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Bishop's backing the Save Car Wash App

Bishop's backing the Save Car Wash App

13 July 2018 Read more

Anti-slavery campaigners and other key agencies, including the police and councils, are backing the Safe Car Wash App, launched by The Clewer Initiative, the Church of England’s campaign against modern slavery.

At the July Synod in York, some of the Bishops, including Bishop Martin, (pictured second from left) stood with a banner promoting the Safe Car Wash scheme.

The Bishop of Lewes, Richard Jackson commended the initiative and said: “Modern slavery is one of the scourges of our times. People often think that it is a problem somewhere else. However, even in Sussex, it can exist under our noses and one such place is in car washes. Of course, the vast majority are perfectly legitimate, but the Safe Car ...

  • Safeguarding Survey to improve Church response

    Safeguarding Survey to improve Church response

    11 July 2018 Read more
    A Safeguarding Survey to improve how the Church responds to survivors of abuse has been developed. The Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE) is working with the Church of England to improve its response to ...
  • Social media put Prayer Festival on the map

    Social media put Prayer Festival on the map

    9 July 2018 Read more
    Hundreds of children and adults visited a Prayer Festival at St Leonard's Church in Turner’s Hill and a posting on social media made all the difference. Revd Canon David Tickner said the festival, in partnership ...
  • Schools Year of Prayer 2018 Winners!

    Schools Year of Prayer 2018 Winners!

    9 July 2018 Read more
    The Bishop of Horsham, Mark Sowerby, said he was delighted to present the prizes and certificates at the Schools’ Art Competition, part of the Diocesan ‘Year of Prayer 2018’ which was held at St Mary ...