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Sixtieth Anniversary Celebrations for LeicesterShire Historic Churches Trust

The LeicesterShire Historic Churches Trust (LHCT) was welcomed at St. Peter’s Church in Gaulby recently for the first in a series of events to celebrate its 60th anniversary.

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New Chancellor of Leicester Diocese Describes Faith as Her “Cornerstone”

Naomi Gyane has been announced as the new Chancellor of the Diocese of Leicester. At 35, she is the youngest Diocesan Chancellor currently serving in the Church of England.


More churches are joining the annual Ride+Stride than since before the pandemic

Don't miss out on this fundraising opportunity - register your church or sign up to ride or stride and get your sponsorship form

Bishop Saju leads thanksgiving for repairs at parish church

Holy Trinity Church, in Norton Juxta Twycross has celebrated its re-opening

Two local churches receive national funding

St Mary Magdalene Church, Peckleton and St Philip & St James, Ratby are to share in a £1.5 million funding payout thanks to an investment in church heritage by the national Heritage Stimulus Fund.

Rural church receives National Churches Trust grant

One of our churches in West Leicestershire has secured a National Churches Trust grant, thanks to the support of the government's Heritage Stimulus Fund.

Ellistown Church celebrates re-ordering

The Archdeacon of Leicester joined celebrations at St Christopher's Church after its building improvements

Small village community celebrates completion of church repairs

St Michael and All Angels church in Harston is celebrating the completion of essential building works costing nearly £47,000 with a special celebration service.

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.

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