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[ July 29, 2016 ] From #Hedfest16 – the 'Rough Guide' to the acts and Entertainment #Featured - Hu12 Online

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 01:32 AM PDT


Hu12 Online

[ July 29, 2016 ] From #Hedfest16 – the 'Rough Guide' to the acts and Entertainment #Featured
Hu12 Online
Theme: The past, present and future. Saturday Community Hub and activities @ Magdalen Gate carpark. Saturday Carnival Assembly and Children's Activities @ Market Hill. Saturday Hedon Hand Bell Ringers. Hedon Methodist Church Saturday 10am – 12 ...

T-Mobile: Don't Throw Out Your Sidekick Yet, Rumored Modern Version Coming Back (disregard headlyin' folks) – Jon ... - SFGate (blog)

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 10:18 PM PDT


T-Mobile: Don't Throw Out Your Sidekick Yet, Rumored Modern Version Coming Back (disregard headlyin' folks) – Jon ...
SFGate (blog)
In early 2011, US regional carrier Cincinnati Bell began selling the Sidekick LX 2009 as the Sharp Jump. T-Mobile revived the Sidekick ... On all Hiptops except the original, the left side houses a directional pad and on the right, a track ball ...

Smitten by Siquijor | Sun.Star - Sun.Star

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 08:27 PM PDT


Sun.Star

Smitten by Siquijor | Sun.Star
Sun.Star
SIQUIJOR is often referred to as a mystical island, and rightfully so. From the Siquijor port, the view of the verdant mountains, white sand beach, and blue green ...

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Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium - Calgary Herald

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 07:00 PM PDT


Calgary Herald

Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium
Calgary Herald
Handbell ringing — the musical variety of playing songs and not just calling folks in for lunch or wandering through the town square crying “hear ye” — began in churches in England and made its way to the U.S. early in the 1900s. They are still ...

Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing ... - The Province

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 06:48 PM PDT


The Province

Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing ...
The Province
Vancouver is hosting the 17th International Handbell Symposium at the convention centre, which ends.

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Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium - The Province

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 06:48 PM PDT


The Province

Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium
The Province
Ringers play everything from Adele and Lady Gaga to Bach and Pachelbel's Canon, although Christmas carols are probably the genre's most popular songs (yes, including Carol of the Bells). There are almost limitless playing techniques: tower swing, shake ...

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Handbell ringing symposium comes to Vancouver with a-pealing ... - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 06:24 PM PDT


Vancouver Sun

Handbell ringing symposium comes to Vancouver with a-pealing ...
Vancouver Sun
Vancouver is hosting the 17th International Handbell Symposium at the convention centre, which ends with a public concert on Saturday. “It's an attempt at ...

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Have a beer, and do yoga - Church Times

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 04:21 PM PDT


Have a beer, and do yoga
Church Times
FIND the church cat, scale the steeple, enjoy a beer festival, give blood, and go skateboarding — just a few of the more surprising suggestions included in “50 Things to do in a Church”, the latest campaign from the charity the National Churches Trust.

NOTW: Guaranteed blessings, full-body transplants and BYU urine stunts - MauiTime Weekly

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 01:07 PM PDT


MauiTime Weekly

NOTW: Guaranteed blessings, full-body transplants and BYU urine stunts
MauiTime Weekly
More and more churches (“hundreds,” according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a “money-back guarantee” if they tithe 10 percent (or more) of their income for 90 days–but then feel that God blesses them insufficiently in ...

How to dig for News - Part 2 - Sri Express

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 09:52 AM PDT


How to dig for News - Part 2
Sri Express
Or, the Parish magazine might announce about the peal of bells in the church that needs replacing. How about the latest trend in the Council of Churches' attempt to sell out 'unwanted' old church buildings to property developers, while the local ...

More 'Lone Wolf' Attacks Likely in Europe Amid Intel Chaos - Expert - Sputnik International

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 09:08 AM PDT


Sputnik International

More 'Lone Wolf' Attacks Likely in Europe Amid Intel Chaos - Expert
Sputnik International
A hit-list of targets included the Hoses of Parliament clock tower — known as Big Ben — before deciding on a major shopping center for a Nice-style atrocity, which the newspaper has refused to name. Dr David Lowe, Academic Fellow of the Inner Temple ...

Visually impaired kids from St. Louis-area Braille camp learn life ... - MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 07:08 AM PDT


Visually impaired kids from St. Louis-area Braille camp learn life ...
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
July 28--Tap. Tap. Tap. A small group of blind and visually impaired children tap their canes on the yellow truncated platform at the Brentwood MetroLink stop as ...

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Leominster tackles its outdated laws (VIDEO) - Sentinel & Enterprise

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 04:37 AM PDT


Sentinel & Enterprise

Leominster tackles its outdated laws (VIDEO)
Sentinel & Enterprise
For example, in Boston, it's illegal to eat peanuts in church. And it's illegal to cross the ... You'll find Section 14-10 tucked in between city laws prohibiting the use of bells to advertise a business and spitting tobacco juice onto the floors of ...

Call to arms for bell ringers - Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 04:32 AM PDT


Call to arms for bell ringers
Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today
Churches across Cheshire are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the 400-year old tradition of English-style bell ringing as part of Heritage Open Days this September. The call to the ringing world to open up 500 sites will ...

COMMUNITY NEWS: Tetbury/Coates, Rodmarton & Tarlton/Sherston - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 03:05 AM PDT


COMMUNITY NEWS: Tetbury/Coates, Rodmarton & Tarlton/Sherston
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
This is an ideal opportunity to marvel in the splendour of this magnificent church and have a tour of the church tower. You would be escorted at the 52 steps to the ringing chamber where you'll be given a demonstration of bellringing and even the ...

Do you remember these adorable faces from the past? - Mansfield Chad

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 02:26 AM PDT


Mansfield Chad

Do you remember these adorable faces from the past?
Mansfield Chad
Can you see yourself or anyone you know in our coverage from thirty years ago? Maybe you know some of our nominees? Get in touch at newsdesk@chad.co.uk ... There were 18 nominees in the under-nine months category. Any names ringing a bell?

Experts hail Wycliffe Church's heritage as work starts on window restoration - Teesdale Mercury

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 12:09 AM PDT


Teesdale Mercury

Experts hail Wycliffe Church's heritage as work starts on window restoration
Teesdale Mercury
The great thing about the church is that it has retained most of its medieval glass and you don't often find glass like this that is in its original position. The quality of the glass is wonderful. It was probably made in York, but we can't be ...

St. John's Episcopal in Pleasantville Receives $25G State Grant - The Examiner News

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 09:31 PM PDT


St. John's Episcopal in Pleasantville Receives $25G State Grant
The Examiner News
The money will assist with roofing, masonry and drainage repairs to the church and parish hall. ... St. Peter's Church in Peekskill was also awarded a $25,000 grant to assist with restoration of the slate roof, bell tower structural frame, roof and ...

Around the Sound: Steilacoom Farmers Market, July 27 - The Suburban Times

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 05:38 PM PDT


The Suburban Times

Around the Sound: Steilacoom Farmers Market, July 27
The Suburban Times
From the ringing of the Town's historic bell, to the “Community Center Kids' Slam” to the restful rocking in the Pioneer Orchard park–it's another wonderful day in the town on the Sound. By 3:30 folks were already staking out places in the park for the ...

Enjoy the view from the top of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral... if you dare - Peterborough Telegraph

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 09:31 AM PDT


Peterborough Telegraph

Enjoy the view from the top of the tower at Peterborough Cathedral... if you dare
Peterborough Telegraph
The views of Peterborough are spectacular and on a clear day Ely Cathedral can be spotted on the far horizon. Coming back down, the tour goes along the length of the Nave roof to the North West Tower, visiting the bell ringing chamber and looking at ...

Special bell ringing at Woolhope (From Hereford Times) - Hereford Times

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 08:31 AM PDT


Hereford Times

Special bell ringing at Woolhope (From Hereford Times)
Hereford Times
FRIENDS and helpers rang a peal on July 22 to celebrate the completion of the work on the Woolhope bells.

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Special bell ringing at Woolhope - Hereford Times

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 08:31 AM PDT


Hereford Times

Special bell ringing at Woolhope
Hereford Times
FRIENDS and helpers rang a peal on July 22 to celebrate the completion of the work on the Woolhope bells. A peal requires both physical endurance and mental concentration by ringing a total of 5040 changes without stopping. Organisers were pleased to ...

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Rivers Avenue steakhouse institution Breck's prides itself on ... - Charleston Post Courier

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 04:03 AM PDT


Charleston Post Courier

Rivers Avenue steakhouse institution Breck's prides itself on ...
Charleston Post Courier
As daily diners at Breck's, Sonia Hanchard (center) and Sharon Hill have an easy relationship with the staff, including manager Sheila Saunders. The restaurant ...

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Club to Pub swim win for rower - Henley Standard

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 02:08 AM PDT


Henley Standard

Club to Pub swim win for rower
Henley Standard
It is nicknamed “two bells” because the swimmers start as the clock at St Mary's Church strikes 7pm and aim to finish before the 8pm chimes. As well as a medal, each participant received a bottle of Brakspear's specially-brewed Two Bells ale at the finish.

NOTC creates resolution to preserve cultural heritage - Philippine Information Agency

Posted: 27 Jul 2016 01:18 AM PDT


NOTC creates resolution to preserve cultural heritage
Philippine Information Agency
Under the resolution, old structures existing 50 years and above such as bridges, churches, bell towers, houses, furniture and fixtures, habitat for animals, musical instruments, artifacts and workmanship in Negros Oriental with impact on historical, cultural and ...

En la incierta ribera / —guarnición desigual a tanto espejo—/ descubrió la alba a nuestro peregrino - Tiny Mix Tapes

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 08:45 PM PDT


Tiny Mix Tapes

En la incierta ribera / —guarnición desigual a tanto espejo—/ descubrió la alba a nuestro peregrino
Tiny Mix Tapes
During my descent, all the noise from the town dies down for a moment as a church bell rings noon. Each successive peal breaking and drifting languidly like a feather falling from one of those countless startled birds taken to the sky. It's an uncanny ...

How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure - 5280 | The Denver Magazine

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 06:54 PM PDT


5280 | The Denver Magazine

How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure
5280 | The Denver Magazine
Through cell phone forensics, authorities had discovered that Bilyeu's phone made contact with several towers during his scouting trip atop the canyon in late December. The next time, however, there were no such locators. .... is known around town for ...
Remains confirmed as those of missing treasure hunterAlbuquerque Journal

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Bok, Cypress Gardens draw attention in new book - The Ledger

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 12:56 PM PDT


Bok, Cypress Gardens draw attention in new book
The Ledger
Alderson toured Bok Tower Gardens while researching the book and had the rare privilege of ascending the tower to watch carillonneur Geert D'hollander play the keyboard instrument connected to a set of 60 bells. The gentle peals of the daily recitals ...

Sombre funeral for colourful Earl of St Germans - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 11:17 AM PDT


Plymouth Herald

Sombre funeral for colourful Earl of St Germans
Plymouth Herald
The Bohemian Perry Eliot might have been surprised to see so much black. His was a life was lived in full colour. The 10th Earl of St Germans was buried yesterday on his beloved Port Eliot estate after an emotional funeral service at St Germans Priory ...

Hull's Holy Trinity Church: 'Our bells will play your requests' - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 09:19 AM PDT


Hull Daily Mail

Hull's Holy Trinity Church: 'Our bells will play your requests'
Hull Daily Mail
As well as a fully functioning bell tower, the 14th century church also has a carillon hidden in the belfry, for more melodic tunes. The instrument consists of at least 23 cast bronze, cup-shaped bells, which ... "The fee will cover my time playing and ...

Old church in Lakota, North Dakota, becomes new sanctuary - Grand Forks Herald

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 09:15 AM PDT


Grand Forks Herald

Old church in Lakota, North Dakota, becomes new sanctuary
Grand Forks Herald
The Kobielas took care of the labor while the Martens provided the supplies. A stained glass window at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shephard in Lakota, N.D. The original cast iron bell still sits in the tower, and stained glass windows shipped from ...

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Bed & Breakfast SintNik - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 08:30 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Bed & Breakfast SintNik
Telegraph.co.uk
This means that it is unusually quiet (the bells in the Belfry are switched off at night). The central historic squares, the Markt and the ... Rooftop has views over the rooftops to all the towers and spires of Bruges. All rooms have a television ...

Father Rose, Baltimore native, remembered as 'great man,' priest - The Catholic Review

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 06:49 AM PDT


Father Rose, Baltimore native, remembered as 'great man,' priest
The Catholic Review
Father Alphonse G. Rose, a Baltimore native who led St. Margaret Parish in Bel Air and then the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland, is being remembered for his bravery, compassion, intellect and service to the church. Father Rose died July 22 at ...

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Dedication service to celebrate success of church bell project - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 05:55 AM PDT


Cotswold Journal

Dedication service to celebrate success of church bell project
Cotswold Journal
The work began after Ralph Price, who winds the church clock, decided the bells should be brought back into use after they were deemed unringable in in the 1970s. Mr Price, whose grandfather had previously run the bells, contacted former schoolfriend ...

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Dedication service to celebrate success of St Mary Magdalene ... - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 05:55 AM PDT


Cotswold Journal

Dedication service to celebrate success of St Mary Magdalene ...
Cotswold Journal
A SERVICE will be held to celebrate the success of a project to bring a set of Cotswold church bells back into use.

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Dedication service to celebrate success of church bell project - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 05:55 AM PDT


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Dedication service to celebrate success of church bell project
Tewkesbury ADMAG
A SERVICE will be held to celebrate the success of a project to bring a set of Cotswold church bells back into use. Thanks to the work of a dedicated team, the bells at St Mary Magdalene Adlestrop have been rehung after last being rung in the 1970s.

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Dedication service to celebrate success of St Mary Magdalene ... - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 05:55 AM PDT

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