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Season to be Colly! - The District Post

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 07:12 AM PST


The District Post

Season to be Colly!
The District Post
Other stars on the night included Head of Music, Dan Page, Head of Extra-Curricular Music Stephen Brundish, and Performing Arts Technician Marcus Bell. Technical Support students were James Stanton, Will Stewart, Danni Hemsley, Aiden Shaw; Joe Graham ...

OPINION: 'Daisy' and our Alabama moment - ABS-CBN News (blog)

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 05:21 AM PST


ABS-CBN News (blog)

OPINION: 'Daisy' and our Alabama moment
ABS-CBN News (blog)
Citing Aesop once more, the moral lesson in our conversation is that without “Daisy,” verily now, the Washington Post would have had nothing to expose. Alabama would have elevated a sexual predator to the otherwise honorable hall of the US Senate ...

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Swiss church bells can once again chime through night, court rules - Premier

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 05:04 AM PST


Premier

Swiss church bells can once again chime through night, court rules
Premier
The court, in Lausanne, overturned the earlier 2015 ruling on Wednesday, stating that reducing the amount of night-time chimes would have a limited effect on the quality of life. It also said the nightly bell chimes were a part of Wädenswil's culture ...

Maynard and Stow church briefs - Wicked Local Stow

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 04:19 AM PST


Maynard and Stow church briefs
Wicked Local Stow
On Dec. 17, two very different services will be offered at First Parish Church of Stow and Acton, one a quiet service of reflections on the season and the other a silly play performed by FPC's children and youth. At 9 a.m., “This Season of Darkness and ...
Maynard and Stow church briefs - News - The Bolton Common ...Wicked Local Bolton

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Few can hear the Christmas bells - West Somerset Free Press

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 04:12 AM PST


West Somerset Free Press

Few can hear the Christmas bells
West Somerset Free Press
An antennae for Vodafone and O2 mobile phone services now runs inside the grade two listed church tower and transmission equipment has been installed near the bell chamber. But bellringers claim that insulation work involving completely boarding up the ...

Bell ringers at Riccall Dickensian festival | York Press - The Press, York

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 04:04 AM PST


The Press, York

Bell ringers at Riccall Dickensian festival | York Press
The Press, York
St Wilfrid's Church, York provided Christmas music on hand bells at the annual Dickensian evening at Riccall.

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Bell ringers at Riccall Dickensian festival - The Press, York

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 04:04 AM PST


The Press, York

Bell ringers at Riccall Dickensian festival
The Press, York
Members of St Wilfrids church York who entertained visitors to Riccall Dickensian evening with a variety of Christmas music. Picture by Eric Foster. 0 comments. St Wilfrid's Church, York provided Christmas music on hand bells at the annual Dickensian ...

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How echoes of Leicestershire still ring out across the world - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 03:27 AM PST


Leicester Mercury

How echoes of Leicestershire still ring out across the world
Leicester Mercury
Other famous bells cast by the foundry include in 1940, a 14-ton bell for Liverpool Cathedral, called Great George; in 1927, a 10-ton bell for York Cathedral, called Great Peter. However, to top this impressive list of ringers, the largest bell in ...

Time to chime: Old Congregational Church bell tower back in business - Valley Breeze

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 08:53 PM PST


Valley Breeze

Time to chime: Old Congregational Church bell tower back in business
Valley Breeze
“I wanted to have that bell ring on Christmas day.” It looks like that dream will become reality following the installation of new electronic chimes, surface restoration of the bell, and reinforcement of the tower itself. “We're on schedule and under ...

CHURCH NEWS - The Tand D.com

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 08:03 PM PST


CHURCH NEWS
The Tand D.com
Prayer line (803-937-5901): 7-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. Sunday. 803-378-7324. Orangeburg Lutheran Church, 610 Ellis Ave., invites interested singers or bell ringers to join its Chancel and Bell Choirs. Rehearsals Wednesday: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bell ...

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Berkeley, Glos

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Bells back in action (some work still o/s); PN info added)

Swiss church bells can chime again at night, says court - BBC News - BBC News

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 02:50 PM PST


BBC News

Swiss church bells can chime again at night, says court - BBC News
BBC News
A court rejects a couple's complaints and says the bells in Wädenswil can peal through the night.

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Swiss church bells can chime again at night, says court - BBC News

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 02:50 PM PST


BBC News

Swiss church bells can chime again at night, says court
BBC News
A Swiss church can once again ring its bells throughout the night after a federal court overturned a legal decision to limit them to hourly peals. The restriction was ordered in 2015 after a local couple complained about clangs between 22:00 and 07:00 ...

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Bell ringing for good cause - Union Springs Herald

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 11:47 AM PST


Union Springs Herald

Bell ringing for good cause
Union Springs Herald
Locals unite to ring bells in Bullock County for a good cause. The holidays are a great time to share with others in the spirit of giving. Elected officials, community members, and employees from the City of Unions Springs, and the Bullock County ...

Home Of The Month: American Gothic - Indianapolis Monthly

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 09:22 AM PST


Indianapolis Monthly

Home Of The Month: American Gothic
Indianapolis Monthly
Three-quarters of the original rose window frame from a church in the Old Northside sat in a dusty pile at Society of Salvage; Richardson dragged it home. Larger than anticipated, it became an unexpected semi-halo between two kitchen windows bookending ...

Faith at work: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 - Pensacola News Journal - Pensacola News Journal

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 07:59 AM PST


Pensacola News Journal

Faith at work: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 - Pensacola News Journal
Pensacola News Journal
Religious services and events in the Pensacola area.

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Court rules night-time church bells can continue in Swiss town - SWI ... - swissinfo.ch

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 06:03 AM PST


swissinfo.ch

Court rules night-time church bells can continue in Swiss town - SWI ...
swissinfo.ch
The Swiss Federal Court in Lausanne has ruled in favour of a church near Zurich that wants to continue ringing its bells throughout the night. The ...

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1959: Archbishop Makarios elected first president of Cyprus - Famagusta Gazette

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 04:53 AM PST


1959: Archbishop Makarios elected first president of Cyprus
Famagusta Gazette
... duty that I accept today this new mandate entrusted to me by the Cypriot people. We are going through a highly dangerous phase of our history and to shirk this duty would be tantamount to desertion." Some time before the election result was ...

Meet the man who's been ringing church bells for SIXTY years - Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 03:05 AM PST


Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Meet the man who's been ringing church bells for SIXTY years
Harwich and Manningtree Standard
On Thursday, December 21 he will be heading back to St Nicholas' church to perform a quarter peal performance which will take 45 to 50 minutes to complete to mark 60 years to the day of his bell-ringing talent. "I'll be ringing the same bell I did all ...

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John Felgate has been ringing church bells for 60 years - Gazette

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 03:02 AM PST


Gazette

John Felgate has been ringing church bells for 60 years
Gazette
On Thursday, December 21 he will be heading back to St Nicholas' church to perform a quarter peal performance which will take 45 to 50 minutes to complete to mark 60 years to the day of his bell-ringing talent. "I'll be ringing the same bell I did all ...

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New priest Reverend Pene Kennedy welcomed by the ringing of bells at Sydling St Nicholas Church - Dorset Echo

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 12:16 AM PST


Dorset Echo

New priest Reverend Pene Kennedy welcomed by the ringing of bells at Sydling St Nicholas Church
Dorset Echo
A NEW priest was welcomed by the ringing of bells at Sydling St Nicholas Church. A special evening service was held on Sunday, November 19 to celebrate Reverend Pene Kennedy's appointment as House for Duty Priest, a role based in Stratton. As part of ...

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Bullard ISD bands, choirs continue schedule of holiday performances - Bullard News

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 07:14 PM PST


Bullard ISD bands, choirs continue schedule of holiday performances
Bullard News
... singers of the Bullard Middle School Choir, singing a number of Christmas-themed pieces during their Christmas concert event scheduled for Monday, Dec. 18, at First United Methodist Church of Bullard. The event will also feature a silent auction ...

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Church Minshull hosts Christmas Floral extravaganza at St Bartholomew's - Nantwich News

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 12:49 PM PST


Nantwich News

Church Minshull hosts Christmas Floral extravaganza at St Bartholomew's
Nantwich News
For three days, St Bartholomew's Church was home to a floral spectacular with each arrangement representing one of the gifts from the 'Twelve Days of Christmas' song. Highlights include the 'Eight Maids A Milking' arrangement by Jacqui Owen from ...

Church News and Events for Dec. 8 - Martinsville Bulletin

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 12:27 PM PST


Martinsville Bulletin

Church News and Events for Dec. 8
Martinsville Bulletin
... • Shiloh Way of the Cross Church of Christ of the Apostolic Doctrine will have a Christmas social and program reminiscing on Christmases of the past at 6 p.m. Sunday. People will be able to talk about Christmases of the past, including families ...

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Malpas meetings re-arranged after weather causes postponement - Whitchurch Herald

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 11:13 AM PST


Whitchurch Herald

Malpas meetings re-arranged after weather causes postponement
Whitchurch Herald
There is bell ringing practice at St Oswald's at the same time. The choir practice at St Oswald's is at 6.45pm tomorrow. On Sunday there is Holy Communion at 8am and 11am, and Nine Lessons and Carols at 6.30pm. Malpas Parish Councillor Adrian Waddelove ...

Okanagan Symphony rings in holiday tradition - Revelstoke Review - Revelstoke Review

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 10:03 AM PST


Revelstoke Review

Okanagan Symphony rings in holiday tradition - Revelstoke Review
Revelstoke Review
What started as a method of training to ring the tower bells in England has turned into an Okanagan Christmas tradition. Featuring the Okanagan Handbell Chorus, the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents Ringing in the Season in Vernon Dec. 21, Kelowna ...

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Routt County United Way recruiting holiday bell ringers - Steamboat Pilot and Today

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 09:08 PM PST


Routt County United Way recruiting holiday bell ringers
Steamboat Pilot and Today
Routt County United Way is in need of bell ringers. Shifts are available on weekends through Christmas. This is a festive opportunity for office groups, clubs or family to take a day and give back to the community by ringing a bell for donations in ...

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The invisible musician: carillonists at Michigan - The Michigan Daily

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 07:17 PM PST


The invisible musician: carillonists at Michigan
The Michigan Daily
Ng is one of a growing population of carillonists in North America, and the carillon housed right here in Burton tower is actually the fourth heaviest in the world. A primarily European instrument, the carillon was developed in and around Belgium in ...

Historic Scituate church bells restored - WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 12:08 PM PST


WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Historic Scituate church bells restored
WLNE-TV (ABC6)
SCITUATE, R.I. (WLNE) — It is beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas in Scituate. After sitting idle for decades, the bell in the tower at the Old Congregational Church has been restored just in time for the holidays. Crews used a large ...

Collyer's students bring Christmas cheer - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 02:59 AM PST


West Sussex County Times

Collyer's students bring Christmas cheer
West Sussex County Times
St Mary's Church was filled with festive joy when talented students from Collyer's performed in their Christmas Concert. The church, in the Causeway, Horsham, was packed for an evening of music and readings by students and staff on Thursday (December 7 ...

Kirsty Gunn: We're creating a culture that's no merry ding dong but divisively clashing and clanging - The Scotsman

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 10:24 PM PST


The Scotsman

Kirsty Gunn: We're creating a culture that's no merry ding dong but divisively clashing and clanging
The Scotsman
There are bells and there are bells. Last week I heard bells the like of which I'd never heard before. A whole set of them – I think it was a whole set, I couldn't see from where I was sitting – rung from high up in the organ loft at St Giles ...

Community comes together for Christmas markets and carols | Photos - Nyngan Observer

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 05:18 PM PST


Nyngan Observer

Community comes together for Christmas markets and carols | Photos
Nyngan Observer
More than $300 was raised for the Christmas Bowl as students from the preschool and primary schools performed different carols. Some visiting Sydney University students lead the singing along with some students from Nyngan High School, while students ...

Historically speaking: Dozens of items made in Colonial Norwich - Norwich Bulletin

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 12:24 PM PST


Historically speaking: Dozens of items made in Colonial Norwich
Norwich Bulletin
In the mid-1700s, the Norwich area saw a flurry of creative men called “manufacturers.” For starters, and in no chronological order, Elijah Backus, in Yantic, began an “iron works” for the purpose of making and refining iron on some of the first forges ...

Three choirs to perform in concert Dec. 10 at Peace Lutheran - Crow River Media

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 06:16 AM PST


Crow River Media

Three choirs to perform in concert Dec. 10 at Peace Lutheran
Crow River Media
... Church, 400 Franklin St. S.W., Hutchinson. The concert will feature a mix of secular and religious seasonal favorites with each chorus performing individually as well as together. The youth choir will perform during intermission. Crow River Singers ...

Good Shepherd plans Back to Bethlehem - Fremont Tribune

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 06:04 AM PST


Fremont Tribune

Good Shepherd plans Back to Bethlehem
Fremont Tribune
Bell ringers perform in the sanctuary. Oakes, who plays a candle maker, created a little story she could tell guests. She portrays a widow with many children, who must sell candles to help support her family. “I had people starting to try to buy my ...

Spirit of Christmas walk continues downtown tradition - KJCT - KJCT8.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2017 10:35 AM PST


KJCT8.com

Spirit of Christmas walk continues downtown tradition - KJCT
KJCT8.com
A Grand Junction tradition continued Friday night. The Spirit of Christmas walk happened downtown.

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The Comforting Ambience of Ghantaghars - The Pioneer - Daily Pioneer

Posted: 09 Dec 2017 10:31 AM PST


The Comforting Ambience of Ghantaghars - The Pioneer
Daily Pioneer
People who have lived in towns where there are Clock Towers or Ghantaghars will know what I am talking about. Besides being a great landmark, a clock-tower seems to be a uniting force in a town as well. A symbol which everyone knows and recognises ...

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Terrington St Clement bellringers issue peal appeal - Lynn News

Posted: 09 Dec 2017 02:33 AM PST


Lynn News

Terrington St Clement bellringers issue peal appeal
Lynn News
“A few years ago numbers dropped down to only two and the bells were not rung. We can cope if everyone is available but that is not always the case so we would love to have more support. “We have some wonderful bells and they need to be used to keep ...

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