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Posted by Sally Webb | 27 11 2016| Tower Project
Christmas Tree Festival 2016

Watch a video of our wonderful Christmas Tree Festival in St Thomas Beckett Church this afternoon! Last opportunity to see these festive creations: tomorrow (Monday 28th) from 2pm to 5pm. https://youtu.be/ptngDyXBe9I

Posted by Sally Webb | 26 11 2016| Tower Project
Advent Services in Tugby Church

Details of Advent Services in St Thomas Beckett Church for 2016.

Posted by Sally Webb | 10 06 2016| Tower Project
Tugby 24 hour Sponsored Relay Walk- Sat 25th-Sun-26th June from 4pm

This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a great event. Why a 24 hour relay walk? Last year Tugby walkers walked the Leicestershire Round over 6 days and it was so successful that we decided this year to do something where more people can join in: for family for friends, walking for just an hour...

Posted by Tugby Tower | 25 05 2016| Tower Project
Main Contractor Tender

St Thomas Beckett Church Tugby ADVERTISEMENT FOR MAIN CONTRACTOR Work needed: The services of a suitably experienced Main Contractor with conservation and ecclesiastical experience. Details of the project: Expressions of interest are being sought from competent contractors for the following works: Structural repair and recovering of tower roof with stainless steel and reforming of parapet...

Posted by Tugby Tower | 13 05 2016| Tower Project
More opportunities to get involved

In addition to the main repairs needed on the Tugby Tower project, which is being funded by the HLF, there are supplementary works to be carried out inside and outside of the church. These are: specialist joinery; trench arch water wastage; and clearing ground work (involving an Archaeologist).  We would like, where possible, to develop them...

Posted by Tugby Tower | 13 05 2016| Tower Project
We’re looking for local skills

We're really excited about the Tugby Tower project and would like to get local businesses involved whenever possible. The tower of the Tugby Church needs a new roof, which will involve structural repairs of the medieval timbers and masonry. The appointed architect on the Tugby Tower project will be co-ordinating an assessment of the Expressions of...

Posted by Tugby Tower | 27 04 2016| Tower Project
Quiz and Chips

We're delighted to announce that the Quiz Night made a fantastic profit of £1,010. Thank you all for your continuing support. Everyone enjoyed the questions,the raffle and not forgetting the fish and chips.

Posted by Tugby Tower | 05 02 2016| Tower Project
Tower Project Update

Heritage Lottery Fund has offered St Thomas Beckett church a grant of £181,300 under its Grants for Places of Worship scheme to carry out urgent tower repair works, the installation of mains water and drainage a WC and for heritage activities. Statement of funds (rounded) £181, 000 – HLF £8,500 – Parochial Church Council £4,500...

Posted by Tugby Tower | 31 12 2015| WW1 Book
Tugby and Keythorpe WW1

Tugby and Keythorpe WW1 by Maureen Bullows was launched on 11th November 2015. It is a sixty eight page glossy production which captures the difficult living conditions during the war years. It is packed with information and coloured illustrations about aspects of life in the parish and in the forces, including recruitment, army units, food, and...