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Merseybells news feed as published


A ration book and a ghost story - The Northern Echo

Posted: 23 May 2015 04:02 PM PDT


A ration book and a ghost story
The Northern Echo
Despite the negative effect it had on morale, the Government felt compelled to introduce rationing on January 1, 1918, and Sheila Ross of Darlington has kindly lent us the ration book from which her grandmother, Jane Ross, fed her husband, Isaac, and ...

Ringing the bells of Toronto's St. James Cathedral - MetroNews Canada

Posted: 23 May 2015 02:57 PM PDT


MetroNews Canada

Ringing the bells of Toronto's St. James Cathedral
MetroNews Canada
... the strings. At the Cathedral Church of St. James on a sunny Saturday afternoon, the bells are ringing out of turn — normally played for Sunday morning service and twice more on weekdays for practice. ... “It was inevitable I was going to be a ...

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Ringing the bells of Toronto's St. James Cathedral - Toronto Star

Posted: 23 May 2015 02:08 PM PDT


Toronto Star

Ringing the bells of Toronto's St. James Cathedral
Toronto Star
Wilcox, the church's steeple keeper, tells a tour group for Doors Open Toronto that the art of change ringing — the type of bell playing here — is for many passed down from generation to generation, in his case by his grandfather and mother before him.

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Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas' - KMOV.com

Posted: 23 May 2015 10:50 AM PDT


Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas'
KMOV.com
Even the largest possible San Andreas quake won't rattle the East Coast (Sorry New York). While seismic waves from great quakes can make the Earth reverberate like a bell, the ringing can only be detected by sensitive instruments because it's so low ...

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Lyerla Music Studio to host Improv Awards Party - Pittsburg Morning Sun

Posted: 23 May 2015 09:26 AM PDT


Lyerla Music Studio to host Improv Awards Party
Pittsburg Morning Sun
The Lyerla Music Studio will celebrate the end of the school term with their annual Improv Awards Party on Monday, May 25, 2015, at the First Church of the Nazarene. The program will begin at 7 p.m. with the ... Awards presented will be the PSU Mid ...

No need to be lonely - just join us - Fenland Citizen

Posted: 23 May 2015 09:07 AM PDT


Fenland Citizen

No need to be lonely - just join us
Fenland Citizen
We would like to say well done and a big thank you to the bell ringers of St Peter's and St Paul's Church at Wisbech. Their celebration bells were a real pleasure to listen to. They made our day. Dynamic Dart Advertisement. Rita and Michael Jeffery ...

THUMBS: Take some time to remember why we observe Memorial Day - SCNow

Posted: 23 May 2015 02:36 AM PDT


THUMBS: Take some time to remember why we observe Memorial Day
SCNow
You can participate in the Run for the Heroes at 8 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church on Hoffmeyer Road. Registration begins at .... Chris Thornhill handed out honors to bell ringers who stepped up for the Christmas campaign. Phillip Johnson ...

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Bells will ring to mark reopening of Ayston Church - Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Posted: 23 May 2015 01:09 AM PDT


Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Bells will ring to mark reopening of Ayston Church
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
Visitors are invited to meet the team behind recent repair and conservation works to the church, hear the peal of newly-restored medieval bells, and celebrate the reopening with tea and cake. Experts will be on hand to explain more about this ...

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Parish Notes - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Posted: 23 May 2015 12:25 AM PDT


Parish Notes
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
New Dimensions Luncheon: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Elim Church, 419 Slimmon Rd. A program for seniors. A morning of inspiration and fellowship ... Music, bicycle bell ringing, prayer and parade of decorated bikes. Everyone is welcome, regardless of ...

A church, a mosque and finally A museum: The nearly 1500-year-old story of the ... - Daily Sabah

Posted: 22 May 2015 11:09 PM PDT


Daily Sabah

A church, a mosque and finally A museum: The nearly 1500-year-old story of the ...
Daily Sabah
When Mehmed II conquered the city, he climbed on the dome of the ravaged Hagia Sophia and read the well-known couplet from Saadi Shirazi, Persian poet: "The owl calls the watches in the towers of Afrasiab / The spider weaves the curtains in the palace ...

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VIDEO: Debra Stephenson on practicing her impressions on the beach and ... - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 22 May 2015 11:07 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

VIDEO: Debra Stephenson on practicing her impressions on the beach and ...
Bournemouth Echo
The press pictures I'm sent of impressionist and actress Debra Stephenson are very glamorous. But I'm told she practices her celebrity imitations while walking the dog at the beach near her Poole home, so that's where I meet her for our early morning chat.

Oh the bells — hear them ringing - Alton Telegraph

Posted: 22 May 2015 07:48 PM PDT


Oh the bells — hear them ringing
Alton Telegraph
ALTON — Every year, toward the end of May, the carillon house and its electronic carillon bring the Nan E. Elliott Memorial Rose Garden at Gordon F. Moore Community Park to life with the music of 183 bells. Nestled in the garden filled with blooms in ...

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"Creative people have a tendency to think that being creative is the only ... - Irish Examiner

Posted: 22 May 2015 06:59 PM PDT


Irish Examiner

"Creative people have a tendency to think that being creative is the only ...
Irish Examiner
“The world is as complicated as you make it,” she says, “e-mail Pearl Lowe.” 12pm. I am standing outside the business mentor's office, determined not to mark my mother's ... “Is this ringing any bells with you?” she asks. “No,” I say, for open minds or ...

EDITORIAL: Take some time to remember why we observe Memorial Day - SCNow

Posted: 22 May 2015 06:52 PM PDT


EDITORIAL: Take some time to remember why we observe Memorial Day
SCNow
You can participate in the Run for the Heroes at 8 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church on Hoffmeyer Road. Registration begins at .... Chris Thornhill handed out honors to bell ringers who stepped up for the Christmas campaign. Phillip Johnson ...

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School at the mall: West High students find new venue for testing - Deseret News

Posted: 22 May 2015 05:30 PM PDT


Deseret News

School at the mall: West High students find new venue for testing
Deseret News
"I think they've really enjoyed that we don't have bells ringing, we don't have announcements going off, we don't have any disruptions here," Wilson said. "It's been pretty good for them." While the majority of high schools on the Wasatch Front ...

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The sun shines to turn Fyfield festival into a bumper fundraiser - Brentwood Gazette

Posted: 22 May 2015 04:48 PM PDT


Brentwood Gazette

The sun shines to turn Fyfield festival into a bumper fundraiser
Brentwood Gazette
"EVERYBODY came away pleased and happy" after the sun came out for this year's Fyfield Festival at St Nicholas' Church. Stalls, children's games, bell-ringers and a successful dog show were all on offer for those in attendance, as well as a Disney ...

£46000 project to restore Blackrod church bells to former glory - This Is Lancashire

Posted: 22 May 2015 03:21 PM PDT


£46000 project to restore Blackrod church bells to former glory
This Is Lancashire
It took them five days to remove the bells which are now at John Taylor & Co bell foundry, operated by the same family since 1784, where they will be cleaned, given a special coating to protect them and have all the fittings restored or replaced. The ...

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89-year-old jailed for child abuse - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 22 May 2015 06:10 AM PDT


89-year-old jailed for child abuse
Bournemouth Echo
Peter Farrands, also a former church minister, told one of his victims the young boy was his "special lad" as he abused him in a classroom at the Folville Junior School in Leicester during the 1980s. His other young victim was ... In Farrands ...

Metso's Lokomo Celebrates 100 Years - From Steam Locomotive Manufacturer ... - Newswire Today (press release)

Posted: 21 May 2015 09:55 AM PDT


Metso's Lokomo Celebrates 100 Years - From Steam Locomotive Manufacturer ...
Newswire Today (press release)
Lokomo has manufactured a wide-ranging portfolio of products through the years: church bells, peat harvesters, steamrollers and road graders, mobile cranes and forestry equipment. The two deep-sea diving bells manufactured for the Soviet Union's ...

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Weekly entertainment calendar - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted: 21 May 2015 09:50 AM PDT


Weekly entertainment calendar
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Circle-A Cafe: GoGo Slow, 8 p.m. May 22, DJ Fazio, 10 p.m. May 22, DJ Lemonie Fresh, 10 p.m. May 23, DJ Sextor, 10 p.m. May 24, 932 E. Chambers St. City Lounge: RUSH Tribute Project, 9 p.m. May 23, 3455 E. Layton .... University. 5000 W. National Ave ...

Today's Bell Ringer, May 21 - NBCNews.com

Posted: 21 May 2015 06:51 AM PDT


NBCNews.com

Today's Bell Ringer, May 21
NBCNews.com
CNBC Today's bell ringers are Tobi Lutke, Shopify CEO, at the NYSE, and Vincent Qiu, Baozun CEO, at the Nasdaq. Published May 21st 2015, 6:43 am. advertisement. Related Videos. (4:04) Playing Next Next ...

Metso's Lokomo celebrates 100 years - From steam locomotive manufacturer to ... - Yahoo Finance UK

Posted: 21 May 2015 02:43 AM PDT


Metso's Lokomo celebrates 100 years - From steam locomotive manufacturer to ...
Yahoo Finance UK
Lokomo started its operations in 1915 as a steam-engine factory competing with the local Tampella. The company`s name stems from the word locomotive. Just a couple of years later, Lokomo manufactured its first crushers, ... Lokomo has manufactured a ...

The Church is dead. Long live The Church - Australian Times

Posted: 21 May 2015 02:41 AM PDT


Australian Times

The Church is dead. Long live The Church
Australian Times
London was in the midst of a colonial invasion, with young Australians and Kiwis coming en masse to live, work and play in the beating heart of the Commonwealth. It happened one Sunday morning when a group of weary backpackers rose to the distant ...

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