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Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett (From This Is Wiltshire) - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:38 AM PDT


This Is Wiltshire

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett (From This Is Wiltshire)
This Is Wiltshire
THE bells rang out over Royal Wootton Bassett as campanologists converged on St Bartholomew and All Saints Church on Saturday to ring a three-hour peal.

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Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:38 AM PDT


This Is Wiltshire

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett
This Is Wiltshire
THE bells rang out over Royal Wootton Bassett as campanologists converged on St Bartholomew and All Saints Church on Saturday to ring a three-hour peal. Eight people from all over the country and even as far away as the Netherlands were taking part in ...

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Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett (From Swindon Advertiser) - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:37 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett (From Swindon Advertiser)
Swindon Advertiser
THE bells rang out over Royal Wootton Bassett as campanologists converged on St Bartholomew and All Saints Church on Saturday to ring a…

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Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:37 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett
Swindon Advertiser
THE bells rang out over Royal Wootton Bassett as campanologists converged on St Bartholomew and All Saints Church on Saturday to ring a three-hour peal. Eight people from all over the country and even as far away as the Netherlands were taking part in ...

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Church tower with sweeping views of coast opens for one afternoon - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:29 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Church tower with sweeping views of coast opens for one afternoon
The Northern Echo (registration)
AN 86ft high church tower with sweeping views of the coast will be open to visitors on Sunday (August 7). Visitors are invited to climb the tower at St Mark's Church in Marske-by-the-sea to see the bell ringers' room, Edwardian church clock mechanism ...

Challenge has a nice ring to it - News Guardian

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 12:39 AM PDT


News Guardian

Challenge has a nice ring to it
News Guardian
At St Paul's, the bell tower will be open for a bell ringing demonstration. Visitors can hear the bells ring, meet local members of the Bell Ringers Guild and try ringing a bell. As well as Challenge 500, ringers are invited to come together to create ...

There's a story in each nook, cranny of Riverside's Mission Inn - Redlands Daily Facts

Posted: 30 Jul 2016 08:21 PM PDT


Redlands Daily Facts

There's a story in each nook, cranny of Riverside's Mission Inn
Redlands Daily Facts
Docent Micheal Reardon shows visitors the arch at the entrance to the historic Mission Inn in downtown Riverside on a tour last week. Photo by Cassie MacDuff.

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Denver, Norfolk

Posted: 30 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Apparently rehung by WBF

TV Picks: 'Future-Worm!' with guest Neil DeGrasse Tyson and ... - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 30 Jul 2016 10:54 AM PDT


Los Angeles Times

TV Picks: 'Future-Worm!' with guest Neil DeGrasse Tyson and ...
Los Angeles Times
L.A. Times TV critic Robert Lloyd chooses his TV Picks for the week, including 'Future-Worm!' and 'Agatha Raisin.'

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Stones in their new home (From The Northern Echo) - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 30 Jul 2016 04:02 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Stones in their new home (From The Northern Echo)
The Northern Echo (registration)
SOME fascinating old stones have found a glorious new home in Durham Cathedral's Open Treasure, the £10.9m exhibition which opened last…

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Join characters for fun at flower festival - Hereford Times

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 10:12 PM PDT


Hereford Times

Join characters for fun at flower festival
Hereford Times
Churchwarden Robin Wilson has produced an amiable Mr Tumnus, a fiendish White Witch and even Aslan, characters from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, all designed to give a special flavour to Pudleston's flower festival on August 20 and 21.

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U.S./D.C. Week in Review: DNC 2016 Edition - Lima Charlie News

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 08:00 PM PDT


Lima Charlie News

U.S./D.C. Week in Review: DNC 2016 Edition
Lima Charlie News
Donald Trump, the official GOP Presidential Nominee, quipped, “We need to change our foreign policy to focus on defeating and destroying ISIS, a word you didn't hear last night at the Democrat convention. You didn't hear it. ... #JoeSweeney, who said ...
Gun violence has taken center stage at the DNC.New Republic

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Organ concert first event at new St. Cecilia Church building - WiscNews

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 11:58 AM PDT


WiscNews

Organ concert first event at new St. Cecilia Church building
WiscNews
Before it begins its official life as a place of worship, the new building for St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Wisconsin Dells will serve for one afternoon as a musical venue. The new church building, which officially will begin serving the parish when ...

Gold Really Isn't All That Special - Newsmax

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 11:20 AM PDT


Newsmax

Gold Really Isn't All That Special
Newsmax
Both are essentially commodities that can be and should be used as money, but aren't. My personal opinion is that a copper alloy, such as bell metal will do as a basis for the dollar, but we should allow the markets to settle these things, not our Dear ...

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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, July 29-31 - Planet Princeton

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 10:05 AM PDT


Planet Princeton

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, July 29-31
Planet Princeton
Electric Diamond Performs Orchestral Memes – Concert featuring Stuart Diamond on the electronic wind instrument and Don Slepian on keyboard. Video art ... Summer Carillon Bells Concerts – Celebrating 24 years of community recitals, the Princeton ...

Lovettsville Council Chooses Clock Designs - Loudoun Now

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 09:21 AM PDT


Loudoun Now

Lovettsville Council Chooses Clock Designs
Loudoun Now
The vote followed the recommendation of the town's Parks Committee which worked with the Glockenspiel designer Christoph Paccard Bell Foundry in South Carolina. The two black and white sides will face South Berlin Pike and West Broad Way, while the ...

Tower Challenge Has Nice Ring To It - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 12:23 AM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Tower Challenge Has Nice Ring To It
Market Rasen Mail
“What's more, some visitors may be able to see the bells, often locked away over our heads, discover our ringing forebears' achievements recorded on peal boards, learn about bell ringing and maybe have a go themselves.” To take part in the challenge ...

Smitten by Siquijor | Sun.Star - Sun.Star

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 08:27 PM PDT


Sun.Star

Smitten by Siquijor | Sun.Star
Sun.Star
SIQUIJOR is often referred to as a mystical island, and rightfully so. From the Siquijor port, the view of the verdant mountains, white sand beach, and blue green ...

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Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium - Calgary Herald

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 07:00 PM PDT


Calgary Herald

Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium
Calgary Herald
Handbell ringing — the musical variety of playing songs and not just calling folks in for lunch or wandering through the town square crying “hear ye” — began in churches in England and made its way to the U.S. early in the 1900s. They are still ...

Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing ... - The Province

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 06:48 PM PDT


The Province

Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing ...
The Province
Vancouver is hosting the 17th International Handbell Symposium at the convention centre, which ends.

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Handbell ringing symposium comes to Vancouver with a-pealing ... - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 06:24 PM PDT


Vancouver Sun

Handbell ringing symposium comes to Vancouver with a-pealing ...
Vancouver Sun
Vancouver is hosting the 17th International Handbell Symposium at the convention centre, which ends with a public concert on Saturday. “It's an attempt at ...

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Keep calm and chime on: The world's handbell ringers take Vancouver tintinnabulation vacation - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 06:24 PM PDT


Vancouver Sun

Keep calm and chime on: The world's handbell ringers take Vancouver tintinnabulation vacation
Vancouver Sun
There are almost limitless playing techniques: tower swing, shake, pluck, vibrato, mallet and echo, as well as several ways to dampen the sound. Water has even been used to distort the sound. Bells are struck as percussion instruments, too, as with the ...

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Have a beer, and do yoga - Church Times

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 04:21 PM PDT


Have a beer, and do yoga
Church Times
FIND the church cat, scale the steeple, enjoy a beer festival, give blood, and go skateboarding — just a few of the more surprising suggestions included in “50 Things to do in a Church”, the latest campaign from the charity the National Churches Trust.

NOTW: Guaranteed blessings, full-body transplants and BYU urine stunts - MauiTime Weekly

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 01:07 PM PDT


MauiTime Weekly

NOTW: Guaranteed blessings, full-body transplants and BYU urine stunts
MauiTime Weekly
More and more churches (“hundreds,” according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a “money-back guarantee” if they tithe 10 percent (or more) of their income for 90 days–but then feel that God blesses them insufficiently in ...

More 'Lone Wolf' Attacks Likely in Europe Amid Intel Chaos - Expert - Sputnik International

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 09:08 AM PDT


Sputnik International

More 'Lone Wolf' Attacks Likely in Europe Amid Intel Chaos - Expert
Sputnik International
A hit-list of targets included the Hoses of Parliament clock tower — known as Big Ben — before deciding on a major shopping center for a Nice-style atrocity, which the newspaper has refused to name. Dr David Lowe, Academic Fellow of the Inner Temple ...

Visually impaired kids from St. Louis-area Braille camp learn life ... - MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 07:08 AM PDT


Visually impaired kids from St. Louis-area Braille camp learn life ...
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
July 28--Tap. Tap. Tap. A small group of blind and visually impaired children tap their canes on the yellow truncated platform at the Brentwood MetroLink stop as ...

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Leominster tackles its outdated laws (VIDEO) - Sentinel & Enterprise

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 04:37 AM PDT


Sentinel & Enterprise

Leominster tackles its outdated laws (VIDEO)
Sentinel & Enterprise
For example, in Boston, it's illegal to eat peanuts in church. And it's illegal to cross the ... You'll find Section 14-10 tucked in between city laws prohibiting the use of bells to advertise a business and spitting tobacco juice onto the floors of ...

Call to arms for bell ringers - Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 04:32 AM PDT


Call to arms for bell ringers
Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today
Churches across Cheshire are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the 400-year old tradition of English-style bell ringing as part of Heritage Open Days this September. The call to the ringing world to open up 500 sites will ...

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

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 03:05 AM PDT


COMMUNITY NEWS: Tetbury/Coates, Rodmarton & Tarlton/Sherston
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
THE Friends of St Mary's Church in Tetbury are hosting an open day from 2pm on August 7. This is ... You would be escorted at the 52 steps to the ringing chamber where you'll be given a demonstration of bellringing and even the opportunity to pull bell ...

Experts hail Wycliffe Church's heritage as work starts on window restoration - Teesdale Mercury

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 12:09 AM PDT


Teesdale Mercury

Experts hail Wycliffe Church's heritage as work starts on window restoration
Teesdale Mercury
The great thing about the church is that it has retained most of its medieval glass and you don't often find glass like this that is in its original position. The quality of the glass is wonderful. It was probably made in York, but we can't be ...

St. John's Episcopal in Pleasantville Receives $25G State Grant - The Examiner News

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 09:31 PM PDT


St. John's Episcopal in Pleasantville Receives $25G State Grant
The Examiner News
The money will assist with roofing, masonry and drainage repairs to the church and parish hall. ... St. Peter's Church in Peekskill was also awarded a $25,000 grant to assist with restoration of the slate roof, bell tower structural frame, roof and ...

Around the Sound: Steilacoom Farmers Market, July 27 - The Suburban Times

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 05:38 PM PDT


The Suburban Times

Around the Sound: Steilacoom Farmers Market, July 27
The Suburban Times
From the ringing of the Town's historic bell, to the “Community Center Kids' Slam” to the restful rocking in the Pioneer Orchard park–it's another wonderful day in the town on the Sound. By 3:30 folks were already staking out places in the park for the ...

Enjoy the view from the top of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral... if you dare - Peterborough Telegraph

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 09:31 AM PDT


Peterborough Telegraph

Enjoy the view from the top of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral... if you dare
Peterborough Telegraph
The views of Peterborough are spectacular and on a clear day Ely Cathedral can be spotted on the far horizon. Coming back down, the tour goes along the length of the Nave roof to the North West Tower, visiting the bell ringing chamber and looking at ...

Special bell ringing at Woolhope - Hereford Times

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 08:31 AM PDT


Hereford Times

Special bell ringing at Woolhope
Hereford Times
FRIENDS and helpers rang a peal on July 22 to celebrate the completion of the work on the Woolhope bells. A peal requires both physical endurance and mental concentration by ringing a total of 5040 changes without stopping. Organisers were pleased to ...

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Special bell ringing at Woolhope (From Hereford Times) - Hereford Times

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 08:31 AM PDT


Hereford Times

Special bell ringing at Woolhope (From Hereford Times)
Hereford Times
FRIENDS and helpers rang a peal on July 22 to celebrate the completion of the work on the Woolhope bells.

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Rivers Avenue steakhouse institution Breck's prides itself on hospitality and homemade food - Charleston Post Courier

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 04:03 AM PDT


Charleston Post Courier

Rivers Avenue steakhouse institution Breck's prides itself on hospitality and homemade food
Charleston Post Courier
When Felder is working the line with Saunder's son Larry Easterling, the kitchen is quiet, except for the occasional peal of a brass unicorn bell that they ring to signal when an order's ready. It's the latest in a long line of bells: “Waitresses will ...

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Rivers Avenue steakhouse institution Breck's prides itself on ... - Charleston Post Courier

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 04:03 AM PDT

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