[BBC] Wakefield rejects plan for single Diocese of Leeds

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Members of an Anglican church diocese have rejected plans to merge it with two neighbouring ones.

Under Church of England plans, the dioceses of Ripon and Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield would combine to become the Diocese of Leeds.

The Wakefield diocesan synod voted against the move - despite approval from the other two

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