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Merseybells news feed as published


Keeping the bells of Richmond ringing - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 04:20 AM PST


The Northern Echo (registration)

Keeping the bells of Richmond ringing
The Northern Echo (registration)
THE team behind an ambitious project to safeguard a town's bell ringing tradition are celebrating a major boost. The £140,000 project to preserve bell ringing at Richmond's parish church is £6,000 richer thanks to district councillors in Richmondshire.

Balsham, West Wickham, Weston Colville, West Wratting: Parish Nurse, Balsham ... - Cambridge News

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 03:46 AM PST


Cambridge News

Balsham, West Wickham, Weston Colville, West Wratting: Parish Nurse, Balsham ...
Cambridge News
Complaints about noise at The Bell are being dealt with appropriately by SCDC. Please remember to send ... Rev Dr Julie Norris wrote the following in the magazine for this month: "From the time of Jesus, the church has been interested in transforming ...

BATS promise the treat of A Christmas Carol - Rye and Battle Today

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 03:46 AM PST


Rye and Battle Today

BATS promise the treat of A Christmas Carol
Rye and Battle Today
The production is bringing together actors from all the main amateur dramatic groups from Little Common, Bexhill, Battle, Hastings and beyond, plus singers from Julie George's choir and local bell ringers. With about 40 people playing 60 characters ...

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An Ugly American in the Mirror - CounterPunch

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 01:02 AM PST


CounterPunch

An Ugly American in the Mirror
CounterPunch
A World Heritage Site with some of the most painstakingly preserved Spanish Colonial architecture anywhere. And even if you're like ... More church bells ringing in harmonic stereo from various parts of San Miguel and my better half fails to stir. I'll ...

Community Extra: Calendar - HeraldNet

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 12:07 AM PST


Community Extra: Calendar
HeraldNet
14 at the Everett Community College Walt Price Student Fitness Center, 2206 Tower St. The free family event includes a fitness challenge, athletes panel discussion and workshops as well as vendor fair. More info: .... 15, the South Snohomish County ...

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Wesleyan, for Whom the Bell Tolls - The Wesleyan Argus

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 08:50 PM PST


Wesleyan, for Whom the Bell Tolls
The Wesleyan Argus
Most of us have heard the bells ringing from the tower of South College on weekday afternoons, playing anything from a hymn to a show tune. While the sounds of the bells may ring throughout the campus, the identities of these ringers are kept quiet.

Historic church gets a makeover - Barnstable Patriot

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 05:48 PM PST


Historic church gets a makeover
Barnstable Patriot
"It was quite a job and the steeple jacks actually had to climb up there with ropes and rigging and repair, scrape and gold leaf the weathervane; remove the dents from the steeple ball; and repaint the hands and roman numerals on the clock, as well as ...

Fund-raiser lifts weight of bell tower - Church Times

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 04:12 PM PST


Church Times

Fund-raiser lifts weight of bell tower
Church Times
A 64-YEAR-OLD weightlifter has boosted the restoration fund for his church's tower by almost £2000 by powerlifting the building's equivalent weight in his gym. Glenn Stewart, a former churchwarden at St Stephen's, Huddersfield, in West Yorkshire ...

At SU, massive structure and 'heart of campus' emerges - Delmarva Daily Times

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 03:49 PM PST


Delmarva Daily Times

At SU, massive structure and 'heart of campus' emerges
Delmarva Daily Times
Two of the carillon's bells were provided by a globally known bell manufacturer, said Terry Roye, senior project manager for building construction. "Whitechapel Bell Foundry, the maker of the Liberty Bell, will be making the two largest bells for the ...

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Sneak peek of Salisbury University's $117 million academic commons - WMDT

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 02:44 PM PST


WMDT

Sneak peek of Salisbury University's $117 million academic commons
WMDT
Speaking of which - the bells are being shipped from England by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry - the same company that cast the Liberty Bell itself! The 500 year old British company also cast the bell that now calls Big Ben in London Home. The building ...

Stand by for a cracking Exmouth Christmas Cracker - Midweek Herald

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 10:38 AM PST


Midweek Herald

Stand by for a cracking Exmouth Christmas Cracker
Midweek Herald
Performers on the main stage during the day include: Exmouth Town Concert Band, Bell Ringers, Street Heat, Sadie Horler, Richard Garraghty, Dumbo's Feather, Bubble Wizard, AJ's Big Swing Band, Bruce Airhead, Roving Crows and Centre Stage.

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Things to do in Fort Myers, Naples area Nov. 13-22 - The News-Press

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 10:17 AM PST


The News-Press

Things to do in Fort Myers, Naples area Nov. 13-22
The News-Press
•Yappy Hour 6-8 p.m. Bell Tower Shops, U South 41 and Daniels Parkway Fort Myers, FL 33907. Join us for the area's largest pet friendly social ... •Christa McAuliffes 10th Annual Fall Festival Games include hay ride, crafts, dunk tank, hair coloring ...

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The Bells: We Can Fill Southampton with the Sound of Bells - Dan's Papers

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 09:45 AM PST


The Bells: We Can Fill Southampton with the Sound of Bells
Dan's Papers
A few years ago, the Presbyterian Church of Southampton automated the beautiful bells that sound in their church belfry. As a result, the bells now ... And then the proposal was made to put a tower with a clock down by the dock. I think it got ...

Linton and Haddstock News: church services and Remembrance Sunday - Cambridge News

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 07:45 AM PST


Cambridge News

Linton and Haddstock News: church services and Remembrance Sunday
Cambridge News
Gilbert Rowlandson, tower captain tolled the bell at 11.00am. A wreath was laid in church. After the service, Dave Taylor, landlord of the local pub, put on a special roast turkey lunch for those who wanted to attend. BREAKFAST. On November 7 ...

Veterans celebrate 'day of triumph' - Livingston Daily

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 07:03 AM PST


Livingston Daily

Veterans celebrate 'day of triumph'
Livingston Daily
Veterans Day is "a triumph for all those who served and kept us free," said U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kelly Chodkowski Simon, keynote speaker during Veterans Day ceremonies at the historic Livingston County Courthouse in downtown Howell. More than 200 ...

Rolls-Royce looks to retune its engine - Financial Times

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 03:55 AM PST


Financial Times

Rolls-Royce looks to retune its engine
Financial Times
It is in the after-sales service market for bigger wide-body engines where alarm bells ring loudest. The upkeep of older ... Given the repeat profit warnings, this is perhaps the most urgent task if Rolls-Royce's management is to restore its ...

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Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local Mattapoisett

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 03:11 AM PST


Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local Mattapoisett
KINGSTON – First Parish Church in Kingston will hold its annual Silver Bells Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Beal House, at 222 Main St., featuring Crafts for Social Justice and Fun ...

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Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep - Get Surrey

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 11:35 AM PST


Get Surrey

Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep
Get Surrey
enjoy complimentary mulled wine and a mince pie, food and wine tastings, live music from Britain's Got Talent's Bell Ringers, and watch a Christmas BBQ demonstration. Address: Badshot Lea Road, Farnham, GU9 9JX. December 1: Decorate a Woodland ...

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Crowd turns out for Edmund Fitzgerald memorial at Split Rock Lighthouse - Bemidji Pioneer

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 07:23 AM PST


Bemidji Pioneer

Crowd turns out for Edmund Fitzgerald memorial at Split Rock Lighthouse
Bemidji Pioneer
SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE, Minn. -- Dressed in a 1920s lighthouse keeper's uniform, Winston Norby pulled the rope to hit the bell's clapper against its bronze side, each of the 30 bell tolls ringing out from the shadow of the Split Rock Lighthouse.

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Christmas markets to fill Lancashire with festive cheer - Burnley Express

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 06:12 AM PST


Burnley Express

Christmas markets to fill Lancashire with festive cheer
Burnley Express
Santa and his reindeers will also make an appearance, as well as carol singers and bell-ringers. In Chorley, Father Christmas will be at Astley Hall every weekend in December, and the town centre will come alive with festive music and entertainment ...

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Remembrance services held at St Keverne, Mawgan and Breage 2015 - West Briton

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 06:08 AM PST


Remembrance services held at St Keverne, Mawgan and Breage 2015
West Briton
... Friendship Club, by Hazel Kelly; St Mawgan in Meneage Church, by churchwarden Lindsay Hockley; Mawgan Church bell ringers, by Mandy Basher; St Martin Parish Council, by chairman Phillip Jenkin and Parc Vro Residential Home, by Peter Mcloughlin.

First Baptist Church of Moberly begins 175th Celebration - Moberly Monitor Index

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 06:00 AM PST


Moberly Monitor Index

First Baptist Church of Moberly begins 175th Celebration
Moberly Monitor Index
The First Baptist Church of Moberly was organized on November 15, 1840 in the house of John Coates and was originally known as the Shiloh Baptist Church. It initially consisted of eighteen members and was located two-and-one-half miles northeast of ...

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The Sound of the Baskervilles - The Hindu

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 12:12 AM PST


The Hindu

The Sound of the Baskervilles
The Hindu
... the internal combustion engine and the wailing of the jazz band should be so sensitive to the one loud noise that is made to the glory of God. England, alone in the world, has perfected the art of change-ringing and the true ringing of bells by ...

Carillon plays again at Iwerne Minster - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 11:36 PM PST


Blackmore Vale Magazine

Carillon plays again at Iwerne Minster
Blackmore Vale Magazine
A carillon, a large musical box which plays tunes on church bells and which has sat silently in the corner of the tower clock room at St Mary's Church in Iwerne Minster for nearly 40 years, has now been restored. Following a gift from a generous ...

40 years later, Split Rock shines for Edmund Fitzgerald's dead - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 09:23 PM PST


40 years later, Split Rock shines for Edmund Fitzgerald's dead
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Dressed in a 1920s lighthouse keeper's uniform, Winston Norby pulled the rope to hit the bell's clapper against its bronze side, each of the 30 bell tolls ringing out from the shadow of Split Rock Lighthouse on Minnesota's North Shore. A crowd of 1,500 ...

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Veterans Day 2015: Christmas Eve on the night shift - The Bellingham Herald

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 05:05 PM PST


The Bellingham Herald

Veterans Day 2015: Christmas Eve on the night shift
The Bellingham Herald
One was a bell. If you were on a night shift and the guy at the other end might be napping, you'd hit this little bell key and it would ring in his office and wake him. This inspired my idea. I called up our Townsville Signal Center, then sent this ...

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: 'Victory Bell' ringing at Hoover High again - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 03:30 PM PST


Los Angeles Times

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: 'Victory Bell' ringing at Hoover High again
Los Angeles Times
“We were up, 21-0, and then down, 27-21,” said Crescenta Valley Coach Paul Schilling, whose team will meet third-seeded Cathedral (9-1) in a first-round road playoff game at 7 p.m. Friday. “It's down to about three minutes left and Cole made a great ...

Rutgers Begins Year-Long 250th Birthday Party Today - Patch.com

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:37 PM PST


Patch.com

Rutgers Begins Year-Long 250th Birthday Party Today
Patch.com
Rutgers University, the state university of New Jersey, is kicking off its year-long 250th anniversary celebration Tuesday, Nov. 10. Why today? Here's some RU history: On Nov. 10, 1766 the charter was signed to create Queens College. The school, one of ...

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Local Happenings: Danville's Village Theatre presenting "Leading Ladies ... - Contra Costa Times

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:25 PM PST


Local Happenings: Danville's Village Theatre presenting "Leading Ladies ...
Contra Costa Times
Richard Cionco Piano Concert -- 8 p.m. Pianist Richard Cionco performs a virtuosic and beautiful program and has performed in recital and as a concerto soloist in Europe, Canada and Asia. Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St. in Livermore. Tickets ...

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GET INVOLVED: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Columbia Daily Tribune

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 12:01 PM PST


GET INVOLVED: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Columbia Daily Tribune
The Salvation Army needs volunteers to ring bells at store locations. Bell-ringing .... 31 at the Missouri Theatre and Missouri United Methodist Church in downtown Columbia. ... Volunteers sought with skill in dance, jump rope, writing, poetry, sewing ...

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Poppy wreaths and flags drenched by rain during tributes to the fallen on ... - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 10:00 AM PST


The Westmorland Gazette

Poppy wreaths and flags drenched by rain during tributes to the fallen on ...
The Westmorland Gazette
Elsewhere, a half-muffled peal of bells rang out over Shap, where parishioners gathered for the act of remembrance at St Michael's Parish Church. Wreaths and standard bearers from village organisations processed into church and halted for the two ...

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10 spectacular - or downright strange - Bristol funerals - Bristol Post

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 04:29 AM PST


Bristol Post

10 spectacular - or downright strange - Bristol funerals
Bristol Post
The joke went round that the cat attended more services at the church than many members of its clergy. Tom made himself useful by catching rats, mice and pigeons and when he died in 1927 he was sent off in style. As the organ played, his coffin was ...

Bellringers joined by Ticknall parish councillors - Burton Mail

Posted: 10 Nov 2015 03:54 AM PST


Burton Mail

Bellringers joined by Ticknall parish councillors
Burton Mail
MEMBERS of Ticknall Parish Council visited the bell tower at St George's Church to be shown a demonstration of a new computer programme which allows the bell ringers to practice without the sound of the bells being heard outside. The parish council ...

Ringing a legacy: Bell tower tells history of Arkansas State - The Herald

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 03:48 PM PST


The Herald

Ringing a legacy: Bell tower tells history of Arkansas State
The Herald
The bell tower plays the soundtrack of Red Wolf nation through the chiming of its bells, reminding students, faculty and visitors to the A-State campus of the time. ... Bailey's task was to start the “Celebration Peal” at the end of the president's ...

Rutgers set to kick off 250th anniversary celebration - MyCentralJersey.com

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 09:15 AM PST


MyCentralJersey.com

Rutgers set to kick off 250th anniversary celebration
MyCentralJersey.com
On that historic day, William Franklin, the last colonial governor of New Jersey, penned into being one of nine Colonial colleges established before the revolution, with the goal of training young men in the ministry of the Dutch Reformed Church ...
Celebrating Rutgers' 250th AnniversaryNews from Rutgers

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Internationally-acclaimed handbell ensemble ringing in the holidays Saturday ... - RVANews

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 09:09 AM PST


RVANews

Internationally-acclaimed handbell ensemble ringing in the holidays Saturday ...
RVANews
Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, the group performs on one of the most extensive collections of bells and bell-like instruments owned by any handbell ensemble in the world. The Raleigh Ringers last performed at Reveille in 2009, playing to a packed house.

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The history of the canal in Banbury is focus of a study day this weekend - Banbury Guardian

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 07:46 AM PST

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