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At their meeting on 27 June, the Trustees confirmed grant aid to 8 churches totalling £44,800 with an extra £10,000 in provisional grants from the National Churches Trust to two of the churches listed below. A further round of grant applications will be considered in October. The Trust aims to award £100,000 in grants each year.      

Milborne St Andrew.      


For repairs to roof            

£7,500 + NCT £5,000

Milton Abbey

For repairs to the roof and vaulting                


St Dunstan, Poole

For urgent electrical work  


St Bartholomew, Sutton Waldron

For general repairs


St Laurence, Upwey

For kitchenette and lavatory facilities


St John’s, Weymouth

For repairs to floor and tower

£5,000 + NCT £5,000

Grant aid additional to previous award in lieu of NCT award


St Andrew, Kinson

For general repairs


St John the Evangelist, Tolpuddle

For repairs to roof