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posted 7 Jan 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 7 Jan 2014, 16:16 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


A sound start to an historic year - The Landmark

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 02:33 PM PST


A sound start to an historic year
The Landmark
Starting at noon on Jan. 1, The First Congregational Church of Princeton kicked off a year-long celebration of the 250th anniversary of the church's founding with the ringing of the church's Paul Revere bell 250 times. The first bell ringer was Rev ...

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Church bell returned after being stolen, fenced - CBC.ca

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 11:02 AM PST


CBC.ca

Church bell returned after being stolen, fenced
CBC.ca
A heavy church bell is back in the hands of an Anglican church outside St. John's after someone stole it and then sold it for scrap. Holy Innocents Anglican church. A bell was stolen from the grounds of an Anglican church in Paradise, just outside St ...

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Big Ben or, the Great Clock of the Palace of Westminster - Kensington and Chelsea Today

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 09:37 AM PST


Big Ben or, the Great Clock of the Palace of Westminster
Kensington and Chelsea Today
It was recast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry and was declared fit for purpose along with the 4 quarter bells. The bell was hoisted sideways in a special cradle up the interior of the tower by a team of men, taking 30 hours. When installed it famously ...

Venezia's woes threaten to make football a relic in city of rich history - The Guardian (blog)

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 09:20 AM PST


The Guardian (blog)

Venezia's woes threaten to make football a relic in city of rich history
The Guardian (blog)
A quarter of an hour after leaving San Marco, we arrive at Sant'Elena. The most obvious landmark as you leave the vaporetto station is the bell tower of the church, an imposing brick rectangle that frowned down on the low floodlights that nestle in its ...

Postcard From The End Of America : Vineland - CounterCurrents.org

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 08:25 AM PST


CounterCurrents.org

Postcard From The End Of America : Vineland
CounterCurrents.org
News, this yahoo, yours truly, did manage to glean recently that dolphins munch on blow fish to get high, and moose booze on fermented apples. It's good that no dolphin or moose was to be found in Vineland , for these tipsy critters would have had to ...

Visitors invited for historical walk round Farnworth - Runcorn and Widnes World

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 07:32 AM PST


Runcorn and Widnes World

Visitors invited for historical walk round Farnworth
Runcorn and Widnes World
He is also offering to guide visitors round the 12th century church and bride well of St Luke's. Mr Horabin is also a church warden. The tour takes place on Wednesday, January 15, starting at 11.30am. People are invited to meet at The Ring O Bells pub ...

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News from Linton - Cambridge News

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 05:41 AM PST


News from Linton
Cambridge News
The disco was run by Dave Martin from Linton. It was very well ... St Mary's church held a New Year's Eve party in the church pavilion. This was a social event for the bell ringers and congregation to get together and share party food and drink.The ...

Barrow bells make long awaited return - in-cumbria

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 05:07 AM PST


Barrow bells make long awaited return
in-cumbria
“It's still great to have them back – Christmas might have been the obvious time because you associate it with ringing bells but at the end of the day they haven't rung for 15 years so another month isn't going to make a huge difference.” At present ...

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Freedom Fighter, Part II - National Review Online (blog)

Posted: 07 Jan 2014 01:35 AM PST


Freedom Fighter, Part II
National Review Online (blog)
When I was a little boy — four or five years old — I wanted to be the bell-ringer, because up in the tower you could see the world. The highest point in the world, for me, at that time, was the tower of the church. “A few years later, I had another ...

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Fremont County Bulletin Board - Canon City Daily Record

Posted: 06 Jan 2014 07:51 PM PST


Fremont County Bulletin Board
Canon City Daily Record
6 p.m. Health Coverage; New Insurance for the Marketplace will feature certified health coverage guide Amber Kolami, who will present on the available options under the new health care law in the John C. Fremont Library at 130 Church Ave. in Florence ...

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Chance to ring in the new year - Stratford Observer

Posted: 06 Jan 2014 04:19 PM PST


Stratford Observer

Chance to ring in the new year
Stratford Observer
THOSE keen to learn more about the ancient art of bell ringing are invited to St Nicholas' Church in Henley for an open day. Campanologists - better known as bell ringers - will be showcasing their skills to members of the public at the Beaudesert Lane ...

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Maldon, S Mary, Essex

Posted: 06 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

Ringing suspended (concern re ringing room supporting beams)

Wood Green, Gr London

Posted: 06 Jan 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN changed from Mon

Ringing in historic moments at Steeple Ashton - Wiltshire Times

Posted: 06 Jan 2014 11:07 AM PST


Wiltshire Times

Ringing in historic moments at Steeple Ashton
Wiltshire Times
The bell ringers of Steeple Ashton and Keevil churches marked a brief moment in history by ringing rounds at precisely 9.10pm on the 11th day of the 12th month in the 13th year of this century. The ringers were divided into two teams and each rang ...

Crunch time for marijuana and enviro ballot measures - Sunshine State News

Posted: 06 Jan 2014 10:00 AM PST


Crunch time for marijuana and enviro ballot measures
Sunshine State News
Petition gatherers are now taking the place of street corner Santas and bell-ringers as ballot proposals to legalize medical marijuana and boost environmental spending race toward a fast-approaching deadline. United for Care, the marijuana initiative ...

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