News & Stories


Making Eco Action a Priority in Blaby and Across the Diocese

An eco group from All Saints in Blaby has been working hard to raise the church's eco credentials

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It's Refugee Week

This year, the theme is ‘Compassion’, and everyone is invited to explore what compassion looks like in action


Chaplaincy Care and Communion for Download Festival Goers

An ecumenical Chaplaincy team, including diocesan lay and ordained members, ministered to the crowds in Castle Donington


Kathryn's epic walk for 'Passion'

Kathryn Lewis is walking 30 miles of Isle of Wight coastal path in 24hrs to raise money for a local hub that supports young people


'Come and Eat'

A church in Eyres Monsell has been opening its doors to offer food and fellowship


Wages of Sin: Labour Exploitation in Leicestershire

Research with survivors of modern slavery shows a minority would seek help from the police, but 100% would consider going to a church for support. But would we know how to identify someone who is being exploited for labour, or what to do if they turned to us?


Bishop of Leicester shares concerns about moving asylum-seekers to army barracks

Bishop Martyn has written to MPs within Leicester and Leicestershire to share his concerns about the Government’s recent announcement that people seeking asylum in the UK will be moved out of hotels and into former military barracks and possibly disused ferries.


Four decades of dedication to the cause

The Rainbow Shop in Countesthorpe has raised more than £250,000 for Christian Aid


Bishop and Leicestershire church leaders petition councils and MPs

Churches Together in Leicestershire has thanked churches for efforts to help their communities in the cost of living crisis


Work begins on community café in Thurnby

Work has begun to transform the old Pavilion in Thurnby’s Manor Park into a bright and welcoming community café, after years in which it has been a derelict eyesore next to the local play area.

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