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August Church Crawl - Fine churches of NE Somerset

Posted on 26/09/2019 by Chris Hawkings

William Newsom, trustee and organiser of the crawl welcomes Julian Orbach crawl leader at the church of St Mary Magdalene, Great Elm. Click on the heading for a full report of the day.

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Ride+Stride A record 180 churches now signed up!

Posted on 02/08/2019 by Chris Hawkings

The final number of participating churches is 180 for Ride+Stride 2019. There is still time to download the complete list.

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Ride+Stride Launch in Somerset

Posted on 24/06/2019 by Chris Hawkings

Bishops Peter and Ruth officially launch our 2019 Ride+Stride at The Bishop's Palace in Wells.

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Ride+Stride 2019 Launched

Posted on 07/06/2019 by Chris Hawkings

Clergy on Penny Farthings launch 2019 Ride+Stride

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National Churches Trust Grants

Posted on 25/04/2019 by Chris Hawkings

The National Churches Trust has announced its Grant Programme for 2019 - 2023.

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As winter approaches, Simon Colledge remembers a lovely early summer's day

Posted on 23/10/2018 by Chris Hawkings

Simon Colledge recalls the Church Crawl on 19th May to St Michael, Wayford (interior pictured left) St Stephen, Winsham and St Thomas, Cricket St Thomas. Click heading for full details.

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Cheddar Church Tour

Posted on 17/04/2018 by Chris Hawkings

Fifteen hardy souls braved the wintery weather to enjoy a tour of Cheddar Churches and were rewarded with a wondrous spread at the Baptist Church.(pictured left)

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BBC features our Alarm Grants Scheme

Posted on 14/03/2018 by Chris Hawkings

The Somerset Churches Trust/Allchurches Trust Scheme for grants towards roof alarms has been featured on a number of news reports by BBC West. Click on heading for link to the report.

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The National Churches Trust makes grant award to Somerset Churches Trust for 2018

Posted on 27/01/2018 by Chris Hawkings

We are delighted to be able to announce that for another year we have been granted additional funding for grants from the National Churches Trust. Click on the heading for more information or go to our Grants Page.

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Somerset Churches Trust Chairman Interviewed By BBC Radio

Posted on 15/01/2018 by Chris Hawkings

Dr Axel Palmer was interviewed on 14 January 2018 by BBC Radio Bristol and BBC Radio Somerset about the theft of lead from church roofs and the joint SCT and Allchurches Trust initiative to provide funds toward the installation of roof alarms. Axel said that the theft of lead from church roofs is a heritage crime. The intiative has also received wide coverage in local newspapers across the county.

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