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

Merseybells news feed as published


Main building rings again after repairs - Hilltop Views

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 01:37 PM PDT


Main building rings again after repairs
Hilltop Views
The bell was believed to be made at Stuckstede & Bro. bell foundry which operated in St. Louis, Missouri from 1890 to 1940. For some students, including sophomore Tabitha Elder, the bell is a unique reminder of the history and tradition at St. Edward's ...

How did the Liberty Bell get cracked? - The Week Magazine

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 11:12 AM PDT


How did the Liberty Bell get cracked?
The Week Magazine
Chalk the Philly landmark's famous blemish up to faulty building materials from across the pond. In 1751, the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly shelled out 100 pounds to London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry for a bell to hang in the State House (known ...

Mystery of bullet holes in village's cockerel - Evesham Journal

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 03:18 AM PDT


Mystery of bullet holes in village's cockerel
Evesham Journal
Work is now under way to repair the timber bell tower at St Peter's Church, Pirton, near Worcester, but architects from Nick Joyce Architects have found the cockerel on the weather vane has mysteriously been used as target practice. Members of Pirton ...

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Scarecrow banner stolen - Daily Echo

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 03:15 AM PDT


Scarecrow banner stolen
Daily Echo
St John's Church, in Alresford, put the banners at each end of the town bypass at the weekend to promote the festival on September 26-28. But by yesterday morning, the ... The festival closes at 6pm with a peal of bells. Entry forms are available from ...

Mystery of bullet holes in cockerel at St Peter's Church, Pirton, near Worcester - Worcester News

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 03:14 AM PDT


Mystery of bullet holes in cockerel at St Peter's Church, Pirton, near Worcester
Worcester News
Architects had already found a mediaeval bell frame inside the picturesque tower while investigating its historical features and the importance of the tower construction. The striking black and white timber-framed bell tower of the church is ...

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Local roundup: Guilford edges HK in field hockey - Middletown Press

Posted: 15 Sep 2014 07:35 PM PDT


Local roundup: Guilford edges HK in field hockey
Middletown Press
East Hampton 2, Westbrook 0 >> Meghan Orbann and Emily Pedevillano had one goal apiece for the visiting Bellringers (3-0). Alison Bristol preserved the shutout ... Lauren Brough had nine kills, and Carly Church had 24 assists for H-K (4-0). Old Lyme is ...

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Rockingham Co. Sheriff's Office Busts Three Separate Theft Rings - TWC News

Posted: 15 Sep 2014 05:39 PM PDT


Rockingham Co. Sheriff's Office Busts Three Separate Theft Rings
TWC News
They are also accused in several break-ins and thefts in Reidsville including one at the Smyrna Presbyterian Church. They are expected to face around 100 charges each. "Based on the evidence so far, those numbers are expected to rise as the ...

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LETTER: Endorsement of 'Seed King' talk, book from North Carolina - Wicked Local Marblehead

Posted: 15 Sep 2014 05:22 PM PDT


LETTER: Endorsement of 'Seed King' talk, book from North Carolina
Wicked Local Marblehead
... including Wilmington, N.C., where he started Gregory Normal School and the Gregory Congregational Church, which still stands, and in whose belfry hangs a bell cast by Paul Revere and which was given by Marblehead's Old North Congregational Church ...

Ayston, Rutland

Posted: 15 Sep 2014 04:00 PM PDT

No longer in diocesan 'ownership' but acquired by CCT

Bristol, S Stephen, C Bris

Posted: 15 Sep 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing now allowed again

Weekend focuses on East Lancashire's proud heritage - Lancashire Telegraph

Posted: 15 Sep 2014 03:17 AM PDT


Weekend focuses on East Lancashire's proud heritage
Lancashire Telegraph
More than 35 people came to have a look at the church. We opened the tower and the belfry to the public. People had a great view of the town as well as seeing the bells. “We had an indoor tour led by historian Ken Spencer and an outdoor tour of the ...

Suffolk: Celebrating the county's rich heritage - East Anglian Daily Times

Posted: 15 Sep 2014 12:25 AM PDT


East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: Celebrating the county's rich heritage
East Anglian Daily Times
Suffolk: Celebrating the county's rich heritage. St Peter's Church in Sudbury opens its doors to the public as part of the Heritage Open Days. Left to right, Sudbury Mayor Robert Spivey, Peter Gray, Alan Douglas (Long Melford Ringers) and Hilary Spivey.

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Trio puts together history of Droitwich - Droitwich Standard

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 09:30 AM PDT


Droitwich Standard

Trio puts together history of Droitwich
Droitwich Standard
Helen was doctor's wife, mother-of-four, bellringer, volunteer playgroup leader and qualified swimming teacher, teaching at least two generations of Droitwich children - and some adults - to swim. The pair focussed on the local history when they ...

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