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St Peter's Church: the greatest link with Burnley's past - Pendle Today

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 02:05 PM PDT


St Peter's Church: the greatest link with Burnley's past
Pendle Today
This one dates from just before the middle of the 19th Century. By that time the 15th Century tower had been enlarged with a splendid peal of bells installed and the south wall of the nave had been rebuilt. This latter had been completed in the 1790s ...

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For whom did the bell toll? - LaSalle News Tribune

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:22 AM PDT


For whom did the bell toll?
LaSalle News Tribune
When the biggest bell in the tower of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in downtown Peru rang incessantly from approximately 8:30 p.m. until past 9 p.m. Monday, at least one Peru resident called the police and some called the Rev. Harold ... While he doesn ...

How charismatic clergyman won over village of dissenters - Mid Devon Gazette

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:12 AM PDT


Mid Devon Gazette

How charismatic clergyman won over village of dissenters
Mid Devon Gazette
On Matthews' arrival, the bell ringers were determined to continue ringing when they chose, and quickly informed the new vicar of their intention. When Matthews forbade it, the men decided to disobey him and entered the church. The vicar followed ...

Open Garden event raised funds for appeal - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:31 AM PDT


Open Garden event raised funds for appeal
Tewkesbury ADMAG
HUNDREDS of pounds was raised by two Evesham sisters when they opened up one of the town's hidden gems. Sue Ablett, chairman of the Bell Tower Appeal Committee, said: "One of the great joys of involvement with the Bell Tower Appeal is that it has ...

Today's the day the teddy bears get married - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:31 AM PDT


Today's the day the teddy bears get married
Tewkesbury ADMAG
FOR three days from Friday, August 15, there will be a display of wedding dresses in All Saints Church in Evesham in support of the Bell Tower Appeal. There will be no charge for admission but donations to the Bell Tower Appeal will be welcome ...

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

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:23 AM PDT


Bristol Post

Church could be forced to stop using bells donated by Handel in 18th Century ...
Daily Mail
The Grade II listed church was built in 1250 and had an organ until Handel, a Baroque composer famous for his operas and oratorios, is said to have swapped it for a peal of bells in the 18th century - simply because he liked its mellow tones . Some of ...
Keynsham residents rally round church after bell ringing complaint Bristol Post

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Petition launched to keep bells ringing at St John's Church in Keynsham - Bath Chronicle

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:11 AM PDT


Petition launched to keep bells ringing at St John's Church in Keynsham
Bath Chronicle
An organ is said to have once stood in the church, but was bought by classical musician Handel who offered a peal of bells in exchange. There are eight bells in total, some made by the Bilbie family of Chew Stoke. The smallest bears these lines: "I ...

WITH VIDEO: Events held across West Dorset to commemorate the First World War - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 06:46 AM PDT


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

WITH VIDEO: Events held across West Dorset to commemorate the First World War
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
More than 100 people arrived to bear a torch in commemoration and a welcome speech and introduction was made by the Rev Philip Ringer, who led the service. ... Bridport Heritage Forum member Sheila Meaney, who researched the stories of all 140 names on ...

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Remembering the bravery of those who gave their lives - Nottingham Post

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 05:37 AM PDT


Nottingham Post

Remembering the bravery of those who gave their lives
Nottingham Post
A BELL tolled 324 times at Bulwell's St Mary's Church yesterday. Each ring was ... Before each peal of the bell, one of their names was read out as the town remembered their bravery on the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict. Earlier ...

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Roadshow Programme latest

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:45 AM PDT

Links to two recent articles in The Ringing World and a reminder that 31st August is the last date for buying reduced-price tickets in advance.

Sutton bell-ringers are swinging their doors open to the public for a good old ... - Your Local Guardian

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 03:03 AM PDT


Your Local Guardian

Sutton bell-ringers are swinging their doors open to the public for a good old ...
Your Local Guardian
Anyone can drop in to the All Saints Benhilton Church throughout Give Us a Ring week for a free lesson in the ancient discipline. The sessions are open to complete beginners and hardened campanologists. Bell-ringing teacher Sheila Cheesman said: "Many ...

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Cumbria remembers the fallen of World War One - News & Star

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 12:23 AM PDT


News & Star

Cumbria remembers the fallen of World War One
News & Star
The cross denominational service, which took place at 7pm before the national lights out event, was led by the Very Reverend Mark Boyling, Dean of Carlisle Cathedral. Representatives from the Catholic, Methodist and United Reformed Churches also took ...

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Refurbishment work starts on St Michael's and All Angels church in Bishop's ... - Gloucestershire Echo

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 11:11 PM PDT


Gloucestershire Echo

Refurbishment work starts on St Michael's and All Angels church in Bishop's ...
Gloucestershire Echo
Work will also commence to restore the medieval joinery and a rare oak staircase. The 15th century staircase, made of solid oak logs, is used by bellringers. It had been planned and constructed while the War of the Roses was being fought. Ann Jessop ...

全球最老公司扫描:日本一家唐朝的温泉还在营业 - 网易

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:29 PM PDT


全球最老公司扫描:日本一家唐朝的温泉还在营业
网易
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 ...

St Johns bells toll to recall the Great War - Parramatta Sun

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 05:50 PM PDT


St Johns bells toll to recall the Great War
Parramatta Sun
Thirteen memorial bells tolled at Parramatta's St Johns Cathedral at 8am to mark the exact moment Australia and the British Empire became involved in the Great War. The bell ringing matched a London vigil service at Westminster Abbey at 11pm August 4 ...

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Will Tea Partiers Sink Mitch McConnell's Kentucky Senate Reelection Bid? - Daily Beast

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 03:54 AM PDT


Will Tea Partiers Sink Mitch McConnell's Kentucky Senate Reelection Bid?
Daily Beast
Instead, his group's approach is to try “to make friends with people, because that's the only way we're going to survive,” he said. “We're trying to overlook problems that we had before and trying to pull together to survive November.” .... In its ...

Racism Is White America's HIV - Daily Beast

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 04:10 PM PDT


Racism Is White America's HIV
Daily Beast
The daily Islam lessons continued. Only now they included subjects like “What is Jihad,” “Kinds of Jihad” and “How to Jihad.” The boys were forced to memorize the Qur'an. Their captors showed them videos ISIS had produced of beheadings and suicide ...

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: August 3 - Daily Beast

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 03:53 PM PDT


Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: August 3
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 ...

Holbrook man rides the rail in his backyard - Wicked Local Belmont

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 06:52 AM PDT


Holbrook man rides the rail in his backyard
Wicked Local Belmont
John Smythe's passion for railroad led him to install 100 feet of ex-New Haven jointed railroad track in his Holbrook backyard, complete with working switch, switch stand, trackside signals and grade crossing signals – and a railcar which runs over the ...

Who Is Behind Gaza's Mass Execution? - Daily Beast

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 04:06 AM PDT


Daily Beast

Who Is Behind Gaza's Mass Execution?
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 ...

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How TV Can Solve the Music Crisis - Daily Beast

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 03:04 AM PDT


How TV Can Solve the Music Crisis
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 ...

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