Communications Team

Chris Tate Director of Communications Chris Tate
Director of Communications
0113 3530 270
Alison Bogle Alison Bogle
Diocesan Communications Officer
Leeds Episcopal Area
and Bishop Nick’s Press Officer
07768 110175
Jane Bower Jane Bower
Diocesan Communications Officer 
Wakefield and Huddersfield Episcopal Areas
(Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)
07912 485618
John Carter Canon John Carter
Diocesan Communications Officer 
Bradford and Ripon Episcopal Areas
07798 652707

Send your stories to the Communications Officer covering your Episcopal Area, or to:


David Brighton David Brighton
Website Manager  
Chris Freeman Chris Freeman 
Website Administrator

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What we do

Communications in the diocese is under review, but currently, along with the website, we produce:

Produced twice monthly and goes to over 4000 subscribers. Send your news to:  (Editor - John Carter)

Leeds Diocesan News
A monthly paper bulletin (A5, 4 pages) sent to parishes and also available online as a PDF. (Editor - John Carter)

Follow us at @LeedsCofE

Media Advice
Our churches are full of good news stories and the Communications Officers can help you get positive media coverage, and give advice about working with the media when the story is not so good. They also offer training in all aspects of parish communications.

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Useful documents

Downloadable Loving Living Learning poster here.

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