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Renewal plans set to silence Westminster's Big Ben - Global Government Forum

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 07:58 AM PDT


Renewal plans set to silence Westminster's Big Ben
Global Government Forum
The chimes of the UK's iconic Big Ben bell, which tolls every hour in the Houses of Parliament's Elizabeth Tower, are to fall silent as the 160-year-old tower undergoes a major refurbishment programme. A £3.5m scaffold is to be ... Nonetheless, water ...

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Community Billboard-April 28 - Orléans Star

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 06:23 AM PDT


Community Billboard-April 28
Orléans Star
Friday, April 29 Tony True entertaining 7 - 11 p.m. at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek for your listening and dancing pleasure. Buffet dinner available 5 - 7 p.m. to make a reservation call 613-590-7227. For further information call 613-830-9984.

We're Denton Dammit - Denton Record Chronicle

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 05:18 AM PDT


Denton Record Chronicle

We're Denton Dammit
Denton Record Chronicle
Schmidt's Judy Garland on Judy Garland: Interviews and Encounters was also published by Chicago Review Press, in 2014. John Congleton, a musician and producer known locally ... Fred Moore High School pays tribute to graduating students with a bell ...

Arianna Huffington's Sleep Revolution Starts at Home - New York Times

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 05:01 AM PDT


New York Times

Arianna Huffington's Sleep Revolution Starts at Home
New York Times
It also helps to have soundproofed windows, which required a complicated and expensive installation process that made her renovated home as quiet as a church. Indeed, her cellphone rings with the sound of cathedral chimes. “I love church bells, don't you?

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Voters will decide with a clear mind - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 04:58 AM PDT


Spalding Guardian

Voters will decide with a clear mind
Spalding Guardian
The phone was ringing, no, it was warbling, as we did away with the bell arrangement some years ago and went digital, hence the indescribable warbling note it gives off, so I thought I would answer it. A voice came down the cable as in inquiring if ...

Priston: ​A cliché ridden walk by Nigel Vile - Bath Chronicle

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 03:11 AM PDT


Bath Chronicle

Priston: ​A cliché ridden walk by Nigel Vile
Bath Chronicle
... money towards a new church clock. The leftover monies went towards a weathercock ordered somewhat erroneously for "one of the tallest towers in England". Priston can also boast the excellent Ring o' Bells pub, a convenient watering hole at the ...

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Let the bells ring out for Julie McDonnell and her ambitious fundraising endeavour - Bexhill Observer

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 01:53 AM PDT


Bexhill Observer

Let the bells ring out for Julie McDonnell and her ambitious fundraising endeavour
Bexhill Observer
... learn to ring on 12 bells and reach the high standard of the ringing at the world famous Canterbury Cathedral bells. Julie said: “On the same day, 200 churches and 30 cathedrals will unite across the World and ring a Quarter Peal in support of the ...

Real horror behind the Port Arthur conspiracy - The Advertiser

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 01:53 AM PDT


Real horror behind the Port Arthur conspiracy
The Advertiser
The enchanting colonial prison with its rich sandstone buildings, the oldest peal of bells in Australia, its beautiful gardens and grand rows of autumn trees is now challenging the Mona Gallery as Tasmania's number one tourist attraction. The Port ...

What's on in north Northumberland - April 28 - May 5 - Northumberland Gazette

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 01:06 AM PDT


Northumberland Gazette

What's on in north Northumberland - April 28 - May 5
Northumberland Gazette
Based on the true story of how the Boston Globe newsroom Spotlight team, led by Walter “Robby” Robinson, uncovered a potentially explosive story about child molestation and the massive cover-up within the Catholic church. Tickets: £7.80 premier, £7.50 ...

Fun facts about London's Big Ben: Do you know the musical note the bell chimes out? - The Indian Express

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 01:04 AM PDT


The Indian Express

Fun facts about London's Big Ben: Do you know the musical note the bell chimes out?
The Indian Express
It had one dial and one bell. A few months into its first year, Big Ben was found to be fractured in two places. While a solution was being sought, one of the smaller bells in the tower was used to strike the hour — but its tone was quieter and not as ...

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Organist Nathan Laube - Middlebury Campus (subscription)

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 12:35 AM PDT


Middlebury Campus (subscription)

Organist Nathan Laube
Middlebury Campus (subscription)
... over to Mead Chapel lawn to catch some sun and enjoy a performance by carillonneur George Matthew. As you may know, a carillon is a musical instrument consisting of at least two octaves of bells arranged in chromatic series and played from a keyboard.

Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 12:04 AM PDT


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
Printed copies are also available to view at the village hall, between 2pm and 5pm on Saturdays and Wednesdays and at The Methodist Chapel, St Mary's Church, the Slaters Arms and the village store during opening hours. Comments can be submitted ...

Big Gigs: DMAs, Frankie Ballard, Widespread Panic, more - Detroit Free Press

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 09:05 PM PDT


Detroit Free Press

Big Gigs: DMAs, Frankie Ballard, Widespread Panic, more
Detroit Free Press
John Bell, Dave Schools, Jimmy Herring and company bring their electric, transcendent rock jams in Widespread Panic's first Detroit visit since last fall's "Street Dogs" album — as the group looks to scale down its touring schedule after three decades ...

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Orange Pealers' stroke of bell ringing success - Central Western Daily

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 07:00 PM PDT


Central Western Daily

Orange Pealers' stroke of bell ringing success
Central Western Daily
RINGING WIN: Australian New Zealand Association of Bellringers president David Smith presenting the Cockatoo Shield to Orange Pealers tower captain Sheena Snowdon. Photo: CONTRIBUTED. THE Holy Trininty Orange Pealers are continuing to ring the ...

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Posted: 27 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

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Weekly Entertainment Guide - The Elixir of Love - Newsworks.org

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 12:52 PM PDT


Newsworks.org

Weekly Entertainment Guide - The Elixir of Love
Newsworks.org
One hundred cellists from the Philadelphia region perform alongside The Philadelphia Orchestra's full cello section in a free PlayIN with special guest Yo-Yo Ma (pictured) on Saturday, April 30, 6pm at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall. ... presents ...

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Authentic Florida: 6 essentials of the Suwannee River - Florida Today

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 09:59 AM PDT


Florida Today

Authentic Florida: 6 essentials of the Suwannee River
Florida Today
Soon, you'll hear the sounds of the carillon, a huge bell tower that rings out with tunes by Stephen Foster, who wrote the Florida state song — Old Folks at Home (Suwannee River) in 1851 at the state park that now bears his name. ... Famous for ...

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London's Big Ben Will Stop Ringing For Repairs - Travel+Leisure

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 09:41 AM PDT


Travel+Leisure

London's Big Ben Will Stop Ringing For Repairs
Travel+Leisure
The last time the bell tower underwent a major renovation that kept the bells from ringing was 30 years ago. “Every day our team of highly skilled clock mechanics cares for this Victorian masterpiece but, in order to keep the Clock ticking, we must now ...
London's Big Ben Will Fall Silent in 2017CityLab
London's Big Ben Will Fall Silent for Three YearsCondé Nast Traveler
Big Ben to be silenced for months by tower and clock repairsThe Guardian
Telegraph.co.uk
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Nigeria: Dozens slaughtered and church burned down in latest Fulani massacre - ChristianToday

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 08:59 AM PDT


ChristianToday

Nigeria: Dozens slaughtered and church burned down in latest Fulani massacre
ChristianToday
One victim, Kingsley Ezugwu, speaking to Vanguard from his hospital bed, said: "I was coming out from the house when I heard the community bell ringing. I was going with a friend to know what the bell was all about, only to see about 40 Fulani herdsmen ...
Frankly Speaking With Jola Sotubo: Who will stop killer Fulani herdsmen?Pulse Nigeria

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Today's top pics: Storms lash the Great Plains and more - Daily Journal Online

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:40 AM PDT


Today's top pics: Storms lash the Great Plains and more
Daily Journal Online
A worker adjusts lanterns for the upcoming celebration of Buddha's birthday on May 14 at the Bongeun temple in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Similar lanterns will be displayed in all Buddhist temples around South Korea for the public ...

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If you felt dogs like cuddling, you are wrong! - Economic Times

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:28 AM PDT


If you felt dogs like cuddling, you are wrong!
Economic Times
TORONTO: Dog owners, take note! Your pet may not like being cuddled as a new study suggests that the canines feel stressed and unhappy when they are embraced by their owners. This is because it stops them from being able to run away, according to ...

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What's on in Spalding - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:04 AM PDT


Spalding Guardian

What's on in Spalding
Spalding Guardian
Helen Holmes from Spalding and District Flower Lovers' Club with her arrangement at the Spring Flower & Gardening Show: pick up flower arranging tips at a demonstration on Wednesday. Photo: SG160416-157TW ...

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Hatherleigh Primary children learn about Meeth church bells - Tavistock Times Gazette

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 05:00 AM PDT


Tavistock Times Gazette

Hatherleigh Primary children learn about Meeth church bells
Tavistock Times Gazette
The bells from Meeth Church were taken down as part of a restoration project on the tower, bells and vestry funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The bells made a detour before heading off to Whitechapel Foundry in London for ... at Exeter Cathedral for ...

Bells ring out on St George's Day - Cornish & Devon Post

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 02:46 AM PDT


Cornish & Devon Post

Bells ring out on St George's Day
Cornish & Devon Post
Pictured from left are Chris Wonnacott, John Barker, Lesley Barker, Irene Shoubridge, Marion Tipton, Rebecca Smith, David Shoubridge (tower captain), Jane Kelly (deputy captain) and Paul Burden. There are several more ringers, who were unable to attend ...

Cool Place of the Day: Dunwich, Suffolk - The Independent

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 02:37 AM PDT


The Independent

Cool Place of the Day: Dunwich, Suffolk
The Independent
It's said you can still hear the peal of bells from the church under the waves, and on a more humdrum note there are regular surveys and diver-assisted searches for the remains of what has tantalisingly become known as 'Britain's Atlantis'. You can ...

The spoils of urban warfare - Qantara.de

Posted: 27 Apr 2016 12:40 AM PDT


Qantara.de

The spoils of urban warfare
Qantara.de
It is thought that some 80 percent of the buildings in this area were badly damaged, including listed buildings such as the historic Kursunlu Mosque or the Armenian-Protestant church. It is known that the army tore ... the cultural legacy of the city ...

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Cheadle town mayor reports on another busy week - Leek Post & Times

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 11:14 PM PDT


Cheadle town mayor reports on another busy week
Leek Post & Times
I joined local blacksmith and tower captain, Jim Plant on the roof as we lit the beacon bang on 8.30pm. We could see another beacon in the distance towards the Weaver Hills. As the beacon was lit, we could hear the crowds below signing 'Happy Birthday ...

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All your town and village news - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 10:11 PM PDT


Gazette & Herald

All your town and village news
Gazette & Herald
Service cancelled - The monthly service on Sunday at St Nicholas' Church has been cancelled due to the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race and a local tractor run. If anyone wants further information get in touch with churchwardens Warwick and Audrey Bell.

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO - Florida Weekly

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 09:04 PM PDT


WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
Florida Weekly
Jim Storer is the May Artist of the Month at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ. His expressive paintings of Florida scenery ... The Dingdong - By Florida Repertory Theatre through May 8. 2268 Bay St. 332-4488 or floridarep.org. .... Book ...

Five tips on how to shake hands with confidence - Economic Times

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 08:10 PM PDT


Five tips on how to shake hands with confidence
Economic Times
When you meet someone — whether it be a business associate, a host at an event or a colleague you haven't met in a long time — your first response is to stick your hand out. And that's the appropriate reaction. However, what comes next may not be ...

Seniors Outdoor Fitness World Record Attempt & first official launch in Perth of International Pay It Forward Day - PRWire (press release)

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 07:39 PM PDT


Seniors Outdoor Fitness World Record Attempt & first official launch in Perth of International Pay It Forward Day
PRWire (press release)
Perth charity People Who Care will “Pay it Forward'' on the first official launch of International Pay It Forward day at the Bell Tower on the 28th of April by hosting an event for Perth's seniors with an Outdoors Fitness World Record Attempt at 11 am ...

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'This was Moxham's Castle' - Cape Breton Post

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 04:44 PM PDT


Cape Breton Post

'This was Moxham's Castle'
Cape Breton Post
We wouldn't want to hurt the vandals, but just catch them and hold them unharmed, with an alarm bell ringing to signify their capture. This would be unkind, but it would be salutary." Today, all that remains of the old castle is its nearly forgotten ...

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Chimes of Big Ben to be silenced for repairs - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 04:24 PM PDT


The Times (subscription)

Chimes of Big Ben to be silenced for repairs
The Times (subscription)
It survived the Nazis' bombs but the tower of Big Ben has fallen victim to time — the iconic bell will be silenced and the clock stopped for three years while repairs are carried out at the Palace of Westminster. Architects will chip away at the black ...

Explore New York on Sacred Sites Open House Weekend - City Guide Magazine

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 01:00 PM PDT


City Guide Magazine

Explore New York on Sacred Sites Open House Weekend
City Guide Magazine
The tower holds the world's largest tuned bell, forged in 1925. ... Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, Madison Avenue at 73rd Street, is a Gothic-style church with an almost “fairy tale” church tower and a church house by James Gamble Rogers ...

London's Big Ben to stop ringing for repairs - My Twin Tiers.com

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 12:31 PM PDT


London's Big Ben to stop ringing for repairs
My Twin Tiers.com
The great bell is housed in the 315-foot-tall Elizabeth Tower, at the north end of the Houses of Parliament. But cracks have developed in the tower's masonry and the belfry is corroding. It needs work. And so does the Great Clock. After more than a ...

London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben - Bowling Green Daily News

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 09:53 AM PDT


Bowling Green Daily News

London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
Bowling Green Daily News
A roadworks sign stands on Westminster Bridge, near the Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, which houses the Big Ben bell in London, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Officials say the chimes of Britain's Big Ben bell will fall silent for several months ...

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London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben - Daily Mail

Posted: 26 Apr 2016 09:50 AM PDT

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