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posted 17 Jun 2014, 20:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 17 Jun 2014, 20:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Former historic Brockville church slated for demolition - CTV News

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 01:32 PM PDT


Former historic Brockville church slated for demolition
CTV News
The developers say they discovered that thieves had broken into the church at some point over the winter and damaged the interior, stealing two large bronze bells from the tower. Two of the other bells were in the process of being chopped up. Rolf ...

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Annual carillon recital series runs four consecutive Tuesdays beginning July 8 - AU News

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 11:03 AM PDT


AU News

Annual carillon recital series runs four consecutive Tuesdays beginning July 8
AU News
The Davis Memorial Carillon, named after former AU president Boothe Colwell Davis, is a 47-bell instrument purchased by AU alumni in 1937. ... On the ground floor of AU's carillon tower there is an informational display on the history of the instrument ...

Summer Events at the Paul Revere House [Schedule] - NorthEndWaterfront.com

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 10:53 AM PDT


NorthEndWaterfront.com

Summer Events at the Paul Revere House [Schedule]
NorthEndWaterfront.com
The Paul Revere House and the Old North Church are again offering special guided walking tours of North End sites related to Paul Revere, ending with a visit to the church's bell-ringing chamber and the story of the Midnight Ride. Participants will ...

FreeCycle: get on your bike and make some noise - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 09:43 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

FreeCycle: get on your bike and make some noise
Telegraph.co.uk
Six hundred campanologists will tunefully ring out their bicycle bells in a Guinness World Record attempt at the start of the Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle this summer, when 50,000 cyclists are expected to revel in vehicle-free streets of the capital.

Church faces 'ignoble fate' - Brockville Recorder and Times

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 09:13 AM PDT


Brockville Recorder and Times

Church faces 'ignoble fate'
Brockville Recorder and Times
Evidence left behind by whoever completed the theft leaves a bleak picture for the current condition of two large bells: a cutting tool discarded in a corner and dozens of metal cutting disks scattered across the floor of the belfry. All that remains ...

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St Budeaux parish church to host annual Fun on the Green fair - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 07:03 AM PDT


St Budeaux parish church to host annual Fun on the Green fair
Plymouth Herald
The day will include a bouncy castle, face painting, a Captain Jack Sparrow treasure hunt, bubble time in the toddler area, Scalextrics, hot dogs and ice cream along with craft and information tables. The afternoon will close with a prayer and a ...

Homer United Methodist Church gets new belfry - Midland Daily News

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 05:23 AM PDT


Homer United Methodist Church gets new belfry
Midland Daily News
“A bell was purchased for $37 ... The church had a steeple and bell tower,” reads the Centennial History of the Homer United Methodist Church booklet, written church historian Eugene Kenaga. “The word 'Homer' was cast on the bell. About six silver ...

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Evesham Bell Tower Appeal hosts Walk the Week - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 03:54 AM PDT


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Evesham Bell Tower Appeal hosts Walk the Week
Tewkesbury ADMAG
Sue Ablett, chairman of the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal Committee which needs to raise £500,000 to repair and conserve the building, joined the presenter for the last half mile of last Wednesday's walk. She said it was a great way to showcase the town's ...

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Evesham Bell Tower Appeal hosts Walk the Week - Evesham Journal

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 03:41 AM PDT


Evesham Bell Tower Appeal hosts Walk the Week
Evesham Journal
Sue Ablett, chairman of the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal Committee which needs to raise £500,000 to repair and conserve the building, joined the presenter for the last half mile of last Wednesday's walk. She said it was a great way to showcase the town's ...

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A ringing endorsement for Devon Guild - Mid Devon Gazette

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 02:22 AM PDT


Mid Devon Gazette

A ringing endorsement for Devon Guild
Mid Devon Gazette
A BONANZA of bell-ringing is planned in Mid Devon this weekend as the Guild of Devonshire Ringers celebrate a significant anniversary. 140 bells will be rung for 140 years of change ringing in Devon at the event taking place this Saturday, June 21. The ...

Shipley turn out in force for vintage country fair - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 02:05 AM PDT


West Sussex County Times

Shipley turn out in force for vintage country fair
West Sussex County Times
In the afternoon there was an opportunity to view the bells and have a hands on ringing experience in the church bell tower. The grand draw was successful and raised £1770 from Prizes donated by local people. The tombola and tipsy barrow were also very ...

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Radstock Museum holds display on villages' histories - Bristol Post

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 01:12 AM PDT


Bristol Post

Radstock Museum holds display on villages' histories
Bristol Post
"We are also having an exhibit about bellringing, and something associated with Concorde. "There were pieces on the clock at the Church of St Mary which kept wearing out. "One of the Timsbury people worked on Concorde, and he brought in a couple of ...

Cromer Parish Church to welcome back the sound of its bells as they return ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 01:08 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Cromer Parish Church to welcome back the sound of its bells as they return ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Mrs Baines, who came yesterday with her two sons Mark and Kevin, grandchildren Aaron, Shaylen and Kieran and daughter-in-law Sharna, has been invited to perform in the bell's first quarter peal. She said: “Tony would have been thrilled to see the bell, ...

Bid to trace fallen soldier's family to return his Bible - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 12:19 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Bid to trace fallen soldier's family to return his Bible
LoughboroughEcho.net
VOLUNTEERS at Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum are trying to trace the family of a fallen local soldier so they can return his Bible. The Carillon was given a large box of Bibles, which were given to soldiers during World War One, ...

Seen & Heard: Clocktower Bells Silenced - Tribeca Citizen

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:35 AM PDT


Tribeca Citizen

Seen & Heard: Clocktower Bells Silenced
Tribeca Citizen
No timetable is available for when the bells will ring again. ••• From Wickham Boyle: “Peony sale after 5 p.m. on Monday on ... Depressing news about the Chambers Street reconstruction project…. Even though the W. Broadway/Church block is done, two ...

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