The newly installed canons are pictured here with Bishop Nicholas
New canons installed at Blackburn Cathedral
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Four new canons were installed at Blackburn Cathedral by the Bishop of Blackburn at a special evensong service.
The Revd David Tickner, Vicar of Heysham and the Revd Andrew Holliday, Rector of Standish, became Honorary Canons.
Mr John Dell, Chairman of the Diocesan Board of Finance became an Honorary Lay Canon and Mr Fred Kershaw, Acting Diocesan Director of Education became an Honorary Ecumenical Canon.
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