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Merseybells news feed as published


Cork travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours - The Independent

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 03:24 AM PST


The Independent

Cork travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours
The Independent
Fine architecture, cosy pubs and a spot of bell ringing. Aoife O'Riordain visits the 'People's ... On the north bank of the Lee lies the quaint neighbourhood of Shandon with its landmark clock tower of St Anne's Church (6). Cork Tourist Office (7) is ...

Microbiologists from Europe discuss keeping medicines safe - Digital Journal

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 01:36 AM PST


Digital Journal

Microbiologists from Europe discuss keeping medicines safe
Digital Journal
The venue for this year's event was at the Nottingham Belfry, a few miles away from Nottingham's gridlocked roads. The hotel has good conference facilities, although the any type of tower containing a bell was conspicuous by its absence ('belfry ...

An alluring journey through time - Coleraine Times

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 12:27 AM PST


Coleraine Times

An alluring journey through time
Coleraine Times
... obtained from Sam's Newsagency, Bushmills, McLister's, Ballycastle, Book Case, Portrush, Coleraine Book Shop, Society Street, and it is typical of James Wilkinson that all profit will be donated to Dunseverick Parish Church Bell Tower Restoration ...

Letters on foster children, refugees, GOP fearmongering - Wichita Eagle

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:06 PM PST


Letters on foster children, refugees, GOP fearmongering
Wichita Eagle
We donate to the Red Cross, the United Way and church organizations, or drop money in the bell ringers' little red pots. We assist when fire, wind or ocean waves destroy homes here and abroad. If we were to take in 10,000 refugees, and divide them ...

The lighter side of fund-raising - Church Times

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 04:13 PM PST


Church Times

The lighter side of fund-raising
Church Times
THE Dodbrooke Parish and Community Hall was originally built in 1898, but was showing its age, and the roof needed urgent restoration. In response to the fund-raising challenge, the PCC of St Thomas of Canterbury organised "The ... its share of the ...

Llanfwrog, Denbighs

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added; 2,3 do have stays

Benjie Goodhart relishes the bygone elegance of the Orient Express. Plus, a ... - Saga Health News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:26 AM PST


Benjie Goodhart relishes the bygone elegance of the Orient Express. Plus, a ...
Saga Health News
He was a conscientious, church-going boy with a spotless record. The police are at a loss ... If the name rings a bell, that's because there were brutal riots there 30 years ago, when a policeman was hacked to death with a machete. More recently, there ...

St John's Church gearing up for Christmas Festival - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:17 AM PST


Swindon Advertiser

St John's Church gearing up for Christmas Festival
Swindon Advertiser
Along with traditional carols there will be performances from local community choirs, school choirs, Nepalese singers and even performances from bell ringers to ensure the Christmas season is brought in in festive style. Lending her vocal talents to ...

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HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas parades and performances abound - Wicked Local

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 09:27 AM PST


Wicked Local

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas parades and performances abound
Wicked Local
Spectators are asked to bring canned goods that volunteers will collect along the parade route for the Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen at St. Thomas Church. The Easton Lions Club holiday parade will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, from Washington Plaza ...

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Santa to fly in and visit Great War aerodrome - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 09:16 AM PST


Maldon and Burnham Standard

Santa to fly in and visit Great War aerodrome
Maldon and Burnham Standard
Music, stalls and entertainment will be on hand, including the Purleigh Bell Ringers at 12.45pm. Enjoy home cooked food in the Mess Hall Cafe. Share article. Santa will be reappearing on December 5 at the Burnham Festive Fayre and in his Stow Maries ...

Harrogate MP welcomes news of objections to extended parking fees - Harrogate Advertiser

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 09:04 AM PST


Harrogate Advertiser

Harrogate MP welcomes news of objections to extended parking fees
Harrogate Advertiser
Plans to introduce parking charges on Sundays and extend daytime parking rates until 7pm have been shot down by councillors. Dozens of residents turned out at North Yorkshire County Councils (NYCC) Harrogate Area Committee meeting last Thursday ...

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Big crowds expected for Malvern's Christmas lights festival - Worcester News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 08:41 AM PST


Worcester News

Big crowds expected for Malvern's Christmas lights festival
Worcester News
A range of art and craft stalls will fill the Priory churchyard from 10.30am. and the church itself will be hosting live music from the Witness Choir, bell ringers family stories throughout the day. There will also be free refreshments and children's ...

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Mary Ann Evans Hospice heralds in festive season - Nuneaton News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 04:22 AM PST


Nuneaton News

Mary Ann Evans Hospice heralds in festive season
Nuneaton News
Copy link to paste in your message. HO, HO, HO... youngsters get to meet Santa in his grotto. SHARE PICTURE. Copy link to paste in your message. FESTIVE SOUNDTRACK... members of Fillongley Hand Bell Ringers in action at the palliative care charity ...

Bell ringing once again after former Cam school is converted into a house - Gazette Series

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 03:45 AM PST


Gazette Series

Bell ringing once again after former Cam school is converted into a house
Gazette Series
Described in old schools logs by a former headmistress as a “useful” tool, the bell can now once again be heard in the village. Work to repair the bell took Tony about a day to complete and a replacement bell rope, which used to be used in a church ...

St Patrick's chimes with 'a peal' for bell ringers - Coleraine Times

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 11:31 PM PST


Coleraine Times

St Patrick's chimes with 'a peal' for bell ringers
Coleraine Times
Today the same eight bells hang in a square tower at the west end of the church. ... On Monday night, the ringers from St Patrick's Church in Ballymena, Lorraine and Colin Watt, Sam Letters, Alex McKay and Alistair Marrs, joined the four present at the ...

Chamber plans 'Hometown Christmas' - Akron Hometowner

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 10:23 PM PST


Chamber plans 'Hometown Christmas'
Akron Hometowner
Some will be live displays such as a living nativity at New Horizons United Church of Christ; a military campsite at Dirks Hardware; and Girl Scouts decorating a Christmas tree at Akron Pizza Ranch. Akron Chiropractic Center will be playing Christmas ...

Come see 'Elf,' the Contemporary Nutcracker, Warren Miller's 'Chasing Shadows ... - The Elkhart Truth

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 09:02 PM PST


Come see 'Elf,' the Contemporary Nutcracker, Warren Miller's 'Chasing Shadows ...
The Elkhart Truth
ELKHART MUNICIPAL BAND FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT: The Elkhart Municipal Band presents a free concert for all ages including “Tuba Christmas” and the annual tradition of the Jubilee Bell Ringers prior to the start of the concert; 2:30 p.m. Dec.

Czech it out on foot - AsiaOne

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:33 PM PST


AsiaOne

Czech it out on foot
AsiaOne
When the apostles finish their journey, the golden cockerel at the top crows and quivers its wings, the bell rings and the clock chimes the hour. I reached the square ... Among the most beautiful are the Church of Our Lady before T´yn and the Kinsky ...

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Show thanks by donating blood today - Pontiac Daily Leader

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:01 PM PST


Pontiac Daily Leader

Show thanks by donating blood today
Pontiac Daily Leader
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and Christmas and other holidays following closely behind, the season and spirit of giving has finally arrived. Being charitable is as easy as donating pocket change to bell ringers stationed at store exits ...

This Week's City Notes with PN Photos - Positively Naperville

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 02:32 PM PST


This Week's City Notes with PN Photos
Positively Naperville
MILLENNIUM CARILLON WEEKLY RECITALS AND CONCERTS. Weekly recitals and concerts at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave., are held every Saturday at noon and Sunday at 3 p.m. through December. For more information, visit www.

Dormont's Sugarplum House Tour spotlights 100- to 120-year-old homes - Tribune-Review

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 02:12 PM PST


Dormont's Sugarplum House Tour spotlights 100- to 120-year-old homes
Tribune-Review
6, showcasing a church and five historic homes in the borough. The event will include stops at the North Way Christian Community's Dormont campus off Potomac Avenue and at homes along nearby Espy and Glenmore avenues, with bell ringers and Christmas ...

Merry and (very) bright: CALM to light up night sky - The Bakersfield Californian

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 01:21 PM PST


The Bakersfield Californian

Merry and (very) bright: CALM to light up night sky
The Bakersfield Californian
Doris Day's “Toyland” plays over the train's speakers as the conductor hollers, “All aboard” and rings the train's bell before departing Central Station at CALM's Holiday Lights attraction. The journey lasts seven minutes and covers two-thirds of a ...

Making it easy to help with the Last Word, Nov. 25 - Virginia Gazette

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 10:05 AM PST


Virginia Gazette

Making it easy to help with the Last Word, Nov. 25
Virginia Gazette
So, thank you, Farm Fresh, bell ringers, and all those who raise funds for the unfortunate. You make it possible for folks like me to give. Road responsibility. The majority of bike riders on the trail are not obeying the stop signs at entrances to the ...

Church memorial for Lancaster bomber pilot from Breage - West Briton

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:20 AM PST


West Briton

Church memorial for Lancaster bomber pilot from Breage
West Briton
As well as the rails, new kneelers were also made by another former churchwarden, Audrey Mercer, new chairs were added, plus a set of bells and an oil painting of Mary andwhich was donated by artist Zoe Cameron. "The chapel had already been enhanced ...

Celebrating a Victorian Christmas - Garstang Today

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:11 AM PST


Celebrating a Victorian Christmas
Garstang Today
Lots of local groups are also joining in the entertainment, Bell Ringers, Sword Dancers, Lady Cloggers, Carol Singers , bands and dance groups.” Garstang Community Academy Jazz Band and local Dance Groups. Barrel Organs and Victorian Fun fair.

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'Alice's Restaurant' Revisited, 50 Years Later - Courthouse News Service

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 05:01 AM PST


'Alice's Restaurant' Revisited, 50 Years Later
Courthouse News Service
When they returned to Stockbridge the church was still, architecturally speaking, a church -- one huge open space, with a ceiling 30-feet above it, where the pews had been, and a 70-foot-tall bell tower that could only be accessed by climbing a tall ...

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Tron to ring at Hogmanay for first time in decades - Edinburgh Evening News

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 12:50 AM PST


Edinburgh Evening News

Tron to ring at Hogmanay for first time in decades
Edinburgh Evening News
Rosie Macdonald, 64, a care worker who has lived on the Royal Mile for 40 years, said: “Hearing that the bells will be ringing out at the Tron for New Year has really made my day. “I remember all the years when the only place to be at Hogmanay in ...

Sounds of Christmas coming to Fay-West region - Tribune-Review

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 09:06 PM PST


Sounds of Christmas coming to Fay-West region
Tribune-Review
7, Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church, at Griscom and Howell Streets, Dawson. A freewill ... Bell Choir director Nola Lonigro of Scottdale said four members of the choir will join the Choral Society on “Ding Dong Merrily on High ...

ASSIGNMENT 13: England Swings! - WEAU

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 08:11 PM PST


WEAU

ASSIGNMENT 13: England Swings!
WEAU
(WEAU) -- WEAU's Jesse Horne was a sophomore at North High School during the 1990-1991 school year and was part of the music department's historic trip to London, England to participate in the Lord Mayor of Westminster's New Year's Day Parade.

Do church bells ring enough in Shepton Mallet? The bellringers don't think so - Shepton Mallet Journal

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 04:56 PM PST


Shepton Mallet Journal

Do church bells ring enough in Shepton Mallet? The bellringers don't think so
Shepton Mallet Journal
Although not having a team of its own, Shepton Mallet is home to a number of keen bellringers including Aaron Moulder, who called Shepton "a town with many bellringers but nowhere to practice". He added that other local towers have a weekly practice ...

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Local Happenings: Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Bothwell Center - Contra Costa Times

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 04:26 PM PST


Local Happenings: Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Bothwell Center
Contra Costa Times
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, 10550 Albion Road, San Ramon. Tickets are $35 .... Christmas Concert -- 7 p.m. Asbury Methodist Church presents their Christmas concert featuring vocal choirs, Asbury Bell Ringers and pipe organ. The concert is ...

GET INVOLVED: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Columbia Daily Tribune

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 12:10 PM PST


GET INVOLVED: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Columbia Daily Tribune
14 to 17 at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Please contact ... The Salvation Army needs volunteers to ring bells at store locations through Christmas Eve. Volunteers are .... 31 at the Missouri Theatre and Missouri United Methodist Church in downtown ...

Wrexham St Gile church bells need £10000 repair work - BBC News

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 11:52 AM PST


BBC News

Wrexham St Gile church bells need £10000 repair work
BBC News
... they now need 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. Ringing master Ian Maycock said the bell frame was going rusty and the bells' clappers needed replacing.

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Best history books for Christmas - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 11:01 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Best history books for Christmas
Telegraph.co.uk
A daily diet of unspeakable violence makes curious historians of us all; was the world always like this? The beheadings, crucifixions and dismemberments being broadcast from the lands between Syria and Iraq are often called “medieval”; but as Peter ...

Why we call it 'homeless' and not 'houseless' - Price Sun Advocate

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 08:56 AM PST


Price Sun Advocate

Why we call it 'homeless' and not 'houseless'
Price Sun Advocate
Last week I was contacted by Price City council members, Lane Miller and newly appointed Councilwoman Terry Willis. They are spearheading a program to help our counties homeless. Bell ringers will be throughout our community, starting on Black Friday ...

Church bells at Wrexham St Giles need £10000 repairs - BBC News

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 07:57 AM PST


BBC News

Church bells at Wrexham St Giles need £10000 repairs
BBC News
There are concerns about the future of Wrexham parish church's bells which have rung out over the town centre for almost 300 years. Bell ringers at St Giles have launched a £10,000 appeal to fund repairs, saying they now need an overhaul as they were ...

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The Old-World Charm of Venice's Windy Sister City - Smithsonian

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 07:55 AM PST


Smithsonian

The Old-World Charm of Venice's Windy Sister City
Smithsonian
The Hvar city fathers considered silencing the church bells after foreign visitors complained about the noise; in Korčula, the bells are as much a part of the landscape as the sea and the air, and continue to peal at all times of the day and night. For ...

Festival of Trees continues to grow in its eighth year - Community Advocate

Posted: 24 Nov 2015 07:47 AM PST


Community Advocate

Festival of Trees continues to grow in its eighth year
Community Advocate
An entertainment stage will host several acts including the First Church of Marlborough Bell Ringers, beginning late-morning Saturday; the Hudson-based Women of Note a cappella chorus Saturday afternoon; and pianist and singer Ed McCarron throughout ...

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