Funeral of Peter Rippington, Alvechurch
The funeral of Peter Rippington will take place on Friday 2 March at 11.30am at St. Laurence’s Church, School Lane, Alvechurch.
There will be live-feed available from inside the church. This is being operated by ITV Central as a pool arrangement (if you have any queries about this, please liaise with News Editor Chris Hesketh at ITV Central). As part of this arrangement there will also be footage available of the hearse as it passes Alvechurch CE Middle School prior to the service.
Media are welcome to be present outside the church and an area of the churchyard will be reserved for this purpose. Orders of service will be available on the day, along with copies of the tributes being given. The family themselves will not be giving interviews or making statements at this time.
Please note that there will be no parking available for media at St. Laurence's Church.
The Diocese of Worcester is one of 44 dioceses in the Church of England. It covers an area of 671 square miles and includes parishes in the County of Worcestershire, the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, and a few parishes in northern Gloucestershire, south east Wolverhampton and Sandwell.
From: Sam Setchell, Press Officer for the Diocese of Worcester and the Bishop of Worcester
Tel: 01905 20537 Mobile: 07852 302516 Fax: 01905 612302