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Merseybells news feed as published


'A long time coming' (PHOTOS, VIDEO) - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:46 PM PDT


The Northwest Florida Daily News

'A long time coming' (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
The Northwest Florida Daily News
His efforts came to fruition Wednesday when the first steps were taken to create the bell for the tower. Five hundred pounds of molten bronze were poured into a mold on a portable ... A line of veterans from all wars, passed bars of bronze, called ...

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The top three - Regina Leader-Post

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 01:17 PM PDT


Regina Leader-Post

The top three
Regina Leader-Post
From the second floor of the church, you take a long, steep staircase up to a loft area. From there, take a ladder. Through a hatch at the top, you enter the small space, which is cool in fall. Due to a lack of insulation, the gallery closes in winter ...

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Johnston County Church Moved Across the Street - TWC News

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 01:09 PM PDT


Johnston County Church Moved Across the Street
TWC News
JOHNSTON COUNTY—A rural Johnston County church literally moved right across the street this weekend. The building for Blackman's Grove Baptist Church was moved about 100 feet across the road on N.C. 96. It is part of a project to expand the church as ...

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Oakland: Former Lake Merritt Lodge to house international students - San Jose Mercury News

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 12:30 PM PDT


Oakland: Former Lake Merritt Lodge to house international students
San Jose Mercury News
"This being a historic building really appealed to me as a way to create a real improvement." The revival of the building resulted ... "This is a major turnaround for this site," Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said in an interview. "They have really upgraded ...

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For OU the bell tolls: Meet Dennis Curry, the man behind Elliott Tower's ... - Oaklandpostonline

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:45 AM PDT


For OU the bell tolls: Meet Dennis Curry, the man behind Elliott Tower's ...
Oaklandpostonline
Dennis Curry sits on a wooden bench in a room that is empty save six boxes, a chair, and a practice keyboard for the world's heaviest instrument. It's called a carillon, and there's one in Elliott Tower. You can play it dynamically: softly, or, of ...

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St. Paul's bells, surrounded by scaffolding, will still ring on 9/11 - Downtown Express

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:42 AM PDT


Downtown Express

St. Paul's bells, surrounded by scaffolding, will still ring on 9/11
Downtown Express
By YANNIC RACK | If you get out at Fulton St. station on this year's 9/11 anniversary Thursday, your view of the Freedom Tower will be partly obstructed by all-round scaffolding on St. Paul's Chapel. Construction work on the church tower's exterior ...

Fenland's cultural jems on offer in heritage open day - Fenland Citizen

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:04 AM PDT


Fenland Citizen

Fenland's cultural jems on offer in heritage open day
Fenland Citizen
Leverington Church is putting on a two day exhibition featuring memorabilia of the First and Second World Wars, village life and parish registers over Saturday and Sunday. Activities include church and tower tours along with bell ringing and organ ...

Events to Remember 9/11 Organized Along NC Coast - TWC News

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:53 AM PDT


Events to Remember 9/11 Organized Along NC Coast
TWC News
The Flags will be lowered to half-staff and we will observe a moment of silence at 8:46 AM, followed by the ringing of the bell signifying last call for the 414 Firefighters, Police Officers and EMS workers who lost their life on September 11, 2001 ...

Monticello Elementary memories - San Juan Record

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:30 AM PDT


Monticello Elementary memories
San Juan Record
Monticello Elementary School was dedicated in a ceremony and community celebration on September 9, including the Flights of Learning bronze statue in front of the school. In addition, a series of six paintings by Richard Lance Russell, entitled Always ...

Cyclists complete the Big One for the Bell Tower - Evesham Journal

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 08:12 AM PDT


Cyclists complete the Big One for the Bell Tower
Evesham Journal
EVESHAM'S first ever Cyclefest is officially under way after seven intrepid riders completed the first cycle over the weekend, titled the Big One. The challenging 270 mile ride took the cyclists from Evesham's landmark Bell Tower to Big Ben and back ...

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Appeal to be launched for £120000 repairs to Berkeley Church tower and bells - Gazette Series

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 07:28 AM PDT


Appeal to be launched for £120000 repairs to Berkeley Church tower and bells
Gazette Series
Another issue is water seeping into the tower and rusting the base of the bells' iron frame. A number of cheques will be handed over at the event to kick off the fundraising process. Ringing from the bells will be heard from Berkeley Church as guests ...

See Barnard Castle church bell tower - The Northern Echo

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 06:52 AM PDT


See Barnard Castle church bell tower
The Northern Echo
A CHURCH will give visitors an extra treat when it takes part in a national grassroots heritage event this weekend. St Mary's Parish Church, in Barnard Castle, will open for visitors on Saturday (September 13) and Sunday (September 14), as part of the ...

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Worcestershire's Past on Parade - Worcester News

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 06:30 AM PDT


Worcestershire's Past on Parade
Worcester News
Helen Large, Chairman of the Worcester Heritage Partnership, the group that is supporting the initiative locally, said: "Heritage Open Days are a chance to discover our heritage treasures and enjoy a wide range of tours, events and activities that ...

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Leicestershire's sporting centre of excellence is well grounded - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 04:05 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

Leicestershire's sporting centre of excellence is well grounded
Leicester Mercury
Loughborough itself had grown from being a small market town at the beginning of the 19th century to a prosperous industrial centre, boasting such names as Morris Cranes, Brush Locomotives, Taylor's Bell Foundry, Cotton's hosiery machines and many ...

News from Fen Ditton, Horningsea and Barnwell - Cambridge News

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 03:05 AM PDT


Cambridge News

News from Fen Ditton, Horningsea and Barnwell
Cambridge News
The Church bells will be rung between 4.15pm and 4.45pm by the Diocesan Bell Ringers. Another Cluzion Showcase night is planned for Saturday, September 27th at the Community Public House in Horningsea 'The Plough and Fleece'. It is described as 'a ...

Trace Your Family History event - Matlock Today

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 01:20 AM PDT


Trace Your Family History event
Matlock Today
Visit the Elton Bell Tower and see the local bellringers in action with a live video feed of the bells turning full circle above your head. Experience pulling the church's largest bell, made in 1588. See further displays from Elton villagers including ...

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Trace Your Family History event - Bakewell Today

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 01:13 AM PDT


Trace Your Family History event
Bakewell Today
Visit the Elton Bell Tower and see the local bellringers in action with a live video feed of the bells turning full circle above your head. Experience pulling the church's largest bell, made in 1588. See further displays from Elton villagers including ...

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Participants at a USF prayer service for Michael Brown observe a minute of ... - Catholic San Francisco

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 12:57 AM PDT


Catholic San Francisco

Participants at a USF prayer service for Michael Brown observe a minute of ...
Catholic San Francisco
Moments after the St. Ignatius Church bell rang in the noon hour, the subdued crowd bowed their heads to listen to a prayer written and read by alumnus Michael Tadesse-Bell, director of student persistence and mentorship programs and a former USF ...

Bells from turn-of-the-century Falls fire halls will be ready to toll at 9/11 ... - Niagara Gazette

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 11:45 PM PDT


Bells from turn-of-the-century Falls fire halls will be ready to toll at 9/11 ...
Niagara Gazette
The bells were whisked away in early July and taken to McShane Bell Foundry in Glen Burnie, Md. to be refurbished. The goal had been to have the bells back in time for the fire department's annual 9/11 memorial service. “It was a big effort, by a lot ...

Heritage open day to give unique insight into history of Sale church - Messenger Newspapers

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 10:23 PM PDT


Heritage open day to give unique insight into history of Sale church
Messenger Newspapers
Also available on the day will be the opportunity to climb the church tower, ring the church bells, see inside the clock and belfry and appreciate the panoramic views of Sale and beyond, something the public are usually not permitted to do. People with ...

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Santa Cruz council OKs La Bahia Hotel - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 10:02 PM PDT


Santa Cruz council OKs La Bahia Hotel
Santa Cruz Sentinel
The nearly 200,000-square-foot project will save the southeastern portion of the building containing an iconic bell tower, which will remain on the city's historic survey, but the rest of the structure will be demolished and rebuilt. Previous plans for ...

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Ongoing & Upcoming Attractions: Week of Sept. 10-16, 2014 - The Rock River Times

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 10:00 PM PDT


Ongoing & Upcoming Attractions: Week of Sept. 10-16, 2014
The Rock River Times
CoCo Key Water Resort – Best Western Clock Tower Resort & Conference Center, 7801 E. State St. Info: 815-398-6000. ... Healing Pathways Cancer Resource Center – 2821 Bell School Road, Rockford. ..... Registration for Chamber Expo Icebreaker Luncheon ...

Handbells ring from around the world in Jeju - The Jeju Weekly

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 07:19 PM PDT


The Jeju Weekly

Handbells ring from around the world in Jeju
The Jeju Weekly
Handbells are traditional instruments usually played in churches, and they began as bell towers in 16th-century English churches. Initially, each bell had a different tone so people could produce music by ringing them alternately in the bell tower.

Roundup: Blue Dragons top Southington in boys soccer opener - Middletown Press

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 06:43 PM PDT


Roundup: Blue Dragons top Southington in boys soccer opener
Middletown Press
Ian Reilly made 11 saves for the Bellringers (0-1). Cromwell 0, Valley Regional 0 (OT) >> The defending ... Xavier 2, Guilford 2 >> Jason Hoops and Zack Gardiner each had one goal, while Owen Stevenson had two assists for the visiting Falcons. Nick ...

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Bemidji plans celebration for nation's Christmas tree - Bemidji Pioneer

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 06:16 PM PDT


Bemidji plans celebration for nation's Christmas tree
Bemidji Pioneer
Murphy stepped up to bring in the First City Bell Ringers and Albrecht will corral the Voyageurs Harmony Singers. Becky Dean with the Girl Scouts is cooking up a Christmas tree cookie decorating activity. Ryan White, with the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, ...

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Bratton Fleming, Devon

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 04:00 PM PDT

PN info added; indication of toilet facility added

Third Graders Take Historic Walking Tour Through Downtown Wilmington - TWC News

Posted: 09 Sep 2014 02:01 PM PDT


Third Graders Take Historic Walking Tour Through Downtown Wilmington
TWC News
"St. Paul's Lutheran Church...is a pretty cool church,” he said. While taking tours of historical buildings may seem like a history lesson, Dameron said he enjoys being able to see and touch all the rich history Wilmington has to offer. “We're not in ...

Chance to explore history of Chorley church - Chorley Citizen

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 11:55 PM PDT


Chance to explore history of Chorley church
Chorley Citizen
St George's Church in Chorley town centre, in common with 4,000 of historic sites nationwide, will be opening its doors for Heritage Open Days on Friday and Saturday, September 12 and 13. The main theme this year will be “St George's and World War One”.

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