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On Friday 8th December it was announced live on BBC One's The One Show that Coventry had won its bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2021. The city beat off strong competition from Paisley, Stoke, Sunderland and Swansea. Work will start right away to the deliver the plans for an incredible 12 months. ...Click the photo for more.

Today the Church of England launched its #GodWithUs Christmas campaign, aimed at encouraging people across the country to experience the love of God at this special moment in the Christian year. ...Click the photo for more.

In September 2015, Evan Rieder started working for the Bishop of Coventry as one of the Bishop's interns. After a year, he took on more responsibilities and became a Research Assistant to the Bishop. Now, over two years after he first started, Evan's time working in Bishop's House has come to an end. In this article, Evan reflects on his experience of working for the Bishop. ...Click the photo for more.

The Collegiate Church of St Mary's in Warwick is the beautiful setting for the annual Christmas Tree Festival, which opens on Warwick Victorian Evening, Thursday 30th November and continues until Sunday 10th December 2017. ...Click the photo for more.

On the 12th November 2017, Bishop Christopher addressed the people of Coventry during the Remembrance Sunday Service at the city's War Memorial. ...Click the photo for more.

The Knit and Natter group at St Michael's and All Angels Church in Stockton have decorated the entrance to the church with handmade poppies to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. ...Click the photo for more.

Historian, Broadcaster and Author, Dan Snow will present Cord’s BBC Radio 4 Appeal on Sunday 26th November. Cord are encouraging people to get involved with the appeal by following updates on social media and sharing news using the hashtag #R4Appeal. ...Click the photo for more.

Knightlow C.of E. Primary School in Stretton-on-Dunsmore made the Revd Alison Massey's day when they invited her to a special Thank Your Vicar Week assembly. ...Click the photo for more.

Early plans are underway for St Catherine’s Church in Stoke Aldermoor, Coventry to get a new church building after receiving a grant from Bishop’s Council last week. ...Click the photo for more.

The Bishop of Warwick, the Right Reverend John Stroyan, is pleased to announce that Mrs Jo King has been appointed as the Warden of Readers for the Diocese of Coventry and Mrs Lorraine Baker has been appointed as the Assistant Warden. ...Click the photo for more.