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posted 15 May 2015, 16:11 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 15 May 2015, 16:11 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Short and Sweet: Remembering an educator - Visalia Times-Delta

Posted: 15 May 2015 02:37 PM PDT


Visalia Times-Delta

Short and Sweet: Remembering an educator
Visalia Times-Delta
She was a devoted member of St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church in Yettem. Everyone who knew ... Unaccustomed, she is not: Mission Oak High School Senior, Baylee Cocagne, placed first in California Pro-Life Council's statewide youth oratory contest ...

History of the Rowdies and Ruffians of Ocean Beach - OB Rag

Posted: 15 May 2015 12:06 PM PDT


OB Rag

History of the Rowdies and Ruffians of Ocean Beach
OB Rag
Someone climbed up and rang the Catholic Church bell. Somebody placed a wagon up on a church roof. She discusses illegal gambling, how some local merchants were bookies, or the beatings of wives and children by drunken fathers and husbands, or the ...

Contest to succeed ousted mayor - Evesham Journal

Posted: 15 May 2015 11:27 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Contest to succeed ousted mayor
Evesham Journal
The race to replace a corrupt mayor in London will pit one of the people who brought him down against a former member of the mayor's political party. Andy Erlam, who led the group of four voters who took legal action against Tower Hamlets' Lutfur ...

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Syria: Ancient city of Palmyra under threat of ISIL rampage - euronews

Posted: 15 May 2015 11:26 AM PDT


euronews

Syria: Ancient city of Palmyra under threat of ISIL rampage
euronews
The UNESCO World Heritage site, known as the “pearl of the desert”, has already been damaged by fighting in Syria's conflict. Now the country's antiquities chief ... It is easy to see why alarm bells are ringing over the fate of Palmyra. Ultra-radical ...

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Christchurch retail precinct 'good as done' - The Press

Posted: 15 May 2015 11:03 AM PDT


The Press

Christchurch retail precinct 'good as done'
The Press
In partnership with the firm's chair Warren Bell, Glasson also controls a large property investment portfolio that includes the $180m Deloitte Centre in Auckland's Queen St and a private cemetery in Silverdale, north of Auckland. Ah, Glasson protests ...

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Colorado Governor Unveils America's First State Capitol Khachkar - Asbarez Armenian News (blog)

Posted: 15 May 2015 10:55 AM PDT


Asbarez Armenian News (blog)

Colorado Governor Unveils America's First State Capitol Khachkar
Asbarez Armenian News (blog)
Attended by more than 500 Armenian Americans and their supporters, the commemoration began at 12:30 with the bells of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Basilica tolling 100 times. Dr. Derek Everett, professor of Colorado history ... Rev. Fr. Arshag ...

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Pope Francis endorses climate action petition - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

Posted: 15 May 2015 10:55 AM PDT


National Catholic Reporter (blog)

Pope Francis endorses climate action petition
National Catholic Reporter (blog)
“He even joked that we were competing against his encyclical before it was published.” ... On June 28, the Catholic environmental leaders are asking churches around the world to ring their bells as a way of saying thank you to the pope for the encyclical.

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Find your weekend fun in our events calendar - Poughkeepsie Journal

Posted: 15 May 2015 10:16 AM PDT


Poughkeepsie Journal

Find your weekend fun in our events calendar
Poughkeepsie Journal
Bell Concert — St. John's Lutheran Church, 55 Wilbur Blvd., Poughkeepsie. 6 p.m. May 16, Six different Bell Choirs will be performing an eclectic mix of music: sacred, patriotic and other selections. ... Tower Music Series presents Arlington Jazz ...

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Derby County: Anton Rippon recalls when driving to watch the Rams was a ... - Derby Telegraph

Posted: 15 May 2015 08:52 AM PDT


Derby Telegraph

Derby County: Anton Rippon recalls when driving to watch the Rams was a ...
Derby Telegraph
The European war was at an end and all over Britain, church bells were once more ringing. ... Seasons were split into two parts, games often counted for more than one competition and guest players sometimes turned out for different clubs on the same day.

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Why I became a nun: 'I had my own flat and a boyfriend but deep down I felt ... - The Guardian

Posted: 15 May 2015 08:15 AM PDT


The Guardian

Why I became a nun: 'I had my own flat and a boyfriend but deep down I felt ...
The Guardian
When I'm not there I lead many of the retreats, write our annuals, and am librarian and bell ringer. Our main work is hospitality with ... Just recently I have been nominated and appointed to be on my community's leadership team and will collaborate ...

Theatre in the Quarter outline vision for St Mary's Centre - ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Posted: 15 May 2015 07:49 AM PDT


ChesterChronicle.co.uk

Theatre in the Quarter outline vision for St Mary's Centre
ChesterChronicle.co.uk
The presentation, at the former St Mary's on the Hill church, was attended by stakeholders and user groups of the centre, which Mr Baker promised would be a 'key venue in the city's vibrant cultural life'. ... Other groups represented at the event were ...

Notes from Left of the Dial: Sunny War and more - Nooga.com

Posted: 15 May 2015 04:53 AM PDT


Nooga.com

Notes from Left of the Dial: Sunny War and more
Nooga.com
... you—if only for a little while. Her voice is as clear as a church bell ringing out at midday, and her guitar is given the stage to deliver its immaculate lines. The notes are both crystalline and dusty, a tribute to the modern and more traditional ...

Linton News: May 10 - football, friends and walking - Cambridge News

Posted: 15 May 2015 04:00 AM PDT


Linton News: May 10 - football, friends and walking
Cambridge News
On May 9 the St Mary's Bell Ringers hosted the Cambridge District monthly meeting in the church pavilion. There was a ringers tea with sandwiches and cakes - and tea.This was followed by ringing for an hour from 5.00pm. The monthly meetings are held in ...

A novel trip to Dorset - Darlington and Stockton Times

Posted: 15 May 2015 03:55 AM PDT


A novel trip to Dorset
Darlington and Stockton Times
... including two dishwashers and underfloor heating. Overlooking the village is the 13th century parish church of St Mary with its peal of eight bells occasionally adding to the birdsong and bleating of newborn lambs. It's typical Hardy country. A few ...

Rothwell church gets two new bells - Northamptonshire Telegraph

Posted: 15 May 2015 03:55 AM PDT


Northamptonshire Telegraph

Rothwell church gets two new bells
Northamptonshire Telegraph
“Every bell has to be custom-made so that its sound fits in with the existing ring in each place. “Watching them being cast in Loughborough was quite an experience to watch. “The longest part is adjusting the thickness of the metal to get the right ...

Residents back bid for car park instead of new care home - Oxford Mail

Posted: 15 May 2015 03:02 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

Residents back bid for car park instead of new care home
Oxford Mail
But Wantage Town Council wants to convert the Church Street site into a car park and residents have backed the idea. A first planning application from Churchill Retirement Living to turn it into 44 retirement flats was rejected by planning authority ...

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East Oxford charity launches new scheme targetting vulnerable youngsters - Oxford Mail

Posted: 15 May 2015 02:29 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

East Oxford charity launches new scheme targetting vulnerable youngsters
Oxford Mail
Speaking at the event, Detective Superintendent Joe Kidman, who was a senior investigating officer on Operation Bullfinch, said it is important for churches to “act and think strategically” when working with other organisations. He added: “There is ...

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Bay Area Singers Join to Raise Funds for Music Ministry - San Francisco Classical Voice

Posted: 15 May 2015 12:43 AM PDT


Bay Area Singers Join to Raise Funds for Music Ministry
San Francisco Classical Voice
On Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 pm, members of the Golden Gate Boys Choir and Bellringers, Menlo Park Chorus, Encore Vocalists and JKPC Chancel Choir will join voices to sing Vivaldi's Gloria in D Major, which will be directed by April McNeely who will ...

Robert H. “Rabbit” Rohlfing - Beatrice Daily Sun

Posted: 14 May 2015 10:01 PM PDT


Robert H. “Rabbit” Rohlfing
Beatrice Daily Sun
As a member of Peace Lutheran Church, he and Robyn were bell-ringers for New Year's Eve. Survivors include his wife, Robyn of Plymouth; two daughters, Cydney Bredwell and fiancé Ben Gill of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, and Randy Steward and husband David ...

Stevie G wall, giant ducks and three other things to look out for in Liverpool ... - Liverpool Echo

Posted: 14 May 2015 09:56 PM PDT


Stevie G wall, giant ducks and three other things to look out for in Liverpool ...
Liverpool Echo
Bellringing practice. If you are out and about in the city centre tonight and hear the recognisable chimes of Liverpool Parish Church, all of the commotion is due to the weekly bellringing practice - which takes place from 7.30pm to 9pm.

The Top of the Mountain - The Newtown Bee

Posted: 14 May 2015 09:17 PM PDT


The Top of the Mountain
The Newtown Bee
Residents had snatched up all of the free copies of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by late last week. Not to worry. Our librarians were on top of it, and additional copies were ordered ... Ben's Bells studio at 17 Church Hill Road ...

Strange Interludes - The Weekly Standard

Posted: 14 May 2015 09:06 PM PDT


The Weekly Standard

Strange Interludes
The Weekly Standard
“Pages from a Young Girl's Journal” is a fairly straightforward vampire tale set around 1820, lifted above the genre by its dry humor and skillfully paced descent from mundane into macabre. “Ringing the Changes,” Aickman's most-anthologized story ...

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Centenarian Helen (Nelson) Walker shares her memories - Hometown Focus

Posted: 14 May 2015 06:39 PM PDT


Centenarian Helen (Nelson) Walker shares her memories
Hometown Focus
7 went to Tower. Highways 53 and 169 were not built until 1934 or 1935. Helen attended a one-room country school, grades 1 – 8, where the Britt Fire Department now stands. One of the teachers she remembered was a Miss Ingles. Thirty to forty children ...

Courthouse clock to be installed soon - Clinton Herald

Posted: 14 May 2015 06:59 AM PDT


Clinton Herald

Courthouse clock to be installed soon
Clinton Herald
Vice Chairman Dan Srp said he believed ringing the bell every day at noon was appropriate. He did state there was concern from the neighbors about the bell's noise. Johnson told him that the noise from the bell will not be very loud. He said the bell ...

Bank slashes GDP growth predictions - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 13 May 2015 06:25 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Bank slashes GDP growth predictions
Bournemouth Echo
The Bank of England today cut its forecasts for UK economic growth over the next three years as it published a gloomy outlook for the recovery that also downgraded hopes for rising wages. It slashed its prediction for gross domestic product (GDP ...

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Johnson: Players abroad knew risks - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 13 May 2015 02:52 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Johnson: Players abroad knew risks
Bournemouth Echo
World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson reckons Steffon Armitage or Nick Abendanon would be playing in England if they wanted to make Stuart Lancaster's squad for the 2015 tournament. Hosts England's 45-man training squad for the September and ...

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I did oppose the wind farm - but not anymore - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 13 May 2015 12:08 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

I did oppose the wind farm - but not anymore
Bournemouth Echo
The only reason the noise figures were not a total joke was because the once award-winning Alderney West Estate had had a busy dual carriageway driven through the middle of it and the noise from the road allowed for a noisier turbine to be installed.

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Categories we wish existed at the British Soap Awards 2015 - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 12 May 2015 11:13 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Categories we wish existed at the British Soap Awards 2015
Bournemouth Echo
The red carpet's been dusted off and the champagne's on ice for the biggest event in the soapland calendar. No, not Norris and Rita's annual stocktake at The Kabin on Coronation Street… it's the 2015 British Soap Awards, hosted by Philip Schofield.

Prince Harry takes part in a haka - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 12 May 2015 10:07 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Prince Harry takes part in a haka
Bournemouth Echo
Bulging eyes, tongues out and a deafening noise - the moment Prince Harry fully immersed himself in Maori culture when he took part in a military haka. The traditional ceremony was part of a day of activities for Harry at Linton Military Camp, the ...

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Merlin purrs his way to a noisy record - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 12 May 2015 04:12 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Merlin purrs his way to a noisy record
Bournemouth Echo
Meet Merlin – the purr-fect pet as long as you don't mind the noise. A team from the Guinness Book of Records visited him at home with owner Tracy Westwood and measured his purring at 67.8 decibels, which is almost as loud as a shower or a dishwasher.

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