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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.

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Coronavirus

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...

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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...

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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,...

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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,...

ARCHIVED Local Treasures - People and Places

 Luke March, Chairman of the National Churches Trust, said:   “Volunteers across all parts of the UK play active and very important roles within their local community, keeping their churches and...

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...

Holy Spirit - The UK has more churches than pubs

With Easter just around the corner, latest figures show that there is no shortage of churches in the UK to celebrate one of the most important festivals in the Christian calendars. In fact, the UK...

England's top counties for church heritage revealed

Churches were analysed across eight different categories; interiors, stained glass, churchyards, atmosphere, wildlife, national history, monuments and social history. The counties that are home to...