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British church bells ring out in VE Day celebrations - Zee News

Posted: 09 May 2015 03:45 PM PDT


Belfast Telegraph

British church bells ring out in VE Day celebrations
Zee News
Bells rang out at 1000 GMT to symbolise the end of WWII and the moment that churches could sound their chimes following six years of silence. London's St Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey joined in the tribute while the HMS Ocean, one of the Royal ...
Three days of VE Day celebrations in UK The Daily Telegraph

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Toll of electronic chimes - Albany Times Union

Posted: 09 May 2015 03:40 PM PDT


Toll of electronic chimes
Albany Times Union
The recorded chimes are played three times of day from the church which also has a school — at noon, when the kids are let out of school at 2:45 p.m. and at 6 p.m. — and after funerals and weddings. The church agreed to ... David Workman, a ...

Spanish GP Paddock Notebook – Saturday - NBCSports.com

Posted: 09 May 2015 01:01 PM PDT


Spanish GP Paddock Notebook – Saturday
NBCSports.com
... might during practice, this optimism soon faded. Sauber fill out positions 15 and 16, Force India is 17th and 18th with only Manor behind them. Points are out of the question for both teams, and the alarm bells regarding the next few races may well ...

United edging closer to Europe - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 09 May 2015 12:02 PM PDT


United edging closer to Europe
Bournemouth Echo
This win was far harder than many expected after a bright start from the visitors, with just eight minutes on the clock when a 25-yard Blind effort was tipped onto the post by Speroni. Ander Herrera swung over wildly as United continued to edge the ...

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Church bells ring out to mark 70th anniversary of VE Day - ITV News

Posted: 09 May 2015 11:18 AM PDT


Church bells ring out to mark 70th anniversary of VE Day
ITV News
Church bells rang out across Britain today as events to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day continue. At 11am cathedrals and churches rang their bells in a sign of victory, signifying the end to the years they had hung in silence during the Second ...

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Briton confirmed among Nepal dead - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 09 May 2015 09:45 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Briton confirmed among Nepal dead
Bournemouth Echo
A British backpacker missing in Nepal following last month's earthquake has been confirmed as being among the dead, the Foreign Office has said. The family of Matthew Carapiet paid tribute today to the 23-year-old gap-year student, who "made a huge ...

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How we celebrated VE Day 70 years ago - The Northern Echo

Posted: 09 May 2015 09:27 AM PDT


The Northern Echo

How we celebrated VE Day 70 years ago
The Northern Echo
It is true that bells, free from their wartime muffles, rang from every church steeple, and it is also true that town centres, free from the blackouts, were blazed in floodlights. It is also true that by day, the streets filled up with feasting ...

Peal of bells at Southwark Cathedral for VE Day 'moment of noise' - London SE1

Posted: 09 May 2015 09:22 AM PDT


London SE1

Peal of bells at Southwark Cathedral for VE Day 'moment of noise'
London SE1
As well as peals of bells at cathedrals and churches, ships were asked to sound their horns at 11am on Saturday to mark the anniversary. Saturday morning's 'moment of noise' is part of a three-day programme of commemorations. On Friday afternoon a ...

Happening Saturday: Boundary Block Party, Fells Point Farmers Market Opening ... - Baltimore City Paper (blog)

Posted: 09 May 2015 07:04 AM PDT


Baltimore City Paper (blog)

Happening Saturday: Boundary Block Party, Fells Point Farmers Market Opening ...
Baltimore City Paper (blog)
1 p.m., The Bell Foundry, 1539 N. Calvert St., llamadon.com, free. (Maura Callahan). -Fells Point ... The Chesapeake Roots Festival presents an evening of blues with The Linwood Taylor Band and the Ruben Montoya Band at the 8x10. R&B star Ciara, who ...

VE Day 70th anniversary: Church bells ring in sign of victory - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 09 May 2015 06:55 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

VE Day 70th anniversary: Church bells ring in sign of victory
Telegraph.co.uk
LichfieldCath bell ringers practising ahead of the #VEDay70 commemorations. Will you be joining in at 11am? pic.twitter.com/eX47UDNCxT. — DCMS (@DCMS) May 9, 2015. Three days of festivities are being held to mark the anniversary, seven decades ...

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Beacon flares up on the Malvern Hills to mark 70th anniversary of VE Day - Droitwich Advertiser

Posted: 09 May 2015 06:20 AM PDT


Droitwich Advertiser

Beacon flares up on the Malvern Hills to mark 70th anniversary of VE Day
Droitwich Advertiser
Church bells rang out around the country today as part of the VE Day events. At 11am cathedrals and churches across the country sounded their bells in a sign of victory, signifying the end to the years they had hung in silence during the Second World War.

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Christian Aid supporters to take on seafront challenge - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 09 May 2015 06:11 AM PDT


Christian Aid supporters to take on seafront challenge
Bournemouth Echo
The charity works in over 50 countries around the world providing emergency relief and development funds to people of all faiths and none. Currently, volunteers are in Nepal following April's disastrous earthquake, which has resulted in the deaths of 6 ...

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Celebrate the anniversary of VE Day and help launch the Boreham Parish ... - Essex County Standard

Posted: 09 May 2015 05:07 AM PDT


Celebrate the anniversary of VE Day and help launch the Boreham Parish ...
Essex County Standard
The Parish Council would like to thank all its sponsors: The Lion Inn, The Queens Head, The Six Bells, The Co-operative Food Store, The Village Store, Abercorn News and Post Office, A.G. Smith Butchers, Hanson Aggregates, Bulls Lodge Quarry, Essex ...

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Sturgeon Vows To End Austerity Across UK - Eagle Radio

Posted: 09 May 2015 05:03 AM PDT


Sturgeon Vows To End Austerity Across UK
Eagle Radio
"We will continue to reach out to people of progressive opinion right across the UK so that we can put ending austerity, investing in public services like our precious NHS, investing in a stronger economy to get more young people in jobs… We will work ...

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Church bells ring to mark 70th anniversary of VE Day - ITV News

Posted: 09 May 2015 04:48 AM PDT


ITV News

Church bells ring to mark 70th anniversary of VE Day
ITV News
At 11am, 70 years ago, churches sounded their bells in a sign of victory, signifying the end to the years they had hung in silence during the Second World War. This morning, the bell ringers at Durham Cathedral rung the same bells as they did on 8 May ...
VE Day 70th anniversary: Church bells ring in sign of victory Telegraph.co.uk

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Cathedrals commemorate VE Day with bell ringing - ITV News

Posted: 09 May 2015 03:48 AM PDT


ITV News

Cathedrals commemorate VE Day with bell ringing
ITV News
Cathedrals commemorate VE Day with bell ringing. Cathedrals and churches across Wales and the rest of the UK have been ringing their bells to mark VE Day. Llandaff Cathedral. Bells could be heard ringing from Llandaff Cathedral this morning to ...

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Police deal with bottle thieves after milkman gives chase - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 09 May 2015 03:47 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Police deal with bottle thieves after milkman gives chase
Bournemouth Echo
Purbeck Safer Neighbourhood Team added that while it may have been a bit of fun for the offenders, it could have a knock-on effect for the business and livelihoods of others, 'not to mention no milk for the customers cornflakes this morning.' ...

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Finger food fun by Bournemouth's experts at Organix - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 09 May 2015 03:28 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Finger food fun by Bournemouth's experts at Organix
Bournemouth Echo
Peel the carrot and cut in half across the middle and then each piece lengthwise creating 4 chunky batons. Cut the courgette into very thin slices lengthwise. Roast both with a drizzle of olive oil in a moderately hot oven for about 20-25minutes, until ...

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VE Day: London concert held to mark anniversary - BBC News

Posted: 09 May 2015 03:05 AM PDT


BBC News

VE Day: London concert held to mark anniversary
BBC News
Earlier, churches and cathedrals across the country rang their bells on the second day of celebrations. And on Friday the Queen led a ceremony to light ... The US, Australia, Canada and most of the EU heads of state have declined to send a ...

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VE Day anniversary: Church bells ring across UK - BBC News

Posted: 09 May 2015 03:05 AM PDT


BBC News

VE Day anniversary: Church bells ring across UK
BBC News
Churches and cathedrals across the UK are ringing their bells as part of 70th anniversary commemorations of VE Day, the end of World War Two in Europe. Bells rang out at St Paul's Cathedral for 70 minutes from 11:00 BST on the second day of celebrations.

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Bells ring out to mark 70th anniversary of VE day - ITV News

Posted: 09 May 2015 02:39 AM PDT


ITV News

Bells ring out to mark 70th anniversary of VE day
ITV News
Peter Sanderson, York Minster Ringing Master, said: “We're proud to be joining cathedrals and churches across the country to mark this momentous day. We hope people visiting York Minster and the wider city will enjoy listening to the bells and take a ...

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Flag tradition continues for VE Day anniversary - Bicester Advertiser

Posted: 09 May 2015 02:16 AM PDT


Bicester Advertiser

Flag tradition continues for VE Day anniversary
Bicester Advertiser
Mr Hanson was just a boy when the tower captain asked him to climb to the top of St Mary's Church in the centre of the village and fly the flag in celebration. He said it was an honour to do so and that it was important people remembered those who ...

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Two killed after crash in west Dorset - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 11:46 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Two killed after crash in west Dorset
Bournemouth Echo
TWO people - one a Poole man - have died and four have been left seriously injured after a crash in west Dorset on Friday night. A Poole woman is also fighting for her life as a result of the crash. The collision happened at around 10.16pm on the A37 ...

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Campanologists compete in diocese bell-ringing competition - Northamptonshire Telegraph

Posted: 08 May 2015 11:09 PM PDT


Northamptonshire Telegraph

Campanologists compete in diocese bell-ringing competition
Northamptonshire Telegraph
Bell ringers from Daventry were among those competing in a bell-ringing contest for teams from all over the Peterborough diocese. The campanology contest took place at St Peter's Church in Stanion, near Corby, last month. The four ancient bells at ...

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Reported in the News Letter on May 9, 1945: Jubilant troops 'invade' Belfast ... - Belfast Newsletter

Posted: 08 May 2015 11:08 PM PDT


Belfast Newsletter

Reported in the News Letter on May 9, 1945: Jubilant troops 'invade' Belfast ...
Belfast Newsletter
A joyous ringing of church bells and the sounding of ships' sirens and factory hooters during 15 minutes before Mr Churchill's announcement of the German capitulation were the beginning of the VE Day celebrations in Belfast. Earlier in the day the ...

Contenders to lead the Labour Party - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 08:46 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Contenders to lead the Labour Party
Bournemouth Echo
The passionate Everton fan's credentials were also enhanced by his instrumental role in having the inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster reopened as a cabinet minister in 2009. But critics fear he would be vulnerable to attack because of being health ...

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The Vocabulary of Spiritual Practice, Part 2 - Patheos (blog)

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:41 PM PDT


Patheos (blog)

The Vocabulary of Spiritual Practice, Part 2
Patheos (blog)
At bare minimum devotions could be a simple prayer; at its most involved devotion is a full and more formal puja involving prayers, meditations, offerings, incense and candle lighting, bell ringing, water blessing, and so on. Sometimes devotions feel ...

Church bells ring to mark VE Day - Epping Forest Guardian

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:22 PM PDT


Epping Forest Guardian

Church bells ring to mark VE Day
Epping Forest Guardian
Church bells rang out around Britain today as events to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day continue. At 11am cathedrals and churches across the country sounded their bells in a sign of victory, signifying the end to the years they had hung in silence ...

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11am bells mark VE Day anniversary - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:16 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

11am bells mark VE Day anniversary
Bournemouth Echo
Church bells will ring out around Britain today as events to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day continue. At 11am cathedrals and churches will ring their bells in a sign of victory, signifying the end to the years they had hung in silence during the ...

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Pellegrini: City will rival Barca - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:07 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Pellegrini: City will rival Barca
Bournemouth Echo
Pellegrini feels City need a star player who can have a similar effect on his team as Messi does at the Nou Camp, but he believes there is much more to Barca than the Argentinian. He said: "First we need to find another Messi! He makes the difference ...

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Tributes to walker who died in 60ft Lake District plunge - The Bolton News

Posted: 08 May 2015 03:44 PM PDT


The Bolton News

Tributes to walker who died in 60ft Lake District plunge
The Bolton News
Mrs Stears, who was married to Bryan Stears, was a member of The Lancashire Association of Change Ringers and was a bell ringer at St Bartholemew Church in Westhoughton. Chris Bracegirdle, Rector of St Bartholemew Church said he was devastated by ...

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Sunderland and Seaham light beacons to celebrate VE Day anniversary - Sunderland Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 02:37 PM PDT


Sunderland Echo

Sunderland and Seaham light beacons to celebrate VE Day anniversary
Sunderland Echo
Tomorrow, cathedrals and churches up and down the country will ring their bells in celebration, while Sunday will be a day of thanksgiving. Senior members of the Royal Family joining veterans and their families and representatives of the Allied nations ...

Result set to boost housing market - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 11:15 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Result set to boost housing market
Bournemouth Echo
Mr Cook said that the momentum in the London market is "likely to be sufficient to trigger a renewed ripple effect into the markets beyond the capital, as those relocating from London find it easier to sell their existing home and take advantage of the ...

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RLS Ondaatje Prize 2015: the shortlisted books - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 08 May 2015 07:00 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

RLS Ondaatje Prize 2015: the shortlisted books
Telegraph.co.uk
We sat on deck and smoked, and saw England sidle away backwards, as if it was trying to escape. Rain was spattering .... The church bells are only just beginning. The birdseller peers in ... Oh my God, the rope is still being dragged. May Allah ...

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Europe marks VE Day 70th anniversary - Independent Online

Posted: 08 May 2015 06:52 AM PDT


Independent Online

Europe marks VE Day 70th anniversary
Independent Online
“All you could hear were church bells, which were marvellous,” the former officer on board the HMS Belfast warship told AFP. “When the news ... A chain of over 100 beacons was to be lit across the country later on Friday and the next day cathedrals ...

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Searchlights shone out to mark Victory in Europe - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 08 May 2015 03:24 AM PDT


Malvern Gazette

Searchlights shone out to mark Victory in Europe
Malvern Gazette
Christ Church was “crammed to the doors”. “There was dancing for hours in the road outside the Piers Plowman Club…. Music was relayed from the club radio and the scene was full of gaiety and colour.” Bellringers at Malvern Priory started at 7.15pm and ...

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Britain celebrates VE day in wake of seismic election - Ahram Online

Posted: 08 May 2015 02:48 AM PDT

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