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Merseybells news feed as published


Benjie Goodhart relishes the bygone elegance of the Orient Express. Plus, a ... - Saga Health News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:26 AM PST


Benjie Goodhart relishes the bygone elegance of the Orient Express. Plus, a ...
Saga Health News
He was a conscientious, church-going boy with a spotless record. The police are at a loss ... If the name rings a bell, that's because there were brutal riots there 30 years ago, when a policeman was hacked to death with a machete. More recently, there ...

Handbells to Ring at Nichols Museum Holiday House Tour - Beacon Hill Times

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:24 AM PST


Handbells to Ring at Nichols Museum Holiday House Tour
Beacon Hill Times
As a young boy, Dr. Nichols was drawn to the beautiful chimes of the Old North Church and helped ring the heavy bells in the church belfry each week, according to Danielle Galler Rabinowitz, who studied his medical and bellringing pursuits as a museum ...

St John's Church gearing up for Christmas Festival - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:23 AM PST


This Is Wiltshire

St John's Church gearing up for Christmas Festival
This Is Wiltshire
Along with traditional carols there will be performances from local community choirs, school choirs, Nepalese singers and even performances from bell ringers to ensure the Christmas season is brought in in festive style. Lending her vocal talents to ...

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HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas parades and performances abound - Wicked Local

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 09:27 AM PST


Wicked Local

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas parades and performances abound
Wicked Local
"On Christmas Day" is performed by the Southeastern Mass Festival Choir at Taunton High School, Dec. 12-13. ... "Tis the Season for Singing and Ringing," featuring the Island Grove Chorus with bell ringers, is at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Braintree, Dec.

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Harrogate MP welcomes news of objections to extended parking fees - Harrogate Advertiser

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 09:04 AM PST


Harrogate Advertiser

Harrogate MP welcomes news of objections to extended parking fees
Harrogate Advertiser
Plans to introduce parking charges on Sundays and extend daytime parking rates until 7pm have been shot down by councillors. Dozens of residents turned out at North Yorkshire County Councils (NYCC) Harrogate Area Committee meeting last Thursday ...

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Big crowds expected for Malvern's Christmas lights festival - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 08:54 AM PST


Malvern Gazette

Big crowds expected for Malvern's Christmas lights festival
Malvern Gazette
A range of art and craft stalls will fill the Priory churchyard from 10.30am. and the church itself will be hosting live music from the Witness Choir, bell ringers family stories throughout the day. There will also be free refreshments and children's ...

Mary Ann Evans Hospice heralds in festive season - Nuneaton News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 04:22 AM PST


Nuneaton News

Mary Ann Evans Hospice heralds in festive season
Nuneaton News
Copy link to paste in your message. HO, HO, HO... youngsters get to meet Santa in his grotto. SHARE PICTURE. Copy link to paste in your message. FESTIVE SOUNDTRACK... members of Fillongley Hand Bell Ringers in action at the palliative care charity ...

Bell ringing once again after former Cam school is converted into a house - Gazette Series

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 03:45 AM PST


Gazette Series

Bell ringing once again after former Cam school is converted into a house
Gazette Series
Described in old schools logs by a former headmistress as a “useful” tool, the bell can now once again be heard in the village. Work to repair the bell took Tony about a day to complete and a replacement bell rope, which used to be used in a church ...

20 things in and around Hockey East worth being thankful for - USCHO

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 03:04 AM PST


USCHO

20 things in and around Hockey East worth being thankful for
USCHO
My favorite has to be New Hampshire's Whittemore Center when the snow is falling thick from the sky. I love to feel the crunch of the snow beneath my feet and hear the sound of church bells pealing in the distance. (If those aren't church bells, don't ...

Week Ahead What's On Listings 26-11-15 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 12:09 AM PST


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 26-11-15
Lancashire Evening Post
Jazz Night: Silver Bell Jazz Band playing all your tradional New Orleans jazz - live. .... Bamber Bridge Catholic Club, Aspden Street (off Brownedge Lane), Bamber Bridge. ..... Hoghton Tower, Hoghton. Tel: 01254 852986. Christmas Fayre: cake stall ...

St Patrick's chimes with 'a peal' for bell ringers - Coleraine Times

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 11:31 PM PST


Coleraine Times

St Patrick's chimes with 'a peal' for bell ringers
Coleraine Times
... and you have a conductor there calling the changes, but I'll get there,” joked the Limavady College student. If you would like to find out more about bell ringing, or would like to join the team at St Patrick's, contact the Parish Office, Brook ...

Chamber plans 'Hometown Christmas' - Akron Hometowner

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 10:23 PM PST


Chamber plans 'Hometown Christmas'
Akron Hometowner
Some will be live displays such as a living nativity at New Horizons United Church of Christ; a military campsite at Dirks Hardware; and Girl Scouts decorating a Christmas tree at Akron Pizza Ranch. Akron Chiropractic Center will be playing Christmas ...

Come see 'Elf,' the Contemporary Nutcracker, Warren Miller's 'Chasing Shadows ... - The Elkhart Truth

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 09:02 PM PST


Come see 'Elf,' the Contemporary Nutcracker, Warren Miller's 'Chasing Shadows ...
The Elkhart Truth
ELKHART MUNICIPAL BAND FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT: The Elkhart Municipal Band presents a free concert for all ages including “Tuba Christmas” and the annual tradition of the Jubilee Bell Ringers prior to the start of the concert; 2:30 p.m. Dec.

Czech it out on foot - AsiaOne

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:35 PM PST


AsiaOne

Czech it out on foot
AsiaOne
BREATHLESS after climbing 87 steep steps to the top of the Astronomical Tower, I gazed in delight at the gorgeous view of the picturesque old town in Prague. An azure sky was the perfect backdrop for the ... When the apostles finish their journey, the ...

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Show thanks by donating blood today - Pontiac Daily Leader

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:01 PM PST


Pontiac Daily Leader

Show thanks by donating blood today
Pontiac Daily Leader
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and Christmas and other holidays following closely behind, the season and spirit of giving has finally arrived. Being charitable is as easy as donating pocket change to bell ringers stationed at store exits ...

Llanfwrog, Denbighs

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

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Holiday lights Denver | Grand Illumination Lights Up Downtown - North Denver News

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 03:19 PM PST


Holiday lights Denver | Grand Illumination Lights Up Downtown
North Denver News
A dramatic light display set to holiday music will play at 5:45 p.m. each night. At 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, volunteers will play holiday tunes from the historic bell tower. Some of these volunteers have been playing bells during the holidays for ...

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This Week's City Notes with PN Photos - Positively Naperville

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 02:32 PM PST


This Week's City Notes with PN Photos
Positively Naperville
MILLENNIUM CARILLON WEEKLY RECITALS AND CONCERTS. Weekly recitals and concerts at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave., are held every Saturday at noon and Sunday at 3 p.m. through December. For more information, visit www.

Dormont's Sugarplum House Tour spotlights 100- to 120-year-old homes - Tribune-Review

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 02:12 PM PST


Dormont's Sugarplum House Tour spotlights 100- to 120-year-old homes
Tribune-Review
6, showcasing a church and five historic homes in the borough. The event will include stops at the North Way Christian Community's Dormont campus off Potomac Avenue and at homes along nearby Espy and Glenmore avenues, with bell ringers and Christmas ...

Merry and (very) bright: CALM to light up night sky - The Bakersfield Californian

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 01:21 PM PST


Merry and (very) bright: CALM to light up night sky
The Bakersfield Californian
Doris Day's “Toyland” plays over the train's speakers as the conductor hollers, “All aboard” and rings the train's bell before departing Central Station at CALM's Holiday Lights attraction. The journey lasts seven minutes and covers two-thirds of a ...

Lights shine bright at Dickinson festival - Chron.com

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 11:36 AM PST


Chron.com

Lights shine bright at Dickinson festival
Chron.com
Guests will be entertained by Moody Festival Ringers led by Tish Massey; Fanfare Lutheran Music Academy led by choir director Anita Donato; Trinity School Choir led by Laura Hyatt; and new this year, Odyssey Academy Choir under the direction of Beth ...

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Making it easy to help with the Last Word, Nov. 25 - Virginia Gazette

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 10:05 AM PST


Virginia Gazette

Making it easy to help with the Last Word, Nov. 25
Virginia Gazette
So, thank you, Farm Fresh, bell ringers, and all those who raise funds for the unfortunate. You make it possible for folks like me to give. Road responsibility. The majority of bike riders on the trail are not obeying the stop signs at entrances to the ...

Refurbished Old St. Patrick's Celebrates 200th Year Since Its Completion - Catholic New York

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 09:58 AM PST


Catholic New York

Refurbished Old St. Patrick's Celebrates 200th Year Since Its Completion
Catholic New York
“How appropriate,” Cardinal Dolan said in his homily, that the celebration and restoration “would come on the feast of Christ the King, the last Sunday of the Church year. ... The regal Old Cathedral's myriad offerings, in addition to its stately neo ...

Celebrating a Victorian Christmas - Garstang Today

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:11 AM PST


Celebrating a Victorian Christmas
Garstang Today
Lots of local groups are also joining in the entertainment, Bell Ringers, Sword Dancers, Lady Cloggers, Carol Singers , bands and dance groups.” Garstang Community Academy Jazz Band and local Dance Groups. Barrel Organs and Victorian Fun fair.

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'Alice's Restaurant' Revisited, 50 Years Later - Courthouse News Service

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 05:01 AM PST


'Alice's Restaurant' Revisited, 50 Years Later
Courthouse News Service
When they returned to Stockbridge the church was still, architecturally speaking, a church -- one huge open space, with a ceiling 30-feet above it, where the pews had been, and a 70-foot-tall bell tower that could only be accessed by climbing a tall ...

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Tron to ring at Hogmanay for first time in decades - Edinburgh Evening News

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 12:50 AM PST


Edinburgh Evening News

Tron to ring at Hogmanay for first time in decades
Edinburgh Evening News
Rosie Macdonald, 64, a care worker who has lived on the Royal Mile for 40 years, said: “Hearing that the bells will be ringing out at the Tron for New Year has really made my day. “I remember all the years when the only place to be at Hogmanay in ...

Sounds of Christmas coming to Fay-West region - Tribune-Review

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 09:06 PM PST


Sounds of Christmas coming to Fay-West region
Tribune-Review
7, Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church, at Griscom and Howell Streets, Dawson. A freewill ... Bell Choir director Nola Lonigro of Scottdale said four members of the choir will join the Choral Society on “Ding Dong Merrily on High ...

ASSIGNMENT 13: England Swings! - WEAU

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 08:11 PM PST


WEAU

ASSIGNMENT 13: England Swings!
WEAU
(WEAU) -- WEAU's Jesse Horne was a sophomore at North High School during the 1990-1991 school year and was part of the music department's historic trip to London, England to participate in the Lord Mayor of Westminster's New Year's Day Parade.

Do church bells ring enough in Shepton Mallet? The bellringers don't think so - Shepton Mallet Journal

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 04:56 PM PST


Shepton Mallet Journal

Do church bells ring enough in Shepton Mallet? The bellringers don't think so
Shepton Mallet Journal
Although not having a team of its own, Shepton Mallet is home to a number of keen bellringers including Aaron Moulder, who called Shepton "a town with many bellringers but nowhere to practice". He added that other local towers have a weekly practice ...

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Local Happenings: Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Bothwell Center - Contra Costa Times

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 04:26 PM PST


Local Happenings: Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Bothwell Center
Contra Costa Times
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, 10550 Albion Road, San Ramon. Tickets are $35 .... Christmas Concert -- 7 p.m. Asbury Methodist Church presents their Christmas concert featuring vocal choirs, Asbury Bell Ringers and pipe organ. The concert is ...

Shepshed, Leics

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Ringing suspended: spire problems

Whittington, Shrops

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Biltmore House helps restore some Christmas spirit - Daily Journal

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 03:52 PM PST


Biltmore House helps restore some Christmas spirit
Daily Journal
He also constructed a village complete with a post office and a church to accommodate the laborers and their families. Now managed by his heirs, the home is open 365 days of the year, and right now it is decorated for Christmas and all the ... Young ...

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Salvation Army needs more help - Seating Chair

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 12:43 PM PST


Salvation Army needs more help
Seating Chair
"I think it's what we're called to do as Christians", Bishop said. "When you start talking ... One of those ways helped Cunningham when he was briefly in need of some help well before his bell ringing days and his 30 years at GM. When friends come to ...

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GET INVOLVED: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Columbia Daily Tribune

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 12:10 PM PST


GET INVOLVED: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Columbia Daily Tribune
14 to 17 at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Please contact ... The Salvation Army needs volunteers to ring bells at store locations through Christmas Eve. Volunteers are .... 31 at the Missouri Theatre and Missouri United Methodist Church in downtown ...

Wrexham St Gile church bells need £10000 repair work - BBC News

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 11:52 AM PST


BBC News

Wrexham St Gile church bells need £10000 repair work
BBC News
... they now need 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. Ringing master Ian Maycock said the bell frame was going rusty and the bells' clappers needed replacing.

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Best history books for Christmas - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 11:01 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Best history books for Christmas
Telegraph.co.uk
A daily diet of unspeakable violence makes curious historians of us all; was the world always like this? The beheadings, crucifixions and dismemberments being broadcast from the lands between Syria and Iraq are often called “medieval”; but as Peter ...

Why we call it 'homeless' and not 'houseless' - Price Sun Advocate

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 08:56 AM PST


Price Sun Advocate

Why we call it 'homeless' and not 'houseless'
Price Sun Advocate
Last week I was contacted by Price City council members, Lane Miller and newly appointed Councilwoman Terry Willis. They are spearheading a program to help our counties homeless. Bell ringers will be throughout our community, starting on Black Friday ...

Church bells at Wrexham St Giles need £10000 repairs - BBC News

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 07:57 AM PST


BBC News

Church bells at Wrexham St Giles need £10000 repairs
BBC News
There are concerns about the future of Wrexham parish church's bells which have rung out over the town centre for almost 300 years. Bell ringers at St Giles have launched a £10,000 appeal to fund repairs, saying they now need an overhaul as they were ...

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The Old-World Charm of Venice's Windy Sister City - Smithsonian

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 07:55 AM PST


Smithsonian

The Old-World Charm of Venice's Windy Sister City
Smithsonian
The Hvar city fathers considered silencing the church bells after foreign visitors complained about the noise; in Korčula, the bells are as much a part of the landscape as the sea and the air, and continue to peal at all times of the day and night. For ...

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