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Merseybells news feed as published


A look at the CPC spending - Wicked Local

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 12:06 PM PDT


A look at the CPC spending
Wicked Local
The annual process for CP funds is to transfer a mandated percentage into each of the four legislated categories of open space, historic preservation, affordable housing and recreation. Wenham annually transfers 10 percent of the new ... Seven projects ...

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A magnificent Mediterranean tour Ports of call offer great monuments of history — plus sidewalk cafés in France, Italy - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 12:02 PM PDT


Vancouver Sun

A magnificent Mediterranean tour Ports of call offer great monuments of history — plus sidewalk cafés in France, Italy
Vancouver Sun
The next day we took the lift to the top of this famous brick tower for a bird's-eye view of Venice's domed churches and red-roofed buildings, those same slate roofs that the hero of our son's favourite video game is forever scrambling across in ...

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Interdependent Web: Making sense of Easter - uuworld.org

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 11:50 AM PDT


Interdependent Web: Making sense of Easter
uuworld.org
I'm not ashamed of who I am, and I don't want the church I'm associated with to be ashamed of me. ( Adam ... A bit magical. The lobster holds court with the western meadowlark, and cathedral spires rise with the peal of bells over our beloved prairie.

Case file #004: Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil - Destructoid (blog)

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 08:26 AM PDT


Case file #004: Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil
Destructoid (blog)
The parallel to Castlevania does not go unnoticed, to me. As a dark bell finally peals to ensure desolation, instruments recede into darkness, 'til almost nothing remains. It is only then that the loop hits, alerting Klonoa that his fight ... Just ...

Saint Pierre, Martinique: From “Little Paris” To “Little Pompeii” And Beyond - The Chattanoogan

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 07:24 AM PDT


Saint Pierre, Martinique: From “Little Paris” To “Little Pompeii” And Beyond
The Chattanoogan
Housed in a former gun battery, the museum shows before and after photos and molten artifacts including the melted bell from the church tower. Strolling through the town, one can still see empty spaces and charred ruins of ancient buildings including ...

Could Bingo Become an Olympic Sport by Tokyo 2020 Games? - Newsweek

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 05:05 AM PDT


Newsweek

Could Bingo Become an Olympic Sport by Tokyo 2020 Games?
Newsweek
Earlier in 2016, a call was made in The Ringing World, the weekly trade magazine for church bell ringers, to have bell-ringing classified as a sport. When asked by Newsweek Europe how it planned to get around the lack of an international bingo ...
Not your April Fool's joke: Mecca Bingo wants to become an Olympic sportCalvinAyre.com

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Books aiming to bring to life stories of war heroes... - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 02:49 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Books aiming to bring to life stories of war heroes...
LoughboroughEcho.net
John William Taylor, whose father came to Loughborough to establish the bell foundry, had five sons. “Three of them died in the war and another, Pryce, survived, but died in 1927 without children. “There were some awful family tragedies that we found.

15 things you'll only know about Park Street if you've lived there - WOW24/7 (blog)

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 02:48 AM PDT


WOW24/7 (blog)

15 things you'll only know about Park Street if you've lived there
WOW24/7 (blog)
Park Street: it's a lively, fun-loving road right in the heart of the city. If you're a Bristolian, you've no doubt traversed its steep pavements more times than you can count. But, once you've got a pad on Park Street, you'll soon see there's much ...

Ljubljana promoting sound environment quality in April - STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription)

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 02:30 AM PDT


Ljubljana promoting sound environment quality in April
STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription)
The municipality will also present sound postcards of Ljubljana and an interactive map of bell ringing in the city and organise a panel dubbed Ljubljana's Sound Ecology at the town hall. Ljubljana has recently significantly reduced the level of noise ...

Set the Course to Anywhere: Past, Present, Picturesque - The Wake

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 06:34 PM PDT


The Wake

Set the Course to Anywhere: Past, Present, Picturesque
The Wake
Just outside, there are church bells ringing, and it has hit me again how Spain constantly manages to bridge the gap between old and new. There is so much history in Sevilla—it blows the old buildings from the U.S. out of the water. My neighborhood ...

April Fools Days of past filled with harmless fun - Mille Lacs County Times (blog)

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 06:23 PM PDT


Mille Lacs County Times (blog)

April Fools Days of past filled with harmless fun
Mille Lacs County Times (blog)
Sunday mornings after church WCCO would play soothing music that was sponsored by Dayton's Department Store. It would be classified today as “elevator music” but we enjoyed the sounds of the wind chimes and canaries singing in ... The bell never rang ...

RW Board Decision on Publication Frequency

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:26 PM PDT

Now that you have had all the articles about the RW survey results, it is time to inform you of the decision the board took at its meeting on 20th February having considered those results.

THE RINGING WORLD LIMITED

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:26 PM PDT

Appointment of Directors

Exeter Cathedral to host free discovery evening - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:17 PM PDT


Exeter Cathedral to host free discovery evening
Exeter Express and Echo
Now they are being given a rare opportunity to explore the Cathedral after hours as it opens its doors to the public for a free evening of discovery. Visitors will be able to see stonemasons and bell ringers in action and learn about precious ...

St Giles Set To Get 'Digital Clockface' In Upgrade Plans - Wrexham.com

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:15 PM PDT


Wrexham.com

St Giles Set To Get 'Digital Clockface' In Upgrade Plans
Wrexham.com
A planning application has been lodged to convert the historic clock faces on St Giles tower to digital screens displaying the time. In documents submitted this week to Wrexham Council ... The application reads: “The new system will allow exact ...

Church uses bell to attract Easter worshippers - Gadsden Times

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:06 PM PDT


Church uses bell to attract Easter worshippers
Gadsden Times
Prickett is pastor of Riddles Bend Baptist Church, located in southern Etowah County, just north of Canoe Creek and the St. Clair County line. As a prelude to putting his plan into action, he posted the following on the church's Facebook page: "Riddles ...

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Moulton, Lincs

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Postcode amended

Newark upon Trent, Notts

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PDT

1 cast in 1844 despite inscription, 2 (no insc date) in 1845

Good Ole daze - Babylon Beacon

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 02:58 PM PDT


Good Ole daze
Babylon Beacon
Hearing in Part I about this second Presbyterian church in Babylon, or Huntington South as our area was then called, one may wonder whatever happened to the very first meeting house/church, referred to back then also as the Presbyterian Church of Islip ...

A Magnificent Mediterranean Tour - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 02:27 PM PDT


Saskatoon StarPhoenix

A Magnificent Mediterranean Tour
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
... hotel that our 16-year-old first revealed his awareness of historic Italian landmarks. As the sleek speedboat carrying the four of us emerged from a narrow canal and sped past St. Mark's Square, John said, “Look, there's the bell tower from ...

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@ The Movies With Mark Hinson - Tallahassee.com

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 01:00 PM PDT


Tallahassee.com

@ The Movies With Mark Hinson
Tallahassee.com
NEW THIS WEEK: “Chimes at Midnight (1966),” “Eye in the Sky,” “God's Not Dead 2,” “I Saw the Light,” “Meet the Blacks,” “Oopiri”. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. PG-13, 153 minutes. Intense action violence, scary special effects, some sexual content.

The Farmer Takes a Wife - ECB Publishing

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 11:18 AM PDT


ECB Publishing

The Farmer Takes a Wife
ECB Publishing
There is no alarm bell ringing a warning. One afternoon the farmer is toodling around the ... He cut trees down with hand tools and rolled logs down the hills with his brother, for his grandparents in the 1960's. He understood about a way of life that ...

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Events cast spotlight on honorable works in service to children - Tampabay.com

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 11:12 AM PDT


Tampabay.com

Events cast spotlight on honorable works in service to children
Tampabay.com
The Juvenile Welfare Board honored four outstanding social service professionals at its Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards luncheon at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park. The annual award is for people who have dedicated their lives to putting ...

Benefits of fundraising are clear as a bell for Northallerton handbell group - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 09:05 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Benefits of fundraising are clear as a bell for Northallerton handbell group
The Northern Echo (registration)
The bells they use are each tuned to a particular note in a scale and are rung in quick succession by the musicians. It is believed the tradition dates back to the late 1600s, when church tower bell ringers used them to rehearse outside their towers ...

A Dublin tale: Two cathedrals - Boston Irish Reporter

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 08:33 AM PDT


A Dublin tale: Two cathedrals
Boston Irish Reporter
“We opened up our belfry so people can climb up the 86 steps, go across the medieval roof, and right into the tower. You can have a go at ringing the bells at Christ Church Cathedral. There are 19 bells in the tower, the largest number at any cathedral ...

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RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Tittle-tattle chitter-chatter of sedge warblers - Bognor Regis Observer

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 05:04 AM PDT


RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Tittle-tattle chitter-chatter of sedge warblers
Bognor Regis Observer
Yet the repetitions ring out like church bells pealing, sounds in themselves that can open a whole world of experience and pleasant memory. For Rachmaninov church bells heard in childhood became the dominant motif of almost every piece of music he ...

Harborough World War Two fighter pilot dies - Harborough Mail

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:16 AM PDT


Harborough Mail

Harborough World War Two fighter pilot dies
Harborough Mail
His funeral will be held at St John the Baptist Church at Hillmorton, near Rugby, on Friday, April 8, at 2pm. He had been taught to fly as a reservist in the late 1930s, while working as an apprentice engineer in Rugby, training in aircraft such as ...

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Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 12:58 AM PDT


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
Parish meeting: The annual parish meeting, open to all Cowling's electors, will take place on Monday at 6.30pm at St Andrew's Methodist Church, at the top of Walton Street. This will be followed by the usual parish council meeting. After its four-year ...

Enniskillen pledges inclusive event for Queen's 90th - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 12:25 AM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Enniskillen pledges inclusive event for Queen's 90th
Belfast Telegraph
... Hall accompanies the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Lord Anthony Hamilton during the 2012 Royal visit to Enniskillen. Church leaders in Enniskillen have said they want to bring both sides of the community together to celebrate the 90th birthday of ...

Your Districts for Bayton to Whitton, week commencing March 31 - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 10:10 PM PDT


Ludlow Advertiser

Your Districts for Bayton to Whitton, week commencing March 31
Ludlow Advertiser
ART COMPETITION - To celebrate Chinese New Year, Sam and Sophie Lang of the Dragon's Lair Chinese takeaway in Bishop's Castle asked local children to draw, paint or do a collage of a Chinese dragon. The response was incredible, 41 entries .... Walking ...

Fair Trade Jewelry Retailer Vavavida launches Committing To Women Club - Free Press Release Center (press release)

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 08:06 PM PDT


Free Press Release Center (press release)

Fair Trade Jewelry Retailer Vavavida launches Committing To Women Club
Free Press Release Center (press release)
Each subscription includes a unique CWC "Be The Change" Ring, a seasonal lifestyle gift handcrafted by one artisan and a monthly ongoing discount for purchasing other fair trade jewelry and gifts from vavavida.com. The Essential Subscription and the ...

Carroll County Public Library schedules (March 31-April 6) - Carroll County Times

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 02:35 PM PDT


Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Library schedules (March 31-April 6)
Carroll County Times
Stop by for a fun program filled with bell ringing, stories, and a craft with the Senior Inclusion Program. The Senior Inclusion Program is a group of .... Nothing clarifies thoughts and ideas like writing them down. Join us to listen and share ...

Church tower project benefits from £236100 lottery grant - Cornish & Devon Post

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 12:01 PM PDT


Cornish & Devon Post

Church tower project benefits from £236100 lottery grant
Cornish & Devon Post
VITAL repairs needed to Ashwater's Church of St Peter Ad Vincula will be made with the recent launch of the tower project. The launch was held on Saturday, March 19, and teas, coffee and cakes were served in the church. David Bone, the volunteer ...

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Bells in Berlin and Mytilene ring together to raise refugee crisis awareness - Tornos News International Edition (press release)

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 11:47 AM PDT


Tornos News International Edition (press release)

Bells in Berlin and Mytilene ring together to raise refugee crisis awareness
Tornos News International Edition (press release)
The bell at Agios Athanassios Cathedral in Mytilene and the Freedom Bell in the Tower of Schöneberg Town Hall will ring at the same time, forming a “notional connection” in a call for sensitisation and action. This action intends to unite two landmark ...

Raised in the City: Westerberg's walk — and other Replacements sites in south Minneapolis - MinnPost

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 08:31 AM PDT


MinnPost

Raised in the City: Westerberg's walk — and other Replacements sites in south Minneapolis
MinnPost
If the Replacements were the Beatles and Minneapolis was Liverpool, Bryant Avenue would be choked with signs and historical markers pointing out heritage sites along the way. Of course ... Based on the lawn signs and cars parked on the street, the ...

Bells ring out again at St Mary's and All Saints' Church in Checkley - Leek Post & Times

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 08:05 AM PDT


Leek Post & Times

Bells ring out again at St Mary's and All Saints' Church in Checkley
Leek Post & Times
St Mary's and All Saints' Church in Checkley – which dates from the 12th century – has had its six 18th century bells refurbished and re-hallowed. It was the first time the bells had left the tower since 1761. And the original frame, which it is ...

Battle of Britain Hurricane pilot Tony Pickering dies aged 95 - Kent Online

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 07:51 AM PDT


Battle of Britain Hurricane pilot Tony Pickering dies aged 95
Kent Online
The Few became one less as a Battle of Britain veteran pilot passed away aged 95. Tributes have been paid to Squadron Leader Tony Pickering who was a popular figure at the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust events. Sqn Ldr Pickering flew Hurricanes with ...

High tech reaches Abbey Bell Tower - 104.7 Minster FM

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 07:36 AM PDT


104.7 Minster FM

High tech reaches Abbey Bell Tower
104.7 Minster FM
Selby Abbey leads the way in cutting edge technology in its ancient bell tower with the introduction of a computer linked to a simulator to train new bellringers in this quintessentially English activity. Bell Tower Captain, Roger Riley, says “this ...

Hastings church flagpole snapped in half by Storm Katie - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 07:29 AM PDT


Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Hastings church flagpole snapped in half by Storm Katie
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
Priest Charlie Hill said: “We are very grateful to tower captain Stephen Harvey and the bell ringers who worked with him to resolve a dangerous situation.” However the cross outside the Laton Road church survived the storm. It was erected at the ...

Mission Days comes to Mission San Antonio April 2 - Paso Robles Daily News

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 07:21 AM PDT

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