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@Kady: A user's guide to our wondrous Parliament! - Ottawa Citizen

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 04:25 AM PST


Ottawa Citizen

@Kady: A user's guide to our wondrous Parliament!
Ottawa Citizen
Depending on how they proceed, that can lead to a flurry of unscheduled votes — each of which requires a 30-minute bell break to ensure members can make it back to the Chamber in time to vote, which can end up causing havoc to the government's hoped ...

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas parades and performances abound - Wicked Local

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 04:09 AM PST


Wicked Local

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: Christmas parades and performances abound
Wicked Local
There are plenty of fun choices close to home for celebrating the spirit of the season, including four locally produced “Nutcracker” shows, parades, fairs, tree-lightings, Polar Express-themed train rides, pops concerts and Christmas song and stage ...

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Ringing out £100k appeal for Newnham bells work - Gloucester Citizen

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 02:23 AM PST


Gloucester Citizen

Ringing out £100k appeal for Newnham bells work
Gloucester Citizen
The bells were put in the tower in 1894 and haven't been refurbished since. He added: "We want to safeguard bell ringing for another 100 years. "We want to replace all the fittings and put in modern ones, reduce the weight of the bells and put in a new ...

Community Extra: Calendar, Nov. 27-Dec. 5, 2015 - HeraldNet

Posted: 28 Nov 2015 12:14 AM PST


Community Extra: Calendar, Nov. 27-Dec. 5, 2015
HeraldNet
W, and features a concert by Mountlake Terrace Elementary and Terrace Park Elementary students, a visit from Santa and the traditional lighting of the “tree,” a frame with over 1,800 lights atop the water tower. Donations accepted for the Michelle ...

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Religion events from around the Washington area - Washington Post

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 08:45 PM PST


Religion events from around the Washington area
Washington Post
Saturdays, 12:30 p.m.: Weekly carillon recital of music for the season of Advent performed by Edward M. Nassor. Washington .... A docent will lead a tour of the cathedral, its history, architecture and art, capped by a traditional English tea and a ...

A new holiday tradition: The story behind Carillon's Tree of Light - MyDaytonDailyNews

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 08:42 PM PST


A new holiday tradition: The story behind Carillon's Tree of Light
MyDaytonDailyNews
Picture this: You're driving along Interstate 75 in downtown Dayton after dark. Your eyes immediately are drawn to the Deeds Carillon off in the distance. The beloved bell tower — one of Dayton's best-known landmarks and the largest carillon in Ohio ...

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Terry Mackin: How not to be holiday weird - Belleville News-Democrat

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 07:13 PM PST


Belleville News-Democrat

Terry Mackin: How not to be holiday weird
Belleville News-Democrat
I'll give a little extra to the bell ringers outside stores, or the homeless along the highways. It's the season to give, right? ▫ I hope I don't wear a dark sweater on the day that someone brings in those irresistible cookie balls smothered in white ...

Chicago Black Friday Protesters Briefly Shut Down Stores, Barricade And Shove ... - Daily Caller

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 06:49 PM PST


Daily Caller

Chicago Black Friday Protesters Briefly Shut Down Stores, Barricade And Shove ...
Daily Caller
“Justice for Laquan. Which side are you on?” was still one more. At Chicago's Water Tower Place mall, near the north end of the Magnificent Mile, protesters formed a human chain in front of some entrances, hemming in the Salvation Army bell ringer.

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Falling in love with Cabatuan Church - Sun.Star

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 06:09 PM PST


Falling in love with Cabatuan Church
Sun.Star
Yet, a consolation for the purists of heritage conservation is that majority of the original lay-out and walls were retained; the bats I saw roosting must be the grandchildren of the grandchildren of the grandchildren of the pioneers. ... off a soft ...

Steele County looking to restore clocks at the courthouse - Southernminn.com

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 05:10 PM PST


Southernminn.com

Steele County looking to restore clocks at the courthouse
Southernminn.com
That's because in the spring, Holthus was notified by Stan Christoph, president of Christoph Paccard and Bell Foundry, about the clocks' conditions. “We have glass issues, wood rot, and the hands don't keep time,” Holthus said. “It's starting to show ...

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Local companies fix old church bells - Lancaster Eagle Gazette

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 04:28 PM PST


Lancaster Eagle Gazette

Local companies fix old church bells
Lancaster Eagle Gazette
But what we have to do is generally pretty simple. We've got a good game plan. ... He said he'd like to ring the bells three times on Sundays and for weddings and other special occasions once they are back in the bell tower. "I'm not sure what the ...

Brinkley, Cambs

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

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Great Gaddesden, Herts

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

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Kimpton, Herts

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Little Gaddesden, Herts

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Offley, Herts

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Holiday happenings in and around Lincoln - Lincoln Journal Star

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 01:02 PM PST


Lincoln Journal Star

Holiday happenings in and around Lincoln
Lincoln Journal Star
Advent/Christmas concert, 2 p.m. Nov. 29 -- Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Dr. Concert will feature the River City Ringers Handbell Choir from Omaha, Eastridge Presbyterian Church's Chancel and Bell choirs, Eastmont Towers' Choir, and a ...

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(No heading) ... - Pittsburg Morning Sun

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 12:19 PM PST


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Pittsburg Morning Sun
Area church handbell choirs, and the Bells of the Balkans will be presenting a concert of Christmas music at 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Pittsburg. Monday, Nov. 30. TOPS 0599. TOPS 0599 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Monday at St.

The Story Behind 'Alice's Restaurant' —the 50-Year-Old Song that Is Forever Young - AlterNet

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 10:46 AM PST


AlterNet

The Story Behind 'Alice's Restaurant' —the 50-Year-Old Song that Is Forever Young
AlterNet
When they returned to Stockbridge the church was still, architecturally speaking, a church -- one huge open space, with a ceiling 30-feet above it, where the pews had been, and a 70-foot-tall bell tower that could only be accessed by climbing a tall ...

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Hail to the Victory Bell, one of Ohio State's oldest and best traditions - Land-Grant Holy Land

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 09:35 AM PST


Land-Grant Holy Land

Hail to the Victory Bell, one of Ohio State's oldest and best traditions
Land-Grant Holy Land
The path to the bell tower is constructed of a series of afterthoughts, from the elevator stop (which opens up into a room where spare gymnastics equipment is housed), to the staircase (through a door, one grabs a handrail that hasn't gotten a fresh ...

Kady: A user's guide to our wondrous Parliament - Ottawa Citizen

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 09:29 AM PST


Ottawa Citizen

Kady: A user's guide to our wondrous Parliament
Ottawa Citizen
... your stroll has its very own soundtrack — courtesy of the Peace Tower carillon. Savour this one while it lasts, because when the long-awaited Centre Block renovations begin in the next few years, it could be years before the parliamentary bells ...

Sovereignty: Delights and Dangers - Huffington Post

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 09:23 AM PST


Sovereignty: Delights and Dangers
Huffington Post
Is the Jerusalem of today, in which one can stand in one spot and hear the trumpeting of rams' horns, and muezzins' calls to prayer, and the pealing of church bells, all at once, an unfortunate reality -- or might it be instead the way God likes to ...

Return of historic bell rings in new era for Ballard Church of Christ - MLive.com

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 09:04 AM PST


MLive.com

Return of historic bell rings in new era for Ballard Church of Christ
MLive.com
22, the congregation of the Ballard Church of Christ rededicated the bell and its new tower and once again the bell can be rung to signal a pending worship service and other joyful or solemn occasions. The bell had stood atop the church building since ...

Fufanu - 'Few More Days To Go' - NME.com

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 07:58 AM PST


NME.com

Fufanu - 'Few More Days To Go'
NME.com
the sonics a vibrant, electronically-driven clash of clattering drums and church bell-esque peals. Fufanu fully embrace their digital side – indeed, they began life as a punked-up techno twosome – and make it chime with the bassy, rigid throb of ...

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Pot of the Week: The Bell Ringer's Jug of St Giles Church, Newcastle-under-Lyme - Culture24

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 07:17 AM PST


Culture24

Pot of the Week: The Bell Ringer's Jug of St Giles Church, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Culture24
Traditionally, the Mayor provided the ale from the Three Tuns pub, situated close to the church. It is recorded that in 1825 the bell ringers drank 150 litres of beer at the Mayor's expense. The Mayor continued to pay for the bell ringers' ale until ...

Buyers chase Quay apartments as `expressions of interest' mark 85 per cent of ... - Domain News

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 05:38 AM PST


Domain News

Buyers chase Quay apartments as `expressions of interest' mark 85 per cent of ...
Domain News
The 379-apartment project, which also includes the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, offers luxury waterfront living set across two towers near the Bell Tower. Interest has been strong in the lead-up to this weekend's official sales launch, says PRDnationwide ...

Holiday events bring joy, music - The News-Press

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 05:04 AM PST


The News-Press

Holiday events bring joy, music
The News-Press
Here is a sampling of where to ring in the holiday throughout Southwest Florida: *Holiday Nights Kickoff 40th anniversary celebration of Holiday Nights. ... You'll hear hits from the '50s and '60s along with traditional holiday songs you know and love ...

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What's happening for the holidays in Central Jersey - MyCentralJersey.com

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 03:25 AM PST


MyCentralJersey.com

What's happening for the holidays in Central Jersey
MyCentralJersey.com
Young children are welcome to bring sleigh bells to the concert and, as is tradition with the Whitehouse Wind Symphony, join in the performance of Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride.” The concert in Flemington is presented by the Mediatech Foundation and ...

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Christmas events round up: November 27 – December 4 - Leamington Observer

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 02:32 AM PST


Leamington Observer

Christmas events round up: November 27 – December 4
Leamington Observer
Touch FM will be on stage by the clock tower on Warwick Road from 5pm with a host of giveaways and games before the 7pm switch-on. And Old Town will be hosting its own switch-on event on High Street the following week. Kenilworth mayor Michael Coker ...

Review: Microbiologists from Europe discuss keeping medicines safe (Includes ... - Digital Journal

Posted: 27 Nov 2015 01:36 AM PST


Digital Journal

Review: Microbiologists from Europe discuss keeping medicines safe (Includes ...
Digital Journal
The venue for this year's event was at the Nottingham Belfry, a few miles away from Nottingham's gridlocked roads. The hotel has good conference facilities, although the any type of tower containing a bell was conspicuous by its absence ("belfry ...

Letters on foster children, refugees, GOP fearmongering - Wichita Eagle

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:06 PM PST


Letters on foster children, refugees, GOP fearmongering
Wichita Eagle
We donate to the Red Cross, the United Way and church organizations, or drop money in the bell ringers' little red pots. We assist when fire, wind or ocean waves destroy homes here and abroad. If we were to take in 10,000 refugees, and divide them ...

Benjie Goodhart relishes the bygone elegance of the Orient Express. Plus, a ... - Saga Health News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:26 AM PST


Benjie Goodhart relishes the bygone elegance of the Orient Express. Plus, a ...
Saga Health News
He was a conscientious, church-going boy with a spotless record. The police are at a loss ... If the name rings a bell, that's because there were brutal riots there 30 years ago, when a policeman was hacked to death with a machete. More recently, there ...

Handbells to Ring at Nichols Museum Holiday House Tour - Beacon Hill Times

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:24 AM PST


Handbells to Ring at Nichols Museum Holiday House Tour
Beacon Hill Times
Change ringing, developed in England in the 17th century, involves the ringing of the large tuned bells in church towers through series of sequences determined by mathematical principles. Dr. Nichols helped revitalize this lost art in and well beyond ...

St John's Church gearing up for Christmas Festival - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 10:17 AM PST


Swindon Advertiser

St John's Church gearing up for Christmas Festival
Swindon Advertiser
Along with traditional carols there will be performances from local community choirs, school choirs, Nepalese singers and even performances from bell ringers to ensure the Christmas season is brought in in festive style. Lending her vocal talents to ...

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Harrogate MP welcomes news of objections to extended parking fees - Harrogate Advertiser

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 09:04 AM PST


Harrogate Advertiser

Harrogate MP welcomes news of objections to extended parking fees
Harrogate Advertiser
Plans to introduce parking charges on Sundays and extend daytime parking rates until 7pm have been shot down by councillors. Dozens of residents turned out at North Yorkshire County Councils (NYCC) Harrogate Area Committee meeting last Thursday ...

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Mary Ann Evans Hospice heralds in festive season - Nuneaton News

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 04:22 AM PST


Nuneaton News

Mary Ann Evans Hospice heralds in festive season
Nuneaton News
Copy link to paste in your message. HO, HO, HO... youngsters get to meet Santa in his grotto. SHARE PICTURE. Copy link to paste in your message. FESTIVE SOUNDTRACK... members of Fillongley Hand Bell Ringers in action at the palliative care charity ...

Bell ringing once again after former Cam school is converted into a house - Gazette Series

Posted: 26 Nov 2015 03:45 AM PST


Gazette Series

Bell ringing once again after former Cam school is converted into a house
Gazette Series
Described in old schools logs by a former headmistress as a “useful” tool, the bell can now once again be heard in the village. Work to repair the bell took Tony about a day to complete and a replacement bell rope, which used to be used in a church ...

St Patrick's chimes with 'a peal' for bell ringers - Coleraine Times

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 11:31 PM PST


Coleraine Times

St Patrick's chimes with 'a peal' for bell ringers
Coleraine Times
Today the same eight bells hang in a square tower at the west end of the church. Climbing up the tight, steep staircase into the Bell Ringers room, I was met and welcomed by the Coleraine ringers, Trevor McCandless, Brian Hume, Karen Smyth, Claire ...

Chamber plans 'Hometown Christmas' - Akron Hometowner

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 10:23 PM PST


Chamber plans 'Hometown Christmas'
Akron Hometowner
Some will be live displays such as a living nativity at New Horizons United Church of Christ; a military campsite at Dirks Hardware; and Girl Scouts decorating a Christmas tree at Akron Pizza Ranch. Akron Chiropractic Center will be playing Christmas ...

Come see 'Elf,' the Contemporary Nutcracker, Warren Miller's 'Chasing Shadows ... - The Elkhart Truth

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 09:02 PM PST


Come see 'Elf,' the Contemporary Nutcracker, Warren Miller's 'Chasing Shadows ...
The Elkhart Truth
ELKHART MUNICIPAL BAND FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT: The Elkhart Municipal Band presents a free concert for all ages including “Tuba Christmas” and the annual tradition of the Jubilee Bell Ringers prior to the start of the concert; 2:30 p.m. Dec.

Czech it out on foot - AsiaOne

Posted: 25 Nov 2015 07:33 PM PST


AsiaOne

Czech it out on foot
AsiaOne
When the apostles finish their journey, the golden cockerel at the top crows and quivers its wings, the bell rings and the clock chimes the hour. I reached the square
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