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Blandford cupola project -ceremony to celebrate completion - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 12:28 PM PDT


Blandford cupola project -ceremony to celebrate completion
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Completion of the restoration of the iconic cupola and tower of Blandford Parish Church was celebrated on Thursday by a ceremony at the top of the tower which is now waiting only for the return of its regilded weathervane after being returned to its ...

Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton: NYT - AOL News

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 11:02 AM PDT


AOL News

Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton: NYT
AOL News
WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime time address at the Democratic convention, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Citing Bloomberg's adviser Howard Wolfson, ...

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10 Things You May Not Know About Philadelphia - KSTP.com

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 10:07 AM PDT


KSTP.com

10 Things You May Not Know About Philadelphia
KSTP.com
What's known now as the Liberty Bell was in the tower above the Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall) back when the Continental Congress was drafting the Declaration of Independence there. Its role in the Revolution isn't clear, but it did ...

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Learn the ropes at bell ringing in Redditch - Redditch Standard

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 08:09 AM PDT


Redditch Standard

Learn the ropes at bell ringing in Redditch
Redditch Standard
CHURCHES and cathedrals across Hereford and Worcester, including those in Redditch, 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.

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Church promotes the art of bell ringing - Teignmouth Post

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 04:58 AM PDT


Church promotes the art of bell ringing
Teignmouth Post
English Heritage is encouraging as many churches as possible to sign up to the event. It will provide a unique opportunity for ringing bands across England to share the heritage hidden inside their bell towers, as well as their passion with millions of ...

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Traveling exhibit, artifacts, bell ring in new season - Plattsburgh Press Republican

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 12:09 AM PDT


Plattsburgh Press Republican

Traveling exhibit, artifacts, bell ring in new season
Plattsburgh Press Republican
A black bell peals throughout the day at the museum's entrance. “This is an idea I had from the very ... When Henry was arrested by the U.S. Marshals, all of the church bells rang as a signal that someone needed help. “They rescued him,” Papson said.

Bell Tower Challenge to hit Selby - 104.7 Minster FM

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 10:06 PM PDT


104.7 Minster FM

Bell Tower Challenge to hit Selby
104.7 Minster FM
The tradition of change ringing is a unique form of music which has its roots in England. Instead of 'tunes' the bells ring in orderly sequences that the ringers learn as patterns and then ring from memory. Ringers control the bell with a rope, while ...

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Minster FM - News - Bell Tower Challenge to hit Selby - 104.7 Minster FM

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 10:06 PM PDT


104.7 Minster FM

Minster FM - News - Bell Tower Challenge to hit Selby
104.7 Minster FM
Churches and cathedrals across the York region are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the 400-year old tradition of English-style bell ...

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Erie County real estate transactions - Buffalo News

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 09:01 PM PDT


Erie County real estate transactions
Buffalo News
357 Bernhardt Drive, Todd J. Ring to Adam G. Skonieczki; Shayna B. Skonieczki, $142,200. • 82 Bucyrus Drive, Michael A. Palmieri; ... 184 Pine St., Diane J. Bell; Joseph H. Bell to Steven A. Davis, $320,000. • 1202 Grover Road, Debra L. Walker; Keith R ...

Drayton St Leonard, Oxon

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Restoration work completed

Great Wilbraham, Cambs

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing suspension has now been lifted

Sapperton, Glos

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

In care of Churches Conservation Trust wef ~17/07/2016

Swanmore, Hants

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info modified (was Fri)

Whitnash church needs urgent repairs - Leamington Observer

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 06:12 AM PDT


Leamington Observer

Whitnash church needs urgent repairs
Leamington Observer
The grant – from the government-funded Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund – will enable the tower roof of teh grade II-listed church to be renewed to prevent damage to the roof structure and bell frame below. Work will also be done to rebuild ...

The bells, the bells: Chloe Glover learns the ropes with Mirfield Parish Church bell ringers - Huddersfield Examiner

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 03:04 AM PDT


Huddersfield Examiner

The bells, the bells: Chloe Glover learns the ropes with Mirfield Parish Church bell ringers
Huddersfield Examiner
And new, much talked-about bells have hit the right notes with their ringers at Mirfield Parish Church, who from their installation in 1869 up until April this year had to practice with out of tune instruments. Now, with ... But research suggests that ...

Upland Chronicles: Jimmie Turner was a fixture on Court Avenue for 56 years - The Mountain Press

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 01:18 AM PDT


The Mountain Press

Upland Chronicles: Jimmie Turner was a fixture on Court Avenue for 56 years
The Mountain Press
His mother always told him that the church bells were ringing when he came into the world that Sunday morning. He was one of a ... Turner had persistently encouraged the author to write a column about the rich heritage of Sevier County. The Honorable ...

Bid to ring in the changes at St David's Cathedral - County Echo

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 12:02 AM PDT


County Echo

Bid to ring in the changes at St David's Cathedral
County Echo
The bells hang in the tower of the 13th-century gatehouse, Porth-y-Twr, overlooking the cathedral and the Thirty-Nine Steps. The group have a ring of ten bells, eight of which were cast in 1928 by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. The last two ...

Church listing - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 02:46 PM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Church listing
Market Rasen Mail
July 26: 10.30am - 11.30am Messy Cathedral at Lincoln. July 27: 9am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 7.30pm Bell ringing practice. July 28: 9.30am BCP Communion at Market Rasen. July 29: 9am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 6.45pm Choir practice at ...

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Church listing - Market Rasen Mail - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 02:46 PM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Church listing - Market Rasen Mail
Market Rasen Mail
10am Communion with Children's Church and Young People's Group at Market Rasen; 11.45am Baptism at Market Rasen; 6.30pm Festal Evensong with Pimms ...

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Zinefest, Mount Rainier Choir Festival, Stained glass exhibit, concerts, fitness. - Washington Post

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 01:38 PM PDT


Zinefest, Mount Rainier Choir Festival, Stained glass exhibit, concerts, fitness.
Washington Post
Elizabeth Bonforte Gardner, currently interim rector at the Church of the Epiphany in downtown Washington, will become interim missioner for young adults on Aug. 8. ... Parishioners will lead these informal services of singing, prayers and a short ...

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Green dreams for Christchurch's red zone - The Press

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 10:03 AM PDT


The Press

Green dreams for Christchurch's red zone
The Press
Canterbury University environmental hazards expert David Bell stresses what everyone should already know. The suburbs of the lower Avon are naturally a dynamic landscape – a near sea-level mud flat formed only during the past few thousand years.

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GALLERY: A panoramic view of the city from the top of a church tower - This is Local London

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 08:32 AM PDT


This is Local London

GALLERY: A panoramic view of the city from the top of a church tower
This is Local London
I went to that church a few times over the years, the regulars were very unwelcoming, especially the bell ringers who thought they owned the place. Some old boys in ridiculous pony tails very unfriendly. During some services when I tried to offer a ...

Tug or war over Athy church bell - Kildare Nationalist

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 07:30 AM PDT


Kildare Nationalist

Tug or war over Athy church bell
Kildare Nationalist
The council said the bell tower is a listed building and the removal of any part would have required planning permission and consultationand they want this piece of local heritage back in its rightful place. After months of uncertaintity it has now ...

Bellringers appeal - Petersfield Today

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 05:13 AM PDT


Bellringers appeal
Petersfield Today
The bells at Trotton have been out of action for six months due to structural issues, but they are working again now, and people willing to learn the ropes, as well as experienced ringers, are needed. There is no age restriction with children welcome too.

Worcestershire bell towers needed for new challenge - Worcester News

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 05:08 AM PDT


Worcestershire bell towers needed for new challenge
Worcester News
Chris Mew, president of the central council of church bell ringers, added: “There are 5,000 bell towers for change ringing and our challenge is to unlock the doors to 500 of them." To take part in the challenge bell towers need to be registered by ...

NOSTALGIA: Bellringer and war hero remembered at his church - Eastbourne Herald

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 02:38 AM PDT


Eastbourne Herald

NOSTALGIA: Bellringer and war hero remembered at his church
Eastbourne Herald
The tenor bell, recently re-installed in the tower is engraved with the names of Harry Burgess and for other Westham bellringers who all died in the same war. Tom and Trudy Drummond, the chairman and secretary of the Westham and Pevensey branch of the ...

Expat life, a foot in two worlds - swissinfo.ch

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 11:09 PM PDT


swissinfo.ch

Expat life, a foot in two worlds
swissinfo.ch
UK-born Maggie Gerber rings the bells of Wengen's English Church and then stands ready to welcome all who come through the open door. As church warden for the past 20 years – one of her many local hats – she extends a ready smile, a firm handshake, ...

Episcopal churches to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 07:51 PM PDT


Episcopal churches to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Any interested bell ringers or other participants are welcome to join in the effort at All Saints church. For details, call the church office at 970-667-0303, visit www.allsaintsloveland.org or email allsaintsloveland@gmail.com. For details about the ...

Browsing the Arts: July 22 through July 28 - cleveland.com

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 04:17 PM PDT


cleveland.com

Browsing the Arts: July 22 through July 28
cleveland.com
155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls. 440-247-7507 or valleyartcenter.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Exhibits: "Annual Student & Faculty Art," Michael Steinberg's photography exhibit "Pour" and "En Plein Air Art" exhibitions ...

What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC - Philly.com (blog)

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 12:05 PM PDT


Philly.com (blog)

What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC
Philly.com (blog)
The red neon initials of the savings and loan society, which built the tower during the Depression and collapsed in the banking crisis of the early '90s, are still a Philadelphia landmark. - Inga Saffron ... Think of Skyspace as a descendant of the ...

Bells to ring out for heritage - Yorkshire Evening Post

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 08:48 AM PDT


Yorkshire Evening Post

Bells to ring out for heritage
Yorkshire Evening Post
The tradition of change ringing has its roots in England. Instead of 'tunes' the bells ring in orderly sequences that the ringers learn as patterns and then ring from memory. Ringers control the bell with a rope, while the bell turns full circle ...

Rejoice! Pippa Middleton's engagement finally links the royals with Made in Chelsea - The Guardian

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 08:45 AM PDT


The Guardian

Rejoice! Pippa Middleton's engagement finally links the royals with Made in Chelsea
The Guardian
Let the bells peal out! As regular readers know, nothing brings more joy to Lost in Showbiz's vodka-pickled heart than a new celebrity to add to its collection, and one has come soaring in this week with the promising alacrity of the flying baby in ...

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6 Gadgets to Keep Your Home Safe From Intruders - TIME

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 07:23 AM PDT


6 Gadgets to Keep Your Home Safe From Intruders
TIME
Summertime, and the living is easy — especially for burglars. While you're out of town chasing the sun, it's easier for thieves to case your house for a quick plunder. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, burglaries are around 10% more ...

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Week Ahead What's On Listings 21-07-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 12:05 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 21-07-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Jazz Night: with the Silver Bell Band playing all your traditional Jazz favourites. Every alternate Thu ..... Euxton Parish Church Community Centre, School Lane, Euxton, Chorley. Tel: 01257 278400 ... Tea Dance: a wonderful afternoon with live music ...

Old Limestone courthouse bell to be relocated — again - The Decatur Daily

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 10:10 PM PDT


The Decatur Daily

Old Limestone courthouse bell to be relocated — again
The Decatur Daily
The inscription reads, "Troy Bell Foundry. Jones & Company. Troy, N.Y. 1871. JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY. Old Limestone Courthouse. A black and white photograph shows construction of Limestone County's 1867 courthouse. A bell from the building ...

Mahaffey Family Camp opens Friday - Clearfield Progress

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 08:07 PM PDT


Clearfield Progress

Mahaffey Family Camp opens Friday
Clearfield Progress
MAHAFFEY — Come Friday, the bells in the historic tower on the grounds of Mahaffey Camp and Conference Center will peal, calling the faithful to the 120th edition of Mahaffey Family Camp held at the grounds north of Mahaffey along the banks of the ...

Tour de France, Catholic Style - National Catholic Register

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 03:15 PM PDT


National Catholic Register

Tour de France, Catholic Style
National Catholic Register
Limoges, best known for its enamels and porcelain, is also home to a stunning Gothic cathedral noted for its rood loft and octagonal bell tower, as well as the Chappelle Saint-Aurélien and Church of St Michel-des-Lions, which house the relics of Sts ...

Inside the Old Goucher home of Radica Textiles founder and designer Sarah Templin. - Baltimore Magazine

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 02:54 PM PDT


Baltimore Magazine

Inside the Old Goucher home of Radica Textiles founder and designer Sarah Templin.
Baltimore Magazine
The darker wood ones were actually made out of demolished church pews that we found. IDIOSYNCRATIC ILLUMINATION: One year for ... into Paranoid, the old Black Sabbath album. But also the new Peals album—Bruce's band—that is about to come out.

News of the Weird: July 20, 2016 - Erie Reader

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 09:02 AM PDT


Erie Reader

News of the Weird: July 20, 2016
Erie Reader
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 ...

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Answer Man: Chimes don't ring a bell? They're new - Post-Bulletin

Posted: 20 Jul 2016 08:04 AM PDT

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