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Quire concert lifts bell fund in Combe Raleigh - Midweek Herald

Posted: 24 Apr 2016 07:34 AM PDT


Quire concert lifts bell fund in Combe Raleigh
Midweek Herald
“St Nicholas' Church in Combe Raleigh was transported back to the 18th century, during a concert given by The Beaminster Gallery Quire in aid of the Combe Raleigh Bell Augmentation Project,” said Val Moran, who attended the performance. “The Quire is ...

Church doors open as Festival returns in May - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 24 Apr 2016 05:07 AM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Church doors open as Festival returns in May
Market Rasen Mail
The free-entry event invites visitors to enjoy the rich heritage each church offers, alongside a host of activities, with 24 churches offering lunches, one offering “Breakfast in the Aisle” (Riby), 19 offering music recitals, plus bell ringing, crafts ...

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NOSTALGIA: When the Queen came to Cirencester - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 24 Apr 2016 04:07 AM PDT


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

NOSTALGIA: When the Queen came to Cirencester
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
The Queen then departed for a tour of the Royal Agricultural College to the cheers of the crowd and the sound of a peal of the Church bells. Her Majesty returned to Cirencester in March 1996 as she toured the Royal Agricultural College again, this time ...

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Second sell-out Mayfield Festival hits the right notes - Sussex Express

Posted: 24 Apr 2016 04:01 AM PDT


Sussex Express

Second sell-out Mayfield Festival hits the right notes
Sussex Express
Mix in bellringing from the church tower, a Shakespeare Miscellany, Friday Night is Film Night, Erik Satie Vexations Revisited, May Carols from the Parvis Tower and the Oxford Baroque plus very much more. Tickets are on sale from Ticket Source (0333 ...

Church opens bell ringing chamber to celebrate St George's Day - Halstead Gazette

Posted: 24 Apr 2016 03:59 AM PDT


Halstead Gazette

Church opens bell ringing chamber to celebrate St George's Day
Halstead Gazette
The St Andrew's Church in Halstead invited villagers to try their hand at bell ringing and find out more about the unique activity. The tower has a set of eight bells that can be heard across the village and secretary at the tower, Angela Kerrison ...

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Mystery in a copper box - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 09:20 PM PDT


Terre Haute Tribune Star

Mystery in a copper box
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Tribune-Star/Mark BennettStill rings: This bell signaled the start and finish of school days at Tangier High School from 1911 to 1958. It is preserved on the former ... Remaining are a church, a cemetery, four scenic covered bridges, a sense of ...

Preston, Rutland

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Postcode amended

UPDATED WITH PICTURES: Celebrations ring out in honour of the Queen's 90th birthday - The Press, York

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 03:14 PM PDT


The Press, York

UPDATED WITH PICTURES: Celebrations ring out in honour of the Queen's 90th birthday
The Press, York
Celebrations were also held across the region, from tea parties to church bell ringing to help mark the occasion for the longest-serving British monarch. York Flower Club put together their own unique present with a colourful commemorative bouquet made ...

Zimmerlee, Marjorie Grace (McElroy) - Madison.com

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 02:56 PM PDT


Madison.com

Zimmerlee, Marjorie Grace (McElroy)
Madison.com
Marge was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Oregon, Wis., where she was married as well as her daughter, Darlene, and granddaughter, Jennifer. Marge was a member of Eastern Star, a State officer of the Good Sam RV organization, and ...

New testament to make MPs angels will demand a quantum leap of faith - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 01:02 PM PDT


The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

New testament to make MPs angels will demand a quantum leap of faith
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
If the proposed code of conduct for MPs is anything to go by, it will transform Parliament and place it on par with the rest of the country – a blessed land where pirith is blared from temples, where bells peal from churches, where poojas are held in ...

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Speak Your Mind: April 23 - Massillon Independent

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 05:07 AM PDT


Speak Your Mind: April 23
Massillon Independent
They had a trumpet, a clarinetist, their bell-ringing group, a vocal choir and of course the organist. When you put all these musical elements together it was more than beautiful. I just closed my eyes and enjoyed the peaceful, glorious sound ...

No. 5 USC Stops Surge to Hang on for Win over No. 9 Stanford - LaxPower

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 02:56 AM PDT


No. 5 USC Stops Surge to Hang on for Win over No. 9 Stanford
LaxPower
LOS ANGELES – The fifth-ranked USC women's lacrosse team (16-0, 8-0 MPSF) held off a late comeback bid by No. 9 Stanford (12-3, 7-1) to secure a 10-9 win at the LA Memorial Coliseum on Friday, April 22. The victory kept the Women of Troy undefeated ...

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St George's Day - church bells ringing out in Churchstanton and Taunton Deane - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 01:58 AM PDT


Somerset County Gazette

St George's Day - church bells ringing out in Churchstanton and Taunton Deane
Somerset County Gazette
It allows us to hear the same sound that our ancestors heard on St. George's Day for hundreds of years. "Handel thought bell-ringing was 'the Sound of England'. "The campaign brings together city and countryside communities in a joint celebration.".

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St George's Day - church bells ringing out in Churchstanton and Taunton Deane - This is The West Country

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 01:56 AM PDT


This is The West Country

St George's Day - church bells ringing out in Churchstanton and Taunton Deane
This is The West Country
THE Campaign 'Ringing for England' will encourage all the volunteer bell ringers to ring thousands of bells in our churches in every corner of the land today (Saturday, April 23, St George's Day). 'Ringing for England' is in its sixth year and is the ...

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How to celebrate St George's Day in Exeter and the local area - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 01:34 AM PDT


How to celebrate St George's Day in Exeter and the local area
Exeter Express and Echo
... Sidmouth at 6pm, Upottery at 7pm, Awliscombe at 7.30pm and Dalwood at 8pm. Trevor Hitchcock, a Combe Raleigh bellringer, said: “At Feniton, the East Devon ladies' group is to ring a quarter peal, including the appropriately named method of Dragon's ...

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The bells the bells: Hagley church gets in on ringing campaign for St George's Day - Bromsgrove Standard

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 01:14 AM PDT


Bromsgrove Standard

The bells the bells: Hagley church gets in on ringing campaign for St George's Day
Bromsgrove Standard
... because of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and there will be readings of the Bard's work in Hagley. The demonstration of the 'change ringing' on the eight bells will take place at St John's at 3pm and there will be a special concert at ...

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Les Waas, legend in advertising, known for jingles - Philly.com

Posted: 23 Apr 2016 12:02 AM PDT


Philly.com

Les Waas, legend in advertising, known for jingles
Philly.com
Mr. Waas also made TV and radio appearances to promote his organization, the Procrastinators' Club of America, founded in 1956. The club traveled to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London to protest shipping damage to the Liberty Bell, and held a peace ...

The bulletin - The Register-Guard

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 11:25 PM PDT


The bulletin
The Register-Guard
St. John the Wonderworker — Pascha will be celebrated at 11:30 p.m. on the evening of April 30 at the church at 304 Blair Blvd. There will be a candlelight vigil and procession, bell ringing, and ancient Byzantine and Slavic chants in the newly ...

Fareham community's joy as £500k church facelift is completed - Portsmouth News

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 10:15 PM PDT


Portsmouth News

Fareham community's joy as £500k church facelift is completed
Portsmouth News
THE bells of Fareham's Holy Trinity Church can ring out once more after a £500,000 regeneration project was completed. Last night saw the community gather inside the West Street site to mark the end of Holy Trinity's High Time project.

Bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth proves a global affair - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 09:39 PM PDT


Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth proves a global affair
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Bronte expert and former TV presenter Christa Ackroyd attended the ceremony where a small bright coloured wreath was laid at the Old Bell Chapel by the the Reverend Gloria Hardisty and another was carried to Haworth by a team of cyclists. "We must ...

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And now, to the North! - Sun.Star

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 08:25 PM PDT


Sun.Star

And now, to the North!
Sun.Star
Its brick bell tower was built at a distance from the church to minimize damage during earthquakes. Now, it is a United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) Heritage Site. Other noteworthy bell towers to visit are the Laoag ...

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Anniversary plaque marks site of Shakespeare's London home - The Nation

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 08:08 PM PDT


Anniversary plaque marks site of Shakespeare's London home
The Nation
LONDON - A plaque was unveiled in central London on Thursday marking the place where William Shakespeare lodged in the city, in time for the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death. Actress Fiona Shaw read out Shakespeare's "Sonnet 55" , while ...

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Where to see beacons being lit across Sussex this evening - The Argus

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 06:48 PM PDT


The Argus

Where to see beacons being lit across Sussex this evening
The Argus
The Queen will light the first of a chain of hundreds of beacons across the country. On the day of her milestone anniversary, the Queen will be joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, her eldest son the Prince of Wales and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall as ...
Queen's Birthday BeaconBuckinhamshire Free Press

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LOCAL RELIGION NOTES - Hutchinson News

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 05:07 PM PDT


LOCAL RELIGION NOTES
Hutchinson News
The speaker is Pastor Sam Askew, and a bell ringers group will present the music. All seniors are ... At 10:30 a.m. there will be a service of consecration, with Bishop Scott Jones giving the sermon along with sacraments of Baptism and Communion ...

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1916 commemoration in Drogheda on Sunday next - Drogheda Independent

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 04:26 PM PDT


1916 commemoration in Drogheda on Sunday next
Drogheda Independent
Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council, Councillor Peter Savage will be joined by the Mayor of Drogheda, Councillor Paul Bell and by the Mayor of Drogheda's Twin Town from Saint Mandé, France. Members of the Defence Forces will participate in a flag ...

Celebrations take place across Worcestershire for the Queen's 90th birthday - Worcester News

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 03:39 PM PDT


Worcester News

Celebrations take place across Worcestershire for the Queen's 90th birthday
Worcester News
A HOST of celebrations took place across Worcestershire to mark the Queen's 90th birthday today (Thursday). From knitted models of Her Majesty, to celebratory bell ringing at Worcester Cathedral - residents honoured the anniversary in style. This ...

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JSU to Graduate First Doctoral Student, Two Sets of Twins, and a Seeing-Eye Dog on April 29 - JSU News

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 01:03 PM PDT


JSU News

JSU to Graduate First Doctoral Student, Two Sets of Twins, and a Seeing-Eye Dog on April 29
JSU News
During two of Friday's ceremonies, the bell ringers, selected based upon their outstanding GPAs, will be two sets of twins: Stacy and Tracy Ruiz and Julie and Lora Corbin. During the 10 a.m. ceremony, the 22-year-old Ruiz sisters from Munford, Ala ...

Foundation holds bell ringing - The Southeast Sun

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 12:15 PM PDT


The Southeast Sun

Foundation holds bell ringing
The Southeast Sun
Events such as the bell ringing are held to remember the church's heritage, and allow members to join the foundation, pay dues or make donations. "The bell ringing and Christmas event are our mainstay events for our members and community," Beam said.

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St. Avraam Gorodetsky Monastery: Picturesque site with ties to Lermontov - Big News Network.com

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 10:15 AM PDT


St. Avraam Gorodetsky Monastery: Picturesque site with ties to Lermontov
Big News Network.com
In the area of Lake Galich and its nearby town, Avraamy established three monasteries, all of which would be reduced to simple parishes during the monastic reforms of Catherine the Great. Seeking greater ... Vandalized during the Soviet period, the ...

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St George's Day 2016: How you can celebrate in Norfolk - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 09:25 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

St George's Day 2016: How you can celebrate in Norfolk
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Saturday 23 April is St George's Day, an annual celebration of English heritage and patriotism. Here are ... Concert of bells and music for St George's Day, St Andrew's Church, Great Ryburgh, 3pm. St Andrew's church in Great Ryburgh will be holding a ...

SEOUL: WHAT THE UNNERVING DARK CAR-WINDOW SYNDROME REVEALS - Asia Media International

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 08:47 AM PDT


SEOUL: WHAT THE UNNERVING DARK CAR-WINDOW SYNDROME REVEALS
Asia Media International
Donne ends by writing that when you hear a church bell ring, “…send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.” The dark ... The voting public seems also to have sensed that there are discouraging trends and have put some of their hope in ...

Video gives a glimpse inside the Queen's Tower as bells peal for Queen's 90th - Imperial College London

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 07:09 AM PDT


Imperial College London

Video gives a glimpse inside the Queen's Tower as bells peal for Queen's 90th
Imperial College London
A 360 degree video shows the strength, agility and timing of a team of 10 bell ringers as Imperial marks the Queen's birthday. The 287 feet tall Queen's Tower is at the heart of Imperial's South Kensington campus and its bells are rung on nine ...

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Leighton Buzzard's carrying a torch for The Queen - Leighton Buzzard Today

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 06:01 AM PDT


Leighton Buzzard Today

Leighton Buzzard's carrying a torch for The Queen
Leighton Buzzard Today
The main beacon was then lit by the Town Mayor, Councillor Ray Berry at 8.10pm, followed by a firework display. After the fireworks there was a rendition of Happy Birthday and the National Anthem followed by a full Peal of Bells by All Saints Church.

'Her Majesty has fulfilled her pledge to serve' - Carrickfergus Times

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 04:39 AM PDT


Carrickfergus Times

'Her Majesty has fulfilled her pledge to serve'
Carrickfergus Times
“There is no doubt that she has fulfilled this pledge completely and today as we celebrate her 90th birthday with peals of church bells, beacons and a host of other events throughout the country, we would do well to reflect how fortunate we have been ...

Melton borough celebrates The Queen's 90th birthday - Melton Times

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 04:17 AM PDT


Melton Times

Melton borough celebrates The Queen's 90th birthday
Melton Times
... holding her grandson William Frier, and Marie Perduno EMN-160421-171613001. And in Waltham last night the bell ringers at the church rang “Queens” - a sequence said to be a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I - in celebration of The Queen's 90th birthday.

Dark Souls 3 Guide: Anor Londo Area Guide - Videogamer.com

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 04:12 AM PDT


Dark Souls 3 Guide: Anor Londo Area Guide
Videogamer.com
... the leader of the Darkmoon Covenant. She's sitting quietly on the outside of the tower. If you go into the tower and look down then you'll see you can drop down using the rafters, which takes you back to the Church of Yorskha bonfire in Irithyll ...

Bell Tower at heart of Gras festival - Evesham Observer

Posted: 22 Apr 2016 04:07 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Bell Tower at heart of Gras festival
Evesham Observer
A village fete, free for everyone, will greet the asparagus as the bells ring out for the first time in decades from the tower which will be draped in a giant St George's flag. Rodrigo Asparaguy, the Alpine All Male Winter Zumba Championships 2014 will ...

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