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National win for Wark C of E Primary School
First published on: 24th November 2021
A Northumberland Primary School is arriving at the House of Commons as winners in a national competition.
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St Paul's Community Partnership wins award!
First published on: 24th November 2021
St Paul's and the YMCA won 'Partnership of the Year'
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Bishop Christine bids emotional farewell as Bishop of Newcastle
First published on: 21st November 2021
Bishop Christine has bid farewell as Bishop of Newcastle at a Service of Thanksgiving at Newcastle Cathedral today (Sunday 21 November), during which she was presented with the Freedom of the City.
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Bishop Christine's Thanksgiving and Farewell Service
First published on: 18th November 2021
A Service of Thanksgiving will be held on Sunday 21 November at 4pm in Newcastle Cathedral as we bid Bishop Christine farewell and ask God’s blessings on her retirement
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Archbishop of York delivers farewell speech to Bishop Christine during General Synod
First published on: 18th November 2021
The Archbishop of York delivers farewell speech to Bishop Christine during General Synod
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NCEAT launch new eco competition
First published on: 12th November 2021
The NCEAT have recently launched a competition to gather ideas on how to make their schools sustainable and reduce their carbon footprint
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St Hilda's Trust looking to support local charities
First published on: 17th November 2021
The next deadline for applications is Friday 26th November
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Hexham Abbey’s ‘On Angel Wings’ installation is a soaring success
First published on: 12th November 2021
Hexham Abbey’s stunning ‘On Angel Wings’ installation has raised more than £6,000 for charity
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Archbishop of York gives inaugural Hexham Abbey sermon during White Ribbon Sunday
First published on: 10th November 2021
Archbishop chooses inaugural Hexham Abbey sermon to challenge contemporary ‘macho’ attitudes and Bible passages which ‘excuse violence’ against women
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Bishop Christine reflects on her time as Bishop of Newcastle
First published on: 10th November 2021
As Bishop Christine prepares to retire, the 12th Bishop of Newcastle has taken some time to reflect on her last six years in our Diocese and the memories she will treasure.
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Remembrance Day Services 2021
First published on: 9th November 2021
Services and events marking Remembrance Sunday will take place across the diocese on Sunday 14 November
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C of E First School sees new foyer opened by Bishop of Newcastle
First published on: 8th November 2021
Archbishop Runcie CE First School, Gosforth welcomed The Bishop of Newcastle, The Right Revd Christine Hardman last week as she officially opened their new foyer
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Collation and Installation of Canons at Newcastle Cathedral
First published on: 7th November 2021
At Newcastle Cathedral this evening, seven Canons were collated by Bishop Christine and installed by the Dean of Newcastle, the Very Reverend Geoff Miller.
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North Tyneside church member receives 'Covid Acts of Kindness Community Award'
First published on: 5th November 2021
The regional public health campaign BeatCovidNE has today announced the winners of the ‘Covid Acts of Kindness Community Award’, including 73-year-old church goer Pamela Hood
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‘White Ribbon Sunday’ services to honour victims of domestic abuse
First published on: 4th November 2021
A number of locations in the North East will be hosting ‘White Ribbon Sunday’ services this November honouring and remembering all victims of domestic abuse
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Newcastle NHS staff join national cycle to raise awareness of climate emergency
First published on: 1st November 2021
Last week staff from hospitals in Newcastle took part in a cycle ride from London to Glasgow to raise awareness of the impact of climate change and air pollution
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Rag’n’Bone Man uses Newcastle church for new music video
First published on: 29th October 2021
Excitement was in the air last week as popular RnB/blues singer Rag’n’Bone Man featured a Newcastle church in an upcoming music video
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Newcastle Cathedral receives government funding for chapel heating repairs
First published on: 29th October 2021
142 historic sites across England will receive grants worth £35 million through the government’s Culture Recovery Fund
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Bishop Christine shows racism the red card at Civic Centre event
First published on: 28th October 2021
Bishop Christine met with the Lord Mayor of Newcastle and other significant figures to honour Show Racism the Red Card's 'Wear Red Day'.
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Bishop appoints new canons
First published on: 27th October 2021
Seven new canons will be installed during a service at Newcastle Cathedral in November.
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The end of an era for Corbridge’s church clock!
First published on: 26th October 2021
St Andrew’s Church, Corbridge, has installed mains-powered electric automatic winders for the clock in its church tower
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Wallsend church unveils new plaque to commemorate 1821 pit disaster
First published on: 26th October 2021
On the 200th anniversary of the Wallsend pit disaster, a new plaque has been unveiled to honour the 52 men and boys who lost their lives
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YCCN travel via Newcastle on pilgrimage to COP26
First published on: 25th October 2021
Churches and schools welcomed members of the Young Christian Climate Network (YCCN) with northern hospitality this October, as they made their way on a climate justice pilgrimage through the North East
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Inter Faith Week comes to Newcastle
First published on: 25th October 2021
A coach tour of locations in Newcastle which represent the religious diversity of the city will be held this November as part of national Inter Faith Week
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How we can stand with and support people seeking asylum in Newcastle
First published on: 18th October 2021
The horrific scenes we have all seen on our screens, of those desperately fleeing Afghanistan to find safety, has led to a heart-warming outpour of support from communities across Newcastle and the wider North East
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Church hosts Harvest Festival celebrations!
First published on: 15th October 2021
Harvest is a time of thanksgiving. Where, in the church, we thank God for all that has been provided for us, as well as our gifts, talents and uniqueness. Here at Berwick Parish Church, we had a lot to be thankful for...
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Accessing Aidan project shares the LOVE
First published on: 15th October 2021
A heritage attraction celebrating St Aidan and the incredible legacy he left behind has landed a prestigious award
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Community Fridge opening in Newcastle to help those in need
First published on: 15th October 2021
Despite our country being the fifth largest national economy on the planet, there is still huge food poverty in the UK and in our city of Newcastle
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Local CofE school children to have voices heard at COP26
First published on: 14th October 2021
Pupils from church schools across the North East will have their voices heard in a show to be aired at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow
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Thank you to our lay ministers!
First published on: 14th October 2021
Our wonderful lay ministers were given a huge thank you at a special event celebrating their discipleship in our Diocese
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