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What about 'I Wanna Get High'? Peace Tower bells to ring out 4/20 playlist - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 09:30 AM PDT


iPolitics.ca (subscription)

What about 'I Wanna Get High'? Peace Tower bells to ring out 4/20 playlist
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
In yet another sign that there's been a notable change of government in Ottawa, the pro-pot protesters gathering on Parliament Hill this afternoon for the annual 4/20 toke-in will be serenaded by peals of stoner music from the Peace Tower. On the same ...

Ugborough to deck church with flowers for launch of bell restoration appeal - Dartmouth-Today

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 09:19 AM PDT


Dartmouth-Today

Ugborough to deck church with flowers for launch of bell restoration appeal
Dartmouth-Today
Bell captain Anthony Lugger, wife Jacqueline and bell restoration secretary Francis Douglas explained the work involved. The cracked bell, weighing nearly a tonne, along with two others will be welded, and all will be retuned. Repairs will be made to ...

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Committee interviews candidates for School District positions - Foster's Daily Democrat

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 08:47 AM PDT


NEWS ROUNDUP: Committee interviews candidates for School District positions
Foster's Daily Democrat
On Friday, April 22, First Church Congregational will be hosting an Earth Day event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be a silent auction, open rehearsal of the bell ringers, and more. Check out full story on page A4 of this week's Rochester Times. The ...

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Balsham, Weston Colville, West Wickham, West Wratting: Bowls, Butcher's shop closure, nature notes - Cambridge News

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 08:01 AM PDT


Balsham, Weston Colville, West Wickham, West Wratting: Bowls, Butcher's shop closure, nature notes
Cambridge News
If there are enough bellringers available, bell ringing will announce the service beforehand. There will of ... As you can see, with four teams out each week in the three leagues, there is ample opportunity for a competitive game. If you have ...

Bells to ring for birthday - West Briton

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 06:16 AM PDT


Bells to ring for birthday
West Briton
CHURCH bells across Cornwall were to ring today (Thursday) to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday. Although official celebrations are being held in June, bellringers said they could not let the milestone occasion pass without marking it. Truro ...

Queen's birthday: Beacon to be lit in Calverley - West Leeds Dispatch (blog)

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 05:32 AM PDT


Queen's birthday: Beacon to be lit in Calverley
West Leeds Dispatch (blog)
A beacon will be lit in Woodhall Hills in Calverley to mark the Queen's 90th birthday. The lighting of the beacon at the minister at 8.30pm will be one of a number of beacons to be lit in Leeds and across the UK and Commonwealth on Thursday, 21 April, ...

'We are preserving the heritage' – Eleven bells set for installation at St Thomas' Church - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 05:10 AM PDT


Warrington Guardian

'We are preserving the heritage' – Eleven bells set for installation at St Thomas' Church
Warrington Guardian
ELEVEN bells in the process of being installed at St Thomas' Church in Stockton Heath will be ready to ring by Christmas. The bells, which are replacing the Crosfield bell dating back to 1883 ... "We are preserving the heritage here – if we did not ...

REVEALED: Bells ring out over Liverpool in five hour world-first - Liverpool Confidential

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 05:10 AM PDT


Liverpool Confidential

REVEALED: Bells ring out over Liverpool in five hour world-first
Liverpool Confidential
A WORLD-record attempt is to be made by bellringers at Britain's largest church, Liverpool Cathedral, this Thursday to mark the 90th birthday of the Queen. The team of seven ringers will bid to set a new record for the world's heaviest peal of bells, a ...

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The Queen at 90: Cambridge gets ready to celebrate - Cambridge News

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 05:03 AM PDT


Cambridge News

The Queen at 90: Cambridge gets ready to celebrate
Cambridge News
Ely market place will host a beacon lighting service at 8pm, and at Burwell, village college pupils and residents will come together for an evening of events from 7.30pm, including church bell ringing and a beacon lighting at 8.30pm. On Sunday, Ely ...

Coming in this week's Ringing World (No.5478)

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 03:51 AM PDT

• Sir Arthur Heywood & the CCCBR

Coffee, cakes and bell ringing on offer at Plymouth church - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 02:04 AM PDT


Coffee, cakes and bell ringing on offer at Plymouth church
Plymouth Herald
Also in the morning from 10am the bell tower of the church will also be open, so aspiring bell ringers (campanologists) are very welcome, say organisers, or anyone who is just curious to know what goes on in a bell chamber can go along to the tower ...

Asparagus festival to kick off in Evesham this weekend - Evesham Journal

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 01:58 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Asparagus festival to kick off in Evesham this weekend
Evesham Journal
Angela Tidmarsh, Wychavon tourism officer, said: "The first asparagus festival started from Abbey Park in Evesham and the bell tower is an iconic building. We are trying to link the asparagus run to something in Evesham so people can enjoy it. "We are ...

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Bell ringers aim for world record on Queen's birthday - Times of India

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 01:26 AM PDT


Times of India

Bell ringers aim for world record on Queen's birthday
Times of India
Although the bells were installed in the cathedral tower in the 1930s, because of World War II they remained silent and were not rung until November 17, 1951. The Queen and Prince Philip arrived on an ocean liner after a tour to Canada, and she came to ...

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Celebration of light for Queen's special day - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 11:59 PM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Celebration of light for Queen's special day
Belfast Telegraph
File photo dated 01/01/1933 of two year old Princess Margaret (seated) with her sister Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) as the Queen turns 90 on the April 21st. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday April 3, 2016. See PA story ROYAL ...

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Bell ringers aim for world record on Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Liverpool Cathedral - The Indian Express

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 11:40 PM PDT


The Indian Express

Bell ringers aim for world record on Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Liverpool Cathedral
The Indian Express
Bell ringers will attempt to set a world record at Britain's largest church, Liverpool Cathedral, on Thursday on Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday. The team of seven ringers will ring the world's heaviest peal of bells, a task that involves ringing the ...
REVEALED: Bells ring out over Liverpool in five hour world-firstLiverpool Confidential

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Ryedale celebrates the Queen's 90th birthday - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 10:19 PM PDT


Gazette & Herald

Ryedale celebrates the Queen's 90th birthday
Gazette & Herald
Pictured at Hutton's Ambo Village Hall are Vince Castleton, left, Alison and Freddie Hewitt and Liz Ellis. They are getting ready for the village's St Georges Day and the Queen's 90th Birthday high tea that will be held on the village green. Picture Davi.

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Concert bids to raise note for bell tower appeal - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 10:19 PM PDT


Gazette & Herald

Concert bids to raise note for bell tower appeal
Gazette & Herald
"As vicar I keep hearing just how much people appreciate the bell tower," she said. "Most wedding couples enjoy the bells ringing as they walk out of church at the end of their service. One funeral family told me their elderly relative had found great ...

Dark Souls 3: Cathedral of the Deep - Find Rosaria - USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 08:34 PM PDT


USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Dark Souls 3: Cathedral of the Deep - Find Rosaria
USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)
This leads to a room with another maggot creature and a Poisonbite Ring collectible on the nearby corpse. Snag the ring, then ... Ahead is an enemy with a flaming spear, and just beyond him up in the bell tower is an archer who shoots fire arrows. If ...

Is Verizon reinventing itself by shedding its legacy business? - Philly.com

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 04:30 PM PDT


Philly.com

Is Verizon reinventing itself by shedding its legacy business?
Philly.com
"We're hanging on," said Margie Butler, 57, of North Philadelphia. She said her Verizon "landline" ... Originally created through the merger of Bell Atlantic in Philadelphia and Nynex in New York, Verizon later added GTE Corp. The telecom company began ...

San Cisco and Jebediah spearhead free WA Day concert - The West Australian - The West Australian

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 04:06 PM PDT


The West Australian

San Cisco and Jebediah spearhead free WA Day concert - The West Australian
The West Australian
San Cisco starred at State of the Art two years ago, getting the big crowd at the Perth Cultural Centre pumping with their cover of Daft Punk's hit Get Lucky. “It's always exciting playing gigs in Perth, because I feel like we don't get to do it that ...

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Carpenter caged over threat to slay maid - Gulf Today

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 01:41 PM PDT


Carpenter caged over threat to slay maid
Gulf Today
On the date of the incident she heard a bell ringing then spotted ES rushing to open the villa's gate. “I caught JS with ES inside my bedroom. “I shouted at them. ES told me I was not to be concerned. JS told me not to tell anyone. He threatened to ...

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Top 5 things to do this week - Foster's Daily Democrat

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 12:51 PM PDT


Top 5 things to do this week
Foster's Daily Democrat
Earth Day at First Church Congregational, featuring a Silent Auction from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with winning bidders announced at 8 p.m. The $4 Meal Deal dinner is 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. At 7 p.m., public is welcome to listen to an open rehearsal of the bell ...

In the Spring … - Liberal Democrat Voice

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 12:33 PM PDT


Liberal Democrat Voice

In the Spring …
Liberal Democrat Voice
So perhaps this Volvo symbolises a political progressive with Conservative twinges, in the same way that Saltaire's Congregational church with its full peal of bells symbolises the wobbling loyalty of Titus Salt (who built the village) to his non ...

Celebrate Earth Day with FCC - Foster's Daily Democrat

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 11:59 AM PDT


Celebrate Earth Day with FCC
Foster's Daily Democrat
Then at 7 p.m., everyone is welcome to listen to an open rehearsal of the church's bell ringers. When they conclude at 8 p.m., the church will start announcing the winning bidders of more than 50 auction items. And though you need not be present to win ...

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'Saved by the Bell' pop-up announces location and ticketing info - Time Out Chicago (blog)

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 09:58 AM PDT


Time Out Chicago (blog)

'Saved by the Bell' pop-up announces location and ticketing info
Time Out Chicago (blog)
For now, you'll be able to get your tickets on the pop-up's website starting Friday, April 22 at 11am. The experience is expected to be fully immersive, just like you're hanging out at the Max. Still want more? Max himself (Ed Alonzo) has put together ...

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Bell ringers aim for world record on Queen's birthday - New Kerala

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 09:54 AM PDT


Bell ringers aim for world record on Queen's birthday
New Kerala
London, April 19 : Bell ringers will attempt to set a world record at Britain's largest church, Liverpool Cathedral, on Thursday on Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday. The team of seven ringers will ring the world's heaviest peal of bells, a task that ...

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Netflix grows global subscriptions, but shares take a tumble - StreamDaily

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 09:37 AM PDT


StreamDaily

Netflix grows global subscriptions, but shares take a tumble
StreamDaily
By the closing bell Friday, April 15, Netflix shares were priced at $111.80. On Monday, the company's shares shot down to $106.83 (by 2 p.m. ... Hulu remains U.S.-only, while Amazon Prime Video operates in the U.S., U.K., Austria, Germany and Japan ...

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Bell ringers aim for world record with peal to mark Queen's 90th birthday - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 08:53 AM PDT


Bell ringers aim for world record with peal to mark Queen's 90th birthday
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
LONDON, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Bell ringers will attempt to make a world record at Britain's largest church, Liverpool Cathedral, on Thursday on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday. The team of seven ringers will ring the world's heaviest ...

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First World War soldier from Milborne Port to be commemorated by bell-ringers - Western Gazette

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 08:19 AM PDT


First World War soldier from Milborne Port to be commemorated by bell-ringers
Western Gazette
The bells will ring at 6pm on Tuesday, April 26 at the Church of St John the Evangelist, for George Bewsey Dyke, the eldest son of Mr and Mrs George Dyke of Sunnyside (now known as Moonfleet) in Milborne Port. The honour peal is among a series of ...

Skipton, North Yorkshire, England - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 06:54 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Skipton, North Yorkshire, England
Telegraph.co.uk
... and a stone's throw from the town's Little Venice-style narrow boat community. Skipton Castle, built in 1090, is a four-minute walk away, and if we've docked a point, it's only because the nearby Holy Trinity Church's bells peal so loudly on a ...

Turret on St. Marks to come down - Coldwater Daily Reporter

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 06:32 AM PDT


Coldwater Daily Reporter

Turret on St. Marks to come down
Coldwater Daily Reporter
The bell in the tower was made by the Meneely Bell Foundry and is inscribed, “Given by the children of the Sunday School. 1888.” The church was also approved for a hand painted wooden sign on the gable of the Nearly New Shop off Hudson Street.

Asbury renovations underway - The Star Democrat

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 03:40 AM PDT


The Star Democrat

Asbury renovations underway
The Star Democrat
... restoration showcased this Thursday. Project foreman Mat Warrington, left, and Nic Carroll, both of Yerkes Construction of Chestertown, have been on the job for about three weeks, working on the first phase of the historic Asbury United Methodist ...

Bell-ringers of Sherborne Abbey recreate pose from recently discovered 1903 photo - Western Gazette

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 03:23 AM PDT


Bell-ringers of Sherborne Abbey recreate pose from recently discovered 1903 photo
Western Gazette
THE BELL-RINGERS of Sherborne Abbey have discovered a photo of the bell-ringers in 1903 and have recreated the pose from the photo in the present day. The re-enactment was photographed on Easter Day of this year after the 1903 photo was discovered ...

Lighting a beacon for the Queen in Ross-on-Wye - Ross Gazette

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 02:08 AM PDT


Ross Gazette

Lighting a beacon for the Queen in Ross-on-Wye
Ross Gazette
... in Wye Street and hopefully many miles around. The evening will be preceded by a quarter peal from the St Mary's Church bellringers at 6.30pm. The actual lighting of the beacon will be at 8.00pm and the bells will ring out again once the beacon is ...

Holme Pierrepont and The First World War - West Bridgford Wire

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 12:56 AM PDT


West Bridgford Wire

Holme Pierrepont and The First World War
West Bridgford Wire
In 2014, Holme Pierrepont parish joined in the national WWI centenary commemorations. Cynthia Stacey ... There was a tradition among some families of walking down to St Edmund's church for evensong; choir members and bell ringers also came from ...

Pictures Of The Day: Tuesday 19th April - Huffington Post UK

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 12:53 AM PDT


Huffington Post UK

Pictures Of The Day: Tuesday 19th April
Huffington Post UK
As the bells of St. Peter's church chime six o'clock, the bonfire below the “Boeoegg” is set alight and mounted guildsmen gallop around the pyre to the tune of the Sechselaeuten March. The faster the head of the “Boeoegg”, the symbol of winter, catches ...

Harpathon to remember local musician and raise Eisteddfod funds - Abergavenny Chronicle

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 12:09 AM PDT


Abergavenny Chronicle

Harpathon to remember local musician and raise Eisteddfod funds
Abergavenny Chronicle
Revd John Collier, Vicar of Llanover, said, “This event is the result of a number of people being interested in recognising John Jones, who was harpist to Sir Benjamin Hall, Lady Llanover's husband. He is remembered for playing the harp for Queen ...

Nostalgia: The old, poor and destitute - Scarborough Today

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 12:03 AM

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