Latest news

The latest news about our work supporting the UK's churches. If you need more information contact our Head of Communications Eddie Tulasiewicz on 07742 932278.


Easter funding boost for churches

Broadcaster and journalist Huw Edwards, Vice President of The National Churches Trust, said:  “The UK's historic churches and chapels are a vital part of our national heritage. During the coronavirus...


Church heroes

Our thoughts are with all our Friends and supporters who are living through the coronavirus pandemic, the biggest public health emergency of our lifetimes. Many thanks to those of you who have been...


Treasure Ireland

The project, which will run over three years, includes a new grants fund which will offer between £500 - £10,000 for repairs and maintenance to help keep churches in good condition and so prevent...



Following the announcement from HM Government on Monday 16 March, National Churches Trust staff are now working from home. Staff can be contacted via email and by telephone in the normal way. Contact...


Churches asked to take part in new research study

Churches, chapels and meeting houses in the UK are being asked to take part in a new online survey to help find out how they are  maintained, funded, managed and contribute to their wider communities...


Thumbs up for MaintenanceBooker

Church buildings require maintaining and it is often the routine, mundane jobs, like gutter clearing, that can all too easily be forgotten in the day to day running of a parish. When Chris Pullen,...


Fabric grant funding made easier for churches

The Church of England, working with the Wolfson Foundation and the National Churches Trust (NCT), has today announced that during 2020 administration of the Wolfson Foundation funds for fabric...

Church Buildings Matter

The National Churches Trust has issued a five point manifesto for church buildings for the December 2019 General Election. 'Church Buildings Matter' can be downloaded here.  Below, Luke March,...

BBC One Television features the National Churches Trust

BBC Television turns its attention to the work of the National Churches Trust  in  'One Day that Changed My Life'  on Monday 8 July 2019 as it follows the story of the church of St Mary and the Host...

Michael Palin speaks up for the UK's churches

The 80 second animation, which you can watch below, highlights why churches are some of the nation’s best loved buildings. It also shows some of the dangers facing church buildings, including leaking...