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posted 22 Jan 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 22 Jan 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Waltham Abbey Church to host National Bell Ringing Competition - AboutMyArea

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 11:10 AM PST


AboutMyArea

Waltham Abbey Church to host National Bell Ringing Competition
AboutMyArea
6 teams of 12 ringers will battle it out to qualify for the final of the National 12-bell Striking Contest and the competition will be fierce. Waltham Abbey ... Teams are drawn from across the country, from huge Cathedrals to small country parishes ...

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Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 10:09 AM PST


Search on site
Burns Times Herald
Chamber Music Bell Choir meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 393 W. “A” St. Bell ringers are being recruited. For information, call Carol Sawyer, 541-573-6886. A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday ...

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Elderly man hits head on bell at top of Swiss cathedral and gets stuck in belfry - Daily Mail

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 09:50 AM PST


Daily Mail

Elderly man hits head on bell at top of Swiss cathedral and gets stuck in belfry
Daily Mail
And elderly man had to be airlifted from a cathedral tower in Basel-Country, Switzerland after hitting his head on the church bell. The 82-year-old civil engineer was inspecting the tower during a renovation at the cathedral of Arlesheim, when he ...

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Listen: Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner remixes Broken Bells' "Holding On For Life" - Consequence of Sound

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 09:34 AM PST


Listen: Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner remixes Broken Bells' "Holding On For Life"
Consequence of Sound
He made Bloc Party's “Compliments” extra sleek and sexy, somehow managed to spin Grinderman's “Bellringer Blues” deeper into a grimy, Avant-rock void, and even reworked YYYS' “Gold Lion” into an electro-folk banger. For his latest effort, Zinner's ...

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St. Thecla's Tomb Desecrated by Syrian Rebels, Nuns Still Missing - Patheos (blog)

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 08:19 AM PST


St. Thecla's Tomb Desecrated by Syrian Rebels, Nuns Still Missing
Patheos (blog)
According to Father Makarios Gulwma, secretary of the Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East for the Catholic Melkites told RIA Novosti: “The fighters of Al-Nusra and Free Sham removed the bells of the churches of historic Maaloula, torched the ...

Trick shot kings a Bounce hit - The West Australian

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 03:49 AM PST


The West Australian

Trick shot kings a Bounce hit
The West Australian
The men, who have "conquered" some of Perth's landmarks such as Patersons Stadium, the Bell Tower and the Narrows Bridge with their trick shots, showed off their skills at the Cannington indoor trampoline park ahead of the centre's official opening on ...

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Concerns raised over congestion as Riverside Drive partially closes - ABC Online

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 02:35 AM PST


Concerns raised over congestion as Riverside Drive partially closes
ABC Online
The Opposition says the partial closure of one of Perth's major roads will lead to further congestion in the CBD. From next week, part of Riverside Drive will be closed as construction continues on the government's Elizabeth Quay project. The strip of ...

Bells peal to start the war tribute - Burton Mail

Posted: 22 Jan 2014 12:04 AM PST


Burton Mail

Bells peal to start the war tribute
Burton Mail
The St Mark's church bell ringers will sound a half-muffled quarter peal at 10am on Sunday as part of a ceremony to mark the rededication of the grave of William Coltman, above, at the Winshill burial site. The quarter peal will also be the first rung ...

Noisy blessings - Times of Malta

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 11:16 PM PST


Noisy blessings
Times of Malta
The fact is that those who want to go to church so early don't need any church bells to act as alarms while those who want to sleep on have every right to do so without being disturbed by early morning peals. Doesn't all this contribute to noise ...

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Ap-peal-ing sound will ring out across Norfolk countryside once more - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 10:23 PM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Ap-peal-ing sound will ring out across Norfolk countryside once more
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Ap-peal-ing sound will ring out across Norfolk countryside once more. Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, will be attending a special service St Thomas' Church, Foxley and rededicating the bells, which will be rung for the fiirst time in 60 years.

The churches of Bohol - Tempo

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 05:07 PM PST


The churches of Bohol
Tempo
In Clarin, only the bell tower and the front of the Saint Michael Church were left. In the Inabanga Church, only the façade and ... I don't see any legal problems with the government participating in church restoration, but if there is no law, then a ...

Chedzoy, Som

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN info added (alternating is on 'no regular schedule')

Chew Magna, Som

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN not straightforward: Tue most wks but ... see website

East Harptree, Som

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN rotation modified

East Leake, Notts

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN is now weekly; availability of toilet facility added

Litton, Som

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN rotation modified

Rempstone, Notts

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

Do not invariably practise: checking advised; toilet added

Soham, Cambs

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

Mon PN resumed (and 'no regular ringing' removed)

Stanford on Soar, Notts

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN removed (no longer practise); toilet availability added

Ston Easton, Som

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN rotation modified

Tarrington, Herefs

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

'Shortly going to AN for rehanging ... due back June 2014'

Bushey church seeks funds to restore historic bells - Watford Observer

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 04:51 AM PST


Watford Observer

Bushey church seeks funds to restore historic bells
Watford Observer
Sue Morton, the tower captain, said the bell ringers will not stop until the full amount of money is raised. She said: "Bells have been sounding out here for at least 500 years, but without a major restoration they will fall silent. "The bells are ...

Ten-year-old bellringer Tiggy just loves learning the ropes - Oxford Mail

Posted: 21 Jan 2014 12:00 AM PST


Oxford Mail

Ten-year-old bellringer Tiggy just loves learning the ropes
Oxford Mail
In 1972 a sixth bell was added under a band led by Tower Captain Roy Jones. He had actually started bellringing in 1944, aged eight. The St Nicholas bellringers are now well known across the county and the south of England, competing in contests and ...

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