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posted 22 Oct 2013, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 22 Oct 2013, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Halloween starts this weekend in Naperville - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 02:37 PM PDT


Halloween starts this weekend in Naperville
Chicago Tribune
Free sounds of the season will be featured Saturday night at Naperville's Millennium Carillon, the 72-bell musical instrument in the 16-story Moser Tower at the base of Rotary Hill, 443 W. Aurora Ave. Featuring selections from the likes of Harry Potter ...

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Get ghastly and ghostly at Halloween events - Foster's Daily Democrat

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 01:08 PM PDT


Get ghastly and ghostly at Halloween events
Foster's Daily Democrat
Pumpkins will be lit between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m. and judging will be conducted between 5:45 and 6:15 p.m. The winner will be announced at 6:30 p.m. For a complete list of rules, go to altonnh.gov. BARRINGTON — On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Recreation ...

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Duncan Walker appointed Director

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 11:38 AM PDT

I am very pleased to announce that by resolution of the directors Duncan Walker has been appointed a director of...

Around Town Oct. 22 to Oct. 25 - Lexington Clipper Herald

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 10:31 AM PDT


Around Town Oct. 22 to Oct. 25
Lexington Clipper Herald
Those interested in volunteering as bell ringers for donations for the Salvation Army in Lexington in the Fall may contact Martha Draskovic with Community Action at 308-324-4219. Miller Dances:(All Dances start at 7 p.m. ... The public is invited to ...

New $100 bill predicts massive nuclear attack on NYC, claims lunatic - Death and Taxes

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 09:10 AM PDT


New $100 bill predicts massive nuclear attack on NYC, claims lunatic
Death and Taxes
According to “bell ringer for Jesus Christ” Jonathan Kleck's most recent video (via Uproxx), it can, and the new $100 bill predicts an impending “missile impact” on NYC. We need to get the message out people, it's #urgent and #viral. Sure, the video ...

Cathedral rebuild would mean digging deep - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 09:03 AM PDT


Stuff.co.nz

Cathedral rebuild would mean digging deep
Stuff.co.nz
The fate of the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch's Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is becoming clearer, as new information is released on the state of the current building and land. The Cathedral Management Board has been working to provide ... to ...

Fremont County Bulletin Board - Canon City Daily Record

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 06:15 AM PDT


Fremont County Bulletin Board
Canon City Daily Record
Weigh-in starts at 4:30 p.m., meeting starts at 5 p.m. at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 622 W. Second St. in Florence. For more .... Meet at the Bell Tower Cultural Center at 201 N. Second St. Meet the founders of Florence; second Ludlow Event. Tours ...

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Wimbledon residents urged to help save iconic church spire after rainwater ... - South West Londoner

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 03:08 AM PDT


South West Londoner

Wimbledon residents urged to help save iconic church spire after rainwater ...
South West Londoner
So far £65,000 has been raised, but now the church is appealing to residents and businesses in Wimbledon Village for support, by distributing leaflets to houses around the parish. Reverend Mary Bide ... She thanked parishioners and the All England Lawn ...

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Nostalgia: Ringing in the news in 1970 - Batley News

Posted: 22 Oct 2013 01:44 AM PDT


Batley News

Nostalgia: Ringing in the news in 1970
Batley News
Both Kathleen and Margaret were closely connected with the church before becoming campanologists. Margaret was the church assistant guide and Kathleen, who enjoyed another arm-strengthing hobby ten pin bowling, was the assistant brownie leader.

Three wonderfully weird characters from British comics - Den Of Geek

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 10:31 PM PDT


Den Of Geek

Three wonderfully weird characters from British comics
Den Of Geek
Just as he uncovers it, the gauntlet grabs the rope to the bell tower and forces him to ring the bells, handily attracting some local constabulary. They capture him, get the loot back, and a disgusted Rube throws the gauntlet into the sea where it ...

For Whom the Bell Doesn't Toll - Muhlenberg Weekly

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 07:03 PM PDT


For Whom the Bell Doesn't Toll
Muhlenberg Weekly
This was concerning to us because we all agreed that the bell served as a significant and special part of our day every hour between 8AM and 8PM. We acknowledge that there are some people who might feel that the bell ringing every hour is disturbing ...

When the 7.2 Philippine Earthquake Hits Home in Southern California - KCET

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 04:32 PM PDT


When the 7.2 Philippine Earthquake Hits Home in Southern California
KCET
It's also a place where my mother was born and raised. ... I watched many a YouTube video of repair shops shaking, hotel swimming pools creating micro-tsunamis, and cathedral bell towers collapsing. ... Now the recovery begins. Medical attention is ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 04:12 PM PDT


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.

Sacred Heart Academy restores bell - The Morning Sun

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 03:42 PM PDT


Sacred Heart Academy restores bell
The Morning Sun
Bigard said the Home and School Association came up with the idea of lighting up the bell tower, as well as the cross atop the tower and the statue of Jesus in the middle of the courtyard. Hauck, operating from his business Bill Hauck Painting, has ...

The road and city builders of Waidradra - Fiji Times

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 01:26 PM PDT


The road and city builders of Waidradra
Fiji Times
Reverend Demesi Sitei, who is the priest in-charge of the Holy Family Anglican Church in Waidradra, said the settlement was occupied only by descendants of Solomon Islanders brought to Fiji during the blackbirding era. Mr Sitei, who was born and ...

Margaret Thatcher funeral to be led by Queen Elizabeth ll - Herald Sun

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 09:15 AM PDT


Margaret Thatcher funeral to be led by Queen Elizabeth ll
Herald Sun
Already, thee has been a heavy police presence at protests in London, where demonstrators have chanted the song "Ding, Dong The Witch is Dead", which has soared up the UK iTunes charts since Lady Thatcher's death. Thatcher's coffin was kept ... At 7pm ...

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Family trio tune up to help save church - Evesham Journal

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 09:01 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Family trio tune up to help save church
Evesham Journal
ONE of the UK's top composers is donating the funds from a classical music concert to help fund repairs to a 14th century church bell tower near Bidford where he got married. Pianist Francis Grier and his wife, Anjali, married at Abbots Morton Parish ...

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In memoriam - Shelagh Rosemary Melville (nee Collins)

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Stockton and Belfast churches set to right - PenBayPilot.com

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 05:38 AM PDT


PenBayPilot.com

Stockton and Belfast churches set to right
PenBayPilot.com
In Belfast, the antique machinery of the First Church UCC clock tower was replaced with modern electronic works, and in Stockton Springs a rebuilt spire was set atop the Stockton Springs Community Church completing the reconstruction of the town's ...

Doncaster Knights 32 Loughborough Students 3: Hat trick hero Clark shines as ... - Epworth Bells

Posted: 21 Oct 2013 12:49 AM PDT


Epworth Bells

Doncaster Knights 32 Loughborough Students 3: Hat trick hero Clark shines as ...
Epworth Bells
Henry Taylor wasted Loughborough's best chance as he dropped the ball a yard from the line after a good run but Loughborough pressure looked to be telling as multiple penalties led to Bruno Bravo's sin binning but the Students could not make the ...

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Friday bell ringing honors former WVU student - Daily Athenaeum

Posted: 20 Oct 2013 10:50 PM PDT


Friday bell ringing honors former WVU student
Daily Athenaeum
The bell ringing for Tulley was a wonderful symbol showing how great it is to be a Mountaineer, and how strangers become friends in times of need. His funeral service was held Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Danville, W.Va. Tulley is survived by his wife, Jodi ...

Santo Christo Church is getting touchups in restoration project - Wicked Local

Posted: 20 Oct 2013 07:10 PM PDT


Santo Christo Church is getting touchups in restoration project
Wicked Local
For several years, the structure has had cracks in the brick facade, among other issues, including serious structural problems with its bell tower. “We're going to do our best to repair this building,” said Father ... In Phases 3 through 5 — assuming ...

Carlisle said Mavs a work in progress - Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)

Posted: 20 Oct 2013 06:31 PM PDT


Carlisle said Mavs a work in progress
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Carlisle said Mavs a work in progress. HOUSTON -- Rick Carlisle sounded like a worried man. After Sunday's practice at the University of Houston, Carlisle didn't sound like a man believing his team is ready to open the regular season. Too many injuries ...

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Rotherham, Eastwood, S Yorks

Posted: 20 Oct 2013 04:00 PM PDT

Dedication (slightly) amended

Reader voices: Seeing, both physically and spiritually - Deseret News

Posted: 20 Oct 2013 04:10 AM PDT


Reader voices: Seeing, both physically and spiritually
Deseret News
When the radio compass — called the bird dog needle — reached the 9 o'clock position, you had turned 180 degrees and were directly abreast the carrier, going in the opposite direction. All of this time you were scanning the instrument panel ...

Updated clock for Lurgashall church - Midhurst and Petworth Observer

Posted: 20 Oct 2013 02:11 AM PDT


Updated clock for Lurgashall church
Midhurst and Petworth Observer
... in fitting a clock of this nature in such a small church. At one point, the chimes were not working because no-one had gone into that part of the tower which housed the bells, in order to carry out essential maintenance on the bell hammers and ...

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