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Music students prepare for church concerts - Lynn News

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 03:19 AM PDT


Lynn News

Music students prepare for church concerts
Lynn News
These will be held at St Nicholas' Chapel in Lynn on Friday, April 8, and at St Mary's Church, South Creake, the following evening; both will start at 7pm, featuring Mozart's Vespers K.339 and Haydn's Nelson Mass and Little Organ Mass. Founded 32 years ...

What a view... take a tour of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral - Peterborough Telegraph

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 01:16 AM PDT


Peterborough Telegraph

What a view... take a tour of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral
Peterborough Telegraph
It goes past the bell ringing chamber and the rare 13th century wooden winch used by the medieval masons, taking in close-up glimpses of the stained glass and stonework. It also emerges at the top of the tower, near the flag pole. On a fine day you can ...

Bells and sirens are driving Sliema dog crazy - Times of Malta

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 01:03 AM PDT


Times of Malta

Bells and sirens are driving Sliema dog crazy
Times of Malta
Pealing bells might be the order of the day during the Easter season but one Sliema dog is going barking mad. In these three clips, Muji is heard howling to the pealing bells of Stella Maris church and whenever he hears emergency vehicle sirens. Dogs ...

John Stamos, Keri Russell give advice to their younger selves - Philly.com

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 12:01 AM PDT


John Stamos, Keri Russell give advice to their younger selves
Philly.com
We're talking about a Bieber-Gomez Summit. Anonymous Insider tells E!News former lovers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are discussing the possibility of getting back together once their respective tours are over. They're hanging out regularly: Gomez ...

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International marmalade enthusiasts gather for Penrith festival - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 10:15 PM PDT


The Westmorland Gazette

International marmalade enthusiasts gather for Penrith festival
The Westmorland Gazette
Louise Folkard, a Cumbrian bellringer who took home the Campanologists Marmalade award this year, after scooping the 'first timer' prize last year, was 'surprised' with her victory. "That's only the second time I have made marmalade!" she said. "If I ...

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Heart-shaped hideaway in Killiney - Irish Independent

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 07:30 PM PDT


Irish Independent

Heart-shaped hideaway in Killiney
Irish Independent
They named it Carillon, although it bears no obvious resemblance to the contraption that shares its name. A carillon is a musical instrument usually found in a church tower, consisting of a sequence of bells struck by a clavier. There's only one in the ...

Coming in this week's Ringing World

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 04:06 PM PDT

  • The Association of Ringing Teachers’ 2016 Conference;

7 old Iowa churches on their way to new life - DesMoinesRegister.com

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 02:12 PM PDT


DesMoinesRegister.com

7 old Iowa churches on their way to new life
DesMoinesRegister.com
To mark the holiday, we hit the road with a notebook and camera to find a handful of historic Iowa churches that have been reborn into some sort of new life. One building is still used for worship but is being restored. Others have been repurposed ...

Who Rules the Roost on Jay Street? Placard Abusers, That's Who - Streetsblog New York (blog)

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 12:33 PM PDT


Streetsblog New York (blog)

Who Rules the Roost on Jay Street? Placard Abusers, That's Who
Streetsblog New York (blog)
Soon after the 84th Precinct cracked down on Jay Street placard abuse in 2014, the commanding officer was reassigned. Advocates campaigned long and hard to get the city to redesign Jay Street, and this summer, DOT plans to .... It's harrying enough ...

Henry David Thoreau: Bright glows the pond - People's World

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 11:32 AM PDT


Henry David Thoreau: Bright glows the pond
People's World
Upon the capture and arrest of abolitionist John Brown, a man ran to the church tower in the center of Concord Massachusetts. He was full of fury and pain. Of lithe and ... Yet here he was streaking to ring a clarion bell. He was harkening to his ...

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Saloons played an important role in Breckenridge history - Summit Daily News

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 09:09 AM PDT


Summit Daily News

Saloons played an important role in Breckenridge history
Summit Daily News
In 1891, church officials were able to influence law where saloons had to close on Sundays and close by midnight during the week. It lasted about four or five months before the church bell tower mysteriously blew up. “About a week later the town ...

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Carpenter 'threatened to kill maid who saw him having sex with other maid', Dubai court hears - The National

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:50 AM PDT


Carpenter 'threatened to kill maid who saw him having sex with other maid', Dubai court hears
The National
“I thought he used to come for work-related matters but, on the day of the incident, I heard the bell ringing and as I looked from the window, I saw the other maid [E S] take him to her room," said E A. She said she visited the room and saw the two of ...

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Liverpool's Cathedral twilight tower tours return for 2016 - Liverpool Echo

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:16 AM PDT


Liverpool Echo

Liverpool's Cathedral twilight tower tours return for 2016
Liverpool Echo
They can meet the bell ringers, enjoy demonstrations and displays and hand bell ringing before entering the bell chamber itself, where they will see at close quarters the heaviest and highest peal of bells in the world. New for 2016, is a bells ...

Repaired bells return to Old Harlow church - Harlow Star

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:04 AM PDT


Repaired bells return to Old Harlow church
Harlow Star
A church is ringing the changes by repairing their bells for the first time in 133 years. St Mary and St Hugh Church in Churchgate Street, Old Harlow, recently welcomed back their eight historic instruments which had been retuned at Whitechapel Bell ...

Balsham, West Wratting, Weston Colville, West Wickham: Easter, Cricket, events to come in April - Cambridge News

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 05:04 AM PDT


Balsham, West Wratting, Weston Colville, West Wickham: Easter, Cricket, events to come in April
Cambridge News
After the traditional silence of bells during Holy Week, the joyous sound of the church bells will ring out before the service. Other services in .... There will be a competition for the best crown and teddy bears will again be flying off the church ...

Sport News Richmond and Carlton MCG battle - Ten Eyewitness News

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 03:17 AM PDT


Ten Eyewitness News

Sport News Richmond and Carlton MCG battle
Ten Eyewitness News
Church converts penalty to thwart N. Ireland Substitute Simon Church scored an 89th-minute penalty as Wales snatched a 1-1 ... Anya hands Scotland win over Czechs Ikechi Anya handed Scotland a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic in ... Federer calls for ...

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The Colour of Blood within the Bloodshed of the Spanish Civil War - The Wire

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 02:47 AM PDT


The Wire

The Colour of Blood within the Bloodshed of the Spanish Civil War
The Wire
Elsewhere, the clear peal of church bells that reaches Cruells through the “crystalized silence” on a bitterly cold Christmas Eve is, he knows, from “enemy territory”, but this knowledge only makes meaningless the very notion of enemy territory. Over ...

Tower Tours begin this Easter weekend at Peterborough Cathedral. - Cambs Times

Posted: 24 Mar 2016 12:01 AM PDT


Cambs Times

Tower Tours begin this Easter weekend at Peterborough Cathedral.
Cambs Times
The tours, led by a knowledgeable volunteer guide, takes visitors up the steep stone stairs and onto walkways looking down into the body of the Cathedral. It goes past the bell ringing chamber and the rare 13th Century wooden winch used by the medieval ...

It's The 177th Birthday Of 'Okay' - malaysiandigest.com

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 11:35 PM PDT


It's The 177th Birthday Of 'Okay'
malaysiandigest.com
After quoting the Journal's description of an outing by the Anti-Bell-Ringing Society, the Post critiqued their account as follows (emphasis ours): "We said not a word about our deputation passing “through the city” of Providence.—We said our brethren ...

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Meeth's St Michael and All Angels Church wins £156400 Heritage Lottery Fund grant - Okehampton Times

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 11:02 PM PDT


Okehampton Times

Meeth's St Michael and All Angels Church wins £156400 Heritage Lottery Fund grant
Okehampton Times
A HERITAGE Lottery Fund grant of £156,400 to the parish church in Meeth will not only save the tower from falling down but will preserve the church bells and enable the installation of new facilities to benefit the whole community and visitors to the ...

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Damage to Montreal heritage building a "bell ringing" - Daily Commercial News

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 10:33 PM PDT


Daily Commercial News

Damage to Montreal heritage building a "bell ringing"
Daily Commercial News
Government officials, engineers, preservationists and architects are working on a rescue plan to save an iconic Victorian building in Montreal after cracks in the façade appeared during redevelopment. A variety of experts are creating a plan to save ...

Ten reasons why Perth trumps the East Coast of Australia - WA today

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 07:19 PM PDT


WA today

Ten reasons why Perth trumps the East Coast of Australia
WA today
Unlike having to get up at sparrow's in the eastern states, trudge through the darkness and endure the chilly morning air to take in a sunrise over the ocean, we can amble down to the beach after work and catch an awesome sunset. And we can enjoy it ...

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Coggeshall, Essex

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

URL amended

Mirfield, W Yorks

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

Test rung on 23/03/2016, work due to be completed today

Daily Record - Winfield Daily Courier Online

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 02:46 PM PDT


Daily Record
Winfield Daily Courier Online
Church was found secure. Contact was made with a neighbor. •Transported a prisoner for Kansas Department of Corrections and Arkansas City Police to Cowley County Jail. •Juvenile complaint, 2000 block of 42nd Road. Report of juveniles ringing door bells ...

3.23.16: Measuring Grit, Social Media Boundaries, & the Felice Brothers - New Hampshire Public Radio

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 10:54 AM PDT


3.23.16: Measuring Grit, Social Media Boundaries, & the Felice Brothers
New Hampshire Public Radio
Maybe you can remember the bell ringing, unleashing peals of laughter, or those formative tests of daring and performance...those arguments over the rules... Dan DiSorbo and Ben Applebaum think we should do less work and have more recess. They both ...

A life through the lens: Jack McManus 1933-2016 - Irish Times

Posted: 23 Mar 2016 07:37 AM PDT


Irish Times

A life through the lens: Jack McManus 1933-2016
Irish Times
December 1988: St Patrick's Cathedral bell-ringers. Photograph: Jack McManus. April 1989: The actor Cyril Cusack with a portrait of himself by Michael Reynolds which was unveiled by then taoiseach Charles Haughey at the Abbey Theatre. Photograph: Jack ...

Surfer Finds Decomposing Body In Water Off Venice Beach - LAist

Posted: 22 Mar 2016 04:43 PM PDT


Surfer Finds Decomposing Body In Water Off Venice Beach
LAist
A surfer first spotted what appeared to be a dead body at the surf line and swam in to alert the lifeguard on duty at Venice's Breakwater tower, Capt. Kenichi Haskett of the L.A. County Fire Department's Lifeguard Division tells LAist. A lifeguard swam ...

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Reassembling My Faith | Leadership Journal - Christianity Today - ChristianityToday.com

Posted: 22 Mar 2016 08:43 AM PDT


ChristianityToday.com

Reassembling My Faith | Leadership Journal - Christianity Today
ChristianityToday.com
I could go on—parenting, family dynamics, grief, friendship, neighborhood engagement, culture, church staff nightmares, on and on and on, so many gears and springs silently leaping out of the clock of my faith. ... by the grace of God and the gentle ...

10 Scariest Stairs in the World (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel - The Weather Channel

Posted: 22 Mar 2016 08:15 AM PDT


10 Scariest Stairs in the World (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
Also called the "Stairway to Heaven," the Haiku Stairs lead 2,500 feet to the top of the Pu'u Keahi a Kahoe peak, which towers over Moanalua Valley on one side and above Likelike Highway and Kaneohe on the other. ... Legend has it that visitors who ...

Anglotopia Magazine: Great British Buildings - Manchester Town Hall - Anglotopia.net

Posted: 22 Mar 2016 08:12 AM PDT


Anglotopia.net

Anglotopia Magazine: Great British Buildings - Manchester Town Hall
Anglotopia.net
A Grade I listed building, Manchester Town Hall in the City of Manchester is a beautiful example of Victorian Gothic architecture and one of the finest municipal government buildings in the world. The previous town hall was on King Street in a neo ...

"It was an awesome moment": Artists climb 7th century cathedral to create series of artworks - Culture24

Posted: 22 Mar 2016 05:34 AM PDT


Culture24

"It was an awesome moment": Artists climb 7th century cathedral to create series of artworks
Culture24
We scrambled in the dark above and along the nave ceiling and on into the belfry with its wonderful canopy of wooden beams crisscrossing the tower. The bell rang, displaying the workings of its mechanism, and we climbed up the stairs to get a closer ...

Taking the Branding Out of Brands in a Small British Town - Hyperallergic

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 05:02 PM PDT


Hyperallergic

Taking the Branding Out of Brands in a Small British Town
Hyperallergic
The 60,000-strong town is home to the UK's leading sports university, the nation's best-loved children's book publisher Ladybird, and one of the country's last two remaining bell foundries. And naturally it has a market, one to which the wind and rain ...

Most hippies in Goa are gone, but peace, love — and more — remain - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 10:04 AM PDT


Chicago Tribune

Most hippies in Goa are gone, but peace, love — and more — remain
Chicago Tribune
Architecture, especially that of churches, resembles southern Europe. Music contains strains of Portuguese fado. The Portuguese introduced potatoes, tomatoes, pineapples and cashews into the cuisine, and Goans use the apple of the cashew tree to make ...

Column: The one where Fred Leicester's cheery anticipation of Spring is marred by botched DIY jobs. - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 07:51 AM PDT


Column: The one where Fred Leicester's cheery anticipation of Spring is marred by botched DIY jobs.
Leicester Mercury
I love the male blackbirds singing for all their worth in my garden, marking out their territory before they build their nests and raise their young only for our hideous cat – yes, it has a bell – to pick the unsuspecting chicks off, one by one, and ...

Dutch Bros fundraiser to help fallen CHP officer's family - KCRA Sacramento

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 07:23 AM PDT


KCRA Sacramento

Dutch Bros fundraiser to help fallen CHP officer's family
KCRA Sacramento
A memorial service is planned for Taylor at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hillside Christian Church in Roseville. PHOTOS: Fallen CHP Officer Taylor honored during procession. 1 of 15. Courtesy of Staci/KCRA viewer. Residents and law enforcement lined up on ...

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Holy Week Masses and Services - Utica Observer Dispatch

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 07:16 AM PDT


Holy Week Masses and Services
Utica Observer Dispatch
*Holy Thursday, March 24, Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 p.m. All are welcome to participate in the service of foot washing and the church will remain open until 10 p.m. for Eucharistic Adoration. *Good Friday, March 25, Service of the Passion and ...

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Grotto director invites the world to slow down and visit - Catholic Sentinel

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 07:02 AM PDT


Catholic Sentinel

Grotto director invites the world to slow down and visit
Catholic Sentinel
He wants to get donors and philanthropists from around the world interested in one project: restoring the historic Chapel of Mary. The bell tower of the stone landmark church has water damage and has been marked off limits. Many other repairs are needed.

'ISIS will cut your head off' - man convicted for Facebook threats - The West Australian

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 02:56 AM PDT


The West Australian

'ISIS will cut your head off' - man convicted for Facebook threats
The West Australian
In 2011, O'Connell was jailed for three years for posting an anti-semitic video on YouTube, which showed him insulting a young Jewish man in 2009. The video depicted O'Connell standing by Perth Bell Tower saying that the Jews "days were numbered".

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