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Fourth of July: Fireworks, bonfire, skydivers in towns - Gloucester Daily Times

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 06:56 AM PDT


Gloucester Daily Times

Fourth of July: Fireworks, bonfire, skydivers in towns
Gloucester Daily Times
The gathering begins when the town crier, played by Jack Reed, starts his walk through town ringing his hand bell to alert citizens to an important meeting in the square. At 9:45 a.m., the bells of the Rockport Congregational Church will ring to signal ...

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One hundred years ago today the bloodiest day in British military history begun - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 04:37 AM PDT


One hundred years ago today the bloodiest day in British military history begun
Leicester Mercury
A service at the cathedral was being held at 10am today, which was to be preceded by a half-muffled quarter peal of the cathedral's bells and was to conclude with a two-minute silence at 11am. There will also be a poppy drop. SHARE PICTURE. Copy link ...

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Battle of the Somme anniversary: Story of 'heroic' Private Nelson Griffin who saved commander's life - Gloucestershire Live

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 04:27 AM PDT


Battle of the Somme anniversary: Story of 'heroic' Private Nelson Griffin who saved commander's life
Gloucestershire Live
He was very keen on music, singing in the Coaley Church choir as well as being a member of the local Bellringers Association. He also played in Uley Brass Band and Lister's own works band. On December 27 1914, responding to Lord Kitchener's call for ...

Anniversary of darkest day - Blackpool Gazette

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 03:04 AM PDT


Blackpool Gazette

Anniversary of darkest day
Blackpool Gazette
... Anderton of the Lancashire Fusiliers and Private Bert Hurst of the Loyal North Lancs Regiment – will be remembered, as has been customary 100 years on from the deaths of First World war victims – by a quarter peal of bells at St Annes Parish Church.

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Anniversary of darkest day - Lytham Today

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 03:04 AM PDT


Anniversary of darkest day
Lytham Today
... Anderton of the Lancashire Fusiliers and Private Bert Hurst of the Loyal North Lancs Regiment – will be remembered, as has been customary 100 years on from the deaths of First World war victims – by a quarter peal of bells at St Annes Parish Church.

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Newcastle remembers Somme war heroes in poignant ceremonies in the city - ChronicleLive

Posted: 01 Jul 2016 02:40 AM PDT


ChronicleLive

Newcastle remembers Somme war heroes in poignant ceremonies in the city
ChronicleLive
And at 10am, the cathedral's bells rang out across the city for one hour to mark all the bell-ringers who died in the conflict. On the hour, every hour today, The Last Post will be sounded at the Cathedral, followed by a reading from the pulpit and ...

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Local men killed and wounded at the Somme - Ballymena Times

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 11:33 PM PDT


Ballymena Times

Local men killed and wounded at the Somme
Ballymena Times
Rfn. George Hanna RIR (CAV) wounded is a son of Mr. George Hanna, James Street, Harryville, He was an employee in Kane‚s Foundry and was a member of the Harryville Coy. UVF. Rfn. William Dempster RIR (CAV) wounded is a ... Rfn. John Bell, RIR (CAV) is ...

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Moving tributes to the heroes of battle - The Argus

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 10:49 PM PDT


The Argus

Moving tributes to the heroes of battle
The Argus
Church bells rang out across Sussex with a full peal at Chichester Cathedral from 1pm for three hours. First World War re-enactors, boards telling stories of the casualties and artefacts were all part of events at Brighton Museum. Historian Chris ...

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Bells return to medieval Hereford church after repair work - Hereford Times

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 10:11 PM PDT


Hereford Times

Bells return to medieval Hereford church after repair work
Hereford Times
BELLS have returned to a medieval Hereford church following repair work which cost thousands of pounds. The tower and spire of All Saints church in the city centre is home to a ring of eight bells – cast at the famous Gloucester foundry by Thomas ...

Bells return to medieval Hereford church after repair work - Evesham Journal

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 10:09 PM PDT


Evesham Journal

Bells return to medieval Hereford church after repair work
Evesham Journal
BELLS have returned to a medieval Hereford church following repair work which cost thousands of pounds. The tower and spire of All Saints church in the city centre is home to a ring of eight bells – cast at the famous Gloucester foundry by Thomas ...

Fourth of July 2016 events - Southeast Missourian

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 10:00 PM PDT


Fourth of July 2016 events
Southeast Missourian
A special train ride will be held in celebration of Independence Day from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway, 252 E. Jackson Blvd. in Jackson. The train ride will include special musical entertainment and activities ...

The Battle of the Somme: Newcastle remembers the Fallen 100 years on - ITV News

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 09:25 PM PDT


ITV News

The Battle of the Somme: Newcastle remembers the Fallen 100 years on
ITV News
Readers will include members of The Royal British Legion (Northumbria), Cathedral clergy and John Grundy. · At 10.00am, the cathedral's bells will be rung for one hour to mark all those bellringers who died in the conflict. · At 7.00pm a service will ...

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Dover events light up Fourth of July - Delaware State News

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 08:35 PM PDT


Delaware State News

Dover events light up Fourth of July
Delaware State News
“Independence Day is a great holiday for us to organize events,” said Sarah Zimmerman, director of First State Heritage Park. “Delaware has a strong ... Christ Episcopal Church, on South State and Water streets, will be the site of a patriotic ...

Event guide. What's on in Marlborough this week - Marlborough Express

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 06:12 PM PDT


Marlborough Express

Event guide. What's on in Marlborough this week
Marlborough Express
Talk Series: Pest Control workshop with Mike Bell. 2pm, Wairau Rowing Club, Steam Wharf Rd, Grovetown. Justine 5795732. Visit Kaipupu .... Indoor Bowls: Grovetown Indoor Bowls at 7.30pm at the Foundry Hall, John St, Blenheim. Morris 5786699. Indoor ...

Northland Fourth of July Festivities - FOX 21 Online

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 04:09 PM PDT


FOX 21 Online

Northland Fourth of July Festivities
FOX 21 Online
Monday July 4th: Pancake Breakfast, Tower Civic Center 8 - 10:30 a.m. $5 Sponsored by the Tower Women's Civic Improvement Club & Lake Vermilion Cultural Center, AFTER THE PARADE Coffee & Cake served at the Tower Civic Center in honor of Parade Marshals ...

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Local community offers donations following historic church's damages - The Clermont Sun

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 09:48 AM PDT


The Clermont Sun

Local community offers donations following historic church's damages
The Clermont Sun
It was that historic section, containing the bell carillon tower, that on the night of July 14, 2015 took a beating from a brutal windstorm. The historic section of First Baptist's building had ... Carpet installed, walls painted, previously damaged ...

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Sussex remembers 366 dead from Somme diversion battle - BBC News

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 08:55 AM PDT


Sussex remembers 366 dead from Somme diversion battle
BBC News
Bells are being run in churches across East and West Sussex, with the first peal at Chichester Cathedral. Services are being held in Sussex and Richebourg, where about 150 people have gathered, and in Worthing, a commemoration stone was unveiled in ...

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The Destroyer - Down East

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 08:02 AM PDT


Down East

The Destroyer
Down East
The peal of the bells seemed to be coming from Commercial Street, maybe from one of the wharves along the nearby waterfront. ..... But Ruby's church was a rare exception to the devastation the Great Fire wreaked across Portland in only a matter of hours.

Celebrate Independence Day with music, fireworks, more - Carolinacoastonline

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 07:16 AM PDT


Carolinacoastonline

Celebrate Independence Day with music, fireworks, more
Carolinacoastonline
Ann Street United Methodist Church Bell Ringing Ceremony: 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 4. • Fireworks: 9 p.m. Monday, July 4, over Gallant's Channel. Atlantic Beach. • Fireworks: 9 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the circle. Morehead City. • Main Event Band Concert ...

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July 1: Free concert and full day of events for Salford's Somme 100 - SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:37 AM PDT


SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)

July 1: Free concert and full day of events for Salford's Somme 100
SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)
There will also be a programme of events in and around the University of Salford Peel Campus to mark the centenary. • At 7am, a peal of bells will ring out from the Sacred Trinity Church followed at 7.30am by a memorial service at the Cenotaph in Fire ...

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North Country Events - New Hampshire Public Radio

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:36 AM PDT


North Country Events
New Hampshire Public Radio
As part of Old Home Day, the Dow Academy will host an open house and small group tours of the clock tower. Children will be able to pull a rope to ring the bell. Group tours ... 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM craft fair and flea market, St. Patrick's Church grounds ...

The View from Swamptown: Community raised the 'new' St. Paul's Episcopal Church - The Independent

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 05:07 AM PDT


The Independent

The View from Swamptown: Community raised the 'new' St. Paul's Episcopal Church
The Independent
At that time, it was a more simple structure with a small belfry atop the church building above the Main Street entrance. By 1851, the congregation ... If the congregation could fund the construction of a suitable steeple and bell tower and if the non ...

Bell foundry restoration work gets underway - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 02:13 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Bell foundry restoration work gets underway
LoughboroughEcho.net
EMERGENCY restoration work has begun at a bell foundry in Loughborough that has cast bells for St Paul's Cathedral. The 28 week restoration project, to restore the roofs and gutters of the John Taylor & Co bell foundry, in Freehold Street, Loughborough ...

Church bells to ring out for the Somme - Nenagh Guardian

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 01:53 AM PDT


Nenagh Guardian

Church bells to ring out for the Somme
Nenagh Guardian
Churches have also been invited to peal their bells at 11am GMT, the start of the international commemoration of the battle at Thiepval Memorial in France. Nearly every community across the 32 counties of Ireland was deeply affected by the loss of men ...

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173-year-old time capsule unearthed at Singapore's oldest Catholic church - AsiaOne

Posted: 30 Jun 2016 01:38 AM PDT


AsiaOne

173-year-old time capsule unearthed at Singapore's oldest Catholic church
AsiaOne
A 173-year-old time capsule and granite foundation stone of the country's oldest Catholic church have been unearthed, in what experts describe as a "rare discovery". Contractors found the hitherto missing capsule and foundation stone earlier this year ...

Guide to events marking 100 years since the Battle of the Somme - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 11:34 PM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Guide to events marking 100 years since the Battle of the Somme
The Northern Echo (registration)
A bugler will sound the Last Post from the roof of Durham Cathedral on Friday morning, while motorcyclists from the Royal British Legion will sound a whistle at 7.30am to signal the start of a 24-hour charity ride around the North of England. ... At ...

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Wait, wait, don't tell me the answer! - Lexington Dispatch

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 11:15 PM PDT


Wait, wait, don't tell me the answer!
Lexington Dispatch
Cong Yan started with a 33-pound block of stone but now has built up to balancing 88 pounds of cement while walking laps around his city's bell tower. His goal now is to make it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Personally, I think his diet rocks!

Nutley letter: At rope's end - NorthJersey.com

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:51 PM PDT


Nutley letter: At rope's end
NorthJersey.com
It has been the tradition of Vincent United Methodist Church for about 20 years to ring our church bell as a congratulations and blessing for the graduating classes of Nutley High School as they receive their diplomas on the field at the Oval. We were ...

Last call from Christchurch's town crier - Newshub

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:19 PM PDT


Last call from Christchurch's town crier
Newshub
"Here ye, here ye" - that call for silence and attention alongside the ring of a bell will now be absent from Christchurch's inner city. For almost three ... Before the 2011 earthquake he would position himself outside the Christ Church Cathedral. Now ...

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Otley bellringers get appeal off to flying start - Wharfedale Observer

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:08 PM PDT


Wharfedale Observer

Otley bellringers get appeal off to flying start
Wharfedale Observer
A FUNDRAISING stall for Otley All Saints Bellringers has been hailed a great success. The group's recent Baking, Books and Botany for the Bells stall, held at the Buttercross, raised £550. The money will support a £35,000 appeal that has been launched ...

Guide to events marking 100 years since the Battle of the Somme - Chester-le-Street Advertiser

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:05 PM PDT


Chester-le-Street Advertiser

Guide to events marking 100 years since the Battle of the Somme
Chester-le-Street Advertiser
At 10am St Nicholas' bells will be rung for an hour to mark bellringers who died in the conflict and a 7pm service will be held, including a small canister of soil from the Somme to be blessed by the Bishop of Newcastle, the Right Reverend Christine ...

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173-year-old time capsule unearthed at Singapore's oldest Catholic church - The Straits Times

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 02:01 PM PDT


The Straits Times

173-year-old time capsule unearthed at Singapore's oldest Catholic church
The Straits Times
Left: Welders working on an iron grille in the nave of the Cathedral of the Welders working on an iron grille in the nave of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd this month. The church plans to restore the historical artefacts and display them in the new ...

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Family fun at village festival - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 11:18 AM PDT


Malvern Gazette

Family fun at village festival
Malvern Gazette
A FUN day out for all the family is promised when a village near Malvern holds its own festival. The Colwall Church and Ale House Festival is taking place at Colwall Church on Saturday, July 16. The day will get started at 11am with a peal of church ...

Kent-area community calendar | June 29 - Kent Reporter

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 11:02 AM PDT


Kent-area community calendar | June 29
Kent Reporter
Ages 12 and older. Presented by Foundry 10. Are you interested in DJ'ing, remixing and digital audio? Learn to perform your remix in teams of two and compete in a battle to determine which team's performance is the most creative and entertaining. All ...

Event horizon ringing damped by unstable space-time - Ars Technica UK

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 09:58 AM PDT


Ars Technica UK

Event horizon ringing damped by unstable space-time
Ars Technica UK
The result is that a black hole's event horizon doesn't ring like a bell. Instead it rings like a lead cannonball. A similar calculation performed on a wormhole results in a different answer. The researchers found that a particular frequency of ...

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Ghost Stories: Celebrating the Fourth, Part I - The Highland County Press

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 07:33 AM PDT


The Highland County Press

Ghost Stories: Celebrating the Fourth, Part I
The Highland County Press
Back in 1859, it was reported that July 4 in Hillsboro was to be ushered in by the ringing of the bells at sunrise, however, “the patriotic ardor of 'Young America' could not wait for the slow advance of that inveterate 'old fogy,' Father Time, and ...

Is This the Grandest Hotel in Italy? Inside Lake Como's Villa d'Este - Vogue.com

Posted: 29 Jun 2016 05:35 AM PDT


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