THE new Dean of Blackburn has said he is ‘overjoyed and excited’ after taking up his new role.
Canon Peter Howell-Jones was installed at a service at Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday.
The 55-year-old dad-of-four was previously the Vice-Dean of Chester Cathedral and will succeed The Very Rev Christopher Armstrong.
In his new role, as well as taking overall charge of the cathedral, the Very Rev Howell-Jones will be a key member of the Diocesan Bishop’s Leadership Team.
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