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Children thrive and are nutured say successful SIAMS reports

First published on: 7th December 2023

Two of our schools have been celebrating recent very successful SIAMS reports.


Yorkshire Cricket celebrates Christmas at Headingley

First published on: 7th December 2023

Headingley was full of festive cheer as Members and the community came together to celebrate Christmas at the home of Yorkshire Cricket on Sunday, December 3.


Ripon Messy Church learns all about Hanukkah

First published on: 5th December 2023

One of our Ripon churches has been doing Messy Church to learn all about Hanukkah, as the festival starts this week.


Carols at Malham Cove pull community together for good causes

First published on: 5th December 2023

​​​​​​​Malham Cove saw record numbers attend this year’s ‘Carols at the Cove’ to the delight of organisers, including Revd Sue McWhinney of our Upper Aire Benefice.

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Be more St Nic by being a charity Secret Santa, invites Bishop Arun

First published on: 2nd December 2023

Bishop Arun has joined with a national charity to encourage people “to be more St Nic” this Christmas and become Secret Santas to those in need.

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Tribute paid to Honorary Bishop Colin Buchanan who has sadly passed away

First published on: 1st December 2023

The Rt Revd Colin Buchanan, an Honorary Bishop in the Diocese of Leeds and eminent theologian, has passed away peacefully with his beloved family around him.

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Special online Christmas service for those affected by cancer

First published on: 30th November 2023

A Christian spiritual support network founded by one of our curates is hosting a special online Christmas service for those affected by cancer.

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Bradford Cathedral gets Silver Eco Award

First published on: 29th November 2023

On the eve of COP28, Bradford Cathedral has become the 849th Silver Eco Church in England and Wales.


Follow the Star: Join the Song single released by CofE

First published on: 27th November 2023

The Church of England has released a Christmas single, as part of a campaign encouraging people to come to church, sing carols, and celebrate the real meaning of Christmas.

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Children's Commissioner for England praises our school leaders

First published on: 24th November 2023

Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza and renowned Christian broadcaster John Bell were among key note speakers who have praised the work of our diocesan school leaders at a special conference.

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