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Merseybells news feed as published


How Some Teachers Handle Race And Politics In The Classroom - WABE 90.1 FM

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 01:03 PM PDT


WABE 90.1 FM

How Some Teachers Handle Race And Politics In The Classroom
WABE 90.1 FM
Students returned to class this month after a summer filled with tragic events, like the murder of nine African-American church members in Charleston, South Carolina. That and other high-profile cases have added fuel to movements ... That's when ...

Clicks on the cobble - Deccan Herald

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 11:34 AM PDT


Deccan Herald

Clicks on the cobble
Deccan Herald
As we walked leisurely on the cobbled paths, we witnessed the charming houses, beautiful waterways, canals and greenery. The path soon led us to the 'Markt', the city centre, where we waited in a long line to get on top of the Belfry, a Medieval bell ...

Hancock Bank had card table check cashing, scratch paper IOUs and kept money ... - Mississippi Business Journal

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 10:05 AM PDT


Mississippi Business Journal

Hancock Bank had card table check cashing, scratch paper IOUs and kept money ...
Mississippi Business Journal
The honor of ringing the bell, which today is done by touching a computer monitor screen, came to the banking veteran in honor of the energy and resourcefulness Hancock and its people put forth to help coast residents regain a measure of normalcy in ...

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Austria finds 20, maybe up to 50, migrants dead in truck - Caledon Enterprise

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 09:10 AM PDT


Caledon Enterprise

Austria finds 20, maybe up to 50, migrants dead in truck
Caledon Enterprise
All Catholic churches in the city planned to ring their bells during the service. At the Vienna migration summit on Thursday, participants held a moment of silence and condemned the traffickers. "Human smugglers are criminals," said Austrian Foreign ...

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Radstock vicar to the stars says farewell - Somerset Guardian

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 08:36 AM PDT


Somerset Guardian

Radstock vicar to the stars says farewell
Somerset Guardian
In November 2013 bell ringers at Kilmersdon narrowly escaped injury when the one of the bells came crashing down during their weekly practice. The ringers had to run for their lives down 36 narrow steps to avoid injury. St Nicholas was targeted by ...

VIDEO: The bells return to historic King's Lynn church - Lynn News

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 06:40 AM PDT


Lynn News

VIDEO: The bells return to historic King's Lynn church
Lynn News
The Friends of St Nicholas Chapel raised £10,000, while donations were received from the Parish Trust, the Diocese of Norwich Bell-ringers and the Geoffrey Watling Trust. In March, the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded the Friends of St Nicholas Chapel a ...

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Big Ben is Running Fast - Smithsonian

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 06:16 AM PDT


KRWG News22

Big Ben is Running Fast
Smithsonian
And then there's the issue of its name: In fact, the name “Big Ben” refers to the bell in Elizabeth Tower, not the clock or the tower itself, but no less than the British Parliament admits that “the name…is often used to describe the tower, the clock ...
'Temperamental' Big Ben was ringing up to six seconds late KRWG News22

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A 'cancer killer' initiative: Dental prevention program encourages ... - RDH

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 05:58 AM PDT


RDH

A 'cancer killer' initiative: Dental prevention program encourages ...
RDH
Throughout the presentation, a soft-sounding bell was ringing in the background every seven to eight seconds, representing someone dying from tobacco use within this time frame. It is powerful in ... Wilkins E. Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist ...

Alleviation scheme team receives big thank-you from town's flood victims - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 05:27 AM PDT


Morpeth Herald

Alleviation scheme team receives big thank-you from town's flood victims
Morpeth Herald
As well as the upstream storage area and a new flood wall and embankment along the riverside at High Stanners, there are new and improved defences by Crawford Terrace in Middle Greens, St George's Church, St Robert's Church, The Chantry, Pretoria ...

WHAT'S ON: Anston - Rotherham Advertiser

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 03:37 AM PDT


WHAT'S ON: Anston
Rotherham Advertiser
ST JAMES' PARISH CHURCH: Sunday services 10am – 1st family service for all ages with communion; 2nd morning service with thanksgiving and baptisms; 3rd traditional communion service with choir; 4th liquid worship informal creative service with music ...

Heritage Malta's Great Siege 1565-2015 exhibition - Times of Malta

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 01:33 AM PDT


Times of Malta

Heritage Malta's Great Siege 1565-2015 exhibition
Times of Malta
... both Roman Catholic and Protestant, after practically a century – so much so that even Queen Elizabeth of England rejoiced upon hearing the news and ordered prayers and church bell ringing in thanksgiving to God for halting the Ottoman expansion ...

Historic bells return to Priory after vital work - Malvern Observer (press release) (blog)

Posted: 27 Aug 2015 12:09 AM PDT


Malvern Observer (press release) (blog)

Historic bells return to Priory after vital work
Malvern Observer (press release) (blog)
Peter Young, head verger at the church, said: “Our bell ringers have missed being able to ring the bells. It will be good to have them back, along with the clock which dates back to 1858, which is also being refurbished.” The bells will be reinstalled ...

Emotional day as bells return to Lynn chapel - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 26 Aug 2015 10:19 PM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Emotional day as bells return to Lynn chapel
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Further work is required in the ringing chamber, so the restored bells will be not be heard until Saturday, October 17, when a celebratory quarter peal will be rung at 5.30pm. St Nicholas Chapel has been closed for 18 months of repairs and regeneration ...

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Starlight Symphony is Saturday in Jackson - Jackson Sun

Posted: 26 Aug 2015 09:24 PM PDT


Jackson Sun

Starlight Symphony is Saturday in Jackson
Jackson Sun
Summer may be coming to a close soon, but before the air gets crisp and the leaves fall there is one Jackson tradition left on the calendar that celebrates warm nights, clear skies and free ice cream. The Jackson Symphony's 37th “Starlight ... Other ...

WA encouraged to #TurnPerthGold - Football Australia

Posted: 26 Aug 2015 08:18 PM PDT


Football Australia

WA encouraged to #TurnPerthGold
Football Australia
Iconic locations all over Perth will be lit up in gold to welcome the Socceroos from 30 August - 3 September; including the Bell Tower, the Clock Tower at entry to Kings Park, Mounts Bay Road, Victoria Ave and Council House. The people of Perth are ...

Bendigo Cath, Vic

Posted: 26 Aug 2015 04:00 PM PDT

Restriction on ringing eased: tower movement being tested

Crick, Northants

Posted: 26 Aug 2015 04:00 PM PDT

Addl practice: Sat (wkly) 10-12 for learners

Templecombe, Som

Posted: 26 Aug 2015 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended (was ~12cwt)

Old Germantown church undergoes renovation for future use - Memphis Commercial Appeal

Posted: 25 Aug 2015 03:38 PM PDT


Memphis Commercial Appeal

Old Germantown church undergoes renovation for future use
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Charles Salvaggio stood with his mouth agape the first time he admired the beautifully-crafted original mortise and tenon construction in the bell tower of a historic church in Old Germantown. “They spliced the joists and drove pegs into them to hold ...

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Big Ben falls out of time - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 25 Aug 2015 02:28 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Big Ben falls out of time
Telegraph.co.uk
We phone up the speaking clock and at five minutes to the hour, start a stopwatch, go up to the belfry, stand by the bell and the hammer. As it strikes ... Installed in 1859, each clock face is made up of 312 pieces of opal glass set in a cast iron ...
Clockwatchers ticked off as Big Ben''s chimes run six seconds fast The Hullabaloo Online
'Temperamental' Big Ben ringing up to six seconds early Fx Report Daily
Wrong! Big Ben's bongs misfire Bulletin Leader

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Prayers are answered as £30k is raised to repair church bells - Oxford Mail

Posted: 24 Aug 2015 09:14 PM PDT


Prayers are answered as £30k is raised to repair church bells
Oxford Mail
The event was held over one weekend at the end of June and saw villagers gather for bell activities such as ringing hand bells and the featured Charmborough Ring – a mobile belfry of six bells – plus quizzes, cake sales and demonstrations.

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