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Merseybells news feed as published


Remembrance Sunday 2015: Hitchin pays its respects - Hertfordshire Mercury

Posted: 08 Nov 2015 08:41 AM PST


Hertfordshire Mercury

Remembrance Sunday 2015: Hitchin pays its respects
Hertfordshire Mercury
Babies in pushchairs, war veterans wearing medals and even dogs were present to mark the occasion. As the parade – made up of cadets, Scouts and Guides, dignitaries, and Royal British Legion members – reached the church, a peal of bells rang out.

Church award is a "Godsend" - North Yorkshire Advertiser

Posted: 08 Nov 2015 07:33 AM PST


Church award is a "Godsend"
North Yorkshire Advertiser
After months of deliberations, the Heritage Lottery Fund has confirmed the funding for work at the grade II*-listed St Wilfrid's Church, at South Kilvington, near Thirsk following English Heritage placing the building on its at-risk register. Extensive ...

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Church Bells Ring Out Muffled to Mark Remembrance Sunday - Yahoo News UK

Posted: 08 Nov 2015 04:55 AM PST


Yahoo News UK

Church Bells Ring Out Muffled to Mark Remembrance Sunday
Yahoo News UK
... the two World Wars and later conflicts. Services were held, two minutes of silence were observed at 11am, and church bells rang out half-muffled. This footage shows St Paul's church in Bedford. Credit: Facebook/St Paul's Company Of Change Bell ...

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Church spotlight: St George's Church in Pontesbury - shropshirestar.com

Posted: 08 Nov 2015 01:01 AM PST


shropshirestar.com

Church spotlight: St George's Church in Pontesbury
shropshirestar.com
The former medieval church tower contained five bells cast by Thomas Roberts of Shrewsbury. They survived the tower's collapse and are the sole remaining examples of Roberts' work. When the new tower was built the ring was augmented to six in 1869.

St. Petersburg: Nine days after the tragedy - vestnik kavkaza

Posted: 08 Nov 2015 12:50 AM PST


vestnik kavkaza

St. Petersburg: Nine days after the tragedy
vestnik kavkaza
The timing of the work of the electronic bell ringer that manages the bells will be planned out in such way that the memorial bell will ring both during the service and as people leave the cathedral after it finishes," TASS reports. After the priest ...

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Moody Ketton cement works inspires photographers - Rutland Times

Posted: 08 Nov 2015 12:04 AM PST


Rutland Times

Moody Ketton cement works inspires photographers
Rutland Times
Other images that scored well were shots inside the Loughborough bell foundry by Wally Lodge and of steam engine restoration by John Hillier; and an evocative image of a power station and wind turbines in the orange haze of a setting sun by St John ...

Five ways you'll be 'sacked' by your bank – and it's only getting worse - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 11:03 PM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Five ways you'll be 'sacked' by your bank – and it's only getting worse
Telegraph.co.uk
Church bell ringers in Kent told to fill out US tax form to open bank account. But Paul Tilley of Howlett Clarke, a lawyer specialising in consumer credit, said: “I have seen cases when banks closed accounts after a customer complained about charges.

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DART Stuff the Bus heads holiday food, clothing drives - The News Journal

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 09:50 PM PST


The News Journal

DART Stuff the Bus heads holiday food, clothing drives
The News Journal
The kickoff will feature the Salvation Army's Brass Band, the Salvation Army of Delaware's Emergency Disaster Service's canteen truck serving hot chocolate and coffee, celebrity bell ringers and guest speakers. .... The church has delivered meals to ...

Loveland's bell-ringing tradition runs deep - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 06:39 PM PST


Loveland's bell-ringing tradition runs deep
Loveland Reporter-Herald
... Fourth Street actually ended in 1932 and the ringing of bells began. The vets opted to rouse their countrymen with a portable church bell as well as a firetruck employed as chariot to transport the troops to the annual breakfast. In 1944, another ...

The day of pomp and pageantry will take place next Saturday to welcome the ... - The Independent

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 03:26 PM PST


The day of pomp and pageantry will take place next Saturday to welcome the ...
The Independent
The St Mary-le-Bow church bells will ring out 800 changes at noon, a nod to Dick Whittington who, according to the fairy tale, was on the verge of quitting London when the sound of bells lured him back to the capital. Artwork for the anniversary year ...

Lord Mayor's Show: 800th edition sees Jeffrey Mountevans follow in Dick ... - The Independent

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 03:26 PM PST


The Independent

Lord Mayor's Show: 800th edition sees Jeffrey Mountevans follow in Dick ...
The Independent
The St Mary-le-Bow church bells will ring out 800 changes at noon, a nod to Dick Whittington who, according to the fairy tale, was on the verge of quitting London when the sound of bells lured him back to the capital. Artwork for the anniversary year ...

To the head and heart of Istanbul - The News on Sunday

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 01:12 PM PST


To the head and heart of Istanbul
The News on Sunday
After waiting in line for the steeply-priced tickets at the base of Galata Tower for about twenty minutes, we decided to forego the lift and use the spiral stairway, huffing and puffing our way 150 feet up to the observation deck. The sooner we reached ...

Discovering the beauty of Suffolk, through a WWII soldier's eyes - Washington Post

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 10:55 AM PST


Washington Post

Discovering the beauty of Suffolk, through a WWII soldier's eyes
Washington Post
Our first destination was the Norman church of All Saints Hawstead, in what Appleby calls — and which remains — “a lovely little valley rich with noble old trees.” A Catholic, Appleby seemed most excited by the preservation of the medieval sanctus ...

Friday night football recap: W in WCAL apparently stands for wild as ... - San Jose Mercury News (blog)

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 10:16 AM PST


Friday night football recap: W in WCAL apparently stands for wild as ...
San Jose Mercury News (blog)
Photo by John Medina Bellarmine running back Kyle Macauley #5 catches a 50-yard pass in the final minute of the Bellarmine College Prep 24-21 defeat of Valley Christian High School football game played at San Jose City College on November 6, 2015 in ...

Restaurant takes shape in historic fire hall - Brandon Sun

Posted: 07 Nov 2015 01:04 AM PST


Brandon Sun

Restaurant takes shape in historic fire hall
Brandon Sun
The goal is to acquire the fire hall's original bell and install it back up in the tower. “I'd like to hear it peal out over the city again,” Dorn said. He plans to appear before council to formally make the request. The Coronation Bell that hung in ...

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Krupa: On a night for history, Zetterberg makes his own - The Detroit News

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 09:43 PM PST


The Detroit News

Krupa: On a night for history, Zetterberg makes his own
The Detroit News
Mrazek was absolutely stellar. And, typically, cool, calm and collected. Multiple stops throughout the game were fine ones. A few were absolute bell ringers, especially a couple on Joffrey Lupul, who might be seeing Mrazek in some disturbing dreams for ...

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Queen to lead nation in silent tribute to war dead - Daily Mail

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:13 PM PST


Daily Mail

Queen to lead nation in silent tribute to war dead
Daily Mail
The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry yesterday paid tribute to Britain's fallen soldiers by opening Westminster Abbey's Field of Remembrance. Both Philip and Harry laid their crosses of remembrance in front of two wooden crosses from the graves ...
Philip and Harry pay tribute to war deadNewmarket Journal

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Alexandria, VA

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Have been named 'Hooff Norman Bells'

Balcombe, W Sussex

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Boston, Lincs

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Bredgar, Kent

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Chelsea, S Luke, Gr London

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Eagle, Lincs

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

SatNav Dest added: parking available in chyd through archway

North Scarle, Lincs

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Ryde, Swanmore, IoW

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Tenor now ringable

Stamford, All Ss, Lincs

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Sutton on Trent, Notts

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

West Hallam, Derbys

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Remembrance Sunday services across Norfolk and Waveney - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 03:53 AM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Remembrance Sunday services across Norfolk and Waveney
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Great Ryburgh: A special peal of church bells will remember the men from Great Ryburgh who lost their lives in the First World War on Sunday and a tree will be planted to commemorate one fallen soldier whose name has not been included on any memorial.

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War memorials in Durban - defenceWeb

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 02:25 AM PST


defenceWeb

War memorials in Durban
defenceWeb
St Pauls Anglican Church opened on its present site in 1855, even though the building was only completed in 1861. The church burnt to the ground in 1906 and was rebuilt by 1909. In 1921 a peal of bells were added and in1940 extensions were built.

Lindley weightlifter Glenn Stewart completes towering achievement - Huddersfield Examiner

Posted: 06 Nov 2015 12:08 AM PST


Huddersfield Examiner

Lindley weightlifter Glenn Stewart completes towering achievement
Huddersfield Examiner
Glenn Stewart, company director of a software firm, is a former churchwarden at St Stephen's Church, Lindley, and set himself the challenge of raising over £1,000 for repairs to the bell tower. He completed the challenge in 13 weeks by lifting 40,000 ...

Ex-bellringer trial has been 'a traumatic ordeal for victims' says ... - Essex Chronicle

Posted: 05 Nov 2015 09:24 PM PST


Essex Chronicle

Ex-bellringer trial has been 'a traumatic ordeal for victims' says ...
Essex Chronicle
The court heard how Cann, a former bellringer at St Peter's Church in Goldhanger, bribed the boys into sex with the promise of money and video game currency, which can be used to buy kits and footballers on FIFA. It also heard of threats, intimidation ...

Sound the Bell: a unique behind-the-scenes look at OSU's Victory Bell tradition - NBC4i.com

Posted: 05 Nov 2015 07:44 PM PST


NBC4i.com

Sound the Bell: a unique behind-the-scenes look at OSU's Victory Bell tradition
NBC4i.com
The chimes of the Victory Bell can be heard nearly five miles away, so some bell ringers opt to wear ear protection up in the tower. The students ring the bell for 15 minutes after a every Buckeye home victory and for 30 minutes after a win against ...

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Christian Wedding Venue Forced to Close Down Over Same-Sex Marriage Now a Church - Christianity Daily

Posted: 05 Nov 2015 11:19 AM PST


Christianity Daily

Christian Wedding Venue Forced to Close Down Over Same-Sex Marriage Now a Church
Christianity Daily
A same-sex couple in Des Moines had lodged a discrimination complaint with Iowa Civil Rights Commission in 2013, when the Odgaards chose not to host the gay marriage ceremony. "Our faith hasn't changed," Odgaard had said earlier after the settlement in ...

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Famed Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay's Birthplace Endangered - Freepress Online

Posted: 05 Nov 2015 06:48 AM PST


Freepress Online

Famed Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay's Birthplace Endangered
Freepress Online
begins “Shore Village Story,” Rockland's history of the city. “If Rockland were to erect ... “A few minutes past six o'clock in the morning of February 22, 1892, exactly as the baby was being born, bells began to peal wildly,” wrote Milford. “For a ...

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Stories captivate audience at library - Cabinet.com

Posted: 05 Nov 2015 06:11 AM PST


Stories captivate audience at library
Cabinet.com
He never did catch the bell ringers." Many stories, however, had nothing to do with Halloween - they were just great stories. Prior to World War II, there was a footbridge across the Souhegan River from the Abbott Machine Co. on Howard Street and the ...

Clock Opera ring the bells of their return with 'Changeling' - DIY Magazine

Posted: 05 Nov 2015 03:06 AM PST


DIY Magazine

Clock Opera ring the bells of their return with 'Changeling'
DIY Magazine
Recorded on a day-off in the midst of a German tour, that bell-tower sample spirals onwards throughout, dragging the track through dizzying highs. There's a welcome weight to Clock Opera's new guise though. Backed up by guttural bass reminiscent of ...

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Appeal for bell ringers to take part in Dickens Festival - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 04 Nov 2015 10:38 PM PST


Appeal for bell ringers to take part in Dickens Festival
Gazette & Herald
THE ORGANISERS of this year's Dickens Festival in Malton are appealing for local bell ringers to get involved. A new festival celebrating Charles Dickens will be launched in the town this Christmas. The inaugural Dickensian Festival will feature ...

Loughborough Zeppelin raid appeal gains momentum - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 04 Nov 2015 10:31 PM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Loughborough Zeppelin raid appeal gains momentum
LoughboroughEcho.net
An artist has produced a drawing of the plaque and Taylor's Bell Foundry is on board to create the memorial, which will be installed on the 100th anniversary of the raid. The appeal was kickstarted by two generous donations: £750 from Loughborough ...

N'ville fundraiser set for Thayer School - Hometownlife.com

Posted: 04 Nov 2015 09:07 PM PST


Hometownlife.com

N'ville fundraiser set for Thayer School
Hometownlife.com
Restoration will be complete with a school-house bell, circa 1900, which was made here in Northville by the American Bell Foundry Company. Ticketss can be purchased at www.northvilletownshiphistory.com or from any member of the Friends group (see its ...

Area Veterans' Day events on tap - Manchester Newspapers

Posted: 04 Nov 2015 09:03 PM PST


Manchester Newspapers

Area Veterans' Day events on tap
Manchester Newspapers
Every church throughout the county will toll its bells on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to commemorate Veterans' Day, a tradition that was started a few years ago by Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff. “At first I had to send letters out ...

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CHANG(E) Begins Tonight at HERE - Broadway World

Posted: 04 Nov 2015 06:50 AM PST


CHANG(E) Begins Tonight at HERE
Broadway World
She and director Suzi Takahashi have created and devised a trilogy of work based on under-recognized figures / Asian American visionaries: Lee/gendary, dictee: bells fall a peal to sky and Chang(e). dictee: bells fall a peal to sky (adaptation of ...

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Village digs deep to fund spire repair - North Devon Journal

Posted: 04 Nov 2015 02:13 AM PST


North Devon Journal

Village digs deep to fund spire repair
North Devon Journal
... the church. This was particularly worrying because just under 20 years ago the village raised around £75,000 to have the bells restored and re-hung. ... Church warden John Ayre is one of the villagers who is heading up the fundraising drive. He ...

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