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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.

Waltham Forest Engineering

Waltham Forest Engineering

When thieves stole a beautiful brass pulpit rail from a Victorian church in Kent, a replica was made by Waltham Forest Engineering Ltd (WFE), which undertakes heritage metalwork projects across London and the South East.

Light installation by McGregor Bowes Architects
McGregor Bowes

McGregor Bowes Conservation Architects

The attraction of conservation architecture is that you are always working with the best quality materials and working with tradespeople who are highly skilled.

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AndySillett

Carols by candlelight

They were taking part in a special concert of Carols by Candlelight at St James's church, Piccadilly on Thursday 16 December. Huw Edwards, journalist, presenter and BBC News lead presenter, and who...

St John the Baptist Bilborough

Christmas funding boost for 47 churches

The Christmas funding package from the National Churches Trust is our third and final funding round in 2021. £155,700 of the funding supporting 27 grants is provided by Wolfson Fabric Repair Grants,...

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AndySillett

New Chairman appointed

He will take up his new role from September 2022 for a period of five years. Sir Philip said: "I am honoured and delighted to be the next Chairman of the National Churches Trust. I have been visiting...

Watts & Co stole

Watts & Co.

Watts & Co has been making ecclesiastical clothing and furnishings since 1874. It is associated with beautiful embroidered vestments, in fine silks hand-crafted at their London premises.

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Welcome to our new Trustees

The new Trustees, who take up their appointments on 16 December 2021 are: Gerald Corbett DL, a businessman who acted in executive and non-executive roles for some of the UK's largest and most...