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One of our schools celebrates its journey from broken to brilliant

First published on: 12th June 2024

One of our schools has gone from “broken to brilliant” and been praised in a recent Ofsted report for being Good in every area.

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Bradford Cathedral in final to be in Heritage Open Days online gallery

First published on: 12th June 2024

Bradford Cathedral folk need our help to be a part of a new online gallery from Heritage Open Days.


New deacons to be ordained this month

First published on: 12th June 2024

A lawyer, a former combat medic and a TV production assistant are just some of the people being ordained as new deacons in the Diocese of Leeds this month.


Sport news latest: Northern Clergy Cricket event in Leeds is a big hit

First published on: 10th June 2024

Bats came out of belfries and broom cupboards for a great day of friendly cricket, reports Revd Phil Arnold, one of the organisers of the Northern Clergy 20/20 event held recently.

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A pilgrimage paved with prayer to all churches in Huddersfield Deanery

First published on: 29th May 2024

An inspiring pilgrimage has taken place across our Huddersfield Deanery with prayerful walkers visiting all 17 churches and covering more than 30 miles.

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Northern GMH & UKME clergy and ordinands gather at Bishopthorpe

First published on: 29th May 2024

Clergy and church leaders of global-majority heritage or UK minority-ethnic backgrounds from the Northern Province gathered at Bishopthorpe Palace for a day of celebration, conversation and worship organised by the Rt Revd Smitha Prasadam, Bishop of Huddersfield, and the Rt Revd Arun Arora, Bishop of Kirkstall.

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'Father of civil engineering' celebrated at his local Leeds church

First published on: 29th May 2024

People from St Mary’s Whitkirk have been to a service at Westminster Abbey to celebrate John Smeaton, the “father of civil engineering”.


A focus on faith work at Wetherby Young Offenders Institution

First published on: 28th May 2024

“Children” is the word used at Wetherby Young Offenders Institution to describe the young people convicted of serious crimes who are held in its care.

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Careful planning, decorated biscuits and community effort raises £25k

First published on: 22nd May 2024

A well-planned fundraising weekend for the Parish of Bardsey with East Keswick has raised a whopping £25,000 to boost church funds.

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50 Daily Devotions engage people with Rhythm of Life

First published on: 22nd May 2024

People from across the diocese and beyond have been engaging with our Rhythm of Life initiative, with 50 Daily Devotions between Easter and Pentecost.

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