Posted by | April 25, 2018
Tugby Tower Project Update April 2018

We are now approaching the project’s sunset. Most invoices have been received and bills paid and a final tranche of HLF paperwork is in the process of being completed: management...

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Posted by | February 13, 2017
Calling All Bell Ringers!

Alan Rees writes: The call went out - Tugby church needs more bell ringers! The call was answered; In December half a dozen or so villagers met in the belfry...

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Posted by | January 11, 2017
Ancient church tower in East Leicestershire secures significant Heritage Lottery Fund investment for urgent repairs.

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded St Thomas Beckett Church, Tugby, £154,100, for urgent repairs to the tower roof and internal structures. Specifications for the grant award include improved...

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Posted by | December 17, 2016
Tugby tower on BBC Radio Leicester

BBC Radio Leicester's Ady Dayman visited Tugby recently to learn more about the £15,000 grant awarded to the Tower Project by the National Churches Trust (see our previous post here)....

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Posted by | December 17, 2016
Tugby featured in national newspaper

"A Leicestershire church that stood before the Norman Conquest ... will enjoy a share of more than £500,000 distributed by National Churches Trust," the national newspaper Church Times reported this week....

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Posted by | December 14, 2016
Christmas funding boost for St Thomas Beckett

St Thomas Beckett, Tugby, on the Historic England ‘Heritage at Risk Register’, is set to benefit from a £596,000 rescue funding package from the National Churches Trust, the UK’s church...

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Posted by | December 6, 2016
Tugby Tower Project News Update

Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has assessed our Phase II application, which was submitted in September and we are now getting excited about the prospects of starting the project on 9th...

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Posted by | December 5, 2016
Bats in the Belfry

We have quite a special maternity colony of Natterers bats in our belfry. This species gives birth to their young from late June. To avoid a very costly bat mitigation...

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Posted by | June 10, 2016
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...

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