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Merseybells news feed as published


Bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth proves a global affair - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 10:15 AM PDT


Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth proves a global affair
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Bronte expert and former TV presenter Christa Ackroyd attended the ceremony where a small bright coloured wreath was laid at the Old Bell Chapel by the the Reverend Gloria Hardisty and another was carried to Haworth by a team of cyclists. "We must ...

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Saved by the bells: Capital Ringers tour to Lewes - Milford Beacon

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 10:10 AM PDT


Milford Beacon

Saved by the bells: Capital Ringers tour to Lewes
Milford Beacon
The Capital Ringers will bell you out with its concert “Bach to Rock!” The show will feature tunes from Johann Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, along with contemporary artists, performed on handchimes and the largest set of handbells (at 134 ...

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Bell ringers in Dover celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday with a one quarter peel - ITV News

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 10:03 AM PDT


ITV News

Bell ringers in Dover celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday with a one quarter peel
ITV News
We were there to capture the excitement as thousands of well-wishers lined Windsor's streets for the Queen's 90th birthday. Royal · Essex · Buckinghamshire · Share · Tweet · Plus · Reddit. 5 hours ago ...
Where can you celebrate Queen's 90th birthday in Dover?Dover Express
Queen's birthday: Beacon to be lit in CalverleyWest Leeds Dispatch (blog)

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Celebrations ring out in honour of the Queen's 90th birthday - The Press, York

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 10:02 AM PDT


The Press, York

Celebrations ring out in honour of the Queen's 90th birthday
The Press, York
Celebrations were also held across the region, from tea parties to church bell ringing to help mark the occasion for the longest-serving British monarch. York Flower Club put together their own unique present with a colourful commemorative bouquet made ...
Bell ringers in Dover celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday with a one quarter peelITV News
Ryedale celebrates the Queen's 90th birthdayGazette & Herald

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Celebrations take place across Worcestershire for the Queen's 90th birthday - Worcester News

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 09:28 AM PDT


Worcester News

Celebrations take place across Worcestershire for the Queen's 90th birthday
Worcester News
A HOST of celebrations took place across Worcestershire to mark the Queen's 90th birthday yesterday (Thursday). From knitted models of Her Majesty, to celebratory bell ringing at Worcester Cathedral - residents honoured the anniversary in style ...

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VIDEO: Sleaford parish church launches Queen's birthday exhibition - Sleaford Today

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 09:19 AM PDT


Sleaford Today

VIDEO: Sleaford parish church launches Queen's birthday exhibition
Sleaford Today
The exhibition was officially opened by The Queen's representative, the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, Toby Dennis, who also cut a cake before a communal singing of Happy Birthday. During the service the church's bell team rang a Quarter Peal in ...

Topsham to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday well into the summer - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 08:39 AM PDT


Exeter Express and Echo

Topsham to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday well into the summer
Exeter Express and Echo
St Margaret's Church Bell Ringers will begin the celebration by ringing at 5.45pm - 6.15pm. This will be followed by music played by the organist for the evening Paul Morgan, Organist Emeritus Exeter Cathedral. The Concert will begin at 6.30pm. The ...
Celebrations ring out in honour of the Queen's 90th birthdayThe Press, York

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Elliott Tower climb provides unique tour for seniors - Oaklandpostonline

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 07:48 AM PDT


Oaklandpostonline

Elliott Tower climb provides unique tour for seniors
Oaklandpostonline
Curry is one of few individuals qualified to play the carillon, an instrument composed of at least 23 bronze-cast bells that are played together to form chords. The instrument is played by striking a large keyboard with batons, in combination with ...

Lois Carlson, 81, of Marlborough - Community Advocate

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 07:38 AM PDT


Lois Carlson, 81, of Marlborough
Community Advocate
Lois was a longtime member of the First Congregational Church, and also one of the very first bell ringers for many years. She was a devoted wife, sister, mother, and grandmother to her family, which she cherished greatly. She spent many years as a ...

Model home tour: Windmill opens Cathedral Hill luxury towns - Ottawa Citizen

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 07:27 AM PDT


Ottawa Citizen

Model home tour: Windmill opens Cathedral Hill luxury towns
Ottawa Citizen
“As you walk along Sparks you hit the church, you hit this row of townhouses, you hit the tower and then you hit Roper House — the diversity just feels nice,” says Windmill partner Rodney Wilts. Just as easily used as an office, ... Ceilings are at ...

Rochdale celebrates the Queen's 90th and gears up for St George's Day - Rochdale Online

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 07:01 AM PDT


Rochdale Online

Rochdale celebrates the Queen's 90th and gears up for St George's Day
Rochdale Online
... annual flag-raising ceremony outside the town hall on Saturday 23 April. The ceremony will begin at 10am with the reading of a St George's Day poem. The Mayor of Rochdale, Councillor Surinder Biant, will then raise the St George flag outside ...

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Video: EU cracks down on paper boys and bellringers - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 06:54 AM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Video: EU cracks down on paper boys and bellringers
Belfast Telegraph
Paper rounds could breach children's human rights, says the EU. Many see it as just another example of meddling eurocrats. Perfumeries and bellringers also face new legislation 'coming down faster than ever' that many describe as 'overreaching'.

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Where can you celebrate Queen's 90th birthday in Dover? - Dover Express

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 06:29 AM PDT


Dover Express

Where can you celebrate Queen's 90th birthday in Dover?
Dover Express
Bell ringers at St Mary's Parish Church in Dover will join in celebrations for the Queen's birthday on Thursday morning, ringing out a quarter peal. The quarter peal lasts about 45 minutes. It will be repeated on Saturday evening at 7pm to mark St ...
Queen's birthday: Beacon to be lit in CalverleyWest Leeds Dispatch (blog)

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FIVE THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN HINGHAM - Wicked Local

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 05:27 AM PDT


Wicked Local

FIVE THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN HINGHAM
Wicked Local
BELL RINGING: Beginners' class in English change bell ringing will hold its first session at 10 a.m. April 23 at the Memorial Bell Tower, adjacent to the Old Ship Church, 107 Main St., Hingham Classes will be on Saturdays for 10 weeks. Funds from the ...

Where to see beacons being lit across Sussex this evening - The Argus

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 03:57 AM PDT


The Argus

Where to see beacons being lit across Sussex this evening
The Argus
The Queen will light the first of a chain of hundreds of beacons across the country. On the day of her milestone anniversary, the Queen will be joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, her eldest son the Prince of Wales and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall as ...
Where to see the Queen's birthday beaconsPortsmouth News
Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham councils all decline roles in Queen's birthday beacon celebrationsgetreading
Queen's Birthday BeaconBuckinhamshire Free Press

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Ringing in the Queen's 90th birthday - Scottish Catholic Observer

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 03:24 AM PDT


Scottish Catholic Observer

Ringing in the Queen's 90th birthday
Scottish Catholic Observer
(Left to right) the bell-ringers are: Fr Martin Birrell, Br Joseph Carron, Br Matthew Jackson. The Queen's birthday wasn't a spring day at the ... Bishop Keenan's message at opening Mass for Paisley Synod. Meet Mary's Meals Generation Hope, and younger ...

Beacons glow as Northern Ireland marks Queen's big day with a shining example of harmony - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 03:22 AM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Beacons glow as Northern Ireland marks Queen's big day with a shining example of harmony
Belfast Telegraph
This will be followed by a peal of bells and a cross-community service in St Macartin's Cathedral, the first Catholic church in Ireland visited by the Queen. As part of the spectacle two high-powered beams of light will be shot into the night sky and ...
Where can you celebrate Queen's 90th birthday in Dover?Dover Express

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Bell's ringing despite tough broking conditions and 'undervalued' share price - The Australian

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 03:03 AM PDT


The Australian

Bell's ringing despite tough broking conditions and 'undervalued' share price
The Australian
Bell's ringing despite tough broking conditions and 'undervalued' share price. Michael Bennet, Michael Roddan; The Australian; April 21, 2016 8:03PM; Save; Print. Michael Bennet. Reporter. Sydney. Michael Bennet is a seasoned journalist covering ...

Why Beale could be stung by Wasps - dailytelegraph.com.au

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 02:50 AM PDT


dailytelegraph.com.au

Why Beale could be stung by Wasps
dailytelegraph.com.au
Allan recalled this week how his father Vili — who played for Samoa at the 1991 World Cup alongside the Sios' dad David — would make all four boys do training every Sunday before church. “I used to hate it back then, we'd be pretty sore from Saturday ...

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Barnet will light beacon to mark Queens' 90th birthday - Times Series

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 02:17 AM PDT


Times Series

Barnet will light beacon to mark Queens' 90th birthday
Times Series
People are invited to mark the Queen's 90th birthday with bell ringing from 6.50pm, followed by the singing of the national anthem. The Worshipful, the Mayor, Councillor Mark Shooter, will speak briefly before the beacon is set alight outside the bell ...
Ryedale celebrates the Queen's 90th birthdayGazette & Herald

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Barnet will light beacon to mark Queens' 90th birthday - This is Local London

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 02:16 AM PDT


This is Local London

Barnet will light beacon to mark Queens' 90th birthday
This is Local London
People are invited to mark the Queen's 90th birthday with bell ringing from 6.50pm, followed by the singing of the national anthem. The Worshipful, the Mayor, Councillor Mark Shooter, will speak briefly before the beacon is set alight outside the bell ...

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The Queen's Birthday

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 02:15 AM PDT

Today is the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. We wish Her Majesty many happy returns of the day.

West Cornwall bells to ring for the Queen's 90th birthday - The Cornishman

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 02:06 AM PDT


The Cornishman

West Cornwall bells to ring for the Queen's 90th birthday
The Cornishman
CHURCH bells will be ringing out across West Cornwall today to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday. Although official celebrations are not being held until June, bellringers said the could not let this day go by without marking the occasion. Phillack ...

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Where to see beacons blazing tonight for the Queen's big day - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 01:37 AM PDT


The Westmorland Gazette

Where to see beacons blazing tonight for the Queen's big day
The Westmorland Gazette
BEACONS are to blaze on fell tops across Cumbria and church bells will ring out as towns and villages join in the celebrations for The Queen's 90th birthday. The focus of the national festivities is this evening (Thursday, April 21), when most people ...

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Bells to ring and beacons to be lit for Queen's 90th birthday - Cornish Guardian

Posted: 21 Apr 2016 12:37 AM PDT


Cornish Guardian

Bells to ring and beacons to be lit for Queen's 90th birthday
Cornish Guardian
On the eve of her birthday yesterday, St Kew Church began the celebration at 5pm and elsewhere in north Cornwall the bells will ring out at Morwenstow & Poughill and also at Marhamchurch where a quarter peal - 45 minutes of continuous ringing - will be ...

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Mid Devon to celebrate St George and the Bard - Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 11:34 PM PDT


Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette

Mid Devon to celebrate St George and the Bard
Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette
BELLS in Bampton, Tiverton and Silverton will ring out next weekend marking St George's Day and the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 1616. Up and down the land bell ringers will mark the occasion by ringing church bells at ...

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Ringing for Queen and country - News Guardian

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 11:05 PM PDT


News Guardian

Ringing for Queen and country
News Guardian
A bell-ringing bonanza is set to sound over North Shields over the next few days. Ringers at Christ Church in Preston Road will ring the bells at 6pm today (Thursday) to mark the Queen's 90th birthday. Tomorrow, at 7.15pm, the bells will ring to ...

Queen's birthday: 90 years of front page history - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 10:02 PM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Queen's birthday: 90 years of front page history
Telegraph.co.uk
The Telegraph printed a photograph of the Princess receiving a birthday gift of blue and white diamonds from De Beers Company, while at home peals of bells rung from St Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. Alongside its front-page report the ...
Beacons glow as Northern Ireland marks Queen's big day with a shining example of harmonyBelfast Telegraph
Bells will toll and beacon will light up for Queen's birthdayImpartial Reporter

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Dark Souls 3: How to Farm Souls and Embers - USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 09:18 PM PDT


USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Dark Souls 3: How to Farm Souls and Embers
USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)
This guide will explain the best methods for farming Souls and Embers in Dark Souls 3. We will explain which enemies have the best drop rate of Souls and Embers, and we will cover various strategies for farming Souls throughout the game. Follow these ...

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Queen's Birthday Beacon - Buckinhamshire Free Press

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 07:56 PM PDT


Buckinhamshire Free Press

Queen's Birthday Beacon
Buckinhamshire Free Press
This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here.

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Bengaluru's Once-Ugly Cathedral - The New Indian Express

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 04:09 PM PDT


The New Indian Express

Bengaluru's Once-Ugly Cathedral
The New Indian Express
As the chiming of church bells signified Christian prayer, the congregation demanded a belfry. By the end of 1828 the church got a small bell as ... The renovation added a central tower, a chancel and transepts. Different architectural styles have been ...

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What about 'I Wanna Get High'? Peace Tower bells ring out 4/20 playlist - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 02:12 PM PDT


iPolitics.ca (subscription)

What about 'I Wanna Get High'? Peace Tower bells ring out 4/20 playlist
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
In yet another sign that there's been a notable change of government in Ottawa, the pro-pot protesters gathering on Parliament Hill this afternoon for the annual 4/20 toke-in will be serenaded by peals of stoner music from the Peace Tower. On the same ...

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Smiley: Swinging ringer - The New Orleans Advocate

Posted: 20 Apr 2016 12:42 PM PDT


Smiley: Swinging ringer
The New Orleans Advocate
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