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Five alternative ways to celebrate Pancake Day in London - Laurel Leader Call

Posted: 13 Feb 2016 11:40 AM PST


Laurel Leader Call

Five alternative ways to celebrate Pancake Day in London
Laurel Leader Call
Traditionally, Shrove Tuesday has been a time to take stock of ourselves and think about how we can repent for any wrongdoings we may have committed. Suddenly she heard the church bell ringing to call the faithful to church for confession. In Preston ...

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Walking with Ignacio in Catalonia - Philippine Star

Posted: 13 Feb 2016 08:18 AM PST


Philippine Star

Walking with Ignacio in Catalonia
Philippine Star
At 7 a.m. we woke to the sound of church bells loudly pealing and reverberating through the Montserrat mountains. The sun was just starting to reveal itself in the horizon. Fog and an autumn chill filled the air. The multi-peaked mountains were finally ...

Students become teachers at District One Professional Development Day - Yuma Sun

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 09:38 PM PST


Yuma Sun

Students become teachers at District One Professional Development Day
Yuma Sun
At the Yuma Elementary District One Professional Development Day on Friday at Castle Dome Middle School, students got to become educators and give presentations on various apps to teachers. District One educators also got to attend programs on the ...

Sarah Perry: in search of a Bohemian Gothic - Radio Prague

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 05:01 PM PST


Radio Prague

Sarah Perry: in search of a Bohemian Gothic
Radio Prague
Skippers marked the time and tide, and set their oxblood sails against the northeast wind; a freight of iron was bound for Whitechapel foundry where bells tolled fifty against the anvil as if time were running out. Time was being served behind the ...

St Valentine's finger beckons lovers to Coventry - BBC News

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 04:55 PM PST


BBC News

St Valentine's finger beckons lovers to Coventry
BBC News
But church warden Ann Tuesley hopes people will flock to a special Sunday Mass, which she described as "perfect for couples who are getting engaged". There is no concrete reason St Valentine's finger should be in Coventry, although as church council ...

Ashwell village church bells row resolved by 'quieter chimes' - BBC News

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 04:43 PM PST


BBC News

Ashwell village church bells row resolved by 'quieter chimes'
BBC News
... when the bells were silent. In December 2013, Ashwell Parish Council took the decision to stop them chiming every 15 minutes between 23:00 and 07:00 GMT to avoid being issued with a noise abatement notice, although they could still ring on the hour.

Bid to get new bell system for Aughrim church - Wicklow People

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 04:13 PM PST


Wicklow People

Bid to get new bell system for Aughrim church
Wicklow People
A fundraising campaign has been launched to install an automated church bell-ringing system in Aughrim. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. Volunteer committee members Philip Doyle, Darragh Byrne, Angela Fanning and ...

Walthamstow, S Mary, Gr London

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

Tenor wt (as received at foundry) amended from 19-0-5

Jack Higgins' Perspective for Feb. 14, 2016 - Chicago Sun-Times

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 01:04 PM PST


Chicago Sun-Times

Jack Higgins' Perspective for Feb. 14, 2016
Chicago Sun-Times
All the candidates with their entourage of door bell ringers, staff and advisers plus the hundreds of media personnel do wonders for the local economy. They all have to be transported, fed and bedded for weeks preceding the election or caucus. The more ...

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Heart attack survivor helps fund research charity with bake sale - Oxford Mail

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 12:45 PM PST


Oxford Mail

Heart attack survivor helps fund research charity with bake sale
Oxford Mail
Although she knew how her father died, Mrs Hall said she had not thought it would happen to her because she never smoked, did plenty of exercise and ate healthily. She had gone bellringing at St Mary the Virgin Church in Freeland when she felt a ...

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Heart attack survivor helps fund research charity with bake sale - Witney Gazette

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 12:38 PM PST


Witney Gazette

Heart attack survivor helps fund research charity with bake sale
Witney Gazette
Although she knew how her father died, Mrs Hall said she had not thought it would happen to her because she never smoked, did plenty of exercise and ate healthily. She had gone bellringing at St Mary the Virgin Church in Freeland when she felt a ...

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Beautiful Bacong - Philippine Star

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 11:17 AM PST


Philippine Star

Beautiful Bacong
Philippine Star
In earlier days, when the trees were smaller, this building and the much older town church beside the row of acacias would have been the defining elements of the space. ... Vegetation compromise the bell tower (a worrying indication of moisture ...

Manayunk's old church seeing renewal, along with its congregation - CatholicPhilly.com

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 11:08 AM PST


Manayunk's old church seeing renewal, along with its congregation
CatholicPhilly.com
Motorists traveling on the Schuylkill Expressway in recent months might have noticed across the river in Manayunk the imposing bell tower of St. John the Baptist Church swathed in scaffolding. During the visit to Philadelphia by Pope Francis it served ...

£400k improvements planned for Minchinhampton church - Stroud Life

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 09:03 AM PST


£400k improvements planned for Minchinhampton church
Stroud Life
... Thomas Trust Fund, who was a valued member of the congregation until his death in 2012. Minchinhampton Rector the Reverend Helen Bailey, churchwardens, and members of the group overseeing the project will be on hand from 10am until noon to answer ...

Daily Meditation: Spread Love - Huffington Post

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 08:57 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Spread Love
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's post features a guided loving kindness ...

Zhanna Nemtsova: 'Putin is doing everything he can to make things worse' - Deutsche Welle

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 08:51 AM PST


Deutsche Welle

Zhanna Nemtsova: 'Putin is doing everything he can to make things worse'
Deutsche Welle
Your book is entitled "Waking up Russia" [Ed. original German title: "Russland wachrütteln"]. What does Russia need to be awakened from? It's actually something my father once said when he was up in the bell tower of a church. He started to ring the ...

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Check out these local fish frys for the first Friday of Lent - cleveland.com

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 08:33 AM PST


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Check out these local fish frys for the first Friday of Lent
cleveland.com
216-741-1880. Bell Tower/St. John Bosco Church, 6480 Pearl Road, Parma Heights. Fish Fry. Entree Choices of Deep Fried or Broiled Alaskan Pollock, Pierogi or Eggplant Lasagna-dinners include: coleslaw, roll & butter, dessert, choice of coffee, tea and ...

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All Saints congregation 'delighted' with renovations of steeple of Burton-in-Lonsdale church - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 08:11 AM PST


The Westmorland Gazette

All Saints congregation 'delighted' with renovations of steeple of Burton-in-Lonsdale church
The Westmorland Gazette
Repair work carried out on the tower and the roof ensures that the congregation no longer need to worry about water getting into the church's valuable bells. This comes as a relief, as it is not long since the bells were last restored - an expensive ...

Handbell ensembles move, ring in sync at BronzeFest - Hometownlife.com

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 07:39 AM PST


Hometownlife.com

Handbell ensembles move, ring in sync at BronzeFest
Hometownlife.com
“We don't get to do mass ringing very often because we're not a church or school group. There are a lot of bell festivals with church and school groups, but when you put seven professional groups together, it's an amazing sound,” Ebersole said.

Band night will raise cash for hall extension - Hayling Islander

Posted: 12 Feb 2016 01:09 AM PST


Band night will raise cash for hall extension
Hayling Islander
The concert will also feature music from Bell Canto, the Island's own U3A bell ringing group, and tickets are on sale now priced £7. The British Red Cross are holding their quiz night at the centre on Saturday, February 6. Please call 02392 465544 ...

Nat Locke: Elizabeth Quay, Fringe World, outdoor cinemas and quokkas help Perth shake off cultural cringe - NEWS.com.au

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 11:23 PM PST


Nat Locke: Elizabeth Quay, Fringe World, outdoor cinemas and quokkas help Perth shake off cultural cringe
NEWS.com.au
But it's an impressive piece of infrastructure that makes the most of that beautiful blue river and, finally, the Bell Tower seems to fit into the landscape. The cultural cringe is over, Perthlings. Now I'm off to nibble on smashed avocado in a laneway ...

Stretton on Dunsmore, Warks

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

PN (Tue) info removed; no regular ringing, no practice

Woolhope, Herefs

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST

Being restored by Nicholson

Bellringer restores iconic church's clock to its former glory - just in time for his retirement - Worcester News

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 01:42 PM PST


Bellringer restores iconic church's clock to its former glory - just in time for his retirement
Worcester News
A DEDICATED bellringer has lovingly restored a well-known church tower clock to its former glory - just in time for his retirement. It has been six years since the lights went out on All Saints Church clock face on Deansway, hiding the 119 year old ...

Let Freedom Ring! Historic Bell Tolls For Radical Racial Healing - Christian Broadcasting Network

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 01:33 PM PST


Let Freedom Ring! Historic Bell Tolls For Radical Racial Healing
Christian Broadcasting Network
After the celebration, CBN News met with Pastor Davis two days later, amid a steady stream of bell ringers. He reflected on how things went from a broken bell in a small church, to a nationwide cause. "The idea just began to surface that we can repair ...

East Hampton Bellringers Defeat Old Saybrook Rams - Hartford Courant

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 11:59 AM PST


Hartford Courant

East Hampton Bellringers Defeat Old Saybrook Rams
Hartford Courant
The East Hampton girls' varsity basketball team took on the Old Saybrook team in the Bellringers' bright, brand new gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 6. The Bellringers dominated for the entire game, and ended up with another win and a 45-15 final score.

The Friday Night Rites of New York's Church Bell Ringers - Atlas Obscura

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 09:12 AM PST


Atlas Obscura

The Friday Night Rites of New York's Church Bell Ringers
Atlas Obscura
Trinity Church. The bell ringing happens in a room behind the clock face. (Photo: Gryffindor/Wikipedia). Ringers sound the bells for practical purposes—Sunday church services, weddings, special occasions such as ticker tape parades—but also just for fun.

Historic medieval Highland church to be restored - Scotsman

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 08:09 AM PST


Scotsman

Historic medieval Highland church to be restored
Scotsman
The parishes of Kirkmichael and Cullicudden, mostly in the possession of the family of Urquhart, were amalgamated by Act of Parliament in 1662, with a requirement to build a new “centrical” church at the farmstead of Resolis. However, the estate owners ...

Freeport FebFest Schedule - KeepMEcurrent.com

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 06:54 AM PST


Freeport FebFest Schedule
KeepMEcurrent.com
27, 3 p.m.: Freeport First Parish Church Congregational, Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers in concert. Donations accepted. 865-4747. Feb. 27, 7 p.m.: Maine Coast Waldorf School, Greater Freeport Community Chorus Cabaret Night. Musical from members of ...

VIDEO: Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years - Sheffield Telegraph

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 04:09 AM PST


Sheffield Telegraph

VIDEO: Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years
Sheffield Telegraph
Although the instrument itself will cost £6,500, the rest of the cost will be taken up by fixtures and fittings, including a new bellframe. A fundraising concert is happening at the cathedral next month called Ringing the Changes, which will celebrate ...

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VIDEO: Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years - The Star

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 04:09 AM PST


The Star

VIDEO: Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years
The Star
“We have raised nearly half of the money so far - enough for the bell itself, but we need lots more to actually hang it in the tower,” she said. “The existing ring of 12 bells - actually 13, because we also have a 'flat sixth' which gives us a slightly ...

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FNE at Berlinale 2016: Lithuanian Film in Berlin - Film New Europe

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 03:52 AM PST


Film New Europe

FNE at Berlinale 2016: Lithuanian Film in Berlin
Film New Europe
In spite of the explosions that can be heard all around the city's perimeters, life goes on, accompanied by the pealing bells from the Orthodox Church and the squealing of the tram. The film was produced by Uljana Kim Studio (Lithuania) in coproduction ...

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Church bells are on the move - Biggleswade Today

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 02:12 AM PST


Biggleswade Today

Church bells are on the move
Biggleswade Today
... “The Biggleswade townsfolk at that time have left us with a wonderful heritage. “We must show our gratitude with this enlarged ring of bells continuing to peal over the town. “The ultimate aim is to establish our town's parish church as “a centre ...

A memorable fire at the Redemptorist church - Dundalk Democrat

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 01:49 AM PST


Dundalk Democrat

A memorable fire at the Redemptorist church
Dundalk Democrat
It occurred in the belfry of St. Joseph's Redemptorist Church at St. Alphonsus Road, on the night of Friday February 20, 1920, during the War of Independence, a time of great trouble for Dundalk. At 10.30 pm. when most of the inhabitants of the ...

The transformation of Autumn Sky Hall - Sacramento News & Review

Posted: 11 Feb 2016 12:03 AM PST


The transformation of Autumn Sky Hall
Sacramento News & Review
It was 4 o'clock in the morning on February 13 of last year, and Autumn Sky Hall woke up with a song in her head. ... The music beneath—thumping beats and pretty bell chimes—recalls the likes of early club-scene Madonna, Bjork and Sister Crayon ...

Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years - Sheffield Telegraph

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 11:13 PM PST


Sheffield Telegraph

Ringing the changes with first new Sheffield Cathedral bell in 45 years
Sheffield Telegraph
Although the instrument itself will cost £6,500, the rest of the cost will be taken up by fixtures and fittings, including a new bellframe. A fundraising concert is happening at the cathedral next month called Ringing the Changes, which will celebrate ...

Otley residents urged to back fundraising bellringing challenge at Parish Church - Wharfedale Observer

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 08:18 PM PST


Wharfedale Observer

Otley residents urged to back fundraising bellringing challenge at Parish Church
Wharfedale Observer
Otley All Saints Bellringers will be attempting to ring the complex Devon Peal in the Parish Church from 2pm on Sunday. The composition, used in the West ... Ringing master, Meg Morton, said: "We are ringing this special composition in support of Otley ...

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Former NZ bowls rep wins by one in overtime - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 07:04 PM PST


Taranaki Daily News

Former NZ bowls rep wins by one in overtime
Taranaki Daily News
Hill led by two shots when the bell went, but Anderson held the two shots required to force the game into overtime. Hill called on his ... Round 2: Osment 19 Salesa 8, McDonald 20 Bowick 9, Wightman 17 Hickey 10, M Haupapa (Waitara S&C) 20 Bellringer 19.

Tri-Town Weekly Community Calendar - KeepMEcurrent.com

Posted: 10 Feb 2016 02:35 PM PST

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