Minute bell

a bell tolled at intervals of a minute, as to give notice of a death or a funeral.

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In the 20th minute Bell made an even better stop when he denied Nigel Hasselbaink what looked a certain goal.
SO THE drumroll has started, the five minute bell has been rung and the conductor has raised his baton as we finally get ready for that step into the spotlight that is European Capital of Culture Year 2008 .
In the 79th minute Bell broke clear and his cross found Craig Marshall but his header went wide of the post.
City's Mickey Bell was narrowly wide from Scott Murray's cross and in the 30th minute Bell clipped the outside of the post with a 20 yard free-kick.
And with the tolling of the minute bell in Westminster, there was an almost tangible sense that the old royal era was being rung out, and a new royal era ushered in.
Five minutes from the end of extra-time, Featherstone showed they could score without it being a penalty but the defiant Heywoods fought back again and in the last minute Bell scored to send the tie into a penalty shoot-out.
Though it is the smallest of the six bells,it is forever a poignant reminder,it being the Five Minute bell. It tolls a slow,lonely beat for the last five minutes prior to each service, the other bells having ceased secondsbef ore.
At the minute Bell X1 are dipping their toes into some new recordings for an album.