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Merseybells news feed as published


Quake causes structural damage to Dumaguete's landmark Cathedral Belfry - InterAksyon

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 03:54 PM PDT


Quake causes structural damage to Dumaguete's landmark Cathedral Belfry
InterAksyon
Sometime in 1935, the Catholic Church built an additional upper level structure, converting it into a belfry whose original bell, could be heard all the way to nearby Valencia town, according to B8-year-old Buenaventura Balbuena, a Catechist and lay ...

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Three rescued off Palolem, Colva beaches - Times of India

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 01:42 PM PDT


Three rescued off Palolem, Colva beaches
Times of India
On the same day at 1pm Anthony Paresh, 39, from Carmona informed lifeguards that he suffered from some fish bite while swimming. Tower captain Samir Kankonkar shifted him to Cancona PHC in a lifeguard jeep. On Tuesday evening at Colva, a group of 6 ...

Destroyed Episcopal cathedral to be rebuilt in Haiti - Religion News Service

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 01:15 PM PDT


Destroyed Episcopal cathedral to be rebuilt in Haiti
Religion News Service
It will be twice the size of the destroyed cathedral and will incorporate the bronze bells and three world-famous murals depicting biblical stories with Haitian characters that were salvaged from the ruins of the original church. The new cathedral is ...

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Join archaeological dig and ring bells as part of Open House - Fraser Coast Chronicle

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 12:16 PM PDT


Join archaeological dig and ring bells as part of Open House
Fraser Coast Chronicle
Experience the thrill of ringing the oldest church bells in Queensland with a tour of St Paul's Bell Tower. The set of nine bells were installed in 1887, and were originally cast by Whitechapel Foundry in London, which counts Big Ben among its larger ...

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Join archaeological dig and ring bells as part of Open House - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 12:12 PM PDT


Join archaeological dig and ring bells as part of Open House
The Sunshine Coast Daily
RESIDENTS can join an archaeological dig, ring the bells of the oldest church tower in Queensland and search for ghosts at Maryborough Open House on Saturday, October 26. Now in its second year, Maryborough opens its doors for a rare look inside some ...

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Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 11:02 AM PDT


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. Medicare Open Enrollment is held every Tuesday and Thursday ...

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Photos from you — Lynne Bonnell - bcrnews.com

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 10:45 AM PDT


Photos from you — Lynne Bonnell
bcrnews.com
Lynne Bonnell submitted this photo of the bells at St. Patrick Church in Arlington. It is ringing again after about 30 years of silence. The bell tower was recently renovated by Heritage Restoration from Peoria. The bells ring at noon, 6 p.m. and ...

In Pictures : Phillipines quake - Aljazeera.com

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 08:23 AM PDT


Aljazeera.com

In Pictures : Phillipines quake
Aljazeera.com
A woman carries her baby past a destroyed church belfry in Tubigon, Bohol. ... The tremor collapsed buildings, cracked roads and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines' oldest church Tuesday morning, causing multiple deaths across the central region .
Aftershock: A visita iglesia Rappler
Priest urges: Don't use church rubble for amulets ABS CBN News
Iconic Phl churches crumble Philippine Star
Manila Standard Today  - Minda News  - Calgary Sun
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Appeal launched to bring back church bells to Marden - Hereford Times

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 06:32 AM PDT


Appeal launched to bring back church bells to Marden
Hereford Times
The Parochial Church Council now has ambitious plans to restore the bells to working order, improve disabled access, and to provide a useful space for church and community use. It has been estimated that the total cost of the project will be around £95 ...

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Appeal launched to bring back church bells to Marden - Ledbury Reporter

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 06:26 AM PDT


Appeal launched to bring back church bells to Marden
Ledbury Reporter
The bells at St Mary's Church have been silent since a 2006 inspection revealed serious problems including a rotting oak beam supporting the cast iron bell frame. The Parochial Church Council now has ambitious plans to restore the bells to working ...

Tourists spend $7 billion in WA - Perth Now

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 12:15 AM PDT


Tourists spend $7 billion in WA
Perth Now
... needed to meet targets. Barrack St, 2013. The Bell Tower precinct, looking up Barrack Street from the Swan River. Source: PerthNow. "Encouraging the development of additional hotel rooms in Perth remains a priority,'' Tourism WA chief executive ...

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A whiff of Cornwall from 1897 - This is Cornwall

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 12:02 AM PDT


A whiff of Cornwall from 1897
This is Cornwall
Joan introduced me to the idea that as Cornwall is such a sea-girt land, it was inevitable towers should be more than merely structures to hold bells." As she put it: ... tower. The signalman William Couch was found dead by his son in the belfry: a ...

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State of calamity in Cebu province: 11 dead; churches, buildings suffer heavy ... - Inquirer.net

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 09:34 PM PDT


State of calamity in Cebu province: 11 dead; churches, buildings suffer heavy ...
Inquirer.net
The magnitude 7.2 quake caused the bell tower of the century-old Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño to ... Mayor Michael Rama asked contractors to lend their heavy equipment, and appealed for civil engineers to volunteer in inspecting buildings and offices.

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Top news photos for Oct. 15 - San Jose Mercury News media center

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 07:36 PM PDT


Top news photos for Oct. 15
San Jose Mercury News media center
A private guard stands near the damaged Basilica of the Holy Child following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Cebu city in central Philippines and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines' oldest church Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. The tremor collapsed ...

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San Fernando bell returned to Kodiak - Kenai Peninsula Online

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 04:36 PM PDT


San Fernando bell returned to Kodiak
Kenai Peninsula Online
The San Fernando bell won't be used actively in the cathedral, since the belfry already has eight bells, but it is considered a part of the church's history and will be displayed outside in the church's bell garden. The garden contains original bells ...

Marlborough harvest celebration salutes work of volunteers - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 04:22 PM PDT


Marlborough harvest celebration salutes work of volunteers
This Is Wiltshire
School governors, girl guides, Link scheme drivers and fundraisers for Cancer Research UK and Mencap were among those at the Harvest of Volunteers celebration at St Mary's Church. Rev Canon Andrew Studdert-Kennedy said: “Harvest is about ... St Peter's ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 04:20 PM PDT


Stratford Observer

The bells are back in Henley
Stratford Observer
On Wednesday (October 2), three ancient church bells came back to St Nicholas Church in Beaudesert Lane after a spell at a bell foundry in Loughborough. They were originally removed from the tower for restoration 14 months ago as part of a jubilee project.

Hastings, S Clement, E Sussex

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

No longer GF: ringing gallery now installed

Devotees weep as Philippines loses Church treasures - Yahoo!7 News

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 11:53 AM PDT


Devotees weep as Philippines loses Church treasures
Yahoo!7 News
The limestone bell tower of the church, the latest version of which was built in 1735, was destroyed in the quake. ... Muntag was among 100 people who had gathered amid aftershocks around the damaged belfry in the late afternoon, with candles lit in vigil.

10 Sounds That Changed The Course Of History - Huffington Post

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 04:47 AM PDT


10 Sounds That Changed The Course Of History
Huffington Post
It was full of chanting, bell ringing, roaring crowds, raucous debauchery, gunfire, music, and, of course, the human voice - mumbling, crying, singing with pleasure, shouting in anger, screaming in pain. Sometimes, these noises ... And every time it ...

AK Beat: Yakutia Airlines jet released from Anchorage detention - Alaska Dispatch

Posted: 14 Oct 2013 01:51 PM PDT


AK Beat: Yakutia Airlines jet released from Anchorage detention
Alaska Dispatch
Historic Russian Orthodox church bell returns to Kodiak: After being kept by Catholics in Southern California for more than 200 years, a Russian Orthodox Cathedral bell has been returned to Kodiak, Alaska, where it was cast in 1796. The Kodiak Daily ...

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