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Father of Norfolk women arrested over murder of wife in Suffolk 'assisted suicide' probe - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 01:31 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Father of Norfolk women arrested over murder of wife in Suffolk 'assisted suicide' probe
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
David Ward, tower captain at the church, said: “He had a lot of sound-proofing. When he knew the bells were going to ring, he put the sound-proofing up so it would limit the effect on Mrs Taylor. “If there was going to be ringing outside the standard ...

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Pensioner investigated for murdering his wife driven to despair by church bells - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 01:28 AM PDT


Pensioner investigated for murdering his wife driven to despair by church bells
Telegraph.co.uk
The village bell ringers also used to call him to warn him so he could fix the boards if they were due to peal the bells on any other occasion like weddings or a concert. Mrs Taylor who is believed to have been virtually housebound for the last five ...

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Boston celebrates July 4 with gusto - IndiaPost.com

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 12:21 AM PDT


Boston celebrates July 4 with gusto
IndiaPost.com
Hundreds of years later, the national holiday remains important, as a day to pay tribute to the United States of America-its laws, heritage, history, and people. The City of Boston commemorates this day with a classic daylong celebrations ...

Paul Simons: a timely blast from the past from Tim Bell - More About Advertising | Insights into Advertising

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 11:53 PM PDT


More About Advertising | Insights into Advertising

Paul Simons: a timely blast from the past from Tim Bell
More About Advertising | Insights into Advertising
What I did think after seeing the Bell interview, which did make me smile, is that the UK advertising industry doesn't have the characters any more like Tim Bell. It has all become too middle ground, neutral colours and safe. Where is the colour ...

Lazorik gives first-hand account of realizing her dream - Ashland Daily Press

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 05:10 PM PDT


Ashland Daily Press

Lazorik gives first-hand account of realizing her dream
Ashland Daily Press
Each year, the Boston Athletic Association offers a “Runner's Jacket” with the unicorn logo and stripes down the arms and different colors. Throughout our ... They were one to 10 deep, on both sides, cheering, ringing bells and holding signs made out ...

Deacon's music a bell-towering achievement - KCAW

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 03:26 PM PDT


KCAW

Deacon's music a bell-towering achievement
KCAW
The bells at St. Michael's Orthodox Cathedral in Sitka are ringing again after a temporary hiatus. Thanks to a new deacon with musical abilities and no fear of heights, you'll hear them ringing most days at 11:55. KCAW's Katherine Rose spent some time ...

A major problem with the electric company in Merida - The Yucatan Times

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 01:43 PM PDT


A major problem with the electric company in Merida
The Yucatan Times
The bell rang at our door this afternoon and it was the electric company requesting that we turn off our breakers so that they could replace the meter. I am from Canada and have had experiences where is the service company replaces something, it ...

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Finding ourselves in doing for others - The Daily News Journal

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 12:15 PM PDT


The Daily News Journal

Finding ourselves in doing for others
The Daily News Journal
Tutors, builders, gleaners, bell ringers — civil servants all — can be any age. The only qualification is that caring must be part of a person's DNA. Enter your teenager! How many of us dads get irked at the time our teenagers waste? They may be ...

Litigious Societies - Salt Lake City Weekly

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 12:09 PM PDT


Salt Lake City Weekly

Litigious Societies
Salt Lake City Weekly
More and more churches ("hundreds," according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a "money-back guarantee" if they tithe 10 percent (or more) of their income for 90 days—but then feel that God blesses them insufficiently ...

​Gower Festival review: Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet at St Hilary's Killay - South Wales Evening Post

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 10:57 AM PDT


​Gower Festival review: Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet at St Hilary's Killay
South Wales Evening Post
JAZZ often finds a place at the Gower Festival and it was certainly present in the Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet's lively and entertaining concert at St Hilary's Killay on Tuesday evening. With sunshine streaming through the West window of the church, ...

Pictured: Woman, 70, maddened by church bells whose 73-year-old husband is being investigated for murder 'after ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 09:53 AM PDT


Daily Mail

Pictured: Woman, 70, maddened by church bells whose 73-year-old husband is being investigated for murder 'after ...
Daily Mail
Neighbours said Mrs Taylor required round the clock care and was unable to leave her home in Rattlesden, near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, without assistance. When she ventured out she was 'covered up with a big mask and googles on' and ... Mrs Taylor ...

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War games come to streets of Flookburgh - NW Evening Mail

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 07:07 AM PDT


NW Evening Mail

War games come to streets of Flookburgh
NW Evening Mail
HOW authentic-looking street fighting came to a Furness village more than 70 years ago features in these childhood memories from Flookburgh fisherman Jack Manning. He writes: "That Sunday morning in 1941 started like any other Sunday morning with ...

Local teachers dig through biblical history - thejewishchronicle.net

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 07:06 AM PDT


thejewishchronicle.net

Local teachers dig through biblical history
thejewishchronicle.net
As they listened to the singing of the Jews at the wall, they heard the muezzin call Muslims to prayer and the church bells from the Christian quarter begin to peal. The “human intersection” of three major religions in one spot, said Horton, was beautiful.

Noise. Church. Flesh.: Or, For Coltrane Church, For Pulse - lareviewofbooks

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 07:01 AM PDT


lareviewofbooks

Noise. Church. Flesh.: Or, For Coltrane Church, For Pulse
lareviewofbooks
Unlike the noise of church bells, one could not set a clock to such flesh noise; one would not know when it would erupt, interrupt, disrupt in the cause and practice of worship. Unlike the .... Some play horns or drums or chimes, as a meditation. This ...

Pensioner, 73, is investigated for murder after being suspected of helping seriously ill wife, 70, maddened by ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 06:50 AM PDT


Daily Mail

Pensioner, 73, is investigated for murder after being suspected of helping seriously ill wife, 70, maddened by ...
Daily Mail
Neighbours said Mrs Taylor required round the clock care and was unable to leave her home in Rattlesden, near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, without assistance. When she ventured out she was 'covered up with a big mask and googles on' and 'looked like ...
Neighbours speak of their shock after man, 73, arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 70, in RattlesdenEast Anglian Daily Times

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Tempe teacher's Bell Camp rings true for people of all ages - East Valley Tribune

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 06:04 AM PDT


East Valley Tribune

Tempe teacher's Bell Camp rings true for people of all ages
East Valley Tribune
The 12th annual Bell Camp brought campers ages 7 to 82 to the one-day event that culminated in an evening concert. Leslie Franzmeier of Tempe, seen directing the group, is the bell choir director at Ahwatukee's Mountain View Lutheran Church where the ...

'Assisted suicide' probe man held on suspicion of murder - Newmarket Journal

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 02:04 AM PDT


'Assisted suicide' probe man held on suspicion of murder
Newmarket Journal
David Ward, tower captain at the church, said: "He had a lot of sound-proofing. When he knew the bells were going to ring, he put the sound-proofing up so it would limit the effect on Mrs Taylor. "If there was going to be ringing outside the standard ...

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Bells of St Paul's church set to ring again after 23 years - Burton Mail

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 11:20 PM PDT


Bells of St Paul's church set to ring again after 23 years
Burton Mail
After 231 peals had been recorded, the bells were recast in 1912, making the tenor even heavier, at 1,452kg with the note of D. The church, in King Edward Place, is cruciform in plan, with a massive square tower 123 ft high. The belfry stage consists ...

Ryedale churches celebrate cash windfall for repairs - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 10:10 PM PDT


Gazette & Herald

Ryedale churches celebrate cash windfall for repairs
Gazette & Herald
St Peter's will get £77,100 to repair its bell tower, after successfully applying to the fund. Reverend Rachel Hirst of St Peter's, said: "The bell tower needs a new roof and repairs to the stone work to make it watertight and safe, and to ensure its ...

$625000 renovation restoring towers at St-Vincent-de-Paul - The North Bay Nugget

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 09:22 PM PDT


The North Bay Nugget

$625000 renovation restoring towers at St-Vincent-de-Paul
The North Bay Nugget
“That is being addressed,” he said, although whether the bells will return to the towers will be up to the parish council. “There were a lot of places with big cracks in the mortar, between the big stones,” he said. The contractor, Empire Restoration ...

Carillon to sound above Union - Jackson Sun

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 06:11 PM PDT


Jackson Sun

Carillon to sound above Union
Jackson Sun
This week, 49 of those bells will sound over Union University's campus. “We're thrilled to have this set of 49 bronze bells in Miller Tower,” said Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver, university president. “It's a beautiful musical instrument that we'll be able to ...

Ches Smith, Craig Taborn & Mat Maneri, Vortex Jazz Club, London — review - Financial Times

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 09:01 AM PDT


Ches Smith, Craig Taborn & Mat Maneri, Vortex Jazz Club, London — review
Financial Times
Drummer/vibraphonist Ches Smith smashed a small crash cymbal to sound like a bell; there was a scratch from Mat Maneri's violin; and, after due pause, the cymbal's bell-like sonorities were exactly replicated by Craig Taborn on acoustic grand. As the ...

Neighbours speak of their shock after man, 73, arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 70, in Rattlesden - East Anglian Daily Times

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 08:36 AM PDT


East Anglian Daily Times

Neighbours speak of their shock after man, 73, arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 70, in Rattlesden
East Anglian Daily Times
It is also understood Mrs Taylor had suffered from a serious illness for around five years and needed around-the-clock care. One neighbour, who asked not to be named, said the couple were “madly in love” and had often enjoyed days out together before ...

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Meet the monks who mean business - Management Today

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 04:35 AM PDT


Management Today

Meet the monks who mean business
Management Today
Bells peal from a stone tower across a verdant valley. It's just rained, it's half-term, and the sense of timeless peace is palpable. I'm at .... 'The Church has clear social teaching on this.' Keeping everybody on the same copperplate page, Fr Wulstan ...

Church bell ringers pay centenary tribute to Delville Wood's fallen - Berea Mail

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 12:27 AM PDT


Berea Mail

Church bell ringers pay centenary tribute to Delville Wood's fallen
Berea Mail
“Usually the bell is tolled for every year following the battle but this year – the centenary of the battle of Delville Wood – the bellringers will ring six to eight of the tower's 10 bells, half-muffled. Half-muffled bells ring out a hauntingly ...

Installation process begins in Union's bell tower - WBBJ-TV

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 02:06 PM PDT


WBBJ-TV

Installation process begins in Union's bell tower
WBBJ-TV
“Electronics are pretty well-made today, but it's hard to duplicate the sound of a thousand-pound bell ringing, reverberating with a speaker system,” said Stan Christoph with Christoph Paccard Bell Foundry. The foundry is handling the installation process.

Towering Sounds with the Carillon Bells of Princeton - New Jersey Monthly

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 11:58 AM PDT


New Jersey Monthly

Towering Sounds with the Carillon Bells of Princeton
New Jersey Monthly
Like church bells, carillon bells are housed in towers, often in churches. But church bells swing; carillon bells are hung stationary, with only the clapper moving. They are played manually—with no electrical ... The sound that peals and floats down ...

LETTER: Annual St. Michael's Church Lobster Lunch a hit - Wicked Local

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 11:34 AM PDT


LETTER: Annual St. Michael's Church Lobster Lunch a hit
Wicked Local
A highly motivated volunteer team leads the effort to make the lunch a success and many of them spend their entire Fourth of July weekend managing all the details of preparing over 500 pounds of lobster meat for our lobster rolls and salads and 745 hot ...

The secret dialects of cats (and more News of the Weird) - Missoula Independent (blog)

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 08:05 AM PDT


The secret dialects of cats (and more News of the Weird)
Missoula Independent (blog)
More and more churches (”hundreds,” according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a “money-back guarantee” if they tithe 10 percent or more of their income for 90 days–but then feel that God blesses them insufficiently in ...

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One of Wales' oldest churches is closer to having its ancient tower repaired thanks to £57k grant - South Wales Evening Post

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 07:29 AM PDT


South Wales Evening Post

One of Wales' oldest churches is closer to having its ancient tower repaired thanks to £57k grant
South Wales Evening Post
THE repair of one of Wales' oldest churches in Neath is a step closer thanks to a £57,000 grant. The project to repair and restore the ancient tower at the Parish Church of St Thomas, in Neath, has been given a £57,700 grant by the Heritage Lottery ...

Special Feature: Tarkovsky's Andrei Rublev - CineVue

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 12:53 AM PDT


CineVue

Special Feature: Tarkovsky's Andrei Rublev
CineVue
This medieval Icarus rises from the bell tower and soars over the wetlands. Horses run in the distance and men shout up at him ... The uninhibited free-loving pagans who tempt Andrei in the old Russian woods are persecuted, representing a heterodox ...

Bells ring out for new members - Dublin People

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 12:15 AM PDT


Dublin People

Bells ring out for new members
Dublin People
The course, which will run on Wednesday evenings through July and August, is intended to let people learn the skills involved in ringing bells as part of religious services. Michael Ryan, one of the bell ringers in Taney, said that all are welcome to ...

Alzheimer's fury: A ray of sunshine - Northwest Arkansas News

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 12:03 AM PDT


Alzheimer's fury: A ray of sunshine
Northwest Arkansas News
With church bells pealing through the cool morning air, my beautiful, brilliant mother stretched out her arms and made angel wings in the grass. And all the doctors and all the medications and all the years of worry that couldn't bring my mother back ...

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How to revive the music industry: Imogen Heap explains why blockchain could bring about a music revolution - City A.M.

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 12:49 PM PDT


City A.M.

How to revive the music industry: Imogen Heap explains why blockchain could bring about a music revolution
City A.M.
One of blockchain's most vocal bell-ringers is the Grammy Award-winning UK singer, songwriter and producer Imogen Heap. “Blockchain is completely enabling us to rethink the basic, core structure of how monetary distribution works in the industry,” Heap ...

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Fight for Gay Rights Far from Over at Small Town Manitoba Pride March - VICE

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 12:21 PM PDT


VICE

Fight for Gay Rights Far from Over at Small Town Manitoba Pride March
VICE
But it was clear that for the people involved—many of whom carried messages that said "God is love" and encouraged people to "love thy neighbour"—none of the bells and whistles mattered. "I came very close to ending my life many times," trans teen ...

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Home Cookin' - Clevelandmagazine.com

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 11:43 AM PDT


Clevelandmagazine.com

Home Cookin'
Clevelandmagazine.com
A former intern who dropped out of college to join the restoration firm, Semersky has owned VIP since 2007. But when one of Sterle's owners died and the other wanted to retire, ... Semersky's grandparents lived down the street from Sterle's on Bonna ...

Dun Pawl Micallef – a meritorious, saintly priest - Times of Malta

Posted: 10 Jul 2016 01:36 AM PDT

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