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posted 26 Feb 2014, 15:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 26 Feb 2014, 15:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Bell ringer rescued after heart attack in Victoria church tower - Victoria News

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 11:46 AM PST


Bell ringer rescued after heart attack in Victoria church tower
Victoria News
A bell ringer at Christ Church Cathedral is recovering after a heart attack forced a narrow rope rescue by the Victoria Fire Department on Tuesday. The man was about five storeys up the bell tower staircase when he collapsed around 5:50 p.m. Paramedics ...

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Man rescued after heart attack in Christ Church bell tower - Times Colonist

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 10:39 AM PST


Man rescued after heart attack in Christ Church bell tower
Times Colonist
The call for help came from inside the tower; a bell-ringer in training was on the bell ringing platform at the top of the tower, firefighters said. ... The iconic bells are rung for Sunday services, and during funerals, sometimes weddings, and weekly ...

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Search on site - Burns Times Herald

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 10:05 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. A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday ...

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Wem committee dishes out £13000 in grant funding - shropshirestar.com

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 07:12 AM PST


Wem committee dishes out £13000 in grant funding
shropshirestar.com
All Saints Church Parochial Church Council in Clive was awarded £500 to help pay for the restoration of the bells and bell frame. Committee members gave the Royal British Legion £500 to pay for a World War I commemoration event and exhibition.

Strange but - True! - Waterford Today

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 06:39 AM PST


Strange but - True!
Waterford Today
For "campanology," the study or art of bell-ringing or bell-making, give credit to the Campania region of Italy, known for the bronze used to cast bells. In general, Garg explains, the simpler "bell-ringing" is preferred by people involved in the ...

Fremont County Bulletin Board - Canon City Daily Record

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 06:03 AM PST


Fremont County Bulletin Board
Canon City Daily Record
8 a.m. Fremont Chamber of Commerce will meet for breakfast in the Bell Tower Cultural Center at 201 E. Second St. Lana Carter from Fremont Campus of Pueblo Community College will be the speaker. 9 a.m. Cañonland Walkers and Hikers will meet at the ...

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Hog Heaven: Virginia church catering to bikers welcomes the rough and the ... - Washington Times

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 02:01 AM PST


Hog Heaven: Virginia church catering to bikers welcomes the rough and the ...
Washington Times
Chesapeake, Va. — A mighty belch — loud, long and clear — erupted from the crowd, prompting swivels of heads and muffled laughs, but the guilty party remained anonymous. ... “After doing this for about a year and a half, it finally dawned on us that ...

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Second half shooting woes sink Patriots - The Tennessean

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 12:20 AM PST


Second half shooting woes sink Patriots
The Tennessean
After falling by 14 in the first quarter, Heritage guard Ryan Sizemore put on a show, scoring 22 first-half points, and pulling the Patriots to within two just before halftime. Things quickly turned on Heritage (15-14) with four turnovers over the ...

Monty Python's Graham Chapman on shortlist for council green plaque honour - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 12:03 AM PST


Leicester Mercury

Monty Python's Graham Chapman on shortlist for council green plaque honour
Leicester Mercury
The John Taylor Bell Foundry in Loughborough has been on its present site since 1859. In 1881, it cast Great Paul which hangs in St Paul's Cathedral. The foundry sends its bells worldwide. Second World War wireless operator/gunner Sergeant John Hannah ...
Leicestershire greats shortlist for Green Plaque Award BBC News

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East Ogwell, Devon

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 04:00 PM PST

Being rehung (WofA), tenor to be replaced

Helmsley, N Yorks

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 04:00 PM PST

Practice start time is 19:30 for all comers (learners 19:00)

Hinton Waldrist, Oxon

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 04:00 PM PST

Major overhaul in progress

An "Abe's to Ben's" Circulator could connect tourists to DC neighborhoods - Greater Greater Washington

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 07:24 AM PST


An "Abe's to Ben's" Circulator could connect tourists to DC neighborhoods
Greater Greater Washington
The planned Mall Circulator route, which NPS plans to fund in part with revenue from new parking meters along the Mall and in West Potomac Park, is an excellent beginning and will improve transit accessibility to some of DC's most popular attractions ...

Newport Transporter Bridge maintenance man laid to rest after final journey ... - South Wales Argus

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 06:42 AM PST


Newport Transporter Bridge maintenance man laid to rest after final journey ...
South Wales Argus
Yesterday (MON FEB 24), the funeral procession of Billy Collier carried his body over the iconic structure, where he was the maintenance operative for 27 years. Mr Collier, who was born and bred in Pill, died on February 13 at the Royal Gwent ... (MON ...

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Communities keep homes cash - Evesham Observer

Posted: 24 Feb 2014 08:52 AM PST


Evesham Observer

Communities keep homes cash
Evesham Observer
District council chiefs feared the changes would see them not able to fund future projects and in September the Observer reported funding worth £250,000 earmarked by Evesham Town Council for the Almonry Museum project and the Evesham Bell Tower ...

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