Midweek Herald

IN PICTURES: Honiton Charter Day 2014
Midweek Herald
Members of the public were given the chance to try their hand at bell ringing in the church tower of St Paul's. Lace experts from Allhallows Museum were giving demonstrations on the day. In addition to the entertainers there was Honiton's traditional ...

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Three Kempsey brothers died within months in World War One - BBC News

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 07:32 AM PDT


BBC News

Three Kempsey brothers died within months in World War One
BBC News
Family members have reflected on the deaths of three brothers within six months in World War One. Three of Frank Rea's four sons, all bell ringers at St Mary's church in Kempsey, Worcestershire, died in 1917. Ernest, the youngest at 21, died first at ...

Knit your own hamster for the Bell Tower Appeal - Evesham Journal

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 04:37 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Knit your own hamster for the Bell Tower Appeal
Evesham Journal
Renowned author of the Best in Show series, Sally Muir, is taking the workshop at JellyPickleJam, Vine Mews, Evesham, at 11am on Saturday. It costs £25 and includes a light lunch with 10 per cent of proceeds being donated to the Evesham Bell Tower ...
A huge turnout for 10k race boosts tower appeal Evesham Observer

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The bells ring out - Oxford Mail

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 04:06 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

The bells ring out
Oxford Mail
The St James the Great Church held a candle-lit service and vigil in which parishioners were invited to lay rosemary plants in front of the church's war memorial. Bell ringers rang out a muffled half-peal ahead of the service at the Church Street ...

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Tribute to the Fallen at service - Oxford Mail

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 04:06 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

Tribute to the Fallen at service
Oxford Mail
Church bells rang out a muffled half-peal from 9pm before the names of the Fallen were read out. A wreath was later laid on the graves of two First World War soldiers buried in Iffley Burial Ground, next to the church. Iffley History Society member Ron ...

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The bells ring out - The Oxford Times

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 04:02 AM PDT


The bells ring out
The Oxford Times
Bell ringers rang out a muffled half-peal ahead of the service at the Church Street church, which began at 10.45pm on Monday. Associate minister, the Rev David Payne, said men from the village who fought and died in the First World War are included on ...

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Top 15 Things to Do in Tirana - Argophilia Travel News

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 03:37 AM PDT


Argophilia Travel News

Top 15 Things to Do in Tirana
Argophilia Travel News
The gallery is the most important national institution of exhibiting, conserving, studying, restoring, publishing, documenting and archiving the works of art in Albania. It presently boasts over ... What you see today is a Chinese clock, that replaced ...

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HONITON: Celebrations for market charter's 750th anniversary - View Online

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 03:35 AM PDT


Midweek Herald

HONITON: Celebrations for market charter's 750th anniversary
View Online
Community groups showcased their activities along Northcote Lane and the St Paul's Church bellringers gave a series of demonstrations throughout the event. Councillor Zarczynski added: “I would like to personally thank Heidi Radford, from the Tourist ...
IN PICTURES: Honiton Charter Day 2014 Midweek Herald

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Lottery funding to keep bells ringing at St Mary's in Bletsoe - Bedfordshire News

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 03:18 AM PDT


Bedfordshire News

Lottery funding to keep bells ringing at St Mary's in Bletsoe
Bedfordshire News
A VILLAGE is set to enjoy a good old ding dong for generations to come. St Mary's Church in Bletsoe is celebrating after receiving £46,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore it's entire peal of bells. In a nice touch of historical symmetry the ...

St Peter's Church: the greatest link with Burnley's past - Clitheroe Today

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 03:14 AM PDT


St Peter's Church: the greatest link with Burnley's past
Clitheroe Today
The first picture I have chosen today is not the oldest image we have of the building. This one dates from just before the middle of the 19th Century. By that time the 15th Century tower had been enlarged with a splendid peal of bells installed and the ...

Fun lined up at family fete - Daily Echo

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 03:06 AM PDT


Fun lined up at family fete
Daily Echo
ORGANISERS have lined up a package of what they hope will be crowd-pulling attractions at the Mottisfont Fete on Sunday. These include a family pet show, the Bernie Boozle Band, St John's Church bell ringers at Lockerley, artwork and a history display.

Brixham Civic Award presented to Shoalstone Pool volunteer - Torquay Herald Express

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 01:35 AM PDT


Torquay Herald Express

Brixham Civic Award presented to Shoalstone Pool volunteer
Torquay Herald Express
NICK Brown has been presented with a Civic Award by Brixham Town Council for his years of voluntary work looking after Shoalstone Pool. The award was presented by council chairman Cllr Paul Addison at a ceremony at the seawater pool on Tuesday.

WW1: Timely campaign to restore pride - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 01:01 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

WW1: Timely campaign to restore pride
Leicester Mercury
Over time, the blue face and gold hands of the 3ft ornate clock, 20ft up the bell tower, have grown old – unlike the men whose names it commemorates. Reflecting the spirit of 1919 when the memorial was installed, people living in the quintessentially ...

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What's on for Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - Portsmouth News

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 10:12 PM PDT


What's on for Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Portsmouth News
Stalls and attractions and demonstrations of bell ringing. Ploughman's lunches and afternoon ... Parish Mass for the Transfiguration. Celebration of Jesus. Guest preacher ... 2pm-4pm. Over-50s social club. £2. Meet new people, try activities and enjoy ...

Open Garden event raised funds for appeal - Evesham Journal

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:19 AM PDT


Open Garden event raised funds for appeal
Evesham Journal
HUNDREDS of pounds was raised by two Evesham sisters when they opened up one of the town's hidden gems. Sue Ablett, chairman of the Bell Tower Appeal Committee, said: "One of the great joys of involvement with the Bell Tower Appeal is that it has ...

Budding bell-ringers invited to a good old-fashioned ding dong - Your Local Guardian

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 02:53 AM PDT


Your Local Guardian

Budding bell-ringers invited to a good old-fashioned ding dong
Your Local Guardian
Anyone can drop in to the All Saints Benhilton Church throughout Give Us a Ring week for a free lesson in the ancient discipline. The sessions are open to complete beginners and hardened campanologists. Bell-ringing teacher Sheila Cheesman said: "Many ...

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全球最老公司扫描:日本一家唐朝的温泉 - 网易

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 07:25 PM PDT


全球最老公司扫描:日本一家唐朝的温泉
网易
Whitechapel Bell Foundry铸造厂(英国伦敦,1570年~):公司自称跨越了英国27位国王时代,接待了乔治五世和玛丽女王,他们见证了威斯敏斯特教堂两口巨钟的铸造。这家偏心的世纪老店为美国费城铸造了自由之钟,但由于质 ...

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A lonely bell tolls to mark the start of the Great War - ABC Local

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 12:32 AM PDT


A lonely bell tolls to mark the start of the Great War
ABC Local
Clutching a heavy thick rope that is pulled from an opening in the vast church ceiling, the pastor and his wife Rachel take it in turns to ring the church bells throughout the township. The only other onlooker is the church cleaner, Paddy Pullman, who ...

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