Bells in 50k churches to ring on Yolanda anniversary Nov. 8
Bells in as many as 50,000 churches nationwide will ring simultaneously on Nov. 8 to mark the first anniversary of super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), ...
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Friday, 31 October 2014
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Rochdale church gets first part of £173k renovation grant
When the tower has been renovated, the bell ringing team are eager to train local groups in the skill and to welcome more visiting campanologists.
Trust to spend £300000 to get Ayston church bells ringing once more
One of the key tasks will be to repair the churchbells. ... and funds permitting bell specialists will carry out work to make the bells safe for ringing.
|Alphington's St Michael and All Angels' Church re-opens after months of construction work|
Now complete, phase one of the 're-ordering' of the church, comprises an ... stairs and a lift, giving much safer access to the bell-ringing chamber.
Evesham's Abbey Bell Tower still at risk on heritage register
Now two years on it is still on the list, alongside other Vale buildings, including the Abbey Churchof the Holy Cross in Pershore, the Church of St Peter ...
Bells ring for Alan Henning at Eccles Parish Church as donations are handed over to his family
Money raised in memory of Alan Henning has been handed over to his family as the church bells rang out in the murdered aid worker's home town.
Saturday, 25 October 2014
Parishioners left 'desolate' after historic bells stolen from West Suffolk church
Mark Westley Photography Little Saxham church, Parishioners angry after two 15th centry bells are stolen from the church. Catherine Burt PCC ...
Durham Cathedral opens its doors to potential bell ringers
Members of the public are being invited to try their hand at bell ringing between 11am and 4pm. Enthusiasts from the local bell ringing guild will be on ...
Friday, 24 October 2014
Bells to ring out over Salford as church pays tribute to murdered hostage Alan Henning
Eccles Parish Church will be open for people to sign the book of condolence at 2pm this Sunday for the duration of the bell ringing which will last for ...
Your chance to be shown the ropes and ring Durham Cathedral's 10bells
Christopher Crabtree, bell major with Durham Cathedral Guild of Bellringers, said: “People can come up and experience a bit of bell ringing and then ...
Bellringers to stay dry at historic Saltaire church - thanks to new funding
Now that faulty stonework has been repaired thebell ringers at Saltaire's United Reformed Church can return for a drier season, says church treasurer ...
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
|74-year-old runner completes 25th annual PattinghamBells Run|
The Pattingham Bells Run was first organised to raise money for replacing the old wooden bell frame in the belfry of St Chad's Church in Pattingham.
Bell ringers in North Shields to take part in festival for the over 50s
Bell ringing enthusiasts are set to take part in an festival for over 50s - and highlight their art to more people. The band of about 10 ringers at Christ ...
Monday, 20 October 2014
Little Saxham: Fears historic church bells to be melted down for scrap after theft
The rector of St Nicholas' Church has spoken out about the loss of the bells, one of which dates back to pre-Reformation times, and another to the 17th ...
Friday, 17 October 2014
Little Saxham/Dalham: Thieves make off with two church bellsworth £5000 each
A photograph of one of the stolen bells from St Nicholas' Church in Little ... Overnight on Tuesday two bells valued at £5,000 each were stolen from ...
|Litton Cheney residents donate £14000 towards bellrefurbishment|
She said: “My very personal 'thank you' to each and everyone who provided, contributed, cooked, helped and came to made the bell ringers' ...
Thursday, 16 October 2014
Historic Church Bell Missing in Upstate New York
Police are looking for the thieves who stole a more than 1-ton brass church bell that was going to be placed in front of an upstate New York museum.
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Holidaymakers 'utterly exhausted' after Lostwithiel church clock rang every night
"There is no need and I promise it will put more people off staying than those that think it's quaint to have bells ringing at 4am. "I am a normal sleeper, ...
Bell ringers' poignant peals honour Bisley's fallen
Now over the next four years, on the anniversary of the loss of each young life, the village bell ringers will mark their passing. The first of the fallen to ...
Urgent renovation work needed to 16th century North Devon church
Work has already started and will continue until next year. Thechurch's eight bells have been removed as well as all the degraded stones.
|Vicar stops bell ringing peal after bells irritate Stroud market traders|
He said: “I am quite shocked that stall holders are threatening to take action against thechurch to stop them ringing peals on the church bells.
St Laurence Church bells in Gloucestershire silenced by traders' complaints over THREE-HOUR ...
A celebrated set of church bells have been silenced after market traders operating in the area complained that the three hours of deafening chiming ...
Bell-ringing record attempt abandoned at Somerset church
An attempt to break a nearly 50-year-old bell ringing world record at a church in Somerset has been abandoned after a mistake was made.
Friday, 10 October 2014
Thursday, 9 October 2014
Gallipolis FD urges participation in 'Bells Across America' on Sunday
Gallipolis FD urges participation in 'Bells Across America' on Sunday ... to participate in “Bells Across America” by ringingchurch bells on Sunday.
Tuesday, 7 October 2014
Too long and too loud - Stroud market traders complain about church bells
MARKET traders with the sound of church bells ringing in their ears have called for a bit of peace and quiet because they say the noise is driving ...
|Buckley bell-ringers in appeal to stop historic belfry falling silent|
A CHURCH where bells have rung out for more than a century is calling for the next generation of campanologists to make sure the ancient tradition ...
School places: a guide through the minefield of admissions
... different activities such as church attendance, flower arranging and bell ringing. The admissions practices of the high-profile London Oratory school, ...