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posted 8 Sep 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 8 Sep 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


South Seaville Methodist church rises from the ashes - Shore News Today

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 12:58 PM PDT


South Seaville Methodist church rises from the ashes
Shore News Today
Alyvia Cianchetta, 2, crouches in the grass in front of the church and listens intently as a bell made in 1903 for the old Swainton School, and donated to the church, peals a welcome to the congregation. Mark Gibson, chairman of the “rebuild our church ...

Open day will celebrate heritage of 'extraordinary' Worcester church - Worcester News

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 11:16 AM PDT


Open day will celebrate heritage of 'extraordinary' Worcester church
Worcester News
The church will be open between 12pm and 4pm and visitors can take part in stone carving and Tudor music making. Tours will enlighten anyone wanting to learn more about the building, while children can discover the stories of St Swithun's. Bellringers ...

Welcome to my World: The Eagle Point School - Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 10:22 AM PDT


Welcome to my World: The Eagle Point School
Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers
The bell tower was stabilized and the bell can now be rung by visitor. Even the outhouses have been ... I can still hear the clang of the miniature Liberty Bell summoning us to class from its own little white belfry atop the school. We complained, of ...

No, you can't have bells that chime in tune, judge tells church as he rejects ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 10:01 AM PDT


Daily Mail

No, you can't have bells that chime in tune, judge tells church as he rejects ...
Daily Mail
He continued: 'Tuning bells is irreversible. We do not have many sounds preserved from before the days of sound recordings and those that survive are a valuable part of our heritage.' He added: 'Irreversible tuning of a complete ... He said that he ...

Schreyer Scholars represent, cheer on Penn State in Ireland - Penn State News

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 08:48 AM PDT


Schreyer Scholars represent, cheer on Penn State in Ireland
Penn State News
Senior immunology and infectious disease major Avanzato mentioned the different locations like Malahide Castle, St. Michan's Church and crypts, Christ Church Cathedral and the Guinness Storehouse. “I got to climb to the bell tower in the cathedral ...

The commemoration of the Great Siege of 1565 - Times of Malta

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 08:09 AM PDT


The commemoration of the Great Siege of 1565
Times of Malta
From their new crusading base in the old maritime city of Birgu (Vittoriosa), steeped in corsairing and the slave trade, lying in the shadow of the impregnable Castrum Maris (Fort St Angelo), they proved a great irritant to the Turkish sultan Suleiman ...

Bell ringing open day in aid of bell restoration - Dorset Echo

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 06:03 AM PDT


Bell ringing open day in aid of bell restoration
Dorset Echo
Chairman of the Dorchester branch, Janet Ranger, said: “In the UK there are about 5,500 churches with ringable bells; similar to train spotters/bird watchers keeping a record of what they have seen, devoted ringers keep a record of where they have rung ...

Churchgoers' £35k appeal - Blackpool Gazette

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 03:04 AM PDT


Blackpool Gazette

Churchgoers' £35k appeal
Blackpool Gazette
The peal of eight bells were cast by Whitechapel Bell Foundry in 1908 and installed in the tower in 1911 at a cost of £800. The updated work includes the installation of an angelus tolling unit, which will allow the bells to sound automatically at noon ...

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WATCH: All the fun of a family show - Northumberland Gazette

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 11:55 PM PDT


WATCH: All the fun of a family show
Northumberland Gazette
Mike Rudd, bellringer at All Saints' Church in Rothbury, was demonstrating the ancient art of campanology on a mini ring, or mobile bell-tower, which was a 1:4 scale model and matched the set-up in the Rothbury church. There was plenty to entertain ...

Chance to explore history of Chorley church - Lancashire Telegraph

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 11:53 PM PDT


Chance to explore history of Chorley church
Lancashire Telegraph
The new memorial book will be launched after Saturday's talk and Gordon Blackledge will present an appropriate organ recital at noon the same day. The bellringing experience will be especially poignant as the bells are St George's memorial to the ...

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Chance to explore history of Chorley church - This Is Lancashire

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 10:11 PM PDT


Chance to explore history of Chorley church
This Is Lancashire
St George's Church in Chorley town centre, in common with 4,000 of historic sites nationwide, will be opening its doors for Heritage Open Days on Friday and Saturday, September 12 and 13. The main theme this year will be “St George's and World War One”.

Dittisham, Devon

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor note now shown again as G (G&J nominal: G-49c)

Duxford, Cambs

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor note is not G# (nominal: G+35c)

East Budleigh, Devon

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor note is not A (nominal: Ab+36c)

Homerton, Gr London

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor note not C (nominal: D+31c)

#TCPalmSocial recommends: Day trip to Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales - TCPalm

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 02:43 PM PDT


TCPalm

#TCPalmSocial recommends: Day trip to Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales
TCPalm
The focal point of the garden is the 205-foot ornate singing tower built from pink marble and coquina. It stands in front of a reflecting pool and houses a carillon — one of the largest musical instruments in the world, consisting of 60 cast bronze ...

Blossburg church bell to toll again - Elmira Star-Gazette

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 01:08 PM PDT


Blossburg church bell to toll again
Elmira Star-Gazette
After nearly 30 years of silence, the bell at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Blossburg will ring again on Saturday mornings to mark the call to worship. ELM 090514 church bell 2 prov. ... "For years, the task to make ringing the bell safe and ...

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23rd Annual Hidden Valley Festival Celebrates Community's Turnaround - TWC News

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 11:02 AM PDT


23rd Annual Hidden Valley Festival Celebrates Community's Turnaround
TWC News
The 23rd annual Hidden Valley Parade and Festival kicked off at the Mayfield Memorial Baptist Church. Hidden Valley residents and elected officials were all on hand to celebrate the northeast Charlotte neighborhood, while showing they've moved past the ...

Trio puts together history of Droitwich - Droitwich Standard

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 05:33 PM PDT


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 ...

Evesham set to host first ever Cyclefest - Evesham Observer

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 08:11 AM PDT


Evesham set to host first ever Cyclefest
Evesham Observer
Cyclefest spans three weekends during September with funds raised going towards the town's Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. The historic event gets underway next weekend (Saturday, September 6) with the first of three events - The Big One - which will see ...

Bell Tower helpers are handed awards - Evesham Observer

Posted: 06 Sep 2014 08:11 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Bell Tower helpers are handed awards
Evesham Observer
MORE groups and individuals have been rewarded for their dedicated support to the Evesham Bell Tower appeal. The third round of Bell Tower Appeal awards was held last month during the appeal's fund-raising music festival with Evesham mayor Coun ...

Bells ring out for First World War hero William - Nottingham Post

Posted: 05 Sep 2014 10:17 PM PDT


Bells ring out for First World War hero William
Nottingham Post
THE chimes of church bells were a poignant tribute to a First World War hero from Arnold as he was given a blessing for his bravery. William Henry Johnson's grave at Redhill Cemetery was the final stop on the Lord Mayor of Nottingham's tour of the ...

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Statesville Church Bus Crash Victims Sue Tire Maker - TWC News

Posted: 05 Sep 2014 07:09 PM PDT


Statesville Church Bus Crash Victims Sue Tire Maker
TWC News
The victims are also suing the estate of the bus driver, Randy Morrison, who was a member of the church and was killed in the crash. But the victims' ... a jury sees fit. Time Warner Cable News reached out to Hankook Tire for comment but did not hear back.

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