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posted 20 Aug 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 20 Aug 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Cash boost for Bell Tower appeal - Evesham Observer

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 04:04 PM PDT


Evesham Observer

Cash boost for Bell Tower appeal
Evesham Observer
The dramatic move meant Wychavon District Council no longer approved any new requests for advance payments - meaning bids to obtain funding for the Bell Tower appeal would not be considered. But earlier this year council chiefs at the district council ...

Starlight Symphony is Saturday - Jackson Sun

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 03:42 PM PDT


Starlight Symphony is Saturday
Jackson Sun
Prior to the symphony's performance, a concert prelude is performed on the Jackson Memorial Carillon of First Presbyterian Church. The carillon is a musical instrument housed in a bell tower of the church. Highlights from the evening will include the ...

'The Voice of Baylor': A Tour of the Carillon Bells with the Woman Who Plays Them - KCEN-TV

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 03:08 PM PDT


'The Voice of Baylor': A Tour of the Carillon Bells with the Woman Who Plays Them
KCEN-TV
Clappers and hammers inside and outside the bells connect to wires in the belfry, then down to a keyboard in a room below. Well, it's a kind ... He recorded a video of “That Good Old Baylor Line,” the school's song, echoing out from UT's tower. "You ...

Pressure key to big premier one netball final - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 02:58 PM PDT


Pressure key to big premier one netball final
Taranaki Daily News
I'm reasonably confident," she said. "I think we've gradually improved as the season has progressed. We haven't had a really bad game." Topping has good reason to be confident of lifting the title from Inglewood in the McDonalds Real Estate-sponsored ...

Bellringers' three-hour stint to mark 700th anniversary of Bingham receiving ... - Newark Advertiser

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 10:29 AM PDT


Bellringers' three-hour stint to mark 700th anniversary of Bingham receiving ...
Newark Advertiser
Mr Peters, of Willow Road, was joined by steeple keeper and former tower captain Mr Bill Shanks, of Welbeck Grove, Mr Kevin Skillings, of Radnor Grove, Mr John Ottoway, of Edwinstowe, Mr Geoff Wells, of Coddington, Mr Chris Woodcock, of Lincoln, ...

Indigo plane catches fire, narrow escape for 147 passengers onboard - Oneindia

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 06:23 AM PDT


Oneindia

Indigo plane catches fire, narrow escape for 147 passengers onboard
Oneindia
However, immediately after the incident, the Indigo Airlines issued a statement saying, "Flight Captain observed dense smoke from ATC tower. Captain immediately called for evacuation of crew and passengers. In approximately 75 seconds, passengers were ...

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All's well that ends well for Vinny's belle - Irish Times

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 03:58 AM PDT


All's well that ends well for Vinny's belle
Irish Times
It was a ceremonial role, which fell into Vinny's, er, lap when the previous bell-ringer, Alf 'Tupper' Warburton, keeled over with a seizure during the men's mile in the late 1980s. As Tupper, a right tough of the track, was being treated by the Malta ...

Nicholson War Memorial silenced for hotel guests - BBC News

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 02:44 AM PDT


BBC News

Nicholson War Memorial silenced for hotel guests
BBC News
"I'm sure Premier Inn are going to bring lots of people into Leek as it is fast becoming a tourist destination," she said. Councillor Wood, whose husband is a bell ringer, added: "Most people won't notice the difference because there aren't that many ...

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Bellringing to mark an anniversary - Daventry Express

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 01:25 AM PDT


Daventry Express

Bellringing to mark an anniversary
Daventry Express
A Daventry couple were able to mark their 45th wedding anniversary in a very special way. Sylvia and Michael Henley successfully bid for the bells at the Holy Cross Church in Daventry to be rung for a special occasion on Saturday, August 9. Pictured ...

A handy companion to Valletta - Malta Independent Online

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 08:28 PM PDT


Malta Independent Online

A handy companion to Valletta
Malta Independent Online
That Valletta has so many churches is well-known, but not that it has so many corner statues, niches even with private homes, and corner niches where the people of the street may have gathered in other times to pray. Besides this, the book tells ...

A huge turnout for 10k race boosts tower appeal - Evesham Observer

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 04:15 PM PDT


Evesham Observer

A huge turnout for 10k race boosts tower appeal
Evesham Observer
HUNDREDS of runners pounded the streets of Evesham as they took part in the annual Vale 10k race. More than 500 people battled against the showers to take part in the seventh Birdseye Sports Evesham Vale event and help raise funds for the Bell Tower ...

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Brattleby, Lincs

Posted: 19 Aug 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Now hung dead and electrically chimed

The elections are coming! The elections are coming! - Southernminn.com

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 05:51 PM PDT


The elections are coming! The elections are coming!
Southernminn.com
The margin of error is 98.3 percent. "The difference between a church bell and a politician is the church bell peals from the steeple." "I'm a bad mechanic. I never try to fix things that don't need fixing." "The average congressman's idea of ...

Public Pianos to be played in harmony - Montreal Gazette

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 03:23 PM PDT


Public Pianos to be played in harmony
Montreal Gazette
“I think it will be like church bells ringing all over the city, a celebration at noon on Wednesday,” Leblond said. If you happen to be near the Laurier métro, you can hear a duet played by Amélie Fortin and Marie-Christine Poirier; at the corner of ...

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Tour of Britain set to 'wow' Wychavon - Evesham Journal

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 08:51 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Tour of Britain set to 'wow' Wychavon
Evesham Journal
Evesham, the home of cycling group the Evesham Wheelers, will see the Tour of Britain passing through the weekend days after the start of the town's first Cyclefest, celebrating pedal power and raising money the Bell Tower. Honeybourne Bicycle Users ...

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Wedding dress exhibition and displays are big success - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 18 Aug 2014 07:05 AM PDT


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Wedding dress exhibition and displays are big success
Tewkesbury ADMAG
Ruby Bayliss stood in front of her wedding dress (to her left), which was displayed in the exhibition in aid of the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. HUNDREDS of visitors flocked to Evesham's All Saints Church over the weekend to see the display of wedding ...

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