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NEWS / Bishop of Birmingham welcomes the appointment of Colin Bloom as Faith Engagement Adviser at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
NEWS / The Archbishop of York has congratulated the winners of a schools song competition aimed at raising awareness of modern slavery.
NEWS / The Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, has responded to a new report from the Gambling Commission looking at gambling trends of 11 to 16 year-olds in Great Britain.
NEWS / In intervention by bishops in the House of Lords means gambling rules in Northern Ireland could be brought into line with tighter standards in the rest of the UK
NEWS / Churches to be encouraged to offer a place of sanctuary for young people as part of efforts to combat knife crime and serious youth violence, in key General Synod debate.
Jo Chamberlain has been appointed as the National Environment Officer for the Church of England, taking forward the strategy developed by the Environment Working Group
NEWS / New translation launched serving increasing numbers of Iranian Christians
NEWS / A response to the Government consultation on reform of the Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004.
NEWS / The Revd Martin Kettle of the Church of England’s Mission and Public Affairs division, responds to the publication of the Government consultation on divorce law.
It all started back in 2009, with six open meetings of Keswick Churches Together about the issues facing the town. Housing kept coming up in these discussions. Determined to change things, a working group of mainly church-linked people was created to come up with solutions. At just the right time, the vicar of St John’s offered a piece of land next to the church graveyard - impractical for burials, but ideal for The Hopes development that now sits there with mountain views. And so the hard work began of forming a Community Land Trust, commissioning an architect, and securing planning permission and funding.