Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Herald Sun
Suspicious fire at St Kilda East St Mary's Churchsame morning as Brighton's St James Catholic ...
POLICE are investigating a suspicious church fire in St Kilda East which ... Bell ringers waited in hope yesterday that “Melbourne's bestbells” had ...

Monday, 30 March 2015

Daily Echo

Man falls from church bell tower trying to put clock forward
A MAN has plunged 15ft in a bell tower while trying to put a church clock forward. Firefighters were called to rescue the elderly man at St Peter and St ...

Man rescued from church bell tower after falling while putting clock forward
A pensioner had to be rescued from church tower after he fell 15ft as he put ... The man, who is in his 80s, fell from a ladder in a bell tower and was ...

Herald Sun
Fire engulfs St James Church in Brighton
Bell ringers waited in hope yesterday that “Melbourne's best bells” had escaped the fire, ... It is just gutted,” church ringing master Neil McFarlane said.

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Yorkshire Evening Post
Leeds bellringers hit right notes in competition
Wakefield Cathedral Bell Ringing competition.. Competitors are pictured practicing before the competition..SH10013086c..28th March 2015 Picture by ...

Eastbourne Herald
By George – they want some patriotic fervour
... its own celebrations with a service on St George's Day at St Andrew's Church in Alfriston which will start at 6pm with the ringing of the church bells.

The Courier
VIDEO: Dundee chimes with visiting Devon bell ringers
The bells were ringing out at Dundee's Old Steeple and St Pauls Cathedral when visiting campinologists travelled more than 500 miles from the West ...

Friday, 27 March 2015

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The church bells of St Nicholas' Chapel will ring again
But the distinctive tone of the eight bells at St Nicholas' Chapel in St Ann's Street will be heard once more as the project was awarded lottery funding ...

Essex Chronicle
Alleged child abuser Liam Cann 'no longer Goldhanger bell ringer'
The ex-Plume School pupil is a well-known bell ringer having been announced as the "tower correspondent" for Saint Peter's Church in Goldhanger in ...

Lynn News
Lottery grant secures vital repairs to King's Lynn chapel bells
A host of supporters, including the St Margaret's & St Nicholas' Parish Trust, the Geoffrey Watling Trust, the Diocesan Bell Ringers, the King's Lynn ...
How Americans are publicising and coordinating the marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War on April 9th. #BellsAcrosstheLand2015.


Bells Across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox” on April 9, 2015
Bell tower at Dover's Old State House. The site's bell will ring at 3:15 p.m. on April 9, 2015 in commemoration of Robert E. Lee's surrender at ...
Nashua Telegraph

In Fall River, a movement to get church bells ringing
FALL RIVER, Mass. – The notion of a church bell is the notion of a community needing to know. So, church bells rang the time, rang when it was ...

Bell Ringing to Mark 150 Years Since Civil War
Bell Ringing to Mark 150 Years Since Civil War ... Bells will ring in unison across the country on April 9th to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of ...

CBS Local

Bells to note anniversary of Civil War's end
"Bells have long been ringing in our country for many reasons," said state ... "Bells Across the Land" organizers ask that bells in churches, temples, ...


Bell ringing on April 9 to commemorate Civil War's end
They're hoping to enlist bell ringers at churches, temples, schools, city halls, public buildings, historic sites and other places to join in the clanging.
West Central Tribune

Bells to commemorate end of Civil War
Bells have long been ringing in our country for many reasons,” state Rep. ... “Bells Across the Land” organizers ask that bells in churches, temples, ...


Catholic bishops call for bell ringing marking anniversary of Civil War's end
Illinois' Catholic bishops are calling on schools and parishes across the state to ring their bells next month to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of ...
Bay Area Indymedia

"Bells Across the Land" ~ California State Capitol
"Bells Across the Land" is a nationwide event taking place on April 9. Noon, at the California State Capitol we will ring our “Liberty Bell” and share our ...

'Bells across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox'
On April 9, 2015, in conjunction with a major bell ringing event at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, the National Park Service and its ...
Press of Atlantic City

COLUMN: Better roads, bridges possible without gas-tax increases
Lastly, I encourage organizations and citizens throughout District 18A to participate in a nation-wide bell-ringing event April 9, commemorating the ...


Lancaster bells to ring April 9 on 150th anniversary of Civil War's end
Among the ringing bells will be the Lancaster County courthouse bell, the same 161-year-old bell that chimed vigorously 150 years ago. The county ...
Bells to ring to mark Lee's surrender
Several community organizations, churches and other sites will take part in the commemoration through theringing of bells at 3:15 p.m. April 9.


Ringing bells across the land
The bells will ring first at Appomattox at 3 p.m. on April 9. The ringingwill coincide with the moment the historic meeting between Grant and Lee in the ...
Shoreline Times

Looking back: The bells rang out, 150 years ago
There's a delicate difference when church bells ring out in happiness or when they toll in sorrow. But, on April 9, 1865, there was nothing ambiguous ...


Chillicothe Gazette

Courthouse to be part of bell ringing
The bells will ring first at Appomattox at 3 p.m. on April 9 to coincide with the moment the historic meeting between Grant and Lee in the McLean ...

Clay County Times Democrat

Civil War Sesquicentennial Observance Planned
Those wanting to participate are asked to ring bells 13 times at 13:00 (1 p.m.) to mark the occasion. The commission will also be holding a bell-ringing ...


Ringing bells to mark 150th anniversary of end to Civil War
The National Park Service and some area churches will be ringing bells next week to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's ...

Shoreline Times

Bells to mark 150th anniversary of Confederate surrender, April 9
An announcement from the National Park Service “invites churches, temples, schools, city halls, public buildings, historic sites, and others to ring bells ...

Pick up a bell and join the party
The bells will ring first at 2 p.m. at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park in Virginia. There, on April 9, 1865, Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

Denton Record Chronicle

Bell ringing planned to commemorate occasion
MARTINSBURG - At about 3 p.m. 150 years ago Thursday, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee walked out of the McLean House at Appomattox ...

Chicago Sun-Times

Sneed: Bells to toll in Chicago to mark 150 years since Civil War ended
At 2:15 p.m. Thursday, church bells will ring throughout the city of Chicago in honor of a moment that happened 150 years ago. The bells are set to ...


'Bells Across the Land' to mark 150 years since symbolic end of Civil War
Minnesota will participate in a nationwide bell-ringing event this April to commemorate the 150th anniversary of events at a Virginia court house which ...

Crow River Media

Bells will ring April 9 to mark the end of the Civil War
Who: First Congregational United Church of Christ Church, 31 Fourth Ave. S.W., Hutchinson. What: The church bell will ring at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, ...

Slate Magazine
Bells will ring in York on anniversary of Lee's surrender
Bells will ring at several churches in the city and the county's two historic courthouses as York joins other areas across the nation in commemorating ...

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The church bells of St Nicholas' Chapel will ringagain
“Unexpectedly we were faced with the bell ringers' decision that full circle ringing was too difficult and unsafe. The Friends couldn't contemplate the ...