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Merseybells news feed as published


More 2016 Annual Meeting Papers

Posted: 26 May 2016 09:15 AM PDT

More meeting papers are now available for the Annual Meetings of the Council and The Ringing World on 30 May

Shore woman wants to take you to Italy - Asbury Park Press

Posted: 26 May 2016 04:03 AM PDT


Asbury Park Press

Shore woman wants to take you to Italy
Asbury Park Press
Another day, women will visit the bell foundry, where the bells for the Vatican are made, and another day, the women will enjoy a boat trip throughout the Adriatic Sea, where they will make stops along tiny islands along the way, where they can spot ...

COMMUNITY NEWS: Tetbury/Coates, Rodmarton & Tarlton/Sherston - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 26 May 2016 03:03 AM PDT


COMMUNITY NEWS: Tetbury/Coates, Rodmarton & Tarlton/Sherston
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
St Mary's Church bell tower will be open. There will be guided tours from 10am-2pm. £5 for adults and £1 ... To book pease ring Diana on 01666500088 or email office@tetburychurch.co.uk. THE tea dance that was scheduled for May 30 will not take place.

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Remembering victim of Battle of Jutland - Blackpool Gazette

Posted: 26 May 2016 02:02 AM PDT


Blackpool Gazette

Remembering victim of Battle of Jutland
Blackpool Gazette
Cpl First Class John Cottew Taylor died on board HMS Defence at the Battle of Jutland on May 31, 1916 and, as has been the custom at St Annes Parish Church to mark 100 years since the loss of the town's Great war victims, a quarter peal of the church ...

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Airmen who survived 'The Miracle of Woodborough' crash return to scene - ITV News

Posted: 26 May 2016 12:32 AM PDT


ITV News

Airmen who survived 'The Miracle of Woodborough' crash return to scene
ITV News
Today the two men are joining villagers at the local pub the Nag's Head where the landlord had gathered memorabilia from the time. The bells in the village church will also ring out and the English flag will fly from the tower. Last updated Thu 26 May ...

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The Bells! The Bells! Isle of Wight To Host Bell Ringers' Conference - Isle of Wight Radio

Posted: 25 May 2016 11:36 PM PDT


Isle of Wight Radio

The Bells! The Bells! Isle of Wight To Host Bell Ringers' Conference
Isle of Wight Radio
The Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers will welcome around 200 counterparts from other dioceses to Portsmouth. Over the weekend, they will travel to churches across south-east Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to see and ...

Give them a bell: Canberra teens are Australia's youngest carillonists - ABC Local

Posted: 25 May 2016 09:49 PM PDT


ABC Local

Give them a bell: Canberra teens are Australia's youngest carillonists
ABC Local
Kriti Mahajan, from Burgmann Anglican College, and Peter Bray, from Marist College, have been learning how to play the carillon for two years. "It's one of the most unique instruments," Kriti said. "There's genuinely no other instrument like the ...

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Rob Hedelt: Northern Neck menhaden watermen who died at sea to be honored Saturday with new memorial - Fredericksburg.com

Posted: 25 May 2016 09:03 PM PDT


Fredericksburg.com

Rob Hedelt: Northern Neck menhaden watermen who died at sea to be honored Saturday with new memorial
Fredericksburg.com
Once the preliminary welcomes are given, the dedication will start with a ship's bell tolling for each of the 77 Northern Neck watermen who died fishing and spotting menhaden. One peal for Capt. Romie George, whose steamer called the Long Island went ...

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Tradition rings in the 365th Commencement - Harvard Gazette

Posted: 25 May 2016 06:06 AM PDT


Harvard Gazette

Tradition rings in the 365th Commencement
Harvard Gazette
A joyous peal of bells will ring throughout Cambridge on Commencement Day, May 26. ... Those bells will ring alongside those of Harvard Business School; the historic 13-bell “Harvard Chime” of Christ Church Cambridge; the Harvard Divinity School bell ...

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Pipers to play on Union Chain Bridge - Berwick Today

Posted: 25 May 2016 04:43 AM PDT


Berwick Today

Pipers to play on Union Chain Bridge
Berwick Today
Bells from over 80 church towers will also ring out simultaneously at 7pm on BBC Music Day throughout towns, cities and villages across the UK. Cathedrals and smaller parish churches are all involved, with over 650 bell ringers taking part, aged from ...

Donie's goal exorcises the ghost of '86 - The Nationalist

Posted: 25 May 2016 04:40 AM PDT


The Nationalist

Donie's goal exorcises the ghost of '86
The Nationalist
FOR a period on Saturday evening the ghost of '86 hung ominously over O'Moore Park. On a number of occasions Laois saw their lead eroded by a determined Wicklow before Donie Kingston's 69th minute goal exorcised the menacing demon to advance his ...

NASCAR's Richard Childress Speeds Up to Help Kids - Roll Call

Posted: 25 May 2016 04:10 AM PDT


Roll Call

NASCAR's Richard Childress Speeds Up to Help Kids
Roll Call
... was invited to Capitol Hill by fellow North Carolinians—Republican Richard Hudson and Democrat G.K. Butterfield—to discuss his efforts through the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma on Tuesday. “Every time you hear a church bell ring, a ...

Is it Brugge or is it Bruges? - Troy Media

Posted: 25 May 2016 04:05 AM PDT


Troy Media

Is it Brugge or is it Bruges?
Troy Media
You can easy to find the Market Square because it is crowned by the Belfry tower. This Bell tower has been in place for seven hundred years and, if you're lucky, you might catch a carillon concert. The carillonist plays a manual keyboard to ring the 47 ...

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Sites unseen to be revealed - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Posted: 25 May 2016 03:08 AM PDT


Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Sites unseen to be revealed
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
The Idaho Heritage Trust partnered with various organizations to stabilize the old Shay mining railroad trestle, the tramway towers and two historic cabins. “It's really fun to ... The building was privately owned until 1961 when the owners gave it to ...

Sawbridgeworth community champions commended at civic awards - Herts and Essex Observer

Posted: 25 May 2016 02:11 AM PDT


Herts and Essex Observer

Sawbridgeworth community champions commended at civic awards
Herts and Essex Observer
Kirsty Sperrin, Athena Farley-Stamadiades, Tim Rossiter and Anne Thomas were the main focus of the civic awards at the town council chamber in Bell Street last Friday (May 20). Anne was the recipient of Citizen of ... During her time she has held all ...

Bells will ring out in honour of the Queen - Nuneaton News

Posted: 25 May 2016 12:59 AM PDT


Bells will ring out in honour of the Queen
Nuneaton News
The Coventry Guild of Church Bell Ringers - which covers all of Warwickshire from Atherstone in the North to Long Compton in the South - is to ring 90 Quarter Peals in 90 different Churches during Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 12. A quarter peal is ...

Envelop the senses — Carillon kicks off summer season - Alton Telegraph

Posted: 24 May 2016 10:46 PM PDT


Alton Telegraph

Envelop the senses — Carillon kicks off summer season
Alton Telegraph
The carillon house and bell tower in the Nan E. Elliott Memorial Rose Garden at Alton's Gordon F. Moore Community Park provide visual appeal, as well as audio when local musicians perform as part of the concert series on the electronic carillon each ...

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Frank Cunha Interview - Amador Ledger-Dispatch

Posted: 24 May 2016 09:21 PM PDT


Amador Ledger-Dispatch

Frank Cunha Interview
Amador Ledger-Dispatch
Descendants of the family that donated the schoolhouse land 146 years ago (and donated generously, again, during the recent restoration) were invited to ring the old bell on Christmas Day, 2014. Betty McGee traveled to join her son, Bob Cookson, who ...

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Using More Debt To Solve a Debt Crisis Has Failed - Daily Reckoning - Australian Edition

Posted: 24 May 2016 07:09 PM PDT


Daily Reckoning - Australian Edition

Using More Debt To Solve a Debt Crisis Has Failed
Daily Reckoning - Australian Edition
The bells of common sense are beginning to peal, but I dare say the bell ringers have left it a little late to sound the warning. Dr Daniel Thornton was employed by the US Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis for 33 years. In 2014, he retired from the ...

Cities try different tactics to regulate noise - Science Daily

Posted: 24 May 2016 12:20 PM PDT


Cities try different tactics to regulate noise
Science Daily
For example, some communities exempt shooting ranges or church bells from the law. "In Oklahoma and Texas, noise regulations do more to protect oil producers from their neighbor's complaints than they do to protect the neighbor's health and welfare.

Spring's Feverish At This Season's Brimfield Opener - Antiques and the Arts Online

Posted: 24 May 2016 10:15 AM PDT


Antiques and the Arts Online

Spring's Feverish At This Season's Brimfield Opener
Antiques and the Arts Online
Further down that row, Larson's Clock Shop, Westminster, Vt., was selling many later clocks, pieces from the Nineteenth Century. .... Later in the morning, another large phalanx of shoppers surged on the field of Heart-O-The Mart. ... to be that when ...

GI Joe didn't erase Juan from this Pampanga city - Inquirer.net

Posted: 24 May 2016 09:46 AM PDT


Inquirer.net

GI Joe didn't erase Juan from this Pampanga city
Inquirer.net
The Holy Rosary Church, which was patterned after a central European Romanesque design, was built by residents. Finished in 1896, its belfry served as watch tower for the Filipino revolutionaries in 1898-1899. The church became a military hospital in ...

Hotel guest in UK found naked and sleepwalking in streets - AOL News

Posted: 24 May 2016 07:49 AM PDT


AOL News

Hotel guest in UK found naked and sleepwalking in streets
AOL News
Westminster Abbey's bells will peal, a flotilla will sail down the River Thames and a gun salute will ring out on Wednesday as Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest-serving monarch in British history. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should ...

Halesowen's historic bells will be ringing out for the Queen's 90th birthday - Halesowen News

Posted: 24 May 2016 07:34 AM PDT


Halesowen News

Halesowen's historic bells will be ringing out for the Queen's 90th birthday
Halesowen News
The renowned bellringers of St John's Church are preparing to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday in time honoured tradition. The bells at St John's have rung for every monarch since Queen Anne's reign in 1707 and bell tower will be open on Saturday ...

Six JHS students awarded Haitsch scholarships - Jamestown Sun

Posted: 24 May 2016 05:53 AM PDT


Six JHS students awarded Haitsch scholarships
Jamestown Sun
She has also been involved in church activities such as choir, delivering Meals on Wheels, bell ringing and vacation Bible school. During the summer Graves is a Jamestown Parks and Recreation tennis lesson coach and works at Nicole's Unique Boutique ...

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Verdin Bells & Clocks launches new church organ division at ICSC convention in Las Vegas - WCPO

Posted: 24 May 2016 05:25 AM PDT


WCPO

Verdin Bells & Clocks launches new church organ division at ICSC convention in Las Vegas
WCPO
Just like the piano keyboard in the Tom Hanks movie, "Big," it lets visitors to the Smale Riverfront Park tap out songs on a bell carillon. Verdin said he's gotten several "serious inquiries" from cities, mall owners and hospitals interested ...

LEGO Big Ben Is Actually the “Elizabeth Tower” - GeekDad (blog)

Posted: 24 May 2016 03:09 AM PDT


GeekDad (blog)

LEGO Big Ben Is Actually the “Elizabeth Tower”
GeekDad (blog)
While Elizabeth Tower is one of the most recognized towers in the world, the peal of Big Ben is what most people think of, so many refer to the entire tower as “Big Ben.” Funnily enough, Big Ben is just a nickname for the Great Bell. The ring of the ...

Brooklyn's bell: Oklahoma Make-A-Wish recipient celebrates transition to life without disease - NewsOK.com

Posted: 23 May 2016 10:02 PM PDT


NewsOK.com

Brooklyn's bell: Oklahoma Make-A-Wish recipient celebrates transition to life without disease
NewsOK.com
Tilley said they are grateful for family, friends and their church, Council Road Baptist in Bethany, for coming alongside Brooklyn and offering the family tangible support and prayers through a difficult time. The recent bell-ringing ceremony brought ...

years ago - Youngstown Vindicator

Posted: 23 May 2016 09:49 PM PDT


years ago
Youngstown Vindicator
1976: The Canfield High School Belles and Beaus is becoming a familiar attraction in the area, presenting bell concerts. Canfield's Music Department raised $5,000 to purchase the bell set, which was cast by Whitechapel Foundry in London, England.

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Treat yourself to a luxury winter escape at Pan Pacific Perth and save - PRWire (press release)

Posted: 23 May 2016 05:12 PM PDT


Treat yourself to a luxury winter escape at Pan Pacific Perth and save
PRWire (press release)
You don't need an excuse to treat yourself and your loved ones with a luxurious getaway. You just need to know when, where and how. This winter, take advantage of the value for money deal at Pan Pacific Perth and create the most memorable winter escape ...

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'Bellringing Open Day' - The Cornishman

Posted: 23 May 2016 03:03 PM PDT


'Bellringing Open Day'
The Cornishman
Bells in many Churches are not being rung because of a shortage of Bellringers. Some have none at all and others have to rely on ringers from neighbouring Towers to be able to ring for Sunday Services. Our open day is an endeavour to tempt people of ...

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Texas Town Saves Its Cross From Constitutional Crisis - Newsmax

Posted: 23 May 2016 01:50 PM PDT


Newsmax

Texas Town Saves Its Cross From Constitutional Crisis
Newsmax
A small Texas city that was threatened with a lawsuit because of its refusal to remove a 10-foot- tall cross from a public park has found an ingenious way to keep it there by selling the small parcel of land on which the cross stands to a church for ...

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GAME REVIEW: Uncharted 4 - Staff Newsletter

Posted: 23 May 2016 11:22 AM PDT


GAME REVIEW: Uncharted 4
Staff Newsletter
There's added little extras like an enemy grabbing onto your leg while you're hanging from a ledge, and then Nate trying to shake them off, which keeps the player on their toes. I really like how the 'video clips' blend seamlessly with the gameplay ...

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Church bell's 115-yr journey ends at its home - Inquirer.net

Posted: 23 May 2016 11:18 AM PDT


Inquirer.net

Church bell's 115-yr journey ends at its home
Inquirer.net
He is part of a group of American war veterans who are working to return the historic Balangiga bells, which were also taken by soldiers from the US Ninth Cavalry from a church in Eastern Samar in 1901. Wright said, “The [San Pedro] bell symbolizes ...

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Virgin Islands AG Walks Back Subpoena Against Anti-Global Warming Group - MRCTV (blog)

Posted: 23 May 2016 09:26 AM PDT


MRCTV (blog)

Virgin Islands AG Walks Back Subpoena Against Anti-Global Warming Group
MRCTV (blog)
The subpoena against CEI is part of a larger attack by Left-wing climate change bell ringers and politicians to go after Exxon Mobil, whom the doom-and-gloom activists say has been lying to the public about the company's contributions to climate change.

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Bellringers Come to Portsmouth - AboutMyArea

Posted: 23 May 2016 08:38 AM PDT


AboutMyArea

Bellringers Come to Portsmouth
AboutMyArea
“It was the former tower captain Simon King who ran the course,” said James. “The Winchester and Portsmouth Guild thought it was a real novelty to get people to pay to learn how to ring! There are now about four regular ringers who were on that course.

Historic church rises from the ashes - Romsey Advertiser

Posted: 23 May 2016 08:32 AM PDT


Romsey Advertiser

Historic church rises from the ashes
Romsey Advertiser
Canon Revd Steve Pittis, Rector of Braishfield and minister for the 12th century church welcomed the congregation once again with the Bishop of Southampton, Jonathan Frost. Church warden Catherine Baker said: “We're delighted about it. We're very, very ...

Bell-ringers travel 350 miles from Richmond, North Yorkshire, for a ding-dong - Richmond and Twickenham Times

Posted: 23 May 2016 08:22 AM PDT

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