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Merseybells news feed as published


54th annual wreath-laying ceremony takes place at Willam Paca gravesite - The Star Democrat

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 01:09 PM PDT


The Star Democrat

54th annual wreath-laying ceremony takes place at Willam Paca gravesite
The Star Democrat
Tench Tilghman Chapter of the NSSAR, performed the annual bell ringing. The Chesapeake Bay Community Band performed, ... Forloney said claiming to be free is not sufficient; America must "practice it," as well. "What truly matters most is the decisions ...

Freedom rings at Morristown's Declaration of Independence reading - Daily Record

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 12:58 PM PDT


Freedom rings at Morristown's Declaration of Independence reading
Daily Record
Following the reading there was a tolling of the church bells and free tours were offered at the Presbyterian Church's colonial graveyard, which includes mass graves for Revolutionary War soldiers who died from smallpox. The only activity cancelled due ...

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Queen promises 'no fuss' when she becomes Britain's longest serving monarch - Mirror.co.uk

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 12:47 PM PDT


Mirror.co.uk

Queen promises 'no fuss' when she becomes Britain's longest serving monarch
Mirror.co.uk
Then there was an outburst of national rejoicing with church bells ringing out to mark the moment and a chain of bonfires lit on the hills above Balmoral. Royal historian Hugo Vickers said: “I rather think we might find similar spontaneous celebrations ...

£127000 appeal for Neath church tower repair - South Wales Evening Post

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 07:20 AM PDT


South Wales Evening Post

£127000 appeal for Neath church tower repair
South Wales Evening Post
Its congregation has launched a £127,000 appeal to fund the specialist repairs to the tower, which is also home to a peal of six bells, which were added when it was heightened in the 17th Century — and are still rung today. Rector of Neath, Canon ...

Fascinating discovery in the ruins of a New Cumnock Church - Cumnock Chronicle

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 04:28 AM PDT


Fascinating discovery in the ruins of a New Cumnock Church
Cumnock Chronicle
Local firm WL McClounie Ltd were tasked with carrying out the demolition and quickly recovered the church bell, bearing the date of 1885, which had previously rang out from the original Free Church. The excitement peaked when the ... They also ...

History, celebrations a highlight for Independence Day - The Daily Progress

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 04:21 AM PDT


The Daily Progress

History, celebrations a highlight for Independence Day
The Daily Progress
It was originally cast in 1751 at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, before it arrived in Philadelphia in 1752 to hang in the Pennsylvania State House (later known as Independence Hall). The bell's famous crack formed after it was rung for the ...

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DiS Does Glastonbury 2015 - the AZ Review - Drowned In Sound

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 03:18 AM PDT


Drowned In Sound

DiS Does Glastonbury 2015 - the AZ Review
Drowned In Sound
Much water has passed under the bridge since Belle & Sebastian shook the music industry's foundations at 1999's Brit Awards, yet for inexplicably they remain a curious anomaly to many: a gallant troupe of twee outsiders that speak to a select group of ...

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Orthodox church gets a new old look - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 02:55 AM PDT


Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Orthodox church gets a new old look
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
This June 24, 2015 photo shows the exterior of The St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, which is undergoing restoration, in Juneau, Alaska. An Anchorage-based nonprofit dedicated to preserving Russian Orthodox churches in Alaska is helping restore parts of ...

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Winnersh church celebrates 50th anniversary with festival of flowers - Get Reading - getreading

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 02:08 AM PDT


getreading

Winnersh church celebrates 50th anniversary with festival of flowers - Get Reading
getreading
Different groups who use the hall, in Church Close, including the Brownies, Rainbows, bell ringers and martial arts created arrangements reflecting the activities they use the hall for. Parish administrator Hilary Underwood said: "The festival went ...

Winnersh church celebrates 50th anniversary with festival of flowers - getreading

Posted: 04 Jul 2015 02:08 AM PDT


getreading

Winnersh church celebrates 50th anniversary with festival of flowers
getreading
Different groups who use the hall, in Church Close, including the Brownies, Rainbows, bell ringers and martial arts created arrangements reflecting the activities they use the hall for. Parish administrator Hilary Underwood said: "The festival went ...

Tonga: King Tupou VI crowned as new king - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 10:27 PM PDT


Sydney Morning Herald

Tonga: King Tupou VI crowned as new king
Sydney Morning Herald
Among those celebrating was Melelupe Toli, who sang in the church choir. "I feel very happy," she says. King Tupou VI and Queen ... "He's a very humble guy," says Areti Metuamate, a researcher of Tongan kingship at the Australian National University ...

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Faith-and-values news, events: July 4-10 - Lincoln Journal Star

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 09:02 PM PDT


Faith-and-values news, events: July 4-10
Lincoln Journal Star
First-Plymouth Congregational Church's “Singing Tower” (carillon and bell tower) will present free 30-minute concerts at 5 and 6 p.m. Saturday in the church courtyard, 20th and D streets. Carilloneurs Brent Shaw and Kathie Johnson will play patriotic ...

Electric Light Parade lights up downtown Las Cruces - Las Cruces Sun-News

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 08:57 PM PDT


Electric Light Parade lights up downtown Las Cruces
Las Cruces Sun-News
Parade watchers, many with portable chairs, lined the length of the route, which ran a loop from city hall to Water Street, then Church Street and back to the starting point. Vendors walked the route, too, selling plastic toys, flags and balloons ...

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Fourth of July fireworks light up Chesapeake City - The News Journal

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 08:40 PM PDT


Fourth of July fireworks light up Chesapeake City
The News Journal
Christopher Washington of Newark, raving about the "best crab cakes in town" from Bethel AME Church, promised that patrons wouldn't find a better bite to eat in the area. As for the secret recipe, Washington, a trustee of the ... Bell-ringing ceremony ...

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Announcements: More Independence Day events, summer day camps ... - CapitalGazette.com

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 05:31 PM PDT


Announcements: More Independence Day events, summer day camps ...
CapitalGazette.com
•The annual ringing of the Maryland liberty bell in Annapolis by the Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence will occur at 2 p.m. at St. John's College, 60 College Ave. Light refreshments with gifts of American flags are planned.

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Didbrook, Glos

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 04:00 PM PDT

Straight line roping of 1-4 noted

Goxhill, Lincs

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 04:00 PM PDT

PN info removed: local band has ceased to practise

Winchester, S John Bapt, Hants

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 04:00 PM PDT

Straight line roping of 1-4 noted

Winterton, Lincs

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 04:00 PM PDT

Bells closed for ch restn; money probs delaying progress

Carillon Concert Series continues to July 23 - West Hartford News

Posted: 03 Jul 2015 02:56 PM PDT


Carillon Concert Series continues to July 23
West Hartford News
... by Nederlandse Klokkenspel-Verenigin, and her carillon compact disk “e Bells of Iowa State” was released in 2004. At present, she is the Cownie Professor of Music (the university carillonneur) and chair of the keyboard division at Iowa State ...

Lille travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours - The Independent

Posted: 02 Jul 2015 11:14 PM PDT


The Independent

Lille travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours
The Independent
The 1932 Art Deco Belfry (10) is a folly attached to the Hôtel de Ville, designed by Emile Dubuisson as a spectacular piece of civic aggrandisement when Lille was the northern powerhouse of France. At the time, its height (104m) was comparable to ...

The Fourth of July is losing its spark - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Posted: 02 Jul 2015 05:22 AM PDT


The Fourth of July is losing its spark
WatertownDailyTimes.com
It is the very ground where farmers and craftsmen, ordinary citizens, answered the peal of church bells to commence battle for every man's God-given right to live free. We walked the Freedom Trail through Boston on the Fourth, the red brick pathway ...

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