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Historic Fife church in line for major funding boost - The Courier

Posted: 26 May 2016 10:36 PM PDT


The Courier

Historic Fife church in line for major funding boost
The Courier
The Romanesque apse is the oldest part of the church and dates from around 1150. The church has been used for worship continuously since it was first built and later significant additions to the building include the distinctive octagonal bell tower ...

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Using More Debt To Solve A Debt Crisis Has Failed - Spring FG Limited (registration)

Posted: 26 May 2016 09:38 PM PDT


Using More Debt To Solve A Debt Crisis Has Failed
Spring FG Limited (registration)
The bells of common sense are beginning to peal, but I dare say the bell ringers have left it a little late to sound the warning. Dr Daniel Thornton was employed by the US Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis for 33 years. In 2014, he retired from the ...

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Terryl and Sandra Duffey celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 26 May 2016 09:07 PM PDT


Terryl and Sandra Duffey celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Terry and Sandy were married at St. John's Catholic Church in Loveland on June 4, 1966. They returned to ... He also enjoys woodworking and polishing stainless; helping family with business needs; building farm tables and benches, welding carts, etc ...

Norman church restored after fire - Church Times

Posted: 26 May 2016 04:09 PM PDT


Norman church restored after fire
Church Times
A VILLAGE church that has served its rural community for almost a millennium has reopened two years after it was devastated by fire. The wooden tower and vestry at the Grade II* St Andrew's, Timsbury, in the Test Valley, Hampshire, were destroyed in ...

"The Pall of LaPier" - Houdini & Doyle S01E10 Review - TV.com

Posted: 26 May 2016 02:26 PM PDT


TV.com

"The Pall of LaPier" - Houdini & Doyle S01E10 Review
TV.com
There are two survivors: a priest who dozed off while cleaning the bell in the belfry tower, and a young girl who was sick. It sucked to be dealing with contagious disease in 1901, apparently, since the only protection our heroes have are white cotton ...

Far From 'Ordinary' - Huffington Post

Posted: 26 May 2016 02:16 PM PDT


Huffington Post

Far From 'Ordinary'
Huffington Post
Each season of the church, as outlined in the liturgical calendar and in the Revised Common Lectionary, provides us with a focus - we begin with Advent, the waiting period before the birth of Christ. We then celebrate Christmas from December 25 until ...

Broker jailed for fracturing man's skull - Gulf Today

Posted: 26 May 2016 01:50 PM PDT


Broker jailed for fracturing man's skull
Gulf Today
Shortly after, I heard the bell ringing and went to open. “As TM and his friends were explaining how RB stopped them outside, RB thumped TM's head with the extinguisher.” TM fell unconscious. His friend carried him on his shoulder and rushed him out of ...

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Baylor football scandal hits home for Stampeders running back Lache Seastrunk - Calgary Herald

Posted: 26 May 2016 01:47 PM PDT


Calgary Herald

Baylor football scandal hits home for Stampeders running back Lache Seastrunk
Calgary Herald
“He's a great man,” Bell said. “I never played football for Art one day, but because I've been able to communicate with him, have conversations with him, develop a relationship with him, he treats me like any of his old players. “We're hanging Art ...

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Location vacation, anyone? - Inquirer.net

Posted: 26 May 2016 12:19 PM PDT


Inquirer.net

Location vacation, anyone?
Inquirer.net
Fans climb up to the bell tower of the Notre Dame Cathedral in search of Victor Hugo's beloved bell-ringing hunchback, or at least his view of Paris. Some of the more intrepid followers of Dan Brown's novel “The Da Vinci Code” relive and recreate the ...

Eudora, developer take first step in property redevelopment; Baldwin City, Eudora pools to open; American Legion ... - Lawrence Journal World (blog)

Posted: 26 May 2016 12:04 PM PDT


Eudora, developer take first step in property redevelopment; Baldwin City, Eudora pools to open; American Legion ...
Lawrence Journal World (blog)
The agreement provides a road map for further negotiations between the city and developer of the 15-acre site on the city's main Church Street entrance off Kansas Highway 10. The Eudora City Commission last month agreed to enter into negotiations with ...

Sun Rise Scoops - Johnston Sun Rise

Posted: 26 May 2016 10:17 AM PDT


Sun Rise Scoops
Johnston Sun Rise
The program includes a bell ringing to honor 42 men killed in action in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. ... St. Brigid's Church, celebrating its 100th anniversary, will be holding a yard sale, rain or shine, in the church hall at 1231 Plainfield St ...

Ten gardens to open tot he public in Tysoe for National Gardens Scheme - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 26 May 2016 09:51 AM PDT


Cotswold Journal

Ten gardens to open tot he public in Tysoe for National Gardens Scheme
Cotswold Journal
As the gardens' guests peruse the perennials and browse among the borders, they will be accompanied by a peal of bells on the Sunday when St Mary's Church tower bells ring out to honour the Queen's 90th birthday. The gardens will be bursting with ...

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When people lived 'bajo la campana' - Inquirer.net

Posted: 26 May 2016 09:24 AM PDT


When people lived 'bajo la campana'
Inquirer.net
Every Sunday I receive the grace of patience by simply enduring the lengthy and mindless sermons of priests who think nothing of their parishioners. Excellent homilies are available online, and all that is required is competent delivery, yet many fail ...

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Back To Vienna: Europe's Early Seattle - KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

Posted: 26 May 2016 09:00 AM PDT


KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

Back To Vienna: Europe's Early Seattle
KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest
Today, the bells at St. Stephen's are perhaps the loudest and most noticeable music in Vienna, pealing out over the rooftops from the center of town. But Vienna's classical music scene remains rich. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has been playing ...

Forgotten tradition to be celebrated this weekend in Cirencester - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 26 May 2016 08:52 AM PDT


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Forgotten tradition to be celebrated this weekend in Cirencester
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
The earliest reference to bells in Cirencester church dates back to 1238 and the oldest bell currently in the tower, the 3rd, was installed in 1713. The newest, and largest, is the Tenor and was restored and recast in 1984. “The clock was created by ...

Otley bellringers celebrate cup win - Wharfedale Observer

Posted: 26 May 2016 07:17 AM PDT


Wharfedale Observer

Otley bellringers celebrate cup win
Wharfedale Observer
OTLEY bellringers are celebrating after excelling in a regional competition. A six-strong team from Otley All Saints Parish Church took part in the Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers Western Branch Striking Competition. The Otley ringers ended up ...

Otley bellringers celebrate cup win - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 26 May 2016 07:12 AM PDT


Ilkley Gazette

Otley bellringers celebrate cup win
Ilkley Gazette
OTLEY bellringers are celebrating after excelling in a regional competition. A six-strong team from Otley All Saints Parish Church took part in the Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers Western Branch Striking Competition. The Otley ringers ended up ...

Howzat for a fitting send-off on cricket-mad police officer's last day - Wakefield Express

Posted: 26 May 2016 06:57 AM PDT


Wakefield Express

Howzat for a fitting send-off on cricket-mad police officer's last day
Wakefield Express
There was a tannoy announcement about it and they let me ring the bell.” As well as meeting the England team and being given a tour of the stadium's impressive media facility, he got to meet cricketing legends Ian Botham and Michael Holding. Asked ...

Shore woman wants to take you to Italy - Asbury Park Press

Posted: 26 May 2016 04:03 AM PDT


Asbury Park Press

Shore woman wants to take you to Italy
Asbury Park Press
Another day, women will visit the bell foundry, where the bells for the Vatican are made, and another day, the women will enjoy a boat trip throughout the Adriatic Sea, where they will make stops along tiny islands along the way, where they can spot ...

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

Posted: 26 May 2016 03:03 AM PDT


COMMUNITY NEWS: Tetbury/Coates, Rodmarton & Tarlton/Sherston
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
St Mary's Church bell tower will be open. There will be guided tours from 10am-2pm. £5 for adults and £1 ... To book pease ring Diana on 01666500088 or email office@tetburychurch.co.uk. THE tea dance that was scheduled for May 30 will not take place.

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Remembering victim of Battle of Jutland - Blackpool Gazette

Posted: 26 May 2016 02:02 AM PDT


Blackpool Gazette

Remembering victim of Battle of Jutland
Blackpool Gazette
Cpl First Class John Cottew Taylor died on board HMS Defence at the Battle of Jutland on May 31, 1916 and, as has been the custom at St Annes Parish Church to mark 100 years since the loss of the town's Great war victims, a quarter peal of the church ...

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St Denys' church inspires display at Chelsea show - Sleaford Today

Posted: 26 May 2016 01:08 AM PDT


Sleaford Today

St Denys' church inspires display at Chelsea show
Sleaford Today
Showcased in the Great Pavilion, the exhibit includes intricate floral church bells, glorious feature windows and suspended chandeliers. In homage to Interflora's Sleaford roots, design agency Mynt took inspiration from Sleaford's St Denys' parish ...

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Airmen who survived 'The Miracle of Woodborough' crash return to scene - ITV News

Posted: 26 May 2016 12:32 AM PDT


ITV News

Airmen who survived 'The Miracle of Woodborough' crash return to scene
ITV News
Now, half a century later, ITV News Central has tracked down two of the pilots involved and brought them back to the village for the first time to the scene of their "great escape". Tim Thorn and Mike Sedman have been meeting people in the village and ...

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The Bells! The Bells! Isle of Wight To Host Bell Ringers' Conference - Isle of Wight Radio

Posted: 25 May 2016 11:36 PM PDT


Isle of Wight Radio

The Bells! The Bells! Isle of Wight To Host Bell Ringers' Conference
Isle of Wight Radio
The Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers will welcome around 200 counterparts from other dioceses to Portsmouth. Over the weekend, they will travel to churches across south-east Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to see and ...

Give them a bell: Canberra teens are Australia's youngest carillonists - ABC Local

Posted: 25 May 2016 09:49 PM PDT


ABC Local

Give them a bell: Canberra teens are Australia's youngest carillonists
ABC Local
The 50-metre tower contains 55 bronze bells ranging in size from seven kilograms to six tonnes. "Many people don't realise that it can be played," Kriti said. "If you tell someone, they think you're the person that rings the bell every hour — that ...

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Rob Hedelt: Northern Neck menhaden watermen who died at sea to be honored Saturday with new memorial - Fredericksburg.com

Posted: 25 May 2016 09:09 PM PDT


Fredericksburg.com

Rob Hedelt: Northern Neck menhaden watermen who died at sea to be honored Saturday with new memorial
Fredericksburg.com
Thirteen watermen died when the Parkins, a menhaden fishing boat, sank off the North Carolina coast in 1942. Buy this photo. Rob Hedelt: Northern Neck menhaden watermen who died at sea to be honored Saturday with new memorial. A marble obelisk ...

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Coleshill, Warks

Posted: 25 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Clappers and c/s at Loughborough for restoration

Curry Rivel, Som

Posted: 25 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Further maintenance work in progress (see Project)

Tradition rings in the 365th Commencement - Harvard Gazette

Posted: 25 May 2016 06:06 AM PDT


Harvard Gazette

Tradition rings in the 365th Commencement
Harvard Gazette
A joyous peal of bells will ring throughout Cambridge on Commencement Day, May 26. In celebration of the city of Cambridge and of the country's oldest ... The deep-toned bell in the Memorial Church tower, for years the only bell to acknowledge the ...

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Pipers to play on Union Chain Bridge - Berwick Today

Posted: 25 May 2016 04:43 AM PDT


Berwick Today

Pipers to play on Union Chain Bridge
Berwick Today
Bells from over 80 church towers will also ring out simultaneously at 7pm on BBC Music Day throughout towns, cities and villages across the UK. Cathedrals and smaller parish churches are all involved, with over 650 bell ringers taking part, aged from ...

Is it Brugge or is it Bruges? - Troy Media

Posted: 25 May 2016 04:05 AM PDT


Troy Media

Is it Brugge or is it Bruges?
Troy Media
This little walled city didn't change for centuries, and because it is so well preserved, it's thriving today. Brugge, a medieval city of gothic design, is in the Flanders part of ... This Bell tower has been in place for seven hundred years and, if ...

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Sites unseen to be revealed - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Posted: 25 May 2016 03:08 AM PDT


Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Sites unseen to be revealed
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
The Idaho Heritage Trust partnered with various organizations to stabilize the old Shay mining railroad trestle, the tramway towers and two historic cabins. “It's really fun to ... The building was privately owned until 1961 when the owners gave it to ...

Sawbridgeworth community champions commended at civic awards - Herts and Essex Observer

Posted: 25 May 2016 02:11 AM PDT


Herts and Essex Observer

Sawbridgeworth community champions commended at civic awards
Herts and Essex Observer
Kirsty Sperrin, Athena Farley-Stamadiades, Tim Rossiter and Anne Thomas were the main focus of the civic awards at the town council chamber in Bell Street last Friday (May 20). Anne was the recipient of Citizen of ... During her time she has held all ...

Bells will ring out in honour of the Queen - Nuneaton News

Posted: 25 May 2016 12:59 AM PDT


Bells will ring out in honour of the Queen
Nuneaton News
A DEDICATED group of bell ringers have embarked on an ambitious challenge to mark the Queen's 90th Birthday. The Coventry Guild of Church Bell Ringers - which covers all of Warwickshire from Atherstone in the North to Long Compton in the South - is to ...

Envelop the senses — Carillon kicks off summer season - Alton Telegraph

Posted: 24 May 2016 10:46 PM PDT


Alton Telegraph

Envelop the senses — Carillon kicks off summer season
Alton Telegraph
The carillon house and bell tower in the Nan E. Elliott Memorial Rose Garden at Alton's Gordon F. Moore Community Park provide visual appeal, as well as audio when local musicians perform as part of the concert series on the electronic carillon each ...

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Frank Cunha Interview - Amador Ledger-Dispatch

Posted: 24 May 2016 09:21 PM PDT


Amador Ledger-Dispatch

Frank Cunha Interview
Amador Ledger-Dispatch
Descendants of the family that donated the schoolhouse land 146 years ago (and donated generously, again, during the recent restoration) were invited to ring the old bell on Christmas Day, 2014. Betty McGee traveled to join her son, Bob Cookson, who ...

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The Knight Foundry, a Sutter Creek treasure - Amador Ledger-Dispatch

Posted: 24 May 2016 03:41 PM PDT


The Knight Foundry, a Sutter Creek treasure
Amador Ledger-Dispatch
Descendants of the family that donated the schoolhouse land 146 years ago (and donated generously, again, during the recent restoration) were invited to ring the old bell on Christmas Day, 2014. Betty McGee traveled to join her son, Bob Cookson, who ...

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Cities try different tactics to regulate noise - Science Daily

Posted: 24 May 2016 12:20 PM PDT


Cities try different tactics to regulate noise
Science Daily
For example, some communities exempt shooting ranges or church bells from the law. "In Oklahoma and Texas, noise regulations do more to protect oil producers from their neighbor's complaints than they do to protect the neighbor's health and welfare.

Spring's Feverish At This Season's Brimfield Opener - Antiques and the Arts Online

Posted: 24 May 2016 10:15 AM PDT

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