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Twelve things you need to know right now - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 13 Dec 2015 11:44 AM PST


Twelve things you need to know right now
New Zealand Herald
1. A Russian warship has fired warning shots at a Turkish trawler to avoid a collision in the northern part of the Aegean. The two vessels passed within 500m of each other. Russian state media reported that the Smetlivy fired shots across the bow of ...

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Frenchman falls to his death preparing to play Santa - Yahoo News UK

Posted: 13 Dec 2015 07:58 AM PST


Emirates 24|7

Frenchman falls to his death preparing to play Santa
Yahoo News UK
Every year, Santa Claus descends from the belfry in Douai," a representative for the local fire and rescue team said. The event was due to take place on December 20. After descending about one third of the way down the bell tower in the northern French ...
Man preparing for Santa Claus role falls from belfry, diesEmirates 24|7

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Strictly particular to Sherlock: The one festive TV information you'll need - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 13 Dec 2015 03:28 AM PST


Strictly particular to Sherlock: The one festive TV information you'll need
The Times (subscription)
The congregation of St Elisabeth's Church in Reddish, Stockport, is joined by Aled Jones for candlelit carols. 45 Christmas Eve Mass From St George's Cathedral, Southwark. 1, 11.45pm. The traditional Midnight Mass, led by the Archbishop of Southwark.

Advent Hymn Sing returns for 22nd year - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 12 Dec 2015 10:57 PM PST


La Crosse Tribune

Advent Hymn Sing returns for 22nd year
La Crosse Tribune
That's the thrill behind it, he said, but because of a collaboration with the La Crosse Chamber Chorale; the English Lutheran Church bell ringers; a brass quartet featuring Jeff Krauklis, Thomas Seddon, Mark Glasel and Brad Thew; oboist Mary Beth ...

East Texas Events - Week of Dec. 13 - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Posted: 12 Dec 2015 10:15 PM PST


East Texas Events - Week of Dec. 13
Tyler Morning Telegraph
13 in the Marvin United Methodist Church sanctuary. The concert will feature sacred and secular Christmas music by the Coterie and other musicians. Joining the Coterie are – The Marvin Methodist Church Wesley bell Ringers under the direction of Mary ...

If the Pearly Gates need fixing, call Ferdinando - Irish Independent

Posted: 12 Dec 2015 06:44 PM PST


If the Pearly Gates need fixing, call Ferdinando
Irish Independent
The resulting pieces "non cantano". They did not sing. On Tuesday, Pope Francis opened the Holy Door and the bronze bells of St Peter's and churches across Christendom began pealing this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. Only as they ring and sing, ...

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Ambrosden, Oxon

Posted: 12 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Exeter, S Mark, Devon

Posted: 12 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Presence of simulator noted

Things-to-do calendar through Dec. 20 - Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted: 12 Dec 2015 11:49 AM PST


Things-to-do calendar through Dec. 20
Knoxville News Sentinel
15, at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Northshore Drive. St. John's Cathedral Bellringers, directed by Richard Sidey; soprano Bettie McDavid Mason; violinist Mary Ann Fennell and organist Candace Armstrong will perform. Free. Info: 865-573-7301.

In the Spotlight: Purchase Line United Methodist Church - Indiana Gazette

Posted: 12 Dec 2015 07:51 AM PST


Indiana Gazette

In the Spotlight: Purchase Line United Methodist Church
Indiana Gazette
Ground was broken for the new church April 14, 1985. Volunteers and contractors worked through the year and by Sunday, Dec. 22, 1985, the first services were held. Since then many additions and improvements have been made such as a bell tower ...

Last Word on Christmas bell ringers, Dec. 12 - Daily Press

Posted: 12 Dec 2015 03:40 AM PST


Last Word on Christmas bell ringers, Dec. 12
Daily Press
I was very dismayed to hear the manager of a local specialty grocery store berate two bell ringers for being too close to "his store." He was very loud and told them that there were other stores in the shopping center where they could ring and that he ...

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TO DO: Check out an art exhibit - Wicked Local

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 09:39 PM PST


TO DO: Check out an art exhibit
Wicked Local
'Tis the Season for Singing and Ringing, a concert by the Island Grove Chorus with bell ringers, will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Braintree at 2 p.m. Dec. 13. For more information, visit islandgrovechorus.org. Quincy Choral Society will ...

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Pinsuti to perform in Leathley - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 09:34 PM PST


Ilkley Gazette

Pinsuti to perform in Leathley
Ilkley Gazette
ILKLEY and Skipton chamber choir Pinsuti will sing at St Oswald's Church in Leathley on Saturday. The choir, conducted by Robert Webb, likes to travel around, singing in new places and finding new audiences around Christmas time. The concert, starting ...

Cathedral undergoing $4.6m face-lift - ecns

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 04:35 PM PST


ecns

Cathedral undergoing $4.6m face-lift
ecns
St. Ignatius Cathedral of Shanghai, once known as the grandest church in the Far East, is undergoing a major face-lift, displacing its parishioners during the upcoming celebration of Christmas. Also called Xujiahui ... The roof will be dismantled in ...

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Woody Woodburn: Acknowledging some ball-givers Bellringer-style - Ventura County Star

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 04:26 PM PST


Woody Woodburn: Acknowledging some ball-givers Bellringer-style
Ventura County Star
When Christmastime rolls around, I like to turn to The Star's Local section first to read the Julius Gius Bellringer campaign's daily update, which records nothing but people's generosity. Gius, the late, great, longtime editor of The Star, was a role ...

Carols are ringing in the air - The Hindu

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 04:03 PM PST


Carols are ringing in the air
The Hindu
Songs which evoke the sights and sounds of Christmas like Greg Gilpin's “Ding-a-Ding-a-Dong” will have the choir mimic the sound of bells, while popular artist, Enya's, “Amid the Falling Snow” would conjure up the beauty of a winter's night. The CCM ...

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Handbell choirs hit right sacred, festive notes to make season bright - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 03:07 PM PST


Handbell choirs hit right sacred, festive notes to make season bright
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The connection is clear to Chandler, who often goes to the annual Circle of Lights lighting on Monument Circle in Indianapolis and hears the bells of Christ Church Cathedral pealing. “There are a lot of associations” between Christmas and bells, she said.

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Church open house to let people try carillon bellsLOCAL - Tbnewswatch.com

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 12:27 PM PST


Church open house to let people try carillon bellsLOCAL
Tbnewswatch.com
When people hear church bells in the air, Kraft said most of the time it's a recording. Since 1910 when the bells were shipped to her church from New York via rail, St. Paul's has been giving people the chance to hear the real thing. On Saturday an ...

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Festival of Trees continues to grow in its eighth year - Community Advocate

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 11:00 AM PST


Community Advocate

Festival of Trees continues to grow in its eighth year
Community Advocate
An entertainment stage will host several acts including the First Church of Marlborough Bell Ringers, beginning late-morning Saturday; the Hudson-based Women of Note a cappella chorus Saturday afternoon; and pianist and singer Ed McCarron throughout ...

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Beefs and Bouquets, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 - Comox Valley Echo

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 10:31 AM PST


Beefs and Bouquets, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015
Comox Valley Echo
This person is speaking only for themselves, and is the one and only person voicing a complaint. My husband and I live very close to the Old Church Theatre. Much closer than Old Orchard or downtown Courtenay. The bells don't bother us. We enjoy them.

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Belangrijk Russisch bezoek in Museum Klok & Peel - SIRIS.nl

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 10:25 AM PST


SIRIS.nl

Belangrijk Russisch bezoek in Museum Klok & Peel
SIRIS.nl
Ook wil ze graag kandidate zijn om artikelen te schrijven voor het in voorbereiding zijnde Journal of Campanology onder eindredactie van bestuurder Luc Rombouts van Museum Klok & Peel. In Nederland loopt de procedure om, in navolging van België de ...

Bell ringers aim to raise village spirits with carol concert - Isle of Man Today

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 10:19 AM PST


Isle of Man Today

Bell ringers aim to raise village spirits with carol concert
Isle of Man Today
Bell ringers aim to raise village spirits with carol concert. Event in Laxey is being reorganised after devastating flooding in the village on Thursday. 18:15 Friday 11 December 2015. 0. Have your say. Laxey Handbell Ringers aren't allowing the village ...

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Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 10:00 AM PST


Wicked Local

Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local
BOURNE – The Saints & Singers Chorus is celebrating 37 years of singing together by performing a series of Christmas concerts at churches throughout the Southern New England area. The ecumenical chorus is dedicated to .... The chorus will present a ...

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Daily Meditation: How To Forgive - Huffington Post

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 09:15 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: How To Forgive
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's post features a video on forgiveness from "The ...

Russische museumdelegatie bezoeker Museum Klok en Peel in Asten - Nieuwsblad Traverse (persbericht) (Blog)

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 09:00 AM PST


Nieuwsblad Traverse (persbericht) (Blog)

Russische museumdelegatie bezoeker Museum Klok en Peel in Asten
Nieuwsblad Traverse (persbericht) (Blog)
Ook verleent ze graag haar medewerking aan het in voorbereiding zijnde Journal of Campanology onder eindredactie van bestuurder Luc Rombouts van Museum Klok & Peel. In Nederland loopt de procedure om, in navolging van België de beiaardcultuur ...

Garden State Philharmonic joins AC Ballet - Asbury Park Press

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 08:46 AM PST


Asbury Park Press

Garden State Philharmonic joins AC Ballet
Asbury Park Press
The New Jersey Chamber Singers, led by director Reid Masters, join the Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble in a holiday program “Ding Dong Merrily on High” that is currently touring at venues in Central Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. The group has ... The ...

Church Calendar 12-11 - The Star Democrat

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 07:40 AM PST


Church Calendar 12-11
The Star Democrat
Advent lessons and carol service featuring the Cathedral Choir and Trinity Bell Ringers. 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Easton. A service of lessons and ... Sunday, Dec. 13. First Baptist Church of Hurlock, Christmas musical. 11 a.m ...

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Congregational Church sanctuary marks 225 years - Wilton Bulletin

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 06:03 AM PST


Wilton Bulletin

Congregational Church sanctuary marks 225 years
Wilton Bulletin
... in the parish of Wilton. “The first building was built in 1726 on Wolfpit Road near the railroad tracks and Norwalk River,” said Bill Follett, head of the Wilton Congregational Church Buildings and Grounds Committee, whose family joined the church ...

This American town elected a Muslim-majority city council (and everything is ... - Quartz

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 05:07 AM PST


Quartz

This American town elected a Muslim-majority city council (and everything is ...
Quartz
He joins re-elected incumbents Anam Miah and Abu Miah, and fellow incumbent Mohammed Hassan, all of Bangladeshi heritage. The remaining council members are Titus Walters, an African-American, ... A unanimous city council vote gave permission to an ...

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Celebrate the season at these local weekend events - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 02:42 AM PST


Celebrate the season at these local weekend events
Daytona Beach News-Journal
12, with live Christmas music performed by the Beachside Brass Quintet in City Hall Plaza, 22 S. Beach St. in Ormond Beach. The tree lighting will follow promptly at 6 p.m.. The Home for the Holidays Parade, themed “Silver Bells & Seashells,” will ...

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In search of the real Dick Whittington - New Statesman

Posted: 11 Dec 2015 02:05 AM PST


New Statesman

In search of the real Dick Whittington
New Statesman
The sound of bells startles Dick. Well it might: it comes from the church of St Mary-le-Bow, five miles to the south. Dick listens to the message of the bells and turns back. From that moment on, things begin to change for the downtrodden country boy ...

Britain's Got Talent stars get charity concert ringing - The Oxford Times

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 11:20 PM PST


The Oxford Times

Britain's Got Talent stars get charity concert ringing
The Oxford Times
BRITAIN'S Got Talent bell ringing stars Gay and Alan Cooper brought a bit of celebrity sparkle to a charity Christmas concert at Dorchester Abbey. The Wallingford couple gave bellringing renditions of Frosty the Snowman and Jingle Bell Rock at the ...

Britain's Got Talent stars get charity concert ringing - Herald Series

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 11:00 PM PST


Herald Series

Britain's Got Talent stars get charity concert ringing
Herald Series
BRITAIN'S Got Talent bell ringing stars Gay and Alan Cooper brought a bit of celebrity sparkle to a charity Christmas concert at Dorchester Abbey. The Wallingford couple gave bellringing renditions of Frosty the Snowman and Jingle Bell Rock at the ...

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Holiday Pops concert offers range of popular tunes - The Eagle

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 10:15 PM PST


Holiday Pops concert offers range of popular tunes
The Eagle
This year, the Symphony's brass musicians will be joined by organist James Faith, the Christ United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir and the Canticle Bells, both under the direction of minister of music and worship Don McAvoy, and the College Station ...

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Crying 'bully' won't save politicians from voter anger - Morning Star Online

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 04:09 PM PST


Crying 'bully' won't save politicians from voter anger
Morning Star Online
If MPs are trying to ban constituents from using words they use freely, that's an alarm bell ringing right there. We can hear a second alarm bell when it comes to death threats. To reiterate: death threats are awful. They can be a ... It was led by a ...

Local teachers present ideas at national conference - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 01:14 PM PST


La Crosse Tribune

Local teachers present ideas at national conference
La Crosse Tribune
Describing the decision to create the “Authentic Bell Ringers for the World Language Classroom” presentation as a whim, Wopat said the techniques he and Olivares developed include a variety of one- to five-minute instructional segments to engage ...

Tacoma's Rainier Ringers handbell choir rings in something new this Christmas - The News Tribune

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 01:11 PM PST


The News Tribune

Tacoma's Rainier Ringers handbell choir rings in something new this Christmas
The News Tribune
In a back room at Lakewood's Little Church on the Prairie, there's something unusual going on. Fourteen handbell ringers stare ... In some of the music the Rainier Ringers will be playing in their upcoming Christmas concerts in Lacey and Tacoma ...

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Solos and duets for the holidays - Herald and News

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 12:56 PM PST


Solos and duets for the holidays
Herald and News
“Christmas In the Air,” a special concert of holiday music will be performed by Suzanne Jensen Stewart and Matthew Hoffman, at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Eighth and High streets. The concert is free and open to the public ...

Annual Festival of Lights illuminates Sedona - Sedona Red Rock News

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 10:35 AM PST


Sedona Red Rock News

Annual Festival of Lights illuminates Sedona
Sedona Red Rock News
Residents and visitors travel from far and wide on a yearly pilgrimage to make sure to personally light a luminaria as the bell tower strikes 5 p.m. This year the festival will take place on Saturday, Dec. 12. Non-stop festivities that guarantee ...
Tlaquepaque in Sedona Arizona Presents Festival of Lights 2015GatewayToSedona.com

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Holiday festivals to feature seasonal fun - Bowling Green Daily News

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 09:30 AM PST

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