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posted 30 May 2015, 17:11 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 30 May 2015, 17:11 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


If You Like Social Security and Minimum Wage, Thank Frances Perkins - Huffington Post

Posted: 30 May 2015 11:31 AM PDT


Huffington Post

If You Like Social Security and Minimum Wage, Thank Frances Perkins
Huffington Post
One of her duties was to try to collect wages for workers who had been cheated by their employers, a responsibility that took her into the homes of the city's poorest residents. In Chicago ... Backed by church and philanthropic groups, the group helped ...

Upland Chronicles: Middle Creek Methodist was established in the early 1800s - The Mountain Press

Posted: 30 May 2015 10:26 AM PDT


The Mountain Press

Upland Chronicles: Middle Creek Methodist was established in the early 1800s
The Mountain Press
When it was completed, a bell was purchased from VanDusen & Tift Foundry of Cincinnati. The handsome bell was later moved to a new building and still rings from the belfry of the current church. In 1901, construction began on a new church to replace ...

Becky Dunnet of Mendip Ropemakers Ltd learns the ropes to keep church bells ... - Western Daily Press

Posted: 30 May 2015 10:14 AM PDT


Western Daily Press

Becky Dunnet of Mendip Ropemakers Ltd learns the ropes to keep church bells ...
Western Daily Press
Tina Rowe meets Becky Dunnet who did just that after she mastered traditional techniques and founded a firm making church bell ropes. Becky Dunnett's rare skills have helped President Obama's inauguration go with a swing, and an African cathedral find ...

Forgotten Flying Nun band regain the spotlight - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 30 May 2015 10:00 AM PDT


Stuff.co.nz

Forgotten Flying Nun band regain the spotlight
Stuff.co.nz
There was a time when this man shouldered a guitar in the warm bars and cold practice rooms of Dunedin as lead singer of Sneaky Feelings. "I arrived here from Scotland when I was 17," he tells me from his office at Wintec, ... Sneaky Feelings' debut ...

Parish Notes - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Posted: 30 May 2015 04:34 AM PDT


Parish Notes
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Music, bicycle bell ringing, prayer and parade of decorated bikes. Everyone is welcome, regardless of religious beliefs. Annual Spring Tea and Bake Sale: June 6, 1 to 3 p.m., in the parish hall at St. George's Anglican Church, 624 Avenue I South ...

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Touches to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta

Posted: 30 May 2015 03:50 AM PDT

A selection of touches of 800 changes.

Weddingbells for local man in Leitrim - Derry Journal

Posted: 30 May 2015 01:43 AM PDT


Weddingbells for local man in Leitrim
Derry Journal
The Ann Lynch memorial trophy was won by Olive Parke who had the most points for Guild competitions during the year. The competition ... A good turn out of members would be appreciated as the annual church gate collection will be organised on the night.

Much ado about morris dancing - Portsmouth News

Posted: 29 May 2015 10:10 PM PDT


Portsmouth News

Much ado about morris dancing
Portsmouth News
But the approaching clamour of bells means there's something special in the air – the Victory Morris Men are about to arrive. ... This year is a special one for the side's 30-odd members – they are celebrating the group's 40th anniversary. They have ...

Sudbury church bells to make statement - The Sudbury Star

Posted: 29 May 2015 09:58 PM PDT


The Sudbury Star

Sudbury church bells to make statement
The Sudbury Star
Starting Monday, a downtown church will be ringing bells in honour of missing or murdered aboriginal women or girls in Canada. The bell ringing by the Anglican Church of the Epiphany on Larch Street will occur on the hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday ...

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St. Mary's bell to toll for Canada's murdered and missing Aboriginal women - Regina Leader-Post

Posted: 29 May 2015 06:20 PM PDT


Regina Leader-Post

St. Mary's bell to toll for Canada's murdered and missing Aboriginal women
Regina Leader-Post
Beginning May 30 and continuing for the next 22 days, the church bell will ring 51 times. By the end of ... The ringing of the bells will coincide with that event. ... Since she works with young people, she wanted to honour missing and murdered ...

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A challenge to Hamas/Fatah - Intifada Palestine

Posted: 29 May 2015 05:15 PM PDT


A challenge to Hamas/Fatah
Intifada Palestine
It tells of Israel's 40-day military siege of the world's oldest Christian Church, the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, in 2002 — a most shameful episode in the never-ending illegal occupation of Palestine. The authors traced exiled Palestinian ...

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Heights High musicians set their perfect pitch on prestigious colleges: Press Run - cleveland.com

Posted: 29 May 2015 04:49 PM PDT


cleveland.com

Heights High musicians set their perfect pitch on prestigious colleges: Press Run
cleveland.com
"Students in the IMD perform challenging repertoire, performing with the school's orchestras, bands, pit orchestra, jazz ensembles and small chamber groups." ... Ring it in: The River Valley Ringers, an advanced level community handbell ensemble based ...

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Ufford, Cambs

Posted: 29 May 2015 04:00 PM PDT

Bells currently under restoration

Pub landlord at Bush Inn says he's been left "disgusted" at his treatment - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 29 May 2015 09:26 AM PDT


Malvern Gazette

Pub landlord at Bush Inn says he's been left "disgusted" at his treatment
Malvern Gazette
I wouldn't want to drink in any pub that if someone set on me and knocked me out whilst the licensee just stood by and didn't bother ringing emergency services and then denied cctv was working whilst have a beer and watching everyone else deal with the ...

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Festival of flowers in Puddletown - Dorset Echo

Posted: 29 May 2015 06:17 AM PDT


Festival of flowers in Puddletown
Dorset Echo
... together with a display of her needlework and pictures. During the event, there will be a programme of music featuring singers, organists, a pianist and hand bell ringers. Money raised from the event will go towards a new heating system for the church.

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