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posted 21 Jul 2016, 17:11 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 21 Jul 2016, 17:11 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC - Philly.com (blog)

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 12:05 PM PDT


Philly.com (blog)

What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC
Philly.com (blog)
Think of Skyspace as a descendant of the great religious art that decorates the ceilings of Renaissance churches to medieval mosques. It is Turrell's ... Created by the artist Isaiah Zagar, this maze of pathways at 10th and South Streets is constructed ...

COMMUNITY NEWS: Kempsford & Whelford/Fairford/Lechlade - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 09:05 AM PDT


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

COMMUNITY NEWS: Kempsford & Whelford/Fairford/Lechlade
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
PLEASE Keep Saturday, September 17 free for the church fete, 2pm at Kempsford Manor by kind permission of Ipek Williamson. Fun for all the family with traditional stalls, games, bric-a-brac, Phoenix Brass Band, cream teas, mini bellringing, classic car ...

Expat life, a foot in two worlds - swissinfo.ch

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 08:55 AM PDT


swissinfo.ch

Expat life, a foot in two worlds
swissinfo.ch
UK-born Maggie Gerber rings the bells of Wengen's English Church and then stands ready to welcome all who come through the open door. As church warden for the past 20 years – one of her many local hats – she extends a ready smile, a firm handshake, ...

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Bells to ring out for heritage - Yorkshire Evening Post

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 08:48 AM PDT


Yorkshire Evening Post

Bells to ring out for heritage
Yorkshire Evening Post
The 1829 bell at St John the Evangelist Church, Oulton with Woodlesford, will be heard across the parish as part of a nationwide push to bring to life the 400-year-old tradition of English-style bell ringing. Churches and cathedrals across Leeds are ...

Rejoice! Pippa Middleton's engagement finally links the royals with Made in Chelsea - The Guardian

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 08:45 AM PDT


The Guardian

Rejoice! Pippa Middleton's engagement finally links the royals with Made in Chelsea
The Guardian
Let the bells peal out! As regular readers know, nothing brings more joy to Lost in Showbiz's vodka-pickled heart than a new celebrity to add to its collection, and one has come soaring in this week with the promising alacrity of the flying baby in ...

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Expat life, a foot in two worlds - Expatica Switzerland

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 08:11 AM PDT


Expat life, a foot in two worlds
Expatica Switzerland
UK-born Maggie Gerber rings the bells of Wengen's English Church and then stands ready to welcome all who come through the open door. As church warden for the past 20 years – one of her many local hats – she extends a ready smile, a firm handshake, and ...

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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning July 21 - Freepress Online

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 07:14 AM PDT


Calendar Listings for the Week beginning July 21
Freepress Online
Same-day annual public lunch at John Street United Methodist Church in Camden served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $12 for roast turkey and all-you-can eat salads, including macaroni, fruit, potato. Taste for Place: Wine Tasting & Boat Cruise, 5-9 p.m., Newagen ...

Worcestershire bell towers needed for new challenge - Worcester News

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 02:29 AM PDT


Worcestershire bell towers needed for new challenge
Worcester News
THE ancient tradition of English-style bell ringing is being revived through a new challenge being held across Worcestershire. It is hoped the initiative, Challenge 500, will breath life into the 400-year-old tradition, as part of the Heritage Open ...

Week Ahead What's On Listings 21-07-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 12:05 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 21-07-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Jazz Night: with the Silver Bell Band playing all your traditional Jazz favourites. Every alternate Thu, 8.30pm. ... The Warehouse, St Johns Place, off Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 253216. It's Friday ... Lava & Ignite, Church Street, Preston ...

Old Limestone courthouse bell to be relocated — again - The Decatur Daily

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 10:10 PM PDT


The Decatur Daily

Old Limestone courthouse bell to be relocated — again
The Decatur Daily
The inscription reads, "Troy Bell Foundry. Jones & Company. Troy, N.Y. 1871. JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY. Old Limestone Courthouse. A black and white photograph shows construction of Limestone County's 1867 courthouse. A bell from the building ...

Mahaffey Family Camp opens Friday - Clearfield Progress

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 08:07 PM PDT


Clearfield Progress

Mahaffey Family Camp opens Friday
Clearfield Progress
MAHAFFEY — Come Friday, the bells in the historic tower on the grounds of Mahaffey Camp and Conference Center will peal, calling the faithful to the 120th edition of Mahaffey Family Camp held at the grounds north of Mahaffey along the banks of the ...

Eagle, Lincs

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Name, phone no of contact - now deceased - removed

Thorpe on the Hill, Lincs

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Name, phone no of contact - now deceased - removed

Tour de France, Catholic Style - National Catholic Register

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 03:04 PM PDT


National Catholic Register

Tour de France, Catholic Style
National Catholic Register
Limoges, best known for its enamels and porcelain, is also home to a stunning Gothic cathedral noted for its rood loft and octagonal bell tower, as well as the Chappelle Saint-Aurélien and Church of St Michel-des-Lions, which house the relics of Sts ...

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Inside the Old Goucher home of Radica Textiles founder and designer Sarah Templin. - Baltimore Magazine

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 02:54 PM PDT


Baltimore Magazine

Inside the Old Goucher home of Radica Textiles founder and designer Sarah Templin.
Baltimore Magazine
The darker wood ones were actually made out of demolished church pews that we found. IDIOSYNCRATIC ILLUMINATION: One year for ... into Paranoid, the old Black Sabbath album. But also the new Peals album—Bruce's band—that is about to come out.

News of the Weird: July 20, 2016 - Erie Reader

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 09:02 AM PDT


Erie Reader

News of the Weird: July 20, 2016
Erie Reader
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 ...

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Answer Man: Chimes don't ring a bell? They're new - Post-Bulletin

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 08:04 AM PDT


Post-Bulletin

Answer Man: Chimes don't ring a bell? They're new
Post-Bulletin
One of the 56 bells in Mayo's Plummer Building carilllon prior to its hoisting into the bell tower. Hopefully the man at left didn't hang onto the bell as it was hoisted. prev. next. ×. 6 remaining of 7. Welcome! We hope that you enjoy our free content ...

7-20 Community Calendar - Southernminn.com

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 06:06 AM PDT


7-20 Community Calendar
Southernminn.com
Historical Society hosts fundraiser at the fair • Wednesday through Sunday at the Rice County Fair, the Rice County Historical Society (RCHS) will host a ring-the-bell fundraiser at the Pleasant Valley one-room schoolhouse on the fairgrounds. For $1 ...

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Peter Rhodes: Locking up the Dinky Toy tendency - expressandstar.com

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 04:59 AM PDT


expressandstar.com

Peter Rhodes: Locking up the Dinky Toy tendency
expressandstar.com
IN the interests of creating meeker lawbreakers, I have compiled a list of activities which should be criminalised immediately: yoga, tai-chi, calligraphy, origami, birdwatching and bellringing. Right, Sarge, let's start with the bellringers. . . BBC1 ...

We're Really Glad We Don't Have These Jobs Right Now - Londonist

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 02:04 AM PDT


Londonist

We're Really Glad We Don't Have These Jobs Right Now
Londonist
Whitechapel Bell Foundry. The clever people at Whitechapel Bell Foundry have to heat the furnace up to 1,150°C to melt the tin and copper which goes into bell-making. Sweaty! See also: London Glassblowing in Bermondsey.

BOB CURTIS: Deep feeling of pride in history - Torquay Herald Express

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 12:26 AM PDT


BOB CURTIS: Deep feeling of pride in history
Torquay Herald Express
I CAN'T remember the last time a member of the opposite sex made me weep but listening to church warden Bridget Cusack's talk covering Brixham's Great Storm, back in 1866 brought sad tears to the ol' sailor's eyes. At All Saints' Church, after ...

All Saints Church to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 09:45 PM PDT


All Saints Church to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Since the early Middle Ages, churches have rung bells to call people to prayer, and to call a community to attention. Organizers point out the project engages both. Any interested bell ringers or other participants are welcome to join in the effort ...

Muslim Persecution of Christians: April 2016 - AINA (press release)

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 07:37 PM PDT


AINA (press release)

Muslim Persecution of Christians: April 2016
AINA (press release)
Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II (left) of the Syriac Orthodox Church requested that Sweden's government ensure the safety of Christian refugees in Sweden, by moving them out of asylum seekers' housing where Muslim residents are persecuting them. Anders ...

Keep calm and carillon - Oaklandpostonline

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 07:33 PM PDT


Oaklandpostonline

Keep calm and carillon
Oaklandpostonline
For the second summer in a row, Oakland University is bringing the community together through the use of Elliott Tower. The Carillon Concert series put on by the university gives students and community members the chance to see internationally ...

Wet and wild flumes at Inverness Aquadome are a match for big Nessie - The Sunday Post

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 05:10 PM PDT


The Sunday Post

Wet and wild flumes at Inverness Aquadome are a match for big Nessie
The Sunday Post
Raised on a platform, this luxurious bath is the perfect antidote to big Nessie and neck-deep in bubbles, I look out onto the sun-speckled river as the bells of the Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew peal blissfully from across the water. The hotel is a ...

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

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 12:32 PM PDT


East Valley Tribune

Tempe teacher's Bell Camp rings true for people of all ages
East Valley Tribune
That was the task at hand for 14 attendees at the annual Bell Camp held at Ahwatukee's Mountain View Lutheran Church. And campers, ages 7 to 82, learned there's a whole lot more to ringing bells than picking one up and sounding the clapper. Indeed ...

Smith upended by Whitestown - Rome Sentinel

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 09:49 AM PDT


Rome Sentinel

Smith upended by Whitestown
Rome Sentinel
The throw in was cut off by first baseman Ryan Samuels, who tried to gun down Bushey headed to third but threw wide and the runner continued on to score. In the seventh, Smith turned the pitching duties over to Derek Switzer. Aquaviva led off ... Nico ...

HOW TO DIG FOR NEWS -PART 2 - Lankaweb

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 08:12 AM PDT


HOW TO DIG FOR NEWS -PART 2
Lankaweb
Or, the Parish magazine might announce about the peal of bells in the church that needs replacing. How about the latest trend in the Council of Churches's attempt to sell out 'unwanted' old church buildings to property developers, while the local ...

Newcastle's St Nicholas' Cathedral in 20 fascinating historical facts - ChronicleLive

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 07:50 AM PDT


ChronicleLive

Newcastle's St Nicholas' Cathedral in 20 fascinating historical facts
ChronicleLive
The earliest church on the site was probably constructed in around 1091 (not long after the stone castle was built next door) and it was the church of St Nicholas parish up until 1882 when it was bestowed cathedral status by Queen Victoria. St Nicholas ...

Call to arms for bell ringers - Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today

Posted: 19 Jul 2016 04:40 AM PDT


Call to arms for bell ringers
Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today
Churches and cathedrals across Cheshire are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the 400-year old tradition of English-style bell ringing as part of Heritage Open Days this September. The call to the ringing world to open up ...

Keeping time in Old Salem an act of 'constancy' - Greensboro News & Record

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 09:10 PM PDT


Greensboro News & Record

Keeping time in Old Salem an act of 'constancy'
Greensboro News & Record
The chiming of the clock at Home Moravian Church is as much a part of the soundscape of Old Salem as the chirping of the birds and the hammering from the joiner's shop. For more than 200 years, the tower clock has chimed the hour on a bell the ...

Other Voices: Now is a time to hail our heroes and pray for healing - Longview News-Journal

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 09:02 PM PDT


Other Voices: Now is a time to hail our heroes and pray for healing
Longview News-Journal
The mood was quiet, and in a neighborhood not far from the stretch of Airline Highway that later would become a battleground, the only thing piercing the air was the peal of church bells. Then came the sirens, the war cry of another scene of carnage.

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We're all in this - Longview News-Journal

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 09:02 PM PDT


We're all in this
Longview News-Journal
The mood was quiet, and in a neighborhood not far from the stretch of Airline Highway that later would become a battleground, the only thing piercing the air was the peal of church bells. Then came the sirens, the war cry of another scene of carnage.

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Australians didn't sacrifice themselves at Fromelles. The British sacrificed them - The Guardian (blog)

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 04:35 PM PDT


The Guardian (blog)

Australians didn't sacrifice themselves at Fromelles. The British sacrificed them
The Guardian (blog)
The peal of church bells converges with endless lark song, lending this unsettling place a discordant languor. The milky light, those corn-coloured fields, the poppies, so vivid and so perfectly poppy-shaped they seem a cliche, are the backdrop on the ...

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Ode to Keokuk takes off on Facebook - Keokuk Gate City Daily

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 08:53 AM PDT


Ode to Keokuk takes off on Facebook
Keokuk Gate City Daily
When Keokuk native Linda Curfman Slayton of Des Moines tried to put her memories of home into words, it turned into a poem. “When I was writing this, I started with the first stanza, and it was kind of fun,” Slayton said. “It was reliving my childhood ...

Robots are invading NFL training camps - ESPN.co.uk

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 08:45 AM PDT


ESPN.co.uk

Robots are invading NFL training camps
ESPN.co.uk
"Medical science is becoming aware that [the brain disease] CTE is related to a history of many subconcussive hits and not just the 'bell-ringers' that make the highlight reel," Currier said. "It's that reduction -- hopefully near elimination -- of the ...

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Morning shootaround — July 18 - NBA.com (blog)

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 06:20 AM PDT


NBA.com (blog)

Morning shootaround — July 18
NBA.com (blog)
When Howard speaks of himself now, a changed man, the words are simple and clean, like the peal of church bells. “All the things that happened the past couple of years really just made me stronger, made me have some thicker skin. “All the things that ...

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NEWS OF THE MORNING - NBA.com (blog)

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 06:20 AM PDT


NEWS OF THE MORNING
NBA.com (blog)
When Howard speaks of himself now, a changed man, the words are simple and clean, like the peal of church bells. “All the things that happened the past couple of years really just made me stronger, made me have some thicker skin. “All the things that ...

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FOTO: Istoria turnului londonez Big Ben - Ziarul de Iaşi

Posted: 18 Jul 2016 03:01 AM PDT


Ziarul de Iaşi

FOTO: Istoria turnului londonez Big Ben
Ziarul de Iaşi
A doua piesă turnată a fost făcută de George Mears din Whitechapel Bell Foundry și a fost trasă spre turn de către o căruța cu 16 cai. La scurt timp după ce clopotul a fost instalat, a dezvoltat o fisură și a fost scos din funcțiune până la repararea ...

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