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Church bells ring out for three hours non-stop to mark 150 years since ... - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 04:52 AM PST


The Northern Echo (registration)

Church bells ring out for three hours non-stop to mark 150 years since ...
The Northern Echo (registration)
To celebrate the milestone anniversary at St Mary's Church, in Gainford, County Durham, a group of expert bell ringers undertook the significant task of ringing a full peal on Tuesday (December 29). It was the seventh time in the history of the current ...

New Year revelers unfazed by attack worries -- in most places - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 04:14 AM PST


Chicago Tribune

New Year revelers unfazed by attack worries -- in most places
Chicago Tribune
In Bangkok, police-flanked partygoers will ring in the new year at the site of a deadly bombing that took place just months ago. In Paris, residents recovering from their city's own deadly attacks will enjoy scaled-back celebrations. And in Belgium's ...

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Tis the Season to Be Tracking Santa Online - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 02:58 AM PST


Tis the Season to Be Tracking Santa Online
The Bell Ringer
Knott said, "Our military satellites, our radars, our fighter jets, and then on December 24 we add in our special Santa cameras that capture images as he's passing special places like the Eiffel Tower or Big Ben in London, England". CTV News reports ...

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New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worries in most places - The Japan Times

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 02:54 AM PST


The Japan Times

New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worries in most places
The Japan Times
As midnight approaches, families bundle up for visits to neighborhood temples, where the ritual ringing of huge bronze bells reverberates through the chill. Tokyo is on ... South Koreans will mark New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies ...

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New Year revelers unfazed by attack worries _ in most places - Daily Mail

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 02:26 AM PST


New Year revelers unfazed by attack worries _ in most places
Daily Mail
South Koreans mark New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ..... A soldier patrols at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. France's defense ...

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Jittery World Bids Adieu To A Year Marred By Terror - NDTV

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 01:58 AM PST


NDTV

Jittery World Bids Adieu To A Year Marred By Terror
NDTV
As midnight approaches, families bundle up for visits to neighborhood temples, where the ritual ringing of huge bronze bells reverberates through the chill. With a banner ... South Koreans will mark New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ...

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How the world plans to welcome 2016 - Fox News

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 12:54 AM PST


Fox News

How the world plans to welcome 2016
Fox News
South Koreans will mark New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people, including North Korean refugees, are expected to gather at a town near the border with rival North ...

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New Year's Honours list recognises local heroes across the West - Western Daily Press

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 12:50 AM PST


New Year's Honours list recognises local heroes across the West
Western Daily Press
In September 2013 she attempted to visit all the Anglican churches in the diocese, visiting 228 churches in 14 days, and cycling around 525 miles to raise funds for the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust. She is also a churchwarden and primary ...

Jittery world bids adieu to a year marred by terror - Sacramento Bee

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 11:43 PM PST


Jittery world bids adieu to a year marred by terror
Sacramento Bee
In Bangkok, police-flanked partygoers will ring in the new year at the site of a deadly bombing that took place just months ago. In Paris, residents recovering from their city's own deadly attacks will enjoy scaled-back celebrations. And in Belgium's ...

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Flag flies from Fareham church's tower for the first time as appeal continues - Portsmouth News

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 10:36 PM PST


Portsmouth News

Flag flies from Fareham church's tower for the first time as appeal continues
Portsmouth News
And the clock on the tower of Holy Trinity Church, in West Street, is set to chime tonight to ring in the new year. ... Furthermore, the two church bells needed restoration and the tower itself, which was structurally unsound, was in need of emergency ...

The world bids farewell to a terror-filled 2015 - Business Insider

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 10:19 PM PST


Business Insider

The world bids farewell to a terror-filled 2015
Business Insider
South Koreans will mark New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ... Security has been beefed up in Malaysia's biggest city, Kuala Lumpur, where fireworks will ring ...

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Meet the man in charge of bell ringing at Lincoln Cathedral on New Year's Eve - Lincolnshire Echo

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 10:09 PM PST


Meet the man in charge of bell ringing at Lincoln Cathedral on New Year's Eve
Lincolnshire Echo
"The thirteen bells in the South West Tower are the ones rung by the Company of Ringers for change ringing – the art of ringing a set of tuned bells in a series of mathem- atical patterns called "changes". "Bells five to 12 are each inscribed with the ...

'Now Christmas is over, I want a divorce!' law firms see festive surge in ... - Lincolnshire Echo

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 10:09 PM PST


Lincolnshire Echo

'Now Christmas is over, I want a divorce!' law firms see festive surge in ...
Lincolnshire Echo
Weather: breezy day with some showers. 1 · Meet the man in charge of bell ringing at Lincoln Cathedral on... Meet the man in charge of bell ringing at Lincoln Cathedral... 5 · Lincolnshire war hero receives highest French military honour. Lincolnshire ...

Jittery world bids adieu to a year marred by terror - Deseret News

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 10:07 PM PST


Deseret News

Jittery world bids adieu to a year marred by terror
Deseret News
A soldier patrols at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. France's ... South Koreans will mark New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ...

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New Year's Eve events promise night of free family fun - Salisbury Post

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 09:03 PM PST


New Year's Eve events promise night of free family fun
Salisbury Post
The City of Salisbury has been organizing the New Year's Eve at the Bell Tower event for the last three years, with around 150 to 200 people attending for the last two years. This year, the ... If there is a good chance of rain, the event will be moved ...

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Roundabout — What's Happening Dec. 31, 2015-Jan. 6, 2016 - Salisbury Post

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 09:03 PM PST


Salisbury Post

Roundabout — What's Happening Dec. 31, 2015-Jan. 6, 2016
Salisbury Post
Don't miss the annual New Year's Eve Celebration at the Bell Tower from 8 pm – midnight tonight. Say goodbye to 2015 ... historic Bell Tower. Festivities will include live music with the band Live House and Deejay Doublebass, a live video feed from ...

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Shoppers undeterred by protesters in Chicago - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 07:56 PM PST


Shoppers undeterred by protesters in Chicago
The Bell Ringer
the protesters chanted outside the Water Tower Place mall, blocking shoppers from entering but allowing patrons to exit. The audio reveals that an officer requested a non-lethal Taser before officer Jason Van Dyke and other cops came in contact with ...

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Picking The 15 Best Northwest Records of 2015 - The SunBreak

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 06:59 PM PST


The SunBreak

Picking The 15 Best Northwest Records of 2015
The SunBreak
Consider Grace Love and her incomparable squadron of conspirators the ringers of the tsunami warning bell. With Love's heaven-sent voice front and center, The True Loves' incredibly tight debut does what every great soul record should: It finds ...

Natural disaster: 4.3-magnitude quake shakes Inland Empire - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 06:59 PM PST


ABC News

Natural disaster: 4.3-magnitude quake shakes Inland Empire
The Bell Ringer
City engineers state that new buildings, such as apartment towers in downtown Richmond, are created to withstand a significant quake. Despite the minor kinks to the current system, he said the biggest obstacle is that it's now only half-funded. It was ...
4.3-magnitude earthquake hits San Bernardino CountyMyNewsLA.com

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Revealed: Hampshire's New Year's honour winners - Daily Echo

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 04:06 PM PST


Daily Echo

Revealed: Hampshire's New Year's honour winners
Daily Echo
Professor Jennings, who lives in Bishop's Waltham, said: “I am delighted to receive such an award and feel it is recognition for the excellent teams I have worked with, both in the university and in government. It's been a real privilege to see ...

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Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ... - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 03:48 PM PST


Montgomery Newspapers

Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ...
Montgomery Newspapers
Parishioners and guests are invited to fill out a petition paper with a prayer in thanksgiving for the parish, for the ongoing the healing, restoration & growth of our parish family, and for your, family and loved ones,” the invitation, shared by ...

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Barry Leighton uncovers the village they will never let die - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 03:47 PM PST


Swindon Advertiser

Barry Leighton uncovers the village they will never let die
Swindon Advertiser
Once every winter for the past few years, 13th Century St Giles Church is packed to the rafters – the 250 tickets are snapped up weeks in advance – as it echoes to the merry strain of carols. The location on the ... In typically clipped upper class ...

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New Year Honours - Tony Ives and Stella Jones among the Dorset awards - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 03:45 PM PST


New Year Honours - Tony Ives and Stella Jones among the Dorset awards
Blackmore Vale Magazine
He also launched a project to raise £90,000 to refurbish the tower and bells of St Nicholas Church in Winterborne Kingston in time to ring in the Millennium. Mr Ives, who had a masonry business in Parkstone before his retirement, said he intends to ...

Prosecutors defend urging no charges in Tamir Rice shooting - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 03:18 PM PST


Prosecutors defend urging no charges in Tamir Rice shooting
The Bell Ringer
The National Black Church Initiative is calling for a five-year nationwide boycott of OH in response to a grand jury declining to indict a white rookie police officer in the fatal shooting of a black boy. When Cleveland police officers got the call ...

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Wall Street rises as oil price edges higher - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 03:18 PM PST


The Bell Ringer

Wall Street rises as oil price edges higher
The Bell Ringer
Wall Street dropped on Wednesday as Brent crude slid towards 11-year lows and Apple weighed on the S&P 500 index, which clung to a meager gain for 2015. The Nasdaq Composite ended the session 7.51 points lower, or 0.15%, at 5,040. The Brazilian ...

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Christmas in Bethlehem: Christians gather at Church of the Nativity despite ... - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 03:01 PM PST


Christmas in Bethlehem: Christians gather at Church of the Nativity despite ...
The Bell Ringer
A week before Christmas, the mayor received notification from Israel that another 25 acres of Bethlehem land were being confiscated for security construction. A Christian pilgrim prays Thursday inside the Grotto of the Church of the Nativity in the ...

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New Year's Honours: Barbara Gray awarded MBE for work with WI - Oxford Mail

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 02:36 PM PST


Oxford Mail

New Year's Honours: Barbara Gray awarded MBE for work with WI
Oxford Mail
Bellringer Leslie Underdown, 85, was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the community having rung his church bells for 70 years. Share article. Abingdon Mencap chairman John Hutchison was made an MBE for his services to people ...

Here are some New Year's traditions from around the globe (photos) - cleveland.com

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 11:06 AM PST


cleveland.com

Here are some New Year's traditions from around the globe (photos)
cleveland.com
In ancient Thailand, guns were fired to frighten off demons. In China, firecrackers routed the forces of darkness. Today, Italians let their church bells peal, the Swiss beat drums, and the North Americans sound sirens and party horns to bid the old ...

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Bellringers to see in the New Year - Melton Times

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 11:02 AM PST


Bellringers to see in the New Year
Melton Times
Bellringers to see in the New Year. 19:00 Wednesday 30 December 2015. 0. Have your say. Listen out for a centuries old tradition tonight (New Year's Eve) as chimes will be heard at Waltham church to ring in the New Year. Muffled bells will be ringing ...

Daily Meditation: Finding The Sacred - Huffington Post

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 09:42 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Finding The Sacred
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a poem by American novelist ...

A bird's eye view of Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 09:09 AM PST


Wakefield Express

A bird's eye view of Wakefield
Wakefield Express
A camera has been placed inside the peregrines' nest box on Wakefield Cathedral. The nest box camera and a digital video recorder in the bell-ringers' room were installed over two-days this week.

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2015 in North Branford: The Year in Review - Zip06

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 08:08 AM PST


Zip06

2015 in North Branford: The Year in Review
Zip06
While liquor outlets still can't operate within 500 feet of a church, school, park, playground, or recreational facility; a business-friendly change is approved by the PZC to allow the distance to be reduced to 400 feet, if separated by a state highway ...

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Concord religious happenings - Wicked Local

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 07:04 AM PST


Concord religious happenings
Wicked Local
24, all services will be held in the Main Sanctuary, 81 Elm St. They include: 3:30 p.m., Holy Eucharist with Church School pageant music featuring youth, junior and cherub choirs; 5:30 p.m., Holy Eucharist with special music by soprano Sally Sanford ...

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Let the bells ring out loud! - Lochaber News

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 06:02 AM PST


Lochaber News

Let the bells ring out loud!
Lochaber News
Tulloch is Scotland's first dedicated ringing centre, with a full peal of 12 and a second peal of eight bells, together with a state of the art ringing simulator. Miss McGregor explained that they have the most northerly ring of 12 in the world and ...

The 10 best New Year's Eves in culture - The Guardian

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 06:00 AM PST


The Guardian

The 10 best New Year's Eves in culture
The Guardian
That night, the local church bells seem to call him. He climbs the tower, discovering the spirits of the bells and their goblin attendants. They reprimand him for losing ... After Don Draper (Jon Hamm) discovers that his one true friend Anna (Melinda ...

Mum's epic bell ringing session pulls in £10000 - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Posted: 30 Dec 2015 02:34 AM PST


Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Mum's epic bell ringing session pulls in £10000
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
... work of the Anthony Nolan Trust, or to find out how to join the register, visit www.anthonynolan.org. St Peter's Church is on the lookout for anyone interested in joining its team of bell ringers. To find out more, visit www.stpetersbexhill.org.uk ...

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Violence overwhelms Christmas spirit in West Bank - Hexa News

Posted: 29 Dec 2015 11:53 PM PST

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