Church appointments

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The Right Rev Michael Manktelow, Suffragan Bishop of Basingstoke, diocese Winchester, is retiring as from the end of October.

The Rev Peter Ashby, Vicar, Eskdale, Irton, Muncaster and Waberwaite (Carlisle) to be Vicar, Sedgley All Saints (Lichfield).

The Rev Keith Blackburn, Headmaster and Chaplain, St George's Church of England School, Gravesend: to be Vicar, St Peter and St Paul, Seal (Rochester).

The Rev Stephen Brown, Curate, Whitkirk: to be Curate, Chapel Allerton (Ripon).

The Rev Philip Burman, Vicar, Hindley All Saints (Liverpool): to be Vicar, Middlesbrough St Martin (York).

The Rev Ian Cook, Rector, Wednesbury: to continue as Rural Dean of Wednesbury for a further five years (Lichfield).

The Rev Montague Ellson, Rector, Pulham Market with Pulham St Mary: to be also Priest-in-charge, St Margaret's, Starston (Norwich).

The Rev Peter French, Curate, St George, Unsworth: to be Curate-in-charge, and Team Vicar Designate, Christ the King, Bury (Manchester).

The Rev Simon Gatenby, Curate-in-charge, St Mary's, Throckley, Newburn (Newcastle): to be Priest-in- charge, Christ Church, Brunswick (Manchester).

The Rev Roger Holmes, Rector, Ditchingham, Hedenham and Broome (Norwich): to be Vicar, Helmsley (York).

The Rev John Kelly, Vicar, St John with St Mark, Bury: to be Vicar, St George with St Alban, Rochdale (Manchester).

The Rev Clive Malpass, Vicar, Askrigg and Stallingbusk: to be also Assistant Rural Dean of Wensley (Ripon).

The Rev Mark Melluish, Curate, St Giles and St George Ashtead (Guildford) to be St Paul, Northfields, London.

The Rev Eric Norris, Regional Appeal Manager for the Church of England Children's Society in the North East: to be Rector, Thirsk Team Ministry, and Vicar, St Mary's, Thirsk (York).

The Rev Stephen Osman, until recently Assistant Curate, Newbarns with Hawcoat (Carlisle): to be Team Vicar, Marfleet Team Ministy, with special responsibility for St Philip's, Bilton Grange (York).

The Rev William Rowell, Rector, St Bartholomew, Norton in the Moors (Lichfield): to be Priest-in- charge, Holy Trinity, Minsterley, and St Mary, Habberley (Hereford).

The Rev Bill Simms, Curate, Richmond with Hudswell, and Curate-in-charge, Downholme and Marske: to be Vicar, Hawes with Hardraw (Ripon).

The Rev Barry Wilson, Curate (NSM), Leek and Meerbrook (Lichfield): to be Curate, St James, Styvechale (Coventry).