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Merseybells news feed as published


In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe - Gazette

Posted: 15 May 2016 06:27 AM PDT


Gazette

In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe
Gazette
But if I were to experience, for whatever reason, some kind of Groundhog Day, I think I would choose the job of interviewing Ronald Blythe to be mine. I never tire of it, because there's always something new with Ronnie, and yet, rather wonderfully ...

St John Baptist De La Salle and the Frères in Malta - Times of Malta

Posted: 15 May 2016 01:22 AM PDT


Times of Malta

St John Baptist De La Salle and the Frères in Malta
Times of Malta
The pealing of the bells of St Peter's Basilica in Rome, celebrating De La Salle's canonisation in 1900 was still fresh in the Frères' minds. It was therefore ... Throughout these years, they built new classrooms, a large refectory and the church. By ...

I hate to see the year reach the finish line - Examiner Enterprise

Posted: 14 May 2016 10:37 PM PDT


I hate to see the year reach the finish line
Examiner Enterprise
Long after the bell peals to end the final semester, the memories will stay golden for a unique year. Of course, we bid good-bye — as we do each year — to a talented, unforgettable senior class. ... Bartlesville bids good-bye to an exceptional group ...

Crashing bell rang death knell for Lapeer man removing old clock tower at city hall - Thecountypress

Posted: 14 May 2016 08:23 PM PDT


Crashing bell rang death knell for Lapeer man removing old clock tower at city hall
Thecountypress
LAPEER — Archie VanWagnen plunged to his death from the top of the old clock tower at Lapeer City Hall, 75 years ago this month. It happened when he was up in the belfry, trying to lower the one-ton cast iron bell.

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Mini grants give students chance to expand their learning in Washington County - Herald-Mail Media

Posted: 14 May 2016 04:27 PM PDT


Herald-Mail Media

Mini grants give students chance to expand their learning in Washington County
Herald-Mail Media
A.J. Lyles bent his head down to more closely inspect a musical instrument he'd never before seen. His curiosity was already piqued when Marshall Street School music teacher Kathryn Zumbrun walked over and removed a ... They can hear a battery-operated ...

Ashton u Lyne, S Peter, Gr Man

Posted: 14 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info removed: only rarely rung now

Castle Eaton, Wilts

Posted: 14 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor note amended from B (nominal: A-44c)

Chippenham, Cambs

Posted: 14 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

'Unringable' is not strictly accurate

Clifton, S Francis, Notts

Posted: 14 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Flag added re current situation; possibly >> store soon

FAME BECKONS: Bridport Hat Festival committee 2016 - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 14 May 2016 02:00 PM PDT


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

FAME BECKONS: Bridport Hat Festival committee 2016
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Also new for this year is Saint Marys' bell ringing group holding a 'Tower Open Day' on Saturday from 10.30 to noon There are also all the usual events of live music, talks, tea dancing, dog competitions, refreshment stalls, competitions for best hat ...

Programme of Lyme Regis event's to celebrate Queen's 90th birthday next month - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 14 May 2016 02:00 PM PDT


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Programme of Lyme Regis event's to celebrate Queen's 90th birthday next month
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
A HOST of special events will be held in Lyme Regis next month to celebrate the Queen's official 90th birthday. Celebrations will take place from June 8 until June 12 in the seaside town - including parties, displays, fireworks and parades. The Queen ...

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Leaders of next generation honored at Young American Awards banquet - Rockford Register Star

Posted: 14 May 2016 01:57 PM PDT


Rockford Register Star

Leaders of next generation honored at Young American Awards banquet
Rockford Register Star
CONTRIBUTIONS: RVC Phi Theta Kappa Omicron Eta Chapter (Vice President, 2015 to present); MEPA (2 years, Treasurer); Volleyball (3 years, Captain); Rockford Volleyball Program (6 years); Green Club (3 years); Volunteer for: Donut Day Bell Ringing ...

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Bishop George Bell: Council re-hanging of portrait 'offensive' - BBC News

Posted: 14 May 2016 11:25 AM PDT


BBC News

Bishop George Bell: Council re-hanging of portrait 'offensive'
BBC News
Re-hanging a portrait in a town hall of a bishop named as an alleged paedophile is "offensive", say campaigners. The painting of the late Right Reverend George Bell was removed when the Church of England settled a civil claim made by a woman who says ...
Portrait of sex abuse bishop is back on council office wallThe Argus

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Restoration work to begin at historic Sharon Catholic church - Georgia Bulletin

Posted: 14 May 2016 08:59 AM PDT


Georgia Bulletin

Restoration work to begin at historic Sharon Catholic church
Georgia Bulletin
The next step to save the church is about to get underway. The first project is to shore up the building's foundation. Preservationists also will be replacing the roof and repairing the damaged bell tower. The original double-hung wood windows will be ...

Austin keeps beating in the heart of Nevada - Nevada Appeal

Posted: 14 May 2016 07:07 AM PDT


Nevada Appeal

Austin keeps beating in the heart of Nevada
Nevada Appeal
Perhaps the most impressive reminders of the historic Central Nevada mining town of Austin's past are its three churches, all built between 1866 and 1878. The oldest is the old St. Augustine's Catholic Church on the corner of Court and Virginia ... A ...

Bok Tower boasts nature, art, more - Orlando Sentinel

Posted: 14 May 2016 06:26 AM PDT


Orlando Sentinel

Bok Tower boasts nature, art, more
Orlando Sentinel
An outing to Bok Tower Gardens has visitors dabbling in botany, history, architecture and music. Let's take it from the top. The centerpiece of the Lake Wales attraction is Singing Tower, which, in its belfry, sports 60 bells ranging from 16 pounds to ...

Our Savior's bell tower proposal rings up controversy in adjacent Oconomowoc neighborhood - Lake Country Now

Posted: 13 May 2016 10:37 AM PDT


Lake Country Now

Our Savior's bell tower proposal rings up controversy in adjacent Oconomowoc neighborhood
Lake Country Now
Oconomowoc — The common council is scheduled to make the final decision Tuesday night on a proposed bell tower pavilion and speaker system for Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 145 E. Lisbon Road., that has drawn opposition from nearby residents.

Every Radiohead Song, Ranked From Worst to Best - Vulture

Posted: 13 May 2016 09:40 AM PDT


Vulture

Every Radiohead Song, Ranked From Worst to Best
Vulture
EP, could almost be a lullaby: “Don't forget that you are our son / Now go back to bed,” Yorke begins, amid church-like peals of synth. ..... But “Morning Bell/Amnesiac”—actually recorded before its Kid A equivalent—is even better, chiming and heart ...

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Countdown to Krakow - National Catholic Register

Posted: 13 May 2016 08:57 AM PDT


National Catholic Register

Countdown to Krakow
National Catholic Register
Every hour on the hour, a reminder of the 1241 invasion by Tartar raiders rings out: A trumpeter plays the Hejnal Mariacki, a warning tune of impending attack, from the bell tower of St. Mary's Church. The song, however, abruptly ends mid-melody, never ...

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Editorial: Residents should have say in night chiming - Traverse City Record Eagle

Posted: 13 May 2016 06:03 AM PDT


Editorial: Residents should have say in night chiming
Traverse City Record Eagle
It makes sense for the board to listen to the people who can hear the bell — those who live within a few blocks of the tower. Neighborhood residents have differing opinions about the value of night bell-ringing. One woman said she thinks it's “so cool ...

Local Handbell Choir Boasts The Oldest Continuous Choir Of Its Kind - WMUK

Posted: 13 May 2016 05:14 AM PDT


WMUK

Local Handbell Choir Boasts The Oldest Continuous Choir Of Its Kind
WMUK
Tom Van Valey says they didn't have anything - no bells and no music. “All we had was us and we went to the Baptist church downtown because they had a set of bells and they agreed to let us use them and we practiced on those,” he says. Tom says it took ...

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Otley bellringers taking part in regional competition - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 13 May 2016 04:13 AM PDT


Ilkley Gazette

Otley bellringers taking part in regional competition
Ilkley Gazette
OTLEY bellringers will take part in a regional contest this weekend. The Otley All Saints team have been practising hard in preparation for the Yorkshire Association Western Branch Striking Competition. The event – the Otley group's first competitive ...

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Duxford News: James Bond at Duxford School - Cambridge News

Posted: 13 May 2016 02:11 AM PDT


Duxford News: James Bond at Duxford School
Cambridge News
... whole family – whether or not they are actually 'running'. Car parking opens at 8.45am and On-the-day registration is from 9am to 10.10 am only, with car par access closing at 9.45am/ The Fancy Dress competition is at 9.50 and from 10am the roads ...

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In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Posted: 13 May 2016 12:39 AM PDT


Clacton and Frinton Gazette

In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
In the Artist's Garden is the ninth collection of his Word from Wormingford columns, which he has been writing for the Church Times for more than 20 years. "I started the column ... They've done quite a few now and they're usually done rather well." As ...

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Cathedral Bells Ring Out for National Day of Prayer - Garden City News

Posted: 12 May 2016 06:21 PM PDT


Cathedral Bells Ring Out for National Day of Prayer
Garden City News
"This year, the Cathedral of the Incarnation's famous chime of thirteen bells rang out with songs of peace following the noon Mass for Ascension Day," shared Dean Michael Sniffen. The tower bells have a unique connection to American national history ...

New tower for old bell | Photos - Forbes Advocate

Posted: 12 May 2016 05:17 PM PDT


Forbes Advocate

New tower for old bell | Photos
Forbes Advocate
The congregation of the Eugowra Welsh Memorial Uniting Church was joined by parishioners of many other denominations and visitors of other parishes for the church service and dedication of the Memorial Bell Tower on May 1. The bell tower is in ... of ...

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Decker leads list of Rasmuson artist awards for 2016 - Alaska Dispatch News

Posted: 12 May 2016 03:25 PM PDT


Alaska Dispatch News

Decker leads list of Rasmuson artist awards for 2016
Alaska Dispatch News
During her stint, she held “carving klatches” and workshops in soap carving open to all ages and experience levels, provided participants could “safely peel and chop a vegetable without supervision." Harrison will close out her Homer ... The Concordia ...

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Mount Carmel parishioners invited to attend Our Lady of Loreto - The Catholic Free PressThe Catholic Free Press - Catholic Free Press

Posted: 12 May 2016 11:56 AM PDT


Catholic Free Press

Mount Carmel parishioners invited to attend Our Lady of Loreto - The Catholic Free PressThe Catholic Free Press
Catholic Free Press
He said Loreto is the “daughter church” of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and that the parishes share an Italian-American heritage. The new ... The facade was leaning away from the front of the church and the bell tower supports were eroding, Msgr. Pedone said.

Historic day as new bells for Liddington cast - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:41 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Historic day as new bells for Liddington cast
Swindon Advertiser
On Wednesday, a huge step forward was taken when several dozen villagers travelled to Loughborough to watch the new bells being cast at the famous John Taylor's Bell Foundry, the largest in the world. The bells were cast in the traditional way, with ...

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Oddball psychology humor shown Riverwalk's 'Beyond Therapy' - Lansing State Journal

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:37 AM PDT


Lansing State Journal

Oddball psychology humor shown Riverwalk's 'Beyond Therapy'
Lansing State Journal
Artists from around the world perform in the tower. Inside the tower is MSU's carillon, a musical instrument that features 49 bells. The first 10 bells were installed in Beaumont in 1928 when the tower was first built. In 1996, the tower was restored ...

Community Billboard-May 12 - Billboard & Going out - Orléans Star - Orléans Star

Posted: 12 May 2016 06:26 AM PDT


Community Billboard-May 12 - Billboard & Going out - Orléans Star
Orléans Star
Contact Church Warden Rick Foy 613-835-3784. Will take all electronics working or not , the ... A World of Song; Saturday May 14, 8 p.m. at Orleans United Church, 1111 Orleans Blvd., Orléans; Tickets: $20, free for children under 14; Available at: the ...

Landmark for Brid church - Bridlington Today

Posted: 12 May 2016 03:37 AM PDT


Bridlington Today

Landmark for Brid church
Bridlington Today
The building was enlarged in 1851, and a spire was added to the tower before a clock and peal of six bells were placed in the tower in 1859. The interior was transformed in the early 1960s by George Gaze Pace.The ancillary building was designed by ...

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Week Ahead What's On Listings 12-05-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 12 May 2016 12:03 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 12-05-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Ding Dong: comedy performed by The Preston Drama Club. From £7. ... Music. Jazz. Jazz Night: with the Silver Bell Band playing all your traditional Jazz favourites. ..... Euxton Parish Church Community Centre, School Lane, Euxton, Chorley. Tel: 01257 ...

Could Bridport Hat Festival be your path to online fame? - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 12 May 2016 12:00 AM PDT


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Could Bridport Hat Festival be your path to online fame?
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Hat festival publicist Matt Count said: “This music stage will offer, for a small fee: a “minute of fame”, including the use of the stage and sound system with every performance filmed and uploaded to youtube. Show the world that Bridport's got talent ...

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Pishing messages at the black grouse lek - The Guardian

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:30 PM PDT


The Guardian

Pishing messages at the black grouse lek
The Guardian
But willow warblers have flown in to stir the new season, each dying cadence ringing with life, as exuberant sounding as any mountain burn. Their proclamations carry far, like the peal of church bells, down from a scatter of trees on the hillside to ...

Church celebrates its long history in Ilkley with a heritage week - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:09 PM PDT


Ilkley Gazette

Church celebrates its long history in Ilkley with a heritage week
Ilkley Gazette
Among those who have offered their stories is Alan Titchmarsh, one of Ilkley's famous sons and once a choirboy and bellringer at All Saints. His story is displayed in the church. The heritage event comes at a time when more than £1million is being ...

Virginia Consort's 'Compact Carmina' still packs musical impact - The Daily Progress

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:55 PM PDT


Virginia Consort's 'Compact Carmina' still packs musical impact
The Daily Progress
The Virginia Consort will sing the shortened and more tightly focused version of Orff's familiar work during Saturday's concert at First Presbyterian Church. And although a few elements of the medieval material have been trimmed — the movement about ...

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Viva Canonero! Part Two - BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 05:14 PM PDT


Viva Canonero! Part Two
BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
An obscurely bred, crooked legged, harlequin of a horse from Venezuela, who had been ridiculed by the press and local horsemen, had just concluded the most bizarre journey and adventure in the history of the Kentucky Derby. Like Clark Kent turning into ...

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