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From wasteland to prayer space: new spiritual garden opens at Bursledon Infant School
15th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

From wasteland to prayer space: new spiritual garden opens at Bursledon Infant School

Last week Bishop Debbie visited Burseldon Infant School to open their new spiritual garden. The previously overgrown outdoor space has been funded by community donations, including materials like wood,...

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The Diocesan team visit SCRATCH Southampton
9th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

The Diocesan team visit SCRATCH Southampton

It was a real joy for Bishop Debbie and the Parish Support team to visit SCRATCH Southampton, a local Christian charity who, at Christmas-time, provides toys and gifts to...

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PRESS STATEMENT: Stephen Sizer Tribunal Decision
6th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

PRESS STATEMENT: Stephen Sizer Tribunal Decision

Statement from the Acting Bishop of Winchester, the Rt Revd Debbie Sellin The Acting Bishop of Winchester, the Rt Revd Debbie Sellin, has received the judgment of the Bishop’s...

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Faith Groups Recognised as Vital to Social Care in Southampton
6th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Faith Groups Recognised as Vital to Social Care in Southampton

On Wed 30 November, representatives from faith communities met with Southampton City Council to sign a new ‘All Parliamentary Group on Faith Society’s (APPG)’ ‘Faith Covenant’, affirming their commitment to...

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Paint Pots Preschool at Harefield, Southampton rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted
6th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Paint Pots Preschool at Harefield, Southampton rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted

A preschool in Southampton has received the highest-possible rating by Ofsted in their first inspection since moving to a new premises in September 2020 (a full copy of the...

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Bishop Debbie opens the first all-through school in Winchester Diocese
20th Oct 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Bishop Debbie opens the first all-through school in Winchester Diocese

On Thursday 13th October, Bishop Debbie opened St Mark’s CE School in Shirley, Southampton’s first all-through school for pupils aged 4-16. Bishop Debbie enjoyed a tour of the new...

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Mapping your community for signs of Modern Slavery – how your church can support the campaign to ‘Make it Slavery Free’
13th Oct 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Mapping your community for signs of Modern Slavery – how your church can support the campaign to ‘Make it Slavery Free’

Did you know that there are around 136,000 victims living in slavery in the UK (according to the Global Slavery Index)? The term ‘modern slavery’ includes both trafficking (the...

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Comprehensive Safeguarding Review published
6th Oct 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Comprehensive Safeguarding Review published

Winchester Diocese welcomes the publication of the PCR2 (Past Cases Review 2). Its aim was to identify both good practice and institutional failings in the Church of England in...

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St Luke’s Stanmore and the Diocese of Winchester
28th Sep 2022 / 2 Minute Read

St Luke’s Stanmore and the Diocese of Winchester

For a number of years, it has been apparent that St Luke’s Church, on Mildmay Street in Stanmore, is suffering from a number of major building defects. A report...

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