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Merseybells news feed as published


MacArthur: We should call daylight saving time off - The Coloradoan

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 02:55 PM PST


The Coloradoan

MacArthur: We should call daylight saving time off
The Coloradoan
The country resembled a crazy quilt, with more than 50 different time zones, with the various "local times" derived using some curious, dubious methods. Clock towers, sun dials, the ringing of bells, squawking of chickens, all told citizens what time ...
Willem Lange: Time Marches On, and We Are Just the Keepers of the Clocks Valley News

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PK Subban surprises Truro teen with meet after Canadiens game - CBC.ca

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 02:09 PM PST


CBC.ca

PK Subban surprises Truro teen with meet after Canadiens game
CBC.ca
The enormity of the situation meant that Izaiah didn't say much to Subban when he met him after the Canadiens shut out the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 at the Bell Centre in Montreal last weekend. Izaiah Clyke, Max Pacioretty and ... "The phone started ...

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Leaders: Police Scotland has to learn its lesson - Scotsman

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 02:04 PM PST


Scotsman

Leaders: Police Scotland has to learn its lesson
Scotsman
This was the issue that first started alarm bells ringing over a lack of accountability and openness in Police Scotland, and the lack of democratic scrutiny of force policy. As with stop-and-search, once the extent of the force's practices came to ...

Sierra Leone's Dr. Abdulai Conteh delivers lecture in the Bahamas - The Patriotic Vanguard

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 12:48 PM PST


Sierra Leone's Dr. Abdulai Conteh delivers lecture in the Bahamas
The Patriotic Vanguard
(See Bell and Bell, on Environmental Law, 4th Edition, at page 4, cited in the Jamaican case of Delapenha Funeral Ltd v. The Minister of Local Government and Environment, JM 2008 SC 72, judgment delivered on 13th June, 2008.). • That case oddly enough, ...

Jeremy Langmead's English Country Home for the Digital Age - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 12:32 PM PST


Wall Street Journal

Jeremy Langmead's English Country Home for the Digital Age
Wall Street Journal
The bell chimes incessantly. “God knows what Simon's doing,” says Langmead, less cheerily now. As we round the corner of the house, Rayner's head shoots out the clock tower window. “I'm locked in. Didn't you hear me ringing?” WHEN AN ESTATE agent ...

Waltham Abbey Church Celebrating Centenary of Twelve Bells - 7th & 8th March ... - AboutMyArea

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 12:06 PM PST


AboutMyArea

Waltham Abbey Church Celebrating Centenary of Twelve Bells - 7th & 8th March ...
AboutMyArea
"The Ringing World" commented: "in their tone this splendid ring will compare favourably with any peal of similar weight." The centenary of the twelve bells will be celebrated over the weekend of 7th-8th March 2015. A Quarter Peal will be rung at 10 ...

GoPro Free Running In Greece Video - OUTDOORSmagic

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 07:38 AM PST


GoPro Free Running In Greece Video
OUTDOORSmagic
Well this looks as fun as it is dangerous. Top free runner Jason Paul brings his mate along to jump across the rooftops of the island town of Santorini, Greece. Using the GoPro Hero3+, Paul beelines the roof of the town using just his hands and feet ...

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Living history - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 07:01 AM PST


Living history
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Near the tower is the St. Augustine Church, built a year before the belfry. The Neo-Gothic church, incorporates the Ilocano Baroque “earthquake” style -- a modified Baroque allowing protection from earthquakes (the other church using the style is the ...

Summit County marking 175 years - Akron Leader Publications

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 06:22 AM PST


Summit County marking 175 years
Akron Leader Publications
“Summit County was created amidst the turmoil of competition between cities and among rival counties, with its godfather, Col. Simon Perkins, using his personal wealth and prestige to champion the county,” noted ... “The businessmen who had lobbied so ...

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Australia's census and health statistics too valuable for 'done deals' - Brisbane Times

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 04:45 AM PST


Brisbane Times

Australia's census and health statistics too valuable for 'done deals'
Brisbane Times
But with reports last week that the census may be dumped and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare subsumed into the ABS, alarm bells are ringing over the lack transparency or consultation on these changes. A recent capability review into the ...

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What's on March 5 to 19 - Daventry Express

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 04:29 AM PST


Daventry Express

What's on March 5 to 19
Daventry Express
Foundry Place Church Hall, Daventry. Daventry Country Market 8.30am-11.30am. Daventry Methodist Church. The Art Club, 6pm-8.30pm. Greenhill Court, Long Buckby. Tai Chi and Tea, 2.30pm-3.30pm. New Street Rooms, Daventry. Music for Singing and Dancing ...

The Long History of Black Americans Arming Themselves in Self-Defense—and ... - Slate Magazine

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 03:01 AM PST


Slate Magazine

The Long History of Black Americans Arming Themselves in Self-Defense—and ...
Slate Magazine
Hearing the town's fire bell ringing to summon reinforcements, Jones and Davis went into hiding, knowing that they wouldn't be able to defend themselves against a larger mob. Davis borrowed a soldier's uniform, put it on, and took ... But their ...

Canavan Clockmakers Outdoor Clocks - 4ni.co.uk

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 09:32 PM PST


Canavan Clockmakers Outdoor Clocks
4ni.co.uk
Where required they service all associated bell ringing and Bell Chiming functions and can update these with night time silencing to stop the bells during the hours of darkness. Where the bells are not working correctly they can fit automatic hammers ...

Wesley Methodist women partner with Iowa Braille on baby blanket project - Vinton Today

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 07:35 PM PST


Vinton Today

Wesley Methodist women partner with Iowa Braille on baby blanket project
Vinton Today
The women of Ruth Circle at Wesley United Methodist Church have been involved in making tactile blankets for babies who are blind or visually impaired. For these children, their hands are their eyes. The blankets are made of recycled material that was ...

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc./ - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 05:37 PM PST


/C O R R E C T I O N -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc./
SYS-CON Media (press release)
In the news release, Asterias Biotherapeutics to Ring Opening Bell at New York Stock Exchange, issued today by Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, third sentence, should read "Of our ...

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Shania Twain bringing final tour to Allstate July 29 - Chicago Daily Herald

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 05:28 PM PST


Shania Twain bringing final tour to Allstate July 29
Chicago Daily Herald
Ring in the spring with bells at the first solo concert. From the ... Craft beer and chamber music may seem an odd combination, but the musicians of the Northside Brass Quintet, expect to disprove that notion when they perform "Music of the British ...

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Blackburn, S Jude, Lancs

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 04:00 PM PST

Will be rung from GF

Sawston, Cambs

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 04:00 PM PST

Bells rarely rung and problems with tenor

Historic street to be altered - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 09:29 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

Historic street to be altered
The Bell Ringer
There are peak periods when it's used. It won't impact traffic flow particularly.” Howard said the project will affect more people than just students. “Aesthetically, the community will definitely benefit (from the project),” he said. “In fact, the ...

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Urgent appeal for funds to keep Helston church bells ringing for Flora Day - Falmouth Packet

Posted: 04 Mar 2015 06:37 AM PST


Falmouth Packet

Urgent appeal for funds to keep Helston church bells ringing for Flora Day
Falmouth Packet
Thanks to the hard work and determination of tower captain Roger Nott and the bell ringers, £12,700 was raised to complete the maintenance, with the team also giving their time voluntarily to the bell hangers to reduce the cost. Now, however they have ...

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Willem Lange: Time Marches On, and We Are Just the Keepers of the Clocks - Valley News

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 10:09 PM PST


Valley News

Willem Lange: Time Marches On, and We Are Just the Keepers of the Clocks
Valley News
Monasteries helped, by observing daily canonical rites (and ringing a bell in a tower to announce them) at times of the day they often measured with water clocks. Maritime explorers — after scientists concluded the Earth was round, and rotated — had ...

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In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven - KRCC

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 01:54 AM PST


KRCC

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven
KRCC
But even as a boarded-up shell, the church was the geographic center of this community, its bell tower looming above the surrounding streets. Omarji says one of the first decisions his group had to make was what to name this new community center.

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In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven - KNPR

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 01:49 AM PST


KNPR

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven
KNPR
Gerald Higham was vicar of All Souls in the 1970s. At that time the local cotton mills were ... There is a method of bell ringing called Grandsire Triples that only has been played at key moments in the history of All Soul's. It was played at the end ...

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In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven - WSHU

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 01:33 AM PST


WSHU

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven
WSHU
But even as a boarded-up shell, the church was the geographic center of this community, its bell tower looming above the surrounding streets. Omarji says one of the first decisions his group had to make was what to name this new community center.

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In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven - Interlochen

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 01:23 AM PST


Interlochen

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven
Interlochen
But even as a boarded-up shell, the church was the geographic center of this community, its bell tower looming above the surrounding streets. Omarji says one of the first decisions his group had to make ... be organized by a separate entity altogether ...

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