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Sussex remembers 366 dead from Somme diversion battle - BBC News

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 08:55 AM PDT


BBC News

Sussex remembers 366 dead from Somme diversion battle
BBC News
Bells are being run in churches across East and West Sussex, with the first peal at Chichester Cathedral. Services are being held in Sussex and Richebourg, where about 150 people have gathered, and in Worthing, a commemoration stone was unveiled in ...

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Celebrate Independence Day with music, fireworks, more - Carolinacoastonline

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 07:16 AM PDT


Carolinacoastonline

Celebrate Independence Day with music, fireworks, more
Carolinacoastonline
Ann Street United Methodist Church Bell Ringing Ceremony: 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 4. • Fireworks: 9 p.m. Monday, July 4, over Gallant's Channel. Atlantic Beach. • Fireworks: 9 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the circle. Morehead City. • Main Event Band Concert ...

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North Country Events - New Hampshire Public Radio

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:42 AM PDT


North Country Events
New Hampshire Public Radio
As part of Old Home Day, the Dow Academy will host an open house and small group tours of the clock tower. Children will be able to pull a rope to ring the bell. Group tours ... 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM craft fair and flea market, St. Patrick's Church grounds ...

July 1: Free concert and full day of events for Salford's Somme 100 - SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:37 AM PDT


SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)

July 1: Free concert and full day of events for Salford's Somme 100
SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)
There will also be a programme of events in and around the University of Salford Peel Campus to mark the centenary. • At 7am, a peal of bells will ring out from the Sacred Trinity Church followed at 7.30am by a memorial service at the Cenotaph in Fire ...

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The View from Swamptown: Community raised the 'new' St. Paul's Episcopal Church - The Independent

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:07 AM PDT


The Independent

The View from Swamptown: Community raised the 'new' St. Paul's Episcopal Church
The Independent
At that time, it was a more simple structure with a small belfry atop the church building above the Main Street entrance. By 1851, the congregation ... If the congregation could fund the construction of a suitable steeple and bell tower and if the non ...

Bells ring out to mark centenary - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 04:43 AM PDT


Spalding Guardian

Bells ring out to mark centenary
Spalding Guardian
Peter Wakefield, Captain of the Gosberton and district Bell Ringers, said: “We will be ringing out a peal of 5,040 changes. This is expected to take about three hours. “George Marshall's name is on the war memorial in the village but it was only ...

Clangers receive message from Palin - Suffolk Free Press

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 04:34 AM PDT


Suffolk Free Press

Clangers receive message from Palin
Suffolk Free Press
When the Clangers hand bell ringers got together a decade ago, using the name of the whistling characters in the children's programme seemed a perfect choice. The Clangers from St Gregory's Church, Sudbury, have flourished and on Sunday, July 3, they ...

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Bell foundry restoration work gets underway - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 02:13 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Bell foundry restoration work gets underway
LoughboroughEcho.net
EMERGENCY restoration work has begun at a bell foundry in Loughborough that has cast bells for St Paul's Cathedral. The 28 week restoration project, to restore the roofs and gutters of the John Taylor & Co bell foundry, in Freehold Street, Loughborough ...

Church bells to ring out for the Somme - Nenagh Guardian

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 01:53 AM PDT


Nenagh Guardian

Church bells to ring out for the Somme
Nenagh Guardian
Churches have also been invited to peal their bells at 11am GMT, the start of the international commemoration of the battle at Thiepval Memorial in France. Nearly every community across the 32 counties of Ireland was deeply affected by the loss of men ...

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173-year-old time capsule unearthed at Singapore's oldest Catholic church - AsiaOne

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 01:38 AM PDT


AsiaOne

173-year-old time capsule unearthed at Singapore's oldest Catholic church
AsiaOne
A 173-year-old time capsule and granite foundation stone of the country's oldest Catholic church have been unearthed, in what experts describe as a "rare discovery". Contractors found the hitherto missing capsule and foundation stone earlier this year ...

Guide to events marking 100 years since the Battle of the Somme - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 11:34 PM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Guide to events marking 100 years since the Battle of the Somme
The Northern Echo (registration)
A bugler will sound the Last Post from the roof of Durham Cathedral on Friday morning, while motorcyclists from the Royal British Legion will sound a whistle at 7.30am to signal the start of a 24-hour charity ride around the North of England. ... At ...

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Wait, wait, don't tell me the answer! - Lexington Dispatch

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 11:11 PM PDT


Wait, wait, don't tell me the answer!
Lexington Dispatch
Clement said, “The licensed ringer who went up the tree to the nest said there were Armani pants and another brand as well as socks, which they must have pinched off the swimmers at the local gorge.” The White Way To Campaign: Congressional candidate ...

Nutley letter: At rope's end - NorthJersey.com

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:51 PM PDT


Nutley letter: At rope's end
NorthJersey.com
It has been the tradition of Vincent United Methodist Church for about 20 years to ring our church bell as a congratulations and blessing for the graduating classes of Nutley High School as they receive their diplomas on the field at the Oval. We were ...

Last call from Christchurch's town crier - Newshub

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:19 PM PDT


Last call from Christchurch's town crier
Newshub
"Here ye, here ye" - that call for silence and attention alongside the ring of a bell will now be absent from Christchurch's inner city. For almost three ... Before the 2011 earthquake he would position himself outside the Christ Church Cathedral. Now ...

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Otley bellringers get appeal off to flying start - Wharfedale Observer

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:08 PM PDT


Wharfedale Observer

Otley bellringers get appeal off to flying start
Wharfedale Observer
The group's recent Baking, Books and Botany for the Bells stall, held at the Buttercross, raised £550. The money will support a £35,000 appeal that has been launched to restore the bells at All Saints Parish Church. Meg Morton from Otley All Saints ...

Guide to events marking 100 years since the Battle of the Somme - Chester-le-Street Advertiser

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:05 PM PDT


Chester-le-Street Advertiser

Guide to events marking 100 years since the Battle of the Somme
Chester-le-Street Advertiser
THE country will fall silent on Friday to honour those who gave their lives in the bloodiest battle in British military history. In cities and villages across the region, the sacrifice of thousands of ordinary soldiers killed or injured during the ...

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Family fun at village festival - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 11:18 AM PDT


Malvern Gazette

Family fun at village festival
Malvern Gazette
A FUN day out for all the family is promised when a village near Malvern holds its own festival. The Colwall Church and Ale House Festival is taking place at Colwall Church on Saturday, July 16. The day will get started at 11am with a peal of church ...

Kent-area community calendar | June 29 - Kent Reporter

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 11:02 AM PDT


Kent-area community calendar | June 29
Kent Reporter
Ages 12 and older. Presented by Foundry 10. Are you interested in DJ'ing, remixing and digital audio? Learn to perform your remix in teams of two and compete in a battle to determine which team's performance is the most creative and entertaining. All ...

Event horizon ringing damped by unstable space-time - Ars Technica UK

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:58 AM PDT


Ars Technica UK

Event horizon ringing damped by unstable space-time
Ars Technica UK
The result is that a black hole's event horizon doesn't ring like a bell. Instead it rings like a lead cannonball. A similar calculation performed on a wormhole results in a different answer. The researchers found that a particular frequency of ...

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Ghost Stories: Celebrating the Fourth, Part I - The Highland County Press

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 07:33 AM PDT


The Highland County Press

Ghost Stories: Celebrating the Fourth, Part I
The Highland County Press
Back in 1859, it was reported that July 4 in Hillsboro was to be ushered in by the ringing of the bells at sunrise, however, “the patriotic ardor of 'Young America' could not wait for the slow advance of that inveterate 'old fogy,' Father Time, and ...

Is This the Grandest Hotel in Italy? Inside Lake Como's Villa d'Este - Vogue.com

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 05:35 AM PDT


Is This the Grandest Hotel in Italy? Inside Lake Como's Villa d'Este
Vogue.com
The grounds at the Villa d'Este in northern Italy, which run along the bank of Lake Como, are quiet in the early mornings. The guests here are unhurried. Inside the hotel, behind a gilded white desk, the night manager organizes international newspapers ...

Busted: Сouple caught having sex in monastery church tower (DRONE VIDEO) - Mo4ch News (press release) (blog)

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 04:59 AM PDT


Busted: Сouple caught having sex in monastery church tower (DRONE VIDEO)
Mo4ch News (press release) (blog)
A YouTube user accidentally shot some raunchy video while trying to take picturesque air shots of Torzhok some 200 kilometers from Moscow with a drone. However, he only caught a horny couple going at it in a bell tower when looking at the footage at ...

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Historic Harding church lands county historic preservation funds - New Jersey Hills

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 12:07 AM PDT


New Jersey Hills

Historic Harding church lands county historic preservation funds
New Jersey Hills
The recommendations, made to the Morris County Board of Freeholders in Morristown, included grants ranging from $7,150 for the Union School House project in Washington Township to $268,360 for the South Street Presbyterian Church in Morristown.

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LOOKING BACK: Memories of getting hitched at St Laurence Church - Dorset Echo

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 12:05 AM PDT


LOOKING BACK: Memories of getting hitched at St Laurence Church
Dorset Echo
When Andrea married in 2001, after the service she joined in with a celebratory peal of the bells. Pictured is Andrea and bridesmaid Jane ringing the bells at the church. Sue said: "It's been really interesting collecting the photos and dresses, I've ...

Relatives of First World War dead to travel to France for 100th anniversary of battle - The Argus

Posted: 28 Jun 2016 09:07 PM PDT


The Argus

Relatives of First World War dead to travel to France for 100th anniversary of battle
The Argus
Church bells will also ring out across Sussex to mark the 100th anniversary. At Chichester Cathedral there will be a full peal, with the bells ringing from 1pm for three hours. Churches across the county will then sound from 5pm to coincide with the ...

The Definitive Guide to Sicily's Val di Noto Region - Forbes

Posted: 28 Jun 2016 02:54 PM PDT


Forbes

The Definitive Guide to Sicily's Val di Noto Region
Forbes
Val di Noto now comprises eight towns which are Unesco Heritage Sites for achieving a remarkable architectural triumph. The towns were reconstructed in the late Baroque style, but don't expect the exuberant opulence found in ... When the church bells ...

Spectacular only $8000 shy of goal - Pilot Tribune

Posted: 28 Jun 2016 09:48 AM PDT


Spectacular only $8000 shy of goal
Pilot Tribune
Liberty Bell Ringers ($350 and up): Nutra Tech, Inc., Garbage Hauling Service, Rasmussen Ford, and Tyson Foods. * Patriots ($150-$349): Bill and Lana Crilly, Buena Vista University, Citizens 1st National Bank, Edwards Storm Lake, Fratzke & Jensen ...

Volunteers restore historic New Richmond church - Cincinnati.com

Posted: 28 Jun 2016 08:09 AM PDT


Cincinnati.com

Volunteers restore historic New Richmond church
Cincinnati.com
It was that historic section, containing the bell carillon tower, that on the night of July 14, 2015, took a beating from a brutal windstorm. The historic section of First Baptist's building had ... Carpet installed, walls painted, previously damaged ...

Community calendar from June 29 - Troy Record

Posted: 28 Jun 2016 03:52 AM PDT


Community calendar from June 29
Troy Record
This free event begins at 11:30 a.m. at Shaker Pointe, One Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet. If you're interested in learning ... FIRST FRIDAY SERVICES: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, located at 600 State Street, (corner of State and Lafayette Streets ...

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Community calendar from June 28 - Troy Record

Posted: 27 Jun 2016 10:15 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 28
Troy Record
This free event begins at 11:30 a.m. at Shaker Pointe, One Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet. If you're interested in learning ... FIRST FRIDAY SERVICES: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, located at 600 State Street, (corner of State and Lafayette Streets ...

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Bells to ring out across the county to mark the Day Sussex Died - The Argus

Posted: 27 Jun 2016 09:08 PM PDT


The Argus

Bells to ring out across the county to mark the Day Sussex Died
The Argus
CHURCH bells will ring out across the county to mark the 100th anniversary of the Day Sussex Died. On June 30, 1916, 366 men of the ... They will follow a full peal - a three hour display - from the bells at Chichester Cathedral at 1pm. Amanda Scales ...

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Retiring town crier may not be replaced - Newstalk ZB

Posted: 27 Jun 2016 06:44 PM PDT


Newstalk ZB

Retiring town crier may not be replaced
Newstalk ZB
Whether Christchurch gets a new town crier may hinge on the future of the city's earthquake damaged Cathedral Square. After tolling his bell around the city for over 25 years, Stephen Symons is ready to hang up his hat at the age of 68. Whether a new ...

'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Finale: Remember, Remember, the Great Sept of Baelor - Observer

Posted: 27 Jun 2016 08:34 AM PDT


Observer

'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Finale: Remember, Remember, the Great Sept of Baelor
Observer
Remember when he left King's Landing with Tyrion in the blink of an eye just because bells started ringing? …Infamous kinslaying dwarves, sorcerers that ... Vinnie: I know Cersei is the one who literally set an entire church full of people on actual ...

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Pixie Day once again huge hit in Ottery St Mary - View News

Posted: 27 Jun 2016 07:34 AM PDT


View News

Pixie Day once again huge hit in Ottery St Mary
View News
They are then addressed by the Chief Pixie, this year the special honour was given to James Nancekivell, who whips them into a frenzy before sending the Pixies towards the church with the intention of doing great harm to the bell ringers. The bell ...

Faith, tried and true, gives hope for future, pope tells Armenians - Catholic Courier

Posted: 27 Jun 2016 07:10 AM PDT


Faith, tried and true, gives hope for future, pope tells Armenians
Catholic Courier
His entrance into Holy Etchmiadzin, as it commonly is known, was heralded with the pealing of church bells. As the pope and patriarch processed down the aisle between crowds of flag-waving faithful, a deacon led them, swinging an incense burner. For ...

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In pictures: Family fun at Hurst Show and Country Fayre 2016 - getreading

Posted: 27 Jun 2016 07:05 AM PDT


getreading

In pictures: Family fun at Hurst Show and Country Fayre 2016
getreading
Attractions included a dog show, arena events, bar, barbecue, food fair, art show, craft and plant stalls, and more. Visitors even got to have a go at bell ringing in a scaled down church tower and have their penalty shoot out skills tested with a ...

Game Of Thrones Recap: Wildfire Of The Vanities - MTV.com

Posted: 27 Jun 2016 05:52 AM PDT


MTV.com

Game Of Thrones Recap: Wildfire Of The Vanities
MTV.com
Church bells ring ominously. Actually, everything is ominous — just assume this from here on out so I don't have to type it again. Hundreds of unwashed plebs walk silently into the Giant Fancy Room that is sometimes a tomb and sometimes a courtroom ...
'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Finale Recap: "Winds of Winter" - A Song of Ice and FireCollider.com

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