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200 Years of Church Schools

200 Years of Church Schools

by Michael Ford 1 July 2015

The National Society has been celebrating two hundred years of Church Schools during 2011.

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Celebrating Schools

Celebrating Schools

by Michael Ford 1 July 2015

Three schools in our diocese have recently received 'double outstandings' in Ofsted and SIAS inspections.

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Joy and Care at Christmas *Updated

Joy and Care at Christmas *Updated

by Michael Ford 23 April 2012

Parishes across Wiltshire and Dorset are celebrating the Christmas season in various ways.

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Archdeacons' ministry in the New Year

Archdeacons' ministry in the New Year

by Jonathan Ball 13 January 2012

A statement from the Bishop on the ministry of archdeacons in the Diocese following the departure of the Venerable John Wraw

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Life-size 'Botticelli' Nativity

Life-size 'Botticelli' Nativity

by Michael Ford 13 December 2011

Six panels of the nativity in the style of Botticelli greet churchgoers at Colehill near Wimborne this year.

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Sherborne Schools Explore Israel-Palestine Issues with Peter Kosminsky and Faith Leaders ****Updated

Sherborne Schools Explore Israel-Palestine Issues with Peter Kosminsky and Faith Leaders ****Updated

by Michael Ford 18 December 2014

300 sixth-formers in Sherborne, Dorset, tackled one of the thorniest international issues in a study day on 28 November 2011, based on an acclaimed Channel 4 series.

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Bishop Opens Rebuilt Secondary School

Bishop Opens Rebuilt Secondary School

by Michael Ford 23 April 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, is to open the rebuilt Queen Elizabeth School, Wimborne on Monday 5 December (see notes for timings).

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Archbishops of Sudan and Canterbury to meet

Archbishops of Sudan and Canterbury to meet

by Jonathan Ball 2 December 2011

The Archbishop of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan (ECS), Dr Daniel Deng is visiting Salisbury and London from 29 November – 5 December.

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Chaplain wins international competition

Chaplain wins international competition

by Michael Ford 29 November 2011

A chaplain from Bournemouth University has won first prize in an international wood carving competition by creating a portrait of the Archbishop of Canterbury using Lime wood.

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Bishop challenges Welfare Reform Bill

Bishop challenges Welfare Reform Bill

by Jonathan Ball 1 December 2011

The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, has challenged the Government’s Welfare Reform Bill, which will be debated in the House of Lords on Monday 28 November.

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