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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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National Churches Trust – Maintenance Grant

I wished to remind you of our forthcoming deadline to our Maintenance Grant Programme on 26 September 2018. This will also be the last round of the Maintenance Programme under its current name.   The programme offers awards of between … Continue reading

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Planning and Managing Major Buildings Projects

Booking now open for ‘Planning and Managing Major Buildings Projects’ training day Historic Religious Buildings Alliance will be running their 8th training day on ‘Planning and Managing Major Building Projects in Places of Worship’, in partnership with Purcell UK. It … Continue reading

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MaintenanceBooker

MaintenanceBooker, a new heritage website to keep historic churches and chapels safe for the future was launched last week in England and Wales, following a successful Heritage Lottery Fund pilot project in Yorkshire. Set up by the National Churches Trust, … Continue reading

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Keeping in touch

Keeping in touch! Your privacy is important to us, the Churches Trust for Cumbria want to communicate with you in a way which has your consent, and which is in line with UK law on data protection.  We would like … Continue reading

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Out Now: the new Methodist Heritage Handbook

The FREE Methodist Heritage Handbook provides background stories and location information for over 100 Methodist heritage sites of historic importance, in a handy 80-page A5 handbook format. You can order a copy FREE by emailing orders@norwichbooksandmusic.co.uk or calling 0845 017 8220. … Continue reading

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Cumbria tourists and pilgrims 

Cumbria is a unique part of the world, housing two UNESCO World Heritage sites; two National Parks and two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it welcomes millions of tourists.  Our church buildings provide an amazing glimpse into our history and … Continue reading

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News and Information

Grant fund for communities off the gas grid Calor has opened its Rural Community Fund offering grants of up to £5,000 for projects to improve local life. Eden Arts Remote rural cinema REMOTE Cinema is about bringing the community together … Continue reading

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Church Conservation Grants

Church Conservation Grants The William & Jane Morris Fund award grants to churches, chapels and other places of worship in the UK for the conservation of decorative features and monuments, but not structural repairs. This includes stained glass windows, sculpture, furniture, internal monuments … Continue reading

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