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Merseybells news feed as published


Horsham poppy shop opens - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 09:44 AM PDT


West Sussex County Times

Horsham poppy shop opens
West Sussex County Times
On Monday (November 6) bellringers from Slinfold, Horsham and Warnham will attempt to ring quarter peals to commemorate soldiers of the 4th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment who were killed 100 years ago fighting in Palestine at the Third Battle of ...

The Hurricane Took Radar's Car. Life Took The Rest - Jalopnik

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 08:41 AM PDT


Jalopnik

The Hurricane Took Radar's Car. Life Took The Rest
Jalopnik
The old Dodge was such a fixture in the neighborhood that one particularly awful person named his or her wireless network after it: “Retarded Guy's Charger.” The neighborhood was Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn. The Charger was a 1967 with a 318 cubic-inch ...

Campanologists and historians looking forward to bell ringing fun at St James' Church, Bishampton - Evesham Journal

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 04:30 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Campanologists and historians looking forward to bell ringing fun at St James' Church, Bishampton
Evesham Journal
The weekend will culminate with what promises to be a momentous performance by Worcester Cathedral Guild of Bellringers led by Mark Regan when they ring a full peal of 5,040 changes of Surprise Minor lasting around two hours and 50 minutes.

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Bells that ring in the night, ghostly nuns, rapping on doors and a headless coachman - welcome to England's most ... - Mirror.co.uk

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 01:40 AM PDT


Mirror.co.uk

Bells that ring in the night, ghostly nuns, rapping on doors and a headless coachman - welcome to England's most ...
Mirror.co.uk
Borley Rectory had been built in 1862-3, and occupied by two previous vicars (both of the Bull family) before Smith took up residence in 1929. It was erected on the site of at least .... showered with pebbles and slate. That same summer, the Smiths ...

Service marks £56k restoration of St Thomas church bells in Bradwell on Sea - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Posted: 31 Oct 2017 12:00 AM PDT


Maldon and Burnham Standard

Service marks £56k restoration of St Thomas church bells in Bradwell on Sea
Maldon and Burnham Standard
The Rt Rev Steven Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford, held the service at St Thomas the Apostle church in Bradwell on Sea. Plans to restore the bells, some of which date back to 1744, started in 2013. Two smaller bells, which had been missing for more than ...

For Whom the Bells Toll: A History of the South College Carillon - The Wesleyan Argus

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 07:57 PM PDT


The Wesleyan Argus

For Whom the Bells Toll: A History of the South College Carillon
The Wesleyan Argus
When the bells finally arrived in October, the University hired Henry Bacon and Daniel F. Gibbons to design a new bell tower and install the bells, respectively. The following ... At the dedication of the eight new bells, Bell & Scroll played four ...

Trowell, Notts

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 05:00 PM PDT

Ringing suspended until Jan 2018 for ch reordering

Wolverhampton, Blakenhall, W Mids

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 05:00 PM PDT

Ch + fittings(inc bells) now owned by private developer ...

Berkeley, A Look Back: A century of Campanile bells and ties to Springfield, Mass. - East Bay Times

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 11:15 AM PDT


East Bay Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: A century of Campanile bells and ties to Springfield, Mass.
East Bay Times
However, the final finish to the tower was the magnificent set of bells. The first 12 were cast in England by the John Taylor & Co. foundry in 1914, and shipped to San Francisco via the Panama Canal. Some sort of customs dispute held the bells in port ...

SkyView 2: Placing the bell tower on the new Bethlehem Lutheran ... - WBAY

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 10:04 AM PDT


WBAY

SkyView 2: Placing the bell tower on the new Bethlehem Lutheran ...
WBAY
SkyView 2 was there to capture the moment a construction crane hoisted the tower into place Monday.

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CPH's 'The Diary of Anne Frank' so much more than a memorial - Cleveland Jewish News

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 08:36 AM PDT


Cleveland Jewish News

CPH's 'The Diary of Anne Frank' so much more than a memorial
Cleveland Jewish News
Another is surround-sound designer Daniel Perelstein's super-saturation of the space with the occasional blare of a passing police siren, the chiming of the bell from the Westerkerk church's clock tower, the roar of planes flying by overhead and the ...

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Bell tolls in Srinagar's oldest church after 5 decades - Times of India

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 08:08 AM PDT


Bell tolls in Srinagar's oldest church after 5 decades
Times of India
Haji Malik said, "We decided to come together to participate in the bell ringing to clear misconceptions that Kashmiris are intolerant of other faiths. The Kashmiri majority believes that Islam does not teach attacking or browbeating the people of ...

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Saving the Cayuga mission: Congregation hopes to raise $15K for restoration project - Grandlakenews

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 07:34 AM PDT


Grandlakenews

Saving the Cayuga mission: Congregation hopes to raise $15K for restoration project
Grandlakenews
Those funds will be used by the congregation to complete the restoration process, begun by a team of historical preservation engineers in the past two years. The front ... Included in the Oct. 25, 1896 dedication ceremony was the ringing of a bronze ...

In Pictures: Protesters make last-ditch attempt to save historic Union ... - Hong Kong Free Press

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 06:55 AM PDT


Hong Kong Free Press

In Pictures: Protesters make last-ditch attempt to save historic Union ...
Hong Kong Free Press
The church leadership signed a deal with Henderson Land Development earlier this year to redevelop the 68-year-old stone structure in Mid-levels into a ...

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Loughborough's weather-beaten Carillon Tower set for £300000 revamp - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 04:29 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

Loughborough's weather-beaten Carillon Tower set for £300000 revamp
Leicester Mercury
... Charnwood Borough Council is set to approve a £282,000 package of repairs and cleaning. Carillon, Queens Park, Loughborough. The proposed works include a £103,000 refurbishment of the Carillon's 47 bells by the John Taylor Bell foundry in the town.

Eight fascinating objects from the South Bend History Museum as it turns 150 - South Bend Tribune

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 03:57 AM PDT


South Bend Tribune

Eight fascinating objects from the South Bend History Museum as it turns 150
South Bend Tribune
Part of a human skull is among 28 objects The History Museum holds in careful storage for protection and potential repatriation to native American tribes. It's part of a federal program that seeks to return human remains, funerary objects and related ...

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5 Chilling City Churchyards That'll Freak You Out - Londonist

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 03:35 AM PDT


5 Chilling City Churchyards That'll Freak You Out
Londonist
... church with the prison to deliver 12 tolls of the execution bell, striking fear into the hearts of those set to meet their maker in the morning. The church still houses the bell to this day — and who knows how many spirits. Still not scared? The ...

Wargrave Local History society - the first photographer - Henley Standard

Posted: 30 Oct 2017 03:09 AM PDT


Wargrave Local History society - the first photographer
Henley Standard
The society's next meeting will be on Tuesday, November 14, when John Harrison, who leads the team of bell ringers at All Saints' Church in Wokingham, will talk about the history of bell ringing. On Tuesday, December 12, the society will hold its ...

Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg - My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 03:50 PM PDT


My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg
My Sunshine Coast (press release)
Church bells will sound across the region on Monday 30 October as the area celebrates the return of nesting turtles to Mon Repos. Environment ... “For Bundaberg, the ringing of these bells is a reminder of how crucial the region is to the conservation ...

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Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg Sunshine Coast - My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 03:50 PM PDT


My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg Sunshine Coast
My Sunshine Coast (press release)
Church bells will sound across the region on Monday 30 October as the area celebrates the return of nesting turtles to Mon Repos.

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Celebrating Halloween early - Belleville Intelligencer

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 02:00 PM PDT


Belleville Intelligencer

Celebrating Halloween early
Belleville Intelligencer
ivy MacDonald took home top honours in the teen category for her Cruella de Vil costume at the annual Haunting in the Hamlet Halloween costume contest on Saturday October 28, 2017 in Consecon, Ont. MacDonald is the longest running first-place winner in ...

Wentworth church appeals for help to find stolen hand bells - ITV News

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 10:05 AM PDT


ITV News

Wentworth church appeals for help to find stolen hand bells
ITV News
The hand bell ringers at a church in South Yorkshire are appealing for help to find six bells which have been stolen. A total of 16 bells were originally taken from Holy Trinity Church in Wentworth, disrupting rehearsals for this year's Christmas carol ...

After 50 years, bell rings in harmony at Kashmir's 120-year-old church - The Hindu

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 08:53 AM PDT


The Hindu

After 50 years, bell rings in harmony at Kashmir's 120-year-old church
The Hindu
The arson of 1967 was triggered by the Arab-Israeli war, and the church was rebuilt a few years later. The new bell is made of cast iron and was installed by local carpenters and labourers, aided by those from outside. On Sunday, as the bell rope was ...

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The biggest metal band on the planet roll into Manchester - Purple Revolver

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 08:11 AM PDT


Purple Revolver

The biggest metal band on the planet roll into Manchester
Purple Revolver
No matter how many times you hear the familiar sounds of Ennio Morricone's “The Ecstasy of Gold” ringing out, there is just something about it that has the hairs on the back of your neck standing on end. ... Despite being much maligned for some of ...

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WEEKEND WEB: Early wake-up call is a little alarming - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 06:07 AM PDT


Spalding Guardian

WEEKEND WEB: Early wake-up call is a little alarming
Spalding Guardian
It soon became apparent that the bells from the church next door were chiming 6 o'clock. An early start for everyone staying in the picturesque town of Hallstatt in Salzkammergut, the Lake District of Austria. This was our second stop on a walking ...

Yorkville United Methodist Church celebrates 175 years - Journal Times

Posted: 29 Oct 2017 03:45 AM PDT


Journal Times

Yorkville United Methodist Church celebrates 175 years
Journal Times
Also happening Sunday is the dedication of a new bell tower on the church property. The tower will hold a 1,400-pound church bell which was first hung in the church in 1919, and has been in storage since 1999, when it was taken down in preparation for ...

Bohol folk regain source of pride - Inquirer.net

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 02:55 PM PDT


Inquirer.net

Bohol folk regain source of pride
Inquirer.net
TAGBILARAN CITY — Four years after the devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the province, Boholanos are still haunted by the memory of lost heritage churches. ... Built in 1595, its portico and bell tower collapsed during the 2013 earthquake.

FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE No. 46: Bethesda-by-the-Sea church, 1925, Palm Beach - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 03:43 AM PDT


Sarasota Herald-Tribune

FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE No. 46: Bethesda-by-the-Sea church, 1925, Palm Beach
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The grey stone façade, the loggia, the courtyard, the stained glass and the bell tower all speak to the wealth of the parish. The architectural partnership featured Phil ... The church is currently undergoing a restoration project. “Florida Buildings I ...

25 of the most haunted places in East Anglia - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 28 Oct 2017 01:08 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

25 of the most haunted places in East Anglia
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Licensees have heart a bell ringing in the upper bar, when they know no-one is there. .... Its bells fell to the ground but were undamaged and became the centre of a fierce wow between the vicar and the churchwardens over what should happen to them.

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Vicar known as The Rambling Reverend defrocked for adultery with ... - The Sun

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 07:17 PM PDT

Traveling with Kids through Europe's Low Countries | The Province - The Province

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 03:18 PM PDT


The Province

Traveling with Kids through Europe's Low Countries | The Province
The Province
After years of saving up points and diligently pouring over the requisite guidebooks, my immediate thought after booking our highly-anticipated vacation was: Oh ...

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Old church becomes one-stop bridal shop - The Straits Times

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 02:02 PM PDT


The Straits Times

Old church becomes one-stop bridal shop
The Straits Times
LONDON • A different bell - the wedding one - is ringing in a building that once housed a church. With its grand Ionic portico and belfry tower, Number One Marylebone is an imposing structure. The former Holy Trinity Church, just across the road from ...

Chesterfield marks centennial of historic courthouse - Progress Index

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 01:08 PM PDT


Progress Index

Chesterfield marks centennial of historic courthouse
Progress Index
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY — The county rang in the old on Thursday, tolling 100 peals as part of a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Historic 1917 Courthouse on the Historic Courthouse Green. Led by Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia ...

About Town - Emporia Gazette

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 09:14 AM PDT


About Town
Emporia Gazette
Emporians are in for a magical time when five world-class illusionists take the stage of the Granada Theatre. The Champions of Magic will be arriving from the west end of London for two shows at 2:30 and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Floor tickets are $20 for ...

Downing Street urges action over Westminster sexual harassment claims - KBZK Bozeman News

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 06:58 AM PDT


KBZK Bozeman News

Downing Street urges action over Westminster sexual harassment claims
KBZK Bozeman News
The statement came after a report in Friday's Sun newspaper that female researchers and aides in Westminster were sharing allegations of sexual harassment on WhatsApp. The paper reported female employees were using the messaging service to warn ...
Sex-pest MPs named by female Westminster employees in secret WhatsApp group — as resignations are 'anticipated'The Sun

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Wenn Rechtspopulisten zu Vorlesern werden sollen - Belltower.News

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 04:23 AM PDT


Wenn Rechtspopulisten zu Vorlesern werden sollen
Belltower.News
Am 17. November wird zum 14. Mal der bundesweite Vorlesetag in Deutschland stattfinden. Organisiert wird dieser von DIE ZEIT, Stiftung Lesen und Deutsche Bahn Stiftung. Ziel ist es, Kinder für das Lesen und Vorlesen zu begeistern. Im vergangenen Jahr ...

What's on around Petersfield and East Hampshire today, October 27, 2017 - Petersfield Post

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 12:56 AM PDT


Petersfield Post

What's on around Petersfield and East Hampshire today, October 27, 2017
Petersfield Post
BORDON: Bordon Inclosure, 4.30pm-6.30pm. Hallowe'en in the Woods. Lantern-making, pumpkin trail, crafts and story telling. Entry £1 per person. Call 01420 479070. PETERSFIELD: Museum, St Peter's Road, 10.30am-12.30pm. Magical Makes. Free for ...

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Child Trust Funds: how to find a lost account and move it to a Junior ISA - lovemoney.com

Posted: 27 Oct 2017 12:11 AM PDT


lovemoney.com

Child Trust Funds: how to find a lost account and move it to a Junior ISA
lovemoney.com
If you picked your own fund or topped it up, this might be ringing a bell, so you can check if you have any of the old paperwork – or statements showing where your top-ups went – and get in touch with the provider direct. Otherwise, you can track down ...

CHURCH NEWS - The Tand D.com

Posted: 26 Oct 2017 09:05 PM PDT


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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STAGE REVIEW: 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' at Kelsey | TimeOFF ... - centraljersey.com

Posted: 26 Oct 2017 02:16 PM PDT


centraljersey.com

STAGE REVIEW: 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' at Kelsey | TimeOFF ...
centraljersey.com
The musical of "Hunchback of Notre Dame" at Kelsey Theatre features songs from Disney's 1996 animated film of Victor Hugo's classic novel, but this isn't a ...

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