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Roof Alarm Grants increased to £2,500 and deadline extended

Posted on 11/12/2019 by Chris Hawkings

The Allchurches Trust Roof Alarm Grant has been increased and extended to 31st December 2020. We can now give up £2,500 towards installing as alarm.

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Graham Harris receives award for helping Somerset churches

Posted on 22/11/2019 by Chris Hawkings

At The National Churches Trust “Local Treasures - People and Places” awards ceremony on 15th November 2019 Graham Harris of Leigh on Mendip was presented with an award for “his dedication and service to his church, community and for encouraging visitors and helping the Somerset Churches Trust through the East Mendips Churches Heritage Trail”. Our Treasurer, Tony Davies was there. Read his full report of the event by clicking on the headline.

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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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