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BBC Music Day 2016

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 11:10 AM PDT

Opportunity to take part at 7pm on Friday 3rd June.

Duxford News: Inspired by the royal birthday - Cambridge News

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 08:49 AM PDT


Duxford News: Inspired by the royal birthday
Cambridge News
Heavy horses give free rides up and down the village throughout the day; there are Open gardens; a Flower Festival, organ music, bell-ringing, displays and talks and Songs of Praise at the Church. There's entertainment and interest from Sheep dog ...

Lexington handbell choirs to perform annual Patriots' Day concert - Wicked Local

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 08:29 AM PDT


Wicked Local

Lexington handbell choirs to perform annual Patriots' Day concert
Wicked Local
To play a handbell, a ringer moves the bell forward to make it ring and then backward to dampen the sound. “Handbells were developed as a substitute to tower bells,” said Kraley. If You Go: Annual Patriots' Day Handbell Concert, 11:15 a.m. to noon ...

Celebration at war's end - and remembering the fallen - Yukon News

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 08:13 AM PDT


Yukon News

Celebration at war's end - and remembering the fallen
Yukon News
Back in London, Martha Black was drawn to the window by the peal of church bells, the sound of factory whistles and hands clapping. On the streets below and on the balconies around her, she could see the signs of celebration: little boys tooting ...

Bells Will Toll to Mark Ninth Anniversary of Virginia Tech Shooting - NBC4 Washington

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 07:57 AM PDT


NBC4 Washington

Bells Will Toll to Mark Ninth Anniversary of Virginia Tech Shooting
NBC4 Washington
The bell at the Capital Square Bell Tower will ring 32 times at 9:43 a.m. Saturday, once for each of the victims, before a moment of silence. The state flag will be flown at half-staff on all local, state and federal buildings in the state. There will ...
Gov. McAuliffe declares April 16 as 'Virginia Tech Remembrance Day'WRIC
Bell ringing to mark Virginia Tech shooting anniversaryWashington Times

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Balsham, West Wickham, West Wratting, Weston Colville: Canon John Fellows retires, Crime Prevention - Cambridge News

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 07:18 AM PDT


Balsham, West Wickham, West Wratting, Weston Colville: Canon John Fellows retires, Crime Prevention
Cambridge News
He has made a significant contribution to the life of these parishes, particularly at West Wratting,where he has also lived in the Vicarage, and Weston Colville. His last Sunday is 17th April at 10am ... However, the team and churches have worked hard ...

Sault Symphony and Sultans of String to perform at ELSS April 24 - Elliot Lake Standard

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 03:51 AM PDT


Elliot Lake Standard

Sault Symphony and Sultans of String to perform at ELSS April 24
Elliot Lake Standard
He added that when they performed that song live at Turner Hall in Toronto, they were joined by the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra. Another song they often perform is 'Will You ... “We had over 800 bell ringers in the square.” Tickets for the ...

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Bell ringing to mark Virginia Tech shooting anniversary - Virginian-Pilot

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 01:25 AM PDT


Bell ringing to mark Virginia Tech shooting anniversary
Virginian-Pilot
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Bells will toll in Virginia this weekend to mark the ninth anniversary of the shooting at Virginia Tech. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has declared April 16 as "Virginia Tech Remembrance Day." A student killed 32 people at the school on ...

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A Deadly Day for Aid Workers - UN Dispatch

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 12:49 AM PDT


UN Dispatch

A Deadly Day for Aid Workers
UN Dispatch
Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a careful review of existing research and agreed that the evidence was conclusive, Director Thomas Frieden said. It is the first time a mosquito-borne virus has been linked to ...

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Cats Are Coming For Los Angeles In The Cutest Way Possible - LAist

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 12:02 AM PDT


Cats Are Coming For Los Angeles In The Cutest Way Possible
LAist
The Amazing Acro-Cats, a troupe of real rescued house cats, are here to turn your feline perceptions upside down. The whiskered entertainers perform daring feats such as tightrope walking, cart pushing, hoop jumping, skateboarding, bell ringing ...

Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 11:53 PM PDT


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
Bell ringing: Next Friday, April 22, a full peal of 5040 changes will be attempted at St James' Church to mark the 90th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, the previous day. The bells will be rung by members of the Yorkshire Association of Change ...

Historic church's new look - Bendigo Advertiser

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 11:19 PM PDT


Bendigo Advertiser

Historic church's new look
Bendigo Advertiser
The building, he adds, now has the ability to be an “incredibly large, flat space”, which can cater for activities beyond simple church and wedding services. “Right in the middle – what's called the crossing of the building – there's a platform. This ...

Around Lincoln - Wicked Local

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 11:09 PM PDT


Around Lincoln
Wicked Local
The Battle of Tower Park will take place at 4 p.m. at 1200 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington. ... Page 2 of 4 - Alarm & Muster At The White Church: 7 p.m. April 17, library lawn opposite First Parish, 3 Bedford Road, Lincoln. An ancient Revolutionary War ...

Entertainment calendar for April 14, 2016 - News Sentinel

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 10:10 PM PDT


Entertainment calendar for April 14, 2016
News Sentinel
Send your listings to Ticket!, The News-Sentinel, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, or email nsfeatures@news-sentinel.com. Include event's time, date, location, admission cost, reservation deadline and address, or phone number for making reservations.

Taft Bell Tower dedicated, April 14, 1959 - Politico

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 09:01 PM PDT


Politico

Taft Bell Tower dedicated, April 14, 1959
Politico
After Eisenhower's brief remarks, former President Herbert Hoover delivered a eulogy in which he said: “When these great bells ring out, it will be a summons to integrity and courage.” To conclude the ceremony, Vice President Richard Nixon accepted the ...

Beardcicle Chronicles: Some Advice on Trail Etiquette - Alaska Commons

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 05:27 PM 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 ...

McAuliffe: April 16 'Va. Tech Remembrance Day' - Falls Church News Press

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 04:44 PM PDT


McAuliffe: April 16 'Va. Tech Remembrance Day'
Falls Church News Press
At 9:43 a.m., the bell at the Capitol Square Bell Tower will ring for each of the 32 victims, followed by a moment of silence. The Governor ordered the state flag flown at half-staff on all local, state and federal buildings in the Commonwealth ...

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The Anvil Parliament: a John Dunn story - Millstone News

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 04:35 PM PDT


The Anvil Parliament: a John Dunn story
Millstone News
A single ding-dong from the bell at No. 1, another from Thoburn's, the one o'clock stroke of the town clock, and the looms resumed their clacking in the woollen mills. A team of horses pulling a wagon load of coal had just crossed the bridge and was ...

Big fete to mark 175 years of St Mary's Church - Deccan Chronicle

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 03:47 PM PDT


Deccan Chronicle

Big fete to mark 175 years of St Mary's Church
Deccan Chronicle
It has four bells. Mr Sajjad Shahid, secretary for Center for Deccan Studies said, “The church has an interesting facade composed of domineering tall towers formed of soaring spires. There is no elaborate embellishment on the façade and the imposing ...

Saint Meinrad monks launch new podcast and it's really good! - Dubois County Free Press

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 02:58 PM PDT


Dubois County Free Press

Saint Meinrad monks launch new podcast and it's really good!
Dubois County Free Press
What happens if the monks ring the bells at the wrong time? These are just a couple of the stories featured in the first episode of a high-quality podcast from the St. Meinrad Archabbey called “Echoes from the Bell Tower. With that name, of course the ...

Our Lady of Mercy bell assembly broke in November - Sarnia Observer

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 12:36 PM PDT


Sarnia Observer

Our Lady of Mercy bell assembly broke in November
Sarnia Observer
“We're lucky that it didn't let go in full swing because there's stories about these bells flying right out of brick towers,” he said. “The people miss the sound of it,” said Ed Bednar, one of several bell ringers at the church who've had reprieves ...

The magical bells of Salzburg - The Boston Globe

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 11:26 AM PDT


The Boston Globe

The magical bells of Salzburg
The Boston Globe
Salzburg is often referred to as the “Rome of the North” for its abundance of Catholic churches with grand domes and bell towers in the Austrian baroque style. In fact, many of the church bells toll every quarter hour, so hearing their peals as you ...

Jonathan is new priest-in-charge in Slaidburn - Clitheroe Today

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 08:23 AM PDT


Clitheroe Today

Jonathan is new priest-in-charge in Slaidburn
Clitheroe Today
James Bell, at St Andrew's Church, Slaidburn. The Archdeacon the Venerable Beverley Mason gave the sermon assisted by Canon Ian Greenhalgh, the rural dean. Mr Oldfield and his wife, Claire, were welcomed to the parish and their new home by the ...

Muslims raise funds to help rebuild Christian church in Bulgaria - Christian Daily

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 06:51 AM PDT


Christian Daily

Muslims raise funds to help rebuild Christian church in Bulgaria
Christian Daily
The restoration of the bell tower was reported to cost around £800. The Muslims were able to raise and provide the amount to restore the Church of Archangel Michael. Moreover, they even continued to raise more money for additional renovations.

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Sun, sand and surf plus some in San Juan - Business Mirror

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 06:06 AM PDT


Sun, sand and surf plus some in San Juan
Business Mirror
As with many other Batangas towns, San Juan is a treasure trove of architectural heritage. The Church of Saint John Nepomucene, built in 1894, has a pseudo-Baroque façade with a square bell tower (built between 1928 and 1935). Beside it, housed in the ...

Ancient bells ring out in Presteigne - Hereford Times

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 05:21 AM PDT


Hereford Times

Ancient bells ring out in Presteigne
Hereford Times
LAST last week saw the re-hanging of the bells of St Andrew's church in Presteigne. Local volunteers working with employees of Whites of Appleton spent the whole of March 11 getting the eight bells and all the fixtures and fittings back into the bell ...

'A Common Forever': Trustees celebrate 200 years of Morristown's Green - Morristown Green

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 05:07 AM PDT


Morristown Green

'A Common Forever': Trustees celebrate 200 years of Morristown's Green
Morristown Green
In 1815, church officials decided that if a sum of $1,500 were raised, the church would relinquish the Green, with the stipulation it must “remain as a Common forever.” It was a way to secure the Common and resolve the continuing issues. Thirteen men ...

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO - Florida Weekly

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 09:01 PM PDT


WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
Florida Weekly
The Americana Community Music Association hosts Australian rocker 8 Ball Aitken, with Maria & The Mudkatz opening, at 7 p.m. April 16 at All Faiths Unitarian Church. $15 donation. ... The Dingdong - By Florida Repertory Theatre April 19-May 8. 2268 Bay ...

Community pride, job satisfaction drive this vital volunteer - Princeton Union Eagle

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 06:20 PM PDT


Princeton Union Eagle

Community pride, job satisfaction drive this vital volunteer
Princeton Union Eagle
Breitkruetz has been very involved with the Catholic church in town – now Christ Our Light and formerly St. Edward's. He helped lead the building committee that invested three years into planning and constructing the 1997 church addition that increased ...

Rockford Christian to hold JuBell-ee Handbell Festival - Rockford Register Star

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 05:01 PM PDT


Rockford Register Star

Rockford Christian to hold JuBell-ee Handbell Festival
Rockford Register Star
ROCKFORD — The 11th annual JuBell-ee Handbell Festival Concert will be held at 4:30 p.m. May 7 at Rockford Christian High School, 1401 N. Bell School Road. The handbell festival will feature regional handbell choirs and ringers together for a daylong ...

It's In Queens! (April 14 to April 20) - Western Queens Gazette

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 02:10 PM PDT


Western Queens Gazette

It's In Queens! (April 14 to April 20)
Western Queens Gazette
A 125th anniversary concert with the Trinity Bell Ringers, the Astoria Choir, and the Greater Astoria Historical Society. Free. TLC, 31st Avenue at .... North Shore Towers, 272-40 Grand Central Pkwy., Floral Park, www.radiojarocho.com. April 20, The ...

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Historic and holy - Arvada Press

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 10:53 AM PDT


Historic and holy
Arvada Press
While this incarnation of the Westminster Presbyterian Church has been located near 74th Avenue and Bradburn Boulevard for more than 50 years, the origins of the church are older even than the city for which it's named. What started out as a group ...

Bell ringing to be held Saturday - The Southeast Sun

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 09:20 AM PDT


The Southeast Sun

Bell ringing to be held Saturday
The Southeast Sun
Old Providence Foundation will celebrate its sixth year with an annual Bell Ringing at Old Providence Chapel in Clayhatchee on Saturday, April 16. This event is free and open to the public. Activities will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Rose Cottage with a ...

'I Hate Guns,' Says New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton - Breitbart News

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 08:19 AM PDT


Breitbart News

'I Hate Guns,' Says New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton
Breitbart News
That's some silly stuff we're hanging on to.” The Super Bowl-winning coach describes ... USA Today reporter Jarrett Bell says Payton hopes Smith's death “will be the kind of situation that will force people to change some laws.” No word on whether ...
New Orleans Saints coach blames guns for former player's death (AUDIO)Guns.com
Sean Payton criticizes gun laws after Will Smith murderCampus Sports

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The bells will be ringing for St George in Halesowen - Halesowen News

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 07:25 AM PDT


Halesowen News

The bells will be ringing for St George in Halesowen
Halesowen News
There will be tours of the bell towers at 11am, noon and 2pm and the spring fair will run from 10.30am until 3pm. In Hagley at 7.30pm there will be a concert for St George at St John's Church, Hagley. Both the Hagley and Halesowen handbell ringers will ...

Tyrann Mathieu says he can't stay in New Orleans longer than two days out of fear for his life - For The Win

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 06:49 AM PDT


For The Win

Tyrann Mathieu says he can't stay in New Orleans longer than two days out of fear for his life
For The Win
Saints head coach Sean Payton spoke at length to USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell about the rampant gun violence in the city. “Two hundred years from now, they're ... are more apt to draw them (in other situations). That's some silly stuff we're hanging ...
Sean Payton rails against guns, calls New Orleans the 'Wild, Wild West'CBS sports.com (blog)
Sean Payton speaks out against guns, New Orleans violenceThe Sun Herald

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Polish President Andrzej Duda Inaugurates GPW's 25th Anniversary Celebrations - Exchange News Direct

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 05:46 AM PDT


Polish President Andrzej Duda Inaugurates GPW's 25th Anniversary Celebrations
Exchange News Direct
The bronze bell has been donated by Poland's oldest bell foundry. It has been cast by Pracownia Ludwisarska Janusza i Macieja Felczyńskich specially for the 25th anniversary of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. It is an artistic crafts classic and a prime ...

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Restored Columbia Falls Union Hall comes back to life - The Ellsworth American

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 04:52 AM PDT

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