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Merseybells news feed as published


Monday: Work Underway On Gunnison Chapel - WWNY TV 7

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 02:25 PM PDT


Monday: Work Underway On Gunnison Chapel
WWNY TV 7
This summer, workers have been cleaning and restoring areas in the chapel damaged by smoke and water in the October 6, 2013 fire which destroyed Gunnison's spire and damaged its bell tower. "Our intent is not to change the appearance of the chapel at ...

Saved by the Bell (Tower) - NOLA Defender

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 12:45 PM PDT


Saved by the Bell (Tower)
NOLA Defender
Restoration on the bell tower at St. Mary's Assumption is turning heads of Magazine Street boutique hoppers skyward. Located ... Rain was pouring in through the louvers and flooding the sacristy, but the money just was not available for the repairs ...

Church could be forced to stop using bells donated by Handel in 18th Century - Daily Mail

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 11:21 AM PDT


Bristol Post

Church could be forced to stop using bells donated by Handel in 18th Century
Daily Mail
The bells of St John's Church have been ringing since the first half of the 18th century, when German composer Handel donated them in exchange for the church's organ. They have been a part of daily life in Keynsham near ... The Grade II listed church ...
Keynsham residents rally round church after bell ringing complaint Bristol Post

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Church bells donated by Handel 'must not be silenced' - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 10:52 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Church bells donated by Handel 'must not be silenced'
Telegraph.co.uk
Rev M'Caw told the Telegraph: “We have been asked to reduce the frequency of bellringing, and are looking for a way to be good neighbours to everybody and to arrive at an acceptable compromise.” The identity of the person who complained has not been ...

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Tears for the town's fallen - Hartlepool Mail

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 07:27 AM PDT


Tears for the town's fallen
Hartlepool Mail
Yesterday, bell ringers from the town attempted a quarter peal at St Aidan's Church in Oxford Road. Andrew Frost, from the Durham and Newcastle Association of Bell Ringers, said it was not the only tribute to bell ringers from Hartlepool who fought in ...

Ding dong over Handel's church bells triggered by ONE complaint - Express.co.uk

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:31 AM PDT


Express.co.uk

Ding dong over Handel's church bells triggered by ONE complaint
Express.co.uk
The church, a Grade II* listed building dating from 1250, had an organ until George Frideric Handel thought its tones so mellow that he swapped it for a peal of bells after settling in Britain in 1712. Some of the bells were made by the Bilbie family ...
Church could be forced to stop using bells donated by Handel in 18th Century Daily Mail
Keynsham residents rally round church after bell ringing complaint Bristol Post

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Havant flash mob commemorates World War One anniversary - Portsmouth News

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:15 AM PDT


Havant flash mob commemorates World War One anniversary
Portsmouth News
DOZENS of people captured a moment in history at Havant's unique World War One commemoration today. The bells of St Faith's Church rang out a quarter peal leading up to 11am when a minute's silence was held at the memorial at the crossroads outside ...

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Bell Tower to Big Ben - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 03:28 AM PDT


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Bell Tower to Big Ben
Tewkesbury ADMAG
Sir Peter Luff, MP, will be waving the riders off at 9am as the bells in the Bell Tower ring, and some Evesham Wheelers cyclists will provide an escort to see the riders on their way. Fiona Narburgh, head of strategy and communications at Wychavon ...

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Bell Tower to Big Ben - Evesham Journal

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 03:25 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Bell Tower to Big Ben
Evesham Journal
A CREW of cyclists from Evesham will get on their bikes later this year and descend on the capital in a bid to raise money for the town's Bell Tower. As part of Evesham's first Cyclefest a group of fundraisers will ride from the Abbey Bell Tower to Big ...

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I Am Giant, Sleepmakeswaves and Emperors among Perth's top live acts this week - Perth Now

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 03:07 AM PDT


I Am Giant, Sleepmakeswaves and Emperors among Perth's top live acts this week
Perth Now
Local indie rockers Emperors are heading out on the road in celebration of their latest single, Shooting from the Bell Tower, a power pop anthem referencing the often chastised landmark in the band's hometown. It is the first taste of their upcoming ...

St Gluvias Church bells will ring out 100 times to mark WWI centenary - Falmouth Packet

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 03:03 AM PDT


Falmouth Packet

St Gluvias Church bells will ring out 100 times to mark WWI centenary
Falmouth Packet
Starting at 7pm, the church's tenor bell will toll 100 times, and then at 7.30pm there will be a half-hour peal of half-muffled bells. Earlier, the church will be inviting people to go in and say a prayer and light a candle anytime between 10am and 11pm.

Should You Confront Your Old Bully? - Daily Beast

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 02:50 AM PDT


Should You Confront Your Old Bully?
Daily Beast
Countless studies agree that integrating hobbies into our lives—be it gourmet cooking, gardening, vinyl-record collecting or volunteering for a political underdog—may not only be gratifying and exhilarating, but positively impact our overall well ...

First World War's centenary is remembered in the Bognor Regis area - Bognor Regis Observer

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 01:48 AM PDT


First World War's centenary is remembered in the Bognor Regis area
Bognor Regis Observer
Today (Monday, July 4) sees a commemoration service at 10pm at the war memorial outside Bognor Regis Town Hall. Bell-ringers at St Richard's Church in Aldwick are also holding a special session at the same time to mark the exact moment when war was ...

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Back to the past with Ed Grimsdale: A wild snake dance in Great Horwood - Buckingham Advertiser

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 01:26 AM PDT


Buckingham Advertiser

Back to the past with Ed Grimsdale: A wild snake dance in Great Horwood
Buckingham Advertiser
I entered the church, which looked vast in the gloom, its interior dimly lighted by the moon shining through coloured windows. A narrow, arched door, which was open, showed stone steps ... All at once the din ceased, and the men relinquished the ropes ...

Wagga commemorates centenary of Australia's entry into World War I - Daily Advertiser

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 12:57 AM PDT


Wagga commemorates centenary of Australia's entry into World War I
Daily Advertiser
As the Ode of Remembrance was read by Mr Kerr, a bell at St John's Anglican Church rang out, similarly to August 4, 1914, to mark the start of the war. The peal of the bell was drowned out by the Last Post sounded by Joshua Young, a member of the ...

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Your guide to First World War centenary events across Norfolk and Suffolk - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 12:52 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Your guide to First World War centenary events across Norfolk and Suffolk
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
DEREHAM: St Nicholas Church bells will peal until 11am, keeping of a vigil by armed forces veterans until midday. • EAST BILNEY: Short act of commemoration at St Mary at 2pm. • SCARNING: Commemoration at St Peter and Paul in Scarning at 7.30pm.

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A lonely bell tolls to mark the start of the Great War - ABC Local

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 12:32 AM PDT


A lonely bell tolls to mark the start of the Great War
ABC Local
Clutching a heavy thick rope that is pulled from an opening in the vast church ceiling, the pastor and his wife Rachel take it in turns to ring the church bells throughout the township. The only other onlooker is the church cleaner, Paddy Pullman, who ...

WW1 Roll of Honour: Leicestershire soldiers - surname T, U and V - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 12:23 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

WW1 Roll of Honour: Leicestershire soldiers - surname T, U and V
Leicester Mercury
It's the ages that hit you first. Sixteen. Seventeen. Eighteen. Men who had barely made it out of boyhood. And it's the places they died. A Cook's tour of loss that took lads who'd never been further than Skegness and buried them in the earth of France ...

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WW1 Roll of Honour: Leicestershire soldiers - surname C to D - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 12:23 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

WW1 Roll of Honour: Leicestershire soldiers - surname C to D
Leicester Mercury
It's the ages that hit you first. Sixteen. Seventeen. Eighteen. Men who had barely made it out of boyhood. And it's the places they died. A Cook's tour of loss that took lads who'd never been further than Skegness and buried them in the earth of France ...

Keynsham residents rally round church after bell ringing complaint - Bristol Post

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 12:18 AM PDT


Bristol Post

Keynsham residents rally round church after bell ringing complaint
Bristol Post
It states: "We the undersigned petition the Rector and DCC of Keynsham Parish Church to take no action in respect of concerns expressed about the bells of St John's Church which we consider to be a valued local tradition and need to be retained to ...
Church bells complaint triggers petition in Keynsham, near Bristol Western Daily Press

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What's on for Monday, August 4, 2014 - Portsmouth News

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 10:02 PM PDT


What's on for Monday, August 4, 2014
Portsmouth News
PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Cathedral, High Street. 10am. Service to mark 100th anniversary of the First World War. ... Includes poetry, themed readings, street theatre, military vehicles and bell ringing. (023) 9283 4109. SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, ...

Fishtown Local: The bells of Good Voyage - Gloucester Daily Times

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 09:06 PM PDT


Fishtown Local: The bells of Good Voyage
Gloucester Daily Times
The player must be musical as well as athletically adept because of the physical demands of the instrument. The audience eats either al fresco from folding chairs or in their ... But the magical carillon bells echo out across the city from high atop ...

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全球最老公司漫游:唐朝的温泉还在冒泡 - 证券之星

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 07:30 PM PDT


全球最老公司漫游:唐朝的温泉还在冒泡
证券之星
Whitechapel Bell Foundry铸造厂(英国伦敦,1570年~):公司自称跨越了英国27位国王时代,接待了乔治五世和玛丽女王,他们见证了威斯敏斯特教堂两口巨钟的铸造。这家偏心的世纪老店为美国费城铸造了自由之钟,但由于质 ...

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The Bin Ladens' Michelangelo Connection - Daily Beast

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 05:58 PM PDT


Daily Beast

The Bin Ladens' Michelangelo Connection
Daily Beast
Slightly more creative than, say, extreme shopping or Netflix bingeing, instigate a playful riff with colleagues at the water-cooler about some of the more whimsical hobbies. There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm ...

Devizes museum to put focus on coverage - The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 08:15 AM PDT


The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Devizes museum to put focus on coverage
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
It will host an exhibition on the war from September 19 – to mark the death of the first soldier from Devizes – until the end of the year. In Seend, bell ringers at the Church of the Holy Cross plan to ring at each quarter year to commemorate those who ...

Russia May Invade Ukraine This Weekend - Daily Beast

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 04:00 AM PDT


Russia May Invade Ukraine This Weekend
Daily Beast
The tanks in this video are either crossing into Ukraine or they are training to do so. Will Russia outright invade Ukraine this weekend? Maybe. But do they need to? There is .... There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing ...

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