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Merseybells news feed as published


EQC: Between a rock and a hard place - The Press

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 03:04 PM PST


The Press

EQC: Between a rock and a hard place
The Press
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has been taking a fair old battering for how it has been handling the Christchurch recovery. And it is no surprise that people are already suspicious about how it will deal with the next phase of its land damage payments.

Mohamed Fahmy hits out at al-Jazeera over its protection of journalists - The Guardian

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 01:20 PM PST


The Guardian

Mohamed Fahmy hits out at al-Jazeera over its protection of journalists
The Guardian
Egypt-based al-Jazeera journalists say alarm bells should have started ringing at AJE headquarters after the closure of its Egyptian sister channel, al-Jazeera Mubasher Misr (Egypt Direct or AJMM) in July 2013; of the Cairo offices of its pan-Arab wing ...

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Legends, myths and memories to form basis of original play about history of ... - West Central Tribune

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 10:10 AM PST


West Central Tribune

Legends, myths and memories to form basis of original play about history of ...
West Central Tribune
Anecdotes like this 1960s-era tale could find their way into a script for a one-of-a-kind play about the 150-year history of New London that will be performed on the Mill Pond in July, at the peak of the town's sesquicentennial celebration and ...

End of an era in York, as city's famous clockmaker Geoffrey Newey dies, aged 87 - The Press, York

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 09:51 AM PST


The Press, York

End of an era in York, as city's famous clockmaker Geoffrey Newey dies, aged 87
The Press, York
WITH every peal, the Minster bells ring out an endorsement of a York family's craftsmanship. Each time Coney Street shoppers check the time by the St Martin-le-Grand clock they are relying on the skill of the same family. In fact, if the timepiece on a ...

Out to Sunday lunch with bell ringer Rachel Avery - Western Morning News

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 09:18 AM PST


Western Morning News

Out to Sunday lunch with bell ringer Rachel Avery
Western Morning News
A) There are two different types There's method ringing and call change ringing. In Devon, we're renowned for call change. In method ringing, the bells change in each round so, in layman's terms, there's one dong and then the next dong is behind a ...

Campanile history still rings true today - Daily Californian

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 07:11 AM PST


Daily Californian

Campanile history still rings true today
Daily Californian
The original 12 bells were cast in 1914-15 by Taylor's Bell Foundry of Loughborough, England. They were first played Nov. 3, 1917, and their music was joined by the factory whistles of West Berkeley. Those original bells are still played today. Since ...

IRS coming down hard on Canadians who stay more than 182 days - Chatham Daily News

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 06:57 AM PST


Chatham Daily News

IRS coming down hard on Canadians who stay more than 182 days
Chatham Daily News
The program will include performances by popular local talent, a Keys artist village and art show, children's games and plenty of vendors selling nautical items. An Island Fest to celebrate spring in Islamorada is scheduled for ... The recent Toronto ...

Mission Filmpossible: 30 Movies in 30 Days - Boston.com

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 06:44 AM PST


Mission Filmpossible: 30 Movies in 30 Days
Boston.com
If you're a one-grade-above average moviegoer who likes going, say, once or twice a week, and at off-peak hours, then MoviePass will probably be worth an investment. For those who ... Assembly Row (Included in the MoviePass): All of the bells and ...

Why I'm standing down from Parliament: Frank Doran - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 06:34 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Why I'm standing down from Parliament: Frank Doran
Telegraph.co.uk
I had a good [solicitor's] practice at that time and a reasonable standard of living.” Mr Doran had “a .... Alarm bells began ringing in particular when John Smith, the shadow chancellor, unveiled plans to increase taxes for higher earners. Soon ...

Hallstatt, Austria: The most picturesque place to die - Wagin Argus

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 06:27 AM PST


Hallstatt, Austria: The most picturesque place to die
Wagin Argus
My last sight would be of snowy mountains and a blue lake crosshatched by the wakes of paddling swans: a sneak peak at the heaven I'd be hoping shortly to enter. What's more, I'd be able to ... Flat-bottomed boats drift and church bells clang. The ...

Enforcement action on asset management firms "almost inevitable" following ... - Out-Law.com

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 06:19 AM PST


Enforcement action on asset management firms "almost inevitable" following ...
Out-Law.com
"The FCA's thematic review should set the alarm bells ringing for asset managers," said Ruck. "Whilst the FCA acknowledges part of the industry appears to have put in place some systems and controls in ... Although the regulator found that firms had ...

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Some 'revolutionary' finds on the North Fork - Suffolk Times

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 05:26 AM PST


Suffolk Times

Some 'revolutionary' finds on the North Fork
Suffolk Times
Such bells were used on livestock in the 18th century to help scare off crows, he says. In a video Mr. Bocksel posted to his YouTube channel under the handle “diggerbrad,” he can be seen showing off his items and even ringing one of the bells. “The ...

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Short Fiction Contest: The Night Before The Wedding - MTPR

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 05:16 AM PST


MTPR

Short Fiction Contest: The Night Before The Wedding
MTPR
For our 50th Anniversary Short Fiction Contest, we asked you to send a 700-word, or less, story in which Montana Public Radio is mentioned in some way. We'll be accepting entries until March 15, 2015. Winners will be announced in April. This story is ...

Stainless steel imports poised to surge 37%; industry body seeks customs duty ... - Economic Times

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 05:06 AM PST


Stainless steel imports poised to surge 37%; industry body seeks customs duty ...
Economic Times
KOLKATA: A massive surge in stainless steel imports has set alarm bells ringing in the domestic steel industry. Imports volumes are estimated to touch 4.23 lakh tonne by the end of the current year (FY 15) ... To safeguard huge investment made towards ...

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Virginia open houses Feb. 21-22 - Washington Post (blog)

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 04:59 AM PST


Washington Post (blog)

Virginia open houses Feb. 21-22
Washington Post (blog)
1100 Belle View Blvd #c2 1 pm to 4 pm $279,000. 1211 Tatum Dr 1 pm to 4 pm $899,000 ... 22046. 7432 Tower St 1 pm to 4 pm $675,000. 513 Broad St #311 1 pm to 4 pm .... 3517 Belfry Lane 1 pm to 4 pm $244,900. 22193. 4053 Tarpon Lane 1 pm to 4 pm ...

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Photo: Thinkstock.com - Castanet.net

Posted: 19 Feb 2015 08:41 PM PST


Castanet.net

Photo: Thinkstock.com
Castanet.net
... taken any violence-related programs. But his repeated attempts to get on wait lists have been denied, the suit says. The lawsuit follows last month's report by B.C.'s auditor general Carol Bellringer, who said B.C. Corrections was failing to ...

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Harold Hackett, Sr. - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Posted: 19 Feb 2015 06:07 PM PST


Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Harold Hackett, Sr.
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
As a long-time member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church in Charleston, Harold faithfully and willingly served wherever needed; as church treasurer, as building trustee, financial secretary, as a member of the church board, and numerous other ...

Villager semi-retiring - after 665 years - Leamington Observer

Posted: 19 Feb 2015 04:10 PM PST


Leamington Observer

Villager semi-retiring - after 665 years
Leamington Observer
Buy photos» All Saints' Tower Captain Mark Sayers lends Mary Barrass a hand with the casting of the new treble bell. (s). Latest News. Buy photos» The bells were been removed from the belfry in January and lowered to the ringing chamber. (s). Latest News.

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Aubourn, Lincs

Posted: 19 Feb 2015 04:00 PM PST

No longer u/r (QP rung today); toilet facility noted

Wendron, Cornwall

Posted: 19 Feb 2015 04:00 PM PST

PN info added

On Stage: thrill to 'The Illusionists' - The Times of Chester County

Posted: 19 Feb 2015 07:38 AM PST


The Times of Chester County

On Stage: thrill to 'The Illusionists'
The Times of Chester County
It motivated me to practice and practice. Now, I feel like I'm born to escape.” ... In the song, which was considered to be a novelty song, the protagonist blames the cathedral for not ringing its bell when his girlfriend packed up and left town ...

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Church to hold centenary for 12 bells - Epping Forest Guardian

Posted: 19 Feb 2015 03:03 AM PST


Epping Forest Guardian

Church to hold centenary for 12 bells
Epping Forest Guardian
... the ringing at 4 pm. On Sunday, there will be a ringing before and after the morning service with people invited to stay after for wine, cakes and biscuits. To close the celebrations a further Quarter Peal will be rung before the Sunday evening ...

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Workers on the Brink - CounterPunch

Posted: 18 Feb 2015 09:17 AM PST


Workers on the Brink
CounterPunch
We are with her as she stands in front of each door ringing the bell to ask for help. We feel her .... She works in a solar factory, a place that harnesses sunlight while its business practices have trapped her and the other workers in darkness. Also ...

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