The new Dean of Derby, the Revd Canon Dr Stephen Hance was welcomed to Derby during a tour of the Council House today (Monday 5 June).

During the tour the new Dean visited the Mayor’s parlour, the Council Chamber and chatted to staff along the way.

Earlier in the day, a service was held at Derby Cathedral to welcome the new Dean which was attended by the Mayor of Derby, Cllr John Whitby and the Bishop of Derby, the Rt Revd Dr Alastair Redfern.

Derby Cathedral’s new Dean, the Revd Canon Dr Stephen Hance, will be officially installed at a special Cathedral service on 30 September at 4pm.