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Leeds church secures wildlife gardening award

First published on: 17th January 2024

St Oswald’s Methley has recently won an award from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust for their work creating a wildlife-friendly Quiet Garden and churchyard.


Bradford Cathedral gets Silver Eco Award

First published on: 29th November 2023

On the eve of COP28, Bradford Cathedral has become the 849th Silver Eco Church in England and Wales.


First Gold Eco Church award for church in diocese celebrated

First published on: 13th November 2023

St Mary’s Church, Embsay with Eastby, welcomed the Bishop of Leeds, the Right Revd Nick Baines, to a special celebratory service on Sunday, November 5.

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Menston church celebrates Eco Church Silver award

First published on: 10th November 2023

St John’s Menston with Woodhead is celebrating achieving its Eco Church Silver award from A Rocha.


Give To Go Green helps churches in our diocese fund carbon-cutting projects

First published on: 6th October 2023

A new pilot scheme is helping churches in our diocese double their money for carbon-cutting projects.


Community Green Fair brings 300 folk to church's environment event

First published on: 11th September 2023

A wormery, a woodturner and organic wines were among the stalls at a Community Green Fair that brought some 300 people to one of our churches on Saturday.

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Churchyards Conference to help churches care for and use their green spaces

First published on: 1st September 2023

How we can care for and use our churchyards and green spaces effectively is the topic of an upcoming one day conference hosted by the Diocese of Leeds and Ecclesiastical.


Church encourages sustainable living at its first ever Green Fair

First published on: 23rd August 2023

How to compose the perfect compost, an expert talk on sustainable living and a children’s craft session based around St Francis of Assisi are all parts of a new Green Fair at one of our churches next month.

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All things bright and Blubberhouses as church worships outdoors

First published on: 21st August 2023

Brave folk in Blubberhouses who worship outdoors throughout August were blessed with beautiful weather on Sunday.

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Community Garden brings people together in Bellerby

First published on: 19th July 2023

One of our Ripon churches has been celebrating community and the environment with their Community Garden.

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