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Gelato is cream of the Quay - Perth Now

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 08:03 AM PST


Perth Now

Gelato is cream of the Quay
Perth Now
Good taste: Gusto Gelato's Sean Lee at the Bell Tower, overlooking Elizabeth Quay. The company will run the ... Gusto Gelato has today been announced as the operator of the Perth waterfront destination's $1.8 million ice cream kiosk. The outlet will ...

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Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire - Derbyshire Times

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 06:45 AM PST


Derbyshire Times

Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire
Derbyshire Times
The reverend is President of the Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers, which boasts 145 churches and around 600 ringers in all parts of the county. Ringers throughout the UK travel to Derbyshire to take advantage of its rich range of bells ...

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Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire - Buxton Advertiser

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 06:43 AM PST


Buxton Advertiser

Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire
Buxton Advertiser
The reverend is President of the Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers, which boasts 145 churches and around 600 ringers in all parts of the county. Ringers throughout the UK travel to Derbyshire to take advantage of its rich range of bells ...

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A cure for all ills? - The ancient English art of bellringing. - Matlock Today

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 06:38 AM PST


A cure for all ills? - The ancient English art of bellringing.
Matlock Today
The reverend is President of the Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers, which boasts 145 churches and around 600 ringers in all parts of the county. Ringers throughout the UK travel to Derbyshire to take advantage of its rich range of bells ...

Beaverton pride spans generations: 'You can feel the parents in the stands ... - MLive.com

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 06:13 AM PST


MLive.com

Beaverton pride spans generations: 'You can feel the parents in the stands ...
MLive.com
Heritage is a big part of this program. So when Wolfe stood on that free-throw line, it couldn't ... He's still more reliable than the clock on the Brown Street median or the bell in the First Presbyterian Church tower. He's still driven and demanding ...

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Father Time, himself, in the person of Bob Fogg - The Keene Sentinel

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 05:08 AM PST


The Keene Sentinel

Father Time, himself, in the person of Bob Fogg
The Keene Sentinel
Twice a week, for five decades, Fogg has been up in the clock tower, making sure time never stops again. Taking the advice of his wife, ... Fogg can rattle off the clock's measurements at a moment's notice — the bell is at most 10 feet tall, while the ...

Chiming in: Former faculty member bids farewell to the bells - Richmond Register

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 08:43 PM PST


Richmond Register

Chiming in: Former faculty member bids farewell to the bells
Richmond Register
For Marlene Payne, the small room enclosed in the tower of Berea College's Draper Building definitely rings a bell. The former Berea College faculty member has spent many days at the base of the large 56-carillon beside her mentor, the late John ...

Local Spiritual Community Embraces Historic Musical Tradition - The Tracy Press

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 01:43 PM PST


Local Spiritual Community Embraces Historic Musical Tradition
The Tracy Press
Bell ringing in the valley goes back a long time. The area's oldest bell tower rests atop the historic 'Wee Kirk' church at the corner of Central and Main in Ben Lomond, built in 1891 by lumber mill owner James Pierce. Other historic bell-adorned ...

Zobel, Cuenca, Casas Colgadas trigger sweet memories - Inquirer.net

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 01:06 PM PST


Inquirer.net

Zobel, Cuenca, Casas Colgadas trigger sweet memories
Inquirer.net
The sight of bricks and the slow sonorous ringing of bells, at the end of day, induced a ghostly feeling in that quaint Spanish village, and I knew then that there are places worlds apart that beat with one heart! There were more of these .... In 1963 ...

2 Sto. Niño bells ring again after big quake - Inquirer.net

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 09:39 AM PST


Inquirer.net

2 Sto. Niño bells ring again after big quake
Inquirer.net
At 5 a.m. that day, two of the six bells at Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño in downtown Cebu City pealed again for the first time in more than two years since the devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake destroyed the historic bell tower. Thousands of ...

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Across the Years - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 04:10 AM PST


Ilkley Gazette

Across the Years
Ilkley Gazette
William Whitaker dies. He was a prominent churchman, had an interest in campanology and was responsible for the Ilkley Constitutional Club. Since 1898 he had been a West Riding JP. Corporal Chapman formerly in work at Ilkley railway station, killed at ...

Ten great things to do in and around Plymouth over the coming week (January 15 ... - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 03:46 AM PST


Ten great things to do in and around Plymouth over the coming week (January 15 ...
Plymouth Herald
A pealing pastime. Ding dong! The Minister Church or St Andrew are inviting one and all to have a go at bell ringing on Tuesday. Fergus Stracey, the Tower Captain, will be there to show you the ropes.

Church Bells Ring Out David Bowie Melody, Space Oddity (Watch) - Good News Network

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 02:57 PM PST


Good News Network

Church Bells Ring Out David Bowie Melody, Space Oddity (Watch)
Good News Network
David Bowie, always reinventing and changing the face of modern music with showmanship and innovation, would be proud of the innovative ways his fans are remembering him, since his passing Sunday at the age of 69. Of course, astronaut Chris Hadfield's ...

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Folk dancing visits Christchurch - 3News NZ

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 12:39 PM PST


Folk dancing visits Christchurch
3News NZ
... but the dancers say they're here to showcase the city's creativity. They've got thick skins as they're mocked where ever they go, but Morris dancers are determined to show off their moves on the streets of Christchurch. It's ancient English folk ...

Daily Meditation: Sacred Spirit - Huffington Post

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 08:45 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Sacred Spirit
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 meditation features a beautiful composition by ...

MSU Beaumont Tower bells: They toll for thee - WKAR

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 08:08 AM PST


WKAR

MSU Beaumont Tower bells: They toll for thee
WKAR
Current State's Jamie Paisley went to the very top of the tower to inspect the series of bells up there, part of an instrument called a carillon. The last set of stairs is very steep, but getting up there is all in a day's work for Professor Ray ...

Welcome to Our Parish – St. Ann, Cable - Catholic Herald

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 07:51 AM PST


Catholic Herald

Welcome to Our Parish – St. Ann, Cable
Catholic Herald
“St. Ann Parish draws its congregation from at least as far as neighboring Barnes and Grandview. Largely an older congregation, it cherishes its seasoning of young families with growing children, as well as its summer residents and frequent tourists ...

St. Mary's on Broadway receives $50000 grant to restore historic stained glass - Rhode Island Newspaper

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 06:28 AM PST


Rhode Island Newspaper

St. Mary's on Broadway receives $50000 grant to restore historic stained glass
Rhode Island Newspaper
The Church of St. Mary recently received a $50,000 grant from the Champlin Foundations to restore the historic stained glass. As Pastor Msgr. Jacques Plante explained during a recent tour of the church, most of those funds will be directed toward ...

St Patrick's clock face on Hamill's Tower - Dundalk Democrat

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 06:20 AM PST


Dundalk Democrat

St Patrick's clock face on Hamill's Tower
Dundalk Democrat
The firm in England that originally cast the bells back in 1896, Taylor's Bell Foundry at Loughborough, Leicestershire, are still in existence. They have recently sent their experts over to Dundalk to examine the bells and framework to see what can be ...

Remembering Calgary's tireless advocate of musical bells, John Nelson - Calgary Herald

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 05:02 AM PST


Calgary Herald

Remembering Calgary's tireless advocate of musical bells, John Nelson
Calgary Herald
It tolled for the very man who installed the tower's bells some 46 years ago. Bell-ringing as a form of musical entertainment is as old as Donne, but the practice only arrived in ... For nearly 60 years, John Nelson—who died on Christmas Day at the ...

Musical trio bang out score for silent film - Toledo Blade

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 04:22 AM PST


Toledo Blade

Musical trio bang out score for silent film
Toledo Blade
Ann Arbor composer and “sonic-artist” Frank Pahl has made his career exploring numerous styles of music including what he calls “toy pop,” music performed entirely on children's instruments and toys. He and his brainchild, the Little Bang ... As a part ...

Help us restore our 'perfectly proportioned' Lady Chapel at St Mary's Roman ... - Derby Telegraph

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 02:56 AM PST


Help us restore our 'perfectly proportioned' Lady Chapel at St Mary's Roman ...
Derby Telegraph
The Lady Chapel at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Derby and, above, some of the uncovered ceiling panels. ... He also provided designs for the decorations and furnishings of the Palace of Westminster and the design of the tower of Big Ben.

Gainford's bells ring out to celebrate anniversary - Teesdale Mercury

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 12:14 AM PST


Gainford's bells ring out to celebrate anniversary
Teesdale Mercury
Church warden Geoff Taylor added: “The sound was remarkable even from all the way up the village.” Good news for Gainford's bell ringers is that almost £8,000 has been raised to make their ringing chamber more health and safety compatible. Work will ...

The world is about to discover the wonders of Lake Iseo - Spectator.co.uk

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 08:12 PM PST


Spectator.co.uk

The world is about to discover the wonders of Lake Iseo
Spectator.co.uk
Iseo's waters shimmer benignly amid nothing more disruptive than birdsong, the splashing of traghetti boats and the occasional peal of church bells. Inevitably, a few cognoscenti have rumbled Lake Iseo's unique brand of magic over the years. 'Dear ...

VIDEO | San Sebastian Church's gothic charm draws visitors, stirs support for ... - InterAksyon

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 07:27 PM PST


InterAksyon

VIDEO | San Sebastian Church's gothic charm draws visitors, stirs support for ...
InterAksyon
A visitor takes a closer look at the twin bells of San Sebastian Church. Those who want to learn more about the church's history can book a tour around this ... The tour has the basic admission fee of Php120, and a full admission price of Php150. The ...

Local church briefs - Lebanon Daily News

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 04:31 PM PST


Lebanon Daily News

Local church briefs
Lebanon Daily News
The Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, in observance of its year long celebration of the 125th Anniversary, will observe SALEM SUNDAY at their 9:00 a.m. Worship service with special music by the senior vocal choir and the Psalm Bell Ringers.

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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Jan. 15 - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 03:11 PM PST


Oak Bluffs Town Column: Jan. 15
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
The two storied, multi-columned building with a mansard styled roof and two story bell tower resembled the Massachusetts State House, and there was $75,000 appropriated for its construction. It was never built. Instead, in the 1960s ... At last Sunday ...

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Restoration of the bells keeps church at the centre of Devon village life - Western Morning News

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 06:08 AM PST


Western Morning News

Restoration of the bells keeps church at the centre of Devon village life
Western Morning News
The historic set of six tower bells (dating from 1777) will be taken to Whitechapel bell foundry for complete overhaul and a new eight bell frame will be manufactured allowing two new lighter bells to be added which will be easier to ring for learners ...

Twenty things the Church of England has done for us - The Guardian

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 05:30 AM PST


The Guardian

Twenty things the Church of England has done for us
The Guardian
(When Bowie sings “One day, I'm gonna get that faculty together”, I like to think of him as adopting his most enigmatic persona of all: the Thin White Church Warden.) The Church of England is one of the few places where you may eat your host. Some of ...

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Traditional Mystery play told in Old Town church - Bexhill Observer

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 03:45 AM PST


Traditional Mystery play told in Old Town church
Bexhill Observer
The play is directed by local drama expert Heather Leech who also directs the Good Friday Procession of Witness and will be a rehearsed play reading performed in Brechtian style with multi casting. The Parish bell ringers will provide music and sound ...

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Traditional Mystery play told in Old Town church - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 03:39 AM PST


Traditional Mystery play told in Old Town church
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
The play is directed by local drama expert Heather Leech who also directs the Good Friday Procession of Witness and will be a rehearsed play reading performed in Brechtian style with multi casting. The Parish bell ringers will provide music and sound ...

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Knysna Municipality to defend approval of plans to build mosque in court - Eyewitness News

Posted: 12 Jan 2016 10:43 PM PST


Eyewitness News

Knysna Municipality to defend approval of plans to build mosque in court
Eyewitness News
Loud music (no sub-woofers), adhan (Muslim call to prayer), church bells etc likely also fall under disturbing noise category, which means they're good till about 22:00. However if you feel that your right to peace and quiet is being violated, then ...

Calgary Tower broadcasts 30 years of local music over downtown core - Gauntlet

Posted: 12 Jan 2016 09:38 PM PST


Gauntlet

Calgary Tower broadcasts 30 years of local music over downtown core
Gauntlet
After the list of songs was finalized, Burima went to work creating a medley of the tracks that was performed at HPR's opening night on the Calgary Tower's carillon, a giant instrument comprised of a set of bronze bells. A recording was made after ...

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Cave Spring finds its defense, rallies to beat Salem in boys basketball - Roanoke Times

Posted: 12 Jan 2016 08:08 PM PST


Roanoke Times

Cave Spring finds its defense, rallies to beat Salem in boys basketball
Roanoke Times
Jack was retired from Nomar Casting in Elliston, Va., and previously worked for Bell Foundry in Lynchburg, Va., and Virginia Foundry in Roanoke, Va. ... Tabor Lantz; his daughters, Robin L. VanDette (Mark) of Braselton, Ga., and Cindy L. Poff (Ricky ...

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National Morris Dancing Tour to showcase Canterbury creativity - The Press

Posted: 12 Jan 2016 04:17 PM PST


The Press

National Morris Dancing Tour to showcase Canterbury creativity
The Press
... Tannery and Cathedral Square in a flurry of sticks, bells and folk dancing to accordion music. Ashley-based tour organiser Jeneane Hobby said she wanted to host the tour as an opportunity to display the "wonderful, creative feel" of the city post ...

Bell ringers embark on marathon tribute to predecessors killed in First World War - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 12 Jan 2016 09:49 AM PST


The Northern Echo (registration)

Bell ringers embark on marathon tribute to predecessors killed in First World War
The Northern Echo (registration)
A GROUP of bell ringers have launched an epic memorial to their predecessors who were killed fighting in the First World War. Enthusiasts of the ancient art from across the country will spend up to 60 hours over the next three years marking the deaths ...

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