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Bishop Saju leads thanksgiving for repairs at parish church

Holy Trinity Church, in Norton Juxta Twycross has celebrated its re-opening


Two local churches receive national funding

St Mary Magdalene Church, Peckleton and St Philip & St James, Ratby are to share in a £1.5 million funding payout thanks to an investment in church heritage by the national Heritage Stimulus Fund.


Rural church receives National Churches Trust grant

One of our churches in West Leicestershire has secured a National Churches Trust grant, thanks to the support of the government's Heritage Stimulus Fund.



Ellistown Church celebrates re-ordering

The Archdeacon of Leicester joined celebrations at St Christopher's Church after its building improvements


Small village community celebrates completion of church repairs

St Michael and All Angels church in Harston is celebrating the completion of essential building works costing nearly £47,000 with a special celebration service.


Leicestershire churches receive lifeline grants from the government's Culture Recovery Fund

Thirteen churches in the Diocese of Leicester have received a financial boost from the government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help fund repairs during the coronavirus pandemic. Lifeline grants from the Culture Recovery Fund are designed to protect heritage sites and ensure that jobs and access to culture and heritage in local communities are protected during the months ahead. The £88m Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage is a joint fund, allocated by Historic England and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.


Church Warden and leading Cathedral and church buildings fundraiser named in New Year Honours

Neil Jones and Janet Arthur has been named in the New Year Honours


Eleven churches benefit from Historic England grants

Eleven churches from the diocese have benefitted from Historic England grants as part of the government's Culture Recovery Fund initiative.


Richard Trethewey appointed chair of the DAC

Richard Trethewey is taking on the role of chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC). He will carry out this position alongside his current responsibilities as Rector of Glenfield and Newtown Linford, and Area Dean of Sparkenhoe East.


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