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Women Stand Up To Be Counted

Women Stand Up To Be Counted

by Michael Ford 23 June 2017

A number of women clergy in Wiltshire and Dorset have jointly issued a major new document, ‘After July’, ahead of a forthcoming vote in General Synod on draft legislation for Women Bishops.

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Sarum Academy Breaks New Ground *Updated

Sarum Academy Breaks New Ground *Updated

by Michael Ford 1 July 2015

There will be a low-key turf-cutting ceremony tomorrow (Tuesday 15 May, 11am) at the new £14.6m site for Sarum Academy in Salisbury. Principal Ruth Johnson will attend, along with members of staff, governors and school pupils.

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Schools Competition

Schools Competition

by Michael Ford 10 May 2012

School pupils across Wiltshire and Dorset are being given a chance to submit two types of design for a thank-you card to HM the Queen to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee.

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The Queen's Visit - first pictures

The Queen's Visit - first pictures

by Michael Ford 2 May 2012

HM The Queen and HRH Prince Philip visited Sherborne and Salisbury yesterday. Links to the first pictures are below.

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A Big Thank You to the Queen*Updated

A Big Thank You to the Queen*Updated

by Michael Ford 1 July 2015

The Bishop of Salisbury is commissioning a special thank-you to Her Majesty the Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee.

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Appeal from the Archbishop of Sudan

Appeal from the Archbishop of Sudan

by Michael Ford 25 April 2012

The Archbishop, Dr Daniel Deng Bul Yak, has written an urgent letter to the Presidents of Sudan and South Sudan and to the international community in light of recent events

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Hundreds Train at Cathedral

Hundreds Train at Cathedral

by Michael Ford 24 April 2012

Over five hundred Lay Pastoral Assistants (LPAs) will gather at Salisbury Cathedral on Saturday 28 April for a day of worship, learning and celebration. The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, will give a keynote address.

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100 Days to the Games

100 Days to the Games

by Michael Ford 18 April 2012

The latest media release from the Church of England includes a number of events in the Diocese of Salisbury.

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Alderholt 'reCreates' Easter *Updated

Alderholt 'reCreates' Easter *Updated

by Michael Ford 20 April 2012

The parish team from the village of Alderholt held a 'reCreate' Big Top festival at the recreation ground over Easter, attracting hundreds of children, adults and families.

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Easter Message 2012

Easter Message 2012

by Robert Shuler 6 April 2012

The Bishop of Salisbury's Easter message, broadcast on BBC Radio Wilts on Easter morning. To read the full text follow the link.

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