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Great War memorial fund for cathedrals “significantly reduced immediate risks”

Immediate risks to a number of English cathedrals have been “significantly reduced” by a £40 million conservation and repair scheme.

17 July 2018

Review proposes law change to improve governance of English Cathedrals

A major review of the governance of the 42 cathedrals in England has recommended a change in the law to improve their governance.

18 January 2018

Archbishops launch review of English cathedrals’ governance

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have set up a working group to examine the governance of the Church of England’s cathedrals.

10 April 2017

Major fire devastates historic buildings opposite Exeter cathedral

The Bishop of Exeter has praised the “heroic” efforts of firefighters who have spent the past few days fighting a major fire opposite Exeter Cathedral.

31 October 2016

Anglican solidarity after Roman Catholic cathedral burgled

Liverpool’s Anglican cathedral has donated the proceeds of its collection boxes to its Roman Catholic neighbour, after its boxes were destroyed by burglars.

17 October 2016

Cathedrals in England welcome over 10 million annually

Increase in attendance at Anglican services each week by more than a fifth over past decade

19 August 2015

New roof fund for historic churches

Historic churches in Wales can apply for a share of a multi-million pound fund for urgent roof repairs.

09 December 2014

Cathedrals offer place of peace and prayer in busy lives, reveal new stats

The number of people attending midweek services at cathedrals has doubled in the past 10 years, show new figures published today

24 November 2014

31 cathedrals benefit from First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid announces £8.3 million in grants for 31 English cathedrals

27 October 2014

22 Cathedrals benefit from First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund

Church of England welcomes announcement of first phase of grants

10 July 2014