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Oxford, out of time - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: 23 Jan 2016 12:00 PM PST


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Oxford, out of time
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Curfew was 9 p.m. Ergo, 101 peals every night ever since, telling them to get out of the pub and into bed. Not that the rest of the city follows Christ Church's lead. Each college, each church, richly endowed with bells, has its own time. They ring out ...

What $3 million gets you in the city - The Boston Globe

Posted: 23 Jan 2016 09:28 AM PST


The Boston Globe

What $3 million gets you in the city
The Boston Globe
Of 442 units at Millennium Tower , more than 90 percent have sold. ... They're promised all the bells and whistles and they're getting it.” ... 34 CHURCH ST. BAY VILLAGE. Year built 1868. Square footage 1,743. Bedrooms 5. Baths 3 full, 1 half. Taxes $7 ...

Retro: Church has a huge place in history of our nation - The Star

Posted: 23 Jan 2016 08:13 AM PST


The Star

Retro: Church has a huge place in history of our nation
The Star
The skeletal clock face can be seen on the tower of St Mary the Virgin in Handsworth. ... Richard de Lovetot is believed to be the lord who founded Sheffield alongside his castle and probably responsible for building a new parish church, which is now ...

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Roadtrip to the North - Manila Bulletin

Posted: 23 Jan 2016 08:01 AM PST


Manila Bulletin

Roadtrip to the North
Manila Bulletin
I find myself gawking with wonder at a UNESCO World Heritage Site the following morning. One doesn't ... A three-storey bell tower, which was constructed separately to prevent it from toppling over the church during earthquakes, stands a few meters away.

A Crushing Blow On Boxing Day – Femi Adesina Pays Emotional Tribute To Late Sister - Entertainment Express

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 10:07 PM PST


Entertainment Express

A Crushing Blow On Boxing Day – Femi Adesina Pays Emotional Tribute To Late Sister
Entertainment Express
It's a day in British tradition dedicated to opening boxes of gifts received at Christmas, and that is why it's called Boxing Day. But what the Adesina family got this last December 26 was a crushing blow, the type Mike Tyson, in his heyday, handed out ...
A CRUSHING BLOW ON BOXING DAYDaily Sun

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Bulletin Board - Canon City Daily Record

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 07:28 PM PST


Bulletin Board
Canon City Daily Record
2-4 p.m. Don Bendell will sign copies of his 28th book, The Indian Ring, which was released worldwide Jan. ... Weigh-in starts at 7:15 a.m. Meeting starts at 8:45 a.m. at First Christian Church, 320 N. 16th St. For more information, call 269-3978 or ...

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Historic village, black church to ring in new era - Pueblo Chieftain

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 06:33 PM PST


Pueblo Chieftain

Historic village, black church to ring in new era
Pueblo Chieftain
The concept is simple and symbolic: Colonial Williamsburg has loaned a team of its vaunted historic conservation experts to the First Baptist Church to repair its long-silenced bell. In February, Black History Month, the newly conserved bell will ring ...

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Soaring mountains, natural beauty and picturesque towns: The other face of Tenerife - Express.co.uk

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 04:01 PM PST


Express.co.uk

Soaring mountains, natural beauty and picturesque towns: The other face of Tenerife
Express.co.uk
On the roof, there's a sauna, massage room and hot tub, where you can sit and listen to the bells of the 16th-century Santa Ana church ring out on the hour. Although it's one of Tenerife's major attractions and hard to miss at 12,198 feet, many ...

Barbados: the perfect wedding location? - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 04:45 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Barbados: the perfect wedding location?
Telegraph.co.uk
The choice of wedding venues and locations is breathtaking: from gorgeous parish churches, elegant plantation homes and dramatic sugar mills, or under the cool shade of a flamboyant tree by the dramatic Atlantic sea cliffs of Bathsheba. There's also ...

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And finally… MP suggests crowdfunding to pay for £7.1bn Palace of Westminster renovation - Scottish Construction Now

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 04:33 AM PST


And finally… MP suggests crowdfunding to pay for £7.1bn Palace of Westminster renovation
Scottish Construction Now
The £3.5bn option would include some new features, such as a lift up the Elizabeth Tower, which with its famous clock and bell is popularly known as Big Ben, a media centre for TV interviews and “increased breakout, formal and informal meeting areas ...

Barin underbridge heads to Perth - KHL Group

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 03:20 AM PST


Barin underbridge heads to Perth
KHL Group
The ABC 60/l is inspecting the Elizabeth Quay pedestrian bridge in Perth's central business district. There are many attractions around the banks of the Swan River estuary over which the bridge stretches, including the Swan Bell Tower, on the Barrack ...

Change ringing - Hindu Business Line

Posted: 22 Jan 2016 12:50 AM PST


Hindu Business Line

Change ringing
Hindu Business Line
We practise change ringing. The bell-ringers see me as capable and knowledgeable, they look up to me quietly. Mrs Henderson not receptive to criticism as always. I am comforted by the weight at the end of the rope, invisible high in the tower, by the ...

NBCI's 34000 Black Churches Hail Let Freedom Ring Challenge - Chicago Defender

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 09:03 PM PST


Chicago Defender

NBCI's 34000 Black Churches Hail Let Freedom Ring Challenge
Chicago Defender
An engineering and conservation team led by Colonial Williamsburg experts determined the age, foundry, and provenance of the bell, and has completed the painstaking process of restoring it in time for it to toll throughout Black History Month. “We are ...

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Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP - musicOMH.com

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 07:37 PM PST


musicOMH.com

Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP
musicOMH.com
The album opens in soft focus, a peal of bells ushering in England's Hidden, its oscillating haze created by a serene drone that hangs in the ether like a fine mist catching and reflecting the first light of the dawn. It's a spectral and elegant ...

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First Congregational Church celebrates building's centennial - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 06:25 PM PST


First Congregational Church celebrates building's centennial
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Sunlight shines through stained-glass windows, illuminating the sanctuary of First Congregational Church on Jan. 14. In November 2015, the church celebrated the building's 100th year in Loveland. (Trevor L. Davis / Loveland Reporter-Herald).

Bromham, Wilts

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

PN changed from Thu

Stutton, Suffolk

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Ringing now by arrangement only (shortage of ringers)

Daily Meditation: Be Empowered - Huffington Post

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 08:12 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Be Empowered
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 meditation features an animated video on the ...

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WHAT'S ON: Tickhill - Rotherham Advertiser

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 05:16 AM PST


WHAT'S ON: Tickhill
Rotherham Advertiser
CHURCH NEEDS YOU: Volunteers are needed at St Mary's Parish Church to lend a helping hand with the activities of the church choir, church cleaning group, coffee rota team, church mice, Fairtrade, hand bell ringers, lesson readers, Mothers' Union ...

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Civic Society bidding to keep church bell dating back to 1883 in town - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 04:11 AM PST


Warrington Guardian

Civic Society bidding to keep church bell dating back to 1883 in town
Warrington Guardian
After being collected from the Stockton Heath site, on London Road, last week the piece of heritage was taken to John Taylor & Co foundry in Loughborough to be assessed. Attempts have since been made to clarify how much the return of the bell, which ...

History Ringing - messenger-inquirer

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 04:03 AM PST


messenger-inquirer

History Ringing
messenger-inquirer
By 1895, however, the trustees of the church purchased the lot and brick building for $575 and renovated it, installing a belfry by 1902 that would be home to the bell only a year later. ... “When it was on the tower, kids just loved ringing it,” he ...

New Novena Church surprises many with grand look - AsiaOne

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 03:57 AM PST


AsiaOne

New Novena Church surprises many with grand look
AsiaOne
Other new features include a new shrine named Our Mother of Perpetual Help, which is being converted from the old sanctuary, a grotto, a new bell tower, a pastoral centre with a multi-purpose hall, a 220-seat canteen, and a basement carpark. One ...

COMMUNITY NEWS: Kemble - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 21 Jan 2016 02:45 AM PST


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

COMMUNITY NEWS: Kemble
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
TODAY is the last day that you take your contributions to Kemble House, next to All Saints Church, for the Crisis – Syria and Iraq Winter clothing appeal. Winter clothes, coats and snow wear – adult, child and baby. Winter shoes, blankets, sleeping ...

Neighbourhood News - Craven Herald

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 11:23 PM PST


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood News
Craven Herald
Annual meeting: Addingham Allotments and Gardens Association will hold its annual general meeting in Mount Hermon Hall next Thursday, January 28, at 7.30pm. An invitation to all members and non-members to attend. Refreshments will be served after the ...

Calling people to worship with drums - Portsmouth News

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 10:10 PM PST


Portsmouth News

Calling people to worship with drums
Portsmouth News
We are delighted that the two bells at Holy Trinity Church in Fareham are now up and chiming again. But last ... The High Time Appeal to refurbish the clock and tower has been well supported by the community and the work is almost complete. We had to ...

Yale University's Guild of Carillonneurs - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 05:38 PM PST


WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Yale University's Guild of Carillonneurs
WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
(WTNH) — In the middle of the Yale University campus is a historic building called Harkness Tower. Every day, Yale students, Carillonneurs, walk up about 170 steps to a room behind the clock to play a 54-bell carillon atop the tower. ... Yale carillon ...

Burnham bellringers to ring poignant tribute for long-serving colleague - Burnham-On-Sea

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 04:53 PM PST


Burnham-On-Sea

Burnham bellringers to ring poignant tribute for long-serving colleague
Burnham-On-Sea
Following his funeral service at Sedgemoor Crematorium at 10.45am this Friday, from about 11.45am the bells at St Andrew's Church in Burnham will ring a Quarter Peal of a method called Grandsire Triples. The tribute will last around 50 minutes, and ...

British Airways offers special fare to travelers in Kingdom - Saudi Gazette

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 01:45 PM PST


Saudi Gazette

British Airways offers special fare to travelers in Kingdom
Saudi Gazette
Visit Big Ben, the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the Palace of Westminster or The Shard, a twenty-first century landmark offering the highest and best views of the capital. From London, British Airways passengers can choose to fly to over ...

The Way We Were - Francis X. Fay - Thehour.com

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 01:12 PM PST


Thehour.com

The Way We Were - Francis X. Fay
Thehour.com
Ann G. Taylor of Hamilton Court, a social worker in the Norwalk school system for 21 years, dies at 67. JAN. 3 - The NHS Bears Marching ... John M. Gloetzner Sr. of 9 Yarmouth Road, Bell Island, a member of Columbia Records International Department ...

Chestnut Street's PMC Group Building is still Scientology's - Metro.us

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 10:49 AM PST


Metro.us

Chestnut Street's PMC Group Building is still Scientology's
Metro.us
It's become almost as easily ignorable on Chestnut Street as the transients and vagabonds that roam the downtown corridors, but the vacant PMC Group Building just west of 13th Street is still owned by the Philadelphia Church of Scientology. ... Here's ...

Clairvoyant moment at dinner dance - Tri City Times

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 09:37 AM PST


Clairvoyant moment at dinner dance
Tri City Times
I've always loved the ringtone he's chosen, but up until this moment had no clue that the bold ding-dong, ding-dong of the church bells ringing may have been divinely inspired. I'm forced to suppress a giggle, and it takes all my might to not turn ...

LOOKING BACK: Do any of these campanologists ring a bell? - Dorset Echo

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 07:44 AM PST


Dorset Echo

LOOKING BACK: Do any of these campanologists ring a bell?
Dorset Echo
The Puddletown bellringers was a very friendly group, Anne says, but unfortunately she has lost contact with most of the members. They are named as the following: back row from the left: the late Ken Arthur (who went on to become chief constable of ...

In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim - WAMU 88.5

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 02:49 AM PST


In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim
WAMU 88.5
At 1 a.m., the service ends with a peal of bells — well, not bells, exactly, but lengths of steel tubing hanging from a frame. The Rev. Vladimir Osiak and his deacons ... 'In A Different Key' Traces History And Politics Of Autism. Authors John Donvan ...

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In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim - NPR

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 02:09 AM PST


NPR

In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim
NPR
At 1 a.m., the service ends with a peal of bells — well, not bells, exactly, but lengths of steel tubing hanging from a frame. The Rev. Vladimir Osiak and his deacons make their way down the slope, carrying candles and gilded banners from the church ...

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Davos 2016: Bells toll as billionaires, sages and world leaders descend on Swiss town - Irish Independent

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 01:51 AM PST


Irish Independent

Davos 2016: Bells toll as billionaires, sages and world leaders descend on Swiss town
Irish Independent
However, thanks to the the nagging bell ringers of Zurich there's pretty much no chance you'll give way to temptation, sleep-in, and miss your correct train. In Switzerland they don't just make sure that the trains run on time, they insist that the ...

Appeal looks to raise £130000 to replace historic church's four bells - News Guardian

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 01:16 AM PST


News Guardian

Appeal looks to raise £130000 to replace historic church's four bells
News Guardian
Gerald said: “Bellringers in the area have said they will help us raise the funds and we're looking for local support from the congregation and further afield. “There have been several bell restoration projects in the north east and they have managed ...

Robert Coughlin, retired city and regional planner - Philly.com

Posted: 20 Jan 2016 12:05 AM PST


Philly.com

Robert Coughlin, retired city and regional planner
Philly.com
In 1980, Dr. Coughlin led a successful drive to have a set of bells hung in the church tower, in the English free-swinging style. ... Donations may be made to the North American Guild of Change Ringers, c/o Bruce Butler, 829 N. 25th St., Philadelphia ...

Local briefs - Lebanon Daily News

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 04:46 PM PST


Local briefs
Lebanon Daily News
Sixteen bell choirs will ring during this special anniversary event including a guest appearance by Bell Amis under the direction of Ron Bellamy. Bell Amis is an elite ensemble made up of some of the best handbell ringers in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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How one of the oldest black congregations is sharing its story with the world - wtvr.com

Posted: 19 Jan 2016 04:25 PM PST

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