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posted 31 Dec 2017, 16:08 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 31 Dec 2017, 16:08 ]

IFTT feedNew year honours: Bellringers earn gongs for bongs

Alan Regin, 58, who compiled a list of bellringers who died in wartime, is appointed MBE for services to campanology and its heritage. Mr Regin, who has been ringing bells since childhood, is steward of the Rolls of Honour for the Central Council of Church Bellringers, which pays tribute to the 1,400 ...

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IFTT feedUdupi: Stella Maris Church, Kalmady to be inaugurated on Jan 6, 2018

Stella Maris Church is built in a unique boat shape. Kalmady church is the second in the world and first in India to have this unique design. The belfry tower of the church is designed like a light house. The bell for the new church has been brought from Germany. A grotto for Miracles Statue of Velankanni ...

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IFTT feedHushed Bow bells go on the pull for more ringers

The target of 1,400 recruits is symbolic: this was the number of bell-ringers who were missing from their towers in 1918 because they had died in the trenches. Alan Regin, 58, made an MBE in the new year honours and steward of the rolls of honour, Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, which is also ...

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IFTT feedHushed Bow bells go on the pull for more ringers

Meyer, who lives near Horsham, West Sussex, said that because the church did not have its own band of ringers he had to persuade people from a list of 50 volunteers to travel considerable distances to the east London church. They are skilled in the particularly English practice of change-ringing, where ...

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IFTT feedChurch Bells and Darjeeling Tea

Several times a day, the church bells in the convent would ring, summoning boarders to church for Mass or to Benediction on Sunday afternoons. The nuns would attend church services more than once a day. Attending church was compulsory even for non-Catholics but Muslim girls were allowed to fast ...

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IFTT feedReligion News in Brief

The North Bennington Congregational Church welcomes everyone to its 11 a.m. worship service on New Year's Eve led by Rev. Penny Rich Smith. This is an informal service of shared Christmas reflections and poems and the ringing of bells with our songs for the new year.No Sunday School classes ...

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IFTT feedBell ringers are ringing in the changes

The Scottish Association of Change Ringers is dedicated to marking the end of the year with bells. An SACR spokesperson said: "There are ten bells with the heaviest bell - the Tenor - weighing 32 cwt - hundred weight - dating from 1901. "Rather than tunes, we ring changes and methods in a style ...

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IFTT feedThese citizens welcome the New Year in a different way

Bengaluru: While the city welcomes the New Year with a great big bash, a few have traditions to keep. For these Bengalureans, celebration comes from service, and for a few decades, New Year's Eve means celebrating life, spirituality or safety. STOI profiles these special folks who do their bit for society ...

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IFTT feedHushed Bow bells go on the pull for more ringers

Alan Regin, 58, made an MBE in the new year honours and steward of the rolls of honour, Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, which is also supporting the campaign, said that “several hundred “of the country's 6,000 working bell towers had fallen silent for want of ringers. New recruits needed to ...

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IFTT feedIain Torrance tops church people honoured in the New Year list

A trio of bellringers have been honoured: Thomas Metcalfe has been awarded an MBE for services to bellringing in Cumbria, Alan Regin has been given an MBE for services to the heritage of bellringing, and Bryan Birkitt has been given the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to bellringing in ...

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IFTT feedHushed Bow bells go on the pull for more ringers

The target of 1,400 recruits is symbolic: this was the number of bell-ringers who were missing from their towers in 1918 because they had died in the trenches. Alan Regin, 58, made an MBE in the new year honours and steward of the rolls of honour, Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, which is also ...

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IFTT feedFrom bombs to ball drops

December 31, 1907, New York residents looked out from restaurants, carriages, and theaters to look up at the ball; a dazzling orb made up of wood and iron, lit up with 100 ... Other celebrations seem to be presidential speeches, church bells ringing, grape eating and other interpretations of the ball drop.

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Ringing news

Stella Maris Church is built in a unique boat shape. Kalmady church is the second in the world and first in India to have this unique design. The belfry tower of the church is designed like a light house. The bell for the new church has been brought from Germany. A grotto for Miracles Statue of Velankanni ...

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Ringing news

Illuminated by white LED light bulbs, the wired ball will be dropped precisely at midnight from the bell tower of the former Methodist Church, 107 State St. How many people show up will depend on the weather, Mr. Sendlak said. About 100 attended the first ball drop in 2011 and 50 to 60 people came out ...

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Ringing news

Yesterday Mr Regin was at the parish church in Chiddingfold in Surrey to commemorate a three-hour full peal rung there exactly 100 years ago by Robert Melville, who was killed in France in September 1918. Bryan Birkett receives a BEM for services to bellringing in Nottinghamshire. Thomas Metcalfe ...

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Ringing news

Mr Charles Richard Butler, of Ulverston, for services to music education. Mr Philip Peter Buxton of Barrow, for services to mountain rescue. Mr Malcolm Grindrod of Consiton, for services to mountain rescue. Mr Thomas Frederic Metcalfe, of Kirkby in Furness, for services to bell ringing. Mr Adrian Treharne ...

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Ringing news

As we get ready to ring in 2018 and say goodbye to 2017, we want to reflect briefly on the history of the New Year celebration and amuse you with some fun historical facts. ... Prior to 1904, the celebration in New York City was at the Trinity Church, with church bells ringing and fellowship. In 1904, the ...

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Ringing news

Ring out the old and ring in the New Year this Sunday morning at Second Congregational Church! Worship begins at 10 a.m. and includes ... This is an informal service of shared Christmas reflections and poems and the ringing of bells with our songs for the new year.No Sunday School classes today.

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Ringing news

Fireworks explode over Sydney Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, Dec. ... Barbecued beef and octopus dumpling stalls were out at Tokyo's Zojoji Temple, where people take turns striking the giant bell 108 times at midnight, an annual practice repeated at other ...

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Despite tenor nominal(C-27c), ring key amended to B

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"temporarily suspended" >> "not permitted"

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Ringing news

Time is a church bell ringing in a compound. Time is the bell at the Lord's Cricket Ground. Time is the Billboard Top 20 countdown on the radio. Time is Binaca Geet Mala. Time is a ballot box. Time is a stop watch. Time is counting stars and sheep. Time is an elephant drunk on mahua flowers. Time is a ...

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“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 in ... “Peal appeal! Totally back plan to have BBC broadcast the bongs from Rochdale town hall live while Big Ben's bongs are silenced,” the Just a ...

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