Church appointments

The following appointments have been announced by the Church of England:

The Rev Glyn Ackerley, Rector, Willingham and Rampton (Ely): to be Vicar, St Philip and St James, Walderslade, Chatham (Rochester).

Canon Paul Brett, Director of Social Responsibility, diocese Chelmsford: to be Rector, Shenfield (Chelmsford).

The Rev Peter Burch, Vicar, Steyning, and Rector, Ashurst (Chichester): to be Vicar, Broadway (Worcester).

The Rev Simon Cowling, Assistant Curate, St Martin's, Potternewton: to be Assistant Curate, St Chad's, Far Headingley (Ripon).

The Rev Trevor Diaper, Assistant Curate, North Walsham with Antingham (Norwich): to be Priest- in-charge, Aidleigh and The Bromleys (Chelmsford).

The Rev Catherine Durnford, Assistant Curate, Redcar: to be Assistant Curate, Selby Abbey (York).

The Rev Peter Ellem, Curate, St Mary's, Islington (London): to be Assistant Curate, St George's, Leeds (Ripon).

The Rev Robin Excell, non-stipendiary minister (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich): to be Rector, Rattlesden with Thorpe Morieux and Brettenham, same diocese.

The Rev David Eyles, Priest-in charge, Middleham with Coverdale and East Witton, and of Thornton Steward: to be Rector, Middleham with Coverdale and East Witton, remaining Priest-in-charge of Thornton Steward (Ripon).

The Rev Dr Rudi Heinze, non-stipendiary Assistant Curate, Colney, St. Peter (St Albans): to be also an Honorary Canon, diocese of Port Sudan and Atbara.

The Rev Paul Kennington, Curate, St Clement with St Peter, Dulwich: to be Team Vicar, Mortlake with East Sheen Team Ministry and with special responsibility for All Saints, East Sheen (Southwark).

The Rev Robert Lovatt, Assistant Chaplain, St Michael's Church, Paris (Europe): to be Priest-in- charge, Holy Trinity, Lenton, Nottingham, and the Priory Church of St Anthony, Lenton (Southwell).

The Rev Helen Mace, Assistant Chaplain of Leeds General Infirmary: to be part time Curate, Wood house and Wrangthorn (Ripon).

The Rev Phillip Nixon, Vicar, Goring with South Stoke: to be also Rural Dean of Henley (Oxford).

The Rev Andrew Ridley, Vicar, St Michael, Runcorn, Diocesan Chaplain to the Mothers' Union and Rural Dean of Frodsham (Chester): to be Vicar, Helsby and Dunham on the Hill and Priest-in- charge of Alvanley with Manley, continuing as Diocesan Chaplain to the Mothers' Union and Rural Dean of Frodsham, same diocese.

The Rev Robert Shaw, Vicar, St Martin's, Potternewton, and Diocesan Race Relations Officer (Ripon): to be Vicar, Manston, Leeds, same diocese.

The Rev David Simpson, Assistant Curate, Selby Abbey: to be Assistant Curate, Romsey Abbey (Winchester).

The Rev Andrew Teal, Team Vicar, Sheffield Manor: to be also Assistant Post Ordination Training Officer (Sheffield).

The Rev Simon White, Assistant Curate, St Chad, Romiley: to be Chaplain of Stockport Grammar School and on the staff of the parish of St George, Stockport (Chester).