[25 Nov 2015]
Chair of the Church Buildings Council contributes to debate at General Synod on the future of church buildings

I concur with everything said by Bishop John in his excellent speech and I will thus try not to repeat any of the points that have already been made. Our purpose has to be to ensure that our church buildings are blessings and not burdens.

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[19 Oct 2015]

Events are taking place across the country to commemorate one of the most famous battles of English history. Communities up and down the country are marking the anniversary on a number of imaginative and engaging ways In addition to one off events the Agincourt 600 Trust is supporting exhibition, education project and events in museums and schools.

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[28 Aug 2015]
The Church Times: Activists seek candidates for new Synod

As elections for the General Synod near an end, groups campaigning to change the make-up of the Church of England’s governing body have laid out their hopes for the next five years.

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[2 Jul 2015]
Details of the Agincourt 600 Commemorative Fund

By a grant agreement between the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Support of the DCMS and Agincourt 600 (COI 1154991) it is agreed that the Secretary of State will pay up to £1m in a grant to Agincourt 600: ‘the grant will be used to contribute to the costs of events and educational activities organised by Agincourt 600 and subsidiary organisations to mark the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt across the UK and Europe. The Grant shall be used solely for these purposes and shall not be applied other than in accordance with the terms of the agreement’.

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[2 Apr 2015]
Lichfield Mercury: £800,000 Cathedral rewiring and lighting grant announced during visit by church commissioner

An £800,000 grant to replace the wiring and install new lighting in Lichfield Cathedral was announced by Sir Tony Baldry, representing the Church Commissioners during a visit to the city yesterday (Wednesday April 1).