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Merseybells news feed as published


Neither Sprite nor Viagra boost drooping Christmas trees - Bayoubuzz

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 02:34 PM PST


Neither Sprite nor Viagra boost drooping Christmas trees
Bayoubuzz
Urban myths for keeping Christmas trees fuller, longer, are as plentiful during the holidays as bell ringers on street corners. Some folks have even taking to tossing a Viagra in the tree stand, thinking the $25 pill might have the same effect on trees ...

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EKU restoring Keen Johnson bell carillon - The Lane Report

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 08:56 AM PST


EKU restoring Keen Johnson bell carillon
The Lane Report
A new structure-steel bell frame will be constructed to accommodate all static and dynamic loads based on modern engineering standards, and a custom spring isolator system will isolate vibrations to the bell tower structure. The project also includes ...

Kitty Conley's Scratching Post, Dec. 19 - Post-Tribune

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 08:42 AM PST


Kitty Conley's Scratching Post, Dec. 19
Post-Tribune
It will be offered at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church in St. John. This program starts Jan. ... If local businesses think that if I buy a candy bar, Girl Scout cookies or a Tootsie Roll, or put money in a boot or a bell ringer's kettle, I will ...

Blessing for bell tower - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 08:13 AM PST


Blessing for bell tower
Auckland stuff.co.nz
Chime into a special event with a peal of nostalgia at St Chads Church, Huapai. All are welcome to attend carol ... "The bell tower was not part of the original structure but was built to suit the design of the new church," Mrs Davies says. As a ...

Stonybrook to present 'Come Messiah King' at high school - ThisWeekNews

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 08:04 AM PST


Stonybrook to present 'Come Messiah King' at high school
ThisWeekNews
More than 130 singers, instrumentalists, bell ringers and narrators are involved in the production. It is a multigenerational production, with ages of the performers ranging from 9 to 80. "This is the third year our church has done a Christmas ...

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Christmas Carols - Sun.Star

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 07:42 AM PST


Christmas Carols
Sun.Star
Other old traditional hymns which we continue to sing and hum include The 12 Days Of Christmas, It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year, Deck The Halls; I'll Be Home For Christmas, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like ...

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Twelve Days Of Christmas Accent Meaning Of The Holiday - AzJournal.com

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 07:41 AM PST


AzJournal.com

Twelve Days Of Christmas Accent Meaning Of The Holiday
AzJournal.com
The Second Day was celebrated with a program by members of the Valley View Baptist Church, including these young bell ringers. ... Living Faith Christian Center Pastor Randy Myers and his family performed for the 12 Days of Christmas on Dec. 5. Singing ...

Race on to mark First World War memorial - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 07:32 AM PST


Race on to mark First World War memorial
Leicester Mercury
To me, the sound of church bells ringing out across the valley epitomises Rutland village life." The appeal committee, with representatives from both villages, the church, the parish council and the village hall, has already organised several events ...

Around Town Dec. 18 to Dec. 20 - Lexington Clipper Herald

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 07:25 AM PST


Around Town Dec. 18 to Dec. 20
Lexington Clipper Herald
29 with an Open House at the Cozad United Methodist Church from 2 to 4 p.m. Hosts for the event will be their children, Bill & Sharon Andres, Joe & Julie Linn and Ken & Kimberly Terry & families. May your presence ... Citizenship Classes at St. Ann's ...

The Publicity Club of New England Announces Megan Noonan as New ... - Business Wire (press release)

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 06:05 AM PST


Business Wire (press release)

The Publicity Club of New England Announces Megan Noonan as New ...
Business Wire (press release)
In this role, Noonan will be responsible for assisting with the creation and seamless execution of the annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony and the Club's monthly educational events. She will also assist the Club with its daily administrative needs ...

Salvation Army says they still need help this holiday season - KMBZ

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 03:30 AM PST


Salvation Army says they still need help this holiday season
KMBZ
There is something missing from metro stores this holiday season, the sounds of the bell ringers raising money for the Salvation Army. The charity said it has more than 1,000 people set to ring bells during the Christmas fundraising campaign, but it is ...

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Teacher made bells ap-pealing - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 02:44 AM PST


Leicester Mercury

Teacher made bells ap-pealing
Leicester Mercury
Leicestershire showed off Stilton cheese, Bosworth battlefield and, of course, bell-ringing, the link being the Taylor Bell Foundry in Loughborough. The Leicestershire show was recorded just before Michael died in October that year. The show was ...

SLIDESHOW: Upwood Christmas Tree Festival - Cambridge News

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 02:41 AM PST


Cambridge News

SLIDESHOW: Upwood Christmas Tree Festival
Cambridge News
Mayor of Ramsey, Cllr Ian Curtis, has officially opened this year's Upwood Christmas Tree Festival. More than 100 people attended the daytime event at St Peters Church, Upwood, which including a performance from bell-ringers in the afternoon. There ...

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Sounds of December - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 02:04 AM PST


Sounds of December
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Shoppers at the mall are serenaded with seasonal songs both secular and sacred. Salvation Army bells ring through the frigid air, reminding the busy throngs that the season is about giving and sharing one's abundance with the needy. Church carillons ...

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The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 02:03 AM 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.

Three-hour birthday bell peal for Gail, 70 - The Press, York

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 01:05 AM PST


The Press, York

Three-hour birthday bell peal for Gail, 70
The Press, York
A THREE-hour full peal was rung from St Peter's Church in Norton on Saturday to mark a special birthday. Gail Cater, the longest- serving member of York Minster ringers, chose the church to ring her 567th peal to celebrate her 70th birthday. Mrs Cater ...

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Foiled by a call from Mom - Colorado Springs Independent

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 12:03 AM PST


Foiled by a call from Mom
Colorado Springs Independent
British police reported that thieves cut a hole in the curtain side of a delivery truck parked in Cookhill, Worcestershire, and stole more than 6,000 cans of baked beans with sausages. Police appealed for information "about anyone trying to sell large ...

Barton schoolhouse restoration done with respect to building's 'soul' - San Bernardino Sun

Posted: 18 Dec 2013 12:01 AM PST


Barton schoolhouse restoration done with respect to building's 'soul'
San Bernardino Sun
Barton was then used as a church dance hall and residence, according to the Redlands Conservancy, a resident group with a historic preservation program. A developer purchased the land under the Barton ... Monday morning Smart was showing off his work ...

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Polar Express ride lights up - The Durango Herald

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 10:59 PM PST


Polar Express ride lights up
The Durango Herald
A show of dancing lights, synchronized to “Carol of the Bells,” has been added to the festive train ride. This is the first time ... The lights brighten the valley as riders loop around the North Pole in advance of Santa Claus handing out their first ...

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World's most spectacular Churches revealed - Business Standard

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 09:57 PM PST


World's most spectacular Churches revealed
Business Standard
Angular, asymmetrical, colorful and just plain extraordinary, there are many modern churches today that is going to have one looking in vain for a traditional steeple. One of the most recent examples, the ... While the right-hand half is composed of ...

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Cyber awesome - Florida Weekly

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 09:22 PM PST


Cyber awesome
Florida Weekly
IT'S ONE OF THOSE BELL-RINGING MARKETING terms instantly definable, at least in the context of the season: “Cyber Monday.” Economic pundits .... Like shop by feel, taste, touch, smell or sound, whether the product is chocolate, elegant soaps or books.

The Top 20 Albums Of 2013 - theMusic

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 06:18 PM PST


theMusic

The Top 20 Albums Of 2013
theMusic
It's pretty easy to get past this and focus on the goosebump moments – when the second half of Black Slaves kicks in with the soul sample, when the brilliant change in Bound 2 reveals itself, the entirety of I Can't Control My Liquor.” Finishing with ...

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Holiday events in the Harbor - Kitsap Sun

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 04:31 PM PST


Kitsap Sun

Holiday events in the Harbor
Kitsap Sun
Holiday concerts from bell ringers at Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church to the Gig Harbor Peninsula Civic Orchestra provided free holiday concerts on Saturday while boat owners added their own special holiday touch to the harbor with the annual Lighted ...

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Bythorn, Cambs

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Wt changed to approx: no documentary evidence to contrary

Foxley, Norfolk

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

PN info added

Sandiacre, Derbys

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

PN info added

Odessa opens its doors for Christmas this Saturday - Middletown Transcript

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 02:46 PM PST


Odessa opens its doors for Christmas this Saturday
Middletown Transcript
... scheduled for the same day which are free and open to the public, including carols by the First State Chorale, traditional hymns played on the antique church organ at Old Saint Paul's Church as well as a performance by the First State Bell Ringers.

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A Storm-Lashed British Isle Famous For Church Bells, Populated By Few - WFAE

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 02:18 PM PST


A Storm-Lashed British Isle Famous For Church Bells, Populated By Few
WFAE
And there are no cars allowed here, so this is the only way to get where we need to go, which is right now the Marisco Pub - the hub of activity here. (SOUNDBITE OF A CROWD). REEVES: The pub's named after a 13th century pirate, ... They should be up ...

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A Storm-Lashed British Isle Famous For Church Bells, Populated By Few - NET Website

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 02:02 PM PST


A Storm-Lashed British Isle Famous For Church Bells, Populated By Few
NET Website
Lundy has a pub, a small fire department and publishes its own stamps. Bells have been re-hung in the tower of an old gothic church, and since then some 2,000 bell ringers have made pilgrimage to the island. by: Philip Reeves. View the Original Article ...

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A Storm-Lashed British Isle Famous For Church Bells, Populated By Few - KTEP

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 01:56 PM PST


A Storm-Lashed British Isle Famous For Church Bells, Populated By Few
KTEP
Since then, nearly 2,000 bell-ringers have sailed in from the English mainland to ring them. Sometimes they rang all day, people complained. ... REEVES: For me, this visit's changed the Shipping Forecast for ever. I'm one of those landlubbers who ...

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What's hiding at the Old High? - Highland News

Posted: 17 Dec 2013 08:43 AM PST


Highland News

What's hiding at the Old High?
Highland News
Now some of the stories from its eventful history, which include its graveyard becoming an execution yard in the aftermath of Culloden, have been collected in new book Tales of The Old High by the church's unofficial historian Ross Martin, who ...

Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 16 Dec 2013 10:00 PM 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. A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday ...

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