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Merseybells news feed as published


Historic day as new bells for Liddington cast - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:41 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Historic day as new bells for Liddington cast
Swindon Advertiser
On Wednesday, a huge step forward was taken when several dozen villagers travelled to Loughborough to watch the new bells being cast at the famous John Taylor's Bell Foundry, the largest in the world. The bells were cast in the traditional way, with ...

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Oddball psychology humor shown Riverwalk's 'Beyond Therapy' - Lansing State Journal

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:37 AM PDT


Lansing State Journal

Oddball psychology humor shown Riverwalk's 'Beyond Therapy'
Lansing State Journal
Artists from around the world perform in the tower. Inside the tower is MSU's carillon, a musical instrument that features 49 bells. The first 10 bells were installed in Beaumont in 1928 when the tower was first built. In 1996, the tower was restored ...

Denis A Frith

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:30 AM PDT

Denis A Frith died on 11th May 2016.

Landmark for Brid church - Bridlington Today

Posted: 12 May 2016 03:37 AM PDT


Bridlington Today

Landmark for Brid church
Bridlington Today
The building was enlarged in 1851, and a spire was added to the tower before a clock and peal of six bells were placed in the tower in 1859. The interior was transformed in the early 1960s by George Gaze Pace.The ancillary building was designed by ...

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Week Ahead What's On Listings 12-05-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 12 May 2016 12:03 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 12-05-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Ding Dong: comedy performed by The Preston Drama Club. From £7. 7.30pm. Preston ... Jazz Night: with the Silver Bell Band playing all your traditional Jazz favourites. Every alternate Thu ... St James' Church, Slater Lane, Leyland. Tel: 07977 519597.

Could Bridport Hat Festival be your path to online fame? - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 12 May 2016 12:00 AM PDT


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Could Bridport Hat Festival be your path to online fame?
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Also new for this year is Saint Marys' bell ringing group holding a 'Tower Open Day' on Saturday from 10.30 to noon There are also all the usual events of live music, talks, tea dancing, dog competitions, refreshment stalls, competitions for best hat ...

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Pishing messages at the black grouse lek - The Guardian

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:30 PM PDT


The Guardian

Pishing messages at the black grouse lek
The Guardian
But willow warblers have flown in to stir the new season, each dying cadence ringing with life, as exuberant sounding as any mountain burn. Their proclamations carry far, like the peal of church bells, down from a scatter of trees on the hillside to ...

Church celebrates its long history in Ilkley with a heritage week - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:09 PM PDT


Ilkley Gazette

Church celebrates its long history in Ilkley with a heritage week
Ilkley Gazette
Among those who have offered their stories is Alan Titchmarsh, one of Ilkley's famous sons and once a choirboy and bellringer at All Saints. His story is displayed in the church. The heritage event comes at a time when more than £1million is being ...

Virginia Consort's 'Compact Carmina' still packs musical impact - The Daily Progress

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:55 PM PDT


Virginia Consort's 'Compact Carmina' still packs musical impact
The Daily Progress
The Virginia Consort will sing the shortened and more tightly focused version of Orff's familiar work during Saturday's concert at First Presbyterian Church. And although a few elements of the medieval material have been trimmed — the movement about ...

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Viva Canonero! Part Two - BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 05:14 PM PDT


Viva Canonero! Part Two
BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Hours before the race, radio broadcasters in Venezuela asked the people to honk their car horns and churches to peal their bells at the precise same moment. Right before the race the city of Caracas was like a ghost town, with its citizens glued to ...

Gnosall, Staffs

Posted: 11 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Flag added: pNBR wt 1,2 = foundry, NOT Hutchieson, 2000, p21

Maker, Cornwall

Posted: 11 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Postcode amended

Worlingworth, Suffolk

Posted: 11 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Noted that 8th is cracked

Ugborough villagers hope flower power will help bell repair fund grow - Dartmouth-Today

Posted: 11 May 2016 01:08 PM PDT


Ugborough villagers hope flower power will help bell repair fund grow
Dartmouth-Today
UGBOROUGH is gearing up for its first Flower Festival for many years, part of a £70,000 fundraising campaign to pay for vital repairs to the church bells. The three-day event is being organised by villagers to begin on Friday, May 20, when the doors of ...

Geeked Up: A Pool Of Mood-Altering Delights - MTV.com

Posted: 11 May 2016 12:37 PM PDT


MTV.com

Geeked Up: A Pool Of Mood-Altering Delights
MTV.com
Juggling three decks, controlling the club's lights with foot pedals, extending breaks endlessly, using sound effects records (inserting a jet plane's takeoff, for instance), and mixing with a coolly smooth flow that was heretofore unheard, he ...

Uncharted 4: How to Solve Every Puzzle – Solutions Guide - Gameranx (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 12:19 PM PDT


Gameranx (blog)

Uncharted 4: How to Solve Every Puzzle – Solutions Guide
Gameranx (blog)
After solving the clock tower bell puzzle, a secret passage leads into an underground chamber with yet another puzzle for Nate and Sully to solve. This puzzle involves matching pirate sigil orientation and using portraits to decipher the proper code in ...

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World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint - CoinWeek (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 11:09 AM PDT


CoinWeek (blog)

World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint
CoinWeek (blog)
Big Ben is actually the name of the Great Bell of the clock tower, which was renamed the Elizabeth Tower in 2012 in honour of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, which is situated at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. However, the name is ...

Prince William County home sales - Washington Post

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:39 AM PDT


Prince William County home sales
Washington Post
Bell Tower Rd., 14761-D.R. Horton Inc. to Marlin Sanchez and Fidelmar E. Cruz, $504,990. Bradford St., 3102-Charles K. Winstead and .... Belfry Lane, 3403-Tung M. Dang to Maria C. Serrano De Ramirez, $202,500. Belmont Bay Dr., 810, No. 105-Robert T.

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Federal politics: The choice facing voters is really quite stark - The Age

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:48 AM PDT


The Age

Federal politics: The choice facing voters is really quite stark
The Age
I am not scared of cathedrals, mosques or synagogues or the people who worship in them. I am not scared of migrants or asylum seekers; unions or banks; or people who prefer same sex partners, or how they take their vows. I am not scared of paying ...

College of Music presents 20th annual Muelder Summer Carillon Series - MSUToday

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:40 AM PDT


MSUToday

College of Music presents 20th annual Muelder Summer Carillon Series
MSUToday
The tower houses the carillon, a musical instrument that features 49 bells. The first 10 bells were installed in Beaumont in 1928 and 13 additional bells were added in 1935 to complete the carillon. In 1996, restoration began on the interior of the ...

Looking for a Workout? This One Has Ringing Endorsements - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:09 AM PDT


Wall Street Journal

Looking for a Workout? This One Has Ringing Endorsements
Wall Street Journal
“Now I am warming up,” said Mr. Mills, 52 years old, who has rung at 280 church bell towers in Britain. Fellow ringer ... and take effort to move. Elva Ainsworth, 53, says she fainted while ringing peals at London's St. Martin-in-the-Fields for the ...

Church Bell-Ringers Rope in Recruits - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:01 AM PDT


Wall Street Journal

Church Bell-Ringers Rope in Recruits
Wall Street Journal
England's medieval tradition of church bell-ringing has seen a decline in membership in recent years, along with church attendance. Old-timers are trying to rope in new recruits. Photo: George Downs/The Wall Street Journal ...

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'Kinsella in His Hole' - London Review of Books (subscription)

Posted: 11 May 2016 05:12 AM PDT


'Kinsella in His Hole'
London Review of Books (subscription)
Then the bell went and the Catholic teachers went to the babies' classroom, where there was a sink and they could get water, and brewed up, and had shortbread. Our teacher .... I can hear the chime now: I could sing you the note, or a woman could. The ...

Why Nicolas Berggruen is Creating an Institute for Geniuses - TownandCountrymag.com (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 05:00 AM PDT


TownandCountrymag.com (blog)

Why Nicolas Berggruen is Creating an Institute for Geniuses
TownandCountrymag.com (blog)
Do you see?" It's an unusually cloudy day in Southern California, yet the view from Nicolas Berggruen's West Hollywood apartment is dramatic. Perched atop the 31-story Sierra Towers, the highest residential building in greater Los Angeles, the open ...

Top 10 Mahler symphony recordings - Gramophone

Posted: 11 May 2016 04:43 AM PDT


Gramophone

Top 10 Mahler symphony recordings
Gramophone
Magdalena Kožená brings her customary depth of feeling to the still maternal voice of “Urlicht” (though one or two switches of register evidence some discomfort); and notwithstanding moments where I would like the veneer stripped off the brass ...

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Bells at St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton, being taken down - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 04:23 AM PDT


Somerset County Gazette

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Bells at St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton, being taken down
Somerset County Gazette
A team of four local bellringers has been working under the guidance of the company's professional bell hanger Andrew Ogden to unbolt and manoeuvre the bells from their framework at the top of the tower. The work involves taking out hundreds of bolts ...

Ten things about St Eustachius' Church, Tavistock - Tavistock Times Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 03:12 AM PDT


Tavistock Times Gazette

Ten things about St Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Tavistock Times Gazette
THE church has had a ring of bells since at least the 15th century. In 1423 a new wood frame. A new bell was bought in 1574/5 and the 'little bell' mended. These bells ... THE tall tower is built on four arches, one of which was said to be for the ...

Ten things about St Eustachius' Church, Tavistock - Okehampton Times

Posted: 11 May 2016 03:06 AM PDT


Okehampton Times

Ten things about St Eustachius' Church, Tavistock
Okehampton Times
ONLY one other church in England is dedicated to St Eustachius but there are dedications in Rome, Istanbul and Paris and he is patron saint of Madrid. Many churches in France are called St Eustace. Eustachius became known ... THE church has had a ring ...

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Our own medieval monument - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 11 May 2016 01:49 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Our own medieval monument
Swindon Advertiser
Even its bells were ignominiously carted off to chime from the lofty tower of Christ Church – the highest point in Swindon. Holy Rood's demise ... Holy Rood's significance in Swindon's history and heritage, then, cannot be underestimated. Dennis Bird ...

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PHOTOS: Bells at St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton, being taken down - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 01:39 AM PDT


Somerset County Gazette

PHOTOS: Bells at St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton, being taken down
Somerset County Gazette
A team of four local bellringers has been working under the guidance of the company's professional bell hanger Andrew Ogden to unbolt and manoeuvre the bells from their framework at the top of the tower. The work involves taking out hundreds of bolts ...

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Dark Souls 3: Anor Londo - Aldrich Faithful, Blade of the Darkmoon - USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 10 May 2016 11:30 PM PDT


USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Dark Souls 3: Anor Londo - Aldrich Faithful, Blade of the Darkmoon
USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)
... Sulyvahn and exploring the outer area beyond the church. We will show you how to join two covenants that are found on the way to Anor Londo, and we will help you find rings and valuable items in the process. ... Starting at the Pontiff Sulyvahn ...

Hiking the Margarita Trail - Santa Fe Reporter

Posted: 10 May 2016 10:39 PM PDT


Santa Fe Reporter

Hiking the Margarita Trail
Santa Fe Reporter
And, of course, watching the sunset from the The Bell Tower above La Fonda Hotel (100 E San Francisco St., 982-5511) is a must-do during summer. Bell Tower bartender Lorelee Cerletti remarks, “What better way to end the day than enjoying a Bellringer ...

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How do you view the loo? - PRWire (press release)

Posted: 10 May 2016 06:29 PM PDT


How do you view the loo?
PRWire (press release)
While most people see 'the loo' as a place of necessary respite, along with a private spot to check emails, play a quick crossword or even take a snooze, those living with Crohn's and colitis view this seemingly innocent place as a frightening and ...

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Uncharted 4: Chapter 11 - Hidden in Plain Sight - USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 10 May 2016 05:11 PM PDT


USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Uncharted 4: Chapter 11 - Hidden in Plain Sight
USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)
After ringing all the bells in the correct order, Avery's sigil will appear in the floor, and you'll have to ascend to the very top of the clock tower to ring one more bell to complete the first puzzle of Hidden in Plain Sight. As you near the top you ...

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NASA Announces More Than 1200 Newly Discovered Planets - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 10 May 2016 03:31 PM PDT


Wall Street Journal

NASA Announces More Than 1200 Newly Discovered Planets
Wall Street Journal
On Tuesday, astronomers using the Kepler Space Telescope said they had verified the existence of 1,284 newly discovered planets around distant stars, doubling the number of alien worlds detected by the probe. Image: W. Stenzel/NASA ...

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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review - IGN

Posted: 10 May 2016 10:29 AM PDT


IGN

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review
IGN
The objective is to ring the bells that correspond to each statue in the order they appeared. For specific ... Once you've safely traversed the clock face, continue up to the top of the tower around the corner to complete the puzzle by ringing the ...

Parish Festivals & Golf Outings - Pittsburgh Catholic

Posted: 10 May 2016 09:07 AM PDT


Parish Festivals & Golf Outings
Pittsburgh Catholic
Wednesday-Saturday, June 22-25, 6-10 p.m., grounds behind Immaculate Conception Church, 111 W. Spruce St. Highlights include classic car show, visit from Disney princesses and superheroes, adopt-a-pet booth, trucks and sirens, vendors, Chinese auction ...

St. John's Parish, Manayunk, toasts 185th in grand style - CatholicPhilly.com

Posted: 10 May 2016 08:23 AM PDT


CatholicPhilly.com

St. John's Parish, Manayunk, toasts 185th in grand style
CatholicPhilly.com
The parish welcomed Archbishop Charles Chaput, priest sons of the parish, former priests serving St. John's and the former St. Mary of the Assumption and St. Josaphat Parishes, plus hundreds of parishioners and guests for a festive milestone ...

Festival of flowers for school centenary - Midhurst and Petworth Observer

Posted: 10 May 2016 06:44 AM PDT


Midhurst and Petworth Observer

Festival of flowers for school centenary
Midhurst and Petworth Observer
Churchwarden Clifford Bell said: “The church's west window design by the artist Wilhelmina Geddes, featuring St Francis, was complemented by a vibrant flower display reflecting the festival theme of All Things Bright and Beautiful, which to the joy of ...
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