Appointments: Church appointments

Canon David Frayne, Vicar, St Mary, Redcliffe with Temple, Bristol and St John the Baptist, Bedminster (Bristol), to be Provost of Blackburn (Blackburn), succeeding The Very Rev Lawrence Jackson.

The Rev Clive Young, Vicar, St Paul with St Mark, Old Ford, and Area Dean of Tower Hamlets, to be Archdeacon of Hackney, in succession to The Ven Roger Sharpley, and Vicar, the Guild Church of St Andrew, Holborn (London).

The Rev Martin Bull, Team Rector, All Saints, Bingley: to be Priest-in-Charge, St Andrew's, Gargrave (Bradford).

The Rev Christopher Collins, Vicar, St John, Tunbridge Wells: to be Rector, Christ Church, Luton (Rochester).

The Rev David Graham, Team Vicar, Dunstable (St Albans): to be Vicar, St Luke, Bromley Common (Rochester).

The Rev Joseph Harper, Vicar, St Aidan, Bamber Bridge (Blackburn): to be Vicar, Kinsley with Wragby (Wakefield).

The Rev Ross Hathway, Curate, St Columbia, Corby (Peterborough): to be Rector, Trull with Angersleigh (Bath and Wells).