Ecumenism keeps chapel open for 50 years

Published on: 30th April 2024

Could ecumenism be an answer to falling church attendance in some rural communities? It has worked for 50 years in Luston, north Herefordshire.

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New grant fund open to churches in the diocese

Published on: 13th December 2023

Hereford Diocese is pleased to announce that it has received a share of £6.2 million allocated across dioceses by the Church of England. The Diocese has received £123,750 to give in grants of up to £12,000 for minor repairs and improvements to church buildings before the end of 2025.


Two churches celebrate removal from Heritage Risk Register

Published on: 10th November 2023

St Mary’s Stottesdon and St Michael’s, Croft are two Churches celebrating this week after being officially removed from the Heritage Risk Register.

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Raising the Roof for Dore Abbey

Published on: 29th August 2019

Dore Abbey (Holy Trinity and St Mary Church) PCC together with the Friends of Dore Abbey are fundraising to replace sections of the Abbey roof. Twenty years on from the repairs to the main roof, urgent repairs are now needed to other sections of the roof to stop water damaging this former Cistercian Abbey which is in the village of Abbey Dore in the Golden Valley, Herefordshire...

New services keep churches of the Diocese of Hereford safe for the future

Published on: 27th June 2019

It is now easier for churches and chapels in Hereford to carry out expert conservation and repair work to stonework, masonry and mortaring and roofs and towers, thanks to an expansion of MaintenanceBooker, the heritage website that helps keep church buildings safe for the future...

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