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Bishop highlights Leicester expertise and calls for more social housing

Bishop Martyn spoke during a short debate in the House of Lords and called for the Government to increase the social housing stock.


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


Bishop Martyn hears people's experiences of being homeless

He recently visited The Hope Forum - Leicester's Homeless Lived Experience Forum


Bishop's statement at General Synod during Living in Love and Faith debate

Bishop Martyn speaks out against aggression that has hurt LGBTQI+ Christians


An update from the Communities for Ukraine Scheme

Last year we reported on the partnership between the Diocese and Citizens UK to find hosts for Ukrainian families through the Communities for Ukraine scheme. One year on, here is an update.


+Martyn's Monthly updates - January 2023

In this month's update Bishop Martyn explores the diocesan priority of reconciliation and it's wider application in the church and the world.


Lord Bishop of Leicester makes his maiden speech in the Lords

The Rt Revd Martyn Snow spoke about the principles behind the Government's policies on asylum seekers and refugees


Leicester Homelessness Charter partners reflect four years on

Leicester City Mayor and the Bishop of Leicester were among those speaking at a special event hosted by the University of Leicester to mark four years since the  city’s Homelessness Charter was set up.


Loving Service of the World in our diocese

Loving Service of the World is one of our three priorities as a diocese. So, to find out how parishes across the diocese are serving their communities, the Social Responsibility Panel asked church leaders and church officers what needs they are seeing in their communities, how they’re responding to them, and how the Social Responsibility Panel can best support them.


‘Give, Take, Swap’ Community Pantry in Great Glen

A village church has launched a Community Pantry to tackle problems including the cost-of-living crisis, wellbeing and ecological concerns such as food waste.

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