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Rhoscrowther – Wind Farm Refused

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Good news for Rhoscrowther church this week as a proposal for five, 100 metre high, wind turbines overlooking the church (which would have caused substantial harm to its setting) has …

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Our HLF Consultation Response

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Earlier this year, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) launched a public consultation to inform its Strategic Funding Framework for the next five years. The consultation focuses on HLF’s role, vision …

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Goodbye to Matthew

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In March 2018 our Director Matthew Saunders retired after 27 years as Director of the Friends, and 41 years as Secretary of our sister charity, the Ancient Monuments Society.  It …

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Churchyard Poet in Residence

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Lightcliffe St Matthew near Halifax in West Yorkshire is the very first our churches to have a poet in residence in the churchyard!  Since Spring 2017 the Yorkshire poet Bob …

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New Director Appointed

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Morley as the new Director of the Friends. Rachel joins us from the Churches Conservation Trust where she is currently National …

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Woolly Walls

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Sutterby Church is to be immortalised in knitted form!  Local Friends are creating an artistic representation of the church – engaging the community, showcasing craft skills and extending the legacy of the Spirit …

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AGM 2017

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The Friends of Friendless Churches 60th AGM will be held at Hatfield House on Saturday 14th October 2017, by kind permission of our President, The Most Hon The Marquess of …