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Sombre funeral for colourful Earl of St Germans - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 11:17 AM PDT


Plymouth Herald

Sombre funeral for colourful Earl of St Germans
Plymouth Herald
The Bohemian Perry Eliot might have been surprised to see so much black. His was a life was lived in full colour. The 10th Earl of St Germans was buried yesterday on his beloved Port Eliot estate after an emotional funeral service at St Germans Priory ...

Hull's Holy Trinity Church: 'Our bells will play your requests' - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 09:15 AM PDT


Hull's Holy Trinity Church: 'Our bells will play your requests'
Hull Daily Mail
Having recently used the carillon to pay tribute to late music legend Prince by sounding Purple Rain across the city, director of music Mark Keith wants to play popular songs more often, especially for funeral services and weddings. The commission fee ...

Old church in Lakota, North Dakota, becomes new sanctuary - Grand Forks Herald

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 09:15 AM PDT


Grand Forks Herald

Old church in Lakota, North Dakota, becomes new sanctuary
Grand Forks Herald
He also has acted as a consultant when it came to restoring other buildings, including the St. John's Block in Grand Forks, the Powers Hotel in Fargo and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Casselton, N.D., which serves as the Casselton Heritage Center.

Bed & Breakfast SintNik - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 08:30 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Bed & Breakfast SintNik
Telegraph.co.uk
This means that it is unusually quiet (the bells in the Belfry are switched off at night). The central historic squares, the Markt and the ... Rooftop has views over the rooftops to all the towers and spires of Bruges. All rooms have a television ...

Father Rose, Baltimore native, remembered as 'great man,' priest - The Catholic Review

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 06:54 AM PDT


Father Rose, Baltimore native, remembered as 'great man,' priest
The Catholic Review
Father Alphonse G. Rose, a Baltimore native who led St. Margaret Parish in Bel Air and then the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland, is being remembered for his bravery, compassion, intellect and service to the church. Father Rose died July 22 at ...

The Catholic Review > World News > Father Rose, Baltimore native ... - The Catholic Review

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 06:44 AM PDT


The Catholic Review > World News > Father Rose, Baltimore native ...
The Catholic Review
Father Alphonse G. Rose, a Baltimore native who led St. Margaret Parish in Bel Air and then the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland, is being ...

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Dedication service to celebrate success of church bell project - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 05:55 AM PDT


Cotswold Journal

Dedication service to celebrate success of church bell project
Cotswold Journal
Whitechapel Bell Foundry, of London, was awarded the contract to rehang Adlestrop's bells. The three new bells were cast at the foundry in July 2015, in the presence of their donors. The old bells were removed from Adlestrop tower in February and were ...

Dedication service to celebrate success of church bell project - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 05:55 AM PDT


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Dedication service to celebrate success of church bell project
Tewkesbury ADMAG
Mr Price, whose grandfather had previously run the bells, contacted former schoolfriend Chris Povey and the pair formed a project team. The group received two grants from the Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers and the ...

Church bells installed in 1800s - Batesville Herald Tribune

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 04:12 AM PDT


Batesville Herald Tribune

Church bells installed in 1800s
Batesville Herald Tribune
Photos by Debbie Blank | The Herald-TribuneAt St. John's United Church of Christ, the first small bell was hung with the larger one in the new tower. Church bells ... Some inscriptions on church bells are long and beautiful, some are short and clever ...

Coaley war hero who died at the Somme to be commemorated by bell ringers - Gazette Series

Posted: 26 Jul 2016 03:34 AM PDT


Gazette Series

Coaley war hero who died at the Somme to be commemorated by bell ringers
Gazette Series
The Wotton-under-Edge branch of the Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers is honouring all 18 bell ringers from the area, including three from Coaley, who died during the war with the first quarter peal rang last year for ...

Ebensburg purchases noise meter to enforce ordinance - TribDem.com

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 08:50 PM PDT


Ebensburg purchases noise meter to enforce ordinance
TribDem.com
EBENSBURG – Following a number of complaints over the years, including some from a council member, Ebensburg Borough will have the necessary equipment to enforce its noise ordinance in a few weeks. At council's Monday evening meeting, Borough Manager ...

Many More Outdoor Concerts Scheduled for West Hartford this Summer - http://www.we-ha.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 06:37 PM PDT


http://www.we-ha.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Many More Outdoor Concerts Scheduled for West Hartford this Summer
http://www.we-ha.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
The bells of First Church West Hartford, on 12 South Main St., ring in the summer every Thursday night in July with a free Carillon Concert Series in West Hartford Center. This year's series wraps up at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 and will feature ...

Wheathampstead, Herts

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

8pm PN start time noted

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 - The Star

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 09:35 AM PDT


The Star

Take pride in Sheffield's heritage at free open days - The Star
The Star
More than 60 of Sheffield's heritage gems will open to the public this September as some of the city's unfamiliar stories are told. The national Heritage Open ...

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NATO Not Ready As Russian Sub Threat Rises: CSIS - Breaking Defense

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 08:31 AM PDT


Breaking Defense

NATO Not Ready As Russian Sub Threat Rises: CSIS
Breaking Defense
For example: the F-35 program (many years late, far over cost, more than 5 years before it'll be ready); The so-called "littoral combat ship", the one that Adm. Jonathan Greenert says was "never designed to venture into the littorals to engage in ...

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

Posted: 25 Jul 2016 05:56 AM PDT


Volunteer for Rockland Cultural Council
Wicked Local
... 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 ...

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 - 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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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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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
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. Ringers control the bell with a rope, while ...

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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

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