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Merseybells news feed as published


San Xavier priest prays for graffiti attacker - Arizona Daily Star

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 12:47 PM PDT


Arizona Daily Star

San Xavier priest prays for graffiti attacker
Arizona Daily Star
While the interior of the church was unaffected, vandals damaged the mission's white, lime-mortar walls; the courtyard walls; a sidewalk; and a nearby tribal cemetery. ... The mission is still an active parish and draws roughly 200,000 visitors each year.

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The Virginia Arts Festival rings in 20th anniversary – literally - Virginian-Pilot

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:58 AM PDT


The Virginia Arts Festival rings in 20th anniversary – literally
Virginian-Pilot
To mark its 20th anniversary, VAF will unveil a 23-bell mobile carillon, something of a mobile ambassador that will be playable by everyone. It's roughly the size of a semi truck with a car carrier, serving as both mammoth musical instrument and ...

Bells will be ringing - Queens Chronicle

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:53 AM PDT


Queens Chronicle

Bells will be ringing
Queens Chronicle
The church, located at 31-18 37 St., will start its jubilee with a performance by the Trinity Bell Ringers, at top, directed by Richard Walker. The bells were donated by the Albano family in 1984 in honor of their late daughter, who died in a car crash ...

Bells will ring out for the Queen's birthday - Sleaford Today

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:22 AM PDT


Sleaford Today

Bells will ring out for the Queen's birthday
Sleaford Today
Bell tower captain Sylvia Taylor and her team plan to mark the occasion with a 'Quarter Peal' as a tribute to Her Majesty's dedication to duty on the date of the Queen's birthday. She says the bells will again ring continually for approximately one ...

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Bhupesh Bhandari: When overseas buys go bad - Business Standard

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:20 AM PDT


Bhupesh Bhandari: When overseas buys go bad
Business Standard
On a balmy afternoon, Jo Haazen, the foremost exponent of the carillon (a musical instrument composed of at least 23 cup-shaped bells and played from a baton keyboard using fists and feet) in the world, played the Indian national anthem at the main ...

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Matt Vear on tour: Moscow and St Petersburg - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 09:06 AM PDT


Matt Vear on tour: Moscow and St Petersburg
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Following a change of the guard outside the Kremlin, we entered Lenin's Mausoleum, the resting place of the embalmed first leader of Communist Russia, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. With all the controversy ... The fort sits on the edge of the Neva, the river ...

February 1896 – The gun bike - The Engineer

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 07:26 AM PDT


The Engineer

February 1896 – The gun bike
The Engineer
Sometimes pedestrians just get in the way of cyclists, and no amount of bell ringing, horn honking, or friendly shouting will induce them to move. In 1896 The Engineer presented a somewaht extreme solution to this problem that thankfully never saw the ...

Centenary of day four young soldiers were cut down in bayonet charge - Lytham Today

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 04:09 AM PDT


Lytham Today

Centenary of day four young soldiers were cut down in bayonet charge
Lytham Today
As with all the St Annes men lost during the First World War, following extensive research by officials at St Annes Parish Church, their sacrifice will be honoured with a quarter peal on the bells of the Parish Church to mark the centenary of their deaths.

Evercreech church bells to be rededicated after £40k refurb in Queen's birthday service - Shepton Mallet Journal

Posted: 07 Apr 2016 03:46 AM PDT


Evercreech church bells to be rededicated after £40k refurb in Queen's birthday service
Shepton Mallet Journal
On Remembrance Sunday, 18 months ago, the bells of St Peter's Church in Evercreech fell silent, not out of respect, but because wear in the bell mechanism meant that they were not safe to ring. Years of ringing had resulted in worn gudgeons pins – the ...

Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 11:51 PM PDT


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
... to the Church Fabric Fund. Bishop visits: Bishop James Bell, the Bishop of Ripon, will be celebrate Holy Communion at St John's on Sunday at 6pm. ... Two churchwardens, one lay member to the PCC and the sidesmen need to be elected. Nomination forms ...

Around Lincoln - Wicked Local

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 11:28 PM PDT


Around Lincoln
Wicked Local
The Battle of Tower Park will take place at 4 p.m. at 1200 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington. The Lincoln Minute ... Alarm & Muster At The White Church: 7 p.m. April 17, library lawn opposite First Parish, 3 Bedford Road, Lincoln. An ancient Revolutionary ...

Divine intervention: Wellington's St James Church becomes five stunning apartments - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 08:48 PM PDT


Stuff.co.nz

Divine intervention: Wellington's St James Church becomes five stunning apartments
Stuff.co.nz
The former St James Presbyterian Church in Newtown's Adelaide Rd, opposite Wellington Hospital, has been completely rebuilt to accommodate five new apartments, which have just been listed for sale by tender. Architect Simon Novak of ... Novak says ...

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Bells chime World War I music - Hastings Tribune

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 04:15 PM PDT


Hastings Tribune

Bells chime World War I music
Hastings Tribune
Michalek, a music teacher at Hastings Public Schools, shared the history of the bells before his performance. He chose ... Selections included Michalek's version of the Westminster Peal, “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow,” “My Country 'Tis of ...

Broomfield, Kent

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended

Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info amended (back to weekly)

Drayton St Leonard, Oxon

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Bells now removed for recasting

Harlow, Essex

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Restoration work completed; tenor no longer 21-3-5

Pershore, S Andrew's Centre, Worcs

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tower name (slightly) amended

The secret history of the Space Needle in 2400 photos - PBS NewsHour

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 12:43 PM PDT


PBS NewsHour

The secret history of the Space Needle in 2400 photos
PBS NewsHour
Photographer George Gulacsik took this image of balloons floating above the Space Needle, mid-construction, in July 1961, only a few months after workers began building the structure. Gulacsik's images are now online through the Seattle Public Library.

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Bishop James Bell is due to visit St John's, Appletreewick - Craven Herald

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 12:16 PM PDT


Craven Herald

Bishop James Bell is due to visit St John's, Appletreewick
Craven Herald
Churchwarden Peter Weatherhead is hoping there will be a full church to greet the Bishop. Born and bred in the Eden Valley, Bishop James has a background of parochial ministry, training and mission and his responsibilities include evangelism, church ...

Indo-Danish collaboration revives St Olav's from ruins - Times of India

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 12:10 PM PDT


Indo-Danish collaboration revives St Olav's from ruins
Times of India
Serampore: The bells will again chime, the ancient clock tick and hymns resonate through the air as the 210-year-old St Olav's Church is Serampore rises like a phoenix from the ruins. St Olav's Church of Fredricksnagore, as the Danes called Serampore, ...

Genius railway engineer is set to be honoured - Uttoxeter Advertiser

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 08:13 AM PDT


Genius railway engineer is set to be honoured
Uttoxeter Advertiser
"He achieved so much in his lifetime and remains an inspiration for many people in the narrow gauge and bell ringing communities." The service will get under way at 11.30am. One of Sir Arthur's wagons will be placed in the centre of the church and ...

Full peal of Wimborne Minster Bells to mark Queen's 90th birthday - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 07:25 AM PDT


Full peal of Wimborne Minster Bells to mark Queen's 90th birthday
Blackmore Vale Magazine
The Wimborne Minster bells will ring out on the evening of Thursday 21st April to mark the actual day Her Majesty The Queen turns 90. A full peal will be attempted starting at 5.30pm. Earlier in the day at the 9.30am Service of Holy Communion special ...

Evercreech church bells to ring for first time in 18 months after £40k refurb - Shepton Mallet Journal

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 07:23 AM PDT


Evercreech church bells to ring for first time in 18 months after £40k refurb
Shepton Mallet Journal
After that day the bells of St Peter's Church in Evercreech fell silent, not out of respect, but because wear in the bell mechanism meant that they were not safe to ring. ... It would not have been possible to carry them up the narrow spiral staircase ...

The Descent Redefined Women in Horror Movies - Den of Geek!

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 06:39 AM PDT


Den of Geek!

The Descent Redefined Women in Horror Movies
Den of Geek!
In a genre often populated with overtly sexual female protagonists who are, as The Cabin in the Woods ironically points out, either killed off first (but not before we are privy to a little tits and ass) or maternal figures—think The Ring, Mama, The ...

Hagley and Halesowen hand bell ringers join forces for St George's Day concert - Stourbridge News

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 05:05 AM PDT


Stourbridge News

Hagley and Halesowen hand bell ringers join forces for St George's Day concert
Stourbridge News
HAGLEY'S Victorian hand bells will get their first public airing since being refurbished at a special St George's Day concert. The village's hand bell ringing group from St John's Church were recently donated £2,000 for the renewal of bell straps and ...

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A magnificent Mediterranean tour: Ports of call offer great monuments of history in France, Italy - National Post

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 05:01 AM PDT


National Post

A magnificent Mediterranean tour: Ports of call offer great monuments of history in France, Italy
National Post
... hotel that our 16-year-old first revealed his awareness of historic Italian landmarks. As the sleek speedboat carrying the four of us emerged from a narrow canal and sped past St. Mark's Square, John said, “Look, there's the bell tower from ...

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Memorial bell rings April 16 at courthouse - Port Townsend Leader

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 03:42 AM PDT


Memorial bell rings April 16 at courthouse
Port Townsend Leader
Once every six months, Jefferson County veterans sponsor a veterans memorial bell-ringing ceremony to honor the Jefferson County veterans and military service personnel who have died in the previous six months. The next ceremony is set for 1 p.m. on ...

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The remarkable accuracy of the Trinity College clock – and what makes it tick - The Conversation UK

Posted: 06 Apr 2016 02:54 AM PDT


The Conversation UK

The remarkable accuracy of the Trinity College clock – and what makes it tick
The Conversation UK
The maker, Smith of Derby, had long been recognised for its top quality “tower clocks”, clocks that sit high up a tower, usually a church, and often have only one small dial. Its main function is to ring bells to announce the hour, and perhaps the half ...

From the Creaux's Nest - TheRecordLive.com

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 07:38 PM PDT


From the Creaux's Nest
TheRecordLive.com
“Oh no, Cher, many years ago, realizing our advanced age, me and Paw came up wit da best time to make love was wen da church bells start to ring dem, just da right rhythm, nice, slow and even,” Ma continued. “Noting too strenuous, just ding-dong.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Bells will rhyme and chime here Sunday - Eagle News Online

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 04:41 PM PDT


LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Bells will rhyme and chime here Sunday
Eagle News Online
#Liverpool — It'll be a concert unlike any other when the Wesley Bell Ringers perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at Liverpool First United Methodist Church, the purple door church at 604 Oswego St. The heralded ensemble from Salt Lake City, Utah will ...

Taco Bell ringing in customers - Pagelandprogressive

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 02:54 PM PDT


Taco Bell ringing in customers
Pagelandprogressive
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This Week in Concord History - The Concord Insider

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 12:56 PM PDT


The Concord Insider

This Week in Concord History
The Concord Insider
Mayor Moses Humphrey orders the city's fire engines decorated and ready to move to the State House by 4:30 p.m. Bands play, cannons boom, church bells peal. After nightfall, there is a “general illumination” of the city and a 400-gun salute is fired ...

Beardcicle Chronicles: Some Advice on Trail Etiquette - Alaska Commons

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 11:15 AM PDT


Alaska Commons

Beardcicle Chronicles: Some Advice on Trail Etiquette
Alaska Commons
Yield the trail when you hear “on your left” or a bell ringing. When you hear a bell or someone yelling on your left or passing, step to the right. I don't know how many times I've announced, in my loudest voice, that I was going to pass only to have ...

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

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 10:01 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 ...

Crier marks 100th anniversary of death of Bradford on Avon soldier - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 09:39 AM PDT


Crier marks 100th anniversary of death of Bradford on Avon soldier
This Is Wiltshire
A TRIBUTE to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of a Bradford on Avon soldier who died in the First World War took place in Bradford on Avon on Tuesday. Town Crier from Dorset, Chris Brown, paid homage to his great uncle, Sergeant John Claude ...

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Funding appeal is launched to restore Blockley's famous bells - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 07:42 AM PDT


Cotswold Journal

Funding appeal is launched to restore Blockley's famous bells
Cotswold Journal
“Blockley has one of the Cotswolds' best peal of bells and we'd like to take it to ten, making it easier for children and beginners to join our ringers' team. Donors' names, or those of someone they want to remember, can be cast into the new £12,000 ...

Woods Hole, Massachusetts The Garden of Our Lady - Atlas Obscura

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 06:09 AM PDT


Atlas Obscura

Woods Hole, Massachusetts The Garden of Our Lady
Atlas Obscura
Also donated by Mrs. Lillie, in 1929, is the neighboring pink-granite Angelus Bell Tower, whose two bronze bells, named Mendel and Pasteur, ring three times a day – as a way, Mrs. Lillie said, “to remind the scientists who study at The Marine ...

A Magnificent Mediterranean Tour - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 05:42 AM PDT


Vancouver Sun

A Magnificent Mediterranean Tour
Vancouver Sun
... hotel that our 16-year-old first revealed his awareness of historic Italian landmarks. As the sleek speedboat carrying the four of us emerged from a narrow canal and sped past St. Mark's Square, John said, “Look, there's the bell tower from ...

Bells will ring across Ribble Valley to mark Queen's 90th birthday - Clitheroe Today

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 02:42 AM PDT


Clitheroe Today

Bells will ring across Ribble Valley to mark Queen's 90th birthday
Clitheroe Today
In anticipation for this, a visiting band of bell ringers will ring a full peal of over 5000 changes at St Mary and All Saints Parish Church, Whalley, on Saturday, April 9th, from 3pm until around 6pm. To celebrate the birthday of the longest reigning ...

Surf True Story: Lucky Elmo Footy Helped Wilko Win Bells - TheInertia.com

Posted: 05 Apr 2016 01:04 AM PDT


TheInertia.com

Surf True Story: Lucky Elmo Footy Helped Wilko Win Bells
TheInertia.com
Matt Wilkinson became the fifth goofy-footer to ever ring the bell at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach — and the first since in nearly two decades since the iconic Mark Occhilupo's 1998 victory — at the 55th running of the historic contest, hanging on to ...

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A Rational Approach to Fluid Therapy in Sepsis - Medscape

Posted: 04 Apr 2016 09:10 PM PDT


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