The Revd Sally Gough, Assistant Curate of Thornton Dale with Allerston, Ebberston, Ellerburn and Wilton, is to be Assistant Minister, House for Duty, of Thornton Dale, Allerston, Ebberston, Ellerburn, and Wilton, and the Benefice of Upper Derwent. She will be licensed by the Bishop of Whitby, subject to the government guidance at the time, at 7.00pm on Thursday, 11th March 2021 in All Saints, Thornton Dale.

The Revd Canon Dr Daphne Green, Provincial Chaplain and Researcher to the Archbishop of York and Canon of York, Prebend of Bilton, has resigned with effect from 28th February 2021 and will relinquish her canonry. The Archbishop has conferred the title of Canon Emeritus upon her with immediate effect. She will be licensed as Chaplain of the Anglican Church of Holy Trinity, Geneva on a date to be confirmed.

The Archbishop has appointed the Revd Alisdair Laird, Vicar of Easington with Skeffling, Keyingham, Ottringham, Patrington, Welwick and Winestead, to be Area Dean of South Holderness for five years with effect from Tuesday, 16th March 2021, in succession to the Revd Susan Walker.

The Revd Richard Kirkman, Rector of Escrick and Stillingfleet with Naburn, and Priest in Charge of Bubwith and Skipwith, will retire with effect from 30th June 2021.

The Revd Simon Pritchard, Rector of the Stamford Bridge Group of Parishes, has been appointed additionally as Priest-in-Charge of Wilberfoss with Kexby. He will be licensed by the Bishop of Selby at 7.30pm on 11th March 2021 via Zoom.

The Revd Clay Roundtree, Vicar of Ingleby Barwick, has resigned to be Associate Rector of Grantham in the Diocese of Lincoln with effect from 4th May 2021. His final service will be on Easter Sunday, 4th April 2021 at 6.00pm in St Francis of Assisi, Ingleby Barwick.

The Revd Malcolm Wainwright, Priest in Charge of Skelton with Shipton and Newton on Ouse; also Assistant Curate of Alne, Brafferton with Pilmoor, Myton on Swale and Thormanby Coxwold and Husthwaite, Crayke with Brandsby and Yearsley, Easingwold with Raskelf, Strensall, and The Forest of Galtres, will retire with effect from 22nd May 2021.

The Revd Robert Williamson, Vicar of The Thorntons and the Otteringtons, will retire with effect from 30th June 2021. His final service, subject to government guidance at the time, will be on 20th June 2021 in St Andrew's, South Otterington.

The following Canons elect are to be collated by the Archbishop of York and admitted and installed as members of the College of Canons of York Minster on 25 April 2021. The Collation will take place privately at 3.00pm, followed by Admission and then Installation during Evensong at York Minster at 4.00pm. As previously announced, this appointment is in addition to any posts the Canons Elect currently hold:

The Revd Nick Bird to be Canon and Prebend of Fenton
The Revd Dominic Black to be Canon and Prebend of Weighton
Mrs Ros Brewer to be Canon and Prebend of Ulleskelf
The Revd Richard Carew to be Canon and Prebend of Knaresborough
The Revd Glyn Holland to be Canon and Prebend of Ampleforth
The Revd Anne Richards to be Canon and Prebend of North Newbald
The Revd Tim Robinson to be Canon and Prebend of Langtoft

The Archdeacon of Cleveland, the Ven Amanda Bloor, will also be admitted and installed on the same occasion, following her collation last year.