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Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Cathedral remembers farming's key role

Ripon Cathedral holds its annual Plough Sunday on 13 January to celebrate local farming.

Bishop James Bell will lead the service at 2.30pm .

Dean of Ripon Keith Jukes said the annual services reflected the major contribution that those working on the land made to corporate and community life.

He added that the event, which is open to everyone, underlined the cathedral's desire to have a major focus on rural issues.