The Presentation of a grant by The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

Grant – The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

The Presentation of a grant by The Gloucestershire Historic Churches TrustWe are pleased to announce that on 5th June 2016, the Grants Committee of The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) awarded The Great Badminton Church Restoration Fund a grant of £5,000 towards Phase 1 of our restoration project.
Phase 1 of the project is to rewire the entire church, replacing the ancient and dangerous fuse boxes, distribution boards and wiring with modern equivalents; and the installation of underpew heating. With this grant we are now able to make a start on the rewiring work in October 2016.

The cheque was formally presented to the Churchwardens of Badminton on Sunday, 31stJuly during the 11:15am mattins service at St. Michael and All Angels, Great Badminton by Mrs Jane Jenner-Fust of The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust. Following the service the congregation was invited to a celebratory drinks party, which was held at Badminton House by kind permission of Her Grace The Duchess of Beaufort.

Image (from left-to-right): Christopher White (Churchwarden), Mrs Jane Jenner-Fust (GHCT), Her Grace The Duchess of Beaufort (Churchwarden), The Reverend Richard Thomson, Mrs Sheilah Michael (PCC Secretary).

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