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Merseybells news feed as published


Dancers will lead classes at local studio - Brantford Expositor

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 02:46 PM PST


Dancers will lead classes at local studio
Brantford Expositor
Bring a bell and ring in the Christmas season at the next Brantford Symphony Orchestra performance. On Saturday, the BSO is inviting audiences to ... ArcelorMittal Dofasco Male Chorus and Ladies Choral Ensemble Concert will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m ...

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Snapshot: 13 Photos of Grand British Clocks - Anglophenia

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 02:39 PM PST


Snapshot: 13 Photos of Grand British Clocks
Anglophenia
Manchester, England's Town Hall is home to Great Abel, the clock bell. (Charles Bowman/Robert Harding /AP). The Pierhead Building was the headquarters for the Bute Dock Company in 1897. (Donald. The Pierhead Building in Cardiff, Wales is topped up ...

Holiday entertainment guide 2013-2014 - The Doings Hinsdale

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 02:34 PM PST


Holiday entertainment guide 2013-2014
The Doings Hinsdale
“Family Christmas Concert” of the Sinfonietta Bel Canto with the Combined Church Choir of Itasca, the Combined Handbell Choir at 7:30 p.m. Sat, Dec. 7, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 410 S. Rush St., Itasca. $10 adults, $5 students; concert is a ...

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Whitechapel Bell Foundry: the family behind the legacy - EastLondonLines

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 11:26 AM PST


EastLondonLines

Whitechapel Bell Foundry: the family behind the legacy
EastLondonLines
In its 500 year history, the Whitechapel Bell Foundry has built the clock bells for St. Paul's Cathedral in 1709, the original Liberty Bell in 1752, and, perhaps most famously, Big Ben in 1858. One of only 20 bell foundries in the world, Whitechapel ...

Holiday events happening at Hibernia Mansion, Herr's, Hagley, Mill at Anselma - Daily Local News

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 11:25 AM PST


Holiday events happening at Hibernia Mansion, Herr's, Hagley, Mill at Anselma
Daily Local News
The exhibit cases in the library building lobby will feature letters, account books and gifts which document the du Pont family tradition of New Year's Calling. The du Pont family has celebrated New Year's Day in America since their arrival in 1800 ...

Christmas arrives in West Chester and Malvern - Daily Local News

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 11:11 AM PST


Christmas arrives in West Chester and Malvern
Daily Local News
Academy of Performing Arts Chamber Choir (Susquehanna Bank) and Bell Ringers from First Presbyterian Church (Sen. Dinniman's Office). The schedule for December 7 includes “Breakfast with Santa” (West Chester Area Senior Center and Chester County ...

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The Festival of Lights To Move To All Saints' Episcopal Church - WFMD

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 10:58 AM PST


The Festival of Lights To Move To All Saints' Episcopal Church
WFMD
Following the program, John Widmann, City Carillonneur, will perform a concert of holiday music on the 49-bell carillon in Baker Park. All in attendance are invited to climb the steps in the 80-foot tower to view this unique instrument and watch John ...

Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 10:45 AM PST


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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ROY KENT: Eyeing the good and the bad this time of year - Your Houston News

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 09:02 AM PST


ROY KENT: Eyeing the good and the bad this time of year
Your Houston News
Bell ringers populate storefronts, waiting for pennies to fill the familiar kettle; strangers are willing to hold the door open for those behind them a few seconds longer; and there is a particular lightness to the air. Churches, communities and law ...

Scrooge 'scared straight': 'A Christmas Carol' comes to ORR - Sippican Week

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 08:48 AM PST


Sippican Week

Scrooge 'scared straight': 'A Christmas Carol' comes to ORR
Sippican Week
That's a perfect casting for funny man and ORR senior Samuel Resendes who stole the show as traveling salesman Ali Hakim in last spring's production of “Oklahoma!” “I play Jacob Marley, like Bob except Jacob,” joked Resendes. “Usually Jacob is solemn ...

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The Courier news briefs, Dec. 5-12 - hngnews.com

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 08:34 AM PST


The Courier news briefs, Dec. 5-12
hngnews.com
Bell ringers are needed to man the Salvation Army's red kettle at the Piggly Wiggly grocery store in Waterloo between now and Christmas. Bell ringer volunteers are needed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day and especially on weekends. Everything that ...

Kitty Conley's Scratching Post, Dec. 5 - Post-Tribune

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 08:18 AM PST


Kitty Conley's Scratching Post, Dec. 5
Post-Tribune
Help the bell ringers: Salvation Army Red Kettles are up and out. Please be generous. Remember it is bad luck to walk past a bell ringer without putting at least a few coins into the ... The Knights have a big decorated Christmas present box in the ...

Symphonic Bells ensemble performs concert - Indiana Daily Student

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 08:01 AM PST


Symphonic Bells ensemble performs concert
Indiana Daily Student
All were members of Symphonic Bells of Bloomington, a local bell-ringing choir that was founded by IU graduate students in 2011. Tuesday night they celebrated ... Picha said music is a stress reliever and has always been a hobby. She, like most members ...

VIDEO: Bells ringing again at All Saints Church in Preston - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 07:52 AM PST


VIDEO: Bells ringing again at All Saints Church in Preston
Hull Daily Mail
The three bells currently do not move and as part of the repair work will need to be taken down and taken to a bell foundry. They will be taken down in March and put back up in June, in time for the nationwide ringing to mark the 100 years since the ...

Deadline to turn in a gift is Dec. 15 - Houma Courier

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 07:11 AM PST


Deadline to turn in a gift is Dec. 15
Houma Courier
Concert: The Bayou Bell Ringers will perform after the 4 p.m. Mass in St. Hilary of Poitiers Catholic Church's multipurpose building. Thanks: Members of the Knights of Columbus would like to thank St. Hilary of Poitiers Catholic Church's CCD students ...

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Entertainment listings: 03/12/13 - The Visitor

Posted: 04 Dec 2013 05:53 AM PST


The Visitor

Entertainment listings: 03/12/13
The Visitor
Morecambe Parish Church (behind the police station) presents A Christmas Festival in the Enchanted World of Narnia, 3-8pm, plus Aslan's Christmas Market in the memorial hall, £1 to access all areas. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, the perfect ...

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Chris Treadway: El Cerrito continues Sundar Shadi holiday tradition - Vallejo Times-Herald

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 11:30 PM PST


Chris Treadway: El Cerrito continues Sundar Shadi holiday tradition
Vallejo Times-Herald
The opening night of the display will feature holiday music by award-winning bell ringers Larry and Carla Sue (www.facebook.com/LarryandCarla), who have created their own collection of eight-bell music. The display will be open for viewing from 5 to 10 ...

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Fayre Mo kicks off Christmas events in St Ives - This is Cornwall

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 10:08 PM PST


Fayre Mo kicks off Christmas events in St Ives
This is Cornwall
Crowds flocked to the church hall on Saturday where Father Christmas arrived in a fire engine from St Ives station. This year's fayre had 56 different stalls and provided a variety of entertainment throughout the day including Morris dancers and bell ...

Is this the oldest ringer in town? - Essex County Standard

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 10:04 PM PST


Is this the oldest ringer in town?
Essex County Standard
Mr Watson still regularly climbs the spiral staircase in the church tower to ring the bells. Diane Davy, Mr Watson's eldest daughter, said: “He used to play the bells before he came to Witham. “When they moved they started going to the church and he ...

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BELL-RINGER - Hammond Daily Star online

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 08:35 PM PST


BELL-RINGER
Hammond Daily Star online
Southeastern safety Theo Alexander (4) hauls down Sam Houston State QB Brian Bell during the first meeting between the two teams, when Bell's running was surprisingly effective in keeping the Bearkats in the game before the Lions ultimately prevailed ...

Mumbai tourist, Margao locals saved off Palolem, Cola - Times of India

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 05:00 PM PST


Mumbai tourist, Margao locals saved off Palolem, Cola
Times of India
Tower captain Samir Kankonkar who was monitoring them through his binoculars suddenly noticed that two among them lost control of the kayak and fell into the water. The duo both from Margao, 21-year-old Syraj Shaikh and 22-year-old Shabir Hansari ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 04:11 PM PST


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.

Leiston, Suffolk

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

No ringing until further notice: repairs needed to the tower

Orford, Suffolk

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Ringing has resumed

Wedmore, Som

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Availability of toilet added (two, GF, 'disabled friendly')

Salvation Army captain begins world record attempt - Albert Lea Tribune

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 03:54 PM PST


Salvation Army captain begins world record attempt
Albert Lea Tribune
Jim Brickson of the Albert Lea Salvation Army is attempting to beat the Minnesota record and the world record for consecutive bell-ringing. the Minnesota record is 36 hours. The world record is 80 hours. — Brandi Hagen/Albert Lea Tribune ... George ...

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Roll up for Christmas wonderland festivity - Oxford Mail

Posted: 03 Dec 2013 03:04 AM PST


Oxford Mail

Roll up for Christmas wonderland festivity
Oxford Mail
Christmas fun on offer includes a panto performance of Aladdin, children's entertainers, and a Christmas raffle and tombola. The event is organised with help from Oxford City council, Barton Community Association, Barton Job Club and the Emmanuel ...

Ukraine protesters declare general strike after clashes - Daily Star Online

Posted: 02 Dec 2013 10:01 AM PST


Ukraine protesters declare general strike after clashes
Daily Star Online
Streams of cars honked their horns in support while church bells rang out across the heart of the ancient capital in scenes posing the single biggest challenge to the president's three-year rule. The swarming crowd had first defied a ban on protests on ...

What would a rational immigration system look like? - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Posted: 02 Dec 2013 03:34 AM PST


What would a rational immigration system look like?
Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
theodddooby. • in 22 days. A white UK with traditional British culture and the sound of church bells ringing- this is what I long for. ... If you have a skill that we need that cannot be recruited here, whether that is brain surgeon or whatever, then ...

Hundreds expected to show for 30th Community Candlelight Walk - New Philadelphia Times Reporter

Posted: 02 Dec 2013 03:17 AM PST


Hundreds expected to show for 30th Community Candlelight Walk
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Participants are welcome to visit any or all of the churches in any order during that time: St. Joseph Catholic Church; St. George Greek Orthodox Church; St. Timothy's Episcopal Church; First United Methodist Church; St. John's United Church of Christ ...

Ukraine: Protesters Block Government Offices - Sky News

Posted: 02 Dec 2013 12:36 AM PST


Ukraine: Protesters Block Government Offices
Sky News
A flare is thrown near the Interior Ministry. Streams of cars honked their horns in support while church bells rang out across the heart of the ancient capital. The energetic crowd had first defied a ban on protests on Sunday by driving lines of ...

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