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posted 22 Apr 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 22 Apr 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Raleigh commission approves 7-story apartment building on Hillsborough Street - News & Observer

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 02:43 PM PDT


News & Observer

Raleigh commission approves 7-story apartment building on Hillsborough Street
News & Observer
The developer's attorney, Mack Paul, dismissed “the idea that one case is going to somehow become the test for every project,” pointing to the debate over a seven-story hotel across from the N.C. State Bell Tower. The hotel was approved despite ...

Full peal of bells to honour Frank and delight local ears - Central Western Daily

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 02:13 PM PDT


Full peal of bells to honour Frank and delight local ears
Central Western Daily
EIGHT of Australia's best bell ringers will be in Orange on Saturday to ring Holy Trinity Church's first full peal, in honour of Archdeacon Frank Hetherington's retirement. The eight bells in the Holy Trinity bell tower, installed in 2007, will ring ...

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Reader Opinion: Get creative to end dog muck menace - The Star

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 01:31 PM PDT


The Star

Reader Opinion: Get creative to end dog muck menace
The Star
On our road in Hillsborough, right now, there will undoubtedly be several dog crêpes, some freshly squeezed before the break of dawn. I have had ... You enter the school, the bell rings and the kids scramble to the floor – the floor that your skidded ...

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Honour ap-peals to Frank - Central Western Daily

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 11:06 AM PDT


Honour ap-peals to Frank
Central Western Daily
EIGHT of Australia's best bell ringers will be in Orange on Saturday to ring Holy Trinity Church's first full peal, in honour of Archdeacon Frank Hetherington's retirement. The eight bells in the Holy Trinity bell tower, installed in 2007, will ring ...

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Bells to ring our for Saint George's Day across Banburyshire - Banbury Guardian

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 11:00 AM PDT


Bells to ring our for Saint George's Day across Banburyshire
Banbury Guardian
change ringing which originated in 16th century England and is a unique part of our national heritage, calling people to church on Sunday, celebrating marriages, and marking the passing of the dead. Bells are also rung in celebration of national events ...

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Get down to Brass, Pipes and Dreams concert and support Bell Tower Appeal - Evesham Journal

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:07 AM PDT


Get down to Brass, Pipes and Dreams concert and support Bell Tower Appeal
Evesham Journal
The event, entitled Brass, Pipes and Dreams, will see the Cheltenham Scottish Pipe Band and the Avonbank Brassband performing from 7.30pm in support of the appeal to repair and conserve Evesham's 15th century Bell Tower. Tickets for the event, which ...

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Get down to Brass, Pipes and Dreams concert and support Evesham's Bell ... - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:07 AM PDT


Get down to Brass, Pipes and Dreams concert and support Evesham's Bell ...
Tewkesbury ADMAG
The event, entitled Brass, Pipes and Dreams, will see the Cheltenham Scottish Pipe Band and the Avonbank Brassband performing from 7.30pm in support of the appeal to repair and conserve Evesham's 15th century Bell Tower. Tickets for the event, which ...

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Easter events centre around launch of CD to help maintain St Giles church - The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:06 AM PDT


The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Easter events centre around launch of CD to help maintain St Giles church
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
Neil Skelton at St Giles Church with the CD the Ghosts of Old Imber (TP48664) By Trevor Porter. Almost 4,000 visitors descended on the deserted village of Imber to look around its historic St Giles church and attend the launch of a charity CD to raise ...

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Venice guide: free attractions and things to do - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:56 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Venice guide: free attractions and things to do
Telegraph.co.uk
A couple of delightful old lace-making ladies are generally in residence in the mornings at the worthwhile Museo del Merletto (museomerletto.visitmuve.it) in the main square of Piazza Galuppi, where the church of San Martino has an early work by ...

Easter fun in the Vale - Evesham Journal

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:02 AM PDT


Evesham Journal

Easter fun in the Vale
Evesham Journal
"Eight local charities raised over £1,000 from the Easter weekend events including Evesham Volunteer Centre's Snail Race which raised £273 and the Cancer Research Quiz which netted £168 for this worthy cause. "Evesham Bell Tower Appeal also ...

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Appeal Launched To Bring Back Sound Of Bells - NOW Bath

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 01:02 AM PDT


NOW Bath

Appeal Launched To Bring Back Sound Of Bells
NOW Bath
To me there is nothing more beautiful than that sound echoing in city streets. “Once the peal of Christ Church bells would have uplifted the hearts of countless Bath people each week. Let them ring out anew!” Betjeman once worshipped at Christ Church ...

Tower Captain's Handbook now available online

Posted: 21 Apr 2014 06:55 PM PDT

Advice on: organisation, recruiting, teaching bell handling, running the ringing and maintenance, with appendices on call changes and touches of Plain Bob, Grandsire and Stedman.

Whitbourne, Herefs

Posted: 21 Apr 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Frame repaired; tower crack means no QP ringing at present

Annual St George's day celebration in Pinner on today - This is Local London

Posted: 21 Apr 2014 12:04 AM PDT


Annual St George's day celebration in Pinner on today
This is Local London
... at the famous Ye Olde Wheelbarrow Race in Pinner. The annual St George's Day event will take place in Pinner today from 1pm and will include a performance from the Merrydown Morris Dancers, bell ringing from the Parish church and a Punch and Judy ...

'The rector, around whom the church didn't fall down': Archdeacon Frank retires - Central Western Daily

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 03:00 PM PDT


'The rector, around whom the church didn't fall down': Archdeacon Frank retires
Central Western Daily
Funds were found and 5, redundant bells were obtained from the Keltek Trust in the UK and three bells, newly cast in the UK were individually donated. After restoration of the tower and steeple in 2007-2008, the eight full circle bells were dedicated ...

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St. Peter's Church Bells Ring in Easter - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 10:59 AM PDT


NBC 10 Philadelphia

St. Peter's Church Bells Ring in Easter
NBC 10 Philadelphia
The bell tower was added to the church at at Third and Pine streets in the mid-19th century to accommodate a set of bells gifted to the church by Benjamin Chew Wilcocks, a grandson of Benjamin Chew, the Pennsylvania lawyer who advised the Founding ...

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St. Peter's Church Bells Ring in Easter - Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 09:58 AM PDT


St. Peter's Church Bells Ring in Easter
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
The bell tower was added to the church at at Third and Pine streets in the mid-19th century to accommodate a set of bells gifted to the church by Benjamin Chew Wilcocks, a grandson of Benjamin Chew, the Pennsylvania lawyer who advised the Founding ...

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A birthday bash for Melvyn - Biggleswade Today

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 08:11 AM PDT


Biggleswade Today

A birthday bash for Melvyn
Biggleswade Today
The Market Square Cafe was run by Mrs Joy Hilton who was also landlady of The Swan Hotel that once stood opposite the Chronicle offices and Melvyn recalls as “the most impressive coaching inn in Biggleswade”. In the first photograph, Melvyn can be seen ...

Town council commit to project spending - Evesham Observer

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 08:56 AM PDT


Evesham Observer

Town council commit to project spending
Evesham Observer
Members of the town council had agreed to allocate £150,000 to the Almonry Museum project and a further £100,000 for the Evesham Bell Tower appeal from upcoming New Homes Bonus cash. Every time a new home is built and occupied in Wychavon, the ...

Church and chapel opens doors for archive project - Cotswold Journal

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 07:37 AM PDT


Cotswold Journal

Church and chapel opens doors for archive project
Cotswold Journal
St Lawrence Church began the day with a peal of bells by local bell ringers and an organ recital before Church Wardens and Parochial Church Council members explained the building's features. Mickleton received a £40,100 grant from the Heritage Lottery ...

Thousands attended a Hillsborough 25th anniversary memorial service at ... - Metro

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 04:05 AM PDT


Metro

Thousands attended a Hillsborough 25th anniversary memorial service at ...
Metro
Resident Mal Jones, from Meols, Merseyside, told the Liverpool Echo he received a call as shadow health secretary Andy Burnham paid tribute to Hillsborough campaigners inside the stadium. A fan ties a scarf to the Shankly Gates at Anfield, before the ...

Royal Maundy Service takes place at special event - Lancashire Telegraph

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 09:17 PM PDT


Lancashire Telegraph

Royal Maundy Service takes place at special event
Lancashire Telegraph
... due to start at 3pm and lasting around three hours and 10 minutes. A special peal of 5,000 changes – meaning the bells change their place in order each time they strike – will ring out a method, or piece of music, called the 'Lincolnshire Surprise ...

King's Stanley Church to take part in St George's Day bell ringing ceremony - Stroud News and Journal

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 12:03 PM PDT


Stroud News and Journal

King's Stanley Church to take part in St George's Day bell ringing ceremony
Stroud News and Journal
... campanologists will take part in various ceremonies on Wednesday, April 23 at 6pm to commemorate England's national saint's day. St George Church, in King's Stanley is just one of the churches taking part in the event. Libby Alexander, founder of ...

Bishop recalls Hillsborough tragedy - Church Times

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 04:13 AM PDT


Bishop recalls Hillsborough tragedy
Church Times
He was speaking at the 25th anniversary memorial service for the Hillsborough disaster, at Anfield stadium, on Tuesday. At 3.06 p.m., the time the game was halted in 1989, bells from Liverpool Cathedral and churches across Merseyside rang out 96 times, ...

Hillsborough Anniversary: Church Bells To Toll 96 Times In Liverpool - Huffington Post UK

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:25 PM PDT


The Independent

Hillsborough Anniversary: Church Bells To Toll 96 Times In Liverpool
Huffington Post UK
A silence will be observed across Liverpool and church bells will toll 96 times at 3.06pm, the exact time a quarter of a century ago that Liverpool and Nottingham Forest's FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough was abandoned. Hillsborough Anniversary ...
Hillsborough disaster anniversary: Liverpool remembers the 96 with church ... The Independent
Merseyside prepares to honour the 96 twenty five years on from Hillsborough ... Liverpool Echo
Memorial service marks Hillsborough anniversary Inquirer.net
Albany Times Union
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