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Merseybells news feed as published


A Dublin tale: Two cathedrals - Boston Irish Reporter

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 08:33 AM PDT


A Dublin tale: Two cathedrals
Boston Irish Reporter
“We opened up our belfry so people can climb up the 86 steps, go across the medieval roof, and right into the tower. You can have a go at ringing the bells at Christ Church Cathedral. There are 19 bells in the tower, the largest number at any cathedral ...

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RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Tittle-tattle chitter-chatter of sedge warblers - Bognor Regis Observer

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 05:04 AM PDT


RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Tittle-tattle chitter-chatter of sedge warblers
Bognor Regis Observer
Yet the repetitions ring out like church bells pealing, sounds in themselves that can open a whole world of experience and pleasant memory. For Rachmaninov church bells heard in childhood became the dominant motif of almost every piece of music he ...

Harborough World War Two fighter pilot dies - Harborough Mail

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:16 AM PDT


Harborough Mail

Harborough World War Two fighter pilot dies
Harborough Mail
His funeral will be held at St John the Baptist Church at Hillmorton, near Rugby, on Friday, April 8, at 2pm. He had been taught to fly as a reservist in the late 1930s, while working as an apprentice engineer in Rugby, training in aircraft such as ...

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Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 12:58 AM PDT


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
Parish meeting: The annual parish meeting, open to all Cowling's electors, will take place on Monday at 6.30pm at St Andrew's Methodist Church, at the top of Walton Street. This will be followed by the usual parish council meeting. After its four-year ...

Enniskillen pledges inclusive event for Queen's 90th - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 12:25 AM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Enniskillen pledges inclusive event for Queen's 90th
Belfast Telegraph
As the two intersecting beams are switched on, the bright celebration will be accompanied by a peal of bells from the cathedral. The Queen will light the first of 500 beacons herself. Northern Ireland will be holding six beacon lightings. As well as ...

Your Districts for Bayton to Whitton, week commencing March 31 - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 10:10 PM PDT


Ludlow Advertiser

Your Districts for Bayton to Whitton, week commencing March 31
Ludlow Advertiser
I would welcome the sup- port of other parish councils and to that end intend to meet with our neighbouring parishes to discuss how we as an area can help the cur- rent situation. It is the main topic of .... The business meeting included plans for a ...

Margaret Marsh, Dorset

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended (to 'as received' value)

Carroll County Public Library schedules (March 31-April 6) - Carroll County Times

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 02:35 PM PDT


Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Library schedules (March 31-April 6)
Carroll County Times
Stop by for a fun program filled with bell ringing, stories, and a craft with the Senior Inclusion Program. The Senior Inclusion Program is a group of .... Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen and share ...

Church tower project benefits from £236100 lottery grant - Cornish & Devon Post

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 12:01 PM PDT


Cornish & Devon Post

Church tower project benefits from £236100 lottery grant
Cornish & Devon Post
VITAL repairs needed to Ashwater's Church of St Peter Ad Vincula will be made with the recent launch of the tower project. The launch was held on Saturday, March 19, and teas, coffee and cakes were served in the church. David Bone, the volunteer ...

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Bells in Berlin and Mytilene ring together to raise refugee crisis awareness - Tornos News International Edition (press release)

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 11:47 AM PDT


Tornos News International Edition (press release)

Bells in Berlin and Mytilene ring together to raise refugee crisis awareness
Tornos News International Edition (press release)
The bell at Agios Athanassios Cathedral in Mytilene and the Freedom Bell in the Tower of Schöneberg Town Hall will ring at the same time, forming a “notional connection” in a call for sensitisation and action. This action intends to unite two landmark ...

Lincoln Minute Men to host April events - Wicked Local

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 11:18 AM PDT


Lincoln Minute Men to host April events
Wicked Local
Smith, Parker's Revenge, Tower Park LMM: From 9:30 a.m. to noon April 16, interpret the home of William Smith and his wife, Catharine Louisa. At 2 p.m., see Parker's Revenge Battle behind the ... Alarm & Muster at the White Church: 7 p.m. April 17 ...

Raised in the City: Westerberg's walk — and other Replacements sites in south Minneapolis - MinnPost

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 08:31 AM PDT


MinnPost

Raised in the City: Westerberg's walk — and other Replacements sites in south Minneapolis
MinnPost
If the Replacements were the Beatles and Minneapolis was Liverpool, Bryant Avenue would be choked with signs and historical markers pointing out heritage sites along the way. Of course ... Based on the lawn signs and cars parked on the street, the ...

Battle of Britain Hurricane pilot Tony Pickering dies aged 95 - Kent Online

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 07:51 AM PDT


Battle of Britain Hurricane pilot Tony Pickering dies aged 95
Kent Online
The Few became one less as a Battle of Britain veteran pilot passed away aged 95. Tributes have been paid to Squadron Leader Tony Pickering who was a popular figure at the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust events. Sqn Ldr Pickering flew Hurricanes with ...

High tech reaches Abbey Bell Tower - 104.7 Minster FM

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 07:36 AM PDT


104.7 Minster FM

High tech reaches Abbey Bell Tower
104.7 Minster FM
Selby Abbey leads the way in cutting edge technology in its ancient bell tower with the introduction of a computer linked to a simulator to train new bellringers in this quintessentially English activity. Bell Tower Captain, Roger Riley, says “this ...

Hastings church flagpole snapped in half by Storm Katie - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 07:29 AM PDT


Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Hastings church flagpole snapped in half by Storm Katie
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
Priest Charlie Hill said: “We are very grateful to tower captain Stephen Harvey and the bell ringers who worked with him to resolve a dangerous situation.” However the cross outside the Laton Road church survived the storm. It was erected at the ...

Mission Days comes to Mission San Antonio April 2 - Paso Robles Daily News

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 07:21 AM PDT


Paso Robles Daily News

Mission Days comes to Mission San Antonio April 2
Paso Robles Daily News
Demonstrations will include adobe brick making, acorn grinding, tortilla making, weaving, the making of beaded bracelets and necklaces, face painting, rope making, bell ringing, panning for gold and more. In the historic church, the New World Baroque ...

Bruges bell tower damaged - VRT Nieuws

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 06:51 AM PDT


VRT Nieuws

Bruges bell tower damaged
VRT Nieuws
Wed 30/03/2016 - 15:48 CDC One of the most iconic Flemish landmarks, the Bruges bell tower or belfry, has been damaged while fire-fighters unfurled a banner promoting the Tour of Flanders during blowy conditions. The banner that weighs 120 kilos came ...

Billboards go up around town depicting Loughborough's identity - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 04:24 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Billboards go up around town depicting Loughborough's identity
LoughboroughEcho.net
Europa and Peter conducted research locally and visited a variety of places including John Storer House, the local library, Charnwood Museum and the Bell Foundry to get a feel for Loughborough and help them envisage their designs. The billboards ...

Long Day's Journey into Night (Bristol Old Vic) - WhatsOnStage.com

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 12:31 AM PDT


Long Day's Journey into Night (Bristol Old Vic)
WhatsOnStage.com
... brilliant design of a book-lined battleground melding into a skeletal, structural interior, lit gorgeously from behind by Peter Mumford and hemmed in by John Leonard's insistent soundscape of tragic fog horns and gently pealing, recriminatory ...

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Brexit will hurt world economy — US Treasury chief - Inquirer.net

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 08:09 PM PDT


Inquirer.net

Brexit will hurt world economy — US Treasury chief
Inquirer.net
This March 15, 2012 file photo, shows the Boudica statue in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster, London. Britain is in the midst of a decision whether to leave or stay with the ...

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Century-old bells grace Thornwood belltower in G'town - Memphis Commercial Appeal

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 04:23 PM PDT


Memphis Commercial Appeal

Century-old bells grace Thornwood belltower in G'town
Memphis Commercial Appeal
There's still plenty of Thornwood to come out of the ground, but the crowning touch — a 7-story bell tower — was topped Tuesday with a 7,600-pound copper roof and four bronze bells, cast in 1902. In a few weeks, Westminster Chimes will ring out over ...

Balderton, Notts

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Dove tenor wt is correct; twr notice, CB Notts not correct

North Muskham, Notts

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PDT

pNBR date for 4th is correct; CB Notts value incorrect

Southfleet, Kent

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PDT

u/r added: Ellacombe chimes prevent full circle turning

Stockton Heath, Cheshire

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Temp TowerBaseID: 9775 replaced by: 7817

Whitbourne, Herefs

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Restoration work completed

Former Idaho Schoolhouse Now a Historic 16-Bedroom Home - Fox News

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 03:28 PM PDT


Former Idaho Schoolhouse Now a Historic 16-Bedroom Home
Fox News
Was elementary school the best time of your life? Are you eager to relive your classroom days? Does the sound of a school bell warm your heart? ... If you even want to leave the property, that is: Whether you're enchanted by the clever rooms, including ...

The gods are not deaf - Deccan Chronicle

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 12:03 PM PDT


Deccan Chronicle

The gods are not deaf
Deccan Chronicle
The verses and slokas to wake the gods from their nocturnal slumber, the peals of the cathedral bells and the call of the muezzin are all part of human history. As the wise judges remind us, prayer existed aeons before electricity was invented and ...

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An overdue 'Thank You' to American heros - WCBD News 2

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 11:03 AM PDT


WCBD News 2

An overdue 'Thank You' to American heros
WCBD News 2
... never made it home. The woman of the DAR passed out commemorative pins to the veterans thanking them for their service. The event culminated with the church bell ringing 50 times representing the 50 Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration.

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Thuraya Satellite Phone Conversations Set Alarm Bell Ringing - The New Indian Express

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 09:57 AM PDT


Thuraya Satellite Phone Conversations Set Alarm Bell Ringing
The New Indian Express
KUTCH: Security agencies have detected a series of phone conversations between a location in Gujarat and Pakistan in a Thuraya satellite phone, setting alarm bell ringing in the Home Ministry. The agencies have tracked multiple sets of conversations in ...

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Most hippies in Goa are gone, but peace, love and more remain - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 09:00 AM PDT


Stuff.co.nz

Most hippies in Goa are gone, but peace, love and more remain
Stuff.co.nz
We'd remarked about the number of churches we'd seen during our stay - a whitewashed steeple in what seemed like every village - and wondered how Christians fare in a country that's 80 percent Hindu, 13 percent Muslim. His answer ... Goa's colonial ...

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Landmark anniversary celebrations for two couples linked to St Michael's Church in Helston - Falmouth Packet

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 04:02 AM PDT


Falmouth Packet

Landmark anniversary celebrations for two couples linked to St Michael's Church in Helston
Falmouth Packet
They have worshipped at St Michael's Church for 52 years and the whole family has played an active role there, with Philip churchwarden for six years and treasurer for 11. All are bell ringers and their sang in the choir and helped in the Sunday School.

The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair 2016 - Maine Antique Digest

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 03:27 AM PDT


The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair 2016
Maine Antique Digest
A small 14th-century anthropomorphic English jug, a large 16th-century gotch for bringing beer to bell ringers in East Anglia, 17th-century German Westerwald stoneware jugs and flasks, tin-glazed earthenware with charming naïve painted decorations, ...

Journalist as Advocate: Is There Any Other Kind? - Undark Magazine

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 03:00 AM PDT


Undark Magazine

Journalist as Advocate: Is There Any Other Kind?
Undark Magazine
Where Stewart would have had a field day with Donald Trump, for example, Oliver tackles such bell ringers as net neutrality and bail bonds. “These are all cases where vulnerable groups are being exploited by powerful institutions,” Feldman says.

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Battle of Britain Memorial Trust pays tribute to Tony Pickering - Sevenoaks Chronicle

Posted: 29 Mar 2016 02:00 AM PDT


Battle of Britain Memorial Trust pays tribute to Tony Pickering
Sevenoaks Chronicle
The Kent-based Battle of Britain Memorial Trust has paid tribute to another of 'the Few' following his death at the age of 95. Always a popular figure at Trust events, Squadron Leader Tony Pickering was one of the veterans presented to Her Majesty the ...

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Spiritual tourism showcases ancient beliefs, sites - VietNamNet Bridge

Posted: 28 Mar 2016 07:56 PM PDT


VietNamNet Bridge

Spiritual tourism showcases ancient beliefs, sites
VietNamNet Bridge
Phat Diem Stone Cathedral in Ninh Binh Province is one of the most famous and beautiful churches in the country featuring special architecture that elegantly combines the style of a Western church with that of Vietnamese worshipping buildings. ... the ...

The bells of St. Patrick's Church are tolling once again in West Park: A Place in the Sun - cleveland.com

Posted: 28 Mar 2016 06:25 PM PDT


cleveland.com

The bells of St. Patrick's Church are tolling once again in West Park: A Place in the Sun
cleveland.com
The old speakers were removed from the bell tower and new ones were installed earlier this month as part of the project. Parishioners applauded when Ols announced that the bells would ring again before Easter. He said they first chimed on March 21.

Bell ringers peal tribute to Buckley war hero 100 years on - LeaderLive

Posted: 28 Mar 2016 05:13 PM PDT


LeaderLive

Bell ringers peal tribute to Buckley war hero 100 years on
LeaderLive
A BAND of bell ringers has paid tribute to one of their own on a landmark day. Buckley Bell Ringers celebrated the life of Lieutenant John Cragg Dunn 100 years since his death on active service in France in the First World War. The celebration took ...

Afternoon tea party as Edith hits a hundred - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 28 Mar 2016 03:34 PM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Afternoon tea party as Edith hits a hundred
The Northern Echo (registration)
The pair were married in May 1943 and she took on the role of vicar's wife, in Bedfordshire, Wiltshire, Derbyshire and North Yorkshire. They had four children, two boys and two girls, but Mr Pierce died in 1973, just after they moved to Lanchester. Mrs ...

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