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Merseybells news feed as published


12 things to do in the DC area on the weekend of May 6-8 - Washington Post

Posted: 05 May 2016 10:09 AM PDT


Washington Post

12 things to do in the DC area on the weekend of May 6-8
Washington Post
Friday-Saturday: The Flower Mart at the Washington National Cathedral, which benefits the cathedral's grounds and gardens, offers the obvious — a chance to purchase flowers and plants — but also has fun family activities, entertainment, food and more ...

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Community Billboard-May 5 - Orléans Star

Posted: 05 May 2016 06:34 AM PDT


Community Billboard-May 5
Orléans Star
Tickets for this event that will be held at the church at 7:30 p.m., on Friday May 6, 2016, can be obtained at the parish office (2757 St-Joseph Blvd) for $30 now or $40 at the door. Assigned seating is available except in the balcony. Additionally ...

Wrexham parish church bells ring out after repairs - BBC News

Posted: 05 May 2016 05:18 AM PDT


BBC News

Wrexham parish church bells ring out after repairs
BBC News
Bell ringers at St Giles launched an appeal last year to fund repairs, saying they needed an overhaul as they were last restored 60 years ago. The church has 10 bells which were cast in 1726 and weigh up to 1.2 tonnes. The bells were cast in Gloucester ...

Woman who has ME speaks out about her condition to raise awareness of it - Champion Newspapers

Posted: 05 May 2016 03:46 AM PDT


Woman who has ME speaks out about her condition to raise awareness of it
Champion Newspapers
I no longer do Brownies or Guides and I can no longer attend bell-ringing. Even if I had the energy to climb the stairs to the tower, I wouldn't have enough strength to pull the bell rope. I used to love reading and was never seen without a book! Now I ...

World Ch. Schedule : THU 06:30 KST - The World On Arirang

Posted: 05 May 2016 02:20 AM PDT


World Ch. Schedule : THU 06:30 KST
The World On Arirang
Seongjongsa, established in 1952, is Korea's largest Buddhist temple bell foundry. It is owned by Mr. Won Gwang-sik, Important Intangible Cultural Asset No. 112, and his son Mr. Won Cheon-su. This is where Korea's temple bell production technology is ...

Skelmersdale ME sufferer reveals daily battle with condition - Southport Visiter

Posted: 05 May 2016 01:50 AM PDT


Southport Visiter

Skelmersdale ME sufferer reveals daily battle with condition
Southport Visiter
"I no longer do Brownies or Guides and I can no longer attend bell-ringing. "Even if I had the energy to climb the stairs to the tower, I wouldn't have enough strength to pull the bell rope. "I used to love reading and was never seen without a book ...

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Decades of Civic Involvement Define Bobby Braxton's Legacy in Williamsburg - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Posted: 05 May 2016 01:31 AM PDT


Decades of Civic Involvement Define Bobby Braxton's Legacy in Williamsburg
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
The Housing Authority was interested in rehabilitating Braxton Court, and Braxton decided to travel down from Maryland to attend the first meeting about the project. Braxton ... “We have very fond memories of the bell ringing in the old church ...

Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday - Alpena News

Posted: 04 May 2016 10:26 PM PDT


Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday
Alpena News
Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday. May 5, 2016. Jordan Travis - News Staff Writer , Alpena News. Save |. ROGERS CITY - Nearly 50 years after the sinking of the Cedarville, Dave Erickson's memories of that morning are still clear. Erickson ...

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Huntaway titles go to Rangitikei and Canterbury entrants - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 04 May 2016 09:29 PM PDT


Taranaki Daily News

Huntaway titles go to Rangitikei and Canterbury entrants
Taranaki Daily News
Straight hunt, judge, Gavin Drake, Wanganui: Marcus Totman, Meg, Omatane- Makirikiri 97, 95, 192 1, Trevor Rumbal, Thug, Taumarunui 97.5, 94, 191.5 2, Gerard Brown, Tempo, Dannevirke 98, 93, 191 3, Leighton Bellringer, Boogie, Whangamomona, 97.25, 89 ...

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We didn't have a real choice in the 1975 referendum. We do now - Spectator.co.uk

Posted: 04 May 2016 08:07 PM PDT


Spectator.co.uk

We didn't have a real choice in the 1975 referendum. We do now
Spectator.co.uk
Bell has not been found guilty. He has been judged by the Church 'on the balance of probabilities' in an out-of-court settlement which no one has been allowed to see. Why should anyone feel compelled to accept the Church's decision? We should re-hang ...

A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon, now needs saving - Cortez Journal

Posted: 04 May 2016 01:57 PM PDT


A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon, now needs saving
Cortez Journal
WASHINGTON - For almost 60 years, the bronze bells of the Netherlands Carillon, a gift from the people of the Netherlands to the people of the United States, have been ringing from an elevated point between the Iwo Jima Memorial and Arlington National ...

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Methodists on the Move - Bureau County Republican

Posted: 04 May 2016 01:38 PM PDT


Bureau County Republican

Methodists on the Move
Bureau County Republican
There were many groups doing different project, including: The Choir went to Colonial Hall; the bellringers went to Greenfield; another group went visiting shut-ins; the youth group did yard work; a group of handymen did jobs around the church; the ...

Structural Repairs Badly Needed at Netherlands Carillon in Arlington - NBC4 Washington

Posted: 04 May 2016 01:04 PM PDT


NBC4 Washington

Structural Repairs Badly Needed at Netherlands Carillon in Arlington
NBC4 Washington
The only person allowed up, aside from NPS officials, is the carillonneur, who plays the chimes and bells on a keyboard similar to an organ or piano. Here, carillonneur Edward Nassor rings the bells. (Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016). For more than ...
A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon, now needs savingCortez Journal

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'History in the making' at Apostolos Andreas [VIDEO by CNA] - Cyprus Mail

Posted: 04 May 2016 12:40 PM PDT


Cyprus Mail

'History in the making' at Apostolos Andreas [VIDEO by CNA]
Cyprus Mail
History is in the making for the Apostolos Andreas monastery at the tip of the Karpasia, peninsula, as the first phase of repair works are only months from being completed, the technical committee on cultural heritage said on Wednesday. Works, jointly ...

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Court Leet's annual tasting proves Bromsgrove's pubs are serving up quality ale - Bromsgrove Standard

Posted: 04 May 2016 11:25 AM PDT


Bromsgrove Standard

Court Leet's annual tasting proves Bromsgrove's pubs are serving up quality ale
Bromsgrove Standard
Bailiff John Wheatly, Reeve Phil Harper and deputy ale taster Steve Sanders and dignatries from other Courts, including mayors, bell ringers and ale tasters ensured there was plenty of merriment and ale during the night. ... After the tasting, the ...

Fundraising bell-ringers get peddling to give campaign final push - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 04 May 2016 10:27 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Fundraising bell-ringers get peddling to give campaign final push
The Northern Echo (registration)
A DEDICATED team of bell-ringers trying to raise £160,000 for a new bell tower will be led by two women on a tandem cycling across the country in a final push to reach the total. The bell-ringers of St Mary's Church, Richmond, launched the fundraising ...

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THE WORK OF WOMEN IN THE CHURCH SPECIAL FEATURE Walking in their footsteps: 170 years of mercy ... - TheRecord.com.au

Posted: 04 May 2016 10:01 AM PDT


TheRecord.com.au

THE WORK OF WOMEN IN THE CHURCH SPECIAL FEATURE Walking in their footsteps: 170 years of mercy ...
TheRecord.com.au
The pilgrims met at the Bell Tower in Perth City at 9am where they were presented with a small guidebook outlining the pilgrimage route and containing quotes from Ursula Frayne's letters written in 1866. The letters contained descriptions of that first ...

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Octet of bellringers achieve major peal feat in tower - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 04 May 2016 09:55 AM PDT


Morpeth Herald

Octet of bellringers achieve major peal feat in tower
Morpeth Herald
The challenge was organised by local resident and Morpeth Clock Tower band member Christopher Teasdale, who also rang in the peal. Residents interested in giving bellringing a try can call Tower Captain Rev Simon White on 01670 517716 for details.

Church near Exeter that appeared in Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility' to reopen - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 04 May 2016 07:10 AM PDT


Exeter Express and Echo

Church near Exeter that appeared in Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility' to reopen
Exeter Express and Echo
Built mainly of local volcanic rock, the Church of Our Lady was consecrated by Bishop Grandisson on September 26, 1328. The niches of the bell tower, built around 1380, contain important carvings of the evangelists Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, and a ...

Chase Rings a Bell for America's Small Businesses - AdAge.com

Posted: 04 May 2016 05:04 AM PDT


AdAge.com

Chase Rings a Bell for America's Small Businesses
AdAge.com
As more entrepreneurs submit their bell ringing, Chase will feature the content on social media and other digital channels, and will also air the clips on its Times Square billboard in Manhattan. The campaign was designed to debut during National Small ...

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Travel: Tuscany, Italy - Explore vineyards and relax in rustic villas at family-run estate - Hampstead and Highgate Express

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:03 AM PDT


Hampstead and Highgate Express

Travel: Tuscany, Italy - Explore vineyards and relax in rustic villas at family-run estate
Hampstead and Highgate Express
Bemoaning the loss of the family's agricultural heritage one day in 1996, the sisters-in-law took a radical decision. They would return to university to study tourism and wine-making in order to restore the estate to ... The buildings are nestled in ...

Morris group bring community spirit to Ripley - Ripley Today

Posted: 04 May 2016 01:38 AM PDT


Ripley Today

Morris group bring community spirit to Ripley
Ripley Today
It is based on rhythmic stepping and the execution of choreographed routines by a group of dancers, usually wearing bell pads on their shins. Implements such as sticks, swords and handkerchiefs are also often wielded. Long-term member Mick, who was ...

New Carlisle Fire Bell - New Carlisle News

Posted: 04 May 2016 01:04 AM PDT


New Carlisle Fire Bell
New Carlisle News
It was cast at the Buckeye Bell Foundry in Cincinnati and sold to New Carlisle by the E.W. Vanduzen Company, which also operated out of Cincinnati. The main function of the bell was to alert the town of fires and other emergencies. It was used for the ...

A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon now needs saving - Washington Post

Posted: 03 May 2016 09:56 PM PDT


Washington Post

A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon now needs saving
Washington Post
While the bells still ring, kept in tune by an annual visit of Dutch carillonneurs, the tower is showing its age — and even worse, the story of the gift is eroding with the passing of the World War II generation. [The Netherlands Carillon performance ...

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO - Florida Weekly

Posted: 03 May 2016 09:04 PM PDT


WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
Florida Weekly
The Dingdong - By Florida Repertory Theatre through May 8. 2268 Bay St. 332-4488 or floridarep.org. Twelfth Night - By Laboratory Theater at 8 p.m. May 5-7 and at 7 p.m. May ... Book Discussion - Florida artist and writer Kyra Belán of Cape Coral ...

Claudio Ranieri hails title win forged on Leicester's 'English spirit' - Daily Mail

Posted: 03 May 2016 08:11 PM PDT


Daily Mail

Claudio Ranieri hails title win forged on Leicester's 'English spirit'
Daily Mail
The Leicester manager explained in March: 'I tell them, "Dilly ding, dilly dong" when they are sleeping. From the beginning, when something was wrong, I said, "Dilly ding, dilly dong, wake up" during training sessions.' Ranieri bought the players a ...

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For one job seeker, the sweet sound of success - Philly.com

Posted: 03 May 2016 04:26 PM PDT


Philly.com

For one job seeker, the sweet sound of success
Philly.com
Then, while sitting in one of her job- training classes at the workforce development agency Philadelphia Works, she would hear it peal. ... And now, they were ringing the brass bell in the lobby - "the sweet bell of success" - to celebrate, to let ...

Armenian Church in Turkey Can't Receive EU Prize Because of Curfew in Sur - Asbarez Armenian News

Posted: 03 May 2016 12:34 PM PDT


PanARMENIAN.Net

Armenian Church in Turkey Can't Receive EU Prize Because of Curfew in Sur
Asbarez Armenian News
DIYARBAKIR (Agos) —The Surp Giragos Church won the 2015 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award for its restoration, but cannot receive it because of the curfew in Sur. The ceremony will be held in Istanbul on May 5. Left to its ...
Armenian church unable to receive EU award due to Turkey curfewPanARMENIAN.Net

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WATCH: The best of Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri - Goal.com

Posted: 03 May 2016 08:10 AM PDT


BBC Sport

WATCH: The best of Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri
Goal.com
The Italian has captured the imagination of the general public with his charming personality throughout the course of the Foxes' surge toward the Premier League title. From the promise of pizza as a reward for clean sheets or imitating the sound of a ...
Leicester City fairytale complete!State of the State KS (subscription)

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Game Of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 2 – 'Home' | Review – Happy Easter - Indian Nerve

Posted: 03 May 2016 05:36 AM PDT


Indian Nerve

Game Of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 2 – 'Home' | Review – Happy Easter
Indian Nerve
Tyrells/Martells/Church Bells angle intrigues me. Neither Jaime nor Cersei are brilliant strategists, and with idea men Tyrion, Varys and Littlefinger all out of the capital, I am curious to see if anybody shows up to mastermind the twins' revenge. Ah ...

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Portugal's mountain top pousadas: Restored castles, convents and forts provide exquisite accommodations - National Post

Posted: 03 May 2016 05:01 AM PDT


National Post

Portugal's mountain top pousadas: Restored castles, convents and forts provide exquisite accommodations
National Post
But this switchbacking route ascends through rain-slicked, cobble-stone lanes, finally coming to a halt below a ridgetop, 13th century Portuguese fortress, its 30 metre-high tower a seemingly ominous apparition in the early evening's shrouded mist. To ...

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Children from Doncaster school celebrate new wind turbines names - Epworth Bells

Posted: 03 May 2016 04:09 AM PDT


Children from Doncaster school celebrate new wind turbines names
Epworth Bells
Ruth Roche, church warden at St Michael's, said: “We're delighted by this news and very grateful for Good Energy's support. “We have struggled with our ancient boiler for years and suffered many church services and parish meetings with no heating.”.

Inside Big Ben: why the world's most famous clock will soon lose its bong - Scroll.in

Posted: 03 May 2016 03:15 AM PDT


Scroll.in

Inside Big Ben: why the world's most famous clock will soon lose its bong
Scroll.in
The weights that drive the clock are, like the bells and hammers, unimaginably huge. The “drive train” that keeps the pendulum swinging and that turns the hands is driven by a weight of about 100kg. Two other weights that ring the bells are each over a ...

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Clallam County Courthouse clock expected to ring again this week after broken part stops hands - Peninsula Daily

Posted: 03 May 2016 12:39 AM PDT


Peninsula Daily

Clallam County Courthouse clock expected to ring again this week after broken part stops hands
Peninsula Daily
Clallam County Courthouse clock expected to ring again this week after broken part stops hands. Previous Photo ... The tower clock was manufactured in 1880 by the E. Howard & Co. of Boston and it was shipped to Seattle, where it languished in a ...

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES - Northwest Arkansas News

Posted: 02 May 2016 11:59 PM PDT


Northwest Arkansas News

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES
Northwest Arkansas News
Students from Pope, Saline, Pulaski, Benton, White and Sebastian counties were the top winners in the 25th annual "Preserve Our Past" art and essay invitational sponsored by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. ... School in Searcy won first ...

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Dick Nixon Weighs In On the Trial of Don Trump - Daily Beast

Posted: 02 May 2016 10:02 PM PDT

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