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How to Have an Eco-Friendly City Break in Europe - Huffington Post UK

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 10:13 AM PDT


Huffington Post UK

How to Have an Eco-Friendly City Break in Europe
Huffington Post UK
There's no getting around it: aeroplanes suck for the environment. And when the sun's out and you're dreaming of a city break someplace fancy, it's pretty tempting just to shrug your shoulders, accept you'll feel a tad guilty, and book a flight to ...

Take pride in Sheffield's heritage at free open days - The Star

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 09:35 AM PDT


The Star

Take pride in Sheffield's heritage at free open days
The Star
“Whereas things like the Town Hall and the Cathedral are always open, this is putting on things that aren't normally seen,” said Liz. “So the ... And some of the city's few remaining bell towers will co-ordinate for a joint bell ringing performance ...

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Listen to Maria Callas' vocal range in just 90 seconds (it's huge) - Classic FM

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 07:24 AM PDT


Classic FM

Listen to Maria Callas' vocal range in just 90 seconds (it's huge)
Classic FM
So let's just digest that, shall we? A low F sharp, warm and resonant, all the way up to a high E in Lakmé that sounds like the peal of a (very high) church bell. Listen to Pavarotti's incredible vocal range. What's remarkable is that the tone doesn't ...

Volunteer for Rockland Cultural Council - Wicked Local Rockland

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 05:56 AM PDT


Volunteer for Rockland Cultural Council
Wicked Local Rockland
... awarded by the council have included the recently completed Satuit Band Concert on the library lawn, the Meet John Adams and the Lizzie Borden Affair at the Rockland Senior Center, and Joyful Voices and Bell Ringers at the First Congregational Church.

Prince Harry regrets not talking sooner about Diana's death - AOL News

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 03:01 AM PDT


AOL News

Prince Harry regrets not talking sooner about Diana's death
AOL News
LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry has spoken about how he regrets not talking sooner about the impact of the death of his mother, Princess Diana. Diana died in a car crash in Paris in 1997, when Harry was 12 and his brother Prince ...
Prince Harry 'regrets not speaking about Princess Diana's death'BBC News
Prince Harry 'regrets not speaking about Princess Diana's death'BBC News

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10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC starts - Baltimore Sun

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 03:01 AM PDT


Baltimore Sun

10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC starts
Baltimore Sun
What's known now as the Liberty Bell was in the tower above the Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall) back when the Continental Congress was drafting the Declaration of Independence there. Its role in the Revolution isn't clear, but it did ...

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VIDEO: Middleport Pottery hosts 300th birthday celebrations for canal pioneer James Brindley - Stoke Sentinel

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 01:32 AM PDT


Stoke Sentinel

VIDEO: Middleport Pottery hosts 300th birthday celebrations for canal pioneer James Brindley
Stoke Sentinel
Middleport Pottery hosted the 'Bells for Brindley' event on Saturday, which also marked the 250th anniversary of the start of the Trent and Mersey Canal. Brindley, who lived in Leek for much of his life, was the brains behind the canal system in ...

Behemoth bell piano tours through Ottawa on transport truck - MetroNews Canada

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 04:17 PM PDT


MetroNews Canada

Behemoth bell piano tours through Ottawa on transport truck
MetroNews Canada
... who also teaches the carillon in conjunction with Carleton University. “They just think it's a recording coming out of the tower. We're quite anonymous because we're up in a tower playing a stationary instrument. This instrument is much – in scale ...

Poplar, Cubitt Town, Gr London

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Presence of simulator noted

Ryde, Swanmore, IoW

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info added

Blandford cupola project -ceremony to celebrate completion - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 12:28 PM PDT


Blandford cupola project -ceremony to celebrate completion
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Completion of the restoration of the iconic cupola and tower of Blandford Parish Church was celebrated on Thursday by a ceremony at the top of the tower which is now waiting only for the return of its regilded weathervane after being returned to its ...

Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton: NYT - AOL News

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 11:02 AM PDT


AOL News

Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton: NYT
AOL News
WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime time address at the Democratic convention, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Citing Bloomberg's adviser Howard Wolfson, ...
Dismayed by Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg Will Endorse Hillary ClintonNew York Times
The Risk I Will Not Take - Bloomberg ViewBloomberg

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10 Things You May Not Know About Philadelphia - KSTP.com

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 10:07 AM PDT


KSTP.com

10 Things You May Not Know About Philadelphia
KSTP.com
What's known now as the Liberty Bell was in the tower above the Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall) back when the Continental Congress was drafting the Declaration of Independence there. Its role in the Revolution isn't clear, but it did ...

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Learn the ropes at bell ringing in Redditch - Redditch Standard

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 08:09 AM PDT


Redditch Standard

Learn the ropes at bell ringing in Redditch
Redditch Standard
The tradition of change ringing is a unique form of music which has its roots in England. Instead of 'tunes' the bells ring in orderly sequences that the ringers learn as patterns and then ring from memory. To take part in the challenge, from September ...

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Learn the ropes at bell ringing in Redditch | Redditch Standard - Redditch Standard

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 08:09 AM PDT


Redditch Standard

Learn the ropes at bell ringing in Redditch | Redditch Standard
Redditch Standard
CHURCHES and cathedrals across Hereford and Worcester, including those in Redditch, are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the ...

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Church promotes the art of bell ringing - Teignmouth Post - Teignmouth Post

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 04:58 AM PDT


Church promotes the art of bell ringing - Teignmouth Post
Teignmouth Post
ST MICHAEL'S Church on Teignmouth seafront is one of many churches and cathedrals across Devon that will be promoting the 400-year-old tradition of ...

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Church promotes the art of bell ringing - Teignmouth Post

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 04:58 AM PDT


Church promotes the art of bell ringing
Teignmouth Post
ST MICHAEL'S Church on Teignmouth seafront is one of many churches and cathedrals across Devon that will be promoting the 400-year-old tradition of English-style bell ringing, as part of Heritage Open Days in September. English Heritage is encouraging ...

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Sussex County Lost, July 24: Sussex County Sesquicentennial, 1903 - New Jersey Herald

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 02:38 AM PDT


New Jersey Herald

Sussex County Lost, July 24: Sussex County Sesquicentennial, 1903
New Jersey Herald
This was followed by the ringing of church bells throughout the town. By seven o'clock, spectators started streaming in from around the county, as well as from Warren, Morris, and Passaic counties, using many means of vehicles and horseback. Visitors ...

Traveling exhibit, artifacts, bell ring in new season - Plattsburgh Press Republican

Posted: 24 Jul 2016 12:09 AM PDT


Plattsburgh Press Republican

Traveling exhibit, artifacts, bell ring in new season
Plattsburgh Press Republican
A black bell peals throughout the day at the museum's entrance. “This is an idea I had from the very ... When Henry was arrested by the U.S. Marshals, all of the church bells rang as a signal that someone needed help. “They rescued him,” Papson said.

Bell Tower Challenge to hit Selby - 104.7 Minster FM

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 10:06 PM PDT


104.7 Minster FM

Bell Tower Challenge to hit Selby
104.7 Minster FM
Churches and cathedrals across the York region are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the 400-year old tradition of English-style bell ringing as part of Heritage Open Days Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 September. The call to the ...

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Minster FM - News - Bell Tower Challenge to hit Selby - 104.7 Minster FM

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 10:06 PM PDT


104.7 Minster FM

Minster FM - News - Bell Tower Challenge to hit Selby
104.7 Minster FM
Churches and cathedrals across the York region are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the 400-year old tradition of English-style bell ...

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Erie County real estate transactions - Buffalo News

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 09:01 PM PDT


Erie County real estate transactions
Buffalo News
357 Bernhardt Drive, Todd J. Ring to Adam G. Skonieczki; Shayna B. Skonieczki, $142,200. • 82 Bucyrus Drive, Michael A. Palmieri; ... 184 Pine St., Diane J. Bell; Joseph H. Bell to Steven A. Davis, $320,000. • 1202 Grover Road, Debra L. Walker; Keith R ...

Whitnash church needs urgent repairs - Leamington Observer

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 06:12 AM PDT


Whitnash church needs urgent repairs
Leamington Observer
The grant – from the government-funded Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund – will enable the tower roof of teh grade II-listed church to be renewed to prevent damage to the roof structure and bell frame below. Work will also be done to rebuild ...

The bells, the bells: Chloe Glover learns the ropes with Mirfield Parish Church bell ringers - Huddersfield Examiner

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 03:04 AM PDT


Huddersfield Examiner

The bells, the bells: Chloe Glover learns the ropes with Mirfield Parish Church bell ringers
Huddersfield Examiner
“We need 10 people to ring a full peel of all the bells,” said Ian. “We have around nine ... bell ringing”, said Ian. “We practice for one hour and when we do events we can ring for half an hour before and then three quarters afterwards. ... Rachel ...

Upland Chronicles: Jimmie Turner was a fixture on Court Avenue for 56 years - The Mountain Press

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 01:18 AM PDT


The Mountain Press

Upland Chronicles: Jimmie Turner was a fixture on Court Avenue for 56 years
The Mountain Press
His mother always told him that the church bells were ringing when he came into the world that Sunday morning. He was one of a ... Turner had persistently encouraged the author to write a column about the rich heritage of Sevier County. The Honorable ...

Bid to ring in the changes at St David's Cathedral - County Echo

Posted: 23 Jul 2016 12:02 AM PDT


County Echo

Bid to ring in the changes at St David's Cathedral
County Echo
The bells hang in the tower of the 13th-century gatehouse, Porth-y-Twr, overlooking the cathedral and the Thirty-Nine Steps. The group have a ring of ten bells, eight of which were cast in 1928 by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. The last two ...

Church listing - Market Rasen Mail - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 02:46 PM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Church listing - Market Rasen Mail
Market Rasen Mail
10am Communion with Children's Church and Young People's Group at Market Rasen; 11.45am Baptism at Market Rasen; 6.30pm Festal Evensong with Pimms ...

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Zinefest, Mount Rainier Choir Festival, Stained glass exhibit ... - Washington Post

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 01:38 PM PDT


Zinefest, Mount Rainier Choir Festival, Stained glass exhibit ...
Washington Post
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon: For children from 18 months to 5 years. St. Paul's Explorers Summer Camp continues on a week-to-week basis through Aug.

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Green dreams for Christchurch's red zone - The Press

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 10:03 AM PDT


The Press

Green dreams for Christchurch's red zone
The Press
Canterbury University environmental hazards expert David Bell stresses what everyone should already know. The suburbs of the lower Avon are naturally a dynamic landscape – a near sea-level mud flat formed only during the past few thousand years.

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GALLERY: A panoramic view of the city from the top of a church tower - This is Local London

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 08:32 AM PDT


This is Local London

GALLERY: A panoramic view of the city from the top of a church tower
This is Local London
I went to that church a few times over the years, the regulars were very unwelcoming, especially the bell ringers who thought they owned the place. Some old boys in ridiculous pony tails very unfriendly. During some services when I tried to offer a ...

Tug or war over Athy church bell - Kildare Nationalist

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 07:30 AM PDT


Kildare Nationalist

Tug or war over Athy church bell
Kildare Nationalist
The council said the bell tower is a listed building and the removal of any part would have required planning permission and consultationand they want this piece of local heritage back in its rightful place. After months of uncertaintity it has now ...

Bellringers appeal - Petersfield Today

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 05:13 AM PDT


Bellringers appeal
Petersfield Today
... they are working again now, and people willing to learn the ropes, as well as experienced ringers, are needed. There is no age restriction with children welcome too. For more information, call the churches' tower captain Darren Woodyer on 07718 059071.

Worcestershire bell towers needed for new challenge - Worcester News

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 05:08 AM PDT


Worcestershire bell towers needed for new challenge
Worcester News
THE ancient tradition of English-style bell ringing is being revived through a new challenge being held across Worcestershire. It is hoped the initiative, Challenge 500, will breath life into the 400-year-old tradition, as part of the Heritage Open ...

NOSTALGIA: Bellringer and war hero remembered at his church - Eastbourne Herald

Posted: 22 Jul 2016 02:38 AM PDT


Eastbourne Herald

NOSTALGIA: Bellringer and war hero remembered at his church
Eastbourne Herald
While the whole world was remembering the horrors and heroism of the forces in the Battle of the Somme, St Mary's bells were rung in a quarter peal of “Cambridge Minor” by Alan and Christine Baldock, Pauline Kennard, Sandra Titherley and Frances and ...

Expat life, a foot in two worlds - swissinfo.ch

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 11:09 PM PDT


swissinfo.ch

Expat life, a foot in two worlds
swissinfo.ch
UK-born Maggie Gerber rings the bells of Wengen's English Church and then stands ready to welcome all who come through the open door. As church warden for the past 20 years – one of her many local hats – she extends a ready smile, a firm handshake, ...

Patriarch Kirill: 'Live in Peace! It is my address to both Orthodox ... - Realnoe vremya

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 11:07 PM PDT


Realnoe vremya

Patriarch Kirill: 'Live in Peace! It is my address to both Orthodox ...
Realnoe vremya
The visit of Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill to the Tatarstan metropolis began half an hour before midday. President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, ...

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Episcopal churches to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 07:51 PM PDT


Episcopal churches to ring bells on Wednesday in remembrance
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Carilloneur Marcia Piermattei will ring the carillon bells as a call to prayer and a call to action. As the bells toll, participants will ... Any interested bell ringers or other participants are welcome to join in the effort at All Saints church. For ...

Browsing the Arts: July 22 through July 28 - cleveland.com

Posted: 21 Jul 2016 04:17 PM PDT

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