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FNE at Berlinale 2016: Lithuanian Film in Berlin - Film New Europe

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 03:52 AM PST


Film New Europe

FNE at Berlinale 2016: Lithuanian Film in Berlin
Film New Europe
In spite of the explosions that can be heard all around the city's perimeters, life goes on, accompanied by the pealing bells from the Orthodox Church and the squealing of the tram. The film was produced by Uljana Kim Studio (Lithuania) in coproduction ...

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A memorable fire at the Redemptorist church - Dundalk Democrat

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 01:49 AM PST


Dundalk Democrat

A memorable fire at the Redemptorist church
Dundalk Democrat
One volunteer entered the tower by a narrow stone stairway and played a hose on the beam supporting the carillon of twelve bells, saving them from crashing to the church floor many feet below. The clock, chime and bells were badly damaged and the ...

Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years - The Star

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 11:13 PM PST


The Star

Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years
The Star
Although the instrument itself will cost £6,500, the rest of the cost will be taken up by fixtures and fittings, including a new bellframe. A fundraising concert is happening at the cathedral next month called Ringing the Changes, which will celebrate ...

Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years - Sheffield Telegraph

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 11:13 PM PST


Sheffield Telegraph

Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years
Sheffield Telegraph
Bellringer Judith Reading said the appeal started around 18 months ago. “We have raised nearly half of the money so far - enough for the bell itself, but we need lots more to actually hang it in the tower,” she said. “The existing ring of 12 bells ...

Former NZ bowls rep wins by one in overtime - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 07:04 PM PST


Taranaki Daily News

Former NZ bowls rep wins by one in overtime
Taranaki Daily News
Hill led by two shots when the bell went, but Anderson held the two shots required to force the game into overtime. Hill called on his ... Round 2: Osment 19 Salesa 8, McDonald 20 Bowick 9, Wightman 17 Hickey 10, M Haupapa (Waitara S&C) 20 Bellringer 19.

Tri-Town Weekly Community Calendar - KeepMEcurrent.com

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 02:35 PM PST


KeepMEcurrent.com

Tri-Town Weekly Community Calendar
KeepMEcurrent.com
Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, noon and 7:30 p.m.; AlAnon, Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Business Debtors Anonymous, Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. Pownal Planning Board, workshop on ordinance review, back ...

With only 29 students, Catholic school in Missouri hangs on - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 01:47 PM PST


With only 29 students, Catholic school in Missouri hangs on
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
The bell tower of the old Catholic church rises above all else in this tabletop-flat town. Children .... “I strongly believe in Christian education, and this school is my heritage,” Henzlik said in the basement cafeteria, the smell of homemade ...

Top Valentine's Getaways - Redbrick

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 11:47 AM PST


Redbrick

Top Valentine's Getaways
Redbrick
Enlivening the city is the sound of Carillon bells from Belfry Tower and the clatter of horse-drawn carriages across the bustling market squares. The balance between urban culture and rustic charm in Bruges makes it the ideal location for a romantic ...

Chamber Music Northwest: The Beethoven summer - Oregon ArtsWatch

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 11:45 AM PST


Oregon ArtsWatch

Chamber Music Northwest: The Beethoven summer
Oregon ArtsWatch
It's only February, but try to imagine summer sun and picnic suppers on lawns beneath leafy trees. And friendly bellringers beckoning audiences inside to hear world-class musicians perform Beethoven and Brahms. Think Chamber Music Northwest.

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Historic Sur, surrounded by tanks, far from resembling Toledo - Today's Zaman

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 07:19 AM PST


Today's Zaman

Historic Sur, surrounded by tanks, far from resembling Toledo
Today's Zaman
When one climbs to his minaret to read out the call to prayer, the other climbs to the bell tower of his church to ring the bells. These are neighborhoods where for years Armenians, Kurds, Turks and Jewish citizens lived side by side. The streets are ...

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Annual ringing of St Mary's pancake bell - Morley Observer

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 06:37 AM PST


Morley Observer

Annual ringing of St Mary's pancake bell
Morley Observer
Heather Raistrick, Shirley Varley and other members of the congregation at the annual pancake bell ringing at St Mary's in the Wood Church. 14:29 Wednesday 10 February 2016. 0. Have your say ...

A Real-Life German Fairytale You Can Be Part Of - Yahoo Travel

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 03:35 AM PST


Yahoo Travel

A Real-Life German Fairytale You Can Be Part Of
Yahoo Travel
This Valentine's day, skip the flowers and chocolates — instead, why don't you travel to a place that will remind you what love is really all about. That place is Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany, and when I visited last fall, I discovered a tale of romance ...

Helping the Chinese look beyond Big Ben - Nikkei Asian Review

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 12:04 AM PST


Nikkei Asian Review

Helping the Chinese look beyond Big Ben
Nikkei Asian Review
Aimed at younger Chinese, the latter takes in the streets around Whitechapel, made famous as the hunting ground of 19th-century serial killer Jack the Ripper. Other suggestions include the bell foundry where Big Ben was cast and the chance to try Brick ...

Jimi Hendrix house retuned for future - BBC News

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 11:09 PM PST


BBC News

Jimi Hendrix house retuned for future
BBC News
They're two properties side-by-side in one of London's most exclusive districts. By coincidence each address housed a famous name in music - though Handel lived in Brook Street, Mayfair 240 years before '60s rock god Jimi Hendrix. Now the adjoining ...

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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO - Florida Weekly

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 09:04 PM PST


WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
Florida Weekly
Pet Party - The Gulf Coast Humane Society celebrates Valentine's Day from 6-8 p.m. during Yappy Hour at the Bell Tower Shops. Enjoy a kissing booth, vendors, music and more. 332-0364 or ... Author Event - Pat's Cards & Gifts hosts a book signing by ...

Bangor, Down

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

Ringing allowed once more

Evercreech, Som

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

Restoration work completed but NOT yet test rung (due 16/2)

Walthamstow, S Mary, Gr London

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

Work on restoration is now in hand (see Projects)

Celebrate Pancake Day 2016 in Rye Tonight! - HamletHub

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 11:50 AM PST


HamletHub

Celebrate Pancake Day 2016 in Rye Tonight!
HamletHub
Suddenly she heard the church bell ringing to call the faithful to church for confession. The woman raced out of her house and ran all the way to church; still holding her frying pan and wearing her apron. The most famous pancake race takes place in ...

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Croatia Big Ride - Cyclist

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 08:04 AM PST


Cyclist

Croatia Big Ride
Cyclist
The road swings east over a series of short sharp, lumpy climbs, the kind that can be tackled in the big ring, which makes it fun to ride. One of Ivo's favourite routes is to follow the main 116 road to the easterly tip of the island and .... But as ...

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Best destination in the US? Fall in love with Philadelphia, says Lonely Planet - The Guardian

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 06:21 AM PST


The Guardian

Best destination in the US? Fall in love with Philadelphia, says Lonely Planet
The Guardian
Ringing out … the Liberty Bell with Independence Hall in the background at Philadelphia's Independence National Historic Site. Photograph: ... Recently recognised as the US's first and only world heritage city and visited by the pope in 2015, Philly's ...

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Recent Missouri Editorials - FireEngineering.com

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 05:50 AM PST


Recent Missouri Editorials
FireEngineering.com
One complaint is the ban on lawmakers becoming consultants would not apply to current members. Also, some ... The event destroyed homes and buildings, altered the flow of the Mississippi River and reportedly rang church bells hundreds of miles away.

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Shrove Tuesday: Pancake bell rung at Newark Parish Church - Newark Advertiser

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 05:32 AM PST


Newark Advertiser

Shrove Tuesday: Pancake bell rung at Newark Parish Church
Newark Advertiser
Tower captain Mr John Raithby said: "This tradition dates right back to pre-reformation times. "It's an important tradition to uphold and an important event in the church calendar." Anyone interested in becoming a bellringer at Newark can contact Mr ...

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CHICAGO's lead problems — RAUNER's Texas aspirations — COUNCIL eyes TIF surplus - Politico

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 04:31 AM PST


CHICAGO's lead problems — RAUNER's Texas aspirations — COUNCIL eyes TIF surplus
Politico
By Mark Guarino (markguarino10@gmail.com; @markguarino) with Manuela Tobias (mtobias@politico.com; @manuelatobiasm). Happy Tuesday, Illinois! Thirsty? Watch that tap. The big news Monday is that most Chicagoans are likely drinking water pulled ...

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Desert God wins Rs. 2.17 cr at Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby - Economic Times

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 03:58 AM PST


Economic Times

Desert God wins Rs. 2.17 cr at Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby
Economic Times
MUMBAI: It was a perfect, sunny Sunday afternoon for equestrian lovers who were up for a treat with the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby 2016 that witnessed some fierce competition. The energy-packed battle of thoroughbreds on the race track was ...

Welcome spring at Beoley's annual Snowdrop Weekend - Redditch Standard

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 02:08 AM PST


Redditch Standard

Welcome spring at Beoley's annual Snowdrop Weekend
Redditch Standard
VISITORS to Beoley's annual Snowdrop Weekend will have the chance to try their hand at bell-ringing along with ringing the first snowdrop of Spring. ... Visit www.stleonardsbeoley.org.uk or telephone John Gardner on 01527 62148 for more information.

Plymouth fiction - Colouring Mother by Babs Horton - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 09 Feb 2016 01:11 AM PST


Plymouth fiction - Colouring Mother by Babs Horton
Plymouth Herald
Up, up to the top of the world that is blue and black with birds, past villages where church bells and cowbells peal away the day. The car plummets hell for leather down steep tracks. They are in a land where the sun burns on and on. There is dust and ...

Five most famous clock towers from around the world - Economic Times

Posted: 08 Feb 2016 11:42 PM PST


Five most famous clock towers from around the world
Economic Times
The Great Bell was officially renamed in 2012 as the Elizabeth Tower to honour the diamond jubilee of Elizabeth II. It was completed in 1858 and is located at the north end of the Place of Westminster in London. How the nickname Big Ben came into ...

The One Last Party – One Year Later - TheOneRing.net

Posted: 08 Feb 2016 06:30 PM PST


TheOneRing.net

The One Last Party – One Year Later
TheOneRing.net
MITHRIL: It shows the true dedication of Ringers and TORn supporters that they made this happen. Do you have any particular stories about individual ... GREENDRAGON: Let me see if I can remember: Sala Baker, Bruce Hopkins, William Kircher, John Bell ...

Ray's Rant: Elizabeth Quay is fabulous but where is the shade in a heatwave? - WA today

Posted: 08 Feb 2016 06:25 PM PST


WA today

Ray's Rant: Elizabeth Quay is fabulous but where is the shade in a heatwave?
WA today
I made my first visit around 2pm on Friday and trekked from the Bell Tower side. There were a few hardy visitors – or perhaps international tourists who were unaware of the deadly effects that our summer sun can have in a very short space of time. I ...

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Serampore church gets back lost glory - Times of India

Posted: 08 Feb 2016 10:25 AM PST


Serampore church gets back lost glory
Times of India
"The picturesque white St Olav, in its restored avatar, is testimony to Bengal's biggest such built heritage conservation project that has been painstakingly resurrected from ruins," said Manish Chakraborti, chief conservation architect of the project ...

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Osborne Facing Tax And Spending Questions - Heart

Posted: 08 Feb 2016 09:00 AM PST


Osborne Facing Tax And Spending Questions
Heart
So the IFS's Green Budget, its annual report on the state of the UK economy, is always a closely-watched event. This year's publication is no exception. ... Veteran economy-watchers may hear a bell ringing at this point. After all, Gordon Brown spent ...

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Notable bellringer's life celebrated - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 08 Feb 2016 07:30 AM PST


West Sussex County Times

Notable bellringer's life celebrated
West Sussex County Times
A band of five bellringers from Horsham and five bellringers from Warnham gathered at St Mary's church Horsham on Sunday January 24 and rang a quarter peal of 1259 changes of Grandsire Caters to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Henry ...

Notable bellringer's life celebrated - West Sussex Gazette

Posted: 08 Feb 2016 07:18 AM PST


West Sussex Gazette

Notable bellringer's life celebrated
West Sussex Gazette
A band of five bellringers from Horsham and five bellringers from Warnham gathered at St Mary's church Horsham on Sunday January 24 and rang a quarter peal of 1259 changes of Grandsire Caters to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Henry ...

Video: Historic bell ringing out after 100 years! - Stoke Sentinel

Posted: 08 Feb 2016 12:48 AM PST


Stoke Sentinel

Video: Historic bell ringing out after 100 years!
Stoke Sentinel
FOR about 100 years a church bell sat unused after once chiming out to the delight of parishioners. But at the weekend the historic bell was back in place at Hartshill's Holy Trinity Church where it made a triumphant return to form. And its extremely ...

This Day in Jewish History 1872: The Jew Who Coined the Phrase 'Jewish Self-hatred' Is Born - Haaretz

Posted: 07 Feb 2016 09:02 PM PST


Haaretz

This Day in Jewish History 1872: The Jew Who Coined the Phrase 'Jewish Self-hatred' Is Born
Haaretz
In 1907, he also founded a society for the abatement of noise, having become convinced that the growing level of constant background noise in industrialized cultures was both a symptom and a cause of profound social maladies. According to the historian ...

January 2016 Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge News Archive - Burnham-On-Sea

Posted: 07 Feb 2016 04:10 PM PST


January 2016 Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge News Archive
Burnham-On-Sea
A GROUP of church bellringers in Burnham-On-Sea are set to remember a fellow bellringer with a poignant tribute this Friday. Glyn Luxon, 87, passed away suddenly at his home on 19th December. He was the last of three generations of Luxons to live in ...

Turning Year: Implications of a fixed Easter - Scarborough Today

Posted: 07 Feb 2016 03:12 AM PST


Scarborough Today

Turning Year: Implications of a fixed Easter
Scarborough Today
The signal to start frying was the ringing of a church bell. Scarborough's current pancake bell is hung at the junction of Newborough and North Street, not far from the site of the medieval bell. Today it's rung at noon before the pancake racing, and ...

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Visit This Overlooked European Capital Before Everyone Else Does - Yahoo Travel

Posted: 06 Feb 2016 07:42 PM PST


Yahoo Travel

Visit This Overlooked European Capital Before Everyone Else Does
Yahoo Travel
... Lotrščak – a large, scalable tower dating back to the thirteenth century built to guard the southern gate of the town wall. Amazingly, the keepers of this tower continue the tradition of signaling the exact midday hour to church bell-ringers ...

Memorial to man who made the Mallard runs into row over a duck - The Guardian

Posted: 06 Feb 2016 04:05 PM PST

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