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Church of England launches energy rating tool as Synod considers new ‘net zero’ carbon target    

The Church of England is launching an energy ratings system similar to those used for household appliances to help monitor the carbon footprint of its almost 40,000 buildings, as the General Synod considers a major new proposal to reach ‘net zero’ CO2 emissions. Members of Synod, which meets in London next month, will debate a motion calling on all parts of the Church of England – from parishes to national bodies – to aim for ambitious year-on-year reductions in emissions to reach “net zero” by 2045 at the latest. Synod, which More

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  • Fifty children attend Anti-Slavery Conference

    Fifty children and their teachers from 11 church schools across the Diocese gathered in the Archbishop’s Palace in Southwell to learn some shocking truths about the issue of slavery in this country and around the world. The day was led by Phil Knight from Just Enough UK. During an interactive presentation in the morning, Phil More

  • Diocese says farewell to Archdeacon David

    The diocese said farewell to the Archdeacon of Newark, the Venerable David Picken, at a service on Wednesday night in Southwell Minster. It was an evening of celebration to mark David’s ministry in the diocese, but also tinged with sadness as people said goodbye to a good friend and colleague. He is moving on after More