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Church spotlight: Holy Trinity Church, Coalbrookdale - shropshirestar.com

Posted: 03 Jan 2016 12:34 AM PST


shropshirestar.com

Church spotlight: Holy Trinity Church, Coalbrookdale
shropshirestar.com
... built by public subscription, and the church would become known as The Jewel of the Dale. A favourite feature of Margaret's is the peal of 10 bells. “It is a particular delight for me and many others to hear our fine peal of bells ringing out ...

Ring out the old, ring in the new - Times of Malta

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 11:31 PM PST


Times of Malta

Ring out the old, ring in the new
Times of Malta
I am not enamoured by the ado and flurry furore around New Year's Eve celebrations, but I like one thing: the church bells pealing at around 7pm as the last Mass of the year comes to an end and the Te Deumis sung for good luck. The joyful sound of ...

Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ... - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 10:16 PM PST


Montgomery Newspapers

Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ...
Montgomery Newspapers
Parishioners and guests are invited to fill out a petition paper with a prayer in thanksgiving for the parish, for the ongoing the healing, restoration & growth of our parish family, and for your, family and loved ones,” the invitation, shared by ...

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With New Year fully launched, some resolution suggestions - Quad-Cities Online

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 10:10 PM PST


With New Year fully launched, some resolution suggestions
Quad-Cities Online
I well recall the peal of church bells across Memphis at midnight some 70 years ago, as one year yielded to the next. Bells were a familiar sound through the day, as Catholic churches rang the “Angelus” at morning, noon, and evening. But it was a ...

Throngs pack into Times Square for annual New Year's bash - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 08:43 PM PST


Throngs pack into Times Square for annual New Year's bash
The Bell Ringer
1, 2016, in NY. By SYLVIE CORBET, KRISTEN GELINEAU and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press On a New Year's Eve haunted by fears of terrorism, a spectacular fire in one of Dubai's tall towers captured the... The estimated one million people who will turn ...

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In Chicago: 'Black Christmas' protesters demonstrate en-mass against police - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 07:45 PM PST


The Bell Ringer

In Chicago: 'Black Christmas' protesters demonstrate en-mass against police
The Bell Ringer
the protesters chanted outside the Water Tower Place mall, blocking shoppers from entering but allowing patrons to exit. Police only released dashcam video of the killing last month after being ordered to do so by a judge and prosecutors only charged ...

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Belmont's Byrd says rule changes are working - The Tennessean

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 05:41 PM PST


The Tennessean

Belmont's Byrd says rule changes are working
The Tennessean
Former Montgomery Bell Academy and Penn State defensive end Brad Bars made his NFL debut Sunday after being signed to the New York Giants' 53-man active roster. Bars made a solo tackle in a 49-17 ... 9 at the historic Cohn High Gym. The McGavock and M ...

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Remaining peal for 'troublesome' church bells - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 05:17 PM PST


Remaining peal for 'troublesome' church bells
The Times (subscription)
A set of church bells that are difficult to ring because they were set too high up are to peal for the final time before they are replaced. The set of 15 bells at St Mary Magdalene Church in Taunton swing unpredictably because of their height. All but ...

Bells ring out at Calgary's Mount Royal University in honour of man who first ... - Calgary Sun

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 04:29 PM PST


Calgary Sun

Bells ring out at Calgary's Mount Royal University in honour of man who first ...
Calgary Sun
The music chosen by Burima — who's also played the Calgary Tower's carillon — is a reflection of her days at the university. Nelson also brought bells to many Alberta churches and institutions, while updating Mount Royal's carillon to its current ...

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Abbots Bromley, Staffs

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Presence of simulator noted

Chilmark, Wilts

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

PN info (shared with Tisbury) added - but CHECK first

Kelham, Notts

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Note added re no peals or quarters until tower reroofed

Misterton, Leics

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

No longer GF; toilet facility now available

Tisbury, Wilts

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Practices now shared with Chilmark - but CHECK first

Progress, but more to do on climate change - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 03:34 PM PST


The Bell Ringer

Progress, but more to do on climate change
The Bell Ringer
At the far end stood an art deco version of the Eiffel Tower, which on closer look were skillfully stacked rust-colored metal chairs. "To help keep these conditions constant, our planet is wrapped in a layer of greenhouse gases". And to many countries ...

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Jacksonville area's notable deaths in 2015 - Florida Times-Union

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 08:32 AM PST


Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville area's notable deaths in 2015
Florida Times-Union
Kent Bell, 50, was born without arms or legs yet went on to be a scoreboard operator at high-pressure University of North Florida basketball games. A lifelong ... Among his signature buildings were Wesley Manor Retirement Village, the Unitarian ...

Christmas at Mepkin Abbey - Charleston Post Courier

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 05:07 AM PST


Charleston Post Courier

Christmas at Mepkin Abbey
Charleston Post Courier
The church is modestly decorated with greens and poinsettias. They sing unison hymns and carols; they read from Psalm 119, which concerns the importance of following God's laws; and they sing again, this time antiphonally. The bells in the tower ring ...

Revelers put jitters apart to ring in new yr - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 03:45 AM PST


Revelers put jitters apart to ring in new yr
The Times (subscription)
South Koreans mark New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ... MALAYSIA. Security has been beefed up in Malaysia's biggest city, Kuala Lumpur, where fireworks will ...

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Jimmy Carter's grandson dies suddenly at age 28 - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 03:41 AM PST


FinancialSpots.com

Jimmy Carter's grandson dies suddenly at age 28
The Bell Ringer
Former President Jimmy Carter stunned churchgoers at his Plains, Georgia church on Sunday by announcing his 28-year-old grandson's death just hours after it happened. "An official with the church said Jeremy Carter felt unwell Saturday and took a nap".
Hours after death of grandson, Jimmy Carter reveals the news to his churchCNN
Former President Jimmy Carter Reveals He Has Cancer That Has Spread to Other ...People Magazine
Jimmy Carter's Sunday School Class - Maranatha Baptist ChurchMaranatha Baptist Church

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5 Uncommon New Yr's Eve Traditions and Superstitions - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 12:29 AM PST


5 Uncommon New Yr's Eve Traditions and Superstitions
The Times (subscription)
At midnight, as he lets a rope slip between his fingers, lowering a possum in a plexiglass cage from the roof of his gas station, Mr. Logan will call out, as he has every New Year's Eve since 1990, “5, 4, 3, 2, 1!” And then, as the crowd starts going ...

South Africa v England: second Test, day one – as it happened - The Guardian

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 11:23 PM PST


The Guardian

South Africa v England: second Test, day one – as it happened
The Guardian
“I never thought I'd find myself saying (let alone writing) this, but I'm coming to feel that leaving Bell out of this touring party was a good decision. My admiration for Ian Ronald remains fervent. But the only member of this squad I'd consider ...

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Church bell-ringing to fight the festive bulge - Premier

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 10:08 PM PST


Church bell-ringing to fight the festive bulge
Premier
Peter Jenkinson said that: "Virtually anyone can enjoy ringing church bells and you don't have to be a regular church member to take part. "We are always happy to help anyone interested. Bell-ringing is a great hobby. Ringers can visit churches and be ...

Cosby lawyer says criminal charge is unjustified, comedian will be exonerated - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 09:11 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

Cosby lawyer says criminal charge is unjustified, comedian will be exonerated
The Bell Ringer
Until now, Cosby's resources had secured for him the invaluable prize of time: He had bought his way past numerous statutes of limitations, but not the 12-year clock set by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, where Andrea Constand alleged that Cosby ...

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Despite fears and huge Dubai fire, New Year revelry rolls on - Stars and Stripes

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 08:08 AM PST


Stars and Stripes

Despite fears and huge Dubai fire, New Year revelry rolls on
Stars and Stripes
As midnight approached, families bundled up for visits to neighborhood temples, where the ritual ringing of huge bronze bells reverberated through the chill. Tokyo was on special alert for ... South Koreans marked New Year's Eve with traditional bell ...

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Taunton church bells rung for final time ahead of refit - BBC News

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 07:08 AM PST


BBC News

Taunton church bells rung for final time ahead of refit
BBC News
A set of church bells that are difficult to ring because they were set too high up are to peal for the final time before they are replaced. The set of ... This is a memorial to four St Mary's ringers killed in World War One and will be put on display ...

Offerings to the New Year pyre - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:40 AM PST


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Offerings to the New Year pyre
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)
The Boeoegg, a snowman made of wadding and filled with firecrackers, burns atop a bonfire in the Sechselaeuten square in Zurich. As the bells of St. Peter's church chime six o'clock, the bonfire below the "Boeoegg" is set alight and mounted guildsmen ...

New Year fireworks: Watch the whole display from Hong Kong - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:18 AM PST


New Year fireworks: Watch the whole display from Hong Kong
The Bell Ringer
About 150,000 police officers and soldiers have been deployed to safeguard churches, airports and other public places. ... But shortly before the clocks turned midnight, police in Munich urged people to avoid train stations due to an "imminent threat ...

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OK Mr Popular, show us your plan - Perth Now

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:03 AM PST


Perth Now

OK Mr Popular, show us your plan
Perth Now
Tony has been building a sandcastle, complete with shell encrusted windows and a cuttlefish bell tower, for nearly four hours. Mike wanders over and creates an inlet for water to gush into the moat. Not yet three years old, his work and determination ...

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Dubai New Year fireworks kick off while nearby tower blazes - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:20 AM PST


NDTV

Dubai New Year fireworks kick off while nearby tower blazes
The Bell Ringer
A huge fire has broken out at a hotel in Dubai - one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world - ahead of New Year celebrations in the city. Cheering crowds of onlookers watched as bursts of color filled the sky around the Burj Khalifa, the world's ...
Fire Breaks Out at Luxury Dubai Hotel Near Fireworks DisplayThe Bell Ringer
Dubai Media Office on Twitter: "The fire at the Address Downtown reported to ...Twitter

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Quotes of the year 2015 - Mansfield Chad

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:05 AM PST


Mansfield Chad

Quotes of the year 2015
Mansfield Chad
“I'm one of the middle-aged (OK, a bit older) females who are not embarrassed to say I believe in God - which is just about the most embarrassing thing you can own up to these days, even more than admitting you fancy someone under 30.” Broadcaster ...

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First Night Worcester festivities offer a day and night of contrasts - Worcester Telegram

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 03:59 AM PST


Worcester Telegram

First Night Worcester festivities offer a day and night of contrasts
Worcester Telegram
... Chorus in Wesley United Methodist Church, 114 Main St. The performance included the Worcester Children's Chorus youngest choir singing "Ding Dong Merrily on High," and 16-year-old violinist P.J. Mara of the music school giving a solo rendition of V ...

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Church Listing - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 02:08 AM PST


Market Rasen Mail

Church Listing
Market Rasen Mail
January 6: 9am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 10am - 11.30am Mini Messy in Market Rasen Church Room; 7.30pm Bell Ringing Practice. January 7: 9.30am BCP Communion at Market Rasen; 10.30am Communion at waterloo House. January 9: 2pm ...

New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations - world celebrates start of 2016 - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 01:03 AM PST


Malta Independent Online

New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations - world celebrates start of 2016
Telegraph.co.uk
17:00. Malaysia. Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur .... The country marks New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ...
Despite fears and huge Dubai fire, New Year revelry rolls onThe Hindu
World welcomes New Year, revelers defy terror worries -- in most placesToday's Zaman
New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worries in most placesThe Japan Times
The Times (subscription) -Malta Independent Online
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Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 12:26 AM PST


Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding
Hull Daily Mail
"The side door of the church was open to allow bell ringers easy access to the building so as not to disturb the ceremony. "Mr Kendall was homeless and living in the church grounds at the time." The oil painting, which shows the church and people ...

Down Memory Lane - Brewery's bells tradition - Thurrock Gazette

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 11:12 PM PST


Down Memory Lane - Brewery's bells tradition
Thurrock Gazette
One interesting tradition linked to the brewery is that Mr Squire provided an annual supper to the Stanford-le-Hope church bell-ringers on New Year's Eve. Presumably, this was held in one of the local pubs, after which the bell ringers would go to the ...

Sweet '16: Local celebrations ring in the new year - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 10:39 PM PST


Salisbury Post

Sweet '16: Local celebrations ring in the new year
Salisbury Post
From the gazebo at the base of the Bell Tower on West Innes Street, Mayor Karen Alexander starts counting out loud when the clock reaches 20 seconds, the crowd yelling each number out with her. At the stroke of midnight, a bell rings out across the ...

World ushers in 2016 - The Columbian

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 10:25 PM PST


The Columbian

World ushers in 2016
The Columbian
KOREAS: outh Koreans marked New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. One celebration was organized at a town near the border with rival North Korea to watch one of the ceremonies ...

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Guilford County clergy work and play — just like us - Greensboro News & Record

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 09:03 PM PST


Greensboro News & Record

Guilford County clergy work and play — just like us
Greensboro News & Record
They teach CPR: Bishop San Juan Timmons of True Salvation Christian Fellowship, who is also the EMS department chairman at Guilford Technical Community College and a part-time paramedic. They have a back story: Singing telegrams in a gorilla suit for ...

Clock tower bell at restored Old Erie County Hall to ring New Year's Eve for ... - Niagara Frontier Publications

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 05:53 PM PST


Clock tower bell at restored Old Erie County Hall to ring New Year's Eve for ...
Niagara Frontier Publications
The celebration of renovations at the restored Old Erie County Hall at 92 Franklin St., in the C
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