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First World War soldier to be remembered with bell ringing in Milborne Port - Western Gazette

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 05:18 AM PST


First World War soldier to be remembered with bell ringing in Milborne Port
Western Gazette
... First World War soldier who died aged 19. On Friday, February 26, at 6pm, the bellringers of Church of St John the Evangelist will mark the centenary of the death of Trooper Edward John Cooper of the 1st Battalion Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry. He ...

Kenya: The Appeal of Uber, and What Taxi Drivers Should Know - AllAfrica.com

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 03:56 AM PST


Kenya: The Appeal of Uber, and What Taxi Drivers Should Know
AllAfrica.com
Marinelli Bell Foundry has been casting bells in a hidden corner of Italy for almost 1,000 years. The company has survived wars, floods, persecution, disasters and whatnot. It has a basic website and no social media presence though all visitors tweet ...

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Holy hotels: Stunning former churches you can actually spend the night in - CNN

Posted: 05 Feb 2016 01:01 AM PST


CNN

Holy hotels: Stunning former churches you can actually spend the night in
CNN
It looks just like any other catholic church in small town America, but The Abby at Belfry Inn doesn't open its double doors for Sunday services. Visitors can, however, stop by for a continental breakfast or a drink at the Belfry Bistro, a New American ...

Notes and notables - Daily Press

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 04:02 PM PST


Notes and notables
Daily Press
The SS United States may cruise again. The vintage ocean liner, built in Newport News and launched in 1951, has been optioned for purchase by a major cruise line that plans to renovate the ship and re-establish its Trans-Atlantic routes out of New York.

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Historic Ocean City Church Undergoing Major Renovation Project - The Dispatch

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 03:52 PM PST


The Dispatch

Historic Ocean City Church Undergoing Major Renovation Project
The Dispatch
On Monday, the ancient steeple and bell tower at the historic church on the corner of Baltimore Avenue and Talbot Street was removed and is now undergoing a major restoration in a lot adjacent to the church. The lot used to house the church ... St ...

Siste nytt fra Øst-London - Dagens Næringsliv

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 12:23 PM PST


Siste nytt fra Øst-London
Dagens Næringsliv
Noen av bedriftene har også vært her i årevis, som Whitechapel Bell Foundry fra 1570 som laget Big Ben og fortsatt lager klokker, sier forfatter og designskribent Katie Treggiden, som blant annet står bak bloggen Confessionsofadesigngeek.com. De ...

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BREZSNY'S ASTROLOGY • Feb. 04-10, 2016 - Monterey County Weekly

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 10:56 AM PST


Monterey County Weekly

BREZSNY'S ASTROLOGY • Feb. 04-10, 2016
Monterey County Weekly
That's because the influences that unbalance you will be the same influences that tickle your fancy and charge your batteries and ring your bell and sizzle your bacon. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The African Association was a 19th-century British group ...

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Public Notices - Columbia Star

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 10:48 AM PST


Public Notices
Columbia Star
Oliver Clinzy -unit#- E14- Church stand, riser Cedric McCoy-unit#-K04- stove, small air compressor, headboard, dresser mirror, table saw Lowanna Strickland-unit#- K06- Computer, chairs, boxes, bags, stereo, end tables Cornelius Casola-unit#- ..... LIS ...

Daily Meditation: Leadership - Huffington Post

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 09:32 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Leadership
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's post features a video from Jason Silva's ...

FIVE THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN HINGHAM - Wicked Local Hingham

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 07:53 AM PST


Wicked Local Hingham

FIVE THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN HINGHAM
Wicked Local Hingham
TOUR: The Hingham Memorial Bell Tower, 68R Main St. (next to Old Ship Church), will host an open house from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. Visitors can learn about the practice of Change Bell Ringing. The Bell Tower will offer an opportunity to ...

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Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 04:35 AM PST


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
Church news: On Sunday, there will be 9.30am Holy Communion services at Austwick and Eldroth and 11am services at Clapham and Keasden. ..... Master judge was Cathie Cromarty and results were: junior girls - 1 Becky Pickles, 2 Rachael Bell, 3 Jess ...

Historic church bell at risk of being melted down – bid to raise £5330 launched - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 04 Feb 2016 12:25 AM PST


Warrington Guardian

Historic church bell at risk of being melted down – bid to raise £5330 launched
Warrington Guardian
Warrington Civic Society has launched an urgent fundraising appeal to save the Crosfield bell, which was collected from St Thomas' Church in Stockton Heath last month, before being transported to the John Taylor & Co foundry in Loughborough to be ...

Hundreds farewell Masterton chemist - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 11:59 PM PST


Hundreds farewell Masterton chemist
New Zealand Herald
His prominence as a long-time Freemason was honoured with Knight Masons, in full regalia, acting as pallbearers to carry his coffin into the church. Inside, his grandchildren sat around his coffin as Masonic leaders, pharmacy colleagues and family ...

A journey through Italy's lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites - L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:35 PM PST


L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)

A journey through Italy's lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites
L'Italo Americano (subscription) (blog)
Did you know that Italy counts a whooping 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? That makes it the country with the most sites on the World Heritage List. And while some are very well known around the globe – think glitzy Amalfi Coast, the stunning ...

Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month - The New Indian Express

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:19 PM PST


The New Indian Express

Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: Maternal is the word an alumnus of 150-year-old Bishop Cotton Boys' School uses to describe his relationship with his alma mater. Senior advocate Aditya Sondhi has written a book called The Order of the Crest about the alumni of the ...
Once, Bishop Cotton Ran on Rs 500 a Month | Bengaluru NYOOOZNYOOOZ

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Little Waltham, Essex

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

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Towcester, Northants

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

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Woman makes North Robinson church her home, antique shop - Mansfield News Journal

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 03:22 PM PST


Mansfield News Journal

Woman makes North Robinson church her home, antique shop
Mansfield News Journal
she said with a laugh. Bryce demonstrated the bell ringing Tuesday. "Me and my brother would always come over and ring it when they had church services," he said. She also is in the midst of having an aviary, which she plans to enclose in old wooden ...

Hopewell Area students celebrate the 100th day of class with STEAM - Timesonline.com

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 12:26 PM PST


Timesonline.com

Hopewell Area students celebrate the 100th day of class with STEAM
Timesonline.com
Students, from left, Brettan Cooper, Meghan Gaguzis, Mason Colonna, Cody Gruber (seated) and Nick Revier watch their tower of recycled products teeter but not quite fall as they attempt to make the nearby bell ring as part a Rube Goldberg machine ...

Astology forecast: Feb. 5-16, 2016 - Little Village

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 12:06 PM PST


Little Village

Astology forecast: Feb. 5-16, 2016
Little Village
19-March 20): The Leaning Tower of Pisa is eight stories high, including its belfry, and tilts sideways at a four-degree angle. When builders started construction back in 1173, they laid a weak foundation in unstable soil, and the building has ... That ...

Free Will Astrology: High Compulsion - Salt Lake City Weekly

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 10:29 AM PST


Missoula Independent

Free Will Astrology: High Compulsion
Salt Lake City Weekly
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is eight stories high, including its belfry, and tilts sideways at a four-degree angle. When builders started construction back in 1173, they laid a weak foundation in unstable soil, and the building has never stood straight ...
Freewill Astrology: Feb 4 – Feb 10VUE Weekly

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Loughborough Zeppelin raid memorial plaque unveiled - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 09:15 AM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Loughborough Zeppelin raid memorial plaque unveiled
LoughboroughEcho.net
Local artist Paul Gent produced the design and Taylor's Bell Foundry created the bronze plaque, which commemorates the 10 who were killed and the 12 injured.. Relatives of two of the victims, Ethel Higgs and Annie Adcock attended the event as a guests ...

Meet Mid Devon's longest-serving bellringer - Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 08:52 AM PST


Meet Mid Devon's longest-serving bellringer
Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette
If anyone else would like to find out about taking up bell-ringing they are welcome to come along to the St Peter's Church practice from 7.30pm on Tuesday night. The small friendly group usually follow their hour and a half ringing practice with a ...

Healing wounds - Rail Engineer

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 05:26 AM PST


Rail Engineer

Healing wounds
Rail Engineer
With the help of two mates and a 40-foot rope, Stephen repainted the commemorative cover stone cemented into the east portal's headwall, appending his name and the request “please open me”. Then, in 1980, with locals persistently ... Despite the miners ...

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Mullane: Chime after chime, St. Mary's bells peal onward in Burlington City - Burlington County Times

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 02:18 AM PST


Burlington County Times

Mullane: Chime after chime, St. Mary's bells peal onward in Burlington City
Burlington County Times
Behind him are the ropes that ring the eight bells in the church's bell chamber, which is about five stories above West Broad Street. ... High up in the bell tower, standing on the chiming platform, I was introduced to Bob Bacon, St. Mary's master of ...

'Hunchback' cast recording delivers, even without a Broadway run - The Maneater

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 03:03 PM PST


The Maneater

'Hunchback' cast recording delivers, even without a Broadway run
The Maneater
A powerful priest in Paris, Frollo, takes Quasimodo in and keeps him away from the world in the top of Notre Dame Cathedral. Quasimodo spends his days ringing the cathedral bells and longing to see the outside world and eventually escapes for a day. He ...

All the bells and whistles at festival: big noises about bellringers coming to Orange - Central Western Daily

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 10:05 AM PST


Central Western Daily

All the bells and whistles at festival: big noises about bellringers coming to Orange
Central Western Daily
The Australia and New Zealand Association of Bellringers (ANZAB) will be holding its annual festival for the first time in the Central West from the March 11 to 15 and Jennifer Derrick a member of the Orange band of bellringers, will be one of the 15 ...

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All the bells and whistles at festival - Central Western Daily

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 10:05 AM PST


Central Western Daily

All the bells and whistles at festival
Central Western Daily
The bell towers of Orange, Bathurst and Lithgow will be ringing loud during the festival with approximately 120 ringers from all parts of Australia and overseas, ascending up the towers. The festival is designed to give ringers an opportunity to extend ...

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Exploring the Czech Republic: Prague - fiftyplusadvocate

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 09:49 AM PST


fiftyplusadvocate

Exploring the Czech Republic: Prague
fiftyplusadvocate
Known as “the city of a hundred spires,” although it's actually decorated by nearly a thousand towers and steeples, it challenges the most magnificent capitals of Europe in its beauty, and boasts a history that stretches back over a millennium. In ...

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On the Trail of a Renaissance Genius in the heart of Italy - Flux Magazine (press release)

Posted: 02 Feb 2016 05:15 AM PST


Flux Magazine (press release)

On the Trail of a Renaissance Genius in the heart of Italy
Flux Magazine (press release)
Feeling like a fly on the wall, I'm drawn into the action but am rudely awoken when a communion bell rings. The elderly priest who was earlier smirking at us has decided that it's closing time, and before we've even left the church he begins rudely ...

In Williamsburg, freedom rings for historic congregation founded by slaves - The Daily Progress

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 04:11 PM PST


Richmond.com

In Williamsburg, freedom rings for historic congregation founded by slaves
The Daily Progress
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson Sr. and songwriter Valerie Simpson headlined the ceremony, which also celebrated the church's 240th anniversary. Located just off the campus of the College of William & Mary and Colonial Williamsburg, the church was ...
Historic Virginia church to ring in Black History MonthRichmond.com

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Historic downtown clock tower getting its new faces - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 03:21 PM PST


Historic downtown clock tower getting its new faces
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Although not original to the clock tower, the wooden faces date back more than two decades before the tower was moved from Church Street to its current location. The metal hands and wooden face from the clock facing toward East Main Street were removed ...

Dubrovnik Marks 1700 Years Since The Martyrdom Of Saint Blaise - Total Croatia News (press release) (blog)

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 03:09 PM PST


Total Croatia News (press release) (blog)

Dubrovnik Marks 1700 Years Since The Martyrdom Of Saint Blaise
Total Croatia News (press release) (blog)
The raising of the flag, which is a white standard embroidered with an image of Saint Blaise as a bishop – is accompanied by the ringing of the church bells, the discharging of historic firearms, and the release of white doves as previously mentioned ...

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Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church rings - 13newsnow.com

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 02:25 PM PST


13newsnow.com

Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church rings
13newsnow.com
... Monday at First Baptist Church for the ceremony, called "Let Freedom Ring: A Call to Heal and Nation." Entertainers Danny Glover and Dionne Warwick were also in attendance. WVEC. Colonial Williamsburg to restore church bell silent since segregation.
Long silent, bell at historic Virginia church to peal MondayWWBT NBC12 News
Bell at historic Virginia church sounds 'cry of liberty'Washington Post

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Scholars of the Week: Haley VanBeek, Emma Knickelbine - Green Bay Press Gazette

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 09:31 AM PST


Green Bay Press Gazette

Scholars of the Week: Haley VanBeek, Emma Knickelbine
Green Bay Press Gazette
She contributes her time to the community by volunteering at the Packers Pro Shop, Denmark High School blood drive, Senior Citizens Thanksgiving dinner, Maribel Youth Sports and bell ringing at her church. Haley carries out her obligations with energy ...

Ireland's worst reviews on TripAdvisor according to unimpressed tourists - Irish Post

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 08:01 AM PST


Irish Post

Ireland's worst reviews on TripAdvisor according to unimpressed tourists
Irish Post
This visitor from Co. Waterford had this to say about the bell-ringing at the Irish capital's favourite cathedral. “A Poor Mans Christchurch. The bell-ringing team must surely be comprised of either monkeys or children for them to sound so terrible ...

Londra: Big Ben, un nume cu renume - Artline

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 06:52 AM PST


Londra: Big Ben, un nume cu renume
Artline
Cel mai mare ceas cu clopot. Locul trei intr-un clasament al celor mai inalte turnuri cu ceas din istorie. Este la fel de emblematic pentru Londra pe cat este Turnul Eiffel pentru Paris. Chiar daca Big Ben este de fapt clopotul ceasului in timp numele ...

What Is National Freedom Day? Facts, Quotes About Abraham Lincoln's Signing Of The Amendment Ending Slavery - International Business Times

Posted: 01 Feb 2016 04:57 AM PST

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