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posted 25 Jun 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 25 Jun 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Scottish Fact of the Week: New York Herald - Scotsman

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 02:52 PM PDT


Scotsman

Scottish Fact of the Week: New York Herald
Scotsman
From there he travelled to Portland, in Maine, where he again took up teaching in the village of Addison, arriving in Boston by the start of 1820. He was employed as a proofreader and bookseller before the Charleston Courier hired him to translate ...

Marblehead's Abbot Hall to be adorned with two large 'Ms' - Wicked Local Marblehead

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 12:48 PM PDT


Marblehead's Abbot Hall to be adorned with two large 'Ms'
Wicked Local Marblehead
Selectmen decreed that church bells throughout Marblehead be rung on Fourth of July at the regular holiday hours: 7:30 to 8 a.m., noon to 12:30 p.m., and 6 to 6:30 p.m.. Due to the clock tower's restoration, Abbot Hall's bell will not be rung during ...

Ringing the changes at Malvern Priory's Bell Appeal - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 09:04 AM PDT


Malvern Gazette

Ringing the changes at Malvern Priory's Bell Appeal
Malvern Gazette
Last Friday they travelled with other Priory members to witness the casting of the two new treble bells by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. Maggie Smith, Priory Bellringer said: "It was an historic and momentous day for Great Malvern Priory ...

Soldiers and Sailors Reunion to celebrate 106th anniversary - Canton Daily Ledger

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 08:02 AM PDT


Soldiers and Sailors Reunion to celebrate 106th anniversary
Canton Daily Ledger
Boden Amusements will hold Armband Night from 6 to 10 p.m. today. This is also Gospel Night, with the Rainbow Ringers Bell Choir and the Gospel Strings performing at 7 p.m. ... She ended up winning both first and second place, Kuzniar said. A number of ...

Norwich University bell concerts kick off July 5 - vtdigger.org

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 07:21 AM PDT


Norwich University bell concerts kick off July 5
vtdigger.org
The largest musical instruments in the world, carillons are played with both hands and feet. Musicians perform by striking levers stoutly wired to the various clappers of a tower's many bells. Norwich's carillon, one of only two such instruments in the ...

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The CCCBR President's blog

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 03:35 AM PDT

Chris Mew's June post is now online.

A pilgrimage to Morwenstow - cornishguardian.co.uk

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 11:25 PM PDT


A pilgrimage to Morwenstow
cornishguardian.co.uk
On this recent visit we met Arthur Bryant, "Captain of the Tower," the head bellringer. Arthur, a funeral director, is a man steeped in North Cornwall happenings. The church has a strong bellringing tradition and, before we left, we heard some visiting ...

A serene retreat on a chaotic street - The Hindu

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 10:32 PM PDT


The Hindu

A serene retreat on a chaotic street
The Hindu
Two bells, dated 1837, were cast in London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry, which made the bells for Big Ben and the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. One with Armenian inscription dates to 1754, was recast in 1808 and bears Tamil inscription. Another dates to ...

100 OBJECTS/DAY 10: Old fire station has new service role - The Times and Democrat

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 10:03 PM PDT


100 OBJECTS/DAY 10: Old fire station has new service role
The Times and Democrat
The bell ringer was paid $1 for the trouble. ... The following year, the Young Americans volunteer fire company was formed. ... The Elliott Hook and Ladder Company was housed in what is today a Russell Street business just north of the First Baptist ...

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When Mexico beats Croatia in Brazil, creating a situation for the LAPD... - Al Jazeera America (blog)

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 07:05 PM PDT


When Mexico beats Croatia in Brazil, creating a situation for the LAPD...
Al Jazeera America (blog)
In San Jose, Costa Rica, Los Ticos' victory over Italy was greeted by the peal of church bells and a flood of humanity into the streets, from babes in arms to President Luis Guillermo Solis -- who had predicted the score on Twitter. The connection ...

Expertisecentrum voor kennis van luidklokken en beiaarden - Reformatorisch Dagblad

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 07:45 AM PDT


Reformatorisch Dagblad

Expertisecentrum voor kennis van luidklokken en beiaarden
Reformatorisch Dagblad
International Expert Center for Campanology”.” Het expertisecentrum moet een kennisnetwerk worden van internationale campanologische musea en instituten, ondersteund door universiteiten die academische kennis in verschillende disciplines inbrengen.

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Special peal of Winchester Cathedral bells before centenary service - Hampshire Chronicle

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 06:11 AM PDT


Hampshire Chronicle

Special peal of Winchester Cathedral bells before centenary service
Hampshire Chronicle
The Guild Memorial to 56 ringers from 36 churches across the old (1914) Winchester Diocese who died in World War One, stands in the corner of the cathedral belfry and a team of ringers from across Hampshire and beyond rang a quarter peal of 1,342 ...

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