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posted 25 Feb 2014, 16:15 by Mersey Bells   [ updated 25 Feb 2014, 16:15 ]

Merseybells news feed as published


Travel top 10: Colorful Mardi Gras traditions - San Jose Mercury News

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 03:01 PM PST


Travel top 10: Colorful Mardi Gras traditions
San Jose Mercury News
4. Crazy Days (Cologne, Germany). 5. Bell ringers (Rijeka, Croatia). 6. Gilles (Binche, Belgium). 7. Masks (Venice, Italy). 8. Burani (Tirnavos, Greece). 9. Fastelavn (Denmark). 10. Candy Wars (Vilanova, Spain). -- Linda Zavoral, lzavoral@mercurynews.com.

Top 10 Carnival Traditions - Huffington Post

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 01:06 PM PST


Top 10 Carnival Traditions
Huffington Post
With roots in the Christian celebrations leading up to Lent, a time of fasting and restraint, this is the time of year to let loose. Celebrated the world over, each country and region has developed its own unique carnival rituals and traditions ...

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The GO ART! Salon Series returns this Spring with "Small, Small World" - The Batavian

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 12:01 PM PST


The GO ART! Salon Series returns this Spring with "Small, Small World"
The Batavian
This Salon includes a delightful English inspired menu, bell choir concert, and some exciting audience participation. The first tuned handbells were developed in England ... The English handbell evolved as an instrument to be used for practicing change ...

Newport Transporter Bridge maintenance man laid to rest after final journey ... - South Wales Argus

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 06:50 AM PST


Newport Transporter Bridge maintenance man laid to rest after final journey ...
South Wales Argus
Yesterday (MON FEB 24), the funeral procession of Billy Collier carried his body over the iconic structure, where he was the maintenance operative for 27 years. Mr Collier, who was born and bred in Pill, died on February 13 at the Royal Gwent ... (MON ...

Leicestershire greats shortlist for Green Plaque Award - BBC News

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 05:31 AM PST


BBC News

Leicestershire greats shortlist for Green Plaque Award
BBC News
Twelve of Leicestershire's most famous people and buildings have been shortlisted for a Green Plaque Award. Among them are war heroes, the printer of Ladybird Books, the illustrator of Thomas the Tank Engine and the John Taylor Bellfoundry. Six plaques ...

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Shakespeare Festival is for everyone to enjoy - South Cotswolds Gazette

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 04:32 AM PST


South Cotswolds Gazette

Shakespeare Festival is for everyone to enjoy
South Cotswolds Gazette
New adaptations of Shakespeare's plays, specially commissioned new work and fascinating insights into the contemporary relevance of his writing, will feature in live performances and events for young children, teenagers and adults. On the Festival's ...

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Tributes paid after former Bishop of Bermuda Luxmoore dies at 87 - Royal Gazette

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 04:10 AM PST


Tributes paid after former Bishop of Bermuda Luxmoore dies at 87
Royal Gazette
James Francis subsequently became the first Bermudian Canon Residentiary — an appointment which “ruffled a few feathers”, Mr Mapp said, as the church moved toward Bermudianisation. ... He served first as curate at St John the Baptist, Newcastle ...

Europe's Lesser Known Seaside Escapes - Huffington Post

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 04:09 AM PST


Europe's Lesser Known Seaside Escapes
Huffington Post
(It's so popular with super-wealthy cognoscenti that the mayor has tried to stabilize home prices by <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jul/04/italian-resort-forte-dei-marmi-tourists" target="_hplink">reserving certain properties for locals ...

Fertility Awareness App Helped 10000 Women Get Pregnant - Guardian Liberty Voice

Posted: 24 Feb 2014 07:49 PM PST


Fertility Awareness App Helped 10000 Women Get Pregnant
Guardian Liberty Voice
Based on the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM), the Kindara mobile app, website and online portal provide education and support to help couples maximize their chances of getting pregnant. Alternatively, the app can be optimized to conservatively ...

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Brian Cox: 'The Irish have been so subjugated' - Irish Times

Posted: 24 Feb 2014 05:01 PM PST


Brian Cox: 'The Irish have been so subjugated'
Irish Times
The building, softly lit and shadowy, has the air of an empty church. The image is ... He was born Catholic in Dundee, Scotland and raised by four older sisters after one parent died and the other suffered mental illness. “I do feel ... This play rings ...

Queen Charlton, Som

Posted: 24 Feb 2014 04:00 PM PST

PN info amended

District News - February 21 - Lynn News

Posted: 24 Feb 2014 07:35 AM PST


Lynn News

District News - February 21
Lynn News
Village Committee – At the February meeting in the village hall reports were given by the treasurer and booking clerk Abby Marshall. Caretaker Clive Mills said that a new ... Bellringers – After a winter break bellringing has resumed. During the quiet ...

Church sets the stage for Bell Tower fundraiser - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 24 Feb 2014 05:26 AM PST


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Church sets the stage for Bell Tower fundraiser
Tewkesbury ADMAG
In total the Bell Tower appeal needs to raise £500,000 to repair and conserve the tower, built in 1531 by Abbot Clement Lichfield. Since it began in June last year it has been backed by the Journal and readers have raised about £10,000 of the £80,000 ...

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Holywell man turns 100 and seeks to be oldest in town - News North Wales

Posted: 24 Feb 2014 02:45 AM PST


Holywell man turns 100 and seeks to be oldest in town
News North Wales
Born on February 18 in 1914, Mr Ellis grew up as part of a large family in Flint, where he was a bell-ringer and chorister at Flint Parish Church. After marrying Margaret Eluned Thomas, he spent the war in India and Burma, serving in the Royal Welch ...

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Boy, 14, and brother stabbed stepfather more than 60 times - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 23 Feb 2014 07:48 PM PST


Boy, 14, and brother stabbed stepfather more than 60 times
New Zealand Herald
The siblings fled after the killing and discussed killing themselves with the large knives they had used on Mr Tulley but eventually handed themselves in to police with the aid of a church bellringer, who Joshua told: "We're murderers." Taking the ...

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