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Merseybells news feed as published


Trinity bell choir sponsoring garden tour - Mason City Globe Gazette

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 02:35 PM PDT


Trinity bell choir sponsoring garden tour
Mason City Globe Gazette
MASON CITY | The Bronze Bell Choir of Trinity Lutheran Church is sponsoring Music and Art in the Garden from 1 to 3 p.m. June 26. The tour features ... All proceeds will go to benefit cancer patient Lissa Pohlman, who is a ringer in Trinity's Bronze ...

When time -- quite literally -- stood still - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 12:50 PM PDT


The Kingston Whig-Standard

When time -- quite literally -- stood still
The Kingston Whig-Standard
A small door at the back of St Andrews Church leads to a spiral staircase, the first stretch of the climb to the bell tower in Kingston, Ont. on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Jane Willsie for The Whig-Standard/Postmedia ... Maybe, in one decisive swoop, the ...

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The dream was to build a church like those their families had grown up with in Greece. - Hellenic News of America

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 11:24 AM PDT


The dream was to build a church like those their families had grown up with in Greece.
Hellenic News of America
Faith, Hope & Agape Greek Orthodox Parish of Valley Forge opened their new $4.3 million church for services. The church is ... Permanent seating, a bell tower and the rest of the iconography for the sanctuary are on the list. There are plans ... One ...

Against Using Bells to Tell the Time - Cherwell Online

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 07:37 AM PDT


Cherwell Online

Against Using Bells to Tell the Time
Cherwell Online
It is the curse of the Oxford student to be inescapably surrounded on all sides by heritage clock towers and their perennial bells. The clock in ... Indeed, to follow this line of thought, the disquieting truth of the matter quickly begins to unravel ...

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Once a slave to drugs and his own celebrity, John Galliano is back, sober and letting his designs do the talking - The Australian

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 07:03 AM PDT


The Australian

Once a slave to drugs and his own celebrity, John Galliano is back, sober and letting his designs do the talking
The Australian
My primary school, St Thomas's Church. Everything seemed littler.” He stood outside his ... “I walked through those doors and I saw the decayed paint and it had such a soul, and St Joseph's bells were pealing,” he says. “Alexi [his boyfriend] must have ...

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St Peter's Church proves bell ringing can flourish given enough rope - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 02:10 AM PDT


Clacton and Frinton Gazette

St Peter's Church proves bell ringing can flourish given enough rope
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
This is how tower captain at St Peter's Church, on North Hill, Colchester, described the English pastime. Steve Goddard, who at 58 has been ringing bells for 47 years, said along with real ale, the three form a quintessential trio. But Steve explained ...

Bell ringing: Lost art or undergoing a steady rebrand? - Gazette

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 02:04 AM PDT


Gazette

Bell ringing: Lost art or undergoing a steady rebrand?
Gazette
This is how tower captain at St Peter's Church, on North Hill, Colchester, described the English pastime. Steve Goddard, who at 58 has been ringing bells ... He said: “Unfortunately there's a lot less ringers than there are bells, whereas years ago ...

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Village life fun at One Weekend - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 17 Jun 2016 01:55 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Village life fun at One Weekend
LoughboroughEcho.net
There were some superb displays, mainly produced by members of the church and village residents. ... animals and used the lambing simulator with the University of Veterinary Medicine, generate electricity with Uniper, pack a 23kg holiday suitcase ...

Community calendar from June 17 - Troy Record

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 10:12 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 17
Troy Record
FREE MOVIE: The Disney hit “Finding Nemo” will be presented at St. Timothy's Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush on Friday June 17, at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, as is the popcorn and bottled water. Please bring a .... For more ...

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Chaffey High clock tower once again rings out the time - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 09:29 PM PDT


Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Chaffey High clock tower once again rings out the time
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Nobody seems to know when the bells stopping ringing on the Ontario campus, which was established in 1911, but it's been decades. The clock's four faces have rarely ... It's the second functioning bell tower on Euclid Avenue. Further south, at F Street ...

Sandwich's Vigil Among Many Honoring Orlando Victims - CapeNews.net

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 08:20 PM PDT


Sandwich's Vigil Among Many Honoring Orlando Victims
CapeNews.net
Sandwich resident Alexandra Bodrie helped her two young sons light their candles as they joined a crowd of people outside St. John's Episcopal Church Wednesday evening, June 15, to remember the 49 people killed when a man, pledging his allegiance to ...

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49 candles lit, bell tolls peal in Bethlehem church for Orlando victims - lehighvalleylive.com

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 06:13 PM PDT


lehighvalleylive.com

49 candles lit, bell tolls peal in Bethlehem church for Orlando victims
lehighvalleylive.com
A candle is lit beside a pair of shoes for each of the 49 people killed in a shooting June 12, 2016 at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, during a service Thursday, June 16, 2016, hosted by the Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley in ...

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Southwark grants antennae faculty - Church Times

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 04:09 PM PDT


Southwark grants antennae faculty
Church Times
THE Consistory Court of the diocese of Southwark granted a faculty permitting the installation of six antennae and a transmission dish in the bell tower of St Luke's, Charlton (pictured), despite local opposition. The petitioners for the faculty were ...

Hereford, All Ss, Herefs

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

5th now welded; restoration work complete

Speldhurst, Kent

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor wt amended (13-1-26 = wt before canon removal)

Death of an historic Toronto Anglican church - TheBulletin.ca

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:18 PM PDT


TheBulletin.ca

Death of an historic Toronto Anglican church
TheBulletin.ca
St. Peter's has an attached bell tower with a bell rung by hand every Sunday and recently one neighbour was heard to say that he felt safe whenever he heard that bell. A recent church flyer ... The Holy Heritage Church building will become something else.

Hundreds attend moving vigil in memory of MP Jo Cox in Birstall - Yorkshire Evening Post

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 01:05 PM PDT


Yorkshire Evening Post

Hundreds attend moving vigil in memory of MP Jo Cox in Birstall
Yorkshire Evening Post
Jonathan Rhodes, bellringer, lowers the flag to half mast at St Peter's Church. Houseboat owners on the same jetty brought flowers to lay on the boat that the MP and her husband and children lived on. The close-knit community of boat owners along the ...
Shellshocked community in Birstall attends moving vigil in memory of MP Jo CoxSpenborough Guardian

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Chance to try bellringing - Wellington Weekly News

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 12:47 PM PDT


Chance to try bellringing
Wellington Weekly News
The simulator has proved to be a valuable training resource for new bellringers. Visitors will be able to see the bells and enjoy the magnificent views over the Vale of Taunton by climbing to the top of the tower. A nominal charge will be made and all ...

Birthday bells bring the police calling - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:48 AM PDT


Ludlow Advertiser

Birthday bells bring the police calling
Ludlow Advertiser
“I had to check it was the Queen's Official Birthday on Saturday and not April Fools' Day when I was told that two Community Support Officers had actually talked to a church warden, investigating a complaint about the noise being made by the peal being ...

Enjoy Midsummer festival at Bolton Parish Church - This Is Lancashire

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:48 AM PDT


This Is Lancashire

Enjoy Midsummer festival at Bolton Parish Church
This Is Lancashire
There will also be Tower Tours — a chance to climb to the top of the tallest church tower in Lancashire — and see bell ringers in action as well as having a go yourself. Musical interludes will be held throughout the day and veteran and vintage Rolls ...

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Enjoy Midsummer festival at Bolton Parish Church - The Bolton News

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:47 AM PDT


The Bolton News

Enjoy Midsummer festival at Bolton Parish Church
The Bolton News
There will also be Tower Tours — a chance to climb to the top of the tallest church tower in Lancashire — and see bell ringers in action as well as having a go yourself. Musical interludes will be held throughout the day and veteran and vintage Rolls ...

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Historic church back on firm foundation - Eagle-Tribune

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:07 AM PDT


Eagle-Tribune

Historic church back on firm foundation
Eagle-Tribune
DERRY — Matthew Thornton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, once rang its bells and served on its building committee. It also served as a gathering place for people through the centuries during times of war, depression, and other social ...

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'Love does win': Vigil held for victims of Orlando massacre - Salisbury Post

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 09:11 PM PDT


Salisbury Post

'Love does win': Vigil held for victims of Orlando massacre
Salisbury Post
SALISBURY — It's quiet except for the peal of a bell and the sound of sniffles from the crowd. Candle flames dance in the wind, and rainbow-striped pride flags flutter from where they hang in hands and pockets. The bell rings out – one peal for each ...

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Lunchtime life: Today, Tuesday, June 14, from Grafton Underwood - Northampton Herald and Post

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 06:21 PM PDT


Lunchtime life: Today, Tuesday, June 14, from Grafton Underwood
Northampton Herald and Post
Picture 2: Here is the 8th USAAF Memorial stained glass window at St James Church. The window is in remembrance of those who gave their lives for freedom during World War II while serving at Grafton Underwood 1942-45, especially the members of the ...

Elmira bell tolls for Orlando shooting victims - Elmira Star-Gazette

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 03:08 PM PDT


Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira bell tolls for Orlando shooting victims
Elmira Star-Gazette
The 50 rings resounded throughout downtown from the Trinity Episcopal Church bell tower at 3 p.m. Each toll represented one life lost in Sunday massacre, including the shooter, Omar Mateen. The sound of bells tolling was heard throughout the region and ...

Music this weekend, next week: June 17-23 - Cincinnati.com

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 11:23 AM PDT


Cincinnati.com

Music this weekend, next week: June 17-23
Cincinnati.com
The Big Sing, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Carew Tower, Fifth and Vine streets, Downtown. Community singing experience led .... Wesley Bell Ringers Concert, 7:30-9 p.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 5261 Foley Road, Delhi Township. 1 of premier youth hand bell ...

Black Sabbath isi vor incheia cariera acolo unde au inceput-o - METALHEAD Romania

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 07:09 AM PDT


METALHEAD Romania

Black Sabbath isi vor incheia cariera acolo unde au inceput-o
METALHEAD Romania
Ultimele doua concerte sustinute de formatie vor avea loc in Birmingham. Ceea ce a inceput ca un zvon se dovedeste a fi adevarat. Artistii au confirmat faptul ca ultimul show Black Sabbath va fi in Birmingham. Anterior acestor 2 concerte, formatia va ...

Summer Pops readies for 'spectacular' show - The Westerly Sun

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 06:30 AM PDT


The Westerly Sun

Summer Pops readies for 'spectacular' show
The Westerly Sun
As always, Pops will close with Tchaikovsky's “1812 Overture,” the cannons of the Newport Artillery and the bells of Christ Church. Saunders said there's something else the Pops audience should keep in mind as they set up their blankets and chairs to ...

Queen's 90th birthday celebrated by young and old - Gainsborough Standard

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 01:56 AM PDT


Gainsborough Standard

Queen's 90th birthday celebrated by young and old
Gainsborough Standard
... Trentside made crowns and prizes were given to all the children who took part. Residents in Beckingham also enjoyed a street party and had a scarecrow competition, as well as music from the Gainsborough Grammar school choir, a teddy bears picnic ...

We asked for your memories of the 1996 IRA bomb in Manchester and the response was incredible - Manchester Evening News

Posted: 15 Jun 2016 12:10 AM PDT


Manchester Evening News

We asked for your memories of the 1996 IRA bomb in Manchester and the response was incredible
Manchester Evening News
“Glass rained down from the Arndale tower and the bottom fell out of the escalators at the other end of Market Street. “We just dived on the ... "We were in Manchester to change some money as I was going on a school trip to France. "When the bomb ...

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DU bell rings 49 times for Orlando victims - 9NEWS.com

Posted: 14 Jun 2016 09:05 PM PDT


9NEWS.com

DU bell rings 49 times for Orlando victims
9NEWS.com
KUSA - The University of Denver answered a nationwide callout Tuesday afternoon requesting that bells toll in unison at 6:30 p.m. MST. The bell inside DU's Williams Carillon Tower rang 49 times – once for each of the victims in Orlando. Loading ...

In Orlando shooting's aftermath, residents gather to mourn, remember - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Posted: 14 Jun 2016 08:55 PM PDT


Las Vegas Review-Journal

In Orlando shooting's aftermath, residents gather to mourn, remember
Las Vegas Review-Journal
web1_ORLANDO-SCENE-JUNE15-16_RA_006.jpg Carolina Asencio, left, hugs Eddie Jumper after a service to honor victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting at the First Baptist Orlando Church in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. (Rachel ...

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BLACK SABBATH Confirm Final Birmingham Dates - Metal Injection.net

Posted: 14 Jun 2016 01:35 PM PDT


Metal Injection.net

BLACK SABBATH Confirm Final Birmingham Dates
Metal Injection.net
“It started nearly five decades ago with a crack of thunder, a distant bell ringing and then that monstrous riff that shook the earth. The heaviest rock sound ever heard. In that moment, heavy metal was born, created by a young band from Birmingham ...

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New Tate Modern: more women, more diverse and more macaws - The Guardian

Posted: 14 Jun 2016 09:30 AM PDT


The Guardian

New Tate Modern: more women, more diverse and more macaws
The Guardian
Photograph: Guy Bell/Rex/Shutterstock. The Tate director, Sir Nicholas Serota, said: “Today we open not just an extension but genuinely a new Tate Modern with a new configuration, new facilities, new learning spaces and a new view of the world as it ...

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Police appeal after vandals cut through bell ropes in Horsley Church - Gloucester Citizen

Posted: 14 Jun 2016 08:53 AM PDT


Gloucester Citizen

Police appeal after vandals cut through bell ropes in Horsley Church
Gloucester Citizen
VANDALS who partially cut through bell ropes at St Martin's Church in Horsley left them in a potentially dangerous state, said the church warden and campanologist Stan Burrage. Horsley bell ringers discovered that two of the eight bell ropes had been ...

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Heritage Open Days ring the praises of churchbells - Kensington Chelsea & Westminster Today

Posted: 14 Jun 2016 08:47 AM PDT


Kensington Chelsea & Westminster Today

Heritage Open Days ring the praises of churchbells
Kensington Chelsea & Westminster Today
In celebration of this, on September the 8th through to the 11th as part of this year's Heritage Open Days festival 500 church bell towers will open up their doors to the public; promising to bring the long and complex tradition of English church bell ...

13 Fascinating London Horse Facts - Londonist

Posted: 14 Jun 2016 04:48 AM PDT


Londonist

13 Fascinating London Horse Facts
Londonist
Horse manure is still used to make the moulds used to form the outside of the bells at Whitechapel Bell Foundry (above, established 1570). The dung for the dongs is mixed with sand and goat hair. The bells, the bells.Forged using horse manure (the ...

Abbey congregation celebrates Queen's birthday in style - Worcester News

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