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posted 29 Dec 2017, 16:08 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 29 Dec 2017, 16:08 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


BBC Radio Northampton link to Alan Regin interview

Posted: 29 Dec 2017 01:44 PM PST

29/12/2017, Stuart Linnell at Breakfast – BBC Radio Northampton

About 2 hours 11 mins in:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05pkbhh

Alan Regin on BBC Radio around country for Ringing Remembers!

Posted: 29 Dec 2017 12:20 PM PST

Alan was interviewed for the following BBC radio stations this morning: Wiltshire, Northamptonshire, Channel Islands, Gloucestershire, 3 Counties (Bed, Herts, Bucks), Cornwall, Surrey & Sussex, Humberside, Leeds, Lincolnshire and Devon. Between 8-10am. Some live and some recorded and do not yet have links – but you may like to search your local station’s replay function.

If you have heard one and can indicate to me region and time I would really appreciate it!  caroline.stockmann@gmail.com

Let the <b>bells ring out</b> for New Year at Waltham on the Wolds

Posted: 29 Dec 2017 03:26 AM PST

Muffled bells will be used at St Mary Magdalene Church from about 11.20pm until 11.55pm on New Year's Eve. ... Waltham bell ringer Barry Gilchrist said: “This is a village tradition that goes back centuries, attracting many to the green including those who are celebrating the New Year in the village pub.

Barry Town <b>Clock</b>: Inside the tower set to herald the New Year in Barry

Posted: 29 Dec 2017 12:37 AM PST

With Big Ben in London under refurbishment, and ahead of the New Year when the bell is expected to chime, the Barry & District News took a journey into the tower to view the mechanisms and witness ... Mr Prior added: “The chimes are called Westminster Chimes and the clock was completed in 1908.

Nottinghamshire <b>church celebrates</b> 60 years of baptisms and weddings

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 10:00 PM PST

Designed by Broadhead & Royle, it replaced an older church on an adjacent site. As well as the tower, fitted with 11 bells and a 17ft cross, features included a pipe organ and, developed subsequently, a narthex – a screened-off antechamber allowing the church to be used for a variety of activities ...

New Year&#39;s Day <b>service</b> to urge unity across faiths

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 07:33 PM PST

Here participants from southwest Michigan and northern Indiana gather and ring bells to welcome the New Year. (Photo: Courtesy of Vic Eichler) ... That's why Michael Northrop, a former minister in the Nazarene Church, has been attending the service for years. “As my spirituality broadens, I really ...

How New Year&#39;s Eve Is Celebrated Around The World

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 06:26 PM PST

-The Waterford crystal ball located on the roof of One Times Square is lowered down a pole that is 70ft high, reaching the roof of the building 60 seconds later to signal the start of the New Year. -Church bells. In Caracas, the bells of the Cathedral of Caracas ring 12 times. In radio, it is also a tradition to ...

How New Year&#39;s Eve Is <b>Celebrated</b> Around The World

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 06:26 PM PST

-The Waterford crystal ball located on the roof of One Times Square is lowered down a pole that is 70ft high, reaching the roof of the building 60 seconds later to signal the start of the New Year. -Church bells. In Caracas, the bells of the Cathedral of Caracas ring 12 times. In radio, it is also a tradition to ...

NYE in Ballarat means beats, bells and burlesque

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 05:41 PM PST

If you're looking for something a little more traditional to do this New Years Eve, the bell-ringing in the Town Hall will see the historic bells tolling for the 146th year. The four-and-a-half tonne bells will begin ring at 9.15pm, and then sound on and off until midnight. When the clock strikes twelve, twelve ...

NYE in Ballarat means beats, <b>bells</b> and burlesque

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 05:41 PM PST

... something a little more traditional to do this New Years Eve, the bell-ringing in the Town Hall will see the historic bells tolling for the 146th year. The four-and-a-half tonne bells will begin ring at 9.15pm, and then sound on and off until midnight. When the clock strikes twelve, twelve peals will sound out, ...

Worcester, S Nicholas, Worcs

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

No longer shown as S Nicholas

Wrentham, Suffolk

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Tower now shown as u/r (rather than "temporarily suspended")

York, S John Ouse Bridge, N Yorks

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Building name changed (again); no ringing possible

Farewell column: <b>Ring</b> the <b>bells</b> while we can

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 01:22 PM PST

What will replace newspapers? Social media? Some app or other? Various malign forces with malign motivations? Will the survivors and the new platforms be honestly and independently committed to the light? Will newspaper standards live on the new platforms? Standards are what matter: Not the ...

<b>Celebrate</b> New Year&#39;s Eve in Kennebunk

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 12:03 PM PST

The events culminate in the Wild Blueberry Ball Drop from the Bell Tower of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church at midnight! The free event is sponsored by Gorham Savings Bank; Nadeau Orthodontics; Graceful Recovery; Dr. Karen Hall, General Dentistry; Kennebunk Auto Center; Tracey ...

I heard the <b>bells</b> on Christmas day

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 11:30 AM PST

The message of peace, love, and brotherhood seems to have been clearly ringing in the chimes from church bells during this special season of the year. ... Did those sounds remind you not only of Jesus' birth but also of times past in your own life when you were uplifted or saddened by the pealing?

Handbell ensemble to <b>ring</b> in New Year with three Chittenden County concerts

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 08:18 AM PST

A professional community handbell group, the ensemble rehearses and stores its equipment at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne. For the performances, they are collaborating with the Bells of St. James from Essex Junction and the Austin Chimers of the First Congregational Church of Burlington.

Major £220000 revamp will create space for music, drama and dance at city church

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 08:18 AM PST

The church's historic bell tower will also undergo construction work, marking the culmination of the Mancroft Appeal 300. As part of the development, the Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre will be built, offering members of the public the chance to learn about bell ringing. To make space for the centre, the ...

Major £220000 revamp will create space for music, drama and dance at city <b>church</b>

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 08:18 AM PST

The church's historic bell tower will also undergo construction work, marking the culmination of the Mancroft Appeal 300. As part of the development, the Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre will be built, offering members of the public the chance to learn about bell ringing. To make space for the centre, the ...

With deadline near, extension sought to save St. Lawrence <b>bells</b>

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 06:48 AM PST

"This is about the history of New Bedford. St. Lawrence Church has been a part of New Bedford since 1821 and has been a major part of the city." She said one of the donations — 150 pounds — from Margaret Rainford, 85, of England, who heard about the bells from a friend in Fairhaven, became ...

Work starts to bring Norwich church vision alive

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 02:52 AM PST

The ringers here at St Peter Mancroft, their friends, families and of course the wider community of ringers and the Mancroft church 'family' have worked tirelessly to bring this project to life. This, combined with the support and encouragement of the Heritage Lottery Fund who have supported this project ...

Work starts to bring Norwich <b>church</b> vision alive

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 02:52 AM PST

Work to make the church of St Peter Mancroft in Norwich city centre accessible to all and create a flexible space for worship, music, dance and drama ... Restoring the ancient ringing room floor at a higher level in the tower than the existing ringing room in order to make space for the Discovery Centre.

Early 2018 rededication service for Otley <b>bells</b>

Posted: 28 Dec 2017 01:00 AM PST

After the service refreshments will be served in the Parish Room and the tower will be open for visitors to view the newly-rehung bells in the belfry, accompanied by members of Otley All Saints Bellringers. Tower Captain Meg Morton said: "If the climb to the top of the tower is not one you relish, you will ...

Iconic <b>bells</b> to fall silent for six months

Posted: 27 Dec 2017 11:03 PM PST

It will help people find out about the rich history of bell-ringing in Norwich, where change ringing was first pioneered over 300 years ago. They'll creating a state of the art training centre for the Eastern counties to train new and existing ringers and take ringing out to schools and other organisations and ...

Iconic bells to fall silent for six months

Posted: 27 Dec 2017 11:03 PM PST

It will help people find out about the rich history of bell-ringing in Norwich, where change ringing was first pioneered over 300 years ago. They'll creating a state of the art training centre for the Eastern counties to train new and existing ringers and take ringing out to schools and other organisations and ...

Pacete: Rizal in his days | SunStar

Posted: 27 Dec 2017 10:22 PM PST

A successful journey bringing millions of pesos for the Spanish community was greeted with joyous peals of church bells and days of merrymaking. Thus preoccupied, colonial officials left the local economy underdeveloped for over 200 years. Enriching themselves were the friars, Spanish government ...

Canon John Bell: Respected churchman and expert in beekeeping

Posted: 27 Dec 2017 10:11 PM PST

The current minister of Holy Trinity, Rev Mervyn Jamison, said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with Carole and the family. Canon Bell was very well thought-of in our parish. He has been very kind to people of the parish even in retirement." Bell-ringers from the parish will take part in his funeral service, ...

Teddies take to the skies

Posted: 27 Dec 2017 10:00 PM PST

Tower captain, Brian Rothera, said proceeds from the day would go towards the maintenance of the church bells and also for a project to create a bell ringing teaching centre. “We would like to be able to teach people not only from St Oswald's but other churches,” he said. “We ring here at St Oswald's on ...

Fallen CHP officer&#39;s <b>funeral</b> set for Saturday

Posted: 27 Dec 2017 08:07 PM PST

(Candice Nguyen/KTVU) - California Highway Patrol confirmed a funeral is set for Saturday morning for Officer Andrew Camilleri who was killed in the line of duty on Christmas Eve by a ... A touching bell-ringing tribute for Camilleri was held in West Sacramento at CHP Patrol Academy on Wednesday.

Bampton, Cumbria

Posted: 27 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Tenor note and precise wt available

&#39;He Will Not Be Forgotten&#39;: <b>Bell-Ringing</b> Ceremony Honors CHP Officer Killed in Christmas Eve Crash

Posted: 27 Dec 2017 06:27 AM PST

A somber bell-ringing ceremony in Sacramento on Wednesday morning honored the life and service of a California Highway Patrol officer who lost his life on Christmas Eve after a suspected ... The CHP is in the process of planning Camilleri's funeral, which officials said is expected in the next week.
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