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Merseybells news feed as published


Ringers present winter solstice to benefit Special Olympics - Cabinet.com

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 06:01 AM PST


Ringers present winter solstice to benefit Special Olympics
Cabinet.com
They were founded by some of the region's most talented ringers in 2000 for the purpose of attending and ringing at the National Directors Seminar of the American Guild of English Hand Bell Ringers. After that event, the Ensemble continued with the ...

Melbourne bell-ringers learning the ropes - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 05:17 AM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne bell-ringers learning the ropes
Sydney Morning Herald
Wheeze up the last of the 53 steep spiral stairs of the bell tower of Melbourne's St Paul's Cathedral on a Sunday evening and you'll encounter a a tight band of men and women in leisurewear. Their faces are pictures of furious concentration, zeroing in ...

Vacation occasions 2015: Bay Space tree lightings, ice rinks and extra - Evening Standard

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 12:44 AM PST


Vacation occasions 2015: Bay Space tree lightings, ice rinks and extra
Evening Standard
Featuring vocal choirs, Asbury Bell Ringers and pipe organ. Punch and homemade cookie reception immediately ... Have your picture taken with Santa Claus in Mountain View Cemetery's Tower Chapel., . O Day, Full of Grace annual Holiday Concert: 4 p.m. ...

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Chamber members are getting into the holiday spirit - Greene County Daily World (blog)

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 07:49 PM PST


Chamber members are getting into the holiday spirit
Greene County Daily World (blog)
Bell Ringers will also be available during the Santa hours to collect cash donations to assist in the Toys for Tots/Clothe-A-Child program. We want to remind everyone that Small Business Saturday is November 28 and we are encouraging you to spend your ...

Village intends to buy Leaning Tower of Niles, spend $550K in repairs - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 03:02 PM PST


Chicago Tribune

Village intends to buy Leaning Tower of Niles, spend $550K in repairs
Chicago Tribune
Vinezeano also said several Italian bells, including one that is 600-years-old, are stationed at the peak of the structure. Hearing the peal of the historic bells reverberate across town is another goal, he said. Trustees also approved a resolution ...

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Sparkman: On song in the Mrs. Revere - Daily Racing Form

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 01:44 PM PST


Daily Racing Form

Sparkman: On song in the Mrs. Revere
Daily Racing Form
Campanologist's full sister Peace Bell is a graded stakes producer in South Africa, and his half-sister Armilla, by Rainbow Quest, has met the same standard in Australia. Dubai Soprano's dam, Ring of Music, by Sadler's Wells, also was unraced, but she ...

Ring those bells - Independentherald.com

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 01:06 PM PST


Independentherald.com

Ring those bells
Independentherald.com
The group played four songs, incuding “Do Lord Remember Me” and “Joy to the World”, for friends and family. This is the second year for the group, according to Joyce Edwards, activities assistant at the center. To read more about the bell ringers, see ...

Phase 1 renovations nearly complete at St. Mary's Catholic Church - Tillsonburg News

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 01:02 PM PST


Tillsonburg News

Phase 1 renovations nearly complete at St. Mary's Catholic Church
Tillsonburg News
Phase 1 included removal of concrete buttresses and extension of the roof, new insulation, and new composite slate shingles, replacement of flat roofing, reinforcement of the tower roof structure, new copper roofing on the bell tower, new gutters ...

Escher, da Vinci: Two masterminds meet at one N.C. museum - Charlotte Observer

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 11:07 AM PST


Escher, da Vinci: Two masterminds meet at one N.C. museum
Charlotte Observer
Steel doesn't think it was done to hide ideas from an unwelcoming Catholic Church, which might simply have held a mirror to the paper to read it. Left-handed Leonardo would've dragged his sleeve through fresh ink if he wrote conventionally, smearing ...

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Historic bell removed from Rochester Congregational Church - Sippican Week

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 10:36 AM PST


Sippican Week

Historic bell removed from Rochester Congregational Church
Sippican Week
Rochester — The bell tower in the First Congregational Church of Rochester is a lot roomier after crews removed the historic 1892 bell from its cradle on Friday morning. The bell, which rings in the tune of D, has been a fixture in the circa 1837 ...

Las tiendas más antiguas de Londres - El Ibérico Gratuito

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 08:54 AM PST


El Ibérico Gratuito

Las tiendas más antiguas de Londres
El Ibérico Gratuito
¿Alguna vez te has preguntado si sería posible comprar un sombrero en la misma tienda que lo hizo el almirante Nelson? No, nos hemos vuelto locos, es posible en alguna de las tiendas más antiguas de Londres, se encuentra una en la que el mismísimo ...

The tower of rice - The Echo News

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 08:03 AM PST


The Echo News

The tower of rice
The Echo News
Actually, it doesn't toll for anyone at Taylor, because the bell tower uses a speaker system. The so-called “bell tower” does not house a single bell. No little man with back problems scuffles around the scaffolding, ringing the bells at every quarter ...

Dominoes latest - Skegness Standard

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 06:04 AM PST


Dominoes latest
Skegness Standard
Division One: Ex Service W 8 Highwayman Rangers 1, Railroad Robbers 7 Seaview Nil 2, Seathorne Arms 7 Seaview Lads 2, Seaview A 4 Ex Service U Watts 5. Division Two: Ex Service Shufflers 3 Railroad XL 6, Finnigans 3 Bell Ringers 6, Liberal C 5 Ex ...

Festive fun and carols at switch-on - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 04:13 AM PST


Festive fun and carols at switch-on
Morpeth Herald
Following a Christmas address by the Rector of Morpeth, Rev Simon White, at 4.50pm, the button to turn on the town centre display will be pressed by retiring town clerk Gillian Turner. There will be festive bell-ringing by the Clock Tower Bell-ringers ...

Community Extra: Calendar - HeraldNet

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 12:02 AM PST


Community Extra: Calendar
HeraldNet
Thanksgiving dinner, Edmonds: Annie's Community Kitchen, a service of Edmonds Lutheran Church, hosts its annual Thanksgiving Feast, 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the church, 23525 84th Ave. W. The program offers free community meals every Wednesday. More info ...

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Day of festive entertainment will lead up to Burnham's lights switch-on - Burnham-On-Sea

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 05:21 PM PST


Burnham-On-Sea

Day of festive entertainment will lead up to Burnham's lights switch-on
Burnham-On-Sea
Brent Knoll Primary School's young singers will be on stage from 1.05pm, followed at 1.25pm by Berrow Hand Bell Ringers. At 2pm, the Coastline Singers will be entertaining the audience. And at 2.30pm Father Christmas will make his official arrival ...

Coming Soon: Saint Mother Teresa? - wnep.com

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 04:45 PM PST


wnep.com

Coming Soon: Saint Mother Teresa?
wnep.com
A lot has changed since then, like the name of this place which is now called Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church, but rumors in Rome may lead to a name change in Mahanoy City. Italian media outlets are reporting Pope Francis plans to make ...

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Bushey, Herts

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Restoration work is now completed

Nether Heyford, Northants

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Treble has broken h/s: at Loughborough for repair

A Choir Without Words - KWQC-TV6

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 02:18 PM PST


KWQC-TV6

A Choir Without Words
KWQC-TV6
The church bell choir is extremely talented. Director Ric Smith emphasizes mechanics with the music. Wrist and rhythm. Teamwork. An attentive ear. The bell ringers listen for the same things. Each with a particular part to play. The choir practices weekly.

Hoffman's Chocolates opens its Winter Wonderland - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 10:41 AM PST


Palm Beach Post (blog)

Hoffman's Chocolates opens its Winter Wonderland
Palm Beach Post (blog)
Holiday bell ringers; magicians; musicians; and talent from local schools, community groups and churches will perform in the new Paul Hoffman Community Corner. Guests are invited to bring blankets to get cozy on the green lawn and revel in the holiday ...

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Clock will be temporarily out of action - Okehampton Times

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 09:40 AM PST


Clock will be temporarily out of action
Okehampton Times
THE clock on the tower of St James' Chapel will be out of action for a week in late November while essential maintenance is carried out to the bell frame. The work is the latest in a series of renovation and maintenance works to be carried out on the ...

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Historic bell placed on historic Winston House - NRToday.com

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 09:06 AM PST


NRToday.com

Historic bell placed on historic Winston House
NRToday.com
The bell itself is about 20 inches tall, but the bell in its bracket is 28 inches tall. The bell was made at the C.S. Bell Company, a bell foundry in Hillsboro. Beverly Browne and Julie Winston spray-painted the bell silver and placed it on top a red ...

Read an excerpt and see the stunning cover of Mary Kubica's Don't You Cry - Entertainment Weekly

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 08:33 AM PST


Entertainment Weekly

Read an excerpt and see the stunning cover of Mary Kubica's Don't You Cry
Entertainment Weekly
Beside me there are rustles of complaint, blind eyes reaching out to reclaim the blanket, an aggravated sigh. Already the taste of last night's alcohol creeps up my insides, ... Time to get ready for church. Esther, with her silvery, soothing voice ...

Poppy concert held in aid of British Legion - Malton and Pickering Mercury

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 08:07 AM PST


Malton and Pickering Mercury

Poppy concert held in aid of British Legion
Malton and Pickering Mercury
The organisers would like to thank all who helped to make the evening possible and hope that as many people as possible are able to visit the textile exhibition which will remain in church for the next two weeks. Proceeds from the event go to the Royal ...

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Holiday events 2015: Bay Area tree lightings, ice rinks and more - San Jose Mercury News

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 08:07 AM PST


Holiday events 2015: Bay Area tree lightings, ice rinks and more
San Jose Mercury News
11-12, Bethel Baptist Church, 3578 Clayton Road. Musical presentation with the Bethel Baptist Choir. Light refreshments. .... 5, Smith Center, Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. Featuring Ohlones Tuba Ensemble, Wind Orchestra, Community Band and ...

Memorial to WWII Lancaster bomber pilot installed at St Breaca Church - Falmouth Packet

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 07:39 AM PST


Falmouth Packet

Memorial to WWII Lancaster bomber pilot installed at St Breaca Church
Falmouth Packet
As well as the pair of communion rails which Trefor made himself, new kneelers were also made by another former churchwarden, Audrey Mercer; new chairs were added, a set of bells and an oil painting of Mary and Jesus which had been donated by artist ...

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: South Shore abounds with Christmas parades and performances - Wicked Local

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 04:39 AM PST


Wicked Local

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: South Shore abounds with Christmas parades and performances
Wicked Local
The Choral Art Society of the South Shore, now in its 57th season, will perform Christmas songs for the whole family in “Jingle Joy,” Dec. 6 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Scituate. The audience will get to sing during the popular carol sing ...

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Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep - gethampshire.co.uk

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 04:22 AM PST


gethampshire.co.uk

Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep
gethampshire.co.uk
enjoy complimentary mulled wine and a mince pie, food and wine tastings, live music from Britain's Got Talent's Bell Ringers, and watch a Christmas BBQ demonstration. Address: Badshot Lea Road, Farnham, GU9 9JX. December 1: Decorate a Woodland ...

Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing November 19 - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 02:10 AM PST


Ludlow Advertiser

Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing November 19
Ludlow Advertiser
BATTLE OF MONTGOMERY – Dr Jonathan Worton was the guest speaker at the October meeting of the South West Shropshire Historical and Archaeological Society in the Church Barn, Bishop's Castle. ... and Standard, the Army Cadet Force and Standard, Women's ...

Reflect on real meaning of Christmas - Portsmouth News

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 11:15 PM PST


Portsmouth News

Reflect on real meaning of Christmas
Portsmouth News
Entertainment will be provided on the Saturday by the Owslebury Hand Bell Ringers from 11am until 12.30pm. The festival will end with an informal worship service at 6.30pm on December 6. At that service, we will be exploring the theme of journey and ...

Hartington Lights Up Christmas — Early - Yankton Daily Press

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 08:55 PM PST


Yankton Daily Press

Hartington Lights Up Christmas — Early
Yankton Daily Press
Candlelight Christmas also will feature bell ringers from 6-6:45 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, a Christmas cookie contest, coloring contest, Hartington-Newcastle Student Council dance and two photography booths. In addition, the "Reindeer Monologues ...

HINGHAM'S YESTERDAYS: George R. Turner's livery stable - Wicked Local Hingham

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 12:57 PM PST


Wicked Local Hingham

HINGHAM'S YESTERDAYS: George R. Turner's livery stable
Wicked Local Hingham
Mr. R. B. Mowry, late of Mexico, and superintendent of the Boston Rope Co., has engaged a house from Mr. Alphonso Cain, at Fort Hill. The Evening School will ... WEST SCHOOL CITY: Our best citizens has the privilege of ringing the bells for a minute's ...

Edmonton arts groups make merry with an overflowing calendar of festive ... - Edmonton Journal

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 09:52 AM PST


Edmonton Journal

Edmonton arts groups make merry with an overflowing calendar of festive ...
Edmonton Journal
Bells of Concordia at McDougall United Church, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, available at the door or by phone at 780-499-0422. Kids under 10 are admitted for free. Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick, ... The many ...

Charlie Daniels: The place I'm most thankful for - Fox News

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 08:53 AM PST


Fox News

Charlie Daniels: The place I'm most thankful for
Fox News
No Eiffel Tower, no Taj Mahal, no Alps, no Andes No native hut, nor royal palace can rival her awesome beauty, her diverse population, her monolithic majesty. Watching the purple shadows deepen in the Arizona desert? Or seen a herd ... Have you ever ...

HERE'S the latest WI and YCA reports from Ryedale. - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 03:41 AM PST


Gazette & Herald

HERE'S the latest WI and YCA reports from Ryedale.
Gazette & Herald
Normanby and Marton - The November meeting was opened by Jean Bell who introduced Anthea Firth who gave a talk and demonstration on willow weaving. Different types of weaving were explained, by showing members examples of what Anthea had made. Members ...

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Couple raise £1500 to celebrate their Diamond Wedding Anniversary - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 03:06 AM PST


Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

Couple raise £1500 to celebrate their Diamond Wedding Anniversary
Kingsbridge Salcombe and South
Harry bell rings at Loddiswell church, and has done for the last 40 years, often going to bell-ringing competitions; the couple recently spent a week in Gloucestershire while Harry was ringing. The held their anniversary celebrations in the same place ...

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Get ready - get set - get shopping - Sierra Star

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 12:31 AM PST


Get ready - get set - get shopping
Sierra Star
I also look forward to getting my boxes of Sees Candies from those charming Catholic ladies - which saves my having to drive to Fresno and also gives the local church some much needed and appreciated revenue. There will be church boutiques in North ...

Rutgers Celebrates 249th Anniversary, Kicking Off Milestone Year - New Brunswick Today

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 12:13 AM PST


New Brunswick Today

Rutgers Celebrates 249th Anniversary, Kicking Off Milestone Year
New Brunswick Today
When the bell-ringing occurred, so did a lot of fanfare from the band, making it hard or impossible to distinguish Old Queens' bell from all the others. The band then marched off towards the Winants Hall side of Old Queens campus. Afterwards, the ...

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