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Merseybells news feed as published


Updated Guidance Note 3 (Child Protection in Towers)

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 03:45 AM PST

Updated Guidance Note 4 (Gift Aid)

Posted: 29 Jan 2016 03:30 AM PST

BULLETIN BOARD - Pocono Record

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 07:44 PM PST


BULLETIN BOARD
Pocono Record
Overeaters Anonymous: Meeting 10:30 a.m., Zion United Church of Christ, 14 N. Eighth St., Stroudsburg (ring bell at the right side of church). Information: Terry S. at ... All proceeds will go toward the bell tower repair project. Information: 570-421 ...

Welcome to Uglieland - The West Australian

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 06:35 PM PST


The West Australian

Welcome to Uglieland
The West Australian
If you're a visitor to Perth and/or under the age of 30, then none of these references will be ringing any bells for you. If you're a visitor to Perth and actually looking to ring some bells, like, literally, then head on down to the river's edge and ...

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Bells to peal for fallen of First World War - Church Times

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:15 PM PST


Bells to peal for fallen of First World War
Church Times
TO HONOUR predecessors killed in the First World War, a group of church bell-ringers are ringing a full peal on the centenary of each of the servicemen's deaths. They will remember the 19 members of the Cleveland and North Yorkshire branch of the ...

The bells! Dumfries man fed up with out-of-sync chiming from town clocks - Scottish Daily Record

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST


Scottish Daily Record

The bells! Dumfries man fed up with out-of-sync chiming from town clocks
Scottish Daily Record
Broken bells at Greyfriar's Church are ringing far more than they should, chiming up to 104 times in 10 minute spells. David Grieve, 65, from ... Now David is calling on the council to fix the problem so the town can ding dong merrily on time. He said ...

Sculptures, Schutzenfest and concerts aplenty - The Advertiser

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 03:30 PM PST


The Advertiser

Sculptures, Schutzenfest and concerts aplenty
The Advertiser
EXPERIENCE German culture and tradition with the Adelaide German Band, Bund der Bayern dance group, Alpen Echo bell ringers, a 1m Bratwurst eating competition and more. Beer, wine, cider and a range of food options will also be available. Rymill Park ...

Congregation prays for men who allegedly stole church bell - Mankato Free Press

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 02:47 PM PST


Congregation prays for men who allegedly stole church bell
Mankato Free Press
... bell was displayed on the front lawn after being taken down from its burnt tower. Members saw it each time they passed through the church's doors. "It's hit a lot of us pretty hard, they had heard it ring at baptisms, confirmations, weddings and ...

2016 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation - The Film Stage (blog)

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 01:56 PM PST


The Film Stage (blog)

2016 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation
The Film Stage (blog)
Williams knows it too as he begins the journey with a vertical pan up from a pile of pencil nubs past a tower of pages bundled together in sections. This shot gives ... Sunday school would be a must-attend for kids of every religion if their church ...

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What's on in Somerset from January 28 to February 4 - Wells Journal

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 06:52 AM PST


What's on in Somerset from January 28 to February 4
Wells Journal
Try some historical detective work, have a chat and a coffee. Also February 6. Street Parish Church bell ringers open practice and demonstration afternoon, 1pm to 4pm, Street. Try tower ringing and hand bell ringing. Refreshments available. ... by ...

Daily Meditation: Sleep Deeply - Huffington Post

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 06:51 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Sleep Deeply
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 guided meditation to help you ...

Weekend events to mark 100th anniversary of Zeppelin raid on Loughborough - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 05:23 AM PST


Weekend events to mark 100th anniversary of Zeppelin raid on Loughborough
Leicester Mercury
... a partnership between the Carillon Tower and War Museum and Charnwood Arts working with Charnwood Borough Council to install the plaque. Local artist Paul gent produced the design of the plaque which was made by Taylor's Bell Foundry in the town.

Getting ready for 300th - Eagle-Tribune

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 04:27 AM PST


Eagle-Tribune

Getting ready for 300th
Eagle-Tribune
... breaking down parts of the tower into smaller pieces to be transported away. The 2,200-pound bell was also lifted out. ... The tower was added in 1824. The restoration work is part of a multi-year rehabilitation project, said Paul Lindemann, a ...

From the Craven Herald archives - Craven Herald

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 11:50 PM PST


From the Craven Herald archives
Craven Herald
As a precaution against any bomb damage being done to the historic church of Giggleswick, the officials determined that the bells should not be rung after 4pm and that the chimes should be taken off the clock. On Sundays, the interior lights were to be ...

Bell ringers want Christchurch's sound of silence broken - 3News NZ

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 09:26 PM PST


The Press

Bell ringers want Christchurch's sound of silence broken
3News NZ
It's five years since the Christ Church Cathedral's bells were silenced in the big earthquake, and they have been missing from the city since the quakes tore down their home. But bell ringers are fundraising for a temporary home in a bid to keep the ...
Shipping container bell tower proposed at Christchurch Transitional CathedralWaikato Times

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County Board Votes To Have Bell Tower Ring 24/7 - Traverse City Ticker

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 09:10 PM PST


Traverse City Ticker

County Board Votes To Have Bell Tower Ring 24/7
Traverse City Ticker
A group of residents who petitioned to have bell ringing reduced at the Grand Traverse County courthourse will instead hear the tower chimes 24/7 after county commissioners voted Wednesday to expand ringing hours. Neighbors of the clock tower ...

How Elizabeth Quay became a reality - Perth Now

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 08:23 PM PST


Perth Now

How Elizabeth Quay became a reality
Perth Now
A creative think-tank had convened to reconfigure the urban face of Perth and, for the first time, focus on a sacrosanct piece of turf. “It was an instrumental moment because that was when the focus shifted onto The Esplanade as a site for urban ...
Welcome to UglielandThe West Australian

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First look: New and improved Crawford Market in South Mumbai - Mid-Day

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 07:38 PM PST


Mid-Day

First look: New and improved Crawford Market in South Mumbai
Mid-Day
This included restoration of BMC offices housed on the first and second floors, and sprucing up a ready-to-chime clock in the central tower. The clock tower, offices and facade of Crawford .... The tallest buildings of that time were Crawford, Rajabhai ...

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Let freedom ring: An ongoing journey of reconciliation and redemption - MSNBC

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:09 PM PST


MSNBC

Let freedom ring: An ongoing journey of reconciliation and redemption
MSNBC
We children of the South — direct descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, an enslaved woman, and Martha Wayles Jefferson, his wife — hold hands at last as brothers and sisters at the edge of a new day in race relations. Our optimism is not ...

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Cabin fever? Then cool it with FebFest in Freeport - KeepMEcurrent.com

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 02:07 PM PST


Cabin fever? Then cool it with FebFest in Freeport
KeepMEcurrent.com
27, 3 p.m.: Freeport First Parish Church Congregational, Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers in concert. Donations accepted. 865-4747. Feb. 27, 7 p.m.: Maine Coast Waldorf School, Greater Freeport Community Chorus Cabaret Night. Musical from members of ...

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Shipping container bell tower proposed at Christchurch Transitional Cathedral - Waikato Times

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 01:14 PM PST


Waikato Times

Shipping container bell tower proposed at Christchurch Transitional Cathedral
Waikato Times
... want to build a bell tower at the Transitional Cathedral. The temporary bell tower would be built out of six shipping containers stacked three high and was expected to cost $230,000. Ringing master Mike Clayton said he and fellow Cathedral ...

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Portland Parish nears capital campaign goal to complete repairs on historic church - Bangor Daily News

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 12:52 PM PST


Bangor Daily News

Portland Parish nears capital campaign goal to complete repairs on historic church
Bangor Daily News
In 2013, the Sacred Heart/St. Dominic Capital Campaign was launched with an initial goal of $200,000 to restore the church's bell tower, repair its bell, and repaint the window sashes. Unfortunately, during the restoration, engineers discovered that ...

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John L. Hill Chapel Carillon Dedicated - Georgetown College News

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 08:10 AM PST


Georgetown College News

John L. Hill Chapel Carillon Dedicated
Georgetown College News
John L. Hill Chapel bells will again be ringing, thanks to the vision and generosity of the Hambrick family. A newly installed digital carillon will provide the rich, inspirational sound of cast bells and chimes across ... The carillon will ring every ...

The 100 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far) - Part 4: #25-1 - Cinelinx

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 07:03 AM PST


The 100 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far) - Part 4: #25-1
Cinelinx
Synopsis: The sequel to the Golden Globe-nominated and AFI Award-winning "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers" follows the continuing quest of Frodo (Elijah Wood) and the Fellowship to destroy the One Ring. Frodo and ...

The Night Watch of Lausanne stands guard after centuries… - Flux Magazine (press release)

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 04:16 AM PST


Flux Magazine (press release)

The Night Watch of Lausanne stands guard after centuries…
Flux Magazine (press release)
Adorned with a floppy black hat and a lantern, he does his round, stopping at the four sides of the belfry to announce the time to the city's night owls. Keeping a six hundred years-old tradition alive, Renato has endorsed the mysterious and ... Back ...

Historic Virginia church to ring in Black History Month - 13newsnow.com

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 03:30 AM PST


13newsnow.com

Historic Virginia church to ring in Black History Month
13newsnow.com
A Williamsburg church founded by slaves is celebrating its 240th anniversary with the ringing of a long-silent bell. Loading… Post to ... Jackson is scheduled to attend the bell ringing along with other civil rights activists and dignitaries. They ...

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Zeppelin raid 100 year anniversary events this weekend - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 11:04 PM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Zeppelin raid 100 year anniversary events this weekend
LoughboroughEcho.net
Local well-known artist Paul Gent has produced the design and Taylor's Bell Foundry has created the bronze plaque which commemorates the 10 who were killed and 12 injured in the raid. One of the main donors was Now, Zeppelin Systems UK Limited, ...

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Proposed bell tower at Christchurch Transitional Cathedral - The Press

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 07:33 PM PST


The Press

Proposed bell tower at Christchurch Transitional Cathedral
The Press
The Christ Church Cathedral bellringers, starved of their art since the bells came crashing down in the February 22 quake, want to build a bell tower at the Transitional Cathedral. ... "We need to have people interested and active to keep the bells ...

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Hub New Music transports with all-Kati Agócs program - The Boston Globe

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 07:28 PM PST


The Boston Globe

Hub New Music transports with all-Kati Agócs program
The Boston Globe
“Saint Elizabeth Bells” reminisced on Agócs's father's last days. In nine minutes, cellist Allison Drenkow streamed through the spectrum of human emotions. Her instrument's sound trembled and roared under the otherworldly ring of Nicholas Tolle's ...

A sneak preview of spring events - UC Berkeley

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 01:02 PM PST


UC Berkeley

A sneak preview of spring events
UC Berkeley
But the Goliath of bells broke in 1732, before it had ever been struck. Berkeley and Stanford researchers are making the bell ring for the first time on Cal Day, in concert with the Campanile's carillon (Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, Sather Tower).

Hingham Memorial Bell Tower to host open house - Wicked Local Hingham

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 10:51 AM PST


Hingham Memorial Bell Tower to host open house
Wicked Local Hingham
Visitors can learn about the practice of Change Bell Ringing. The Bell Tower will offer an opportunity to learn the practice through a 10-week class in Change Bell Ringing during the spring, after which students may choose to join the Band of Bell Ringers.

Passing bell is an appeeling way to honour the dead - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 09:22 AM PST


The Northern Echo (registration)

Passing bell is an appeeling way to honour the dead
The Northern Echo (registration)
AN historic custom to announce the death of a member of a community has been resurrected at an 800 year old church. Bellringers at St Gregory's Church in Bedale, North Yorkshire, found the idea so appealing they decided to ring in the changes and bring ...

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Parishioners at St Mary's Church in Clapham Common mark £800k restoration of spire - South London Press Today

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 08:53 AM PST


South London Press Today

Parishioners at St Mary's Church in Clapham Common mark £800k restoration of spire
South London Press Today
Designed by William Wardell, the spire and bell tower at the Roman Catholic church houses a complete peal of eight bells. It is believed to be the only Catholic church in London to have a complete peal. There are now plans to resume bell-ringing at the ...

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Bells repaired after 133 years at Old Harlow church St Mary and St Hugh - Harlow Star

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 07:02 AM PST


Bells repaired after 133 years at Old Harlow church St Mary and St Hugh
Harlow Star
But for four weeks church goers will make do with singing hymns while the bells are cleaned and re-tuned at Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. "I was just driving past when I saw the bells lined up outside the church," said Steve Knox, 50, a resident ...

Buchanan Estates rezoning request denied - The Tennessean

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 05:11 AM PST


The Tennessean

Buchanan Estates rezoning request denied
The Tennessean
The proposal exceeds required standards, said Murphy as the neighboring Somerset Downs and Tower Hill subdivisions have lower density than Buchanan. The Buchanan property ... Developers agreed to both changes, but the measures failed. The final vote ...

Post-Black Death: a 'golden age' for medieval women? - BBC History Magazine (blog)

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 01:34 AM PST


BBC History Magazine (blog)

Post-Black Death: a 'golden age' for medieval women?
BBC History Magazine (blog)
Twice during the 15th century, the substantial bell foundry outside Aldgate was run by widows. The household and workshop of the bell-founder Johanna Hill, who died in 1441, comprised four male apprentices, two female servants, 10 male servants, ...

We must delink religion from terror: Swaraj tells Arab League - Ceylon Daily News

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 01:11 AM PST


Ceylon Daily News

We must delink religion from terror: Swaraj tells Arab League
Ceylon Daily News
"In every corner of my country, the music of the azaan welcomes the dawn, followed by the chime of a Hanuman temple's bells, followed by the melody of the Guru Granth Sahib being recited by priests in a gurdwara, followed by the peal of church bells ...

ON THIS DAY 16 years ago: 45 Grimsby Telegraph pictures from January 26th 2000 - Grimsby Telegraph

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 12:02 AM PST


ON THIS DAY 16 years ago: 45 Grimsby Telegraph pictures from January 26th 2000
Grimsby Telegraph
Members of the 2nd Waltham Brownies enjoying their weekly meeting at All Saints Church Hall in; HANDS OFF! Grimsby College additional needs students (from left) Kevin Speight (Little; Chairman of the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce Industry and ...

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