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The making of Perth - Perth Now

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 09:06 AM PDT


Perth Now

The making of Perth
Perth Now
If you're a visitor to Perth and/or under the age of 30, then none of these references will be ringing any bells. If you're a visitor and actually looking to ring some bells, like, literally, then head on down to the river's edge and visit The Bell ...

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Wisner woman has ties to Revolutionary War Patriots - Norfolk Daily News

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 07:29 AM PDT


Wisner woman has ties to Revolutionary War Patriots
Norfolk Daily News
With an ancestor who hid the Liberty Bell from enemy troops, the Wisner woman qualifies for the organization honoring American Patriots who fought on the side of freedom more than 200 years ago. Moeller is a direct descendant of the ... In September ...

Balsham, West Wickham, West Wratting, Weston Colville; Quarter Peal, Music Bash, Circular Walk - Cambridge News

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 04:46 AM PDT


Balsham, West Wickham, West Wratting, Weston Colville; Quarter Peal, Music Bash, Circular Walk
Cambridge News
The ringers and friends joined the family for refreshments afterwards. The whole of the Johnson family are extremely grateful to the bellringers who regularly support this annual quarter peal as too other village families whose children have tragically ...

Taunton teacher Freddie Fuge's death at the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago - This is The West Country

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:49 AM PDT


This is The West Country

Taunton teacher Freddie Fuge's death at the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago
This is The West Country
He was born in Canon Street in 1890, later living in St James Street, between the Ring of Bells and the church. Freddie attended St James School and then ... "He knew he had been badly hit, but no word of complaint touched his lips." A tablet ...

Battle of the Somme soldier's 'premonition' of his death two years earlier - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:41 AM PDT


Somerset County Gazette

Battle of the Somme soldier's 'premonition' of his death two years earlier
Somerset County Gazette
He was born in Canon Street in 1890, later living in St James Street, between the Ring of Bells and the church. Freddie attended St James School and then ... "He knew he had been badly hit, but no word of complaint touched his lips." A tablet ...

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Brave Oscar, 5, rings hospital bell marking end of cancer treatment - Melton Times

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:34 AM PDT


Melton Times

Brave Oscar, 5, rings hospital bell marking end of cancer treatment
Melton Times
Since 1990 the charity has proudly granted over 16,000 wishes across the UK, with people's donations and fundraising helping to make their dreams come true. Oscar's dad, Ryan, said: “We were all so happy to see Oscar ring the hospital's treatment bell ...

First female competitor to join in cable car bell-ringing contest - San Francisco Examiner

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 01:01 AM PDT


San Francisco Examiner

First female competitor to join in cable car bell-ringing contest
San Francisco Examiner
Now a cable car conductor, Griffin said she was urged to enter the bell ringing contest to further women's place in Muni's history. She's especially proud that she and her friend, cable car grip Willa Johnson, were the only female crew to ever work a ...

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Week Ahead What's On Listings 07-07-16 - Lancashire Evening Post

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 12:07 AM PDT


Lancashire Evening Post

Week Ahead What's On Listings 07-07-16
Lancashire Evening Post
Hoghton Tower, Hoghton. Tel: 01254 852986. Thu, Jul 7 only. David Gest Is Not Dead But Alive With Soul Tour!: featuring performances from music legends Russell Thompkins Jr, Deniece Williams, Peabo Bryson, The Tymes and Freda Payne. From £20.50. 8pm ...

Secret Venice: Things to see and do beyond St Mark's - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 07 Jul 2016 12:03 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Secret Venice: Things to see and do beyond St Mark's
Telegraph.co.uk
The bell-tower affords the best bird's-eye view over Venice and, having a lift, this campanile can even be scaled by those with limited mobility. Less well-known, the cloisters and former monastic buildings can be visited on guided tours organised by ...

City comes alive with Appetite as shows hit streets - Uttoxeter Advertiser

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 10:06 PM PDT


City comes alive with Appetite as shows hit streets
Uttoxeter Advertiser
It features trapeze artists, bell ringers, singers, percussionists and acrobats. Early bird adult tickets cost £6, with family offers available. The Big Feast runs on August Bank Holiday weekend, from Saturday, August 27, to Monday, August 29. The ...

Je ne comprends pas - the curious case of the DS 4 - the Irish News

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 05:07 PM PDT


the Irish News

Je ne comprends pas - the curious case of the DS 4
the Irish News
A pincer movement of low roofline and high-mounted seat meant I had to sit hunched up, like Quasimodo without the campanology skills. The driving position is shocking, and not only because of the seat. The pedals are canted to the right to an ...

Bridgwater, Som

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

No ringing until Feb 2017: church re-ordering

Hometown values part of Summitt - Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 03:40 PM PDT


Hometown values part of Summitt
Knoxville News Sentinel
... credo to live by the side of the road and be a friend of man, where their shadows cast so truthfully bare and memorable that the saying "What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say" rings as clear as any Sunday church bell peal or ...

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Restoration of SH Cemetery's Matchless Chimes Planned - The Hudson Independent

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 12:18 PM PDT


The Hudson Independent

Restoration of SH Cemetery's Matchless Chimes Planned
The Hudson Independent
Hidden away high up in the stone belfry of the Washington Irving Memorial Chapel just inside the north gate of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is a set of 10 tubular bell tower chimes installed in 1923. Known for their fine musical qualities with rich and ...

Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest This Week - Patch.com

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 11:07 AM PDT


Patch.com

Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest This Week
Patch.com
San Francisco, Ca - The 53rd annual San Francisco Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest will be held Thursday, according to San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials. The two-part competition begins at noon at Union Square Park and will feature ...

Great weather lends success to LFR festival - Ogle County News

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 09:55 AM PDT


Ogle County News

Great weather lends success to LFR festival
Ogle County News
In fact, the only apparent glitch came during the ringing of the Illinois Official State Freedom Bell on Kable Square Monday afternoon. As LFR Queen Sydne Robinson, her court, and the festival crowd were midway through the traditional 13 peals of the ...

Jones — Lewis - The Daily Iberian

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 09:30 AM PDT


The Daily Iberian

Jones — Lewis
The Daily Iberian
Lisa Marie Jones and Troy Lewis were married Saturday, June 18, 2016, at St. Paul United Methodist Church of Christ in New Iberia. The bride is the daughter of the late Wickless and Hazel Anthony Jones. The groom is the son of the late Truly Mae Lewis ...

Local teachers dig through biblical history - thejewishchronicle.net

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 08:18 AM PDT


thejewishchronicle.net

Local teachers dig through biblical history
thejewishchronicle.net
As they listened to the singing of the Jews at the wall, they heard the muezzin call Muslims to prayer and the church bells from the Christian quarter begin to peal. The “human intersection” of three major religions in one spot, said Horton, was beautiful.

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£200000 Lottery grant answers prayers of South Brent church and safeguards tower for future - Ivybridge South Brent and South

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 07:05 AM PDT


Ivybridge South Brent and South

£200000 Lottery grant answers prayers of South Brent church and safeguards tower for future
Ivybridge South Brent and South
Greg, who is also chairman of South Brent Parish Council, added: 'The work will reduce the deterioration of the fixtures and fittings of the bells, enabling us to improve facilities for our bell ringers. It is our intention to establish a Bellringing ...

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Time Travelers: A history of opportunity - Montgomery Advertiser

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 07:04 AM PDT


Montgomery Advertiser

Time Travelers: A history of opportunity
Montgomery Advertiser
Pealing church bells, firecrackers, and general commotion prevailed for the rest of the day and night" (p. 20). Surely Louisa and her young family had to be aware that history was being made just up the road. On the edge of town, the Chappell House ...

£200000 Lottery grant answers prayers of South Brent church and safeguards tower for future - Dartmouth Chronicle

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 07:03 AM PDT


Dartmouth Chronicle

£200000 Lottery grant answers prayers of South Brent church and safeguards tower for future
Dartmouth Chronicle
... win awards for their expertise and have been featured in two national broadcasts in recent years – on BBC Radio 4's 'Bells on Sunday', and in the television series 'Ade in Britain', when Adrian Edmondson discovered the art of Devon Call Change ...

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Grant boosts steeple restoration effort - Wiscasset Newspaper

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 04:06 AM PDT


Wiscasset Newspaper

Grant boosts steeple restoration effort
Wiscasset Newspaper
The church replaced it and the bell's wheel, did some work on the stairs to the belfry and restored the spire atop the belfry, according to members. In spring 2015, members said the ... The belfry needs reroofing; the tower, scraping and painting. The ...

Dead traveller's mother advised him to get away from drugs - Banbridge Leader

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 02:04 AM PDT


Dead traveller's mother advised him to get away from drugs
Banbridge Leader
She helped fund his trip, and said he was “always ringing looking money sent over”. She added that he had called ... Mr Hale had no travel insurance, and a charity called the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust is helping to bring his body back. Upper Bann ...

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Villagers' £80000 new church bells get a ringing endorsement - Herald Series

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 01:15 AM PDT


Herald Series

Villagers' £80000 new church bells get a ringing endorsement
Herald Series
And the six new bells at Drayton St Leonard church, near Dorchester, have been cast by the same firm that cast the last six in 1884 – Whitechapel Bell Foundry. The bells were delivered from London at lunchtime on Friday, July 1, and the laborious ...

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Villagers' £80000 new church bells get a ringing endorsement - Oxford Mail

Posted: 06 Jul 2016 01:07 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

Villagers' £80000 new church bells get a ringing endorsement
Oxford Mail
And the six new bells at Drayton St Leonard church, near Dorchester, have been cast by the same firm that cast the last six in 1884 – Whitechapel Bell Foundry. The bells were delivered from London at lunchtime on Friday, July 1, and the laborious ...

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The fatal hike that became a Nazi propaganda coup - The Guardian

Posted: 05 Jul 2016 10:01 PM PDT


The Guardian

The fatal hike that became a Nazi propaganda coup
The Guardian
On that bleak April evening, the 7pm chimes of Hofsgrund's church bells were carried on the wind. Keast sent two of the older boys to follow the direction of the bells down the hill, leaving most of the others on the slopes trying desperately to revive ...

You're invited to walk in the footsteps of Bishop James Murray - mnnews.today

Posted: 05 Jul 2016 04:05 PM PDT


mnnews.today

You're invited to walk in the footsteps of Bishop James Murray
mnnews.today
Envisioned by the small but enthusiastic 'Team Murray' as part of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle's 150-year celebrations, a pilgrimage has been planned for Saturday 29 October 2016, exactly one week prior to the dedication of the historic, now ...

Sarah Morris: A Pilgrimage to Israel ... and Beyond - Bismarck Tribune

Posted: 05 Jul 2016 08:56 AM PDT


Bismarck Tribune

Sarah Morris: A Pilgrimage to Israel ... and Beyond
Bismarck Tribune
After a warm day, the rain created a comfortable atmosphere to stroll down the street leading to St. Peter's church in Vatican City. St. Peter's square. SARAH MORRIS Bismarck Tribune. The calming sound of the fountains in St. Peter's square is a great ...

Smith Carillon Concert Series returns July 7 to Penn State Behrend - Penn State News

Posted: 05 Jul 2016 08:46 AM PDT


Penn State News

Smith Carillon Concert Series returns July 7 to Penn State Behrend
Penn State News
The Smith Carillon bells were cast by Meeks, Watson & Co., a bell founder located in Georgetown, Ohio, and are made from bell metal, a bronze consisting of 80 percent copper and 20 percent tin. This alloy has been used for carillon bells since the 1600s.

Seventh angel found in Bethlehem church - ANSA (registration)

Posted: 05 Jul 2016 08:13 AM PDT


ANSA (registration)

Seventh angel found in Bethlehem church
ANSA (registration)
... including its prominent bell towers. Due to its cultural and geographical history, the site holds a prominent religious significance to those of both the Christian and Muslim faiths. The site of the Church of the Nativity is a World Heritage Site ...

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CAROL PERKINS: Continuing our Irish travels - Glasgow Daily Times

Posted: 05 Jul 2016 07:23 AM PDT


Glasgow Daily Times

CAROL PERKINS: Continuing our Irish travels
Glasgow Daily Times
Diving into my family heritage didn't exactly entertain Luke, our 13-year-old grandson. The Cork ... Luke's greatest fun in Cork was ringing the bells in the Shannon Tower. This church dated back to the 1700s, but what impressed me was the collection ...

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Nostalgia: Threat of an internal Catholic rising - Scarborough Today

Posted: 05 Jul 2016 12:15 AM PDT


Scarborough Today

Nostalgia: Threat of an internal Catholic rising
Scarborough Today
... at York, complained in June 1603, at every level of the county's judicial and administrative government, from the Council itself down through the justices' benches in all three Ridings to the meanest offices of constable and churchwarden, there ...

Ringing in Independence Day in Wallingford - Meriden Record-Journal

Posted: 04 Jul 2016 07:05 PM PDT


Meriden Record-Journal

Ringing in Independence Day in Wallingford
Meriden Record-Journal
At 2 p.m., bells started clanging — two iron bells and two made of bell metal, a brass alloy, all from town buildings that are now mounted on the historical society grounds under two protective shelters. Six-year-old Ari Lopez of Wallingford assisted ...

Hancock rings the bell of freedom for the Fourth - The Union Leader

Posted: 04 Jul 2016 04:59 PM PDT


The Union Leader

Hancock rings the bell of freedom for the Fourth
The Union Leader
HANCOCK — The town's annual Independence Day Celebration Saturday started with the ringing of the Paul Revere Bell and ended with fireworks over Norway Pond. ... So Fogg held court in the Meetinghouse Saturday while a steady stream of children came to ...

Spectacular fundraising shy of goal before the fourth - Pilot Tribune

Posted: 04 Jul 2016 11:07 AM PDT


Spectacular fundraising shy of goal before the fourth
Pilot Tribune
Liberty Bell Ringers ($350 and up): King's Pointe Waterpark and Resort. Patriots ($150-$349): Rick and Carol Peterson, Grand Central Coffee Station, Stalcup Agricultural Service, Andy and Tara Kosky Tyson Foods, and Dr. Dan Douglas D.D.S.. Skyrockets ...

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME REMEMBERED IN SOUTH HOLLAND - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 04 Jul 2016 09:59 AM PDT


Spalding Guardian

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME REMEMBERED IN SOUTH HOLLAND
Spalding Guardian
Bellringers at St Peter and St Paul's Church, Gosberton, sound a three-hour peal for Private George Marsdall, a bellringer and soldier from the village who in memory of Private George Marshall who was a bell ringer in the village and died in the battle ...

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