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Leicestershire churches receive lifeline grants from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund
Thirteen churches in the Diocese of Leicester have received a financial boost from the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help fund repairs during the coronavirus pandemic. Lifeline grants from the Culture Recovery Fund are designed to protect heritage sites and ensure that jobs and access to culture and heritage in local communities are protected during the months ahead. The £88m Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage is a joint fund, allocated by Historic England and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Open Leicestershire churches receive lifeline grants from  the government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Church Warden and leading Cathedral and church buildings fundraiser named in New Year Honours
Neil Jones and Janet Arthur has been named in the New Year Honours
Open Church Warden and leading Cathedral and church buildings fundraiser named in New Year Honours

Eleven churches benefit from Historic England grants
Eleven churches from the diocese have benefitted from Historic England grants as part of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund initiative.
Open Eleven churches benefit from Historic England grants

Richard Trethewey appointed chair of the DAC
Richard Trethewey is taking on the role of chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC). He will carry out this position alongside his current responsibilities as Rector of Glenfield and Newtown Linford, and Area Dean of Sparkenhoe East.
Open Richard Trethewey appointed chair of the DAC

Use of church buildings guidelines
The House of Bishops have issued new guidelines for clergy and lay leaders about the use of church buildings.
Open Use of church buildings guidelines

Grant brings fresh hope to small rural church community following lead theft
A National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) grant is helping Coston village church following lead theft in 2018
Open Grant brings fresh hope to small rural church community following lead theft

Good news for churches in need of help with building funding
National Churches Trust (NCT) now offers three different programmes for churches to apply to for funding
Open Good news for churches in need of help with building funding



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