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Merseybells news feed as published


The diaries of Robertson Davies: Book offers a new look at the legendary ... - Peterborough Examiner

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 06:41 AM PST


Peterborough Examiner

The diaries of Robertson Davies: Book offers a new look at the legendary ...
Peterborough Examiner
We had lunch at St. John's Anglican Church; Davies' office at the Examiner was at the foot of the hill and on some St. David's Days (March 1) he celebrated by asking the bell-ringer to play Welsh tunes on the People's Chime. We went to the courthouse ...

Faith briefs -- Nov. 14, 2015 - Reporter-Times

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 05:30 AM PST


Faith briefs -- Nov. 14, 2015
Reporter-Times
'The hills are alive' Martinsville performing 'Sound of Music' .... Hyndsdale Christian Church, 1067 Old Ind. 67, will have homecoming at 10 a.m. Nov. 22, marking the church's presence in the Martinsville area since 1907. All past and present members ...

Hundreds expected at funeral of Marldon 'stalwart' Norman - Torquay Herald Express

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 05:11 AM PST


Torquay Herald Express

Hundreds expected at funeral of Marldon 'stalwart' Norman
Torquay Herald Express
Mr Mortimore was Tower Captain at John the Baptist Church in Marldon. "He was ringing the bells until the final days of his life, right through to this year," said Mark. Bellringers from all corners of Devon are expected to attend his funeral. Mr ...

Lord Mayor's show in London goes ahead despite Paris attacks - BBC News

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 03:35 AM PST


BBC News

Lord Mayor's show in London goes ahead despite Paris attacks
BBC News
The Lord Mayor's Show is going ahead in London despite the attacks in Paris, with flags at half mast. About 7,000 people are taking part in the annual carnival, which this year marks the 800th anniversary of the role of lord mayor of the City of London.

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Ticket thanks; Encouraging Shep; Rotary lighting; BEN Column, Nov. 14, First ... - NJ.com

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 03:11 AM PST


NJ.com

Ticket thanks; Encouraging Shep; Rotary lighting; BEN Column, Nov. 14, First ...
NJ.com
County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Cumberland County Cultural & Heritage Commission) involved in making the availability of comp tickets to those who attended the Disability Awareness Day that was held at Cumberland County College on Oct ...

NSPCC Concert will be an unmissable magical night - Rutland Times

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 03:04 AM PST


Rutland Times

NSPCC Concert will be an unmissable magical night
Rutland Times
The pealing Christmas bells usher the audience into a church twinkling with a multitude of sparkling Christmas tree lights and flickering candles, to be greeted with a heart-warming welcome of mulled wine, mince pies and the reassuring traditional ...

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NSPCC Concert will be an unmissable magical night - Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 03:03 AM PST


Rutland and Stamford Mercury

NSPCC Concert will be an unmissable magical night
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
The pealing Christmas bells usher the audience into a church twinkling with a multitude of sparkling Christmas tree lights and flickering candles, to be greeted with a heart-warming welcome of mulled wine, mince pies and the reassuring traditional ...

Carillon and Parliament House contenders for Canberra version of Monopoly - The Canberra Times

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 12:09 AM PST


The Canberra Times

Carillon and Parliament House contenders for Canberra version of Monopoly
The Canberra Times
"I think it's about time Canberra had its own version, including the places it is famous for – the War Memorial, the Carillon, Telstra Tower, Captain Cook Jet," he said. Mr Abideen, 37, from Wanniassa, said Parliament House was his leading pick to take ...

Through a soldier's eyes - Winnipeg Free Press

Posted: 14 Nov 2015 12:04 AM PST


Winnipeg Free Press

Through a soldier's eyes
Winnipeg Free Press
Our first destination was the Norman church of All Saints Hawstead, in what Appleby calls -- and which remains -- "a lovely little valley rich with noble old trees." A Catholic, Appleby seemed most excited by the preservation of the medieval sanctus ...

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church undergoes renovations - Republican & Herald

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 09:14 PM PST


Republican & Herald

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church undergoes renovations
Republican & Herald
“They are also replacing the louvers on the church's bell tower,” Kerr said when contacted last week. “I don't have the cost number, but I understand it's being paid for entirely with parish funds,” he said Tuesday. Frank Murphy, of Quandel ...

RH Line calls published Nov. 14 - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 08:33 PM PST


RH Line calls published Nov. 14
Loveland Reporter-Herald
I just wanted to call and say how wonderful it was to hear the bell ringers go past our street. They had a pickup that had red, white and blue lights surrounding the bed of their pickup, and it was just wonderful. -------. I woke up this morning to the ...

High notes: Second Congregational Church to add music to daily bell ringing - The Recorder

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 07:37 PM PST


The Recorder

High notes: Second Congregational Church to add music to daily bell ringing
The Recorder
Clarke said the church's carillon is like a small computer, which will play automatically — hundreds of melodies are already programed — or can be played manually with a keyboard. He said the church may decide to use it both ways. He said the church ...

U Watts on top - Skegness Standard

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 04:13 PM PST


U Watts on top
Skegness Standard
Results: Division One - Ex Service U Watts 5 Railroad Robbers 4, Highwayman Rangers 5, Seaview A 4 Seaview Lads 4 Ex Service W 5, Seaview Nil 4 Seathorne Arms 5; Division Two - Bell Ringers 5 Shipwrecked 4, Ex Service Stobart Gang 4 Finnigans 5, ...

Quick crossword No 14202 - The Guardian

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST


Quick crossword No 14202
The Guardian
Carried by a propitious wind, floating over the other side of a meadow and a belt of trees, came the sound of pealing bells from the tower of a Norman church. The second, late Saturday afternoon, on the same river: screened by a hedgerow and a lane by ...

Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local Marion

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 11:14 AM PST


Wicked Local Marion

Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local Marion
KINGSTON – First Parish Church in Kingston will hold its annual Silver Bells Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Beal House, at 222 Main St., featuring Crafts for Social Justice and Fun ...
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The Sons of Serendip Christmas Concert Tickets, Plymouth | EventbriteEventbrite
The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra - Plymouth, MA - Concert SeasonPlymouth Philharmonic

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Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local Wareham

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 11:05 AM PST


Wicked Local Wareham

Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local Wareham
KINGSTON – First Parish Church in Kingston will hold its annual Silver Bells Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Beal House, at 222 Main St., featuring Crafts for Social Justice and Fun ...

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Melsonby: nuggets and notoriety - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 07:11 AM PST


The Northern Echo (registration)

Melsonby: nuggets and notoriety
The Northern Echo (registration)
Henry also said that because of a curious incident at Durham cathedral, de Melsonby ought to be regarded as “a murderer for allowing a tightrope walker to perform on the towers where he fell to his death”. The tightrope walker is said to have been a Mr ...

195 Things: The old Durfee clock towers over the city - Wicked Local

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 05:03 AM PST


Wicked Local

195 Things: The old Durfee clock towers over the city
Wicked Local
There's a clock face on all four sides of the tower because, in the days when it was built, municipal and church clocks performed a very real function. Not everyone could afford a watch and it was very useful to either look up at a tower clock or to ...

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Keeping the bells of Richmond ringing - Darlington and Stockton Times

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 04:23 AM PST


Darlington and Stockton Times

Keeping the bells of Richmond ringing
Darlington and Stockton Times
And that project has received money from the council – thanks to a grant from the Communities Opportunity Fund approved by members of the authority's corporate board this week. “This project is looking to safeguard the future of bellringing in Richmond ...

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Keeping the bells of Richmond ringing - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 04:20 AM PST


The Northern Echo (registration)

Keeping the bells of Richmond ringing
The Northern Echo (registration)
The Society of Bellringers at St Mary's Church is currently fundraising for a major restoration project on the bells and the bellframe. They are also seeking cash for soundproofing to reduce the impact of their practice sessions on local residents ...

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BATS promise the treat of A Christmas Carol - Bexhill Observer

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 03:39 AM PST


Bexhill Observer

BATS promise the treat of A Christmas Carol
Bexhill Observer
The production is bringing together actors from all the main amateur dramatic groups from Little Common, Bexhill, Battle, Hastings and beyond, plus singers from Julie George's choir and local bell ringers. With about 40 people playing 60 characters ...

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An Ugly American in the Mirror - CounterPunch

Posted: 13 Nov 2015 01:02 AM PST


CounterPunch

An Ugly American in the Mirror
CounterPunch
A World Heritage Site with some of the most painstakingly preserved Spanish Colonial architecture anywhere. And even if you're like ... More church bells ringing in harmonic stereo from various parts of San Miguel and my better half fails to stir. I'll ...

Wesleyan, for Whom the Bell Tolls - The Wesleyan Argus

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 08:50 PM PST


Wesleyan, for Whom the Bell Tolls
The Wesleyan Argus
Most of us have heard the bells ringing from the tower of South College on weekday afternoons, playing anything from a hymn to a show tune. While the sounds of the bells ... All University students, the bell ringers make up the “semi-secret society” of ...

Historic church gets a makeover - Barnstable Patriot

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 05:48 PM PST


Historic church gets a makeover
Barnstable Patriot
"It was quite a job and the steeple jacks actually had to climb up there with ropes and rigging and repair, scrape and gold leaf the weathervane; remove the dents from the steeple ball; and repaint the hands and roman numerals on the clock, as well as ...

Moulton, Lincs

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Fittings removed for refurbishment

Whissonsett, Norfolk

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

PN info removed (no practice held)

At SU, massive structure and 'heart of campus' emerges - Delmarva Daily Times

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 03:49 PM PST


Delmarva Daily Times

At SU, massive structure and 'heart of campus' emerges
Delmarva Daily Times
"Whitechapel Bell Foundry, the maker of the Liberty Bell, will be making the two largest bells for the carillon," Roye said. The largest bell weighs 4,480 pounds, more than twice the size of the Liberty Bell, he said. In all, the collection of bells ...
Sneak peek of Salisbury University's $117 million academic commonsWMDT

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Stand by for a cracking Exmouth Christmas Cracker - Midweek Herald

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 10:38 AM PST


Midweek Herald

Stand by for a cracking Exmouth Christmas Cracker
Midweek Herald
Performers on the main stage during the day include: Exmouth Town Concert Band, Bell Ringers, Street Heat, Sadie Horler, Richard Garraghty, Dumbo's Feather, Bubble Wizard, AJ's Big Swing Band, Bruce Airhead, Roving Crows and Centre Stage.

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Straight Talk Summit offers real talk for tough teen years - Texas Examiner

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 09:56 AM PST


Texas Examiner

Straight Talk Summit offers real talk for tough teen years
Texas Examiner
We need to train our youth to be the leaders, the bell ringers for the next generation.” To prepare youth for the challenge set before them, sugar-coated visions of utopia are not what's needed, Lewis said. What is needed, according to him, is straight ...

The Bells: We Can Fill Southampton with the Sound of Bells - Dan's Papers

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 09:45 AM PST


Dan's Papers

The Bells: We Can Fill Southampton with the Sound of Bells
Dan's Papers
As a result, the bells now sound once an hour, every hour, every day, cheerfully stating the time that is also visible on the hands of the clock that are up there on the church steeple. Prior to the automation, the ringing was more sporadic. It ...

Veterans celebrate 'day of triumph' - Livingston Daily

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 07:03 AM PST


Livingston Daily

Veterans celebrate 'day of triumph'
Livingston Daily
Veterans Day is "a triumph for all those who served and kept us free," said U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kelly Chodkowski Simon, keynote speaker during Veterans Day ceremonies at the historic Livingston County Courthouse in downtown Howell. More than 200 ...

Rolls-Royce looks to retune its engine - Financial Times

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 03:55 AM PST


Financial Times

Rolls-Royce looks to retune its engine
Financial Times
It is in the after-sales service market for bigger wide-body engines where alarm bells ring loudest. The upkeep of older ... Given the repeat profit warnings, this is perhaps the most urgent task if Rolls-Royce's management is to restore its ...

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Chi Delta sorority takes to social media to fight victim blaming of sexual assault - The Doane Line

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 10:31 PM PST


The Doane Line

Chi Delta sorority takes to social media to fight victim blaming of sexual assault
The Doane Line
Fogerty wanted to do something to change that. At Fogerty's urging, Chi Delta sorority started the No ... The idea comes from the Westboro Baptist Church's visit to Doane last semester. Students came together to chalk words of ... Along with the ...

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People Gather at Hall County Courthouse to Honor Vets, Churches Ring Bells - NBC Nebraska

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 04:28 PM PST


NBC Nebraska

People Gather at Hall County Courthouse to Honor Vets, Churches Ring Bells
NBC Nebraska
More than 20 churches throughout Hall County rang their church bells for five minutes to support veterans, and dozens of people gathered at the Hall County Courthouse to hear the bells as well as honor their veterans. Hall County Supervisors Pam ...

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Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep - Get Surrey

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 11:35 AM PST


Get Surrey

Christmas event listings 2015 - festive fun on your doorstep
Get Surrey
enjoy complimentary mulled wine and a mince pie, food and wine tastings, live music from Britain's Got Talent's Bell Ringers, and watch a Christmas BBQ demonstration. Address: Badshot Lea Road, Farnham, GU9 9JX .... carols and music. Time: 4pm-5pm ...

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Crowd turns out for Edmund Fitzgerald memorial at Split Rock Lighthouse - Bemidji Pioneer

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 07:23 AM PST


Bemidji Pioneer

Crowd turns out for Edmund Fitzgerald memorial at Split Rock Lighthouse
Bemidji Pioneer
SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE, Minn. -- Dressed in a 1920s lighthouse keeper's uniform, Winston Norby pulled the rope to hit the bell's clapper against its bronze side, each of the 30 bell tolls ringing out from the shadow of the Split Rock Lighthouse.

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First Baptist Church of Moberly begins 175th Celebration - Moberly Monitor Index

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 06:00 AM PST


Moberly Monitor Index

First Baptist Church of Moberly begins 175th Celebration
Moberly Monitor Index
The First Baptist Church of Moberly was organized on November 15, 1840 in the house of John Coates and was originally known as the Shiloh Baptist Church. It initially consisted of eighteen members and was located two-and-one-half miles northeast of ...

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