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Merseybells news feed as published


The 5 Best Songs We Heard This Week: De La Soul, Aesop Rock, Fear of Men - Flavorwire

Posted: 06 May 2016 01:01 PM PDT


The 5 Best Songs We Heard This Week: De La Soul, Aesop Rock, Fear of Men
Flavorwire
“Trainwreck” is the only track on on the EP that will make And The Anonymous Nobody, due out this summer. And it knocks—we love the funky bass line and the scuffed hand bell ringing, which recalls fond memories of the disgusting DJ premier beat for ...

Raleigh church seeks help with its stained glass windows - News & Observer

Posted: 06 May 2016 12:06 PM PDT


News & Observer

Raleigh church seeks help with its stained glass windows
News & Observer
Stained Glass Associates of Knightdale, N.C. has begun the process of restoring two of the windows. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com. By Richard ... The church has erected a sign announcing the project and the gofundme page at the base of its ...

Clock by Big Ben Creator Features in Bonhams June 7 Sale - BLOUIN ARTINFO

Posted: 06 May 2016 12:02 PM PDT


BLOUIN ARTINFO

Clock by Big Ben Creator Features in Bonhams June 7 Sale
BLOUIN ARTINFO
And a piece by British Edward John Dent — he who made the iconic Big Ben at the Palace of Westminster in London — is also a highlighted lot: in the form of a pendulum clock from the mid-19th century (estimate $18,000-$22,000). Modern wristwatches by ...

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Philadelphia cathedral hosts “Pray for Ukraine” event - The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Posted: 06 May 2016 08:34 AM PDT


Philadelphia cathedral hosts “Pray for Ukraine” event
The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)
Pastor Sergio Savchuk of the Baptist Church offered prayers for Ukraine and its people and beseeched God to bless the entire Ukrainian nation. Ms. Stupin, accompanied on violin by Ulyana Martynyk, and Lyubov Syerova-Umstead, accompanied on piano by Ms ...

What's happening in the Rock River Valley - Rockford Register Star

Posted: 06 May 2016 04:17 AM PDT


Rockford Register Star

What's happening in the Rock River Valley
Rockford Register Star
The 11th annual JuBell-ee Handbell Festival Concert will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Rockford Christian High School, 1401 N. Bell School Road, Rockford. The festival will feature regional handbell choirs and ringers together for a daylong workshop ...

A Mother's Lesson: When Memory Fails, Delight in the Moment - New York Times (blog)

Posted: 06 May 2016 03:06 AM PDT


New York Times (blog)

A Mother's Lesson: When Memory Fails, Delight in the Moment
New York Times (blog)
With church bells pealing through the cool morning air, my beautiful, brilliant mother stretched out her arms and made angel wings in the grass. And all the doctors and all the medications and all the years of worry that couldn't bring my mother back ...

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MEMORY LANE: The day Diss turned orange - Diss Express

Posted: 06 May 2016 02:52 AM PDT


Diss Express

MEMORY LANE: The day Diss turned orange
Diss Express
These postcards, published by Diss historian Dennis Cross, show how packed the streets became as people witnessed the open top bus parade. St Nicholas Street was packed from pavement to pavement - with a peal of bells ringing out from St Mary's ...

The Big Heritage Invitation - Wharfedale Observer

Posted: 06 May 2016 01:17 AM PDT


The Big Heritage Invitation
Wharfedale Observer
AN Ilkley church that once counted Alan Titchmarsh as a choirboy and bellringer is to celebrate it's heritage all next week. All Saints Church in the town is holding a Heritage Week from May 10 to 14, the aim of which is to celebrate the many ...

The Dengler Domain: Playground Equipment - Traer Star-Clipper

Posted: 05 May 2016 11:12 PM PDT


The Dengler Domain: Playground Equipment
Traer Star-Clipper
It did not matter in the end because everyone was so dizzy they could not tell the difference between up and down. I'm glad this equipment is not as popular ... While looking back on none of these safe forms of playground equipment, they made us ...

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A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon now needs saving - LocalKicks

Posted: 05 May 2016 05:59 PM PDT


LocalKicks

A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon now needs saving
LocalKicks
ARLINGTON, VA. - For almost 60 years, the bronze bells of the Netherlands Carillon, a gift from the people of the Netherlands to the people of the United States, have been ringing from an elevated point between the Iwo Jima Memorial and Arlington ...

People of various faiths pray, break bread together for National Day of Prayer - ReporterNews.com

Posted: 05 May 2016 05:31 PM PDT


ReporterNews.com

People of various faiths pray, break bread together for National Day of Prayer
ReporterNews.com
The rhythmic beat of a Native American drum, the reverberating peal from a bowl-shaped bell touched lightly during a Buddhist chant, and the familiar "amens" all joined together Thursday for a diverse National Day of Prayer service at the Center for ...

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Bicker, Lincs

Posted: 05 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Indication of toilet facility added

Chippenham, Cambs

Posted: 05 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Bells no longer ringable: frame 'very unstable'

Gussage All Ss, Dorset

Posted: 05 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor precise wt available ('as received')

Selborne, Hants

Posted: 05 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Indication of toilet facility added

Sutton in the Isle, Cambs

Posted: 05 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Frame in poor condition: restricted ringing, no visitors

"Tragic" turn: 120-year-old St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church to close - Windsor Star

Posted: 05 May 2016 03:32 PM PDT


Windsor Star

"Tragic" turn: 120-year-old St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church to close
Windsor Star
The monumental red-brick building with the large bell tower, designed by Detroit architecture firm Spier & Rohns, was built in 1895 to replace the previous building destroyed by fire. “It's a very beautiful church,” said Rev. Thomas J. Kay, the ...

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From bell-ringers to blessing providers: The changing role of Sunday School presidencies - Deseret News

Posted: 05 May 2016 02:06 PM PDT


Deseret News

From bell-ringers to blessing providers: The changing role of Sunday School presidencies
Deseret News
From bell-ringers to blessing providers: The changing role of Sunday School presidencies. Print; Font [+] [-]. By Brother Devin Durrant, Sunday School general presidency. For LDS Church News. Published: Thursday, May 5 2016 2:50 p.m. MDT. Updated: 11 ...

Sandy Hill's All Saints church re-made into community hub - Ottawa Citizen

Posted: 05 May 2016 12:55 PM PDT


Ottawa Citizen

Sandy Hill's All Saints church re-made into community hub
Ottawa Citizen
On the December day they took possession of a 115-year-old church in Sandy Hill, Leanne Moussa and some others climbed up a spiral staircase and rang the church bells. Those tolling bells, which at ... Meanwhile, land owned by the Anglican Church ...

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12 things to do in the DC area on the weekend of May 6-8 - Washington Post

Posted: 05 May 2016 10:09 AM PDT


Washington Post

12 things to do in the DC area on the weekend of May 6-8
Washington Post
Friday-Saturday: The Flower Mart at the Washington National Cathedral, which benefits the cathedral's grounds and gardens, offers the obvious — a chance to purchase flowers and plants — but also has fun family activities, entertainment, food and more ...

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The Art of Keeping Time - Billionaire.com

Posted: 05 May 2016 09:45 AM PDT


Billionaire.com

The Art of Keeping Time
Billionaire.com
He is remembered today as the maker of the iconic clock known erroneously as Big Ben (Big Ben is in fact the bell that tolls the time), in the Palace of Westminster. The sale also highlights rare examples from the important 19th century US clock and ...

Community Billboard-May 5 - Orléans Star

Posted: 05 May 2016 06:34 AM PDT


Community Billboard-May 5
Orléans Star
Tickets for this event that will be held at the church at 7:30 p.m., on Friday May 6, 2016, can be obtained at the parish office (2757 St-Joseph Blvd) for $30 now or $40 at the door. Assigned seating is available except in the balcony. Additionally ...

Wrexham parish church bells ring out after repairs - BBC News

Posted: 05 May 2016 05:18 AM PDT


BBC News

Wrexham parish church bells ring out after repairs
BBC News
Bell ringers at St Giles launched an appeal last year to fund repairs, saying they needed an overhaul as they were last restored 60 years ago. The church has 10 bells which were cast in 1726 and weigh up to 1.2 tonnes. The bells were cast in Gloucester ...

World Ch. Schedule : THU 06:30 KST - The World On Arirang

Posted: 05 May 2016 02:20 AM PDT


World Ch. Schedule : THU 06:30 KST
The World On Arirang
Seongjongsa, established in 1952, is Korea's largest Buddhist temple bell foundry. It is owned by Mr. Won Gwang-sik, Important Intangible Cultural Asset No. 112, and his son Mr. Won Cheon-su. This is where Korea's temple bell production technology is ...

Skelmersdale ME sufferer reveals daily battle with condition - Southport Visiter

Posted: 05 May 2016 01:50 AM PDT


Southport Visiter

Skelmersdale ME sufferer reveals daily battle with condition
Southport Visiter
"I no longer do Brownies or Guides and I can no longer attend bell-ringing. "Even if I had the energy to climb the stairs to the tower, I wouldn't have enough strength to pull the bell rope. "I used to love reading and was never seen without a book ...

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Decades of Civic Involvement Define Bobby Braxton's Legacy in Williamsburg - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Posted: 05 May 2016 01:31 AM PDT


Decades of Civic Involvement Define Bobby Braxton's Legacy in Williamsburg
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
The Housing Authority was interested in rehabilitating Braxton Court, and Braxton decided to travel down from Maryland to attend the first meeting about the project. Braxton ... “We have very fond memories of the bell ringing in the old church ...

Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday - Alpena News

Posted: 04 May 2016 10:26 PM PDT


Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday
Alpena News
Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday. May 5, 2016. Jordan Travis - News Staff Writer , Alpena News. Save |. ROGERS CITY - Nearly 50 years after the sinking of the Cedarville, Dave Erickson's memories of that morning are still clear. Erickson ...

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Huntaway titles go to Rangitikei and Canterbury entrants - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 04 May 2016 09:29 PM PDT


Taranaki Daily News

Huntaway titles go to Rangitikei and Canterbury entrants
Taranaki Daily News
Straight hunt, judge, Gavin Drake, Wanganui: Marcus Totman, Meg, Omatane- Makirikiri 97, 95, 192 1, Trevor Rumbal, Thug, Taumarunui 97.5, 94, 191.5 2, Gerard Brown, Tempo, Dannevirke 98, 93, 191 3, Leighton Bellringer, Boogie, Whangamomona, 97.25, 89 ...

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We didn't have a real choice in the 1975 referendum. We do now - Spectator.co.uk

Posted: 04 May 2016 08:07 PM PDT


Spectator.co.uk

We didn't have a real choice in the 1975 referendum. We do now
Spectator.co.uk
Bell has not been found guilty. He has been judged by the Church 'on the balance of probabilities' in an out-of-court settlement which no one has been allowed to see. Why should anyone feel compelled to accept the Church's decision? We should re-hang ...

Clevedon, S Andrew, Som

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

WofA work in progress

Hartlepool, S Aidan, Durham

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN start time amended (was 17:15)

Hartlepool, S Oswald, Durham

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN start time amended (was 17:30)

Hartlepool, Stranton, Durham

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

URL removed

Lydney, Glos

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info amended (now shared, but checking advisable)

Newland, Glos

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info added (now shared, but checking advisable)

Ruardean, Glos

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info amended (now shared, but checking advisable)

Staunton (SO51), Glos

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info added (now shared, but checking advisable)

Taunton, S Mary Magd, Som

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Restoration work has begun

West Quantoxhead, Som

Posted: 04 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info amended

Methodists on the Move - Bureau County Republican

Posted: 04 May 2016 01:38 PM PDT


Bureau County Republican

Methodists on the Move
Bureau County Republican
There were many groups doing different project, including: The Choir went to Colonial Hall; the bellringers went to Greenfield; another group went visiting shut-ins; the youth group did yard work; a group of handymen did jobs around the church; the ...

Structural Repairs Badly Needed at Netherlands Carillon in Arlington - NBC4 Washington

Posted: 04 May 2016 01:04 PM PDT


NBC4 Washington

Structural Repairs Badly Needed at Netherlands Carillon in Arlington
NBC4 Washington
The only person allowed up, aside from NPS officials, is the carillonneur, who plays the chimes and bells on a keyboard similar to an organ or piano. Here, carillonneur Edward Nassor rings the bells. (Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016). For more than ...
A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon, now needs savingCortez Journal

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'History in the making' at Apostolos Andreas [VIDEO by CNA] - Cyprus Mail

Posted: 04 May 2016 12:40 PM PDT


Cyprus Mail

'History in the making' at Apostolos Andreas [VIDEO by CNA]
Cyprus Mail
History is in the making for the Apostolos Andreas monastery at the tip of the Karpasia, peninsula, as the first phase of repair works are only months from being completed, the technical committee on cultural heritage said on Wednesday. Works, jointly ...

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Court Leet's annual tasting proves Bromsgrove's pubs are serving up quality ale - Bromsgrove Standard

Posted: 04 May 2016 11:25 AM PDT


Bromsgrove Standard

Court Leet's annual tasting proves Bromsgrove's pubs are serving up quality ale
Bromsgrove Standard
Bailiff John Wheatly, Reeve Phil Harper and deputy ale taster Steve Sanders and dignatries from other Courts, including mayors, bell ringers and ale tasters ensured there was plenty of merriment and ale during the night. ... After the tasting, the ...

Fundraising bell-ringers get peddling to give campaign final push - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 04 May 2016 10:27 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Fundraising bell-ringers get peddling to give campaign final push
The Northern Echo (registration)
“We chose to ride a tandem, despite not having ridden one before, as a play on doubles, which is a very important part of bell ringing. “To ring doubles is to ring five bells, which gives a certain sound. As we have two Glenyses we thought we would ...

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THE WORK OF WOMEN IN THE CHURCH SPECIAL FEATURE Walking in their footsteps: 170 years of mercy ... - TheRecord.com.au

Posted: 04 May 2016 10:01 AM PDT


TheRecord.com.au

THE WORK OF WOMEN IN THE CHURCH SPECIAL FEATURE Walking in their footsteps: 170 years of mercy ...
TheRecord.com.au
The pilgrims met at the Bell Tower in Perth City at 9am where they were presented with a small guidebook outlining the pilgrimage route and containing quotes from Ursula Frayne's letters written in 1866. The letters contained descriptions of that first ...

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Octet of bellringers achieve major peal feat in tower - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 04 May 2016 09:55 AM PDT


Morpeth Herald

Octet of bellringers achieve major peal feat in tower
Morpeth Herald
The challenge was organised by local resident and Morpeth Clock Tower band member Christopher Teasdale, who also rang in the peal. Residents interested in giving bellringing a try can call Tower Captain Rev Simon White on 01670 517716 for details.

Church near Exeter that appeared in Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility' to reopen - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 04 May 2016 07:10 AM PDT


Exeter Express and Echo

Church near Exeter that appeared in Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility' to reopen
Exeter Express and Echo
Built mainly of local volcanic rock, the Church of Our Lady was consecrated by Bishop Grandisson on September 26, 1328. The niches of the bell tower, built around 1380, contain important carvings of the evangelists Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, and a ...

Chase Rings a Bell for America's Small Businesses - AdAge.com

Posted: 04 May 2016 05:04 AM PDT

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