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Read our latest blogs and stories of churches we have helped and the people who help look after churches to keep them open, in good repair and being used for the benefit of local communities.

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Nina McNeary

How dry rot almost shut down a thriving church

Dry rot is a disaster for church buildings, as it can cause them to collapse. Find out how a thriving church in Northern Ireland faced up to the problem.

A group of volunteers help out in a food and clothing bank.
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Seven ways you can help your local church by volunteering

If you’re looking for a place to meet new people, get plugged into your local community and boost your mental health, as well as support a vital cause, then look no further. Here are different ways you can get involved by volunteering with your local church today.

Kingston All Saints from the front
MarcusStanton

Kingston All Saints - A church fit for a King

In the week of the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, we're taking a look at the church associated with the crownings of a number of Saxon kings.

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(c) FRH

NCT at the Future for Religious Heritage conference

Our CEO Claire Walker has been in Lund attending the biennial Future for Religious Heritage conference to give a speech about the benefits that churches have on their communities in a presentation centred around the theme of economic sustainability.

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GaryBricknell

The Mosaic Restoration Company

Mosaic Restoration Company specialises in the repair and conversation of mosaics in secular and sacred buildings.

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KateGiles

Wall Paintings

Nigel Walter reviews a new book about the wall paintings in the church of St Peter and St Paul, Pickering.

Organ
(c) George Allan

Pipe Up - for Pipe Organs

Saving the UK's amazing pipe organs is the goal of a new exciting charity.

St Mary's church, Birkin
(c)Dream Heritage

Dream Heritage

Transforming, rebuilding and restoring both heritage and communities is the mission of Dream Heritage.