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MaintenanceBooker

This is a new service from the National Churches Trust (link) which makes it easier for churches, chapels and historic buildings to book maintenance services using professional and experienced contractors. The scheme is being rolled out nationwide in April. Janet Edmund the … Continue reading

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Roof Alarms

Lead theft – Sadly attempts have been made to steal new lead from a church roof in the north east of the Diocese, causing damage to the building. Roof alarm systems can be fitted and there are several benefits to … Continue reading

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The future for Church buildings?

The Taylor Review: Sustainability of English Churches and Cathedrals (link)

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Ecclesiastical Insurance

To celebrate their 130th anniversary they are offering to donate £130 to your church when a new home insurance policy is taken out. (Link)

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Heritage Lottery Fund Consultation

Heritage Lottery Fund – are making changes to their grant making (link). They are currently consulting on how National Lottery money will be spent between 2019 – 2024. Your views are key to keeping church buildings a priority (link).

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Launch of £5million Anniversary Fund

In celebration of their 60th anniversary, the Garfield Weston Foundation has launched a new one-off fund of £5million to support Capital projects to provide new or improved facilities for local communities across the UK.  The Fund will close for applications … Continue reading

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Governments vision and strategy for Heritage and the Historic Environment

  https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/664657/Heritage_Statement_2017__final_-_web_version_.pdf

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Heritage Lottery Fund Changes for 2018

The HLF have announced some interim changes to our grant making. As we move towards a new Strategic Funding Framework in early 2019, our Board has agreed that the next financial year 2018/19 will be a transitional year. This, along … Continue reading

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SPAB National Maintenance Week

National Maintenance Week begins on Friday – a gentle reminder to prepare your property for the worst that winter can bring. Good Maintenance is a year-round activity. Find out how you can get SPAB’s fun handy pocket ‘Love Your Building’ … Continue reading

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Crossing the Threshold

First created by the Diocese of Hereford in 2009 and revised in 2013, a new and expanded Crossing the Threshold Toolkit, funded by the AllChurches Trust, with a new introduction by NCT’s Vice President, Huw Edwards, was launched on Friday. … Continue reading

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