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Merseybells news feed as published


Barbados: the perfect wedding location? - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 04:45 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Barbados: the perfect wedding location?
Telegraph.co.uk
The choice of wedding venues and locations is breathtaking: from gorgeous parish churches, elegant plantation homes and dramatic sugar mills, or under the cool shade of a flamboyant tree by the dramatic Atlantic sea cliffs of Bathsheba. There's also ...

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And finally… MP suggests crowdfunding to pay for £7.1bn Palace of Westminster renovation - Scottish Construction Now

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 04:33 AM PST


And finally… MP suggests crowdfunding to pay for £7.1bn Palace of Westminster renovation
Scottish Construction Now
The £3.5bn option would include some new features, such as a lift up the Elizabeth Tower, which with its famous clock and bell is popularly known as Big Ben, a media centre for TV interviews and “increased breakout, formal and informal meeting areas ...

Barin underbridge heads to Perth - KHL Group

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 03:20 AM PST


Barin underbridge heads to Perth
KHL Group
The ABC 60/l is inspecting the Elizabeth Quay pedestrian bridge in Perth's central business district. There are many attractions around the banks of the Swan River estuary over which the bridge stretches, including the Swan Bell Tower, on the Barrack ...

Change ringing - Hindu Business Line

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 12:50 AM PST


Hindu Business Line

Change ringing
Hindu Business Line
We practise change ringing. The bell-ringers see me as capable and knowledgeable, they look up to me quietly. Mrs Henderson not receptive to criticism as always. I am comforted by the weight at the end of the rope, invisible high in the tower, by the ...

NBCI's 34000 Black Churches Hail Let Freedom Ring Challenge - Chicago Defender

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 09:03 PM PST


Chicago Defender

NBCI's 34000 Black Churches Hail Let Freedom Ring Challenge
Chicago Defender
An engineering and conservation team led by Colonial Williamsburg experts determined the age, foundry, and provenance of the bell, and has completed the painstaking process of restoring it in time for it to toll throughout Black History Month. “We are ...

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Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP - musicOMH.com

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 07:37 PM PST


musicOMH.com

Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP
musicOMH.com
The album opens in soft focus, a peal of bells ushering in England's Hidden, its oscillating haze created by a serene drone that hangs in the ether like a fine mist catching and reflecting the first light of the dawn. It's a spectral and elegant ...

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First Congregational Church celebrates building's centennial - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 06:25 PM PST


First Congregational Church celebrates building's centennial
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Sunlight shines through stained-glass windows, illuminating the sanctuary of First Congregational Church on Jan. 14. In November 2015, the church celebrated the building's 100th year in Loveland. (Trevor L. Davis / Loveland Reporter-Herald).

Daily Meditation: Be Empowered - Huffington Post

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 08:12 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Be Empowered
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 an animated video on the ...

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WHAT'S ON: Tickhill - Rotherham Advertiser

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 05:16 AM PST


WHAT'S ON: Tickhill
Rotherham Advertiser
CHURCH NEEDS YOU: Volunteers are needed at St Mary's Parish Church to lend a helping hand with the activities of the church choir, church cleaning group, coffee rota team, church mice, Fairtrade, hand bell ringers, lesson readers, Mothers' Union ...

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Civic Society bidding to keep church bell dating back to 1883 in town - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 04:11 AM PST


Warrington Guardian

Civic Society bidding to keep church bell dating back to 1883 in town
Warrington Guardian
After being collected from the Stockton Heath site, on London Road, last week the piece of heritage was taken to John Taylor & Co foundry in Loughborough to be assessed. Attempts have since been made to clarify how much the return of the bell, which ...

History Ringing - messenger-inquirer

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 04:03 AM PST


messenger-inquirer

History Ringing
messenger-inquirer
Church elder Gene Sandefur can share memories with younger adults even now of children at the church trying, with all their might to get the old bell swinging. “When it was on the tower, kids just loved ringing it,” he recalls. “With a 1,700-pound bell ...

New Novena Church surprises many with grand look - AsiaOne

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 03:57 AM PST


AsiaOne

New Novena Church surprises many with grand look
AsiaOne
Other new features include a new shrine named Our Mother of Perpetual Help, which is being converted from the old sanctuary, a grotto, a new bell tower, a pastoral centre with a multi-purpose hall, a 220-seat canteen, and a basement carpark. One ...

COMMUNITY NEWS: Kemble - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 02:45 AM PST


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

COMMUNITY NEWS: Kemble
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
TODAY is the last day that you take your contributions to Kemble House, next to All Saints Church, for the Crisis – Syria and Iraq Winter clothing appeal. Winter clothes, coats and snow wear – adult, child and baby. Winter shoes, blankets, sleeping ...

Neighbourhood News - Craven Herald

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 11:23 PM PST


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood News
Craven Herald
Annual meeting: Addingham Allotments and Gardens Association will hold its annual general meeting in Mount Hermon Hall next Thursday, January 28, at 7.30pm. An invitation to all members and non-members to attend. Refreshments will be served after the ...

Calling people to worship with drums - Portsmouth News

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 10:10 PM PST


Portsmouth News

Calling people to worship with drums
Portsmouth News
We are delighted that the two bells at Holy Trinity Church in Fareham are now up and chiming again. But last ... The High Time Appeal to refurbish the clock and tower has been well supported by the community and the work is almost complete. We had to ...

Burnham bellringers to ring poignant tribute for long-serving colleague - Burnham-On-Sea

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 04:53 PM PST


Burnham-On-Sea

Burnham bellringers to ring poignant tribute for long-serving colleague
Burnham-On-Sea
A group of church bellringers in Burnham-On-Sea are set to remember a fellow bellringer with a poignant tribute this Friday. Glyn Luxon, 87, passed away suddenly at his home on 19th December. He was the last of three generations of Luxons to live in ...

New owners bring Greater Faith to St. Joseph's Church - Great Falls Tribune

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 03:22 PM PST


Great Falls Tribune

New owners bring Greater Faith to St. Joseph's Church
Great Falls Tribune
For 100 years, the bell in the tower at St. Joseph's Church called parishioners from Great Falls' west side for worship. That bell went silent in March of 2012, when ... “If you have a bell, you should ring it, that's my opinion,” he said. IF YOU GO ...

British Airways offers special fare to travelers in Kingdom - Saudi Gazette

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 01:45 PM PST


Saudi Gazette

British Airways offers special fare to travelers in Kingdom
Saudi Gazette
Visit Big Ben, the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the Palace of Westminster or The Shard, a twenty-first century landmark offering the highest and best views of the capital. From London, British Airways passengers can choose to fly to over ...

The Way We Were - Francis X. Fay - Thehour.com

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 01:12 PM PST


Thehour.com

The Way We Were - Francis X. Fay
Thehour.com
Ann G. Taylor of Hamilton Court, a social worker in the Norwalk school system for 21 years, dies at 67. JAN. 3 - The NHS Bears Marching ... John M. Gloetzner Sr. of 9 Yarmouth Road, Bell Island, a member of Columbia Records International Department ...

Chestnut Street's PMC Group Building is still Scientology's - Metro.us

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 10:49 AM PST


Metro.us

Chestnut Street's PMC Group Building is still Scientology's
Metro.us
It's become almost as easily ignorable on Chestnut Street as the transients and vagabonds that roam the downtown corridors, but the vacant PMC Group Building just west of 13th Street is still owned by the Philadelphia Church of Scientology. ... Here's ...

Clairvoyant moment at dinner dance - Tri City Times

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 09:37 AM PST


Clairvoyant moment at dinner dance
Tri City Times
I've always loved the ringtone he's chosen, but up until this moment had no clue that the bold ding-dong, ding-dong of the church bells ringing may have been divinely inspired. I'm forced to suppress a giggle, and it takes all my might to not turn ...

LOOKING BACK: Do any of these campanologists ring a bell? - Dorset Echo

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 07:44 AM PST


Dorset Echo

LOOKING BACK: Do any of these campanologists ring a bell?
Dorset Echo
The Puddletown bellringers was a very friendly group, Anne says, but unfortunately she has lost contact with most of the members. They are named as the following: back row from the left: the late Ken Arthur (who went on to become chief constable of ...

In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim - WAMU 88.5

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 02:49 AM PST


In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim
WAMU 88.5
At 1 a.m., the service ends with a peal of bells — well, not bells, exactly, but lengths of steel tubing hanging from a frame. The Rev. Vladimir Osiak and his deacons ... 'In A Different Key' Traces History And Politics Of Autism. Authors John Donvan ...

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In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim - NPR

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 02:10 AM PST


NPR

In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim
NPR
At 1 a.m., the service ends with a peal of bells — well, not bells, exactly, but lengths of steel tubing hanging from a frame. The Rev. Vladimir Osiak and his deacons make their way down the slope, carrying candles and gilded banners from the church ...

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Davos 2016: Bells toll as billionaires, sages and world leaders descend on Swiss town - Irish Independent

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 01:51 AM PST


Irish Independent

Davos 2016: Bells toll as billionaires, sages and world leaders descend on Swiss town
Irish Independent
However, thanks to the the nagging bell ringers of Zurich there's pretty much no chance you'll give way to temptation, sleep-in, and miss your correct train. In Switzerland they don't just make sure that the trains run on time, they insist that the ...

Appeal looks to raise £130000 to replace historic church's four bells - News Guardian

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 01:16 AM PST


News Guardian

Appeal looks to raise £130000 to replace historic church's four bells
News Guardian
Gerald said: “Bellringers in the area have said they will help us raise the funds and we're looking for local support from the congregation and further afield. “There have been several bell restoration projects in the north east and they have managed ...

Robert Coughlin, retired city and regional planner - Philly.com

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 12:05 AM PST


Philly.com

Robert Coughlin, retired city and regional planner
Philly.com
In 1980, Dr. Coughlin led a successful drive to have a set of bells hung in the church tower, in the English free-swinging style. ... Donations may be made to the North American Guild of Change Ringers, c/o Bruce Butler, 829 N. 25th St., Philadelphia ...

Local briefs - Lebanon Daily News

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 04:46 PM PST


Local briefs
Lebanon Daily News
Sixteen bell choirs will ring during this special anniversary event including a guest appearance by Bell Amis under the direction of Ron Bellamy. Bell Amis is an elite ensemble made up of some of the best handbell ringers in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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How one of the oldest black congregations is sharing its story with the world - wtvr.com

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 04:25 PM PST


WRIC

How one of the oldest black congregations is sharing its story with the world
wtvr.com
For February – Black History Month – the church is partnering with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation to share its story with the world. In particular, First Baptist invites members of the community to ring its newly restored church bell. The church ...
Founded by slaves, First Baptist Church lets freedom ringWRIC

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Tinnitus and Tintinnabulation - Huffington Post

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 03:58 PM PST


Huffington Post

Tinnitus and Tintinnabulation
Huffington Post
2015-11-26-1448550818-6276814-220pxPK__Bell_with_Saints_Peter_Paul_John_and_Thomas__Walters_5479__View_B.jpg. Tinnitus is a ringing in the ear and when it's chronic, it can be quite annoying, particularly when it seems like it's never going to ...

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Founded by slaves, First Baptist Church lets freedom ring - WRIC

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 01:49 PM PST


WRIC

Founded by slaves, First Baptist Church lets freedom ring
WRIC
During Black History Month, people will have a chance to ring the newly restored bell in the bell tower of First Baptist Church. (Photo by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). “Bells call people to faith. They send folks forth to do good work in the ...

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Bewitching Bavaria - Harrisburgmagazine

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 12:22 PM PST


Harrisburgmagazine

Bewitching Bavaria
Harrisburgmagazine
It isn't really about voyaging across the planet. Nowadays, flying to Western Europe from the Mid-Atlantic doesn't take much longer than a day at the office (and can be a lot more pleasant). The distance to Bavaria is, in an odd way, measured less in ...

Year end in review - Kamsack Times

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 10:02 AM PST


Year end in review
Kamsack Times
Tenants at Davies Towers in Kamsack were having a gazebo constructed. May 28 – Sgt. Terry Wilson of the Kamsack RCMP was the reviewing ... Anglican Church bells were being rung to remind residents of Canada's 1,122 murdered and missing aboriginal women ...

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Spiderman must have size 95 feet to climb walls and giant hands - Market Business News

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 08:49 AM PST


Spiderman must have size 95 feet to climb walls and giant hands
Market Business News
They covered a range of sizes, equivalent to the difference between Big Ben, the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and a cockroach. Spiderman giant footprints Whenever giant footprints were seen up ...

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Back to Sunday school - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 02:27 AM PST


Leicester Mercury

Back to Sunday school
Leicester Mercury
The vicar, Father Fielding, lived in the vicarage on the corner of Gresham Street and Belgrave Road. "He would walk around the church with ... I also went bell-ringing at St Peter's Church, in Thurcaston Road, Belgrave. I attended every Sunday School ...

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The wonders of Winchester Cathedral revealed at free event - Petersfield Today

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 12:53 AM PST


The wonders of Winchester Cathedral revealed at free event
Petersfield Today
A RARE opportunity to take a glimpse behind the scenes at the magnificent Winchester Cathedral is being offered. See the wonderful architecture as the builders intended it, find out how its ancient manuscripts are restored, try your hand at bell ...

Firefighters, police, neighbors earn family's gratitude for help during fire: A Place in the Sun - cleveland.com

Posted: 18 Jan 2016 08:26 PM PST


cleveland.com

Firefighters, police, neighbors earn family's gratitude for help during fire: A Place in the Sun
cleveland.com
We moved there in 1962 and my dad made many improvements over the years, including having a contractor restore the wood-burning fireplace. Ah, if those walls could .... Proceeds will be used to help get the bells in the tower ringing again ...

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