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Vested, now reinvested

It used to be where old churches went to die. Not any more. Rebecca Paveley investigates the Churches Conservation Trust, now 40 years old

NOT MANY organisations, celebrating their 40th birthday in the 21st century, would want to hark back to the Middle Ages.

Yet, for the Churches Conservation Trust, the future is contained within the Church’s medieval roots, when the parish church was the centre of the local community, and had a variety of uses as well as worship.

Many small parish churches are following this model already, turning the nave into community space for parish council ...

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Numbers have always mattered

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