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/ 18 March 2015

Government announces additional £40 million for church building repairs

Many more historic churches will be able to complete essential repairs thanks to an additional £40 million included in today’s Budget.

/ 17 September 2014

Londoners ride and stride for the Capital’s hidden heritage treasures

People will take to the streets on bikes and on foot this Saturday to join London Ride + Stride 2014. The annual event, now in its fourth year, raises money for the restoration of heritage buildings. Participants are sponsored to visit as many historic places of worship as possible, either walking, by bike or on public transport.

/ 24 July 2014

Work from the Property Review gathers momentum

In January 2012 we commissioned a review of our property-related functions to ensure that the Diocese can meet the challenges of Capital Vision. 57 recommendations were agreed by Bishop’s Council in November 2012. Significant progress has been made since then, and the majority of the recommendations will be implemented by the end of 2014. Find out what has changed and what this means for you.

/ 12 June 2014

The importance of the English Parish Church

Baroness Wilcox of Plymouth, Chairman of London’s Diocesan Advisory Committee, spoke today in the House of Lords on the importance of the parish church.

/ 23 April 2014

Pause, discover, pray: opening up St Mary’s Islington

There’s something very paradoxical about the way an urban church is viewed by the public: simultaneously it’s often the most visible and the least visible building in the neighbourhood.

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