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Churches in Cumbria

Looking for a church to visit over the Easter Break? The Churches Trust for Cumbria, Cumbria Tourism and ExploreChurches are working together to promote Cumbria’s sacred church heritage.    

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Funding for Securing Places of Worship

A further round of funding for security at places of worship has been announced by the government. Applications for the scheme have not opened yet and it is presently anticipated for the middle of the year. When it is announced … Continue reading

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What are the ingredients for a viable church?

Come and join us with a range of national and professional speakers at our free workshops and information days, 9.30 – 3.30pm lunch included. 1st May at Penrith Methodist Church – Michael Murray Deputy Chief Executive, National Churches Trust – … Continue reading

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News and Information

The Churches Trust for Cumbria wins support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund    The Churches Trust for Cumbria has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £75,400 for an exciting heritage project, Caring for Cumbria’s Churches.  Made possible by … Continue reading

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John Betjeman Award for places of worship

Acknowledging excellence in the repair of places of worship of all denominations and faiths in England and Wales, the John Betjeman ward is accepting application until 26th February 2019.  Importantly, the award is always made to the building rather than … Continue reading

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Charitable Grants for Churches

The National Charitable Grants list has been updated. The list provides practical information on potential sources of funding for various church related projects and is available on the Parish Resources website (or you can download it by clicking here). It … Continue reading

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Church Tourism

CTfC are working together with the National Churches Trust ExploreChurches to promote our churches.  See the full article here If you would like to have your church included on the National ExploreChurches website please contact me at jayne@ctfc.org.uk  

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SPAB Clearing Gutters – Three Point Guide

These are some of simplest but most effective jobs that can be done as they require very little specialist equipment, and yet if undertaken regularly, they can save the parish a fortune in repairs. However, as with any maintenance work, … Continue reading

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Charitable Grants for Churches

The National Charitable Grants list was updated in September. The list provides practical information on potential sources of funding for various church related projects and is available on the Parish Resources website (or you can download it by clicking here). … Continue reading

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Church Metal Theft

Church risk – Theft of Metal Due to economic factors, metal remains attractive to thieves. Ecclesiastical have put together a checklist to help improve the security of church buildings. https://www.ecclesiastical.com/churchmatters/images/theft-of-metal-checklist.pdf  

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