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Merseybells news feed as published


Jonathan is new priest-in-charge in Slaidburn - Clitheroe Today

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 08:23 AM PDT


Clitheroe Today

Jonathan is new priest-in-charge in Slaidburn
Clitheroe Today
James Bell, at St Andrew's Church, Slaidburn. The Archdeacon the Venerable Beverley Mason gave the sermon assisted by Canon Ian Greenhalgh, the rural dean. Mr Oldfield and his wife, Claire, were welcomed to the parish and their new home by the ...

Muslims raise funds to help rebuild Christian church in Bulgaria - Christian Daily

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 06:51 AM PDT


Christian Daily

Muslims raise funds to help rebuild Christian church in Bulgaria
Christian Daily
The restoration of the bell tower was reported to cost around £800. The Muslims were able to raise and provide the amount to ... The restoration involved repairing the belfry and fence around the church. The interior was also refurbished along with the ...
Bulgarian Muslims raise funds to rebuild old Church in KozletsAhlul Bayt News Agency (press release)

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Ancient bells ring out in Presteigne - Hereford Times

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 05:21 AM PDT


Hereford Times

Ancient bells ring out in Presteigne
Hereford Times
Whites of Appleton removed the bells (with a considerable amount of local volunteer help) and transported them to Oxfordshire. They were retuned at the Whitechapel foundry in East London and Whites have made new headstocks and other fittings.

'A Common Forever': Trustees celebrate 200 years of Morristown's Green - Morristown Green

Posted: 13 Apr 2016 05:07 AM PDT


Morristown Green

'A Common Forever': Trustees celebrate 200 years of Morristown's Green
Morristown Green
In 1815, church officials decided that if a sum of $1,500 were raised, the church would relinquish the Green, with the stipulation it must “remain as a Common forever.” It was a way to secure the Common and resolve the continuing issues. Thirteen men ...

Beardcicle Chronicles: Some Advice on Trail Etiquette - Alaska Commons

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 09:08 PM PDT


Alaska Commons

Beardcicle Chronicles: Some Advice on Trail Etiquette
Alaska Commons
Yield the trail when you hear “on your left” or a bell ringing. When you hear a bell or someone yelling on your left or passing, step to the right. I don't know how many times I've announced, in my loudest voice, that I was going to pass only to have ...

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO - Florida Weekly

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 09:01 PM PDT


WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
Florida Weekly
The Americana Community Music Association hosts Australian rocker 8 Ball Aitken, with Maria & The Mudkatz opening, at 7 p.m. April 16 at All Faiths Unitarian Church. $15 donation. ... The Dingdong - By Florida Repertory Theatre April 19-May 8. 2268 Bay ...

Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham councils all decline roles in Queen's birthday beacon celebrations - getreading

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 09:00 PM PDT


getreading

Reading, Bracknell and Wokingham councils all decline roles in Queen's birthday beacon celebrations
getreading
In Aldermaston, the bells of St Mary's will ring out in celebration after the lighting of their beacon at 7.30pm, in the field opposite the church. In Finchampstead, a beacon will be lit on the tower of St James' Church at 7.30pm, followed by the ...

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Community pride, job satisfaction drive this vital volunteer - Princeton Union Eagle

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 06:20 PM PDT


Princeton Union Eagle

Community pride, job satisfaction drive this vital volunteer
Princeton Union Eagle
He said that project included the church bell many people hear peal on Sundays. The project team had the bell removed and cleaned, added a tower for it and installed an automatic ringer. At or through church, Breitkruetz has been a member of the ...

Rockford Christian to hold JuBell-ee Handbell Festival - Rockford Register Star

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 05:01 PM PDT


Rockford Register Star

Rockford Christian to hold JuBell-ee Handbell Festival
Rockford Register Star
ROCKFORD — The 11th annual JuBell-ee Handbell Festival Concert will be held at 4:30 p.m. May 7 at Rockford Christian High School, 1401 N. Bell School Road. The handbell festival will feature regional handbell choirs and ringers together for a daylong ...

It's In Queens! (April 14 to April 20) - Western Queens Gazette

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 02:10 PM PDT


Western Queens Gazette

It's In Queens! (April 14 to April 20)
Western Queens Gazette
A 125th anniversary concert with the Trinity Bell Ringers, the Astoria Choir, and the Greater Astoria Historical Society. Free. TLC, 31st Avenue at .... North Shore Towers, 272-40 Grand Central Pkwy., Floral Park, www.radiojarocho.com. April 20, The ...

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Historic and holy - Arvada Press

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 10:53 AM PDT


Historic and holy
Arvada Press
While this incarnation of the Westminster Presbyterian Church has been located near 74th Avenue and Bradburn Boulevard for more than 50 years, the origins of the church are older even than the city for which it's named. What started out as a group ...

Bell ringing to be held Saturday - The Southeast Sun

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 09:20 AM PDT


The Southeast Sun

Bell ringing to be held Saturday
The Southeast Sun
Old Providence Foundation will celebrate its sixth year with an annual Bell Ringing at Old Providence Chapel in Clayhatchee on Saturday, April 16. This event is free and open to the public. Activities will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Rose Cottage with a ...

'I Hate Guns,' Says New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton - Breitbart News

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 08:19 AM PDT


Breitbart News

'I Hate Guns,' Says New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton
Breitbart News
That's some silly stuff we're hanging on to.” The Super Bowl-winning coach describes ... USA Today reporter Jarrett Bell says Payton hopes Smith's death “will be the kind of situation that will force people to change some laws.” No word on whether ...
New Orleans Saints coach blames guns for former player's death (AUDIO)Guns.com
Sean Payton criticizes gun laws after Will Smith murderCampus Sports

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The bells will be ringing for St George in Halesowen - Halesowen News

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 07:25 AM PDT


Halesowen News

The bells will be ringing for St George in Halesowen
Halesowen News
ST George's Day promises to be one to remember in Halesowen this year with St John the Baptist Church taking centre stage. Halesowen Parish Church is holding its annual spring fair on Saturday, April 23 and throwing the doors open of the town's most ...

Tyrann Mathieu says he can't stay in New Orleans longer than two days out of fear for his life - For The Win

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 06:49 AM PDT


For The Win

Tyrann Mathieu says he can't stay in New Orleans longer than two days out of fear for his life
For The Win
Saints head coach Sean Payton spoke at length to USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell about the rampant gun violence in the city. “Two hundred years from now, they're ... are more apt to draw them (in other situations). That's some silly stuff we're hanging ...
Sean Payton rails against guns, calls New Orleans the 'Wild, Wild West'CBS sports.com (blog)
Sean Payton speaks out against guns, New Orleans violenceThe Sun Herald

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Polish President Andrzej Duda Inaugurates GPW's 25th Anniversary Celebrations - Exchange News Direct

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 05:46 AM PDT


Polish President Andrzej Duda Inaugurates GPW's 25th Anniversary Celebrations
Exchange News Direct
The bronze bell has been donated by Poland's oldest bell foundry. It has been cast by Pracownia Ludwisarska Janusza i Macieja Felczyńskich specially for the 25th anniversary of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. It is an artistic crafts classic and a prime ...

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Restored Columbia Falls Union Hall comes back to life - The Ellsworth American

Posted: 12 Apr 2016 04:52 AM PDT


The Ellsworth American

Restored Columbia Falls Union Hall comes back to life
The Ellsworth American
A three-stage bell tower rises above with a combination belfry and clock topped by a weathervane. The bell was cast in 1840 by G.H. Holbrook of East Medway, Mass. The clockworks were manufactured by E. Howard & Co. of Boston. And though it is a quiet ...

Bells at Holy Trinity will ring out for Shakespeare - Stratford Observer

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 11:24 PM PDT


Bells at Holy Trinity will ring out for Shakespeare
Stratford Observer
THE BELLS will ring out to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's passing. A Bell Ringing Festival is being held which will see bell ringers from Holy Trinity in Stratford – where the Bard was baptised and buried – joined by over 50 ringing ...

Patriots Day Activities 2016 - Wicked Local Dedham

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 04:30 PM PDT


Wicked Local Dedham

Patriots Day Activities 2016
Wicked Local Dedham
Hancock Church, 1912 Mass. Ave. The concert is family-friendly and includes music played on 5 octaves of hand bells and 6 octaves of hand chimes, sure to please all ages: jazz by Duke Ellington, American rag, movie music, spirituals, and patriotic songs.

Police reports, April 11, 2016 - Kokomo Tribune

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 03:11 PM PDT


Police reports, April 11, 2016
Kokomo Tribune
Friday, 8:05 p.m., police arrested Tavarus L. Coffee, 32, 900 block of North Courtland Avenue, in the 1100 block of North Bell Street, on charges of possession of marijuana, Level 6 felony, and driving while suspended. Friday, 8:30 p.m., police ...

Star Wars: Rogue One rumors cast a Game of Thrones White Walker as Darth Vader - GamesRadar (blog)

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 09:37 AM PDT


GamesRadar (blog)

Star Wars: Rogue One rumors cast a Game of Thrones White Walker as Darth Vader
GamesRadar (blog)
Name not ringing a bell? Thanks to his bulk and towering frame at 6 feet, 7 inches (about 200 cm), Wilding has often been cast as intimidating characters, though he himself has often been hidden behind prosthetics and makeup. He had a bit role as the ...

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4 lovely English towns you can easily visit for the day from London - Evening Standard

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 08:54 AM PDT


Evening Standard

4 lovely English towns you can easily visit for the day from London
Evening Standard
But it's the outside that's the real draw: the gardens, largely designed in the 18th century by Capability Brown, feature natural planting, a serpentine lake and a colourful, restored parterre. The Kitchen ... Cameras at the ready for the impossibly ...

Muslims in Bulgaria pull together to rebuild Christian church - ChristianToday

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 08:15 AM PDT


ChristianToday

Muslims in Bulgaria pull together to rebuild Christian church
ChristianToday
The Muslims along with local Christians found the money to repair the belfry, repair the fence around the church and refurbish the interior. The bell will now peal out again as the church re-opens for Orthodox Easter, which this year is on 1 May. The ...

Weekend roundup Zing!s - Tallahassee.com (blog)

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 06:49 AM PDT


Weekend roundup Zing!s
Tallahassee.com (blog)
Thank you First Baptist Church for opening your doors to the community at Spring Time and WinterFest. It is always pleasant to come inside your doors to use the restroom, baby changing station or to pick up some cookies, lemonade or coffee and be ...

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Flower festival - Essex Chronicle

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 06:42 AM PDT


Flower festival
Essex Chronicle
MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND (30 APRIL – 2 MAY) 'NINETY GLORIOUS YEARS in FLOWERS' Our Queen celebrates her 90th Birthday this year on 21 April. You may have heard that there will be a number of official events starting in the middle of ...

SLIDESHOW: Bells ring out in celebration of a remarkable peal first heard 250 years ago - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 02:47 AM PDT


West Sussex County Times

SLIDESHOW: Bells ring out in celebration of a remarkable peal first heard 250 years ago
West Sussex County Times
The event was held in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the first peal on church bells - three hours of continuous ringing with no mistakes - in Sussex rung by local ringers. It was the brainchild of Horsham ringer Mike Cattell, helped by local ...

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Bells ring out in celebration of a remarkable peal first heard 250 years ago - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 11 Apr 2016 02:47 AM PDT


West Sussex County Times

Bells ring out in celebration of a remarkable peal first heard 250 years ago
West Sussex County Times
The mini-ring of church-style bells in the bandstand was particularly popular. Dozens of adults and children took delight in learning to ring the small bells, in between demonstrations of bellringing by the ringers from St Mary's Horsham and St ...

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House of Lies Premiere Recap 4/10/16: Season 5 Episode 1 "Creative Destruction Phenomenon" - Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Posted: 10 Apr 2016 08:45 PM PDT


Celebrity Dirty Laundry

House of Lies Premiere Recap 4/10/16: Season 5 Episode 1 "Creative Destruction Phenomenon"
Celebrity Dirty Laundry
On tonight's episode, season 5 begins with Marty (Don Cheadle) back on top and navigating the hazards of co-parenting with Jeannie, (Kristen Bell) along with each other's new relationships. On the last episode Marty was on the verge of making K&A one ...

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Southern Perspective: Southern weddings are about family - Pensacola News Journal

Posted: 10 Apr 2016 07:10 AM PDT


Pensacola News Journal

Southern Perspective: Southern weddings are about family
Pensacola News Journal
Bells will be ringing. Everyone loves a wedding. It's a happy occasion, the union of the devoted couple and the two families involved. In fact, I think that statement right there is the focus of a Southern wedding. When a couple gets married down here ...

Hanging out in India - NWAOnline

Posted: 10 Apr 2016 12:08 AM PDT


NWAOnline

Hanging out in India
NWAOnline
Architecture, especially that of churches, resembles southern Europe. Music contains strains of Portuguese fado. The Portuguese ... Goa's colonial past unfolds in Old Goa, a UNESCO World Heritage site. A bustling city of traders, merchants and ...

Learn about Liverpool's wartime courage on a weekend in the city - Liverpool Echo

Posted: 10 Apr 2016 12:06 AM PDT


Liverpool Echo

Learn about Liverpool's wartime courage on a weekend in the city
Liverpool Echo
Later this summer, the UK will be marking the centenary of The Somme - the bloodiest battle of World War I. Ahead of that, May 31 sees the centenary of the Battle of Jutland, the great naval showdown between Britain and Germany in 1916. And before THAT ...

Handbells, chimes resound at 'Spring Ring' concert in Winthrop - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 05:04 PM PDT


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Handbells, chimes resound at 'Spring Ring' concert in Winthrop
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Evans offered a brief history of handbells, saying they derive from the traditional church bells that you would have heard ringing from an English church towers as bell ringers pulled on ropes. “They needed to be able to practice,” she said. “They ...

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On Wisconsin: A reminder of the past for a Spring Green church gets a makeover - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 01:55 PM PDT


La Crosse Tribune

On Wisconsin: A reminder of the past for a Spring Green church gets a makeover
La Crosse Tribune
But lugging a 600-pound, soot-covered cast-iron bell down the narrow basement steps would have been impossible. “It's in very good shape, actually,” Deller, 62, said of the bell manufactured by the Cincinnati Bell Foundry sometime between 1890 and 1930.

Most hippies are gone in Goa, but peace and love remain - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 12:01 PM PDT


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Most hippies are gone in Goa, but peace and love remain
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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 percent Hindu, 13 percent Muslim. His answer ... Goa's colonial ...

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Muslims in Bulgarian village restore Christian church - The Sofia Globe

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 10:50 AM PDT


The Sofia Globe

Muslims in Bulgarian village restore Christian church
The Sofia Globe
For the first time in decades, the bell of the small church in the village of Kozlets, in the southern Bulgarian province of Haskovo which borders Greece and Turkey, will peal again. The restoration of the bell tower cost 2000 leva (about 1000 euro ...

VIDEO: Horsham celebrates 250th bell-ringing anniversary - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 09 Apr 2016 04:56 AM PDT

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