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posted 2 Jan 2018, 16:08 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 2 Jan 2018, 16:08 ]

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"temporarily suspended" >> "not permitted"

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In 2018 the Great Clock - covered in scaffolding - will be taken apart piece by piece and examined by workers. A Parliamentary statement read: "Once the Great Clock has been removed, we will ensure that the Great Bell can sound for important national events such as Remembrance Sunday and New ...

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Alan Regin, 58, from the central council, who was made an MBE for services to campanology (the art of bell-ringing) in the New Year Honours, said: “I was a youngster when I started ringing peals and wherever I rang, I was often the youngest bell ringer in the band. St Peter Mancroft Church., considered ...

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The national service of remembrance at London's Cenotaph will follow traditional lines, as it remembers the fallen of all conflicts, but the march-past which follows will be expanded. During the day, church and other bells will ring out as they did at the end of the First World War, and Government funding is ...

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Meanwhile, church bells and other bells will ring out throughout the day, just as they did in 1918 to mark the end of the war. Karen Bradley, the Culture Secretary, said: "On this day 100 years ago, soldiers in the trenches welcomed in the New Year, unsure of what it would bring. “Today we enter the final ...

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For the first time since the 1970's the bells of Terrington-St-Clement church welcomed in the New Year. Picture: Mike Lister. At the stroke of midnight, the tenor bell, the largest and heaviest of eight, rang 12 times to mark the beginning of 2018. Captain of ringers, Peter Bird, said bell-ringing is in decline ...

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Rochdale's bells already play the same tune as the Westminster tower's, notes Berry, and so could slip seamlessly into the networks' routines. ... A BBC spokesman told the Sunday Telegraph: “While the idea of using Rochdale's bells may have a ring to it, after considering various options we decided ...

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Ringing news

In 2018 the Great Clock - covered in scaffolding - will be taken apart piece by piece and examined by workers. A Parliamentary statement read: "Once the Great Clock has been removed, we will ensure that the Great Bell can sound for important national events such as Remembrance Sunday and New ...

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SALISBURY — A chilling wave of arctic air swept over Rowan County on Sunday, but it didn't stop local residents from ringing in the New Year — literally. Vivian Koontz, city parks and recreation programmer, estimates that this is the fifth or sixth year the City of Salisbury has played host to New Year's at ...

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SALISBURY — As the clock struck midnight, Casey Stiller pulled longtime girlfriend Brittany Parrish towards the gazebo in Bell Tower Park and knelt on the cold winter ground. Then, he pulled out a ring. Over the cheers, shouts of “Happy New Year!” and the peal of the old tower bell, Brittany nodded ...

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Ringing news

For the first time since the 1970's the bells of Terrington-St-Clement church welcomed in the New Year. Picture: Mike Lister. At the stroke of midnight, the tenor bell, the largest and heaviest of eight, rang 12 times to mark the beginning of 2018. Captain of ringers, Peter Bird, said bell-ringing is in decline ...

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Bryan, who is also a member of the Southwell and Nottingham Guild of Church Bell Ringers, will receive his honour from the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Sir John Peace, at a ceremony in the near future. He will also be attending the Royal Garden Party to be held at Buckingham Palace later in ...

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Ringing news

The Government is also supporting the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers to recruit 1,400 new bell ringers – the number that were lost during the war. November 11 will conclude with a service at Westminster Abbey in London along with services in Glasgow, Cardiff and Belfast. The march past the ...

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Ringing news

The bells of Sutton-cum-Lound church will be ringing out to celebrate the bell tower captain being named in the New Year's Honours list. ... Bryan, who is also a member of the Southwell and Nottingham Guild of Church Bell Ringers, will receive his honour from the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, ...

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Events prompt remembrance a century on from Armistice

Church and other bells will ring out as they did at the end of the First World War, and government funding is supporting the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers to recruit 1,400 ringers – the number lost during the war. The day will end with a service at Westminster Abbey, London, along with others in ...

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First World War's last year to be marked 100 years on with commemorations

During the day, church and other bells will ring out as they did at the end of the First World War, and Government funding is supporting the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers to recruit 1,400 ringers - the number lost during the war. The day will end with a service at Westminster Abbey, London, along ...

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The Monday After: Welcoming a new century in 1901

"The closing of the Nineteenth century and the beginning of the Twentieth century will be officially recognized in Canton by ringing the big fire bell," a Repository article ... "I sometimes wish I were young again so some of us old men could go out and show the boys of today how we used to celebrate.".

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Commemorations in 2018 mark final year of First World War

During the day, church and other bells will ring out as they did at the end of the First World War, and government funding is supporting the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers to recruit 1,400 ringers - the number lost during the war. The day will end with a service in Belfast, along with others at ...

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City lights up early to greet 2018

Crowds also gathered at Christchurch Cathedral to hear the bell-ringers perform their much-loved tradition of ringing in the New Year. The Everyman Theatre in Cork hosted a midnight celebration with singer Jack Lukeman. In Galway, there were a number of New Year's Eve balls. A Masquerade Party ...

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People in Norfolk urged to ring in the new for 2018 - and save ancient art of bell-ringing

Bell ringers at St Mary's Church, North Creake. Pic: Ian Burt. According to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, there are 258 working bell towers across Norfolk and St Peter Mancroft in Norwich is often referred to as 'the birthplace of British bell-ringing'. The first ever true peal - where a tower's ...

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Northern bell: Rochdale town hall put forward as Big Ben stand-in

“During my visit, I stood at the base of the tower and, as the clock struck 11 and the tower bells rang, I was struck by their similarity to those I hear so often ... A BBC spokesman told the Sunday Telegraph: “While the idea of using Rochdale's bells may have a ring to it, after considering various options we ...

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People in Norfolk urged to ring in the new for 2018 - and save ancient art of bell-ringing

According to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, there are 258 working bell towers across Norfolk and St Peter Mancroft in Norwich is often referred to as 'the birthplace of British bell-ringing'. The first ever true peal - where a tower's bells is rung in every possible order without repeating ...

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Don't let the church bells fall silent: who will ring in Wiltshire's 209 bell towers?

BELL-RINGERS in Wiltshire have joined a campaign to encourage more people to take up the hobby. There are 209 working bell towers in Wiltshire, according to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, but the council fears that there will be no-one left to ring them in future if they fail to find enough ...

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People in Norfolk urged to ring in the new for 2018 - and save ancient art of bell-ringing

According to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, there are 258 working bell towers across Norfolk and St Peter Mancroft in Norwich is often referred to as 'the birthplace of British bell-ringing'. The first ever true peal - where a tower's bells is rung in every possible order without repeating ...

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Don't let the church bells fall silent: who will ring in Wiltshire's 209 bell towers?

Thee Ringing Remembers campaign aims to recruit 1,400 new bell ringers nationwide in memory of the 1,400 bell ringers who died in the First World War. Bell-ringer Alan Regin said: “I was a youngster when I started ringing peals, and wherever I rang, I was often the youngest bell ringer in the band.

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Ringing in 2018: The other side of the globe gets this party started

Those willing to brave the cold in Beijing will join a countdown at the tower at Yongdingmen Gate, a rebuilt version of the Ming dynasty-era landmark gate at ... The group of dignitaries picked to ring the old Bosingak bell at midnight includes Soohorang and Bandabi — the tiger and bear mascots for the ...

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First World War's last year to be marked 100 years on with commemorations

During the day, church and other bells will ring out as they did at the end of the First World War, and Government funding is supporting the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers to recruit 1,400 ringers – the number lost during the war. The day will end with a service at Westminster Abbey, London, ...

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The Monday After: Welcoming a new century in 1901

“The closing of the Nineteenth century and the beginning of the Twentieth century will be officially recognized in Canton by ringing the big fire bell,” a Repository article ... “I sometimes wish I were young again so some of us old men could go out and show the boys of today how we used to celebrate.”.

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New Year celebration at the Bell Tower rings in 2018

SALISBURY — A chilling wave of arctic air swept over Rowan County on Sunday, but it didn't stop local residents from ringing in the New Year — literally. ... on the corner of West Innes and Jackson streets, but it's only the second year attendees have been able to make the historic landmark's bell peal.

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People in Norfolk urged to ring in the new for 2018 - and save ancient art of bell-ringing

According to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, there are 258 working bell towers across Norfolk and St Peter Mancroft in Norwich is often referred to as 'the birthplace of British bell-ringing'. The first ever true peal - where a tower's bells is rung in every possible order without repeating ...

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Don't let the church bells fall silent: who will ring in Wiltshire's 209 bell towers?

Thee Ringing Remembers campaign aims to recruit 1,400 new bell ringers nationwide in memory of the 1,400 bell ringers who died in the First World War. Bell-ringer Alan Regin said: “I was a youngster when I started ringing peals, and wherever I rang, I was often the youngest bell ringer in the band.

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MBE for Plaistow bellringer in New Year Honours list

A Plaistow bellringer has been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list bybeing made a MBE for services to campanology. Share article from Newham Recorder on facebook · Tweet article from Newham Recorder · Share article from Newham Recorder on Google Plus · post article from ...

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New Year celebration at the Bell Tower rings in 2018

Vivian Koontz, city parks and recreation programmer, estimates that this is the fifth or sixth year the City of Salisbury has played host to New Year's at the Bell Tower on the corner of West Innes and Jackson streets, but it's only the second year attendees have been able to make the historic landmark's bell ...

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People in Norfolk urged to ring in the new for 2018 - and save ancient art of bell-ringing

The first ever true peal - where a tower's bells is rung in every possible order without repeating sequences - was rung in the city centre church in 1715. However, the central council warns that the future of bell-ringing in the county is under threat due to a lack of new recruits. Alan Regin, 58, from the ...

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British Empire Medal New Year honour for stalwart bell ringer

Bryan, who is also a member of the Southwell and Nottingham Guild of Church Bell Ringers, will receive his honour from the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Sir John Peace, at a ceremony in the near future. He will also be attending the Royal Garden Party to be held at Buckingham Palace later in ...

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People in Norfolk urged to ring in the new for 2018 - and save ancient art of bell-ringing

According to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, there are 258 working bell towers across Norfolk and St Peter Mancroft in Norwich is often referred to as 'the birthplace of British bell-ringing'. The first ever true peal - where a tower's bells is rung in every possible order without repeating ...

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Don't let the church bells fall silent: who will ring in Wiltshire's 209 bell towers?

There are 209 working bell towers in Wiltshire, according to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, but the council fears that there will be no-one left to ring them in future if they fail to find enough new recruits. Thee Ringing Remembers campaign aims to recruit 1,400 new bell ringers nationwide in ...

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Bellringer at Christ Church, Spitalfields receives MBE in New Years Honours list

However Alan also documents the war records of bellringers who fought in the first and second world wars and is leading a campaign to ring the bells in ... bellringers died in the war, he can now help recruit 1,400 new bellringers to churches across the country as a symbolic gesture for those bellringers ...

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A disastrous battle in Maine nearly destroyed Paul Revere's legacy

Others might know of Revere's successful career as a silversmith, casting items ranging from forks and spoons to buttons and church bells that still ring across New England. Fewer remember Revere's tumultuous military career, or a fateful trip to Maine that nearly destroyed his reputation and sent him ...

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Don't let the church bells fall silent: who will ring in Wiltshire's 209 bell towers?

BELL-RINGERS in Wiltshire have joined a campaign to encourage more people to take up the hobby. There are 209 working bell towers in Wiltshire, according to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, but the council fears that there will be no-one left to ring them in future if they fail to find enough ...

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Don't let the church bells fall silent: who will ring in Wiltshire's 209 bell towers?

BELL-RINGERS in Wiltshire have joined a campaign to encourage more people to take up the hobby. There are 209 working bell towers in Wiltshire, according to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, but the council fears that there will be no-one left to ring them in future if they fail to find enough ...

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Don't let the church bells fall silent: who will ring in Wiltshire's 209 bell towers?

Thee Ringing Remembers campaign aims to recruit 1,400 new bell ringers nationwide in memory of the 1,400 bell ringers who died in the First World War. Bell-ringer Alan Regin said: “I was a youngster when I started ringing peals, and wherever I rang, I was often the youngest bell ringer in the band.

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