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Leaders of next generation honored at Young American award banquet - Rockford Register Star

Posted: 14 May 2016 10:35 AM PDT


Rockford Register Star

Leaders of next generation honored at Young American award banquet
Rockford Register Star
CONTRIBUTIONS: RVC Phi Theta Kappa Omicron Eta Chapter (Vice President, 2015 to present); MEPA (2 years, Treasurer); Volleyball (3 years, Captain); Rockford Volleyball Program (6 years); Green Club (3 years); Volunteer for: Donut Day Bell Ringing ...

Restoration work to begin at historic Sharon Catholic church - Georgia Bulletin

Posted: 14 May 2016 08:59 AM PDT


Georgia Bulletin

Restoration work to begin at historic Sharon Catholic church
Georgia Bulletin
The next step to save the church is about to get underway. The first project is to shore up the building's foundation. Preservationists also will be replacing the roof and repairing the damaged bell tower. The original double-hung wood windows will be ...

Austin keeps beating in the heart of Nevada - Nevada Appeal

Posted: 14 May 2016 07:07 AM PDT


Nevada Appeal

Austin keeps beating in the heart of Nevada
Nevada Appeal
Perhaps the most impressive reminders of the historic Central Nevada mining town of Austin's past are its three churches, all built between 1866 and 1878. The oldest is the old St. Augustine's Catholic Church on the corner of Court and Virginia ... A ...

Bok Tower boasts nature, art, more - Orlando Sentinel

Posted: 14 May 2016 06:26 AM PDT


Orlando Sentinel

Bok Tower boasts nature, art, more
Orlando Sentinel
An outing to Bok Tower Gardens has visitors dabbling in botany, history, architecture and music. Let's take it from the top. The centerpiece of the Lake Wales attraction is Singing Tower, which, in its belfry, sports 60 bells ranging from 16 pounds to ...

Portrait of sex abuse bishop is back on council office wall - The Argus

Posted: 14 May 2016 03:27 AM PDT


The Argus

Portrait of sex abuse bishop is back on council office wall
The Argus
He added: “We have been very mindful of the work done by Andrew Chandler [Bell's biographer and a leading voice calling for his rehabilitation] and I felt he made a very strong case that the church had acted very hastily in condemning Bell and that ...

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Ashendon, Bucks

Posted: 13 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Flag added re cracked treble

Brinkworth, Wilts

Posted: 13 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Flag added re 3 and 6 being cracked

East Hanningfield, Essex

Posted: 13 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Repair work completed: no longer u/r

Himbleton, Worcs

Posted: 13 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tuning description added

Our Savior's bell tower proposal rings up controversy in adjacent Oconomowoc neighborhood - Lake Country Now

Posted: 13 May 2016 10:37 AM PDT


Lake Country Now

Our Savior's bell tower proposal rings up controversy in adjacent Oconomowoc neighborhood
Lake Country Now
Oconomowoc — The common council is scheduled to make the final decision Tuesday night on a proposed bell tower pavilion and speaker system for Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 145 E. Lisbon Road., that has drawn opposition from nearby residents.

Every Radiohead Song, Ranked From Worst to Best - Vulture

Posted: 13 May 2016 09:40 AM PDT


Vulture

Every Radiohead Song, Ranked From Worst to Best
Vulture
EP, could almost be a lullaby: “Don't forget that you are our son / Now go back to bed,” Yorke begins, amid church-like peals of synth. ..... But “Morning Bell/Amnesiac”—actually recorded before its Kid A equivalent—is even better, chiming and heart ...

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Countdown to Krakow - National Catholic Register

Posted: 13 May 2016 08:57 AM PDT


National Catholic Register

Countdown to Krakow
National Catholic Register
Every hour on the hour, a reminder of the 1241 invasion by Tartar raiders rings out: A trumpeter plays the Hejnal Mariacki, a warning tune of impending attack, from the bell tower of St. Mary's Church. The song, however, abruptly ends mid-melody, never ...

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Editorial: Residents should have say in night chiming - Traverse City Record Eagle

Posted: 13 May 2016 06:03 AM PDT


Editorial: Residents should have say in night chiming
Traverse City Record Eagle
It makes sense for the board to listen to the people who can hear the bell — those who live within a few blocks of the tower. Neighborhood residents have differing opinions about the value of night bell-ringing. One woman said she thinks it's “so cool ...

Local Handbell Choir Boasts The Oldest Continuous Choir Of Its Kind - WMUK

Posted: 13 May 2016 05:14 AM PDT


WMUK

Local Handbell Choir Boasts The Oldest Continuous Choir Of Its Kind
WMUK
Tom Van Valey says they didn't have anything - no bells and no music. “All we had was us and we went to the Baptist church downtown because they had a set of bells and they agreed to let us use them and we practiced on those,” he says. Tom says it took ...

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Otley bellringers taking part in regional competition - Wharfedale Observer

Posted: 13 May 2016 04:20 AM PDT


Wharfedale Observer

Otley bellringers taking part in regional competition
Wharfedale Observer
Bells have been rung at Otley Parish Church since at least the 1500s, but the ringing team dwindled significantly in the 1980s and 1990s. A revival has taken place in recent years, though, and the team now has 21 'change ringers' and learners in its ...

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Otley bellringers taking part in regional competition - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 13 May 2016 04:13 AM PDT


Ilkley Gazette

Otley bellringers taking part in regional competition
Ilkley Gazette
Bells have been rung at Otley Parish Church since at least the 1500s, but the ringing team dwindled significantly in the 1980s and 1990s. A revival has taken place in recent years, though, and the team now has 21 'change ringers' and learners in its ...

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Duxford News: James Bond at Duxford School - Cambridge News

Posted: 13 May 2016 02:11 AM PDT


Duxford News: James Bond at Duxford School
Cambridge News
... Church there is the monthly service of Evening Prayer with Laying on of Hands. Special tribute is paid is paid by the group and their congratulations go to Monica Lilley of Ickleton who recently celebrated the great achievement of 50 years of bell ...

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In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Posted: 13 May 2016 12:39 AM PDT


Clacton and Frinton Gazette

In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
In the Artist's Garden is the ninth collection of his Word from Wormingford columns, which he has been writing for the Church Times for more than 20 years. "I started the column ... They've done quite a few now and they're usually done rather well." As ...

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In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Posted: 13 May 2016 12:33 AM PDT


Maldon and Burnham Standard

In the writer's garden - a morning with the incomparable Ronald Blythe
Maldon and Burnham Standard
But if I were to experience, for whatever reason, some kind of Groundhog Day, I think I would choose the job of interviewing Ronald Blythe to be mine. I never tire of it, because there's always something new with Ronnie, and yet, rather wonderfully ...

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Cathedral Bells Ring Out for National Day of Prayer - Garden City News

Posted: 12 May 2016 06:21 PM PDT


Cathedral Bells Ring Out for National Day of Prayer
Garden City News
"This year, the Cathedral of the Incarnation's famous chime of thirteen bells rang out with songs of peace following the noon Mass for Ascension Day," shared Dean Michael Sniffen. The tower bells have a unique connection to American national history ...

New tower for old bell | Photos - Forbes Advocate

Posted: 12 May 2016 05:17 PM PDT


Forbes Advocate

New tower for old bell | Photos
Forbes Advocate
The congregation of the Eugowra Welsh Memorial Uniting Church was joined by parishioners of many other denominations and visitors of other parishes for the church service and dedication of the Memorial Bell Tower on May 1. The bell tower is in ... of ...

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New tower for old bell | Photos | Forbes Advocate - Forbes Advocate

Posted: 12 May 2016 05:17 PM PDT


Forbes Advocate

New tower for old bell | Photos | Forbes Advocate
Forbes Advocate
The congregation of the Eugowra Welsh Memorial Uniting Church was joined by parishioners of many other denominations and visitors of other parishes for the church service and dedication of the Memorial Bell Tower on May 1. The bell tower is in honour ...

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Ballarat, Town Hall, Vic

Posted: 12 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Presence of carillon (WBF, 1874) noted

Colliers Wood, Gr London

Posted: 12 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

URL amended

Ugborough, Devon

Posted: 12 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Indication added re cracked 6th

Woburn, Beds

Posted: 12 May 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Restoration work completed

Decker leads list of Rasmuson artist awards for 2016 - Alaska Dispatch News

Posted: 12 May 2016 03:25 PM PDT


Alaska Dispatch News

Decker leads list of Rasmuson artist awards for 2016
Alaska Dispatch News
During her stint, she held “carving klatches” and workshops in soap carving open to all ages and experience levels, provided participants could “safely peel and chop a vegetable without supervision." Harrison will close out her Homer ... The Concordia ...

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Mount Carmel parishioners invited to attend Our Lady of Loreto - Catholic Free Press

Posted: 12 May 2016 11:56 AM PDT


Catholic Free Press

Mount Carmel parishioners invited to attend Our Lady of Loreto
Catholic Free Press
That part of the facade was leaning away from the front of the church and the bell tower supports were eroding, Msgr. Pedone said. The front door of the church had been closed earlier because of the potential danger that debris might fall on people ...

Historic day as new bells for Liddington cast - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:41 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Historic day as new bells for Liddington cast
Swindon Advertiser
On Wednesday, a huge step forward was taken when several dozen villagers travelled to Loughborough to watch the new bells being cast at the famous John Taylor's Bell Foundry, the largest in the world. The bells were cast in the traditional way, with ...

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Oddball psychology humor shown Riverwalk's 'Beyond Therapy' - Lansing State Journal

Posted: 12 May 2016 07:37 AM PDT


Lansing State Journal

Oddball psychology humor shown Riverwalk's 'Beyond Therapy'
Lansing State Journal
Artists from around the world perform in the tower. Inside the tower is MSU's carillon, a musical instrument that features 49 bells. The first 10 bells were installed in Beaumont in 1928 when the tower was first built. In 1996, the tower was restored ...

Community Billboard-May 12 - Orléans Star

Posted: 12 May 2016 06:26 AM PDT


Community Billboard-May 12
Orléans Star
Contact Church Warden Rick Foy 613-835-3784. Will take all electronics working or not , the ... A World of Song; Saturday May 14, 8 p.m. at Orleans United Church, 1111 Orleans Blvd., Orléans; Tickets: $20, free for children under 14; Available at: the ...

Landmark for Brid church - Bridlington Today

Posted: 12 May 2016 03:37 AM PDT


Bridlington Today

Landmark for Brid church
Bridlington Today
The building was enlarged in 1851, and a spire was added to the tower before a clock and peal of six bells were placed in the tower in 1859. The interior was transformed in the early 1960s by George Gaze Pace.The ancillary building was designed by ...

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Week Ahead What's On Listings 12-05-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 12 May 2016 12:03 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 12-05-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Ding Dong: comedy performed by The Preston Drama Club. From £7. ... Music. Jazz. Jazz Night: with the Silver Bell Band playing all your traditional Jazz favourites. ..... Euxton Parish Church Community Centre, School Lane, Euxton, Chorley. Tel: 01257 ...

Could Bridport Hat Festival be your path to online fame? - Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Posted: 12 May 2016 12:00 AM PDT


Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Could Bridport Hat Festival be your path to online fame?
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Also new for this year is Saint Marys' bell ringing group holding a 'Tower Open Day' on Saturday from 10.30 to noon There are also all the usual events of live music, talks, tea dancing, dog competitions, refreshment stalls, competitions for best hat ...

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Pishing messages at the black grouse lek - The Guardian

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:30 PM PDT


The Guardian

Pishing messages at the black grouse lek
The Guardian
But willow warblers have flown in to stir the new season, each dying cadence ringing with life, as exuberant sounding as any mountain burn. Their proclamations carry far, like the peal of church bells, down from a scatter of trees on the hillside to ...

Church celebrates its long history in Ilkley with a heritage week - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 11 May 2016 09:09 PM PDT


Ilkley Gazette

Church celebrates its long history in Ilkley with a heritage week
Ilkley Gazette
Among those who have offered their stories is Alan Titchmarsh, one of Ilkley's famous sons and once a choirboy and bellringer at All Saints. His story is displayed in the church. The heritage event comes at a time when more than £1million is being ...

Virginia Consort's 'Compact Carmina' still packs musical impact - The Daily Progress

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:55 PM PDT


Virginia Consort's 'Compact Carmina' still packs musical impact
The Daily Progress
The Virginia Consort will sing the shortened and more tightly focused version of Orff's familiar work during Saturday's concert at First Presbyterian Church. And although a few elements of the medieval material have been trimmed — the movement about ...

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Viva Canonero! Part Two - BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 05:14 PM PDT


Viva Canonero! Part Two
BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
An obscurely bred, crooked legged, harlequin of a horse from Venezuela, who had been ridiculed by the press and local horsemen, had just concluded the most bizarre journey and adventure in the history of the Kentucky Derby. Like Clark Kent turning into ...

Geeked Up: A Pool Of Mood-Altering Delights - MTV.com

Posted: 11 May 2016 12:37 PM PDT


MTV.com

Geeked Up: A Pool Of Mood-Altering Delights
MTV.com
Juggling three decks, controlling the club's lights with foot pedals, extending breaks endlessly, using sound effects records (inserting a jet plane's takeoff, for instance), and mixing with a coolly smooth flow that was heretofore unheard, he ...

Uncharted 4: How to Solve Every Puzzle – Solutions Guide - Gameranx (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 12:19 PM PDT


Gameranx (blog)

Uncharted 4: How to Solve Every Puzzle – Solutions Guide
Gameranx (blog)
After solving the clock tower bell puzzle, a secret passage leads into an underground chamber with yet another puzzle for Nate and Sully to solve. This puzzle involves matching pirate sigil orientation and using portraits to decipher the proper code in ...

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World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint - CoinWeek (blog)

Posted: 11 May 2016 11:09 AM PDT


CoinWeek (blog)

World Coins – New 2016 Big Ben Shaped Coin from Pobjoy Mint
CoinWeek (blog)
Big Ben is actually the name of the Great Bell of the clock tower, which was renamed the Elizabeth Tower in 2012 in honour of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, which is situated at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. However, the name is ...

Federal politics: The choice facing voters is really quite stark - The Age

Posted: 11 May 2016 08:48 AM PDT


The Age

Federal politics: The choice facing voters is really quite stark
The Age
I am not scared of cathedrals, mosques or synagogues or the people who worship in them. I am not scared of migrants or asylum seekers; unions or banks; or people who prefer same sex partners, or how they take their vows. I am not scared of paying ...

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