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Appointments: Church appointments

Prebendary Richard Acworth, Vicar, St Mary Magdalene's, Taunton, to be Archdeacon of Wells, diocese of Bath and Wells.

The Rev Gary Askey, Assistant Curate, All Saints, Middlesbrough: to be Assistant Curate, Whitby and Missioner (half-time) with the Whitby Missioner and Seafarers' Trust (York).

The Rev Clive Blackman, Vicar, St Matthew, Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich: to be also Director of Training for Readers (Norwich).

The Rev Brian Cooper, Vicar, Herringthorpe: to be also Rural Dean of Rotherham (Sheffield).

The Rev Pamela Fawcett, Honorary Curate, Trunch group of parishes: to be Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Bishop's Consultant for Women's Ministry (Norwich).

The Rev Juliet Grace, Assistant Curate (NSM), St Peter, Petersfield and St Mary, Buriton: to be Assistant Curate (NSM), All Saints, Steep with Froxfield and Privett (Portsmouth).

The Rev John Hickling, Rector, Aylestone with Aylestone Park, Leicester: to be Rector, Husband's Bosworth, with Mowsley and Knaptoft, and Theddingworth (Leicester).

The Rev Jenny Smith, Assistant Curate, St Peter's, Rawdon: to be Assistant Curate and Chaplain of Bradford Cathedral (Bradford).

The Rev Paul Towner, Rector, St Thomas, Great Hanwood, Shrewsbury: to be also Rural Dean of Pontesbury (Hereford).