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posted 6 Mar 2018, 16:08 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 6 Mar 2018, 16:08 ]

Handbell ringers want to pass on 'dying art'

Handbell ringing was first done in England as a way to practice the tower bells without disturbing the nearby villagers with the noise. "They've gone through many centuries of bells, being used as a signal of distress, warning, all sorts." Anyone interested in joining the group can call Helen on 758 2188 or ...

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First United Methodist Church working on restoration of stained glass windows

So far the church has restored the Good Shepherd window and a couple of rose windows in the sanctuary. Restoration of the stained glass windows will continue as the church has funds. The next to be repaired will be the bell tower windows which Okuley said desperate need of repair due to rotting ...

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Qatar Stock Exchange Welcomes Doha Bank And Amwal's 'QETF' As The First Exchange-Traded ...

The listing of the QETF was today announced in a bell-ringing ceremony held at Qatar Stock Exchange. The Fund will track the QE Index that measures the price performance of the top 20 largest and most liquid companies on Qatar Stock Exchange. The QETF, established by Doha Bank and managed ...

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New 'bell tower captain' announced for St Peter's and St Paul's Church in Wisbech

Martin Slough is the new man responsible for all the 'bell ringing activity' at the churches and hopes new members will join him to train for Armistice Day 2018. Martin's new job will include regular practise and service ringing, as well as training new and existing members of the churches. He said: “It is an ...

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New 'bell tower captain' announced for St Peter's and St Paul's Church in Wisbech

Reverend canon Matthew Bradbury said: “Records show that 1,400 bell ringers were killed during WW1 and three were local ringers at the Wisbech tower. “It is planned to celebrate the centenary by recruiting and training enough bell ringers for every church in the land to ring at 7.05pm on November 11 ...

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First United Methodist Church working on restoration of stained glass windows

So far the church has restored the Good Shepherd window and a couple of rose windows in the sanctuary. Restoration of the stained glass windows will continue as the church has funds. The next to be repaired will be the bell tower windows which Okuley said desperate need of repair due to rotting ...

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When the congregation has gone, what's to become of our city churches?

Yet I've always found church bells uniquely mesmerising; a moment's contact with a faith I've never been a part of. ... Our vague affection for the church bells, however, clearly isn't enough to make us attend the services they're tolling for. ... The bells continue to ring, but the pews are emptying out.

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How did driverless cars cope in last week's London's snow?

There's one London driver that didn't react badly to last week's snow: Greenwich's driverless pod. The GATEway project runs a pod – the same vehicle used at Heathrow to ferry drivers from the parking lot to the terminals – around a 3.4km route on the Greenwich peninsula. The aim isn't currently to test ...

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