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Merseybells news feed as published


Recalling Tad's day in May 1945 - Lexington Dispatch

Posted: 27 May 2014 02:47 PM PDT


Recalling Tad's day in May 1945
Lexington Dispatch
I (a mere tot, mind you) jumped out of bed and church bells were ringing all over Lexington; firecrackers were popping, car horns were blowing, guns were shooting off, and people were on the streets in the middle of the night, yelling, hollering ...

Memorial Day Observed In FWB - WUWF

Posted: 27 May 2014 12:39 PM PDT


WUWF

Memorial Day Observed In FWB
WUWF
Army Veteran Tom Rice who is also the Vice President of Public Relations for the Veterans Tribute Tower served as this year's Master of Ceremonies. Rice opened by saying there are changes in the works for next year's ceremony and noted that this would ...

David Blackhurst: How Combined Healthcare name could honour Edith Lawton - Stoke Sentinel

Posted: 27 May 2014 11:13 AM PDT


David Blackhurst: How Combined Healthcare name could honour Edith Lawton
Stoke Sentinel
That would ensure this woman who was such an inspirational figure towering over the history of St Edward's Hospital, Cheddleton, will live on in the minds of hundreds of health staff passing through the front door of the building in Bellringer Road ...

Church's silence slips away after 40 years - Biggleswade Today

Posted: 27 May 2014 09:23 AM PDT


Church's silence slips away after 40 years
Biggleswade Today
The wood was donated by Warwick Raymen of Trulite Windows in nearby Croydon and John Boocock, tower captain of St Mary's church in Gamlingay, designed the frame to hold the bell. Laurence Drake and John Boocock installed the frame in Hatley St ...

AsparaFest is hear as the Vale celebrates Gras - Evesham Journal

Posted: 27 May 2014 09:03 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

AsparaFest is hear as the Vale celebrates Gras
Evesham Journal
... of performances and demonstrations." Tickets for Asparafest are on sale now from £6.00. The profits from all tickets sold will be donated to the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal. For more information, full programme and camping details visit asparafest.co.uk.

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Wedding bells ring, vendors say cha-ching as wedding season blooms - Reynolds Center

Posted: 27 May 2014 09:02 AM PDT


Reynolds Center

Wedding bells ring, vendors say cha-ching as wedding season blooms
Reynolds Center
For some wedding parties, it's all smiles until the bills come due. Photo: Katsu Nojiri. It's the peak of springtime and that ringing sound you hear is the peal of wedding bells – and the cha-ching of revenue echoing in the daydreams of wedding ...

East and Old Church - Brechin Advertiser

Posted: 27 May 2014 08:06 AM PDT


Brechin Advertiser

East and Old Church
Brechin Advertiser
... dates from the end of the 1700s and can hold a capacity congregation of 2,000. The famous steeple, which incorporates a belfry housing three bells, was added in 1815, although there is mention in the 1660s of the earlier building also featuring a ...

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WMN Letters: Life was hard for Cornish miners - Western Morning News

Posted: 27 May 2014 06:30 AM PDT


WMN Letters: Life was hard for Cornish miners
Western Morning News
My father told me a story about his brother, who used to go on coach trips with local bell ringers. He would sit at the back, playing popular songs on his accordion. Once, the coach stopped while crossing a Cornish moor, so he could answer a call of ...

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CHURN: YOGA WEAR, BEACH TOUCHES, HAIR - redbankgreen

Posted: 27 May 2014 05:25 AM PDT


CHURN: YOGA WEAR, BEACH TOUCHES, HAIR
redbankgreen
06.01 - An Evening of Handbells at Tower Hill Church As part of the free Tower Hill Concert Series at First Presbyterian Church in Red Bank, Adam Peithmann directs the Calvin, Tower, Knox, Joy and Alleluia Ringers of English handbells, in a program of ...

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Canterbury Cathedral to be 'radically transformed' - AOL Travel UK

Posted: 27 May 2014 05:08 AM PDT


Canterbury Cathedral to be 'radically transformed'
AOL Travel UK
Some of the money will be used for restoring Christ Church Gate and weatherproofing and stabilising the Nave and West Towers, he said. The Kent cathedral, which was founded by St Augustine in 597AD, is part of Canterbury's World Heritage Site and is ...

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Most improved award is a ringing endorsement - Carrickfergus Times

Posted: 27 May 2014 04:33 AM PDT


Carrickfergus Times

Most improved award is a ringing endorsement
Carrickfergus Times
A Carrickfergus teen has received a ringing endorsement of his campanology skills during an event at St Nicholas' Parish Church. Alex Nelson, 14, practices the art of campanology, or bell-ringing, with the local branch of the Irish Association of ...

RED BANK HONORS ITS WAR DEAD - redbankgreen

Posted: 27 May 2014 03:43 AM PDT


RED BANK HONORS ITS WAR DEAD
redbankgreen
06.01 - An Evening of Handbells at Tower Hill Church As part of the free Tower Hill Concert Series at First Presbyterian Church in Red Bank, Adam Peithmann directs the Calvin, Tower, Knox, Joy and Alleluia Ringers of English handbells, in a program of ...

Boalsburg remembers the fallen on 150th anniversary of Memorial Day - Centre Daily Times

Posted: 27 May 2014 03:38 AM PDT


Boalsburg remembers the fallen on 150th anniversary of Memorial Day
Centre Daily Times
Tom Corbett first walked down Church Street in the procession. When it was his turn to speak after an introduction of “Stars and Stripes ... While he spoke, a small group of protesters to the side held aloft anti-fracking signs in reference to his ...

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Special report: an outsider's guide to the City of London - The Guardian

Posted: 27 May 2014 02:25 AM PDT


Special report: an outsider's guide to the City of London
The Guardian
With a comment that underlines the difficulty facing the newly launched Banking Standards Council (an independent body that will monitor the City's attempts to restore its reputation), he says, “You have to be careful when you refer to 'the City ...

Repaired bells ready to ring out again at church where Drake wed - Western Morning News

Posted: 27 May 2014 12:40 AM PDT


Western Morning News

Repaired bells ready to ring out again at church where Drake wed
Western Morning News
After a £40,000 fundraising campaign, the precious cargo was sent 243 miles away to John Taylor & Co bell foundry in Loughborough, Leicestershire, to be painstakingly repaired. Five months later, the bells are ready to be put back in their rightful ...

Frinton set for spectacular classical music weekend - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Posted: 26 May 2014 11:36 PM PDT


Frinton set for spectacular classical music weekend
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
Brilliant young group the Celan Quartet are Robert's special guests on Saturday at All Saints Church in Great Holland with a celebratory peal of bells to welcome the audience from 6.40pm. Seating is unreserved and tickets should be booked in advance by ...

Funding for Canterbury Cathedral - The Courier

Posted: 26 May 2014 05:05 PM PDT


Funding for Canterbury Cathedral
The Courier
Some of the money will be used for restoring Christ Church Gate and weatherproofing and stabilising the Nave and West Towers, he said. The Kent cathedral, which was founded by St Augustine in 597AD, is part of Canterbury's World Heritage Site and is ...

Memorial Day Events Pause to Remember Fallen - Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Posted: 26 May 2014 05:29 AM PDT


Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Memorial Day Events Pause to Remember Fallen
Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
And if you're in D.C. Monday, you'll probably hear a lot of Memorial Day bell-ringing. The National Cathedral will ring its bells for four straight hours Monday, starting at noon. The bells are ringing a total of 15 hours throughout the long weekend ...

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RED BANK AREA TOWNS SALUTE HEROES - redbankgreen

Posted: 25 May 2014 07:26 AM PDT


RED BANK AREA TOWNS SALUTE HEROES
redbankgreen
05.27 - International Folk Dancing Come learn dances from around the world in a relaxed, informal setting, every Tuesday at Red Bank's United Methodist Church. Beginners .... 06.01 - An Evening of Handbells at Tower Hill Church As part of the free ...

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Service of dedication for new bell at Bromsgrove church - Bromsgrove Advertiser

Posted: 25 May 2014 03:42 AM PDT


Bromsgrove Advertiser

Service of dedication for new bell at Bromsgrove church
Bromsgrove Advertiser
In October 2012, one of the historic bells at St Michael's CE Church, in Cofton Hackett, was stolen from the belfry. After the theft a new bell was cast and installed recently at a cost of almost £10,000. This Sunday, June 1, the church vicar, Reverend ...

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