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Merseybells news feed as published


Death Notices for September 3 - Tulsa World

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 10:06 AM PDT


Death Notices for September 3
Tulsa World
Taylor, Keisha Renee, 39, hospice caregiver, died Wednesday. Memorial service 6 p.m. Thursday, Moore's Southlawn Funeral Home ... Diel, James Clark, 72, retired from Acme Foundry, formerly of Coffeyville, died Friday in Rogers, Ark. Private family ...

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Bell ringers celebrate landmark anniversary - Bucks Free Press

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 06:01 AM PDT


Bell ringers celebrate landmark anniversary
Bucks Free Press
FOR almost 200 years the sound of music could be heard across the Wye Valley, with bell ringing still proving popular today. St Paul's Church tower has been a notable landmark in Wooburn Green since the 15th century, but this year bell ringers are ...

Durham Child Hit By Car Laid To Rest - TWC News

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 05:34 AM PDT


Durham Child Hit By Car Laid To Rest
TWC News
DURHAM—Family and friends said goodbye on Tuesday to a 4-year-old girl hit and killed by a car. A funeral for Jeri Dee Quick was held at Antioch Baptist Church. Durham police say last week Quick ran out into traffic to get to her father and tell him ...

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£500 donation boost in race to repair roof on a thousand-year-old Alresford church - Hampshire Chronicle

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 05:06 AM PDT


£500 donation boost in race to repair roof on a thousand-year-old Alresford church
Hampshire Chronicle
Several months later, after concerts, theatre productions, suppers, sponsored bell peals and lots more, the fundraising appeal is approaching its target. Helping organisations who go out of their way to help themselves is central to what The Pigs do ...

Community News in Northumberland, Newcastle, Hexham, Blyth and Chester-le ... - ChronicleLive

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 02:02 AM PDT


ChronicleLive

Community News in Northumberland, Newcastle, Hexham, Blyth and Chester-le ...
ChronicleLive
Church spokesman Roy Hugman said: “Over the past year, volunteers have sifted through archives and uncovered many fascinating, often poignant yet sometimes humorous stories.” The church's own memorials will he highlighted, and its peal of eight bells ...

Center of attention: The Elliott Tower stands tall on campus - Oaklandpostonline

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 12:08 AM PDT


Center of attention: The Elliott Tower stands tall on campus
Oaklandpostonline
Purchased through the Verdin Company in the Netherlands by Royal Bell foundry Petit & Fritsen, the bells arrived on campus May 9 and the final pieces were lifted into chamber May 14. There is a carillon instrument inside the tower, in which any musical ...

Perth First XI: Tourist Highlights - International Cricket Council

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 08:26 PM PDT


Perth First XI: Tourist Highlights
International Cricket Council
Ring one of the world's largest musical instruments, the Swan Bells at the Bell Tower; watch a live gold pour and see the world's largest collection of gold bars at the Perth Mint; catch a ferry across the Swan River to Perth Zoo - home to over 1,500 ...

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Church bell silenced after 186 years - Herald Scotland

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 07:09 PM PDT


Church bell silenced after 186 years
Herald Scotland
The St Stephen's Church bell, in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, has been temporarily stopped from ringing by environmental health officers following objections from four new residents in the area over the decibels levels at night. It is believed to be the ...

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Trio puts together history of Droitwich - Droitwich Standard

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 04:04 PM PDT


Droitwich Standard

Trio puts together history of Droitwich
Droitwich Standard
Helen was doctor's wife, mother-of-four, bellringer, volunteer playgroup leader and qualified swimming teacher, teaching at least two generations of Droitwich children - and some adults - to swim. The pair focussed on the local history when they ...

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Ashby de la Launde, Lincs

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Dedic'n not (as Crockford from 1985 & Dove from 2004) HIbald

The Old Groaner: Expats getting spliced in Turkey - Today's Zaman

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 09:11 AM PDT


Today's Zaman

The Old Groaner: Expats getting spliced in Turkey
Today's Zaman
Having a “congregation” of about a hundred and it being the height of summer, we held the ceremony on the flat open area in front of the chapel. The chapel housed only our Sony tape recorder on which was recorded a full peal of the bells of York Minster.

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Steve & Ted in the Morning 09/02/14 Hr 3 - KNSS

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 07:55 AM PDT


Steve & Ted in the Morning 09/02/14 Hr 3
KNSS
Good morning at 8 o'clock to decay and -- this morning news -- Stephen -- and -- -- deep Macintosh and severe weather wraps up Labor Day in Kansas that story coming up. They'll -- Roaming the streets of northwest which hit song I did -- word we'll have ...

WMN letters: Jackdaw's trinket in the bell tower - Western Morning News

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 05:16 AM PDT


WMN letters: Jackdaw's trinket in the bell tower
Western Morning News
The tower of my local church (All Saints, Okehampton where I am a bell ringer) was used as a nesting site by jackdaws until we fixed steel mesh panels inside the louvred windows. For several years thereafter, the birds' inherited memories brought them ...

Eleventh annual park fun day on this weekend - This is Local London

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 01:28 AM PDT


Eleventh annual park fun day on this weekend
This is Local London
But there will be new attractions including kids' bouldering wall and an adult assault course organised by the local Territorial Army group. People will also be able to enjoy a hand-bell ringing display at 3pm and get the chance to find out more about ...

London's hidden heritage - The West Australian

Posted: 02 Sep 2014 12:51 AM PDT


The West Australian

London's hidden heritage
The West Australian
Bell's biting caricatures of Tony Blair, George W. Bush and the royal family, among others, were showcased in one of the museum's recent temporary exhibitions. The Cartoon Museum is just down the road from the Dickens Museum, ... It reopened at the end ...

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PerthNow launches 2014 Wear Purple to Work Day to urge WA to show support ... - Perth Now

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 11:24 PM PDT


PerthNow launches 2014 Wear Purple to Work Day to urge WA to show support ...
Perth Now
Last year, Alcock Brown-Neaves Group, Decmil Australia, PPR, Crown Perth, RAC, and North Fremantle and Aubin Grove primary schools were among those to get behind the campaign. PURPLE FRIDAY 2013. The Perth Bell Tower even turned purple on ...

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Clock tower bell to be silenced for months - Daily Echo

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:56 PM PDT


Clock tower bell to be silenced for months
Daily Echo
... off for repairs to help us preserve this wonderful landmark. “The good news is that the repairs should be completed in time for winter and the bells will be back on to ring in the New Year in the way that our residents have come to expect over the ...

Union Leaders, NAACP Hold Three Labor Day Rallies Across NC - TWC News

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 08:20 AM PDT


Union Leaders, NAACP Hold Three Labor Day Rallies Across NC
TWC News
RALEIGH—Union and civil rights leaders kicked off a three-stop Talk Union Tour Monday morning. The event was aimed at raising wages and defending workers rights. NC NAACP president Rev. William Barber is helping lead the three-city tour. The tour ...

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Need to be convinced Ringo was a good drummer? Try playing Beatles music. - Washington Post

Posted: 31 Aug 2014 05:28 PM PDT


Need to be convinced Ringo was a good drummer? Try playing Beatles music.
Washington Post
The bells! I was going to say that the same could be said of change ringing, but then I remembered the warning sign I saw Saturday in the bell tower of Washington National Cathedral: “A standing bell is like a loaded gun. ... The cathedral's 10 bells ...

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