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Merseybells news feed as published


VIDEO: Dundee chimes with visiting Devon bell ringers - The Courier

Posted: 28 Mar 2015 09:02 AM PDT


The Courier

VIDEO: Dundee chimes with visiting Devon bell ringers
The Courier
The group prides itself on change ringing, which involves striking the bells evenly and in good sync between members. One of the bells at the Old Steeple dates from 1809, and the other seven were added in 1874. The smallest bell weighs 600lb, while the ...

Happy couple marry in Morrisons - Surrey Comet

Posted: 28 Mar 2015 08:46 AM PDT


Surrey Comet

Happy couple marry in Morrisons
Surrey Comet
It may not be everybody's idea of a dream venue but one couple had more reasons to wed at Morrisons than most. Rebecca Wooller, 44, and Blake Green, 53, replaced wedding bells with the jingle of tills as they walked down an aisle with a difference ...

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In the spotlight: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Spring Church - Indiana Gazette

Posted: 28 Mar 2015 07:58 AM PDT


Indiana Gazette

In the spotlight: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Spring Church
Indiana Gazette
On July 15, 1915, a 1,000-pound bell was installed in the church and removed due to safety factors in May 1958. This bell was erected in the cemetery as a memorial to the former church building where it proudly rang, calling parishioners to service.

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Celebrating Civil War's end - DL-Online

Posted: 28 Mar 2015 04:09 AM PDT


West Central Tribune

Celebrating Civil War's end
DL-Online
“As deep as sometimes we think our divides are, I cannot imagine anything as deep as that.” “Bells Across the Land” organizers ask that bells in churches, temples, schools, public building history sites and elsewhere ring at 2:15 p.m. April 9. They are ...
State to mark anniversary of Civil War end Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
Bells to commemorate end of Civil War West Central Tribune
Minnesotans urged to commemorate 150th anniversary of Civil War's end Grand Forks Herald

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Catholic bishops call for bell ringing marking war's end - WICS-TV

Posted: 28 Mar 2015 02:05 AM PDT


Catholic bishops call for bell ringing marking war's end
WICS-TV
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois' Catholic bishops are calling on schools and parishes across the state to ring their bells next month to mark the end of the Civil War. Archdiocese of Chicago officials say the plan arose out of the denomination's ...

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Concert review: Los Angeles Piano Quartet delightfully melds old and new - Reading Eagle

Posted: 27 Mar 2015 11:08 PM PDT


Concert review: Los Angeles Piano Quartet delightfully melds old and new
Reading Eagle
The Los Angeles Piano Quartet performed a concert dedicated to the memory of Dr. Herbert T. Chen, a longtime supporter of the Friends of Chamber Music of Reading, on Friday evening at the WCR Center for the Arts. He would have been delighted by this ...

Doncaster firm's work is fit for a King - Epworth Bells

Posted: 27 Mar 2015 11:06 PM PDT


Epworth Bells

Doncaster firm's work is fit for a King
Epworth Bells
The 58-year-old added: “We had to compete with a number of other companies from around the country to get it. “They decided that they wanted a company that uses materials from the Ancaster quarry which bears historical significance to the King. We had ...

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Bloodborne review: scarlet letter - Polygon

Posted: 27 Mar 2015 07:42 PM PDT


Bloodborne review: scarlet letter
Polygon
Some unfold like set piece puzzles, while others force the player to reexamine their perception of how to best engage in combat and how to use their weapons and items to the peak of their abilities. ... Players can now also invite another player into ...

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10 Great Reasons to visit the Ring of Cork - Irish Independent

Posted: 27 Mar 2015 07:33 PM PDT


Irish Independent

10 Great Reasons to visit the Ring of Cork
Irish Independent
Its towering Clock Gate, Myrtle Grove (once home to Sir Walter Raleigh) and 13th century St Mary's Collegiate Church are highlights... We wonder if Clifford has ever done a spot of town crying in St Mary's, where round earthenware jars placed high in ...

Moretonhampstead, Devon

Posted: 27 Mar 2015 05:00 PM PDT

All ringing suspended: corrosion to foundation beams

Bell ringing on April 9 to commemorate Civil War's end - MinnPost

Posted: 27 Mar 2015 10:40 AM PDT


Bell ringing on April 9 to commemorate Civil War's end
MinnPost
They're hoping to enlist bell ringers at churches, temples, schools, city halls, public buildings, historic sites and other places to join in the clanging. State Rep. Dean Urdahl, co-chair of the state's Civil War Commemoration Task Force, said: "April ...

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State to mark anniversary of Civil War end - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

Posted: 26 Mar 2015 11:54 AM PDT


Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

State to mark anniversary of Civil War end
Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
They're asking churches, schools and other locations to ring bells at 2:15 p.m. on April 9. That's the day and time of Confederate ... May they peal again on April 9, 2015, to remember what happened 150 years ago.” Organizers said they are still ...
Minnesotans urged to commemorate 150th anniversary of Civil War's end Grand Forks Herald

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VIDEO: Kibworth woman was King Richard III's undertaker - Harborough Mail

Posted: 26 Mar 2015 04:02 AM PDT


Harborough Mail

VIDEO: Kibworth woman was King Richard III's undertaker
Harborough Mail
And, to mark the re-interment of King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral at 11.30am today (Thursday), the bellringers of St Dionysius in Harborough will be attempting a half-muffled quarter peal tonight. It is anticipated the attempt will last about 45 ...

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