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RW Survey: The Results & Initial Comments, Part 6

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 12:01 PM PDT

Q.32: Please indicate the order of your preferences for the six following options by placing figures 1 (most desired) to 6 (least desired) against each one.

Ringing World Job Advertisement

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 12:01 PM PDT

The Ringing World is recruiting a part time EDITORIAL ASSISTANT to help with all aspects of producing the weekly journal, on-line offering and other RW products: see the advertisement. If you know anyone who might ’fit the bill’ then please bring this to their attention. Note the closing date for applications is Friday, 15th April 2016.

National 12-Bell Striking Contest for the Taylor Trophy

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 12:01 PM PDT

The eliminators for the 2016 contest will be held on Saturday 19 March at St Mary’s Amersham, All Saints High Wycombe and St Laurence’s Reading. Everyone is welcome, whether you’re participating or not!

Tributes to farming champion who worked on same estate for 70 years - Darlington and Stockton Times

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 07:52 AM PDT


Darlington and Stockton Times

Tributes to farming champion who worked on same estate for 70 years
Darlington and Stockton Times
TRIBUTES have been paid to an award-winning farmworker who has died after working on the same holding for 70 years. Friends and colleagues of Bob Gallon described the length of his service on the Bell Estate, in Thirsk, as "phenomenal" and said it was ...

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An Up North Old World Wisconsin with a Finnish twist - The Courier Life News

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 07:10 AM PDT


The Courier Life News

An Up North Old World Wisconsin with a Finnish twist
The Courier Life News
Duane Lahti holds a large wooden mallet used years ago to drive fence posts into the earth. The vintage tool is part of the collection at the Oulu Cultural and Heritage Center in Bayfield County. The center is home to Finnish homes and farm buildings ...

Campaigners challenge Church's acceptance of Bishop George Bell paedophile allegations - Mid Sussex Times

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 05:38 AM PDT


Mid Sussex Times

Campaigners challenge Church's acceptance of Bishop George Bell paedophile allegations
Mid Sussex Times
Today's statement from the George Bell Group said: “A surprised world learnt on October 22, 2015 that this much-admired wartime Bishop of Chichester had in 2015 apparently been found guilty, by Church authorities, of child sexual abuse. As a result ...

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The Strange and Violent History of the Ordinary Grogger - Forward

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 02:02 AM PDT


Forward

The Strange and Violent History of the Ordinary Grogger
Forward
Bells and churches have gone together for so long that it's hard to imagine one without the other, but since at least the ninth century there's been a custom not to ring bells during the Triduum — the three days preceding Easter — out of solemn ...

Easter Memories, as told by authors and writers - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 11:05 PM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Easter Memories, as told by authors and writers
Telegraph.co.uk
Every year on Good Friday, she said, the bells in the bell towers of every church secretly leave their perch and fly on magical wings to Rome, to be blessed by the Holy Father. The Pope, to whom miracles are an everyday occurrence, then duly blesses ...

Long Road To Liberation - Trinidad News

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 09:59 PM PDT


Long Road To Liberation
Trinidad News
But, today, 65 years later, high-ranking members of the church remain somewhat divided on whether the unity which had, in no small measure, ensured the lifting of the controversial Ordi-nance, ever existed. “The faith is not united. .... “Some of us ...

Sissinghurst Castle: 'Vita was selfish but seductive': Vita Sackville-West's granddaughter, writer Juliet Nicolson ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 05:03 PM PDT


Daily Mail

Sissinghurst Castle: 'Vita was selfish but seductive': Vita Sackville-West's granddaughter, writer Juliet Nicolson ...
Daily Mail
Once inside, there are yet more keys to the inner sanctums she has known since childhood: to Harold and Vita's cottage, to Vita's writing room on the first floor of the Elizabethan tower, and to her garden shed with all its tools intact, tucked away ...

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Islip, Oxon

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

Indication of toilet facility added

Lytham, S Peter, Lancs

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

GF removed

Area Holy Week services - Utica Observer Dispatch

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 04:28 PM PDT


The Herald

Area Holy Week services
Utica Observer Dispatch
*Holy Thursday, March 24, Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 p.m. All are welcome to participate in the service of foot washing and the church will remain open until 10 p.m. for Eucharistic Adoration. *Good Friday, March 25, Service of the Passion and ...
Religion events from around the Washington areaWashington Post

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Church 'wrong' to name Bishop of Chichester George Bell a paedophile - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 02:05 PM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Church 'wrong' to name Bishop of Chichester George Bell a paedophile
Telegraph.co.uk
The woman first made her allegations in 1995, but her complaint was effectively ignored by the then Bishop of Chichester, Eric Kemp, who died in 2009. It was not until she contacted the office of Archbishop ... Bishop Bells' supporters point out that ...

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What is David Beckham's role in Olympic opening ceremony / London 2012 Olympics News - National Turk English

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 05:02 AM PDT


National Turk English

What is David Beckham's role in Olympic opening ceremony / London 2012 Olympics News
National Turk English
The ceremony itself will begin with the ringing of the world's largest harmonically tuned bell. At 27 tons, this bell was created at London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry, which was also where Big Ben was made. With one of the ceremony's goals being ...

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Bell ringers' fayre effort to help residents - Bridlington Today

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 04:03 AM PDT


Bridlington Today

Bell ringers' fayre effort to help residents
Bridlington Today
Julie Wood, who has worked in management at Kirkgate House for almost 18 years, said: “We have a very close relationship with both the Priory Church and the Priory Hand Bell Ringers. “Our residents enjoy entertainment from the ladies and weekly coffee ...

Religion News - Arizona Daily Sun

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 03:38 AM PDT


Religion News
Arizona Daily Sun
We'll begin all services in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting) or the Parish Hall, and make our procession into the sanctuary. The Rev. Janetta ... The church will be open for prayer and meditation until 3 p.m., at which time the tower bell will ...

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Talk of the Times: Students to test dangers of texting while driving - Gloucester Daily Times

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 12:17 AM PDT


Gloucester Daily Times

Talk of the Times: Students to test dangers of texting while driving
Gloucester Daily Times
The second annual Helen Garland Universal Earth Day and Equinox bell ringing will take place this Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m. at Gloucester's Unitarian Universalist Church located at 10 Church St. in the heart of the city. A musical tribute to Pete ...

Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells chime once more, to parishioners' delight - Omaha World-Herald

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 10:34 PM PDT


Omaha World-Herald

Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells chime once more, to parishioners' delight
Omaha World-Herald
Helen Butera grew up four blocks from St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church and remembers the mighty sound of the parish bells. The church's four bronze bells rang at weddings, tolled at funerals, clanged at noon and pealed before Masses and to signal ...

Experience authentic history at Mission San Antonio de Padua - The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 10:33 PM PDT


The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Experience authentic history at Mission San Antonio de Padua
The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)
Demonstrations will include adobe brick-, tortilla-, rope- and bead-making, acorn grinding, weaving, face painting, bell ringing and more. John Warren's The New World Baroque Orchestra will perform a Mission-era concert in the restored church with its ...

Mission Celebrates St. Joseph's Day, Return of the Swallows Saturday - Capistrano Dispatch

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 07:41 PM PDT


Capistrano Dispatch

Mission Celebrates St. Joseph's Day, Return of the Swallows Saturday
Capistrano Dispatch
Throughout the day, the Mission's historic bells will be rung to honor St. Joseph's Day. An official bell-ringing ceremony will be held at the Historic Bell Wall at 11:40 a.m. For the first time ever, this year's celebration will also feature a flyover ...

Bermondsey, Gr London

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

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Camberwell, Gr London

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

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Kelham, Notts

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

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In a galaxy not so far away - QSaltLake

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 01:48 PM PDT


In a galaxy not so far away
QSaltLake
The original Star Wars had its Utah debut, May 25, 1977, at the old art nouveau Centre Theater that once existed on the corner of Broadway and State Street. Looking back at the movie it seemed to me to parallel the struggle between the Utah Gay Rebels ...

Programs and special events at area worship centers - Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 01:28 PM PDT


Knoxville News Sentinel

Programs and special events at area worship centers
Knoxville News Sentinel
Central United Methodist Church: Noonday Handbell Recital in the Fellowship Hall at 12:05 p.m. Monday, March 21. Performing will be St. John's Cathedral Bellringers, directed by Richard Sidey. The recital is free, followed by a $6 lunch. For more ...

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Recent transactions: south - The Boston Globe

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 11:36 AM PDT


Recent transactions: south
The Boston Globe
ABINGTON. 15 King St. One-family Conventional, built in 1900, 1,475 square feet, 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1 baths, on 20,454-square-foot lot. $286,000. 1519 Thayer St. #1519 Condominium Condo/Apt, built in 2002, 1,340 square feet, 4 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 ...

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Church to ring bells for Universal Earth Day - Wicked Local Gloucester

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 08:53 AM PDT


Church to ring bells for Universal Earth Day
Wicked Local Gloucester
The second annual Helen Garland Universal Earth Day and Equinox Bell Ringing will take place this year on Sunday, March 20 at 2 p.m. at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., Gloucester, as part of the Family Folk Funday program.

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Marking 200 years of Town Hall - Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 06:18 AM PDT


Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Marking 200 years of Town Hall
Selkirk Weekend Advertiser
Details of all upcoming events can be found on the KelsoConnections website (www.kelsoconnections.co.uk). Celebrations get underway on Saturday, March 26, from 10.45am, with the ringing of the Curfew bell. A small party, led by a Kelso town piper and ...

Stabilizing deteriorating St. Patrick's Church could cost less than expected - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:18 AM PDT


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Stabilizing deteriorating St. Patrick's Church could cost less than expected
TheChronicleHerald.ca
He said a full restoration is in the long-term plans for the 130-year-old Catholic church, but the structural upgrades needed now will cost between $700,000 and $800,000. “It is true that a full and complete restoration will cost in excess of $3 ...

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Check out local fish frys for the sixth week of Lent - cleveland.com

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:10 AM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Check out local fish frys for the sixth week of Lent
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- For many churches, today marks the final Friday for 2016 Lenten fish frys, although some organizations in Northeast Ohio will continue through March 25. Every year, Northeast Ohio churches, schools and civic ... Side dishes available ...

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Tower tours: Explore the secrets of a Redditch church - Redditch Standard

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:04 AM PDT


Redditch Standard

Tower tours: Explore the secrets of a Redditch church
Redditch Standard
Children can enjoy an treasure trail, which may feature an Easter Egg or two, while the braver visitors can take a tour of the bell tower on the Saturday afternoon with bell ringers on hand to provide information. Visitors are welcome between 10am and ...

Oneview gains on first trading day in Australia - RTE.ie

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 03:53 AM PDT


RTE.ie

Oneview gains on first trading day in Australia
RTE.ie
Shares in Dublin-based healthcare firm Oneview closed higher in the first regular day of trading on Australia's stock exchange. The company, which provides software for hospitals, floated on the Australian Securities Exchange yesterday - the first ...

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Some of the region's finest food producers are heading to Durham Cathedral - ChronicleLive

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 12:40 AM PDT


ChronicleLive

Some of the region's finest food producers are heading to Durham Cathedral
ChronicleLive
The Northumbrian Association will lead its annual St Cuthbert's Day Walk, from St Mary's and St Cuthbert's Church in Chester-le-Street to Durham Cathedral, via Durham Market Place at approximately 1.30pm. Visitors to Durham Cathedral will be able to ...

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Art sale starting Saturday celebrates Port Townsend woman's lifetime of achievement - Peninsula Daily

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 12:39 AM PDT


Peninsula Daily

Art sale starting Saturday celebrates Port Townsend woman's lifetime of achievement
Peninsula Daily
She also performed as the frontwoman of Quasimodo & The Bellringers, backed by an instrumental trio and performing a combination of blues, jazz, poetry and humor. “If you listen to Quasimodo & The Bellringers, you'll really understand who Sandy was ...

Letters: Osborne's sugar tax is a money-making gimmick that will do nothing to combat child obesity - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 12:02 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Letters: Osborne's sugar tax is a money-making gimmick that will do nothing to combat child obesity
Telegraph.co.uk
SIR – Readers of The Ringing World are wondering about the fate of the great bell that was supplied by Whitechapel Bell Foundry for the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games. I asked the Olympic Legacy Development Corporation what is to become ...

My Easter recollections - Times of Malta

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 11:42 PM PDT


Times of Malta

My Easter recollections
Times of Malta
Another highlight for us used to be ringing every possible bell we could get our hands on during the Gloria on Thursday evening that would mark the start of the silence that accompanies the Easter triduumas well as the stripping of the altars after the ...

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From the past - My Eastern Shore

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 09:18 PM PDT


From the past
My Eastern Shore
A dedication of the 25-bell carillon, which is being installed in St. Paul's Parish, Centreville, is planned for Easter morning, April 10. The instrument is known as an Arlington and is an exclusive development of Schulmerich Carillons Inc. of ... The ...

'Let Freedom Ring' initiative extended at historic Williamsburg church - Richmond Free Press

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 08:12 PM PDT


Richmond Free Press

'Let Freedom Ring' initiative extended at historic Williamsburg church
Richmond Free Press
In February, the historic church started by enslaved and free African-Americans commemorated its 240th anniversary with the kick off of the initiative “Let Freedom Ring: A Call to Healing a Nation.” People were invited to ... The response was so ...

Awaiting a political awakening - Washington Post

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 05:07 PM PDT


Washington Post

Awaiting a political awakening
Washington Post
Chime in.” Ali jumped in. “I saw her on video singing 'His Eye Is on the Sparrow,' because she was speaking to some black people,” Ali said, referencing a familiar song in the black church. “Now, you know she doesn't sing that song to herself. Who ...

Son visits to see carillon - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 03:59 PM PDT


Son visits to see carillon
New Zealand Herald
The carillon is made up of 18 different-sized bells. It can be played manually via a keyboard under the tower or electronically to a pre-set tune. Businessman Rolf says his visit was prompted by his father's praise for New Zealand and Whanganui. "That ...

Real estate transactions March 21, 2016 - Bradenton Herald

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 02:33 PM PDT

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