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Mount Bures Church is awarded £50,000 after their innovative services impress major UK Funder

The Garfield Weston Foundation more than doubles its £5m anniversary fund to over £11m
to support over 150 charities across the UK after overwhelming demand.
The Church of St John the Baptist at Mount Bures has been awarded £50,000 from one of the UK`s largest charitable funders.
The funding will enable the charity to install servery and toilet facilities to this Grade 1 Listed Church
The Garfield Weston Foundation says "small community charities are rising to the challenge
of facing unprecedented demand for their services by being proactive and innovative"

Rev John Chandler, Vicar of the parish of Mount Bures

"We are absolutely delighted that the Foundation has recognised this local need in such a positive way.
It has been our long held vision to be of greater support to the community,
offering hospitality to all our many visitors and a great joy to us all that our project is now able to go ahead"


Extract taken from "What`s on at St Johns", November 2018