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High tech training for Selby bell ringers - 104.7 Minster FM

Posted: 02 Apr 2016 06:53 AM PDT


104.7 Minster FM

High tech training for Selby bell ringers
104.7 Minster FM
According to Tower Captain Roger Riley the technology has made a big impact, "It's encouraging youngsters. and it's reduced up the amount of time it takes to learn to ring." A recruitment drive is underway to attract a younger generation to the ancient ...

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High tech computer has the bells ringing - 104.7 Minster FM

Posted: 02 Apr 2016 06:43 AM PDT


104.7 Minster FM

High tech computer has the bells ringing
104.7 Minster FM
Computer games over the past few years have allowed people to play guitar or drums and now at Selby Abbey there is new technology to allow bell ringers to practice too. The Abbey has just invested into new technology that aims to simplify bell ringing ...

The Secret of Lake Bled - Redbrick

Posted: 02 Apr 2016 02:50 AM PDT


Redbrick

The Secret of Lake Bled
Redbrick
After climbing the 99 stairs, you'll reach the baroque church which is great for photo opportunities – you can even ring the church tower bell. I was told if you pull hard enough and the bell rings three times, then your wishes are supposed to come true!

Portugese culture blends with Hindu India in Goa - Times Colonist

Posted: 02 Apr 2016 02:45 AM PDT


Times Colonist

Portugese culture blends with Hindu India in Goa
Times Colonist
We'd remarked about the number of churches we'd seen during our stay — a whitewashed steeple in what seemed like every village — and wondered how Christians fare in a country that's 80 per cent Hindu, 13 per cent Muslim. His answer ... Goa's colonial ...

Special needs in Pa.: Wait list for help in thousands - The Herald

Posted: 02 Apr 2016 12:24 AM PDT


Special needs in Pa.: Wait list for help in thousands
The Herald
In Sarah's case, she had assistance to offset the costs of attending social events at Bell Socialization Services and the Arc of York County, as well as day programs at Jessica & Friends, which help her learn skills including meal preparation, personal ...

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Special needs in Pa.: Wait list for help in thousands - Charlotte Observer

Posted: 02 Apr 2016 12:16 AM PDT


Special needs in Pa.: Wait list for help in thousands
Charlotte Observer
In Sarah's case, she had assistance to offset the costs of attending social events at Bell Socialization Services and the Arc of York County, as well as day programs at Jessica & Friends, which help her learn skills including meal preparation, personal ...

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The Originals Recap 4/1/16: Season 3 Episode 16 "Alone With Everybody" - Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 07:46 PM PDT


Celebrity Dirty Laundry

The Originals Recap 4/1/16: Season 3 Episode 16 "Alone With Everybody"
Celebrity Dirty Laundry
Marcel says maybe a fake but then Vincent is there and says an ancient vampire chick rang his bell to take it. He says he doesn't think it's ... The phone rings. They are told they win and are given a time and address. Marcel says let's go get our ...

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Meole Brace, Shrops

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing restarted 2014; PN info added

St. Mary's bells chime in Burlington - Cherry Hill Courier Post

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 03:47 PM PDT


Cherry Hill Courier Post

St. Mary's bells chime in Burlington
Cherry Hill Courier Post
The bells were cast at the foundry of Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel, London — the same foundry that cast the Liberty Bell for Independence Hall in Philadelphia and Big Ben in London. The St. Mary's bells were installed in 1866 and first rung on an ...

A magnificent Mediterranean tour Ports of call offer great monuments of history — plus sidewalk cafés in France, Italy - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 12:02 PM PDT


Vancouver Sun

A magnificent Mediterranean tour Ports of call offer great monuments of history — plus sidewalk cafés in France, Italy
Vancouver Sun
The next day we took the lift to the top of this famous brick tower for a bird's-eye view of Venice's domed churches and red-roofed buildings, those same slate roofs that the hero of our son's favourite video game is forever scrambling across in ...

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Interdependent Web: Making sense of Easter - uuworld.org

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 11:50 AM PDT


Interdependent Web: Making sense of Easter
uuworld.org
I'm not ashamed of who I am, and I don't want the church I'm associated with to be ashamed of me. ( Adam ... A bit magical. The lobster holds court with the western meadowlark, and cathedral spires rise with the peal of bells over our beloved prairie.

A look at the CPC spending - Wicked Local

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 11:30 AM PDT


A look at the CPC spending
Wicked Local
The annual process for CP funds is to transfer a mandated percentage into each of the four legislated categories of open space, historic preservation, affordable housing and recreation. Wenham annually transfers 10 percent of the new ... Seven projects ...

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Olympic bell falls silent - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 09:14 AM PDT


Olympic bell falls silent
The Times (subscription)
The largest tuned bell in the world, cast for the 2012 London Olympics, is to be silenced for good. The 23 tonne bell was made for the opening ceremony and has been in storage since. It stands two metres (6ft 6in) tall, more than three metres (11ft) in ...

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Ringing off: 23 tonne London Olympic bell falls silent - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 09:07 AM PDT


The Times (subscription)

Ringing off: 23 tonne London Olympic bell falls silent
The Times (subscription)
The largest tuned bell in the world, cast for the 2012 London Olympics, is to be silenced for good. The 23 tonne bell was made for the opening ceremony and has been in storage since. It stands two metres (6ft 6in) tall, more than three metres (11ft) in ...

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MICHELE A'COURT AND JEREMY ELWOOD - Stuff.co.nz

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 09:00 AM PDT


Stuff.co.nz

MICHELE A'COURT AND JEREMY ELWOOD
Stuff.co.nz
Sometimes we play three hundred seat state-of-the-art theatres with so many bells and whistles we leave our own gear in the car. Other times we play rooms ... I was in early productions at two Christchurch institutions; the relocated Court Theatre, one ...

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Case file #004: Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil - Destructoid (blog)

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 08:26 AM PDT


Case file #004: Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil
Destructoid (blog)
Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil is a 2.5D platformer in which the hybrid cat-rabbit Klonoa, a dream traveler, drifts into the world of Lunatea and proceeds to hop and bop throughout the land, unraveling a mystery as to why darkness has begun spreading across ...

Saint Pierre, Martinique: From “Little Paris” To “Little Pompeii” And Beyond - The Chattanoogan

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 07:24 AM PDT


Saint Pierre, Martinique: From “Little Paris” To “Little Pompeii” And Beyond
The Chattanoogan
Housed in a former gun battery, the museum shows before and after photos and molten artifacts including the melted bell from the church tower. Strolling through the town, one can still see empty spaces and charred ruins of ancient buildings including ...

Could Bingo Become an Olympic Sport by Tokyo 2020 Games? - Newsweek

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 05:05 AM PDT


Newsweek

Could Bingo Become an Olympic Sport by Tokyo 2020 Games?
Newsweek
Earlier in 2016, a call was made in The Ringing World, the weekly trade magazine for church bell ringers, to have bell-ringing classified as a sport. When asked by Newsweek Europe how it planned to get around the lack of an international bingo ...

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Books aiming to bring to life stories of war heroes... - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 02:49 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Books aiming to bring to life stories of war heroes...
LoughboroughEcho.net
“The Taylor bell founding family is a case in point. John William Taylor, whose father came to Loughborough to establish the bell foundry, had five sons. “Three of them died in the war and another, Pryce, survived, but died in 1927 without children ...

15 things you'll only know about Park Street if you've lived there - WOW24/7 (blog)

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 02:48 AM PDT


WOW24/7 (blog)

15 things you'll only know about Park Street if you've lived there
WOW24/7 (blog)
Park Street: it's a lively, fun-loving road right in the heart of the city. If you're a Bristolian, you've no doubt traversed its steep pavements more times than you can count. But, once you've got a pad on Park Street, you'll soon see there's much ...

Ljubljana promoting sound environment quality in April - STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription)

Posted: 01 Apr 2016 02:32 AM PDT


Ljubljana promoting sound environment quality in April
STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription)
The municipality will also present sound postcards of Ljubljana and an interactive map of bell ringing in the city and organise a panel dubbed Ljubljana's Sound Ecology at the town hall. Ljubljana has recently significantly reduced the level of noise ...

Set the Course to Anywhere: Past, Present, Picturesque - The Wake

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 06:34 PM PDT


The Wake

Set the Course to Anywhere: Past, Present, Picturesque
The Wake
Just outside, there are church bells ringing, and it has hit me again how Spain constantly manages to bridge the gap between old and new. There is so much ... Cars go rushing by elaborate towers, and on the way to class, I walk by no less than three ...

April Fools Days of past filled with harmless fun - Mille Lacs County Times (blog)

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 06:20 PM PDT


Mille Lacs County Times (blog)

April Fools Days of past filled with harmless fun
Mille Lacs County Times (blog)
Sunday mornings after church WCCO would play soothing music that was sponsored by Dayton's Department Store. It would be classified today as “elevator music” but we enjoyed the sounds of the wind chimes and canaries singing in ... The bell never rang ...

Exeter Cathedral to host free discovery evening - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:17 PM PDT


Exeter Cathedral to host free discovery evening
Exeter Express and Echo
Now they are being given a rare opportunity to explore the Cathedral after hours as it opens its doors to the public for a free evening of discovery. Visitors will be able to see stonemasons and bell ringers in action and learn about precious ...

St Giles Set To Get 'Digital Clockface' In Upgrade Plans - Wrexham.com

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:17 PM PDT


Wrexham.com

St Giles Set To Get 'Digital Clockface' In Upgrade Plans
Wrexham.com
The application reads: “The new system will allow exact replication of the current bells with additional functionality to allow standardised hour-beeps, audio messages and tunes to be played as and when required.” Speakers will be sited on the roof to ...

Church uses bell to attract Easter worshippers - Gadsden Times

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 04:06 PM PDT


Church uses bell to attract Easter worshippers
Gadsden Times
Prickett is pastor of Riddles Bend Baptist Church, located in southern Etowah County, just north of Canoe Creek and the St. Clair County line. As a prelude to putting his plan into action, he posted the following on the church's Facebook page: "Riddles ...

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Good Ole daze - Babylon Beacon

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 02:58 PM PDT


Good Ole daze
Babylon Beacon
Hearing in Part I about this second Presbyterian church in Babylon, or Huntington South as our area was then called, one may wonder whatever happened to the very first meeting house/church, referred to back then also as the Presbyterian Church of Islip ...

@ The Movies With Mark Hinson - Tallahassee.com

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 01:00 PM PDT


Tallahassee.com

@ The Movies With Mark Hinson
Tallahassee.com
NEW THIS WEEK: “Chimes at Midnight (1966),” “Eye in the Sky,” “God's Not Dead 2,” “I Saw the Light,” “Meet the Blacks,” “Oopiri”. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. PG-13, 153 minutes. Intense action violence, scary special effects, some sexual content.

A Magnificent Mediterranean Tour - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 12:06 PM PDT


Vancouver Sun

A Magnificent Mediterranean Tour
Vancouver Sun
It was during the water-taxi ride from Venice's airport to our canal-side hotel that our 16-year-old first revealed his awareness of historic Italian landmarks. As the sleek speedboat carrying the four of us ... said, “Look, there's the bell tower from ...

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The Farmer Takes a Wife - ECB Publishing

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 11:18 AM PDT


ECB Publishing

The Farmer Takes a Wife
ECB Publishing
There is no alarm bell ringing a warning. One afternoon the farmer is toodling around the ... He cut trees down with hand tools and rolled logs down the hills with his brother, for his grandparents in the 1960's. He understood about a way of life that ...

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Events cast spotlight on honorable works in service to children - Tampabay.com

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 11:12 AM PDT


Tampabay.com

Events cast spotlight on honorable works in service to children
Tampabay.com
The Juvenile Welfare Board honored four outstanding social service professionals at its Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards luncheon at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park. The annual award is for people who have dedicated their lives to putting ...

Benefits of fundraising are clear as a bell for Northallerton handbell group - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 09:05 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Benefits of fundraising are clear as a bell for Northallerton handbell group
The Northern Echo (registration)
The bells they use are each tuned to a particular note in a scale and are rung in quick succession by the musicians. It is believed the tradition dates back to the late 1600s, when church tower bell ringers used them to rehearse outside their towers ...

A Dublin tale: Two cathedrals - Boston Irish Reporter

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 08:33 AM PDT


A Dublin tale: Two cathedrals
Boston Irish Reporter
“We opened up our belfry so people can climb up the 86 steps, go across the medieval roof, and right into the tower. You can have a go at ringing the bells at Christ Church Cathedral. There are 19 bells in the tower, the largest number at any cathedral ...

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RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Tittle-tattle chitter-chatter of sedge warblers - Bognor Regis Observer

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 05:04 AM PDT


RICHARD WILLIAMSON: Tittle-tattle chitter-chatter of sedge warblers
Bognor Regis Observer
Yet the repetitions ring out like church bells pealing, sounds in themselves that can open a whole world of experience and pleasant memory. For Rachmaninov church bells heard in childhood became the dominant motif of almost every piece of music he ...

Neighbourhood news - Craven Herald

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 12:58 AM PDT


Craven Herald

Neighbourhood news
Craven Herald
Parish meeting: The annual parish meeting, open to all Cowling's electors, will take place on Monday at 6.30pm at St Andrew's Methodist Church, at the top of Walton Street. This will be followed by the usual parish council meeting. After its four-year ...

Enniskillen pledges inclusive event for Queen's 90th - Belfast Telegraph

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 12:25 AM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

Enniskillen pledges inclusive event for Queen's 90th
Belfast Telegraph
... Hall accompanies the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Lord Anthony Hamilton during the 2012 Royal visit to Enniskillen. Church leaders in Enniskillen have said they want to bring both sides of the community together to celebrate the 90th birthday of ...

Your Districts for Bayton to Whitton, week commencing March 31 - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 10:10 PM PDT


Ludlow Advertiser

Your Districts for Bayton to Whitton, week commencing March 31
Ludlow Advertiser
I would welcome the sup- port of other parish councils and to that end intend to meet with our neighbouring parishes to discuss how we as an area can help the cur- rent situation. It is the main topic of .... The business meeting included plans for a ...

Fair Trade Jewelry Retailer Vavavida launches Committing To Women Club - Free Press Release Center (press release)

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 08:06 PM PDT


Free Press Release Center (press release)

Fair Trade Jewelry Retailer Vavavida launches Committing To Women Club
Free Press Release Center (press release)
Each subscription includes a unique CWC "Be The Change" Ring, a seasonal lifestyle gift handcrafted by one artisan and a monthly ongoing discount for purchasing other fair trade jewelry and gifts from vavavida.com. The Essential Subscription and the ...

Carroll County Public Library schedules (March 31-April 6) - Carroll County Times

Posted: 30 Mar 2016 02:35 PM PDT

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