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Keeps the rain off: more than 900 paying guests dined on beef and Scotch quail-eggs in York Minster on 8 June to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee and the York Minster Rose, and boost the York Minster Fund: tickets cost £150 a head. The nave was covered with 1500 square metres of turf, grown on re­cycled textiles. Among the diners were the Archbishop of York, Lord Halifax, and Lord Crathorne YORK MINISTER

Keeps the rain off: more than 900 paying guests dined on beef and Scotch quail-eggs in York Minster on 8 June to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee and the York Minster Rose, and boost the York Minster Fund: tickets cost £150 a head. The nave was covered with 1500 square metres of turf, grown on re­cycled textiles. Among the diners were the Archbishop of York, Lord Halifax, and Lord Crathorne YORK MINISTER

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House for Duty Priest

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THE DIOCESE OF ST DAVIDS wishes to appoint a HOUSE FOR DUTY PRIEST TO SERVE IN THE PARISHES OF ST DOGMAELS & NEVERN & MONINGTON. The parishes comprise the village of St Dogmaels with the ru...  Read More

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Why boosts to self-esteem don’t cure all ills

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