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Merseybells news feed as published


A Different Take On GM's New CEO - Jalopnik

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 03:02 PM PST


A Different Take On GM's New CEO
Jalopnik
But the brief flurry of tolling church bells around the city banging out the cadence of "Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead" from the Wizard of Oz suddenly grew silent when the ramifications of what "Captain Queeg" had wrought on his way out of the company ...

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Holiday Happenings - Florida Times-Union

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 01:04 PM PST


Holiday Happenings
Florida Times-Union
The Gingerbread House Extravaganza, presented by the Jacksonville Historical Society, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 21, Old St. .... “Christmas with the Sassy Tappers,” 11 a.m., Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic ...

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Riot police withdraw after failed night move - Gulf Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 12:25 PM PST


Gulf Times

Riot police withdraw after failed night move
Gulf Times
Some protesters held mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang out from a cathedral about 2km away, as in times of danger centuries ago. “He is spitting in the faces of the US, 28 countries of Europe ...

Ukrainian protest leaders say no talks until President Yanukovich meets demands - Hurriyet Daily News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 11:34 AM PST


Hurriyet Daily News

Ukrainian protest leaders say no talks until President Yanukovich meets demands
Hurriyet Daily News
Some protesters held mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang out from a cathedral 2 km away, as in times of danger centuries ago. The eventual police withdrawal was greeted with euphoria. December/11/ ...

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Neighbors and their melodies filled the evening - Atascadero News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 11:11 AM PST


Neighbors and their melodies filled the evening
Atascadero News
ATASCADERO — Holiday melodies could be heard floating on the chilly air all around Atascadero Lake Friday evening as singers, bell ringers and musicians of just about every kind took part in the 15th Annual Musical Walk Around the Lake event. Families ...

The Incorrupt Corpse Of George Calciu - The American Conservative

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 10:43 AM PST


The Incorrupt Corpse Of George Calciu
The American Conservative
One night, Fr. George heard the joyful peal of many church bells: It was Easter. Early the next morning, the worst guard in the prison—who delighted in torture—entered the priest's cell. He should have turned his face to the wall. Instead, Fr. George ...

What's On in Chester and Cheshire - December 12-19 - ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 10:34 AM PST


What's On in Chester and Cheshire - December 12-19
ChesterChronicle.co.uk
CHRISTLETON: Farmers' market at the Ring O' Bells. Call 01244 335422 or visit www.ringobellschester.co.uk. MOLD: Screening of the Paul Greengrass film Captain .... available by ringing 533566 or 531791. KELSALL: A Christmas concert by The Vale Royal ...

BARTON GOLDSMITH: These are a few of my favorite things . . . about the holidays - San Angelo Standard Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 09:21 AM PST


BARTON GOLDSMITH: These are a few of my favorite things . . . about the holidays
San Angelo Standard Times
As you shop for your family, you can't help but hear the bell ringers and see the booths of the many organizations that help those less fortunate. This time of year, I give as much as I can to those people and organizations that help others. Taking ...

New-look 'Saint Iberius' unveiled - Irish Independent

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 08:21 AM PST


Irish Independent

New-look 'Saint Iberius' unveiled
Irish Independent
Emergency work began on the church early in September when it was discovered that the tower had begun to lean into the street and was in danger of collapsing. It was hoped that the work on the Church would be finished by the time ... The original ...

Festive fun: Christmas event listings 2013 - Get Surrey

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 08:02 AM PST


Get Surrey

Festive fun: Christmas event listings 2013
Get Surrey
Called With Christmas in Mind, it will be performed by the Wandle Ringers, a team of hand bell ringers. Tickets are ... Epsom Choral Society presents its annual Christmas carol concert at St Martin's Parish church, Church Street, Epsom KT17 4PX at 7.30pm.

Lights of Love enters its third decade: Event remembers, celebrates, honors ... - Our Colorado News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 07:18 AM PST


Lights of Love enters its third decade: Event remembers, celebrates, honors ...
Our Colorado News
At the annual Prospect Home Care & Hospice Lights of Love remembrance, the Woodland Park Wind Symphony Brass Choir provides Christmas music. At the end of the ... Music throughout the evening was provided by the Woodland Park Wind Symphony Brass Choir ...

Lancaster courthouse bell, clock, graffiti - Lancaster Newspapers

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 06:53 AM PST


Lancaster courthouse bell, clock, graffiti
Lancaster Newspapers
The door in a corner of the Law Library at the Lancaster County Courthouse is labeled "Storage." Don't believe it — unless you think the cupola containing the courthouse clock and clockworks, the bell tower and the rickety wooden steps leading to them ...

News Quirks - Seven Days

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 06:07 AM PST


News Quirks
Seven Days
They then arrested Codd and Kristen Rynearson, 19, with the stolen goods. (South Florida Sun Sentinel) ... Authorities charged David A. Neese, 57, with stealing four cases of hand bells from Sheboygan (Wis.) First Presbyterian Church, where he is an ...

Ukraine Protest: Riot Police Withdraw After Moving Against Demonstrators ... - Huffington Post

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 05:30 AM PST


Ukraine Protest: Riot Police Withdraw After Moving Against Demonstrators ...
Huffington Post
Some protesters held mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang out from a cathedral about 2 km (about 1 mile) away, as in times of danger centuries ago. "It is the stupidest thing that he could have ...

Nostalgia: Huddersfield has rich hand-bell tradition - Huddersfield Examiner

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 05:16 AM PST


Huddersfield Examiner

Nostalgia: Huddersfield has rich hand-bell tradition
Huddersfield Examiner
The isolated Pennine villages right down to Worcestershire held the origins and beginnings of the hand-bell bands – the first musical involvement for working men. ... Albert also conducted Saddleworth hand-bell ringers to success in the British Open ...

Video: The day two men clung to their ship's rigging, awaiting a dramatic ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 05:13 AM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Video: The day two men clung to their ship's rigging, awaiting a dramatic ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
After Blogg's boat was rammed on to the deck “Primo” Davies led the crew who climbed into the rigging to prise the hands of the frozen men from the ropes which they gripped. Blogg then turned the lifeboat for the beach and ran ... is still remembered ...

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Ukraine protests: US 'disgust' at heavy police tactics - Channel 4 News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 04:53 AM PST


Toronto Star

Ukraine protests: US 'disgust' at heavy police tactics
Channel 4 News
Protesters were equally vocal about their fear overnight, with figures from politicians to priests pleading with police not to shed blood. Some protesters held mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang ...
Ukraine protests: Riot police withdraw after overnight move on demonstrators Toronto Star

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Half way tolls for bell appeal - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 03:43 AM PST


Malvern Gazette

Half way tolls for bell appeal
Malvern Gazette
GREAT Malvern Priory bellringers rang a special peal to celebrate a milestone in a major fund-raising drive. The church ... “It's currently very hard to ring the bells, which means in practice we haven't recruited trainee ringers for some time,” he ...

Skaneateles Sings draws record crowd for holiday celebration - Auburn Citizen

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 02:52 AM PST


Skaneateles Sings draws record crowd for holiday celebration
Auburn Citizen
Strains of "Jingle Bells" sung by some of the younger Dickens characters was just ending as Jim Greene, as Charles Dickens, introduced Rev. Paula Roulette to the ... Revelers in The Blue Goose bar left their seats and waved from the windows to the ...

Christmas spirit on tap at 18th-century Stowe - Buckingham Advertiser

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 02:35 AM PST


Buckingham Advertiser

Christmas spirit on tap at 18th-century Stowe
Buckingham Advertiser
At 2pm on Tuesday, December 17, you can hear carols in the courtyard performed by St James and St John's Church of England Primary School. Then, at 2pm on Sunday, December 22, there's a performance by the Leckhampstead Bell Ringers and Joyful ...

The 5 Worst Reasons To Marry That May Lead To Divorce - Osun Defender

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 02:22 AM PST


Osun Defender

The 5 Worst Reasons To Marry That May Lead To Divorce
Osun Defender
Do you remember the story about the midnight bell ringing and a young girl's dream ends as she must return to her reality. A handsome man really liked her ... if they're transforming. This sounds like a sitcom, but, life is real and desires are true ...

Ukrainian police clash with protesters - Eyewitness News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 01:01 AM PST


Ukrainian police clash with protesters
Eyewitness News
Some protesters held mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang out from a cathedral about 2 km away as in times of danger centuries ago. The police move came after President Viktor Yanukovich on Tuesday ...

The day two men clung to their ship's rigging, awaiting a dramatic lifeboat ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 12:35 AM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

The day two men clung to their ship's rigging, awaiting a dramatic lifeboat ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
After Blogg's boat was rammed on to the deck “Primo” Davies led the crew who climbed into the rigging to prise the hands of the frozen men from the ropes which they gripped. Blogg then turned the lifeboat for the beach and ran ... is still remembered ...

Police Push Into Kiev Square as Crisis Grows - New York Times

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 08:48 PM PST


Police Push Into Kiev Square as Crisis Grows
New York Times
Officers later winched a rope to the barrier and ripped it down entirely. Ice and slush on the streets ... He added: “As church bells ring tonight amidst the smoke in the streets of Kiev, the United States stands with the people of Ukraine. They ...

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What's Going in Kiev? - National Review Online

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 08:42 PM PST


What's Going in Kiev?
National Review Online
... singer, called from a loud hailer: “Do not hurt us!” Some protesters held mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang out from a cathedral about 2 km (about 1 mile) away as in times of danger ...

Dundee, Hammondsport plan holiday events - OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 08:33 PM PST


OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM

Dundee, Hammondsport plan holiday events
OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM
Santa Claus arrives at 6 p.m. on a fire truck to greet the crowd with Santa's Second String reindeer from 6 to 8 p.m. The St. Thomas Bell Ringers perform at 6:30 p.m. while the Hammondsport Methodist Church Choir takes the stage at 7 p.m.. Horse-drawn ...

Ukrainian police take back part of square - Blouin News Blogs

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 08:18 PM PST


Blouin News Blogs

Ukrainian police take back part of square
Blouin News Blogs
KIEV, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Ukrainian riot police moved in force early on Wednesday into part of the Kiev square where protesters are demonstrating against a government decision to rebuild trade ties with Russia rather than move closer to the European ...

Give, but be wary - News-Daily.com

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 06:15 PM PST


Give, but be wary
News-Daily.com
Bell ringers are collecting funds at the entrances of popular shopping locations. Some give food ... Throughout our community there are numerous organizations, agencies, nonprofits and churches helping to see to the needs of others. All of these things ...

Ukraine Riot Police Enter Square In Kiev Occupied By Protesters - Huffington Post

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 05:05 PM PST


Ukraine Riot Police Enter Square In Kiev Occupied By Protesters
Huffington Post
Some held their mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang out from a cathedral about 2 km (1 mile) away as in times of danger centuries ago. But police stopped operations, while remaining in place, and ...

Competition winning images are revealed - Evesham Observer

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 04:18 PM PST


Evesham Observer

Competition winning images are revealed
Evesham Observer
Second place was awarded to Katarzyna Urbanik Pociask, for her impressive shot of Evesham's Bell Tower. “We received some fantastic entries, which made choosing a winner a difficult job,” said CT Wong, store director at Specsavers Evesham. “But we ...

Bishop Auckland, Durham

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

PN info added: check first (via phone no on D+N website)

Rattlesden, Suffolk

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Bells now removed for rehang

Stoke Doyle, Northants

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Rehang (WofA) completed

Christmas 2013: Facts, History, Dates, And Traditions Of The Celebration Of ... - Huffington Post

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 03:02 PM PST


Christmas 2013: Facts, History, Dates, And Traditions Of The Celebration Of ...
Huffington Post
Today, in the Greek and Russian orthodox churches, Christmas is celebrated 13 days after the 25th, which is also referred to as the Epiphany or Three Kings Day. ... Ding dong! merrily on high, In heav'n the bells are ringing: Ding dong! verily the sky ...

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Delays mean Barrow cchurch bells AREN'T ringing out for Christmas Day - NW Evening Mail

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 08:25 AM PST


Delays mean Barrow cchurch bells AREN'T ringing out for Christmas Day
NW Evening Mail
Tower captain Andrew Pollock said: “We came very close, but we need an extra week in the schedule to allow the concrete to set properly so that the new frame is secure in the tower before we start to swing and ring the bells. “The delay was because ...

Touring Nuremberg, Germany, a city devoted to its past - The Morning Sun

Posted: 10 Dec 2013 05:55 AM PST


Touring Nuremberg, Germany, a city devoted to its past
The Morning Sun
I pass the medieval St. Sebaldus Church, one of the city's most significant places of worship, and the Bratwursthäusle (a restaurant serving the local specialty, Nürnberger Rostbratwurst, in the time-honored fashion, cooked over a wood-fired grill ...

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New Hampshire Senior News Notes - NewHampshire.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2013 07:09 PM PST


New Hampshire Senior News Notes
NewHampshire.com
The vans leave at 5:30 p.m. and return to the center to a concert by The Bell Ringers from Grace Methodist Church in St. Johnsbury, Vt. The concert starts at 7 p.m. Sign up for van tour for $5. Donations for concert are welcomed but not required at the ...

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