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Church appointments

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

The Rev Paul Denby, Diocesan Director of Ordinands: to be also an Honorary Canon of Manchester Cathedral (Manchester).

The Rev Mel Garside, Assistant Curate, St Michael and All Angels, Shelf and St Aidan's, Buttershaw; and part-time chaplain at Westwood Hospital: to be Vicar, Lundwood (Wakefield).

The Rev Matthew Grayshon, Vicar, Hallwood (Chester): to be Vicar, St Mary with St Christopher, Hanwell (London).

The Rev John Heath, Rector, Moretonhampstead, North Bovey and Manaton: to be Priest-in-charge, Lifton, Kelly with Bradstone and Broadwoodwidger (Exeter).

The Rev Michael Rawson, Assistant Curate, Brighouse Team Ministry: to be Vicar, Gomersal St Mary (Wakefield).

The Rev Myra Loppard, Parish Deacon, Brighton the Good Shepherd: now Parish Deacon, Patcham South (Chichester).

Prebendary John Pawson, Vicar, Meir Heath, and Rural Dean of Stoke-on-Trent (Lichfield): to continue as Rural Dean of Stoke-on-Trent for a further five years.

The Rev Anthony Robinson, Team Rector Leicester, The Resurrection: to be also Rural Dean of Christianity North (Leicester).