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Church appointments

The Ven Brian Smith, Archdeacon of Craven, diocese Bradford, to be Suffragan Bishop of Tonbridge, diocese Rochester, succeeding The Right Rev David Bartleet, who is retiring at the end of September.

The Ven Michael Bourke, Archdeacon of Bedford, diocese St Albans, to be Suffragan Bishop of Wolverhampton, diocese Lichfield, succeeding The Right Rev Christopher Mayfield, now Bishop of Manchester.

The Rev William Baker, Vicar, St Andrew, Crewe: to be also Priest-in-charge, St John Crewe (Chester).

The Rev Martin Boxall, Vicar, Padstow: to be an Honorary Canon of Truro Cathedral (Truro).

The Rev Stuart Brace, Chaplain, HM Prison, Stafford (Lichfield): to be Chaplain, HM Prison, Long Lartin (Worcester).

The Rev Michael Burgess, Rector, Oughtrington, and Priest-in-charge, Warburton: to be also Assistant Continuing Ministerial Education Officer for the Macclesfield archdeaconry (Chester).

The Rev Christopher Burkett, Vicar, Whitegate and Little Budworth: to be also Assistant Continuing Ministerial Education Officer for the Chester archdeaconry (Chester).

The Rev Stephen Corbett, Vicar, St Cuthbert, Tollington Park (London): to be Vicar, St Christopher, Springfield (Birmingham).

The Rev David Henley, Rector, Droxford, Meonstoke, Corhampton and Exton: to be also Rural Dean of Bishop's Waltham (Portsmouth).

The Rev Trevor McCabe, Vicar, Manaccan with St Anthony-in-Meneage and St Martin-in-Meneage: to be also an Honorary Canon of Truro Cathedral (Truro).

The Rev Everton McCleod, Assistant Curate, New Ferry: to be Assistant Curate, Moreton (Chester).

The Rev Gary Mann, Assistant Curate, Knottingley St Botolph: to be Team Vicar, Brighouse Team Ministry, with responsibility for Clifton St John's (Wakefield).

The Rev David Richardson, Rector, Monk Fryston and South Milford: to be also Rural Dean of Selby (York).

The Rev Peter Sutton, Assistant Curate, St Mary, Alverstoke: to be Vicar, St Faith, Lee on Solent (Portsmouth).

The Rev William Thackray, Vicar, Bawtry with Austerfield and Mission, and Rural Dean of Bawtry: to be Priest-in-charge, St Giles, Balderton, Newark (Southwell).

The Rev Elizabeth Toller: to be Assistant Chaplain, HM Prison, Norwich (Norwich).

The Rev Paul Wallis, Assistant Curate, St Mary the Virgin, Somerstown, St Pancras Old Church and St Paul, Camden Square (London): to be Priest-in-charge, St Peter, Southsea, (Portsmouth).