VOLUNTEERS whose work to restore a historic Town cemetery was put on hold can pick up their tools again after permission to disturb the consecrated ground was granted.
TREASURY and Resources will review funding arrangements for the Ecclesiastical Court this year to ensure the public is getting value for money.
GUERNSEY’S lay representative has defended his decision to vote against a move to allow women bishops.
GUERNSEY’S lay representative at the General Synod voted against a move to allow women bishops, but insisted that reflected the majority feeling of church officials in the island.
RATEPAYERS will have more say in parish churches and rectories after reforms were passed by the States this morning.
RECTORS must keep control of their churches or the Dean of Guernsey will petition the Queen in council to defend local religious rights.
MONEY to maintain Guernsey’s church buildings should continue to come from islanders, the new Bishop of Winchester has said on his first official visit to the island.
SEVERAL hundred feral chickens have been removed from the Vale Church graveyard and the surrounding area.
THE shock discovery of a skeleton near St Saviour’s Church sparked a police inquiry, it emerged yesterday.
PEOPLE living near the site of a proposed new graveyard in Castel have cautiously accepted the plans.